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Address: Lexington, VA 24450
Phone Number: +1 540-463-7088
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Cool green venue!

Wife and I attended a beer and wine festival here while vacationing in Lexington. The surrounding forest's heavy shade blunted the summer's heat, while oddly shaped trees and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 September 2016
Christopher B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Wife and I attended a beer and wine festival here while vacationing in Lexington. The surrounding forest's heavy shade blunted the summer's heat, while oddly shaped trees and numerous rocky outcrops made this venue feel more like a garden oasis. Especially liked the small amphitheater carved into the hillside. The whole venue really knocked the festival experience up some notches!

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Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2014

Blown away by how cool this place is and how wonderful the staff and crew do to ensure it is an experience to remember.

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Thank Alex S
Lexington, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2014

"The Kiln" reopened this year after an almost 2 year hiatus. We are delighted this awesome venue is back with us.

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Thank Thomas G
Staunton, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2014

Well, a little more rustic than the title implies. But it's a beautiful spot under the trees to hear great music and see great shows. The Bowl (the stage that is open) has a good deal of wooden seating, and plenty of places to pitch your own lawn chair/blanket. (Bug spray recommended.) Food and drinks (including beer and wine) are... More 

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Amherst, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2013

Went to see a Shakespearean play there..The atmosphere is SOOOO conducive to watching Shakespeare! They have great concerts as well. Well worth the ticket price!!

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Thank drdave57
Shenandoah National Park, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2012

After a struggle to stay alive, the Theater at Lime Kiln has closed its doors. We share our sadness with many others who hoped the theater would survive, however. and unfortunately, the announcement was recently made that it will no longer be in business.

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1 Thank IAmEve7
Charlottesville, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2012

Hard to beat the kiln for atmosphere. Make it a starry night and a good performance, and everyone will return home content. Worth the drive.

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Thank Lenore S
Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2012

An outdoor amphitheater in the woods. The show takes place with a background of boulders. It is so awesome. The talent they bring in is excellent. Take mosquito spray and a blanket or stadium seats. We are going back for a Labor Day show.

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Thank Carla1016
Ottawa, ON
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2012

The title says it all - a wonderful and very special performance space. Saw a bluegrass band performing, The Seldom Scene. Good sound, good sightlines. The Theatre is in financial difficulty and in danger of closing. One hopes that residents of the area and regular patrons do not let this happen.

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Thank ronw
Staunton, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2012

beautiful historic setting, too. Outdoors makes it an enjoyable visit in good weather

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Thank Jeanine B

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