The Rapp

The Rapp for June 1

Summer in full swing with an “Old Fashioned” concert with “The President’s Own” U.S. Marine Band at Avon Hall, July 1; Sperryville businesses hosting Hemp History Week event on June 11; and Artisan Trail’s “Second Saturday” on the June 10. […]

Sperryville Column

‘Back home’ in spirit

Arousing perhaps the most emotion was the unveiling of the plaque inscribed with family names and photos, an honor given a woman — Mary Bolen Burner, 96 — lived and made her home upon the Blue Ridge Mountain land. […]

The Rapp

The Rapp for May 18

Saturday: dedication day for displaced mountain people memorial; Relay for Life Bus Pull at the elementary school; “Kids to Parks Day” at Shenandoah. Sunday: Italian pianist Rimoldi at Castleton and a free Mozart performance at at Little Washington Theatre. […]

Food and Drink

Look Skyward in Flint Hill

I stopped by and found a sparkling clean spacious interior and a comfy dining area where welcoming smiles abound. Not only from customers savoring gourmet coffees and unique breakfast entrees, but the staff as well. […]

Washington Column

Cause to give thanks

On Child Care Learning Center’s ‘Parent Work Day,’ folks came out to help build a chicken pen for their three newly adopted hens; and local shops feature a wide array of lovely gifts for Mother’s Day. […]

Washington Column

Washington column for May 4

Hundreds flocked to town for its first Historic Garden Week tour, featuring beautiful homes and gardens, plein air paintings, some fresh from that day, and a special market by The Inn and other vendors behind the post office. […]