Batteau Festival Heads Toward Finish This Weekend At Maiden’s Landing

©™2012 Nelson County Life : Photos By Paul Purpura : Brian Roberts (center front) heads the batteau he is piloting in for the evening at Wingina earlier this week. This marks the 27th year the festival has taken place.

Nelson County, VA

For years we’ve told you about the annual James River Batteau Festival.

It’s going on right now with the participants finishing up on June 23rd at Maiden’s Landing.

A lone batteau quietly sits in the water near the Wingina landing at the end of the day.
Several folks in the 2012 Batteau Festival head in for the evening near Wingina Landing in East Nelson County, VA.

You can get updates and follow the progress of this year’s festival by following this link.


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