Friends of the Lower Appomattox River to hold RiverFest at Ferndale Park. April 29, 2017 10 am – 3 pm

Saturday, April 29, 2017  10am – 3pm at Ferndale Appomattox Riverside Park 

* Youth Fishing Workshops *

  * Kayaking-Paddling Workshops *

* Climbing Wall and Obstacle Course with Ft. Lee* 

  *Canal History Ride*

*Archaeological Demonstration with Ft. Lee *

 *Stroll the Trail and View Rare Fauna*

*See & Learn about Fish, Reptiles, Amphibians, and Bugs*

Program Exhibitors include: 

Appomattox River Soil and Water Conservation District; Blacksmith, Grizzly Forge;
Buzzing Bee Honey; Chesapeake Bay Foundation; Chesterfield County Parks & Recreation; Fire Truck; Dinwiddie Master Gardener;
FOLAR – Friends of the Lower Appomattox River; Francis Bland Randolph Chapter, N.S.D.A.R.; Matoaca Village History; Petersburg Area Regional Tourism;
Prince George Regional Heritage Center; Pocahontas Chapter – VA Master Naturalists; Virginia American Water; Thunder Eagle Wildlife Rescue;
Virginia Canal & Navigation Society; Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, Natural Heritage Program; Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries; Virginia Department of Forestry; Larry Holt, Historian/Author

   *Live Music by the Fort Lee Band and Mike Packer & Johnny Holt*


*El Mundo De Las Delicias – Latin American & Mexican    *Goatocado – Vegetarian

*Southern Exposure – Burgers, Sandwiches, Coffee

*Woodhead’s Grill – Barbecue & Grill Sandwiches       

New in 2017 – Welcome Fort Lee Program Co-sponsor Activities and Families! 


This event is FREE and open to the public thanks to our sponsors.






Thank you to our In-Kind Sponsors: Container First ServicesHarlan Construction, Walmart Petersburg Distribution Center, and Hopewell Recreation & Parks


Sponsors are an essential part of RiverFest!

Support from local businesses and organizations enables FOLAR to host this festival for the community.

NOTE: All sponsors receive  these benefits: **A booth or your company literature placed on sponsor display table if you’re unable to attend. **Listing in the program and on the website Event Page and Social Media. Promotion to Ft. Lee community.  **Special announcements mentioning sponsor name during the event. **

Sponsorship Options:

Presenting Sponsor $1,000 receives PREMIUM booth space and PROMINENT PA announcements and logo displays

Partner Sponsor $500 receives PROMINENT booth space and PA announcements and logo displays

Friend Sponsor $250 receives sponsor benefits

For More About Sponsorship Contact: Wendy Austin, or 804.543.0325

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