Building Rental

The Bower Center building has a rich and varied history, and together with the Wharton Garden would make a splendid backdrop for your next event.

Whether your needs call for a single room or the entire building, we look forward to working with you to make your event a success! Indoor and outdoor events may be scheduled. Kitchen facilities on the premises.

Click here for a copy of our Rental Agreement. Please complete the form and mail to us at the address indicated. Questions? Just give us a call at (540) 586-4235 or email Marjie @

Rental Fee Schedule:

Please call (540) 586-4235 or email Marjie @

The rates include the use of our inventory of tables and chairs. We have linens available if required. Renter is responsible for the set up before and tear-down after the event. Every effort will be made to accommodate time before and after the event to accomplish this.


  • The Sara Braaten Gallery can accommodate up to 100 people and is 1,408 sq. ft.
  • The Terrace Gallery can accommodate up to 54 and is 820 sq ft.


  • 15, 60” round tables
  • 16, 20” café tables
  • Several 6’ rectangular tables
  • Almost 300 folding chairs