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FRIDAY, NOV. 10
➤ 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
➤ 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 wcdsva.org or call Lisa Cieplak at 540-635-8555 x227.
SATURDAY, NOV. 11
➤ 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. jeffersonvaruritanclub.org.
➤ 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.
SUNDAY, NOV. 12
➤ “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 email@example.com.
➤ 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.
SATURDAY, NOV. 18
➤ 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.
FRIDAY, DEC. 1
➤ 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.
SATURDAY, DEC. 9
➤ 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.