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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  -  August 05, 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, monthly kid's cooking classes 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 August 5 - Southwest Lettuce Wraps

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


Culpeper Vol. Fire Department Annual Carnival

Date: May 24, 2017  -  May 27, 2017
Location: Culpeper Agriculture Enterprises, Rt. 29 S. Culpeper, VA 22701
Description: The Culpeper County Carnival begins on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 and ends on Saturday, May 27, 2017.
Enjoy rides, games, and concessions

Ride all you can until closing
Armbands sold each night
Wed. only $10 each
Thurs., Fri., and Sat. only $15 each
Thurs. - Parade 6:30pm
Sat. Matinee 1-5pm only $10 each
Sat. Prizes Given Away 6pm - 12 midnight

Contact: 540-825-8777  
Website: www.culpeperfire.com


Culpeper Fireman's Parade

Date: May 25, 2017
Location: Main Street, Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: 6:30 pm
Description: Organized by the Culpeper County Volunteer Fire Department

Come and enjoy a festive parade of beauty queens, bands, clowns and cars! An evening of fun for the whole family to enjoy! The parade line-up will begin at 5:00 p.m. and parade will start promptly at 6:30 p.m. Line up will begin at the corner of Main and Piedmont Street and will extend down Old Brandy Road. All entries will be judged exclusively during the procession of the parade. Judges stand will be located at Main and West Davis Street. After the parade join us at the Culpeper Agriculture Enterprise for our annual carnival, May 24th-27th.

Contact: 540-825-8777  
Website: www.facebook.com/CulpeperCountyVolunteerFireDepartment


Beer Hound Brewery - Live Entertainment with Uncle Billy

Date: May 25, 2017
Location: 201 Waters Pl, # 102, Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: 5:30 pm - 8:30pm
Description: Uncle Billy brings his brand of high energy acoustic guitar and vocals to the patio at Beer Hound Brewery in Culpeper VA. Come on down and enjoy all your favorite cover tunes, contests, and $1 off pints. Uncle Billy: good tunes.good times

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


Culpeper Downtown 3rd Thursday Summer Concert Series featuring The Worx, brought to you by Culpeper Renaissance, Inc.

Date: June 15, 2017
Location: In front of the Depot - 109 Commerce St., Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Description: The summer concert series festivities continue on with The Worx, an award winning mid Atlantic Southeastern group. The Worx perform modern and classic rock-n-roll covers as well as original material with such energetic enthusiasm that everyone will be on their feet for this exciting show. 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


Culpeper Downtown 4th of July Car & Motorcycle Show brought to you by Culpeper Renaissance, Inc.

Date: July 04, 2017
Location: East Davis and Commerce Streets in Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Description: Saturday, July 4th, 2017
RAIN or SHINE
10 am - 3 pm
Downtown Culpeper The Depot & Davis Street The 4th of July Car & Motorcycle Show will take place in historic Downtown Culpeper at Davis Street and the Depot. The event will start at 10:00 a.m. and includes custom, classic, and antique cars, hot rods, street rods, motorcycles, and trucks. The goal of the Culpeper Renaissance 4th of July Car and Bike Show is to provide free, family friendly entertainment by showcasing America's love of cars and motorcycles on the Day of our Independence in a designated Great American Main Street. There is no charge for spectators and vendors are on site selling items such as barbeque, ice cream, hamburgers etc. A deejay plays oldies and patriotic music throughout the day for all to enjoy.

Registration for participants is from 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Pre-registration is suggested. Judging begins at 10:00 a.m., and the Awards Presentation starts at 3:00 p.m. with more than 50 trophies awarded.

This year's show celebrates Chevrolet muscle cars 1953 - 1973 with these cars prominently displayed directly in front of the depot. The Car Show is one part of the Culpeper Festival Committee's town wide 4th of July Celebration. The Independence Day Celebration is a safe, fun, and affordable event that represents not only our heritage, but also a strong sense of community spirit. The day's other events will include: a 5K race, youth sporting events, patriotic speeches, a festive parade, food and craft vendors, the Culpeper Olympic games for children and adults, music in the park... and of course FIREWORKS that will delight everyone! For more information visit www.culpeper4thofjuly.com

Contact: Culpeper Renaissance, Inc. at 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, 2016, 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
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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


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.