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FOLAR RIVERFEST 2017 Brings Fun to River History and Conservation

More than 1,200 people came out to enjoy the incredible outdoor experience provided by 25+ exhibitors and recreation specialists!

The Progress-Index published a very nice article about RiverFest 2017.  READ ARTICLE


Fort Lee for partnering with us on great program activities! — Obstacle Course, Kayaking, Archaeology and the Fort Lee Band!
Hopewell Rec & Parks for helping with the shuttle!
Dinwiddie Parks & Rec for site prep and parking!
Harlan Construction for site prep!
Container First for trash containers/removal!
Petersburg Area Regional Tourism (PART) for great additional publicity!
All the wonderful exhibitors and all our wonderful FOLAR volunteers!

We also THANK our EVENT SPONSORS who were so generous and helpful! Please be sure to support them and thank them as well:  Appomattox River Soil and Water Conservation District, John Randolph Foundation, Virginia American Water, Vulcan Materials, Walmart, and WestRock!

See all the great activities here. We’re planning more for next year so mark your calendar – SATURDAY, APRIL 28TH, 2018!