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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26
➤ HARVEST PARTY:
Amissville United Methodist Church will host a community Harvest Party from 6 p.m to 8 p.m. at the church, located at 14760 Lee Highway, Amissville. All children are welcome. For questions, please call Missy at 540-9373590.
➤ FAIRY TALE WALK:
A non-scary event at Hearthstone School, Sperryville, at 7 p.m. See your favorite fairy tales come to life! Scenes will include Rapunzel, Cinderella, Little Mermaid, The Three Pigs and more. Suggested donation: $5 per family. Come in costume. Healthy treats will be given out, cookies and cider served afterwards. For more information, please call 540987-9212.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27
➤ BOOK BARN ANNIVERSARY: The Book Barn will celebrate its 10year anniversary from 9 a.m to 3 p.m. Please stop by for refreshments and to share memories. Sign up to win a free book of your choice and also receive a free book with any purchase.
➤ BOOK TALK: The Inn at Little Washington is hosting the first event in their book and lecture series at the Little Washington Theatre at 11 a.m. “Young Washington” author Peter Stark will discuss his book, which will be available for purchase and signing. The talk is free. For questions, please contact Annette Larkin at 540-675-5228.
➤ HISTORICAL SOCIETY PROGRAM: The Rappahannock Historical Society invites you to a program featuring Anne Howard and "Medicinal Remedies Used in the Civil War" at 2 p.m. at the Washington Town Hall.
➤ STONE HILL SPECTACLE: Stone Hill Theatrical Foundation holds its annual costume Spectacle at 40 Spring Wish Lane, Flint Hill, starting at 3 p.m. until dark. A food truck from the Etlan Little Country Store, offering barbecue, steaks, and hamburgers, will be on hand throughout the Spectacle. RSVP to jhenry@ drystonecapital.com
➤ FALL FESTIVAL: Child Care Learning Center Family Fall Festival from 3 p.m to 5 p.m. at the school. $5 admission per family. Pumpkin/gourd decorating, face painting, raffles, games and children’s musical entertainment. This is a great opportunity to join other families in our nature based setting for an afternoon of fun and musical entertainment.
➤ TEXAS HOLD 'EM TOURNAMENT: Washington Volunteer Fire and Rescue will host a tournament for charity at their station. Checkin begins at 3 p.m. and the tournament will begin at 4 p.m. Buy in is a $50 donation and it includes your meal. Tickets can be purchased at the door. Limited to 60 players, must be 18 or older. Donation is nonrefundable. Contact Bobby Smoot or Danny Huff at 540675-3615 or 540-270-2507.
➤ GAY STREET OPENING: Gay Street Gallery’s new exhibition opens with a reception from 4 p.m to 7 p.m. Virginia Landscapes by Jeffrey Bussells, Sculptural Glass by Adam Waimon, and Kevin H. Adams, the Gallery's resident artist, unveils new work from Virginia and his travels elsewhere. Beverages and refreshments will be served.
➤ FALL FAMILY FUN AND FILM FESTIVAL FOR A FANTASTIC FAVOR: Starts at 4 p.m at Hearthstone School, Sperryville. Carnival games and activities for children, moon bounce, live music by Grass Fed from 5 p.m to 6 p.m. Outdoor film show at 7 p.m. Proceeds to benefit the Middle School service trip to rebuild orphanages in Puerto Rico. For more information, please call 540-987-9212.
➤ FISH FRY: Amissville United Methodist Men will host a Fish Fry from 5 p.m to 7 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of the church. Donations are accepted, and all proceeds are used in service to others. For more information, call Reg at 540-987-9001.
➤ TRUNK OR TREAT: Laurel Mills Store will be hosting a trunk or treat from 6 p.m. to 7 :30 p.m. For more information, call 540-937-3015.
➤ HALLOWEEN PARTY: The Jeffersonton Community Center is hosting a Halloween Party from 7 p.m. to 9. p.m. All are welcome. Prizes, refreshments, and a cake walk. Costume contest begins at 7:30 p.m.
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 28
➤ UUBRIDGE SERVICE: What do the National Football League and the Me Too movement have in common? Lee Simon will talk about the who-what-where-whenand why of the issues, with both facts and insights. 10:30 a.m. at Hearthstone School, 11576 Lee Hwy, Sperryville. All are welcome. For more information, email adamsell@ gmail.com
➤ ALL HALLOWS’ EVE SERVICE: Join St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Culpeper, in the church cemetery at 7 p.m. for a service for all ages. Costumes are welcome. For information: ststephensculpeper.net or call 540-825-8786.
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31
➤ HALLOWEEN WITH RAPP AT HOME: Come and join Rapp at Home on the porch of the Washington Schoolhouse from 5 p.m to 6:30 p.m. for some wine and cheese for the adults, and candied apples and hot chocolate for trick-or-treaters.
➤ OPEN HOUSE: Washington Baptist Church is having its Open House from 5:30 p.m to 8 p.m. Join us for candy and snacks.
➤ COMMUNITY HALLOWEEN CELEBRATION: 6 p.m to 9 p.m at the Trinity Episcopal Church parish hall. Free hotdogs, chips, candy, coffee and drinks. Restrooms available to the public. Wear your best costume. For more information, call 540-675-3716.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1
➤ ALL SAINTS’ DAY QUIET HOUR: All are welcome to join St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Culpeper, at 10 a.m., for a Quiet Hour of prayer and reflection, as we celebrate the Commemoration of
All Faithful Departed on
All Saints’ Day. For more information, call 540-8258786.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2
➤ HALLOWEEN TWEEN MIXER: For ages 10 to 13 from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m at Hearthstone School, Sperryville. Wear your Halloween costume, music, dancing, snacks and games. Admission: $5. For more information, please call 540987-9212.
➤ RAAC FIRST FRIDAY NIGHT MOVIE: “Loving Vincent" at the Little Washington Theater, Washington, at 8 p.m. In a story depicted in oil painted animation, a young man comes to the last hometown of painter Vincent van Gogh to deliver the troubled artist’s final letter and ends up investigating his final days there. Cost is $6, there will be popcorn, candy and water are available for purchase.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3 SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 4
➤ ART TOUR: Artists of Rappahannock Fall Art Tour from 10 a..m. to 5 p.m with more than 100 artists participating, 40 local studios and galleries will display juried art works and open their studios. This 14th annual peak-autumn experience combines fine art with a self-guided drive. Tour HQ: Historic Washington School on Mount Salem Ave. $10 admission for all venues. Food trucks, local restaurants participating with To Go meals. Contact Bud Meyer at 540-675-3629 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org