Win $150! Enter our Facebook Photo Contest

        We’re shaking things up a bit this year and holding our contest on Facebook. Our theme this year is “The Faces of Smithfield & Isle of Wight County.” As always, the image should include a setting unique to Smithfield & Isle of Wight County, but this time we’d like to see…

Scotty McCreery headlines June’s Isle Jam

Opening acts: Adam Sanders & Celeste Kellogg Isle of Wight County Virginia‘s Parks & Rec Dept. is proud to announce that Country Superstar Scotty McCreery will be the HEADLINER for the June 25th Isle Jam Concert Series at the Isle of Wight County Fairgrounds! Scotty burst onto the national scene at the age of 17 when he blew the…

Historic Garden Week comes to Isle of Wight County

Isle of Wight County Virginia is proud to host the Historic Garden Week in Virginia (Southeastern VA Tour) on Saturday, April 23, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Here’s the list of the county’s great historic homes on the tour. •  1850 DARDEN FARMSTEAD •  WOODLAND UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, C.1873 •  ST. LUKE’S CHURCH Late 17th Century…

Smithfield Farmers Market opens for the Season!

The award-winning Smithfield Farmers Market officially kicks off its 2016 Season this Saturday, March 19 from 9 a.m. to noon. The market will run EVERY SATURDAY through October 29. Several specialty markets are also held throughout the year and are open until 1:00 p.m. Named one of the “101 Best Farmers Markets in America” by…

Go treasure hunting at our Vintage Market this Saturday

Smithfield’s Spring Vintage Market is back by popular demand. Join us this Saturday, March 12 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the 100 block of Main Street & the Bank of Southside Virginia parking lot in Downtown Smithfield. The Market will feature vintage, antique and repurposed items, live music & delicious local foods. Celebrate…

Full Circle

March 2016     “You don’t leave your job at a Fortune 500 company and work for a tiny non-profit for the money,” says Collin Norman, Assistant Director of Historic St. Luke’s. “You do it for a passion, something the unending grind of nine-to-five can’t satisfy.”     A familiar face to tourists and locals…