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Posted on: December 1, 2017

Meet Santa in Suffolk!

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Beautiful holiday décor makes both the Suffolk Seaboard Station Railroad Museum and the Suffolk Visitor Center and ideal places to snap a photo with Santa. Be sure to bring your cameras!

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Posted on: December 8, 2017

Book Signing with Brian Steel Wills

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Brian Steel Wills, a professor of history and director of the Center for the Study of the Civil War Era at Kennesaw State University, has written "Inglorious Passages: Noncombat Deaths In The American Civil War," focusing on the untold numbers w...

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Posted on: November 9, 2017

Artful Giving: Featuring Artists of the Artisans Center of Virginia

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The exhibit, "Artful Giving," showcases the work of artists chosen through a juried process by the Artisans Center of Virginia. Works on display will be from a variety of mediums and items will be available for purchase, a unique gift-giving opp...

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Posted on: December 1, 2017

New Year's Eve Bash at the Hilton Garden Inn Suffolk Riverfront

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Make plans now to ring in 2018 at the Second Annual New Year's Eve Bash, on Sunday, December 31, 2017, from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. There is no other place in Suffolk that has a New Year's Eve party like this. Tickets are $50 per person and include a full course...

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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: 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: September 5, 2017

Take Your Brain For a Walk with Traipse

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With cooler temperatures approaching, Suffolk Tourism reminds you to check out Traipse, a free smart phone app that combines a scavenger hunt, tour and discounts for a fun, family-friendly adventure. It showcases historic landmarks, parks and local busine...

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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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