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JRBF-2021-Cartersville – June 25-26, 2021.

The Cartersville site of the 36th annual James River Batteau Festival was quiet when I set up my tent on Thursday so I could attend a dinner with the Lady’s Slipper at Betty’s house on Church Street. The ladies had a very nice spread of food under an ez-up tent and had chairs spread across…

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Wingina was beautiful as usual today!

The mid afternoon sun glowing through the trees along the walkway by the river in Wingina was beautiful today! I arrived to find Bill Trout sitting with long time batteauist and musician Jason Hatcher and his friend on the other side of Bill playing a guitar and singing. The man with the guitar said that…