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Posted on: November 25, 2019

American Girl Program: Featuring Isabelle Palmer

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Meet Isabelle Palmer! Isabelle is a nine-year-old girl who lives in Washington, DC. She loves to dance and performs ballet and modern dance. She is able to enroll in her dream school, Anna Hart School of the Arts, but Isabelle can't help but compare herse...
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Posted on: December 30, 2019

Suffolk Wedding Showcase

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Please join the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts and Big Top Entertainment for our very first Suffolk Wedding Showcase event on Sunday, January 26, 2020, from 12 – 4pm. We are your one stop shop for newly engaged couples. A variety of wedding pr...

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Posted on: December 30, 2019

7th Annual Paws for the Arts Gala

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The Suffolk Humane Society and Hilton Garden Inn Suffolk Riverfront will host the 7th Annual Paws for the Arts, a semi-formal gala, on Saturday, February 1, 2020, from 6:30-10pm. This is a great event for both animal and art enthusiasts to attend. The eve...

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Posted on: December 30, 2019

Masters of Soul

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Don’t miss your chance to step back in time and feel the magic when Masters of Soul (formerly Masters of Motown) returns to Suffolk Center on Saturday, February 1, 2020, beginning at 8pm. Masters of Soul is a celebration of the legendary songs and perform...

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Posted on: December 3, 2019

Mardi Gras: Arts in the Big Easy - Suffolk Center Annual Fundraiser

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Preparations are underway for the Suffolk Center’s annual fundraiser!  This year we will host a magnificent Mardi Gras Gala which will benefit the Suffolk Center’s arts education programs for our community.  This Fat “Twos Day” will be h...

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

Family Movies at the Center: The Princess and the Frog

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The Suffolk Division of Tourism, in partnership with the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts, is pleased to present "The Princess and the Frog" at the Suffolk Center, on Sunday, February 9, 2020, beginning at 2pm. This fun family film is a modern-d...
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Posted on: January 17, 2020

Nansemond River Pilot Club's Valentine's Ball

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The Nansemond River Pilot Club’s newest event will have you dancing the night away with your sweetie! Live DJ, dancing, heavy hors d’oeuvres, and a cash bar guarantee maximum fun for everyone. The evening kicks off at 7pm. Limited tick...

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Posted on: January 8, 2020

37th Annual Antique Show & Sale

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The 37th Annual Antique Show and Sale will take place Saturday-Sunday, February 22-23, 2020, at King's Fork Middle School. Hours on Saturday are 10am-5pm, and Sunday, 12-4pm. Tickets are only $6 per person. The event will feature approximately 40 antiques...

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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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