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SUFFOLK TOURISM August 2 Bingo & Brews

AUGUST 2021 Open through September 4 Chasing The Light: Plein Air Exhibition

Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts, 110 W. Finney Ave. 11am-4pm (Tues-Sat) | Free SuffolkCenter.org | 757.925.1800 Members of the Suffolk Plein Air Society will display pieces that they have created during their monthly second-Saturday painting sessions, or that they have created in their studios. Works will include landscapes, florals, animals, cityscapes, and abstracts.

August 3 National Night Out Kickoff

City Council Chamber, 442 W. Washington St. 5:30pm | Free SuffolkNNO.com | 757.514.4104 An opportunity to enhance the partnership between local citizens, businesses, and law enforcement communities. Motorcade tours will be visiting community events across Suffolk immediately following the kick-off ceremony.

August 5 Crusty the Crab or Beach Umbrella Fused Glass Workshop

Through August 14 Co(s)mic Summer: Mystery in a Box

Suffolk Public Library Locations 9am-5pm | Free SuffolkPublicLibrary.com | 757.514.7323 Join Suffolk Public Library on this Mystery in a Box adventure to determine what you think happened in this real life comic caper. To receive a copy of the Mystery in a Box be sure to register and pick up your kit. The event will run through August 14th; to be entered to the drawing you will need to have your solution submitted by August 14th. All participants will receive supplies needed for the game (while supplies last).

August 1 Brunch & Bands

Fin & Tonic, 1301 Bridgeport Way 10am-2pm | Free entry FinAndTonicSuffolk.com | 757.800.1074 Join us every Sunday for brunch! Featuring free live music, mimosas, unique brunch eats! Additional events August 8, 15, 22, & 29.

August 1 Yoga & Pints

Nansemond Brewing Station, 212 E. Washington St. 7-9pm | Free NansemondBrewing.com | 757.514.1591 Join us for a family friendly night of fun! Free to play, prizes, and the food truck will be Chicken Coop 757! Additional event August 16.

Nansemond Brewing Station, 212 E. Washington St. 11am | Free NansemondBrewing.com | 757.514.1591 Join us for an all levels class! Free to participate, donations are welcome, and 15% off for all those who participate! Please bring your own mat and blocks if you choose! Additional event August 15.

Happy Hour Glass Works, 3049 Kings Hwy. 6pm | $45 Happy-Hour-Glass-Works.Square.Site | 757.708.8053 Beginner class. We will show you how to cut, grind and arrange glass for fusing. All supplies provided. Additional workshop August 19.

August 5 Dixie Belle Painted Pumpkins

Simply Vintage, 3117 Kings Hwy. 6:30pm | $35 Facebook.com/SimplyVintageVa | 757.809.4000 Join us for a fun evening of customizing your own rustic wooden pumpkin fall decoration using Dixie Belle Chalk Mineral Paint & Products. All supplies provided.

August 6 TGIF Summer Concert Series: Affirmative Groove

Bennett’s Creek Park, 3000 Bennetts Creek Park Rd. 6-9:30pm | Free SuffolkVa.us/Parks | 757.514.7250 The park will open at 6pm and the band will take the stage at 6:30pm. Lots of family fun, with food vendors, bounce houses, adult beverages, and merchant vendors.

Event information is subject to change.


AUGUST-SEPTEMBER 2021 AUGUST 2021 August 6 Headlines and Footnotes: A Downtown Suffolk Walking Tour

Departs from Nansemond Brewing Station at 212 E. Washington St. 6:30pm | $10 adults, $8 seniors, military and children VisitSuffolkVa.com | 757.514.4130 This tour explores the streets of downtown Suffolk’s historic district, complete with revived century-old mansions, re-purposed schools and warehouses, forgotten architectural gems, and a glimpse into future developments. Additional tour August 28.

August 8 Summer Movie Series: Trolls World Tour

Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts, 110 W. Finney Ave. 2pm | $1 SuffolkCenter.org | 757.923.2900 Sponsored by Suffolk Tourism. A member of hard-rock royalty, Queen Barb, wants to destroy all other kinds of music to let rock reign supreme. With the fate of the world at stake, Poppy, Branch, and all of their troll friends set out to unify all the Troll tribes in harmony against Barb, who’s looking to upstage them all.

August 7 Resin with a Touch of Glass Class

Happy Hour Glass Works, 3049 Kings Hwy. 1pm | $50 Happy-Hour-Glass-Works.Square.Site | 757.708.8053 Beginner class. You’ll learn to work with resin to make your own seascape! All supplies provided, but you may bring your own shells and embellishments.

August 7 Seth Logan at Nansemond Brewing Station

Nansemond Brewing Station, 212 E. Washington St. 6-9pm | Free NansemondBrewing.com | 757.514.1591 Enjoy a Saturday night out with live music brought to you by solo artist Seth Logan.

August 7 Saturday Paint Night

Will-O-Wisp, 153 W. Washington St. 6-11pm | Free Will-O-Wisp-Games.com | 757.935.5253 All are welcome! Bring your own paint and minis or buy them here. Additional paint nights on August 14, 21, & 28.

August 8 Farmers Market at Bridgeport

Bridgeport Plaza, 1301 Bridgeport Way 10am-2pm | Free BridgeportSuffolk.com Your source for locally grown and locally made products and produce! Additional market August 22.

August 9 Cedar Hill Cemetery Stroll

Departs from Suffolk Visitor Center 4pm | $7 adults, $5 seniors, military and children 8-12 VisitSuffolkVa.com | 757.514.4130 An official Virginia Civil War Trail site, Cedar Hill Cemetery is also the final resting place for historical figures, politicians, and soldiers—many of whom greatly impacted the growth of Suffolk. Additional tour on August 28.

August 9 Take Me To The Beach Double Frit Panel Fused Glass Class

Happy Hour Glass Works, 3049 Kings Hwy. 6pm | $65 Happy-Hour-Glass-Works.Square.Site | 757.708.8053 Beginner class. Create a beautiful beach scene using glass frit and enamel paint. All supplies provided.

August 11 Monthly Trivia Night

Nansemond Brewing Station, 212 E. Washington St. 7-9pm | Free NansemondBrewing.com | 757.514.1591 Grab your smartest friends and your growler, and come test your wits and win prizes. It’s Jeopardy meets Are You Smarter Than an 5th Grader!

View Suffolk Tourism’s online calendar for the most up to date information: VisitSuffolkVa.com


SUFFOLK TOURISM August 21-22 Mosaic Madness 2-Day Workshop

AUGUST 2021 August 12 Customize Your Own Skeeter & Co. Necklace

Simply Vintage, 3117 Kings Hwy. 6pm | $50 Facebook.com/SimplyVintageVa | 757.809.4000 Design your very own beaded necklace with Kim of Skeeter & Co., one of Hampton Roads’ most recognizable and noteworthy jewelry designers. Select your own beads and thread to create your unique, one-of-a-kind piece. All supplies and light refreshments provided.

Happy Hour Glass Works, 3049 Kings Hwy. 11am-2pm (Sat); 11am-1pm (Sun) | $50-$75 Happy-Hour-Glass-Works.Square.Site | 757.708.8053 We are offering four of our most popular mosaic projects in a weekend: choose patio table, patriotic lazy susan, birdbath, or address sign. All supplies included.

August 21 Kayak Excursion of Nansemond River at Constant’s Wharf

Bennett’s Creek Park, 3000 Bennetts Creek Park Rd. 6-9:30pm | Free SuffolkVa.us/Parks | 757.514.7250 The park will open at 6pm and the band will take the stage at 6:30pm. Lots of family fun, with food vendors, bounce houses, adult beverages, and merchant vendors.

Depart from kayak launch at Constant’s Wharf Park 9:15am | $40 each person VisitSuffolkVa.com | 757.514.4130 Located on the Nansemond River, John Constant founded this important trading center and village known as Constant’s Warehouse, which would become the Town of Suffolk in 1742. Facilitated by a water adventures outfitter; all equipment included. All participants must be at least 10 years old; anyone 17 and younger must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.

August 14 Driver Village Artisan & Farmers Market

August 21 Hometown Heroes Tour of Cedar Hill Cemetery

August 13 TGIF Summer Concert Series: Slapnation

Village of Driver (3117 Kings Highway) 10am-1pm | Free Featuring a variety of vendors. Support the small businesses in Driver! Additional market August 28.

August 20 TGIF Summer Concert Series: Deloreans

Bennett’s Creek Park, 3000 Bennetts Creek Park Rd. 6-9:30pm | Free SuffolkVa.us/Parks | 757.514.7250 The park will open at 6pm and the band will take the stage at 6:30pm. Lots of family fun, with food vendors, bounce houses, adult beverages, and merchant vendors.

August 21-22 32nd Annual Nansemond Indian Pow Wow

Nansemond Indian Nation, 1001 Pembroke Lane 10am-6pm (Sat); 10am-6pm (Sun) | Free Nansemond.org All are welcome at this family-friendly event featuring Native American song, dance, food, and crafts!

Departs from Train Station, 326 N. Main St. 11am | $7 adults, $5 seniors, military and children VisitSuffolkVa.com | 757.514.4130 This 60-minute walking tour highlights and honors the graves and memorials of soldiers from Suffolk and old Nansemond County who died in combat during the two World Wars, Korean War, and Vietnam War.

August 21 Derek Smith & Amy Kaus

Nansemond Brewing Station, 212 E. Washington St. 6pm | Free NansemondBrewing.com | 757.514.1591 Enjoy the music of acoustic duo Derek Smith and Amy Kaus.

August 21 Victorian Suffolk: Dying To Be There, A Guided Discovery of Cedar Hill Cemetery

Departs from Train Station parking lot, 326 N. Main St. 6:30pm | $10 adults, $8 seniors, military and children VisitSuffolkVa.com | 757.514.4130 This walking tour explores the hidden meanings buried in Suffolk’s Historic Cedar Hill Cemetery. The tour will feature Victorian-era symbolism, burial practices, funerary industries, and mourning rituals. This intriguing and educational excursion will highlight how the residents of Suffolk both lived and died in the 19th century.

Event information is subject to change.


AUGUST-SEPTEMBER 2021 AUGUST 2021 August 21 Legends of Main Street: A Suffolk Ghost Walk

Departs from Suffolk Visitor Center, 524 N. Main St. 8pm | $10 adults, $8 seniors, military and children 9-12 VisitSuffolkVa.com | 757.514.4130 Follow a costumed guide through the shadows of historic Main Street discovering stories, legends, and “unexplained occurrences” by lantern light. Tales of unsolved mysteries and unresolved affairs abound throughout Suffolk’s historically hip Ghost Walk.

August 25 Mixed Media Coastal Wreath

Happy Hour Glass Works, 3049 Kings Hwy. 6pm | $45 Happy-Hour-Glass-Works.Square.Site | 757.708.8053 A fun mixed media project! You will be given a 14x14 canvas to paint and decorate with glass pieces, beads and shells and sealed with resin. All materials provided but you may bring in your own shells, sea glass, or jewelry.

August 27 Up, Up & Away Fused Glass Class

Happy Hour Glass Works, 3049 Kings Hwy. 6pm | $50 Happy-Hour-Glass-Works.Square.Site | 757.708.8053 Beginner class. We will show you how to cut, grind and arrange glass for fusing. All supplies provided.

August 29 Hunters For The Hungry Charity 3D Shoot

Kingsboro Bowmen Archery Club, 401 Kings Hwy. 8-11am Facebook.com/KingsboroArchery | 757.542.5150 Kingsboro Bowmen hosts an annual charity 3D shoot to support Virginia Hunters for the Hungry. All shooter fees are donated to the Hunters for the Hungry.

August 29 Passport to: The Regency Era - Event Kickoff

Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts, 110 W. Finney Ave. 2-5pm | Free VisitSuffolkVa.com | 757.514.4130 Join multiple partner organizations (including Suffolk Tourism, Suffolk Art League, Suffolk Public Library, the Regency Society of Virginia, and Stillwater Tea House) for a kickoff to the educational and cultural series that will take place in Suffolk September - November 2021. Includes afternoon tea and historical fashion show.

SEPTEMBER 2021 September 3 Headlines and Footnotes: A Downtown Suffolk Walking Tour

Departs from Nansemond Brewing Station, 212 E. Washington St. 6pm | $10 adults, $8 seniors, military and children VisitSuffolkVa.com | 757.514.4130 This tour explores the streets of downtown Suffolk’s historic district, complete with revived century-old mansions, repurposed schools and warehouses, forgotten architectural gems, and a glimpse into future developments. Additional tour 25.

September 5 Brunch & Bands

Fin & Tonic, 1301 Brideport Way 10am-2pm | Free entry FinAndTonicSuffolk.com | 757.800.1074 Join us every Sunday for brunch! Featuring free live music, mimosas, unique brunch eats! Additional events September 12, 19, & 26.

September 8 Monthly Trivia Night

Nansemond Brewing Station, 212 E. Washington St. 7-9pm | Free NansemondBrewing.com | 757.514.1591 Grab your smartest friends and your growler, and come test your wits and win prizes. It’s Jeopardy meets Are You Smarter Than an 5th Grader!

September 9-11 Suffolk Plein Air Festival

Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts, 110 W. Finney Ave. 9am-4pm | Free SuffolkCenter.org | 757.923.0003 For three days, featured artist Thomas Bradshaw and talented artists from all over the area will be inspired to paint Suffolk’s historic downtown, beautiful farmland, and pristine waterfront. Includes workshops, demonstrations, dinner, paint sale, and raffle.

View Suffolk Tourism’s online calendar for the most up to date information: VisitSuffolkVa.com


SUFFOLK TOURISM SEPTEMBER 2021 September 11 Driver Village Artisan & Farmers Market

Village of Driver (3117 Kings Highway) 10am-1pm | Free Featuring a variety of vendors. Support the small businesses in Driver! Additional market September 25.

September 11 Taste of Suffolk Downtown Street Festival

North Main Street and Washington Street 11am-5pm + 5-8pm Beer Garden | Free Back for the 15th year, Taste of Suffolk features delicious culinary creations, wine and craft beer, all-day musical entertainment, merchants, a new vehicle exhibition, and an array of children’s activities.

September 16 A Month of Historical Romance: Pride & Prejudice

Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts, 110 W. Finney Ave. 7pm | $3 SuffolkCenter.org | 757.923.2900 Sponsored by Suffolk Tourism. Sparks fly when spirited Elizabeth Bennet meets single, rich, and proud Mr. Darcy. But Mr. Darcy reluctantly finds himself falling in love with a woman beneath his class. Can Lizzie and Mr. Darcy overcome their own pride and prejudice to find their soul mates? This film is rated PG and is 129 minutes.

September 18 Kayak Excursion of Bennett’s Creek

Boat ramp at Bennett’s Creek Park, 3000 Bennetts Creek Park Rd. 9:15am | $40 each person VisitSuffolkVa.com | 757.514.4130 Explore the tidal wetlands along Bennett’s Creek while viewing a variety of bird and plant species. Facilitated by a water adventures outfitter; all equipment included. All participants must be at least 10 years old; anyone 17 and younger must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.

September 18 Hometown Heroes Tour of Cedar Hill Cemetery

September 12 Farmers Market at Bridgeport

Bridgeport Plaza, 1301 Bridgeport Way 10am-2pm | Free BridgeportSuffolk.com Your source for locally grown and locally made products and produce! Additional market September 26.

September 13 Cedar Hill Cemetery Stroll

Departs from Suffolk Visitor Center 4pm | $7 adults, $5 seniors, military and children 8-12 VisitSuffolkVa.com | 757.514.4130 An official Virginia Civil War Trail site, Cedar Hill Cemetery is also the final resting place for historical figures, politicians, and soldiers—many of whom greatly impacted the growth of Suffolk. Additional tour on September 25.

Departs from Seaboard Station Railroad Museum porch 11am | $7 adults, $5 seniors, military and children VisitSuffolkVa.com | 757.514.4130 This 60-minute walking tour highlights and honors the graves and memorials of soldiers from Suffolk and old Nansemond County who died in combat during the two World Wars, Korean War, and Vietnam War.

September 18 Victorian Suffolk: Dying To Be There, A Guided Discovery of Cedar Hill Cemetery

Departs from Train Station parking lot (326 N. Main St.) 6pm | $10 adults, $8 seniors, military and children VisitSuffolkVa.com | 757.514.4130 This walking tour explores the hidden meanings buried in Suffolk’s Historic Cedar Hill Cemetery. The tour will feature Victorian-era symbolism, burial practices, funerary industries, and mourning rituals. This intriguing and educational excursion will highlight how the residents of Suffolk both lived and died in the 19th century.


AUGUST-SEPTEMBER 2021 SEPTEMBER 2021 September 23 A Month of Historical Romance: Emma

Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts, 110 W. Finney Ave. 7pm | $3 SuffolkCenter.org | 757.923.2900 Sponsored by Suffolk Tourism. Handsome, clever, and rich, Emma Woodhouse is a restless queen bee without rivals in her sleepy little town. In this glittering satire of social class and the pain of growing up, Emma must adventure through misguided matches and romantic missteps to find the love that has been there all along. This film is rated PG and is 124 minutes.

September 25 Legends of Main Street: A Suffolk Ghost Walk

Departs from Suffolk Visitor Center (524 N. Main St.) 8pm | $10 adults, $8 seniors, military and children 9-12 VisitSuffolkVa.com | 757.514.4130 Follow a costumed guide through the shadows of historic Main Street discovering stories, legends, and “unexplained occurrences” by lantern light. Tales of unsolved mysteries and unresolved affairs abound throughout Suffolk’s historically hip Ghost Walk.

September 30 A Month of Historical Romance: Sense and Sensibility

Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts, 110 W. Finney Ave. 7pm | $3 SuffolkCenter.org | 757.923.2900 Sponsored by Suffolk Tourism. Penniless Elinor and Marianne Dashwood—two sisters with very different perspectives on life and love—keep one another in line and give support through death, hardship, love, and friendship in Regency-era England. This film is rated PG and is 136 minutes.

Interactive Guides Available from Suffolk Tourism Interested in learning more about Suffolk but don’t want to leave the comfort of your home? Discover all of Suffolk Tourism’s interactive publications, including Cedar Hill Cemetery, walking tour of Historic Downtown Suffolk, activity books for the kids, and the Suffolk Good Time Guide! View and download online at VisitSuffolkVa.com/602/Flip-Books.


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Suffolk Tourism Calendar Brochure - August & September 2021  

Find out all the great things happening in Suffolk, Virginia, in August and September 2021!

Suffolk Tourism Calendar Brochure - August & September 2021  

Find out all the great things happening in Suffolk, Virginia, in August and September 2021!

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