James River Batteau Festival

by Sue on June 7, 2013

June 15 – 22, 2013
This will be the 28th annual James River Batteau Festival. This week long festival celebrates the batteaus once used to carry goods along the James River. They will launch from Percival’s Island in downtown Lynchburg at 11:00AM. Lynchburg sends them off right with family friendly events that include music, games and more. You can visit Lynchburg’s site for more information. They are due to arrive at the Ferry Street Boat Landing in Scottsville on June 19th. Scottsville celebrates their arrival with music, food, crafts and fun. Visit Scottsville’s website for more fun. A complete list of their scheduled stops can be found on the Virginia Canals and Navigation Society’s website.

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