The Rapp

The Rapp for Nov. 15

The James Madison University Marching Royal Dukes line up for Thanksgiving; Catholic charities contribute to Food Pantry; the 1st Annual Rappahannock Trails Coalition’s Fall Family Fun Walk and Ride held on Saturday; and Bland Music Contest deadline is Dec. 14. […]

Washington Column

Washington column for Nov. 8

The Inn at Little Washington will host a luncheon and lecture series this Sunday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m. The Inn welcomes author Linda Holden for a special lecture and signing of her new book: The Gardens of Bunny Mellon; and town celebrates a birthday for the favorite centenarian. […]


Fall ‘Art Tour’ as adventure travel

This year’s visitors to the 14th Annual Fall Art Tour will be greeted at Tour Headquarters with a banner urging them to “Explore, Discover, and Experience.” These are appropriate words to describe the multidimensional offerings of this year’s event featuring 33 unique studios and 11 galleries spread across Rappahannock County. […]

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The Rapp for Nov. 1

Little Washington Christmas Parade approaches; Hinson Ford Cider & Mead launches; North Fork Thornton River westbound bridge replacement project begins; and RAAC’s “First Friday” night movie at 8 p.m. tomorrow at the Little Washington Theater is “Loving Vincent.” […]


Fall Art Tour keeps growing

Two new studios and three new galleries are joining returning artists. The Tour newcomers further enrich our Tour with distinctive art forms and display spaces. The new artists are Jen Perrot and Kat Habib at Flourish Root-Floral Studio and Steve Marquisee at the family’s new studio complex. Dwell Fine Arts, Hazel River Arts and Antiques, and Sperryville Artists Cooperative are the three new galleries on the Tour — Nov. 3-4. […]

Clark Hollow Ramblings

Clark Hollow Ramblings: For a childhood friend

Let me tell you the best thing about Louie. I do not believe there was an evil or mean bone in his body. I doubt I could find anybody to say anything negative about him. He had the best, heartiest laugh. And we laughed a lot. It didn’t matter if the joke was on Louie or on me, we laughed together. I lost track of him when he moved away to pursue his life. […]

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The Rapp for Oct. 25

The namesake of Little Washington figures prominently in the Inn at Little Washington’s first event of its book and lecture series at the Little Washington Theatre this Saturday (Oct. 27) at 11 a.m.; and The new film documentary “Forging Art” — to be screened Sunday, Nov. 11, at 3 p.m. at the Little Washington Theatre. […]


Garden Club continues 66-year tradition

Tis the season to get ready — and while you are not likely thinking about the holidays yet, the members of the Rappahannock County Garden Club surely are. The club is preparing to launch its 66th “Greens Workshop” where they make and decorate wreaths, swags, garlands and centerpieces — for sale to the community. […]