Mill creek lake

In this April 2017 photo, mist rises from Mill Creek Lake. The Amherst County Board of Supervisors has authorized opening the county-owned lake up to swimming while restricting boating and fishing within an area designated for swimming.

The Drew Vassar Memorial Fishing Tournament is set for Saturday, Sept. 21, at Mill Creek Lake in Amherst County.

The tournament starts at 7 a.m. Registration starts at 6 a.m.

Food, music, games, vendors, a silent auction, bingo and more starts at 11 a.m. and goes until 4 p.m. The Steve Freeman Band performs at noon and New Standard Bluegrass at 3.

The event honors the late Andrew David “Drew” Vassar, a 2009 graduate of Amherst County High School who was killed in a November 2013 vehicle wreck. He was 22.

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Reach Justin Faulconer at (434) 385-5551.

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