Craft Workshops at the Nelms House

Craft Workshops at the Nelms House

308 Main Street
Smithfield, VA 23430

Thursday, February 29, 2024
12:00pm - 05:00pm

February provides arts and crafts for all ages to include collage brooches, valentine cards, and tussie mussie nosegays, ornaments, vintage glass/ceramic feeders for birds in winter, and bits of vintage jewelry or found objects to design yourself an upcycle necklace or bracelet. 

All upcycle materials and supplies provided. Safety circles in separate spaces available. Please reserve for specific times, or walk ins if open, noon to 5 p.m. Wed. to Sat. Costs vary, $10-$30/person.

For more details call or text 757.334.9568 or email for details.  


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