may, 2018


Event Details

The second annual Grapes & Grains Festival will highlight over 50 varieties of Virginia wines, craft beers and cider houses. Once in the door, guests will receive their very own commemorative glass to utilize as they indulge their palate with as many fine wines, craft beers and ciders as they so chose! Guests will move about with ease for six full hours and receive 10 free sampling while enjoying the beautiful backdrop of Smith Mountain Lake (you may purchase a full glass from any of our vendors). Festival organizers take pride in offering the best of Virginia sampling in a relaxed, fun-filled atmosphere where you do not need to stand in long lines to enjoy the beverage of your choice. Representatives will be on hand to answer questions about their wine, beer or cider, its’ components, and flavor. It will truly be an enjoyable learning and fun-filled experience for all.

So bring your lawn chair or blanket and take your taste buds on an unforgettable journey as you are introduced to over 50 varieties of Virginia state craft beverage producers, local food vendors, local arts and crafts vendor and live music.

Live entertainment provided by Rendezvous Band out of Lynchburg, Virginia. They are a very talented and versatile group that features a unique mix of Blues, R&B, Funk and Classic Rock songs. They play everything from Eric Claption and Bill Withers, to Fleetwood Mac and the Cranberries. You can visit them on Facebook!

We are happy to announce that a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Bedford Area Educational Foundation (BAEF) and the EastLake Business Association. BAEF is a local non-profit whose mission is to support the highest quality public education for students in the County and City of Bedford, Virginia by developing a strong link between the community and public education, enhancing and enriching education beyond the basic obligation to provide good education through public revenue, and providing teacher and student educational enrichment grants.  You can find out more about this non-profit and how you can help at  The non-profit, EastLake Business Association, was designed to assist educate, network and ensure the success of their members while improving the lives of those in our community.


(Saturday) 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM EST


Mariners Landing Resort

1217 Graves Harbor Trail

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