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Culpeper Times • January 12-18, 2017
What’s Happening EVENTS FOR CULPEPER, FAUQUIER, MADISON, ORANGE AND RAPPAHANNOCK COUNTIES
FAUQUIER COUNTY JAN. 13
CONCERT • Drum and Strum is pleased to welcome rising Country/Americana artist, Karen Jonas to the Listening Room. Karen’s intensely personal songwriting first grabbed national attention with the release of her critically acclaimed 2014 debut album Oklahoma Lottery. Three years of non-stop touring with her guitarist Tim Bray have produced a smoldering live act that’s left audiences breathless across the country, culminating in their muchanticipated sophomore release Country Songs. Tickets are $10 at the door and seating is limited so advance purchase is recommended. Children 12 and under are admitted free with parent. Doors open at 7:30 and the concert begins at 8 p.m. Located at 102 Main Street in Warrenton. For more information, email email@example.com
MUSIC • Debut of Foothills
Jamboree in the auditorium at Marshall Community Center located at 4133-A Rectortown Road in Marshall from 4-7 p.m. Tickets $10. Don’t miss out on the Marshall Community Center’s first ever Foothills Jamboree! This concert features two great bands. The Cobbler Mountain Grass Band will take you back to yesterday with traditional bluegrass and country music. While Bobby G and Friends will keep you grooving through the night. Feast on mouthwatering BBQ that will be sold during the show. Contact Samantha Griffith at 540422-8580 for questions.
RAPPAHANNOCK COUNTY JAN. 15
MLK JR • Free community event for 26th. Dr. Martin Luther
Miss America 2010 Caressa Cameron will speak Jan. 15 at 4 p.m. at the Little Washington Theatre located at 291 Gay Street in Washington as par of the Martin Luther King Jr. observance. King, Jr. Observance. Guest speaker is Miss America 2010 Caressa Cameron. Musical guests are the Show and Treble Choirs from Culpeper County High School. Starts at 4 p.m. at the Little Washington Theatre located at 291 Gay Street in Washington. Contact 540-675-1253 or info@ LittleWashingtonTheatre.com
LECTURE • Aging Together hosts a free lecture on the Virginia “GrandDriver” program, 10 a.m. at the Rappahannock County Library, Washington located at 4 Library Road in Washington. Nancy Lo, the Virginia GrandDriver Coordinator from the Virginia Division for the Aging, will help attendees learn the early signs of driving difficulty as well as new laws that directly impact senior drivers, so you can take action to drive safer and longer. For more information or to register for the free program, call 540-829-6405 or email dbanks@ agingtogether.org.
DINNER • The annual Celebrity Waiters’ Dinner, a fundraiser for the Rappahannock Benevolent Fund, is 6 p.m. at the Washington Schoolhouse auditorium located at 567 Mount Salem Avenue. Dinners served by Rappahannock “celebrities”; tips are encouraged. For info or to be a sponsor, please contact Lindsay Sonnett (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Jane Whitfield (email@example.com).
CONCERT • The Theatre at Little Washington presents pianist Joel Fan. Celebrated for his exuberant virtuosity, and a bold repertoire that embraces piano classics and inspired discoveries of contemporary and world music, Fan re-invents the piano recital by illuminating the rare and unexpected. Starts at 3
p.m. All seats reserved. 291 Gay Street. $25/adults, $10/under 18. Contact 540-675-1253 or info@ LittleWashingtonTheatre.com
SWING DANCE • Introduction to Swing Dancing from 7:30 - 8 p.m. Dancing from 8-11 p.m. Dance jam aerials at 9:30 p.m. All ages welcome. No partner needed. Light refreshments. $9 per person. Children 14 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. This is a production of the American Swing Music and Dance Association. 1145 Jefferson Davis Hwy In Eagle Village, near the Hyatt Hotel in Fredericksburg. Contact (540) 847-4581 or valerie.webber@ ymail.com