Adult Education

The Rapp for Sept. 8

An artists’ tour, Stone Hill theater and how the Smithsonian Chamber Music Society found its way to Little Washington 25 years ago (and regularly ever since, including this coming Sunday). […]

By Roger Piantadosi/Rappahannock News
Opinion Column

Theater on the rocks

This summer the stone-maestro himself, John Henry, entered the playwriting lists as the author of “Arguing with God,” set for an encore performance Sept. 11 at Henry’s amphitheater near Flint Hill. […]


Rising above it

Preparing for the Sept. 11 encore production of John Henry’s “Arguing with God” is Travis Brown, of Washington, D.C., shown here on a hydraulic crane known as a cherry-picker. […]

Fire and Rescue

Meetings and notices for July 21

The Town of Washington Planning Commission meets 7 p.m. Monday (July 25) at town hall to continue the comprehensive plan review. The Rappahannock County Board of Zoning Appeals’ July meeting is cancelled, as there are no […]


The Rapp for June 2

The outdoor performance and world premiere of Rappahannock resident John Henry’s “Arguing with God” is now set for 5 p.m. this Sunday (June 5) • Pen Druid in the headlines • Middleton Inn & Foster Harris receive rave reviews from TripAdvisor • Kid Pan Alley’s latest: Nature-inspired song and art. […]


The Rapp for May 19

Devin Day’s Tony-nominated adventures in NYC; Joe Whited’s other Washington will have to wait; Culpeper Medical’s ‘A’ for safety; RAAC sees ‘RED’; and more in this week’s The Rapp. […]


As the world turns and the stones speak…

Sex! Violence! War! Beheadings! Genocide! Climate change! All that and more, here in pastoral, otherwise peaceful Rappahannock County — at 5 p.m. Sunday, June 5, at Stone Hill Amphitheater in Flint Hill, for the world premiere of John Henry’s “Arguing with God.” […]


Of stones and words

Rappahannock County is blessed with an abundance of interesting individuals doing interesting things, often not widely known. In the interest of community-sharing and in the first of an occasional series, Rappahannock News’ Walter Nicklin does a Q&A with Flint Hill’s John Henry. […]

By C. Scott Willis via Castleton Festival

Castleton Festival goes on ‘hiatus’

The Castleton Festival, created by the late Maestro Lorin Maazel, announced Wednesday (Jan. 20) a “temporary hiatus” of its summer 2016 season, citing the need to “build a solid financial foundation for the Festival for continued growth in future years.” […]