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See & Do  in Culpeper, VA

See & Do in Culpeper, VA Culpeper Renaissance Inc. coordinates a wide range of downtown events that promote Culpeper's quality of life and unique downtown shops.


Complimentary Wine and Beer Tastings at Vinosity every Friday and Saturday

Date: January 01, 2017  -  December 31, 2017
Location: 174 East Davis Street, Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time:
Friday - 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday - 12 Noon - 5:00 pm
Description: Enjoy a complimentary wine tasting Friday nights and beer and wine tasting Saturdays.

Contact: (540) 829-WINE(9463)  
Website: www.culpeperwines.com


Free Cheese Tastings

Date: January 01, 2017  -  December 31, 2017
Location: Culpeper Cheese Company, 129 E. Davis Street, Suite 100 Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: Daily, All day
Description: Sample our natural cheeses with a cheese monger and find a cheese that excites your taste buds!

Contact: 540-827-4757
Email: jeffery@culpepercheese.com
Website: www.culpepercheese.com


Painting Class at Wine and Design Culpeper

Date: January 01, 2017  -  December 31, 2017
Location: 509 S. Main St., Suite 111
Time: Various Days
Various Times
Description: Various Days
Painting Class at Wine and Design Culpeper
Enjoy a two hour painting class with good wine and great friends at Wine and Design Culpeper. All you have to do is sign up, show up, and sip up! Pre-registration is required. Must be 21 or older to attend.

For class listing please visit:
www.wineanddesign.com/location/culpeper-va/home

Contact: (540) 661-8409  
Website: www.wineanddesign.com/location/culpeper-va/home


The Shop - Pokemon Tournaments every Saturday

Date: January 01, 2017  -  December 31, 2017
Location: 205 S. East Street, Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Description: Pokemon Tournaments every Saturday!!!

Entry Cost: $5

Format: Constructed Standard (Unsanctioned)

Prize Support: A pack per win

Swing by for a fun Pokemon tournament

Contact: 540-212-3408
Email: theshopculpeper@gmail.com
Website: www.theshopculpeper.com


Free Puppet Story Time at Lollipop Station every Saturday

Date: January 07, 2017  -  December 30, 2017
Location: 179 East Davis Street, Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: Saturdays 11:30 am - 12 Noon
Description:

Contact: (540) 812-2103  
Website: www.lollipopstation.com


Culpeper Downtown Farmers Market brought to you by Culpeper Renaissance, Inc.

Date: April 29, 2017  -  November 18, 2017
Location: Parking lot corner of East Davis Street & Commerce Street, Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: 7:30 am - 12 noon
Description: The Culpeper Downtown Farmers Market is brought to you by Culpeper Renaissance, Inc. The market is open every Saturday from April 30 through November 22 from 7:30 a.m. until noon at the East Davis Street and Commerce Street parking lot in historic downtown Culpeper.

The Culpeper Downtown Farmers Market offers more than 30 participants for this season's market. Be certain to stop by the market to pick up locally grown produce while supporting regional farmers. There is no doubt that the Culpeper Downtown Farmers Market has become a destination on Saturday mornings creating quite an attraction for the downtown district. Stroll through the market for locally grown fruit, vegetables, herbs, mushrooms, and vibrant flowers. Taste the very best farm fresh eggs, delicious baked goods, locally raised beef, pork, lamb, poultry, and much more. Buy Fresh! Buy Local! You'll be amazed by what's around! For more information please contact Culpeper Renaissance at 540-825-4416 or visit our website at www.culpeperdowntown.com . Become a fan of Culpeper Renaissance on Facebook to check out the latest offerings and information on the market.

Contact: 540-825-4416
Email: crievents@culpeperdowntown.com
Website: www.culpeperdowntown.com


I'm SOW Healthy 2017 at the Culpeper Downtown Farmers Market

Date: May 06, 2017  -  October 07, 2017
Location: Historic Downtown Culpeper Parking lot corner of East Davis & Commerce St.
Time: Starting at 9am First Saturday of the Month May - August
limited to the first 60 participants
Description: Free, "I'm SOW Healthy" monthly Kid's Cooking Classes with Georgette Mosely - Senior Program Assistant with the Culpeper Family Nutrition Program part of VA Cooperative Extension.

Class starts at 9am and are limited to the first 60 participants

May 6 - Market Scavenger Hunt

June 3 - Crunchy SPRING Rolls

July 1 - Crepes with Fresh Fruit Are you crazy for crepes? Well after this month's class on this French classic, we're sure you will be!
This demonstration class conducted by guest hosts from Kid Central will offer young chefs step by step instruction on how to prepare crepes from scratch using an easy to follow recipe.
Following the demo, young chefs will fill and wrap their crepes with a variety of fresh fruits and other tasty fillings. Délicieux!

August 5 - Southwest Lettuce Wraps The 2017 "I'm SOW Healthy" season wraps up this month. But, before we go "lettuce" share a healthy recipe we're sure will add a little zest to your lunchbox!
Guests from Culpeper Baptist Child Development Center will show young chefs how to create Southwest Lettuce Wraps.

October 7th - Customer Appreciation Day Special!

Contact: 540-825-4416  
Website: www.culpeperdowntown.com


Culpeper Downtown Farmers Market Celebrate The Farmers Market with us!

Date: July 01, 2017  -  October 07, 2017
Location: Parking lot corner of East Davis Street & Commerce Street, Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: 7:30 am - 12 noon
Description: July 1
American Grown Flowers Week

August 5
National Farmers Market Week

October 7
Customer Appreciation Day
Giveaways - Face Painter - Live Music - Drawings - Live Radio Remote

Contact: 540-825-4416
Email: crievents@culpeperdowntown.com
Website: www.culpeperdowntown.com


Back to School Double Header at Beer Hound Brewery

Date: August 24, 2017  -  August 26, 2017
Location: 201 Waters Place, Suite 102, Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: August 24th at 5:00 pm
August 26th at 6:00 pm
Description: Double Header....August 24th and 26th. Back to School Event! Come on out and enjoy great beer and music!

Contact: 540-317-5327
Email: info@beerhoundbrewery.com
Website: www.beerhoundbrewery.com


Back to School Double Header at Beer Hound Brewery

Date: August 24, 2017  -  August 26, 2017
Location: 201 Waters Place, Suite 102, Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: August 24th at 5:00 pm
August 26th at 6:00 pm
Description: Double Header....August 24th and 26th. Back to School Event! Come on out and enjoy great beer and live entertainment with Get Down Jack!

Contact: 540-317-5327
Email: info@beerhoundbrewery.com
Website: www.beerhoundbrewery.com


Live Entertainment at Davis Street Pier

Date: August 26, 2017
Location: 302 E. Davis Street, Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: 10:00 pm - 1:00 am
Description: Enjoy Classic Rock, Southern Rock & Blues with DK's Wolf at Davis Street Pier!

Contact: 540-317-5702    


2017 Hoptoberfest - A Gnarly Hops fall celebration brought to you by Culpeper Renaissance, Inc.

Date: September 03, 2017
Location: The Depot District - 109 S. Commerce Street, Depot District in Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Description: Culpeper Renaissance Inc. (CRI) is proud to serve up the 2nd Annual Hoptoberfest – a Gnarly Hops fall celebration. Hoptoberfest will take place on Sunday, September 3, 2017, from Noon – 5:00 PM in the Depot District in Downtown Culpeper. This event will feature live music, tasty local food, and great brews on-site. Break out your lederhosen and join us for a variety of craft beers and Virginia Cider in one place for you to sample. You are sure to discover a new favorite. Only a limited number of advanced tickets will be on sale, so get your tickets beginning July 20th...you won't want to miss Culpeper's Hoptoberfest, happening in Downtown Culpeper!

Cost: $30.00 in advance / $40 at the gate Tickets: on-site at Vinosity 174 East Davis Street, Randy’s Flowers by Endless Creations 211 West Evans Street, or Far Gohn Brewing at 301 South East Street on-line at www.gnarlyhops.eventbrite.com Gnarly Eats! Live Music! Local Artists! Craft Brews! Virginia Cider! Web: www.gnarlyhops.com or www.culpeperdowntown.com/beerfest.html
www.facebook.com/gnarlyhops
Twitter @gnarlyhops
Instagram gnarlyhops

Contact: Culpeper Renaissance, Inc. 540-825-4416
Email: crievents@culpeperdowntown.com
Website: www.gnarlyhops.com
www.culpeperdowntown.com/beerfest.html
www.facebook.com/gnarlyhops


Special Movement Class - Individualized Group Class in Culpeper with Karen Loving - Postural Balance for Freedom and Vitality

Date: September 12, 2017
Location: 139 W. Davis Street, Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Description: A six week (6) class for a limited group to learn how to improve chronic pain triggers, gain strength through breathing practices, improve balance through postural movements. Sign up here: www.karenloving.com/group-classes-moving-medicine/

Contact: 540-222-7842  
Website: www.karenloving.com/group-classes-moving-medicine/


Culpeper Fiesta

Date: September 15, 2017
Location: Culpeper Depot - 109 South Commerce Street, Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Description: Join the Hispanic Committee of Culpeper for an evening of fun and fiesta at the Culpeper Fiesta, Culpeper's celebration of Latino culture! Everyone is welcome to this FREE evening of dancing, great food and family fun, to discover the delicious flavors of Latin America!

Contact: Marilyn Dunphy
Email: vadunphy@gmail.com
Website: www.facebook.com/culpeperfiesta?fref=ts


CulpeperRocks workshop at the Culpeper Downtown Farmers Market

Date: September 16, 2017
Location: Parking Lot on the corner of E. Davis and N. Commerce Streets, Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Description: CulpeperRocks is coming to the farmers market! Join us for this free event at the Culpeper Downtown Farmers market, August 19. CulpeperRocks will have a booth set up and a sign up sheet with 4 different sign up times available. Sign-ups will be offered on a\ first come, first serve basiswith room for 10 painters in each group. Groups will run on the hour starting at 8am and last group will take place at 11am. Each person will receive two rocks to paint and all supplies will be available for use. Each painting session will be 45 minutes long. Come out and support your community and help to spread joy! Rock on!

Contact: Culpeper Renaissance, Inc. - 540-825-4416
Email: crievents@culpeperdowntown.com
Website: www.culpeperdowntown.com


Sharing the Journey Gala Hosted by Hospice of the Piedmont

Date: September 30, 2017
Location: Culpeper Center & Suites - 137 N. Main Street, Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Description: On Saturday, September 30, Hospice of the Piedmont will host its biggest event of the year, the Sharing the Journey Gala. This year's celebration will follow the time-honored tradition of Virginia horse racing with "A Day at the Races" themed event at the beautiful Culpeper Center. Don your big hats and bow ties, and enjoy a taste of the south. It's a Virginia tradition you won't want to miss!

The Culpeper Center will serve Piedmont juleps at the Gold Cup bar and Savory Fare, the official caterer of the VA Gold Cup, will display a tailgate-style buffet for dinner. There will be both live and silent auctions offering exciting trips and getaways, and you can enjoy some songs of the south with our special musical guests from Charlottesville’s "180." Stop by Studio C's photo shoot for a fun souvenir, try your luck at the Piedmont Derby Race and Wheel, and parade your big hat – we'll award prizes for most outrageous, best race theme, and most elegant hat! To cap off the evening, we will announce the lucky winner of our Sharing the Journey raffle.

We hope to see you on September 30 for the Sharing the Journey Gala! Join other supporters of hospice care in helping Hospice of the Piedmont continue its commitment to providing compassionate, comprehensive, and expert care to meet the unique physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of each dying patient and those who love them, regardless of their ability to pay.

Proceeds benefit Hospice of the Piedmont's programs.

Contact: 540-825-4840
Email: shannon.gearing@hopva.org
Website: www.hopva.org/gala


20th Annual Culpeper Harvest Days Farm Tour

Date: October 07, 2017  -  October 08, 2017
Location: Various Farms Throughout Culpeper County
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Description: 20th Annual Culpeper Harvest Days Farm Tour Presented by the Culpeper Office of Economic Development and the Culpeper Harvest Days Farm Tour Committee

Saturday, October 7th and Sunday, October 8th
10:00 am until 4:00 pm
Welcome Center – Culpeper County's Agriculture Enterprises
A Free and Fun for All Ages Event!
Each Fall, the Harvest Days Farm Tour promotes awareness of Culpeper County's agricultural heritage through family participation at working farms. Agriculture remains a vital part of our local economy, and we must preserve it for future generations.

Contact: 540-727-3410
Email: lloy@culpepercounty.gov
Website: www.culpeperfarmtour.com


Culpeper Downtown Farmers Market - Customer Appreciaiton Day!

Date: October 07, 2017
Location: Parking Lot on the Corner of E. Davis and N. Commerce Streets, Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
Description: Join the Culpeper Downtown Farmers Market for Customer Appreciation Day! Enjoy: Giveaways ~ Face Painter ~ Live Music ~ Drawings ~ Live Radio Remote!

Contact: Culpeper Renaissance, Inc. - 540-825-4416
Email: crievents@culpeperdowntown.com
Website: www.culpeperdowntown.com


10th Annual Culpeper Cycling Century Hosted by Culpeper County Parks & Recreation

Date: October 07, 2017
Location: Culpeper Baptist Church (start & finish) - 318 S. West Street, Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Come on out for the 10th Annual Culpeper Cycling Century (CCC) on Saturday, October 7th!

2017 is the 10th year of this event – to celebrate we have BRAND NEW routes.

The CCC is a small intimate ride – with a maximum of 500 participants – that boasts great scenic beauty and paved road riding in Culpeper County during the most colorful season – Fall! The routes take cyclist through Culpeper, Rappahannock, and Fauquier Counties, providing beautiful views of scenic back roads and rolling farms. You may even catch sight of a few buffalo on your travels.

Cyclist will enjoy rest stops approximately every 20miles with friendly and knowledgeable volunteers, a selection of snacks and water/Gatorade. The 60/100 mile cyclist have the option of a box lunch at the finish line.

Be sure to bring the family! While you're out enjoying the countryside, there's plenty for them to do in Culpeper. Visit the wonderful and unique shops on Davis Street in Downtown Culpeper or enjoy touring some of the local farms as part of the Farm Tour event also taking place this weekend.

Road bikes, hybrids or mountain bikes are suitable for this event.

All proceeds from this ride will be donated to the Culpeper Recreation Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)3 non-profit, as they strive to achieve their mission of promoting recreation in Culpeper County. Your registration fee will go towards the construction of a new inclusive playgrounds at the Culpeper Sports Complex.

Contact: 540-727-3412
Email: parks@culpepercounty.gov
Website: www.CulpeperRecreation.com


Culpeper Air Fest

Date: October 14, 2017
Location: Culpeper Regional Airport - 12517 Beverly Ford Rd, Brandy Station, VA 22714
Time: 9:00 am
Description: CULPEPER AIR FEST 2017
"The Best Little Airshow in the East"

The world's ONLY privately owned Harrier, aerobatic aircraft and vintage warbirds will roar into Culpeper Regional Airport located in Brandy Station on October 10th. Don't miss seeing the exciting stunts performed by some of the best pilots in the airshow community. Enjoy static displays, airplane rides, model airplanes, games for kids and more! The gates open at 9:00AM. Parking is available at Culpeper County High School and Eastern View High School. Complementary bus transportation is provided beginning at 8:30 am until after the show closes.

Contact: (540) 825-8280
Email: Kerry@airsupport.com
Website: www.culpeperairfest.com


CulpeperRocks workshop at the Culpeper Downtown Farmers Market

Date: October 21, 2017
Location: Parking Lot on the corner of E. Davis and N. Commerce Streets, Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Description: CulpeperRocks is coming to the farmers market! Join us for this free event at the Culpeper Downtown Farmers market, August 19. CulpeperRocks will have a booth set up and a sign up sheet with 4 different sign up times available. Sign-ups will be offered on a\ first come, first serve basiswith room for 10 painters in each group. Groups will run on the hour starting at 8am and last group will take place at 11am. Each person will receive two rocks to paint and all supplies will be available for use. Each painting session will be 45 minutes long. Come out and support your community and help to spread joy! Rock on!

Contact: Culpeper Renaissance, Inc. - 540-825-4416
Email: crievents@culpeperdowntown.com
Website: www.culpeperdowntown.com


Culpeper Downtown Trick-or-Treat Event

Date: October 31, 2017
Location: East Davis Street - Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Description: Culpeper Downtown Businesses invite all the little ghouls and goblins for a safe trick or treat experience on East Davis Street in Historic Downtown Culpeper from 5pm - 6pm. Downtown Businesses will provide Halloween treats!

Contact: 540-825-4416
Email: crievents@culpeperdowntown.com
Website: www.culpeperdowntown.com


Culpeper Downtown Holiday Open House brought to you by Culpeper Renaissance, Inc.

Date: November 19, 2017
Location: Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Description: Join us for Downtown Culpeper's kick off for the Holiday Season!

Merchants will have their stores all decked out for the Holiday Season. If your gift list requires the ultimate in unique gifts, these are sure to be found in any of the specialty shops located in Historic Downtown Culpeper.

Be sure to stop by and enjoy: in-store specials, door/storefront decorating contest, horse and carriage rides, trolley rides, wagon rides, live holiday music, children's story time, Museum of Culpeper History open house, and of course a visit from Santa Claus himself. Complete this wonderful day with a Community Tree Lighting at 5:15 p.m.! Join in with carols, warm cider, and cookies.

Contact: Culpeper Renaissance, Inc. - 540-825-4416
Email: crievents@culpeperdowntown.com
Website: www.culpeperdowntown.com


Downtown Culpeper Small Business Saturday

Date: November 25, 2017
Location: Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Description: Enjoy many in-store specials in Downtown Culpeper during Small Business Saturday!

Small businesses are the heartbeat of our community.

They're the corner stores that create jobs. The hardware stores that help build our economy. And the mom and pop shops whose very presence makes a neighborhood, your neighborhood.

The Shop Small Movement inspires people to shop with and support these small businesses as well as give back to the places that have given their communities so much.

SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY The Day We All Shop Small. Small Business Saturday is a day dedicated to supporting small businesses across the country.

Contact: 540-825-4416
Email: criinfo@culpeperdowntown.com
Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/795574663814506/



For more event information, please visit the Culpeper Department of Tourism web site at www.visitculpeperva.com.