Right Around the River Blog

11th Annual Rocketts Landing Sprints Regatta — and Virginia Boat Club — Rocked the River

Post Date: 06-24-2014

Last Saturday, we hosted the Virginia Boat Club's (VBC) annual Rocketts Landing Sprints Regatta — and it seriously rocked the river. As VBC's capstone event, the regatta attracted clubs from across the region to compete on the James River, as well as around 250 spectators to cheer everyone on. And with great rowing strides, VBC pulled through as the top crew club, taking gold medals in 12 of the 19 events they entered!

Rocketts Art Studios Showcases Abstract Expressionism at Open House

Post Date: 06-20-2014

Rocketts Art Studios at Rocketts Landing has a new show opening on June 26 featuring a collaborative exhibit from abstract painters Diane Clement and William Parrish, who — in addition to creating their own works — collaborated on a large-scale painting. Two painters collaborating together is not the normal creative process for each artist. So, we decided to pick their brains about the process of working together and what influences them as artists. Enjoy!

Celebrate Rowing on the James River at the Rocketts Landing Sprints Regatta This Weekend

Post Date: 06-18-2014

Our summer events are on a roll here at Rocketts Landing — and this weekend brings even more fun! This Saturday, we'll welcome crew teams from across the region to our riverfront community as they compete on the James River at our 11th annual Rocketts Landing Sprints Regatta. With great rowing action, positive vibes and friendly after-party, we hope you'll join us for another year of competitive rowing, right around the river.

2nd Annual Boxer Brief Battle at Rocketts Landing a Success

Post Date: 06-12-2014

Blue men. Purple hair. Underwear over pants. If you took just once glance at Rocketts Landing last weekend, it looked like a comic strip convention landed on our community! In reality, we were hosting the 2nd annual Boxer Brief Battle 5k walk/run, which brought out the fun in everyone who participated — and we enjoyed every minute.

Top Five Ways to Celebrate Father's Day at Rocketts Landing

Post Date: 06-10-2014

As our recent riverfront events showed (Rocketts Red Glare and Boxer Brief Battle), family time is a great time for visiting Rocketts Landing! And what better reason to get outside and enjoy summer at the river than by celebrating that great man in your life: Dad. Our riverfront community offers a variety of ways to plan a day full of adventure, food and, well, dad! Here are the top five ways you can celebrate Father's Day at Rocketts Landing, right around the river.

Custom-Designed Home for Sale in Historic Cedar Works at Rocketts Landing

Post Date: 06-06-2014

What a year we've been having here at Rocketts Landing! From hosting great events along the James River to HHHunt building new homes in our community and more, we're thrilled with all the action 2014 is bringing us. In fact, we have only a few homes left for sale — and with select homes remaining at auction-set prices, this is a great time to consider living right around the river!

2014 Rocketts Red Glare Was Our Largest Memorial Day Celebration Yet!

Post Date: 06-05-2014

When we first had the idea to create Richmond's only Memorial Day celebration featuring fireworks, we knew we were in for planning quite an event. And with our third celebration already behind us, we're thrilled to say that — wow! — when you build it, they really will come! Thanks to the community's great support, on May 25, over 8,000 people came out to the banks of the James River at Rocketts Landing to celebrate Memorial Day.

Photo Highlights From Memorial Day Weekend at Rocketts Red Glare

Post Date: 05-30-2014

Last Sunday, we threw a huge party along the James River at Rocketts Landing to celebrate Memorial Day -- and the exciting beginning of summer! And boy, did Richmond turn out for a great time. From live music to dancing to fireworks and more, here's a photo highlight of all the fun we had here right around the river.

Rocketts Landing Community Pool, Marina and Gardens Are Open for Summer!

Post Date: 05-28-2014

Rocketts Landing is beautiful and fun in every season — but there’s just something special about summertime here. Lazy days by the pool. Boating on the river. Playing beach volleyball with friends. Our riverfront community is like an endless playground for outdoorsy Richmonders. And now that Memorial Day is behind us (with some stellar fireworks and celebrations), we’re psyched to enjoy the unofficial launch of summer with good times right around the river.