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McIntyre’s 28th Birthday

McIntyre’s Books opened its doors nearly three decades ago. Now recognized as one of the South’s most renowned independent bookstores, McIntyre’s boasts one of the largest author event programs in the South, a seasonal Cooks & Books series, and a weekly children’s storytime.

For this year’s birthday celebration, McIntyre’s is giving away an overnight stay at The Fearrington House Inn! Stop by the bookstore from Thursday, April 20th through Saturday, April 29th to be entered to win! Then visit on National Independent Bookstore Day for author readings throughout the day!

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Happy Spring! Here’s what’s happening at McIntyre’s this month. Saturday, April 1 at 11am William Geroux, The Mathews Men: Seven Brothers and the War Against Hitler’s U-Boats Mathews County, Virginia, is a remote outpost on the Chesapeake Bay that found itself in the cross-hairs of the U-boats bearing down on the coastal United States in 1942. This is one of the last unheralded heroic stories of World War II. Tuesday, April 4 at 10:30am Children’s Storytime with... Full Post >

Spring Wines

It’s that time of year again: the ice thaws, flowers blossom and Chef releases a new menu. Spring tends to lend itself to a time of change and rebirth in nature as does it at The Fearrington House Restaurant. It is not my place to rave over the current and upcoming spring dishes the kitchen are so diligently working on, but it is my place to rave on the wines we will be pouring. Torresella, Extra Dry, Prosecco, Provence of Treviso, Veneto, Italy NV A beautiful expression of an unusually... Full Post >

Win an Overnight Stay!

National Administrative Professionals Day is coming up on April 26th! Did you know that more than four million secretaries and administrative assistants are part of the U.S. workforce? At Fearrington, we know how hard administrators work to plan and execute all details, big and small, so we want to take this opportunity to thank them for everything they do. To celebrate their hard work, we are raffling off five gift certificates* redeemable for a one night stay and three course dinner at... Full Post >

Wedding Food Trends for Spring

The recent warm weather has us dreaming of spring and all of the beautiful weddings to come this season! If you're planning a spring feast at your reception, check out Wedding Director, Gilda's, tips on incorporating the fun seasonal flavors into your wedding! With the color of the year reflecting the freshness of the upcoming season, choose to incorporate touches of green! "Spring peas," said Gilda. "Need I say more? Beautiful, diverse and delicious! Green is in this year! If you can't... Full Post >

Fearrington Farmer’s Market Opener

Grab your reusable tote bags, the Fearrington Farmers' Market returns in just one week, on Tuesday, April 4th! We're thrilled to welcome back the fantastic farmers and producers for the market's 27th season. Stop by to visit your favorite farmers and producers, as well as some new faces, such as Heartstrong Farms, Southern Wild Food Forest, Pomegranate Kitchen, and Bloody Brando Mixer! Pick up fruits and vegetables, fresh flowers, meats, preserves and much more. Visit the Fearrington... Full Post >