July 19, 20, 21 - Smith Mountain Lake Pirate Days
DEADLINE JUNE 28TH
We will UPDATE your events on this website DAILY.
It has been officially declared the weekend of July 19th through the 21st as “Smith Mountain Lake Pirate Weekend”. All citizens and visitors are encouraged to participate in the festivities.
SML Pirate Days is a community event platform that everyone (residents, businesses and visitors) can participate in. The theme is simple and ‘family friendly’. It provides a great way for area businesses to connect their marketing efforts to create a memorable Smith Mountain Lake experience.
2012 PIRATE WEEKEND EVENTS
Bridgewater Plaza, Route 122, Halesford Bridge
Bridgewater Marina - Treasure Hunt, Saturday, July 21 - WSLK Live Radio Remote (11am - 3pm), Giveaways & more
Reading with Noah - Children's Pirate weekend
Lake House Beanery - Official Pirate T-shirts for sale,1st 250 kids get a free Pirate Flag. Food specials and sidewalk sale!
Mangos - Pirate themed weekend, music by Dragonfly
Gifts Ahoy, Bridgewater Sportswear and Fun 'n' Games - 1st 200 children in the door will receive free Pirate booty
Lake & Land Realty- look for the Jolly Roger pennant flags for pirate treats(skull rings, pirate coins, tatoos....) for the kids.
VIRGINIA DARE CRUISES & MARINA - come dressed in any kind of Pirate Attire, model for us and we will give you $1.00 off any sandwich at Portside per person or $1.00 off per person on a cruise for that weekend. Sunday, we will have a best dressed Pirate Contest. The Best Pirate costume will get either a Gift Certificate for 2 lunches from Portside, or 2 Sightseeing Passes for the Virginia Dare.
Smith Mountain Lake Farm Alpacas - Pirates on the Alpaca Farm!!! Dress like a pirate and get a free Treasure Map! Pirate treasure hunt amongst the alpacas. Know your Pirate facts and also learn about Alpaca facts! Every child who turns in their map gets a prize from the treasure chest of goodies! Pirate games all around the farm, vendors and crafts, demonstrations and Pirate music. $3 pp all ages on Saturday only! 12-5pm, Smith Mountain Lake Farm, Morewood Rd, Hardy, VA
“Hoist the Sail!” at Hickory Hill Vineyards - All weekend long in the tasting room we’ll be debuting our newest wine “Sweet Red Sail”, available for the first time ever. Come to the tasting room and tell us in your best pirate voice to “Hoist the Sail!” and receive 10% off any purchase of Sweet Red Sail.
Enjoy a thirsty pirate favorite, our Golden Grog (White Pineapple Sangria). Love it? Take a loot-bag of it home to enjoy on the dock with your own crew.
Saturday night 7-10pm is our live music event Sunset Saturday, with the band “the Migrating Coconuts” sailing in to entertain you. $10 gate admission; but tell the dockmaster the secret password “Parley” and get in for $5 and receive an extra tasting of fine vintage wine from our Captain. Sorry, but there’s never any rum allowed at Hickory Hill events.
Hickory Hill Vineyards & Winery. Tucked away on 1722 Hickory Cove Lane, Moneta. That’s the Bedford side of the lake, halfway between Halesford Bridge and the State Park off Hendricks Store Road. www.smlwine.com.
Smith Mountain Lake Banks - B. B. & T., Bank of Botetourt, Hometown Bank - Pirate Giveaways.
Sidewalk Sale Saturday the 21st from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Halesford Center on Rt 122 near the Halesford Bridge
- Alpaca By Jaca: Apparel. Clothing. Yarn. Gifts for all ages. 25% off on all items throughout July 2012. Storytelling on Saturday.
- Glam Shop. Stylish clothing.
- Lil Bo Teek. Children's clothing, toys, etc
- LogHomesByJack.com. Log Homes. Timber Frame Homes. Cabins. Stain.
- Margaret Sutphin Insurance.
- Salon 74.
- Welcome Home Consignment.
Waller's Waterfront - all weekend long
Follow our Jolly Roger flag for some Pirate food and drink - special Pirate Grog!
"Pirates of the Caribbean" will be playing on our TV.
Saturday, July 21 - "Pirate Costume Contest", the best dressed couple will win a $20 Gift Certificate.
Lakewatch Bojangles - All children with a kids meal purchase will receive Pirate goody bags.
Mariners Landing - Pirate themed weekend activities