2017 FOLAR RiverFest – Celebrate our Appomattox River!

Saturday, April 29, 2017  10am – 3pm

Ferndale Appomattox Riverside Park , 24909 Ferndale Road, Petersburg 23803 

* Youth Fishing Workshops with VDGIF *

  * Kayak-Paddling Workshops with Ft. Lee *

* Climbing Wall and Obstacle Course with Ft. Lee* 

  *Canal Natural History Ride*

*Archaeological Demonstration with Ft. Lee *

 *Stroll the Trail and View Rare Native Flora*

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

Program Exhibitors include: Click here for: EVENT LIST & SITE MAP

Appomattox River Soil and Water Conservation District; Blacksmith, Grizzly Forge;
Buzzing Bee Honey; Chesapeake Bay Foundation; Chesterfield County Parks & Recreation and Department of Environmental Engineering; Dinwiddie Master Gardeners; FOLAR – Friends of the Lower Appomattox River; Francis Bland Randolph Chapter, N.S.D.A.R.; James River Association; 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*

  FOOD VENDORS:

*El Mundo De Las Delicias – Latin American & Mexican

*Goatocado – Vegetarian

*Southern Exposure – Bistro Style, Coffee

*Woodhead’s Grill – Barbecue & Grill Sandwiches       

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

 PARKING ACROSS BRIDGE ON RIVER RD. IN MATOACA – SHUTTLES AVAILABLE [See Map]

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

      

 

Thank you to our In-Kind Sponsors: Petersburg Area Regional Tourism (PART) Container First Services, Harlan Construction, Walmart Petersburg Distribution Center, and Hopewell Recreation & Parks

 

Event proceeds benefit the Friends of the Lower Appomattox River (FOLAR) River Conservation Programs and the Community.

 

CONSIDER BEING A SPONSOR

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, austinwam@gmail.com or 804.543.0325

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