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JRBF 2021 Food Vendors

Food Vendors that are planning to be at the 2021 JRBF: GALT’S MILL: El Cabritos Food Truck: Menu posted by food truck. No Breakfast BENT CREEK: VITO’S Pizza: Pizza & Subs No Breakfast WINGINA Mexican Food Truck: Menu posted by food truck. No Breakfast HOWARDSVILLE: Masonic Lodge Group at Camp-Kitchen: Spaghetti Breakfast cooked on site.…

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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…


JRBF-Wingina-Tuesday-AM-June 18th, 2019.

Wingina Tuesday morning was beautiful. Nice and cool and the big rain storms missed us during the night so we were dry! The batteaux crews gradually got going and looked really good approaching the Wingina bridge! Diane Easley and Howard made a raft on old innertubes for Diane and Howard had a Kayak with sticks…


Wingina – Monday June 17th, 2019

Wingina was calm and turned cool after a short shower. The batteaux gradually came in and had a great camping time in Wingina. The Lady’s Slipper crew was all set up in a perfectly organized campsite as usual. The Mexican food was very nice and tasty.  A pretty quiet night at Wingina except for the…

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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



Wingina was beautiful and peaceful under the canopy of trees along the walkway by the James River on Monday afternoon. The Lovingston Volunteer Fire Department cooked chicken in a large smoker. Mr. Wood, the landowner for the Wingina Site, sat by the river with some of his friends. Many batteau people went up to him…

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James River Cleanup from James River State Park Boat Ramp to Wingina to be on Sat. August 17th!

Calling All River People to help cleanup the James River on August 17 2013, and high water make up date Sept 07 2013. In conjunction with the James River Association (JRA – Upper James River Keeper, Mr. Pat Calvert), there will be an James river cleanup from the boat ramp at the James River State park to…