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12/14/2019

Movies at the Center: Mary Poppins Returns

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts

December 14, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

The Suffolk Division of Tourism is pleased to present “Mary Poppins Returns” at the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts, on Saturday, December 14, 2019, beginning at 2pm. This dazzling family-friendly film was a huge box office hit and received critical praise. Movie fans will get a special treat after the film, as Mary Poppins herself will be stopping by for photos with film attendees. Admission is free and open to the public; however, a donation of canned food or non-perishable food item is encouraged. For more information, please contact the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts box office at 757.923.2900.

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12/14/2019

Suffolk Holiday Parade

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Downtown Suffolk

December 14, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM 

Be sure to join in the lights and sounds of the 2019 Suffolk Holiday Parade on Saturday, December 14, 2019, 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.

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12/15/2019

Great Dismal Swamp Safari

Time: 9:30 am - 1:30 pm

Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge

December 15, 2019, 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.

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12/15/2019

Great Dismal Swamp Safari

Time: 9:30 am - 1:30 pm

Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge

December 18, 2019, 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.

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12/15/2019

Bring Your Pet to Meet Santa at the Suffolk Visitor Center

Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Suffolk Visitor Center

December 15, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Bring your pet to meet jolly ol’ St. Nick! We welcome all friendly, well-behaved critters. Dogs must be leashed. Pet owners are encouraged to bring a donation for the homeless pets at the Suffolk Animal Shelter. The following items are encouraged kitty litter, cat food/kitten chow, dog food/puppy chow, leashes and collars, grooming supplies, toys, crates, towels, blankets, bleach, hand sanitizer & wipes, laundry detergent, dishwashing liquid, trash bags and carriers.

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12/18/2019

Great Dismal Swamp Safari

Time: 9:30 am - 1:30 pm

Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge

December 18, 2019, 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.

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12/19/2019

Historic Suffolk Narrated Bus Tour

Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Departs from Suffolk Visitor Center 

December 19, 2019, 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.

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12/19/2019

Cedar Hill Cemetery Stroll

Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Departs from Suffolk Visitor Center

December 19, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

An official Virginia Civil War Trail site, Cedar Hill Cemetery has long been an attraction for history buffs and even walking groups. The Suffolk Division of Tourism offers a guided stroll through the pleasant 32-acre cemetery, rich in history and natural beauty. The 90-minute daytime tour will offer unique insights into Suffolk’s heritage as tour goers traverse the cedar-lined terrain dotted with timeworn headstones. 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. Special rates are available for groups of 12 or more.

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12/21/2019

Great Dismal Swamp Safari

Time: 9:30 am - 1:30 pm

Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge

December 21, 2019, 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.

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12/21/2019

Historic Suffolk Narrated Bus Tour

Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Departs from Suffolk Visitor Center 

December 21, 2019, 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.

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