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Family Wildlife Festival: CANCELED

Friends of the Rappahannock

** This event has been cancelled. If you already purchased tickets, you will receive a refund in the next 7-10 business days.** Join us at Friends of the Rappahannock for an afternoon of fun, hands-on educational opportunities for young explorers aging from Pre K - 2nd grade. The Family Wildlife Festival takes place on our […]

Free – $10.00

Rogue Oyster – Oyster Experience

Greenvale Marina

Join Lower River Steward, Anne Self, to learn all about oysters. Participants will dissect oysters and then dump oyster shell on nearby oyster reefs. REGISTER HERE! 

Free

Caledon State Park Litter Clean Up

Caledon State Park

Join us at Caledon State Park to cleanup the beaches of the Potomac River. This event is part of the International Coastal Cleanup coordinated by Clean Virginia Waterways. Bring a water bottle, snacks, and wear sturdy shoes that can get wet. FOR and park staff will shuttle participants from the parking lot to the river […]

Belle Isle Litter Clean Up – CANCELED

Belle Isle State Park

**THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED.** Join Friends of the Rappahannock and the Northern Neck Planning District Commission to participate in Clean Virginia Waterways! We'll be meeting at Belle Isle State Park for a waterway clean up on Saturday, October 23rd. We'll be collecting data about the trash we find to help inform solutions to marine […]

Benny Vitali’s DoughRaiser

Benny Vitali's

Grab a slice or a whole pizza from Benny Vitali's anytime on Wednesday, October 27th from 11AM - 11PM. This "doughraiser" fundraiser  will help support Friends of the Rappahannock's Clean Up efforts! 20% of all revenue will be donated to fund the Annual Big Fall Clean-Up. Thank you Benny Vitali's for supporting Friends of the […]

Rapidan River Paddle

Ely's Ford Boat Ramp

Join River Stewards Mike Shaw and Brent Hunsinger on a paddle along the Rapidan River from Ely’s Ford to Hunting Run on October 27th. Meet us at the Ely’s Ford launch at 10am. This paddle contains 1-2 rapids but is perfect for any experience level and will take about 4 hrs total. Participants must be […]

$28.00 – $50.00

2021 Annual Big Fall Cleanup – CANCELED

Old Mill Park

**THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO HIGH RIVER LEVELS AND STANDING WATER. WE WILL NOT BE DOING A RESCHEDULE OR RAIN DATE**   LITTER CLEAN-UP DETAILS Join Friends of the Rappahannock and Fredericksburg Parks, Recreation and Events for our annual Big Fall Cleanup, sponsored by the Fredericksburg Nationals. Volunteers should please meet at Old […]

Beginner Birding for Kids – Culpeper

Are you interested in learning more about birds? Join Friends of the Rappahannock for a Beginner Birding class! Participants will learn how to use binoculars, how to identify common birds in Culpeper, and take a hike to look for birds. Geared toward ages 5-13 years old. Be sure to dress for the weather and wear sturdy […]

Madison County Tree Planting

Mulatto Run Project

Come out to beautiful Madison County  on November 5th  from 9 AM - 3 PM to plant trees on a landowners property. Bring a lunch, water, sunscreen/bug spray, long pants and boots. Gloves and all other tools will be provided. If you have any questions, please reach out to Mike Shaw at michael.shaw@riverfriends.org CLICK HERE […]

Sipping for Saplings

DuCard Vineyards

Join DuCard Vineyards in planting trees throughout Madison County! For every bottle of wine you buy to take home between Nov. 6th - November 14th, you can take home a FREE tree! You will be able to take home a Dogwood or Serviceberry sapling to plant in your yard! And you will be contributing to […]

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