Friday, August 29, 2008

Enjoy the River at Riverfest!

Saturday, September 20th

Sponsored by:
Three Rivers Outfitters
The Riverfest Committee

The Riverfest Float
From the Harrington Highway Bridge Area to Leaksville Wildlife Access with a stop possible at the Leaksville Landing access area to visit the special River Village area of Riverfest (River Village is sponsored in part by the Dan River Basin Association).
3.0 miles (1.5-2.5 hrs.)
$15.00 registration includes shuttle and t shirt for all participants.
All shuttles will start at The Leaksville Wildlife Access.
Reservations requested, please call (336) 627 6215
Walk up accepted if space is available the day of the event.
Shuttles starting 8:30, concluding at 9:30
Boats to leave put in at 10:00 a.m.
Boats to pass by Leaksville Landing --- estimated 10:45 a.m.

Note: Boat rentals for these trips available from Three Rivers Outfitters,
at (336) 627 6215 $25 per canoe or kayak. Reservations recommended

Guided Beginner Paddle
From Leaksville Landing to Wildlife access, with return shuttle to Leaksville Landing access. $20 per boat, including guide for these trips. Limit 8 boats per trip. Trolley will provide return shuttle. Approximate trip times: 10:45 a.m., 2:00 p.m., 3:30 p.m.

Visit Team DRBA at The River Village!

10 am & 1 pm "Henry the Heron" - Hey kids, Henry needs your help! Come meet Henry the Heron and learn about his wild adventures on the Dan River! FREE

11 am & 2 pm "The Incredible Journey"- Do you know where the water goes after a rain storm? Join us for a fun game to discover the incredible journey of water. All ages are welcome to play! FREE

12 pm & 3 pm "Stream: The Movie"- Calling all actors and actresses! We need a cast for the biggest blockbuster to hit the Dan River Basin. All ages welcome, no acting experience needed! FREE

10:30 am, 11:30 am, 1:30 pm, & 2:30 pm “DRBA Casting Clinic”- Come to the river to see a demonstration of the various types of tackle used on our area rivers and see casting techniques. All ages are welcome. FREE

10:30 am, 12:30 pm, & 1:30 pm “Fun on the River Face Painting”- Hey kids, drop by to have your face painted! Canoes, kayaks, and fish are just some of the fun river objects offered. FREE (Donations to DRBA appreciated)

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