13th annual Smith River Fest to return to Henry County in August

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(Photo: Courtesy Henry County Parks and Recreation from 2016)

HENRY COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — The coronavirus pandemic may have led to a lot of cancellations and postponements over the last year, but the 13th annual Smith River Fest is gearing up to return to Henry County in August.

According to a Facebook post shared by Henry County Parks and Recreation on Thursday, March 4, the Smith River Fest — presented by J. Peyton Moore, DDS — will be back at the Smith River Sports Complex from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 21.

While more activities will be shared soon, the Smith River Fest organizers announced the following activities for the event on Thursday:

According to the Smith River Fest Facebook page, “A fun-packed day is being planned for folks of all ages. Some of your favorite activities will be returning, but we will also have a lot of new surprises for everyone to enjoy.”

This news comes after the 13th annual Smith River Fest was postponed from Aug. 22, 2020 to Aug. 21, 2021.

For more information about the Smith River Fest, call Henry County Parks and Recreation at (276) 634-4640.

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