Category Archives: ‘Round the Mountain

A Conversation with Heartwood Artisan, Lily Kusmik

`Round the Mountain artisan, Lily Kusmik, will be at Heartwood this Friday & Saturday, November 23rd and 24th to share her approach to creating beautiful, very TOUCHABLE sculptural vessel forms in porcelain like this. Click the link, below, to hear … Continue reading

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`Round the Mountain: Southwest Virginia’s Artisan Network

Catch the conversation between `Round the Mountain: Southwest Virginia’s Artisan Network’s Neva Bryan and Debby Loggans in today’s podcast of The Cultural Heart of Southwest Virginia: Authentic, Distinctive, Alive.  You’ll learn more about the organization’s entrepreneurial approach and about their … Continue reading

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West Wind Farm Vineyard & Winery

This might sound trivial if it wasn’t so heartfelt — I love everything about West Wind Farm Vineyard & Winery. From our Wytheville front door, we can be there in 20 minutes; but when we arrive, I feel transported. It’s … Continue reading

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Explore the Trails of Dickenson County!

During the Heartwood Ambassador Tour of Dickenson County in August, we also noted the regional trails that are a part of Dickenson County.   I have described a little about the regional trails and hope you will travel over our way … Continue reading

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Explore Abingdon

One of the first things my husband did to introduce me to my new Southwest Virginia home, a little over four years ago, was to treat me to a night at The Martha complete with drinks at The Tavern, dinner … Continue reading

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Tazewell County Community Day

If you missed this week’s The Cultural Heart of Southwest Virginia: Authentic, Distinctive, Alive radio show, you can hear it through this video podcast, which features tomorrow’s Tazewell County Community Day at Heartwood. Back to myswva.org

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‘Round the Mountain Goes Straight to DC

by Debby Loggans Gallery Street was the wrong stop on the green line of the D.C. metro. Sounded right, considering that I was heading for a reception at Senator Mark Warner’s office where work from artisans and artists throughout Virginia … Continue reading

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