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Friday, May 24, 2013
Following are some of the events that will take place this summer at SML.
May 25 and the fourth Saturday through August
Smith Mountain Lake State Park
Food, live music and Old Dominion Cloggers. 8 p.m. $5. 297-6066.
Swing Fore a Cure
American Heart Association golf tournament. The Water’s Edge Country Club. Tom Watson, PGA Hall of Fame member and captain of the 2013 Ryder Cup team, will be special guest at the event. firstname.lastname@example.org or 774-2716.
69th anniversary of D-Day observance with ceremony, music tours and speakers at National D-Day Memorial in Bedford. Overlord Circle. 11 a.m. 587-3619.
The Best of the Lakeside Singers concert. June 7, 7 p.m., June 8, 2 p.m. Trinity Ecumenical Parish in Moneta. Tickets, $8 in advance, $9 at the door. Cris Collins, 721-8525, or Ken Nagele, 297-1058.
Gospel music, tours, food vendors at Booker T. Washington National Memorial in Hardy. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. 721-2094, nps.gov/bowa.
Lyrics on the Lake
Songwriting festival sponsored by Zeta Nu, a local chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha, a nonprofit service organization. Three locations around SML. 520-0053 or 520-0012.
PWC Poker Run
Charity fundraiser sponsored by SMLPA. Jake’s Place, 1041 Harbour Inn Lane, Moneta. 10:30 a.m. Will Dillon, 556-6655.
Saunders Volunteer Fire Company celebration and fundraiser
Food vendors, live music and over-water fireworks display at Parkway Marina in Huddleston. Car and boat show begins at 2 p.m. Parking, $10. 297-4412 , smlfireworks.org.
Moneta FireWORX Fest
Downtown Moneta with fireworks and live music by The WORX Band. Gates open at 5:30; fireworks begin about 10 p.m. $5, children 10 and younger free. 297-4412 .
Patriot Pop Festival and Fireworks Display
Mitchell’s Point Marina. 11 a.m.- 7 p.m.; fireworks begin after dark. Concert is free, but donations accepted. Proceeds benefit Navy Marine-Corp. Relief Society. Jeff Prowse, 484-3980, email@example.com.
Weekend of July 20
Pirate-themed weekend with stores and restaurants offering deals. Lauren Parcetich, 721-1203, visitSmithMountainLake.com.
Andrew Haley/Smith Mountain Lake Lions Junior Golf Tournament
One of the state’s top events for junior players. Mariners Landing and The Waterfront Country Club. 352-7714, www.haleylionsjrgolf.com/Tour/TourNews.aspx.
Celebration of Nations
New family-oriented festival with an international flair. Ethnic food, live music, contests, door prizes. Downtown Moneta. 2 until 8 p.m. 586-9401, www.bedfordareachanber.com.
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