DAY 1 WELCOME
5:00-6:30pm Welcome to the Beach: Get acquainted with the beach and the week ahead while dining on fresh grilled fare and other specialties.
7:30-9:00pm Cocktail Mixer: Enjoy cocktails and hors d'oeuvres overlooking the beach.
Day 2 VIRGINIA BEACH
8:00-9:00am Catered Continental Breakfast
9:15-10:15am Cape Henry: Tour the lighthouses and historic Cape Henry.
10:40am-1:20pm Taste of the Market: Experience the region's largest Farmer's Market, meet the vendors and sample their specialties.
1:45-3:15pm Afternoon on the Farm: Visit one of the area's traditional farms. Walk the fields to see, touch and taste the bounty of fresh fruit and vegetables.
3:45-5:30pm Free Time: Take a break by the boardwalk or join in on some optional activities.
6:00-7:45pm Dinner: Enjoy an intimate dinner at a Virginia Beach favorite – Rockafellar's.
DAY 3 EASTERN SHORE
9:25-9:45am Tour of the Chesapeake Bay: Cross the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and head to the Eastern Shore.
10:00-11:15am Aqua Farm Tour: Take a hands-on tour of an aqua farm (optional boat excursion).
11:25-12:15pm Lunch: Enjoy seafood specialties at the hottest new restaurant in Cape Charles.
12:20-2:00pm Dessert, Drinks, and Tour through Cape Charles: Take a stroll on the quaint streets of Cape Charles and stop at a family-run coffee shop for dessert.
2:30-5:00pm Chatham Winery: Take a personal tour through this award-winning winery.
5:30-7:15pm Beer and BBQ on the Bay: Enjoy views of the Chesapeake, along with Virginia style BBQ while relaxing at the only restaurant located on the bay bridge.
Day 4 THE ROOTS OF VIRGINIA
7:30-8:00am Catered Continental Breakfast
8:30-9:30am Visit Rowena's: You will take a tour of the Norfolk-based facility and see how they make their delicious goods.
10:20am-1:00pm Smithfield Food Tour: Discover the authentic flavor of this charming town and the foods that put Virginia on the culinary map.
1:30-3:00pm Darden's Country Store: Visit one of the last traditional Virginia ham producers in the country.
4:00-6:00pm Free Time: Take time to explore the area, relax by the water, or sightsee.
7:00-8:30pm Cocktails Overlooking the Beach (OPTIONAL EVENT)
Day 5 HARVEST FEAST
7:30-8:30am Catered Continental Breakfast
8:45-10:15am Free Time: Enjoy the morning with some free time or indulge in any of our optional activities.
10:30am-2:30pm Harvest Feast: The culmination of the past four days will lead to a full-day feast held in a fully-restored historic Virginia Beach manor. Savor dishes which are prepared using ingredients from all the places visited throughout the week.