Shake off the winter blues! Ski, climb, paddle and bike your way to adventure at the Wild and Scenic Film Festival. The festival showcases environmental action and adventure in beautiful but threatened places around the world. Join 3 friends who climb the Sierra Nevadas at sunrise, then ski and mountain bike to the coast for a sunset surf. Climb with a dad who is coached by his daughter to achieve his most difficult climb at age 62. Be inspired by a Baltimore teen who fights the building of the nation's largest trash burning power plant in her neighborhood. Watch Super Salmon and his friends prevent the builing of a monster hydro dam. Local residents of environmentally reatened communities realize what’s at stake and stand up for their rights and the places they love. Local residents of environmentally-threatened communities realize what’s at stake and stand up for their rights and the places they love.
Friends of the Rappahannock’s (FOR) 6th annual film festival will be shown at two locations. On Saturday, March 18 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m the Daniel Technology Center on the Germanna Community College campus in Culpeper will host the event. The following week on Saturday, March 25 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. the festival will be held at UMW’s Dodd Auditorium to accommodate an ever-growing Fredericksburg audience.
FOR is a non-profit, watershed advocacy group in its 32nd year of protecting the Rappahannock River, from the Blue Ridge Mountains to the Chesapeake Bay. Festival tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. School students are free of charge, college students free with ID. Tickets for both events can be purchased online at http://riverfriends.org/events
Thank you to our sponsors: Wells Fargo, Stafford Printing, University of Mary Washington, Germmana Community College, Bike Works, Orvis, Marstel Day, Stafford County Public Works, PBM, Virginia Outdoor Center, Virginia Paving, River Rock Outfitters and Thunder 104.5
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