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Heartwood: Southwest Virginia's Artisan Gateway

1 Heartwood Cir, Abingdon, VA 24210
+1 276-492-2400
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Unique place to visit

Heartwood is definitely worth a visit. It is right off of I-81. They have very unique items... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Oak Ridge, New Jersey
Interesting Artisan Crafts

Very interesting place to stop and browse for local craftsmanship. I have not eaten very much at... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Velma M
Abingdon, Virginia
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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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  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“arts and crafts” (17 reviews)
“for sale” (23 reviews)
“local artists” (15 reviews)
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1 Heartwood Cir, Abingdon, VA 24210
+1 276-492-2400
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Heartwood is definitely worth a visit. It is right off of I-81. They have very unique items crafted in the USA. Some are very pricey, but the quality justifies the prices. There are also reasonably priced items. They have a very nice café and clean...More

Thank joanyd86
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting place to stop and browse for local craftsmanship. I have not eaten very much at the restaurant but when I did it was very good.

Thank Velma M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice selection of local crafts. Wine and beer was available for purchase as well as lunch items. Reuben sandwich, however, was greasy.

Thank Lynn R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really enjoyed the many areas of merchandise for sale by the local artists. Great Sunday brunch as well.

Thank Lois C
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Driven by many times and this was the first time able to stop. What a joy to find a great place for one-of-a-kind holiday shopping(something we do all year long) .A wide variety of artisan works at every price point, super friendly staff at the...More

Thank RoadTrippinTwins
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Wow, the Heartwood is a neat place to visit. My friend and I spent about 3 hours there, as there is so much to see. The crafts were beautiful! We ate lunch while listening to pleasing music. I purchased some nice gifts at Heartwood and...More

Thank Terry R
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Very lovely quilts, wood carved pieces in all shapes and sizes, pottery and many other special works of art. Would love to buy some, but out of my price range. Lunch was excellent and fairly priced.

Thank ricwar45
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Lots of local art, located by old railway depot. Worth a visit, lots of great activities in the area.

Thank williammR3095JI
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

A beautiful venue with the chance to view and buy local crafts. Time it properly and you can also enjoy free concerts with Old Time, Country and Blue Grass music.

Thank AnnieMcK62
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Heartwood is a marvelous center for both arts and music. Thursday evenings there is a concert which we loved. There is a restaurant there and you can eat while you listen to the music or you can just come to listen. There were three different...More

Thank Judy W
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Michael W
10 January 2015|
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Response from K L | Reviewed this property |
Charlotte NC (Douglas International) is 3 hours + by automobile.
Michael W
10 January 2015|
Response from Mary H | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I am from NY. This is an isolated area of Virginia. Looks like Charlotte or Raleigh, NC are the nearest airports.