Smithfield Station Celebrates 30 years!

This family run business has staying power.     Smithfield Station celebrated 30 years in business this past November. The award-winning restaurant, hotel, marina and conference center located on the Pagan River in downtown Smithfield, Virginia opened its doors November 24, 1986. Ever since, they have been serving delicious meals, delighting overnight travelers by both…

It runs in the family!

Meet Christi Brown Chatham, Manager of Victoria’s Rose November 2016 Did you know you can shop in downtown Smithfield for purses, handbags, key fobs, t-shirts and more from the Simply Southern Line? Are you looking for tumblers, canteens or koosies from Tervis and Corkicle? How about monogramed blanket scarves, leather boots and purses? You can…

Shop for treasures at Christmas in Smithfield’s Antiques Show

Looking for something memorable for a special Christmas gift this year? Or is there someone on your list who is a bit tough to buy for, but appreciates fine craftsmanship and items with a “history,” perhaps some character? If so – or if you’re just looking for something unique to do over the weekend – then be…

Christmas in Smithfield 2016!

What better way to get into the holiday spirit than to tour exquisite historic homes all decked out in their Christmas finest? Join us for Christmas in Smithfield as the town presents six of its historic treasures – three historic homes on the Day Tour, and another three for the Candlelight Tour. Christmas in Smithfield also…

Smithfield’s Autumn Vintage Market is back!

Hurricane Matthew may have caused us to cancel our Autumn Vintage Market a few weeks ago, but we have GOOD NEWS! The Market is back and will be held on Saturday, November 12 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. along three blocks of Smithfield’s Main Street. All 100+ of our fabulous vendors will be there with vintage, antique and…

Settle Down for a Long Winter’s Nap…

After all the excitement of our Christmas in Smithfield events, you’ll be ready to don your kerchief and cap. Why not make reservations now with one of Smithfield’s cozy, comfortable lodgings? You’ll be footsteps away from a warm bed. Whether a historic B&B, a waterfront resort or new Hampton Inn, there are plenty of choices for…

Soup’s On & more!

Come on out and support your community and enjoy some delicious homemade soup and desserts too!  Souper Saturday has been an important fundraising event for the Isle of Wight Christian Outreach Program for the past 25 years. All monies raised (100%) will be used to pay for heating costs for those in need during the winter…

Engraved on our Hearts

Meet Lee Moretz, owner of First Colony Engraving, Smithfield Four hundred years ago, when the area that would later become Isle of Wight County was first settled, and prior to the invention of the printing press or photographic process, the art of engraving was an essential skill. Today that ancient tradition continues at First Colony…

Christmas in Smithfield 2016 tickets go on sale Saturday!

      In some ways it seems as if time has stood still in Smithfield, Virginia. Known as the Ham Capital of the World and nestled along the Pagan River, Smithfield is just a half hour’s drive from both Norfolk and the Virginia Peninsula. The Town’s remarkable National Historic District and the adjacent Windsor Castle Park…

The Parade of Homes comes to Carrollton

Don’t miss the Peninsula Home Builders Association’s 2016 Parade of Homes at Founders Pointe in Carrollton beginning Saturday, Oct. 1 and running through October 16. Featuring eight exquisite fully-furnished homes on a beautiful cul-de-sac overlooking a park-like setting in Founders Pointe. Each home showcases the latest decorating ideas and designs, hot trends, and newest technology. Live music,…

Aiken & Friends Music Fest – this weekend at the Smithfield Little Theatre

Smithfield Music presents Coastal Virginia’s Original Music Festival featuring national, regional & local Americana, Country & Roots artists & songwriters this Friday, Sept. 23 night and all day Saturday, Sept. 24 at the Smithfield Little Theatre. Destined to be a night to remember, join us FRIDAY NIGHT at 7:30 pm  a “Songwriters in the Round” Concert…

The Fair is Here!

Talent & More at the Isle of Wight County Fair The 2016 Isle of Wight County Fair will be held from September 15 through September 18 at the Joel C. Bradshaw Fairgrounds in Windsor. Military Appreciation Day is Sunday, September 18 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m when the price with Military ID is only $5.00…