2017 Camp Fantastic

2017 Camp Fantastic

This was another very well organized event by Jim Blubaugh, who now has ten of these Rappahannock County nights under his belt.  In summary, it might be well to start with the item about Camp Fantastic as submitted to the Rappahannock News and published on Thursday,...
Chilifest 2016

Chilifest 2016

The Rappahannock Lions Club Holds Its Annual Chilifest for 2016 Almost any activity can be divided into three parts: make ready, do, and put away.  For the Rappahannock Lions Club annual Chilifest for 2016, “make ready” began at 10:00 AM on Saturday, October 8, 2016,...
Farm to Table – How the Lions do it

Farm to Table – How the Lions do it

A pint jar of apple butter made by the Rappahannock Lions Club.  It is one of their primary fundraisers and something that the Rappahannock Club has been doing for over 50 years. The local Lions Club is one of the few remaining Lions Clubs in the United States that...

Farm to Table – How the Lions do it – Part 2

The Rappahannock Lions Club makes apple butter at the Keelzetown Community Cannery, in Keezletown, Virginia, the only remaining “can-your-own and non-profit” cannery in the State of Virginia. Where is Keezletown? It is outside of Harrisonburg, VA. off of Route I-81,...
A most Fantastic Camp – 2016

A most Fantastic Camp – 2016

Once more, volunteers from Rappahannock County provided Camp Fantastic with a spectacular late afternoon and early evening event for children, ages 7 to 17, who are undergoing treatment for cancer. Held annually for a week since 1983 at the Northern Virginia 4-H...