The Rapp for June 23

Fourth (Estate) Friday, The Inn at Little Washington's new weekly farmer's market, Middle Street Gallery's national parks-inspired show at Haley Fine Art and more in this week's The Rapp.
When Bailey met Terry

Gov. Terry McAuliffe, right, visiting the recently expanded Carfax headquarters in Centreville last week, gets down with Rappahannock resident (and Carfax CEO) Dick Raines — and Bailey, the Theatre dog.
The gym is now open

The staff at Mountainside Physical Therapy gathers for a group shot as a reminder that the gym is now open for public use on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturday mornings.
All the best to Brendan Martyn

Great things happen in small towns. For those of you who didn’t see RAAC Theatre’s production last weekend of “Red,” you missed out on two big events: a superb production starring the inimitable Howard Coon and the enchanting Brendan Martyn,…
More gun laws? Wrong answer.

I haven’t sent a letter to the editor in response to an opinion piece in about 20 years, but the whining drivel from Ellie Clark and Megan Smith has put me back at the keyboard. “Oh — if only a certain…
See you at the Fourth of July

On July 4, our nation will celebrate the 240th anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. Virginians, perhaps, have a greater reason to celebrate, as the document’s predominant author was Thomas Jefferson, a Virginia native son who, coincidentally,…
’Shroom time

Eight-year-old Washington resident Fielding Christopher, son of Jeremy and Amy, went mushroom hunting in the forest behind his house last month and discovered a whole beautiful platterful.
Stand by for camp

Outside the Country Cafe in Washington, this ready-to-go group of kids awaits the bus earlier this month to 4-H day camp at the 4-H center in Front Royal.
Shop like a fundraiser

If you Shop Like a Lion, you help benefit Rappahannock County’s vital volunteer fire and rescue squads. Rappahannock Lions Club member Richard Reidinger presents a $400 check earlier this month to Geraldine Payne, president of the Sperryville Volunteer Rescue Squad.