President Fran Lawrence lets visitors on the Red Pirogue before the parade.
As the Red Pirogue launched, we passed a group of Clydesdales
Like all good explorers, Hermi had brought a snack along for the ride.
A bumblebee stayed on my hand as I waved to the crowds. At one point, it clutched to my finger as if its legs had suction cups on them.
Fran Lawrence, Chauncy Hutter and Chauncey's eleven-year-old granddaughter Hermi
John Conover's three-year-old granddaughter brought along a plastic explorer's knife and wore a hat with feathers.
My godson could be seen in the Charlottesville marching band.
We make the uphill climb thank to Digs Inc.!
Nat Bryant, Hermi, and I stood at the front of the boat waving.
A backward look at the crew...
Cotton candy for sale.
We make the turn towards High Street.
As we complete our journey, the Clydesdales are right there with us.