Holiday Inn

A pool is one of the amenities available at the newly renovated Culpeper Holiday Inn Express at 787 Madison Road.

Lignum Ruritan Shrimp Dinner

Lignum Ruritan Club will serve a Shrimp Dinner 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 15 at the Ruritan clubhouse, 20489 Gibson Rd.

Come and enjoy good fellowship and good food while supporting community activities. For information, contact 540/718-5130 or 540/825-2157.

Occupational therapy program

A free program on how occupational therapy can improve quality of life will be held at noon on Tuesday, June 11 in the café at Powell Wellness Center, 1005 Golf Dr. in Culpeper.

This program is being presented by Culpeper Medical Center Occupational Therapy – Rehabilitation department and is open to the community.

20th Annual Good Scout Award Breakfast

The 20th Annual Good Scout Award Breakfast to benefit the National Capital Area Council, Boy Scouts of America will be held 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Wednesday, June 12 at the Daniel Technology Center of Germanna Community College in Culpeper.

This year’s honoree is Oliver Price with Rappahannock Electric Cooperative. The chairman of the annual program is Steve Nixon with Equipment Plus LLC of Culpeper. Tickets are $35 each and there are various sponsorship levels available.

For information or to order tickets, contact Nixon at 540/729-9859 or or Jessica Curtis as 571/265-6557 or

Time Warp Rock Band concert

The Anne Marie Sheridan Amphitheater is proud to host the Time Warp Rock Band from 7 to 9 p.m. on June 29 at Verdun Adventure Bound in Rixeyville.

Enjoy favorite classic rock songs from the age of rock ‘n’ roll, hum and sing along and dance to the music. Food will be sold by Garnished Affair and wine will be available from Magnolia Vineyards.

Tickets are available in advance for $12 or at the door for $15. For information, contact 540/937-4920.

Windmore Presents ‘Seussical Jr.’

Windmore Foundation for the Arts summer theater camp will be presenting Seussical Jr. with music by Stephen Flaherty and Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens based on the works of Dr. Seuss.

Mary Flemming is the Director of the Summer camp for children ages 5 to 17 which Is being held at Verdun Adventure Bound. Amanda Reck is the Producer.

The performances will be in the Anne Marie Sheridan Amphitheatre at Verdun Adventure Bound, 17044 Adventure Bound Trail, Rixeyville at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 15.

Tickets are available online at Food vendor Graze to Griddle will be on site.

Get in free to Shenandoah National Park

Shenandoah National Park will waive entrance fees for all park visitors on Saturday, June 15 in honor of Park Neighbor Day, an annual event held on the third Saturday of June to honor neighbors who live in the counties and gateway communities surrounding the Park.

Shenandoah National Park will host a Neighbor Appreciation Festival at the Byrd Visitor Center from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Visitors are encouraged to stop by to see exhibits displayed by park neighbors showcasing wonderful amenities including places to eat, stay and play. The Park’s partner organizations will also be present to highlight the important activities they undertake to support Shenandoah National Park. There will be local musicians playing every hour. The event will be held rain or shine, but will be cancelled in the event of extreme weather.

“Shenandoah National Park is a part of the fabric of our communities, providing over $86 million in economic benefit, as well as health benefits and recreational opportunities,” said Superintendent Jennifer Flynn in a statement. “The Park’s surrounding communities enrich our lives and our visitors’ experiences with their vibrant downtowns, agritourism, and historical resources, including Civil War battlefields and so much more. We hope many of our neighbors will take advantage of the fee free day to rediscover the park and enjoy the activities offered during Park Neighbor Day.”

Shenandoah National Park’s official concessionaire, Delaware North will welcome park neighbors by providing residents of the surrounding counties with a 10 percent discount on select items in their retail stores and a 10 percent discount on food and some non-alcoholic beverage items at all their restaurants. Visitors wishing to take advantage of these discounts will be required to provide proof of residency by showing their Virginia driver’s license.

Tutors needed at Culpeper Literacy Council

The Culpeper Literacy Council is looking for volunteer tutors. The only skills needed are a good command of English and the desire to help.

Give one hour a week or one hour a month – we have a place for you. Sign up at or call 540-825-5804. A one-hour orientation will be held at 12:30 p.m. on July 9 or at 5:30 p.m. on July 11. Training will be held 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 13 with lunch provided.

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