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Fete accompli

Two of the dozens of students, teachers and volunteers who make possible the Headwaters Foundation’s annual Taste of Rappahannock dinner-auction fundraiser confer on pre-dinner serving arrangements at Saturday night’s 19th annual event.
Washington column for Sept. 15

Col. John R. Bourgeois, director emeritus of the U.S. Marine Band is loaning his impressive collection of antique hand-painted blue-and-white plates and platter to Tula's for some real "blue-plate specials."
A jarring experience ends well

Canning lessons prove, unexpectedly, to be the best gift. Rose Jacob came away with jars and jars of peaches and apples, and a special friendship. And she's been "putting up" with her husband ever since.
The Rapp for Aug. 25

Fourth (Estate) Friday, 1000 Faces at Stone Hill, the Park turns 100 and waives entrance fees this weekend and Gay Street Gallery joins in on the celebration.
Sperryville column for Aug. 11 

The second annual Rappahannock Lemonade Stand will be open two days only, 4 to 6 p.m. tomorrow (Friday, Aug. 12) and 2 to 5p.m. Saturday (Aug. 13) in their new location — at Sperryville’s Pen Druid Brewing.
The brew brothers’ back-to-Rapp movement

Pen Druid isn’t just a brewery to the people of Rappahannock. For the three brothers, Jennings Carney, 38, Van Carney, 36, and Lain Carney, 33, it’s also been a place that’s attracting other young people to the area, some driving…
Sperryville column for June 30

Before & After expands its beverage choices and hours and Alice Anderson's friends throw her a surprise birthday party, in this week's Sperryville column.
Washington column for June 30

A busy weekend in town July 4 weekend is going to be hopping in Little Washington. R.H. Ballard Shop & Gallery celebrates Sunday and Monday with sweets, treats, drinks and nibbles for customers, in front of the shop. Inside this…
The Rapp for June 16

Amissville's carnival next week; neighbors visit free this weekend at SNP; a Meredith Gorfein memorial program; choirs at Castleton; berries, bunnies and more in this week's The Rapp.
The Rapp for June 2

The outdoor performance and world premiere of Rappahannock resident John Henry’s “Arguing with God” is now set for 5 p.m. this Sunday (June 5) • Pen Druid in the headlines • Middleton Inn & Foster Harris receive rave reviews from…