Visit Occoquan on Saturday, May 10, from 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm for Art on the Block. See more than 60 artists exhibiting their works in five galleries on one block. There will be a reception at each of the galleries with many artists on hand to talk about their work.
In 2014, the residents of Occoquan will once again have the opportunity to elect a Mayor and new Town Council. The General Election voting will take place on Tuesday, May 6. Reminder, you must be registered to vote by Monday, April 14th in order to participate.
Posted by Lou on March 28, 2014 in Chesapeake Bay, National Harbor, Potomac River, Video, Washington DC News
The Capital Wheel at National Harbor is scheduled to open in May 2014. With its 42-closed, climate-controlled gondolas each seating eight, the ferris wheel will operate year-round. For riders, Wolfgang Puck's catering service will provide creative seasonal snacks and concessions.
Per Mayor Porta: With the deadline for filing for town elections approaching in March, I wanted to let everyone know that I will not be seeking a fifth term as Mayor of the Town of Occoquan this May.
Posted by Lou on October 30, 2013 in Occoquan River, Potomac River, Transportation, Washington DC News
A year-long study found that four possible routes across the Potomac, Anacostia and Occoquan rivers have enough demand to support a daily water taxi service.
Huge bummer to see this happen in front of the Georgetown waterfront...a no-wake zone.
Posted by Lou on August 11, 2013 in Boating News, Chesapeake Bay, Environmental News, Georgetown Waterfront, Potomac River, Washington DC News
To reach the Georgetown waterfront by boat, you must pass under a series of bridges. What will happen when sea level rises and the bridges stay the same height? Take a look at these illustrations.
On January 9, 2013 the Occoquan Town Council voted unanimously to approve the construction and operation of a park on the site of the decommissioned Fairfax Water treatment plant at the northwestern end of town.
Aquapalooza 2013, the world's largest boating event, will once again have an outpost in Washington DC. This year the merry mayhem will take place on the Potomac River at Tim's 2 Restaurant and Crabhouse on Saturday July 20th.
The 2013 Occoquan Spring Craft Fair will take place in Historic Occoquan on Saturday June 1st (10am to 6pm) & Sunday, June 2nd (10am until 5pm).
The Occoquan Farmer's Market will return in 2013 and market hours and location will remain the same as in the past -- with a twist: an advance order and delivery service.
The Peak Bloom Period prediction for the beautiful Cherry Blossom trees that encircle the Tidal Basin in Washington DC has been revised to April 3 - 6, 2013!
Join your neighbors and volunteers in sprucing up the shoreline in town! There are 2 Occoquan River cleanups planned for the month of April, 2013.
This weekend, for the 5th year in a row, the Prince William Marina is hosting the "Washington Capital Boating Show" along the Occoquan waterfront.
The river hasn't frozen over and we haven't seen much snow but boating season 2013 is just around the corner! In a mere 45 days, the early birds will be de-winterizing and setting sail.