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.
Friday, July 27
Murder mystery wine dinner: The Flint Hill Public House 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.
Saturday, July 28
Dwyer reunion: Annual Dwyer family reunion starts at 10:30 a.m. at the Washington fire hall. Please bring a dish and/or drink to share. For more information, call Wayne Baldwin at 540-543-2590.
Oneness Meditation: One awakened person can transform the consciousness of countless others. It begins with your own spiritual awakening. Connect with a worldwide community committed to a positive shift in global consciousness from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Sperryville Schoolhouse. Free to all. Pre-register at 540-675-3978 or [email protected]barqmail.com.
Sunday, July 29
Youth Group event: Rappahannock Youth Group’s next outdoor event starts at 3 p.m at the Flint Hill home of Jean Lillard. For directions and more information,
Wednesday, Aug. 1
Saturday, Aug. 4
Flint Hill carnival and parade: The Flint Hill Volunteer Fire and Rescue annual carnival runs Wednesday through Saturday at the fire hall on Fodderstack Road. The parade starts at 6:30 p.m. Friday (Aug. 3). For more information, call Karen Williams at 540636-4673.
Wednesday, Aug. 1
Free Clinic: Rappahannock Free Clinic is open this evening (and on Wednesday, August 15) at the Rappahannock County Health Department on Main Street in Washington. Registration is 5 to 6 p.m. Details from the Fauquier Free Clinic at 540-347-0394.
Friday, Aug. 3
Youth fellowship: Reynolds Memorial Baptist Church, 3948 Sperryville Pike, Sperryville, welcomes all local youth to the church for fellowship from 6 to 8 p.m. Expect great fun and food for both body and soul. Bring a friend and check us out. Call the church at 540-987-9101 for more details.
Saturday, Aug. 4
Middle Street opening: Middle Street Gallery opens a new show, “Emerging Artists,” with a reception from 3 to 5 p.m., with the latest works of three exciting young artists, just graduating from college with MFA degrees. The show will run through August at the gallery at 3 River Lane, Sperryville. For more
information, call 540-987-9330.
Tuesday, Aug. 7
Democrats meeting: Rappahannock Democrats meet at 7 p.m. at the Rappahannock County Library (4 Library Road, Washington). (The organization’s executive committee meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 31, at the same place.) All meetings open to the public. For more information, call 540-560-9232 or visit www.rappdems.org.
Saturday, Aug. 11
Wakefield poker tournament: Wakefield Country Day School hosts its annual Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament from 4 to 10 p.m. at the school (1059 Zachary Taylor Hwy., Flint Hill). Entry fee is $50 per player, and as in the past, Larry Grove will serve as tournament director, and players should check in by 3:45. Contact WCDS athletic director Mike Costello at 540-635-8555 (ext. 224) or [email protected]fieldcds.org for more information. Proceeds benefit the school’s athletic department.
Tuesday, Aug. 14
Medication training: Medication Administration Training class offered from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 567 Mt. Salem Ave., Washington (the old Washington school). Current CPR and FA required. Preregistration required; email [email protected] or call 540-987-8637 to register or for more information.
Friday, Aug. 17Saturday, Aug. 18
RAAC summer theatre: In collaboration with students from Rappahannock County High, RAAC Community Theatre presentsa series of short and zany comedies by David Ives from his “All in the Timing” collection at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The plays, directed by RCHS drama coach Russell Paulette, feature actors from teenagers to experienced senior actors, changing roles and personalities from one play to the next. The New York Times described Ives’ plays as “Utterly delightful one-act plays . . . with comic brio” and “with real heart beneath Ives’ tomfoolery.” For reservations, call 540-675-3193 or email raacthe[email protected]hoo.com.
Tuesday, Aug. 21
RAWL spay/ neuter: Simple and affordable spay/neuter services to Rappahannock and neighboring county dogs and cats are offered by RAWL and partner Shenandoah Low Cost Spay/Neuter Veterinary Clinic. Trips for 20 or more animals at a time offer a chance to spay/neuter at a fraction of the normal cost (fees range from $50 to $90); arrive between 7 and 7:30 a.m. at RAWL’s Amissville shelter. Register by Aug. 18 to avoid trip cancellation for lack of participants. For more information, call 540-9373336 or visit rawldogs.org.
Saturday, Aug. 25
Sunday, Aug. 26
Democrats’ yard sale: The Rappahannock Democrats’ “Dog Days of August” Indoor Yard Sale is 8 to 4 Saturday and 10 to 2 Sunday at the Sperryville Schoolhouse. Many bargains, a bake sale and more. Item donations welcome Aug. 23-24. For more information, call Jeanne Dixon at 540-675-1942 or visit www.rappdems.org.
Monday,Aug. 27Friday, Aug. 31
Gid Brown revival: Revival services at the Gid Brown Bible Baptist Church, Washington, start at 7:30 p.m. Monday and are nightly through Friday. Guest speaker is evangelist Don Mccann from Kingsport, Tenn. Special singing and nursery nightly. For more information, call Pastor John K. Burke at 540-937-4944.
Saturday, Oct. 27
Sunday, Oct. 28
Flint Hill trail ride: Two-day trail ride is hosted by Flint Hill Volunteer Fire and Rescue, 9 to 4 both Saturday and Sunday. Cost is $40 per day ($60 for both days), half price for ages 10 and younger. Free camping Friday and Saturday night. Morning coffee, juice, pastry and hot lunch each day. Ride at your own pace on marked trails. Proceeds benefit the fire department. Sponsored by Bolton Branch, Hard Rock Farms, Patria, Red Fox Run and Wakefield Manor farms. Applications due by Oct.16. Current Coggins required at check-in. For more, call Deborah at 540-636-9713.