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2013 James River Batteau Festival Dates:
Friday June 14:
Boats parked at Amherst Boat Landing.
Sunday June 16:
Depart Galt's Mill.
Arrive at Bent Creek.
Monday June 17:
Depart Bent Creek.
Arrive at Wingina.
Tuesday June 18:
Arrive at Howardsville.
Wednesday June 19:
Thursday June 20:
Arrive at Slate River.
Friday June 21:
Depart Slate River.
Arrive at Cartersville.
Saturday June 22:
Arrive at Maiden's Landing approx. 4 pm
Monthly Archives: June 2012
The batteau “Slate River” arrived first at Maiden’s on Saturday afternoon. Photos from Maiden’s Landing: Maiden’s Landing was calm and laid back as the batteaux slowly started coming in. T-shirt sales for the JRBF were going well. I was excited … Continue reading
Photos from Cartersville Saturday Morning: Saturday morning in Cartersville was a bit damp and foggy as it had rained again during the night on top of the storm that had hit earlier in the afternoon. It was nice and cool … Continue reading
Photos from Cartersville on Friday night: Cartersville was about like every other time in Cartersville. It was hot, then it rained good and there was mud. The BBQ was very good from the food vendor. Batteau came in gradually, some … Continue reading
Photos from Columbia: After doing ground crew stuff like going to the store and doing postings for the website, I headed for Columbia, Virginia, Thursday afternoon. Right down from Dixie, yes, the heart of Dixie is where rt. 6 and … Continue reading
Friday Morning in the Slate River campsite was a bit soggy but nice and cool. The storm had cooled things down nicely and that made for good sleeping! Stories abounded about the storm and where people were etc. Gradually … Continue reading
The new Batteau “Slate River” arriving first at the Slate River Site Thursday afternoon. Photos from Slate River: The Slate River site of the 2012 James River Batteau Festival was in one word, HOT. Jeff Taylor laid back in a … Continue reading
Thursday morning in Scottsville was laid back and nice at the High Meadow’s bed & breakfast waiting for some crew members of the Grace of the James. Fancy breakfast with crepes and fruit etc were served. I got lots of … Continue reading
The Town of Scottsville came alive on Wednesday night as the batteaux arrived! The festivities by the town center went well I heard. The Tap Room was crazy with old-timey batteau people singing and dancing until late in the evening. … Continue reading
The Batteau “Spirit of the James in Hatton’s Ferry rapid. Hatton’s Ferry rapid was a nice place to wait for the batteau to come through on Wednesday afternoon en-route to Scottsville. Here are the photos from Hatton’s Ferry: I waited … Continue reading