Meet the Ghosts and Saints of Olde Towne Smithfield on April 27.

Ghosts and Saints of Olde Towne Smithfield – Saturday, April 27

Join us for a variety of very special programs taking place on April 27 at various times and locations in downtown Smithfield. Enjoy stories, a shadow puppet theater, music, Ghosts and more at this family-friendly festival.

Schedule of Saturday’s Events


11:00 a.m.
“Hampton Roads Murder & Mayhem” Lecture at the Isle of Wight Museum
Author Nancy E. Sheppard who will speak on her book, “Hampton Roads Murder & Mayhem.”
103 Main Street

Items set up for sale at a bake sale

11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.
BBQ Lunch, Bake Sale and Children’s Activities at Christ Episcopal Church
Lunch: Adults: $12, Children: $8, Children under age 12: $5. Children’s craft activities are free.
111 S. Church Street

Market for sale plants. Many plants in pots

11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.
Plant Sale
Held on the lawn of Christ Episcopal Church
111 S. Church Street

11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.
Wildlife Photography Exhibit
Wildlife Photographer, Martin Mikulas will show his work at Christ Episcopal Church.
111 S. Church Street


1:00, 1:30 and 2:00 p.m.
“A Patriot in Petticoats” at the 1750 Isle of Wight Courthouse
A Shadow Theater presentation by Val Johnson. Donations appreciated.
130 Main Street

pasture 3

4:00 p.m.
Concert by Pasture #3 at Christ Episcopal Church
Directed by Steve Edwards. Donations appreciated.
111 S. Church Street

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5:30 until 7:00 p.m.
“Saints and Tiffany Windows” Guided tours at Christ Episcopal Church
Contributions accepted to the Christ Church Preservation Fund
111 S. Church Street


Beginning at 7:30 and departing every 15 minutes until 9:30 p.m.
Ghost Walk through town presented by the 1750 Isle of Wight Courthouse
Meet former denizens of Isle of Wight County from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries on a Ghost Walk departing from the 1750 Courthouse. Tickets can be purchased at the Visitor Center (319 Main Street). Adults $8 (at the door $20), Children $5 (6-12). Children under 5 are free. Tickets not sold will be available at the Old Courthouse after 7:00 p.m. – but purchase your tickets early as these tours often sell out. Visitor Center: 757.357.5182
Ghost Walk begins at the 1750 Courthouse, 130 Main Street

Plein Air Bob Boyette

Plein Air Artists
These artists will be painting throughout the day and their paintings will be for sale, or auctioned from their tent on the church lawn.

And stick around Sunday too…


4:00 p.m.
Sundays at Four Concert by the Virginia Wesleyan College Choirs
Christ Episcopal Church. Tickets at the Door: Adults $20, Students $5

For further information on all the weekend’s events call 757.675.5777 or go the 1750 Isle of Wight Courthouse Facebook page.