2011 Occoquan Fall Craft Show

Posted by Lou on September 18, 2011 in Craft Show, Special Events, Town News
Occoquan Craft Fair
The 2011 Occoquan Fall Craft Fair will take place in Historic Occoquan, Saturday September 24th (10:00 AM to 6:00 PM) and Sunday, September 25th (10:00 AM until 5:00 PM) rain or shine.

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Back to Port! Storm’s Ablowin’

Posted by Lou on August 21, 2011 in Boating News, Pictures, Random Musings
Occoquan River
I snapped this shot using Instagram on our way back to Occoquan after a late-summer storm cut our day on the water short.

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Stuck on a rock

Posted by Lou on August 21, 2011 in Boating News, Occoquan River, Video
Stuck on a rock in the Occoquan River
Not the most dramatic rescue but a rescue nonetheless! WARNING: Watch out for those unexpected rocks on the north side of the Occoquan walking bridge.

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Occoquan By Qwicki

Posted by Lou on August 1, 2011 in Town News, Video
Occoquan by Qwiki
I had to posting this video just for fun so you can learn more about Occoquan through the eyes of a Cyberdyne computer programmed to destroy to the world.

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Red Bull National Wake 2011

Posted by Lou on July 13, 2011 in Boating News, Meetups, National Harbor, Potomac River, Special Events, Wakeboarding
Red Bull National Harbor
Red Bull National Wake 2.0, a professional wakeboarding competition, will take place July 23rd at National Harbor.

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Aquapalooza 2011: July 23 @Tim’s 1

Posted by Lou on June 23, 2011 in Aquapalooza, Boating News, Chesapeake Bay, Meetups, Occoquan River, Potomac River, Special Events
Aquapalooza 2011
Aquapalooza 2011, the world's largest boating event, will once again have an outpost in Washington DC, along the Potomac River.

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Mandatory Boat Licences Arrive

Posted by Lou on June 16, 2011 in Boating News, Chesapeake Bay, Occoquan River, Potomac River, Washington DC News
BoatCrash
As of July 1, 2011 PWC operators 50 years of age or younger and motorboat operators 20 years of age or younger are required to complete a boating safety education course.

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Rainbow Over the Occoquan

Posted by Lou on May 31, 2011 in Pictures, Random Musings
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Looks like the pot of gold might be somewhere around Belmont Bay.

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Memorial Day Weekend 2011

Posted by Lou on May 31, 2011 in Boating News, Holiday, Video
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Stay safe on the water this weekend, the Fairfax County Police will be on patrol with their brand new boat.

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3rd Annual Spring Dust-Off

Posted by Lou on May 4, 2011 in Boat Clubs, Boating News, Meetups, Occoquan River, Potomac River, Special Events
Clean your boat
The Potomac River Party Boaters Association is organizing the 3rd Annual Spring Dust-Off during the afternoon/evening of Saturday, May 7th.

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Occoquan River Spring Clean-Up

Posted by Lou on April 2, 2011 in Announcements, Environmental News, Occoquan River, Town News
Occoquan River Clean-Up
The 10th Annual Occoquan River Spring Clean-Up with take place on Saturday, April 9 from 9:00am to 12:00pm.

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Get Your Boat Ready For Summer!

Posted by Lou on March 14, 2011 in Boating News, Pictures, Random Musings
Occoquan Sundancer 280
Summer is just around the bend! Time to evaluate your bottom paint and get ready to dewinterize.

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2011 National Capital Boat Show

Posted by Lou on March 8, 2011 in Boat Shows, Occoquan River, Potomac River
Sundancer 280
The largest boat show in the Washington DC region takes place this weekend at the Dulles Expo Center in Chantilly.

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Tim’s Polar Plunge 2011

Posted by Lou on February 20, 2011 in Boating News, Meetups, Pictures, Potomac River
polar-plunge
With Spring right around the corner, it's time for the crazies to run into the freezing cold Potomac River.

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Population of Occoquan Skyrockets

Posted by Lou on February 16, 2011 in Announcements, Town News
occoquan-population-skyrockets
According to the 2010 census figures, the resident population of Occoquan soared by 23% during the 10 year period from 2000 to 2010. Say What?!

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