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Posted on: May 25, 2018

Suffolk Farmers' Market

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The Suffolk Farmers’ Market is now open, 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 vegetables, baked goods, meats and eggs, j...

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Posted on: August 10, 2018

A Night Under The Stars Paint Party

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Spend an evening with Suffolk Tourism and Paint Me Purple Studios on Friday, September 21, 2018, for "A Night Under The Stars" Paint Party. The fun will take place starting at 7pm at the Suffolk Visitor Center Pavilion (located at 524 N. Main St...
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Posted on: August 13, 2018

American Girl Program: Gabriela McBride

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Meet Gabriela McBride! Gabriela has grown up surrounded by the arts—dance, painting, music, and theater. But poetry is becoming her art form of choice, for good reason: she struggles with stuttering and poetry helps her words flow more freely. A...
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Posted on: September 12, 2018

Pinkalicious The Musical

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The award-winning VITAL THEATRE COMPANY's long-running hit PINKALICIOUS THE MUSICAL, which celebrated its 10th anniversary in January, will be on stage at The Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts on Saturday, September 22, 2018, at 11am. In Pinkalicious The M...
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Posted on: September 11, 2018

Downtown Suffolk Pop-Up Party

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Join us for a Downtown Suffolk Pop-Up Party on Saturday, September 22, 2018, from 3-7pm. We'll be situated in the Courthouse Fountain Park area, adjacent to the Godwin Courts Building on North Main Street. The ODU / Virginia Tech game will be playing on s...

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Posted on: September 11, 2018

Suffolk Peanut Fest Queen's Banquet & Fashion Show

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Today's Peanut Festival queen is selected from among rising high school seniors that are evaluated by a panel based on four criteria: a creative writing essay; school activities; awards and achievements; and community involvement. The Queen and her Court ...
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Posted on: September 11, 2018

41st Annual Suffolk Peanut Festival

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Known for its fun family activities, Suffolk Peanut Fest offers carnival and amusement rides, concerts, fireworks, a mud jam, shrimp feast, demolition derby, fest food, chalk art, petting zoo, Swamp Roar Motorcycle Rally, pony rides, arts & crafts, co...

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Posted on: September 12, 2018

Downstairs at the Center: Ben Phelps Project

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Join the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts downstairs as they welcome The Ben Phelps Project, a six piece band from Hampton Roads Virginia, on Saturday, September 29, 2018, at 8pm. The band plays a style of music all their own, merging jazz, blues, and roc...
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Posted on: September 11, 2018

Suffolk Ruritan Club Shrimp Feast

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One of the kick-off activities traditionally held at the festival site and a social gathering of large proportion. 3-7pm. Enjoy all-you-can-eat shrimp, BBQ, coleslaw, iced tea, and adult beverages! Entertainment provided by Gator Head Band. Tickets are $3...
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Posted on: September 11, 2018

25th Annual Driver Days Festival

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Two days of free family fun, including: Entertainment, Craft Beer Garden, Musical Festival, Carnival Games, Bounce Houses, Pony & Train Rides, Food, Car Show, Motorcycle Run, Parade, Strongwill Kids 1 Mile & 5K Fun Run/Walk, Crafters & Food Ve...
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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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