Monthly Archives: July 2013

James River Splash & Dash in Lynchburg, August 2

Race starts at 5:00 pm. Registration closes August 2 at noon. The Anthem James River Splash & Dash in Lynchburg is a competitive tube race which take’s place on Percival’s Island on August 3, 2013. Participants run a 2 mile … Continue reading

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Special SML Wine Festival Advance Tickets

TOMORROW – LAST DAY TO SAVE $10! SML Wine Festival Advance Tickets The SML Chamber is now selling special advance discount tickets for the 2013 Smith Mountain Lake Wine Festival, September 28 & 29, Lakewatch Plantation, Moneta. Taster tickets are … Continue reading

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Smith Mountain Lake Wine Festival Ticket GIVEAWAY!!!

The 25th Annual Smith Mountain Lake WINE FESTIVAL will be held SEPTEMBER 28th AND 29th, 2013. This year TWENTY-SEVEN WINERIES will be participating as well as EIGHTY-FIVE FOOD AND CRAFT VENDORS. Whether you are a wine lover or just tempting your … Continue reading

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Meet Al Berkley, Smith Mountain Lake Champion Fisherman

Meet Al Berkley.  Al is a co-worker of mine and a local, champion fisherman. He has won many fishing  tournaments, several of which were at Smith Mountain Lake. Al is pictured here with a nice smallmouth bass that he caught at … Continue reading

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Why Young Home Buyers Should Consider Smith Mountain Lake

Why Young Home Buyers Should Consider Smith Mountain Lake Earlier this month, the National Association of Realtors published an update focusing on the latest buying trends of the under 40 generations. During tough economic times, potential home owners in this … Continue reading

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Virginia Dare Cruises & Marina Open House – July 28th

Virginia Dare Cruises & Marina invites you to their Open House on Sunday July 28th 1:00-6:00. Come out and enjoy all of the festivities! Tour the Virginia Dare Cruise Boat, Bounce House for the Kids, Live Band “Truss”, Fire Boats/Fire … Continue reading

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“Cruise-In” July 27th at CJ’s Coffee & Sandwich Shop

There will be a “Cruise-In” this Saturday, July 27th from 4pm to 8pm, at CJ’s Coffee & Sandwich Shop.  Bring your classic cars, hot rods, muscle cars, rat rods, and any other cool car or truck that you may have.  … Continue reading

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Smith Mountain Lake Pirate Weekend Events

“It has been officially declared the weekend of July 19th through the 21st as “Smith Mountain Lake Pirate Weekend”. All citizens and visitors are encouraged to participate in the festivities. 2013 PIRATE WEEKEND EVENTS Kids look in the Smith Mountain Eagle, July 3rd … Continue reading

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Post-Thunderstorm Fishing Tips

With all the thunderstorms we have been having lately, I thought this article entitled “Post-Thunderstorm Fishing Tips” by John Neporadny Jr. was appropriate to share.  Please be careful as you fish on beautiful Smith Mountain Lake. By John Neporadny Jr. JUL … Continue reading

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Sunset Saturday at Hickory Hill Vineyards – July 20

Join us in celebrating Summer Vacations at Sunset Saturday with Hickory Hill Vineyards!  Help us welcome Sunset Saturday newcomer BRB to our stage, while enjoying a glass of wine with family and friends!  Bring a picnic, chairs and blankets and … Continue reading

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