Elections

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. […]

Agriculture

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. […]

Art

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. […]

Art

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. […]

Art

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. […]

Art

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. […]

Art

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. […]

Agriculture

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. […]

Agriculture

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. […]

Art

The Rapp for March 3

Kid Pan Alley is back home for songwriting residencies and a concert March 18; Cooter will be back with a “Hazzard Homecoming” in August; “Fiddler on the Roof” debuts at Belle Meade School; an aging bridge in Harris Hollow will be closed for repairs for a month starting March 14; Irish stamps will be part of the Sperryville St. Patrick’s celebration. […]

Art

The Rapp for Feb. 10

The head of the American Bird Conservancy has a talk at the library Friday; the Redds add another color to their Sunday jazz concert at the Theatre in Washington; the county’s first-responders give out their annual awards for service; memorial dinner for Christine Timbers Saturday features the Dark Hollow Boys bluegrass band. […]

Art

The Rapp for Feb. 3

Lions’ Bland Music Contest is Sunday, Feb. 6; celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King’s life; RAAC’s Friday Library lecture series features the American Bird Conservancy’s Dr. George Fenwick on Feb. 11. […]

Art

The Rapp for Jan. 20

Details of the plans on Saturday (Jan. 22) for a celebration of James D. Russell’s life; jazz guitarists at the Theatre in Washington; Civil War music Jan. 30 in Flint Hill, a Historical Society benefit; a new Eagle Scout; a new shuttle bus to Charlottesville from Culpeper and Madison; and Middle Street Gallery seeks artists for a new Spring Art Festival. […]