Lake James Dragon Boat Festival


dragon boat You’re forgiven if you looked out on Paddy’s Creek Oct. 1 and feared a Viking invasion. The colorful craft participating in the inaugural Lake James Dragon Boat Festival spent the day racing for a good cause. Hosted by the Healing Dragons of Lake James, the festival drew 11 teams of 20 paddlers and hundreds of spectators to the swim beach. Proceeds from the event went to Blue Ridge Health Care