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The Rapp for Aug. 24

Meet the Rapp staff for Fourth Estate Friday at Country Cafe; RCPS seeking public information officer; former school super Dr. Blair heads to C’ville for new endeavor; and Camp Fantastic celebrates 35 years. […]

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The Rapp for August 17

Take the Lord Fairfax CC criteria survey for their new president; Gay St. Gallery hosts artist reception on Saturday for new exhibit: and countdown begins for Tuesday’s solar eclipse phenomenon. […]

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The Rapp for August 10

The stars (moon, sun and celluloid) are all aligning in the county this month; Shenandoah Park readies for the long-awaited 2017 solar eclipse; “Virginia Is For Film Lovers” features Mary’s Rock Tunnel; and an acclaimed landscape photographer hosts a public program this Saturday. […]

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The Rapp for August 3

Local furniture maker Peter Kramer received national recognition as a winner of the 2017 American Craft Week’s “Second Acts;” and local bestselling author, Marianne Clyde, has just published a groundbreaking new book, “Zentivity.” […]

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The Rapp for July 27

Deputy’s first night is a life-saving endeavor; Fourth Estate Friday offers free coffee and conversation at Country Cafe; Volunteers needed this weekend at Shenandoah National Park to help rid meddlesome Russian weed. […]

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The Rapp for July 20

Virginia spirits are climbing high, record numbers in wine production, craft brewing; and RAAC Community Theatre is seeking Orwellian pigs and Albion dragons for fall and holiday productions. […]

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The Rapp for July 13

Jim Reston’s “Galileo’s Torch”, which inaugurated John Henry’s amphitheater in June 2014, is returning to Rappahannock County as the featured event of the Castleton Festival with three weekend performances, Friday through Sunday, July 28, 29, and 30. […]

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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. […]