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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

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: February 14, 2018

The Blackpack: All Laughs Matter

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Four comedians. One stage. Celebrating our differences one joke at a time. That’s how The Blackpack (Vince Morris, BT, Billy D. Washington and Louis Johnson) bill themselves. They’ll be performing at the Suffolk Center for Cultural Art...

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Posted on: February 14, 2018

Virginia Rail Trails with Joe Tennis

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From abandoned railroads to ghosts and legends, author Joe Tennis, from Bristol, Virginia, shares stories of Suffolk and Virginia with two of his latest books, Along Virginia's Route 58 and Virginia Rail Trails. Join Joe as he conducts a reading and speak...

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Posted on: February 14, 2018

American Girl Program: Meet Felicity Merriman

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Meet Felicity Merriman! Felicity is a spunky, spritely girl growing up in Virginia in 1774 just as America is about to declare its independence from Great Britain. As talk of revolution rumbles around her, Felicity finds it harder to tell right from wrong...

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Posted on: February 14, 2018

Eggstravaganza

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Join Suffolk Parks & Recreation for their Annual Spring Eggstravaganza! This event will have your kids hopping for joy at Bennett's Creek Park. The event, filled with games, pony rides, arts and crafts, face painting, a petting zoo, music and more, is...

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Posted on: February 14, 2018

Suffolk Restaurant Week: A Culinary Showcase

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Indulge Yourself!From Suffolk’s best-kept culinary secrets to national award winning restaurants, Suffolk Restaurant Week promises a savory blend of the city’s signature flavors. The Spring 2018 Suffolk Restaurant Week is slated for Ma...

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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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