FLOYD, Va., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains along the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway, Chateau Morrisette Winery announces exciting events just in time for fall foliage season. With its popular Black Dog music festivals, Murder Mystery Dinners and more on the horizon, it's a picture perfect time to visit for the day or enjoy our Autumn Harvest Getaway Packages.
Signature Music Events
Black Dog Music and BBQ Festival, Saturday, September 13, 2014, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The annual Black Dog Music and BBQ Festival features headliners Mountain Heart at 2 p.m. with Grammy nominated The Greencards opening the show at 11 a.m. Admission includes music, winery tour, and souvenir wine glass. A Kansas City Barbeque Society sanctioned event, our BBQ festival features regional teams competing for over $4,500 in cash awards in up to five different categories: Ribs, Brisket, Chicken, Pork, and our newest category, Anything But, where all entries are cooked using a selection of Chateau Morrisette wine.
Black Dog Wine and Beach Music Festival, Saturday, October 11, 2014, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Our Black Dog Wine and Beach Music Festival features the danceable shag classics of The Embers now featuring Craig Woolward along with opening act, The Catalinas, who have been performing together since the 1950s. Enjoy wine tastings, food vendors and regional artisans.
Other Popular Happenings
Whether you are looking for a memory-making outing, lunch with a breathtaking view, or a more formal affair, Chateau Morrisette Winery has something for everyone.
Every Sunday through October 2014 enjoy free live music in the courtyard from 1 to 4 p.m. Be sure to make a reservation at the Restaurant at Chateau Morrisette for an "Autumn Lunch" with a view, offered seven days a week during the month of October. And, book your spot early for our popular Saturday evening Murder Mystery Dinner Theater events on November 8 and November 15, 2014.
Just in time for the winter holidays, stock up at the Black Friday Wine Sale on Friday, November 28, 2014; save the date for our Tree Lighting and Holiday Party on Saturday, November 29, 2014 from 3 to 6 p.m.; and enjoy our Holiday Open Houses with complimentary wine tastings and hors d'oeuvres along with discounts on wine and gifts on December 6, 7, 13 and 14, 2014.
About Chateau Morrisette
A fun day trip from Roanoke, Charlottesville, Blacksburg, Christiansburg or the Piedmont Triad or a great weekend away from Washington, DC, Richmond, Hampton Roads, Raleigh/Durham, Charlotte, Knoxville or Charleston, WV, Chateau Morrisette is located at Milepost 171.5 on the Blue Ridge Parkway in Floyd County, Virginia. Wine tastings are $8 per person. For more information, visit www.thedogs.com, call (540) 593-2865, or follow us on Facebook.
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