The Tiki Bar and Outside Deck

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Just another beautiful night of good times on the waterfront! Enjoy some drinks at the Tiki Bar!

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The Loft Gallery

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The Loft Gallery was founded by Marcia Weidler and Jackie Paetzold in 1986, and is comprised of 20 professional artists. Artists are selected according to the quality of their work, educational backgrounds and experience with their particular media. Their shared dedication in organizing a co-op, which could present their work in the professional setting it deserved, led to the opening of the gallery with a handful of local artists. Special awards and recognition in their respective fields are also considered. A variety of media is represented, including watercolors, oils, woodcuts, pastels, acrylics, photography, original prints, collagraphs, lithographs, stained glass and pottery. Styles follow traditional lines from detailed representational work to soft impressionism.

Each of the artists has brought a personal clientele to the gallery, which has its own carefully established reputation and patronage. Press releases and publicity are sent on a regular basis and open houses are held monthly.

The Mill House Museum

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The Mill House Museum contains an eclectic collection of documents, photographs, and other artifacts related to Occoquan’s history and that of the surrounding region.  Over 400 items are catalogued and many of these are on permanent display.  One strength is the Society’s collection of Occoquan-related photographs.

While a number of these are on display in the Museum, many more have yet to be catalogued and made available to the general public.  Of the catalogued items, roughly 20% are ceramics and textiles, 10% are scientific, medical, or technological items, 10% are household objects, 10% are library and archival documents, 10% are photographs, and the remainder fall into assorted miscellaneous categories. Continue reading

The Polkadot Divas

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Owners Julie and Kristyn “The Divas” established The Polkadot Divas as an online boutique in April 2008. They vowed then to provide fantastic gifts for all.To ensure this, they hand select all merchandise, showing a bit of classiness, sassiness     and an all around Fun Diva Attitude!

In August 2008 the Diva’s made the decision to open their very first store in    Occoquan, VA! Their first location, 416 Mill Street offered a cozy space with a beautiful bubble window.

In November, 2011 The Polkadot Divas moved from their original location, to a larger space at 405 Mill Street. Now with more space and two professionally decorated windows, they are able to provide even more unique product lines for their guests and online shoppers. Come in and check out all the unique and hand selected gifts.

Your shopping experience will be so much fun.