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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: September 3, 2019

"Beauty Beneath The Bark" Exhibit by the Tidewater Turners of Virginia

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Tidewater Turners is a non-profit organization, a local chapter of the American Association of Woodturners, located in Norfolk. The purpose of the organization is to promote the advancement of woodturning skills for members and other interested persons th...

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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: September 3, 2019

Suffolk Peanut Fest Queen's Banquet & Fashions

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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 3, 2019

The Way Down Wanderers with Good Morning Nags

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Join the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts as they welcome The Way Down Wanderers, with Good Morning Nags, on Friday, October 4, 2019, at 8pm. Tickets are $25-$35. Call the box office at the Suffolk Center at 757.923.2900 or visit www.SuffolkCenter.org to ...
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Posted on: September 3, 2019

Suffolk Peanut Fest Parade

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Celebrate the start of the 42nd Suffolk Peanut Fest with the annual festive parade through downtown historic Suffolk, beginning at 10am on Saturday, October 5, 2019. The parade stages in the Lakeside neighborhood and proceeds down Washington Street, turni...

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Posted on: September 3, 2019

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, wine, beer, & cocktails! Craft beer provided by Nansemond Brewing Station ...
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Posted on: September 11, 2019

42nd 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 11, 2019

Friday Night Frights at the Center: Rosemary's Baby

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The Suffolk Division of Tourism wants to give you the fright of your life as they present a series of classic horror films at the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts. On Friday, October 11, 2019, join us for Rosemary's Baby, the movie that will make you thin...

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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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