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April 2019

Rappahannock County Tree Planting Project – RESCHEDULED for 4/26

April 26 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Rappahannock County Project, 27 Poortown Road
Sperryville, VA 22740 United States
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Free 42 spots left

Join Friends of the Rappahannock and Piedmont Environmental Council on Friday April 26 to help us plant trees along a stream that flows to the Thornton River on a farm in Rappahannock County Virginia. The project is focused on planting trees to reduce erosion, protect water quality, and improve habitat for fish and wildlife. We have all the materials needed including tools, gloves, plants, water, and snacks. We recommend bringing a hat or visor and a reusable water bottle. Conservation…

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Hunter’s Island Magical History Tour

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friends of the Rappahannock, 3219 Fall Hill Ave
Fredericksburg, VA 22401 United States
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$24 – $30 27 tickets left

When Capt. John Smith explored the Rappahannock River in 1608, he was met at the fall line in Fredericksburg by a hail of arrows from native fishermen. Explore the legacy of Hunter's Island with its owner, local architect and history enthusiast Mary Ellen Wheeler. Bring a bag lunch for a picnic. Minimum age is 8 years. Participants will meet at Friends of the Rappahannock, take a short paddle across the river to the island, and then hike around the island.…

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Earth Day at Old Mill Park

April 27 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Old Mill Park, 2201 Caroline St
Fredericksburg, VA 22401 United States
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Celebrate the Earth and our beautiful Rappahannock River! This annual celebration in Fredericksburg is filled with fun activities for all ages! Friends of the Rappahannock will have environmental-STEM activities for everyone to try out. Please stop by our tent and learn more about how you can be a friend of the River.

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May 2019

Girl Scouts Journey in a Weekend

May 4 @ 9:00 am - May 5 @ 2:00 pm
Friends of the Rappahannock, 3219 Fall Hill Ave
Fredericksburg, VA 22401 United States
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$30 Sold out

Any Brownie, Junior, and Cadette that will participate in the weekend events need to purchase a ticket. Troop leaders, parents, and any other chaperones do not need to purchase tickets and are welcome to participate in the weekend activities. Adults will need to stay overnight with the Girl Scouts if they are planning on camping.

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Annual Meeting

May 23 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Friends of the Rappahannock, 3219 Fall Hill Ave
Fredericksburg, VA 22401 United States
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Free

Join FOR staff, executive committee members and friends at our annual meeting and potluck to celebrate our 34th anniversary. We honor outstanding volunteers from the previous year and discuss our recent achievements and future plans. We’ll cook the fried catfish and BBQ, you bring a dish to share. Old River Friends, bring new River Friends! FREE. Please RSVP by scrolling down the page and filling in your information.  

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