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Washington column for Nov. 9

The Washington VFD recently visited the Child Care and Learning Center (CCLC) to allow the children explore their emergency vehicles and try on the firefighter suits; and the community is saddened by the death of a dear friend, Ellen Mustoe, who passed away on Saturday, Nov. 4. […]

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Washington column for Nov. 2

From January 20-March 26, Gay Street Gallery will host an exhibition dedicated to the work of the our own Shenandoah National Park Artist in Residence Kevin H. Adams. The Park annually issues a national call for applications and Kevin was selected by this year’s jury. He spent two weeks painting in the Park in June. […]

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Washington column for Oct. 12

A dream team of chefs, Patrick O’Connell of The Inn, Pineapple and Pearl’s Aaron Silverman, and Minibar’s José Andrés create a once-in-a-lifetime dining experience at the Oct. 17 Michelin Guide’s 2018 ratings for Washington DC-area restaurants. Proceeds to benefit Puerto Rico disaster relief. […]

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Washington column for Sept. 21

The town readies for this weekend’s Farm Tour; Rappcats kicks off Cause for Paws raffle; silk scarves that elegantly emulate “All Things Rappahannock” will be available at The Inn’s special market on Sunday. Get there before noon to be eligible for the Inn’s gift basket giveaway. […]

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Washington column for Sept. 14

Last Thursday, the preschoolers at Child Care Learning Center, (CCLC) paid a visit to the Rappahannock Food Pantry and its director who creates miracles for our community, surprised the children with a yummy take home treat. […]

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Washington column for Aug. 31

The Norman family came together at the Rappahannock Park last Sunday for their annual family reunion, and have been for 50 years; St. Peter’s is collecting money for the victims of a mudslide in Sierra Leone; and Firehouse Treasures Thrift is holding its Summer 50 Percent Off Clearance on Sept. 2. […]

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Washington column for Aug. 24

Child Care Learning Center in Washington this week welcomes new students to their preschool/child care, while introducing them to a new “teacher” named Jub Jub, the iguana; and R.H. Ballard’s new exhibit features Virginia artist Rob Browning. […]

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Washington column for August 17

Plenty is happening in September, like a Second Friday series talk by former White House National Coordinator for Security, Richard A. Clarke; the Rappahannock Historical Society annual meeting; and the Retired Teachers Association meets, followed by a tour of the Jones farm. […]

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Washington Column for August 3

It’s the ‘dog days of summer’ and folks need AC, a gal’s trip to Atlantic City that is; and Friday is CCLC’s end-of-the-summer-last-blast with a large water slide, snow cones, fun activities for all ages, lunch and more. […]

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Washington column for July 27

RAAC Theatre’s open “Harvey” reading attracts over 35 eager thespians; the county’s most exclusive bees, arachnids and other insects check in to the Inn’s new 12-room bug hotel; and Ballard’s annual rug clearance sale ends July 30. […]

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Washington column for July 13

If you ever have had a desire to get up on the stage and participate in a production, now is your chance. Enjoy a free ‘public reading’ of Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy play “Harvey” at RAAC Theatre, July 23. […]

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Washington column for July 6

Kevin Adams, 2017 Artist in Residence for Shenandoah National Park, unveils one of his 40 paintings from his two-week park excursion; and Ellen Mustoe has returns from a mission trip to Eagle Butte, S.D., among the Lakota Indians. […]

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Ms. Hayden’s new adventure

Long-serving Inn PR director, Rachel Hayden, sets out for a new adventure; RappRocks summer craze is here; get an early start on the 4th holiday this Saturday with the American Festival Concert at Avon Hall. […]

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4 Diamonds, 4 Sale

The venerable and four-diamond awarded Middleton Inn is up for sale; July 8 in the grand opening of the Firehouse Treasures Thrift Shop; and butterfly identification training this Saturday at the Washington Fire Hall. […]