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July 2020

Kids Rappahannock Nature Bingo & Photo Contest

July 15 - August 12

FRIENDS OF THE RAPPAHANNOCK invites you to get outdoors this summer and play a fun game of Rappahannock Nature Bingo.  If you are a kid between the ages of 4-17 living in the Rappahannock River Watershed, we want you to get outside and find some awesome examples of the super cool wildlife that you can see right in your own backyard.     Take a camera with you on your nature strolls, hikes and river adventures and enter the FOR KIDS…

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August 2020

Lake Pelham Kayak Tour

August 15 @ 9:45 am - 12:00 pm
$16 – $20 4 tickets left

Join FOR River Steward October Greenfield for a guided paddle tour of Lake Pelham. This morning float begins and ends at the public boat ramp at The Ole Country Store. This trip is flat water only. Minimum age is 12 years and some paddling experience is helpful. Did you know that Lake Pelham is known for having more channel catfish per acre than nearly any other lake in Northern Virginia? Lake Pelham is water supply reservoir for the Town of…

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Culpeper Parks River Clean Up

August 24 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Rockwater Park, 421 Madison Road
Culpeper, VA 22701
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Free

Join Friends of the Rappahannock and the Town of Culpeper as we join forces to remove trash and debris from local streams at Rockwater Park and Culpeper War Memorial Park. Mountain Run is a large tributary to the Rappahannock River and runs right through downtown Culpeper. Like most streams in the area, Mountain Run receives lots of runoff from roads, parking lots, and buildings, every time it rains. This stormwater brings litter of all shapes and sizes along with many…

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Think Like a Citizen Scientist: Girl Scout Program

August 29 - August 30
Friends of the Rappahannock, 3219 Fall Hill Ave
Fredericksburg, VA 22401 United States
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$21 Sold out

Friends of the Rappahannock would like to invite you to a “Think like a Citizen Scientist - Journey in a day!” We will be hosting Girls Scouts of all ages to join us for a day learning about Ornithology, the study of birds! We will discover bird adaptations, connect with their migration, and take action as citizen scientists using the ebird app! We will also be building bluebird boxes for our local Virginia Bluebird Society of Fredericksburg! Saturday, August 29th…

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September 2020

Mountain Run Kayak Tour

September 19 @ 9:45 am - 12:00 pm
Mountain Run Lake Park, J B Carpenter Jr Dr
Culpeper, VA 22701 United States
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$16 – $20 16 tickets left

Join FOR River Steward October Greenfield for a guided paddle tour of Mountain Run Lake. This morning float begins and ends at the public boat ramp. This trip is flat water only. Minimum age is 12 years and some paddling experience is helpful. Mountain Run Lake is a 75-acre water supply reservoir located just 15 minutes from downtown Culpeper. The channel catfish and brown bullhead populations are some of the best found in small impoundments in Northern Virginia. Wildlife is…

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October 2020

Riverfest

October 24
Crab basket shrimp boil party pack options

This year we’re bringing Riverfest to You! In an abundance of caution, we’re adjusting the format to a more personalized “party pack” option instead of hosting our usual 1,400 person gathering down by the river. This event is our signature fundraiser and we are grateful for your support for the river. Our party packs will have everything you need to host your own great party – steamed crabs, shrimp boil, crab knockers, paper and more! Enjoy a feast with your…

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