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11th Annual Smith Mountain Lake Fall Chili and Craft Festival

October 9th, 2013 · Comment Now!

On Saturday, November 2nd from 11am. to 4pm. you can enjoy a fun full-day lake event in Moneta, Va. The Chili and Craft Festival will feature a wide variety of creative arts & crafts and a delicious competitive chili cook-off. The Chili Cook-Off is more entertainment than a barrel of monkeys and trophies will be [...]

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Fantastic Fall Facts & Festivities

October 6th, 2013 · Comment Now!

It is officially Autumn and we see the signs of changing seasons all around us. Even though the weather at Smith Mountain Lake has been unseasonably warm, the leaves are falling by the boat-load, the days are getting shorter and the nights are cooler. For those of you who love the fall, it is an [...]

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2013 SML Wine Festival and More

September 17th, 2013 · Comment Now!

This year at Smith Mountain Lake the 2013 Wine Festival is overflowing with extra fun. First you can join in the 2nd Annual SML Wine Festival Kick Off Party, Friday, September 27 from 5 to 10pm. Tickets are $15 and includes Live Entertainment by Key West, BBQ Plate with two sides, Corn Hole Tournament & Silent Auction. Space is [...]

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June 30th, 2013 · Comment Now!

The 9th annual  “Horse and Hound” Wine Festival will be held on July 13, 2013 from 11 am. to 6 pm. at Johnson’s Orchards & Peaks of Otter Winery. You can win a pair of tickets to this fun-filled event by being one of the first 5 readers to send an email to telling us [...]

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Gills Creek Marina and Lodge – Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting

May 22nd, 2013 · Comment Now!

After 2 years of hard work and rennovations you can now check out the newest Smith Mountain Lake accommodations and boat rentals at Gills Creek Marina and Lodge. They will be showing off their new docks, lodge rooms and more at the Grand Opening this Thursday, May 23 from 4:00 pm. – 7:00 pm. with the Ribbon Cutting at 5:15pm. There will be [...]

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Smith Mountain Lake Fall Attractions

October 20th, 2012 · Comment Now!

There is a lot going on at Smith Mountain Lake in the fall, so I thought it was a good time to list some of the fun things you won’t want to miss. You can be part of feeding the hungry, taste delicious chili’s, enjoy musical harmony and much more! At the top of that [...]

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Smith Mountain Lake $5,000 Prize Raffle

June 29th, 2012 · Comment Now!

What an exciting opportunity to win an awesome prize package and experience Smith Mountain Lake! Here is how it works: Buy a raffle ticket at one of the locations mentioned below. This raffle ticket (or tickets) will be your possibility of winning a $5000 package at the lake. The package will include a 1 week vacation rental, [...]

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SML Movie Press Release

May 4th, 2012 · Comment Now!

The following press release is currently on wires to more than 17,500 outlets in support of the World Premiere of LAKE EFFECTS filmed at Smith Mountain Lake, Va., a Hallmark Movie Channel Original starring Jane Seymour, Scottie Thompson, Madeline Zima, Jeff Fahey, Ben Savage, Evan Podell, Sean Patrick Flanery and Casper Van Dien, Sunday, May 6 [...]

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SML Is A Great Place To Be In April

April 4th, 2012 · 1 Comment

If you have been hoping for some excitement at Smith Mountain Lake this spring, you will not be disappointed! Here are just a few of the great activities you might want to participate in during the month of April. Buy a raffle ticket for your chance to win a $5000 package, including 1 week’s vacation rental, 7 day [...]

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2012 College Bass Tournament at SML

March 19th, 2012 · Comment Now!

You can hardly live at Smith Mountain Lake without realizing it’s claim to fame in the fishing arena….especially bass fishing. Coming up in April is an even you won’t want to miss if you follow fins. For the second year in a row, over 120 College teams from Texas to New York will come to [...]

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Tags: Local Events · Sports: Fishing