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Culpeper Times • March 8-14, 2018
What’s Happening EVENTS FOR CULPEPER, FAUQUIER, MADISON, ORANGE AND RAPPAHANNOCK COUNTIES
RAPPAHANNOCK COUNTY MARCH 1-31
Chili Bowl perpetual trophy for one year. Rollicking cake walks, as well as silent and live auction items and more. All-you-can-eat chili and cornbread is $8 admission; $4 ages 6 to 11; kids 5 and under free.
Forget the weather and find the fun during March Wine and Dine Month on the Rappahannock County Artisan Trail. Twentyseven Trail members offer more than 80 events for your wining, dining, staying, playing and artistic pleasures. For details: http://www. rappahannockcountyartisantrail.org/ Click on Open Door Tour
• Aging Together is sponsoring a program how to learn ways to keep your phone and computer safe with TechBox of Culpeper, smart technology for home and business and Library Computer Help Desk, Laura Skauge, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Rappahannock County Library meeting room, Washington. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call 540-321-3075.
WINE AND DINE MONTH •
AGING TOGETHER SAFETY
SKITSTORY • Belle Meade
Montessori School, 353 F. T. Valley Road, Sperryville, presents Skitstory of the World. Students and staff have chosen a variety of historically-themed, short sketches to perform. The concept is to depict a fractured history of various cultures through time. The majority of the production is student directed and driven. There will be musical interludes between sketches and during intermission provided by our school band and music class. Join us on March 8 at 6 p.m. for our open dress rehearsal, March 9 at 7 p.m. for opening night, and March 10 at 1:15 p.m. for soup and our closing, matinee performance. For more information, call 540-9878970.
SECOND FRIDAY TALK •
Guest speaker will be Richard Chefetz, an internationally known psychiatrist whose specialty is the treatment of trauma at 8 p.m. at the Rappahannock County Library, Washington. Chefetz is renowned for his talent at describing to laymen what goes on behind therapists’ closed doors. He works daily with adults who endured childhood abuse or neglect or who survived battlefield or wartime hardships or violent attacks at work or at home. He was president of the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation and has recently published a book on his therapeutic techniques.
Wine and Dine Month in Rappahannock County is in March. For more details and to make reservations: http://www.opendoortour. org/category/trails/rappahannock-county-artisan-trail/
HAM AND OYSTER DINNER
• Washington Volunteer Fire and Rescue will be having its All You Can Eat Ham and Oyster dinner from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the station. Cost for adults $30, kids ages 4-10 $15, 3 and under are free. All proceeds will be used to fund daily operations. For more information, call 540-675-3615 and speak with one of the members.
RAINER MARIA RILKE AND THE SHADOW OF AUGUSTE RODIN • A vibrant
portrait of the friendship between two of the twentieth century's greatest artists, the German Poet Rilke and the French Sculptor Rodin in song and word with Rachel Corbett, award-winning author, Tyler Nelson, Castleton's beloved tenor, and actress Dietlinde Turban Maazel. 7 p.m. at the Theatre House, Castleton Farms, 663 Castleton View Rd. Tickets: $35 adults/$15 students at castletonfestival.org
ANTIQUE APPRAISAL AND BAKERY BOUTIQUE: •
Rappahannock Historical Society will be having their Antiques Appraisal 10 to 2 at Copper Fox in Sperryville. This is their 10th anniversary of holding the appraisal. There will also be a silent auction and a bakery boutique of goodies for sale. Since this is a fundraiser for the Historical Society a small fee of $10/item or 3/$25 is requested for the evaluations. For more information, call 540-675-1163.
PIEDMONT SOFTBALL CHILI BOWL: • Enter your
chili — and eat a lot, too — in Piedmont Softball Association's annual fundraiser for its fast-pitch girls' league, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the old Bill Payne Auction Gallery, 10 Maddox Lane, Amissville. All who bring a pot of chili compete for awards in in categories of exotic, hottest, and basic chili, with the chili receiving most votes winning the title of 2018 PSA "Bestest Chili" and possession of the unique PSA
FAUQUIER COUNTY APRIL 7
YARD SALE • The Remington Lions Club located at their club house at 1326 James Madison Highway (H/W 29) in Remington is hosting a yard sale on Saturday, April 7 between the hours of 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Fees are $40 inside with one table or $20 outside without table. Point of contact for reservations is Debbie Embrey (540) 718-3177.
ORANGE COUNTY MARCH 24
MUSIC • Lake of the Wood Lioness Lions Indoor Spring Craft Sale and Flea Market will be held from 8:30 a.m.- 2 p.m. at the Locust Grove Middle School at 6368 Flat Run Road, Locust Grove. There will be about 40 vendors including pottery, wood crafts, glass art, jewelry, cosmetics, home decor, Flea Market Attic Treasures and more. There will also be a good concession and a wonderful bake sale. Come out for a fun day of browsing for treasures