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Two events this weekend of note, should you be looking for escapes from the cold. The first comes to us from from Ben “Cooter” Jones, who sent the following: This Friday night at 7p.m., “Uncle Buster’s Homemade Medicine Show,” a…

Hey, I got it back! Yes, I’ve regained all the weight that I had lost, and am in perfect trim once again. Thanks so much for being concerned; it is nice to know that you cared. Yes, I came in…

Millie and Mitzi are two sisters, about a year old, who love to play together and scamper about. They are full of fun but would be best in a household without other cats. RappCats would like them to be adopted…

Caulfield Gallery in Washington is hosting a solo exhibition of Steven Kenny’s paintings Feb. 27 through March 28. The exhibit begins with an opening artist’s reception 2 to 7 p.m. this Saturday. Kenny, said Cory Caulfield, is moving to New…

The title of this article comes with apologies to Shakespeare, or whoever wrote all the plays and sonnets we attribute to him. I have another “inconvenient truth” for Al Gore: The polar ice caps are not melting. They have moved…

The name for Dave Yowell’s Runamok Systems LLC came from a group of Yowell’s friends who camped together, after one of them called the outing “Camp Runamok.” Being a big bluegrass fan, Yowell knows that the hardest part of writing…

Three gifted musicians and experts on the music of Appalachia will converge at The Theatre at Washington, Virginia for an 8 p.m. concert Saturday, Feb. 20. Alan Jabbour, who plays the fiddle, will be coming from Washington D.C. to join…

The 2010 Virgina Governor’s Cup Competition placed wines from Rappahannock high in the tasting of over 200 entires from 61 wineries. Gadino Cellars was awared a Gold medal in the Varietal category for its 2007 Petit Verdot. The new winery…

New Sperryville cafe? Heard on country lanes: a new Sperryville cafe might be in the offing. Not just any cafe — but an Artist Cafe in the old Coop building as part of the Rappahannock Farm and Art market. The…

While I am a spayed female three years old and 30 pounds, you don’t need me to tell you I am mostly Husky. You can tell that by the stare. Our breed has a look that goes through walls. Most…

CALL ME . . . Suzy, or Suzie, or Suzzie – you may spell it as you wish as long as you call me, and I get the appropriate respect and attention when you do. I would prefer to be…

On television, High School Musicals seem so completely effortless. Characters go about their lives and frequently break into perfectly choreographed song that ideally expresses the moment. Russell Paulette, the RCHS drama teacher, would guffaw at such romanticized notions of easily…

Look like groundhog Punxsutawney Phil’s weather prediction may be right so far. We are heading for six more weeks of bad weather. Considering the conditions over the weekend, Brian Noyes at Warrenton’s Red Truck Bakery and R.H. Ballard in Washington…

Though lots more has fallen since, the snow that fell on Saturday, Jan. 30 did not keep away the 200-plus hardy individuals who came to work, party, and raise funds for a good Rappahannock cause: the Rappahannock Benevolent Fund, and…

Note: This program has been postponed due to snow until March 12. Among the unique and talented individuals who call Rappahannock County home is an Irishman with a worldwide reputation for creating incredible works of art in gold and silver,…