Holiday Open House This Weekend – November 3-5

Holiday-Open-HouseWhat 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 of it in Coastal Virginia’s #1 Weekend Destination, and plan your visit around one of the many holiday events taking place in the area.

Participating Shops

The Christmas Store

IMG_20171016_110850881Saturday,November 4 from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, November 5 from 12:30 until 5:00 p.m.

108 Main Street, 757.357.7891
​No trip to downtown Smithfield during the holiday season would be complete without entering the magical Christmas Store. Visit Santa’s Smithfield headquarters during their Holiday Open House weekend for refreshments, door prizes, a free photo with Santa himself, specials, live music and more!
For more information go to The Christmas Store’s Facebook page.

Wharf Hill Antiques

IMG_2867Closed Friday November 3 to prepare but open
Saturday & Sunday, November 4 and 5
216 Main Street, 757.357.9524​
A favorite of downtown visitors for their beautiful decorations and merchandise, Wharf Hill will hold a drawing each day for an assortment of Christopher Radko ornaments and for select toiletries each day at Mary Elizabeth.
For more information go to Wharf Hill’s Facebook page.

Mary Elizabeth

mary-elizabeth.jpgSaturday & Sunday, November 4 and 5
224 Main Street, 757.357.6363

Mary Elizabeth will hold a drawing each day for select toiletries each day.
For more information go to Wharf Hill’s Facebook page.

Finley’s General Store

IMG_5977Saturday, November 4 from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, November 5 from 1:00 until 5:00 p.m.
327 Main Street, 757.515.7665​

This lovely shop will be decorated for Christmas, with unique gift items available. Everyone’s favorite downtown character, Charlie Smith will be singing and playing banjo on Saturday morning, and they will offer samples of some of their special Finley’s food items.
For more information go to Finley’s General Store’s Facebook page.

Amicus Curiae 1799

amicus suriae 1799Saturday & Sunday, November 4 & 5 from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
132 Main Street, 757.365.0045​
Special Holiday Open House deals are: $5 off any purchase totaling $25-50, $10 off any totaling $51-75 and $15 off those totaling $76-100…and cookies for everyone who visits the shop!
For more information go to Amicus Curiae 1799’s Facebook page.

Isle of Wight County Museum

museum doorSaturday, November 4 from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
103 Main Street, 757.356.1223

Grab your most festive sweater and head to the museum where you will get free admission to if you’re wearing holiday attire! Additionally, the museum gift shop will offer Holiday Open House special prices on their ornaments.
For more information go to the Museum’s Facebook page.

Victoria’s Rose

img_5572.jpgSaturday, November 4 from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
311 Main Street, 757.365.4788
Victoria’s Rose offers unique gifts, apparel and jewelry and these special Holiday Open House specials: a free gift with any $25 purchase ( while supplies last), free monogramming on blanket scarves, 20% off Luxury-Lite flickering candles, buy four gingersnaps – get a snap free, and 20% off Periwinkle Christmas jewelry. Refreshments will be served throughout the day as well.
For more information go to Victoria’s Rose’s Facebook page.

Historic St. Luke’s Gift Shop

IMG_20160302_114206_020Historic St. Luke’s Gift Shop’s Fall Holiday Gift Shop Sale begins on Sunday, October 22 and runs through
Saturday November 4
Hours: Monday through Saturday: 9:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., and Sunday: 1:00 until 5:00 p.m.
14477 Benn’s Church Blvd., Smithfield

The gift shop at Historic St. Luke’s Church will continue its annual Fall Holiday Sale through the Saturday of Smithfield’s Holiday Open House, offering reduced prices on featured and specialized merchandise, as well as buy-one-get-one deals and discounts. Open daily.
For more information go to Historic St. Luke’s Facebook page.

The Arts Center @ 319

Arts-CenterSaturday & Sunday, November 4 & 5 from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
319 Main Street, downtown Smithfield
“The Arts Center @ 319 begins a “Handmade Holiday” Show on Saturday with refreshments, artist demos, creative gift ideas, original art and handmade jewelry. Shop! Indulge! Release your inner creativity while you find artful treasures for that special person.
For more information go to the Arts Center @ 319’s Facebook page.

RM Designs

rm-designs.jpgFriday, November 3 from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. &
Saturday, November 4 from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

409 S. Church Street (the Boardwalk Shops at Smithfield Station), downtown Smithfield
Begin your holiday shopping with this lovely store, located on the gorgeous boardwalk at Smithfield Station. RM Desgns offers monograms or personalization on most every item in the store and can also order custom items as well. Check out their selection of apparel, stickers, jewelry and more. Mention “#smalltownsoutherncharm” and you’ll receive 10% off your entire order.
For more information go to RM Design’s Facebook page.


LOVE croppedFriday& Saturday, November 3& 4 from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. &
Sunday, November 5 from noon until 4:00 p.m.

NEW LOCATION! 237 Main Street
Relics will welcome visitors to their charming shop with holiday cookies and will hold a drawing for a Christmas Treasure for the lucky winner.
For more information go to Relic’s Facebook page.

Perfectly Natural Soap

IMG_6917Friday, November 3 from 10:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, November 4 from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 pm.
Sunday, November 5 from 11:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

Enjoy the sites and scents of the holidays at Perfectly Natural Soap as they debut their Holiday Line of products and hold weekend long raffles for DELUXE gift baskets and offer sweet treats at a candy bar buffet for all!
For more information go to Perfectly Natural Soap’s Facebook page.

Maggie Casey’s Celtic Treasure

Maggie Casey's MarianneHoliday shopping hours starting November 1:
Monday – Saturday   10:00 am until 6:00 pm
Sunday   12:00 noon until 6:00 pm

Closed Thanksgiving Day
From fine jewelry to tin whistles to Christmas chocolates, holiday shoppers  will find something for everyone at Maggie Casey’s Celtic Treasure. Extra-special features this open house weekend include lovely silver jewelry from the Outlander-inspired collection of Hamilton & Young in Scotland, and an ever-growing assortment of Irish sweaters, accessories, and Celtic scarves. Free samples of jams and sweets will be offered, too!
Jamie Fraser of “Outlander” fame will be at the shop, all 6-foot 3-inches in full color cardboard glory just awaiting shoppers and selfies! Jamie is requesting that fans who take photos with him make a small donation to Smithfield Hands & Hearts, a non-profit group for adults with special needs.
For more information go to Maggie Casey’s Facebook page.

Mansion House Art & Antiques

Mansion HouseFriday & Saturday, November 3-4 from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. &
Sunday, November 5 from 1:00 until 3:00 p.m.

120 N. Church Street 
Mansion House Art & Antiques will be open their regular hours and will provide treats. Stop by to pick out something unique for that special someone on your list!

​For more information go to Mansion House Art & Antique’s Facebook page.

Beyond Main

beyond mainSunday, November 5 from 12 Noon until 5:00 p.m.
113D N. Church Street
The lovely shop Beyond Main will offer select  clothing and jewelry on sale and sweet nibbles for shoppers. The shop features fun, comfortable fashions and “Relics by Robin” jewelry.

For more information go to Beyond Main’s Facebook page.

The Schoolhouse Museum

The School House Museum by Tina L. Hill.JPGFriday, Saturday & Sunday, November 3-5 from 1:00 until 4:00 p.m.
516 Main Street (across the street from Main St. Baptist Church)
The Schoolhouse Museum at  will offer an open house this weekend with notecards, prints, t-shirts and Christmas ornaments for sale and no admission fee charged (though donations will be greatly appreciated).
​For more information go to The Friends of the Schoolhouse Museum’s Facebook page.