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Saturday, September 16, 2000 -- Summersville, WV
2000 Gauley River Festival

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[Gauley Festival Details] [Running the Gauley River]

[ANIMAL Gauley River Race]


1999 Gauley Photo
Bring all your buddies along
When: Saturday, September 16, 2000 from 5pm-Midnight

Where: Nicholas County Veterans Memorial Park Route 19 in Summersville,West Virginia

How Much? Admission is only $5.00

Join American Whitewater for an evening in celebration of whitewater and the great outdoors.

"The Gauley Marketplace"
The nation's largest whitewater paddling gear and services showcase.
Satisfy your paddling needs all in one location 5pm-midnight.

Huge Silent Auction of paddling and related gear
Dozens and dozens of generously donated boats, gear, clothing,
books,videos, art, collectables.
Auction concludes at 11pm

  • You won't believe the LARGE LIST of generous donors and vendors!

  • The Best of the National Paddling Film Festival cutting edge videos

  • River conservation exhibits to educate and activate

  • 1999 Gauley Festival
    Vendors from around the world
    Live Music!
    From 8:00 p.m. to midnight

    Plenty of onsite Food & Beverages vendors
    to choose from when you get off the River Games & raffles too!

    Camping Thursday, Friday, Saturday...
    $4 per person/night, with no reservations. This is on a first come first served basis. Sites sold out last year so arrive early!

    Camping Rules:

  • Don't pee on your neighbor's tent
  • Sorry, no beer sold on premises.
  • People bringing their own should do so discreetly
    (Example... Put cans in neoprene beer holders or in cups.)
  • Anyone who makes trouble will be hog-tied, tar-feathered, & kicked to the curb.

    Other Weekend Highlights:
    Saturday and Sunday Mornings Breakfast served by the Ruritan Club
    at 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at On-Site Dining Hall

    * All Proceeds to Benefit WHITEWATER ACCESS AND CONSERVATION


    TITLE: 2000 Gauley River Festival
    EVENTS: River Festival
    WHEN: Sat, 16 Sep
    WHERE: Summersville, WV
    CONTACT: Phyllis Horowitz (914) 586-2355 E-mail
    AWA (301) 589-9453 E-mail
    OFF-SITE URL: 2000 Gauley Festival
    COMMENTS: This is the Grand-Daddy of all River Festivals!!!
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