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Historic Masonic Theatre and Amphitheatre

510 Main St, Clifton Forge, VA 24422, United States

Opened as an opera house and Mason Hall in 1905, the Historic Masonic Theatre has served the Alleghany Highlands for 105 years as a performing arts theatre and for a short time, a movie theatre. Steeped in local history the Historic Masonic has hosted Roy Rogers, Gene Autry, Tex Ritter, Hopalong Cassidy in addition to legends such as Burl Ives, the Drifters and the world famous Count Basie Orchestra. The Theatre has been renovated and restored to its former glory to serve the entertainment and community needs of the Clifton Forge and Alleghany Highlands community.

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Alleghany Highlands Arts & Crafts Center

439 E Ridgeway St, Clifton Forge, VA 24422

The Alleghany Highlands Arts and Crafts Center is a great place to take a class, explore ideas about the world around us, shop for something unique, or just relax for a bit. We have a small professional and a large number of dedicated volunteer so the Center is also a great place to learn more about other fun things going on in the Alleghany Highlands. We represent more than 260 working artist and crafts people who work with everything from oil and watercolor to baskets and wood;and a whole lot in between! It has all been made by hand and juried or selected for its originality , good design and fine craftsmanship. We also have regularly changing gallery exhibits. Whether you want to learn how to paint, draw, needle felt or just explore your own creativity, we have classes and workshops for a wide variety of ages throughout the year. We live in a beautiful part of Virginia and hope you will enjoy both our community and the Alleghany Highlands Arts and Crafts Center. Welcome!

The Alleghany Highlands Arts and Crafts is supported by its members, contributors, The Alleghany Foundation, the Town of Clifton Forge, City of Covington, County of Alleghany, the Virginia Commission for the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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Clifton Forge School of the Arts

518 Church St, Clifton Forge, VA 24422, United States

Our Mission: Offering opportunities for learning and training in the fine and applied arts to adults and to children. Located in the heart of historic downtown Clifton Forge, Virginia, the School provides a two-fold program that is recreational and vocational; promotes economic development; and encourages cultural enrichment and creativity.

 

 

SHOPPING

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Livy’s Closet

507 E Ridgeway St, Clifton Forge, VA, United States

Welcome to Livy’s Closet, an Upscale Consignment Boutique for everyone.  While we define the boutique and its essence, Livy’s Closet offers women of all ages a collection of designer fashions for that night out on the town or something simply fun and trendy for lunch with friends. One can also shop the finer home décor displays for a fraction of retail prices. We also carry gift items in the form of accessories that add excitement and allure to any attire. And since we are a small shop, come by often new items come in daily.

Livy’s Closet is located in the heart of Clifton Forge, snuggled in between cafes and an array of shopping. Let Livy’s Closet and Clifton Forge become your destination place to come for fun, food, excitement and fashion.  Livy’s Closet will ensure that our customers are well dressed and able to accent their homes in the same upscale fashion.

Online Shopping

Alleghany Highlands Artisans Shop

http://alleghanyhighlandsartisansshops.com/

By making purchases through this site, you are supporting entrepreneurs whose hand-made products reflect the talent and innovation native to the Alleghany Highlands of Virginia.

 

EATERIES

Bella Pizza, Pasta & Subs

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1625 Main St, Clifton Forge, VA 24422, United States

We are across from Krogers.  Live Music!

 

Café Michel

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424 East Ridgeway Street, Clifton Forge, VA, United States
(540) 464-4119

Café Michel is located in historic Clifton Forge, Virginia at 424 East Ridgeway Street.

The restaurant is open five days a week Tuesday thru Saturday for dinner only.  Kitchen hours are Tuesday thru Thursday 5 PM until 9 PM and Friday and Saturday dinner hours are 5 PM until 10 PM.

 

Jack Mason’s Tavern

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400 East Ridgeway Street, Clifton Forge, VA 24422, United States

Jack Mason’s Tavern is located in the small, quaint town of Clifton Forge, Virginia. We are a European-style pub, featuring a wide variety of beer, wine and spirits, designed to compliment the classic tavern fare on our menu.

We have designed Jack Mason’s Tavern not just as a restaurant, but also as a fun gathering place for friends and family of all ages. We have a game room featuring pool tables, video games and pinball, as well as 6 large TV’s and a state of the art sound system.

The large fireplace and warm atmosphere will welcome you as you come in to meet with friends or watch your favorite game. We are located directly across from the train station and welcome all of those passing through Clifton Forge, whether by road or rail, to come in and join us for a meal and a toast to Jack.

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The Club Car Shop and Deli

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525 Main St, Clifton Forge, VA 24422, United States

Located in the heart of Clifton Forge, a historical railroad town in Alleghany County, Virginia, the Club Car is a deli-style full service café where patrons come not only to enjoy a delicious menu but also to shop and to meet friends. The Club Car occupies a historical building known for many years as Farrar’s Drugstore and offers a cozy environment where patrons can “walk down memory lane”, browse a charming gift shop and enjoy a delicious home style menu. And when you come to visit us, do not forget to stop by the CABOOSE, our extension gift shop adjacent to the Club Car. Here you will find unique hand painted materials, uncommon crafts, and the same warm hospitality which has made the Club Car a favorite stop in town.

 

Vic’s Family Restaurant

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435 E Ridgeway St, Clifton Forge, VA 24422, United States

We are serving American Favorites, Italian Offerings, Delicious Seafood, Vic’s Famous New York Style Pizza, Calzones and more. No matter what you order, Roast Beef topped with gravy/onions, Broasted Chicken, Sandwich, Sub, Fresh Burger, Lasagna, Meatball Parmesan with Pasta, Manicotti or shrimp scampi, You will discover that all items will be an eye popping portion.

 

ANTIQUES

Clifton Forge Antique Mall

528 Main St, Clifton Forge, VA 24422, United States
540-862-7123 – Ask for Curtis

 

Moody Carpenter Center

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504 Main Street, Clifton Forge, VA 24422, United States

We have our shop in a beautiful old building in the historic district of Clifton Forge, Virginia. Set in the Allegheny Mountains in a small town of wonderful people, surrounded by the George Washington National Forest and near many parks and attractions including Douthat State Park, C&O Heritage Center, Clifton Forge School of the Arts and The Allegheny Highlands Arts and Crafts Center.

LODGING

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