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The arts have a way of making holiday time extra special. Musicals, concerts, and even street music enhance festivities and celebrations. November is a great time to recognize and be thankful for community arts. Here are some exciting events to enjoy between now and Thanksgiving Day.

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The students at Southeastern Alternative School have organized an event in partnership with Hero’s Bridge. Hero’s Bridge is dedicated to serving elderly veterans, age 65 and older. our They are holding an oral history for veterans on Nov. 12; they have invited veterans to speak to students i…

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Submit your religious news events to asherman@fauquier.com at least a week in advance for publication. Please include address and contact information for your event.       

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Recently, the Bahamas was in the news because of the horrific hurricane damage that occurred. What many people do not realize, however, is that the Bahamas is not one island; it consists of 700 islands. Of that, only four were affected by the last hurricane. That helps to put things in persp…

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Kid Pan Alley will celebrate 20 years -- and the release of their new album, “Best Friends” -- on Saturday, Oct. 19, at 7 p.m. at the Little Washington Theatre. The concert features the Kid Pan Alley Band and horn section, along with Paul Reisler & Three Good Reasons and the Kid Pan Alle…

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On Saturday, Sept. 28, members of the Fauquier High School Class of 1969 came together to celebrate the 50th anniversary of their graduation. The day began with a tour of the renovated Fauquier High School campus. The tour, led by FHS Principal Kraig Kelican, assisted by current students, wa…

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Caryl Buck was born in 1951 in a suburb of St. Louis, Missouri, the second child of a McDonnell Douglas engineer and pipe organist. She was born in an era when the roles for men and women were clearly defined and showed little signs of changing. Caryl would challenge these traditional roles …

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The arts have a way of making holiday time extra special. Musicals, concerts, and even street music enhance festivities and celebrations. November is a great time to recognize and be thankful for community arts. Here are some exciting events to enjoy between now and Thanksgiving Day.

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The students at Southeastern Alternative School have organized an event in partnership with Hero’s Bridge. Hero’s Bridge is dedicated to serving elderly veterans, age 65 and older. our They are holding an oral history for veterans on Nov. 12; they have invited veterans to speak to students i…

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If you had asked me this time last year if I wanted to hike up to Mount Everest Base Camp, I would have looked at you and wondered … why? The idea of seeing the highest mountain on earth has always intrigued me but never did I imagine myself actually going there. My proverbial bucket list di…

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When a person assumes the responsibility of caring for a loved one, the need for information can be overwhelming. Caregivers share a common desire for information, resources and emotional support. They need access to health information to better understand illnesses, conditions and diseases.…

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The Cold War Museum, in cooperation with Old Bust Head Brewing Company, is hosting a presentation by retired U.S. Air Force Col. Jack Manclark on “Being the Bad Guys: The Top Secret Red Eagles vs. the Best U.S. Combat Pilots.” 

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If Aluminum Overcast was the star of the “Spirit of Aviation” celebration at the Manassas Regional Airport on Oct. 24 to 27, its co-stars were the five World War II U.S. Army aviators who were taken back 75 years in time aboard the restored B-17 Flying Fortress. 

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The Allegro Community Players will present “The Music Man,” Nov. 16 at 2 and 7p.m., Nov. 17 at 4 p.m., Nov. 22 and 23 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 24 at 4 p.m. at Fauquier High School auditorium. 

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Recently, the Bahamas was in the news because of the horrific hurricane damage that occurred. What many people do not realize, however, is that the Bahamas is not one island; it consists of 700 islands. Of that, only four were affected by the last hurricane. That helps to put things in persp…

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The Fauquier Community Band —nearly 60 local instrumentalists—will take its audience on a joy-filled musical visit to Broadway on Monday, Oct. 28. Just over an hour long, the concert begins at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of Fauquier High School, 705 Waterloo Road in Warrenton. The program featu…

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Next Thursday is Halloween. Over the years it seems to have morphed from a day for young children to visit neighbors and get candy and smiles, to elaborate parties, zombie races and a chance for the adults to get in on the action.

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Kid Pan Alley will celebrate 20 years -- and the release of their new album, “Best Friends” -- on Saturday, Oct. 19, at 7 p.m. at the Little Washington Theatre. The concert features the Kid Pan Alley Band and horn section, along with Paul Reisler & Three Good Reasons and the Kid Pan Alle…

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On Saturday, Sept. 28, members of the Fauquier High School Class of 1969 came together to celebrate the 50th anniversary of their graduation. The day began with a tour of the renovated Fauquier High School campus. The tour, led by FHS Principal Kraig Kelican, assisted by current students, wa…

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On Saturday, Oct. 19, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Wollam Gardens will host Grace, Race & Renewing the Commons, a festival featuring authors, artists and farmers.

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This October will be particularly poignant for Brian Funk and his family. Last year on Oct. 31, his daughter Haleigh was pregnant with her first child. Her treat for Halloween was a visit to the University of Virginia Health System hospital, a several-days stay and the delivery of her baby b…

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Eleanor Goodwin and her siblings are very proud of their mother, Phoebe Patton, who had a very special birthday celebration Sunday, Sept. 22. Phoebe has now joined the ranks of not only centenarians but one of an estimated 20,000 people over 105, according to the Actuarial Life Table for the…

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Submit your religious news events to asherman@fauquier.com at least a week in advance for publication. Please include address and contact information for your event.             

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The Fauquier Community Theatre has chosen a Neil Simon comedy drama for its fall show in honor of the recently deceased king of snappy one-liners, the ever-talented, Neil Simon. This story (a Pulitzer Prize and Tony award winner) is considered one of his best and most affective works; it is …

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Recently a client arrived at my office to pick up a fixed computer, telling me that on her way in she got a call from “Apple” telling her she needs to verify her apple account ID. She was asked if she was near a computer. She said no, “I’m on the road,” and the caller hung up. When she got h…

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Opened in March of this year, The Open Book in Old Town Warrenton has already become for many one of their favorite places on Main Street. The bookstore fills the needs of avid readers, curious browsers, and those who enjoy attending special events. Evidenced by The Open Book’s popularity an…

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The great outdoors is where you want to be when the leaves begin to change and the cool, crisp breezes begin to roll in. With the magic of autumn approaching, and the sizzle of summer still apparent, the great outdoors is where I’ve been training -- lots!

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The Salvation Army of the Virginia Piedmont served 2,821 individuals in 2018. Behind each number is a real person with a story. Those stories will be told at the Behind the Red Shield annual banquet from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 27 at the Culpeper Country Club, 2100 Country Club Road, Cu…

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Years ago, in my traveling days, I visited Nepal. Kathmandu is the capital and largest city. It is also the only major city near Mount Everest, the world’s highest mountain.  

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We’re into fall. It’s nearing the end of September and some of the leaves are actually changing color. It’s still warm outside and feels like summer but school is back in session, pumpkins are appearing, mums are blooming and we’re officially into another season. These kinds of transitions o…

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The Living Christmas Tree is returning to Warrenton United Methodist Church this year. Adults and youth (at least12years old) who love to sing and aren’t afraid of heights or close spaces, are needed to sing in the tree. Rehearsals are 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday nights beginning Sept. 19, with add…

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On a warm Saturday in June, I attended a presentation by Shari Jaeger Goodwin. It was held not in a meeting room but a riding arena on her farm in Marshall. I couldn’t help but walk through the stables on my way so I could see the horses.  

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Back by popular demand, Experience Old Town Warrenton announced that live music will return to Main Street in Warrenton on Saturday, Sept.  14, from 11a.m. to 2 p.m.  Local musicians are invited back to play acoustic (non-amplified) music along Main Street as “Street Busking” moves to become…

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