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The Rapp for Dec. 20

Nearby ski resorts are blanketed with snow and ready for the holidays; Pen Druid Brewing will host its 4th Annual Boxing Day Food Pantry Fundraiser & Celebration with the Gold Top County Ramblers; and Amissville resident Angela Lloyd is among judges for this winter’s 143rd Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City. […]

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The Rapp for Dec. 13

Did you know that every online purchase this holiday season you make from Amazon and Walmart benefits Rappahannock County fire and rescue squads; Sperryville-based Copper Fox Distillery has launched new branding and packaging for existing products; and Nutcracker Suite returns to Castleton this Sunday. […]

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The Rapp for Dec. 6

A Sperryville Volunteer Rescue Squad ambulance, its siren blaring as it rolled south on Route 522 between Woodville and Scrabble, collided with a vehicle pulling out of Fox Creek Lane; and Rappahannock resident Cliff Mumm, one of the world’s foremost disaster rebuilding experts, will be the Second Friday speaker Dec. 14 at the County Library. […]

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The Rapp for Nov. 29

Food Pantry gives thanks to the giving volunteers; chat with the staff of Rapp News Friday morning; Griffin Tavern fundraiser this Friday; and check out event listings for the Rappahannock County Artisan Trail “Second Saturday” holiday edition. […]

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The Rapp for Nov. 22

Check out what stores are open for Thanksgiving; George Washington Carver High School Alumni dinner this Saturday; Farm Tour announce its official non-profit 501(c)3 status ; details on bear hunting; RappU seeking Sperryville Schoolhouse memorabilia; and beware of leaded moonshine. […]

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The Rapp for Nov. 15

The James Madison University Marching Royal Dukes line up for Thanksgiving; Catholic charities contribute to Food Pantry; the 1st Annual Rappahannock Trails Coalition’s Fall Family Fun Walk and Ride held on Saturday; and Bland Music Contest deadline is Dec. 14. […]

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The Rapp for Nov. 1

Little Washington Christmas Parade approaches; Hinson Ford Cider & Mead launches; North Fork Thornton River westbound bridge replacement project begins; and RAAC’s “First Friday” night movie at 8 p.m. tomorrow at the Little Washington Theater is “Loving Vincent.” […]

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The Rapp for Oct. 25

The namesake of Little Washington figures prominently in the Inn at Little Washington’s first event of its book and lecture series at the Little Washington Theatre this Saturday (Oct. 27) at 11 a.m.; and The new film documentary “Forging Art” — to be screened Sunday, Nov. 11, at 3 p.m. at the Little Washington Theatre. […]

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The Rapp for Oct. 18

Influential Washington Post restaurant critic Tom Sietsema named Three Blacksmiths among the Top 10 best restaurants in the entire Washington metropolitan region; and the 9th Annual Stone Hill Costume Spectacle will be held Saturday, Oct. 27, at 3 p.m. in Flint Hill. […]

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The Rapp for Oct. 11

Boxwood blight has arrived, learn how you can prevent the spread; get ready to doe-si-doe at community square dance on Saturday, Oct. 20; and check out the video promoting the the 14th Annual Fall Art Tour on Nov. 3 and 4 with Artists of Rappahannock. […]

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The Rapp for Oct. 4

This weekend several properties in the county will be open to visitors as part of the National Solar Tour; Rev. Sanford Reaves Jr., has been recognized for his service to church, community and family; and check out details for this Second Saturday tour. […]

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The Rapp for Sept. 27

Join Rapp News at the Country cafe Friday morning for Fourth (Estate) Friday; the Rappahannock County Annual Farm Tour is this weekend; 12th Annual Ride to Thrive Polo Classic this Saturday; and Rappahannock Lions Club apple butter sale this weekend outside Quicke Mart and points beyond. […]

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The Rapp for Sept. 20

Autumn is near and there are many of events to fill your fun-filled Fall calendar. Friday: RappCats annual fundraiser Saturday: free admission at Shenandoah Park Saturday, and 12th Annual 5K Fun Run at WCDS. Next weekend, Sept. 29 and 30: Rappahannock County Annual Farm Tour. […]

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The Rapp for Sept. 13

The jury is out on how much Hurricane Florence will impact Rappahannock County, but nobody is taking any chances. The annual Rough Ride is cancelled and Saturday’s Kid Pan Alley “FunRaiser” is postponed, as well as numerous county government proceedings. Please check with the organizers for updates. […]

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The Rapp for Sept. 6

Headwaters hosts the 21st Taste of Rappahannock this Saturday; join cyclists of all ages and ability levels at the 22nd annual Rappahannock Rough Ride on Sept. 15; join Paul Reisler of Kid Pan Alley, Dietlinde Maazel of Castleton Festival and Ysaÿe M. Barnwell Sept. 28-20 for a weekend songwriting and community; and check out the events for this Second Saturday. […]

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The Rapp for Aug. 30

Get ready for festive crowds this holiday weekend, especially in the county seat of Washington, where the Inn at Little Washington on Sunday hosts its much anticipated INNstock and it’s greeted with much pride and LOVE; and politics takes two center stages on Sept. 5 with a congressional candidate forum and a much-anticipated supervisors meeting. […]

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The Rapp for Aug. 23

Join us this Sunday for a community forum on the takeaways from a series on the Rappahannock’s economy — past, present, future; Virginia Tech gives lowdown on stink bugs, but new ones are in town; and members of Rappahannock Electric Cooperative receive scammer phone calls for supposed overdue bills. […]

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The Rapp for Aug. 16

Businesses of Rappahannock is establishing bus service throughout the county for IALW’s Labor Day’s INNstock celebration; Elizabeth “Betsy” Popp has been selected as Shenandoah National Park’s August Artist-in-Residence; and PEC’s 2018 photo contest deadline is Sept. 30th. […]

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The Rapp for Aug. 9

Park’s Night Sky Festival starts Friday; “The Post” Film-TalkBack make-up event on Saturday led by former Post ombudsman and a First Amendment attorney; RAAC Theatre holding auditions for Christmas play Aug. 24; and Smoot murder case goes to trial Aug 15. […]