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The Village At Orchard Ridge Queen’s Dinner
Thursday, May 2, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm$35
The Village at Orchard Ridge Queen’s Dinner, which has been held for more than four decades, will usher in the celebration of the 91st Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival® as Queen Shenandoah XCI-designate is presented. The Queen-designate and her court will enter through an arch of sabers held by cadets from Randolph-Macon Academy and a trumpeter’s fanfare. The evening is filled with tradition and festivities, including a delicious catered meal, the cutting of the Queen’s Apple Pie, and greetings from special dignitaries throughout the community.
The Village at Orchard Ridge staff wanted a chance to feature their excellent culinary team. Executive Chef, Tom Fiammetta, PCIII, and his chefs, will be on the scene at Millwood Station to prepare and oversee the serving of the dinner. Chef Tom’s menu portends an amazing experience:
Passed Hors d’Oeuvres
Tuscan Chicken Satay
Potato Rosti w/ Salmon Mousse & Lemon Oil
Wild Mushroom & Tomato En Croute (vegetarian)
(choice of one decided at dinner time at your table)
Pear & Sage Chicken
Marinated Beef w/ Black Cherry & Port Reduction
Roasted Eggplant Napolean (vegetarian)
Traditional Apple Pie
Drinks at Table
Coffee, Tea, Water
(cash bar open throughout the evening for adult beverages)
Barry Lee, morning talk show host for 92.5 WINC FM, will emcee this year’s dinner, which is hosted by the civic clubs of the Winchester area. A cocktail hour will begin the evening’s festivities at 5 p.m., and the dinner will be served at the Millwood Station Events Center at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 3rd.
The Village at Orchard Ridge Queen’s Dinner is also presented by The Northern Virginia Daily.
NOTE: Ticket prices are subject to change. Online ticket sales end on April 26, 2018, after this time all tickets must be purchased at the Official Festival Store, or at the event (if available).