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12/02/2017

Historic Suffolk Narrated Bus Tour

Historic Suffolk Narrated Bus Tour

Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

See Suffolk through the eyes of years gone by. Suffolk’s rich heritage dates back to the early 17th century, when Captain John Smith first encountered the Nansemond Indians on the Nansemond River. Even now, you can trace Suffolk’s legacy through our historic homes and neighborhoods, churches and Virginia Civil War Trails. Guided by a Suffolk historian, you meet the people and places that made Suffolk the city it is today. Highlights of this windshield tour include Cedar Hill Cemetery, Riddick’s Folly House Museum, Constant’s Wharf, College Court and Suffolk’s Historic Lakeside neighborhood.

Date: December 2, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Departs from Suffolk Visitor Center
Address: 524 N MAIN ST
SUFFOLK, VA 23434-4427
Contact: 757.514.4130
Email: Email
Cost: $8 adults; $6 seniors (60+), military, and children 9-12.
Link: http://www.visitsuffolkva.com

12/07/2017

Great Dismal Swamp Safari

Great Dismal Swamp Safari

Time: 9:30 am - 1:30 pm

The Great Dismal Swamp is anything but dismal. The narrated Swamp Safari, one of Suffolk’s most popular attractions, fills up quickly. This four-hour tour is led by a biologist specializing is the unique habitat of the Great Dismal. Learn about the history, lore, vegetation and wildlife with this adventure that includes a brief walk to Lake Drummond. Sunscreen, insect repellent, comfortable clothes and shoes are recommended. A small snack and beverage is provided. This tour is not recommended for very small children. Reservations are required and cancellations are expected no less than 48 hours prior to scheduled tour. Call the Suffolk Visitor Center at 757.514.4130 to reserve your spot.

Date: December 7, 2017
Time: 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Time Details: Departs from the Suffolk Visitor Center (524 N. Main Street)
Location: Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Address: Suffolk, VA 23434
Contact: 757.514.4130
Email: Email
Cost: $10 adults; $8 seniors (60+), military, and children ages 3-12
Link: http://www.visitsuffolkva.com

12/07/2017

Historic Suffolk Narrated Bus Tour

Historic Suffolk Narrated Bus Tour

Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

See Suffolk through the eyes of years gone by. Suffolk’s rich heritage dates back to the early 17th century, when Captain John Smith first encountered the Nansemond Indians on the Nansemond River. Even now, you can trace Suffolk’s legacy through our historic homes and neighborhoods, churches and Virginia Civil War Trails. Guided by a Suffolk historian, you meet the people and places that made Suffolk the city it is today. Highlights of this windshield tour include Cedar Hill Cemetery, Riddick’s Folly House Museum, Constant’s Wharf, College Court and Suffolk’s Historic Lakeside neighborhood.

Date: December 7, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Departs from Suffolk Visitor Center
Address: 524 N MAIN ST
SUFFOLK, VA 23434-4427
Contact: 757.514.4130
Email: Email
Cost: $8 adults; $6 seniors (60+), military, and children 9-12.
Link: http://www.visitsuffolkva.com

12/08/2017

Holiday Gala

Holiday Gala

Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Active adults and seniors (ages 55 and over) are invited to come celebrate with the Suffolk Parks & Recreation Department as we ring in the holiday season! There will be music, dancing, and gifts, all topped off with a delicious holiday lunch! Pre-registration is required for this event. For more information, contact the East Suffolk Recreation Center at 757.514.4500 or email parksemail@suffolkva.us.

Date: December 8, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: East Suffolk Recreation Center
Address: 138 South Sixth Street
Suffolk, VA 23434
Contact: 757.514.4500
Email: Email
Cost: $10 per person
Link: http://www.suffolkva.us/parks

12/09/2017 - 12/10/2017

Meet Santa at the Suffolk Visitor Center

Meet Santa at the Suffolk Visitor Center

Time: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Bring the kiddos to meet jolly ol’ St. Nick! Bring your cameras for photos with Santa. Holiday décor and light refreshments make this the ideal place to snap a photo with Santa.

Date: December 9, 2017 - December 10, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Time Details: Saturday and Sunday, 11am-4pm
Location: Suffolk Visitor Center
Address: 524 N Main Street
Suffolk, VA 23434
Contact: 757.514.4130
Email: Email
Cost: Free and open to the public
Link: http://www.visitsuffolkva.com

12/09/2017

Free Family Movie at the Suffolk Cultural Arts Center - sponsored by Suffolk Tourism

Free Family Movie at the Suffolk Cultural Arts Center - sponsored by Suffolk Tourism

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Suffolk Division of Tourism is pleased to present a free family film at the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts, on Saturday, December 9, 2017, at 2 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public; however, a donation of canned good or non-perishable food item is encouraged.

Date: December 9, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts
Address: 110 West Finney Avenue
Suffolk, VA 23434
Contact: 757.514.4130
Email: Email
Cost: Free and open to the public. Gladly accepting canned/non-perishable food items.
Link: http://www.visitsuffolkva.com

12/09/2017

Suffolk Holiday Parade

Suffolk Holiday Parade

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Be sure to join in the lights and sounds of the 2017 Suffolk Holiday Parade on Saturday, December 9, 2017, at 7pm. Find the best spot to watch the floats, equestrian units, marching bands and festive vehicles stroll down West Washington Street and take a turn up North Main Street, with the parade route ending on Finney Avenue.

Date: December 9, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Downtown Suffolk
Address: Suffolk, VA 23434
Contact: 757.514.7250
Cost: Free and open to the public.
Link: http://www.suffolkva.us/parks

12/11/2017

Historic Suffolk Narrated Bus Tour

Historic Suffolk Narrated Bus Tour

Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

See Suffolk through the eyes of years gone by. Suffolk’s rich heritage dates back to the early 17th century, when Captain John Smith first encountered the Nansemond Indians on the Nansemond River. Even now, you can trace Suffolk’s legacy through our historic homes and neighborhoods, churches and Virginia Civil War Trails. Guided by a Suffolk historian, you meet the people and places that made Suffolk the city it is today. Highlights of this windshield tour include Cedar Hill Cemetery, Riddick’s Folly House Museum, Constant’s Wharf, College Court and Suffolk’s Historic Lakeside neighborhood.

Date: December 11, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Departs from Suffolk Visitor Center
Address: 524 N MAIN ST
SUFFOLK, VA 23434-4427
Contact: 757.514.4130
Email: Email
Cost: $8 adults; $6 seniors (60+), military, and children 9-12.
Link: http://www.visitsuffolkva.com

12/11/2017 - 12/12/2017

Santa's Calling!

Santa's Calling!

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

As your little ones write their wish list to Santa Claus and check it twice, you can add to the joy of the season with a personal phone call from Santa himself! Pre-registration required.

Date: December 11, 2017 - December 12, 2017
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Time Details: Monday & Tuesday, 6-8pm
Location: By phone
Address: Suffolk, VA 23434
Contact: 757.514.7250
Cost: Free
Link: http://www.suffolkva.us/parks

12/12/2017

Holiday Jingle Mingle

Holiday Jingle Mingle

Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

If you are looking for a family fun night out for the holidays, Whaleyville Community Center’s “Holiday Jingle Mingle” is the event for you! There will be crafts, bounce houses, food, face painting, and so much more fun to set you in the holiday mood, including the opportunity to take a picture with Santa at no cost. Relax and bring the whole family! Participation in this event is FREE, including meals.

Date: December 12, 2017
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: Whaleyville Community Center
Address: 132 Robertson Street
Suffolk, VA 23438
Contact: 757.514.7250
Cost: Free and open to the public.
Link: http://www.suffolkva.us/parks

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