What’s Happening around Culpeper

At The Library
Friday Walk­in 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. E­mail: lbostian@cclva.org 540-825-­8691

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??A­Tooty­Ta­Ta.â? This family­-oriented programs features stories, rhymes, songs, and activities. No Registration necessary. E­mail: lbostian@cclva.org 540-­825-­8691

Arts & Entertainment
April 3: State Theatre presents The Woodshedders and Brandy Station Company at 8 p.m. Tickets $15. The Woodshedders bring the influence of vintage American music forward in its songwriting. The band is known for fun, danceable shows that swerve between different genres to create exciting original sounds. The lineup includes Dwayne Brooke on guitar and vocals, Ryan Mayo on upright bass and piano, Jared Pool on guitar and mandolin, Jesse Shultzaberger on drums, and Dave Van Deventer on fiddle. The Woodshedders have played Bristol Rhythm & Roots Festival, Mountain Stage New Song Fest, PBS Song of the Mountains, WAMUâ??s Capital Americana, and are the host band of Virginiaâ??s Watermelon Park Fest. 540.829.0292 tix@culpepertheatre.org

April 3: Library of Congress Packard Campus Theatre presents ABC Friday (1971-­1972) Building a prime time evening around comedies has always been a popular tactic, and that was certainly the case for ABCâ??s Friday night schedule for the 1971­1972 season. â??The Brady Bunchâ? â??Room 222â? was a groundbreaking â??dramedyâ? set in a Los Angeles high school, while â??The Odd Coupleâ? was adapted of the Neil Simon play/feature film, showcasing a remarkable chemistry between Jack Klugman and Tony Randall as mismatched roommates. Starts at 7:30p.m. 19053 Mt. Pony Road, Culpeper (540) 827-­1079. ext. 79994

April 4: State Theatre presents Eli Cook at 8 p.m. Buy Tickets: $12 advance/$15 at the door Eli Cookâ??s music is a unique blend of contemporary and old­-school styles, creating an original sound at the fore-front of modern Blues and Rock. Think Jimi Hendrix. 540.829.0292 tix@culpepertheatre.org

April 4: Library of Congress Packard Campus Theatre presents CBS Saturday (1973­-1974) The single greatest lineup in the history of television? Itâ??s hard to find better. Consider this Murdererâ??s Row of TV classics: â??All in the Family,â? â??M*A*S*H,â? â??The Mary Tyler Moore Show,â? â??The Bob Newhart Show,â? and â??The Carol Burnett Show.â? And come back on Friday, April 10, for the film version of â??M*A*S*Hâ? to see just how well the TV show retained the featureâ??s anti-establishment sentiment. Starts at 7:30 p.m. 19053 Mt. Pony Road, Culpeper (540) 827­-1079. ext. 79994

April 9: Library of Congress Packard Campus Theatre presents Amour (Les Films du Losange, 2012). A beautiful, emotionally wrenching tale of retired music teachers Georges (Jean­Louis Trintignant) and Anne (Emmanuelle Riva) and their struggle to cope in the aftermath of a stroke that leaves Anne partially paralyzed. In French with English subtitles. Starts at 7:30 p.m. 19053 Mt. Pony Road, Culpeper (540) 827­1079. ext. 79994

April 10: Library of Congress Packard Campus Theatre presents M*A*S*H (20th Century-Fox, 1970, *R-­rated). The Seventies were truly a Golden Age of Hollywood films, featuring the rise of such talents as Francis Ford Coppola, Jack Nicholson, Martin Scorsese, Al Pacino, and Peter Bogdanovich, but one iconoclast stands out: Robert Altman. Film Registry in 1996. It stars Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould, Tom Skerritt, Sally Kellerman and Robert Duvall. * No one under the age of 17 will be admitted without a parent or guardian. Starts at 7:30 p.m. 19053 Mt. Pony Road, Culpeper (540) 827-­1079. ext. 79994

April 10­-12: RAAC presents its first Film Festival at Little Washington, showcasing documentary and feature films by local filmmakers. Bonus features include post­screening Q&A sessions with filmmakers and pop­up film screenings. Tickets are available for individual screenings, and day or weekend passes. Visit raac.org for ticket prices, films, screening times, and more.

Church Events
April 3: Good Friday Service in Lignum. The East Culpeper United Methodist Charge will hold a special evening service at Hopewell United Methodist Church in Lignum on Good Friday at 7 p.m. Services and activities at the church are open to all. Hopewell United Methodist Church is located less than 10 minutes west of the new Wal-Mart near Lake of the Woods, off of Highway 3, one half mile from the Lignum Post Office at 23557 Lignum Road, Lignum. Ample free parking is available. For more information about this special service, call Rev. Mulford at the church study; (540) 399­-1853.

April 4: An Easter Eggstravaganza will be held Saturday, April 4 from 10 a.m. to noon at Stevensburg Baptist Church. The free event is open to the community for children through sixth grade and will feature Easter egg hunts at 10:45 a.m., a moon bounce and free lunch. The church is located at 19393 York Rd, Stevensburg, VA 22741. Info: (540) 399-­1066

April 5: Come and celebrate the Resurrection of our Lord and Savior at Antioch Baptist Church, 202 South West Street, in Culpeper. Sunrise Service at 6 a.m. Breakfast following hosted by the Men’s Ministry. Morning Easter Worship is at 11 a.m.

April 5: Jefferson Baptist Church Sunrise Service. Come join Jeffersonton Baptist Church at Hillcrest Memory Garden on Rt. 229 Easter Morning at 6:15 a.m. to celebrate our Lord’s victory over sin and the grave. Following the sunrise service, we will meet at Jeffersonton Baptist Church fellowship hall for a free breakfast. The choir will be presenting a Resurrection Sunday Cantata. If you would like more information, call the church at (540) 937­-5446

April 5: Mount Olive Baptist Church, 8412 White Shop Rd, Culpeper. Rev. Dwayne A. Robinson, Pastor Resurrection Sunday Service will be held beginning at 8 a.m. Breakfast will be served following the morning service and our regular worship will commence at 11:00 a.m. Please come out and join us in celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus Christ.

Special Events
April 4: Blaine Pardoe is a New York Times bestselling and award winning author of numerous books in the science fiction, military non­fiction, true crime, paranormal, and business management genres. Now with his co­-author and daughter, Victoria Hester, they bring to light the facts and clues of the case of Maggie Hume in the book titled the same, The Murder of Maggie Hume. Join us on Saturday, April 4 at 3 p.m. as the father and daughter team share their true crime interviews that crack open three decades of material on this mysterious tragedy. On August 16, 1982 an unidentified attacker brutalized and strangled 20 year ­old Maggie Hume at her apartment in Battle Creek, Michigan. After the senseless murder sparked intense scrutiny, it still remains unsolved.

April 5: Easter Sunday Brunch at Prince Michel Vineyard and Winery. 10 a.m. ­ 2 p.m. 154 Winery Lane, Leon, VA. Bring your family and friends to our celebratory Easter Brunch. Due to its popularity and usually a sell-­out event, we encourage reservations. Adults $39.00/ Children (6-­12) $20.00/Children (5 and under) Free. Phone: 1 (­800) ­800-­WINE (9463)

April 7: Nobel Prize­winner Jody Williams will speak at 7 p.m. at Germanna’s Sealy Auditorium at its Fredericksburg Campus in Spotsylvania as part of the new Germanna Presents! series. The talk is open to the public, free of charge, but seating is limited. This is part of Germanna’s observance of Women’s History Month. Her topic will be the 100th Anniversary of Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) and women’s involvement in peace processes worldwide. â??

April 9: 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 Susan Keller, director of the Culpeper County Library. We expect a tour of the recent library building project. Guests are welcome. Contact Shirley Houch at 540.825.2157 or shirob4@verizon.net

April 11: State Theatre presents the Silver Tones Swing Band. 7:30 p.m. 305 S. Main Street, Culpeper. The Silver Tones Swing Band started in a garage. The band debuted in October 2012 at a tribute to the music of World War II and has been entertaining audiences ever since. Composed of musicians from Fauquier County and surrounding areas and based in Warrenton, the Silver Tones play the great music of the Big Band Era, featuring songs made famous by Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Harry James, Count Basie, and the Andrews Sisters. In addition to the vocal trio, the Silver Tones have great female and male soloists who bring to life songs originally sung by Natalie Cole, Bette Midler, Dean Martin, and Rosemary Clooney. $15 advance/$20 at the door. Phone: 540-­829-­0292. Email: tix@culpepertheatre.org. Web site: www.culpepertheatre.org

April 18: Spring Tea Fundraiser from 1-­3 p.m, at 76 W Shirley Avenue in Warrenton, home of Spiritual Care Support Ministries. Proceeds will go to support SCSM’s services to the local community providing short and long term support needed by those who are experiencing any kind of loss (grief, divorce, chronic illness, etc.), including personal counseling and support groups, always free of charge. Bring your special friends. Both tea and fun will be served up in a lovely setting. Delicious homemade delicacies. Tea for one is $45. Tea for two is $85. Reservations and prepayment are necessary. Purchase tickets at SCSM, 76 W Shirley Ave, Warrenton, or call 540-349-­5814 or 540-349­-5815.

April 19: The Mosby Heritage Area Association will present â??I Have Summoned you Together for the Last Time,â? a commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the disbandment of Mosbyâ??s Rangers at 2 p.m. beginning at the Marshall Baptist Church at 4127 Winchester Road, Marshall, VA. Historian Bob Sinclair will speak on â??Mosbyâ??s Rangers in Salem and their Operations in Northern Fauquierâ? first at the church. After that, the group will adjourn to the actual disbandment site, off of Frost Avenue in Marshall, to hear from a Mosby interpreter (Gary Carroll). Col. Mosbyâ??s farewell speech will be read on the actual site where he delivered it 150 years ago. Also, at the disbandment site, a Maj. Adolphus â??Dollyâ? Richards interpreter (David Goetz) will report on April 10­20, 1865. Historian and author Eric W. Buckland will offer final remarks. Tickets for MHAA members are $20 and for non­members are $25. Tickets may be purchased at www.mosbyheritagearea.org or 540-­687-­6681, or at the event.

May 2: Eagles, Beetles and Asters, Oh My! Nature walk for all ages. Join Friends of the Rappahannock (FOR) on a nature walk with Joella and Michael Killian of the University of Mary Washington’s Department of Biological Sciences on Saturday, May 2, from 9:30 a.m. until noon. We will meet at the FOR office and begin the walk on FORâ??s trails and canal path. We will spend this time exploring birds, plants, insects and all things natural along the Rappahannock River. All ages and families are invited. The backup date is the next day. The cost of the event is $5 per individual and $10 for families, or $4 and $8 for FOR members. For more information call (540) 373­-3448. Please pre­-register at http://www.eventbrite.com/o/friends­of­the-rappahannock­6172556543

For Your Health
April 8: Fauquier Hospital hosts discussion for Autism Awareness Month. â??Therapeutic Techniques for Children with Autism.â? The event will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 8 in Fauquier Hospitalâ??s Sycamore Room. Speaking will be Christina Sink, MS, CCC ­SLP, speech language pathologist; Courtney Albrecht PT, DPT, physical therapist; and Sherrie Beres MOT/L, occupational therapist. After the talk, beginning at 8 p.m. local author Penny Pennington will host a book signing in the Fauquier Hospital Gift Shop. Penningtonâ??s book, â??It Burns a Lovely Light,â? tells the story of savant-­like William James, his sister and parents, as they move from one Air Force base to another. Register for the discussion by calling 540-­316-­3588 or by going to www.fauquierhealth.org/classes­and­events.