Event listings must reach us (preferably by email to [email protected]news.com) 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 RappNews.com/events.
Thursday, Jul 19
Festive Progressives, the new social opportunity for area liberals, meets at Flint Hill Public House from 7 to 8:30 p.m. No sign up, fee or
commitment; food and drinks available for purchase from the restaurant menus. Approved and supported by the Rappahannock County Democratic Committee (rappdems.org). For more information, call Kay Beatty at 540-5609232.
Hopewell revival: Revival services at Hopewell Baptist Church, Sperryville, continues at 7:30 p.m. tonight with Rev. Ronald Poe, then on Friday (July 20) with Rev. Herbert Johnson and Homecoming on Sunday (July 22) with minister James Kilby at 11 a.m. and Rev. George Carlish at 3. Lunch served Sunday in the dining hall. For more information, call Lillian Aylor at 540987-8064.
Saturday, July 21
Invasive plants workshop: Rappahannock League for Environmental Protection (RLEP) sponsors a free 10 a.m. workshop with photos, discussion and advice from experts on removal of invasive plants, at the Theatre in Washington. Followed by a walk across Gay Street to Avon Hall for a closer lock and further hints on identifying and removing. Call 540-6751373 for more information.
Ceramics workshops: Come see how we make our unique tiles, art panels and domestic ceramics. Try your hand at painting an art tile in one of our two-hour mini-workshops. Call or email to reserve a seat at the work table at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Cost is $25 per person or $45 for an adult/child (8 years and up) team. Fee includes firing and shipping the tile to you. For more information, call 540-937-5605 or email li[email protected]ridgeceramics.com.
Promise Land anniversary: Combined Senior Choir and Men’s Chorus of Promise Land Baptist Church celebrates its anniversary at 5 p.m. at the church, with guest Sister Jean Baltimore of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, Bentonville, and the Musical Blends from Warrenton. All are welcome.
Sunday, July 22
Dressage and schooling
show: Old Dominion Hounds Pony Club’s (ODHPC) 2012 dressage and combined-test schooling show series starts at 9 a.m. at Windsor Lodge Farm, Flint Hill. Divisions include regular and jumping derby combined tests at first-timers, elementary (new this year), beginnernovice, novice and dressage test-ofchoice. This show is great for green horses just starting out, riders wanting to practice in a low-key environment before moving on to recognized events or anyone wanting to have a relaxed, fun time with their horse. For information and entry form, visit www.odhponyclub.com or contact Lesley at lesle[email protected] hughes.net or 540-636-2344.
History in Chester Gap: Join the Rappahannock Historical Society at 1 p.m. at the intersection of U.S. 522 and Route 610 (on the entrance road to the Chester Gap) for the dedication of two new Civil War Trails markers commemorating Chester Gap’s importance in the Civil War. After the dedication, refreshments will be available at the Chester Gap fire hall, 42 Waterfall Rd., where the Historical Society is also asking Chester Gap residents to share their pictures, newspaper clippings, documents and family stories in a unique opportunity to add to the storehouse of Rappahannock history. For more information, call 540-675-1163 or email rapphist[email protected]cast.net.
Monday, July 23
Friday, July 27
Woodville Baptist VBS: Woodville Baptist Church’s Vacation Bible School is 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday (July 27). The theme is “Amazing Wonders,” for children from pre-K to grade seven. For more information or to register, call 540-987-3317.
Friday, July 27
Murder mystery wine dinner: The Flint Hill Public House, Flint Hill, hosts its first Murder Mystery Wine Dinner, featuring Three Fox Vineyards wines, from 6 to 8 p.m. Cost is $85 per person. Contact Alisa Scott at 540-675-1700 to reserve.