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Posted on: May 8, 2019

Suffolk Farmers' Market

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The Suffolk Farmers’ Market season is open now through November 23, 2019, in the Suffolk Visitor Center Pavilion at 524 North Main Street. The weekly market is enjoyed by locals and visitors searching for fresh locally grown fruits and vegetable...

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Posted on: August 21, 2019

Tracing Suffolk's African-American Heritage

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The Suffolk Division of Tourism, in partnership with the Suffolk Public Library and the Suffolk-Nansemond Historical Society, will be hosting a community meet-up to gather information for a new Suffolk African-American Heritage Trail initiative. This proj...

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Posted on: August 21, 2019

Taste of Suffolk Downtown Street Festival

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Taste of Suffolk is back in Downtown Suffolk for the 13th year! This annual street festival tradition will span Main Street from Finney Avenue to Washington Street. Enjoy specialty food items from local restaurants all over Suffolk and see all the goods a...
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Posted on: August 21, 2019

11th Annual Mutt Strutt Dog Walk & Festival

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The annual Mutt Strut Festival is Suffolk Humane’s biggest fundraiser of the year. The 11th Annual Mutt Strut will be held at Bennett's Creek Park on Sunday, September 15, from 11am-4pm, and will showcase exciting new pet-related activities and ...
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Posted on: August 21, 2019

American Girl Program: Featuring Rebecca Rubin

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Rebecca Rubin, born in 1905, is from a Jewish family. Her mother and grandparents immigrated from Russia and maintain their family heritage. Rebecca wants to be an actress when she grows up, but her family wants her to be a teacher. She is thoughtful and ...
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Posted on: April 20, 2017

The Great Dismal Swamp

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The Great Dismal Swamp is anything but dismal.

 

Despite its foreboding moniker, the Great Dismal Swamp is one of few remaining American wildernesses. It is the largest intact remnant of a vast habitat that once covered more than one million acres ...

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Posted on: April 20, 2017

Suffolk Art Gallery

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Nestled among Victorian and Colonial architecture, you'll find a former library constructed in the early 1960s and repurposed as the Suffolk Art Gallery in the 1980s. The Gallery hosts a variety of exhibits and through a partnership with the Suffolk Art L...

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Posted on: April 20, 2017

Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts

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As Suffolk's premier visual and performing arts venue for Suffolk, the Suffolk Center boasts a year-round schedule featuring musical performances, theatrical productions, ballet, art exhibits, lectures and galas. The classic Greek-Revival structure was bu...

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Posted on: April 20, 2017

Riddick's Folly House Museum & Gift Shop

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In early 1837, a fire ravaged dozens of homes and outbuildings at the north end of Main Street in Suffolk. Out of the ashes of that fire, Mr. Mills Riddick built the home that is known today as Riddick’s Folly. Mills Riddick was a member of a large and pr...

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Posted on: April 20, 2017

Seaboard Station Railroad Museum

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This restored Main Street station displays a two-room HO-scale model of Suffolk in 1907 that was built by the Tidewater Division of the National Model Railroad Association. The station was built in 1885 and has remained basically unchanged over the years....

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Posted on: April 20, 2017

Suffolk Waterways

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Suffolk has over 8,000 acres of lakes and miles of river shoreline. Here are just a few highlights:

Lone Star Lake:- 12 lakes total (1172-acre park)- Freshwater fishing and pier- Four-mile horse trail- Archery range and model airplane flying field- Grills ...

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