Evening Market & Parade – This Weekend!

Two “can’t miss” holiday events are coming up this weekend in Genuine Smithfield!  Friday, December 8 from 6 – 9 p.m. is our Evening Christmas Market. All of Main Street will be lined with specialty vendors offering unique, handcrafted gifts and food, live music, Christmas lights, mulled wine, and more. It’s a magical evening…don’t miss…

Yum-Marie’s!

Meet Marie Payne, owner of Yummaries Bakery      What started as a college fund, ironically became a career! Mom, Kelly and her daughter, Marie always loved baking together. Even as a five-year-old child, Marie was already creating her own confections for the family’s “taster”, her father, John to try out. When she was 13…

Experience the Magic of Christmas in Smithfield

Christmas in Smithfield Weekend Saturday & Sunday, December 2 & 3, 2017 Experience the charm & warmth of the Season you thought had vanished long ago. With an Antiques Show and holiday floral workshops, a Christmas street market, holiday parade, Santa Claus and innumerable small town events hosted by church and civic groups, Christmas in…

Ham-O-Ween Weekend in Smithfield & Isle of Wight County

There’s so much to do this weekend in Smithfield & Isle of Wight as we lead up to our popular Safe Trick or Treating on Halloween night… From a car show along Main Street, our Farmers Market, and an event celebrating our local authors, to Smithfield Little Theatre’s latest show – even twilight cemetery tours…

A Celtic Heart

Meet Kristin Wilda, owner of Maggie Casey’s Celtic Treasure   For anyone who knows Kristin Wilda, it will come as no surprise that at the same time she was opening a brand-new shop on Main Street, she was also launching an innovative program for special needs adults in the community. They also wouldn’t be surprised…

Holiday Open House This Weekend – November 3-5

What better way is there to kick off your holiday season than to spend it in charming, festive Smithfield & Isle of Wight County THIS WEEKEND at our Holiday Open House? You’ll enjoy fabulous sales and specials among our merchants and a cheery welcome at our restaurants. Come for the day, or make a weekend…

Smithfield Farmers Market’s Holiday Treats

The colder weather may be here, but Smithfield Farmers Market is still going strong throughout these chilly months. Be sure to save the dates of these festive “can’t miss” events! All markets listed, except the Evening Market on December 8, will take place in the Bank of Southside Virginia parking lot, 115 Main Street in downtown…

Town & Country Day and WWI/WWII Commemoration – This Saturday!

Annual Town & Country Day and the Isle of Wight Museum’s WWI & WWII Commemoration Programs – THIS SATURDAY, October 14! Taking place the second Saturday in October of each year, Smithfield and Isle of Wight’s Annual Town and Country Day celebrates our historic port town and the county’s rich agricultural heritage with days of…

Ricky Goodwyn, Jr. in concert – this Sunday

  Sundays at Four and Christ Episcopal Church present Ricky Goodwyn, Jr. in concert, this Sunday, October 8 at 4:00 p.m. at Christ Church (111 S. Church Street in downtown Smithfield). Ricky is an 18-year-old recent graduate of the Governor’s School for the Arts and Windsor High School. Ricky was accepted, with full scholarships, to James…

WORLD WAR I AND WORLD WAR II: Conversations and Commemoration

NEXT Saturday, October 14, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Presented by the Isle of Wight County Museum The Virginia World War I and World War II Commemoration Commission was created by the Virginia General Assembly to plan, develop and carry out programs and activities to commemorate the 100th anniversary of World War I and the 75th anniversary of…

Christmas in Smithfield tickets – on sale now!

Christmas in Smithfield is offering plenty of festive holiday events planned around the Antiques Show & Sale. Although we won’t be offering them this year, House Tours will return in 2018! Seating is very limited for the floral workshops and Colonial Tea, so don’t wait – stop by the Visitor Center today to reserve your spot!…

12th Annual Smithfield Music’s Aiken & Friends Fest

A Don’t miss Smithfield Music’s 12th Annual Aiken & Friends Fest – Friday Night, September 29 and all day Saturday, September 30 at the Smithfield Little Theatre in downtown Smithfield! SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:      FRIDAY NIGHT, September 29 at 7:30 p.m. Songwriters in the Round Concert  Featuring Mike Aiken, Linda McRae and Ken Tizzard performing their original works and talking…