The Rapp for March 8

Civil War painterly photos at Middle Street and a benefit art show in Madison; update on AT&T cell towers and Piedmont Broadband plans; the annual county cleanup is underway; Angus news around the county. […]


The Rapp for March 1

Haydn and Mozart at the Theatre in Washington; “J. Edgar” is this month’s RAAC movie; author Ed Dolnick speaks at the Library; find out if your antique is trash or treasure March 10. […]

Adult Education

The Rapp for Feb. 23

Fourth (Estate) Friday at Thornton River Grille; music by Haydn and Mozart at the Theatre’s last Smithsonian concert of the season; “J. Edgar” comes to town; an improvisation workshop. […]


The Rapp column for Dec. 29

Virginia’s First Lady awards the Castleton Festival one of her “Opportunity Seal of Approval” awards; RAAC’s Friday night movies resume Jan. 6 with “Midnight in Paris”; the Visitors Center prepares for winter hibernation. […]


The Rapp for Aug. 4

A candidate update from Bill Fletcher’s place and the Democrats monthly meet-up . . . A photography contest in Rappahannock . . . the end of an era as the Chapmans leave for Lexington. […]


The Rapp for July 28

New slogans (or maybe not), an Angus Show award for a young Sperryville woman, Ballard’s summer sale ends Saturday, amazing vegetable-growing news, pretty good peach-growing news, and the Piedmont claims another Soap Box Derby champion. […]


The Rapp for April 28

Upcoming events: Poetry to make the Civil War personal; all the “Proof” you need at RAAC Theatre; another Sperryville “Renaissance”; and a two-course Food Pantry benefit in Washington. […]


The Rapp for April 21

Rappahannock’s chief deputy is running for Culpeper sheriff; Fodderstack 10K and Miss Rappahannock crown their winners, despite the weather; a Celtic celebration of spring; jazz at the Theatre. […]


The Rapp for April 14

Local artists at Gallery 251; art, music and the annual Fodderstack, Miss Rappahannock, Celtic music and more in Washington and Sperryville; a monumental Picasso recreation at Wakefield; gold for Gray Ghost. […]


The Rapp for March 31

Del. Clay Athey is departing but his House district — and open seat — might be arriving in Rappahannock; Cooter finishes symphony; Reagan Day is April 30; play (or work) for free in the park April 16-24. […]


The Rapp for March 24

Shenandoah National Park wants ambassadors; RAAC wants artists (and vaunts them on a new Web site feature); “The Fighter” is the movie at the Theatre April 1; “Straight Talk” for students and parents; a class project is searching for alumni of Rosenwald schools. […]


The Rapp for March 17

Lions’ music contest winners; a new 4-H horse club; Headwaters goes ahead with after-school program plans; workshops on dealing with conflict; an artists and galleries tour application deadline. […]


The Rapp for March 10

Micro-climate blues in Bean Hollow; it’s Miss Rappahannock time again; a holistic farming field tour in Sperryvile; time to clean up Rappahannock’s roads and streams; everything old is fun again at the Antiques Appraisal. […]