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See & Do  in Culpeper, VA

See & Do in Culpeper, VA Culpeper Renaissance Inc. coordinates a wide range of downtown events that promote Culpeper's quality of life and unique downtown shops.


Free Cheese Tastings

Date: January 01, 2015  -  December 31, 2015
Location: Culpeper Cheese Company, 129 E. Davis Street, Suite 100 Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: Daily, All day
Description: Sample our natural cheeses with a cheese monger and find a cheese that excites your taste buds!

Contact: 540-827-4757
Email: jeffery@culpepercheese.com
Website: www.culpepercheese.com


Painting Class at Wine and Design Culpeper - Special Event! Cindy Curtis - doTerra Oils Wellness Consultant!

Date: March 07, 2015
Location: 509 S. Main Street, Suite 111
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Description: Enjoy a two hour painting class with good wine and great friends at Wine and Design Culpeper. All you have to do is sign up, show up, and sip up!
Attendees must pre-register at www.wineanddesign.com/location/culpeper-va/home
$35/person. Must be 21 or older to attend.
Don't worry if you don't have any experience painting, because our local artists guide you step-by-step in the painting process and featured paintings are suitable for all talent levels.

Contact: (540) 661-8409  
Website: www.wineanddesign.com/location/culpeper-va/home


Free Puppet Story Time at Lollipop Station

Date: March 07, 2015
Location: 179 East Davis Street, Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: 11:00 am - 12 Noon
Description: Every Saturday at 11am, join us for Puppet Storytime on the green stage! Don't forget - when your child attends 10 Storytimes they will get to pick out a FREE book of any value $18.99 or less. There is no charge for our Saturday Puppet Storytime so JOIN US and Play on!

Contact: (540) 812-2103  
Website: www.lollipopstation.com


Painting Class at Wine and Design Culpeper - Lake Moon

Date: March 13, 2015
Location: 509 S. Main Street, Suite 111
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Description: Enjoy a two hour painting class with good wine and great friends at Wine and Design Culpeper. All you have to do is sign up, show up, and sip up!
Attendees must pre-register at www.wineanddesign.com/location/culpeper-va/home
$35/person. Must be 21 or older to attend.
Don't worry if you don't have any experience painting, because our local artists guide you step-by-step in the painting process and featured paintings are suitable for all talent levels.

Contact: (540) 661-8409  
Website: www.wineanddesign.com/location/culpeper-va/home


"Culpeper Tells" Annual Storytelling Festival at The State Theatre

Date: March 14, 2015
Location: 305 South Main Street, Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Description: Organized by: Friends of the Culpeper County Library

Description: Come to Culpeper's Annual "Culpeper Tells," a Storytelling Festival in the true sense of the oral tradition of storytelling. As the most intimate and personal form of storytelling, the oral tradition brings people together because there is nothing else like the power, simplicity and basic truth of a well-told story.

Featuring local, regional, and national storytellers...
Donald Davis, Josh Goforth, Diane Macklin, and Kim Weitkamp

Tickets are $20 - $35 and are available at the State Theatre Box Office and online at www.culpepertheatre.org

Our official lodging partner is the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Culpeper. Call 540-825-7444 and ask for the "storyteller" rate

Contact: 540-825-8691  
Website: www.cclva.org


Free Puppet Story Time at Lollipop Station

Date: March 14, 2015
Location: 179 East Davis Street, Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: 11:00 am - 12 Noon
Description: Every Saturday at 11am, join us for Puppet Storytime on the green stage! Don't forget - when your child attends 10 Storytimes they will get to pick out a FREE book of any value $18.99 or less. There is no charge for our Saturday Puppet Storytime so JOIN US and Play on!

Contact: (540) 812-2103  
Website: www.lollipopstation.com


Painting Class at Wine and Design Culpeper - Red Red Wine

Date: March 20, 2015
Location: 509 S. Main Street, Suite 111
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Description: Enjoy a two hour painting class with good wine and great friends at Wine and Design Culpeper. All you have to do is sign up, show up, and sip up!
Attendees must pre-register at www.wineanddesign.com/location/culpeper-va/home
$35/person. Must be 21 or older to attend.
Don't worry if you don't have any experience painting, because our local artists guide you step-by-step in the painting process and featured paintings are suitable for all talent levels.

Contact: (540) 661-8409  
Website: www.wineanddesign.com/location/culpeper-va/home


Painting Class at Wine and Design Culpeper - Book Lovers

Date: March 21, 2015
Location: 509 S. Main Street, Suite 111
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Description: Enjoy a two hour painting class with good wine and great friends at Wine and Design Culpeper. All you have to do is sign up, show up, and sip up!
Attendees must pre-register at www.wineanddesign.com/location/culpeper-va/home
$35/person. Must be 21 or older to attend.
Don't worry if you don't have any experience painting, because our local artists guide you step-by-step in the painting process and featured paintings are suitable for all talent levels.

Contact: (540) 661-8409  
Website: www.wineanddesign.com/location/culpeper-va/home


Free Puppet Story Time at Lollipop Station

Date: March 21, 2015
Location: 179 East Davis Street, Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: 11:00 am - 12 Noon
Description: Every Saturday at 11am, join us for Puppet Storytime on the green stage! Don't forget - when your child attends 10 Storytimes they will get to pick out a FREE book of any value $18.99 or less. There is no charge for our Saturday Puppet Storytime so JOIN US and Play on!

Contact: (540) 812-2103  
Website: www.lollipopstation.com


Painting Class at Wine and Design Culpeper - Corkscrew

Date: March 23, 2015
Location: 509 S. Main Street, Suite 111
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Description: Enjoy a two hour painting class with good wine and great friends at Wine and Design Culpeper. All you have to do is sign up, show up, and sip up!
Attendees must pre-register at www.wineanddesign.com/location/culpeper-va/home
$35/person. Must be 21 or older to attend.
Don't worry if you don't have any experience painting, because our local artists guide you step-by-step in the painting process and featured paintings are suitable for all talent levels.

Contact: (540) 661-8409  
Website: www.wineanddesign.com/location/culpeper-va/home


Painting Class at Wine and Design Culpeper - Sunflower

Date: March 27, 2015
Location: 509 S. Main Street, Suite 111
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Description: Enjoy a two hour painting class with good wine and great friends at Wine and Design Culpeper. All you have to do is sign up, show up, and sip up!
Attendees must pre-register at www.wineanddesign.com/location/culpeper-va/home
$35/person. Must be 21 or older to attend.
Don't worry if you don't have any experience painting, because our local artists guide you step-by-step in the painting process and featured paintings are suitable for all talent levels.

Contact: (540) 661-8409  
Website: www.wineanddesign.com/location/culpeper-va/home


Culpeper Has Talent FINALS at The State Theatre

Date: March 28, 2015
Location: 305 South Main Street, Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: 8:00 pm
Description: Organized by: Hump Day Productions

The wildly successful Culpeper Has Talent series is back! This time there will be more talent, more star power and more of everything that you loved about the first one  and a few brand new surprises. More details coming soon.

Contact: (540) 829-0292
Email: tix@culpepertheatre.org
Website: www.culpepertheatre.org


Free Puppet Story Time at Lollipop Station

Date: March 28, 2015
Location: 179 East Davis Street, Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: 11:00 am - 12 Noon
Description: Every Saturday at 11am, join us for Puppet Storytime on the green stage! Don't forget - when your child attends 10 Storytimes they will get to pick out a FREE book of any value $18.99 or less. There is no charge for our Saturday Puppet Storytime so JOIN US and Play on!

Contact: (540) 812-2103  
Website: www.lollipopstation.com


Free Puppet Story Time at Lollipop Station

Date: April 04, 2015
Location: 179 East Davis Street, Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: 11:00 am - 12 Noon
Description: Every Saturday at 11am, join us for Puppet Storytime on the green stage! Don't forget - when your child attends 10 Storytimes they will get to pick out a FREE book of any value $18.99 or less. There is no charge for our Saturday Puppet Storytime so JOIN US and Play on!

Contact: (540) 812-2103  
Website: www.lollipopstation.com


State Theatre presents Silver Tones Swing Band

Date: April 11, 2015
Location: 305 South Main Street, Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: 7:30 pm
Description: The Silver Tones Swing Band started in a garage. The band debuted in October 2012 at a tribute to the music of World War II and has been entertaining audiences ever since. Composed of musicians from Fauquier County and surrounding areas and based in Warrenton, the Silver Tones play the great music of the Big Band Era, featuring songs made famous by Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Harry James, Count Basie, and the Andrews Sisters. Members of the Silver Tones include 17 instrumentalists, who put out a powerful sound and raise the energy level in every setting. The band has its very own Andrews Sisters trio, singing the great numbers performed by these ladies in the 1940s. Crowd favorites include Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, Dont Sit Under the Apple Tree, Rum and Coca-Cola, and Apple Blossom Time, among many others. In addition to the vocal trio, the Silver Tones have great female and male soloists who bring to life songs originally sung by Natalie Cole, Bette Midler, Dean Martin, and Rosemary Clooney. $15 advance/$20 at the door.

Contact: (540) 829-0292
Email: tix@culpepertheatre.org
Website: www.culpepertheatre.org


Free Puppet Story Time at Lollipop Station

Date: April 11, 2015
Location: 179 East Davis Street, Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: 11:00 am - 12 Noon
Description: Every Saturday at 11am, join us for Puppet Storytime on the green stage! Don't forget - when your child attends 10 Storytimes they will get to pick out a FREE book of any value $18.99 or less. There is no charge for our Saturday Puppet Storytime so JOIN US and Play on!

Contact: (540) 812-2103  
Website: www.lollipopstation.com


Free Puppet Story Time at Lollipop Station

Date: April 18, 2015
Location: 179 East Davis Street, Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: 11:00 am - 12 Noon
Description: Every Saturday at 11am, join us for Puppet Storytime on the green stage! Don't forget - when your child attends 10 Storytimes they will get to pick out a FREE book of any value $18.99 or less. There is no charge for our Saturday Puppet Storytime so JOIN US and Play on!

Contact: (540) 812-2103  
Website: www.lollipopstation.com


Gnarly Hops and Barley Fest brought to you by Culpeper Renaissance, Inc.

Date: April 25, 2015
Location: Spencer Street Parking Lot, Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Description: Back With More Brews: Culpeper's Third Annual 'Gnarly Hops and Barley Fest' Craft Beer Festival April 26, 2014

Culpeper, VA. Culpeper Renaissance Inc. (CRI) is proud to serve up its third annual beer festival this April. With the excitement still surrounding 2014's Gnarly Hops and Barley Fest, attendees palettes’ can look forward to more breweries on tap and a wider variety of mouth-watering local food. Located in the historic Downtown Culpeper area, this craft beer festival is sure to be nothing but "gnarly."

Taking place on Saturday, April 25, 2015 from Noon – 6:00 PM in the Spencer Street Parking Lot, the Gnarly Hops brewfest returns with live music and over 70 different beer selections. CRI guarantees there will be a craft beer to suit any taste– beer enthusiasts might even find a new favorite!

Culpeper, a Great American Main Street Award winner, boasts delicious local eats that will also be on hand to accompany the cold brews. A variety of hip local artisans will be attending the event as well, presenting their unique, handcrafted goods, furniture and jewelry to festivalgoers.

All are welcome, but please remember no pets and no coolers.

If you're looking for the most dynamic beer tasting experience in Central Virginia, then come thirsty and ready to enjoy a day at downtown Culpeper's signature craft beer festival.

For more information please contact Culpeper Renaissance at (540) 825-4416 or http://www.culpeperdowntown.com/beerfest.html, visit us on the web at www.gnarlyhops.com www.facebook.com/gnarlyhops and follow us on Twitter @gnarlyhops.

Contact: Culpeper Renaissance, Inc. at 540-825-4416
Email: crievents@culpeperdowntown.com
Website: www.culpeperdowntown.com


Free Puppet Story Time at Lollipop Station

Date: April 25, 2015
Location: 179 East Davis Street, Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: 11:00 am - 12 Noon
Description: Every Saturday at 11am, join us for Puppet Storytime on the green stage! Don't forget - when your child attends 10 Storytimes they will get to pick out a FREE book of any value $18.99 or less. There is no charge for our Saturday Puppet Storytime so JOIN US and Play on!

Contact: (540) 812-2103  
Website: www.lollipopstation.com


Free Puppet Story Time at Lollipop Station

Date: May 02, 2015
Location: 179 East Davis Street, Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: 11:00 am - 12 Noon
Description: Every Saturday at 11am, join us for Puppet Storytime on the green stage! Don't forget - when your child attends 10 Storytimes they will get to pick out a FREE book of any value $18.99 or less. There is no charge for our Saturday Puppet Storytime so JOIN US and Play on!

Contact: (540) 812-2103  
Website: www.lollipopstation.com


Free Puppet Story Time at Lollipop Station

Date: May 09, 2015
Location: 179 East Davis Street, Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: 11:00 am - 12 Noon
Description: Every Saturday at 11am, join us for Puppet Storytime on the green stage! Don't forget - when your child attends 10 Storytimes they will get to pick out a FREE book of any value $18.99 or less. There is no charge for our Saturday Puppet Storytime so JOIN US and Play on!

Contact: (540) 812-2103  
Website: www.lollipopstation.com


Free Puppet Story Time at Lollipop Station

Date: May 16, 2015
Location: 179 East Davis Street, Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: 11:00 am - 12 Noon
Description: Every Saturday at 11am, join us for Puppet Storytime on the green stage! Don't forget - when your child attends 10 Storytimes they will get to pick out a FREE book of any value $18.99 or less. There is no charge for our Saturday Puppet Storytime so JOIN US and Play on!

Contact: (540) 812-2103  
Website: www.lollipopstation.com


Culpeper Fireman's Parade

Date: May 21, 2015
Location: Main Street, Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: 6:30 pm
Description: Organized by the Culpeper County Volunteer Fire Department

Come and enjoy a festive parade of beauty queens, bands, clowns and cars! An evening of fun for the whole family to enjoy! The parade line-up will begin at 5:00 p.m. and parade will start promptly at 6:30 p.m. Line up will begin at the corner of Main and Piedmont Street and will extend down Old Brandy Road. All entries will be judged exclusively during the procession of the parade. Judges stand will be located at Main and West Davis Street. After the parade join us at the Culpeper Agriculture Enterprise for our annual carnival, May 22nd-25th.

Contact: 540-825-8777  
Website: www.facebook.com/CulpeperCountyVolunteerFireDepartment


Free Puppet Story Time at Lollipop Station

Date: May 23, 2015
Location: 179 East Davis Street, Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: 11:00 am - 12 Noon
Description: Every Saturday at 11am, join us for Puppet Storytime on the green stage! Don't forget - when your child attends 10 Storytimes they will get to pick out a FREE book of any value $18.99 or less. There is no charge for our Saturday Puppet Storytime so JOIN US and Play on!

Contact: (540) 812-2103  
Website: www.lollipopstation.com


Free Puppet Story Time at Lollipop Station

Date: May 30, 2015
Location: 179 East Davis Street, Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: 11:00 am - 12 Noon
Description: Every Saturday at 11am, join us for Puppet Storytime on the green stage! Don't forget - when your child attends 10 Storytimes they will get to pick out a FREE book of any value $18.99 or less. There is no charge for our Saturday Puppet Storytime so JOIN US and Play on!

Contact: (540) 812-2103  
Website: www.lollipopstation.com


State Theatre presents an Evening of Magic and Illusion with Wes Iseli and special Guest Natalie

Date: June 26, 2015
Location: 305 South Main Street, Historic Downtown Culpeper, VA 22701
Time: 8:00 pm
Description: Wes Iseli has been doing magic since he was 7 years old. He started his own business called Party Magic after graduating from high school. While attending college to study marketing, he expanded his business to include other entertainers such as DJs, magicians, jugglers, clowns, and other entertainers available 365 days a year. He currently works at resorts, country clubs, theatres, trade shows, company picnics, and high school auditoriums all over the East Coast. He still enjoys doing the smaller shows such as private parties and family reunions. Wes says he couldnt think of a better career choice; it never gets old performing all over and entertaining thousands of people each month. $12 advance/$15 at the door.

Contact: 540-829-0292
Email: tix@culpepertheatre.org
Website: www.culpepertheatre.org


Culpeper's 4th of July Celebration

Date: July 04, 2015
Location: Main Street, Davis Street, and Yowell Meadow Park, Culpeper, Culpeper, VA, 22701
Time: 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Description: Organized by: Culpeper Festival Committee

Join us for a day of celebration and patriotism in and around downtown Culpeper. The Independence Day Celebration is a safe, fun, and affordable event that represents not only our heritage, but also a strong sense of community spirit. People of all ages, from all walks of life find pleasure and enjoyment in the day's activities. The day is filled with sporting events, patriotic speeches, a festive parade, amusements for children and adults, and entertainment that will delight everyone. Invite your friends and family members for this very popular event in Culpeper. (In the event of inclement weather on the 4th, the Parade will be cancelled. The Freedom 5K will run rain or shine on the 4th.)

Contact: info@culpeper4thofjuly.com  
Website: www.culpeper4thofjuly.com



For more event information, please visit the Culpeper Department of Tourism web site at www.visitculpeperva.com.