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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.


Culpeper Downtown Farmers Market 2018

Date: May 05, 2018  - November 17, 2018
Location: East Davis Street and Commerce Street parking lot in historic downtown Culpeper
Time: 7:30am - 12:00pm

Description: The Culpeper Downtown Farmers Market offers nearly 30 participants for this season's market. Be certain to stop by the market to pick up locally grown produce while supporting regional farmers. The Culpeper Downtown Farmers Market has become a Saturday morning destination in 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 .
"Like" and "follow" the Culpeper Downtown Farmers Market on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CulpeperFarmersMarket to check out the latest offerings and information on the market.

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


Baby Cafe at the Raven's Nest

Date: June 11, 2018  - December 10, 2018
Location: Raven's Nest Coffee House
215 East Davis Street
Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: Every 2nd and 4th Monday from 10:00am - 12:00pm

Description: Baby Cafe is a FREE resource for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers to get breastfeeding support from our International Board-Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLCs) and to share experiences with other moms. An IBCLC is on hand to answer any and all of your breastfeeding questions.

Come and enjoy coffee and conversation with other expecting and new moms. No appointment is needed, and children are welcome.

Contact: (540) 827-4185
Email: wynjly@aol.com
Website: www.facebook.com/events/1946709655402133/


Trivia!

Date: July 10, 2018  - July 02, 2019
Location: Davis Street Pier
302 East Davis Street
Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: Tuesdays 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Description: Trivia at Davis St. Pier is a weekly event featuring 8 rounds of all kinds of different trivial knowledge! Join us for the great food, drinks, and fun on Tuesday nights at Davis St. Pier!

Contact: (540) 317-5702  
Website: www.facebook.com/events/2197187793836293/


Fall Ukulele Classes for Kids and Adults

Date: August 21, 2018  - October 23, 2018
Location: Jewell Tone Music School
203 North Main Street
Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: Tuesdays 4:30pm-5:15pm and 6:00pm-6:45pm

Description: Registration now open for beginner ukulele classes beginning 8/21/18. Kids class at 4:30, adults 13+ class at 6:00.

Contact: (540) 317-1115
Email: john@jewelltonemusic.com
Website: www.piedmontperformingartsacademy.com/


Art Jam: Illustrated Story (6-10yrs)

Date: September 04, 2018  - October 23, 2018
Location: K Art & Design Studio
121 West Locust Street Suite 105
Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: Tuesdays 10:30am - 11:30am

Description: This class is designed to help homeschooling families add fun and flexible art projects to their curriculum. Illustrations enhance and tell stories. We'll study the work of modern illustrators and authors such as William Joyce, Raina Telgemeir, and Tony diTerlizzi to learn about artistic style, character development, page design, and story structure. Then we'll try our hand at creating our own characters and stories and building storybooks of our own.
Price: $75.00 8 Week Session

Contact: (540) 727-3412  
Website: www.facebook.com/events/272806610207902/?event_time_id=272806626874567


Art Jam: Illustrated Story (11-16yrs)

Date: September 04, 2018  - October 23, 2018
Location: K Art & Design Studio
121 West Locust Street Suite 105
Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: Tuesdays 11:45am - 12:45pm

Description: This class is designed to help homeschooling families add fun and flexible art projects to their curriculum. Illustrations enhance and tell stories. We'll study the work of modern illustrators and authors such as William Joyce, Raina Telgemeir, and Tony diTerlizzi to learn about artistic style, character development, page design, and story structure. Then we'll try our hand at creating our own characters and stories and building storybooks of our own.
Price: $75.00 8 Week Session

Contact: (540) 727-3412  
Website: www.facebook.com/events/562429700878975/?event_time_id=562429710878974


The Launching Pad

Date: September 06, 2018  - November 08, 2018
Location: Jewell Tone Music School
203 North Main Street
Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Description: The Launching Pad will be a 10 week course for ages 7-12 consisting of one hour sessions. During this course students will learn about stage presence, how to project vocally, use of movement while performing, and of course basic acting skills.

Contact: (540) 317-1115
Email: john@jewelltonemusic.com
Website: www.facebook.com/events/209837383007397/


Piedmont Practical Performance Class

Date: September 07, 2018  - November 02, 2018
Location: Jewell Tone Music School
203 North Main Street
Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: 6:00pm

Description: These three hour and half long sessions are for ages 12 and up and will focus on honing performance skills in all areas, onstage and backstage etiquette, how to network, and how to audition. Students will also be exposed to guest presentations on a variety of performance subjects as well as have the opportunity to perform for an audience.

Contact: (540) 317-1115
Email: john@jewelltonemusic.com
Website: www.facebook.com/events/372834736578605/


The White House Band

Date: September 22, 2018
Location: Jewell Boxx
201-A North Main Street
Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Description: Join us for an incredible, intimate evening of jazz with the fabulous White House Band! Doors open at 6:00pm. Come early and join us with DuCard Vineyards for some of their finest wine (available by the glass).

Contact: (540) 317-1115
Email: john@jewelltonemusic.com
Website: www.jewelltonemusic.ticketspice.com/the-white-house-band


Get Down Jack back @BHB

Date: September 22, 2018
Location: Beer Hound Brewery
201 Waters Place #102
Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Description: One of the most fun and entertaining musical duos around - Get Down Jack is a crowd favorite in our tasting room!

Contact: (540) 317-5327
Email: info@beerhoundbrewery.com
Website: www.facebook.com/events/302333760345897/


VIBE

Date: September 22, 2018
Location: Malibu Restaurant & Bar LLC
401 South Main Street
Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: 9:00pm - 1:45am

Description: Sugarcube is pleased to present the first event in our latest series of shows at Malibu in Culpeper, VA. They've made a few changes since their last series which include improved sound and decor to create a better sounding and more visually appealing experience. Join them for a fresh experience that'll excite the mind and stimulate the senses.

Contact: (540) 445-5448  
Website: www.facebook.com/events/1890228247724137/


DK's Wolf Rocks Davis Street Pier!

Date: September 29, 2018
Location: Davis Street Pier
302 East Davis Street
Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: 10:00pm - 1:00am

Description: Always tons of fun at the Pier :)

Contact: (540) 317-5702  
Website: www.facebook.com/events/2159208240978792/


Downtown Culpeper Pub Crawl for CFF and ACS

Date: September 29, 2018
Location: Downtown Culpeper Venues: see locations below
Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Description: Join us for a fun Pub Crawl in downtown Culpeper to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and the American Cancer Society.
4 Hours - 4 Venues - 4 Included drinks
To register visit website
$40 per person with advanced payment
Thanks to our sponsor venues: Beer Hound Brewery, Davis Street Pier, Far Gohn Brewing Company and Grill 309.

Contact:  
Website: www.culpeperpubcrawl.com/index.php/events/charity-event


Hop N Hog the Culpeper Block Party

Date: September 30, 2018
Location: Depot District
Historic Downtown Culpeper
Time: 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Description: Culpeper Renaissance Inc. (CRI) is proud to serve up Hop N Hog the Culpeper Block Party. Hop N Hog will take place on September 30, 2018, from Noon – 5:00 PM in Downtown Culpeper directly in front of the Depot. This event will feature live music, savory regional BBQ, specialty foods, local artists, lawn games, a selection of wines, and of course great brews. You won't want to miss CRI’s NEW signature Block Party, happening in Downtown Culpeper, winner of the Great American Main Street award!
http://www.culpeperdowntown.com/map-parking.html
Cost: $10.00 in advance and $15 at the gate, available August 15
BBQ! Games! Live Music! Local Artists! Craft Brews!

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


Take a Hike! I'm SOW Healthy Kids' Cooking Class

Date: October 06, 2018
Location: Culpeper Downtown Farmers Market
Parking Lot at East Davis Street and North Commerce Street
Time: 9:00am - 11:00am

Description: I'm SOW Healthy... Camp Cooking! FREE

Mark your calendar and join "I'm SOW Healthy" for our series of free, kid's cooking activities every 1st Saturday at the Culpeper Downtown Farmer's Market! Each month will feature a different snack recipe perfect for your next camping trip!

September 1 - Take A Hike! Summer is winding down. But, before we "take a hike" we're making Walking Apples! This snack is a favorite amongst hikers - a whole, fresh apple stuffed with tasty, energy-boosting ingredients.

Contact: (540) 825-4416
Email: criinfo@culpeperdowntown.com
Website: www.facebook.com/events/1559057224202904/


History Alfresco XIV - Annual Fundraising Dinner!

Date: October 06, 2018
Location: Museum of Culpeper History
113 South Commerce Street
Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: 5:30pm - 9:30pm

Description: SAVE THE DATE October 6th for the Museum's annual fundraiser, History Alfresco XIV! This year's location is at The Farm at Cedar Mountain at 23350 Cedar Mountain Drive in Rapidan (featured in the post-Civil War image above). More details to be shared soon...

Contact: (540) 829-1749
Email: director@culpepermuseum.com
Website: www.facebook.com/events/658981404461163/


Culpeper Cycling Century 11th Annual

Date: October 06, 2018
Location:
Time: 8:30am group start

Description: Come join Culpeper Cycling Century for this fun and intimate ride. Only 500 registrations are accepted. Culpeper is a beautiful and unique town to visit any time but especially in the Fall. Choose from 30, 60, or 100 miles of paved road riding in the scenic piedmont region of Virginia. The routes take cyclist through Culpeper, Madison, 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. Rest stops are provided approximately every 25 miles on the 100mile & 60mile route, and 15 miles on the 30 mile route. This fundraising event helps to build recreational amenities for the county youth.

Pre-event registration closes 9-30 register online
Day of even registration 10-6 (6:00a-8:00a) cash or check only

Contact: 540-727-3412 ext 5
Email: Parks@culpepercounty.gov
Website: www.culpepercyclingcentury.com/


Customer Appreciation Day - Culpeper Downtown Farmers Market

Date: October 06, 2018
Location: Culpeper Downtown Farmers Market
East Davis Street and Commerce Street parking lot in historic downtown Culpeper
Time: 7:30am-12:00pm

Description: Come one, come all and celebrate fall Culpeper Downtown Farmers Market Customer Appreciation Day
Drawing for a Farmers Market Gift Basket full of local goodies
FREE Giveaways, while supplies last
9am - 11am FREE face painting
Live Music

Contact: (540) 825-4416
Email: criinfo@culpeperdowntown.com
Website: www.facebook.com/events/180916125917881/


Savor Culpeper During Culpeper Downtown Restaurant Week

Date: October 08, 2018  - October 14, 2018
Location: Various Downtown Restaurants
Time: 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Description: If you've been waiting for a special occasion to explore the robust and diverse mix of downtown Culpeper restaurants, you now have one: Culpeper Renaissance's 10th Annual Fall Restaurant Week.

Started by local restaurateurs in 2009, the event encourages diners to break out of typical work-week patterns and share a meal with family and friends at nine different downtown restaurants. With specially priced menu options -- $30 per person includes a 3-course dinner of appetizer, entree, and dessert -- it's a great excuse to revisit old favorites or try something new.

Locals Wanted! Call your favorite or perhaps a new downtown restaurant for hours of operation and to make your reservation. And start planning now, this is one culinary trip you won't want to miss.

The Copper Fish (540-825-1011)
The Davis Street Pier (540-317-5702)
Flavor on Main (540-321-4510)
Foti's Restaurant (540-829-8400)
Grass Rootes Kitchen & Cocktail (540-764-4229)
It's About Thyme (540-825-4264)
Natraj Indian Cuisine (540-317-5293)
Piedmont Steakhouse (540-825-4444)
Uncle Elders BBQ & Family Restaurant (540-317-5718)

Contact:  
Website: www.culpeperdowntown.com/restaurant-week.html


Ribbon Cutting for Bare Elegance Wax Bar LLC

Date: October 12, 2018
Location: Bare Elegance Wax Bar LLC
109 East Davis Street
Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: 5:30pm

Description: Friday, October 12, 2018
Five Thirty in the evening
109 East Culpeper Street Culpeper, VA 22701

Culpeper Renaissance Inc.. is pleased to invite you to attend the Ribbon Cutting event for Bare Elegance Wax Bar LLC!

Please join owner, Kendra Barney as she celebrates their ribbon cutting for Bare Elegance Wax Bar: offering full body waxing for everyone from your brows to your brazier.

Contact: (540) 445-5846
Email: bare.elegancewaxbar@gmail.com
Website: www.facebook.com/events/249522015754954/?active_tab=about


Magical Halloween Party!

Date: October 13, 2018
Location: Lollipop Station
122 East Davis Street
Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Description: Join us for a Halloween party inspired by the "Happiest Place on Earth!" Bring your little ones dressed as their favorite magical character and decorate your very own Halloween sugar cookie!
This is a free activity for children, however registration is required as space is limited. Please RSVP via Eventbrite to reserve your space today!

Contact: (540) 812-2103  
Website: www.eventbrite.com/e/magical-halloween-party-tickets-49562582017?aff=efbeventtix


Art Jam: Making Marks

Date: October 15, 2018  - November 05, 2018
Location: K Art & Design Studio
121 West Locust Street Suite 105
Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: Mondays 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Description: Children will get started "making marks" with jumbo crayons, washable paint, and more. Adults will learn ways to encourage children and make art fun for the whole family.
Price: $25.00
Last day for registration: October 9

Contact: (540) 727-3412  
Website: www.apm.activecommunities.com/culpepercopandr/Activity_Search/art-jam-making-marks/3085


Child and Babysitting Safety

Date: October 20, 2018
Location: Community Room
303 North Main Street
Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: 9am- 3pm

Description: This workshop will give teenagers everything they need to know, from getting started, to dealing with parents and children, to key safety, caregiving, and first aid tips.
Price: $50.00
Last day for registration: October 9

Contact: (540) 727-3412  
Website: www.apm.activecommunities.com/culpepercopandr/Activity_Search/child-and-babysitting-safety/3103


Rapidan Orchestra Fall Concert

Date: November 30, 2018
Location: St Stephen's Parish Hall
115 North East Street
Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22714
Time: 7:30pm

Description: Our fall concerts will take place on November 30 at 7:30 pm at St Stephen’s Parish Hall, 115 N East Street in Culpeper and on December 1 at 7:30 pm at The Music Room, 135 E Main St in Orange. The concerts will include the following works:
Leonard Bernstein “Selections From West Side Story”
Claude Debussy “Petite Suite”
Beethoven “Symphony No. 7”

Contact:
Email: rapidanorch@gmail.com
Website: www.rapidanorchestra.wordpress.com/


Historic Holiday Tour of Homes

Date: December 01, 2018
Location: Homes on South East Street
Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: TBD

Description: This year's Historic Holiday Tour of Homes Culpeper VA will be hosted by the South East Neighborhood Watch Group Saturday December 1st. There are nine homes to include those that have been previously enjoyed as well as some homes that have graciously joined the tour which will be a delightful addition this year.

Advance tickets will go on sale September 5, 2018.
Advance tickets: $20.00
Day of Tour tickets: $25.00
Please keep checking as they continue to update information.

Contact: (540) 825-8200  
Website: www.culpepertour.com


Rapidan Orchestra Fall Concert

Date: December 01, 2018
Location: St Stephen's Parish Hall
115 North East Street
Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22714
Time: 7:30pm

Description: Our fall concerts will take place on November 30 at 7:30 pm at St Stephen’s Parish Hall, 115 N East Street in Culpeper and on December 1 at 7:30 pm at The Music Room, 135 E Main St in Orange. The concerts will include the following works:
Leonard Bernstein “Selections From West Side Story”
Claude Debussy “Petite Suite”
Beethoven “Symphony No. 7”

Contact:
Email: rapidanorch@gmail.com
Website: www.rapidanorchestra.wordpress.com/


Art Jam: Creative Lettering for Kids

Date: December 15, 2018
Location: K Art & Design Studio
121 West Locust Street Suite 105
Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: 11:30am - 2:00pm

Description: Get to know your letters better in this introduction to hand lettering! We'll use markers, gel pens, and more to make a one of a kind set of greeting cards.
Price: $45.00
Last day for registration: December 11

Contact: (540) 727-3412  
Website: www.apm.activecommunities.com/culpepercopandr/Activity_Search/art-jam-creative-lettering-for-kids/3086


Art Jam: Zendala Workshop for Adults

Date: December 15, 2018
Location: K Art & Design Studio
121 West Locust Street Suite 105
Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: 2:30PM - 5PM

Description: In this ONE DAY class you will use a Zendala, a round tile, to decorate. These Zendalas make great ornaments or gifts. or just something that you will be proud to display.
Price: $45.00
Last day for registration: December 11

Contact: (540) 727-3412  
Website: www.apm.activecommunities.com/culpepercopandr/Activity_Search/art-jam-zendala-workshop-for-adults/3090



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