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Washington column for March 14

This past Sunday afternoon at Trinity Church, more than 100 people had the most memorable experience listening to Lin Barnes and Allison Hampton playing Celtic music; Country Cafe is having St. Patrick’s Irish-inspired food March 16.; Washington VFD All You Can Eat Ham and Oyster Dinner on Saturday March 30; and remember, Spring just around the bend! […]

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The Rapp for March 14

Quièvremont Winery hosts special concert with Lipbone Redding; all that rain leads to worst year for vineyards in 33 years; Sperryville’s own John MacPherson of Three Blacksmiths up for RAMMY restaurant award; RAAC Community Theatre presents the hilarious and beloved comedy “Harvey.” […]


Meet your new best friend, KC

My name is KC and I am a typical puppy, that is to say cute, cute, cute! I am a young, happy girl, about 10 to 12 weeks old, and a German Shepherd/Pitbull mix. I’m very social and love other dogs, cats, and of course humans. I’m close to being housebroken and am working hard at it. If you’d like to meet me I’d like to meet you. Please come visit and ask for “Cutie Pie.” […]

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Washington column for March 7

Gay Street Gallery’s newest exhibition opens Saturday, March 23. Featured at the Washington gallery will be paintings by Staunton-based Elizabeth Geiger; Jeffrey Cooper, a Maryland-based artist who has chosen to work in wood; and Kevin Adams, the gallery’s resident artist, who unveils new work from Virginia and his travels elsewhere. […]

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The Rapp for March 7

Virginia State Police Superintendent and Rapp native Col. Gary T. Settle to speak at annual Friends of Scouting Breakfast; a large recruitment drive is underway for members of the public will join the all-volunteer fire and rescue companies; the PATH Foundation is hosting a free community forum with former NBA player Chris Herren; and Second Saturday event listings. […]


Brendan Martyn shines in student film

Brendan and his long-time film partner Tyler Spaid, another USC student, won top awards for best performance and best director in the school’s Campus Movie Fest competition, beating out 200 other entries. Brendan and Tyler will attend the national competition in Atlanta in May. […]


Magic of Shenandoah Valley comes to Middle Street Gallery

Four members of the Middle Street Gallery in Washington are joining forces in March to show their paintings of the Shenandoah Valley. There will be a reception at the gallery from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. this Saturday, Mar. 2. Jane Forth’s encaustic paintings, Marilyn Hayes’s encaustic monotypes, Katrina Ann Marcey’s oil paintings, and Phyllis Northup’s watercolors show the natural landscapes of the Valley. […]

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Washington column for Feb. 28

Ecumenical Community Lenten Series, will begin on Wednesday evening, March 13, and continue through the next four Wednesday evenings; Linn Barnes and Allison Hampton present Celtic Music, “Celebrating St. Patrick” on Sunday, March 10 at Trinity Episcopal Church; and Game Day at Fellowship Hall at Washington Baptist Church Saturday, March 2. […]

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The Rapp for Feb. 28

Update on Lone Star tick that causes meat allergy;
Congressman Denver Riggleman’s Mobile Office in Rappahannock next Tuesday, March 5; National bluegrass favorite Circa Blue tickets available for upcoming show at Little Washington Theatre; and modern weed so strong it’s sending people to the ER. […]


Best-selling romance authors flocking to county for ‘Romancing Rappahannock’

Nation’s top romance authors for “Romancing Rappahannock,” taking place Thursday, Feb. 28 through Saturday, March 2 at Greenfield Inn Bed & Breakfast in Washington, in collaboration with Katy Regnery, New York Times and USA Today best-selling author, is the creating force behind the fun-filled, two-day fan immersion event with nine best-selling romance writers. […]

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Washington column for Feb. 21

The Rappahannock Historical Society and Happy Camper Equipment present Wonders of the Appalachian Trail in Virginia at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 3, at the Sperryville Fire Department. Come hike with Lauralee Bliss as she takes you along the 600 miles of the Appalachian Trail in Virginia and Shenandoah National Park. […]