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May 2017
$4 - $10

Eagles, Beetles and Wild Edibles!

May 6 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Friends of the Rappahannock, 3219 Fall Hill Ave
Fredericksburg, VA 22401 United States
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Joella and Michael Killian of UMW's Department of Biological Sciences lead attendees along FOR's trails and the canal path. Spring is a great time for exploring birds, plants, insects and all things natural along the Rappahannock.

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Annual Membership Meeting

May 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Friends of the Rappahannock, 3219 Fall Hill Ave
Fredericksburg, VA 22401 United States
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Join FOR staff, executive committee members and friends at our annual meeting and potluck to celebrate our 32nd anniversary. We honor outstanding volunteers from the previous year and discuss our recent achievements and future plans. We'll cook the BBQ, you bring a dish to share. Old River Friends, bring new River Friends. FREE. Please pre-register.

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June 2017

Rock the River!

June 3 @ 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Old Mill Park, 2201 Caroline St
Fredericksburg, VA 22401 United States
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Celebrate our 3rd Annual Rock the River FXBG event at Old Mill Park. The event includes live music, craft beer, kid-friendly activities, local artisan vendors, and some of the best local food trucks. While at the park, enjoy one of the supporting events, including the 37th Annual Great Rappahannock Whitewater Canoe and Kayak Race. Most Rock the River FXBG activities are FREE.  For race registration and tickets to beer garden, go to rocktheriverfxbg.com

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$40 - $150

Civil War Paddle

June 10 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

National Park Service Supervisory Historian Greg Mertz leads this daylong canoe tour of Civil War sites along the Rapidan or Rappahannock rivers. It is one of our most popular trips and we focus on bringing to life tales of Stonewall Jackson, George Custer and J.E.B. Stuart. Bring a bag lunch, water, sunscreen, etc. This trips fills FAST, so register early. Minimum age is 12 years and this is a strenuous, all-day event.

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July 2017
$28 - $105

Full Moon Paddle

July 7 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
City Dock Park, City Dock Park
Fredericksburg, VA 22401 United States
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Experience the magic of nightfall on the river during FOR's moonlight paddle from Old Mill Park to City Dock. Join FOR Volunteer Leader Michelle McGinley for a Friday night kayak float. Minimum age is 12 years and some paddling experience is helpful. Meet at City Dock. Backup date: next day.

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