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Culpeper Downtown Farmers Market:

Saturday, Apr 25 - Nov 21, 2015

Time: 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: East Street Parking Lot
Address: Corner of Davis and Commerce , Culpeper, VA, 22701
Organized by: CRI., Inc.
Description: The Culpeper Downtown Farmers Market is the longest running and most successful market in the Culpeper area. The market originally opened in the late 1950's. After residing at different locations over 50 years, the market finally shifted to its present location at the East Davis Street parking lot located in the Depot district.The market is open every Saturday. The market season runs from the last Saturday of April through the Saturday before Thanksgiving. Nestled at the end of Davis Street, the market offers a one-stop shop for all things local. The Culpeper Downtown Farmers Market has more than 40 booths for this season's market. Be certain to stop by the market to pick up locally grown produce while supporting regional farmers. There is no doubt that the Culpeper Downtown Farmers Market has become a destination on Saturday mornings. Stroll through the market for locally grown fruit, vegetables, herbs, mushrooms, and vibrant flowers. Taste the very best farm fresh eggs, delicious baked goods, locally raised beef, pork, lamb, poultry, and much more. Buy Fresh! Buy Local!
Phone: 540-825-4416
Email: crievents@culpeperdowntown.com
Web site: www.culpeperdowntown.com

LOC Theater: LOVE, BETTY: A BETTY WHITE RETROSPECTIVE (1957-2015):

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Time: 7:30 pm
Location: Library of Congress Packard Campus Theater on Mt. Pony
Address: 19053 Mt. Pony Rd., Culpeper, VA, 22701
Organized by: Library of Congress
Description: The undisputed reigning Queen of TV, Miss Betty White will be showcased in this evening-long retrospective that will include full episodes of such White-starring series as 1957s Date with the Angels; 1974s Mary Tyler Moore; 1986s The Golden Girls, and Hot in Cleveland. Also included will be a sampling of some of Whites best game show, talk show and commercial appearances. Black & white and color, 120 min. ***All Packard Campus Theater programs are free and open to the public, but children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Reservations are no longer taken and all seating is on a "first come, first serve" basis.
Phone: (540) 827-1079 ext. 79994 or (202) 707-9994
Web site: www.loc.gov/avconservation/packard/
Attachment 1: April 2015 Flyer

Culpeper Downtown 3rd Thursday Summer Concert: The Hotcakes:

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: The Depot
Address: 109 S. Commerce St., Culpeper, VA, 22701
Organized by: Culpeper Renaissance Inc.
Description: Join historic downtown Culpeper directly in front of the Depot for the 3rd Thursday Summer Concert Series, brought to you by Culpeper Renaissance, Inc., a downtown development organization dedicated to enhancing, celebrating, and enriching Culpeper's Downtown. Enjoy The Hotcakes, East Coasts #1 dance band. Guests wont be able to resist dancing to their mix of the latest top 40 hits, as well as some Motown, Beach, Oldies, and a touch of Country. Be certain to join the fun directly in front of Depot on Commerce Street in downtown Culpeper, a 2012 Great American Main Street winner, for great music and an enjoyable evening for the entire family! All are welcome! Bring friends, family & a lawn chair! Please remember no pets and no coolers, but picnic baskets are welcome!
Phone: 540-825-4416
Email: crievents@culpeperdowntown.com
Web site: www.culpeperdowntown.com

LOC Theater: THE PARALLAX VIEW (Paramount, 1974, *R-rated ):

Friday, May 29, 2015

Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Library of Congress Packard Campus on Mt. Pony
Address: 19053 Mt. Pony Rd., Culpeper, VA, 22701
Organized by: Library of Congress
Description: Arguably the definitive conspiracy thriller of the seventies, Alan J. Pakula's The Parallax View bears an unmistakable resemblance to the Kennedy assassination. Based on a novel by Loren Singer, Warren Beatty plays a reporter who uncovers a deadly plot behind a political assassination. The adaptation was not a hit when it was released, but its reputation and stature has only grown in the years since. Pakula described the film as "sort of an American myth based on some things that have happened, some fantasies we may have had of what might have happened, and a lot of fears a lot of us have had." William Daniels, Paula Prentiss and Hume Cronyn are featured in the cast. * No one under the age of 17 will be admitted without a parent or guardian. Color, 102 min. ***All Packard Campus Theater programs are free and open to the public, but children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Reservations are no longer taken and all seating is on a "first come, first serve" basis.
Phone: (540) 827-1079 ext. 79994 or (202) 707-9994
Web site: www.loc.gov/avconservation/packard/
Attachment 1: April 2015 Flyer

LOC Theater: ALI: FEAR EATS THE SOUL (New Yorker Films, 1974):

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Library of Congress Packard Campus on Mt. Pony
Address: 19053 Mt. Pony Rd., Culpeper, VA, 22701
Description: An elderly German woman falls in love with a much younger Moroccan immigrant in New German Cinema wunderkind Rainer Werner Fassbinders powerful remake of Douglas Sirks masterful melodrama All That Heaven Allows. Like Sirk, Fassbinder used melodrama as a means of cultural commentary, and never to such effect as in Ali. Emmi (Brigitte Mira) and Ali (El Hedi ben Salem) are drawn to each other out of a sense of isolation, horrifying Emmis family and friends who react with barely concealed loathing. Although the film stands as pointed critique of mid-70s West German society, the film has a universal and timeless quality, truly one of the highlights of Fassbinders astonishingly prolific (40 features, two TV miniseries, plus many theatrical productions and acting gigs before his death at age 37) career. In German and Arabic with English subtitles. Color, 94 min.***All Packard Campus programs are free and open to the public, but children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. In case of inclement weather, call the theater information line no more than three hours before showtime to confirm cancellations. Seating at the Packard Campus Theater's free screenings is on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Phone: (540) 827-1079 ext. 79994 or (202) 707-9994
Web site: www.loc.gov/avconservation/theater/schedule.html
Attachment 1: April 2015 Flyer

The Magical Farm Tour:

Saturday, May 30 - Sep 26, 2015

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Visitors Center at the Depot
Address: 111 S. Commerce Street, Culpeper, VA, 22701
Organized by: Culpeper Tourism & Piedmont Enviromental Council
Description: Wonder where that ripe juicy tomato comes from or the delicious honey that sweetens your tea? Hop on the Culpeper Red Trolley for a three hour agricultural adventure to answer these and any other farm related questions! Culpeper is home to several small vibrant farms that use sustainable practices, achieving lasting effects for today and future generations. Tour and see how these farms work together to protect the earth's unique resources and produce quality organic food for you and your family. Reserve your ticket for this FREE community event. Featured Farms - Oak Shade Farm, Saddle Ridge Farm, Glengary Farm, Old House Vineyards and Bees and Trees. RESERVATIONS: Please CALL the tourism office two weeks prior to tour date. Space is limited!
Contact Person: Tourism Office
Phone: 540-727-0611
Email: marketing@visitculpeperva.com
Web site: www.facebook.com/culpepervirginia/events

Culpeper Downtown 3rd Thursday Summer Concert: Souled Out:

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: The Depot
Address: 109 S. Commerce St., Culpeper, VA, 22701
Organized by: Culpeper Renaissance Inc.
Description: Join historic downtown Culpeper directly in front of the Depot for the 3rd Thursday Summer Concert Series, brought to you by Culpeper Renaissance, Inc., a downtown development organization dedicated to enhancing, celebrating, and enriching Culpeper's Downtown. Souled Out blends soul, funk, rock, and country in a way that is sure to get the party movin and folks on the floor groovin from the first beat to the last. Be certain to join the fun directly in front of Depot on Commerce Street in downtown Culpeper, a 2012 Great American Main Street winner, for great music and an enjoyable evening for the entire family! All are welcome! Bring friends, family & a lawn chair! Please remember no pets and no coolers, but picnic baskets are welcome!
Phone: 540-825-4416
Email: crievents@culpeperdowntown.com
Web site: www.culpeperdowntown.com

Culpeper Soap Box Derby:

Saturday, Jun 20 - Jun 21, 2015

Time: TBA
Location: Paul Bates Raceway
Address: 14017 Laurel Valley Place, Culpeper, VA, 22701
Description: Come to the Soap Box Derby, a community event that brings families and area businesses together to promote self-confidence, sportsmanship, perseverance, craftsmanship and leadership in our area's youth. Watch as pre-registered drivers, ages 8-17, race in cars that they have built to win a chance to go to Akron, Ohio to represent Culpeper at the All-American World Soap Box Derby Championship Race in July. It's fun and exciting for all ages!
Phone: 540-825-8309
Email: info@culpepersoapboxderby.com
Web site: www.culpepersoapboxderby.com

State Theatre presents: Evening of Magic and Illusion with Wes Iseli and special Guest Natalie:

Friday, June 26, 2015

Time: 8:00 pm
Location: The State Theatre
Address: 305 S. Main Street, Culpeper, VA, 22701
Description: Wes Iseli has been doing magic since he was 7 years old. He started his own business called Party Magic after graduating from high school. While attending college to study marketing, he expanded his business to include other entertainers such as DJs, magicians, jugglers, clowns, and other entertainers available 365 days a year. He currently works at resorts, country clubs, theatres, trade shows, company picnics, and high school auditoriums all over the East Coast. He still enjoys doing the smaller shows such as private parties and family reunions. Wes says he couldnt think of a better career choice; it never gets old performing all over and entertaining thousands of people each month. $12 advance/$15 at the door
Contact Person: Box Office
Phone: 540-829-0292
Email: tix@culpepertheatre.org
Web site: www.culpepertheatre.org

Culpeper Downtown 16th Annual 4th of July Car & Bike Show:

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: East Davis and Commerce Streets in Historic Downtown Culpeper
Organized by: Culpeper Renaissnace, Inc.
Description: 2015 will mark the 16th annual show, which has grown to over 200 entrants. Thousands of spectators enjoy walking along historic Davis and Commerce streets to view all types of classic and modified vehicles. Registration for participants is from 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Pre-registration is suggested. Judging begins at 10:00 a.m., and the Awards Presentation starts at 2:30 p.m. with more than 50 trophies awarded. The Car Show is one part of the Culpeper Festival Committee's town wide 4th of July Celebration.
Phone: 540-825-4416
Email: crievents@culpeperdowntown.com
Web site: www.culpeperdowntown.com

Culpeper's 4th of July Celebration:

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Time: 8:00am - 10:00pm
Address: Main Street, Davis Street, and Yowell Meadow Park, Culpeper, Culpeper, VA, 22701
Organized by: Culpeper Festival Committee
Description: Join us for a day of celebration and patriotism in and around downtown Culpeper. The Independence Day Celebration is a safe, fun, and affordable event that represents not only our heritage, but also a strong sense of community spirit. People of all ages, from all walks of life find pleasure and enjoyment in the day's activities. The day is filled with sporting events, patriotic speeches, a festive parade, amusements for children and adults, and entertainment that will delight everyone. Invite your friends and family members for this very popular event in Culpeper. (In the event of inclement weather on the 4th, the Parade will be cancelled. The Freedom 5K will run rain or shine on the 4th.)
Email: info@culpeper4thofjuly.com
Web site: www.culpeper4thofjuly.com

HITS Cavalier Classic Horse Show::

Wednesday, Jul 8 - Jul 12, 2015

Location: HITS Commonwealth Park
Address: 13256 Commonwealth Parkway Culpeper, Virginia 22701, Culpeper, VA, 22701
Organized by: HITS (Horseshows In The Sun)
Description: HITS Commonwealth Park in Culpeper, Virginia is located just one hour south of Washington, D.C. and welcomes both horse and rider to the heart of Virginias horse country for spring and summer showing. Six weeks of hunter/jumper competition are highlighted by weekly grand prix action and qualifiers for the HITS Championship at HITS-on-the-Hudson in September. Extensive renovations in 2013 gave Commonwealth Park a new look and now features permanent upgrades, state-of-the-art stabling and top-of-the-line footing in all competition and schooling rings. Renovations continue in 2015 with the addition of the all-new Paddock Club VIP featuring covered seating and deluxe cuisine by Diamond Mills Executive Chef Giuseppe Napoli. The new and improved HITS Culpeper is a must for equestrians in the South looking for serious competition and impressive prize money. Admission is free. Full service food concession is available.
Phone: 540-825-7469 (during horse shows)
Web site: www.hitsshows.com

Culpeper Downtown 3rd Thursday Summer Concert: The WORX:

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: The Depot
Address: 109 S. Commerce Street, Culpeper, VA, 22701
Organized by: Culpeper Renaissance Inc.
Description: Join historic downtown Culpeper directly in front of the Depot for the 3rd Thursday Summer Concert Series, brought to you by Culpeper Renaissance, Inc., a downtown development organization dedicated to enhancing, celebrating, and enriching Culpeper's Downtown. Enjoy The WORX as they perform modern and classic rock n roll covers as well as original material with such energetic enthusiasm that everyone will be on their feet for this highly-anticipated show. Be certain to join the fun directly in front of Depot on Commerce Street in downtown Culpeper, a 2012 Great American Main Street winner, for great music and an enjoyable evening for the entire family! All are welcome! Bring friends, family & a lawn chair! Please remember no pets and no coolers, but picnic baskets are welcome!
Phone: 540-825-4416
Email: crievents@culpeperdowntown.com
Web site: www.culpeperdowntown.com

Culpeper Gran Fondo - Virgina/Maryland Triathlon Series:

Saturday, Aug 1 - Aug 1, 2015

Time: 8:30 am
Location: Mountain Run Lake Park
Address: Mountain Run Lake Road, Culpeper, VA, 22701
Organized by: VTSMTS
Description: The latest addition to the Mid-Atlantics riding calendar the Culpeper Gran Fondo kicks off the Culpeper Endurance Festival with 30, 62 and 100 mile options. Join your fellow cyclists on low traffic, country roads that wind through horse country, farmland and vineyards all within sight of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Each distance is fully supported with mechanics and well stocked aid stations. The Century starts at 7:30AM, the Metric Century and 30 miler both start at 8:30AM. None of these rides are flat, this is central Virginia, but these rides are gorgeous and fun. The post ride party starts at 11:00AM and goes until 4:00PM. All registered cyclists get the following: finishers coffee mug, short sleeve technical shirt, cycling socks, well supported and well stocked stations on the route and access to the post ride party.
Phone: 757-570-9934
Web site: www.vtsmts.com/culpepergranfondo

Culpeper Triathlon Sprint - Virginia/Maryland Triathlon Series:

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Time: 8:00 am
Location: Mountain Run Lake Park
Address: Mountain Run Lake Road, Culpeper, VA, 22701
Organized by: VTSMTS
Description: The Culpeper Sprint began in 2005 to a sold out crowd. Embraced by the town this race has continued to grow and evolve into one of the most popular races in the VTS. After a 750 meter swim in Mountain Run Lake athletes ride the rural country roads of Culpeper County on a great course that is technical at times but has some great straightaways to drop the hammer on. The run is all on road and goes down and up the famed Montelago hill for a challenging 5K course. Be sure to come into town the day before to get your race packet and explore all that Culpeper has to offer!
Phone: 757-570-9934
Web site: www.vtsmts.com/culpepersprint/

HITS Winston National Horse Show:

Wednesday, Aug 12 - Aug 16, 2015

Location: HITS Commonwealth Park
Address: 13256 Commonwealth Parkway, Culpeper, VA, 22701
Organized by: HITS (Horseshows In The Sun)
Description: HITS Commonwealth Park in Culpeper, Virginia is located just one hour south of Washington, D.C. and welcomes both horse and rider to the heart of Virginias horse country for spring and summer showing. Six weeks of hunter/jumper competition are highlighted by weekly grand prix action and qualifiers for the HITS Championship at HITS-on-the-Hudson in September. Extensive renovations in 2013 gave Commonwealth Park a new look and now features permanent upgrades, state-of-the-art stabling and top-of-the-line footing in all competition and schooling rings. Renovations continue in 2015 with the addition of the all-new Paddock Club VIP featuring covered seating and deluxe cuisine by Diamond Mills Executive Chef Giuseppe Napoli. The new and improved HITS Culpeper is a must for equestrians in the South looking for serious competition and impressive prize money. Admission is free. Full service food concession is available.
Phone: 540-825-7469 (during horse shows)
Web site: www.hitsshows.com

HITS Constitution Classic Horse Show:

Wednesday, Aug 19 - Aug 23, 2015

Location: HITS Commonwealth Park
Address: 13256 Commonwealth Parkway, Culpeper, VA, 22701
Organized by: (HITS) Horseshows in the Sun
Description: HITS Commonwealth Park in Culpeper, Virginia is located just one hour south of Washington, D.C. and welcomes both horse and rider to the heart of Virginias horse country for spring and summer showing. Six weeks of hunter/jumper competition are highlighted by weekly grand prix action and qualifiers for the HITS Championship at HITS-on-the-Hudson in September. Extensive renovations in 2013 gave Commonwealth Park a new look and now features permanent upgrades, state-of-the-art stabling and top-of-the-line footing in all competition and schooling rings. Renovations continue in 2015 with the addition of the all-new Paddock Club VIP featuring covered seating and deluxe cuisine by Diamond Mills Executive Chef Giuseppe Napoli. The new and improved HITS Culpeper is a must for equestrians in the South looking for serious competition and impressive prize money. Admission is free. Full service food concession is available.
Phone: 540-825-7469 (during horse shows)
Web site: www.hitsshows.com

Culpeper Downtown 3rd Thursday Summer Concert:The Woodshedders & Dry Run Band:

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: The Depot
Address: 109 S. Commerce St., Culpeper, VA, 22701
Organized by: Culpeper Renaissance Inc.
Description: Join historic downtown Culpeper directly in front of the Depot for the kick-off concert of the 3rd Thursday Summer Concert Series, brought to you by Culpeper Renaissance, Inc., a downtown development organization dedicated to enhancing, celebrating, and enriching Culpeper's Downtown. Be certain to join the fun directly in front of the Depot in downtown Culpeper, a 2012 Great American Main Street winner, for great music and an enjoyable evening for the entire family! All are welcome! Bring friends, family & a lawn chair! Please remember no pets and no coolers, but picnic baskets are welcome!
Phone: 540-825-4416
Email: crievents@culpeperdowntown.com
Web site: www.culpeperdowntown.com

HITS Culpeper Finals Horse Show:

Wednesday, Sep 23 - Sep 27, 2015

Location: HITS Commonwealth Park
Address: 13256 Commonwealth Parkway, Culpeper, VA, 22701
Organized by: HITS (Horseshows in the Sun)
Description: HITS Commonwealth Park in Culpeper, Virginia is located just one hour south of Washington, D.C. and welcomes both horse and rider to the heart of Virginias horse country for spring and summer showing. Six weeks of hunter/jumper competition are highlighted by weekly grand prix action and qualifiers for the HITS Championship at HITS-on-the-Hudson in September. Extensive renovations in 2013 gave Commonwealth Park a new look and now features permanent upgrades, state-of-the-art stabling and top-of-the-line footing in all competition and schooling rings. Renovations continue in 2015 with the addition of the all-new Paddock Club VIP featuring covered seating and deluxe cuisine by Diamond Mills Executive Chef Giuseppe Napoli. The new and improved HITS Culpeper is a must for equestrians in the South looking for serious competition and impressive prize money. Admission is free. Full service food concession is available.
Phone: 540-825-7469 (during horse shows)
Web site: www.hitsshows.com

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