20th Annual Harvest Jubilee and Wine Festival

Noon to 6 p.m., Sept. 28 (rain date Oct. 5)

Avoca Museum, 1514 Main St., Altavista

The 20th Annual Harvest Jubilee & Wine Festival will feature wines from six area wineries: Sans Soucy Vineyards, Rebec, The Homeplace Vineyard, Tomahawk Mill, Hunt’s Vineyard, and Bright Meadows Farm.

The event will also feature live music from The Low Low Chariot, Jodie Davis and Barefoot West. Avoca will feature local craft and merchandise vendors, food concessions, an adult-supervised bounce house and the annual Avoca bake sale.

Tickets include six tastings and a keepsake tasting glass.
Early Bird Tasting tickets are $15 until September 27th at 5pm.
General Admission Tickets are $20 at the gate (cash only).
Non-tasting tickets are $10 for ages 12 and older
$5 for children ages 6 to 11
FREE for children ages 5 and younger

ALL of this festival's proceeds go toward the museum's educational, operational, and historical preservation initiatives. Please show your support for these LOCAL businesses:

GOLD: First National Bank; Altavista Journal; KD County (WKDE)

SILVER: Altavista Instruments & Controls; Bank of the James; BGF, Inc.; Creative Edge Design; Discovery Automotive; Dodson Pest Control; Fuller & Davis Landscaping; NAPA Auto Parts; Standard Insurance; Wooldridge, Heating, Air, & Electrical

BRONZE: Airabella's Flowers & Gifts; Altavista Alarm; Brockman, Drinkard, & Pennington CPA; Dairy Freeze; Dairy Queen of Virginia; El Cerrito Mexican Restaurant; Magic City Sprinkler; PCM, Inc.; Roark Insurance; Select Air & Mechanical; Southside Electrical; Virginia Technical Institute (VTI); Witt Builders

Tickets will be on sale starting August 27th!

Tickets are available at the Altavista Chamber of Commerce, The Bank of the James (Altavista branch), First National Bank (Altavista branches) Miller’s Jewelry, Airabella Flowers and Gifts, Avoca Museum and online!

Online ticketing ends at 5 PM on Friday, September 27.

(Tickets purchased online will be available at a Will Call table at the festival's entrance, but online ticket purchases will be confirmed via e-mail.)

No outside food or drinks or pets allowed. There is no ATM on site, so bring cash!

For more information, contact Seisha Cunningham at (434) 369-1076 or avocaevents@embarqmail.com. Please call before visiting.

The Wine Festival Rain Date is Saturday, October 5th.