Calling All Adventure Seekers

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Calling All Adventure SeekersThere are many ways to enjoy yourself at and around Smith Mountain Lake, Va. If you are seeking adventure for yourself or for your family this month, you are sure to find something nearby to suit your tastes.

Jul 19 – 52nd Annual Horse ShowTwo Shows: 12:00 Noon and 5:00 pm – Sponsored by the Ruritan Club. For more information contact Carl Sensabaugh, New London Horse Show, 2368 Terrace View Road, Forest, VA 24551-3522, email: ruritan1.va@netzero.net – New London Club House, 12411 E. Lynchburg-Salem Turnpike, US 460, 6 miles West of Lynchburg, Opposite New London Elementary School. – $5.00 Donation.

Jul 19 – Hollywood in the Hills presents Surf’s UpDusk – Bring your blankets and lawn chairs for our outdoor movie event. In this Surf’s Up Movie in this animated mockumentary, film crews go behind the scenes at the Penguin World Surfing Championship to provide a close-up look at the inventors of surfing.

Yes, penguins were the first species to hang 10 — or at least that’s what this film purports. Animators Ash Brannon and Chris Buck co-direct the spoof, and Jeff Bridges, Zooey Deschanel, Brian Benben, Jane Krakowski, Michael McKean and James Woods, among others, lend their voices. – Bedford Elementary School Athletic Field, Behind the Bedford Welcome Center, Tiger Trail, Bedford – Free – 540-587-5681

Jul 24 – New Orleans Style Jazz Night featuring William Penn Duo – Mariner’s Landing, 1217 Graves Harbor Trail, Huddleston – 540-296-1215 – www.marinerslanding.com

Jul 29 – Summer Music Games of Southwest Virginia – Carolina Crown, Colts, Glassmen, Mandarins, Pacific Crest, Santa Clara Vanguard & Teal Sound. Premium seats $25.00, Regular seating adults $20.00, Children under 12 $10.00. – Salem Football Stadium, Located near Salem Civic Center, Salem – 540-343-8100 – www.salemciviccenter.com

Jul 30 – Aug 3 – Mountain Valley Cluster Dog Show8:00am – For show schedule go to www.infodog.com – Salem Civic Center, Salem – Free admission – 540-343-8100 – www.salemciviccenter.com

Thanks to the Bedford Chamber of Commerce for information on many of these events.

Blackwater Yacht Racing Association sponsors fun events as well as the opportunity for a great new hobby.  For further details contact Pete Phillip at 540.719.0009 or visit www.byrasailing.org.

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