Amherst & Nelson County, Virginia
Summer officially started Sunday morning around daylight. As the season kicked off, the weekend was packed lots of events across the area. In Amherst County just over the Nelson line the 1st Annual Summer Solstice Wine & Farm Festival kicked off on Saturday, winding down Sunday afternoon.
Eight Vineyards, as well as local farms, food, art and craft vendors were on hand for two fabulous days of the summer celebration.
There was also music, cooking demonstrations, dance and theater demonstrations,the all ages bounce zone and presentations on organic and sustainable farming
Nelson County, Virginia
Photos By Paul Purpura
And back in Nelson County up top at Wintergreen Resort it was the The Festival of Wine & Food at The Evans Center. The Saturday event was put on by Wintergreen Performing Arts was filled with music, wine, food and more. Our Paul Purpura was there to grab these shots. Thanks for sending them down Paul!
Starting July 6 through August 2 The Wintergreen Summer Music Festival & Academy gets underway. More than 200 events in 28 days! Click here to learn more.