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The Lynchburg Launch - of the James River Batteau Festival
June 15, 2013
Percival's Island - Downtown Lynchburg, VA
Lynchburg Launch Festival
This family friendly event will offer: music, launch of the historic batteaux, art & crafts, kid's activities and games, wildlife, and historic demonstration. All events are free and open to the public! A free trolley will run from Downtown parking areas all day! The Festival takes place from 9 am - 2 pm.
The James River Batteau Festival
The Festival is an eight day flat boat journey from Lynchburg to near Richmond in the tradition of the Batteau which once carried goods and passengers in Early America. The Batteax will launch at 11:00 am.
Celebrate the James!
Check back as we add events for the week of the Batteau Launch. More Information coming soon!
Art work by Randy Smith. For more information about Randy, please go to: http://randysmithart.com/