By Megan Gray, Town of Culpeper marketing specialist.

Special events in Culpeper, Virginia, April 5 – 8, 2017. Click the links for more details.

Art Jam: Art History Academy
Wednesday, April 5 10:30 am-12:45 pm
K Art and Design, Inc., 121 West Locust St
This class is designed to help homeschooling families add fun and flexible art projects to their curriculum. We’ll bring art history alive by getting to know not just the artwork, but also the artist, and their time in history. Learn how photography influenced painters like Picasso, and what art school was like when daVinci was a boy. Then, we’ll try out these artists’ techniques and styles while creating our own masterpieces.
$75 (8) 1-hour weekly class sessions
http://www.culpeperrecreation.com/

Wee Ones Wednesday
Wednesday, April 5 10:30-11:15 am
Museum of Culpeper History, 113 South Commerce St
Join us for some history stories and crafts for the little ones. Ages 1-5 are welcomed. Snacks will be provided.
$1
Call to register at 540-829-1749

The Fighting 69th
Thursday, April 6 7:30-9:30 pm
Packard Campus Theater, 19053 Mount Pony Rd
A cocky troublemaker and the clergyman who tries to bring him back into the fold, the two go head to head on the battlefields of France during World War I. An arrogant braggart refuses to follow orders, is court-martialed when his cowardice in battle causes the deaths of his fellow soldiers.
FREE
http://www.loc.gov/avconservation/theater/schedule.html

Cattle Drive Weekend
Friday-Saturday, April 7-April 8 3-9 pm
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. Enjoy Friday night dinner, Saturday breakfast, lunch and dinner with Tom, Pat and Kristen.
$25 deposit to save your space with $250 balance due before the ride
www.bestofamericabyhorseback.com

It’s Scuffletown Boogie Night
Friday, April 7 5-7:30 pm
Culpeper Cheese Company, 129 East Davis St.
Scuffletown will inaugurate our First Friday music night with their original music and harmonious talents. Make plans to join fellow Scuffleheads or become one. Culpeper Cheese will also feature a special tapas menu for the event.
FREE
http://www.culpepercheese.com/

Sergeant York
Friday, April 7 7:30-9:30 pm
Packard Campus Theater, 19053 Mount Pony Rd
Tennessee pacifist Sgt. Alvin York in an Argonne Forest World War I battle, single-handedly captured more than 130 German soldiers.
FREE
http://www.loc.gov/avconservation/theater/schedule.html

Living the Dream 5K and Memorial Walk
Saturday, April 8 8 am-1 pm
Yowell Meadow Park, North Blue Ridge Ave
Second annual Living the Dream Foundation 5K Run and Memorial Walk for support of individuals and families affected by substance abuse, depression or suicide.
$25

SAFE’s 6th Annual Spring Into Awareness Event
Saturday, April 8 10 am-2 pm
Dominion Square Shopping Center
Come out and help us raise community awareness at our children’s event. There will be so may awesome activities.
FREE
http://www.safejourneys.org/

What Price Glory
Saturday, April 8 7:30-9:30 pm
Packard Campus Theater, 19053 Mount Pony Rd
James Cagney stars as Captain Flagg with Dan Dailey as his nemesis Sergeant Quirt, American doughboys in France who both fall in love with the innkeeper’s daughter.
FREE
http://www.loc.gov/avconservation/theater/schedule.html

Half Full at the Pier with Aubrey Driggers
Saturday, April 8 10 pm
Davis Street Pier, 302 East Davis St
Special guest Aubrey Driggers will be sitting in with us.
FREE

Coming Soon!
Little Fork Church History and Wine Trolley Tour
Sunday, April 30 12:30-4:30 pm
Historic Train Depot, 111 South Commerce St
The tour begins at the Historic Train Depot in Downtown Culpeper, where you will board the trolley and head to the small village of Jeffersonton and Little Fork Church. Once you arrive you will embark on a guided walking tour of the grounds. You will then travel to Gray Ghost Vineyards for a private tasting and winemakers tour before returning to the Historic Train Depot in Downtown Culpeper.
$30
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/little-fork-church-history-and-wine-trolley-tour-tickets-33020394890
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