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March 2019

According to the Condition of the Mother: Women, Race, and the Law in Colonial Virginia

March 9, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
St. Luke’s Historical Church & Musuem, 14477 Benn's Church Blvd.
Smithfield, VA 23430 United States
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$15

According to the Condition of the Mother: Women, Race, and the Law in Colonial Virginia Saturday, March 9th, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. Portion of "Alexander Spotswood Payne and His Brother John Robert Dandridge Payne, with Their Nurse" by an unknown artist called the Payne Limner, American, 1780 - 1803 (artist). Painting owned by Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA). Tickets are $15 per person. Spots are limited. Light refreshments will be provided. This lecture will focus on gender, race,…

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The Civil War in Smithfield: A Living History Weekend

March 23, 2019 @ 9:30 am - March 24, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
St. Luke’s Historical Church & Musuem, 14477 Benn's Church Blvd.
Smithfield, VA 23430 United States
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The Civil War in Smithfield: A Living History Weekend Admittance is the price of General Admission ($8) Living historians, demonstrations, and more can be found at this living history weekend at Historic St. Luke's. Learn more about the Civil War's effect on the town of Smithfield at this annual event. Featuring “Why Aren’t They Smiling” Lecture by Historian Carson Hudson, March 23 at 1 p.m. The experience of having your photograph taken was new and unique during the Civil War.…

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April 2019

From Religious Wars to Religious Freedom Lecture

April 6, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
St. Luke’s Historical Church & Musuem, 14477 Benn's Church Blvd.
Smithfield, VA 23430 United States
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$15

From Religious Wars to Religious Freedom Lecture by St. Luke’s Outreach Coordinator & Museum Interpreter John Ericson Saturday, April 6, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. $15 per person, advance ticket purchase encouraged, light refreshments provided John Ericson will present on the devastating carnage of the religious wars of the late 16th and early 17th centuries and how these events impacted the Enlightenment and the movement towards religious freedom.

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May 2019

Anglicans, Puritans, and the Struggle for Conformity: Religious Dissent in Early Virginia

May 4, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
St. Luke’s Historical Church & Musuem, 14477 Benn's Church Blvd.
Smithfield, VA 23430 United States
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Anglicans, Puritans, and the Struggle for Conformity: Religious Dissent in Early Virginia Lecture by Matthew Ericson Saturday, May 4, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.   $15 per person, advance ticket purchase encouraged, light refreshments provided Colonial religion has often been stereotyped by geographic locale. Virginia has often been viewed as a bulwark for the Church of England while New England was the epicenter of the Puritan movement in America. While there are kernels of truth, the contour of religious life in the…

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September 2019

17th Century Isle of Wight County: A Living History Event

September 7, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
St. Luke’s Historical Church & Musuem, 14477 Benn's Church Blvd.
Smithfield, VA 23430 United States
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$8

Admittance is the price of General Admission ($8) Join us at St. Luke's for a 17th-century living history weekend at Virginia's Oldest Church. There will be a special guest presentation, period vendors, and more available. Reenactors will also be present throughout the day.

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Preserving America’s Oldest Organ: A Lecture Double Feature

September 21, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
St. Luke’s Historical Church & Musuem, 14477 Benn's Church Blvd.
Smithfield, VA 23430 United States

$20 per person, advance ticket purchase encouraged, light refreshments provided The Origins of the Hunstanton Hall Organ: The Le Strange Family of Norfolk, England Lecture by St. Luke’s Education Coordinator Rachel Popp The meticulous household accounts of Lady Alice Le Strange not only provide documentation of the commission of what we today call the Hunstanton Hall Organ but also provide a window into the daily lives of the family that owned and played the historic organ in the St. Luke’s…

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December 2019

A Colonial Christmas Concert

December 6, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
St. Luke’s Historical Church & Musuem, 14477 Benn's Church Blvd.
Smithfield, VA 23430 United States
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$10 per person, advance ticket purchase encouraged Featuring the Choraliers Ensemble of the Smithfield High School Chorus Department The Smithfield High School Choraliers Ensemble will take you on a trip back in time to the Colonial days this winter. Multiple performances are scheduled. Advanced ticket purchase is encouraged as seats are limited. Proceeds will be split evenly between the Smithfield High School Choraliers Ensemble and Historic St. Luke's Church. We thank you for your support! Purchase Tickets

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A Colonial Christmas Concert

December 7, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
St. Luke’s Historical Church & Musuem, 14477 Benn's Church Blvd.
Smithfield, VA 23430 United States
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$10 per person, advance ticket purchase encouraged Featuring the Choraliers Ensemble of the Smithfield High School Chorus Department The Smithfield High School Choraliers Ensemble will take you on a trip back in time to the Colonial days this winter. Multiple performances are scheduled. Advanced ticket purchase is encouraged as seats are limited. Proceeds will be split evenly between the Smithfield High School Choraliers Ensemble and Historic St. Luke's Church. We thank you for your support! Purchase Tickets

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A Colonial Christmas Concert

December 7, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
St. Luke’s Historical Church & Musuem, 14477 Benn's Church Blvd.
Smithfield, VA 23430 United States
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$10 per person, advance ticket purchase encouraged Featuring the Choraliers Ensemble of the Smithfield High School Chorus Department The Smithfield High School Choraliers Ensemble will take you on a trip back in time to the Colonial days this winter. Multiple performances are scheduled. Advanced ticket purchase is encouraged as seats are limited. Proceeds will be split evenly between the Smithfield High School Choraliers Ensemble and Historic St. Luke's Church. We thank you for your support! Purchase Tickets

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April 2020

So Pious an Undertaking Lecture

April 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
St. Luke’s Historical Church & Musuem, 14477 Benn's Church Blvd.
Smithfield, VA 23430 United States
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$15

So Pious an Undertaking: Slavery, Religion, Education, and Virginia’s Bray Schools Saturday, April 18, 2020 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Speaker: Nicole Brown Tickets $15 per person Light refreshments provided. When the Williamsburg Bray School opened its doors on September 29, 1760, it was the first official endeavor in Virginia to provide education for enslaved and free African Americans. Offering religious instruction in the Anglican tradition, the varied perspectives on Virginia Bray Schools were often complicated and contradictory. Public…

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