The Second Annual Cardboard Boat Regatta | July 29th, 2017

After an incredible debut event in 2016 we are honored to bring back this day of fun at the lake featuring cardboard boat races, live music, food and more all benefiting the W.E. Skelton 4-H Center camps! This year will feature an amazing day of fun activities and a "boat show" prior the boat


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Hiking the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia

November 5-10, 2017 Hike to mountaintop vistas and historic sites in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia with an expert instructor to teach you the best hiking practices and give you the lay of the land. Explore the incredible Blue Ridge Mountains on day hikes to Civil War battlefields, gorgeous peaks and historic sites on

The Art of Storytelling in Virginia

Learn expert storytelling techniques from award-winning authors. Tell your personal story, enjoy tales from professional storytellers and relax on the shores of Smith Mountain Lake. Discover your inner storyteller with the help of award-winning authors and professional storytellers while you bask in the peaceful atmosphere of Virginia’s picturesque Smith Mountain Lake. Learn expert techniques on

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Cooking with Westlake Kroger’s Chef Jason Hardy

Come eat with us! If you are looking for new recipes, new skills, or you are just plain hungry then this is the class for you. Westlake Kroger's Chef Jason Hardy will be sharing his expertise over three consecutive days for two hours each day. This class fills very quickly, so enroll today! Dates: 2017