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Second Annual ‘Rappahannock Creates’


River District Arts
April 25 - 27
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EVERY FRIDAY-SUNDAY THROUGH JUNE 15
Artistic talent abounds in Rappahannock County. This spring exhibit, open 10 to 5 every Friday-Sunday through June 15 at Sperryville’s River District Arts — brings well-deserved attention to the artists who create paintings, photography, sculpture, fine craft and furniture here in Rappahannock.

Bluegrass and Americana music with the Green Boys


Headmaster's Pub
April 25 @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am

The Green Boys


Headmaster's Pub
April 25 @ 9:00 pm

Art In Bloom at River District Arts


River District Arts
April 26 - 27
Open 10 to 5 every Friday-Sunday through May 11, River District Arts studio artists have created a garden of flower-inspired art. Stroll down the garden lane outside each studio to see the creations.

Fodderstack 10K Classic


Flint HIll Volunteer Fire & Rescue
April 26 @ 7:30 am - 11:00 am
Hosted in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the tradition of the 36th Annual Fodderstack 10K race begins again in the spring of 2014. Located in beautiful Rappahannock County the 10K course follows the historic hills and valleys between the towns of Flint Hill and Washington, Va. Whether you’re looking for a serious race against other accomplished and proven runners, or simply challenging yourself for a morning, the Fodderstack 10K is sure to leave a lasting impression. Sign up…

13th Annual Rappahannock Spring Plant Sale


Waterpenny Farm
April 26 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Start your spring gardening with plants from local growers, including Beech Tree Farm, Blue Ridge Botanicals, Hill House Farm & Nursery, Morningside Farm & Nursery, the RCHS Farm-to-Table Program and Waterpenny Farm — the host of the annual sale — off U.S. 211 just east of Sperryville, from 9 to 3. Displays by Shade Tree Metal Art, Old Rag Master Naturalists and students from Belle Meade School and Mountain Laurel Montessori Junior High serving food and drinks.

Earth Day Celebration


Gadino Cellars
April 26 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Celebrate the 44th Anniversary of Earth Day by taking a walk in the vineyards where the buds are emerging and new vines planted. Join the festivities listening to Robbie Limon, enjoying the many blooming bulbs, and sipping the nectar of the vines, our first rate wines! Music begins at 2:00 until 5:30 pm. Tasting room fees do apply.

Indian Classical Dance


Castleton Theatre House
April 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Padmarani Cantu as solo dancer in Bharatha Natyam, an ancient form of Indian temple dance.  Unique, eternal and universal, it is one of the most subtle and graceful styles of dance art in the world.

Live music with Grass Fed


Headmaster's Pub
April 26 @ 9:00 pm

Live Music with Janna Audey


Narmada Winery
April 27 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Smithsonian Chamber Players


The Theatre at Washington, VA
April 27 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
This Smithsonian at Little Washington concert features the keyboard sonatas and trios of Joseph Haydn performed by the Smithsonian Chamber Players: Kenneth Slowik, keyboard; Ian Swensen, violin; Elisabeth Reed, cello. Tickets: $25 for adults, $20 under 18. Reservations recommended.

Irish folk music with Allison Hampton and Linn Barnes


April 27 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Come hear harp, guitars, mandolin, lute, uilleann pipes, bodhran, flutes, whistles and other Celtic fantasies . . . Linn Barnes and Allison Hampton and friends will be playing from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the Headmaster’s Pub in Sperryville, which has a decidedly Irish atmosphere and also will be serving food. There is no cover charge.

Art In Bloom at River District Arts


River District Arts
May 2 - 4
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Every Friday-Sunday through May 11
Open 10 to 5 every Friday-Sunday through May 11, River District Arts studio artists have created a garden of flower-inspired art. Stroll down the garden lane outside each studio to see the creations.

RAAC Movie: “The Book Thief”


The Theatre at Washington, VA
May 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Wildflower Weekend in Shenandoah National Park


Shenandoah National Park
May 3
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Every day until May 4, 2014
Conserving native plants will be the focus of Shenandoah National Park’s 28th annual Wildflower Weekend May 3 and 4. Visitors may see woodland beauties such as trillium, wild geranium, jack-in-the-pulpit, and a variety of others on naturalist-led hikes. Trails included this year are Compton Peak, Ft. Windham Rocks, Millers Head, Mill Prong, Appalachian, Franklin Cliffs, South River Falls, and Hightop. In a nod to this year’s 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, there will be a wildflower walk into part…

Ranger Reserve Blending Class


Gray Ghost Vineyards
May 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join winemaker Al Kellert as he guides participants through the fine art of blending wines. Taste each component of a Bordeaux blend (Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Petit Verdot and Malbec) and make your own blend.

Violinist Rachel Barton Pine


Castleton Theatre House
May 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rachel Barton Pine in a solo violin recital, performing all 24 Paganini Caprices – a unique venture celebrated recently all over Europe.

Live Music with Jim Heald


Narmada Winery
May 4 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Second Friday at the Library


Rappahannock Library
May 9 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
With Bud Meyer, author of the novel set in Rappahannock County, “Mother Fracker”

Rappahannock Pantry Day


Town of Washington
May 10
A full day of events and fundraisers in and around the town of Washington to help the Rappahannock FoodPantry feed the low-income population of Rappahannock County. More info at rappahannockpantry.org.

Celebrate Wine Tourism Day


Gray Ghost Vineyards
May 10 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Celebrate with winery tours and live music!

Smithsonian Chamber Players


The Theatre at Washington, VA
May 10 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Smithsonian at Little Washington concert features the music of Alfonso Ferrabosco I, Richard Mico and Henry Purcell, performed by Smithsonian Chamber Players Catharina Meints, Brent Wissick, Craig Trompeter and Kenneth Slowik, viols. Tickets are $25 for adults, $10 under 18.

Celebrate Mother’s Day


Gray Ghost Vineyards
May 11 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
She spoils you all year, and today is the day to lavish mom with fun! Celebrate Mother’s Day with free tastings for mom and her guests, live music by local musician Valerie Von Fange and winery tours! Bring a picnic or treat mom to a gourmet box lunch at the winery. Call ahead for box lunch reservations.

Live Music with Aubrey Driggers


Narmada Winery
May 11 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Rappahannock Americana Music Festival


The Theatre at Washington, VA
May 17 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Evening performances — part of the first-ever Rappahannock Americana Music Festival — by legendary troubadour David Olney with multi-instrumentalist Sergio Webb, and Americana favorites Robin and Linda Williams and Their Fine Group. Tickets $25 for adults, $10 under 18.

Live Music with Nick Andrew Staver


Narmada Winery
May 18 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Piano Recital by Vitaly Pisarenko


Castleton Theatre House
May 18 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Piano Recital by Vitaly Pisarenko, 28-year old Ukrainian-born Russian, winner of the Utrecht Liszt Competition.

Live Music with Tom Guidice


Narmada Winery
May 25 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

“The Dinner Party”


RAAC Community Theatre
May 30 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Every day until May 31, 2014
Six strangers RSVP to a private dinner. On arrival, they discover that they are three divorced couples. The play begins as the party members discuss their marital ups and downs. As they dig deeper into their lives, the conversation slowly becomes more serious and the play ends on tender notes of pathos and hopefulness. Playwright Neil Simon, who has been married five times, draws on his own experiences for this moving show. The play ran for 364 performances on Broadway,…

Two-time Grammy-winner Laurence Juber


The Theatre at Washington, VA
May 31 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
As a young musician working in London, Laurence Juber was chosen as lead guitarist for Paul McCartney’s Wings, the band with which he won his first Grammy award. The editor of Guitar Player magazine wrote, “I’ve been mesmerized by Laurence Juber since I first heard him play in Paul McCartney’s Wings. The melodies and textures and harmonies he coaxes out of an acoustic guitar are absolutely spellbinding.” Juber has recorded 22 solo albums. His solo arrangement of “The Pink Panther”…

Live Music with Tom Cooper


Narmada Winery
June 1 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Wine Library Tasting


Gray Ghost Vineyards
June 1 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
(Optional winery tour at 1 pm) For the first time, Gray Ghost will open library wines outside of the annual vertical wine tasting event. Three or four different wines will be featured on selected wine library tasting days. A limited number of those featured wines will be available for sale to those participating. Reservations recommended. $25 per person includes library tasting and tasting of current releases.

RAAC Movie: “Philomena”


The Theatre at Washington, VA
June 6 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Celebrate Father’s Day


Gray Ghost Vineyards
June 15 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Treat Dad to a little fun! Celebrate Father’s Day with free tastings for Dad and his guests, live music and winery tours! Bring a picnic or treat Dad to a gourmet box lunch at the winery. Call ahead for box lunch reservations.

Live Music with Chatham Street


Narmada Winery
June 15 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Virginia Equine Artist Association Group Exhibit


River District Arts
June 21 - 22
A group exhibit featuring equine and canine paintings, photographs and sculpture by members of the prestigious Virginia Equine Artists Association, running June 21 through August 10 at Sperryville’s River District Arts. This ain’t your typical dog and pony show!

Live Music with Robbie Limon


Narmada Winery
June 22 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Live Music with Aubrey Driggers


Narmada Winery
June 28 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Chamber Music


Castleton Festival Theatre
June 28 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Madama Butterfly


Castleton Festival Theatre
June 28 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
***PRE OPERA GALA DINNER*** Select Gold Seats ($299) includes dinner (5 pm in Theatre House Great Room), VIP Parking, Ticket to Madama Butterfly, and post performance reception with the cast.

Law in Opera with Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg


Castleton Theatre House
June 29 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg comes to Castleton to share her passion for opera and her insights on law in the arts with a program featuring operatic performance and commentary.  Members of the Castleton Artists Training Program (CATS) will be performing selected scenes dealing with issues of justice and law followed by Justice Ginsburg’s commentary.

Live Music with Wild Will Williamson


Narmada Winery
June 29 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

King Mozart (Symphonic Concert)


Castleton Festival Theatre
June 29 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Bluegrass & Fireworks


Castleton Festival Theatre
July 3 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Details to come.

Don Giovanni


Castleton Festival Theatre
July 5 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Chamber Music


Castleton Festival Theatre
July 6 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Live Music with Wait-n-See


Narmada Winery
July 6 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Madama Butterfly


Castleton Festival Theatre
July 6 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Madama Butterfly


Castleton Festival Theatre
July 11 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Don Giovanni


Castleton Festival Theatre
July 12 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Story in Music (Symphonic Concert)


Castleton Festival Theatre
July 13 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Don Giovanni


Castleton Festival Theatre
July 18 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

CATS Spectacular – Opera Scenes I


Castleton Festival Theatre
July 19 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Chamber Music


Castleton Festival Theatre
July 19 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Love in Music (Symphonic Concert)


Castleton Festival Theatre
July 19 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

CATS Spectacular – Opera Scenes II


Castleton Theatre House
July 20 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Live Music with Robbie Limon


Narmada Winery
July 20 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Madama Butterfly


Castleton Festival Theatre
July 20 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Live Music with Jim Counter


Narmada Winery
July 27 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Live Music with Aubrey Driggers


Narmada Winery
August 3 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Live Music with Tom Cooper


Narmada Winery
August 10 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Plein Air Shenandoah


River District Arts
August 16 - 17
A group exhibit by artists who were invited to participate in multiple plein air paint outs to create paintings that capture the natural and timeless beauty of the Shenandoah experience. Humorously referred to as Fifty Shades of Green, the show is open every Friday-Sunday, Aug. 16 through Oct. 12 at River District Arts in Sperryville.

Live Music with Tom Guidice


Narmada Winery
August 17 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Live Music with Chatham Street


Narmada Winery
August 23 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Live Music with Wild Will Williamson


Narmada Winery
August 30 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Live Music with Aubrey Driggers


Narmada Winery
September 14 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Live Music with Robbie Limon


Narmada Winery
September 21 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Live Music with Wild Will Williamson


Narmada Winery
September 27 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Live Music with Ken Wenzel


Narmada Winery
October 5 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Live Music with Wait-n-See


Narmada Winery
October 12 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Piedmont Virginian Artist Showcase II


River District Arts
October 18 - 19
Establishing itself as the premier annual art exhibit in the Piedmont, this juried exhibit is sponsored by Piedmont Virginian magazine and hosted by River District Arts. Open every Friday-Sunday from Oct. 18 to Dec. 28, you won’t find a better art exhibit in the Piedmont region!

Live Music with Wild Will Williamson


Narmada Winery
October 19 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Live Music with Tom Guidice


Narmada Winery
October 26 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Live Music with Robbie Limon


Narmada Winery
November 2 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Live Music with Aubrey Driggers


Narmada Winery
November 9 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Live Music with Jim Counter


Narmada Winery
November 16 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Live Music with Tom Guidice


Narmada Winery
November 23 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Live Music with Tom Guidice


Narmada Winery
December 7 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Live Music with Jim Counter


Narmada Winery
December 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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