in Historic 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 Souper Saturday, the 11th Annual Smithfield Hog Jog 5K Run/Walk, Wild Hog & "Kid's Fun Run", “Sounds of Revolution” Court Day Presentation at the Olde Courthouse of 1750, Smithfield Ruritan Club's 11th Annual Car Show, the Smithfield Farmers Market.
100 Commerce Street, Smithfield
A challenging, family and community oriented 5K run/walk through downtown Historic Smithfield and our beautiful Virginia countryside. Hog Jog is a standard 5K, Wild Hog is a mystery course, 4.0m this year, runners only. Whole Hog teams for groups of 10 or more, just 20$ each!
Early registration closes October 2nd! Only pre-registered runners are guaranteed a t-shirt!! Lots of Door Prizes! One of the best Post-race parties around! Teams & families encouraged!
Event coordinator: Kyle Weidlich: (757) 508-1072
"Town & Country Day" Specialty Market
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon (or until sold out)
Join us for a taste of Virginia with locally grown produce and handmade goods. While you are here, enjoy a stroll in Historic Downtown Smithfield, visit our restaurants, museum and specialty stores.
For further information call Market Manager, Cheryl Ketcham at (757) 375-3031.
Court Days at the Old Courthouse of 1750
130 Main Street in downtown Smithfield
Performances at 11:00 a.m., 1:00, 2:00, & 3:00 p.m.
This years’ reenactment will take place during the years of the American Revolution and is entitled “Sounds of Revolution.” The presentation will have a different tone as you can imagine since everyone was NOT in favor of separating from the “Mother Country.” The premise is the trial is of a soldier of the Isle of Wight Militia accused of being AWOL, breaking and entering and drunkenness. Free event.
For further information call (757) 356-9016.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Trinity United Methodist Church, 201 Cedar Street in downtown Smithfield
This fundraising event, sponsored by IOW Christian Outreach Program, offers an all-you-can-eat meal of soup, ham biscuits, and desserts, and all monies raised will pay for heating costs for those in need during the winter months.
Tickets are $5.00/adults and $3.00/school age children. Many churches have tickets available or they may be purchased Monday-Friday at the offices of Trinity UMC (9:00 am - 2:00 pm) and Smithfield Baptist Church (9:00 am - 5:00 pm).
Tickets can also be purchased at the door that day.
For information call 757-357-4716.
Smithfield Ruritan 11th Annual Car Show
Beginning at 9:00 a.m. along Main Street in downtown Smithfield
This popular event is held in conjunction with Town & Country Days and is open to all vehicles. "Top Forty" plus "Best of" awards will be given. Proceeds benefit the Western Tidewater Free Clinic.
Registration is from 9:00 a.m. until noon
with awards presented at 3:00 p.m.
For further information call (757) 365-9458.
Sundays at Four" presents Duo Recital for Cello and Piano
4:00 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church
201 Cedar Street, downtown Smithfield
Pre-concert at 3:30 p.m.
by the Renaissance School String Ensemble
This is the first concert of the 2012–13 Season and features cellist, Jeffrey Phelps, Head of Instrumental Music at The Governor’s School of the Arts, and pianist, Lee Jordan-Anders, Artist-in-Residence and Professor of Music, Virginia Wesleyan College. The Cello and Piano Duo will play music by Beethoven, Debussy, and Rachmaninoff. Series Tickets (3 programs): Adults $45, Students $15. Single tickets at the door: Adults $20 and Students $5
The Smithfield Station offers concert goers 10% off dinner following the concert if you show them your concert program!
For further information call (757) 375-9140.
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