2018 FOLAR RiverFest – Celebrate our Appomattox River!

Saturday, April 28, 2018  10am – 3pm

Ferndale Appomattox Riverside Park , 24909 Ferndale Road, Petersburg 23803

 

*Youth Fishing Workshops with VDGIF *  

* Kayak-Paddling Workshops with Ft. Lee *

*  Obstacle Course with Ft. Lee* 

*Canal Natural History Ride with FOLAR*

*Archaeological Demonstration with Ft. Lee *

*Guided Walk to View Rare Native Flora*

*See & Learn about Birds, Fish, Reptiles and more*

 

2018 EXHIBITORS INCLUDE:

Appomattox River Soil and Water Conservation District;
Blacksmith, Grizzly Forge; Chesapeake Bay Foundation; Dinwiddie Master Gardeners; FOLAR – Friends of the Lower Appomattox River; Matoaca Village History; Petersburg Area Regional Tourism; Pocahontas Chapter-VA Master Naturalists; VCU Rice Rivers Center; Virginia American Water;  Virginia Canal & Navigation Society; Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation Natural Heritage Program; Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries; Virginia Department of Forestry; and more

     LIVE MUSIC – FOOD VENDORS – TRAPEZIUM CRAFT BEER**!

**Wear your RiverFest wristband to Trapezium Taproom to get a “RiverFest After-Party” Discount. Good only on Sat., April 28th

 

      PARKING ACROSS BRIDGE ON RIVER ROAD IN MATOACA 

Handicapped Parking Only Onsite

SHUTTLES AVAILABLE [See Map]

 

Event entry is free thanks to our generous sponsors:

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Thank you to Fort Lee our 2018 Activities Co-sponsor

 

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

 

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

 

 

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. **

Sponsorships Available

Contact: Wendy Austin, austinwam@gmail.com or 804.543.0325

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Crafter – Vendor (Sales) and/or Exhibitor-Nonprofit Opportunities