July 12, 2000: The guest of honor arrives an hour ahead of time at the Rappahannock Library, and is greeted by a small gaggle of supporters. Before the parade Lee Bird, Meredith Gorfein, Bill Tieckelmann, Linda Dietel and other supporters get a chance to chat with Sen. Chuck Robb.
It was estimated that as many as 80,000 visitors would come to the county for three main attractions: the Sperryville celebration, the Annual House Tour and Dried Flower Sale and the autumn colors in the Blue Ridge, all available on the same weekend this year.
May 30, 1985: The permit will allow Kvarnes to establish a craft village on Route 211 near Sperryville. Kvarnes had originally applied for a special use permit to add a wall to a building so that it could be used as a shop by potters. A decision on that application was postponed one month so that the request could be advertised.