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Heartwood: Southwest Virginia's Artisan Gateway

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Address: 1 Heartwood Cir, Abingdon, VA 24210
Phone Number:
+1 276-492-2400
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09:00 - 21:00
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Sun 10:00 - 15:00
Mon - Wed 09:00 - 17:00
Thu 09:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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Conveniently located off of Exit 14 on Interstate 81, Heartwood is a...

Conveniently located off of Exit 14 on Interstate 81, Heartwood is a must-see destination for those who cherish traditional music, original crafts, and regional cuisine. The 30,000 square food facility features crafts, music, food, coffee, and wine from the 19 county, 4 city 'Round the Mountain region of Southwest Virginia, juried under the strictest quality standards to ensure the "best of the best" are represented.Our performance area features live music strummed and sung by famous and soon to be famous area musicians. You'll find a large collection of traditional American music and handmade instruments crafted by master artisans in our Crooked Road Store. Unique memorabilia is also available for fans of all ages. Heartwood's four galleries entice visitors with jewelry, pottery, quilts, and hand turned creations from regional artisans. The food at Heartwood represents the best of Southwest Virginia's artisan farms and traditional fresh from scratch recipes. Heartwood chefs use regionally grown food whenever possible and our dishes reflect time honored Suothwest Virginia recipes. Visit our wine and coffee bar for the best Southwest Virginia roasted coffees and award winning regional wines. In addition our expansive daily menu, Heartwood offers a Thursday night barbeque menu from 6 to 9 p.m. with live music (open jam, youth music performances, or regional venue showcases) during part of that time, a Friday Night Virginia Coast Fresh Seafood Buffet from 6 to 9 p.m., and a Farm Fresh Sunday Gospel Brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.Heartwood is also available for weddings and other special events, during or after regular business hours. Located in picturesque Abingdon, Va., Heartwood is a convenient, unequaled stop for shopping and dining. Heartwood is open seven days a week: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Sunday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Tony & Nancy Jobe

Tremendously wonderful arts and crafts museum and store fearuring local Artists' crafts and art and history in one facility from the town's in the surrounding mountains of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Richmond, Virginia
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Richmond, Virginia
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Tremendously wonderful arts and crafts museum and store fearuring local Artists' crafts and art and history in one facility from the town's in the surrounding mountains of Virginia.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found Heartwood online and visited for our meal and the Bluegrass music jam session. We enjoyed the variety of groups and the atmosphere of the place. We will definitely visit again if we are in the area.

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Blacksburg, Virginia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If in the neighborhood definitely stop. The its for sale are expensive but it is so much more than a craft shop. Many of the most famous artisans along the "Crooked Road" are there and their stories are just as impressive as the crafts on display. The place has a wealth of brochures and info on artisans and how to... More 

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La Mesa, California
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Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

No one in town seemed to know about this place so I'm wondering if the Martha and Heartwood are in competition. This facility has information, arts , an eating area, as well as meet ups one night a week . If you are new to this area or just want to know where to find Bluegrass music this is a... More 

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Bristol, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Heartwood is both a unique gift shop and a travel center. Interactive displays provide information on southwest Virginia's attractions and artisans. Handcrafted basketry, pottery, musical instruments, fiber works, and many other items provide unique opportunities to take home a piece made by one of southwest Virginia's premiere craftspersons. There's a cafeteria with locally sourced foods, soaring architecture, and frequent musical... More 

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Lexington Park, Maryland
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 28 January 2017

Nice place to visit if you like arts and crafts. Everything from paintings, quilts, jewelry, local wine, woodworking. Nice eatery also...good food! Nice, helpful people at the information desk also.

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Abingdon, Virginia
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

A local band was playing music and they were very good. We had a catfish dinner that was very delicious. The service was good and as a party, we were able to sit as a group and visit as long as we liked.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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Reviewed 22 December 2016

There is nothing quite like NOT doing the research and then finding a delightful surprise as you travel. My friend and I went to Abingdon, VA to see a play. In cruising around town we happened upon Heartwood and were captivated from the moment we walked through the doors. The exterior and interior of the place are lovely, and the... More 

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Abingdon, Virginia
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Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

The Sunday brunch is our go-to every week ! Six of us have been having Sunday breakfast at Heartwood for years! The eggs, bacon and burgers are fabulous and all local. They have a nice mix of breakfast and lunch items. The chef does an amazing job and changes menu items weekly depending on the season what is available at... More 

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Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

We always stop here when traveling in Virginia. They have local artists that set up their artwork for sale. The building is beautiful and I love the artwork inside. The stuff is really pricey, but fun to look at if you are into local folk art. There is also a nice little restaurant on the inside. The food is average,... More 

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