The Rapp for Sept. 30

A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Visitors Center, which has been well-visited so far; “City Island” is RAAC’s movie this Friday at the Theatre; on Saturday at the Theatre, some lovely songs by a trio of special performers; in Sperryville, Haley Fine Arts celebrates its 10th anniversary with a show by 10 artists starting on 10/10/10. […]

Horse/Equine News

Hunt clubs consider merger

Two of Virginia’s oldest foxhunt clubs, the Old Dominion Hounds and the Rappahannock Hunt, are considering a merger, according to hunt officials. Through an agreement between ODH joint-masters Gus Forbush and Margret “Douglas” Wise and […]


It was a busy week . . .

It’s been a busy, event-packed couple of weeks in not-so-sleepy Rappahannock, and the immediate future shows no signs of a slowdown. Here we have a few photos of the past week’s goings-on, including the 2nd […]

Crime & Courts

Sheriff’s Report for Sept. 30

The Rappahannock County Sheriff’s Office responded to more than 250 calls for assistance this past week (through midday Monday), ranging from security checks and suspicious vehicles to reports of theft, fires and accidents. A deputy […]


Washington Column for Sept. 30

Friends and family attend services for the late James J. Kilpatrick at Trinity Episcopal Church; Middleton Inn prepares for Friday’s “Cool Jazz for Cool Cats” music-and-auction night to benefit RappCats, the local organization that looks after homeless cats. […]


Balalaika is back!

The Washington Balalaika Society Orchestra returns to the Theatre at Washington to perform on Saturday, Oct. 9. The concert begins at 8. The orchestra will play Russian and Eastern European folk and classical music characterized […]

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Happy birthday, 4-H

From contributed reports The 4-H organization has been schooling youth on the basics of farm life for 108 years. But it also offers a comprehensive curriculum that covers science and technology, career and economic education, […]