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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


Culpeper Downtown 3rd Thursday Summer Concert Series featuring En'Novation, brought to you by Culpeper Renaissance, Inc.

Date: August 17, 2017
Location: In front of the Depot - 109 Commerce St., Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Description: Join us for our final concert of the summer on August 17, 2017, with the high energy show from En'Novation. En'Novation is a highly talented Richmond based band made up of extremely well-seasoned singers and musicians that have decades of combined experience. En'Novation performs hit after hit with stunningly smooth vocals, pitch perfect harmonies, and a high charismatic stage presence. Grab your dancing shoes; this is one concert Culpeper music lovers should not miss!
Advance tickets are $5 per concert or a DISCOUNT SEASON TICKET for all 4 concerts for $15 (that's one free concert). All are available up until the day before the event at the following locations: Pepperberries, Museum of Culpeper History, Randy's Flowers by Endless Creations, and Oak View National Bank. General admission the day of the event is $7 at the gate for those 21 and over. KIDS ARE FREE! Bring friends, family & a lawn chair! Please remember no pets and no coolers, but picnic baskets are welcome!

Contact: 540-822-4416
Email: crievents@culpeperdowntown.com
Website: www.culpeperdowntown.com


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 'Hoptoberfest - a Gnarly Hops' fall celebration September 3, 2017

Culpeper, VA. As the craft beer scene in Culpeper continues to grow Culpeper Renaissance Inc. (CRI) is proud to present 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 is designed to satisfy the American Craft Beer enthusiasts with a German twist and there's an added bonus for Virginia Wine lovers too! Downtown Culpeper, a Great American Main Street Award winner, is known for its natural beauty and historic charm and is the perfect stage for this outrageous "gnarly" festival. Surrounded by the majestic Blue Ridge mountains in the Depot District attendees can enjoy a blend of American and European craft brews, a versatile selection of Virginia wines and a tasty assortment of local foods. All accompanied by diverse live music and artsy displays.

CRI guarantees there will be plenty of craft beer, wine and cider to suit anyone's taste!

Hoptoberfest will be the perfect event to kick off the beautiful Virginia Fall season. What more could you ask for than a Labor Day Weekend festival full of beer, wine, great food and music?

Delicious local eats to compliment all those liquid refreshments will also be available for purchase.

All that food and drink is sure to make you want to dance with live entertainment provided.

If you're seeking the most dynamic tasting experience in Central Virginia, look no further. Arrive thirsty on September 3rd and ready to mix and mingle with some of best in the craft beer and Virginia wine industry right in downtown Culpeper. Lederhosen optional! For more information please contact Culpeper Renaissance at (540) 825-4416 or visit us on the web at www.gnarlyhops.com, www.facebook.com/gnarlyhops, follow us on Twitter @gnarlyhops and 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


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


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 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


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.