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SML Chapter ACBS Antique Boat Festival & Show 

Begun in 1990 by lake residents who wanted to share their love of beautifully restored antique vessels, the festival draws big crowds to shore of Mariners Landing.

Learn more in this Laker Weekly article or visit the Smith Mountain Lake Chapter of the ACBS at woodenboats.net.

SML Charity Home Tour

This annual community fund drive has helped locals in need since 1991. Eight lakefront homes are opened to the public, accessible by car and boat, on Columbus Day weekend. Proceeds benefit eight charities, each of which supplies volunteers to staff the homes. 

SML Oktoberfest 2018

SML Oktoberfest & 5K Trail Race

The Willard Companies and the Smith Mountain Lake YMCA have presented an Oktoberfest and 5K at Westlake Towne Center annually since 2012. Highlights include German-style bands wearing traditional Bavarian clothing, vendors and artisan crafters, a children's play area and German games and entertainment.

Take Pride in Smith Mountain Lake

We have been a longtime supporter of Take Pride in Smith Mountain Lake, a community-wide effort for those who use and enjoy Smith Mountain Lake to work together at various locations around the lake to keep it clean and beautiful!

Laker Weekly coverage

Swing Fore a Cure

In 2007, the Swing Fore a Cure golf tournament begain, aiming to raise money and awareness for cancer research. Some of the biggest names in golf have attended the tournament, which has been held at The Water's Edge Golf Course at Smith Mountain Lake and at Ballyhack Golf Club in nearby Roanoke.

Smith Mountain Lake Invitational Golf Tournament

The Smith Mountain Lake Regional Chamber of Commerce holds this annual golf event at The Westlake. Participants enjoy an afternoon of golf while gaining valuable networking and business development opportunities.

Booker T. Washington National Monument

The national monument commemorates the Franklin County birthplace of Booker T. Washington, born a slave and freed at age 9, who became the most influential African-American of his era as an educator, adviser, author, and orator.

Sunshine Kids

The SUNSHINE KIDS Foundation

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices has embraced The Sunshine Kids Foundation as its national charitable benefactor. The organization provides a free programs for children receiving cancer treatments in hospitals across the U.S. -- including Carilion Children's Hospital in Roanoke, Virginia.