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Join us in celebrating the James River!

Each year, the James River Association hold a number of events to raise funds and awareness in support of our river. However you enjoy celebrating the river, we have an event for you.

Be sure to check out our calendar for a complete list of upcoming events and activities, and see below for more information on our large annual events.

We hope to see you there!

A Taste of the James

A Taste of the James

Come out to get a taste of great food, including a delicious seafood bar, cocktails, music, a live and silent auction plus lots of children’s activities in Williamsburg.

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Connect With the James Events

The James River Association offers interpretive paddles throughout the watershed from May through September. Learn about the river and become inspired to be better stewards of our natural resources!

Join us as we connect to the James

Westover Lawn Party

This fun-filled day is our primary fundraiser and is held on the banks of the James River in Charles City County each year in June. Hundreds of attendees help us enjoy this annual event with great food and music, live and silent auctions and a variety of children’s activities.

Join us for our Annual Westover Lawn Party the first Saturday in June

The Great Return of the Atlantic Sturgeon

Celebrate James River Week and the Great Return of the Atlantic Sturgeon with the James River Association! Join staff members on a guided canoe program or an outing on the Spirit of the James, the James River Association’s pontoon boat.

Join us as we celebrate the return of the Atlantic Sturgeon

Annual Meeting and Oyster Roast

Join us for a special event featuring the book, America’s Favorite Flies, at our Annual Meeting and Oyster Roast.

Join us for a special event