Autumn Workshops at the Nelms House

Autumn Workshops at the Nelms House

308 Main Street
Smithfield, VA 23430

Friday, October 28, 2022
12:00pm - 05:00pm


Celebrate Autumn in a unique way!

The Nelms House offers safe, small workshops on Fridays and Saturdays in September October, noon to 5 pm. for your safe circle of family or friends. Workshop spaces include 2 rooms, covered front porch, a back deck, and back yard if no rain. There are 2 hr booking times for each space with advance registration required for social distancing.

Workshops are fall and witchy gnomes, fabric pumpkins, and vintage eco-print wool scarves and cowls, all made from upcycled materials. Advance booking preferred. We offer separate rooms and safety measures for your group. Bookings are for 2 hour workshops.

For more information call 757.334.9568.

$10 per person

Autumn Workshops at the Nelms House

The Nelms House
October 29, 2022
12:00pm - 05:00pm

Historic House Portrait Sessions
Come visit the Nelms House, a town historic landmark, for indoor and garden photography in June, during Smithfield’s Summertime Celebration, and through September. Have fun exploring the rooms to take photography in this Victorian and Art Deco designed venue. Take photos in a native plant garden designed for environmental management and wildlife habitat. If interested in participating in a Nelms House Photo Exhibit, ask about guidelines. While photographing, enjoy High Tea/Coffee Refreshments ($5/person). If professional photographers visit the venue during Fri and Sat noon to 5 p.m. when discounts are available for photo sessions booked in 2019. During the visit, just sign the Photographer Registry to receive your 2019 discount! Special Portrait Session Offer! You can book portrait sessions in advance at the Nelms House and other historic district shops with Heather Hughes Photography offering family, engagement, senior and portrait sessions for visitors starting at $250. Please inquire for more additional information about Heather’s advance booking and portraits at other historic district shops. (757) 870-4006,

Start Date : June 11, 2019
End Date : September 30, 2019