Darden’s Country Store & Smokehouse – a rich culinary tradition & a way of life

Meet Dee Dee & Tommy Darden  ​ April 2017 (Source: DardensCountryStore.com)  “Not too many people do what we do anymore,” says Dee Dee Darden. “Farming, running the little store, doing the hams, it’s a way of life here – independence, working with family and friends, getting involved in the community, preserving what we have for the future. If…

Smithfield & Isle of Wight Tourism recognized

Smithfield & Isle of Wight Convention & Visitors Bureau has been awarded two prestigious awards, both for the Smithfield Rocks program. The Virginia Association of Destination Marketing Organizations (VADMO, formerly VACVB) awarded the CVB a “Virgo Award” for Advertising and Promotion DMO budgets under $1 Million. The award was presented to Tourism Director, Judy Winslow on Monday, April 3rd…

Event cancelled

It is with great pain that we’ve decided to reschedule the Spring Vintage Market to May 6-7, due to weather predictions for this weekend. We want our first-ever vintage market at the Fairgrounds to go off with a bang and be a fabulous event. See you May 6-7!

Country Vintage Market & Sidewalk Sale – this weekend

Grab your flip flops and get outside this weekend as Smithfield celebrates Spring with some several very special events. Join us for Smithfield Farmers Market’s Country Vintage Market at the Isle of Wight County Fairgrounds this Saturday & Sunday, April 22 & 23. The market will be open on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. & on Sunday from…