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The CAYA Coalition organizes the 6th edition of Run For Your Life
Runners and walkers are invited to the Coalition CAYA (Come As You Are) 6th Annual 5K Run For Your Life on September 18 at Verdun Adventure Bound in Rixeyville. Proceeds from the event will help ACAY support prevention programs and reduce the stigma of drug addiction. To register for the race, make a donation or for more information, visit: runsignup.com/Race/VA/Rixeyville/CAYARunForYourLife
Culpeper Wardrobe Need of the Week
This week the Culpeper Food Closet needs bottled water, soda, Gatorade, Little Hugs, Juice Box, crackers and Vienna sausage. The Food Closet provides food and personal care items for Culpeper families, individuals and the elderly in need of assistance. Website: ststephensculpeper.net | (540) 825-1177 | Email: [email protected]
Cornhole Tournament to Benefit Local Fire and Rescue Team and Women’s Clinic
The Jefferson Ruritan Club is sponsoring a 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. cornhole tournament on September 18 at Old Trade Brewery, 13270 Alanthus Road, Brandy Station. Registration is $ 30 for each team of two. The Ruritans will donate all tournament profits to Little Fork Volunteer Fire & Rescue Squad and Culpeper Thrive Women’s Clinic. The Cornhole tournaments will take place on the third Saturday of the month until November. For more information and to register, visit www.jeffersonvaruritanclub.org or call 540-522-6740.
Farm Tour promises a weekend of family fun
Visit some of Culpeper County’s best working farms from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on September 18-19. Enjoy farm animals, fresh produce, blooming flower arrangements, live equestrian events, music, and great food. Take this opportunity once a year to get closer to how local agriculture works and experience unique access to farms and farming facilities. Start the tour at the Culpeper Agricultural Enterprises Visitor Center on Route 29 and continue your tour at one of the participating farms! For more information, visit www.culpeperfarmtour.com.
New pastor arrives at local church
The Mitchells Presbyterian Church on Mitchell Road in Mitchells will welcome a new pastor to his worship service at 11 a.m. on September 19. Patrick Lane, originally from Mississippi, graduated from Columbia Theological Seminary in Atlanta, Georgia. Lane follows longtime pastor John Grotz, who retired in September 2019. He served there for 24 years. The church does not yet have a date for Lane’s installation, but intends to do so later this fall.
Guest audience at the Virginia Clay Festival
The historic town of Stanardsville will host the annual Virginia Clay Festival, an art exhibit celebrating the creative possibilities of clay. Handcrafted food trucks and live acoustic music will enhance the festival atmosphere. The festival will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on September 18 and 19 at William Monroe High School and its grounds. For more information, go online at www.virginiaclayfestival.com or call 434-985-6500 or 434-985-6663.
Law firm to help job seekers via a CV workshop
Culpeper attorney Amanda Johnson of AR Johnson Law will host a free CV workshop from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on September 25. Those interested in attending the workshop can call AR Johnson Law at (540) 764-4767 to reserve a 15 minute time slot. in their downtown office, Suite 204 at 206 Main Street South. Masks will be required.
Job fair organized in the city center
The Culpeper Town Center Job Fair will take place from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Spet. 27 at 137 S. Main Street. Participants include Pepperberries, Green Roost, Lotus Nail Studio, and ActionCOACH Two Rivers.
Local Minute Men Chapter Celebrates Constitution Day
The Culpeper Minute Men Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution marks the signing of our Constitution each year for a week with exhibits at Madison, Rappahannock and Culpeper County Libraries. There are free copies of the founding documents, including the Bill of Rights. The public is invited to take full advantage of these resources to understand the beginnings of government by, by and for the people.
Team Jordan announces annual raffle
The Jordan team kicked off their annual raffle on September 10. At a live Facebook event at 6 p.m. on December 1, a winning ticket holder will receive $ 15,000. In addition, there will be six other raffle draw cash winners. All proceeds generated from fundraising are used to promote suicide prevention efforts. Tickets cost $ 100 each. Only 300 tickets will be sold. For more information or to purchase raffle tickets, please call or email Chris Jenkins, Team Jordan President at 540-718-3030 or email [email protected]
The church welcomes the awakening of autumn
Oakland Baptist Church will host its fall revival from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on October 3. The event will include the fellowship, guest speaker, Reverend Mattox and church service. 10:30 am-Church Service-Special guest speaker. A light lunch will be offered.
Flea market organized to support the church
The Betty Newhouse Circle will host a flea market at Culpeper United Methodist Church from 9 p.m. to 2 p.m. on October 2. The rainy date is October 9. All proceeds will go to church and community mission projects. A table costs $ 15. Call Ann Beamer at 540-547-2627 or Marion Dodson at 540-825-1102.
Culpeper Museum hosts annual fundraiser
The History Alfresco Benefit Dinner will be held from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on October 7 at Mountain Run Winery. The event will feature classical blues music by Bryan Jacobs & Remington Steel, an informal local competition, a silent auction and a presentation by historian Eugene Scheel. Tickets cost $ 75 per person and private tables for up to eight people can be reserved by becoming an event sponsor. Tickets can be purchased on the museum’s website at www.culpeperhistory.com. For more information, visit the museum’s website at www.culpepermuseum.com or call (540) 829-5954.
Organized haunted walking tour downtown
Culpeper Paranormal Investigations will take visitors through a guided candlelight walking tour to learn about the paranormal activity that takes place in historic downtown Culpeper. The tour will end with refreshments at 18 Grams Coffee Lab. The cost is $ 15 per person. Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/culpeper-ghost-tour-tickets-70973528735?aff=ebdssbdestsearch.
CRI continues the first Fridays until November
Stroll through historic Culpeper Downtown compliments of Culpeper Renaissance, Inc. on the first Friday of each month from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. August through November to enjoy the merchants, live music, special sales, ‘Sip N Shop’ », Tastings, refreshments, artists and more.
St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church – BSA Men’s Group on Zoom
Men are invited to join our Fellowship every Tuesday at 7 am for breakfast, study and [email protected] | 540-825-8786 | Find us on Facebook | ststephensculpeper.net.