Meetings & notices for Aug. 25

The Town of Washington’s Planning Commission meets 7 p.m. Aug. 29 at town hall to continue the town’s comprehensive plan review. Members of the public are welcome and are encouraged to attend.

Fauquier Habitat for Humanity will hold a community meeting every Thursday at 5 p.m. at Willis Chapel United Methodist Church, 1804 Zachary Taylor Highway, Huntly, to discuss the Habitat Home being built at 2650 Zachary Taylor Highway. The meetings are open to all; attend for construction updates, volunteer opportunities and more. Call 540-341-4952 for more information.

Blue Ridge Heritage Project’s upcoming meetings are 6:30 p.m. Oct. 11 and Dec. 13 at the Rappahannock Library, for any and all interested in the memorial to be built in Rappahannock County honoring those displaced from their homes and land in Rappahannock when Shenandoah National Park was created. Light refreshments. For more information, contact Missy Sutton at 703-307-3630.

Back to School and Summer Clearance $10 Bag Sale at Firehouse Treasures Thrift. All women’s, men’s and children’s clothing included for the month of August. Specially priced items are excluded. Thrift is open 10 to 5 Tuesday and Wednesday and 10 to 1 Saturday at 10 Firehouse Lane, Washington. (Please hold onto your donations until September.)

For performances by the Blue Ridge Chorale in early December at Prince Michel Vineyard and the State Theatre, a dress rehearsal will be held at Dogwood Village in Orange County, starting with adult choir at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 29, and youth choir 5:45 p.m. Sept. 5. All rehearsals at Open Door Baptist Church (754 Germanna Hwy., Culpeper). Previous and new singers welcome; no audition necessary. For more information, call 540-219-8837. The Blue Ridge Chorale is a nonprofit community chorus which draws singers from and serves Culpeper, Fauquier, Madison, Orange and Rappahannock counties and surrounding areas.

The Inn at Little Washington Farmer’s Market is open 10:30 to 2 every Sunday through Oct. 30 at the Parsonage Garden. Weekly rotating roster of local vendors and artisans offer meats, cheeses, soups, produce, tea, jewelry, pottery and more; the Inn’s kitchen provides a selection of breads, pastries, jams and pickles as well as North Carolina-style pulled pork barbeque. For more information, visit theinnatlittlewashington.com/market.

Women In Worship Ministries is pleased to announce the 2016 Women’s Conference, at the Fredericksburg Expo Center Oct. 7-8, featuring special guest Karen Clark Sheard. Registration online will open soon. Mail-in registration now available. Contact Women In Worship at wiwministries@usa.com, 540-661-2013 or 540-786-8736 or find them on Facebook.

Beulah Baptist Church free conference call Bible Study is every Wednesday from 7 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Dial in (302-202-1118, access code 862090) with renowned teacher Dr. Kenneth Pitts to study the Bible from Genesis to Revelation. Dr. Pitts is the pastor of Beulah Baptist Church, Rixeyville. For more information, call 540-937-5563 or email bbc9297@gmail.com

Cub Scout Pack 316, meets 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Reynolds Memorial Baptist Church, Sperryville (ages 6 to 11). For more information, call cubmaster Will Spear at 540-937-4149.

Sit-n-Knit at the Knit Wit Yarn Shop, 45 Main Street, Sperryville (next to the post office) is every Thursday at 5:30 p.m. (until 8ish). All are welcome, from beginners to the most skilled and experienced knitters. Bring your current project or let us help you find a new one. Call the shop at 540-987-8251 for more information.

Free Affordable Care Act (ACA) assistance is available (by appointment) from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday afternoons at the Rappahannock County Library. For questions or appointments, call 703-216-5262 or email donna@enroll-virginia.com.

Caregivers Support Group meets 10 a.m. to noon on the first and third Thursday of each month at Reynolds Baptist Church in Sperryville. For more information, contact Danny Wilson at 540-547-4126 or rapplander@gmail.com.

Photography Meet-Up Group “Documenting Your Experience” meets once a month, every fourth Saturday, at 3 p.m. at the Loft Studio & Gallery, 107B East Davis St., Culpeper. Email bugnote@aol.com or phone 540-717-0647 ahead of time to let us know you are planning to participate.

The Culpeper Market is open every Saturday until Nov. 19, from 7:30 a.m. to noon. The market (on Davis Street) offers a one-stop shop for all things local and features more than 30 vendors this season. For more information, contact Culpeper Renaissance at 540-825-4416 or visit our website at culpeperdowntown.com.

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