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October 2017

Blessing Of The Animals – 2017

October 1 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
HSL, 14477 Benn's Church Blvd.
Smithfield, 23430 United States
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Do you have a special pet in your life, be it furry, feathered, slimy, or scaly? Then bring it to Historic St. Luke's Church for our annual Blessing of the Animals on Sunday, Oct. 1st. At this yearly event, in honor of St. Francis of Assisi, the Rev. Connie Gilman from Christ Episcopal Church in Smithfield will conduct rolling blessings 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in our National Historic Landmark.     For more information, contact Education Coordinator Rachel Popp…

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$10.00

Twilight Tours 2017 – Night One

October 6 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
HSL, 14477 Benn's Church Blvd.
Smithfield, 23430 United States
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Twilight Tours 2017 - Night One Historic St. Luke's Church has been the site of burials since the 1600's. Come hear the stories of some of our more notable residents on a 45-minute guided tour around our historic cemetery. Each year we will have new stories to tell based on our ongoing research and the stories sent in by family members through our Share Your Story Program.  Special thanks to the Volunteers who have come out to our Cemetery Preservation…

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$10.00

Twilight Tours 2017 – Night Two

October 20 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
HSL, 14477 Benn's Church Blvd.
Smithfield, 23430 United States
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Twilight Tours 2017 - Night One Historic St. Luke's Church has been the site of burials since the 1600's. Come hear the stories of some of our more notable residents on a 45-minute guided tour around our historic cemetery. Each year we will have new stories to tell based on our ongoing research and the stories sent in by family members through our Share Your Story Program.  Special thanks to the Volunteers who have come out to our Cemetery Preservation…

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October Cemetery Preservation Workshop

October 21 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
HSL, 14477 Benn's Church Blvd.
Smithfield, 23430 United States
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Partner with us as Historic St. Luke’s works hard to clean each gravestone in the historic section of our cemetery. There are over 600 graves in need of your attention. Join us for this hands-on workshop where volunteers will learn techniques for cleaning historic gravestones based on industry best practices. Lunch and the necessary tools for the workshop will be provided. Please RSVP by emailing Education Coordinator Rachel Popp at rpopp@historicstlukes.org to reserve your spot for the workshop by Wednesday,…

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Fall Holiday Gift Shop Sale

October 22 @ 8:00 am - November 4 @ 5:00 pm
HSL, 14477 Benn's Church Blvd.
Smithfield, 23430 United States
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$10.00

Twilight Tours 2017 – Night Three

October 27 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
HSL, 14477 Benn's Church Blvd.
Smithfield, 23430 United States
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Twilight Tours 2017 - Night One Historic St. Luke's Church has been the site of burials since the 1600's. Come hear the stories of some of our more notable residents on a 45-minute guided tour around our historic cemetery. Each year we will have new stories to tell based on our ongoing research and the stories sent in by family members through our Share Your Story Program.  Special thanks to the Volunteers who have come out to our Cemetery Preservation…

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$10.00

Twilight Tours 2017 – Night Four

October 28 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
HSL, 14477 Benn's Church Blvd.
Smithfield, 23430 United States
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Twilight Tours 2017 - Night One Historic St. Luke's Church has been the site of burials since the 1600's. Come hear the stories of some of our more notable residents on a 45-minute guided tour around our historic cemetery. Each year we will have new stories to tell based on our ongoing research and the stories sent in by family members through our Share Your Story Program.  Special thanks to the Volunteers who have come out to our Cemetery Preservation…

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November 2017
$15.00

Witches in Colonial Virginia

November 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
HSL, 14477 Benn's Church Blvd.
Smithfield, 23430 United States
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Witches in Colonial Virginia Lecture by Carson Hudson Saturday, November 4th , 2017, 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Due to popular demand, a second lecture has been added on November 4th beginning at 3 p.m. and ending at 4 p.m. The witchcraft mania that swept through Salem, Massachusetts in 1692, while significant, has tended to overshadow the historical records of the persecutions of alleged witches in other colonies. Colonial Virginians shared a common belief in the supernatural and the existence…

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The 14th Colony: The American Revolution’s Best Kept Secret and Other Unknown Facts

November 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
HSL, 14477 Benn's Church Blvd.
Smithfield, 23430 United States
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The 14th Colony: The American Revolution's Best Kept Secret and Other Unknown Facts Lecture by Dr. Roger Smith Saturday, November 11th , 2017, 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. This lecture is sponsored and presented by members of the Colonel William Allen Chapter of the DAR in Smithfield. The presentation is entitled, "The 14th Colony: The American Revolution's Best Kept Secret and Other Unknown Facts" and is free and open to the public. Did you know that on December 1, 1775,…

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December 2017
$10

A Colonial Christmas Concert

December 2 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
HSL, 14477 Benn's Church Blvd.
Smithfield, 23430 United States
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A Colonial Christmas Concert Saturday, December 2nd, 2017, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. Take a trip back in time to a Colonial Christmas at Historic St. Luke’s Church. The Smithfield High School Choraliers Ensemble will take you to the colonial days with songs from the period on December 2nd, 2017. We encourage you to purchase tickets in advance as seating is limited. Tickets are $10 per person. No flash photography will be permitted during…

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