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2019 Calendar of Events

MAY
18: BLESSING OF THE FLEET 10AM–2PM Sponsored by the Occoquan River Maritime Association (ORMA)—a centuries-old tradition—receiving a blessing from the local clergy is meant to ensure a safe and bountiful season. FREE event for all area boaters big or small, power or sail. Rain date: May 19th. Visit www.occoquanblessing.org for more information.

31-Labor Day: NATIONAL MARINA DAYS National Marina Days is a nationwide boating event dedicated to grow boating participation across North America. Marinas collaborate to hold events to introduce the public to boating through on-water and land-side activities at marinas in every corner of the country. Visit www.nationalmarinaday.org for more information.

JUNE
1: ABOUT BOATING SAFELY 1-DAY CLASS  Taught by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary this boating safety course is designed to be an introductory course to meet the boating education needs of recreational boaters. Concludes with an exam and both USCGA and State of Virginia certifications. For more information contact Tracey at tracey@hoffmasters.com.

15-16: FATHER'S DAY WEEKEND  Celebrate Father’s Day all weekend long at Tim’s Rivershore. Make plans to bring Dad down for fresh seafood and other specials while taking in water views from one of the most scenic vantage points on the Potomac! Visit www.timsrivershore.com for more information.

JULY
TBA: DREAMS FOR KIDS
Extreme Recess gives children ages 4-24 with physical and developmental challenges the opportunity to participate in adaptive watersports, allowing them to realize a physical potential previously unimagined while having the time of their life! Call 703/494-7161 or visit dreamsforkids.org for more information.

16: FULL MOON BONFIRE BASH (BUCK MOON) The view from Tim's Rivershore offers breathtaking views of huge full moons rising over the water and a large bonfire adds to the ambiance. Make plans to come down and enjoy a great dinner and your favorite beverages. The party starts around 6:30 pm and there will be live music too! Visit www.timsrivershore.com for more information.

AUGUST
30-Sept. 2: WATERSTOCK LABOR DAY WEEKEND & PIG ROAST Join Tim's Rivershore Labor Day weekend for four days of food, fun, and live music! Visit www.timsrivershore.com for more information.

SEPTEMBER
14: FULL MOON BONFIRE BASH (HARVEST MOON) Join Tim's Rivershore for a bonfire party on the beach to view the “Harvest Moon” rising over the Potomac. Relax near a large bonfire while taking in the views and enjoying dinner with live music. The party starts around 6:30pm. Visit www.timsrivershore.com for more information.

28-29: OCCOQUAN ARTS & CRAFTS SHOW features a display of beautiful arts and crafts, community demonstrations, live music, great food, and large crowds and etc. Visit www.occoquanva.gov for more information.

OCTOBER
3-6: ANNAPOLIS BOAT SHOW
Visit us at the nation’s oldest and largest in-water powerboat exhibition. Located in Annapolis, Maryland, the show features everything from luxurious motor yachts and trawlers to high-performance boats and offshore fishing machines. There are family cruisers, center consoles, inflatables and the world’s largest power catamaran section. Attendees will also find a wide selection of marine equipment, high-tech electronics, accessories, gear and related services such as boating lessons, rentals, insurance firms and lending institutions. Visit www.usboat.com for more information.