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April 26, 2018, 10:00 AM - April 28, 2018, 4:00 PM @ Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
It's all about the birds! Expect some changes, but there will still be...daily morning Guided Bird Walks - come out early for a guided bird walk at selected sites on the refuge; also Guided Nature Walks in the afternoon - always popular walks that include a little nature, a little history, and whatever else crosses the trail.
April 28, 2018, 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM @ Suffolk Executive Airport
The Tour de Cure is our largest annual fundraising event. The 2018 Tour de Cure will offer an exciting new opportunity to "Choose Your Move," with four cycling routes from 12 to 100 miles in distance, as well as a Walk and a timed 5K Run. The Tour is a ride, not a race, with routes designed for participants of all ages and abilities, including the occasional rider to the experienced cyclist. The event is supported from start to finish, with rest stops, mechanical support, safety marshals and food to fuel your journey along the way. Our adventure also includes a post ride celebration with entertainment and delicious food, as well as an informative wellness village and fun "Get Fit Don't Sit" activity zone!
April 28, 2018, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Bennetts Creek Park Boat Ramp
Suffolk Tourism is offering a Kayak Excursion of Bennett's Creek on Saturday, April 28, 2018. The Kayak Excursion departs at 9:30am from the Bennett's Creek Park Boat Ramp (bus transportation is not provided - participants should meet at the ramp). Participants are encouraged to bring a snack and bottled water; also to wear sunscreen, a hat and insect repellent. The fee per person is $35 and includes all equipment. Children 10 years and older are welcome with a parent or guardian. Space is limited. Advance reservations and payment are required and can be made by contacting the Suffolk Visitor Center at 757.514.4130. Additionally, questions or concerns may be emailed to VisitSuffolk@suffolkva.us.
April 28, 2018, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ North Suffolk Library
IconiCon, the largest free gathering of Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Comic, and Anime fans in the area, is coming back to Suffolk for a third year. The Suffolk Public Library is uniting multiple fandoms on Saturday, April 28, 2018, at the North Suffolk Library from 10am to 3pm. IconiCon is free to attend and open to all ages and will feature a gaming tournament, LEGO® stop-motion, Superhero Family Feud, a cosplay contest, battle recreations, a fan art contest and other activities.
April 28, 2018, 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.
April 28, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Departs from Suffolk Visitor Center
An official Virginia Civil War Trail site, Cedar Hill Cemetery has long been an attraction for history buffs and even walking groups. The Suffolk Division of Tourism offers a guided stroll through the pleasant 32-acre cemetery, rich in history and natural beauty. The 90-minute daytime tour will offer unique insights into Suffolk’s heritage as tour goers traverse the cedar-lined terrain dotted with timeworn headstones. Reservations are required and cancellations are expected no less than 48 hours prior to scheduled tour. Call the Suffolk Visitor Center at 757.514.4130 to reserve your spot. Special rates are available for groups of 12 or more.
April 28, 2018, 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM @ Departs from the Suffolk Visitor Center
A hair-raising encounter with the spirited side of Suffolk. Follow a costumed guide through the shadows of historic Main Street discovering stories, legends and "unexplained occurrences" by lantern light. Tales of unsolved mysteries and unresolved affairs abound throughout Suffolk's historically hip Ghost Walk. Reservations required.