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Apple Harvest Festival and other Culpeper events

From Town of Culpeper

Grantseeker Training: Introduction to Proposal Writing
Wednesday, October 4 2-3 pm
Culpeper County Library, 271 Southgate Shopping Ctr

Basic Grantseeker Training and free Live Webinars of particular interest to those new to the grant seeking process, on the basics of grant writing. The webinars are approximately 60 minutes long.

FREE, registration is not required however, groups of five or more should call in advance to ensure seating space.

District 18 & 30 Stet Delegate Forum
Thursday, October 5 6:30-8:30 pm
Daniel Technology Center, 18121 Technology Dr

Join us for this free event designed to introduce and educate you on issues facing our community. We will cover the topics of business & economic development, education, historical preservation, public health & safety, and workforce. If time allows, we will take questions from the audience.


Welcome to the Culpeper Chamber of Commerce

Dead Men Don’t Wear Plaid
Thursday, October 5 7:30-9:30 pm
Packard Campus Theater, 19053 Mount Pony Rd

Private Detective Rigby Reardon is trying to solve the murder of a scientist, then falls in love with the victim’s daughter.


Acoustic Set at Grass Rootes
Friday, October 6 6-9 pm
Grass Rootes, 195 East Davis St

Come check out some great live music by Taylor Johnson and enjoy the fantastic menu.


Culpeper Downtown Farmers Marker – Customer Appreciation Day
Saturday, October 7 7:30 am-12 pm, Parking Lot at the Corner of East Davis and North Commerce St

We truly love our customers – There will be giveaways, face painting by extraordinaire Marjorie Dulaney, a gift basket drawing, I’m Sow Healthy Cooking class – health twist on caramel apples, drumming circle & free drumsticks for children (while supplies last), balloon magic with Magician Wes Iseli, caricature artist – Matthew Draws Stuff, and live radio remote with WJMA 103.1 Today’s Country.


10th Annual Culpeper Cycling Century
Saturday, October 7 8:30 am-5 pm
Culpeper Baptist Church (start and finish), 318 South West St

Come on out for the 10th Annual Culpeper Century Cycling Tour. To celebrate we have brand new routes – a small intimate ride that boasts great scenic beauty and paved road riding in Culpeper during the most color season. Be sure to bring the family as there is plenty for them to do in Culpeper.


I’m SOW Healthy Kids Cooking Class Booth
Saturday, October 7 9-11 am, Parking Lot at the Corner of East Davis and North Commerce St

Stop by and make caramel apples with an “I’m SOW Healthy” twist and be sure to stick around and ROCK OUT during our fun-filled, cardio drumming demonstration! Each child that participates in the cardio drumming demonstration will receive their very own pair of drumsticks while supplies last.


Culpeper Farm Tour
Saturday, October 7-Sunday, October 8 10 am-4 pm
Culpeper Agricultural Enterprises, 10220 James Monroe Highway

The tour, a self-guided driving experience, can be started at the Welcome Center located at Culpeper Agricultural Enterprises on Route 29. The Welcome Center will play host to an antique tractor show, the Piedmont Railroaders and, on Saturday, a live poultry/small animal and equipment auction presented by Seymour Auctions. Stop by to experience this authentic farm event. Pick up your brochures and giveaways at the Welcome Center too before you head out to meet your local farmer.The tour, a self-guided driving experience, can be started at the Welcome Center located on Route 29. The Welcome Center plays host to an antique tractor show, the Piedmont Railroaders and on Saturday, a live poultry/small animal and equipment auction presented by Seymour Auctions. Enjoy the sights, sounds, smells, and tastes of the country on farms in the beautiful Blue Ridge foothills. There will be 18 farms, ag-related businesses and events on this year’s tour. Pick up your brochures and giveaways at the Welcome Center too before you head out to meet your local farmer.


Graves Mountain Apple Harvest Festival
Saturday, October 7 and Sunday, October 8 10 am-4:30 pm
Graves’ Mountain Lodge, 205 Graves Mountain Ln, Syria, VA

Come and see nature’s way of blanketing the mountains with stunning color during the month of October. Enjoy fun filled days complete with good Food and Entertainment including Bluegrass Music, Cloggers, over 70 Arts and Crafts Vendors, Hayrides, Hay Mountain, Hay Maze and Horseback & Pony Rides. Experience the days of yesteryear watching apple butter being cooked in kettles over and open fire. Our orchards are open for apple picking or you may select your own from the apple bins at the picnic pavilion. On your way to the orchard, stop by an visit the farm and the animals.


Welcome To Graves Mountain Lodge

Historic Salubria Fundraising Event
Saturday, October 7 10 am-2 pm
Lake of the Woods Clubhouse, 205 Lakeview Pkwy, Locust Grove, VA

B your family heirlooms, treasured gifts, flea market or yard sale finds to be appraised at the Lake of the Woods Clubhouse, Lower Level. All proceeds benefit Salubria restoration.

$10/item and $25/3 items

3rd Birthday Party
Saturday, October 7 12-10 pm
Beer Hound Brewery, 201 Waters Pl, #102

It’s our 3rd Birthday and we want to celebrate! We have a full day of fun planned. We will have WJMA broadcasting starting at noon, Blue Ridge Seafood food truck will be in front, brewery tours by our Master Brewer Kenny Thacker, bands throughout the afternoon, headlined with Not at Liberty.



History Alfresco XIII
Saturday, October 7 5:30-9:45 pm
Salubria, 19095 Salubria Ln, Stevensburg, VA

Enjoy this rare opportunity to see one of the most historic homes in Culpeper and help us commemorate our fortieth anniversary during this special evening with your friends and family. The evening will commence with amazing wine and hors d’oeuvres on the lawn and tours of Salubria and a silent auction. Catered three course seated dinner will begin at 7:00 pm. Following, there will be presentations about Salubria and the Museum of Culpeper History to celebrate their recent success and future plans.


Anderson Paulson Project at Far Gohn Brewing
Saturday, October 7 7pm
Far Gohn Brewing Company, 301 South East St

Anderson Paulson Project will be back at Far Gohn. We have a few surprises so come on out and enjoy some great beer and music.


About Us

SoCo Loco at The Davis Street Pier
Saturday, October 7 10 pm-1 am
Davis Street Pier, 302 East Davis St

SoCo Loco rocks the Pier. Americana, blues, country, and rock.


Culpeper Downtown Restaurant Week
Monday, October 9-Sunday October 15
Downtown Culpeper

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 9th Annual Fall Restaurant Week. 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. It’s a great excuse to revisit old favorites or try something new.

$30 per person includes a 3-course dinner of appetizer, entree, and dessert.

Fairview Cemetery Tour
Friday, October 20 and Saturday, October 21 7:30-9:30 pm
Historic Tran Depot, 111 South Commerce St

Join us for a candlelight tour of Fairview Cemetery. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Fairview cemetery dates back to 1855. Also known as Citizens’ Cemetery and Antioch Cemetery, Fairview Cemetery includes a contributing mid-19th-century municipal cemetery, an early-20th-century African-American cemetery, a monument to Confederate dead (1881), an enclosure wall, and a caretaker’s lodge. Come listen to the stories of Culpeper’s most notable and oldest burials.


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