July 2014


river house inn ashe county ncThe August 3rd Sunday Salon will present Singer-Guitarist Dave Parsons. His Southern Rock/Classic Country show begins at 4:00. Please call 336-982-2109 to reserve.


Sunday Salons at the River House Inn on the New River are patterned on the famous international “salons” of the past; featuring musical and theatrical performances, poetry readings, book signings, art displays and literary and historical discussions, followed by dinner. If you can’t make dinner, you’re welcome to stop by for the entertainment in the North Carolina mountains and a libation with hors d’oeuvre! But please call to reserve.


Sunday afternoons on the front porch


Music from 4pm until 6pm


Hors d’oeuvre passed at 5pm


Four Course Chef’s Selection Menu seating at 6pm

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river house ashe countyGuitarist Wayne Henderson and Violinist Helen White will open the 12th Annual River House Winefest on Saturday, July 19th.

Twelve North Carolina Wineries will offer tastings, as well as bottles and cases.   They are Biltmore Estate, Brushy Mountain, Elkin Creek, Fair Game, Flint Hill, Grassy Creek, Hanover Park, Jones-vonDrehle, McRitchie, Rag Apple Lassie, and RayLen.

Artisans showing their wares include Craven Handbuilt Porcelain, Walnut Hills Crafts, High Country Glass,  Pogue Wood Art, Fiber Art by Peaceful Heart Alpacas, Hand-carved Wooden Bowls by Richard Weigand,  Silver…

Following Wayne and Helen, the Clay Lunsford Jazz Quartet will take the stage, and The Ardmores from Winston-Salem will rock until 5:00.

Various non-profit Ashe County organizations will share information about their activities, including the Chamber of Commerce, the Humane Society and Imagination Library.

Take home tasting glasses are provided and lunch is served.  $50 per person plus tax.  $25 for children and designated drivers.  No pets, please – not even those who can hold their licquor!

On the banks of the New River. 12 Noon to 5:00 PM, rain or shine.

River House Country Inn and Restaurant
1896 Old Field Creek Road
Grassy Creek, NC 28631

For reservations, please call 336-982-2109.

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River House Winefest

The 12th Annual River House Winefest is July 19 – 12 Noon to 5:00 pm.

Biltmore Estate Winery
RayLen Vineyards
Grassy Creek Vineyard
Rag Apple Lassie
Round Peak Vineyards
Hanover Park
Elkin Creek Vineyard
McRitchie Winery & Ciderworks
Flint Hill Vineyards
Jones vonDrehle Vineyards

Wayne Henderson and Helen White
The Clay Lunsford Jazz Quartet
The Ardmores

Craven Handbuilt Porcelain
Walnut Hill Crafts
Shannon Boyd Glass
Clay Vessels and Jewelry by Sarah Greene
Goat Cheese by Daddy’s Girl Dairy
Wooden Bowls by Shawn

Ashe Chamber
National Committee for the New River
Ashe Humane Society
Imagination Ashe

Tickets are $50 plus 6.75% tax
Tasting glass
Unlimited tastings from 10 wineries
Door prizes

View this years poster here!