If you are looking for something to do on a “chili” November weekend, be sure to attend Smith Mountain Lake’s 8th Annual Chili Cookoff & Craft Festival on November 6, 2010! Gates open at 11 AM with a full day of events planned until 4 PM. Chili tasting begins at noon and voting lasts until 3 PM. Awards for “Best Chili”, “People’s Choice”, and “Showmanship” are presented at 4 PM. All ages will enjoy the day with Candy Top the Clown, Smith Mountain Lake’s own Harmeneer Waterfront 4 Quartet providing music, and many talented crafters selling their wares.

The Festival is located next to Halesford Bridge in Moneta. There is plenty of parking for your car or boat. For more information, contact the Smith Mountain Lake’s Visitor Center at 800.676.8203 or 540.721.1203.