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Smith Mountain Lake Community Park Beach Opens May 24

The beach area at Smith Mountain Lake Community Park will open on weekends, beginning Friday, May 24. The beach will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekends only through June 9. The cost of using the beach … Continue reading

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Welcome To The Smith Mountain Lake Show

Welcome to The Smith Mountain Lake Show!  After watching a segment on Good Morning America about blogging in November 2010, and discussing it with my family, we decided to start this blog. The guests coming to The Rustic Cottage at … Continue reading

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Reflecting on 2011

As 2011 drew to a close, I could not help reflecting on the past twelve months.  There were many big stories in 2011 from the earthquake near Mineral that shook all of us to the tornadoes that blew through Virginia … Continue reading

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We Have A Photo Contest Winner!

The photo contest sponsored by The Smith Mountain Lake Show and The Rustic Cottage is over and the winner is Karen Mosley.  Karen’s photo “Key West Sunset” received 66 votes and has earned Karen and three of her friends a … Continue reading

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We’ve Added Video!

The Smith Mountain Lake Show has added a new dimension to the site, video.  Click here to check out the new Video Tab. Not only do we want you to read about our beautiful 20,600 acre lake with 500 miles … Continue reading

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Guest Posts?

The Smith Mountain Lake Show is looking for guests who would like to do a post on our blog?  Do you want to tell us about your business or why you love Smith Mountain Lake?  The post must be related … Continue reading

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Lake Christian Ministries Food & Toy Drive

When we purchased a home at Smith Mountain Lake in 2001, we became very interested in life around the lake. We try to support as many lake businesses as possible by eating at the restaurants and shopping in the stores.  Having become … Continue reading

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Made in America Christmas: Are You In?

“World News with Diane Sawyer” is airing nightly updates for a “Made in America Christmas.”  According to estimates by the National Retail Federation, the average American will spend $700 on holiday gifts and goodies this year, totaling more than $465 billion.  If that … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Smith Mountain Lake Show

Today, The Smith Mountain Lake Show is one year old.  Last November, after watching a segment on Good Morning America about blogging and having several discussions with my family, I decided to start this blog.  It is hard to believe … Continue reading

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