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Rapp Hap­pen­ings lists events in Rap­pa­han­nock County at no charge and as space al­lows. We wel­come sub­mis­sions by email to [email protected] rapp­news. com. ( Or as a di­rect on­line con­trib­u­tor; if you’d like to en­ter your or­ga­ni­za­tion’s events di­rectly on our Web site, please call us at 540-675-3338 or email edi­[email protected] rapp­news. com. We’ll send in­struc­tions.)

Event de­scrip­tions must con­tain a street ad­dress and a phone num­ber read­ers can call, and must reach us by 3 p. m. the Mon­day be­fore pub­li­ca­tion.

There are al­ways many more events listed on­line, at rapp­news. com/ calendar.

Thurs­day, June 16

Blooms­day ben­e­fit

Wake­field Coun­try Day School hosts a Blooms­day cel­e­bra­tion at Grif­fin Tav­ern, with dra­matic read­ings from James Joyce’s “ Ulysses” ( the book’s pro­tag­o­nist is Leopold Bloom, for whom the day is named); celebrity bar­tenders’ tips will ben­e­fit the school’s fi­nan­cial aid fund. For in­for­ma­tion, call 540635-8555, ex. 231.

Fri­day, June 17

Gadino ver­ti­cal tast­ing

Join the Gadino fam­ily to learn about the grow­ing sea­sons and sam­ple ’ 05, ’ 07 and ’ 08 vin­tages as well as a “ mys­tery wine” and the win­ery’s pre-bot- tled 2010 Caber­net Sau­vi­gnon. Ap­pe­tiz­ers to com­ple­ment the unique char­ac­ter­is­tics of each wine. Price per per­son is $ 65 plus tax and gra­tu­ity. Call Stephanie to make reser­va­tions at 540-423-8032.

Satur­day, June 18

Coun­try break­fast buf­fet

All-you-can-eat coun­try break­fast buf­fet is 8 to 11 at Amissville United Methodist Church, 14760 Lee Hwy. There is no set price but all do­na­tions wel­come and help sup­port United Methodist Men’s ser­vice projects in the com­mu­nity. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 540-9374397.

Ce­ram­ics stu­dio open

Far Ridge Ce­ram­ics Stu­dio is open to vis­i­tors from 10 to 5. Come see how we make our ce­ramic tiles, bowls and more at the stu­dio, 164 Bunker Hill Lane, Rock Mills. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 540-937-5605 or email li­[email protected] far­ridge­ce­ram­ics. com.

Gallery open­ing

Flint Hill’s new Brad­ford Gallery, 617 Zachary Tay­lor Hwy., Flint Hill, opens to­day with works by Kitty Dodd, Ar­lyn Chap­man and Me­gan Smith, plus dec­o­ra­tive art, pe­riod an­tiques and china. Gallery is open 11 to 7 daily. Call 540-8274711.

McGloth­lin re­union

Fam­ily and friends are in­vited to the McGloth­lin re­union from 12: 30 p. m. till dark at the Rap­pa­han­nock County Park, Wash­ing­ton. Come en­joy the day with good food and fel­low­ship. The re­union is al­ways on the third Satur­day in June. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Con­nie at 540-987-9644 or Lou at 540825-6044.

Artists re­cep­tion

“ Lo­cal Wine, Lo­cal Art, Lo­cal Food” ex­hibit of works by artists in Rap­pa­han­nock and sur­round­ing coun­ties opens with a re­cep­tion from 2 to 5 at the Con­flu­ent Gallery at Rap­pa­han­nock Cen­tral ( 3 River Lane, Sper­ryville).

Sun­day, June 19

Fa­ther’s Day break­fast

Fa­ther’s Day all-you-can-eat buf­fet break­fast from 7 to 11 a. m. ben­e­fits Wash­ing­ton Vol­un­teer Fire and Res­cue squad. Cost is $ 8 ($ 4 ages 10 and younger). Call 540-675-3615 for de­tails.

Mon­day, June 20

Fri­day, June 24

Thorn­ton’s Gap Bi­ble school

Thorn­ton’s Gap Reg­u­lar Bap­tist Church, Sper­ryville, holds a Va­ca­tion Bi­ble School at 6: 30 p. m. Mon­day through Fri­day. Chil­dren in the area are in­vited to at­tend. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 540-987-8165.

Tues­day, June 21

Spay/ neuter clinic

RAWL of­fers sim­ple and affordable spay and neuter ser­vices to Rap­pa­han­nock and neigh­bor­ing county dogs and cats. Part­nered with the Shenan­doah Low Cost Spay/ Neuter Ve­teri­nary Clinic, the pro­gram presents own­ers with a chance to spay/ neuter at a frac­tion of the or­di­nary cost ( fees range from $ 50 to $ 90). Clinic starts at 7 a. m. For more in­for­ma­tion, call the RAWL shel­ter in Amissville at 540-937-3336 or 540-937-3283 or visit rawl­dogs. org.

Youth mu­sic work­shop

Blue Ridge Cho­rale’s Youth Mu­sic Work­shop ( ages 7 to 14) starts June 21 and ends July 19, meet­ing at Yow­ell Meadow Park in Culpeper ev­ery Tues­day and Thurs­day from 10 to noon. Per­for­mance at the park 7 p. m. July 19. Camp reg­is­tra­tion is $ 45, with fam­ily dis­counts for sec­ond and third child. Pre­reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 540-948-

4573 or visit www. brc­s­ings. com.

Wed­nes­day, June 22

Fri­day, June 24

Shiloh re­vival ser­vices

Shiloh Bap­tist Church, Woodville, holds three evenings of re­vival ser­vices with speak­ers each night to in­clude Rev. Rod­ney Smith, Mt. Nebo Bap­tist Church, Mar­shall ( Wed­nes­day); Rev. Wil­liam For­tune, Canaan Bap­tist Church, Reva ( Thurs­day) and Rev. James Mack from Mt. Pis­gah True-Blue and Divine Life Full Gospel Church, Culpeper ( Fri­day). Pro­gram be­gins at 7: 30 p. m. The church fam­ily and choirs will ac­com­pany the pas­tors each night. All are in­vited. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 540987-8402.

Thurs­day, June 23

Aging To­gether meet­ing

Aging To­gether in Rap­pa­han­nock meets at the Rap­pa­han­nock County Li­brary at 1. Dis­cus­sion to in­clude re­cent com­mu­nity con­ver­sa­tion and plan­ning for the next Care­giver train­ing session. For more in­for­ma­tion, email [email protected] ag­ing­to­gether. org or call Bon­nie at 540-8296405.

Satur­day, June 25Sun­day, June 26

‘ Din­ing Room’ au­di­tions

Rap­pa­han­nock As­so­ci­a­tion for the Arts and the Com­mu­nity ( RAAC) hold au­di­tions for “ The Din­ing Room,” a play by A. R. Gur­ney that fea­tures in­ter­re­lated scenes that all take place in a din­ing room – and that stars a wide va­ri­ety of char­ac­ters of all ages. Au­di­tions from 2 to 4 p. m. at RAAC Theatre on Gay Street in Wash­ing­ton open to ages 14 to 100 for RAAC’s first-ever sum­mer the­ater event. ( Re­hearsals will start in July; the place will be per­formed in Septem­ber.) For more in­for­ma­tion, call Toni Egger at 540-9878891 or Rus­sell Paulette at 540987-8080.

Satur­day, June 25

Bowl for Se­niors

The fourth re­gional Bowl for Se­niors event is noon to 3 at the new Moun­tain Run Bowl­ing Cen­ter in the Culpeper Town Mall, a five-county event ( Culpeper, Fauquier, Madi­son,

Orange and Rap­pa­han­nock) spon­sored by Rap­pa­han­nock Rap­i­dan Com­mu­nity Ser­vices. For in­for­ma­tion on spon­sor­ships, pledges and do­na­tions, which will go di­rectly to all RRCS aging ser­vice pro­grams in the district, call Judy Seale or Lola Walker at 540-825-3100.

Solstice, mu­sic at Gadino

From 6 to 9 p. m., live mu­sic and sun­set in the vine­yard at Gadino Cel­lars, 92 School­house Rd., Wash­ing­ton. Cel­e­brate the long­est day of the year with fine wine and song as the Gold Top County Ram­blers play your fa­vorite songs blue­grass-style, and the win­ery stays open late.

Sun­day, June 26

Fri­day, July 1 Ch­ester Gap Bi­ble school

Ch­ester Gap Bap­tist Church holds its Bi­ble school is 6 to 8: 30 p. m. Sun­day through Fri­day. This year’s theme is “ Gold Rush.” For more in­for­ma­tion, call 540-636-9962.

Sun­day, June 26 Dres­sage/ school­ing show

The first of the Old Do­min­ion Hounds Pony Club’s 2011 dres­sage and com­bined test school­ing shows starts at 9 a. m. at Wind­sor Lodge Farm ( 51 Wind­sor Lodge Lane, Flint Hill). Di­vi­sions in­clude reg­u­lar and jump­ing derby com­bined tests at all lev­els and dres­sage test-of­choice, with spe­cial awards to the high­est com­bined dres­sage score for a par­ent-child in the show ( car­ried over from the can­celled May show) and for the best-turned-out horse and rider. These shows are great for green horses, rid­ers want­ing to prac­tice in a low-key en­vi­ron­ment or any­one who wants a re­laxed, fun time with your horse. For in­for­ma­tion: odh­pony­club. com, les­le­[email protected] hughes. net or 540-6362344.

Res­cue demo and talk

Andy Ni­chols, a Rap­pa­han­nock County na­tive who is founder and head of Fred­er­ick, Md.-based Shenan­doah Moun­tain Guides, is fea­tured pre­sen­ter at a 3 p. m. pro­gram at Sper­ryville Vol­un­teer Fire Depart­ment ( 11781 Lee Hwy.) in which he’ll talk about his tour com­pany’s ex­pe­ri­ences in Shenan­doah Na­tional Park, in­clud­ing res­cues and emer­gen­cies the team has par­tic­i­pated in. Plus there will be a res­cue team demon­stra­tion. A $ 5 do­na­tion is re­quested. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 540-675-1163.

An­nual ceme­tery pro­gram

Prom­ise Land Bap­tist Church, Wash­ing­ton, in­vites you to sup­port its an­nual ceme­tery pro­gram at 3 p. m., with Rev. Bobby T. Hud­nall, pas­tor of Life in the Word of Je­sus Christ, his choir and con­gre­ga­tion from White Post, Va. Lunch served af­ter the 11 a. m. morn­ing ser­vice. Ca­sual at­tire for the day. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 540-9878047.

Mon­day, June 27

Fri­day, July 1 Va­ca­tion Bi­ble School

Trin­ity Epis­co­pal Church and Wash­ing­ton Bap­tist Church’s an­nual joint Va­ca­tion Bi­ble School is June 27 through July 1 at the Wash­ing­ton Bap­tist Church, 9 to noon each day. This year’s theme is “ Home­town Nazareth,” and the chil­dren will learn what it was like to grow up in Je­sus’ time. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 540-675-3336.

Eco-Bio-Geo day camp

Smith­so­nian Con­ser­va­tion Bi­ol­ogy In­sti­tute ( SCBI) and Shenan­doah Val­ley Dis­cov­ery Mu­seum spon­sor the sec­ond an­nual Eco-Bio-Geo Day Camp from 9 to 4 Mon­day-Fri­day, June 27-July 1. De­signed for stu­dents en­ter­ing grades 5 through 7, the pro­gram of­fers campers op­por­tu­ni­ties to ob­serve en­dan­gered or ex­tinct-in-the-wild an­i­mals, meet Smith­so­nian sci­en­tists who study them and learn about loss of habi­tat and bio­di­ver­sity, all in the out­door set­ting of SCBI’s Front Royal fa­cil­ity. Ex­plore ecol­ogy, bi­ol­ogy and ge­og­ra­phy with Smith­so­nian sci­en­tists and teach­ers Carla Gor­man ( bi­ol­ogy) and Theresa Krause ( ge­og­ra­phy). Fee is $ 240 ($ 210 for Dis­cov­ery Mu­seum mem­bers). Call 540-722-2020 to en­roll.

Hearth­stone ad­ven­tures camp

Hearth­stone moun­tain ad­ven­tures camp for all ages. For chil­dren 5 to 8, out­door ac­tiv­i­ties in­clud­ing swim­ming, hik­ing, wildlife iden­ti­fi­ca­tion, games, crafts, group prob­lem­solv­ing ac­tiv­i­ties; rock climb­ing and ropes course for ages 8 to 12, and back­pack­ing for ages 15 and up. For in­for­ma­tion about each camp and reg­is­tra­tion forms, visit hearth­stoneschoo­l. org/ camps. ht m or call 540-987-9212.

Satur­day, July 9 Kayce Lu­cas ben­e­fit din­ner

All-you-can-eat spaghetti din­ner and silent auc­tion to ben­e­fit Kayce Lu­cas, the 9-year-old who was re­cently di­ag­nosed with brain cancer, is 5 to 9 p. m. at the Wash­ing­ton fire hall. More than 40 county shops, stores, restau­rants, and in­di­vid­u­als have do­nated items for the silent auc­tion. For in­for­ma­tion, or if you are in­ter­ested in con­tribut­ing auc­tion items or do­nat­ing, con­tact Molly Bai­ley at 540-6753813 or Stacey Bai­ley at 540635-9296.

Mon­day, Aug. 8Fri­day, Aug. 12 Hearth­stone gar­den camp

Camp for ages 3 to 12 at Hearth­stone School, Sper­ryville, from 9 a. m., to 3 p. m. each day. Wal­dorf-in­spired ac­tiv­i­ties in­clude sto­ry­telling, wa­ter­color paint­ing, beeswax sculp­ture and can­dles, pot­tery, Span­ish, move­ment and dance, wa­ter play, co­op­er­a­tive games, felt­ing, bas­ketry, bead­work, pa­per mak­ing, drum­ming, in­stru­ment mak­ing, tie dye, hand­work, bak­ing, art from na­ture, na­ture walks, gar­den­ing and snack time. Di­vided into three age groups. On Fri­days, the week’s ac­tiv­i­ties are shared with fam­ily and friends. Cost is $ 200; $ 50 non­re­fund­able de­posit is due with reg­is­tra­tion. Call 540-987-9212 or visit hearth­stoneschoo­l. org.

Wed­nes­day, Aug. 17Satur­day, Aug. 20

Flint Hill car­ni­val

Flint Hill Vol­un­teer Fire and Res­cue Car­ni­val is Wed­nes­day through Sun­day, with the big pa­rade start­ing at 6: 45 Fri­day night. Food con­ces­sions, bingo, rides for all ages. Wed­nes­day night is “ arm band night”; buy an arm band and you get un­lim­ited rides. Satur­day night, the win­ning raf­fle tick­ets will be drawn for a $ 3,000 first-place cash prize, with ad­di­tional cash prizes of $ 1,000 and two at $ 500, and a young steer. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 540-675-3289.

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