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Event listings must reach us (prefer­ably by email to events@rapp­news.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, 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: lbud­meyer@gmail.com

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 rap­pc­clc@gmail.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.

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