13th Annual Polar Plunge at Tim’s Rivershore

Posted by Lou on February 18, 2015 in Boating News, Meetups, Potomac River, Special Events
Tim's Polar Plunge
With Spring right around the corner, it's time for the crazies to plunge into the freezing cold Potomac River. The 13th Annual Polar Plunge to benefit Virginia Special Olympics takes place on Saturday, February 28th at Tim's Rivershore in Dumfries, VA.

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5 Minute Guide: Town of Occoquan & the Occoquan River

Posted by Lori on February 16, 2015 in Occoquan River, Town News
Occoquan Waterfront, Occoquan VA
An infographic created by OccoquanWaterfront.com! Everything you need to know about Occoquan, VA and the Occoquan River.

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Valentine’s Day in Occoquan

Posted by Lori on February 4, 2015 in Holiday, Restaurant News
Valentine's Day, Occoquan Waterfront
Valentine's Day is just around the corner. Even though I love driving into DC to try out new restaurants, we usually stay local for this holiday.

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Drawings by JS Celis

Posted by Lori on January 29, 2015 in Occoquan River, Pictures, Random Musings, Uncategorized
Gas Light Landing, Occoquan VA
Came across these YouTube videos recently. There is a time lapse drawing of Gas Light Landing and one of the Occoquan bridge at sunset. Enjoy!

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1937 Aerial Photo of Occoquan

Posted by Lori on January 26, 2015 in Occoquan River
1937 Aerial Photo of Occoquan, VA
Oh, how things have changed! Check out this aerial photo of Occoquan from 1937.

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Occoquan Riverfront Park Moves Forward – UPDATED

Posted by Lori on January 26, 2015 in Occoquan Reservoir, Occoquan River, Redevelopment, Town News
Occoquan River Park
As demolition work continues, the Town Council has started to discuss naming our new park. The Town Council has invited the public to their February 3rd meeting to get input on potential names.

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2015 Boat Show Season

Posted by Lou on January 22, 2015 in Boat Shows, Boating News
occoquan boat show
The river hasn't frozen over and we haven't seen much snow but boating season 2015 is just around the corner! In a mere 45 days, the early birds will be de-winterizing and setting sail.

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Occoquan Holiday Events in December

Posted by Lou on November 24, 2014 in Christmas, Holiday, Special Events, Town News
Golden Goose Occoquan, Va
Quick line up of Holiday events in the Town of Occoquan for December. Check back often for updates!

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Holiday Festivities on the Occoquan Waterfront

Posted by Lori on November 17, 2014 in Christmas, Holiday, Special Events, Town News
VanEch Studio, Occoquan Virgina
Bundle up and head out to the Occoquan Waterfront this Friday for shopping and dinner before the Town's Christmas Tree Lighting! The Business Guild of Occoquan will hold their annual Holiday Open House on November 21st from 4:00pm - 8:00pm followed by the Tree Lighting Ceremony in front of Town Hall at 8:05pm.

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Occoquan on Instagram

Posted by Lori on November 9, 2014 in Announcements, Pictures
Occoquan River, Occoquan Virginia
Excited to announce that we added a real-time Instagram feed for #occoquan! Check back anytime to see what our visitors and local photographers have recently snapped in town and on the river. Put your best shots on our page by using hashtag #occoquan on Instagram!!!

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Stunning Occoquan Foliage

Posted by Lou on November 5, 2014 in Pictures
Town of Occoquan
My all-time favorite portrait of the Historic Town of Occoquan! View the full size version to fully appreciate it.

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Ghost Tours in Occoquan

Posted by Lori on October 17, 2014 in Town News
Occoquan Walking Bridge
Local paranormal investigator and owner of Haunted Occoquan Tours, Kay Pietrewicz, continues to offer family-friendly ghost tours through the streets of Occoquan this fall. Happy Haunting!

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Redesigned Rivergate Project Approved

Posted by Lori on October 15, 2014 in Occoquan River, Politics, Redevelopment
Proposed Rivergate development to be situated along 14 acres of land along the Occoquan River.
In a 5 to 2 vote, the Prince William County Board of Supervisors approved a redesigned version of the Rivergate development to be built along 14 acres of land along the Occoquan River.

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Occoquan River Clean Up Day

Posted by Lori on October 14, 2014 in Environmental News, Meetups, Occoquan River
Occoquan River Clean-Up
Join your neighbors and volunteers in sprucing up the shoreline in town! The Occoquan River Clean Up Day hosted by Friends of the Occoquan (FOTO) will take place on Saturday, October 18th from 9:00 to 12:00pm.

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Local Chef Named One of 2014’s Best Chefs in America

Posted by Lou on October 6, 2014 in Restaurant News
The Landing Restaurant at Occoquan Harbour Marina
Chef Troy Clayton, named one of 2014's Best Chefs in America, recently held a formal ribbon-cutting and grand opening ceremony for his third and newest restaurant, The Landing Restaurant at Occoquan Harbour Marina.

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