You don’t want to miss the first ever Smith Mountain Lake Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on December 7th! Every community has it’s traditions that make it a unique and special place. This year begins a tradition for the folks of Smith Mountain Lake Virginia that you will want to participate in.
This event is sponsored by the Willard Companies and will take place at a central location in the Westlake Towne Center near Davidsons and the Good Looks Salon. The official tree lighting ceremony will begin around 6:45pm. The Fraiser Fir tree will stand approximately 20’ tall and has been hand selected from Joe’s Tree Farm in Craig County, Virginia.
Smith Mountain Lake’s first annual holiday tree lighting ceremony will be held in conjunction with the U.S. Marines Toys for Tots drive at Westlake Towne Center and a holiday open house by all Westlake retail stores. The two day event will begin on Friday, December 7, 2007 from 4:00 – 8:00 pm and will continue on Saturday, December 8 from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm.
In addition to the holiday tree lighting ceremony, the U.S. Marines will be coordinating a flag lowering ceremony in support of the Toys for Tots drive. The first 150 individuals who donate a new, unwrapped toy during the event will be given a free, complimentary ticket to a special showing of “It’s A Wonderful Life” at Westlake Cinema, which is scheduled at the conclusion of the event on Friday evening playing at 8:15 pm.