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.
THURSDAY, OCT. 12
➤ PLANTING DAY: Late update: Due to rain, this event has been rescheduled to Thursday, Oct. 19. 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, starting at 9 a.m. The public is invited to attend and assist with the planting. The Pollinator Garden will contain a variety of native trees, shrubs, and perennials to attract and nurture a variety of butterflies, bees, and other pollinators. There will be also opportunities to hear about the benefits of planting native plants in a pollinator habitat garden both in public places and at home. For more information, contact Salem Bush at 540-829-8260 or SBush@culpeperva.gov
FRIDAY, OCT. 13
➤ SECOND FRIDAY TALK: Tom Oliphant, prizewinning journalist and Rappahannock resident, will give the Second Friday Talk at 8 p.m. at the Rappahannock County Library, Washington. Oliphant will discuss his newest book, "The Road to Camelot: Inside JFK’s Five-Year Campaign.” Rappahannock Association for Arts and Community presents these Second Friday Talks. They’re free and all are welcome.
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 540-6753615 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: Featuring renowned Georgian concert pianist Mariam Batsashvili. See The Rapp, Page A2
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. For more information, call Helen Williams, 540-937-4279.
SATURDAY, OCT. 21
➤ 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, 14760 Lee Highway, Amissville. Donations are accepted, and all proceeds are used in service to others. For more information, call Reg at 540-987-9001.
➤ 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: 540222-9603, email@example.com. Tickets are $25. Rsvp by Oct. 12.
➤ BILL HARRIS CONCERT:
Pianist Bill Harris's presents "Easy To Love". See The Rapp, Page A2
SUNDAY, OCT. 22
➤ WORKING WOODS WALK: At James Madison’s Montpelier (11407 Constitution Hwy., Montpelier Station) from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Walk with the Virginia Master Naturalists through Madison's beloved woodlands. $5/person; children under 6 years old are free. The tour begins at 2 p.m. at the Visitor Center, 11407 Constitution Highway, Montpelier Station, VA 22957. For more information, see: www.montpelier.org/visit. In case of inclement weather, call 540-672-2728, ext. 141 or ext. 252 for further information
➤ HARVEST FESTIVAL SERVICE: Calling all farmers and people of our Rappahannock lands! Come celebrate and give thanks for the harvest and for all things agriculture. A service featuring Rappahannock farmers, 4-H youth, renowned organist Ronald Stolk, and a small choir of young professional singers will be held at 5 p.m. at the Trinity Episcopal Church, Gay Street, Washington. A celebratory reception will follow. All are welcome. For more information, call 540-675-3716 or firstname.lastname@example.org
FRIDAY, OCT. 27 - SUNDAY, OCT. 29
➤ TRAIL RIDE: The tenth annual three-day Trail Ride (Friday, Oct. 27, Saturday, Oct. 28 and Sunday, Oct. 29) to benefit Flint Hill Volunteer Fire and Rescue. Miles of beautiful trails and dinner Saturday night. For applications, rules, location, directions and more information, please go to www.flinthillfireva.com