Smithfield Farmers Market Season begins this Saturday

Smithfield Farmers Market season opens THIS SATURDAY, April 1st and runs weekly through October. The market is open from 9 a.m. until noon each Saturday, with specialty markets throughout the year open from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. The market is held in the The Bank of Southside Virginia parking lot on Main Street in downtown Smithfield….

“Finding the Potential Future of the Past”

Owner Jessica Casper’s vision for her shop Vintage Potential March 2017 You can’t walk into Vintage Potential without seeing something special that captures your attention – and your heart. A spool holder just like the one your grandmother used. A cracker tin like the one that was kept on the kitchen counter when you were…

Announcing…Smithfield’s LOVEwork Design Contest

LOVE is popping up all over Virginia, and now is your chance to be a part of it! Smithfield & Isle of Wight Tourism is sponsoring a contest for the creation of our very own LOVEwork. The winning designer will receive a $500 cash prize! The LOVEworks program is a state-wide branding initiative sponsored by…

Darden’s award winning ham sandwich

We’ve always known how amazing Darden’s ham sandwich is. Now everyone knows! Darden’s Country Store was selected as #4 in the “Best Tasting Country Ham Sandwich in Virginia” competition in the USA TODAY’s Reader’s Choice Contest. The nominees were carefully selected by an expert panel and then voted into the winning spots by the public….

Dance, Dance, Dance

The Isle of Wight County Museum needs you! Join us for the Museum Dance Off* 10 a.m. THIS SATURDAY, March 4 at the Isle of Wight County Museum 103 Main Street in downtown Smithfield (*No actual dance skills required – just the willingness to have some fun!) The museum blog is hosting their fourth annual dance competition. This…