Local artists will be participating in “Art on the Block” in Historic Occoquan, VA, on Saturday, May 7th, from 1:00 to 5:00 pm. Enjoy watching artists while they work - partake in receptions at each of the galleries - sign up for special drawings. This annual event is a wonderful way to spend Mother’s Day weekend with the family.
The 2015 Occoquan Fall Arts & Crafts Show will take place in Historic Occoquan, Saturday September 26th (10:00 AM to 6:00 PM) and Sunday, September 27th (10:00 AM until 5:00 PM) rain or shine.
The 2015 Occoquan Spring Craft Fair will take place in Historic Occoquan, this weekend, June 6th & 7th. Per the semi-annual tradition, it will feature tons of delicious food and crafts from an array of artists and vendors.
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.
An infographic created by OccoquanWaterfront.com! Everything you need to know about Occoquan, VA and the Occoquan River.
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.
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!
Posted by Lori on January 26, 2015 in Occoquan River
Oh, how things have changed! Check out this aerial photo of Occoquan from 1937.
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.
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.
Quick line up of Holiday events in the Town of Occoquan for December. Check back often for updates!
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.
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!!!
Posted by Lou on November 5, 2014 in Pictures
My all-time favorite portrait of the Historic Town of Occoquan! View the full size version to fully appreciate it.
Posted by Lori on October 17, 2014 in Town News
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!