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Culpeper Times • April 20-26, 2017

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of the Library Third Thursday Book Club discusses “The Wright Brothers” by David McCullough. The #1 New York Times bestseller from David McCullough, two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize—the dramatic story-behind-the-story about the courageous brothers who taught the world how to fly—Wilbur and Orville Wright. Meets at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. New members welcome. Read the book and come. Held at Culpeper County Library at 271 Southgate Shopping Center. Phone 540-825-8691.

• Cruisin For Heroes will be hosting a family friendly monthly Cruise-In from 4-8 p.m. (and every fourth Sat. through September) at Bruster’s located at 16170 Rogers Road to raise awareness and funds for the Fisher House Foundation. Fisher House provides a “home away from home” for families of patients receiving medical care at military and VA medical centers. There will be a DJ and a “Manager’s Choice Trophy” presented. Come out and support community and our military. Along with any donations (check donations are tax deductible) collected during the event, Bruster’s will be donating a portion of the event nights sales to Fisher House. For info, contact Lou Realmuto at or go to www.

BOOK CLUB • The Friends

FILM • The Library of Congress Packard Campus Theatre presents “The Ninth Configuration” (Warner Bros., 1980 R-rated ). William Peter Blatty (“The Exorcist”) wrote, produced and directed this comedy horror thriller based on his novel “Twinkle, Twinkle, ‘Killer’ Kane.” No one under the age of 17 will be admitted without a parent or guardian. Starts at 7:30 p.m. Free, at the Library of Congress Packard Campus Theater located at 19053 Mt. Pony Rd. in Culpeper, VA. No reservations required. For more information, call 202-707-9994.


LIVE MUSIC • Enjoy dinner or a drink to Tom Robbins at Grass Rootes, 195 E. Davis Street, 540764-4229. No cover.


staff at Vinosity in downtown Culpeper on Friday evenings from 5 – 8 p.m. for their complimentary in-store tasting. Sample a selection of wines or beers from either new arrivals or old favorites. 174 E. Davis Street. 540-829-9463.


• The horse and cattle event known as Team Penning Practice begins the season at Andora Farm in Culpeper every Friday evening at 7 p.m. The public is welcome to come and watch at no charge. Horseback riders do not need experience to participate in this sport. Anyone at any level riding or age can enjoy this. Three miles east of Culpeper on Route 3. Andora Farm 17275 Germanna Highway, Culpeper. Call 540-8299555 for information.



Crusin’ for heroes combines cars and ice cream at Brusters April 22.

can be purchased through www. or calling 540CULPEPER MINDFULNESS GROUP • Feel like life is passing 829-6405. you by? Feel like you don't have enough time? Mindfulness is about living a wiser, more productive life. Join us every Friday at noon in the Culpeper Library Conference Room. Free. Contact Michele Bledsoe at

BINGO • VFW Post 2524 weekly bingo sessions on Friday nights. Doors open at 5 p.m., play starts at 6:45 p.m. Guaranteed $1,000 jackpot, regular games pay $100 if 90 or more players. Upstairs and downstairs seating, the entire facility is non-smoking. For further information call 825-3424.

SAVE A LIFE • Learn about

the work of the Salvation Army in our community. Monies stay local. Annual luncheon held at Pepper’s Grill starts at noon. RSVP to Lt. Jared Martin at Jared.Martin@uss.


cordially invited to join Aging Together to honor their 2017 "Five Over Fifty.” These are selfless individuals from each of our five counties who have gone "beyond the call" to make our community a better place. Our honorees include: Culpeper, Dr. Hortense Jackson; Fauquier, John W. McCarthy; Madison, Robin Corum; Orange, Dorren Brown; and Rappahannock, Bev Atkins. The wine and hors d'oeuvres reception starts at 6:30 p.m. with the award ceremony at 7:30 p.m. Held at the Culpeper Country Club. Tickets are $30 and


Station Foundation Annual Meeting at the Brandy Station Fire Hall, 19601 Church Road, Brandy Station at 6 p.m. with dinner served by the Brandy Station Volunteer Fire Dept. Ladies Auxiliary at 6:45 p.m. $25 per person. There will be a silent auction and cash bar. Guest speaker Mrs. Virginia Morton will present: “Within these Walls: Stories of Culpeper's Wartime Houses.” The public is invited and please make reservations by April 13 by contacting Paula Johnson at 540341-7019 or email pauladrdr@aol. com

FILM • The Library of Congress Packard Campus Theatre presents “Cruel & Unusual Comedy - the Best of the MoMA Series” (1910s-1920s). Film historians Ben Model and Steve Massa, working with MoMA curators Dave Kehr and Ron Magliozzi, have drawn on the Museum’s extensive holdings of hundreds and hundreds of silent comedies. The majority of films to be screened are archival rarities. Starts at 7:30 p.m. Free, at the Library of Congress Packard Campus Theater located at 19053 Mt. Pony Rd. in Culpeper, VA. No reservations required. For more information, call 202-707-9994.

FISH DINNER • GWCRHSAA, Inc. will have a fried fish and chicken dinner fundraiser at Antioch Baptist Church located at 202 S.West St. in Culpeper. Runs from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Come out and enjoy a great meal and support a local 501(3) c non profit. This fundraiser will help to support our Scholarship and History initiative. Contact Charles Jameson at 540825-6039. MISS CULPEPER PAGEANT

• Twelve finalists compete in the Miss Culpeper Scholarship Pageant held at Culpeper County High School starting at 7 p.m. Juniors and seniors from both public high schools are judged on talent, poise, and academics. Contact Jeff Walker at jwalker@ or 540-8250621.

RELAY FOR LIFE • The Light Walkers will hold a Relay for Life fundraiser including music and dinner at New Salem Baptist Church, 8233 Sperryville Pike beginning at 4:30 p.m., dinner at 6:30. Music provided by Pickin' Daisies, Debbie Zinn and The Natural Grass Band and NSBC Youth Praise Band. Donations requested, proceeds benefit American Cancer Society. More information call 540-825-6614.

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April 20th, 2017 -- Culpeper Times  

April 20th, 2017 -- Culpeper Times