“What we’ve got here is a failure to communicate”

by | Jul 5, 2017 | Events

Commonwealth Park Horseshows in the Sun
Wednesday, July 5-Sunday, July 9 8 am-4 pm
Commonwealth Park, 13246 Commonwealth Pkwy

The HITS Culpeper Show Series features weekly Grand Prix and qualifiers for the HITS Championship.



Yoga & Mindfulness Adventure Camp
Thursday, July 6-Saturday, July 8 9 am-12 pm
Marie School of Ballet, 128 West Culpeper St, Ste 200

It’s all about adventure and exploration of everything from yoga-based movement, mindfulness and relaxation activities to storytelling, art, and creative movement. We will supply healthy snacks each day.



Bonnie and Clyde
Thursday, July 6 7:30-9:30 pm
Packard Campus Theater, 19053 Mount Pony Rd

Arthur Penn deftly directs David Newman and Robert Benton’s script, aided by the film’s star and producer Warren Beatty, who was always eager to push the envelope. Faye Dunaway captures the Depression-era yearning for glamour and escape from poverty and hopelessness.



Cattle Drive Weekend
Friday, July 7-Sunday, July 9 4 pm-7 am
Andora Farm, 17275 Germanna Hwy

Come to our 300 acre working farm for a cattle drive weekend. Tom & Pat Seay and Kristen Biscoe host a great weekend full of driving and working cattle, learn some team penning and lots of great southern meals. This is a perfect adventure for you or your horse if either of you have little to no experience around cattle.

$25 deposit to save your space with $250 balance due before the ride


Libations on the Lawn
Friday, July 7 5:30-7:30 pm
Burgandine House, 803 South Main St

The Museum’s popular Libations series continues behind the Burgandine House. Food, drink, and live music will be provided courtesy of our sponsor Gayheart & Willis, P.C. The Burgandine House will also be open for tours. Wear red, white, and blue to celebrate Independence Day and receive a $1 discount. Don’t forget to bring your lawn chair too.

A suggested donation of $8/members and $10/non-members will benefit future museum programs and events


Star Wars: Episode IV
Friday, July 7 7:30-9:45 pm
Packard Campus Theater, 19053 Mount Pony Rd

Young Luke Skywalker is aided by a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a Wookiee and two droids to save the universe from the Empire’s world-destroying battle-station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the evil Darth Vader.



Open Hanger Day
Saturday, July 8 9 am-4:30 pm
Culpeper Airport, 12517 Beverly Ford Road, Brandy Station, VA

Come join us for Open Hanger Day.



Gray Ghost’s 23rd Anniversary Celebration
Saturday, July 8-Sunday, July 9 11 am-5 pm
Gray Ghost Vineyards, 14706 Le Hwy, Amissville, VA

Celebrate Gray Ghost’s 23rd Anniversary with 2 day’s filled with festivities. Live music on Saturday by Robbie Limon and on Sunday by Dave Goodrich from 1:00 to 4:00 pm. Winery tours at 11:30, 1:30 and 3:30. Vineyard tours at 12:30 and 2:30. Fork’d food truck will have delicious eats for sale.

Admission is free, wine tastings only $5


Live Music at Narmada Winery
Saturday, July 8 2-5 pm
Narmada Winery, 43 Narmada Lane, Amissville, VA

Join us for live music by the Anderson Paulson Project.



Cool Hand Luke
Saturday, July 8 7:30-9:30 pm
Packard Campus Theater, 19053 Mount Pony Rd

Paul Newman portrays the classic antihero loner Luke: a prisoner on a Southern chain-gang who refuses to give in to the guards’ efforts to break his spirit. As Luke becomes a symbol of hope and resilience to the other inmates, prison captain Strother Martin drawls sadistically, “What we’ve got here is a failure to communicate.”



Full Moon Field Party
Saturday, July 8 8-11:59 pm
Mountain Run Winery, 10753 Mountain Run Lake Rd

Come out and party at Mountain Run under the light of the full moon with 90’s cover band DSM4, a roaring bonfire and local BBQ from Pifer Bros. BBQ Company LLC. We are also opening up our fields for overnight campers.



Summer Day Camp
Monday, July 10-Friday, July 14 8 am-5 pm
Touch Point Farm, 16251 Dark Horse Trail

Five days of riding lessons and fun with horses for boys and girls ages 6 & up. Plus swimming, games & crafts. Camps for all levels of rider. Includes a riding lesson, barn lessons, arts & crafts, games, and swimming each day. Small group instruction and individualized attention for every camper.



Girl Empowerment Camp
Monday, July 10-Friday, July 14 9 am-1 pm
Marie School of Ballet, 128 West Culpeper St, Ste 200

Girls ages 8 – 13 years get EMPOWERED during this uplifting and inspiring camp experience. Girls will develop physical and emotional strength and a strong sense of self in a safe and nurturing space. There will also be giddiness, play, and lots of laughter during this special week designed to encourage girls to be girls, together.



Hidden in Plain Sight
Tuesday, July 11 6-8 pm
Culpeper Baptist Church, 318 South West Street

Hidden in Plain Sight is a community awareness program designed to educate parents and other adults on the signs of risky behavior. The program is a hands on learning experience that allows adults to experience current trends which could be signs of risky behavior and how to find proper help for their child. This program is only open to parents and other adults. Young people are not permitted in the programs.



Culpeper Downtown Farmers Market
Every Saturday from 7:30 am-12 pm
Parking Lot at the Corner of East Davis and North Commerce St

The Culpeper Downtown Farmers Market has more than 40 booths 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 more than 40 booths 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 more than 40 booths for this season. Be certain to stop by to pick up locally grown produce while supporting regional farmers.


Fort Germanna & Old House Vineyards History & Wine Trolley Tour
Friday, July 21 3-7 pm
Meet at the Depot, 111 South Commerce St

We will begin at the Foundation, which maintains a genealogical reference library, historical archive, exhibits and a database all dedicated to the 1714, 1717, 1730s and 1740s immigrants.
The tour will then travel across Germanna Highway to the active archaeological site known as the Enchanted Castle (Fort Germanna Site). Foundation Archaeologists will be on hand to show and explain current excavations as they search for the remains of the 1714 Fort walls. You can watch the excavations and even search the screens as the archaeologists recover artifacts from the different time periods.
Following the archaeological tour, we will head to Old House Vineyards & Distillery for a private tour and wine tasting.



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