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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1
➤ ALL SAINTS’ DAY QUIET HOUR: All are welcome to join St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Culpeper, at 10 a.m., for a Quiet Hour of prayer and reflection, as we celebrate the Commemoration of All Faithful Departed on All Saints’ Day. For more information, call 540825-8786.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2
➤ FIRST FRIDAY FOLLOWERS: Amissville United Methodist Church will host the monthly youth and children’s group from 6 p.m to 8 p.m at the church. For more information, call Missy at 540937-3590.
➤ HALLOWEEN TWEEN MIXER: For ages 10 to 13 from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m at Hearthstone School, Sperryville. Wear your Halloween costume, music, dancing, snacks and games. Admission: $5. For more information, please call 540987-9212.
➤ RAAC FIRST FRIDAY NIGHT MOVIE: “Loving Vincent" at the Little Washington Theater, Washington, at 8 p.m. In a story depicted in oil painted animation, a young man comes to the last hometown of painter Vincent van Gogh to deliver the troubled artist’s final letter and ends up investigating his final days there. Cost is $6, there will be popcorn, candy and water are available for purchase.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3 SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 4
➤ ART TOUR: Artists of Rappahannock Fall Art Tour from 10 a..m. to 5 p.m with more than 100 artists participating, 40 local studios and galleries will display juried art works and open their studios. This 14th annual peakautumn experience combines fine art with a self-guided drive. Tour HQ: Historic Washington School on Mount Salem Ave. $10 admission for all venues. Food trucks, local restaurants participating with To Go meals. Contact Bud Meyer at 540-675-3629 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3
➤ CAREGIVING SEMINAR:
Join us for information that will help you in your caregiving journey from 10 a.m to 2 p.m at Culpeper Baptist Church, 318 S. West St., Culpeper. Boxed lunch, gift bag and free giveaways included. RSVP required for this free event, 877-926-8300 or go to aarp.cvent.com/ Nov3CulpeperCaregiving to register.
➤ SVFD FUNDRAISER:
The Sperryville Volunteer Fire Department is having its annual Draw Down Raffle fundraiser at the Sperryville Fire Hall, starting with a social hour at 5 p.m followed by dinner, raffle and dancing. Tickets are $125 for two people and includes dinner, refreshments and a chance at the $2,500 raffle. For tickets and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Chucky Jenkins at 540-9878124.
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 4
➤ UUBRIDGE SERVICE: “Growing Older in Difficult Times” with Rev. Russ Savage at Hearthstone School, 11576 Lee Hwy, Sperryville, at 10:30 a.m. What does it mean to be growing older in these difficult times? How are we to interact with one another? What changes do we need to consider? How does growing older affect our spiritual lives? All are welcome. For more information, email adamsell@ gmail.com
➤ MUSEUM TOURS: The Rappahannock Historical Society will be open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. for museum tours only.
➤ THANKSGIVING DINNER: Shiloh Baptist Church, Woodville, is having its Thanksgiving Fellowship Dinner, following the morning service, from 12:30-3 p.m. The public is invited to attend. For more information, call 540987-8515.
➤ JAZZ AT CASTLETON: The Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra is joined by jazz historian and SJMO founder Dr. John Hasse as they perform and discuss the musical life of legendary swing musician Benny Goodman at 4 p.m. at Castleton. Call Connie Payne at 540.937.3454 for more information and visit CastletonFestival.org to purchase tickets.
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6
➤ AMISSVILLE COMMUNITY PRAYER: Held at Paynes Auction Gallery, 10 Maddox Lane, Amissville, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m Calling all Christians to a time of prayer for our families, neighbors, volunteers, churches, troubles, government, soldiers and enemies. Feel free to join us every first Tuesday.
➤ PUPPET SHOW: The GoodLife Theater, Joe Pipik and Jeanne Wall, bring their BackPack Puppets to perform the Rainbow Show at Child Care & Learning Center, 10 a.m. Kids from 1 to 101 are invited to enjoy this performance. RSVP at email@example.com
➤ ELECTION PARTY: Come celebrate the Democratic election party mid-terms at the Headmaster’s Pub, starting at 7 p.m. Cost $15 includes dinner. Cash bar. For questions, please contact Judy De Sarno at 540675-9913.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9
➤ SECOND FRIDAY TALK: The evening will feature an exciting look back at Rappahannock history, with novelist and researcher George Pettie as our guide. Pettie is the author of a trilogy of novels, In the Land of Rob, that span Blue Ridge history from the late 1800s to the 1960s. Rappahannock County Library, Washington, at 8 p.m. Free, all are welcome.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10
➤ HOLIDAY BAZAAR:
Amissville United Methodist Women will present their Annual Holiday Bazaar, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the fellowship hall of the church. The event will feature crafts, holiday items, baked goods, lunch and more. For more information, call Anne at 540937-4934.
➤ FAMILY FUN WALK AND RIDE: Join this first annual fall community event, featuring 9-mile and 4-mile walking and biking routes. The walk/ run starts at Headmasters Pub in Sperryville at 11 a.m., followed music, barbeque and ice cream from noon to 4 p.m. Registration is $30, ages 18 and over, $15, ages 12-17; children under 11 free. Sign up online (https:// walkandride.eventbright.com) or at the door. Organized by Rappahannock Trails Coalition (RappTrails). For more information, go to rapptrails. org or email info@rapptrails. org. Everyone is welcome!
➤ ARTISTS RECEPTION:
Dwell Fine Art, Washington, welcomes Diego Sanchez, Martha Prideaux and Mary Scurlock from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. These solidly established abstract artists hailing from Richmond will fill the gallery with color, texture and light. We will have a great selection of their most recent works on display for you to enjoy comprising of mixed media, oil and cold wax. Come and enjoy a “glass of something” and get to know the artists.
➤ DARK SKIES: The Rappahannock League for Environmental Protection, together with the Rappahannock County Recreational Facilities Authority is planning to hold its next dark sky event at the Rappahannock County Park on Rt 211, across from Little Washington, starting at 7 p.m. There will be interesting interpretive presentations as well as astronomers with telescopes to allow you to close-up views of the crescent moon, planets, stars, and galaxies. Telescopes welcome. Come early for cookies and cider! All invited to this fun-filled family event.