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Come and see nature’s way of blanketing the mountains with stunning color during the month of October. Enjoy fun filled days complete with good food and entertainment including bluegrass music, cloggers, arts and crafts, hayrides and horseback rides. Experience the days of yesteryear watching apple butter and Brunswick stew being cooked in kettles over and open fire. Our orchards are open for apple picking or you may select your own from the apple bins at the picnic pavilion. Visit the farm and the animals.


Music played daily from 11 - 3


Oct 14- Green Branch Oct 21 - Dark Hollow

Oct 15 -Flatland Bluegrass Band Oct 22 - Driving Force


Lunch is served in the festival area and reservations are not required. Home cooked meals will be served in the covered picnic pavilion each Saturday and Sunday from 1130am- 430pm or as long as the food stores hold out! The menu will be:


Brunswick Stew, Cornbread, Applebutter, Applesauce and Apple cider.


Hamburgers and Hotdogs and fries are also available


Meals at the lodge:


At the main lodge lunch is served from 1200Pm- 130Pm, dinner from 600pm-730pm.


Reservations are required and seating is limited. Please call 540-923-4231 for reservations.


Apple Orchards-


Pick you own apples fresh from the trees. Varieties include: Red and Golden Delicious, Stayman, York, Winesap, Mutsu Fuji, Granny Smith and Empire.


At our packing shed you can also select pre-picked apples to suit your tastes or purchase pumpkins, gourds, cider and Indian corn. We also offer a large selection of our preserves and condiments. For more information contact the packing shed at 540-923-4638.


Gift Shop- stop in at the main lodge to find a variety of items. Clothing, gift items, preserves toys, jewelry and country gifts.


Rain or Shine

Free Admission / Free Parking

Graves’ Mountain Lodge Inc.

Celebrating 37 Years


Rt. 670


Syria, Virginia 22743


540-923-4231/ Fax 540-923-4312


10:00AM-4:30PM Daily

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