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Posted on: December 8, 2017

Cinema at the Center: Singin' in the Rain and Chicago

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On Thursday, January 11, 2018, we’ll be showing Singin’ in the Rain, a 1952 American musical-romantic comedy film directed and choreographed by Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen, starring Kelly, Donald O’Connor, and Debbie Reynold...

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Posted on: December 8, 2017

Near and Far, Faces and Places: Photography Exhibit by Glen McClure

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The self-taught photo-artist Glen McClure presents insightful portraits of the folks of Tidewater as they move through their daily life and work places. Also an accomplished landscape photographer, McClure will display photographs of moving unpopulated la...

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Posted on: January 8, 2018

Meet Frederick Douglass with Nathan M. Richardson

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What would you ask Frederick Douglass if you met him? Expand your knowledge of the former slave, writer, orator and abolitionist, Frederick Douglass, at this family-friendly performance on Saturday, January 20, 2018, at Paul D. Camp Community College, beg...

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Posted on: December 8, 2017

The Malpass Brothers

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The Malpass Brothers are as authentic as home-churned butter, stone-ground grits,  country ham and red-eye gravy, and pork barbecue … and they are every bit as good. Their musical sound is a little bit retro, with a retro look. The con...

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Posted on: December 8, 2017

American Girl Program: Meet Maryellen Larkin

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Meet Maryellen Larkin! Maryellen is an enthusiastic, imaginative girl growing up in the 1950s–the era of poodle skirts, sock hops, and exciting new steps in space travel! She longs to stand out but often feels lost in the shuffle of her big, busy family. ...

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Posted on: January 8, 2018

Engage Suffolk

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Bring the whole family to this free, interactive community event! Whether you live, work, or play in Suffolk, you can discover our city in brand new ways. Get involved with local organizations, network with fellow Suffolkians, and learn something new by &...

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Posted on: January 8, 2018

Paws for the Arts Gala

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The Suffolk Humane Society and Hilton Garden Inn Suffolk Riverfront will host the 5th Annual Paws for the Arts, a semi-formal gala, on Saturday, February 3, 2018, from 6:30-10pm. The event will feature heavy hors d'oeuvres, a wine bar, a cash bar and live...

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Posted on: January 8, 2018

One Hot Havana Night: Annual Fundraiser

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Each year the Suffolk Center hosts a themed annual fundraiser in support of arts education at and through the Suffolk Center. Celebrate the arts at this themed annual fundraiser featuring live and silent auctions, live music, and more. You'll experience t...

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Posted on: January 8, 2018

Shana Tucker - ChamberSoul Cello & Songs

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Shana Tucker is a singer-songwriter and cellist who credits her genre-bending ChamberSoul™ journey to the influences of her jazz and classical roots interwoven with 80's & 90's pop music, movie soundtracks, and world music. Touted by JazzTim...

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Posted on: January 8, 2018

35th Annual Antique Show & Sale

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Sponsored by the Suffolk Art League, the 35th Annual Antique Show and Sale will take place Saturday-Sunday, February 24-25, 2018, at King's Fork Middle School. Hours on Saturday are 10am-5pm, and Sunday, 12-5pm. Tickets are only $6 per person. Approximate...

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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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