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Capital campaign underway for Lancaster HS arts venue

The Rappahannock Foundation for the Arts has launched a $450,000 capital campaign, “Where The Arts Take Center Stage,” to help create an up-to-date, engaging performing arts venue for students and the community in the auditorium of the new Lancaster High School. The new school is slated to open in the fall of 2026.

“To those of you who have already contributed to our ongoing efforts to enhance the quality of life in Lancaster County as well as the education of our youth, we thank you,” said RFA president Jamie Tucker. “We are on our way to reaching our goal of $450,000. Your contributions will allow us to purchase microphones, stands, LED stage lighting, a sound board, speakers, spotlights, and all the supportive technology. I think the results will amaze you.”

RFA’s mission was set at its founding in 1986, when a few residents, led by John Binns, sought to expand artistic activity in Lancaster, Northumberland and surrounding counties. With support from the Virginia Commission f...

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