Right Around the River Blog

Enjoy These Fall Activities Near Rocketts Landing

Post Date: 09-30-2014

Okay, it’s now officially official: Fall is here! While we love how summer brings RVA and our community alive in more ways than one, we also dig the colorful views along the James River and sipping cozy mugs of coffee as the cooler fall air serenades us. And, you better believe that fall activities near Rocketts Landing abound. So, if you’re looking for a way to enjoy the season, check out what’s going on right around the river!

Conch Republic at Rocketts Landing Ends Summer With a BBQ Bash

Post Date: 09-19-2014

In just a handful of days, we’ll officially leave summer behind and enter into the realm of sweaters, colorful leaves and pumpkin-flavored everything. And to help celebrate this seasonal shift, Conch Republic at Rocketts Landing is holding a Caribbean BBQ Bash — and you’re invited to the party!

Massey on the River Is This Weekend at Rocketts Landing

Post Date: 09-16-2014

Get ready, friends! It’s that time of year again when Richmonders dance under the stars along the riverfront at Massey on the River at Rocketts Landing. In its 5th year, the annual fundraiser brings hundreds of people out to enjoy live music, yummy food and drinks, silent auctions and other merriment for a great cause — and we look forward to another wonderful event this Saturday.

Rocketts Art Studios Features Sculptor Helen Roberts in Newest Show

Post Date: 09-12-2014

Get ready to kick off the start of this fall weather with great art! The newest show at Rocketts Art Studios (RAS) features sculptor Helen Roberts. She makes striking sculptures out of clay and bronze that often focus on the human form. Their open house is next week! So come on down to Rocketts Landing and enjoy art and socializing, right around the river.

A Day in the Rocketts Landing Life, Via Instagram

Post Date: 09-05-2014

From our sunsets to our river views and more, Rocketts Landing offers a plethora of photo ops — if we do say so ourselves! We found some gems on Instagram of our community, and thought we'd share. Thanks for all the pics, dear friends.

Virginia Capital Trail Through Rocketts Landing Set for Completion by 2015

Post Date: 09-04-2014

The end is almost near — for the Virginia Capital Trail (VCT), that is! After years of developing a new 55-mile-long pedestrian trail to link Jamestown and Richmond, the VCT team is officially less than one year way from completion. And once finished, the trail will run right through Rocketts Landing, winding its way through Richmond and the rolling countryside along Route 5.

Nation’s First 360-Degree Map of an Entire River Charting Right Now on the James River

Post Date: 08-29-2014

For the first time in history, the James River is being captured in a 360-degrees view of all its flowing glory! Thanks to local organizations James River Association (a Rocketts Landing–based organization), RichmondOutside.com and Terrain360, the James River is currently being mapped in its entirety — which is a first for any river in the United States. The project traveled right along Rocketts Landing, and intrigued with their story, we had had to find out more!

Find Your New Home in Historic Cedar Works at Rocketts Landing

Post Date: 08-27-2014

Combining history with modern appeal is one of the many reasons we appreciate RVA and our riverfront community. Not only can we offer lively contemporary living along the James River at Rocketts Landing, but we get to do so in an area seeped in history — which brings us to our unique Cedar Works building. As our community’s only historic residential building, homeowners enjoy unique charm that blends architecture from its former life as a manufacturing facility with today’s stylish touch. And...