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Music at the Marina - U.S. Navy Band Country Current

Saturday, 08/26/2017 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The United States Navy Band, Country Current, is the Navy's premiere country-bluegrass ensemble. The group is nationally renowned for its versatility and "eye-popping" musicianship, performing a blend of modern country music and cutting-edge bluegrass. Bring lawn chairs, blankets and a picnic basket and enjoy the Country Current. Stay a little later to watch the fireworks over the Potomac River!Attachments

Kids Fishing Tournament

Saturday, 09/02/2017 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Join our kids fishing tournament and see what you can catch. There is some fishing equipment that participants can borrow, but we encourage folks to bring their own. There are several volunteers on hand to give participants help. Sponsored by the Friends of Leesylvania State Park. Attachments

Potomac Blockade Boat Tour

Saturday, 09/09/2017

Potomac Blockade Boat Tour 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; $45 per person Cruise along the Potomac River shoreline and view sites that were critical to the Confederate forces' successful blockade of Washington D.C. from September 1861 through March 1862. Local historians will discuss the significance of the Blockade and of the gun batteries and camps that supported the Confederate efforts. The cruise will include the preserved batteries at Freestone Point and Possum Nose, as well as Evansport and Shipping Point. Tour includes lunch and departs from Leesylvania State Park in Woodbridge. For reservations call 703-792-4754. Attachments

Potomac Blockade Bus Tour

Saturday, 09/09/2017 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Cruise along the Potomac River shoreline and view sites that were critical to the Confederate forces’ successful blockade of Washington D.C. from September 1861 through March 1862. Local historians will discuss the significance of the Blockade and of the gun batteries and camps that supported the Confederate efforts. The cruise will include the preserved batteries at Freestone Point and Possum Nose, as well as Evansport and Shipping Point. Tour includes lunch and departs from Leesylvania State Park in Woodbridge. Attachments

Get Nuts for National Public Lands Day

Saturday, 09/30/2017 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Help Potomac Conservancy kick off the Growing Native season here at Leesylvania State Park. Volunteers of all ages and backgrounds are welcome to help collect native tree seeds in this beautiful and historic park. These seeds will go to local nurseries that grow trees for reforesting efforts across the region. Not only will you be creating forests for tomorrow, you will also learn more about the important connection between healthy, forested lands and clean waters. What you need: Close-toed shoes and Sharp nut-spotting eyes What we provide: Everything else. All tools, drinking water, and supplies will be provided by Potomac Conservancy and Leesylvania State Park. Check-in is between 9:30 a.m. and 10. It is important that you arrive on time so that we can get started with instructions and a brief Tree-ID lesson at 10 a.m. Tell the ranger at the gate that you are there for the volunteer event for free admission. For more information please call 703-583-6904. Attachments

Potomac Blockade Boat Tour

Saturday, 10/07/2017 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Potomac Blockade Boat Tour 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; $45 per person Cruise along the Potomac River shoreline and view sites that were critical to the Confederate forces' successful blockade of Washington D.C. from September 1861 through March 1862. Local historians will discuss the significance of the Blockade and of the gun batteries and camps that supported the Confederate efforts. The cruise will include the preserved batteries at Freestone Point and Possum Nose, as well as Evansport and Shipping Point. Tour includes lunch and departs from Leesylvania State Park in Woodbridge. For reservations call 703-792-4754. Attachments

Potomac Blockade Boat Tour

Saturday, 10/07/2017 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Cruise along the Potomac River shoreline and view sites that were critical to the Confederate forces’ successful blockade of Washington D.C. from September 1861 through March 1862. Local historians will discuss the significance of the Blockade and of the gun batteries and camps that supported the Confederate efforts. The cruise will include the preserved batteries at Freestone Point and Possum Nose, as well as Evansport and Shipping Point. Tour includes lunch and departs from Leesylvania State Park in Woodbridge. Attachments


 

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