The Smith River Heritage Association is dedicated to the identification and preservation of structures and items of historical significance in Smith River including the Smith River Cemetery. It is comprised of an active group of dedicated citizens. We sponsor activities throughout the year to educate children and adults in our local history. One of our activities is the Smith River Festival that is held in August of each year. We sponsor an art contest with the Smith River Elementary School during this event also.
We have an annual "Spring Fling Sale" held at the Smith River Community Hall each March. Vendors sell arts and crafts, antiques and collectibles, yard sale items and books, and we have lots of wonderful food. We look forward to this event each year. It is a fundraiser for Smith River Days.
The Heritage Association also gives scholarships to two graduating eighth grade students at Smith River School each year. The winners are not picked for their academic scores but for their helpfulness and compassion toward their fellow students.
We also give a Gift Certificate from Rays Market to the Smith River Volunteer Fireman of the Year at their Christmas Dinner.