Monthly Archives: October 2012

Trick or Treat at Smith Mountain Lake

Take your kids Trick or Treating at Smith Mountain Lake on Wednesday, October 31st from Noon – 5pm.  Look for the orange signs at participating SML businesses.  Special event sponsored by the Smith Mountain Eagle.

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SML Fall Chili & Craft Festival – November 3rd

10th Annual SML Fall Chili & Craft Festival THIS SATURDAY, November 3rd, 11am – 4pm Chili Cooker Teams still needed! Enjoy a full-day event featuring crafts and a competitive chili cook-off.  Trophies will be awarded for “Best Chili,” “People’s Choice,” and … Continue reading

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Shake Your Booty at Moneta Volunteer Fire Department

The Moneta Volunteer Fire Department will host SML Zumba and all their hot zumbalitas for a booty shakin’ good time on November 17th from 10:00AM to 12:00PM. Instructors Jennifer Davis and Julie Wright will lead the group in an awesome … Continue reading

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Capt. Mike Snead’s Fishing Report

Capt. Mike Snead’s Fishing Report Water Temp.: 58-62 degrees, Water Clarity Good The low water level has left much of the traditional structure under docks and walkways high and dry. It has also lowered the water on the ends of … Continue reading

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Parkway Fall Color Update – October 25th

As we head into late October on the Parkway, the peak colors can be found at the lower elevations. The color change started at the beginning of October at the highest elevations and has been steadily progressing down toward lower … Continue reading

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Halloween Parties at Mango’s and Waller’s This Weekend

The 2nd Annual Den of Devilish Delight at Waller’s – Saturday, October 27th starting at 6pm. The Grand Finale of our 2012 season! It’s gonna be HUGE! The Almost Brothers Band featuring Lauren Smyk, DJ, Midnight Buffet, costume contests and inventory blowout pricing! Lots of … Continue reading

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Pirate’s Faire October 27th at SML Alpaca Farm

Date: October 27, 2012 Time: 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm Event DescriptionVendors, Craftsmen and Artisans, Games and Treasure hunts and events around the farm grounds. Dress up as a Pirate, Viking or Princess and get a free treasure map to … Continue reading

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Have You Been To The Top of Smith Mountain?

As you travel around Smith Mountain Lake, do you ever think about the mountain itself?  According to the history of Pittsylvania County, Smith Mountain was named for Daniel and Gideon Smith, two pioneers from the early 1700’s. You can see … Continue reading

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SML Water Level

Lots of people have been talking about the low water level at Smith Mountain Lake.  What do you think is causing this drop?  In September, AEP blamed it on a lack of rain.  Here’s a site you can visit to … Continue reading

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Blue Ridge Parkway Fall Color Update

It’s the middle of October and the mountain foliage is making the striking transition to the color that brings so much attention here in the fall. Typically, the Blue Ridge Parkway experiences the much-anticipated change in fall foliage around the … Continue reading

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