Antiques Show + Day Homes Tour

Sat. Dec 5, 2015 at 10:00am - Sun. Dec 6, 2015 at 5:00pm EST
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Antiques Show & Sale



Smithfield Center, 220 N. Church Street
​Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm     |     Sunday: 12 noon - 5 pm       

Featuring quality antiques dealers from Maryland to Florida - plus the nearly 30 antiques and gift shops that call Smithfield home - all dressed up for the season. 

That’s more than 50,000 square feet of holiday treasures, including a 5,500 square foot Christmas Store that features more than 10,000 individual holiday items! 

A FREE SHUTTLE will be available at the Smithfield Center Saturday and Sunday  to take you to the historic homes on the day tour, Historic District shops, restaurants and other attractions.

​Click here for a list of our featured antiques  vendors.


 


Day Tours



 


DAY TOURS:
Three Historic Homes featured (details below)
Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm      |     Sunday: 12 noon - 5 pm 

​TICKETS A FREE SHUTTLE will be available at the Smithfield Center Saturday and Sunday  to take you to the historic homes on the day tour, Historic District shops, restaurants, and other downtown attractions.


Daytime 1


The James Robert Jordan House


308 Grace Street (ca. 1907)
This classical revival house was built by James Robert Jordan, an early 20th century representative to the Virginia House of Delegates.
 It is said that the high arches in the house were built to accommodate
​“Jim Bob” Jordan riding his horse through the home


 


.Day Light 2


The Cofer-Dashiell House


111 N. Mason Street (1898)
Built for John I. Cofer,  banker and member of town council, and his wife, Mary Cary Jordan Cofer. ​Their daughter, Segar Cofer Dashiell, became the town's beloved historian, writing newspaper columns for decades and penning "Smithfield: A Pictorial History."  She lived in this home until she passed away in 2001 at the age of 100.


 


Day Light 3


The Grove


220 Grace Street (1780s)


The Grove was built between 1780-90 for Thomas Pierce. This brick residence once stood in a grove of oak trees, which was cut down and sold to the Russian Navy during the Crimean War.  
The building was once used as a boarding house and a hotel.  It was restored in 1956 by Virginia Lieutenant Governor and Mrs. A.E.S. Stephens.


 


Bed and Breakfast


Events at the Mansion on Main Bed and Breakfast
Saturday, December 5 and Sunday, December 6
36 Main Street

Book signing by Smithfield author, Doris Rae Gwaltney, and a 
living history program "Victorian Traditions" presented by the Dixie Belles, costumed interpreters.

"Sing We Now of Christmas" Concert

Sunday, December 6 at 6:00 pm
Trinity United Methodist Church, 201 Cedar Street


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The proceeds from the Christmas in Smithfield Antiques Show and Homes Tours are used to preserve and interpret the historic 1750 Isle of Wight Courthouse in downtown Smithfield.  All responsibility for maintaining this important structure for the public’s use now rests with the non-profit Historic Smithfield, Inc. and its 1750 Isle of Wight Courthouse program.  We very much appreciate your ticket purchase today.  If you would like to further support the 1750 Courthouse by making a donation, we would be most grateful.


I WISH TO JOIN / RENEW MY MEMBERSHIP (One Year)


Donations can be made on the next Checkout Screen.


 Member of the court $25


 Member of the jury $50


 Clerk of Court $75


 Justice of the Court $100


 Chief Justice $250


 Additional gift $_____


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Smithfield Center 220 N Church St.
Smithfield, VA 23430
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