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FOOD AT SITES UPDATED for Galt’s Mill, Bent Creek, Wingina, Howardsville, Slate River & Cartersville

Please note that the food available at three sites has been updated as follows: Revised 6-13-19, 7:00-a.m. Galt’s Mill Supper Sat. Night: Three food vendors: 1. Vitos – Burgers Menu & Ice Cream. 2. Food Truck – Philly Cheese Steak & Mexican Food. 3. Food Truck – Shaved Ice. Galt’s Mill Breakfast Sun. AM: Food…

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Longtime friend of the Batteau Festival, Mike Lee, has died.

The photos above were taken during the 2018 JRBF at Bent Creek as the State Park batteau was departing.  June 10, 2019-Added two photos of Mike’s dog taken after Mike’s funeral in the afternoon. Longtime friend and supporter of the James River Batteau Festival, Mike Lee, has died on June 3rd, 2019. Mike has helped…

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JRBF – Sunday June 17th to Monday June 18th, 2018, Camp Monican II campsite to Bent Creek.

Father’s Day, Sunday June 18th, 2018, was a beautiful day on the river. The JRBF camped in Galt’s Mill on Saturday night. David Haney, Site Manager, said everything went real good and it was a pretty quiet night. Having worked 3rd shift near Lynchburg, a private put-in at Greif Brother’s mill (near Christian’s Island on…

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James River Batteau Festival – Maps to sites:

There is a new page with this information in the menu bar and also posted here: “Rucker Landing” – Amherst Public Boat Ramp Percival’s Island Galt’s Mill Bent Creek Wingina Howardsville Scottsville Slate River Cartersville Maiden’s Landing

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Bent Creek – Sunday Night

The Bent Creek site was orderly and clean. The shade under the trees by the river was nice and the field parking was good. The JRBF and VC&NS booths had merged side by side to have a bridge in the center with another tarp so it was like one big booth. Good idea! The bank…