April 18 & 20, 2015 --

It's our 2-Year Anniversary of opening! Let's celebrate!

Saturday, April 18 ~ Immortal Mountain chocolate tasting!  11-4  (bars are available for purchase, $5 ea)

 Monday, April 20 ~ Bead Embroidery Workshop with Cadyn Speziale, $20 ($10 deposit required to hold your space)  5-7 pm.
   All supplies (and light refreshments) will be provided, just bring your imagination. You will complete the first stages of one wearable accessory, leaving it safe at gathered in its final stage overnight, to finish and shape under weights. Your completed piece will be ready to pick up and show off to your friends by the weekend! Space is limited, and reservations are required. Please email with "Beading Workshop RSVP" in your subject line, and drop off your $10 deposit by Thursday, April 16th. Let's bead!


January 31, 2015 --

Chocolate Tasting! Drew of Immortal Mountain gets a little cacao-crazed with the crystals by the end... Five varieties of locally crafted herbal chocolates available to sample! Immortal Mountain cacao makes an excellent Valentine's Day gift idea for the chocolate lover in your life... (Bars available for purchase, $5 ea)

When:     Saturday, January 31 from 11:00-3:00
Where:   gathered, 413 east main street, front royal, va 22630  (across from the visitor's center)


December 20, 2014 --

Chocolate Tasting Demo! To celebrate the quickly approaching Winter Spirit, this month's Meet-A-Maker event will be a CHOCOLATE TASTINGwith Andrew Speziale of Immortal Mountain Chocolates! Four varieties of local, small batch herbal chocolates are regularly available for sale here at Gathered. Talk with Andrew about his farm-to-bar process and herbal infusions, and taste them for yourself to see just how amazing they are!

When:     Saturday, December 20 from 11:00-3:00
Where:   gathered, 413 east main street, front royal, va 22630  (across from the visitor's center)


November 29, 2014 --

Small Business Saturday!
Want to make a REAL difference in our town? Come support local, independent businesses like Gathered!!! Not only are we an independent business, but by shopping here you're helping over 75 regional artisans make a living. And we're participating in Small Business Saturday and giving away their awesome canvas tote bags to the first lucky TEN customers who spend $40 or more here today! Woohoo! Come on down, we'll be open 10-5...


November 15, 2014 --

Meet-A-Maker ~ Carol Spalding
What:    Meet-A-Maker ~ show & sell
Saturday, November 15
Time:     11-?
Where:  gathered - 413 East Main Street, Front Royal, VA 22630   (across from the Visitor Center)

Come see what Carol has been working on lately! She'll be showing her recent creations at gathered, along with samples of in-progress work so you can see how simple pieces of fabric become amazing works of art. Carol will also be showing a sampling of her Baltimore Album Quilts, a style of quilt with individually appliqu├ęd blocks whose history dates back to Baltimore, Maryland in the 1840s.


October 18, 2014 --

Meet-A-Maker ~ Donna la Pre
What:     Meet-A-Maker ~ show & sell
When:    Saturday, October 18
Time:      11-2
Where:   gathered - 413 East Main Street, Front Royal, VA 22630   (across from the Visitor Center)

Come see what Donna has been working on lately! She'll be showing her recent creations at gathered. Prepare to have your cuteness threshold redefined...


October 11, 2014 --

We'll be *OPEN* an hour early!
Come down to walk Main Street & Chester Street for the Festival of Leaves!

Under the Canopy...
Author Missi Magalis will be selling her Front Royal, VA-based fiction books as well as doing a book signing, and painter Isabel Caudill will be showing all her most recent work-- over 40 paintings will be available! Then make sure to stop in gathered from 9-5 to see all sorts of new goodies!


September 18, 2014 --

 Meet-A-Maker ~ Tami Ruggiero ... Info coming soon!


August 16, 2014 --

Meet-A-Maker ~ Lynn Gilliam Troxell

What:    Meet-A-Maker ~ Felted Dryer Ball Demo
When:   Saturday, August 16
Time:     3-5 pm
Where:  gathered - 413 East Main Street, Front Royal, VA 22630   (across from the Visitor Center)

Watch Lynn make her reusable felted dryer balls, which will be available for purchase as well-- replace those toxic dryer sheets! If you'd like to learn how to make one yourself, stop by anytime between 3-5 pm and bring along an old pair of stockings and one skein of 100% worsted wool yarn per dryer ball (3-4 balls are recommended per laundry load). Or, just pop in and say hi as she racks up her inventory for gathered...


July 25, 2014 --

Meet-A-Maker ~ Missi Magalis
Want to meet our local talent? gathered will host local Front Royal author Missi Magalis as she graciously does a book signing, with copies of her published work available for purchase as well. All are welcome to come down! Read my intriguing interview with her here.

day:     Friday, July 25, 2014
time:   12-2 pm
place:  gathered, 413 east main street, front royal, virginia 22630


April 26, 2014 --

Meet-A-Maker ~ Red Hand Gallery (Terry O'Neill)

April's Maker will be visiting us on Saturday the 26th! Come visit gathered to meet Terry O'Neill of Red Hand Gallery from Round Hill, Virginia! He'd love to meet gathered's customers and show & tell about his pottery. He'll be bringing in some newly fired work, as well! Read my in-depth interview with him here.

day:       saturday, april 26
time:     12-3 pm
place:   gathered, 413 east main street, front royal, va 22630


April 5, 2014 --

It's official! gathered has MOVED to 413 E. Main Street, directly across from the Visitor's Center, the Front Royal gazebo, and tons of free parking! It took a lot of help, some late nights, but we're now open again! Come see what's new...


March 22, 2014 --

Meet-A-Maker ~ Little Paper Crane (Anita Fontaine)

Want to meet a real, live maker? Come by gathered this Saturday from 12-3 to meet Anita Fontaine of Little Paper Crane jewelry, this month's featured artist. While successfully selling her copper jewelry on Etsy, Anita is also a wife, mother of two little girls, and a resourceful homemaker. She'll be showing some new pieces and would love to meet gathered's customers in person!

place: gathered, 201 e. main street, suite 1c, front royal, va 22630
day: saturday, march 22, 2014
time: 12-3 pm


February 8, 2014 --

Meet A Maker ~ Horse and Hare (Kerry & Neil Stavely)

Meet gathered's Featured Artists for February, Horse and Hare creators Kerry and Neil Stavely! Kerry and Neil are printmakers living in Winchester, VA, doing their art full-time. They run a successful Etsy shop, have had their own shows, create custom pieces, and helped start Winchester Art Market, a monthly craft show for local artists.  Come meet this creative couple-- they'll have a table set up with some limited-edition pieces not normally available at gathered!

place: gathered, 201 e. main street, suite 1c, front royal, va 22630
day: saturday, february 8, 2014
time: 12-3


January 25, 2014 --

Meet A Maker ~ Kirsten Sparenborg Brinton

Meet gathered's Featured Artist for January, Turn-of-the-Centuries creator Kirsten Sparenborg-Brinton! Kirsten is a historical architecture and map-based illustrator, living in Staunton, VA. She will have a table set up, showing a small collection of work (including some new pieces!) for a limited time. She'd love to meet you and discuss her work in person!

place: gathered, 201 e. main street, suite 1c, front royal, va 22630
day: saturday, january 25, 2014
time: 11-1:30


July 21, 2013 --

Cadyn's husband's (Drew Speziale) band, Circle Takes The Square, will be leaving for yet another European adventure Monday, July 22. They'll be touring all over Europe, so send them good thoughts as they travel abroad, work hard, meet new people, and eat foreign foods. We'll miss Drew and his presence here in Front Royal!

Learn more about Circle Takes The Square at or


Wine & Craft Festival --

Saturday May 18, 2013

It's that time of year again... Drinkin' and art browsin' time!

Front Royal is once again the host to the annual Virginia Wine & Craft Festival, located in historic downtown on Saturday May 18. Most of Main Street will be taken over by regional crafters, wineries, foodies, and musicians filling the air with good creative vibrations. Located just off Main Street, (entrance on Church Street), gathered will be open to the public for normal business hours of 11-6.

And if you do stop in, be sure to check out my personal beadwork jewelry line, on sale this Saturday only
at 20% off marked prices!

Visit for more info.


May 4, 2013 --

fresh herb bouquets available
We have fresh, seasonable, locally & sustainably grown herb bouquets available! Pesticide-free culinary and medicinal herbs, beautifully bundled and tied with twine. Makes a perfect spring-time gift.

Current herbs in each bouquet: mint, oregano, sorrel, sage, rosemary, & lovage. Also available separately: stinging nettle bundles.

Limited time only: $ Name Your Own Price! $


April 20, 2013 --

Now Open!

Thank you to everyone who braved the tornado warnings (!) and came out to the Grand Opening Preview. I'm now open to the public! Hooray! Come by and check out all the unique, creative work hand-crafted by regional artisans, from ready-to-frame prints to handbags to jewelry to notecards to housewares. And stop in often! There will always be new things you can't live without, and by shopping locally you'll be directly supporting these artists live their dream.


April 19, 2013 --

Grand Opening Preview!

Please feel free to stop by!

The official opening to the public will be the following day, Saturday, April 20, 2013.

Please see the Shop page for normal business hours.


February 10, 2013 -- be there or be square.

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