Food and Drink

Giving through bottles of wine

The wine’s label depicts Whiteoak Canyon and Falls, just around the bend from DuCard, in the style of 1930’s era posters that were commissioned for the western National Parks. DuCard has obtained the exclusive rights to use this iconic image from former park ranger and longtime enthusiast Doug Leen. […]


‘Odyssey’ a state winner

Budding playwright Grace Raiford, a rising 11th grader at Rappahannock County High School, recently submitted the script for her original one-act play, “The Odyssey of Timothy and Peter,” to the statewide “New Voices for the Theater” playwright competition. […]

The Rapp

The Rapp for April 12

Word has it Happy Camper Equipment Co. in Sperryville will have a soft opening the day of the Great Rubber Duck Race Down the Mighty Thornton River; and Hearthstone School is inviting the community to the performance, “The Flood of Kindness, Inspired by Hurricane Katrina,” based on a book by De’Ante Webster. […]


Meet Elsa, your new best friend

Hey, everybody! I’m from Florida and my name is Elsa. I’m a 1-year-old Terrier mix and I weigh 30 pounds. I’m the last of the dogs who came to RAWL after the hurricane. Being a terrier I am sassy, opinionated and stubborn and thus need an owner who is smarter than I am. […]

Food and Drink

Huge turnout for ‘Yeaster’ feaster

Several thousand festival-goers emerging from winter hibernation into bright sunshine descended on Sperryville last Saturday for spectacular Yeaster celebration offerings of roasted lamb and oysters, grilled veggies and breads, spicy brats and fermentables — and of course barrels of craft beer and other libations. […]