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Culpeper Downtown Farmers Market :

Saturday, Apr 26 - Nov 22, 2014

Time: 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Parking lot corner of East Davis Street & Commerce Street
Address: Historic Downtown , Culpeper, VA , 22701
Organized by: Culpeper Renaissance, Inc.
Description: The Culpeper Downtown Farmers Market offers more than 40 participants 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 creating quite an attraction for the downtown district. 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. CRI president, Trez Holmes states "Culpeper Renaissance's goal is to enhance community life in downtown Culpeper by bringing residents and local growers together in a market setting that is friendly, fun and packed full of quality local products." Buy Fresh! Buy Local! You'll be amazed by what's around! Become a fan of Culpeper Renaissance on Facebook to check out the latest offerings and information on the market.
Phone: 540-825-4416
Email: crievents@culpeperdowntown.com
Web site: www.culpeperdowntown.com

Brandy Station Foundation Sunday Lecture Series:

Sunday, May 25 - Oct 26, 2014

Time: 2:00 pm
Location: BSF Graffiti House
Address: 19484 Brandy Road, Brandy Station, VA, 22714
Organized by: Brandy Station Foundation
Description: The Brandy Station Foundation Sunday lecture series begins again - a welcome sign of spring! The lectures series runs on one Sunday of each month from Aril through October and begin at 2:00 PM. Everyone is welcome, the lectures are free (although donations are welcome), and free refreshments are provided by BSF board members and friends. ***CHECK THE BSF WEBSITE FOR LECTURE TOPICS***
Phone: 540-547-4106
Web site: www.brandystationfoundation.com

Friday Night Swing Dinner at Culpeper Center:

Friday, May 30 - Nov 28, 2014

Time: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Culpeper Center
Address: 137 S. Main Street, Culpeper, VA, 22701
Description: In anticipation of the grand opening of the new "Deco" bistro opening this fall, Culpeper Center's executive chef is pairing fine dining, live swing music and dancing every Friday evening in the banquet hall. Please email for a reservation.
Email: dfollinculpepercenter@gmail.com
Web site: www.culpepercenter.com

Sunday Jazz Brunch at Culpeper Center:

Sunday, Jun 1 - Nov 30, 2014

Time: 11:00am - 3:00pm
Location: Culpeper Center
Address: 137 S. Main Street, Culpeper, VA, 22701
Description: Join the Culpeper Center for an intimate brunch featuring a live jazz performance every Sunday. Please email for a reservation.
Email: dfollinculpepercenter@gmail.com
Web site: www.culpepercenter.com

2014 Brandy Station Volunteer Fire Dept Carnival:

Wednesday, Jul 23 - Jul 27, 2014

Time: 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: Brandy Station Volunteer Fire Department Fair Grounds
Address: 20057 Fleetwood Heights Road, Brandy Station, VA, 22714
Organized by: BSVFD
Description: Brandy Station Volunteer Fire Department 2014 Carnival is a blast for all ages. Bring the family down and enjoy the midway, live entertainment and DELICIOUS food! Wednesday (6/23) 6:00pm - 10:00pm ----Carnival from 6:00pm - 10:00pm ($15) ----Live Music: David Gilmore Thursday (6/24) 6:00pm - 11:00pm ----Parade (l/u at 5:00pm) starts at 6:30pm ----Carnival from 6:00pm - 11:00pm ($18) ----Live Music: Shenandoah Travelers Friday (6/25) 6:00pm - 11:00pm ----Carnival from 6:00pm - 11:00pm ($18) ----Live Music: Sleepless Nights ----**Crowning of the Honorary Fire Queen** Saturday (6/26) 10:00am - Midnight ----Car Show from 10:00am - 2:30pm ----Kids Matinee from 1:00pm - 5:00pm ($15) ----Tractor Pull from 3:00pm- ? ----Carnival from 6:00pm - Midnight ($18) ----Live Music: Crossroadz ----Live Music (Guest Appearance): ---- Logan Bowers & Korin Phillips ----Raffle stand give away starts at 10:00pm ----Grand prize is given away at Midnight COUPONS are available for Thursday, Friday and Saturday night. Come see us to get your coupons before the carnival! Coupons are NOT available for Wednesday night or Saturday Matinee. If you haven't got your raffle tickets, give us a shout! They're available at the station and multiple locations around town as well. Come on out and enjoy the fun!
Web site: https://www.facebook.com/events/260638504141990/

LOC Theater: THE ROARING TWENTIES (Warner Bros., 1939):

Saturday, July 26, 2014

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: James Cagney and Humphrey Bogart star as former WWI Army buddies who become prohibition racketeers in this hard-hitting gangster film directed by Raoul Walsh. The voice-over narration by journalist-turned-producer Mark Hellinger assuring audiences that "what they are about to see is based upon real people and events" he covered as a newsman during the 1920s and the use of actual newsreel footage give the crime drama a documentary feel. Also with Priscilla Lane, Jeffrey Lynn, Gladys George, Frank McHugh and Paul Kelly. Black & White, 106 minutes ***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. Patrons wishing to insure admission may acquire a ticket by going to the State Theatre ticketing site on the internet at www.culpeperptheatre.org, by visiting the State Theatre ticket office at 305 S. Main Street in Culpeper, or by calling the box office at 540-829-0292. Ticketing service charges will apply.
Phone: (540) 827-1079 ext. 79994 or (202) 707-9994
Web site: www.loc.gov/avconservation/packard/

Brandy Station Foundation Tour Series: Tour 1 ~ Beverly Ford & St. James Church:

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: BSF Graffiti House
Address: 19484 Brandy Road, Brandy Station, VA, 22714
Organized by: Brandy Station Foundation
Description: The BSF is presenting a series of two-hour tours, one devoted to each of the four engagements that comprise the Battle of Brandy Station on June 9, 1863. The first tour in the series covers the early morning fighting between troops under the command of Union General John Buford and those commanded by his West Point classmate, Confederate General William E. "Grumble" Jones. Incidents examined include the death of Union Colonel Benjamin Franklin Davis in a one-on-one encounter with a Confederate lieutenant on the Beverly Ford Road, and the charge of the 6th Pennsylvania Cavalry against Confederate artillery at Saint James Church. Choose to attend either May 31 st or July 26th. Transportation: Personal vehicle caravan will depart from the Graffiti House at 10AM. The cost is $10 (children under 12 are free). Tours leave from the Graffiti House at 10:00 am and last 2 hours. No reservations are needed, please arrive at the Graffiti House before ten. Special tours for individuals or groups on other days can be specially arranged.
Phone: (540) 547-4106
Web site: www.brandystationfoundation.com

Red, Hot, & Blues Day at Verdun Adventure Bound:

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Time: 1:00 pm
Location: The Anne Marie Sheridan Amphitheater
Address: 17044 Adventure Bound Trail , Rixeyville, VA, 22737
Organized by: Verdun Adventure Bound
Description: Please join on Saturday, July 26, 2014 beginning from 10 am to 11:30 am for three concurrent harmonica, guitar and drum workshops. The Blues Concert begins at 1 pm with Blues Band, John and John. At 2 pm, local great Gaye Adegblola and the Wildrutz. The Blues Buckets perform from 3 pm to 5 pm. The BLUES headliner is blues great and recording artist, Mr. Jarekus Singleton.
Contact Person: Honore Hastings
Phone: 540-937-4920
Email: hastingshd@aol.com
Web site: www.verdunadventurebound.org

Summer Sunsets at Old House Vineyards:

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Old House Vineyards
Address: 18351 Corkys Lane, Culpeper, VA, 22701
Description: Bring a blanket or lawn chair and settle in with a glass of wine and a block of cheese as you listen to live music of Dave Goodrich and watch the sunset over the Blue Ridge Mountains, rain or shine.
Phone: 540-423-1032
Web site: www.oldhousevineyards.com

LOC Theater: SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS (Disney, 1937):

Thursday, July 31, 2014

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: Walt Disney's groundbreaking "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs," the first American animated feature film, is still in a class by itself, a warm and joyful rendition of the classic Brothers Grimm fairy tale. In addition to winning an Honorary Academy Award for "A significant screen innovation which has charmed millions and pioneered a great new entertainment field," the film was also nominated for Best Musical Score. It was added to the National Film Registry in its inaugural year, 1989. This screening is part of the Film Foundation's "Story of the Movies: The Animation Universe" development workshop for classroom educators that is open to the public. Short subjects to be announced. Color, 83 minutes ***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. Patrons wishing to insure admission may acquire a ticket by going to the State Theatre ticketing site on the internet at www.culpeperptheatre.org, by visiting the State Theatre ticket office at 305 S. Main Street in Culpeper, or by calling the box office at 540-829-0292. Ticketing service charges will apply.
Phone: (540) 827-1079 ext. 79994 or (202) 707-9994
Web site: www.loc.gov/avconservation/packard/

LOC Theater: THE ADVENTURES OF PRINCE ACHMED (UFA, 1926):

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Time: 2:30 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 oldest surviving animation feature film, this German fairy tale is based on elements taken from the collection "One Thousand and One Arabian Nights." Director Lotte Reiniger used hand-cut silhouettes and stop motion to create her story frame by frame. Preceding the feature will be three animated sorts, each chosen to demonstrate a different narrative structure: "The Dot and the Line: A Romance in Lower Mathematics" (MGM, 1965); "One Froggy Evening" (Warner Bros.,1955), which was added to the National Film Registry in 2003, and "Enter Life" (Pyramid Media, 1981). This screening is part of the Film Foundation's "Story of the Movies: The Animation Universe" development workshop for classroom educators that is open to the public. Black & White and color, approximately 100 minutes ***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. Patrons wishing to insure admission may acquire a ticket by going to the State Theatre ticketing site on the internet at www.culpeperptheatre.org, by visiting the State Theatre ticket office at 305 S. Main Street in Culpeper, or by calling the box office at 540-829-0292. Ticketing service charges will apply.
Phone: (540) 827-1079 ext. 79994 or (202) 707-9994
Web site: www.loc.gov/avconservation/packard/

"Libations at the Depot":

Friday, August 1, 2014

Time: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Museum of Culpeper History
Address: 113 S Commerce Street, Culpeper, VA, 22701
Description: First Friday evenings from May to September the Museum will host "Libations at the Depot", a great way to start your weekend right after work. Stop by the museum for music, regional wines and nibbles. Cost: Members $6, non-members $9; and $4 designated drivers.
Phone: 540-829-1749
Web site: www.culpepermuseum.com

Bluemont Community Concert - THE FLAMING SHILELLAGHS:

Friday, August 1, 2014

Time: 7:30 pm
Location: County Courthouse Lawn
Address: 25 West Davis Street, Culpeper, VA, 22701
Organized by: Bluemont
Description: The Flaming Shillelaghs first performed for the Bluemont Concert Series in the 1980s for First Night Leesburg. Since then, they have delighted audiences with their spirited renditions of traditional Irish dance music, haunting ballads and infectious humor. The Flaming Shillelaghs are Jesse Winch on guitar, bodhran, and harmonica, Joe DeZarn, fiddle, Tina Eck, flute and whistles, and Melissa Dunning on vocals. Their performance will also feature traditional Irish step-dancing. Theyre multi-talented, multi-instrumentalists who never let a good tune or song get by them. Throughout the year, Bluemont presents a wide variety of community events such as school concerts, workshops and assemblies; performances in hospitals and nursing homes; public concerts on the green; oldtime country dances, and special events around the region. These wonderful and affordable events have become part of the fabric of community life in communities throughout Virginia. $5 per person, $4 Bluemont Friends & Seniors, $2 kids under 12. There are no advance ticket sales; tickets available at concert.
Phone: (540) 955-8186
Web site: www.bluemont.org/Concerts/Culpeper.html

Culpeper International & Sprint Events of the Virginia Triathlon Series:

Saturday, Aug 2 - Aug 3, 2014

Time: 8:00 a.m.
Location: Mountain Run Lake Park
Address: Mountain Run Lake Road, Culpeper, VA, 22701
Organized by: Set Up Events
Description: The Culpeper Triathlon expands to 2 days this year. This year, the Culpeper International Distance Triathlon joins the very popular Culpeper Sprint in the same great venue. With a new and improved swim start/finish area this race has really just kicked it up a notch. The swim takes place in the clear waters of Mountain Run Lake where athletes will do a triangular 1500 meter swim course. After exiting the water athletes will do a bike course that is not an easy one, but it sure is fun!The run course is challenging but scenic. On Sunday, the Culpeper Sprint is in its 8th year and is one of the most popular races in the VTS. It consists of a 750 meter swim in Mountain Run Lake,cycling on the rural country roads of Culpeper County, and ends with a challenging 5K course.
Contact Person: Set Up Events
Email: greg@setupevents.com
Web site: www.setupevents.com

Summer Sunsets at Old House Vineyards:

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Old House Vineyards
Address: 18351 Corkys Lane, Culpeper, VA, 22701
Description: Bring a blanket or lawn chair and settle in with a glass of wine and a block of cheese as you listen to live music and watch the sunset over the Blue Ridge Mountains, rain or shine.
Phone: 540-423-1032
Web site: www.oldhousevineyards.com

Wine Library Tasting at Gray Ghost Vineyard:

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Address: 14706 Lee Highway, Amissville, VA, 20106
Organized by: Gray Ghost Vineyard
Description: Gray Ghost opens library wines outside of the annual vertical wine tasting event. Three or four different wines will be featured each tasting. A limited number of those featured wines will be available for sale to those participating. Reservations recommended - $25 per person includes wine library tasting and tasting of current releases. Featured wines in August: 2009 Merlot 2003 Cabernet Sauvignon 2008 Ranger Reserve 2007 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
Phone: 540-937-4869
Web site: www.grayghostvineyards.com

The National Capitol Squadron Open Hangar Day:

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Culpeper Regional Airport
Address: 12499 Beverly Ford Rd., Brandy Station, VA, 22714
Organized by: The National Squadron
Description: The National Capitol Squadron of The Commemorative Air Force hosts a monthly WWII Open Hangar Day the 2nd Saturday of each month. The event is open to the public and provides an opportunity to get up-close and personal with several WWII era aircraft, and to socialize with the pilots, ground crew, and historians of the squadron. The event is held in the Commemorative Air Force Hangar at Culpeper Regional Airport. The National Capitol Squadron is a chartered wing of The Commemorative Air Force, a national 501(c)3 corporation dedicated to preserving, and maintaining in flying condition, America's military aircraft and to honoring the men and women in all branches of our military.
Contact Person: Bill Douglas
Phone: 703-409-3063
Email: col.joe.whistler@gmail.com
Web site: www.nationalcapitolsquadron.org/site/

Brandy Station Foundation Tour Series: Tour 2 ~ Kelly's Ford & Stevensburg:

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: BSF Graffiti House
Address: 19484 Brandy Road, Brandy Station, VA, 22714
Organized by: Brandy Station Foundation
Description: The second tour in the series begins with a discussion of the Union river-crossing at Kelly's Ford, and then follows the route of march of the Union cavalry division commanded by Colonel Alfred Napoleon Duffie, a deserter from the French army, to Stevensburg. The fighting at Stevensburg, a neglected aspect of the Battle of Brandy Station, is presented in detail. This tour concludes with a description of the mortal wounding of Captain William Farley, JEB Stuart's volunteer aide de camp. Transportation: Personal vehicle caravan will depart from the Graffiti House at 10AM. The cost is $10 (children under 12 are free). Tours leave from the Graffiti House at 10:00 am and last 2 hours. No reservations are needed, please arrive at the Graffiti House before ten. Special tours for individuals or groups on other days can be specially arranged.
Phone: (540) 547-4106
Web site: www.brandystationfoundation.com

History at Sunset - The Battle of Cedar Mountain in Real Time:

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Time: 7:00pm
Address: 9465 General Winder Rd., Rapidan, VA, 22733
Organized by: Friends of Cedar Mountain Battlefield
Description: The Friends of Cedar Mountain invite the public to commemorate the 152nd anniversary of the Battle of Cedar Mountain in Real Time on August 9, 2014. The tour begins at the FoCMB headquarters house at 4:30p.m. with an introduction to the battle by Greg Mertz, supervisory historian at Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park. Five tour stops include interpretation of significant action that took place during the battle such as the artillery duel, Stonewall Jackson rallying his men with his sword still stuck in the scabbard; and the intense fighting at the Wheatfield where the fight ends. The tour ends with light refreshment and a Remembrance of ancestors who fought in the Battle of Cedar Mountain. Please visit the FOCMB website to include your ancestors name on the roster of names to be read during the time of remembrance. Visitors may also stop by the FoCMB tent on arrival to include ancestor names on the memorial roster. The four hour walking tour takes place on Civil War Trust property at Cedar Mountain Battlefield. The walk will be of light exertion and over uneven mowed trails. It is recommended that you bring a flashlight as the tour concludes at approximately 8:45 after the sun sets.
Contact Person: Diane Logan
Phone: 540-727-8849
Email: dianewlogan@gmail.com
Web site: www.friendsofcedarmountain.org
Attachment 1: Programming Schedule January 2014

Culpeper Downtown Farmers Market Farm-To-Table Dinner :

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Time: 5:00 PM  9:00 PM
Location: Culpeper Center
Address: 137 Main St. , Culpeper, VA, 22701
Organized by: Culpeper Renaissance, Inc.
Description: The Culpeper Downtown Farmers Market celebrates the bounty of summer with an inaugural Farm-To-Table Dinner highlighting quality fresh and local products on Sunday, August 10, 2014, at 5:00 p.m. at the Culpeper Center. Culpeper Center Executive Chef Garth Hansen brings his culinary excellence to an amazing farm-to-table experience in support of the local farm community. Share great food and conversation with market vendors who will be acting as table hosts. The evening includes live music and a custom menu comprised of seasonal local ingredients. A sampling of appetizers will be followed by three delightful courses and local wine from Old House Vineyards. The all-inclusive cost is $125 per person. Worried about the weather? The forecast inside the Culpeper Center, located at 137 South Main Street, is climate controlled with no chance of rain. Only a limited number of advance reservations will be available for purchase, through August 4th on-line at www.culpeperfarmersmarket.eventbrite.com or at the CRI office located at 127 West Davis Street. For further event information visit the Facebook Page below.
Contact Person: Culpeper Renaissance, Inc.
Phone: (540) 825-4416
Email: criinfo@culpeperdowntown.com
Web site: www.facebook.com/CulpeperFarmersMarket

HITS Winston National Horse Show:

Wednesday, Aug 13 - Aug 17, 2014

Location: HITS Commonwealth Park
Address: 13256 Commonwealth Parkway, Culpeper, VA, 22701
Organized by: HITS (Horseshows In The Sun)
Description: HITS, Inc. hosts high-quality, international-level Hunter/Jumper horse shows. Based in upstate New York in the village of Saugerties, HITS has been producing shows since 1982 and is now a nationwide company with world-class circuits including the one right here in Culpeper. The show grounds feature seven different competition rings, including a Grand Prix ring, a Jumper ring, five Hunter rings and three separate schooling areas. Spectator seating is available at every ring and in the Pavilion, which is located between the Grand Prix ring and the Main Hunter ring. Spectator parking is located just off the main entrance to the right. Admission is free. Full service food concession is available.
Phone: 540-825-7469 (during horse shows)
Web site: www.hitsshows.com

Summer Sunsets at Old House Vineyards:

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Old House Vineyards
Address: 18351 Corkys Lane, Culpeper, VA, 22701
Description: Bring a blanket or lawn chair and settle in with a glass of wine and a block of cheese as you listen to live music and watch the sunset over the Blue Ridge Mountains, rain or shine.
Phone: 540-423-1032
Web site: www.oldhousevineyards.com

Kelly's Ford Canoe/Kayak Wine Run, Lesson & Gourmet Lunch:

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Time: 10:30 a.m.
Location: Inn at Kelly's Ford
Address: 16589 Edwards Shop Road, Remington, VA, 22734
Organized by: Kelly's Ford Equestrian Center
Description: Join Kelly's Ford River guides for a canoe adventure down the Rappahanock River, to include wine and a gourmet lunch. At the conclusion of your canoeing experience you will be greeted at Mountain Run with a catered lunch from Kelly's Ford Inn and a wine tasting for two while overlooking the river. Stay as long as you like before being returned by passenger van to Kelly's Ford. Enjoy a day of adventure, nature, and relaxation! The cost is $35/$60 per person.
Phone: 540-399-1800
Email: kellysfordequest@aol.com
Web site: www.innatkellysford.com

HITS Constitution Classic Horse Show:

Wednesday, Aug 20 - Aug 24, 2014

Location: HITS Commonwealth Park
Address: 13256 Commonwealth Parkway, Culpeper, VA, 22701
Organized by: (HITS) Horseshows in the Sun
Description: HITS, Inc. hosts high-quality, international-level Hunter/Jumper horse shows. Based in upstate New York in the village of Saugerties, HITS has been producing shows since 1982 and is now a nationwide company with world-class circuits including the one right here in Culpeper. The show grounds feature seven different competition rings, including a Grand Prix ring, a Jumper ring, five Hunter rings and three separate schooling areas. Spectator seating is available at every ring and in the Pavilion, which is located between the Grand Prix ring and the Main Hunter ring. Spectator parking is located just off the main entrance to the right. 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 FABULOUS HUBCAPS:

Thursday, August 21, 2014

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. 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

Lenn Park Concert - MoJo Jam Band:

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location: Lenn Park
Address: 18063 Stevensburg Rd, Culpeper, VA, 22701
Organized by: Culpeper Parks & Recreation
Description: Come hear The MoJoJam band play an evening of rockin' blues. Bring a blanket, picnic and chair and enjoy a FREE concert with family and friends. All ages are invited. Lenn Park also has a covered picnic area with picnic tables, a playground, a professional grade horse shoe pit, and a volleyball court, so come early and enjoy all the park has to offer.
Contact Person: Kristin Meredith
Phone: 702-476-8757
Web site: web.culpepercounty.gov/CountyGovernment/ParksandRecreation/ParksandFacilities/LennPark.aspx

Brandy Station Foundation Tour Series: Tour 3 ~ Fleetwood Hill:

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: BSF Graffiti House
Address: 19484 Brandy Road, Brandy Station, VA, 22714
Organized by: Brandy Station Foundation
Description: The third tour focuses on the fighting for Fleetwood Hill, the most intense and prolonged combat on June 9, 1863. At one point 12 regiments -- 6 Union and 6 Confederate -- struggled for control of the hilltop. Unlike most Civil War battles, the troopers fought from the saddle, mostly with sabers. One frustrated Rebel was heard to shout at his Yankee opponent, "Why don't you Yankees put away your sabers, draw your pistols, and fight like gentlemen!" Transportation: Personal vehicle caravan will depart from the Graffiti House at 10AM. The cost is $10 (children under 12 are free). Tours leave from the Graffiti House at 10:00 am and last 2 hours. No reservations are needed, please arrive at the Graffiti House before ten. Special tours for individuals or groups on other days can be specially arranged.
Phone: (540) 547-4106
Web site: www.brandystationfoundation.com

Culpeper Warbird Week :

Monday, Aug 25 - Sep 1, 2014

Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Culpeper Airport
Address: 12499 Beverly Ford Road, Brandy Station, VA, 22714
Organized by: National Capitol Squadron of the CAF
Description: Tour or ride the WWII B-17G. Climb aboard the legendary B-17 bomber that became known as WWII's Flying Fortress for a flight that will truly take you back in time. The price for this historic flight is only $425 per waist seat ($850 for nose seats), minimum of five passengers need to be signed up per flight. Rides also will be available in other aircraft, as well as tours of the hangar and museum. More information to follow. See http://www.azcaf.org/pages/rides.html#b17 for the B-17 ride.
Contact Person: Bill Douglas & Rob Krieg
Phone: 703-409-3063 or 540-645-3566
Web site: www.nationalcapitolsquadron.org/schedule.asp?order=upcoming&menuID=14~14
Attachment 1: Culpeper Warbird Week

NCS Culpeper - Hangar Dance:

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Time: 6:30 pm Doors Open
Location: Culpeper Airport
Address: 12499 Beverly Ford Road, Brandy Station, VA, 22714
Organized by: National Capitol Squadron of the CAF
Description: The National Capital Squadron of the Commemorative Air Force is hosting a hangar dance featuring "The Fabulettes" to raise money to rebulild their BT-13. Doors open at 6:30pm -- arrive early and see the WWII B-17 Bomber "Sentimental Journey" and other WWII aircraft! Dance Lesson starts at 7:30pm Fabulettes play from 8:00pm-11:00pm Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door. (Ticket pre-sale information coming soon.) WWII military and vintage attire encouraged.
Phone: 540-402-1818
Web site: www.nationalcapitolsquadron.org
Attachment 1: Culpeper Warbird Week

Summer Sunsets at Old House Vineyards:

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Old House Vineyards
Address: 18351 Corkys Lane, Culpeper, VA, 22701
Description: Bring a blanket or lawn chair and settle in with a glass of wine and a block of cheese as we listen to live music and watch the sunset over the Blue Ridge Mountains,rain or shine.
Phone: 540-423-1032
Web site: www.oldhousevineyards.com

"Libations at the Depot":

Friday, September 5, 2014

Time: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Museum of Culpeper History
Address: 113 S. Commerce Street, Culpeper, VA, 22701
Organized by: Museum of Culpeper History
Description: On first Friday evenings from May to September the Museum will host "Libations at the Depot", a great way to start your weekend right after work. Stop by the museum for music, regional wines and nibbles. Cost: Members $6, non-members $9; and $4 designated drivers.
Phone: 540-829-1749
Web site: www.culpepermuseum.com

Brandy Station Foundation Tour Series: Tour 4 ~ Buford Knoll & Yew Ridge:

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: BSF Graffiti House
Address: 19484 Brandy Road, Brandy Station, VA, 22714
Organized by: Brandy Station Foundation
Description: The final installment in the series of tours presents the fighting that took place later in the afternoon of June 9 between General Buford and General W.H.F. "Rooney" Lee's brigade. During the fighting, Rooney Lee, Robert E. Lee's second son, was shot in the thigh and carried from the field. Colonel Solomon Williams of 1st North Carolina Cavalry, commanding his regiment in battle for the first time, was shot in the head and killed. He had been married just two weeks earlier. Transportation: Personal vehicle caravan will depart from the Graffiti House at 10AM. The cost is $10 (children under 12 are free). Tours leave from the Graffiti House at 10:00 am and last 2 hours. No reservations are needed, please arrive at the Graffiti House before ten. Special tours for individuals or groups on other days can be specially arranged.
Phone: (540) 547-4106
Web site: www.brandystationfoundation.com

Stage Alive presents The Richmond Symphony - POPS Concert:

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Time: 7:30pm
Location: Culpeper County High School
Address: 14240 Achievement Drive, Culpeper, VA, 22701
Organized by: Stage Alive
Description: Stage Alive is thrilled to welcome back the full, 72 member Richmond Symphony with an exciting POPS concert! Under the baton of their Music Director, Steven Smith, this critically acclaimed orchestra will play a program of light classics, featuring popular works by Rossini, Copland and Gershwin. The date of this concert has great significance for our Nation and, in recognition of this, the Symphony will play music by Barber and Berlin. The Richmond Symphony makes some 200 public appearances each season, performing for about 125,000 people. This performance is supported by the Virginia Commission for the Arts. Non subscribers may purchase a single concert ticket at the front desk in Culpeper County High School before the concert for $25.00 (adult) or $5.00 (student). If the non subscriber is a house guest of a subscriber, the price for a single concert ticket is $10.00 (adult) or $5.00 (student).
Email: cca@stagealive.org
Web site: www.stagealive.org

The National Capitol Squadron Open Hangar Day:

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Culpeper Regional Airport
Address: 12499 Beverly Ford Rd., Brandy Station, VA, 22714
Organized by: The National Squadron
Description: The National Capitol Squadron of The Commemorative Air Force hosts a monthly WWII Open Hangar Day the 2nd Saturday of each month. The event is open to the public and provides an opportunity to get up-close and personal with several WWII era aircraft, and to socialize with the pilots, ground crew, and historians of the squadron. The event is held in the Commemorative Air Force Hangar at Culpeper Regional Airport. The National Capitol Squadron is a chartered wing of The Commemorative Air Force, a national 501(c)3 corporation dedicated to preserving, and maintaining in flying condition, America's military aircraft and to honoring the men and women in all branches of our military.
Contact Person: Bill Douglas
Phone: 703-409-3063
Web site: www.nationalcapitolsquadron.org/site/

Culpeper Downtown 3rd Thursday Summer Concert: GROOVE TRAIN:

Thursday, September 18, 2014

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

Culpeper Fiesta:

Friday, September 19, 2014

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Culpeper Depot
Address: 109 S. Commerce Street, Culpeper, VA, 22701
Organized by: The Hispanic Committee of Culpeper
Description: Enjoy an evening of fun and fiesta at the Culpeper Fiesta, Culpeper's celebration of Latino culture! Everyone is welcome to this FREE evening of dancing, great food and family fun, to discover the delicious flavors of Latin America!
Contact Person: Marilyn Dunphy
Email: vadunphy@gmail.com
Web site: www.facebook.com/culpeperfiesta?fref=ts

5th Annual Wollam Gardens Dahlia Festival:

Saturday, Sep 20 - Sep 21, 2014

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Wollam Gardens
Address: 5167 Jeffersonton Rd, Jeffersonton, Virginia, 22724
Organized by: Wollam Gardens
Description: Come to the farm and enjoy the beauty of our 22 acres of cut flowers. During the festival we will have live music, fresh cut flowers, local vendors to shop amongst, a children's garden to play in, and more! $5 per person kids 12 and under free.
Phone: 540-937-3222
Web site: www.wollamgardens.com

Battle of Brandy Station Remembrance Day :

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm
Location: The Graffiti House
Address: 19484 Brandy Road, Brandy Station, VA, 22714
Organized by: Brandy Station Foundation
Description: Join the Brandy Station Foundation and enjoy commemorative events: Brandy Station Battlefield Tour, Period Church Service, The Gallant John Pelham with Memorial Service, bivouac camp inspection with cannon firing, Graffiti House tours with period dressed living historians, the Mosby Players Historical Theater, the Out of Time Teachers, Kennedy's Historical Gun Display, a Children's Corner with vintage clothes and toys, and period music. Food will be available.
Phone: 540-341-7019 or 540-718-3754
Web site: www.brandystationfoundation.com

Kelly's Ford Canoe/Kayak Wine Run, Lesson & Gourmet Lunch:

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Time: 10:30 a.m.
Location: Inn at Kelly's Ford
Address: 16589 Edwards Shop Road, Remington, VA, 22734
Organized by: Kelly's Ford Equestrian Center
Description: Join Kelly's Ford River guides for a canoe adventure down the Rappahanock River, to include wine and a gourmet lunch. At the conclusion of your canoeing experience you will be greeted at Mountain Run with a catered lunch from Kelly's Ford Inn and a wine tasting for two while overlooking the river. Stay as long as you like before being returned by passenger van to Kelly's Ford. Enjoy a day of adventure, nature, and relaxation! The cost is $35/$60 per person.
Phone: 540-399-1800
Email: kellysfordequest@aol.com
Web site: www.innatkellysford.com

HITS Culpeper Finals Horse Show:

Wednesday, Sep 24 - Sep 28, 2014

Location: HITS Commonwealth Park
Address: 13256 Commonwealth Parkway Cu, Culpeper, VA, 22701
Organized by: HITS (Horseshows in the Sun)
Description: HITS, Inc. hosts high-quality, international-level Hunter/Jumper horse shows. Based in upstate New York in the village of Saugerties, HITS has been producing shows since 1982 and is now a nationwide company with world-class circuits including the one right here in Culpeper. The show grounds feature seven different competition rings, including a Grand Prix ring, a Jumper ring, five Hunter rings and three separate schooling areas. Spectator seating is available at every ring and in the Pavilion, which is located between the Grand Prix ring and the Main Hunter ring. Spectator parking is located just off the main entrance to the right. Admission is free. Full service food concession is available.
Phone: 540-825-7469 (during horse shows)
Web site: www.hitsshows.com

17th Annual Culpeper Harvest Days Farm Tour:

Saturday, Oct 4 - Oct 5, 2014

Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Farms throughout the County
Address: 10220 James Monroe Hwy, Culpeper, VA, 22701
Organized by: Culpeper County Economic Development
Description: Experience life on the farm in beautiful Culpeper County. Visit a variety of farms growing everything from herbs and cut flowers to cattle and bison. You may even want to try to milk a cow! Come and join the fun. Begin your tour and browse the Farm Tour Market at the Welcome Center at Culpeper Ag Enterprises, conveniently located on Route 29N, 10220 James Monroe Hwy, Culpeper, VA.
Contact Person: Lori Loy
Phone: (540)727-3410
Web site: www.culpeperfarmtour.com

7th Annual Culpeper Cycling Century Ride:

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Time: 8:30 am
Location: Departs from from The Bike Stop
Address: 120 West Culpeper Street, Culpeper, VA, 22701
Organized by: Culpeper Parks & Recreation
Description: This bicycle ride is fast becoming a tradition boasting great scenic beauty and paved road riding in Culpeper County during the most colorful season - Fall! You can choose between several distances, including the 100 mile ultimate challenge on countryside roads. Proceeds from this ride will benefit the Culpeper Recreation Foundation. The ride will be held rain or shine! Helmets are required on all rides. All routes begin with the same course so cyclists may shorten or lengthen their ride. SAG vehicles will have supplies for basic bicycle repairs. Rest stops along the routes will have restrooms as well as provide water, energy drinks and snacks. Rest stop locations are subject to change.
Contact Person: Parks & Recreation Dept
Phone: 540-727-3412
Email: parks@culpepercounty.gov
Web site: www.culpepercyclingcentury.com

Wine Library Tasting at Gray Ghost Vineyard:

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Address: 14706 Lee Highway, Amissville, VA, 20106
Organized by: Gray Ghost Vineyard
Description: Gray Ghost opens library wines outside of the annual vertical wine tasting event. Three or four different wines will be featured each tasting. A limited number of those featured wines will be available for sale to those participating. Reservations recommended - $25 per person includes wine library tasting and tasting of current releases. Featured wines in October: 1997 Cabernet Sauvignon, 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon, 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon, 2009 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon.
Phone: 540-937-4869
Web site: www.grayghostvineyards.com

15th Annual Culpeper Airport Air Fest:

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Culpeper Regional Airport
Address: 12517 Beverly Ford Road, Brandy Station, VA, 22714
Description: Come out and view life from another angle - see Culpeper County from the air! This FREE event has something for the entire family. You'll see restored antiques, classics, military trainers, fighters, helicopters, jets, and model airplanes. The Bealeton Flying Circus along with their spectacular wing-walking event will leave you breathless. See the FARM Club and their unique radio controlled model airplanes. Dr. Smoke with his Marchetti emiting red, white and blue smoke, Sean Carroll with his Yak-9, Kevin Russo with his powerful T6, and others will perform in the afternoon. The spectacular War Birds based here at Culpeper, including the Percival Provost - a Royal Air Force trainer and other magnificently restored military aircraft of the Commemorative Air Force's museum, will also be on display. And once again, the highlight of this year's AirFest is the only privately-owned "Harrier" in the world, flown by Art Nalls. Bring your friends and family and enjoy the show together. Kids ages 8-17 can sign up for free airplane rides. Food & drinks will be available from various vendors, including hamburgers, hot dogs, barbecue, pizza and more.
Contact Person: Tanya Woodward
Phone: (540)825-8280
Web site: www.culpeperairfest.com

Taste of Culpeper :

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Time: 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: The Depot
Address: 109 South Commerce St, Culpeper, VA, 22701
Organized by: Culpeper Renaissance, Inc.
Description: Culpeper Renaissance's tenth annual "Taste of Culpeper - a Wine, Food, and Arts Festival" will take place Sunday, October 12, 2014, in historic downtown Culpeper in the Depot District on Davis and Commerce Streets from Noon - 5:00p.m. This event is sure to please wine enthusiasts, foodies and followers of unique arts and crafts. Experience the very best in Virginia wines, local cuisine and even a few microbrews will be available for purchase. Enjoy all of this in Downtown Culpeper and you'll soon discover why it was named the winner of the 2012 "Great American Main Street Award". With more than 200 Virginia wineries and counting; the industry is experiencing phenomenal growth and with experience comes quality. Virginia wines are capturing the attention of consumers throughout the country and the world. There really is no better time to come out and taste the success of Virginia. You'll have an opportunity to sample more than 40 different wines and visit with several new participating wineries at this year's festival. In addition to wine, food and art, there are cooking demonstrations from some of your favorite local chefs. And you won't want to miss the first ever Downtown Culpeper Waiters Race, an entertaining test of a waiters speed and ability to carry a full tray without tipping it! Fun and festivities for the entire family will promise an enjoyable fall afternoon with amazing LIVE music, and FREE activities for children including a moonbounce, art projects, and games. With your tasting admission to CRI's Taste of Culpeper, you will receive general admission, a souvenir wine glass to commemorate your day, and free tastings at each of the wineries and restaurants. Find your favorites, relax and stay a while as wine and lunch will also be available for purchase. If you want to stock your cellar Taste of Culpeper wine totes will also be available for purchase to carry your favorite wines home.
Phone: 540-825-4416
Email: crievents@culpeperdowntown.com
Web site: www.culpeperdowntown.com

Kelly's Ford Canoe/Kayak Wine Run, Lesson & Gourmet Lunch:

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Time: 10:30 a.m.
Location: Inn at Kelly's Ford
Address: 16589 Edwards Shop Road, Remington, VA, 22734
Organized by: Kelly's Ford Equestrian Center
Description: Join Kelly's Ford River guides for a canoe adventure down the Rappahanock River, to include wine and a gourmet lunch. At the conclusion of your canoeing experience you will be greeted at Mountain Run with a catered lunch from Kelly's Ford Inn and a wine tasting for two while overlooking the river. Stay as long as you like before being returned by passenger van to Kelly's Ford. Enjoy a day of adventure, nature, and relaxation! The cost is $35/$60 per person.
Phone: 540-399-1800
Email: kellysfordequest@aol.com
Web site: www.innatkellysford.com

Culpeper Downtown Restaurant Week:

Monday, Oct 13 - Oct 19, 2014

Location: Historic Downtown Culpeper
Organized by: Culpeper Renaissance, Inc.
Description: Savor Culpeper and Take a Culinary Cruise During Culpeper Downtown Restaurant Week October 13-19 If you've been waiting for a special occasion to explore the robust and diverse mix of downtown Culpeper restaurants, you now have one: Culpeper Renaissance's 6th Annual Restaurant Week. Started by local restaurateurs in 2009, the event encourages diners to break out of typical work-week patterns and share a meal with family and friends at downtown restaurants. With specially priced menu options -- $25 per person includes a 3-course dinner of appetizer, entree, and dessert -- it's a great excuse to revisit old favorites or try something new. This is one culinary trip you won't want to miss!
Phone: 540-825-4416
Email: crievents@culpeperdowntown.com
Web site: www.culpeperdowntown.com

Stage Alive presents William Florian - Folk Music of the '60's:

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Time: 7:30pm
Location: Culpeper County High School
Address: 14240 Achievement Drive, Culpeper, VA, 22701
Organized by: Stage Alive
Description: After many decades of performing and song writing, William Florian now presents his exciting new show 'Those Were The Days (The Spirit and Songs of '60s)" at community concerts and performing art centers throughout the United States. William is an iconic folk music songwriter and performer. Music of the 60s, as well as favorites including John Denver. Humorous stories and audience interplay. Familiar repertoire and laid-back style continue to inspire his vast fan base. Non subscribers may purchase a single concert ticket at the front desk in Culpeper County High School before the concert for $25.00 (adult) or $5.00 (student). If the non subscriber is a house guest of a subscriber, the price for a single concert ticket is $10.00 (adult) or $5.00 (student).
Email: cca@stagealive.org
Web site: www.stagealive.org

Culpeper Downtown Trick-or-Treat Event:

Friday, October 31, 2014

Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: East Davis Street - Historic Downtown Culpeper
Organized by: Culpeper Renaissance Inc.
Description: Culpeper Downtown Businesses invite all the little ghouls and goblins for a safe trick or treat experience on East Davis Street in Historic Downtown Culpeper. Downtown Businesses will provide Halloween treats!
Phone: (540)825-4416
Email: crievents@culpeperdowntown.com
Web site: www.culpeperdowntown.com

The National Capitol Squadron Open Hangar Day:

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Culpeper Regional Airport
Address: 12499 Beverly Ford Rd., Brandy Station, VA, 22714
Description: The National Capitol Squadron of The Commemorative Air Force hosts a monthly WWII Open Hangar Day the 2nd Saturday of each month. The event is open to the public and provides an opportunity to get up-close and personal with several WWII era aircraft, and to socialize with the pilots, ground crew, and historians of the squadron. The event is held in the Commemorative Air Force Hangar at Culpeper Regional Airport. The National Capitol Squadron is a chartered wing of The Commemorative Air Force, a national 501(c)3 corporation dedicated to preserving, and maintaining in flying condition, America's military aircraft and to honoring the men and women in all branches of our military.
Contact Person: Bill Douglas
Phone: 703-409-3063
Web site: www.nationalcapitolsquadron.org/site/

Gray Ghost's 20th Anniversary Gala:

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Time: 7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Address: 14706 Lee Highway, Amissville, VA, 20106
Organized by: Gray Ghost Vineyard
Description: Please check back for updated event information.
Phone: 540-937-4869
Web site: www.grayghostvineyards.com

Stage Alive presents SAXsational featuring Rob Verdi:

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Time: 7:30pm
Location: Culpeper County High School Auditorium
Address: 14240 Achievement Drive, Culpeper, VA, 22701
Organized by: Stage Alive
Description: One of the most beloved instruments in American culture takes center stage! Rob Verdi shares his rare and unusual instrument collection, along with five decades of songs and artists that have shaped the saxophone. Accompanied by local band or ensemble insures superior community engagement. Non subscribers may purchase a single concert ticket at the front desk in Culpeper County High School before the concert for $25.00 (adult) or $5.00 (student). If the non subscriber is a house guest of a subscriber, the price for a single concert ticket is $10.00 (adult) or $5.00 (student).
Email: cca@stagealive.org
Web site: www.stagealive.org

Rhonda Vincent, The Queen of Bluegrass:

Friday, November 21, 2014

Time: 7:30pm
Location: The State Theatre
Address: 305 S. Main Street, Culpeper, VA, 22701
Organized by: Gravatt Entertainment
Description: Bluegrass vocalist and fiddler Rhonda Vincent began her professional music career at the age of five, playing drums with her family's band, the Sally Mountain Show. She picked up the mandolin at eight and the fiddle at ten, performing with the family band at festivals on weekends. After appearing on TNN's nationally televised You Can Be a Star program in her mid-twenties, Vincent struck out on her own, singing with the Grand Ole Opry's Jim Ed Brown, eventually leading to a deal with Rebel Records. Her work with Brown and her Rebel recordings caught the attention of Giant Nashville's president, James Stroud, who signed Vincent to record two contemporary country albums. After her time at Giant, she moved to Rounder Records, and demonstrated her passion for the traditional music she grew up with, on Back Home Again.
Contact Person: Box Office
Phone: 540-829-0292
Email: tix@culpepertheatre.org
Web site: www.culpepertheatre.org

Gray Ghost's Holiday Kick Off:

Friday, November 28, 2014

Time: 11:00am - 5:00pm
Address: 14706 Lee Highway, Amissville, VA, 20106
Organized by: Gray Ghost Vineyard
Description: Start your holiday season with Gray Ghost Vineyards! Enjoy one-day only gift specials and live music by Valerie Von Fange. This is the perfect event to entertain guests. The cork Christmas display makes its annual debut.
Phone: 540-937-4869
Web site: www.grayghostvineyards.com

Gray Ghost's Christmas Cork & Cheese Celebration:

Saturday, Dec 6 - Dec 7, 2014

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Gray Ghost Vineyards
Address: 14706 Lee Highway, Amissville, VA, 20106
Description: Revel in the most festive holiday atmosphere at Gray Ghost's all new Christmas Cork and Cheese Festival! View the world's largest cork Christmas display containing decorations crafted out of over 80,000 corks! While experiencing the winter wonderland and listening to live holiday music, sample Gray Ghost's award-winning wine with local and regional artisan cheeses. Guess the number of corks on the newest decoration to win a selection of Gray Ghost wine! Collect the 20th in a series of limited edition holiday wine glasses! Plan your visit to coincide with one of Al's entertaining and informative winery tours! Admission includes a festive event filled with live music, wine tasting, cheese tasting desserts, winery tours and collectible holiday glass. Winery will be open until 5:00 p.m. Winery tours: 12:00, 1:30, 3:30
Phone: 540-937-4869
Web site: www.grayghostvineyards.com

The National Capitol Squadron Open Hangar Day:

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Culpeper Regional Airport
Address: 12499 Beverly Ford Rd., Brandy Station, VA, 22714
Organized by: The National Squadron
Description: The National Capitol Squadron of The Commemorative Air Force hosts a monthly WWII Open Hangar Day the 2nd Saturday of each month. The event is open to the public and provides an opportunity to get up-close and personal with several WWII era aircraft, and to socialize with the pilots, ground crew, and historians of the squadron. The event is held in the Commemorative Air Force Hangar at Culpeper Regional Airport. The National Capitol Squadron is a chartered wing of The Commemorative Air Force, a national 501(c)3 corporation dedicated to preserving, and maintaining in flying condition, America's military aircraft and to honoring the men and women in all branches of our military.
Contact Person: Bill Douglas
Phone: 703-409-3063
Web site: www.nationalcapitolsquadron.org/site/

Santa Visits Gray Ghost:

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Time: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Gray Ghost Vineyards
Address: 14706 Lee Highway, Amissville, VA, 20106
Description: Children of all ages are invited to bring their wish lists to share with Santa. Free gift for each child. Cameras encouraged.
Phone: 540-937-4869
Web site: www.grayghostvineyards.com

Stage Alive presents Bronn and Katherine Journey:

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Time: 7:30pm
Location: Culpeper County High School
Address: 14240 Achievement Drive, Culpeper, VA, 22701
Organized by: Stage Alive
Description: From the inspiring natural beauty of their Pacific Northwest home, the Journeys -- Bronn, Katherine and the harp -- bring music that is nothing short of glorious! The harp is often called "the instrument of angels," and Bronn's amazing versatility and skill on this ancient instrument, along with Katherine's radiant voice will transport you to the gates of heaven itself! Non subscribers may purchase a single concert ticket at the front desk in Culpeper County High School before the concert for $25.00 (adult) or $5.00 (student). If the non subscriber is a house guest of a subscriber, the price for a single concert ticket is $10.00 (adult) or $5.00 (student).
Email: cca@stagealive.org
Web site: www.stagealive.org

Stage Alive presents Brian Roman - Baritone Crooner:

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Time: 7:30pm
Location: Culpeper County High School
Address: 14240 Achievement Drive, Culpeper, VA, 22701
Organized by: Stage Alive
Description: Come with Brian Roman on a journey in song and word that will uplift you, and have you leaving the theatre wanting more. Brian will share music and stories of people who have influenced and shaped him. Brian Romans rich and versatile voice gives compelling renditions of the great songs of Frank Sinatra, Tom Jones, Elvis Presley, Neil Diamond, Bobby Daren, and Paul Anka in addition to music from Bozz Scags, Fleetwood Mac, Rod Stewart, Van Morrison and more. His singing is not impressions of these great singers, but rather, great expressions of memorable songs of special times past. The strength and richness of his voice brings to life the wonderful lyrics of songs like Frank Sinatra's "That's Life", Neil Diamond's "Sweet Caroline" or Elvis Presley's "Can't help falling in love". Non subscribers may purchase a single concert ticket at the front desk in Culpeper County High School before the concert for $25.00 (adult) or $5.00 (student). If the non subscriber is a house guest of a subscriber, the price for a single concert ticket is $10.00 (adult) or $5.00 (student).
Email: cca@stagealive.org
Web site: www.stagealive.org

Stage Alive presents Susan Egan:

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Time: 7:30pm
Location: Culpeper County High School
Address: 14240 Achievement Drive, Culpeper, VA, 22701
Organized by: Stage Alive
Description: Highly sought-after star of stage and screen is svelte, sexy and sensational (New York Post). Equal parts actress and singer. Broadway veteran shares anecdotes and songs from a career on the Great White Way. Susan Egan has traversed all four corners of the entertainment industry, making powerful impressions in theatre, film, television and music. She headlined on Broadway as Thoroughly Modern Millie, won critical acclaim as "Sally Bowles" in Cabaret, starred in Triumph of Love and State Fair, and received Tony Award and Drama Desk nominations for "Best Actress" as the original "Belle" in Disney's Beauty and the Beast. She's been seen on film in 13 Going on 30, Gotta Kick It Up, countless independents and voiced the animated characters: "Meg" in Disney's Hercules, "Lin" in the Academy Award-winning Spirited Away, and more. She spent two seasons on WBs Nikki and guest-starred on HOUSE, NUMB3RS, NYPD Blue, Arli$$, Drew Carey, Party of Five, Great Performances, and others. Egan sings with symphonies worldwide and has over 40 recording credits, including her solo CDs: All That and More, So Far, Winter Tracks, CoffeeHouse, Susan Egan LIVE, and 2011's, The Secret of Happiness. Non subscribers may purchase a single concert ticket at the front desk in Culpeper County High School before the concert for $25.00 (adult) or $5.00 (student). If the non subscriber is a house guest of a subscriber, the price for a single concert ticket is $10.00 (adult) or $5.00 (student).
Email: cca@stagealive.org
Web site: www.stagealive.org

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