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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.
The Rapp for July 9

"Our Town" and Beethoven at Castleton, The Inn remains "in," "The Shape of Water" opens at RDA, Reisler and friends perform in Culpeper and more in this week's The Rapp.
The Rapp for July 2

Fireworks and music on July 4th in Sperryville; bluegrass and fireworks Thursday (July 2) at Castleton Festival, which also announces it will provide live streams of all its major performances this summer; open house in the River District and more…
The Rapp for June 25

Fourth (Estate) Friday postponed till July, but the Amissville Carnival is this weekend, there are still seats for Castleton Festival's opening gala, plus a Businesses of Rappahannock picnic and a benefit cabaret at the Theatre.
The Rapp for June 18

Alice in Avon-Land, music-inspired visuals at Middle Street Gallery, in search of future real-estate-and-renovation stars in Rappahannock and more in this week's The Rapp.
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 June 4

"Sherman the Peacemaker" premieres among the stones in Flint Hill on Saturday; ice cream and appreciation of the Hobsons on Sunday; fireworks in Sperryville July 4; Neighbors Day in the park and more in this week's The Rapp.
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.
The Rapp for April 23

Fourth (Estate) Friday The still-standing staff of the Rappahannock News will once again be seated at Washington’s Country Cafe at 9 a.m. tomorrow (Friday, April 24) for our monthly Fourth (Estate) Friday community story conference — your chance to suggest,…
The Rapp for April 16

Steeplechase races at Thornton Hill in Sperryville, Burgers N Things is back, Audrey Andrist's piano recital at the Theatre, a Reagan dinner, solar info session and Indian classical dance in this week's The Rapp.
The Rapp for April 9

Another big weekend in Rappahannock • Working Woods Walk coming up at Montpelier • Virginia's climatologist speaks in Warrenton • RAAC Theatre's May comedy • Give Local Piedmont gears up • Appreciating the Book Barn • Belle Meade trail ride this weekend
The Rapp for March 26

It's Fourth (Estate) Friday this week, plus a free Kid Pan Alley concert, "Birdman" April 3, a serious egg decorating workshop, fantastical "Elementree Stories" at Middle Street, a MADD startup and more in The Rapp.
The Rapp for March 19

Kid Pan Alley circles back to its Rappahannock home for a songwriting residency and concert, and Narmada Winery takes a "giant step" in Richmond in this week's The Rapp.