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Business Overview: September 2022 | Crozet Gazette

Huss Hussain and his father Shah Sahab are the new owners of Ridge Mini Market. Photo: Malcolm Andrews.

New Owner Expands Ridge Mini-Mart Merchandise

Formerly Los Cabanas (now Ridge Minimart), many of the same attractions are under new owners. Homemade Mexican food and the lowest gas prices in town. It also added an assortment of e-cigarette products and expanded its line of breakfast sandwiches. New owner Huss Hussain said there are tacos, empanadas and carnitas, plus sausage, egg and cheese, hot chicken and other sandwiches. The gas stations, hot food counters, and convenience stores are spotlessly clean and newly renovated and are open Monday through Saturday from 6am to 9pm and Sundays from 8am to 8pm.

vineyard music

The Grammy-nominated Dover Quartet is coming to Crozet as part of the ‘Marinus in the Vineyard’ series. The quartet will give Haydn’s haunting short concert “Emperor” at the King Family Vineyards on September 19th. Everyone is invited to enjoy a picnic and a glass of wine starting at 6:30 and stay for his 30 minute concert starting at 7:30. The concert takes place in the carriage house.

On September 20, Marinus founders Rachel Kuipers-Jonan (viola) and Joseph Kuipers (cello) joined the Dover Quartet to perform Braham’s Sextet in B major and Schoenberg’s Verklarte Nacht. ” will be played. Chamber music lovers should come early with a picnic and wine to enjoy the music.

The Dover Quartet, made up of Joel Link, Brian Lee, Milena Pajaro van de Stadt and Camden Shaw, has been called one of the finest string quartets of the last 100 years. Photo: Roy Cox.

Northgarden resident Rachel Kuipers Yonan is a music instructor. She said both concerts will be on the round. That means the audience is on the same level as the performers, performing as if they were in their living room.Yonan said the members of the Dover Quartet were just starting out when she graduated from her Curtis Institute in Philadelphia. said. Since then they have been called he one of the greatest string quartets of the last 100 years. “It’s such a treat to introduce them to my new home and be able to play with them,” Yonan said.

Wine bar opens in downtown Waynesboro

Brandon and Kelly Sheely opened their doors to a wine bar and market late last month after months of planning and renovations. and Sundays from 11am to 10pm.

City Fox Wine Bar opened in downtown Waynesboro last month. I submitted a photo.

They chose their name after spying on foxes running and playing in their city neighborhoods to give them the entertainment they needed during the pandemic. Sheelys wanted to bring her area of ​​downtown Waynesboro’s growing business with a focus on local wine, beer, cider, cheese and art. We offer a curated selection of exclusive Shenandoah Valley and Blue Ridge wines for tasting and bottle sales. Visitors can purchase food and wine gifts, bottles of cider and beer, and sample glasses with food that goes well with them. The Wine Bar is located at 414 West Main Street in Waynesboro. For full menu and wine flights, visit

Introduction of Tai Chi

Blue Ridge Tai Chi offers a new class for those new to the practice. A free introductory session will be offered this month, and his first hour of class will begin the following week, says instructor Lee Felton.

Free sessions will take place on Thursday, September 8th at 6:30pm at Tabor Presbyterian Church and on Monday, September 12th at 9am at Emmanuel Episcopal Church. Ongoing sessions will begin next Monday and Thursday at the same time and place and will last for 12 weeks.

Blue Ridge Tai Chi’s Lee Felton demonstrates the “Single Whip” Tai Chi form. I submitted a photo.

According to Felton, people have different expectations of their first class, depending on their goals and what they’ve been exposed to. It has noticeable effects on mobility, flexibility and balance, it can also reduce stress and anxiety, and strengthen the immune system and cardiovascular function.”

Those who have benefited from Tai Chi call it meditation in motion, swimming in the air, and acupuncture from within. It’s a great tool to survive and thrive,” said Felton.

Artisan Depot glass art

Those fascinated by the McGuffey Art Center’s glass studio can see the artist’s work up close at The Crozet Artisan Depot in September. Vee Osvalds is our guest artist and his work will be on display for his month. Osvalds’ show, “Stained His Glasses of the Dalle-de-Verre Technique,” features works assembled from 1-inch-thick glass slabs called “Dalles,” which are split into shapes for design. , or sawed. Cut the edges of the glass to refract light, put it in a mold and finish it with resin. Once the resin has cured, the finished product can be held up to the light.

Vee Ovalds’ Rainbow is part of an exhibition running through September at the Crozet Artisan Depot. I submitted a photo.

The 1-inch glass used in this technique is much thicker than standard glass, so the resulting colors are much richer and deeper when exposed to strong sunlight.

Osvalds became interested in stained glass in 1972 while living in Europe. His visit to many cathedrals stimulated his interest in glass art. After years of training, Osvalds opened his own studio at the McGuffey Art Center in 1980.

business briefs

of Brownsville Market Under new management. Ali Lutas, who acquired the popular business from Chris Su a few months ago, maintains full-time employees and the popular fried chicken and sides.

“Eat Healglow” The plant-based restaurant and health center will not open at the former Trey’s Restaurant, as previously planned, said business owner Nancy Bond. I’m looking for. Landlord Mark Greene, who owns the property, said no news has yet been announced of another business coming there, or the former. closetac and saddle.

of Croze glow shop Opened adjacent to the Skyline Apothecary on Route 250, it offers products for home gardeners and growers.

The Crozet Grow Shop, adjacent to the Skyline Apothecary, has opened and sells a variety of gardening supplies. Photo: Malcolm Andrews.