The final House Tour

On October 20 and 21 of this year, the fall House Tour, sponsored by Trinity Episcopal Church, will present its 62nd final group of three houses to visitors. Begun in 1956, this event was the only fall event in the county for decades, and the entire community worked to present the best of Rappahannock homes to guests from all over the mid-Atlantic. […]


Why Martin Luther Now?

This Saturday the audience will be treated to a towering performance by Hugh Hill as Luther, and to Howard Coon’s quirky, fascinating portrayal of pope, Leo X, Luther’s nemesis and the first Medici pope. Leo X was a hedonist and probably an agnostic who brought the great art of Michelangelo and Raphael to Rome, and bankrupted the Vatican in the process. […]

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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. […]


School news for Sept. 20

Last week, the assembly audience enjoyed a few “WCDS Courtesies” on stage, in fine hyperbolic fashion; and this past week, Rappahannock County High School students gathered in the gymnasium to select and sign-up for PRIDE (Positive Relationships Inspire a Drive for Excellence) Clubs. […]


BOS to weigh reprimand of BZA member David Konick

Weeks after Rappahannock Circuit Court Judge Jeffrey W. Parker expressed his “concerns” about the personal behavior of Board of Zoning Appeals member David L. Konick, three county supervisors have directed Rappahannock County Attorney Art Goff to draft a letter of rebuke of Konick that if approved would be forwarded to the judge. […]


‘Mastodon’ among us, but framing on

Perhaps the title “artistic woodworker” would be a better fit for Waller, although the thousands of working artists and everyday people who have flocked to the framer’s traveling workshops over the last half century — from his original studio in Foggy Bottom to Mount Gilead, The Plains, Middleburg and now Hume. […]

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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. […]