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11/30/2019

{Re}Stored Pop-Up Event

Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Historic Downtown Suffolk 

November 30, 2019, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Deck the halls this holiday season with handcrafted, homemade and eclectic gifts. On Saturday, November 30, 2019, join merchants and food vendors throughout Suffolk’s historic downtown district offering artisan-quality crafts, jewelry, soaps and bath salts, fine art, candles, glass, needlework, ceramics, greenery, woodcrafts, crocheted items, jams and jellies, nuts, pottery, totes and handbags, holiday ornaments, baked goods, home decor, and more. Shoppers will also find discounts and holiday specials from downtown’s established retailers and restaurateurs as well.

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12/02/2019 - 12/19/2019

Historic Suffolk Narrated Bus Tour

Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Departs from Suffolk Visitor Center 

December 2, 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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12/02/2019

Cedar Hill Cemetery Stroll

Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Departs from Suffolk Visitor Center 

December 2, 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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12/04/2019

Great Dismal Swamp Safari

Time: 9:30 am - 1:30 pm

Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge

December 4, 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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12/08/2019 - 12/19/2019

Meet Santa at the Train Station

Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Suffolk Seaboard Station Railroad Museum 

December 8, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 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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12/10/2019

Holiday Jingle Mingle

Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Whaleyville Community Center

December 10, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Santa will be arriving at Whaleyville Community Center on Tuesday, December 10, 2019! Join us for a craft project, bounce houses, cotton candy, and a FREE dinner for kids with a new unwrapped toy for donation (parents’s dinner fee is $5 per person). There will also be a hot cocoa station and face painting, as well as a free photo with Santa! Pre-registration is required.

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12/11/2019

Annual Holiday Gala for Active Adults

Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Hilton Garden Inn Northern Suffolk

December 11, 2019, 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. Come dressed to impress!

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12/14/2019

Great Dismal Swamp Guided Nature Walk

Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge (off White Marsh Road)

December 14, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

“Swamped and Loving It!” Meet the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge in a new way—up close and personal! Enjoy a biologist-led nature walk as you learn about the flora, fauna, wildlife and history that abound in the 111,000-acre wilderness. Reservations are required and cancellations are expected no less than 48 hours prior to scheduled tour. Call the Suffolk Visitor Center to reserve your spot.

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12/14/2019 - 01/24/2020

Suffolk Art Gallery's Winter Exhibit 2019

Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Suffolk Art Gallery

December 14, 2019, 10:00 AM - January 24, 2020, 5:00 PM 

This is an invitation exhibit highlighting the different styles of printmaking and showcasing printmaking artists from the area and beyond. The Opening Reception will be on Saturday, December 14, from 4-6pm. Details to follow…stay tuned!

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12/14/2019

Meet Santa at the Train Station

Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Suffolk Visitor Center

December 14, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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

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