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Art tour a success thanks to many 

By the measures of crowd size, strengthened community connections and widespread satisfaction, the 12th annual Artists of Rappahannock Studio and Gallery Tour was an enormous success.
Washington column for Nov. 10

Kevin Adams last week was elected a member of New York City’s Salmagundi Club, one of the oldest arts organizations; Betty Buntin celebrated her 100th birthday; and Rappahannock Ladies Lunch Bunch meet again.
The Rapp for Nov. 3

"Rosenwald" doc screens Friday Nov. 4 at Little Washington Theatre; Two local young actresses, Celia Cooley and Grace Raiford, feature in RAAC Theatre holiday production of “The 12 Days of Christmas.”
Six galleries rejoin annual Art Tour

The three new galleries open for the Artists of Rappahannock Studio and Gallery Tour, noted in an earlier report on the Nov. 5-6 event, join the following six Rappahannock galleries with a bit more history on the tour.
The Rapp for Oct. 27

It's a Fourth (Estate) Friday, a Friday that ends with a Fairy Tale Walk, plus a Starry Skies Fest and Pen Druid's "End of Oktoberfest" on Saturday, and Middle Street's "New Beginning."
Returning artists gear up for tour

Beautiful Rappahannock County has drawn a great number of highly talented and widely recognized artists to its vibrant and diverse community for decades. The extraordinary result is reflected in this year’s 12th annual Studio and Gallery Tour.
The Rapp for Oct. 20

View and discuss an "Old Friends" documentary with friends old and new; brush up on your plein air appreciation at R.H. Ballard; "Hollywood on the Potomac" author speaks.
Unpaved Roadshow: Transferware tells a story

Transferware is the closest thing to printed pottery – earthenware, porcelain, ironstone or bone china. Developed in Staffordshire, England in around 1760, the process permitted transferring an etching onto pottery.
Washington column for Oct. 20

Winter is coming and the Knights of Columbus want your coats; Anna Weatherley, internationally acclaimed porcelain artist, will make a guest appearance at The Inn's Tavern Shops; bring your greens and make a wreath with the Garden Club.
Sperryville column for Oct. 6

A new exhibition celebrating the simple beauty of trees is in store in Rappahannock County. Jackie Bailey Labovitz, an accomplished artist, curator and proprietor of the Cottage Curator in Sperryville, will join the celebration honoring the Park's 100th anniversary.
Art Tour: Sage, felt and wool 

Two artist studios new to Rappahannock — and to the Artists Tour — include Sage Gallery, with photographer Michael Sage and guest artist Ryn McKenna, and Dabney Kirchman and Jenn Heverly and their new Blue Ridge Artisans gallery.
Passion and creativity on Art Tour

Philip Ward, Linda Croxson and Carolyn Roth are three of the exciting and distinctive new artists who will be opening their new studios for the 12th annual Artists of Rappahannock Studio and Gallery Tour.
The Rapp for Sept. 22

It’s Farm Tour weekend, plus a bluegrass benefit for Gary Jenkins Jr., Chester Gap VFD's open house, a Starry Nights Festival, Jane Dittmar at "the donkey barn," River District Artists' open house, a Kid Pan Alley concert and PEC’s photo…