Partner Event: Celebrating the Potomac

  • Piscataway Park

Join the Accokeek Foundation for Celebrating the Potomac, a family-friendly day of music, food, and activities highlighting the cultural and environmental importance of our nation’s river.

In honor of National Boating and Fishing Week, this year’s festival will feature:

  • Virginia’s most popular rockabilly band, Jumpin’ Jupiter
  • River-related “enviro-tainment” and ukulele lessons for kids and adults from musician Kathryn Para
  • Upcycled eco-craft making station
  • Fishing with a National Park Service Ranger
  • “Trash-free Potomac” games from the Alice Ferguson Foundation
  • Living history cooking and fishing demonstrations
  • A colonial ship constructed of hay bales for land-loving kid-adventurers
  • Raingutter Regatta mini-boat building and racing
  • Casting accuracy contest for advanced and beginner fisher folks
  • Native heritage fishing and boating demonstration presented by the Piscataway-Conoy
  • Tours of the popular black-lit, magical soil exhibit, “Underspace“

Tickets are $5 per person general admission at the gate (AF members and children 2 & under are free).

Visit the official event page here: http://accokeekfoundation.org/event/celebrating-the-potomac/


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