Week Ending 2/6/2024


 January 29th

On Monday, Hundred Acre Books had a Fae Night Market. Guests enjoyed massages from Michelle at Willow Moon Healing, LLC. Tea and delicious scones were available from Miss Minerva’s Tea Room & Gifts. There was a book release, scavenger hunt, and more! Be sure to follow their page for more fun events coming in 2024!

January 31st

Sarah had tea with Chris at Encompass Community Supports to learn more about their services and how the Chamber can support their mission. She learned that they have people who can help advise on Medicare and that they prepare meals for organizations in our community, like the senior center. Encompass Community Supports provides a wide breadth of services to our community.

If you need assistance with youth, intellectual & developmental disability, housing, mental health, senior citizens, substance abuse, addiction, & prevention, transportation, veterans, or anything else, reach out to them. Don’t be afraid to ask for help!

February 1st

We’re thrilled to announce the arrival of the 2024 Community Guide and Business Directory! This year, our theme is “Then & Now,” highlighting Culpeper’s rich history and promising future. Secure your copy at the Chamber office, available Monday to Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm.


 February 1st

Did you know we’ve got an extra day this February? That’s right, it’s Leap Year! This year, The Culpeper Chamber of Commerce is making it extra special by dedicating it to “Leap of Kindness Day”!

We are starting a list in the office of things we will do to celebrate. Let’s fill this bonus day with acts of kindness and generosity! Here are a few ideas to get you started:

-Donate gently used items to a local charity.

-Treat a friend or colleague to coffee or a snack.

-Plant a tree or flowers in your neighborhood.

-Share your favorite book with someone.

-Cook a meal for a neighbor in need.

-Create uplifting and positive sidewalk chalk art.

-Write heartfelt notes and leave them in public places.

-Pick up any litter you see.

-Write a thank you note to an educator, custodian, bus driver, or first responder.

We want YOU to be a part of this kindness celebration. Please use the hashtag: #CulpeperLeapOfKindnessDay so we can follow along!

Comment below with your own ideas or requests for acts of kindness, and let’s make Leap of Kindness Day unforgettable!

Together, we can make a positive impact in our community.


 February 2nd  

On Friday, we celebrated Early’s Carpet, Inc. warehouse expansion and new centrifuge! Early’s Carpet has been a cornerstone of our local economy for 57 years, contributing not only to the growth of our business sector but also to the overall prosperity of our community.

The introduction of the new centrifuge is a testament to Early’s Carpet’s commitment to staying at the forefront of industry advancements. This innovative technology not only enhances their operational efficiency but also showcases their forward-thinking approach to business. It is a reflection of their adaptability and readiness to embrace the future.


February 5th

The Culpeper Young Professionals:

What a close race! The decision has been made on our Wine & Design Paint it forward artwork this year and it came down to ONE vote difference!  We are excited to be painting “Winter Bluebirds” on Thursday February 29th at 6:30pm!  Tickets are $40 and a portion of all the proceeds will be donated to Aging Together!

We hope you will join us there! – The more painters we have the more fun we have and the more money we raise!