A Smith Mountain Lake tradition you don’t want to miss! We're expanding our event this year to include fun stuff at Mango's! 11 a.m.: Santa arrives to Bridgewater Marina by boat. Start your Elf on the Shelf adventure at any Bridgewater Plaza business. 11 a.m.-1 p.m.: Santa hears wish lists and poses for photos at Smith Mountain Lake Coffee House. Bring your own camera. 11 a.m. -3 p.m: Mango's hosts face painting, a photo booth and artisan craft vendors on the patio. 3 p.m.: Drawing for prizes for the Elf on the Shelf contest organized by the SML Regional Chamber of Commerce.