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Smith Mountain Lake Charity Home Tour kicks off this weekend

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SMITH MOUNTAIN LAKE (WSLS 10) - The Smith Mountain Lake Charity Home Tour kicks off this weekend.

It runs from October 9 to 11. Eight homes are part of the Smith Mountain Lake Charity Home Tour.

This year marks the 25th anniversary and proceeds will go to eight local charities. The charities that will receive funds include Agape Center, Bedford Pregnancy Center, CASA of Central Virginia, Free Clinic of Franklin County, Helping Hands of Franklin County, Henry Fork Service Center, SML Good Neighbors, and STEP, Inc. (Support to Eliminate Poverty).

The tour started Friday and will end Sunday.

Tickets run between $27 to $30 depending on if you buy them online. The tickets are good for all three days, one visit per each of the eight homes.

Since it's start the event has raised nearly $4 million for charities.