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Posted on: April 25, 2018

Suffolk Farmers' Market Grand Opening

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The Suffolk Farmers’ Market season opens on Saturday, May 5, 2018, 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, bake...

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Posted on: April 25, 2018

10th Annual Mutt Strutt Dog Walk & Festival

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The annual Mutt Strut Dog Walk and Festival is Suffolk Humane’s biggest fundraiser of the year. Thanks to the generous support of businesses and individuals in our community, Suffolk Humane has been able to make a huge difference for so many ani...

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Posted on: April 25, 2018

Exhibit: In Plein Site

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The works featured in this exhibit are the result of a day-long plein air painting adventure on Saturday, May 5, 2018, throughout Downtown Suffolk. The day of painting will culminate in a Crititique and Wet Paint Sale reception from 4:30-6:30pm at the Suf...
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Posted on: March 29, 2018

10th Annual Shake, Rattle & Roll Spring Car Show

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This festive Main Street event honors the racers, records and fans of the ol' quarter-mile concrete track at Suffolk Airport. Registration opens at 7:30 a.m. and concludes at 10am. The show begins is from 10am to 3pm, with awards presented at 2pm. Live mu...

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Posted on: April 25, 2018

Drive In Movie in the Park: The Incredibles

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It’s time for the Spring Drive In! On Saturday, May 12, Bennett’s Creek Park will transform into a Drive-In Movie Theater, complete with two screens. Stay comfy in your car or bring your lawn chairs and blankets and get the best seat in the park to watch ...

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Posted on: April 25, 2018

90th Annual Ruritan Founders Day Celebration

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The first Ruritan Club was founded in Holland, Virginia, on May 21, 1928. Ruritan is an organization of rural leaders striving through community service, fellowship and goodwill to make the rural community a better place in which to live. Join in the fun ...

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Posted on: April 25, 2018

American Girl Program: Meet Grace Thomas

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Meet Grace Thomas! Nine-year-old Grace is always thinking up big ideas, like starting a business with her friends over the summer! When Mom announces a trip to Paris instead, Grace gets on board, but it quickly seems as if none of her plans are working ou...

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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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