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Kites, Triathlon, Mud Bog & More : Events Made For Big Weekend Across Nelson County, VA

[ 0 ] April 16, 2012 |

™©2012 Nelson County Life : Photo By Paul Purpura : With perfectly sunny skies and temps in the 80's everyone got outdoors and enjoyed spring festivals all across Nelson County. Above folks took to their kites to the sky at the annual Rockfish Valley Foundation Kite Festival held this past Sunday near Nellysford,

Nelson County, VA
An 87° high and sunny skies on Sunday is all that was needed to round out a perfect weekend of festivals and activities across Nelson County. The annual Rockfish Valley Foundation Kite Festival drew a big crowd for the kites!

Photo By Paul Purpura : The day started with kite flying but ended with the Bold RockFish River Duck Race. It's the second year Bold Rock has sponsored the fun event for kids.

Photo By Paul Purpura : Earlier in the weekend on Saturday morning it was the annual Piney River Mini Triathlon. The even't has been going on for several years now. It's coordinated by the Nelson Parks & Recreation Department.

Photo By Paul Purpura : If running wasn't your best event at the triathlon, then maybe the water portion of the race was!

Photo By Paul Purpura: If not by water, then maybe biking?

Photo By Paul Purpura : If none of the other stuff going on grabbed your fancy, then maybe mud bogging did! Rockfish Valley Volunteer Fire Department held that even over the weekend as well. The dirty event always draws a big crowd.

The bog benefits Relay for Life and if you missed this past Saturday’s event, you have lots more chances in the coming months.

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Photo By Paul Purpura : Whether you are into big trucks or little trucks the mud bog is a fun afternoon for the whole family!

Photo By Paul Purpura: Angels in Disguise-the EMS team held their annual WomanLess Beauty Pageant in Lovingston this past weekend too. That event also benefits Relay For Life.

We just scratched the surface on what all took place over the weekend, so be sure to check out the printed May edition of Nelson County Life Magazine to see even more photos! Won’t be long till it’s out!

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