The first of several Independence Day festivities at Smith Mountain Lake kicked off June 29 with the FireWORX Fest 2019 at Downtown Moneta.

The event included live music by The WORX, activities for kids, craft and food vendors and culminated in a fireworks display shortly after 10 p.m. Proceeds from the event supported the Moneta Volunteer Fire Department.

The next fireworks show will be held at The Pointe in Mariners Landing in Huddleston July 4.

On July 5, Eastlake Community Church will have a fireworks show that will include a concert by the American contemporary Christian group Newsong. Also, Mitchell’s Point Marina will have its annual Independence Day celebration beginning at 7 p.m. with live music.

The annual SML Fireworks and Fire Company Fundraiser will be held July 6 at Parkway Marina in Huddleston. Benefiting the Saunders Volunteer Fire Company, the event will include vendors, kids’ activities and music by The WORX.