Posted August 18, 2021

Savory September Takes 'A Stroll Down Starling,' Sept. 10

Celebrate the museum's 60th anniversary at Savory September: A Stroll Down Starling, a progressive dinner down Martinsville's "museum mile." The event will take place at One Starling and Piedmont Arts on Friday, September 10, 2021.

Piedmont Arts and One Starling were once the private homes of brothers Michael and Nicholas Schottland, founders of Virginia Mirror Company. Today, Piedmont Arts is a world-class art museum and One Starling is a fully-renovated bed and breakfast. Each location will feature live music, food and cocktails.

Event Schedule

6:30 – 8 pm

One Starling

1 Starling Ave

Appetizers and cocktails by local chefs:

  • Lucy Coleman and Donna McGarry
  • Julie Wells and Phil Garrett
  • Holly Burton and Sarah Hodges

7:30 – 10 pm

Piedmont Arts

215 Starling Ave

Live music by Neal & Russell. Heavy hors d’oeuvres, desserts and cocktails by local chefs:

  • Brian Stanley and Sarah Short
  • Robby Burton and Billy Kirby
  • Connie and Elliot Stone
  • Janet Ashby and Bob Tuggle
  • Pam Allen

In addition to the party, there are plenty of chances to win big in the annual Savory September raffle. Raffle tickets are $10 each or $50 for a book of six and can be purchased at Piedmont Arts. Raffle prizes include:

  • Queen-size quilt by Virginia Foothills Quilters Guild
  • Dinner for four at Third Bay
  • Two paintings by Wanda Prillaman
  • Two tickets to Bus to Broadway: Hamilton
  • Rental at One Starling

Admission to Savory September is $40 per person. Buy tickets here.

Savory September: A Stroll Down Starling is sponsored by VisitMartinsville, Lawrence Distributing, SouthPrint, Inc., Angler's Choice, Collinsville Printing Co., One Starling, Third Bay, Page and Ben Beeler, Margee and Leon Beeler.

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