The 28th annual Smith Mountain Lake Charity Home Tour will be held Oct. 5 through 7. Eight waterfront homes will be accessible by water and by land, and proceeds from the three-day tour will benefit eight area charities. Tickets are on sale now for $30 until Oct. 4 and $35 on tour days. Tickets are good for all three days, one visit per home. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.smlcharityhometour.com.