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July 2018

Thunder Moon Paddle

July 27 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
City Dock Park, City Dock Park
Fredericksburg, VA 22401 United States
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$28 – $105 58 tickets left

Experience the magic of nightfall on the river during FOR’s Thunder Moon kayak paddle from Old Mill Park to City Dock. Thunder Moon is the Rappahannock Indian name for the July full moon,  because it’s the time of year thunderstorms occur most frequently. This year’s Thunder Moon is a “Micromoon,” meaning the Moon will be near its apogee, or farthest distance from Earth. Join FOR Volunteer Leader Michelle McGinley for this Friday night kayak float. We'll talk about river ecology,…

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Port Royal Paddle

July 28 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Port Royal Landing, King Street, King Street
Port Royal, VA 22535 United States
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$32 – $120 79 tickets left

Join FOR's Education Director and Education Coordinator for a family-friendly paddle on the tidal Rappahannock! We will launch into the main stem of the Rapp from Port Royal Landing in Caroline County and explore the nearby Port Royal Unit of the Rappahannock River Valley National Wildlife Refuge by boat and on foot with fun educational activities on the way. Ages 8 and up (with adult) welcome! Dress to get wet. Bring lunch, lots of water, sunscreen, and a hat. Note:…

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September 2018

Riverfest 2018

September 15 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
McDaniel Property, 125 Sophia St
Fredericksburg, 22401
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A Good Party for a Great Cause • TICKETS GO ON SALE IN JULY Crabs • Catfish • Barbecue • Boat Rides • Open Bar 28th Riverfest, 33 years protecting the Rappahannock Become a sponsor today! All tickets must be purchased in advance. Buy tickets here. Auction & Raffle Live Auction and Raffle of local arts, vacations, and experiences

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Rise and Grind National Coffee Day Race

September 29 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Pratt Park, 120 River Road
Fredericksburg, VA 22405 United States
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2018 Rise and Grind National Coffee Day 5K, 10K, and Kids 1-Miler Runners (5k/10k) Receive: Finisher’s Medal, Technical (Drifit) Event Shirt, & A Chip Timed Event Kids (1-Miler...14&Under) Receive: Finisher's Medal, Cotton Event Shirt, & Chip-Timed Event Race benefits the Friends of the Rappahannock Enjoy a free cup of coffee from The Mantle Coffee Shoppe after this scenic, flat 5k/10k that runs along a paved path around Pratt Park. Introducing a new Kids 1-Miler option! There's also an option during registration for adults…

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October 2018

Cat Point Creek Kayak Krawl

October 13 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Menokin Foundation, 4037 Menokin Rd
Warsaw, VA 22572 United States
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$32 – $120 80 tickets left

FOR is partnering with Menokin Foundation on a tour of the Cat Point Creek Water Trail. Cat Point Creek is one of the most pristine Northern Neck tributaries of the Rappahannock River. Attendees will also tour Menokin, the remains of the 18th century home of Francis Lightfoot Lee, that is now the "Most Engaging Preservation Project in America." Oct. 14 is also Francis Lightfoot Lee's birthday, so we'll be celebrating that too! Bring lunch, water, and sunscreen. Minimum age is…

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