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August 21 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Saturday, August 21st
1 – 5 pm |
Free  (donations welcome)
Presented by NBNC & Friends of the Winooski

Cool off in the heat of summer at this community-wide, family-friendly river celebration! Visit each river access point at the Nature Center to partake in different activities and adventures along the North Branch.

  • Walk the North Branch with NBNC Teacher-Naturalists in search of river critters.
  • Join workshops on aquatic biodiversity and habitat conservation.
  • Bring an innertube, canoe, kayak or paddleboard to float the river.
  • Learn about river dynamics and how to protect streams.
  • Make art with local artists and naturalists.
  • Listen to live music at the river shore.
  • Check out aquatic exhibits and aquaria.
  • Bring a picnic and enjoy an afternoon playing by the water.
  • much more!

When we take care of our rivers, they take care of us! We’ll see you at RiverFest!

Full Schedule coming in July


RiverFest is made possible by:


August 21
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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North Branch Nature Center
713 Elm Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05602