Parade director Denise Chandler with Santa in 2009.
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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. […]

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The Rapp for Oct. 14

The RCHS Quiz Bowl team gets down to work; Rappahannock artist Tom Mullany’s “Forever Endeavor” cartoon series debuts in the Rappahannock News; River District Arts has a successful open house; a Peola Mills family copes with last weekend’s late-night fire. […]

Agriculture

The Rapp for Oct. 7

Fauquier Livestock Exchange moves next week’s sales to Culpeper and reports the cause of last week’s fire appears to have been electrical; it’s harvest time at the Rappahannock County Jail; take your kids to ride and romp at the Link; Dr. Lillis will be in Washington Oct. 21 to help decode the Affordable Health Care Act. […]

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The Rapp for Sept. 30

A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Visitors Center, which has been well-visited so far; “City Island” is RAAC’s movie this Friday at the Theatre; on Saturday at the Theatre, some lovely songs by a trio of special performers; in Sperryville, Haley Fine Arts celebrates its 10th anniversary with a show by 10 artists starting on 10/10/10. […]

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The Rapp for Sept. 23

Castleton Farms fall season starts with soprano Sylvia McNair’s one-woman show, “Subject to Change,” and the Chateauville Foundation has some complementary seats set aside for those who haven’t been to the Maazels’ place yet. News on the Hoophouse for the Hungry going up at Mountain Laurel Montessori Farm School. And a weekened at a luxurious Richmond hotel is among the auction items at the “Cool Jazz for Cool Cats” RappCats fundraiser this weekend. […]

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The Rapp for Sept. 16

Headwaters Foundation executive director Toni Egger says Saturday’s 13th annual “Taste of Rappahannock” fundraiser dinner-auction-social event was the most successful start in the education-funding organization’s history. And for its Barn Dance during the Farm Tour weekend, RLEP has organized an apple dessert bake-off and a panel of (lucky) judges. […]

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The Rapp for Sept. 9

Saturday, Sept. 11 is a big day: Reynolds Baptist Church honors Rappahannock’s first-responders, Thornton Hill’s point-to-point races start the fall steeplechase season and “The Tempest” comes to the Theatre at Washington. […]

Agriculture

The Rapp for July 22

The passing of Amissville ‘cornerstone’ Paul Poling; the impressive showing of Rappahannock County’s 4-H Club at the Culpeper-Madison-Rappahannock Farm Show; a Hospice benefit July 31-Aug. 1 kicks off a new Rappahannock ‘Artisanal Wineries Trail’ […]

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The Rapp for July 15

Top basketmakers at the Culpeper-Madison-Rappahannock Farm Show; more work (and more play for you) at the Castleton Festival; local 12-and-under team heads to the state baseball tournament; and more. […]

Agriculture

The Rapp

A Rappahannock Fourth in Sperryville (and a patriotic reading in Washington), plus news of two wineries’ achievements with Google and the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. […]