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THURSDAY, MARCH 29
➤ MAUNDY THURSDAY SERVICE: Amissville United Methodist Church will celebrate Maundy Thursday Service at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary of the church, 14760 Lee Hwy, Amissville.
FRIDAY, MARCH 30
➤ ST. STEPHEN’S EPISCOPAL QUIET HOUR: All are invited to join St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, Culpeper, on Good Friday at 9 a.m. through 11:45 a.m. for a Quiet Time of silent prayer and reflection, commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus. For information, call 540-825-8786.
➤ WBRBC GOOD FRIDAY SERVICE: Held at the Wayland Blue Ridge Baptist Center, 15044 Ryland Chapel Rd., Rixeyville, at 7 p.m. Rev. Adrian Sledge, Facilitator, Rev. Ludwell Brown, Moderator.
➤ AMISSVILLE GOOD FRIDAY SERVICE: Amissville United Methodist Church will celebrate Good Friday at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary of the church. Everyone is welcome.
FRIDAY, MARCH 30 & SATURDAY, MARCH 31
➤ RAAC THEATRE PLAY: The Rappahannock Association for Arts and Community (RAAC) Theatre will present "Good People" by David Lindsay-Abaire on Friday and Saturday nights at 8 p.m. at the RAAC Theatre, 310 Gay St, Washington. The cost is $15 and reservations are available at www.raac.org/ theatre.html. Those without internet call 1-800-695-6075
SATURDAY, MARCH 31
➤ WVFR BREAKFAST AND EGG HUNT: The Easter Bunny is coming to breakfast at the Washington Volunteer Fire and Rescue from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Bring your appetites. Adults and kids 11 and older $10, kids 10 and under eat FREE! After the breakfast enjoy a Easter Egg Hunt with each child receiving a hat and candy. Some participants may be lucky enough to find tickets for additional prizes in the eggs. For more information, call 540-675-3615.
➤ GAY STREET GALLERY OPENING: A new exhibition opens with a reception with artists from 4 to 7 p.m. Beverages and refreshments will be served at the gallery, 337 Gay St., Washington. More information at gaystreetgallery.com. See The Rapp, Page A2
➤ JAZZ AT THE THEATRE: The Anderson Trio is coming to the Little Washington Theatre, 291 Gay St., Washington, with a performance at 8 p.m. Reserved seating. Tickets ($25) are available by calling 540-675-1253 or www. littlewashingtontheatre.com
SUNDAY, APRIL 1
➤ AMISSVILLE UNITED METHODIST SUNRISE SERVICE: Amissville United Methodist Church having an Easter sunrise service at 6:45 a.m., on the grounds of the church, followed by Easter breakfast served in the fellowship hall of the church. Sunday School will be at 9 a.m. and worship service will be at 10 a.m.
➤ F. T. BAPTIST SUNRISE SERVICE: F.T. Baptist Church invites you to join them for their Easter sunrise service at 7 a.m. at 31 Peola Mills Road, known as Revercomb's Corner. Just after the first house turn right into the field. Breakfast following at the church, 3143 Slate Mills Rd., Sperryville. Worship service starts at 11 a.m.; Easter Egg hunt after the worship service. Bring your baskets. In event of rain service will be moved to the church. For more information, call 923-4413.
➤ SHILOH BAPTIST SUNRISE SERVICE: Shiloh Baptist Church is having their sunrise service at the church at 6 a.m. followed by breakfast. The public is invited to attend. No 11 a.m. service. For more information, call 540-9878515. 15 Red Oak Mountain Rd, Woodville.
➤ FLINT HILL UNITED METHODIST SUNRISE SERVICE: Flint Hill United Methodist Church, located at 651 Zachary Taylor Hwy., will have sunrise service at 6.45 a.m., with light breakfast to follow at Flint Hill Methodist Church. There will be no 8:45 a.m. service at Flint Hill.
➤ TRINITY EPISCOPAL SUNRISE SERVICE: Please join Trinity Episcopal Church at 6:15 a.m. at Greenwood Farm, original home place of Gid Brown, and watch the sun rise during the communion service. Afterwards join them for coffee and hot cross buns in the barn. Following red signs, from Rt. 211, between Washington and Sperryville, turn onto Gid Brown Hollow Road ( 622). Go 1.3 miles, left on Greenwood Lane.
➤ EASTER BREAKFAST: Forest Grove Baptist Church having its Easter breakfast starting at 7 a.m. going through 9:30 a.m. at the Old Forest Grove School, located at the corner of Forest Grove Road and Richmond Road, Viewtown. All are welcome to enjoy the good food and fellowship. No cover charge for meal; volunteer contributions accepted. For more information, call 540-937-3015 or 540-937-4221, ask for Danny or Linda.
➤ GID BROWN REVIVAL: Gid Brown Bible Baptist Church holds six evenings (April 1-6) of revival services at 6:30 p.m. Sunday evening, Tuesday through Friday, 7:30 p.m. The guest speaker is Evangelist Don McCann from Kingsport, Tenn. There will be special singing and nursery provided each night. Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information, call 540-395-1738 or 540-937-4944.
TUESDAY, APRIL 3
➤ AMISSVILLE COMMUNITY PRAYER: At Paynes Auction Gallery, 10 Maddox Lane, Amissville from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Calling all Christians to an hour of prayer for our families, neighbors, volunteers, churches, troubles, government, soldiers, and enemies. Feel free to join us every first Tuesday.
FRIDAY, APRIL 6
➤ FIRST FRIDAY AT THE MOVIES: “Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing Missouri” at 7 p.m. at Little Washington Theatre, 291 Gay St., Washington. Popcorn, candy, water available for purchase. Cost $6.
SATURDAY, APRIL 7
➤ HERITAGE DAY: Fishing and much more at Graves Mountain Lodge, 3626
Old Blue Ridge Turnpike, Syria, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Free admission, parking and kid's event. For more information, call 540-923-4231.
➤ BLUE STATE BLUEGRASS BRUNCH: Kicks off at 10 a.m at the Washington Fire Hall! Good music, good friends, good food, and a fine speech or two. Join your neighbors for a fine time at this annual event of the Rappahannock County Democratic Committee. Admission is free, and so is the parking. For information, call 540-987-8912.
SUNDAY, APRIL 8
➤ OLD DOMINION HOUNDS PAIRS RACING: At Ben Venue Farm, 38 Ben Venue Farm, Washington, at 1 p.m. Open to pairs of horses or ponies, both jumping and flat courses available. A flagged course over approximately 3 miles of natural hunting county. $60/ pair To pre-enter and qualify for end of year points go to: centralentryoffice.com or call 540-439-3820 by 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 4. Same day ‘post-entry’ available onsite for open pairs--$70/pair. Helmets and negative coggins required
➤ WORKING WOODS WALK: At James Madison's Montpelier, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., led by Virginia Master Naturalists. Cost $5/person; children under 6 years old are free. Meet at Visitor Center. For more information: www. montpelier.org/visit. In case of inclement weather, call 540672-2728, ext. 141 or ext. 252.