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Event list­ings must reach us (prefer­ably by email to events@rapp­ 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 Rapp­


➤ 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


➤ 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.


➤ 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. jef­fer­son­va­ru­ri­tan­

➤ 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.


➤ 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


➤ 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.



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, wb1524@ver­i­, or Ruby, rubyb@ver­i­, 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, Tick­ets are $25. Rsvp by Oct. 12.


Pi­anist Bill Har­ris's presents "Easy To Love". See The Rapp, Page A2


➤ 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.mont­pe­ 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 con­tac­tus@trin­


➤ 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.flinthill­

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