Smith Mountain Lake’s Fall Chili and Craft Festival


Be sure to come to Smith Mountain Lake’s 10th-Annual Fall Chili and Craft Festival. This full-day event, beginning at 11:00 a.m. through 4:00 p.m., features live entertainment, crafts and a spectacular competitive chili cook-off.  Trophies will be awarded for “Best Chili,” “People’s Choice,” and “Showmanship.”  It’ll be a hot time at Smith Mountain Lake.  Held lakeside at Bridgewater Plaza in Moneta, near the Hales Ford Bridge. Tickets are $5 at the gate!

The Smith Mountain Lake Rotary Club’s Night at the Races

The Rotary Club of Smith Mountain Lake’s Fall Fundraiser will be held Saturday night October 20, 2012, at the W.E.Skelton 4-H Conference Center.

This Annual event benefits local charities and features simulated horse racing, funny money, great food, dozens of valuable prizes, a “ Kentucky Derby Women’s Hat Parade”, and camaraderie.

Tickets are $35 and include a buffet dinner, $16 in “race money”, front row seats at the hat contest, and a chance to win coveted prizes. Cash Bar 5:30pm. Racing Program: 6:00 to 10:00pm. Participants need NO knowledge of horse racing to participate in the 4 hour event. Groups can reserve a full table for 8 ($280).

Dress is Racing Casual or Kentucky Best. Guests are asked to bring their own appetizers to share – the best at each table is hotly contested.

Contact Brian Raub at 540-721-1405 or Tom Cosgrove at 540-721-7838- to reserve tickets, name horses, or advertise in the event program.