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FRIDAY, SEPT. 15 SUNDAY, SEPT. 17
➤ “ANIMAL FARM”: Dramatic reading of Orwell’s classic fable, featuring area actors, directed by Patty Hardee, at RAAC Community Theatre (310 Gay Street, Washington). Sept 15 and 16 at 8 p.m.; Sept. 17 at 3 p.m. $15. Make reservations at raac.org/raacwp/community-theatre/ or call 1-800-695-6075.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 16
➤ BREAKFAST AND LUNCH: Washington Volunteer Fire and Rescue has its All You Can Eat Breakfast Buffet from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the station. Adults and kids 11 and older $8; kids 10 and under eat free. They are also serving lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for $10 a person, to coincide with the Free Clinic Rough Ride. All proceeds will be used to fund WVFR's daily operations. For more information, call 540-6753615 and speak with one of the volunteers.
➤ AMISSVILLE METHODIST BREAKFAST: Amissville United Methodist Men will serve breakfast from 8 a.m to 10 a.m in the Fellowship Hall of the church, located at 14760 Lee Highway, Amissville. Donations are accepted, all proceeds are used in service to others. For more information, call Reg at 540-987-9001.
➤ MIDDLE STREET GALLERY RECEPTION: Artist Nancy Brittle will show her paintings at Middle Street Gallery in Sperryville, from Sept. 15 through Oct. 22. There will be an opening reception for the artist and the public at the gallery from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. Middle Street Gallery is located above the Before & After Cafe at 31 Main St. in Sperryville. It is open from 10 am until 5 pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. For more information, please visit middlestreetgallery.org or call 540-987- 9252 during business hours.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 17
➤ HISTORICAL SOCIETY MEETING/PRESENTATION: The public are invited to the Annual Membership Meeting of the Rappahannock Historical Society, followed by a presentation on World War I and the involvement of Rappahannock County soldiers who were members of the 116th Infantry — by Jimmy Kilbourne and Rick Potter of the 116th Infantry Regiment Foundation and Museum. We encourage descendants of Rappahannock County’s WW I soldiers to attend and share information/documents with us starting at 2 p.m. at Washington Town Hall, 485 Gay Street, Washington. Refreshments will be served. A $10 donation is suggested; it will be shared with 116th Infantry Regiment Foundation and Museum.
➤ AMISSVILLE METHODIST HOMECOMING: Amissville United Methodist Church’s homecoming service begins at 10 a.m., Sunday School at 9 a.m., at the church. The guest speaker is Rev. Stan Mulford. A covered dish lunch follows. For more information call 540937-4978.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 20
➤ FREE CLINIC: Rappahannock Free Clinic is open at the Rappahannock County Health Department on Main Street in Washington. Registration is 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, call the Fauquier Free Clinic at 540347-0394.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 22
➤ PROMISE LAND REVIVAL: Promise Land Baptist Church (242 Gid Brown Hollow Rd., Washington) invites all to their one night revival at 7:30 p.m. with the guest speaker, Rev. Franklin Roberts of Guildfield Baptist Church, Front Royal. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call 540-987-8064.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 23
➤ 1000 FACES: 1000 Faces Mask Theater will be performing a new play at the Castleton Festival tent grounds located at 7 Castleton Meadows Lane, Castleton. The new production is entitled, “The Half Hour News Hour From Planet Earth featuring Liberty and Justice Go Looking For America.” The play was made possible in part by a grant from RAAC’s Claudia Mitchell Arts Fund. The event’s opening act will be “Them Thar Hills,” which includes Miranda Hope (guitar, vocals), Robert “Smiggy” Smith (guitar, vocals), and Terry Waggoner (bass), all Rappahannock County locals. The gate opens at 4:30 p.m. Them Thar Hills go on at 5 p.m., and 1000 Faces will go on at 6 p.m. Please bring blankets, chairs, and a picnic. Suggested donation $10. You can find out more about 1000 Faces Mask Theater on Facebook and their web page www.1000facesmasktheater.com. Contact Peggy Schadler at 540-987-8823 or email@example.com for more information.