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The Rapp for July 6

Middle Street’s beeswax-inspired exhibit develops a buzz; WCDS’s students dig deep on a summer program; Broadband committee meet Monday; and it’s a big Second Saturday for the Artisan Trail. […]

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The Rapp for June 29

The fourth annual Give Local Piedmont campaign raised $211,032 for 33 local nonprofits; Rapp News hosts Fourth Estate Friday at the Country Cafe; artist Kevin Adams has returns from his painting residence at Shenandoah. […]

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The Rapp for June 22

Details on Sperryville VFD’s annual 4th of July Celebration; CLCC’s Peter Pan Garden Party; RappCats mosaic workshop; and The Nethers Hot Club music video audition, in this week’s Rapp. […]

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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. […]

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The Rapp for May 25

Fourth Estate Friday at Country Cafe; “Republic For Which We Stand” premieres Sunday at Stone Hill Amphitheater; RCHS seniors raising funds to improve county park; and Food Pantry gets a special delivery. […]

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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. […]

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The Rapp for May 11

Hero emerges from torrential rain and rescues woman and dog from sinking car; former B&B proprietors purchase site for new restaurant; and the county’s Artisan Trail ‘Second Saturday’ tour is this weekend. […]

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The Rapp for May 4

The August Georges shop had a lovely picnic last Sunday; FOIA training session on May 10; Lions Club celebrated their Charter Night; Sperryville gets an emergency landline public phone; and Tuesday is Give Local Piedmont annual day of giving. […]

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The Rapp for April 26

The OCEAN Celtic Quartet appears this Saturday at the Little Washington Theatre; Fourth Estate Friday at Sperryville Trading Cafe; “Give Local Piedmont” — a day of giving this Tuesday; and RAAC Theatre perform Tom Stoppard’s “Arcadia” next week. […]

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The Rapp for April 6

Rappahannock Democrats’ brunch sets record numbers; Old Dominion Hounds Point-to-Point races are this Saturday at Ben Venue Farm; and this Saturday is the Open Door Tour for the Artisan Trail. […]


The Rapp for March 30

“Photographs of Italy” opens this Saturday at Middle St. Gallery; and the play “Galileo’s Torch,” originally performed at Stonehill Farm, will have a concert performance this evening (March 30) in Washington, D.C. at the Folger Shakespeare Theatre. […]


The Rapp for March 23

The News hosts its monthly Fourth Estate Friday discussion at Sperryville Trading Cafe & Market Friday morning, Kid Pan Alley is featured in Julie Andrew’s new Netflix series and more in this week’s The Rapp. […]


The Rapp for March 9

PEC’s resources for farmland seekers and landowners; the Artisan Trail’s doors are open this Saturday; this Friday at the Library, a former NASA scientist speaks on “How to Age Better and Other Space Stories.” […]

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The Rapp for March 2

Broadband still needs a decent download; The Inn celebrates another five stars; Sperryville Rescue hosts a blood drive Saturday; Rapp at Home links golf with fundraising; and the RCES kids are a-cooking. […]

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The Rapp for Feb. 23

Rapp Biz Link networking event today (Feb. 23) from 5 to 7 p.m. at Headmaster’s Pub; it’s Fourth Estate Friday on Feb. 24 at 9 a.m. at the Country Cafe; a 17th century haiku poem features at Middle Street Gallery. […]