Event listings must reach us (preferably by email to firstname.lastname@example.org) by Monday at noon for Thursday’s paper; an actual street address and a phone number we can publish are also necessary. Please limit listings to 60 words. Many more events are listed on our website at RappNews.com/events.
FRIDAY, OCT. 6
➤ COFFEE AND DISCUSSION: Join us at Rapp at Home for coffee and discussion at 10:30 a.m. at the Washington School, 567 Mount Salem Ave., with Peter Hornbostel. The Topic: Tales from my childhood and other entertaining tales. All are welcome. For more information, call 540-937-4663.
➤ CCVFC TURKEY SHOOT: Castleton Community Volunteer Fire Company Turkey Shoot starts at 7 p.m. at the fire station, 593 Castleton View Road, and continues on Fridays: Oct. 13, 20, 27, Nov. 3, 10, 17, 24 and Dec. 1, 8. Cash or prizes will be awarded after each round. Hamburgers, hotdogs, fries, drinks and desserts for sale each night. Everyone is welcome. Practice shots available at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 540-9374110, visit us on Facebook, or search Castletonfire.com
➤ RAAC MOVIE: The Rappahannock Association for the Arts and Community (RAAC) screens “Hell or High Water” at 7 p.m. at the Little Washington Theatre. Details in The Rapp, Page A1.
SATURDAY, OCT. 7
➤ BICYCLE PLEASURE RIDE: The Culpeper County Parks and Recreation Department is hosting the 10th Annual Culpeper Cycling Century bicycle pleasure ride beginning at 8:30 a.m. from the Culpeper Baptist Church. About 350-400 cyclist are expected with the cyclists beginning their tour of Culpeper, Fauquier and Rappahannock counties. Cyclist can choose between the 30, 60, or 100 mile ride. For more details on the event and a listing of maps, visit www. CulpeperCyclingCentury.com
➤ NAACP BANQUET: NAACP 2017 Culpeper Branch #7058 Freedom Fund Banquet is at 12 p.m. at the Best Western Hotel, 791 Madison Rd., Culpeper. For more information, visit www. naacpculpeper.com Sunday, Oct. 8
➤ RURAL HEALTH FORUM: Join us at 2 p.m. at the Washington Fire Hall to discuss the findings of “A Troubling Diagnosis,” the recent series published in The News.
Details on Page A1 and A2.
THURSDAY, OCT. 12
➤ PLANTING DAY: The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, the Old Rag Master Naturalists, and the Town of Culpeper will conduct a planting day for a newly designed Pollinator Garden in Yowell Meadow Park in Culpeper. Details with Wild Ideas on Page B1
FRIDAY, OCT. 13
➤ SECOND FRIDAY TALK: Tom Oliphant, prizewinning journalist and Rappahannock resident, will give the Second Friday Talk at 8 p.m. Details in The Rapp, Page A2.
SATURDAY, OCT. 14
➤ JEFFERSONTON BREAKFAST: The Jefferson Ruritan Club together with the Jeffersonton Community Center will hold its monthly all-you-can-eat Country Breakfast from 8 a.m to 11 a.m., at the Jeffersonton Community Center, 5073 Jeffersonton Road. Cost for the breakfast is $8 for adults, $5 for children 6-12 and under 6 is free. Carry-out will be available! All proceeds go to scholarships, local public service organizations, charities and maintaining the Community Center. All are welcome.
For more information, call 540-937-5119 or go to www. jeffersonvaruritanclub.org.
➤ WVFR HAM/OYSTER DINNER: It's that time again. Washington Volunteer Fire and Rescue's Annual Spring All You Can Eat Ham and Oyster Dinner will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the station. Come out and enjoy fried oysters, oyster stew, raw oysters, country ham, Virginia baked ham, numerous sides and desserts. Adults/kids 11 and older $25, kids ages 4-10 $10. Questions? Please call 540675-3615 and speak with one of the members.
SUNDAY, OCT. 15
➤ DEACONS AND DEACONESS DAY: Bethel Baptist Church, 705 View Town Rd., Amissville, is celebrating Deacons and Deaconess Day starting at 11 a.m. with Associate Minister April Taylor from the Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church, Tanners, Va. The guest speaker for the
3 p.m. is Reverend Samuel Smith from Little Zion Baptist Church, Warrenton. For more information, call 540-522-6942 or call 540-937-5012.
➤ CASTLETON IN PERFORMANCE: Renowned Georgian concert pianist Mariam Batsashvili, who has performed recitals in more than 30 countries, will perform the Keyboard Charitable Trust Concert at 4 p.m., at Castleton Theatre House, 663 Castleton View Road. The concert will include a variety of classical pieces by Bach, Chopin, and Liszt. At only 24 years old, Batsashvili already ranks among the most promising pianists of her generation, having first received international recognition at the 10th Franz Liszt Piano Competition in Utrecht in 2014, where she won First Prize, the Junior Jury Award, and the Press Prize. Tickets range from $20 to $40. Call 703-489-8704 for more information and visit www.CastletonFestival.org to purchase tickets.
SATURDAY, OCT. 21 SUNDAY, OCT. 22
➤ HOUSE TOUR: The Annual 61st House Tour of Trinity Episcopal Church, sponsored by the Episcopal Church Women of Trinity Parish in Washington, is from 11 to 5 on Saturday and noon to 4 Sunday. Houses this year are in the villages of Flint Hill, Sperryville and Woodville. Cost is $30 for three houses, and $15 to visit just one. Get tickets, a map and refreshments at Trinity Parish Hall, Warren Avenue and Gay Street, Washington, or follow the road signs and start at an individual house. Profits go to mostly local, but some international, charities. Also open to all is a Harvest Festival Service at 5 p.m. on Sunday at Trinity Church, reception afterwards. For more information, call Helen Williams, 540-937-4279.
SATURDAY, OCT. 21
➤ COPPAGE/WOODARD REUNION: Join us for the Coppage and Woodard gettogether, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Washington Fire Hall. Please bring a dish to share for lunch. For more information, email Bill Breitenbach, email@example.com, or Ruby, firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 301904-1205. Come out for a day of good food and fellowship.
➤ COMMUNITY AWARDS LUNCHEON: The Culpeper Minutemen Chapter of the Sons of American Revolution will host its Community Awards meeting and luncheon at Little Fork Episcopal Church, 16461 Oak Shade Rd., Rixeyville, starting at 11 a.m. Come out to recognize some local heroes and enjoy a great lunch with a great group of patriots. Come out if you're interested in history or are a descendent of one of these patriots. You are welcome and we hope to see you. Rsvp to William Mutziger, 119 Rolling Green Ln., Brightwood, Va. 22715 or email Tazwm2@gmail.com or Charles Jameson: 540-222-9603, email@example.com. Tickets are $25. Rsvp by Oct. 12.