Calendar

September 2013

Ongoing

Wednesdays at the Suffolk Farmers’ Market

Suffolk Visitor Center Pavilion

524 North Main Street

Wednesdays, 3-6pm; Saturdays, 9am-2pm. Free and open to the public.

757.514.4130

 

The Suffolk Farmers’ Market kicks off the 2013 season in the Suffolk Visitor Center Pavilion, conveniently located behind the Suffolk Visitor Center at the corner of Main Street and Constance Road. Enjoy the best in locally grown fresh fruits and vegetables along with eggs, honey, homemade jams and jellies, baked goods, fresh cut flowers, plants and handmade jewelry and crafts. Opening day will include live music, entertainment and kiddie fun!

 

REGULAR SCHEDULE: Wednesdays, 3pm-6pm and Saturdays, 9am-2pm. 

Ongoing

Friday Evening Wine & Cheese Tastings

Every Friday Evening

Friday Wine & Cheese Tastings

C3Vino

115 West Washington Street

5-9pm. Complimentary Tastings; Ages 21 and older.

757.539.0158

www.c3vino.com

 

Learn about the wines you love and what food pairings are best.  C3Vino offers gourmet foods, wine and beer.  Daily soup and sandwich specials – carryout only.

Ongoing

Saturdays at the Suffolk Farmers' Market

Suffolk Visitor Center Pavilion
524 North Main Street
Saturdays, 9am-2pm. (and Wednesdays, 3-6pm until September 4)
Free and open to the public.
757.514.4130

 The Suffolk Farmers’ Market is conveniently located in the Open Air Pavilion behind the Suffolk Visitor Center at the corner of Main Street and Constance Road. Enjoy the best in locally grown fresh fruits and vegetables along with eggs, honey, homemade jams and jellies, baked goods, fresh cut flowers, plants and handmade jewelry and crafts. The first Saturday of each month will include live music, entertainment and kiddie fun! Addiitonal programs and activities throughout the season -  always free and family friendly.

 

9/06

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Friends of the Library Book Sale
Friends of the Library Building
300 Carolina Road
10am-4pm, Open to the Public
757.514.1024
http://www.suffolk.lib.va.us/about-us/friends-of-the-library.html

The Friends of the Library hold a monthly book sale, the revenue of which is used to support library programs. Peruse thousands of used books, magazines, movies and more. Prices: Paperbacks (Fiction) - $0.50 per inch, Softcovers - $0.50, Hardcovers - $1 , Children's - $0.50 per inch, DVDs - $2 , Music CDs - $1 , Audio Books on CD - $2 , Audio Books on Cassette - $1, Other items specially priced.

9/06

Ladies Night Out at the Historic Obici House

Historic Obici House
On the grounds of Sleepy Hole Golf Course
4700 Sleepy Hole Road
757.538.0336

Come and enjoy the first ladies night out at The Historic Obici House. There will be vendors here to show off that they sell and heavy hors d'oeuvres to satisfy your palate.

If you would like to show or advertise your product please call and speak to Shannon. Please call and make your reservation to join us! Shannon Eberhardt at shannonobicihouse@gmail.com,  757.538.0336.

 

9/07

First Saturday at The Market

Suffolk Farmers' Market
524 North Main Street
9am-2pm. Free and open to the public.
757.514.4130

Stop by the Suffolk Farmers' Market on the first Saturday of the month for live music, kiddie fun, exhibits, workshops and more!

9/07

Photographs by Matt Eich

Suffolk Art Gallery
118 Bosley Avenue
10am-5pm, Tuesday-Saturday; Open until 8pm, Thursday; 1-5pm, Sunday.
757.514.7284 or 757.925.0448
suffolkartleague.org

Suffolk Art Gallery is hosting one of several exhibits of Photographs by Matt Eich. The Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art in Virginia Beach is mounting a major exhibition of this rising star in contemporary photography. Matt was a former Suffolk Art League student scholarship winner.

9/08

Second Annual Passion for Paws Picnic and Wine Tasting

River Stone Chophouse
8032 Harbour View Boulevard
12-4pm. Wine tasting tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door.
757-538-3030
www.riverstonechophouse.com

Tickets can be purchased at River Stone Chophouse or Vintage Tavern, the Suffolk Humane office (4300 Nansemond Parkway), Suffolk and at Mike Duman Auto Sales (2300 Godwin Blvd, Suffolk).

Owners of M & M Hospitality Group, River Stone Chophouse and Vintage Tavern, will sponsor the second annual Passion for Paws, an outdoor picnic and wine tasting to benefit Suffolk Humane, on Sunday, September 8 at the Riverstone Chophouse, 8032 Harbour View Blvd, Suffolk, from 12:00 noon – 4:00 p.m. This family and dog friendly event will feature wonderful picnic food, fabulous wines, live music, dog costume contest, children's activities, vendors, a silent auction and a wine auction and more. Enjoy an action-packed afternoon with your best friend (human and/or canine!) and help support Suffolk Humane and its mission to help homeless pets. Well-behaved, vaccinated dogs are welcome and can get in free with a paying human.

Don't have a best friend? You can find one at the event. Adoptable animals will be available, too! Tickets are $15.00 adult/$8.00 children 10 and under in advance and $20 adult/$8.00 children 10 and under day of the event. Wine tasting tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Tickets can be purchased at both restaurants, the Suffolk Humane office, 4300 Nansemond Parkway, Suffolk and at Mike Duman Auto Sales, 2300 Godwin Blvd, Suffolk. People may attend without purchasing food or wine tickets. 

Passion for Paws Chair Teresa Mullins promises the event will be fun for everyone, "Last year's inaugural event was such a success. People keep asking us when we will have another. They love being able to bring the entire family, including their four-legged children to a wonderful outdoor event, and we are excited to announce the second one." Mullins continued, "We have moved the event from the summer to the fall, and we look forward to an even bigger crowd turning out to help the community's homeless pets, enjoy an afternoon with their pets and enjoy great food and wine and maybe take home some wonderful auction items."

 

9/09

Sleepy Hole Fall Senior Tournament

Sleepy Hole Golf Course
4700 Sleepy Hole Road
9:30am. $50 per player
757.538.4100 (pro shop)
www.sleepyholegolfcourse.com

9/14

American Girl Program – “Meet Felicity”

Riddick's Folly House Museum
510 North Main Street
10am, 11:30am, 1pm & 2:30pm. Free.
Reservations required.
757.934.0822
www.riddicksfolly.org

Attendees will have the opportunity to meet "Felicity," an independent girl growing up in Colonial Virginia on the brink of the Revolutionary War. Program includes stories, crafts and light refreshments. Recommended for ages 5-11 and participants must be accompanied by an adult. Number of programs is subject to change.

9/14

Taste of Suffolk Downtown Street Festival

Main Street in Downtown Historic Suffolk
11am-5pm. Free and open to the public.
Suffolk Parks & Recreation, 757.514.7627

Come enjoy fabulous food, contests, live music, kids' activities and games, crafters & vendors and much more! In the early days of every September since 2007, Suffolk's historic downtown area has been transformed into one of the Hampton Roads region's premier events. Over 3,400 annual visitors discover a unique street festival like no other. Welcome to Taste of Suffolk! With over two full city blocks jam-packed with all-day entertainment, savory tastes and sweet treats from the best citywide restaurants and eateries, specialty vendors, fun contests, varied children's activities and a new vehicle exhibition, Taste of Suffolk offers you the energy and excitement of a day-long open-air extravaganza.

9/14

A Century of Planters in Suffolk: 100 Years of Planters Memorabilia

Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts
110 West FInney Avenue
Tuesday-Saturday, 11am-4pm. Free and open to the public.
757.514.4130

The City of Suffolk and Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts are pleased to present the exhibit, “A Century of Planters in Suffolk: 100 Years of Planters Memorabilia,” commemorating a century old commitment Planters has made to the Suffolk community. Featuring various Planters collectibles, the exhibit includes items dating back to the early 20th Century and is comprised of collections and contributions made by Scott and Angel Schmitz of Laurel, Maryland, along with local contributors, Tommy O’Connor, Robert Babb and the City of Suffolk. Additionally, the exhibit showcases a pictorial reflection of the life and marketing talents of Mr. Amedeo Obici, Founder of Planters Peanuts.

9/21

Suffolk Lifestyle Expo

Hilton Garden Inn Riverfront
100 East Constance Rd.
10am-3pm. Free and open to the public.

The Suffolk Lifestyle Expo feature special programs and demonstrations including: Chair massages by Organic Ergonomics; Zumba demonstration by C-Fit Studio; Line dancing demonstration by Lake Prince Woods. Discussions: Paul D. Camp Community College Career Development staff talk about hot jobs in today’s market Cedar Point County Club assistant golf professionals talk about having the right golf clubs in your bag.  Door prizes and children's activities.  Sponsored by Lake Prince Woods, Cross Realty, BB&T, Suffolk News-Herald, Home Instead Senior Care and the Hilton Garden Inn Suffolk Riverfront.

 

 




9/21

Rocky Hock "Opry Boys Quartet"

(Featuring the full Rocky Hock Opry Band)
King's Fork High School Auditorium
351 King's Fork Rd.
Doors Open at 6:30pm. $10 per person.
757.925.4541; 757.539.9988; 757.621.3676

Enjoy the music and comedy of The Statler Brothers, The Oak Ridge Boys, Alabama along with gospel and pop music as performed by the Rocky Hock "Opry Boys Quartet."  Presented as a Fundraiser by the Nansemond River Pilot Club.

 

 

9/21

Bill Jenkins and the Virginia Mountain Boys “An Evening of Traditional Mountain Music and Bluegrass”

Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts
110 West Finney Avenue
7:30pm. $20 ($5 discount for seniors, military, police, fire and students)
757.923.2900 box office
www.Suffolkcenter.org

Bill Jenkins and the Virginia Mountain Boys have been performing in various capacities for over 40 years! He has played on the White House lawn and performed for the National Press Club among other prestigious venues. The most modern tunes you will hear them sing or play are at least 70 years old, except for a few written by Bill himself. They sing and play the REAL OLDIES !!!

In their perfomances, they bring to life the authentic music of the Appalachian Mountains from the earliest settlers up to, and including, a few of the beginning Bluegrass favorites. The ballads they sing are undiluted and raw like the emotions they bring forth.

9/27

2013 Art d’Vine Jazz & Jeans: New Orleans Style

Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts
110 West Finney Avenue
7pm. $55 per person for SCCA members; $60 per person for non-members.
757.923.0003
www.SuffolkCenter.org

Enjoy a live and silent auction, exceptional cuisine paired with perfect wine and live entertainment by the Jimmy Masters Trio. Dress in your best denim! Adults 21and older only. Tickets required.

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