This year's Signature Event, featuring country-music superstar Alan Jackson, runs from July 24th to 26th at Lake Martin, Alabama. The big event near Occoquan will take place at Tim's II, along Fairview Beach.
Each year biologists with the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries shock the hell out of our lakes and rivers to determine where the best fishing is to be had.
Check out this CNN iReport video that recounts the dramatic river rescue that occurred just above the Occoquan Resevoir Dam on Monday, June 1st.
The 2009 Occoquan Spring Craft Fair will take place in Historic Occoquan, this weekend, June 6th & 7th. Per the semi-annual tradition, it will feature lots of greasy food and crafts from an array of artists and vendors.
The 2009 National Harbor Yacht Show is this weekend, May 29-31. Several local dealerships will be there displaying boats from 38 to 65 feet. These are the big dogs!
Come and celebrate the good life on the Occoquan on Saturday, May 2nd at the Occoquan River Festival! The festival includes a number of events in and around the town of Occoquan.
Time to de-winterize and fire up those engines! To get things started, the Potomac River Party Boaters Association is hosting the 2009 Spring Dust-Off this weekend!
Posted by Lou on March 11, 2009 in Boat Shows, Chesapeake Bay, Occoquan River, Potomac River, Special Events
The largest boat show in the region takes place this weekend at the Dulles Expo Center in Chantilly, Virginia. If you've got spring on your mind, you should cruise by to check out the 85 exhibitors.
There is a whole new slew of apps geared towards boaters. Check out this video review of some of the most promising...
Posted by lori on February 27, 2009 in Boating News, Meetups, Occoquan River, Potomac River, Special Events
Polar Plunge 2009 will be held this Saturday at Tim's Rivershore along the Potomac River. For the 16th year, this charity event will benefit Special Olympics Virginia.
Posted by lori on February 25, 2009 in Announcements, Boating News, Chesapeake Bay, Occoquan River, Potomac River, Transportation
Quick public safety announcement: boating licenses are here. In 2007, the Virginia General Assembly enacted a law to establish a boating safety education compliance requirement.
Posted by Lou on February 24, 2009 in Announcements, Aquapalooza, Boat Clubs, Boating News, Meetups, Occoquan River, Potomac River
The mission of the Potomac River Party Boaters Association is to promote the tradition and sport of boating on the Potomac River every summer.
Local produce is on the way! A joint effort between the town and the Occoquan Merchant's Association, the market is tentatively scheduled to run from April through October.
UPDATE: The Washington DC boat show has been postponed until 2010 due to the lack of financial strength of many exhibitors! Huge bummer.