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. […]

Art

The Rapp for Dec. 23

A kid-friendly Rocknoceros heads for the Link in January; the Visitors Center posts its winter hours; RCCA gives $20,000 to the county for farmland preservation; Scrabble School gets a visit from a member of the family that made Rosenwald schools possible; more. […]

Art

The Rapp for Dec. 16

Del. Gilbert is the Virginia House’s new deputy majority leader; artists “Paint the Piedmont” at Sperryville’s River District Arts Collective this weekend; see more of Thomas Spande’s bright and sharp paintings at Haley Fine Arts. […]

Art

The Rapp for Dec. 9

How you can help the Sheriff’s Office continue allowing needy kids to “shop with a cop”; a quintet of up-and-coming classical brass players headlines Castleton’s holiday concert Sunday at Theatre House; local Girl Scouts keep plenty busy for Thanksgiving and Christmas. […]

Art

The Rapp for Dec. 2

We’ll see you at the Christmas parade and festival in Washington this weekend; a winning bid for a painting benefits the Shenandoah National Park Trust; the Northern Piedmont Community Foundation awards $7,500 in grants to Rappahannock nonprofits. […]

Parade director Denise Chandler with Santa in 2009.
Art

The Rapp for Nov. 4

An hour early (your clocks, overnight Saturday); a day late (our home deliveries next week, due to the Veterans Day holiday); more Washington Christmas Parade participants are welcome; order your pies now for the annual RCHS pie sale; Mitzie Young appreciates the “overwhelming” birthday wishes; the Eat Local Challenge is on. […]