The Smithfield Parks & Recreation department is hosting the 1st River Rat Regatta in Smithfield on Saturday, July 14th. The Parks and Recreation department is having a ribbon cutting ceremony for the newly renovated boat ramp at 9:30 am. The Regatta starts at 10:00 am. Boats can be made of glue, cardboard, and duct tape only. Rules and regulations can be found on the town parks and recreation web page (downtownsmithfield.com). The 2-man teams will paddle their boats from the boat ramp to Town Commons. It is free to watch and free to participate.
Smithfield boat ramp is located at 150 Front Street in Smithfield.
For more information, including the rules and entry form, please visit http://downtownsmithfield.com/