2016 Calendar of Events
24-25: FALL ARTS AND CRAFTS SHOW The town of Occoquan hosts this two-day arts and crafts fair that boasts more than 300 vendors from a wide-range of arts and crafts along the streets of our historic downtown. Visit www.occoquanva.gov for more information.
13-16: 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.annapolisboatshows.com for more information.
21-22 & 28-30: HAUNTED TRAIL At the Lorton Workhouse Arts Center. Visit www.workhousearts.org for more information.
22: HOFFTOBERFEST Hofftoberfest Dinner begins at 4 PM with brats, kraut, and german chocolate cake. Pumpkin painting contest, raffle, and prizes. Call 703/494-7161 to RSVP.
3: HOLIDAY BOAT PARADE OF LIGHTS The Alexandria Holiday Boat Parade of Lights is a favorite holiday celebration in both Old Town Alexandria and Washington, DC. Festively decorated pleasure boats light up the sky along the Potomac River including 50 powerboats, sailboats and the District's fireboat, the John Glenn spouting water 70 feet into the air. The brightly lit boats are creatively decorated as they compete in categories such as "Best in Show," "Best Thinking Outside the Christmas Box," and "Hardiest Souls." For the Boat Parade Schedule visit www.dc.about.com.
10: WINTERFEST Presented by Occoquan River Communities, Santa Parade and Holiday Market. More information to come.