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Monthly Archives: September, 2012

Smith Mountain Lake Wine Festival

Posted on September 22, 2012 by cfinley

The 24th Annual Smith Mountain Lake Wine Festival will be held September 29 and 30.  This year, 27 Virginia wineries will be participating as well as 85 juried craft and food vendors.  Three popular live bands will also be there to entertain festival-goers.  Saturday crowds will enjoy the bands Polychrome and Dragonfly. Sunday’s festivities feature […]

Annual Antique & Classic Smith Mountain Lake Boat Show

Posted on September 16, 2012 by cfinley

Every boat tells a story. For Smith Mountain Lake resident Tony Cusumano, that story dates back 35 years, when he first purchased a 1962 Cruisers, Inc. runabout. The boat served Cusumano and his family well for 18 years, mostly for fishing and water skiing in Long Island Sound near their New York home. But times […]

New business on tap at Smith Mountain Lake

Posted on September 14, 2012 by cfinley

  Sunken City Brewing Company, Franklin County’s first microbrewery, is expected to create 20-25 jobs within five years Franklin County officials and business leaders today broke ground on Sunken City Brewing Company, the county’s first microbrewery. The $2.3 million, 8,800-square-foot project, to feature a production brewery, tasting room and outdoor beer garden, is expected to […]

Mark Roberts & Breeze at Final After 5 Jive

Posted on September 2, 2012 by cfinley

The After 5 Jive series concludes on Thursday, September 6, 2012 with Mark Roberts & Breeze performing at Westlake Towne Center. Gates open at 5 p.m. with live music getting underway at 5:30 p.m. through 8:30 p.m. All proceeds will benefit the United Way of Franklin County. Valid ID is required for 21 and older. […]