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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, Nov. 8

Vet­er­ans Day cer­e­mony: Rap­pa­han­nock County High School’s an­nual Vet­er­ans Day cer­e­mony is at 10:30 a.m. in the RCHS gym, with guest speaker, World War II vet­eran Chilton G. Raiford of Amissville. Per­for­mances by the concert band and cho­rus to honor the ser­vice mem­bers and their fam­i­lies in the county. A lun­cheon for the vet­er­ans and their fam­i­lies fol­lows the cer­e­mony. Contact Jac­que­line Har­ris, RCHS Band Boost­ers pres­i­dent, at 540-212-1662 or email jacqhar­[email protected]­bar­q­mail.com.

Fri­day, Nov. 9

RLEP meet­ing: Rap­pa­han­nock League for En­vi­ron­men­tal Pro­tec­tion (RLEP) will hold its an­nual meet­ing at the Rap­pa­han­nock Cel­lars from 7 to 9 p.m. The event is free and will in­clude dessert fin­ger foods and wine. Ev­ery­one is wel­come. Please come hear about the old­est en­vi­ron­men­tal or­ga­ni­za­tion in Rap­pa­han­nock now in its 42 year. There will be a silent auc­tion. For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion, please call Kaye or Rick Kohler at 540-675-1373.

RAAC Sec­ond Fri­day will host a con­ver­sa­tion with Flint Hill res­i­dent and ap­pel­late lawyer Paul Smith at the Rap­pa­han­nock County Li­brary at 8 p.m. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 540-9878677.

Satur­day, Nov. 10

All- you- can- eat break­fast: The Sper­ryville Vol­un­teer Fire Depart­ment hosts an all-you-caneat break­fast buf­fet from 7 to 11 a.m. Ad­mis­sion is $8 for adults ($5 chil­dren 5-10, younger than 5 free). For more in­for­ma­tion, contact Michelle Jenk­ins at 540-9879440.

Amissville bazaar: Amissville United Methodist Women holds its 32nd an­nual bazaar from 9 to 2 p.m. in the church so­cial hall (14760 Lee Hwy., Amissville). Fea­tures hand­crafted items, in­clud­ing Christ­mas items, baked goods and great white ele­phant deals. Lunch is also served – soups, chili, bbq, sand­wiches and desserts. Pro­ceeds ben­e­fit mis­sion projects. For more in­for­ma­tion call Sarah Boelte 540-987-8819 or Pat Sher 540-937-7437.

Co­terie work­shops: Co­terie, 10818A Lee Hwy., Sper­ryville, of­fers Mo­ra­vian Star work­shops at 10 and 2 with glass artist Patti Bren­nan. Cost is $45, sup­plies in­cluded. Call 540-987-8249 or email the­co­ter­[email protected] for more in­for­ma­tion.

Gadino Cel­lars hon­ors vet­er­ans: For Vet­eran’s Day, Gadino Cel­lars (92 School­house Rd., Wash­ing­ton) is of­fer­ing a spe­cial dis­count on wine pur­chases to cus­tomers with a valid mil­i­tary ID card from 11:30 to 6 p.m. Mag­ick Kat plays 1:30 to 5 p.m. No event fee (tasting fees still ap­ply). For more in­for­ma­tion call 540-9879292.

AVFR din­ner: Amissville Vol­un­teer Fire and Res­cue Com­pany hosts their an­nual al­lyou-can-eat Ham and Tur­key Din­ner from 4 to 8 p.m. $15 adults; $12 chil­dren 6-12; $6 chil­dren 1-5. Menu con­sists of ham, tur­key, dress­ing, mashed pota­toes/gravy, green beans, corn/corn pud­ding, cran­berry sauce, rolls, var­i­ous desserts. For more in­for­ma­tion, contact Sandi Carter at


Texas hold’em tour­na­ment: The Wash­ing­ton Vol­un­teer Fire and Res­cue holds its Texas Hold’em Poker Tour­na­ment at 4 p.m. Check-in at 3. First prize is a Marlin XL7 25-06 with scope, sec­ond prize is a Mossberg 500 12gauge shot­gun, third prize is a Sav­age MKII 22 LR ri­fle, plus many more. Cost is $50 per player and in­cludes din­ner. Play­ers must be 18 or older. Lim­ited num­ber of seats avail­able. Call 540-270-3203 or 540-675-3615 and speak with Danny or Bobby for more in­for­ma­tion or tick­ets.

Re­lay for Life din­ner: Re­lay for Life of Rap­pa­han­nock holds its sec­ond an­nual Sur­vivor Din­ner at Sper­ryville School­house (12018 Lee Hwy.). Doors open 5:30 p.m., din­ner (from the Coun­try Cafe) at 6:30. (Items for auc­tion ta­ble need to be there by 5.) Tick­ets are $30, avail­able at Union First Mar­ket Bank, the Coun­try Cafe and from team cap­tains; spon­sor­ship op­por­tu­ni­ties are also avail­able. For more in­for­ma­tion, contact Katherine Todd at kather­[email protected] or Ellen Timbers at etim­[email protected]

CCLC auc­tion: The Child Care and Learn­ing Cen­ter’s (CCLC’s) 17th An­nual Fall Auc­tion and Party, be­gins at 5:30 p.m. at the old Wash­ing­ton School, 567 on Mount Salem Ave. The fundraiser fea­tures food, drink, live auc­tion, silent auc­tion and a di­rect sale “Shoppe.” Tick­ets are $45 at the door, $35 in ad­vance (mail checks to: Child Care & Learn­ing Cen­ter, Box 520, Wash­ing­ton, VA 22747, At­ten­tion: Fall Auc­tion). Pre­view items Fri­day, 6-8 p.m. Ab­sen­tee bid­ding avail­able. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 540-6753237 or visit rap­pc­clc.com.

Sun­day, Nov. 11

Lit­tle Fork Epis­co­pal ser­vice: Bishop Shan­non John­ston vis­its Lit­tle Fork Epis­co­pal Church in Rix­eyville and con­ducts the wor­ship ser­vice at 10:30 a.m. as­sisted by Rec­tor Wil­liam E. Eberle. Lun­cheon fol­lows. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 540-937-4306.

Mu­sic at Nar­mada: Live mu­sic at Nar­mada Win­ery’s tasting room, 43 Nar­mada Lane, Amissville. Fiery Run plays great folk and light rock from 2 to 4 p.m. More in­for­ma­tion, call 540-9378215. RCCA an­nual meet­ing: Join the Rap­pa­han­nock County Con­ser­va­tion Al­liance (RCCA) for its an­nual meet­ing 4 to 6 p.m. at the Smithsonia­n Con­ser­va­tion Bi­ol­ogy In­sti­tute’s Au­di­to­rium at 1500 Re­mount Rd., Front Royal, with Tom Akre, as­so­ciate pro­fes­sor of bi­ol­ogy at Long­wood Univer­sity, as a guest speaker. RSVPs are ap­pre­ci­ated. Call 540-987-9118 or email [email protected]­cava.org for more in­for­ma­tion.

In­spir­ing tes­ti­monies: Dar­cie Gill, a mis­sion rep­re­sen­ta­tive for The Voice of the Mar­tyrs is com­ing to Wash­ing­ton Bap­tist Church at 6:30 p.m. She trav­els all over the world and shares the chal­leng­ing and in­spir­ing tes­ti­monies of fam­ily in re­stricted nations. For more in­for­ma­tion, call the church at 540675-3336.

Sal­va­tion Army hol­i­day kick

off: The Front Royal Corps of the Sal­va­tion Army be­gins their sea­son of hol­i­day fundrais­ing with a ket­tle kick-off cer­e­mony at 11 a.m. at the Royal Plaza Shop­ping Cen­ter on John Mar­shall High­way. For more in­for­ma­tion, contact Lt. Ra­maji at the Sal­va­tion Army Front Royal Corps at 540-635-4020.

Sus­tain­able agri­cul­ture talk: Ken­ner Love of the Vir­ginia Co­op­er­a­tive Ex­ten­sion presents “Best Prac­tices in Sus­tain­able Agri­cul­ture in Rap­pa­han­nock County” at 2 p.m. at the Wash­ing­ton fire hall (spon­sored by the Rap­pa­han­nock County Gar­den Club). For more in­for­ma­tion, call Pam Rubin at 540987-9459.

RHVA lec­ture: Rap­pa­han­nock

Tues­day, Nov. 13

Win­ter get­away pack­ag­ing

work­shop: The Rap­pa­han­nock County Of­fice of Tourism hosts a win­ter get­away pack­ag­ing work­shop at 2 p.m. at the Wash­ing­ton town hall. Tourism-re­lated busi­nesses are in­vited to work to­gether to cre­ate value-added pack­ages that in­clude ac­com­mo­da­tions, din­ing, events and ac­tiv­i­ties to at­tract vis­i­tors and in­crease busi­ness dur­ing the win­ter months. Please RSVP to Laura Over­street at [email protected]­i­trap­pa­han­nockva.com. If you can­not come to the meet­ing but would like to con­trib­ute, email Laura at the same ad­dress or call the Vis­i­tors Cen­ter at 540-6753153.

Wed­nes­day, Nov. 14

Hos­pi­tal­ity and Vis­i­tors As­so­ci­a­tion (RHVA) spon­sors Karen Rid­dle’s talk “Think Like a Visi­tor and In­crease your Sales” at 7 p.m. at the Wash­ing­ton Town Hall. For more in­for­ma­tion, email Berni Ol­son at rhvapres­i­[email protected]

Thurs­day, Nov. 15

Fes­tive Pro­gres­sives meet

ing: Fes­tive Pro­gres­sives meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Flint Hill Pub­lic House. 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 540-560-9232.

Fri­day, Nov. 16

Merry Moo wine tasting: Merry Moo Mar­ket, 617 Zachary Tay­lor Hwy, Flint Hill of­fers a wine tasting from De­la­plane Cel­lars and a dis­play of art of lo­cal artists from Warrenton, Winch­ester and Rap­pa­han­nock. Hours are 5 to 7 p.m. Call 540-827-4711 for more.

Trin­ity sing- along: Old-fash­ioned sing-along, 7 p.m., at Trin­ity Epis­co­pal Parish Hall, Wash­ing­ton, fea­tur­ing wine and cheese, with Hal Hunter at the pi­ano. All do­na­tions ben­e­fit The Rap­pa­han­nock Food Pantry. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 540-6753716.

Satur­day, Nov. 17

Nar­mada third an­niver­sary: Cel­e­brate Nar­mada Win­ery’s (43 Nar­mada Lane, Amissville) third an­niver­sary with spe­cial wine and food pair­ings, bon­fire and live mu­sic. Open from noon un­til 8 p.m. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 540-937-8215.

Johnny Jenk­ins fun­dra­siser: Lit­tle Johnny Jenk­ins seventh an­nual Memo­rial Schol­arhip Fundraiser din­ner, bake sale and silent auc­tion from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Sper­ryville Vol­un­teer Fire Depart­ment. Cost is $25 a cou­ple ($15 sin­gle, $7 kids 6-12, free for 5 and younger). For more in­for­ma­tion, contact Chrissy Jenk­ins at 540-987-9412 or cg­jenk­in­set­[email protected]­hoo.com.

Mu­si­cal per­for­mance: A new mu­si­cal about the life of base­ball great Dizzy Dean has its first per­for­mance at 8 p.m. at the The­atre in Wash­ing­ton. The show is the work of Rap­pa­han­nock res­i­dent Ben Jones and noted Nashville song­writ­ers David Ol­ney and John Hadley. Tick­ets for the show are $25 for adults ($10 for students 17 and younger). For reser­va­tions, or to ob­tain a copy of the The­atre’s sched­ule, phone the The­atre at 540-675-1253, email [email protected]

Sun­day, Nov. 18

Re­lay for Life fundraiser: Re­lay for Life team “Heather’s Cru­saders for a Cure” is hav­ing a fundraiser for the team from noon to 4 p.m. at the Chester Gap fire­house. Last year, $1,503 was raised; the team hopes to raise even more this year. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 540-631-4223.

Rock mu­sic at Nar­mada: Live mu­sic at Nar­mada Win­ery’s tasting room, 43 Nar­mada Lane, Amissville. Sand­box Kings play rock fa­vorites from 2 to 4 p.m. More in­for­ma­tion, call 540-9378215.

The Cas­tle Trio re­turns to the The­atre at Wash­ing­ton with a pro­gram de­voted to the mu­sic of Franz Schu­bert. Tick­ets for the 8 p.m. concert are $25 for adults ($10 for students 17 and younger). For reser­va­tions, call 540-6751253 or email to [email protected]

Fri­day, Nov. 23

Black Fri­day hol­i­day gift fair at Nar­mada Win­ery, 43 Nar­mada Lane, Amissville. All-day fam­ily fun with a spe­cially-priced wine and food menu, mu­sic, arts and crafts, cre­ative gift ideas and more. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 540-9378215.

Fri­day, Nov. 23Satur­day, Nov. 24

Alumni Bas­ket­ball

Tour­na­ment: Rap­pa­han­nock County Pub­lic Schools (RCPS) PTO hosts the Rap­pa­han­nock Alumni Bas­ket­ball Tour­na­ment at the RCHS gym at 6 p.m. both Fri­day and Satur­day, with two men’s games and one women’s game each night. Pro­ceeds ben­e­fit the RCPS PTO. Ad­mis­sion is $5 for adults ($2 ages 6 to 12; kids 5 and younger free). RCSSA will pro­vide con­ces­sions. For more in­for­ma­tion contact PTO Pres­i­dent Crys­tal Smith at [email protected]­pa­han­nockschool­s.us or 540-987-9660.

Wed­nes­day, Nov. 28

Busi­ness Link: Rap­pa­han­nock Busi­ness Link Net­work­ing So­cial is 5 to 7 p.m. at Grif­fin Tav­ern, Flint Hill. All sup­port­ers of the Rap­pa­han­nock busi­ness community are in­vited. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Jan Makela at 540-675-1373.

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