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Give A Taste of Home This Holiday - 11/28/11 05:04 PM
While everyone is in a gift-giving frame of mind, we’d love to reveal a creative and satisfying way to support the Smith Mountain Lake community and please your friends and family with a fantastic holiday gift. Surrounding SML are several charming, family-owned and operated farm stands, homestead stores and foodie outlets. Since you can never go wrong with a farm-fresh foods gift, consider paying a visit to a place like the Homestead Creamery, The General Store, The MouseTrap at Bridgewater Plaza, or a roadside farm stand to fill a basket with wholesome meat, dairy and garden items and Virginia-made sauces and (0 comments)
SML Students Get Sound Schooling - 11/25/11 03:21 PM
On this week of recognizing our blessings and giving thanks for all we have been given, we’d like to highlight a few things we are particularly thankful for in living at Smith Mountain Lake. One of the priorities of any family is excellence in education. At SML, a high standard of learning is prevalent in both the larger bordering counties of Franklin and Bedford. Each offers well rated public school opportunities, along with supplemental facilities that encourage older high school students to pursue higher education and explore career interests. One of Franklin County’s biggest educational offerings is the Gereau Center for (0 comments)
Shop for the Holidays at Smith Mountain Lake - 11/15/11 12:18 PM
‘Tis the season for holiday shopping once again. Oftentimes, the thought of picking out that perfect gift for a loved one is overwhelming. Do you present them with a new sweater? A pampering gift certificate? A fishing rod? The most popular toy? What will that special someone like? What will they use? There are many ideas to choose from but few that are as distinctive as the individual you’re shopping for. At Smith Mountain Lake, residents are at a holiday shopping advantage. Retail outlets surrounding the lake are distinctive on purpose. Here, shopping opportunities match the unique character of SML - (0 comments)
Art is Abundant at Smith Mountain Lake - 11/07/11 11:04 AM
Smith Mountain Lake boasts plenty of the common attractions - boating and water sport fun, exotic homes that fascinate and popular annual events such as the SML Charity home tour, SML wine festival and last weekend’s chili festival. But did you know that Smith Mountain Lake is an arts haven year-round? Paintings, photography, graphic art, dance, music, theater and crafting are all alive and thriving forms of art in this area. In fact, local art gallery owners will tell you that Smith Mountain Lake has some of the biggest variety and most talented artists anywhere producing art right at their lake (0 comments)
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