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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.
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.
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.
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.
The Rapp for April 13

It's Yeaster time in Sperryville and pizza time at the new Rappahannock Pizza Kitchen, plus special events at the library and in the park.
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 16

Winter finally arrives, a bit late; Four of the five County Board of Supervisors are holding a public forum Monday night in Castleton; and updates on MADD's after prom plans.
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.”
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.
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.
The Rapp for Feb. 16

RappCats is having a fundraiser at Griffin Tavern Friday evening (Feb. 17) from 7 to 9 p.m.; and last Saturday night former NBC meteorologist and local, Bob Ryan, recorded a wind gust of 58 mph atop Bessie Mountain.
The Rapp for Feb. 9

Friday's “Fake News " lecture moves from library to Washington Theatre; Saturday the first stones are laid for mountain people memorial; a young local actress is heading to the UK film competition; and burn restrictions in effect.
The Rapp for Feb. 2

MacPhersons withdraw application; pianist Joel Fan at the Theatre; groundbreaking ‘Rattlesnake’ play at Castleton; Trinity’s new ministry; and the feel the country heat.