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  1. Exhibit: Off to War

    December 12, 2018, 10:00 AM - March 30, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Suffolk-Nansemond Historical Society

    Join the Suffolk-Nansemond Historical Society as they present "Off to War," featuring memorabilia and honors from various wars throughout history, including the American Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, the American Civil War, the Spanish American War, World War I, World War II, and the Vietnam War. We must never forget the sacrifices that were made, and this exhibit honors those sacrifices and the people who made them. You do not want to miss this extensive exhibit!

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  2. Exhibit of Excellence: Suffolk Student Art 2019

    February 5, 2019, 10:00 AM - March 1, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Suffolk Art Gallery

    This juried exhibition features the best artwork by Suffolk's 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students. Barbara Hennig-Loomis will be this year's juror. Hennig-Loomis’ education in the arts is varied, and continuing. She holds a degree in Art History from Virginia Commonwealth University and continued her art history graduate studies as a Fulbright Fellow in Germany. She also completed a Master of Fine Art in Visual Studies. She has worked as a writer, editor, a museum administrator, teacher and illustrator. In addition to her studio work, Hennig-Loomis currently teaches at Tidewater Community College. There is $625 in awards offered, including $200 Best in Show (given in honor of Dana Adams), $150 First Place, $100 Second Place and $75 Third Place and Honorable Mentions. The exhibit is sponsored in part by a grant from the Suffolk Fine Arts Commission.

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  3. "Coastal Conversation": An Exhibit by Stephie Jones and Ed Obermeyer

    February 7, 2019, 11:00 AM - March 30, 2019, 4:00 PM @ Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts

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  4. Historic Suffolk Narrated Bus Tour

    February 21, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Departs from Suffolk Visitor Center

    See Suffolk through the eyes of years gone by. Suffolk’s rich heritage dates back to the early 17th century, when Captain John Smith first encountered the Nansemond Indians on the Nansemond River. Even now, you can trace Suffolk’s legacy through our historic homes and neighborhoods, churches and Virginia Civil War Trails. Guided by a Suffolk historian, you meet the people and places that made Suffolk the city it is today. Highlights of this windshield tour include Cedar Hill Cemetery, Riddick’s Folly House Museum, Constant’s Wharf, College Court and Suffolk’s Historic Lakeside neighborhood.

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  5. Talks on Tap: Living Together / Living Apart

    February 21, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Brick & Mortar Brewing Company

    Raise a pint and your intellect! Living Together / Living Apart is an oral history and photography project exploring urban segregation in Hampton Roads. Join Dr. Johnny Finn from Christopher Newport University and other members of the research team for a discussion about the experience of living in racially segregated cities and engaging communities meaningfully to challenge segregation.

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  6. Under The Sea - 5th Annual Suffolk Education Foundation Gala

    February 22, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Hilton Garden Inn Suffolk Riverfront

    For the fifth year, the Suffolk Education Foundation will celebrate the arts in our schools. Performances from our local schools with artwork from our elementary schools. Support goes towards annual scholarships and grants. Tickets are $35 each or $300 per table. Semi-Formal attire. Doors open at 6pm and the program is from 6:30-8:30pm.

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  7. Suffolk Art League's 36th Annual Antique Show & Sale

    February 23, 2019, 10:00 AM - February 24, 2019, 5:00 PM @ King's Fork Middle School

    Sponsored by the Suffolk Art League, the 36th Annual Antique Show and Sale will feature approximately 40 antiques and collectibles dealers from the mid-Atlantic region. Crystal and clock repair will also be available. In addition, the Peanut Pals (Planter's Peanut collectors) will be displaying and selling items. Concession is available on site with BBQ, Brunswick Stew and more.

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  8. "Lamp It Up!" Suffolk Center Annual Fundraiser

    February 23, 2019, 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts

    Preparations for our 2019 Annual Fundraiser are shining bright, so glamp up your attire and join us on Saturday, February 23, 2019 for an elegant evening of delicious French cuisine, libations and live music. We are excited to announce that joining us this year is Celebrity DJ WooWoo, from 94.9 The Point Radio, who will be our MC! The Gentlemen and Their Lady will electrify the stage as you dance the night away. Also, Roy Black with the Virginia Auction Company is graciously volunteering his time to shed some light on our new and exciting live auction items. To amp up our event even more, the Center will be adorned with lamp shades that will be beautifully hand decorated by creative individuals throughout our community. This is going to be a bright evening experience! Space is limited; 21 and older only, please. Sponsorship opportunities available!

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  9. Open Your Eyes: Open Mic Night

    February 26, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Kenny's Bistro

    History helps us to see the future more clearly. Come out and join host poet Nathan Richardson and share your poems, prose, and rap songs that tell us where you came from and where you are going. This event is part of Suffolk Public Library's series of Black History Month events, is free to attend and open to the public.

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  10. Paint Night: A Black History Month Event

    February 28, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM @ North Suffolk Library

    Use historic heroes and themes from African American history as your inspiration at this free paint night for ages 18+. Registration is required and can be made online. You do not need to be a library member to attend.

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