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February 1

The Ebenezer Baptist Church family of Lignum, VA invites you to their Black History Service on Sunday at 2:30 pm. Our guest is Minister Devonte Coles from Great Hope Baptist Church in Richmond. Dinner will be served immediately following morning service. If you have any questions please call the church at 540 399-1315. Rev. Douglass Greene is pastor. We are also looking for a ministry of music or pianist. If interested call the church at 540 399-1315 or 571-643-6329.

February 5

Stretch and Balance, a new 20 minute very gentle yoga class will be held at St. Luke Lutheran Church on Thursdays at 1p.m. beginning Feb. 5th. This class is perfect for those with no prior experience or those with health concerns. St. Luke Lutheran Church is located at 1200 Old Rixeyville Rd. For more info call 825-8358 or visit www.stlukesculpeper.org

The Culpeper County Library continues with their series on sustainable farming, local markets and local food. Join Tanya Denckla Cobb, author of â??Reclaiming Our Food,â? at 6 p.m. Her research shows that people across the United States are turning towards local food. Hers is a practical guide for building a local food system. Where others have made the case for the local food movement, Reclaiming Our Food shows how communities are actually making it happen. This book offers a wealth of information on how to make local food a practical and affordable part of everyone’s daily life. For more info, 540.825.8691

February 7

Stevensburg Baptist Church will have its 63rd annual Ground Hog Supper from 5 â?? 7 p.m. It will be held at Stevensburg Baptist Church on York Road just off Route 3 about 5 miles east of Culpeper. The menu consists of pancakes, whole hog sausage, applesauce and beverages. There will be a bake sale sponsored by the youth. The cost is $8 for adults, $5 for under 12 and under 6 free. For info, contact Stevensburg Baptist Church at 399-1066.

The Jefferson Ruritan Club will hold its 29th annual Groundhog Day Pancake & Sausage Supper from 5-7 p.m., Saturday,Feb. 7, at the Jeffersonton Community Center at Rts. 802 & 621 off Rt. 229. The menu features all-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage, fried apples, coffee & tea. The cost is $6.95 for adults & $3.95 for children age 10 & under. This is the primary fund-raiser for our IRS-certified non-profit Jefferson Ruritan foundation. 100 percent of proceeds go toward the Jefferson Ruritan Memorial Scholarships awarded to college bound students. Direct donations are fully tax-deductible. For more info, call 937-4541.

The Theatre at Little Washington presents the Jake Schepps Quintet. Something new â?? contemporary classical works written for traditional string band instruments by composers outside the genre. Selections from Flatiron (Marc Mellits, 2012), Drawn (Matt McBane, 2013), and Béla Bartók including Romanian Folk Dance No. 1 and 44 Violin Duos No. 9. The Wall Street Journal called his work â??flawless and joyful.â? Jake Schepps, banjo; Ryan Dickey, violin; Matt Flinner, mandolin; Ross Martin, guitar; and Eric Thorin, double bass. Tickets: $20 for adults, $10 under 18. 291 Gay Street in Washington. 540.675.1253. Email info@TheatreWashingtonVa.com

New at the Loft. Join fellow artists for a Draw Animal Portraits Workshop from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. $150/materials included/6 hours total. Everyone will leave with a completed drawing. Davette Leonard, is the guest artist and instructor. Bring a 5 x 7 photo of an animal; be it pet or wildlife. No experience necessary. Participants will learn how to make a grid system for accuracy and likeness. Explore drawing techniques to help illustrate fur, whiskers, and other elements that will bring the subject to life.
Register by phone at 540-717-0647, by email culpeperloft.com, or online at culpeperloft.com. Advance registration preferred. Bring a bagged lunch, coffee/water provided. Class size limited.

February 8

Museum re-opens for 2015 season! Free open house at 11:30 a.m. New Exhibition: “Johnny Comes Marching Home: 1865 Culpeper” Last in the sesquicentennial series of exhibitions honoring the Civil War in Culpeper, Virginia. Sponsored by Dominion Power, the Gwynn Family Fund, the Grills Family Foundation, and several unanimous donors. Highlights objects, documents and photographs from the period. 113 S. Commerce Street, Culpeper. Contact Lee Langston Harrison at 540.829.5954.

February 12

Windmore Foundation’s Crossroads Youth Orchestras’ Winter Concert: Howard “Scott” Tester is the Musical Director. Twenty-five musicians from 6th grade to 12th grade have rehearsed from September to January for this presentation. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for students. Starts at 7 p.m. Held at Taylor Middle School located at 350 East Shirley Avenue in Warrenton. For more details, phone 540-547-4333 or info@windmorefoundation.org

Stage Alive presents Bronn and Katherine Journey. 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).
7:30 p.m. at Culpeper County High School, 14240 Achievement Drive, Culpeper. Email: cca@stagealive.org

February 13

Valentineâ??s Day Getaway: February 13 â?? 15. Beautiful Blue Ridge foothillsâ?¦a glass of wine with dinnerâ?¦a roaring fire with romantic music playingâ?¦.Stage your getaway at Gravesâ?? Mountain Lodge. Ask about our overnight package. Weâ??ll be serving Fried Chicken on Friday night and a Steak & Shrimp Buffet on Saturday nigh from 6 – 7:30 pm, with a cash bar social starting at 5 pm. Live entertainment provided by the Dry Run Band. Please call 540-923-4231 or e-mail info@gravesmountain.com for details and reservations. www.gravesmountain.com

February 15

George Washington Carver Regional High School Alumni Assn. will present its annual black history program Sunday at 3 p.m. The program will be held at Carver Piedmont Technical School in Rapidan. The guest speaker will be Dr. Hortense Hinton Jackson. For further information contact Bobby Wilson 540-829-0963. The GWCRHSAA would also like to announce that the winner of the raffle for three nights at Myrtle Beach on Memorial Day weekend is Tara Purcell. A Big THANKS to ALL who supported our scholarship fund.