During Fall Farm Days’ Rest and Rejuvenation Weekend, we offer a variety of guided and self-guided programs to help you reconnect with nature, unplug and unwind, and rejuvenate through recreation. One visit to our serene park and you’ll feel refreshed and revitalized. Participate in the Friends of Sky Meadows 5K Trail Run/Walk on Saturday morning. Be sure to check back for registration information.
In addition to the relaxation-themed programs, we also offer Mount Bleak House tours, blacksmithing demonstrations, live music, a children’s play area, delicious food and drinks for sale, and, of course, the pick-your-own pumpkin patch.http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/park-events-list?srchloc=SK&eventtype=all&BDate=02/25/2017&EDate=02/25/2018
East Davis Street Shops and Restaurants invite you to “Davis Street Down Under,” a free event where Australian themed
food, wine, beer and merchandise will be showcased. Meet representatives from the Embassy of Australia and enjoy various entertainers and in store tastings.
As part of our Rest and Rejuvenation Fall Farm Days weekend, this fun Halloween-themed trail race promises fun and adventure for everyone. Runners, walkers and families are encouraged to wear costumes and do their best to conquer the course while completing all five fun stations along the way. There will be treats, and there will be tricks (evil laugh). Achieve a sticker at all five locations and receive a voucher for a free pumpkin from the park’s pick-your-own patch.
At the end of the race, join facilitating organization Roots and Rocks Adventure for music, an awesome recovery tent provided by Performance Sport & Spine, and an abundance of post-race food. Stick around for awards for the top three finishers overall and for each 10-year age group, as well as great random prizes. Afterwards, be sure to take your voucher to the park’s Historic Area to get your pumpkin and continue the Fall Farm Days fun.
Registration is $30. To register, go to: https://runsignup.com/race/va/Paris/trickortreat.http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/park-events-list?srchloc=SK&eventtype=all&BDate=02/25/2017&EDate=02/25/2018
Help support local groups with a fun night of games. Held at Pepper’s Grill located at 791 Madison Road in Culpeper (by Best Western). Doors open at 5 p.m. Games begin at 6:30 p.m. Three progressives each night, $1,000 jackpot. Food available for purchase. Contact Jim Calhoun at 540-937-1730.
Learn to knit or crochet. Held at Reformation Lutheran Church located at 601 Madison Road in Culpeper each Monday from 10-12 a.m. All welcome. Contact Diane Vanderhoof at 540-604-0068
(age 2) Mondays, 10:30 This is a fun and engaging “lapsit” program designed to help children develop the early literacy skills they need to be ready to learn to read when they enter Kindergarten. Stories, songs, puppets, and finger plays make this a fun time for all. Parents sit on the floor with their children in their laps, helping them to participate in the program. No registration necessary. Older siblings are welcome to attend.
The Brotherhood of St. Andrew offers men and boys the Discipline of Prayer, Study and Service, to follow Christ and bring others into his kingdom. Newcomers are welcome to join us for breakfast each Tuesday at 7 a.m. Contact 540-825-8786 Address: 115 N. East St., Culpeper | Parking: 120 N. Commerce Street Visit www.ststephensculpeper.net
A support group serving families in Northern Virginia. Meet on the fourth Tuesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at Culpeper Hospital Conference Room A/B. Access the room by entering hallway behind elevators in main lobby. Call for more information or just show up. Visit www.MyFodaFamily.org or contact Caroline at (540) 316-9221 or My FODAFamily@gmail.com
Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. This is a fun and engaging program designed to help children develop the early literacy skills they need to be ready to learn to read when they enter Kindergarten. Stories, songs, puppets, and games make this a fun time for all. Children attend with a parent or other caregiver. Children are encouraged to attend in their pajamas. No registration required!
Program: Mendelssohn, Bloch, Debussy, Franck & Ravel
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Memory Cafe for individuals with early-stage dementia and their family/friend caregivers are invited to share social time together at Country Cookin’ in the Southgate Shopping Center at 2:30. Alzheimer’s Disease information will be available. For more information contact Bonnie at 547-4824.
Meetings are held each Wednesday, 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the Culpeper County Library. All ages and all skill levels welcome, even those who have never played. Come learn a new skill! For information about this and other programs, please feel free to call the Library at (540) 825-8691.
Graduate Charlottesville is teaming up with Habitat for Humanity to make fall fun and philanthropic. Join us outside on Sheepdog Café’s patio for pumpkin carving and cider tastings from Castle Hill Cider, Blue Toad Hard Cider, and Bold Rock Hard Cider. Enjoy a flight of cider, scrumptious bites from Sheepdog Café and a pumpkin to carve for $10 (free for hotel guests). 20% of the proceeds from this event will be donated to support the 5th Annual Habitat for Humanity Rake-A-Thon. All attendees will receive free valet parking.
Join us at NSLM as Carol C. Mattusch, Mathy Professor Emerita of Art History at George Mason University, compares modern riding, tack, and philosophy with that of the ancient Greeks.
$5 admission, free to NSLM members. Please RSVP to Anne Marie Barnes, the Clarice & Robert H. Smith Educator, at ABarnes@NationalSporting.org, 540-687-6542 ext. 25
Every Friday in October $1 for every regular combo sold at Jersey Mike’s will be donated in support of Attollo System’s Real Men Wear Pink of Culpeper County campaign.
Fridays at 10:30 a.m. This is a fun and engaging program designed to help children develop the early literacy skills they need to be ready to learn to read when they enter Kindergarten. Stories, songs, puppets, and finger plays make this a fun time for
all. Children attend with a parent or other caregiver. Great for Grandparents to attend with the Grandkids! No registration required!
Join the staff at Vinosity in downtown Culpeper on Friday evenings from 5 – 8 p.m. for their complimentary in-store tasting. Sample a selection of wines or beers from either new arrivals or old favorites. 174 E. Davis Street. 540-829-9463
PETER PAN AUDITIONS
Auditions for Broadway’s musical version of PETER PAN presented by the Center for the Arts’ Pied Piper Theatre will be held Friday and Saturday, October 27 and 28 (callbacks Oct. 29) at the Center for the Arts at the Candy Factory, 9419 Battle Street, Manassas, VA. Young actors, singers, and dancers ages 8-18 are needed for over 40 roles, including Peter Pan, Wendy, Hook, pirates, Indians, lost boys, and many more characters from Neverland. Three performances are scheduled at the Hylton Performing Arts Center on January 20-21, 2018. Auditions are by appointment only by calling the Center for the Arts at 703-330-2787. Rehearsals will be held Tue/Thu/Sat. How to Audition classes are also offered 10/23-26 for those that would like to hone their audition skills. Audition information and requirements are available at www.center-for-the-arts.org. Directed by Kelly Glyptis, Peter Pan, the musical, is based on the play by Sir J.M. Barrie with lyrics by Carolyn Leigh, additional lyrics by Betty Comden & Adolph Green, music by Morris Charlap, additional music by Jule Styne. Originally directed, choreographed & adapted by Jerome Robbins.
Doors open at 5 p.m., play starts at 6:45 p.m. Guaranteed $1,000 jackpot, regular games pay $100 if over 90 players. Only upstairs seating available, and the facility is non-smoking. For further information call 825-3424.
The horse and cattle event known as Team Penning Practice at Andora Farm in Culpeper every Friday evening at 7 p.m. The public is welcome to come and watch at no charge. Horseback riders do not need experience to participate in this sport. Anyone at any level riding or age can enjoy this. Three miles east of Culpeper on Route 3. Andora Farm 17275 Germanna Highway, Culpeper. Call 540-829-9555 for information.