The Rapp for March 24

Kevin H. Adams
Ginger Hill Farm by Kevin H. Adams,
24 x 30, oil on canvas Kevin H. Adams

Pat Whorton is retiring

Courtesy Farm Bureau
Pat Whorton Courtesy Farm Bureau

Anyone who knows Pat Whorton is invited to an open house at the Rappahannock County Farm Bureau on March 31 to say ‘thank you’ to Pat who is retiring after 34 years of service as an insurance agent. Refreshments will be provided at the 2-5 p.m., open house at 11929 Lee Highway, Sperryville.

Foothills Forum is meeting

The Foothills Forum board and advisors will hold their monthly meeting on Thursday, March 31 from 10 a.m., to 11 a.m., in the 4-H Conference Room, second floor, above Tula’s Restaurant at 311 Gay Street,  in Little Washington. The meeting is open to the public.

Fourth Friday is not meeting

Due to the holiday weekend, the monthly Rappahannock News coffee-with-the-newspaper gathering is taking a break this month. We’ll see you in April.   

Learn how to be an actor

The Forge Studios co-founder Ron Newcomb and professional actor Ken Arnold are holding a film-acting seminar on Saturday, March 26 at 5 p.m., for both new and experienced actors who want to learn the basics of acting in film. A networking event follows. Registration closes March 24.

Rappahannock residents can register at!acting-seminar-discount/c18ty. For non-residents, go to!acting-seminar/c23xe.

The seminar is $50 for Rappahannock residents and $75 for others. The Forge Studios is at 567 Mt. Salem Ave., Suite 2, in Little Washington. For more information about Forge, call (540) 227-5118 or visit

New exhibit opens at Gay Street Gallery

A new exhibition opens Saturday, April 2 at the Gay Street Gallery with paintings by Chris Liberti and Kevin H. Adams and glassware by Diana Branscome. There will be a reception with the artists in the Fountain Courtyard from 4-7 p.m. Narmada Winery will be pouring and light refreshments will be served. This is Charlotte-based artist Liberti’s first exhibition in Rappahannock County. The ethereal glass creations of Virginia-based Branscome are usually formed from recycled glass. The gallery is located at 337 Gay Street.

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