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September 5, 2018 / Joanne Yeck

Happy 200th Anniversary Scottsville!

Saturday, September 8, 2018

Scottsville celebrates its 200th anniversary!


Scottsville Museum has posted the schedule of events.  See below.

Take a break from the heat.

Drop in at the museum.

Browse the exhibits and the books available for sale, including my newest from Slate River Press: Peter Field Jefferson: Dark Prince of Scottsville & Lost Jeffersons.

Signed by the author!


The Town of Scottsville invites everyone to attend our next Community Day, The River Town Fest, on Saturday, September 8th.  This year, our Community Day marks 200 years since Scottsville was incorporated as a town and the 100th anniversary of the opening of Victory Hall, which now serves as the offices of the Town of Scottsville.  River Town Fest celebrates local community history and health.

Following is the schedule of River Town Fest events on Saturday, September 8th:

8:00 am – 12:00 pm:  Scottsville Farmer’s Market

9:00 am – 11:00 pm: Kids Soccer Opening Day at Dorrier Park (Sponsored by SOKS)

10:00 am – 6:00 pm: Scottsville Community Health & Civic Expo
10:00 am – 6:00 pm: Family Event Area
10:00 am – 6:00 pm: Uptown and Downtown Business Events
Child ID Program and Lodge Open House (Sponsored by Scottsville Masonic Lodge)

11:00 – 3:00 pm: Historic and Nature Trail Walking Tours

3:00 – 7:00 pm: “Taste of Scottsville” (Sponsored by SCAN)
4:00 – 9:00 pm: Food Trucks
3:00 – 9:00 pm: Kids Activities and Outdoor Music Fest, Dorrier Park

Scottsville Museum will be open from 10 am to 5 pm during the River Town Fest.  Additionally, several free walking tours through Scottsville are being planned; more details to follow here shortly.

Weather: All events will be under structures or tents, except for the music.  If rain or severe weather occur, outdoor music will be canceled.  Tent events will be closed due to lightning and/or severe winds.  All other events will continue as planned.

Parking will be available at the following locations: Scottsville Community Center; public parking lots; James River Reeling and Rafting and at the public boat landing; Uptown Shopping Center; and other locations to be identified.

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