Category Archives: Batteau

James River Batteau Festival – Fall Meeting 2018 by Andrew Shaw

Hey Folks, I hope everyone has had a great summer and is looking forward to the fall.  In the last several years, we have lost the tradition of having a fall meeting due to the fact that it was connected … Continue reading

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    2018 James River Transportation Festival, by Brian Coffield

    On July 21, 2018, the VC&NS participated in the 7th annual James River Transportation Festival on the Blue Ridge Parkway.  This festival, which began in 2012, was conceived of by Peter Hamel, who is the Ridge District interpreter for the … Continue reading

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      Appomattox River Festival – 2018 – By Brian Coffield.

      The 4thannual Appomattox Riverfest was held on April 28, 2018 at Appomattox Riverside Park in Dinwiddie County. The event was sponsored by the Friends of the Lower Appomattox River (FOLAR).  This event brings together state and local agencies and volunteer … Continue reading

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        Swiftwater Rescue Class to be held during the VC&NS Annual Conference Weekend, April, 23, 2016.

        On Saturday April 23, 2016 The James River Batteau Festival will be represented by Chairman Andrew Shaw. A Swiftwater Rescue Class will be held near Lynchburg, VA led by Andrew and others. Many Batteau groups will be attending for hands … Continue reading

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          Rivanna History Day – March 26th, 2016

          VC&NS Past President, Mr. Brian Coffield would like to invite everyone to come and see the wonderful exhibits for the Rivanna History Day at Pleasant Grove, in Fluvanna, County, Virginia. Click here to download full size flyer that you may … Continue reading

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