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Ranked #1 of 12 attractions in Abingdon
Category: Art Galleries; Specialty Shops
Owner description: Conveniently located off of Exit 14 on Interstate 81, Heartwood is a must-see destination for those who cherish traditional... more » Owner description: Conveniently located off of Exit 14 on Interstate 81, Heartwood is a must-see destination for those who cherish traditional music, original crafts, and regional cuisine. The 30,000 square food facility features crafts, music, food, coffee, and wine from the 19 county, 4 city 'Round the Mountain region of Southwest Virginia, juried under the strictest quality standards to ensure the "best of the best" are represented.Our performance area features live music strummed and sung by famous and soon to be famous area musicians. You'll find a large collection of traditional American music and handmade instruments crafted by master artisans in our Crooked Road Store. Unique memorabilia is also available for fans of all ages. Heartwood's four galleries entice visitors with jewelry, pottery, quilts, and hand turned creations from regional artisans. The food at Heartwood represents the best of Southwest Virginia's artisan farms and traditional fresh from scratch recipes. Heartwood chefs use regionally grown food whenever possible and our dishes reflect time honored Suothwest Virginia recipes. Visit our wine and coffee bar for the best Southwest Virginia roasted coffees and award winning regional wines. In addition our expansive daily menu, Heartwood offers a Thursday night barbeque menu from 6 to 9 p.m. with live music (open jam, youth music performances, or regional venue showcases) during part of that time, a Friday Night Virginia Coast Fresh Seafood Buffet from 6 to 9 p.m., and a Farm Fresh Sunday Gospel Brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.Heartwood is also available for weddings and other special events, during or after regular business hours. Located in picturesque Abingdon, Va., Heartwood is a convenient, unequaled stop for shopping and dining. Heartwood is open seven days a week: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Sunday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. « less
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Ranked #2 of 12 attractions in Abingdon
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: Jewel box museum featuring hundreds of celebrity estate artifacts in an historical setting. Star Museum's Weisfeld Collection... more » Owner description: Jewel box museum featuring hundreds of celebrity estate artifacts in an historical setting. Star Museum's Weisfeld Collection spans from Rudolph Valentino to Whitney Huston; but is especially strong in its depiction of pop culture's golden age of the 1930's-50's. Giants like Elvis, Lucy, Gable & Leigh, Judy Garland, Gleason, Monroe, Crawford & Davis, et. al., are very well represented. Guided tours are available in any time frame, but generally run about 90 minutes. Hours are by appointment only; and adult admission is $20 each. No cards are accepted. « less
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Ranked #3 of 12 attractions in Abingdon
Category: Museums
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Ranked #4 of 12 attractions in Abingdon
Category: Art Museums; Museums
Owner description: The William King Museum of Art is a non-profit regional art museum and arts education center housed in a historic 1913 former... more » Owner description: The William King Museum of Art is a non-profit regional art museum and arts education center housed in a historic 1913 former school. It is the only facility of its kind and Virginia's only nationally accredited museum west of Roanoke. An average of 9 exhibitions are mounted each year, showcasing art of the region and of the world. « less
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Ranked #5 of 12 attractions in Abingdon
Category: ; History Museums; Museums
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Ranked #6 of 12 attractions in Abingdon
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #7 of 12 attractions in Abingdon
Category: Biking Trails; Hiking Trails; Equestrian Trails; Landmarks
Ranked #8 of 12 attractions in Abingdon
Category: Art Galleries
Owner description: Located just steps from the Barter Theatre, Mallory Fine Art is the home of some of Southwest Virginia/East Tennessee’s most... more » Owner description: Located just steps from the Barter Theatre, Mallory Fine Art is the home of some of Southwest Virginia/East Tennessee’s most prolific fine artists, including world renowned fantasy artist and illustrator Charles Vess of "Stardust" fame. Enjoy a large selection of nature-themed and landscape art, elegantly showcased in a 120-year-old historic home on Main Street. Hours: Thursday-Saturday from 10 - 5 p.m., private tours welcome Sunday-Tuesday. « less
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Ranked #9 of 12 attractions in Abingdon
Category: Cemeteries; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #10 of 12 attractions in Abingdon
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #11 of 12 attractions in Abingdon
Category: Nature and Parks
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Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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