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Fun Ahead in 2020

Monday December 9, 2019

Plan Ahead 


Doggie Days in MHC

Friday July 26, 2019

Four-legged fun 


Spend Your Summer on the Smith River

Wednesday July 10, 2019

Brian Williams & VisitMartinsville 


Dedication Ceremony Held for Smith River Blueway

Tuesday June 11, 2019

The River is Calling


Picnicking Around MHC

Thursday April 4, 2019

Spring brings new opportunities to picnic with your family throughout Martinsville-Henry County!


Relax at Rick's

Friday March 8, 2019

Book your getaway now! 


Crawford & Power to Perform at Smith River Fest

Friday March 8, 2019

Fan favorite set to return at this years Smith River Fest.


Smith River Provision Company Named Title Sponsor for 2019 Smith River Fest

Thursday February 28, 2019

Sovah Health to  Sponsor New Paddling Demo Pool.


9th Annual Martinsville Half Marathon & 5K Coming Soon

Wednesday February 6, 2019

The Martinsville running scene flourishes as competitors hit the pavement for the 9th annual Martinsville Half Marathon & 5K.


Countdown to Smith River Fest 2018

Monday July 23, 2018

Outdoor Recreation Festival set for August 11th


The Secrets of the Smith

Monday July 9, 2018

By Brian Williams & VisitMartinsville 


Summer Fun for Kids in MHC

Tuesday May 30, 2017

Start Planning Now! 


Summer Bucket List 

Wednesday July 6, 2016

12 Hands–on Activities Not to Miss


Area Businesses Win “Best of Virginia” Awards

Monday May 23, 2016

45 local businesses featured


Rooster Walk 8: ‘More than a Festival’

Thursday March 31, 2016

Music & Arts Abound 


Open Door Tour in the City of Martinsville and Across Henry County

Tuesday March 29, 2016

Smith River Artisan Trail 


Bassett, Pioneering the Future

Tuesday March 22, 2016

Martinsville-Henry County Garden Day 2016


Martinsville-Henry County Garden Day 2016

Wednesday November 18, 2015

Blog by Susan Morton


Dan River Basin Association Hosts Hike at Lauren Mountain Preserve

Wednesday November 18, 2015

Dan River Basin Association Hosts Hike at Lauren Mountain Preserve in Bassett, VA. 


Experience the Outdoors at Smith River Fest

Tuesday August 4, 2015

Opportunities for Newcomers to Outdoor Recreation


DRBA Smith River Clean-up on August 1st

Thursday July 16, 2015

You're invited to join the Dan River Basin Association for a Smith River Clean-up on August 1st


Discover the Great Outdoors at Smith River Fest

Thursday July 9, 2015

SRF Saturday, August 8, 2015


The Great Outdoors in MHC

Tuesday June 2, 2015

Explore the many ways to explore the great outdoors in Martinsville-Henry County


Trout N About Race Through the Smith River

Wednesday May 13, 2015
Trout N About Race Through the Smith River

Trout N About race coming to MHC on May 30th


The Richard P. Gravely, Jr. Nature Preserve

Monday April 6, 2015

My journey into history and nature.


Hamlet Vineyards

Wednesday August 27, 2014

A Visit to this Southern Virginia Hotspot


Discover the Great Outdoors

Tuesday June 17, 2014

"Not all who wonder are lost."- J.R.R. Tolkien 


National Trails Day

Saturday June 7, 2014

Celebrate with a walk, bike, or hike along the Smith River Trail System


Fishing At Its Finest

Thursday June 5, 2014

Fishing for fun, memories, and more in Martinsville-Henry County, VA!


Get to MHC and Get Outdoors

Monday June 2, 2014

Outdoor fun for June


A Three-Day Escape

Monday May 5, 2014

Enjoy a long weekend in Martinsville-Henry County


Dan River Basin Association Plans Smith River Float May 3

Tuesday April 22, 2014

DRBA First Saturday Outing On Popular Section 


Corn Hole Tournament Begins Saturday at Smith River Sports Complex

Monday April 7, 2014

Saturday is the kick-off to the series


Easterns Qualifier At Smith River Sports Complex

Thursday February 20, 2014

College Open Ultimate Frisbee Teams Travel To Area To Compete For One Spot


December Discoveries: Snow-Yaking

Monday December 9, 2013

Don't let winter weather stop you from using your kayak or canoe!