The People's Playhouse for Over 50 Years! Take a step up in entertainment and back in history at Swift Creek Mill Theatre. Known as the People's Playhouse, the theatre is housed in the 353-year-old Swift Creek Mill, which is a local, state and national historic landmark. Offering optional Virginia-Style Buffet Dining before every Mainstage performance and exceptional live theatre, the Mill is sure to be one of your favorite stops in Central Virginia. Located at 17401 Jefferson Davis Hwy, S. Chesterfield, VA 23834. Office open year-round, Mon - Sat 10 am - 7 pm. For complete season information go to swiftcreekmill.com or call 804-748-5203. Civil War Trails marker for the Battle of Swift Creek is onsite and open to the public.