The Rapp for May 24

Fourth Estate meetings will resume in June; Paul Reisler and friends to appear at Airlie; 4H sponsors jr. master gardner program; Theatre update on June 1 movie and guitarist Laurence Juber; and the Thrift Store in Little Washington showcases our community’s “synergy.” […]


The Rapp for May 17

Miss Rappahannock, Relay for Life and more this weekend; Pennsylvania bluegrass at the Theatre; how to learn more about Future Farming and invasive plants; another mural shaped in Flint Hill and shipped out; “students” return to Scrabble; a Father’s Day folk date. […]


The Rapp for May 3

An “open-eye meditation” at Confluent Gallery; pianist Audrey Andrist plays it again (Schumann’s “Carnaval”) Sunday at the Theatre; your award could be a reward for your mom at the Inn at Little Washington; award-winning filmmakers in town this weekend to make a 48-hour impression; a new Junior Master Gardener Club. […]


The Rapp for April 26

Fourth (Estate) Friday; internationally known pianist Audrey Andrist at the Theatre; “The Decendants” at RAAC’s movie night; time to start planning for the fall’s Farm Tour; turning wine into gold and more. […]

Ann Currie Shedding Light

The Rapp for April 19

Besides the Fodderstack . . . Scared of a little rain? Old football injury? Have an even better excuse for not running in Saturday’s Fodderstack 10K, which finishes in Washington? Don’t hide away in shame. […]


The Rapp for April 12

Spring arts popping up, including this weekend at Middle Street/River District Arts (along with oysters and wine), another take on pre-Shenandoah National Park local history; Molasses Creek is coming back to the Theatre; grants to help Scrabble School tell its story; the RCHS band’s annual Coffee House. […]


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. […]