Not everything in the winter season sucks! Each year around this time, we look forward to the holiday boat parades! This year the annual Alexandria Holiday Boat Parade of Lights, and the The District’s Holiday Boat Parade will happen at the same time – Saturday, December 2. Those tough soulsContinue Reading

Each year, the good folks at Prince William County Police Department host a Polar Plunge – an event that benefits Special Olympics Virginia. If this is new to you, here’s how it works: The idea is that you register, either as yourself or a team, and fundraise for Special Olympics.Continue Reading

If you’ve been boating on the Upper or Middle Potomac River, you know that one of the biggest downers is having to continuously clean out your generator’s strainer. One of the biggest perpetrators of a clogged strainer is the dreaded hydrilla. This stuff rises up out of the deeps aroundContinue Reading

We don’t really understand it, but many folks think that the boating season is between Memorial Day and Labor Day, then it’s time to start winterizing. That’s just crazy talk! Some of the best boating is in the fall. Think about it: The fall season around here tends to beContinue Reading

The Potomac Riverkeeper Network‘s mission is to protect the public’s right to clean water in the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers and their tributaries. They stop pollution to enhance the safety of our drinking water, protect healthy river habitats, and enhance public use and enjoyment. This year, they celebrate World RiversContinue Reading

Rather than put out a ton of posts, we’re just going to combine all this info into one action-packed and exciting article! Rejoice, for we give you, in no particular order, this year’s skinny on some of the places to see fireworks this long weekend: Washington D.C. – July 4Continue Reading