Culpeper Calendar of Events

November 27

Thanksgiving Eve Worship at Reformation Lutheran Church. Thanksgiving Eve Worship Service will include Holy Communion. All are welcome. 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. . Reformation Lutheran Church, 509 S. Main Street, Culpeper, VA 22701

November 29

Black Friday Party – Magician in Residence, Too – DuCard Vineyards. Tired of shopping and crowds? Come take a break, relax and enjoy the peace and quiet of the mountains with a great bottle of wine and a special treat with a great local magician strolling the grounds all afternoon. 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. DuCard Vineyards, 40 Gibson Hollow Lane, Etlan, VA 22719 . Phone: 540-923-4206 . Website: http://www.ducardvineyards.com

November 29, 30 & December 1

Burnley Vineyards Annual Holiday Open House.Come out and taste our 15 wines including Aurora (Chocolate and Raspberry) & Hot Mulled wine (Spicy Rivanna). Meet the winemaker and discuss new wines to be released. Hors d’oeuvres will be served. Tasting hours from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. each day. 11p.m. – 4 p.m. . Burnley Vineyards, 4500 Winery Lane, Barboursville, VA 22923 . Contact Pat or Lee . Email: Burnleywines@gmx.com. Phone: 540-832-2828 . Website: http://www.burnleywines.com

November 29 – December 1

Library Wine Tasting at Narmada Winery. Sample one of the winery’s early vintages. Five exciting wines from the 2008 vintage will be paired with small bites to enjoy. Must reserve in advance. Friday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m; Saturday & Sunday 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Narmada Winery, 43 Narmada Lane, Amissville, VA 20106 . Email: info@narmadawinery.com. Phone: 540-937-8215 . Website: http://www.narmadawinery.com

November 29

Gray Ghost’s Holiday Kick-Off!. Kick off the holiday shopping in style. Extended hours to accommodate your schedule. One-day only gift specials. Light hors d’oeuvres throughout the day. Live holiday music by Valerie Von Fange from 3:30 – 5:30 pm. 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Gray Ghost Vineyards, 14706 Lee Highway, Amissville, VA 20106 . Phone: 540-937-4869 . Website: http://www.grayghostvineyards.com

November 30

Downtown Culpeper Small Business Saturday. Small Business Saturday is a day dedicated to supporting small businesses across the country. Organized by Culpeper Renaissance, Inc. 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. . Historic Downtown Culpeper . Email: crievents@culpeperdowntown.com. Phone: 540-825-4416 . Website: http://www.culpeperdowntown.com

November 30

Soup’s On! at Old House Vineyards. Join us for homemade Fall Soups around the Old House Hearth. The weekend soup special is Honey Baked Ham and Bean Soup. 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. . Old House Vineyards, 18351 Corkys Lane, Culpeper, VA 22701 . Email: info@oldhousevineyards.com. Phone: 540-423-1032 . Website: http://www.oldhousevineyards.com

November 30

Live Entertainment at Raven’s Nest Coffee House. Featuring the live music of Kevin Cofrey. 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Ravens Nest Coffee House, 215 East Davis Street, Culpeper, VA 22701 . Phone: 540-827-4185 . Website: http://www.ravensnestcoffeehouse.com

December 1 – December 22

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church – Join us for Advent Season. Everyone is invited to the Advent season, beginning December 1. The candles of the Advent wreath will be lit every Sunday, December 1 – December 22 at the 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist service. 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. . St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 115 N. East Street, Culpeper, VA 22701 . Email: st.stephens.episcopal@gmail.com. Phone: 540-825-8786 . Website: http://www.ststephensculpeper.net

December 1 – 31

Holiday Food Drive at Gray Ghost Vineyards December 2013. Gray Ghost is sponsoring a special holiday food drive to benefit the Rappahannock and Culpeper Food Closets. All non-perishable food and monetary donations qualify you for a drawing to receive free tickets to one of Gray Ghost’s popular events. Friday, Saturday, Sunday – 11 a.m. 5 p.m. Gray Ghost Vineyards, 14706 Lee Highway, Amissville, VA 20106 . Phone: 540-937-4869 . Website: http://www.grayghostvineyards.com

December 1

Live Music at Narmada Winery. Featuring Robbie Limon. 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. Narmada Winery, 43 Narmada Lane, Amissville, VA 20106 . Email: info@narmadawinery.com. Phone: 540-937-8215 . Website: http://www.narmadawinery.com

December 1

Gray Ghost’s Wine Library Tasting. For the first time, Gray Ghost will open library wines for tasting outside of the annual vertical wine tasting event. Three Reserve Cabernet Sauvignons will be featured this month (1993-inaugural vintage, 1999, 2002). A limited number of those featured wines will be available for sale to those participating. Reservations recommended. 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. Gray Ghost Vineyards, 14706 Lee Highway, Amissville, VA 20106 . Phone: 540-937-4869 . Website: http://www.grayghostvineyards.com

December 1

State Theatre Presents – Blue Ridge Chorale “The Gifts of Christmas”. Tickets for this event will be sold at the door. 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. . State Theatre, 305 S. Main Street, Culpeper, VA 22701 . Phone: 540-829-0292 . Website: http://www.culpepertheatre.org

December 2 – 31

December Book Sale at the Culpeper Library Book Store. Big book sale through the month of December. Many of the books are in almost new condition and will make great presents for all the book lovers in your family. The book store will be open for regular hours throughout the month: Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.; Friday, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. and Saturday, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m. -1 p.m. and 5 p.m. – 7p.m.; Friday, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. . Culpeper County Library, 271 Southgate Shopping Center, Culpeper, VA 22701 . Phone: 540-825-8691 . Website: http://www.cclva.org