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Friends of the Rappahannock Riverfest - Save the Crabs, then Eat Them!
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9/21/2013
When: 9/21/2013
Where: Fredericksburg, Virginia 
United States
Contact: Rachel Poor

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Contacts:    

Rachael Poor, Friends of the Rappahannock Development Director(540) 373-3448 ext.154  Rachael.Poor@riverfriends.org

Kim Weakley, Riverfest Volunteer Committee Chair(540) 273-1032 weakleya@msn.com

Mary Bishop, Department of Environmental Quality, Virginia Green(804) 698-4000

Friends of the Rappahannock will hold the 23nd annual "Rappahannock Riverfest” at Farley Vale Farm on Route 3 in King George from 3-8 PM on Saturday, September 21st. This year’s event will include a cocktail hour at 3:00 PM with food service beginning at 4:00 PM. We will also be celebrating our "Save the Crabs, Then Eat ‘Em” campaign which promotes skipping fertilizer to keep blue crabs healthy and delicious! Riverfest is an all-you-can eat crab feast to celebrate the health and beauty of the Rappahannock River. It features Blue Crabs, baby-back ribs, rotisserie chicken, open bar, live music performances and exciting live and silent auctions.  It is the annual fundraiser for the Friends of the Rappahannock’s advocacy, education and restoration programs.  Admission is by advance ticket sales only. Sponsorships and private tables are available.  Tickets are $75 each.For the second year in a row, Riverfest has been certified as "green” by the Commonwealth of Virginia! Virginia Green is the Commonwealth of Virginia’s campaign to promote environmentally-friendly practices in all aspects of Virginia’s tourism industry. Virginia Green encourages its participants to reduce their environmental impacts in all aspects of their operations, a profile providing a full list of all the "green” activities for the Rappahannock Riverfest is available on request to the contacts listed in this release. Event details and tickets are available online at www.riverfriends.org.  Tickets may also be purchased by phone or in person at the Friends of the Rappahannock at 3219 Fall Hill Ave., Fredericksburg, VA.  540-373-3448.  __________________________________________________________________________Friends of the Rappahannock, the voice and active force for a healthy and scenic Rappahannock River, is celebrating its twenty-seventh year protecting our area’s greatest natural resource: water. Over the last twenty-seven years, FOR has grown into a 2,000-member, nationally-recognized watershed organization with a reputation for pioneering practical, science-based solutions to protect the health and scenic values of the Rappahannock.

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