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➤ RCHS VET­ERAN'S DAY PRO­GRAM: Please join the stu­dents and fac­ulty of Rap­pa­han­nock County Schools to honor the ser­vice and sac­ri­fice of our vet­er­ans and their fam­i­lies at 10:30 a.m. at the Rap­pa­han­nock County High School gym­na­sium. The guest speaker, will be Sergeant Kreighton Long, U.S. Army. Per­for­mances by Rap­pa­han­nock County High School Con­cert Band. Re­fresh­ments will be served to vet­er­ans and their fam­i­lies. To honor a vet­eran with a flag placed in front of the school, con­tact Ja­son Guira at 540-2270745. Ev­ery­one is wel­come.

➤ CATSTRAVAGANZA: Rap­pCats spon­sors Catstravaganza, a pop­u­lar evening of jazz, food and friends to ben­e­fit the cat res­cue and shel­ter work of Rap­pCats, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., at The Mead­ows (home of John and Bev­erly Sul­li­van, 260 Porter St., Wash­ing­ton). Rap­pa­han­nock’s own vo­cal­ist Mon­ica Worth will per­form, along with pi­anist Bob Ben­netta. Tick­ets ($50) avail­able. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 540-987-6050 or email rap­pcats@rap­

➤ SEC­OND FRI­DAY: The talk be at 8 p.m. at the Rap­pa­han­nock County Li­brary, Wash­ing­ton. Ira Chal­eff, a Rap­pa­han­nock res­i­dent, is ac­claimed for his work on lead­er­ship and for high­light­ing the vi­tal role of fol­low­er­ship as well. The ti­tle of his talk is “What is In­tel­li­gent Dis­obe­di­ence and How Does it Ap­ply to Your Life and Times?” They’re free and all are wel­come.

➤ WAKE­FIELD COUN­TRY DAY SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE is 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the school in Flint Hill. Join us on cam­pus for spe­cial tours, class­room vis­its and light re­fresh­ments as you learn more about our out­stand­ing preschool-12 col­lege prepara­tory pro­gram. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit or call Lisa Cieplak at 540-635-8555 x227.


➤ REAGER SCHOOL BREAK­FAST: Old-fash­ioned coun­try break­fast buf­fet is 7 to 10:30 a.m. at Reager School (be­side the Willis Chapel United Methodist Church), Huntly. Cost is $6 ($3 ages 12 and younger), to ben­e­fit the church main­te­nance projects. Spon­sored by Willis Chapel United Methodist Church.

➤ JEFFERSONTON BREAK­FAST: The Jef­fer­son Ru­ri­tan Club to­gether with the Jeffersonton Com­mu­nity Cen­ter will hold its monthly all-you-can-eat Coun­try Break­fast from 8 to 11 a.m., at the Jeffersonton Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, 5073 Jeffersonton Rd., Jeffersonton (Rts. 802 & 621 off Rt. 229). Cost for the break­fast is $8 for adults, $5 for chil­dren 6-12 and un­der 6 are free. Carry-out will be avail­able. All pro­ceeds go to schol­ar­ships, lo­cal pub­lic ser­vice or­ga­ni­za­tions and char­i­ties and main­tain­ing the Com­mu­nity Cen­ter. Break­fasts will be held each month on the 2nd Sat. All are wel­come. For in­for­ma­tion, call 540-937-5119 or go to www. jef­fer­son­va­ru­ri­tan­

➤ HOL­I­DAY BAZAAR: Amissville United Methodist, 14760 Lee High­way, Women will hold their an­nual Hol­i­day Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Fel­low­ship Hall of the church. Christ­mas crafts, gift items, baked goods and more will be of­fered. Lunch is avail­able. For in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Ann at 540-937-4934.

➤ CHAR­ITY CARD TOUR­NA­MENT: Wash­ing­ton Vol­un­teer Fire and Res­cue's fall Texas Hold'em Char­ity Tour­na­ment starts with checkin at 3, tour­na­ment at 4. Buy-in is a $50 do­na­tion and in­cludes your meal. First prize is a Mar­lin 336C 30-30 wal­nut w/ scope, sec­ond prize is a Sav­age A17 17 HMR w/scope, third prize is a Mar­lin XT-22MR 22Mag w/scope, plus nu­mer­ous other prizes. Tick­ets at the door. Lim­ited to 60 play­ers age 18 or older. Do­na­tion is non­re­fund­able. Con­tact Bobby Smoot or Danny Huff at 540675-3615 or 540-270-2507 with any ques­tions.

➤ HAM AND TUR­KEY DIN­NER: Amissville Vol­un­teer Fire and Res­cue's an­nual fundraiser ham and tur­key din­ner is 4 to 7 p.m. at the fire hall (14711 Lee Hwy.). Cost is $12 ($6 for ages 6 to 12; ages 5 and younger eat free). All pro­ceeds ben­e­fit the AVF &R. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 540937-4218.

➤ DRAW DOWN RAF­FLE: The Sper­ryville Vol­un­teer Fire De­part­ment is hav­ing their an­nual Draw Down Raf­fle at the fire­hall, 11871 Lee High­way, Sper­ryville. The event be­gins with a so­cial hour at 5 fol­lowed by din­ner, raf­fle and danc­ing. Only 100 tick­ets will be sold and are priced at $125 for two peo­ple. If you are in­ter­ested in pur­chas­ing tick­ets or be­com­ing a spon­sor, please con­tact Chucky Jenk­ins at 540987-8124.


➤ “A GUIDED VI­SU­AL­IZA­TION": Uni­tar­ian Univer­sal­ists of the Blue Ridge ser­vices at Hearth­stone School (11576 Lee Hwy, Sper­ryville) at 10:30 a.m. “A Guided Vi­su­al­iza­tion: Our Mind-Body Con­nec­tion Ex­plored.” UU-Bridge mem­ber Mad­lyn Bynum guides this con­sid­er­a­tion of how our aware­ness of the power of self­talk can im­pact our lives. For more in­for­ma­tion, email Ellen Adams at

➤ COM­MU­NITY DRUM CIR­CLE: Ev­ery­one is in­vited to join in the mu­sic mak­ing at the fi­nal event of the 2017 Com­mu­nity Drum Cir­cle se­ries from 6:30 p.m. t o 8 p.m. at the RAAC The­ater, 310 Gay St., Wash­ing­ton, to cre­ate spon­ta­neous mu­sic. The event is free of charge and open to the pub­lic. Ev­ery­one is wel­come, re­gard­less of age or ex­pe­ri­ence. There will be lots of drums and per­cus­sion in­stru­ments to share or bring your own. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 540-987-8417. This se­ries is made pos­si­ble in part by a grant from RAAC's Clau­dia Mitchell Art Fund.


➤ 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 540987-9001.

➤ KISER'S 75TH BIRTH­DAY PARTY: John Kiser is cel­e­brat­ing his 75th birth­day at the Headmaster's Pub, Sper­ryville. Open house from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friends and Foes alike are wel­come to con­sume and en­joy the food and drink.

Pi­ano Con­cert: Pi­anist Eric Lu will per­form an all-Fred­eric Chopin con­cert for Stage Alive at 7:30 p.m. at Culpeper County High School, 14240 Achieve­ment Drive. Tick­ets at door: $25; sea­son tick­ets for sale in foyer for $60. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Bill Mar­tin at 540-872-3345.


➤ RAAC COM­MU­NITY THE­ATRE PLAY: The play “Saint Ge­orge and the Dragon at Christ­mas­tide” at the RAAC Com­mu­nity The­atre, 310 Gay Street, Wash­ing­ton, on Fri­day, Dec. 1, at 8 p.m., Satur­day, Dec. 2 at 3 p.m. again on Fri­day, Dec. 8, at 8 p.m. and Sun­day, Dec. 9 at 3 p.m. A de­light­ful play within a play for the en­tire fam­ily, fea­tur­ing 30 ac­tors from age six to nearly 80.


➤ HOL­I­DAY BAZAAR: Hearth­stone School’s an­nual hol­i­day bazaar is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the school (11576 Lee Hwy., Sper­ryville) with fresh wreaths, chil­dren’s toys and books and hand­made items in­clud­ing cards, jew­elry, pot­tery, scarves, beeswax can­dles and more. Gin­ger­bread house raf­fle, lunch, baked goods, home­made fudge. Ven­dors wel­come. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 540-987-9212.

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