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Posted on: August 17, 2017

Meet us at the Market!

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The Suffolk Farmers' Market is a popular outlet for locally grown fruits and vegetables, baked goods, meats, poultry, fresh eggs and milk, honey and a variety of artisan-crafted goods.

The Market is situated in the open-air special event pavilion, convenie...

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Posted on: September 5, 2017

From Concept to Creation: Turner Sculpture Exhibit

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The work of renowned sculptors William and David Turner of the Eastern Shore of Virginia will be on exhibit at the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts September 14 - October 21, 2017. Both the BB&T and Norfolk Foundation galleries will showcase "Fro...

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Posted on: September 5, 2017

Meet American Girl Kaya at Riddick's Folly House Museum

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Kaya is a daring, adventurous Nez Perce girl living in 1764. Her deep love of horses and respect for nature nourish her spirit, as she dreams of becoming a courageous leader for her people. She's ready to meet whatever the future brings! Kaya draws streng...

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Posted on: September 5, 2017

Queen's Pageant and Banquet

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Since 1941, the Suffolk Peanut Fest "festivities" have included an array of pageantry and the coronation of a queen and her court. Today's festival queen is selected from among rising high school seniors that are evaluated by a panel based on fo...

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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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