Culpeper Gran Fondo and other events

by | Aug 1, 2017 | Culpeper, Events

Wee Ones
Wednesday, August 2 10:30-11:30 am
Museum of Culpeper History, 113 South Commerce St

Bring your Wee Ones to the Museum for a fun morning including a museum-related activity and craft time, snack, and story time too.

Children’s admission is $1


Researching 18th Century Local Ancestors with Julie Bushong
Thursday, August 3 11 am-12:30 pm
Culpeper County Library, 271 Southgate Shopping Ctr

Finding information on ancestors in early Virginia can be challenging. Join Julie Bushong for an informative session on the resources available in the Local History Collection of the Culpeper County Library that should aid in tracking down that elusive local ancestor. Classes are limited to two students each.

Space is limited; registration required. Please call early to register at 540-825-8691


National #IPA Day
Thursday, August 3 6-9 pm
Beer Hound Brewery, 201 Waters Pl, #102

Get ready to raise a glass and celebrate India Pale Ale (IPA) Day at Beer Hound Brewery. We will be featuring 3 IPA’s: Kujo a 2017 Gold medal winner at the VA Craft Brewers Guild; Mutt, our “house” IPA and our newest IPA, Muttley.


Pat and Mike
Thursday, August 3 7:30-9:30 pm
Packard Campus Theater, 19053 Mount Pony Rd

College phys-ed instructor Pat Pemberton enters into professional competition as a golf and tennis player, but loses her confidence whenever her undermining fiancé is around. Mike Conovan, a likeable but shady sports promoter, first attempts to get Pat to lose, but later wants to become her manager – and perhaps more.



Ribbon Cutting Event for Seriously Sweet on Davis Street
Friday, August 4 5 pm
Seriously Sweet on Davis Street, 162 East Davis St

Please join us for the Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening Event for Seriously Sweet on Davis Street. Seriously Sweet on Davis Street features sweet treats for all ages. Homemade fudge, pralines, cupcakes, brownies, candy & chocolates. Enjoy light refreshments, raffles, goodies, and more.



Libations on the Lawn
Friday, August 4 5:30-7:30 pm
Burgandine House, 803 South Main St

Join us for our next Libations on the Lawn event. Libations, food, and live music are being provided with thanks to our good friends at CFC Farm & Home Center. Please bring your own lawn chairs and games and come prepared for a fun evening.

A donation of $8 for active members and $10 for non-members is suggested and a discount is provided to those wearing Hawaiian attire.


First Friday Live Music: 3G and Friends
Friday, August 4 5:30-7:30 pm
Culpeper Cheese Company, 129 East Davis St

Come join us as we welcome 3G and Friends as they play for the first time in Culpeper. They are an International Fuzion Jazz band, and will bring us an evening of music unlike any that we’ve had before.


On the Wild Side, Art Exhibit
Friday, August 4 6-9 pm
The Loft, 107 East Davis St

Art exhibit hosted by the Loft for the Blue Ridge Arts League. You’re invited to Opening Night for food, drink, live music, and art.


La Boheme
Friday, August 4 7:30-9:30 pm
Packard Campus Theater, 19053 Mount Pony Rd

Mimi, the delicate seamstress who takes up residence in Paris’s artists’ colony where she falls in love with aspiring painter Rodolphe . Renee Adoree co-stars as the saucy Musette, while Edward Everett Horton steals several scenes as Rodolphe’s musician friend Colline.



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.


Culpeper Gran Fondo
Saturday, August 5 7:30-10:30 am
Mountain Run Lake Park, 16115 JB Carpenter Dr

Join your fellow cyclists on low traffic, country roads that wind through horse country, farmland and vineyards all within sight of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Each distance is fully supported with mechanics and well stocked aid stations.

Registration $70 (50K and 100K ride), $80 (100 mile ride)

Culpeper Gran Fondo (Culpeper, VA) – August 5, 2017 (Non-Timed Cycling Event)

Healthy Lifestyle 5K
Saturday, August 5 8 am
Culpeper Sport and Racquet Club, 19055 Industrial Rd

This event provides a wonderful opportunity for EPSA to help kids and their families in our community develop a healthy lifestyle. Your participation will support the efforts of providing a sports program where kids can be active and exercise.

$25 Early Registration by August 4th, $30 August 5th, Children 10 and under $10


Meet n Greet Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse
Saturday, August 5 9 am-3 pm
Culpeper Agriculture Center, 10220 James Monroe Hwy

Come out to the meet n greet with Mickey and Minnie Mouse. There will be vendors, food trucks, moon bounce, train ride, face painter and sand art. Don’t forget to bring a camera for pictures.

$10; ages 2 and under are free

I’m SOW Healthy Kids’ Cooking Class – It’s a Wrap
Saturday, August 5 9-11 am
Culpeper Downtown Farmers Market, Parking Lot at the Corner of East Davis and North Commerce St

C’Mon everybody let’s wrap and roll. Guests from Culpeper Baptist Child Development Center will show young chefs how to create Southwest Lettuce Wraps.



Far Gohn Summer Fest
Saturday, August 5 12 – 11 pm
Far Gohn Brewing Company, 301 South East St

There will be live music from two bands, lots of games, and a Culpeper Rocks painting station.


About Us

The Night of the Hunter
Saturday, August 5 7:30-9:30 pm
Packard Campus Theater, 19053 Mount Pony Rd

A deranged, self-appointed preacher who terrorizes two children to learn the hiding place of some stolen money while romancing their widowed mother. He meets his match in Rachel Cooper, a saintly protector of runaway and abandoned children.



Gray Ghost’s Wine Library Tasting
Sunday, August 6 2-4 pm
Gray Ghost Vineyards, 14706 Lee Hwy, Amissville, VA

Enjoy tasting past vintages of Gray Ghost wines in the wine library with owners and winemakers, Al and Cheryl Kellert.

$25 per person includes library tasting and tasting of current releases. Reservations recommended: 540-937-4869.


Job Readiness Workshop
Tuesday, August 8 10 am-1 pm
Culpeper County Library, 271 Southgate Shopping Ctr

Get prepared for the upcoming Job Fair. We will discuss resume and cover letters, career software demo’s, mock interviews with feedback, and job fair etiquette & interview attire. There will also be free haircuts on site. Light refreshments will be served.



Build a Better Career Toolkit
Tuesday, August 8 7-9 pm
Culpeper County Library, 271 Southgate Shopping Ctr

Join us at the Culpeper County Library every Tuesday night as we discuss the answers to these questions and more. In our time together, we will explore how to craft a great resume and cover letter, refine your interviewing skills, and practice public speaking through a number of fun and unique exercises. You will have a chance to master some of the critical aspects of public speaking like creating a fantastic elevator pitch, engaging your audience, and finding courage for an improvised conversation.

FREE registration – Call the Culpeper County Library at 540-825-8691


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