If you've been to Smith Mountain Lake, you know it's beautiful out there. But have you ever seen the view from the clouds? Well this weekend you have a chance to check it out from a hot air balloon! Mariners Landing presents the second annual Hot Air Balloon Classic September 7-8. You can pay $5 to ride one from downtown Moneta on Friday from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. On Saturday, there will be a glow event at Mariners Landing Resort after 8 p.m. Find out more on the event's Facebook page.
September 8 is the finale of the Riverflick Film Series at Amazement Square. Come out Saturday night to watch a popular movie—"The Princess Bride." The 1987 romantic comedy has swordfights, giants, an evil prince and a beautiful princess. It's an American classic that you and your family can enjoy under the stars. That starts at sundown.
In Salem, one of the largest arts and crafts festivals is back on Saturday. Olde Salem Days brings more than 400 artists, crafters, food vendors and much more. There will also be an antique car show and live music. Come out to downtown Salem from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. for great handcrafted gifts and tasty food.