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Bereavement Support: Mondays through March 30, 7â??8:30 p.m., at Culpeper Hospital. It is a special weekly seminar and support group for people who are grieving the death of someone close to them. Adults and teens welcome. Sponsored by Spiritual Care Support Ministries, 76 W. Shirley Ave., Warrenton. This is non-denominational and free. Learn more at www.scsm.tv or call Chaplain Liz Danielsen at 540/349-5814 for information and directions.
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Friday Walk-in Storytime Fridays at 10:30 a.m. Join us for stories, songs, activities and more! For children and their caregivers. Great for grandparents to attend with the grandkids! No registration necessary.
Pajama Storytime Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. Itâ??s a pajama party! Come in your jammies to hear the perfect bedtime story, and dance to â??A-Tooty-Ta-Ta.â? This family-oriented programs features stories, rhymes, songs, and activities. No registration necessary.
New Orleans themed Winter Celebration Carnival in Downtown Culpeper. Fun for the whole family including live music, organ grinder Terry Bender, wagon rides, costumed performers, face-painting and mask making. Enter for downtown gift basket. Lots of special food treats from gumbo to po’ boys.
For more information, visit www.culpeperdowntown.com or call (540)825-4416
The Loving Story screening and open discussion at Antioch Baptist Church. This documentary brings to life the story of Richard and Mildred Lovings’ mixed race marriage and the legal battle that followed through little-known filmed interviews and photographs shot for Life magazine. Free to the public. Film screening included. Public discussion to follow. All are welcome to attend. 202 S. West Street. Culpeper. 5 p.m.
Rescheduled from last week. Culpeper County High School presents Grease the Musical in the newly renovated auditorium from 7-10 p.m. Adults, $10, students $5, children three and under free. 14240 Achievement Drive, Culpeper, 540-825-8310
Russell Wilson, a Theatre at Washington favorite, is back with a rousing Ragtime piano concert at the Theatre on Saturday, Feb. 28 at 8 p.m. The music will span the 1890s to the 1920s and then merge into Stride music of the â??20s and â??30s. The program will include Scott Joplinâ??s ever popular piano rags along with Stride compositions by James P. Johnson and others. Tickets for the performance are $25 for adults and $10 for students under 18. For reservations, phone (540) 675-1253, send email to info@TheatreWashingtonVA.com, or write to The Theatre, 291 Gay Street, P.O. Box 322, Washington VA 22747.
Library of Congress Packard Campus Theatre presents Shoes (Universal, 1916). Renowned silent era writer-director Lois Weber drew on her experiences as a missionary to create “Shoes,” a masterfully crafted melodrama. Weberâ??s camera empathetically documents the suffering her central character, an underpaid shop girl (Mary MacLaren) struggling to support her family, endures daily. Makia Matsumura will provide live musical accompaniment for the program which includes the National Film Registry comedy shorts â??Mabelâ??s Blunderâ? and â??Matrimonyâ??s Speed Limit.â? Starts at 7:30 p.m. 19053 Mt. Pony Road, Culpeper. (540) 827-1079, ext. 79994
Culpeper County High School and Culpeper Middle School Band Festival Concert at 2 p.m. in the Culpeper County High School Auditorium. For more info, 540-825-8310
Eastern View High School and Floyd T. Binns Middle School Band Festival Concert at 4 p.m. in the Eastern View High School Auditorium. For more info, 540-825-8310.
Mount Olive Baptist Church, 8412 White Shop Road, Culpeper, will celebrate their second annual Black History Program “Soul Food Sunday” at 3 p.m. The focus this year will be on education within the segregated school system in Culpeper and surrounding counties. There will be a panel of guests from various churches in the area, and a Soul Food dinner will be served after morning worship service. We invite everyone to please come out and join us in this celebration.
The Nuts & Guts Dinner will be held at Graves’ Mountain Lodge. A social begins at 5:30, and the meal will be served from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. The cost is $25 per person. Please call 540-923-4231 for more information.
The Library of Congress Packard Campus Theatre presents The Charge of the Light Brigade (Warner Bros., 1936) Errol Flynn stars as Major Geoffrey Vickers, an officer in the 27th Lancers, stationed in India. When his regiment is drawn out on maneuvers, the barracks are attacked and women and children are killed by Indian potentate Surat Khan who is angry that the British government has cut off his subsidies. Starts at 7:30 p.m. 19053 Mt. Pony Road, Culpeper. (540) 827-1079, ext. 79994
Miss Culpeper Scholarship Pageant premieres at The State Theatre at 305. S. Main Street. Twelve contestants representing Eastern View and Culpeper County High School will compete in a four-part pageant for a chance to win scholarship monies. Judged on academics, talent, poise, and presentation it promises to be a fun evening for all. Last year’s Culpeper Has Talent winner Mo Safren will perform. Tickets are $10 and available online through the State Theatre or either high school. Doors open at 6. Show starts at 7 p.m.
The Library of Congress Packard Campus Theatre presents Leap Year (Paramount, 1921). Silent film comedian Roscoe â??Fattyâ? Arbuckle stars as Stanley Piper, a stammering young man who is heir to his crotchety old uncle Jeremiahâ??s millions. This film was not released in this country until 1981. Ben Model will provide live musical accompaniment which will include two comedy shorts. Starts at 7:30 p.m. 19053 Mt. Pony Road, Culpeper. (540) 827-1079, ext. 79994
Manassas Ballet Theatre presents Peter and the Wolf at Culpeper State Theatre. Charming, educational childrenâ??s ballet, classic Pas de Deux & two premiers in one program.
Join Manassas Ballet Theatre as they present an exciting program of classic and original works at MBTâ??s Vadim Slatvitskiy choreographs the adventurous story of Peter and his animal friends as Rachel Grimsby narrates. In addition MBT presents a classic grand pas de deux â?? the story of Diana and Actaeon. Starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $15 – $25. For more information call (540)829-0292
Manassas Ballet Theatre presents Peter and the Wolf as well as Diana and Actaeon at the State Theatre located at 305 S. Main. Street. Starts at 3 p.m. Tickets: $15 – $25. For more information call (540)829-0292
The Warrenton Antiquarian Society will hold their annual open meeting at 3 p.m. at the Warrenton Visitorâ??s Center, 22 Calhoun Street in Warrenton. Guest speaker will be John Toler , historian and publisher of local history. Among his many publications, Mr. Toler co-wrote and edited 250 Years in Fauquier County: a Virginia Story. Topic will be the editing and publishing he is doing of the Civil War diary of Elizabeth Gray Fitzhugh, which details how the war affected the Fitzhugh, Gray, Milligan, Edmonds and Horner families who lived in the region between Weston and Greenwich for many years. Public invited to this free event. Light refreshments served. Contact Sally Hodgkin at firstname.lastname@example.org or (540) 347-2844.
Amissville Fire and Rescue located at 14711 Lee Highway will host a blood drive from 2-7 p.m. Every two seconds someone in America needs blood…one donation can help save the lives of up to three people. Contact (540) 937-5125.
The Culpeper Womenâ??s Club will gather in the meeting room at the Culpeper County Library at 10 a.m. (social time at 9:30 a.m.). The speaker will be Lily Dunning, executive director of Bluemont Concert Series. Guests are welcome. Contact Shirley Houck at 540-825-2157 or
The Piedmont Model Railroaders will be holding an open house from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Historic 1863 operating Civil War HO layout depicts the various Civil War battles in the geographical area setting the stage for the military clashes in the midst of towns, farms and railroads. Our “N” and “O” gauge model railroads will be operating. Admission is free and prospective members welcome. Located next to the Farmer’s Wife on Main Street in Remington. Contact Doug Boomer at (904) 891-5890.
The Rappahannock Historical Society is sponsoring its 7th Annual Antique Appraisal and Bakery Boutique at Copper Fox Antiques at 7 River Lane, Sperryville. Great time to purge and get items appraised at the same time. Questions to RHS at 675-1163 or email@example.com.
Graves’ Mountain Lodge will host a seafood buffet in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. Green beer will be served downstairs at 5 p.m., and dinner will be served from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. The cost is $33.95 per person. Please call 540-923-4231 for reservations.
2015 SEAC meetings announced. The Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) is comprised of parents of students with disabilities, older students with and without disabilities, teachers, community agency representatives, and others who care about the education of students with disabilities. Meetings will be held in the Colin Owens Conference Room, CCPS Central Office, 450 Radio Lane in Culpeper, starting at 6:30 p.m. on March 19 and May 14.