The Batteau “Fine Creek Mill” was parked by Ferndale Park beside the Appomattox River near Matoaca. The rain was getting stronger as the day went on, however, the Friends of the Lower Appomattox River (FOLAR) made the best of the situation. FOLAR had food vendors and many different river groups set up beside the pond behind the pavilion building. They even had a nice buggy with seats pulled by an ATV giving rides down the 1.5 mile towpath. The canal had a good amount of water in it. The bridge leading from the park across the canal to the tow-path was named after Nancy Trout! A musical group made up of men from the area played civil war style music which was very very nice!
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VC&NS - Upcoming EventsOct20Sat20186:30 PM JRBF-Fall Mtg-Howardsville @ Howardsville, VAJun15Sat201911:00 AM JRBF – Start – Saturday June 15,... @ Lynchburg - Percival's IslandJRBF – Start – Saturday June 15,... @ Lynchburg - Percival's IslandJun 15 @ 11:00 AMThe Launch of the 34th annual James River Batteau Festival in 2019 will be from Percival’s Island at 11:00 AM. View Percival’s Island – James River Batteau Festival in a larger map4:00 PM JRBF – Saturday June 15, 2019 @ Galt's MillJRBF – Saturday June 15, 2019 @ Galt's MillJun 15 @ 4:00 PM – 10:00 PMThe James River Batteau Festival campsite at Galt’s Mill for 2019 is scheduled to be the same as prior years. View Galt’s Mill site – James River Batteau Festival in a larger mapJun16Sun2019Jun17Mon2019Jun18Tue20194:00 PM JRBF – Tuesday June 18, 2019 @ HowardsvilleJRBF – Tuesday June 18, 2019 @ HowardsvilleJun 18 @ 4:00 PM – 10:00 PMThe James River Batteau Festival campsite for Tuesday June 18, 2019 will be at Howardsville. Please be respectful of this property and do not leave trash! Please observe the quite hours of 10:00 PM. Thank you. View Howardsville Site – … Continue reading →Jun19Wed20193:00 PM JRBF – Wednesday June 19, 2019 @ ScottsvilleJRBF – Wednesday June 19, 2019 @ ScottsvilleJun 19 @ 3:00 PM – 7:00 PMThe James River Batteau Festival campsite for Wednesday June 19, 2019 will be at Scottsville. Camping is available behind the old School, same as in prior years. View Scottsville Site – James River Batteau Festival in a larger map Local … Continue reading →Jun20Thu20194:00 PM JRBF – Thursday June 20, 2019 @ Slate RiverJRBF – Thursday June 20, 2019 @ Slate RiverJun 20 @ 4:00 PM – 10:00 PMThe James River Batteau Festival campsite for Thursday June 20, 2019 will be at the site on the up-river side of the Slate River confluence with the James River. This site was new in 2016. Please do NOT go to the … Continue reading →Jun21Fri20194:00 PM JRBF – Friday June 21, 2019 @ CartersvilleJRBF – Friday June 21, 2019 @ CartersvilleJun 21 @ 4:00 PM – 10:00 PMThe James River Batteau Festival campsite for Friday June 21, 2019 will be at Cartersville. View Cartersville Site – James River Batteau Festival in a larger mapJun22Sat20194:00 PM JRBF – Saturday June 22, 2019 @ Maiden's LandingJRBF – Saturday June 22, 2019 @ Maiden's LandingJun 22 @ 4:00 PM – 10:00 PMThe James River Batteau Festival will end on Saturday June 22, 2019 at Maiden’s Landing. View Maiden’s Landing Site – James River Batteau Festival in a larger map
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VC&NS News – Recent Posts
- James River Batteau Festival – Fall Meeting 2018 by Andrew Shaw September 13, 2018
- 2018 James River Transportation Festival, by Brian Coffield July 30, 2018
- Second Annual Amherst County Batteau Day – June 9, 2018. June 9, 2018
- Appomattox River Festival – 2018 – By Brian Coffield. April 30, 2018
- VCNS Board of Directors tour Richmond Pumphouse – April 14th, 2018. By Brian Coffield April 21, 2018
- Winner of the 50/50 Raffle July 14, 2017
- Response to Pledge Card July 14, 2017
- Rucker Landing signs dedicated during Amherst County’s Batteau Day – June 10, 2017 June 10, 2017
- VC&NS Fundraising – Krogers Reward Card April 11, 2017
- Cape Fear River Atlas – First Edition, 2016 March 11, 2017