2019 FOLAR RiverFest – – Find LOVE on the Appomattox River Trail (ART)

Saturday, April 27, 2019 ||  10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Ferndale Appomattox Riverside Park , 24909 Ferndale Road, Petersburg 23803

 

 

 

 

*NEW: Rock Climbing Wall with the National Guard*

*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*

 

EXHIBITORS INCLUDE:
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AWARE Wildlife Center; Appomattox River Soil and Water Conservation District;
Blacksmith Grizzly Forge; Chesapeake Bay Foundation; Dinwiddie Master Gardeners-Plant Sale; FOLAR – Friends of the Lower Appomattox River; Matoaca Village History; Petersburg Area Regional Tourism; Petersburg Battlefield Foundation; Pocahontas Chapter-VA Master Naturalists; RVA Goats and Honey; Sports Backers RVA; Virginia American Water;  Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries; Virginia Department of Forestry; Virginia Native Plant Society; and more

    LIVE MUSIC with Johnny Jones & Friends and DJ Mike Packer!

LOCAL FOOD TRUCKS!

 

      PARKING ACROSS BRIDGE ON RIVER ROAD IN MATOACA –

Handicapped Parking Only Onsite

SHUTTLES AVAILABLE 

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A $5 donation is suggested at the gate.

Thank you to our generous sponsors and supporters:

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Thank you to Fort Lee our 2019 Activities Co-sponsor

 

 

Thank you to our In-Kind Sponsors:

Dinwiddie County, VA 

Hopewell Recreation & Parks

 Petersburg Area Regional Tourism (PART)  and Container First Services 

 

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

 

 

 

CONSIDER BEING A RIVERFEST 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. **

Sponsorships Available

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

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 Exhibit – Market/Vendor Applications