Visit Occoquan this Friday, November 19, for the annual Holiday Open House organized by the Business Guild of Occoquan.
New lanes open on I-95, shoreline boardwalk coming to town, and a feature article about Occoquan!
Mayor Earnie Porta has written a 128-page book about the history of Occoquan and it's available for purchase on on Amazon.
Speedo Lovers: Watch out for those cleat hitches!!!
Occoquan resident Boyd Alexander recently uploaded a slideshow to YouTube that includes a number of great pictures. Enjoy!
The 2010 Occoquan Fall Craft Fair will take place in Historic Occoquan, Saturday September 25th (10:00 AM to 6:00 PM) and Sunday, September 26th (10:00 AM until 5:00 PM) rain or shine.
Posted by Lou on September 12, 2010 in Boating News, Chesapeake Bay, Environmental News, Fishing News, Occoquan Reservoir, Occoquan River, Potomac River
According to the Washington Post, the Potomac River is now the healthiest that it has been since the 1950's.
Posted by Lou on September 7, 2010 in Boating News, Chesapeake Bay, Fishing News, Pictures, Potomac River
Bull Shark Mania is is engulfing the Potomac River Watershed. Where were the sharks caught? Click through for details.
Posted by Lou on September 7, 2010 in Random Musings
Costa Rica is an amazingly beautiful country that does a fantastic job promoting the environment and eco-tourism. I would love to see some of the Tico spirit come to Occoquan.
Check out this recently uncovered photo Occoquan circa 1917.
Look closely, pro wakeboarder Parks Bonifay is soaring through the air after hitting a mid-river kicker near National Harbor.
Posted by Lou on July 27, 2010 in Boating News, Meetups, National Harbor, Potomac River, Wakeboarding
Very cool event coming to National Harbor this week: a professional wakeboarding competition sponsored by Red Bull.
Posted by Lou on June 27, 2010 in Aquapalooza, Boat Clubs, Boating News, Meetups, Occoquan River, Potomac River
Here we go again! Price William Marina is hosting Aquapalooza 2010 in Washington DC, along the Potomac River. The location of the event has changed!
The Occoquan Merchants Association will be hosting the event, which will include a petting zoo, pony rides, craft demonstrations, live music, sidewalk sales, boat tours, and a Taste of Occoquan.
Sadly, the Occoquan Craft Fair director, Greg Gilker, passed away in an unfortunate accident at Belmont Bay Marina last Thursday. Greg did a lot for the town and will be sorely missed by many.