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The Suffolk Art League in cooperation with the Suffolk Art Gallery presents their newest exhibit, "Life As I Know It: Recent Works by Heather Nygaard." This exhibit will be on display from July 9 to August 20, 2021 at the Suffolk Art Gallery.
Local artist Heather Nygaard’s premier solo show is a collection of new oil paintings that explore themes such as mental health, motherhood, and imagination. She is the winner of the Suffolk Art League's 2020 Annual Juried Exhibition.
Suffolk Tourism is pleased to introduce a new promotion, “Suffolk Sweets Week,” taking place July 17-24, 2021, to showcase the tastiest desserts that Suffolk has to offer. From simply sweet to deliciously decadent, Suffolk Sweets Week will highlight our best local culinary temptations. No coupons, vouchers or tickets are needed—simply order from the Suffolk Sweets Week menu at each participating eatery.
Experience the unusual and breathtaking Lake Drummond, a 3,108-acre bowl-shaped lake located near the center of the Great Dismal Swamp. Guided kayak excursions are facilitated by a water adventures outfitter with years of experience. All equipment is included with registration fee. Sunscreen, insect repellent, and comfortable clothing recommended. Participants must be at least 10 years of age or older; anyone 17 and younger must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. You are encouraged to bring a snack and bottled water.
Suffolk’s citizens, like in most other American localities, have served and sacrificed in the name of freedom. The 60-minute walking tour highlights and honors the graves and memorials of soldiers from Suffolk and old Nansemond County who died in combat during the two World Wars, Korean War and Vietnam War. Advance reservations required. Participants will meet at the porch of the Seaboard Station Railroad Museum.
This 75-minute walking tour explores the hidden meanings buried in Suffolk’s Historic Cedar Hill Cemetery. The tour will feature Victorian-era symbolism, burial practices, funerary industries, and mourning rituals. This intriguing and educational excursion will highlight how the residents of Suffolk both lived and died in the 19th century. Cedar Hill Cemetery is more than two centuries old, with roots that harken back to the founding of Suffolk. With keen eyes and curious minds, this tour will bring into focus the fascinating world of Victorian America, their obsession with death, dying, and living beyond the grave.