Anthony RuckerBatteauCartersvilleMary MarshallSedalia EndeavorThomas Jefferson

Cartersville – June 27, 2020 – Batteaux Head to Maidens Landing while Bill Trout headed into the ditch!

With my dog Jake resting his nose on the nice cool air in the truck the whole way to Cartersville, we arrived just in time to for me to jump out with the camera and take a group shot!  I brought Bill Trout a biscuit for breakfast and left Jake in the truck a while…

Cartersville

JRBF-2019-Cartersville-Saturday-AM, June 22, 2019.

Cartersville was nice and cool this morning and had a beautiful pink sky as the sun rose up first thing. A group photo was taken a little after 8am. Andrew Shaw gave the Dewey Pole Award to Rob Campbell and his batteau crew. Andrew awarded a JRBF-Trail Atlas to Megan and Beth for all their…

Cartersville

JRBF-Cartersville-Friday-PM, June 21, 2019.

Cartersville was pleasant as we sat waiting on the boats to come in. Bill Trout enjoyed telling the batteau history to several new visitors to the JRBF for the first time. The Lady’s Slipper crew cooked a hot meal for sale and everyone said it was good. Some of the boat crews stayed up a…

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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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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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JRBF-2016-Cartersville – FESTIVAL ENDS EARLY FOR MOST OF THE BATTEAU GROUPS DUE TO HIGH WATER ON THE WAY!

The 31st annual James River Batteau Festival came to an end for most of the batteau groups at Cartersville. Some groups decided to continue on to Maiden’s. The big rains in the mountains is causing the river to rise and based on the reports up-stream and predictions of high water, most of the batteaux are…