EVENTS

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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.

FRI­DAY, MARCH 28SATUR­DAY, MARCH 29

RAAC’S SPRING PLAYS: RAAC Com­mu­nity Theatre’s spring sea­son kicks off with two one-act plays at 8 p.m. both nights at the theatre (310 Gay St., Wash­ing­ton). “The Nose” fol­lows a Rus­sian of­fi­cial's nose as it de­vel­ops a life of its own, while “Com­pany of One” is a hu­mor­ous take on how the Al­lies man­aged to keep the Nor­mandy In­va­sion se­cret. Tick­ets are $15. For reser­va­tions, visit raac.org.

SATUR­DAY, MARCH 29

SUN­DAY, MARCH 30

GRAY GHOST TAST­ING: Gray Ghost’s an­nual tast­ing is 11 to 4 p.m. both days. Taste de­vel­op­ing wines and ex­pe­ri­ence blend­ing. The cost is $15 per per­son. Gray Ghost sig­na­ture logo glass and light hors d’oeu­vres in­cluded. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 540-937-4869.

SATUR­DAY, MARCH 29

BLUE STATE BLUE­GRASS

BRUNCH: The Rap­pa­han­nock County Demo­cratic Com­mit­tee pre­sents the an­nual Blue State Blue­grass Brunch from 10 a.m. to noon at the Wash­ing­ton fire hall. No charge. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit rap­pdems.org or call Ross O’Donoghue at 540 987-8019.

GADINO WINE TAST­ING: Gadino Cellars of­fers a spe­cial se­lec­tion of cel­lar aged wine vin­tages from their cel­lar for a tast­ing event from 1 to 4 p.m. at the win­ery (92 School­house Rd., Wash­ing­ton). Tick­ets are $15 per per­son ($10 for Wine Club mem­bers). Reser­va­tions rec­om­mended. For

more in­for­ma­tion, call 540-987-9292.

WED­NES­DAY, APRIL 2

FREE CLINIC: The Rap­pa­han­nock Free Clinic is open 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, APRIL 4

COM­MU­NITY DRUM CIR­CLE: The fi­nal com­mu­nity drum cir­cle is 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Belle Meade School­house (353 F.T. Val­ley Rd., Sper­ryville). Sug­gested do­na­tion is $5 to $10. All are wel­come; use a drum pro­vided or bring your own. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Wendi Si­rat at [email protected] whitesage.net or call 540-987-8417.

SATUR­DAY, APRIL 5

HER­ITAGE DAY: Fish­ing and out­door fun for the whole fam­ily from 8 a.m to 4 p.m. at Graves Moun­tain Lodge in Syria. Kids (12 and younger) can try their hand at fish­ing ( limit 6 fish per child). Hourly prize draw­ing be­gins at 9. Free. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 540-923-4231. AMISSVILLE METHODIST FISH FRY: The Amissville United Methodist Men hold a fish fry from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Fel­low­ship Hall of the church (14760 Lee Hwy., Amissville). Do­na­tions ac­cepted; all pro­ceeds used in ser­vice to oth­ers. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Larry Dunn at 540-937-4222.

SUN­DAY, APRIL 6

RAAC CON­CERT: Paul Reisler and a Thou­sand Ques­tions, fea­tur­ing Howard Levy of the Fleck­tones, per­form at a ben­e­fit con­cert (for Kid Pan Al­ley) 4 p.m. at the RAAC Com­mu­nity Theatre (310 Gay St., Wash­ing­ton). Ad­vance tick­ets are $25 ($30 at the door). For more in­for­ma­tion, call 540-322-3022; for tick­ets, visit bit.ly/1KRPK14.

WED­NES­DAY, APRIL 9

SEC­OND WED­NES­DAY SE­RIES: The Sec­ond Wed­nes­day se­ries continues from 2 to 4 p.m. at the county li­brary with guest speaker Danny Wil­son, who re­views re­search on pos­i­tive and cre­ative ag­ing. Free. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Sharon Pyne at 540-675-3313 (ext 2221).

FRI­DAY, APRIL 11

CRAIG HOL­DREGE TALK: Hearth­stone School hosts Craig Hol­drege for a lec­ture ti­tled “The Plant as a Teacher of Liv­ing Think­ing: Cul­ti­vat­ing the Roots of Sus­tain­abil­ity” from 7 to 9 p.m. at the school (11586 Lee Hwy., Sper­ryville). For more in­for­ma­tion, call Kathy Ed­wards at 540-9235086 or email [email protected]

SATUR­DAY, APRIL 12

SE­NIOR CEN­TER BREAK­FAST: The Rap­pa­han­nock Se­niors host a break­fast fundraiser from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Rap­pa­han­nock Se­nior Cen­ter (111 Scrab­ble Rd., Castle­ton), fea­tur­ing mu­sic by the Stoner­idge Blue­grass Band (9 to 10:30). Do­na­tions ben­e­fit the Se­nior Cen­ter. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Darcy at 540-987-3638.

RAWL VAC­CI­NA­TION CLINIC: A ra­bies vac­ci­na­tion clinic, do­nated by Rene and John Nolan, is 9 to 1 at Rap­pa­han­nock An­i­mal Wel­fare League (160 Weaver Rd., Amissville). Vac­ci­na­tions ($10) are avail­able for cats and dogs from any county older than four months; all pro­ceeds ben­e­fit RAWL. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 540-9373283 or visit rawl­dogs.org.

CHILI BOWL: Pied­mont Soft­ball As­so­ci­a­tion’s 2014 Chili Bowl is 3 to 7 p.m. in­side Bill Payne Auc­tion Gallery (10 Maddox Ln., Amissville). Ad­mis­sion is $6 ($4 ages 6-10; 5 and younger free). All pro­ceeds ben­e­fit PSA pro­grams. To en­ter your chili, do­nate a cake or for more in­for­ma­tion, call 540-937-4047 or email sher­i­jhol­[email protected] or pied­montsoft­[email protected]

JAZZ CON­CERT: Jazz pi­anist Bill Har­ris per­forms an evening of melodies and fa­vorite songs by Frank Si­na­tra at 8 p.m. at the Theatre at Wash­ing­ton (291 Gay St.). Tick­ets are $25 ($10 for ages 18 and younger). For reser­va­tions, call 540-675-1253 or email [email protected]

SUN­DAY, APRIL 13

FOLK CON­CERT: Made­line MacNeil brings her beau­ti­ful voice to a Celtic and tra­di­tional Ap­palachian mu­sic con­cert at 2 p.m. at Flint Hill Bap­tist Church (630 Zachary Tay­lor Hwy., Flint Hill). Do­na­tions ($5) are ap­pre­ci­ated. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact the Rap­pa­han­nock His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety at 540-675-1163 or rap­phist­[email protected]­cast.net.

WALK­ING WOODS WALK: Ven­ture into the Mont­pe­lier Demon­stra­tion For­est for a two-hour hike with the Work­ing Woods Walk from 2 to 4 p.m. at James Madi­son’s Mont­pe­lier (11407 Con­sti­tu­tion Hwy., Mont­pe­lier Sta­tion) and learn from ex­perts about mu­tu­ally ben­e­fi­cial con­ser­va­tion and cul­ti­va­tion strate­gies. Tick­ets are $10 ($5 with ad­mis­sion to the house tour; 6 and younger and free). For more in­for­ma­tion, visit mont­pe­lier.org/visit.

RACE FOR HOPE FUNDRAISER: The Flint Hill Pub­lic House do­nates 15 per­cent of your brunch or din­ner bill to Nikki Brady’s Race for Hope 5K team from 4 to 7 p.m.; Richard Brady pro­vides live mu­sic. Reser­va­tions rec­om­mended. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 540-675-3736 or 540-675-1700.

MANDALELE CON­CERT: Lo­cal trio Mandalele (Lor­raine Duisit, Wendi Si­rat and “Smiggy” Smith) per­form from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Cen­tral Cof­fee Roast­ers (11836 Lee Hwy., Sper­ryville). Sug­gested do­na­tion is $5-10. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 540-9871006 or visit mandalele.com.

WED­NES­DAY, APRIL 16

JENK­INS OR­CHARD MEET­ING: Rap­pa­han­nock Ex­ten­sion Of­fice’s se­ries of in-or­chard meet­ings be­gins at 11 a.m. at Jenk­ins Or­chard (355 Yancey Road, Woodville) with a tour, fol­lowed by a dis­cus­sion of cur­rent in­sect and dis­ease con­trol rec­om­men­da­tions and other man­age­ment prac­tices. Af­ter the tour, brown-bag lunch (BYO) with drinks fur­nished by the host. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 540-675-3619.

SATUR­DAY, APRIL 19

RE­LAY BAKE SALE: Carolyn’s Live, Laugh, Love Re­lay for Life Team has a bake sale start­ing at 8:30 a.m. (un­til ev­ery­thing is sold) at the 211 Quicke Mart. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 540635-4673.

SUN­DAY, APRIL 20

FGC EASTER BREAK­FAST: For­est Grove Church holds its an­nual Easter break­fast from 7 to 9 a.m. at the old For­est Grove School. All are wel­come. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 540-825-7799.

TUES­DAY, APRIL 22

RAWL SPAY/NEUTER: RAWL of­fers sim­ple and af­ford­able spay/neuter ser­vices to Rap­pa­han­nock and neigh­bor­ing county dogs and cats (fees range from $50 to $100). For more in­for­ma­tion, call the Amissville shel­ter (540-937-3336 or 540-937-3283) or visit rawl­dogs.org.

SATUR­DAY, APRIL 26

FOD­DER­STACK 10K: The Fod­der­stack 10K be­gins at 9 a.m. (reg­is­tra­tion at 7:30) at the north end of Flint Hill, end­ing at the court­house in Lit­tle Wash­ing­ton. Pre-reg­is­ter for $25 (fam­i­lies of three or more are $20 per per­son); race-day price is $30. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit fod­der­stack­10K.com.

EARTH DAY AT GADINO: Cel­e­brate Earth Day with a walk through Gadino Cellars' vine­yards (92 School­house Rd., Wash­ing­ton). Rob­bie Li­mon per­forms from 2 to 5:30 p.m. and sam­ples of many of Gadino's wines are avail­able (tast­ing fees ap­ply). For more in­for­ma­tion, call 540-987-9292 or visit gadinocel­lars.com/events.html.

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