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The Rapp for April 12

Word has it Happy Camper Equipment Co. in Sperryville will have a soft opening the day of the Great Rubber Duck Race Down the Mighty Thornton River; and Hearthstone School is inviting the community to the performance, “The Flood of Kindness, Inspired by Hurricane Katrina,” based on a book by De’Ante Webster. […]

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The Rapp for April 5

The 46th running of the Old Dominion Hounds Point-to-Point is all set for this Saturday at Ben Venue; Rapp Nature Camp is holding a series of nature education outings for adults this year; and the “Portrait of Wendi” has found a home at the library. […]

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The Rapp for March 15

Hats off to Rappahannock Electric Cooperative and more than 200 additional linemen who restored power to the county; and “Irish Chef Patron Patrick O’Connell” teams with renowned Irish chef as part of the Inn’s 40th anniversary. […]

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The Rapp for March 1

Prize money offered at Old Dominion Hounds Point-to-Point this year; “The Magic Duel” duo perform at Little Washington Theatre; and renowned Vanderbilt University Chorale will perform a special concert at Castleton this Saturday. […]

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The Rapp for Feb. 15

Businesses of Rappahannock will have its quarterly networking event at Gadino Cellars next Tuesday; and Dietlinde Maazel returns to Castleton to co-star with American tenor Tyler Nelson in “Rainer Maria Rilke and the Shadow of Auguste Rodin.”  […]

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The Rapp for Feb. 8

Rappahannock won on Jeopardy; Ben Mason releases fourth album; Local film wins London trailer award; Bland Music Contest is up to 17 — nearly double last year’s group of nine; and local artist featured at D.C. gallery. […]

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The Rapp for Feb. 1

Headwaters foundation celebrates 20th anniversary with 20 scholarships for RCHS alumni; 5th congressional district candidate will hold a public meet-and-greet at Headmaster’s Pub this evening, Thursday, Feb 1, at 6 p.m. […]

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The Rapp for Jan. 25

Rappahannock County native Lt. Colonel Gary T. Settle was sworn in last Thursday as Superintendent of the Virginia State Police; Fourth Estate Friday at Country Cafe and Narmada Winery mourns loss of their founder. […]

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The Rapp for Jan. 18

Rapp Democratic Committee elect new officers; Gadino Cellars share auction proceeds with Rapp Food Pantry; local kitchen designer Sandra Brannock recognized by Kitchen and Bath Design News magazine; and the historic State Theatre building in Culpeper on auction Tuesday, Jan. 23. […]

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The Rapp for Jan. 11

Winter and snow are here but so is the drought; Front Royal awarded development grant from outgoing governor; Rapp-Rapidan shuttle to Charlottesville; and Agriculture Department targets invasive beach weeds. […]

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The Rapp for Jan. 4

It’s been cold, but be prepared for extreme cold; the Theatre at Washington on Gay Street goes all out for MLK remembrance; The Rappahannock Resources Roundtable meets Jan. 12 for a discussion about the status of health in the county. […]

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The Rapp for Dec. 21

Welcome the winter and the holidays; Pastor John Burke celebrates his 89th birthday with his final sermon on the Christmas Eve; Boxing Day benefit at Pen Druid Brewery with “Rehabahannock” t-shirts on offer next door. […]

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The Rapp for Dec. 14

Get in the holiday spirit with the Celtic Christmas Concert at Castleton Sunday, Dec. 17; details for Governor-elect Ralph Northam’s swearing in ceremony; and fear not the mysterious helicopter buzzing around Shenandoah Park. […]

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The Rapp for Dec. 7

The Christmas in Little Washington parade is this Sunday, Dec. 10.; Washington post office’s real estate agent comes to town; commuting to Big Washington has new expedient toll lanes, and it’s not cheap; Paulie the parrot gets a clean bill of health; and it’s the Artisan Trail’s Second Saturday. […]

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The Rapp for Nov. 30

Boutique outfitters coming to Sperryville; Reynolds Memorial Baptist Church clergy attend safety training; and First Friday cinema features a Mongolian female fighting to become the first eagle hunter in twelve generations. […]