Bridge Day 2017 Benefits the Staunton’s own WQSV and their music education initiatives.
We could not put on this event without the fantastic support of our community minded sponsors and participants.
We could not put on Bridge Day Staunton without our community minded sponsors:
The station property owner, Macher Properties. They have always been supportive of our local events.
Shenandoah Valley Airport (SHD) - SHD's airline partner, ViaAi, offers low-fare flights to/from Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) and Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB) connecting the community to the hundreds of desitnations around the world. To research or book a flight visit FlySHD.com or call (540) 234-8304.
Check the facebook page for updates throughout the day.
The music and kids events are free.
Vendors will have snack foods and gift items for sale.
We encourage you to take in lunch or dinner at our local downtown restaurants, several of whom are running specials for Bridge Day Staunton and Paint Staunton
PARKING – You may find it easiest to park in the Johnson Street or New Street parking garage and walk up to the station.
10:30 am The Last Minute Band
11:45 am Ryan Garst & Silent J
1:00 pm Boxcar Speakeasy
2:25 pm Parker & Gray
Kids Activities –
Staunton Parks & Recreation in Wilson Park - Bubbles on the Bridge and more outdoor fun.
Raw Learning – Monet inspired bridge project
Gaming for the Greater Good - Pokemon Go! scavenger hunt and other fun family games.
Stuart Hall - Coloring fun
Buckingham Branch - Train focused fun
Traipse - Try the special Bridge Day Traipse, a fun, brain-teasing tour of Wharf-area sights and businesses!
You could even win a valuable prize! Visit www.traipsestaunton.com to learn more and download the Traipse app.
Staunton Makerspace - Staunton's own R2 unit will be here! Talk to it's creators about how Staunton Makerspace helped complete their project.
Other events –
Quilt Show, 2017 local landmark mug & Staunton T'shirts by Rachel’s Quilt Patch
Appalachian Pieceworks – spinning and weaving demonstrations.
Photo Op spots brought to you by Monica Wilson Photography
Food Vendors on site -
Paris Cake Company - Donuts, cupcakes and more!!
The Dirty Bean - Empanadas, coffee, & lemonade.
Vendors on site -
The Record Groove - LP's, CD's and books about Staunton
SAW - Register to Vote!
Tara Helmick Signs - hand lettered home signs for every occasion.
Medieval Fantasies - Bringing History and Literature to Life!
Make sure you also visit -
Artful Gifts - 6 Byers Street - Felting craft project starting at the top of each hour. $8 supply fee.
H.L. Lang & Co. - 11 West Beverley St - Jewelry with local style with original Staunton charms
Baja Bean - 9 West Beverley St - Sears Hill Bridge Coloring Page
The Split Banana Co - 7 West Beverley St - Fantastic, handmade gelato. Locally owned and operated.
Black Swan Books - 1 East Beverley St
Shenandoah Pizza & Taphouse - 19 East Beverley St - Staunton's only gourmet pizza & taphouse. Offering local ingredients, salads, wraps and more. 10 Virginia breweries on tap and over 50 by the bottle.
Latitudes Fair Trade - 16 East Beverley St. - Unique handmade items from around the world. Made by artisans who were paid a fair, living wage. We have something for everyone from clothing to scarves, jewelry, food items, and home decor.
F&M Bank - 2813 N Augusta St - Providing competitive financial services, a network of ATM's, and online and mobile solutions to meet your personal and commercial banking needs.
Events around town -
Staunton Augusta Farmer’s Market
Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library Garden Party (Friday evening)
Paint Staunton by Beverly Street Studio School