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Posted on: December 28, 2020

Hidden Histories of the Transcontinental Railroad

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A traveling exhibit from the Union Pacific Railroad Museum, “Hidden Histories” explores the seldom listened-to stories of railroad industry workers on the way to Promontory Point in Utah and the completion of the Transcontinental Railr...

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Posted on: February 10, 2021

Annual Suffolk Mystery Authors Festival

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The Suffolk Mystery Authors Festival (SMAF) will make a virtual return on Saturday, March 6, 2021. Appealing to avid readers and aspiring writers alike, this popular annual event will feature 40 best-selling authors of mystery, suspense, thriller, horror,...

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Posted on: March 3, 2021

37th Annual Juried Photography Exhibit

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Join the Suffolk Art Gallery as they host the 37th Annual Juried Photography Exhibit, the largest and oldest juried photography exhibit in Hampton Roads. The artwork of professional and amateur photographers will be on display March 6 through April 16, 20...

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Posted on: February 11, 2021

From Stage to Screen at the Suffolk Center: The Phantom of the Opera

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Join Suffolk Tourism, in partnership with the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts, as they proudly present From Stage To Screen, a series of three former Broadway masterpieces that found huge success on the big screen. The series concludes on Thursday, March...
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Posted on: March 3, 2021

Spring Market

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The first pre-season Farmers’ Market “Spring Market” at the Suffolk Visitor Center Pavilion will feature 25+ vendors offering fresh seasonal produce, meats, eggs, jams and jellies, pickles, baked goods, hot sauces, flavored s...

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Posted on: January 25, 2021

Suffolk Restaurant Week - Spring 2021 Edition

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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 2021 Spring Suffolk Restaurant Week is slated for Ma...

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Posted on: March 3, 2021

Historic Garden Week in Suffolk: On The Banks of the Nansemond

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Historic Garden Week comes to Suffolk on Saturday, April 17, 2021, from 10am to 4:30pm. This easily-accessible walking tour will feature six beautiful and different gardens in a neighborhood on the banks of the Nansemond River, named by the colonists for ...

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Posted on: January 20, 2021

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Need something to do? Don’t know where to start? Why not sign up for Suffolk Tourism’s FREE e-newsletter! Sent monthly, this electronic newsletter is chock full of the latest events and happenings. We’ll never sell your information to a third party, and y...

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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 re-purposed as the Suffolk Art Gallery in the mid 1980s. As a community partner of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and the Suffol...

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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 structu...

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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 la...

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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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