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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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$15

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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July 2019

July Cemetery Preservation Workshop

July 20, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
St. Luke’s Historical Church & Musuem, 14477 Benn's Church Blvd.
Smithfield, VA 23430 United States
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Join us for these hands-on workshops where volunteers will learn techniques for cleaning and preserving historic tombstones based on industry best practices. Lunch and the necessary tools for the workshop will be provided. RSVP required! Please contact Education Coordinator Rachel Popp at rpopp@stlukesmuseum.org to reserve your spot(s) for the workshop. Please keep in mind that spots are limited and these workshops fill up quickly.

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August 2019

August Cemetery Preservation Workshop Copy

August 17, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
St. Luke’s Historical Church & Musuem, 14477 Benn's Church Blvd.
Smithfield, VA 23430 United States
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Join us for these hands-on workshops where volunteers will learn techniques for cleaning and preserving historic tombstones based on industry best practices. Lunch and the necessary tools for the workshop will be provided. RSVP required! Please contact Office Assistant Yvonne Frederick at yfrederick@stlukesmuseum.org to reserve your spot(s) for the workshop. Please keep in mind that spots are limited and these workshops fill up quickly.

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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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October 2019

Adults Only Twilight Cemetery Tours

October 18, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
St. Luke’s Historical Church & Musuem, 14477 Benn's Church Blvd.
Smithfield, VA 23430 United States
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$25 per person, advance ticket purchase encouraged, snacks provided A hard cider tasting featuring Sly Clyde Ciderworks will be included in the experience. Guests must be 21 years of age or older to participate. IDs will be checked at the door and anyone younger than 21 years old will not be admitted. Dead men don't tell tales, but their tombstones do! Historic St. Luke's Church has been the site of burials since the 1600's. Enjoy the stories of local saints…

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Twilight Cemetery Tours

October 19, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
St. Luke’s Historical Church & Musuem, 14477 Benn's Church Blvd.
Smithfield, VA 23430 United States
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$15 per person, advance ticket purchase encouraged, light refreshments provided Dead men don't tell tales, but their tombstones do! Historic St. Luke's Church has been the site of burials since the 1600's. Enjoy the stories of local saints and sinners on a 30-minute, family-friendly guided tour through the Ancient Cemetery.. Purchase Tickets

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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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