February in Hunt Country

Dear Friends,

We are warming up February a little with shopping, loving and giving local! Valentine’s Day really brightens up this chilly month, and we encourage you to get in the spirit by simply showing a little love to your local Hunt Country businesses; whether thats snagging a sweet something for your other half or simply enjoying all that these independently owned businesses have to offer. This is a reminder that it doesn’t need to be the Season of Love to show Hunt Country how much you love it! Here’s to loving local all year round.


Our Valentine’s Day Gift Guide is live now! Be sure to pick up a little something for those you hold dear at your fave local Hunt Country business.

Tri-County Feeds, Fashions, Finds Winter Sale
February 1st | Marshall, VA
Head to Tri-County Feeds, Fashions, Finds for their Winter Sale starting February 1st to stock up on equestrian apparel, cold-weather gear and more.

First Saturday Wine Tasting
February 3rd | 12-2pm | The Buttery | Details
Join The Buttery from 12pm to 2pm for their February First Saturday with Abbey from Monsieur Touton! Abbey will be showing some wines to warm your soul. Monsieur Touton is rooted deeply in France and have travelled the world to find new and delicious wines of great value.

Basque Burnt Cheesecake with candied hazelnuts and meyer lemon gastrique from The Buttery. Photo courtesy The Buttery.

Galantine’s Charcuterie and Cheese Board Workshop
February 13th | 6-9pm | Famous Toastery | Details
Join The Cornichon for the perfect Galantine’s Day event featuring lots of delicious cheese, beautiful charcuterie boards and more. This class will focus on the art and science of charcuterie board design and curation. Guests will learn about board design and layout, how to use colors and flowers to make the boards pop, and more importantly, Regina of The Cornichon will teach you about gateway cheeses and how to choose cheeses that you love based on the ones you already enjoy!

Middleburg’s 13th Annual Winter Weekend Sidewalk Sale
February 16-19th | Middleburg, VA | Details
Shop local in a big way in Middleburg’s historic downtown on President’s Day Weekend!

Be sure to consult our quick guide for the coziest spots to sip by the fireside to warm up this month! Photo by Shawna Simmons Photography for TSG Hunt Country.

Valentine’s Day at Blue Rock
February 14th | Blue Rock | Details
Buy your tickets now for a romantic dinner to celebrate Valentine’s Day at Blue Rock. Featuring luxurious ingredients paired with beautiful wines from all around the world set in their gorgeous dining room against the backdrop of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Valentine’s Day at The Buttery
February 14th | The Buttery | Details
Join The Buttery for a delicious, farm-to-table Three Course Dinner from Executive Chef Ellie McMillen!


Amanda Luhowiak of The Whole Ox. Photo by Gregorio Photography for The Scout Guide Hunt Country.

The Whole Ox
The ‘Ox Box’ is officially here! We are thrilled to feature this new offering from our friends at The Whole Ox. When you join as an Ox Box member, you’ll be able to bring the best of this acclaimed old-fashioned butcher into your own home. Each month, members will receive a rotating selection of seasonally appropriate hand-cut local and ethical meats and more members-only surprises. Select from two different size boxes and optional wine pairings. Premium boxes will offer an addition of house cured and smoked heritage breed bacon, local eggs and items from the larder. Enjoy!

Don’t forget to tell them Scout sent you!