• How to navigate your cell phone or computer


    May 24, 2018  2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    Rappahannock County Library, 4 Library Rd, Washington, VA 22747, USA

    Do you want to know more about how to navigate your cell phone or computer? Join Aging Together from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the Rappahannock County Library. Rodney Larson of TechBox in Culpeper and Laura
    Skauge of the Library Help Desk will provide cell phone lessons and answer your
    computer questions. The program is free, open to the public, and will include refreshments.
    For questions, call Aging Together at 540-829- 6405.


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  • Meet and Greet


    May 26, 2018  9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    12625 Lee Hwy, Washington, VA 22747, USA

    Come meet and greet the healing practitioners at Hazel River Healing Arts Retreat Center from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost $35 per person (limited to 40 attendees). Contact Mountainside Physical Therapy at 540-987-9390 to reserve your space.


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  • Delaplane Strawberry Festival


    May 26, 2018  10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Ln, Delaplane, VA 20144, USA

    The famous Delaplane Strawberry Festival returns on Saturday, May 26 and Sunday,May 27 for its 25th year. The event is held in the beautiful Virginia countryside at Sky Meadows State Park (11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane, Va., 20144). 

    In addition to more than 6,000 pints of luscious strawberries (for sale in flats, pints, and sundaes), the event includes live musical entertainment, children’s activities, raffles, food vendors, and crafters. Gates open at 10 a.m. and close at 5 p.m. both days, rain or shine.

    Festival participants can visit the 4H petting farm, go fora hayride, or take a guided tour of the circa-1860 Mt. Bleak House. Children can participate in old-fashioned games (three-legged races, tug-of-war, water balloon tosses, a cupcake walk, and more), ride a pony (additional fee), as well as have their faces painted. Visitors will also enjoy strolling entertainers including Jerry Brown and his monkey, Django, stilt walking by Danimal, and Mint Condition, a Barbershop Quartet. The Virginia Raptor Conservancy will be on-site both days with some amazing birds. New this year will be the StrongPerson Tractor Pull competition. Teams of four will pull a tractor 25 meters, quickest time wins! Other events for the 25th anniversary include a Strawberry Sundae Eating Contest, Park Ranger Demonstrations, and the brand new Tasting Tent. Stop by the tent to try some local craft brews (additional fee).

    Music entertainment on Saturday includes: Jazz and classic rock - The Imaginary Blues Band; ATriuM3; the City of Winchester Pipes and Drums; musical comedy act, the Spoon Man; and a powerful 17-piece swing band, the Silver Tones. Sunday’s musical entertainment includes: The Imaginary BluesBand; the Spoon Man; The Excellent Adventure; and traditional old timey country music, The Butcher’s Family Band.

    On Sunday morning at 9 a.m., there will be a 5K Trail Run/Walk to kick off the Delaplane Strawberry Festival that day. The race/walk fee is $25 per participant in advance (until May 20) and $30 after that up until the time of the race, and includes admission for all occupants of the car to the festival for the day.

    The per-day cost of the festival is $25 per car at the gate, or $20 in advance (purchase from the website www.delaplanestrawberryfestival.com or stop by Gentle Harvest at 8372 W Main St in Marshall). All of the activities (except pony rides and Tasting Tent) and events are included in the per-car fee and includes access to Sky Meadows State Park and the Appalachian Trail. (The Lost Mountain and Turner Pond access to Sky Meadows State Park will be open for normal park use and fees. Go to www.virginiastateparks.gov for more information.)

    Sky Meadows State Park is located approximately 55 miles west of Washington, D.C.  To get there, take Route 66 west to Exit 23 (Delaplane/Paris) and go approximately 6.8 miles to left on Edmonds Lane and to Sky Meadows State Park.

    The festival, held annually on the Saturday and Sunday of Memorial Day weekend, is sponsored by Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Delaplane and all proceeds go to support the ministries of Emmanuel Episcopal Church and their outreach programs including grants to numerous local, national, and international non-profit organizations.  


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  • Hazel River Arts and Antiques Grand Opening


    May 26, 2018  1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    12625 Lee Highway, Washington

    Hazel River Arts & Antiques, 12625 Lee Highway, Washington, invites you to join them for their Grand Opening from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Ribbon cutting at 2 p.m. Meet their vendors, bring a lawn chair and enjoy the great sounds of live music and refreshments, much more. For more information, call 540-987-8440.


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  • “Spring Celtic Consort” at Castleton


    May 26, 2018  4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Castleton Festival, 7 Castleton Meadows Ln, Castleton, VA 22716, USA

    Renowned Celtic musicians Linn Barnes and Allison Hampton will perform their “Spring Celtic Consort” Saturday, May 26, at 4 p.m., at Castleton. Joined by WETA television and radio person-ality Robert Aubry Davis and musicians Joseph Cunliffe, wind instrumentalist, and Steve Bloom, world-renowned percussionist, the Castleton in Performance (CiP) concert series welcomes back the Washington-area duet, who will perform music from 16th-century France, Celtic Ireland, Scot-land, and Galician Spain, as well as John Hurt’s Mississippi Blues and the Consort’s own compo-sitions. Local actors will be featured in the premier dramatization of English 19th-century poet John Keats’ La Belle Dame Sans Merci, created and scored by Barnes. Other players will include locals David and Edie Tatel, Bill Walton and Al Regnery. Davis and local actor and CiP alum John Lescault will be featured reading poetry celebrating the glories of the spring season in Ireland, Eng-land, and America. The Celtic Consort has been described by The Washington Post as “a Washing-ton institution. With a musical partnership spanning four decades, the Barnes and Hampton Celtic Consort offers a rare combination of styles and instrumentation. Tickets for this CiP concert range from $20 to $40, and the performance will be held in the Theatre House at Castleton (663 Castleton View Road, Castleton, Va.), an intimate, state-of-the-art 140-seat proscenium theatre. Call Connie Payne at 540-937-3454 for more information and visit www.CastletonFestival.org to purchase tickets.


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  • Delaplane Strawberry Festival


    May 27, 2018  10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Ln, Delaplane, VA 20144, USA


    The famous Delaplane Strawberry Festival returns on Saturday, May 26 and Sunday,May 27 for its 25th year. The event is held in the beautiful Virginia countryside at Sky Meadows State Park (11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane, Va., 20144). 

    In addition to more than 6,000 pints of luscious strawberries (for sale in flats, pints, and sundaes), the event includes live musical entertainment, children’s activities, raffles, food vendors, and crafters. Gates open at 10 a.m. and close at 5 p.m. both days, rain or shine.

    Festival participants can visit the 4H petting farm, go fora hayride, or take a guided tour of the circa-1860 Mt. Bleak House. Children can participate in old-fashioned games (three-legged races, tug-of-war, water balloon tosses, a cupcake walk, and more), ride a pony (additional fee), as well as have their faces painted. Visitors will also enjoy strolling entertainers including Jerry Brown and his monkey, Django, stilt walking by Danimal, and Mint Condition, a Barbershop Quartet. The Virginia Raptor Conservancy will be on-site both days with some amazing birds. New this year will be the StrongPerson Tractor Pull competition. Teams of four will pull a tractor 25 meters, quickest time wins! Other events for the 25th anniversary include a Strawberry Sundae Eating Contest, Park Ranger Demonstrations, and the brand new Tasting Tent. Stop by the tent to try some local craft brews (additional fee).

    Music entertainment on Saturday includes: Jazz and classic rock - The Imaginary Blues Band; ATriuM3; the City of Winchester Pipes and Drums; musical comedy act, the Spoon Man; and a powerful 17-piece swing band, the Silver Tones. Sunday’s musical entertainment includes: The Imaginary BluesBand; the Spoon Man; The Excellent Adventure; and traditional old timey country music, The Butcher’s Family Band.

    On Sunday morning at 9 a.m., there will be a 5K Trail Run/Walk to kick off the Delaplane Strawberry Festival that day. The race/walk fee is $25 per participant in advance (until May 20) and $30 after that up until the time of the race, and includes admission for all occupants of the car to the festival for the day.

    The per-day cost of the festival is $25 per car at the gate, or $20 in advance (purchase from the website www.delaplanestrawberryfestival.com or stop by Gentle Harvest at 8372 W Main St in Marshall). All of the activities (except pony rides and Tasting Tent) and events are included in the per-car fee and includes access to Sky Meadows State Park and the Appalachian Trail. (The Lost Mountain and Turner Pond access to Sky Meadows State Park will be open for normal park use and fees. Go to www.virginiastateparks.gov for more information.)

    Sky Meadows State Park is located approximately 55 miles west of Washington, D.C.  To get there, take Route 66 west to Exit 23 (Delaplane/Paris) and go approximately 6.8 miles to left on Edmonds Lane and to Sky Meadows State Park.

    The festival, held annually on the Saturday and Sunday of Memorial Day weekend, is sponsored by Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Delaplane and all proceeds go to support the ministries of Emmanuel Episcopal Church and their outreach programs including grants to numerous local, national, and international non-profit organizations.  


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  • UUBRidge Services


    May 27, 2018  10:30 am - 12:00 pm
    Hearthstone School, 11576 Lee Hwy, Sperryville, VA 22740, USA

    Unitarian Universalists of the Blue Ridge services at Hearthstone School, 11576 Lee Hwy, Sperryville, at 10:30 a.m. with "Buddhism's Four Noble Truths, Eightfold Path." UUBRidge members Bob Treanor, Lisa McQuail, Gary Grossman, and Marcia Kirkpatrick will talk about the foundational Buddhist Teachings
    All is welcome. For more information, email adamsell@gmail.com


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  • Laurence Juber guitar music


    June 2, 2018  8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
    Little Washington Theatre, 291 Gay St, Washington, VA 22747, USA

    Two-Time Grammy winner Laurence Juber at 8 p.m. at Little Washington Theatre, 291 Gay Street, Washington. The melodies, textures and harmonies he coaxes out of an acoustic guitar are absolutely spellbinding. Reserved seating $25. For more information, email Info@LittleWashingtonTheatre.com


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  • Gid Brown Bible Baptist Homecoming


    June 3, 2018  10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Gid Brown Bible Church, PO Box 174, Washington, VA 22747, USA

    Gid Brown Bible Baptist Church, will be having their homecoming starting at 10 a.m. Lunch will be served after the morning service. Pastor John K. Burke Jr. will be preaching the morning service and for the afternoon, Jimmy Shelton. Special singing and nursery provided. Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information, call 540-937-4944.


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  • Farewell picnic for Rev Sara Keeling


    June 3, 2018  4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Willis Chapel, Huntly, VA 22640, USA

    Please join us for a picnic at Willis Chapel UMC (Reager School) at 4 p.m . In honor of Sara Keeling and her family. Sara has been the pastor for Flint Hill, Sperryville, and Willis Chapel for the past 7 years. Please bring a dish to share.


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  • Amissville Community Prayer


    June 5, 2018  7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    10 Maddox Ln, Amissville, VA 20106, USA

    Amissville Community Prayer at Payne's Auction Gallery, 10 Maddox Lane, Amissville, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Calling all Christians to a time of prayer for our families, neighbors, volunteers, churches, troubles, government, soldiers, and enemies. Feel free to join us every first Tuesday. For more information, call 571-408-5254.


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  • 1980 Reunion


    June 9, 2018  2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Rappahannock Recreational Center, Warren Ave, Washington, VA 22747, USA

    Rappahannock County HIgh School  Class of 1980 Reunion  at 2 p.m. at Rappahannock Park, Rt 211, Washington.  Bring: Side dish, dessert, chair, school days photo. Cost $10 in advance, $15 after May 15th. Call or Text: 540-622-3339 for more information.


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  • Father Tuck Retirement Picnic


    June 10, 2018  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    St. Peter Catholic Church, 12762 Lee Hwy, Washington, VA 22747, USA

    St. Peter Church will be hosting a retirement pot luck picnic for Reverend Horace “Tuck” Grinnell from 12 to 3 p.m. at the church, which is located at 12762 Lee Highway, Washington. Bring your favorite dish. Hamburgers, bratwurst, hot dogs and drinks will be provided. Bring your chair and BYOB. All are welcome! For more information, please call
    540-675-3432.


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  • Camp Meeting


    June 10, 2018  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    945 Fodderstack Rd, Flint Hill, VA 22627, USA

    There will be a camp meeting from June 10 to June 16 starting at 7 p.m. at the Carnival grounds, 945 Fodderstack Road, Flint Hill. Various preachers and singing group each night. Kids day on Saturday, June 16, at 1 p.m. with games and refreshments. A baptism on Sunday, June 17 at Rock mills, time will be announce later. More information call 540-247-1739 or 540-675-3291.


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