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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.” […]

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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. […]

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The Rapp for Oct. 18

Influential Washington Post restaurant critic Tom Sietsema named Three Blacksmiths among the Top 10 best restaurants in the entire Washington metropolitan region; and the 9th Annual Stone Hill Costume Spectacle will be held Saturday, Oct. 27, at 3 p.m. in Flint Hill. […]

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The Rapp for Oct. 11

Boxwood blight has arrived, learn how you can prevent the spread; get ready to doe-si-doe at community square dance on Saturday, Oct. 20; and check out the video promoting the the 14th Annual Fall Art Tour on Nov. 3 and 4 with Artists of Rappahannock. […]

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The Rapp for Oct. 4

This weekend several properties in the county will be open to visitors as part of the National Solar Tour; Rev. Sanford Reaves Jr., has been recognized for his service to church, community and family; and check out details for this Second Saturday tour. […]

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The Rapp for Sept. 27

Join Rapp News at the Country cafe Friday morning for Fourth (Estate) Friday; the Rappahannock County Annual Farm Tour is this weekend; 12th Annual Ride to Thrive Polo Classic this Saturday; and Rappahannock Lions Club apple butter sale this weekend outside Quicke Mart and points beyond. […]

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The Rapp for Sept. 20

Autumn is near and there are many of events to fill your fun-filled Fall calendar. Friday: RappCats annual fundraiser Saturday: free admission at Shenandoah Park Saturday, and 12th Annual 5K Fun Run at WCDS. Next weekend, Sept. 29 and 30: Rappahannock County Annual Farm Tour. […]

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The Rapp for Sept. 13

The jury is out on how much Hurricane Florence will impact Rappahannock County, but nobody is taking any chances. The annual Rough Ride is cancelled and Saturday’s Kid Pan Alley “FunRaiser” is postponed, as well as numerous county government proceedings. Please check with the organizers for updates. […]

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The Rapp for Sept. 6

Headwaters hosts the 21st Taste of Rappahannock this Saturday; join cyclists of all ages and ability levels at the 22nd annual Rappahannock Rough Ride on Sept. 15; join Paul Reisler of Kid Pan Alley, Dietlinde Maazel of Castleton Festival and Ysaÿe M. Barnwell Sept. 28-20 for a weekend songwriting and community; and check out the events for this Second Saturday. […]

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The Rapp for Aug. 30

Get ready for festive crowds this holiday weekend, especially in the county seat of Washington, where the Inn at Little Washington on Sunday hosts its much anticipated INNstock and it’s greeted with much pride and LOVE; and politics takes two center stages on Sept. 5 with a congressional candidate forum and a much-anticipated supervisors meeting. […]

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The Rapp for Aug. 23

Join us this Sunday for a community forum on the takeaways from a series on the Rappahannock’s economy — past, present, future; Virginia Tech gives lowdown on stink bugs, but new ones are in town; and members of Rappahannock Electric Cooperative receive scammer phone calls for supposed overdue bills. […]

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The Rapp for Aug. 16

Businesses of Rappahannock is establishing bus service throughout the county for IALW’s Labor Day’s INNstock celebration; Elizabeth “Betsy” Popp has been selected as Shenandoah National Park’s August Artist-in-Residence; and PEC’s 2018 photo contest deadline is Sept. 30th. […]

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The Rapp for Aug. 9

Park’s Night Sky Festival starts Friday; “The Post” Film-TalkBack make-up event on Saturday led by former Post ombudsman and a First Amendment attorney; RAAC Theatre holding auditions for Christmas play Aug. 24; and Smoot murder case goes to trial Aug 15. […]

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The Rapp for Aug. 2

Rapp EMS services drilled to perfection; a reminder that VDOT will close the Whorton Hollow Road bridge (Route 626, Rock Mills Road) over the Thornton River for about six weeks starting this Monday; and Cedar Mountain celebrates 156th Anniversary. […]

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The Rapp for July 26

It’s Fourth Estate Friday at the Country Cafe Friday, coffee and chat with Rapp News staff; Smithsonian’s Conservation Biology Institute welcome seven cheetah cubs; and Path Foundation awards a $24,150 “Make it Happen” grant to RLEP. […]

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The Rapp for July 19

Sheriff Compton presented Sgt. Matthew Cody Dodson with a special lifesaving commendation; PATH Foundation awards two additional grants totaling almost $47,000; Lions Clubf BBQ celebrates incoming Lions President Dave Shiff; and RAAC Theatre reads“Arsenic and Old Lace” on Sunday, August 5. […]

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The Rapp for July 12

Iranian-American guitarist, Shahin Shahida, and his band perform at Castleton this Saturday; RAAC Film-TalkBack make-up date for “The Post,” on Aug. 11; Congressional candidates Leslie Cockburn and Denver Riggleman political debate set for Sept. 5; and get details for this Second Saturday’s events. […]

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The Rapp for July 5

County Administrator walks the walk, of the trail; wedding bells ring in Castleton; Virginia says: 225 million pounds of apples a year; Sen. Kaine in support of semi-legal high; and County 4-H Livestock Club gears up for farm show. […]

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The Rapp for June 28

Recently, at the RAAC Theater, 16 artists and organizations were formally presented with 2018 Claudia Mitchell Arts Funds grant checks from RAAC totaling $49k; chat and jive with the Rapp staff at Country Cafe this Friday morning; and it’s deadline time for the Census of Agriculture questionnaire. […]