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Great Grand-Travel Itineraries!

Highlights of 2013 Olden Days Festival

Map of Genuine Smithfield

Smithfield Wins "Prettiest Painted Places" Grand Prize for Southeast Region - Small Towns

2014 Downtown Smithfield Christmas Parade highlights

2014 Hospitality Heroes

2014 Community Ambassadors

2014 Genuine Smithfield Banner Contest

 

August 2014

 

The Smithfield Farmers Market is in full season in August! The Market is held every Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until noon at the Bank of Southside Virginia parking lot in downtown Smithfield.

 

 

Annual Isle of Wight Arts League Member Show

August through Sept. 5 at the Arts Center @ 319, 319 Main Street, Smithfield

The coveted People’s Choice Award awaits your vote! You’ll find ballots to select your top three favorite pieces among the 47 on display. The People’s Choice will be announced a week before the show’s closing on September 5th. The award bestows coveted bragging rights for the artist, so come by and vote!

For further information call (757) 357-7707.

 

 

Daniels Performance Group Cruise-Ins
Friday, August 22 from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. at Daniels Performance Group (Charlie Daniels Racing), 20128 IWIP Road, Smithfield
Daniels Performance Group (Charlie Daniels Racing) will be holding evening cruise-ins every second and fourth Fridays of the month April through October. Cruise-Ins are open to any vehicle you are proud to show. Food vendors will be From the Hearth Pizza and Rodman’s BBQ. There will be live music/DJs every evening as well as burnout competitions, raffles, a special “Pick of the Week” each event, and much more! Cost to put a vehicle in is $2 and the event is free to spectators. Show a vehicle for a $2 donation to Toys for Tots and Orphan Helpers charities.

For further information call (757) 356-1156.

 

 

Friday Night "Summer Concert Series" presents the Virginia Symphony Brass Quintet
Friday, August 22 at 8:00 p.m. on the lawn of the Smithfield Times, 228 Main Street, Smithfield

PLEASE NOTE! THE RAIN VENUE FOR THIS EVENT IS THE SMITHFIELD LITTLE THEATRE. THE SHOW WILL GO ON!

This will be one special night! The Summer Concert Series is each Friday night throughout the Summer. Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy. The concerts are free. This program is co-sponsored by The Smithfield Times and the Isle of Wight Arts League.

For further information call (757) 357-7707.

 

 

Smithfield Farmers Market
Saturday, August 23 from 9:00 a.m. until 12 noon at the Bank of Southside Virginia parking lot in downtown Smithfield
Named one of the "101 Best Farmers Markets in America" by the DailyMeal.com, Smithfield's Farmers Market is held every Saturday morning from April 5 through October 25 from 9:00 a.m. until 12 noon, with specialty Craft & Food Markets throughout the year from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Now in its 14th season, each market features "Virginia Grown" - locally grown produce and items such as: beef, pork, chicken, eggs, peanuts, plants, herbs, baked goods, coffee, cheese, honey, barbecue, wood-fired pizza, ham sandwiches, handcrafted items and live music each week!

For further information call (757) 375-3031.

 

 

Windsor Farmers Market
Saturday, August 23 from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Country Boys BBQ, 20 W. Windsor Blvd., Windsor
New Farmers Market in Windsor featuring the best of local veggies and fruits, plants, soaps, cheeses, and more. Bands playing on occasion! Attendees receive a coupon for 10% off to dine at Country Boys BBQ. Free admission!

For further information call (757) 560-8861.

 


Kids Paint with Sarah Hair at the Arts Center @ 319

Saturday, August 24 from 2:00 until 4:00 p.m.

Children will learn about color theory, how to “see” like an artist, how to express themselves visually, and how to control their materials all while creating their own painting. Everyone goes home with a finished painting. Price includes everything...materials, paint, canvas! Please register no later than noon, Wednesday, prior to class. $35 members / $55 non-members. Ages 7 to 12.

For further information call (757) 357-7707.

 

 

Friday Night "Summer Concert Series" presents the Fort Lee Band
Friday, August 29 at 7:30 p.m. at the Smithfield Center, 220 North Church Street, Smithfield
PLEASE NOTE THE TIME CHANGE FOR THIS CONCERT! Don’t miss this popular military band. Performance at Smithfield Center! The Summer Concert Series is each Friday night throughout the Summer. Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy. The concerts are free. This program is co-sponsored by The Smithfield Times and the Isle of Wight Arts League.

For further information call (757) 357-7707.

 

 

Smithfield Lions/Starr Motors Classic Car Cruz-In
Friday, August 29 from 6:00 until 9:00 p.m. at Sentara St Luke’s, 20209 Sentara Way, Carrollton
This is a classic car show open to all and takes place every first, third and fifth Friday of each month, April through October 17. If you’re proud to drive it - we’re proud to show it! Show cars are asked for a $2 donation to Smithfield Lions charities (to assist vision and hearing impaired of our community) at the gate. Spectators are admitted free of charge. Bubba & Franks Bar-b-cue are the food vendor with plenty of picnic area to enjoy their fantastic food. This is a very family-oriented event all dedicated to helping the most needy within our community. Music provided by our DJ, Lion Tom Norris.

For further information call (757) 371-6061.

 

 

Smithfield Farmers Market
Saturday, August 30 from 9:00 a.m. until 12 noon at the Bank of Southside Virginia parking lot in downtown Smithfield
Named one of the "101 Best Farmers Markets in America" by the DailyMeal.com, Smithfield's Farmers Market is held every Saturday morning from April 5 through October 25 from 9:00 a.m. until 12 noon, with specialty Craft & Food Markets throughout the year from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Now in its 14th season, each market features "Virginia Grown" - locally grown produce and items such as: beef, pork, chicken, eggs, peanuts, plants, herbs, baked goods, coffee, cheese, honey, barbecue, wood-fired pizza, ham sandwiches, handcrafted items and live music each week!

For further information call (757) 375-3031.

 

 

Windsor Farmers Market
Saturday, August 30 from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Country Boys BBQ, 20 W. Windsor Blvd., Windsor
New Farmers Market in Windsor featuring the best of local veggies and fruits, plants, soaps, cheeses, and more. Bands playing on occasion! Attendees receive a coupon for 10% off to dine at Country Boys BBQ. Free admission!

For further information call (757) 560-8861.

 

 

September 2014

 

The Fair is Coming...the Isle of Wight County Fair will be held Thursday, Sept. 11 through Sunday, Sept. 14 at Heritage Park in Windsor

 

 

 

Annual Isle of Wight Arts League Member Show

August through Sept. 5 at the Arts Center @ 319, 319 Main Street, Smithfield

The coveted People’s Choice Award awaits your vote! You’ll find ballots to select your top three favorite pieces among the 47 on display. The People’s Choice will be announced a week before the show’s closing on September 5th. The award bestows coveted bragging rights for the artist, so come by and vote!

For further information call (757) 357-7707.

 

 

Firehouse Bluegrass Benefit Concert
Friday, September 5 at 7:30 p.m., Fire Station 10, 15020 Carrollton Blvd.

Proceeds benefit the all-volunteer fire/rescue service of Carrollton and nearby mutual aid districts in Smithfield and northern Suffolk. $5 admission. Your donations to this non-profit all-volunteer department serve the community by enabling the purchase of needed medical, rescue and fire fighting supplies and equipment. Hot dogs and soft drinks are available during the concert. Please bring your own chair.

For further information call (757) 613-6183.

 

 

Smithfield Lions/Starr Motors Classic Car Cruz-In
Friday, September 5 from 6:00 until 9:00 p.m. at Sentara St Luke’s, 20209 Sentara Way, Carrollton
This is a classic car show open to all and takes place every first, third and fifth Friday of each month, April through October 17. If you’re proud to drive it - we’re proud to show it! Show cars are asked for a $2 donation to Smithfield Lions charities (to assist vision and hearing impaired of our community) at the gate. Spectators are admitted free of charge. Bubba & Franks Bar-b-cue are the food vendor with plenty of picnic area to enjoy their fantastic food. This is a very family-oriented event all dedicated to helping the most needy within our community. Music provided by our DJ, Lion Tom Norris.

For further information call (757) 371-6061.

 

 

Smithfield Farmers Market
Saturday, September 6 from 9:00 a.m. until 12 noon at the Bank of Southside Virginia parking lot in downtown Smithfield
Named one of the "101 Best Farmers Markets in America" by the DailyMeal.com, Smithfield's Farmers Market is held every Saturday morning from April 5 through October 25 from 9:00 a.m. until 12 noon, with specialty Craft & Food Markets throughout the year from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Now in its 14th season, each market features "Virginia Grown" - locally grown produce and items such as: beef, pork, chicken, eggs, peanuts, plants, herbs, baked goods, coffee, cheese, honey, barbecue, wood-fired pizza, ham sandwiches, handcrafted items and live music each week!

For further information call (757) 375-3031.

 

 

Walking Tour of Historic Fort Huger

Saturday, September 6 at 10:00 a.m., 15080 Talcott Terrace, Isle of Wight

Visit this Civil War fort and learn the significance of this gateway to the Confederate capital. Official event of Isle of Wight County Sesquicentennial Committee.

For further information call (757) 357-0115.

 

 

Battle of Smithfield Walking Tour

Saturday, September 6 at 2:00 p.m., Tour begins at the Isle of Wight County Museum, 103 Main Street in downtown Smithfield

2014 marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Smithfield. Meet us at the museum for a lecture and a walk down Church Street as we detail the events of this battle.

For further information call (757) 356-1223

 

 

2014 Isle of Wight County Fair..."A Quick Country Drive to Boots & Roots"
Thursday, September 11 through Sunday, September 14 at Heritage Park, Windsor
Come on out and join the fun! Catch a show, watch a tractor pull, participate in the Miss Isle of Wight County Fair Pageant or enjoy the sights from up in a helicopter. We know you will agree it is the best four days to end your summer!

For further information call (757) 357-2291.

 

 

Daniels Performance Group Cruise-Ins
Friday, September 12 from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. at Daniels Performance Group (Charlie Daniels Racing), 20128 IWIP Road, Smithfield
Daniels Performance Group (Charlie Daniels Racing) will be holding evening cruise-ins every second and fourth Fridays of the month April through October. Cruise-Ins are open to any vehicle you are proud to show. Food vendors will be From the Hearth Pizza and Rodman’s BBQ. There will be live music/DJs every evening as well as burnout competitions, raffles, a special “Pick of the Week” each event, and much more! Cost to put a vehicle in is $2 and the event is free to spectators. Show a vehicle for a $2 donation to Toys for Tots and Orphan Helpers charities.

For further information call (757) 356-1156.

 

 

 

Smithfield Farmers Market
Saturday, September 13 from 9:00 a.m. until 12 noon at the Bank of Southside Virginia parking lot in downtown Smithfield
Named one of the "101 Best Farmers Markets in America" by the DailyMeal.com, Smithfield's Farmers Market is held every Saturday morning from April 5 through October 25 from 9:00 a.m. until 12 noon, with specialty Craft & Food Markets throughout the year from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Now in its 14th season, each market features "Virginia Grown" - locally grown produce and items such as: beef, pork, chicken, eggs, peanuts, plants, herbs, baked goods, coffee, cheese, honey, barbecue, wood-fired pizza, ham sandwiches, handcrafted items and live music each week!

For further information call (757) 375-3031.

 

 

Tell Me A Story at the Isle of Wight County Museum

Thursday, September 18 at 10:00 a.m., 103 Main Street in downtown Smithfield

This program, geared for children ages 3 to 5, introduces youngsters to the symbols of Isle of Wight and features books, songs and games. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Theme: Back to school.

For further information call (757) 356-1223.

 

 

Smithfield Lions/Starr Motors Classic Car Cruz-In
Friday, September 19 from 6:00 until 9:00 p.m. at Sentara St Luke’s, 20209 Sentara Way, Carrollton
This is a classic car show open to all and takes place every first, third and fifth Friday of each month, April through October 17. If you’re proud to drive it - we’re proud to show it! Show cars are asked for a $2 donation to Smithfield Lions charities (to assist vision and hearing impaired of our community) at the gate. Spectators are admitted free of charge. Bubba & Franks Bar-b-cue are the food vendor with plenty of picnic area to enjoy their fantastic food. This is a very family-oriented event all dedicated to helping the most needy within our community. Music provided by our DJ, Lion Tom Norris.

For further information call (757) 371-6061.

 

 

Friends of the Carrollton Library’s 3rd Annual Garden Wine and Cheese Tasting
Saturday, September 20 from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. at Carrollton Library, 14362 New Town Haven Lane, Carrollton
$15.00 donation per person, adults 21and over only. Silent auction.

For further information call (757) 846-7298.

 

 

Walking Tour of the Isle of Wight County Courthouse Complex

Saturday, September 20 at 10:00 a.m., Tour begins at Boykin's Tavern Museum, 17130 Monument Circle, Isle of Wight

Join us as we explore this 19th, 20th and 21st century site and share the story of its beginnings as well as a few tales of capers and duels. This tour begins and ends at Boykin’s Tavern.

For further information call (757) 365-9771.

 

Smithfield Farmers Market
Saturday, September 20 from 9:00 a.m. until 12 noon at the Bank of Southside Virginia parking lot in downtown Smithfield
Named one of the "101 Best Farmers Markets in America" by the DailyMeal.com, Smithfield's Farmers Market is held every Saturday morning from April 5 through October 25 from 9:00 a.m. until 12 noon, with specialty Craft & Food Markets throughout the year from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Now in its 14th season, each market features "Virginia Grown" - locally grown produce and items such as: beef, pork, chicken, eggs, peanuts, plants, herbs, baked goods, coffee, cheese, honey, barbecue, wood-fired pizza, ham sandwiches, handcrafted items and live music each week!

For further information call (757) 375-3031.

 

 

Walking Tour of Nike Park

Saturday, September 20 at 2:00 p.m., 13036 Nike Park Road, Carrollton

Visit one of the Cold War’s few surviving Army Air-Defense Posts. Local historian Albert Burckard hosts a short presentation and a walking tour of this site which contains the original barracks, mess hall, administration and recreation building, officer/non-commissioned officer family housing, fueling area and underground missile magazines. Event held in the Senior Center.

For further information call (757) 357-0115.

 

 

Historic St. Luke's presents a Recital for Lute and Tenor

Sunay, September 21 at 3:00 p.m. at Historic St. Luke's Church, 14477 Benn's Church Blvd., Smithfield

The Lord Chamberlain’s Music features songs of the English Renaissance, the time of Shakespeare and the new Virginia Colony. Musicians: Phil Rukavina, Lute and Jim Henderson, Tenor. $10 General Admission.

For further information call (757) 357-3367.

 

 

Daniels Performance Group Cruise-Ins
Friday, September 26 from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. at Daniels Performance Group (Charlie Daniels Racing), 20128 IWIP Road, Smithfield
Daniels Performance Group (Charlie Daniels Racing) will be holding evening cruise-ins every second and fourth Fridays of the month April through October. Cruise-Ins are open to any vehicle you are proud to show. Food vendors will be From the Hearth Pizza and Rodman’s BBQ. There will be live music/DJs every evening as well as burnout competitions, raffles, a special “Pick of the Week” each event, and much more! Cost to put a vehicle in is $2 and the event is free to spectators. Show a vehicle for a $2 donation to Toys for Tots and Orphan Helpers charities.

For further information call (757) 356-1156.

 

BACON DAYS IN GENUINE SMITHFIELD
Saturday, September 27 through October 11

A celebration of all things Pork! Including:

Bacon, Bourbon & Beach Music Fest: Saturday, September 27 at Windsor Castle Park
Aiken & Friends Fest - Genuine Original Music: Friday & Saturday, October 3 & 4 at Windsor Castle Park
Genuine Smithfield Town & Country Days: Friday & Saturday, October 10 & 11 in downtown Smithfield & at Windsor Castle Park
Featuring: Smithfield Hog Jog 5K Run/Walk, Smithfield 3rd Annual Country-Que, Court Days at the Old Courthouse of 1750, Souper Saturday and Smithfield Ruritan 13th Annual Classic Carm Truck & Bike Show and the Smithfield Farmers Market .

For further information call (757) 357-5182.

 

 

Genuine Bacon, Bourbon & Beach Music Fest
Saturday, September 27 at Windsor Castle Park

Brought to you by Smithfield VA Events who also brings the Smithfield Wine & Brew Fest and BOB Fest to Genuine Smithfield! Details to come!

For further information call (757) 357-5182.

 

 

Smithfield Farmers Market
Saturday, September 27 from 9:00 a.m. until 12 noon at the Bank of Southside Virginia parking lot in downtown Smithfield
Named one of the "101 Best Farmers Markets in America" by the DailyMeal.com, Smithfield's Farmers Market is held every Saturday morning from April 5 through October 25 from 9:00 a.m. until 12 noon, with specialty Craft & Food Markets throughout the year from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Now in its 14th season, each market features "Virginia Grown" - locally grown produce and items such as: beef, pork, chicken, eggs, peanuts, plants, herbs, baked goods, coffee, cheese, honey, barbecue, wood-fired pizza, ham sandwiches, handcrafted items and live music each week!

For further information call (757) 375-3031.

 

 

Celtic Evensong Service at Christ Episcopal Church
Sunday, September 28 at 5:00 p.m., 111 S. Church Street, downtown Smithfield

Featuring guest musicians, Phil Rukavina, Lute and Jim Henderson, Tenor. This service commemorates the Feast of St. Michael and All Angels through poetry, readings, music, candlelight, meditation and healing within a community of peace. An offering will be taken to support the musicians.

For further information call (757) 675-5777.

 

 

October 2014

 

 

Mike & Amy Aiken at Aiken Fest

 

Smithfield Music's 9th Annual Aiken & Friends Fest -Genuine Original Music
Friday & Saturday, October 3 & 4 at Windsor Castle Park in downtown Smithfield
Coastal Virginia's premier music festival featuring national, regional and local Americana, Country and Roots artists and songwriters. Proceeds go to Smithfield Music benefiting youth music education.

For further information call (757) 357-5182.

 

 

Smithfield Lions/Starr Motors Classic Car Cruz-In
Friday, October 3 from 6:00 until 9:00 p.m. at Sentara St Luke’s, 20209 Sentara Way, Carrollton
This is a classic car show open to all and takes place every first, third and fifth Friday of each month, April through October 17. If you’re proud to drive it - we’re proud to show it! Show cars are asked for a $2 donation to Smithfield Lions charities (to assist vision and hearing impaired of our community) at the gate. Spectators are admitted free of charge. Bubba & Franks Bar-b-cue are the food vendor with plenty of picnic area to enjoy their fantastic food. This is a very family-oriented event all dedicated to helping the most needy within our community. Music provided by our DJ, Lion Tom Norris.

For further information call (757) 371-6061.

 

 

Battle of Smithfield Walking Tour

Saturday, October 4 at 2:00 p.m., Tour begins at the Isle of Wight County Museum, 103 Main Street in downtown Smithfield

2014 marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Smithfield. Meet us at the museum for a lecture and a walk down Church Street as we detail the events of this battle.

For further information call (757) 356-1223

 

 

Walking Tour of Historic Fort Huger

Saturday, October 4 at 10:00 a.m., 15080 Talcott Terrace, Isle of Wight

Visit this Civil War fort and learn the significance of this gateway to the Confederate capital. Official event of Isle of Wight County Sesquicentennial Committee.

For further information call (757) 357-0115.

 

Smithfield Farmers Market
Saturday, October 4 from 9:00 a.m. until 12 noon at the Bank of Southside Virginia parking lot in downtown Smithfield
Named one of the "101 Best Farmers Markets in America" by the DailyMeal.com, Smithfield's Farmers Market is held every Saturday morning from April 5 through October 25 from 9:00 a.m. until 12 noon, with specialty Craft & Food Markets throughout the year from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Now in its 14th season, each market features "Virginia Grown" - locally grown produce and items such as: beef, pork, chicken, eggs, peanuts, plants, herbs, baked goods, coffee, cheese, honey, barbecue, wood-fired pizza, ham sandwiches, handcrafted items and live music each week!

For further information call (757) 375-3031.

 

 

Genuine Smithfield's Town & Country Days
Friday through Sunday, October 10 & 11 in downtown Smithfield
Join the fun at Smithfield and Isle of Wight's Annual Town and Country Day celebrating our historic port town and the county’s rich agricultural heritage with a day of fun-filled activities for the entire family, including (on Saturday) Souper Saturday, the 3rd Annual Country-Que, the 12th Annual Smithfield Hog Jog 5K Run/Walk, Wild Hog & "Kid's Fun Run", Court Day Presentation at the Olde Courthouse of 1750, "Toys for Tots" Car Show, and the Smithfield Farmers Market. Additional events are planned for Friday & Sunday...details to come.

For further information call (757) 357-5182.

 

 

Firehouse Bluegrass Benefit Concert
Friday, October 10 at 7:30 p.m., Fire Station 10, 15020 Carrollton Blvd.

Proceeds benefit the all-volunteer fire/rescue service of Carrollton and nearby mutual aid districts in Smithfield and northern Suffolk. $5 admission. Your donations to this non-profit all-volunteer department serve the community by enabling the purchase of needed medical, rescue and fire fighting supplies and equipment. Hot dogs and soft drinks are available during the concert. Please bring your own chair.

For further information call (757) 613-6183.

 

 

Daniels Performance Group Cruise-Ins
Friday, October 10 from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. at Daniels Performance Group (Charlie Daniels Racing), 20128 IWIP Road, Smithfield
Daniels Performance Group (Charlie Daniels Racing) will be holding evening cruise-ins every second and fourth Fridays of the month April through October. Cruise-Ins are open to any vehicle you are proud to show. Food vendors will be From the Hearth Pizza and Rodman’s BBQ. There will be live music/DJs every evening as well as burnout competitions, raffles, a special “Pick of the Week” each event, and much more! Cost to put a vehicle in is $2 and the event is free to spectators. Show a vehicle for a $2 donation to Toys for Tots and Orphan Helpers charities.

For further information call (757) 356-1156.

 

 

Toys for Tots and Smithfield Ruritan Club’s 13th Annual Car, Truck & Bike Show

Saturday, October 11 - along Main Street in downtown Smithfield

Registration 9:00 a.m. until noon, Judging 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Awards at 2:00 p.m.
This car show is open to all vehicles. Top 20 and "Best of" awarded. Separate awards for bikes. Pre-registration by September 30 is $10.00 for bikes and $15.00 for cars and trucks. Show day Registration is $15.00 for bikes and $20.00 for cars and trucks. Proceeds benefit Toys for Tots.

For further information: (757) 357-7431 or ruritancarshow@gmail.com.

 

 

Smithfield Farmers Market - Town & Country Days Specialty Market

Saturday, October 11 from 7:00 until 10:00 a.m. at the Bank of Southside Virginia parking lot in downtown Smithfield
Named one of the "101 Best Farmers Markets in America" by the DailyMeal.com, Smithfield's Farmers Market is held every Saturday morning from April 5 through October 25 from 9:00 a.m. until 12 noon, with specialty Craft & Food Markets throughout the year from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Now in its 14th season, each market features "Virginia Grown" - locally grown produce and items such as: beef, pork, chicken, eggs, peanuts, plants, herbs, baked goods, coffee, cheese, honey, barbecue, wood-fired pizza, ham sandwiches, handcrafted items and live music each week!

For further information call (757) 375-3031.

 

 

Veterans of Foreign Wars Community Breakfast

Saturday, October 11 & 25 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at VFW Post 8545, 223 Washington Street, Smithfield

The Smithfield VFW invites the community to a fund raising breakfast featuring "Salted Fried Herring Fish," scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, sausage gravy, biscuits grits, mixed fruits, coffee, juice, cornbread and omelets. Breakfast is held every 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month. The VFW building is located across from the Smithfield Library. Donation $8. All proceeds go to support Local Veterans and community projects.

For further information email donhull@charter.net or call (757) 279-0025.

 

 

Sunday's at Four presents "Recital for Tenor and Piano"
Sunday, October 12 at 4:00 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church, 111 S. Church Street in downtown Smithfield
A Sundays at Four Performance Series concert with recitalist, Brian Nedvin, Tenor, and collaborator pianist Stephen Coxe. Both concert artist are on the faculty of ODU. The program includes art songs, opera arias, and sacred music. Tickets at the door: Adults $20 Students $5. 2014-2015 Season Tickets (3 concerts): Adults $50 Students $15.

For further information call (757) 375-9140. 

 

 

Tell Me A Story at the Isle of Wight County Museum

Thursday, October 16 at 10:00 a.m., 103 Main Street in downtown Smithfield

This program, geared for children ages 3 to 5, introduces youngsters to the symbols of Isle of Wight and features books, songs and games. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Theme: Fall colors.

For further information call (757) 356-1223.

 

 

Smithfield Lions/Starr Motors Classic Car Cruz-In
Friday, October 17 from 6:00 until 9:00 p.m. at Sentara St Luke’s, 20209 Sentara Way, Carrollton
This is a classic car show open to all and takes place every first, third and fifth Friday of each month, April through October 17. If you’re proud to drive it - we’re proud to show it! Show cars are asked for a $2 donation to Smithfield Lions charities (to assist vision and hearing impaired of our community) at the gate. Spectators are admitted free of charge. Bubba & Franks Bar-b-cue are the food vendor with plenty of picnic area to enjoy their fantastic food. This is a very family-oriented event all dedicated to helping the most needy within our community. Music provided by our DJ, Lion Tom Norris.

For further information call (757) 371-6061. 

 

 

Smithfield Farmers Market
Saturday, October 18 from 9:00 a.m. until 12 noon at the Bank of Southside Virginia parking lot in downtown Smithfield
Named one of the "101 Best Farmers Markets in America" by the DailyMeal.com, Smithfield's Farmers Market is held every Saturday morning from April 5 through October 25 from 9:00 a.m. until 12 noon, with specialty Craft & Food Markets throughout the year from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Now in its 14th season, each market features "Virginia Grown" - locally grown produce and items such as: beef, pork, chicken, eggs, peanuts, plants, herbs, baked goods, coffee, cheese, honey, barbecue, wood-fired pizza, ham sandwiches, handcrafted items and live music each week!

For further information call (757) 375-3031.

 

 

Walking Tour of the Isle of Wight County Courthouse Complex

Saturday, October 18 at 10:00 a.m., Tour begins at Boykin's Tavern Museum, 17130 Monument Circle, Isle of Wight

Join us as we explore this 19th, 20th and 21st century site and share the story of its beginnings as well as a few tales of capers and duels. This tour begins and ends at Boykin’s Tavern.

For further information call (757) 365-9771.

 

 

Walking Tour of Nike Park

Saturday, October 18 at 2:00 p.m., 13036 Nike Park Road, Carrollton

Visit one of the Cold War’s few surviving Army Air-Defense Posts. Local historian Albert Burckard hosts a short presentation and a walking tour of this site which contains the original barracks, mess hall, administration and recreation building, officer/non-commissioned officer family housing, fueling area and underground missile magazines. Event held in the Senior Center.

For further information call (757) 357-0115.

 

 

Daniels Performance Group Cruise-Ins
Friday, October 24 from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. at Daniels Performance Group (Charlie Daniels Racing), 20128 IWIP Road, Smithfield
Daniels Performance Group (Charlie Daniels Racing) will be holding evening cruise-ins every second and fourth Fridays of the month April through October. Cruise-Ins are open to any vehicle you are proud to show. Food vendors will be From the Hearth Pizza and Rodman’s BBQ. There will be live music/DJs every evening as well as burnout competitions, raffles, a special “Pick of the Week” each event, and much more! Cost to put a vehicle in is $2 and the event is free to spectators. Show a vehicle for a $2 donation to Toys for Tots and Orphan Helpers charities.

For further information call (757) 356-1156.

 

 

Smithfield Farmers Market - Fall Festival Specialty Market
Saturday, October 25 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the Bank of Southside Virginia parking lot in downtown Smithfield
Named one of the "101 Best Farmers Markets in America" by the DailyMeal.com, Smithfield's Farmers Market is held every Saturday morning from April 5 through October 25 from 9:00 a.m. until 12 noon, with specialty Craft & Food Markets throughout the year from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Now in its 14th season, each market features "Virginia Grown" - locally grown produce and items such as: beef, pork, chicken, eggs, peanuts, plants, herbs, baked goods, coffee, cheese, honey, barbecue, wood-fired pizza, ham sandwiches, handcrafted items and live music each week!

For further information call (757) 375-3031.

 

 

Tea: Chills, Thrills and Creepy Characters at Boykin's Tavern Museum

Saturday, October 25 at 4:00 p.m., 17130 Monument Circle, Isle of Wight

As the leaves begin to turn, our thoughts turn to sweaters, cider and the writings of such authors as Edgar Allan Poe, the Brothers Grimm and Ambrose Bierce. Join us for tea and some spooky readings. We promise not to scare you too much!

For further information call (757) 365-9771.

 

 

Curatorial Talk at the Isle of Wight County Museum

Sunday, October 26 at 2:30 p.m., 103 Main Street in downtown Smithfield

Isle of Wight County Museum Curator Tracey Neikirk discusses proper methods for preserving your family treasures – everything from photographs to fabrics. Held at the Isle of Wight County Museum.

For further information call (757) 356-1223.

 

 

 

November 2014

 

 

Smithfield Farmers Market Thanksgiving SpecialtyMarket: Saturday, Nov. 22, Bank of Southside Virginia parking lot in downtown Smithfield

 

Battle of Smithfield Walking Tour

Saturday, November 1 at 2:00 p.m., Tour begins at the Isle of Wight County Museum, 103 Main Street in downtown Smithfield

2014 marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Smithfield. Meet us at the museum for a lecture and a walk down Church Street as we detail the events of this battle.

For further information call (757) 356-1223

 

 

Walking Tour of Historic Fort Huger

Saturday, November 1 at 10:00 a.m., 15080 Talcott Terrace, Isle of Wight

Visit this Civil War fort and learn the significance of this gateway to the Confederate capital. Official event of Isle of Wight County Sesquicentennial Committee.

For further information call (757) 357-0115.

 

 

Veterans of Foreign Wars Community Breakfast

Saturday, November 8 & 22 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at VFW Post 8545, 223 Washington Street, Smithfield

The Smithfield VFW invites the community to a fund raising breakfast featuring "Salted Fried Herring Fish," scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, sausage gravy, biscuits grits, mixed fruits, coffee, juice, cornbread and omelets. Breakfast is held every 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month. The VFW building is located across from the Smithfield Library. Donation $8. All proceeds go to support Local Veterans and community projects.

For further information email donhull@charter.net or call (757) 279-0025.

 

 

Firehouse Bluegrass Benefit Concert
Friday, November 14 at 7:30 p.m., Fire Station 10, 15020 Carrollton Blvd.

Proceeds benefit the all-volunteer fire/rescue service of Carrollton and nearby mutual aid districts in Smithfield and northern Suffolk. $5 admission. Your donations to this non-profit all-volunteer department serve the community by enabling the purchase of needed medical, rescue and fire fighting supplies and equipment. Hot dogs and soft drinks are available during the concert. Please bring your own chair.

For further information call (757) 613-6183.

 

 

Walking Tour of the Isle of Wight County Courthouse Complex

Saturday, November 15 at 10:00 a.m., Tour begins at Boykin's Tavern Museum, 17130 Monument Circle, Isle of Wight

Join us as we explore this 19th, 20th and 21st century site and share the story of its beginnings as well as a few tales of capers and duels. This tour begins and ends at Boykin’s Tavern.

For further information call (757) 365-9771.

 

 

A Gathering of Those Who Served at Nike Park

Saturday, November 15 at 2:00 p.m., 13036 Nike Park Road, Carrollton

We invite Nike missilemen and their families of all posts to join us for an afternoon of remembrance and fellowship. Bring your photographs, memories and stories.

For further information call (757) 357-0115.

 

 

Tell Me A Story at the Isle of Wight County Museum

Thursday, November 20 at 10:00 a.m., 103 Main Street in downtown Smithfield

This program, geared for children ages 3 to 5, introduces youngsters to the symbols of Isle of Wight and features books, songs and games. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Theme: Turkeys.

For further information call (757) 356-1223.

 

Smithfield Farmers Market - Thanksgiving Specialty Craft & Food Market
Saturday, November 22 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the Bank of Southside Virginia parking lot in downtown Smithfield
Named one of the "101 Best Farmers Markets in America" by the DailyMeal.com, Smithfield's Farmers Market is held every Saturday morning from April 5 through October 25 from 9:00 a.m. until 12 noon, with specialty Craft & Food Markets throughout the year from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Now in its 14th season, each market features "Virginia Grown" - locally grown produce and items such as: beef, pork, chicken, eggs, peanuts, plants, herbs, baked goods, coffee, cheese, honey, barbecue, wood-fired pizza, ham sandwiches, handcrafted items and live music each week!

For further information call (757) 375-3031.

 

 

December 2014

 

 

Genuine Smithfield Christmas Parade: Saturday, December 3 at 11:00 a.m. in downtown Smithfield

 

 

Christmas in Smithfield Antique Show & Homes Tour

Saturday, December 5 from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. & Sunday, December 6 from 11:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. at the Smithfield Center and throughout downtown Smithfield

Antiques Show, Historic Homes to tour and related holiday events

For further information call (757) 435-8502.

 

 

Smithfield Farmers Market - Christmas Specialty Craft & Food Market
Saturday, December 6 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the Bank of Southside Virginia parking lot in downtown Smithfield
Named one of the "101 Best Farmers Markets in America" by the DailyMeal.com, Smithfield's Farmers Market is held every Saturday morning from April 5 through October 25 from 9:00 a.m. until 12 noon, with specialty Craft & Food Markets throughout the year from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Now in its 14th season, each market features "Virginia Grown" - locally grown produce and items such as: beef, pork, chicken, eggs, peanuts, plants, herbs, baked goods, coffee, cheese, honey, barbecue, wood-fired pizza, ham sandwiches, handcrafted items and live music each week!

For further information call (757) 375-3031.

 

 

Toys for Tots 14th Annual Community Christmas Party
Saturday, December 6 at 10:00 a.m. at Charlie Daniels Racing, 10218 IWIP Road, Smithfield
Car Show entry fee for show cars $20.00 Spectators can bring toys for free entry. Live music all day. Children’s activities, vendors and great food. Santa is scheduled to arrive by Nightingale Helicopter at noon!

Beginning on November 1 and through December 10, local businesses throughout the area will be collecting toys for Toys for Tots.

For further information call (757) 880-7191.

 

 

Smithfield Farmers Market - EVENING Christmas Specialty Craft & Food Market
Friday, December 12 from 5:00 until 9:00 p.m. on Main Street in downtown Smithfield
This event was very popular last year as we presented our first evening market for the holiday season!

Named one of the "101 Best Farmers Markets in America" by the DailyMeal.com, Smithfield's Farmers Market is held every Saturday morning from April 5 through October 25 from 9:00 a.m. until 12 noon, with specialty Craft & Food Markets throughout the year from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Now in its 14th season, each market features "Virginia Grown" - locally grown produce and items such as: beef, pork, chicken, eggs, peanuts, plants, herbs, baked goods, coffee, cheese, honey, barbecue, wood-fired pizza, ham sandwiches, handcrafted items and live music each week!

For further information call (757) 375-3031.

 

 

Firehouse Bluegrass Benefit Concert
Friday, December 12 at 7:30 p.m., Fire Station 10, 15020 Carrollton Blvd.

Proceeds benefit the all-volunteer fire/rescue service of Carrollton and nearby mutual aid districts in Smithfield and northern Suffolk. $5 admission. Your donations to this non-profit all-volunteer department serve the community by enabling the purchase of needed medical, rescue and fire fighting supplies and equipment. Hot dogs and soft drinks are available during the concert. Please bring your own chair.

For further information call (757) 613-6183.

 

 

Genuine Smithfield Christmas Parade: "Genuine Hamtown Holidays"
Saturday, December 13 at 11:00 a.m. in downtown Smithfield
A wonderful old-fashioned parade that sums up the heart of Smithfield. 2014's theme is: "A Genuine Smithfield Christmas. "

For further information call (757) 357-5182.

2014 Christmas Parade Entry Form

 

 

Veterans of Foreign Wars Community Breakfast

Saturday, December 13 & 27 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at VFW Post 8545, 223 Washington Street, Smithfield

The Smithfield VFW invites the community to a fund raising breakfast featuring "Salted Fried Herring Fish," scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, sausage gravy, biscuits grits, mixed fruits, coffee, juice, cornbread and omelets. Breakfast is held every 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month. The VFW building is located across from the Smithfield Library. Donation $8. All proceeds go to support Local Veterans and community projects.

For further information email donhull@charter.net or call (757) 279-0025.

 

 

Tell Me A Story at the Isle of Wight County Museum

Thursday, December 18 at 10:00 a.m., 103 Main Street in downtown Smithfield

This program, geared for children ages 3 to 5, introduces youngsters to the symbols of Isle of Wight and features books, songs and games. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Theme: Bring winter inside with a snowflake.

For further information call (757) 356-1223.

 

 

Walking Tour of Fort Boykin Historic Park

Sunday, December 20 at 3:00 p.m., 7410 Fort Boykin Trail, Isle of Wight

Fort Boykin has been a part of American history since 1623 when a fort known as the Castle was constructed to protect the Jamestown colonists from Native Americans and raiding Spaniards. Today, Fort Boykin remains essentially intact and constitutes a well-preserved example of military architecture of the Civil War era. Official event of Isle of Wight County Sesquicentennial Committee.

For further information call (757) 357-0115.

 

 

Smithfield Farmers Market - Christmas Specialty Craft & Food Market
Saturday, December 20 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the Bank of Southside Virginia parking lot in downtown Smithfield
Named one of the "101 Best Farmers Markets in America" by the DailyMeal.com, Smithfield's Farmers Market is held every Saturday morning from April 5 through October 25 from 9:00 a.m. until 12 noon, with specialty Craft & Food Markets throughout the year from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Now in its 14th season, each market features "Virginia Grown" - locally grown produce and items such as: beef, pork, chicken, eggs, peanuts, plants, herbs, baked goods, coffee, cheese, honey, barbecue, wood-fired pizza, ham sandwiches, handcrafted items and live music each week!

For further information call (757) 375-3031.

 

 

Coming in 2015!

 

 

 

Sunday's at Four presents  a Solo Youth Recital
Sunday, January 11 at 4:00 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, 201 Cedar Street in downtown Smithfield
Solo Youth Recitalist Sterling Elliott, a 15 years old cellist from Newport News, and straight-A student at Menchville High School will perform a full recital at Trinity United Methodist Church. Sterling is the student of Virginia Symphony cellist, Mike Daniels, and the winner of numerous competitions and awards including an opportunity to study at the Perlman Music Festival in New York this past summer. A Free-Will Offering will be taken.

For further information call (757) 375-9140. 

 

 

Sunday's at Four presents "Meet Mark Twain "
Sunday, April 19 at 3:30 p.m. (please note time change!) at Christ Episcopal Church, 111 S. Church Street in downtown Smithfield
Ryan Clemens, a distant relative of Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) will present his one-man show impersonating the venerated American author and humorist. Ryan, a Virginia Stage Company resident artist, has worked in theaters throughout the country providing classes and workshops. He will be accompanied by Reg Lanning, a banjo player with riverboat experience, who will provide a special pre-concert at 3:30 pm and an interlude during the performance. A Sunday's at Four series performance. Tickets: Adults $20 Students $5.

For further information call (757) 375-9140. 

 

 

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Smithfield & Isle of Wight CVB Staff:

Judy Hare Winslow, Director of Tourism

Lois Chapman Tokarz, Marketing & Public Relations Manager

Terry Rhinier, Event Coordinator

Deborah Marshall, Visitor Center Manager

Kathy Mountjoy, Group Tour Coordinator

Cheryl Ketcham, Farmer's Market Manager

 

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