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Events




Jun
1
Sat
Greys and Grapes
Jun 1 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Bring your blanket and enjoy a relaxing afternoon with us at 868 Estate!  Join us in the picnic area as we celebrate this wonderful family of dogs with a meet and greet, live music, wine and delicious food in our picnic area under the trees. Vendors will be set up and selling unique items, both dog-related and not.  

If you’re curious about adopting a greyhound, there will be plenty of people on hand to answer your questions.

Enjoy live music with Stealing Dawn from 1 – 4 and then stay late for music into the night with our DJ Dance Party going until 8:30PM.

Free Admission.  Wine and food available for purchase.  No outside alcohol allowed on property.  Dogs are allowed in all of our outside areas at 868, but not in the Tasting Room.

A portion of proceeds will be donated to Virginia Greyhound Adoption.   If you are interested in vending at this event, please send an email to info@868estatevineyards.com.

greys and grapes

 

Vendors include:

 

 

Summertime Dance Party
Jun 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

dance partyOur pavilion will be rocking with hits from the 80’s, 90’s and beyond as Ralph the DJ gets everyone up and moving to the beat.  Got a request?  Let him know and he’ll make the music sing for you! 

No admission charge.  Come early to enjoy plenty of wine and food to energize you for two hours of dancing.  Bring a group or meet one here!

Jun
14
Fri
Father’s Day Beer Weekend!
Jun 14 @ 11:00 am – Jun 16 @ 6:00 pm
Father’s Day Weekend Dining at Grandale
Jun 14 @ 12:00 pm – Jun 16 @ 6:00 pm

fathers day

Make a reservation to bring your favorite Dad out to Grandale in celebration of all of the things he’s done for you!  

Our features this week are full of good flavors, highlighted by local bacon and showcasing our chefs’ creativity.  Farm-to-fork dining in a relaxed environment – come see us this weekend!

reservation

Fleet Family Five Thrill Show
Jun 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Fleet family five thrill showCome one, come all! to the fast-paced show featuring death-defying daredevil stunts performed by the Fleet Family Five. 

Fleet Family Five is a fun, freaky, family-friendly, thrill show featuring fire eating, sword swallowing, snake charming, and dangerous children.  All from a very real family of five, Tyler Fyre & Thrill Kill Jill and the boys: Hank Lightning, Duke Dynamite, & Nash Chopper Fleet.  Guaranteed to please audiences of all ages.  Bring a friend!  They’ll thank you for it. 

Free and no tickets required.  We recommend arriving early to make sure to get a seat and have a chance to get dinner from The Grill.

 

Jun
15
Sat
Music Under the Stars: Joey and the Waitress
Jun 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

joey and the waitress band

Get your dancing shoes ready for Joey and the Waitress – they’ll get you up and moving.   Our favorite Americana rock band will play great covers and smooth originals for a memorable evening under the stars.

Blankets and lawn chairs are encouraged.  Food, wine, and beer will be available for purchase.

Jun
21
Fri
Open Mic Night with Emma Rowley
Jun 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

open mic night

Join us for a fun family-friendly evening of celebrating local talent.  Whether you come to perform, support your friends or just enjoy, it will be a great night of entertainment in the pavilion at 868 hosted by local headliner Emma Rowley.

Ready to entertain us?  Sign up for one of our 10-minute slots; walk-ins will be taken as time allows. Your reward for performing?  An appreciative audience and a complimentary glass of wine (soda provided for those under 21).

Fine print: Sound system with microphone will be provided.  Bring your own guitar or keyboard with stand or any other instruments that you’d like.  All music styles are welcome, as are poets, comedians, storytellers and instrumentalists.  Musicians are requested to perform at least one original composition.

Sign up via email at info@868estatevineyards.com.

Jun
23
Sun
Wags and Whine
Jun 23 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

lab rescue and adoptionJoin Lu’s Labs, a Labrador rescue and adoption non-profit, on site for an afternoon of labs, wine and fun!

Purchase a ticket from Lu’s Labs and you’ll receive a t-shirt, a wine tasting, and a souvenir glass from the event.  Tickets are $35 and proceeds go to support their mission of rescuing labs from high-kill shelters and finding forever homes for them in our area.

Without a ticket, please feel free to stop by and join in our raffle, meet the dogs or make a donation to Lu’s Labs for further rescue efforts.

This event will be held in the Terrace View Tent at 868 Estate Vineyards.  

 

Artist Reception: The Colors of Summer
Jun 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Colors of Summer

All are welcome – come meet the artists in our Tasting Room Gallery!

Abol Bahadori and Claudia Cappelle employ gestural marks and the language of color to infuse their abstract paintings with energy and emotion.  Some pieces speak softly while others pulsate with activity.  

Witness their painting process in a live Collaborative Painting Demo on August 11th from 2-4pm as they take turns painting on one canvas to complete a collaborative piece.

Show dates:  June 5 – Sept 2, 2019

Reception:  Sun., June 23, 2 – 4PM

Wine and wine tastings will be available for purchase.

Collaborative Painting Demo:  Sun., August 11, 2 – 4PM

Jun
27
Thu
The Vine: Luau-Inspired Wines
Jun 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

luau inspired wine dinner

Finally, summer’s in full swing! Tonight at The Vine, we are enjoying warm-climate wines that will be equally at home at a summer block party, at an ocean-side cookout or on your front porch.  Chef Author will be serving a delicious menu that celebrates summer, a slower pace and the freshest ingredients from our Virginia gardens.

see the menu

The Vine is a monthly women’s wine dinner served at 868 Estate Vineyards.  Four courses, four wines, door prizes and more!  Join us in the welcoming environment of Grandale to drink carefully selected wines, eat wonderful food from Chef Author and enjoy the company of lively women.

women drinking wine

 

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