Welcome to River Hop 2018, June 2nd and 3rd!

Neighborhood picnic and family events in the River District


Special Thanks

The goal of the yearly River Hop is simply to strengthen community bonds. Thank you to everyone who participated this year and special thanks to our musicians and event organizers.


Oliver de Peralta (website)

Brian Lydic

Event Hosts!

Barbara Lucas

Juliet Berger

David & Valerie Shinabarger

Phillip and Nancy Stoll

Patrick McCauley (his book)

Tom Stulberg

Mary Underwood


River Hop Events

Events are constantly being added and updated every week. Please stay tuned for any changes to guided events for the 2018 River Hop below.

Main Events:

  • River Hop Picnic | Beckley Park | Sun. 6/3 5-8PM
  • Garage Sales | Various (Check Map) | Sat. & Sun. 6/2 & 6/3 10-3PM

Guided Events

  • Bird Hike w/Juliet Berger | Fri. 6/1 9-11AM | Meet at Argo Canoe Livery shelter. Bring binoculars and trail shoes if you have 'em!
  • Pedal The Pond w/David + Valerie Shinabarger | Sat. June 2nd, 3-4:30PM | More info here on Facebook.
  • Hopeful Oaks Native Plant Garden Tour | Sat. June 2nd, 2-8PM | 1314 Broadway Street | On this self-guided tour you will see over 100 species of native plants growing on an urban lot. Information about landscaping with natives will be available, plus some free plants! Hosted by Nancy Stoll.
  • Neighborhood History Tour w/Tom Stulberg + Patrick McCauley | Sun. 6/3 11-Noon | Meet @Beckley Park | Bring walking shoes.
  • Riverside Dog Park | Sun. 6/3 12-1PM | Bring some extra water & bags
  • Cultural History of the River District Bike Tour w/Dave + Barbara Lucas | Sun. 6/3 9-11AM | Meet at 1211 Wright St. Bring your bike ride things.
  • Open Art Studio w/Mary Underwood | Sun. 6/3 12-4PM | 1219 Traver | Walk in to the yellow backyard studio for live demonstration of handspinning and weaving.

Garage Sale Signup

Find a new home for some of your stuff and meet some neighbors at the same time. Fill out the form below to add your garage sale to the map.


RSVP to the Picnic 6/3/2018 5-8PM at Beckley Park

We'll have some music, food, fun--and hopefully some sun! Everyone in the neighborhood is invited even if you don't RSVP, but it might help someone choose what dish to make, and drum up a little excitement.


Event photos from current and past River Hops!

Bike Tour

Bike Tour



Face Paint

Face Paint!

Pond Pedal


Down to Earth