This weekend: Trinity house tour and flower sale

THE DINING ROOM at Rose Hill. Photo by Piers Freezer.
THE DINING ROOM at Rose Hill. Photo by Piers Freezer.

This weekend — Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 15-16 — is Trinity Episcopal Church’s 55th annual Dried Flower Sale and House Tour. For details on the dried flower arrangements for sale at Trinity and the three homes on this year’s tour (11 to 5 Saturday, 1 to 5 Sunday, with tea served at the Middleton Inn on Main Street in Washington), see the links below.

Tickets $30 (includes tea), available at Trinity Parish Hall, Gay Street, Washington. Individual houses can be visited for $10. Call Helen Williams at 540-937-4279 for more information.

• Near Woodville, there’s Seronera, the Johns family’s country home with a global flair.

• In Sperryville, the oldest home on this year’s tour has just been opened as The Inn at Mount Vernon Farm

• Nearer to Washington, the Civil War-era house Rose Hill has undergone a stunning transformation.

• Jan Clatterbuck visits with the Trinity women who make all those dried flower arrangements for sale.

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