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The Rapp for July 23

Fourth (Estate) Friday Tomorrow (Friday, July 24) is not the last Friday of the month but it is the fourth Friday, which means the staff of the newspaper will be seated at Country Cafe on Main Street in Washington from…
Supreme Court: Inn session

This footnote to history just in from The Inn at Little Washington: Shortly after the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its marriage-equality decision, three of the "Supremes" had no dissents about dinner at The Inn.
Sperryville column for July 16

How Van, Lain and Jennings Carney, aka the Brothers Pontiak, came to decide to spend their time between recording sessions running a brewery in Sperryville’s River District.
The Rapp for July 16

Castleton's solid weekend (and another one coming up), learn to make mosaic pet portraits, start decluttering now for the Dog Days Yard Sale, and save Sept. 12 for the Taste, in this week's The Rapp.
Letter: Late and grateful at Griffin

On Monday, June 30, at about 8:30 p.m., two dozen Scoville family members who had just come down from hiking Stonyman invaded Griffin Tavern. It was the first day of our family reunion week. We were a motley group ranging…
The Rapp for June 11

Goodbye auction, hello Avon Hall After more than a decade of holding a fall auction party to raise funds for the Child Care and Learning Center (CCLC), a new fundraising event begins the summer season in Rappahannock County on Saturday,…
The Rapp for May 28

Grammy-winner guitarist at the Theatre This Saturday (May 30) at 8 p.m., celebrated composer and acoustic guitarist Laurence Juber returns to the Theatre at Washington for a solo concert on his tour of the East Coast from his home base…
The Rapp for May 14

Cooters in the Country's grand opening, Hill House Nursery's open house May 23 and Flint Hill Public House's annual backyard party coming up June 13, in this week's The Rapp.
The Rapp for May 7

A full weekend, new exhibits at Haley Fine Art and River District Arts in Sperryville, a new performance coming up at Stone Hill's unique amphitheater, Paul Reisler and friends at the Hylton Center in Manssasas, and recent awards for Gray…
The Rapp for April 30

Art, music, movies, play, dance and more this weekend, plus the RCHS Band's upcoming Coffee House fundraiser and a talk by PEC president Chris Miller in this week's The Rapp.