November in Hunt Country

Dear Friends,

The time of giving, gathering and general joyousness is here! Sourcing local for your Thanksgiving feast, holiday preparations, gift giving and more is simple, fun, easy and a great way to spread the love in our Hunt Country community. There are so many local, wonderful businesses that will make this time even more vibrant if you choose to support them. We’ll see you out there shopping and in the meantime, enjoy this calendar of events for November in Hunt Country.


Brooke Waldron (left) of Sprout Therapeutic Riding and Education Center gets a running start to at the beginning of Sprout’s 5k/1k Fun Run! Photo courtesy Sprout Therapeutic Riding and Education Center.

PSA: Thanksgiving Orders
The Whole Ox
Be sure to consult The Whole Ox’s Thanksgiving Guide to furnish your Thanksgiving Feast with delicious sides, desserts, fabulous wine and of course, the main event, the turkey! Order by November 15th to secure the goodies for the big day. Order online, over the phone, or in person!

RAAC 18th Annual Fall Art Tour
November 4-5th | 10am-5pm | Details
The Rappahannock Association for Arts and Community is hosting their 18th installment of this amazing annual Art Tour! The Fall Art Tour has grown into one of the Virginia’s premier events. For more than 40 years, RAAC’s mission has been to build and sustain community through the arts in Rappahannock. All net proceeds from the Fall Art Tour go towards our Claudia Mitchell Arts Fund, which awards grants to local artists and organizations. The Inn at Little Washington will be offering a dinner for two in support of the Tour! There are two ways to enter: one free raffle ticket, and increase your chance of winning with additional tickets available with a donation (as with all proceeds from the Fall Art Tour, proceeds go to support RAAC’s Claudia Mitchell Arts Fund). Use the following links to enter: Free Raffle Ticket and Additional Donation Raffle Tickets.

Join Jenn Pineau and Nature Composed for their annual (and ridiculously fun) Wreath Making Workshop! Photo courtesy Nature Composed.

Sprout 5k/1k Fun Run
November 5th | Clyde’s Willow Creek Farm | Details
Run, walk, or roll a 5K/1k and become a Sprout Possibilitarian! Whether you plan to roll our 1k course, complete your first 5K, or you come out to reach a personal best, join Sprout Therapeutic Riding and Education Center for this fun event! If you would rather, you can run, walk, or roll in your own neighborhood by participating virtually.  The purpose of this great community event is to raise funds for Sprout Therapeutic Riding and Education Center, a Loudoun-based non-profit that changes lives through partnerships with horses.

Hidden Creek Fall Farm Day
November 12th | 12pm-3pm | Details
Head to picturesque Hidden Creek Farm in Delaplane, Virginia for a day filled with the best Fall activities: a farmer’s market, animals, food, hikes, garden tours and more! Be sure to bring a picnic blanket or folding chairs.

Above: Planning + Styling: Vida Events Photography: Krysta Norman Photography Furniture and Antiques: Bella Villa Antiques + Vintage Rentals Rentals: Select Event Group

Wreath-Making Workshop
November 18th | 11:30am | Nature Composed | Details
Jenn Pineau of Nature Composed will lead a holiday wreath-making experience.  Participants will learn the art of garland and wreath making from forage to finish.

Archwood Green Barns Farmer’s Market
Every Sunday | Ending November 19th | Details
Come enjoy a unique Sunday farmer’s market destination in Northern Virginia, rich in history and Virginia-Grown bounty. 


A beautiful corner of The Paradise Antiques. Photo courtesy The Paradise Antiques.

The Paradise Antiques
Be sure to schedule an appointment with Ariane to shop her glorious new inventory at The Paradise Antiques! This is a treasure trove not to be missed and well worth a day trip to Middleburg. Ariane’s eye for the ornate, beautiful and unique is unequaled and shows in the highly adorned corners of her wonderful shop.

Our Guide to Shopping Like a Local
From luxe designer home goods to expert equestrian wear—and everything in between—it can all be found right here in Hunt Country, Virginia. Thanks to excellent customer service and inspiring retail experts, our local boutiques offer an unmatched shopping experience. We hope you’re able to visit them all in person, but if not, most are able to ship anywhere in the country. So get out there and shop small, and don’t forget to tell them The Scout Guide sent you!

For more on living like a local in Hunt Country, be sure to check out all of our Insider Guides here!

Don’t forget to tell them Scout sent you!