Upcoming Events Blog (May & June 2016)


Historic St. Luke’s is proud to offer a variety of exciting educational and fun family events in May and June.

IMG_20160426_154532_391 On May 14 we will celebrate Restoration Day, a time to remember our May 1957 dedication of the second major restoration of the “Old Brick Church”. We will have a brick making display by our friends at Colonial Williamsburg, 1950’s Vintage Car show, displays of our 1950’s restoration, music and more. Regular admission prices apply.

20160227_133644On May 20-22 we will be hosting a Living History Civil War Event. This event will focus on the role of Isle of Wight County in the Civil War as part of the Peninsula Campaign. Camp Ruffin was a Confederate encampment nearby to St. Luke’s. We will have both Union and Confederate reenactors, period music, food, twilight cemetery tours and our world class tours of the Church. Our regular admission prices are in effect for this weekend.

Dr. Amanda Herbert

Dr. Amanda Herbert

On June 4, Historic St. Luke’s presents; “Dissenters in the British Atlantic” by Dr. Amanda Herbert Assistant Professor of History at Christopher Newport University. The religious landscape of Colonial America, like that of the continent of Europe, was divers and contentious. Come and hear about how the religious environment impacted the political and daily life of American Colonists. Tickets for this event are $15 per person. Tickets may be obtained by contacting us at 757-357-3367.