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SUFFOLK TOURISM June 5 Saturday Paint Night

JUNE 2021 Open through July 2 Suffolk Art League’s Open Members Show

Suffolk Art Gallery, 118 Bosley Ave. 10am-5pm (Tues-Sat); 1-5pm (Sun) | Free SuffolkArtLeague.com | 757.925.0448 This open show features artwork by current members of the Suffolk Art League. These Hampton Roads artists work in a wide variety of art mediums and styles.

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 June 12, 19, & 26.

June 7 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 June 26.

June 9 Monthly Trivia Night

June 4-5 Glass Blowing Workshop with Neil Duman

Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts, 110 W. Finney Ave. 12-5pm | $60 SuffolkCenter.org | 757.923.0003 Learn the art of glass blowing with one of Virginia’s most respected glass craftsmen. Spend one hour creating your very own glass-blown piece of artwork. Children ages 10+ must have a parent or guardian with them.

June 4 Hatteras Lighthouse 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 the glass for fusing. All glass tools and instruction provided. Class size limited to 8.

June 5 Learn How To Make A Water Marbled Scarf

Simply Vintage, 3117 Kings Hwy. 1pm | $25 Facebook.com/SimplyVintageVa | 757.809.4000 Learn how to make a DIY Water Marbled Silk Scarf! Each project will consist of a brief demonstration and instruction on water-marbling the scarf! Tools and guidance provided.

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!

June 11 Oak + Fire + Forge (Multi-Course Dinner)

The Pinner House, 231 Pinner St. 7pm | $130-150 ThePinnerHouse.com | 757.539.8969 Enjoy an open-fire, multi-course dinner by House & Howell Social; live music by Bennett Walker Wales; whiskey tasting by Woodford Award Winning Whiskey Sommelier; and hand-selected wine and local craft beer.

June 11 Galaxies Night Hike

Sleepy Hole Park, 4700 S 9-11pm | $5 SuffolkVa.us/Parks| 757.514.7250 Presented by Suffolk Parks & Recreation. Enjoy this twomile hike illuminated by starlight. We’ll also highlight the nocturnal wildlife we encounter along the way on our nighttime adventure. Flashlights will be provided. Ages 18+ (children welcome with accompanying adult).

Event information is subject to change.


JUNE-JULY 2021 JUNE 2021 June 12-13 Mosaic Patio Table 2-Day Workshop

Happy Hour Glass Works, 3049 Kings Hwy. 11am-2pm | $75 Happy-Hour-Glass-Works.Square.Site | 757.708.8053 Create your own 15” mosaic patio table! All glass and instruction provided. Class size limited to 8.

June 12 Suffolk-Nansemond Historical Society Annual Sale

Phillips-Dawson House, 137 Bank Street 8am-2pm | Free SuffolkHistory.org | 757.539.2781 Heirlooms, crystal, housewares, furniture, antiques, figurines, silver, art and much more. All proceeds from this fundraiser go toward the SNHS mission.

June 12 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 June 26

June 12 Amazing Peanut Chase City-Wide Scavenger Hunt

Morgan Memorial Library, 443 W. Washington St. 1-3pm | Free SuffolkPublicLibrary.com | 757.514.7323 Think you know every nook and cranny in Suffolk? Come prove it at the library’s sixth annual Amazing Peanut Chase! This year’s city-wide scavenger hunt will have you road tripping all over town solving clues. Form your team and prepare for a day full of fun and adventure. Registration is required.

June 13 Summer Movie Series: The Addams Family

Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts, 110 W. Finney Ave. 2pm | $1 SuffolkCenter.org | 757.923.2900 Sponsored by Suffolk Tourism. The eccentrically macabre family lives in a derelict asylum in New Jersey, surrounded by a marsh and hidden by fog. When hostile reality show host Margaux Needler wants to build a planned community nearby, the Addams home is revealed… leading to all-out war.

June 18 TGIF Summer Concert Series: The Fuzz Band

Constant’s Wharf Park & Marina, 110 E. Constance Rd. 6-9:30pm | Free, but registration is recommended SuffolkVa.us/Parks | 757.514.7250 The summer is here and Suffolk Parks & Recreation is ready to kick it off with the TGIF Summer Concert Series of 2021. The park will open at 6pm and the band will take the stage at 6:30pm. The music will have you jamming in your seat until 9:30pm. Lots of family fun, with food vendors, bounce houses, adult beverages, and merchant vendors.

July 19 Hometown Heroes Tour of Cedar Hill Cemetery

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.

June 19 Hypertufa Bird Baths with Elephant Ears

Simply Vintage, 3117 Kings Hwy. 11am-1pm | $35 Facebook.com/SimplyVintageVa | 757.809.4000 Suffolk Master Gardener Ed Daurio will demonstrate how to create your own bird bath using the Hypertufa method and Elephant Ears from his garden as the design mold. Each class participant will be given a completely cured bird bath to paint or leave natural. All supplies provided.

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


SUFFOLK TOURISM June 25 Creative Longboard Porch Sign Class

JUNE 2021 June 19 Juneteenth Celebration [VIRTUAL]

Suffolk Public Library YouTube & Facebook 1-3pm | Free SuffolkPublicLibrary.com | 757.514.7323 Learn about the history of Juneteenth and what makes it so special. Our guest speaker will educate and entertain with poetry and dramatizations. (Guest Speaker to be announced). This program will premiere on the Suffolk Public Library Facebook and YouTube platforms.

June 19 An Afternoon of Scottish Music and Culture

The Truitt House, 204 Bank St. 2-5pm | $30 TheTruittHouse.com | 863.370.7454 Featuring music by the Glencoe Lads and Beth Patterson, a whiskey tasting, and light refreshments featuring some Scottish foods. Space is extremely limited, and all COVID-19 mandates will be observed.

June 25 TGIF Summer Concert Series: The Original Rhondels

Constant’s Wharf Park & Marina, 110 E. Constance Rd. 6-9:30pm | Free, but registration is recommended SuffolkVa.us/Parks | 757.514.7250 The park will open at 6pm and the band will take the stage at 6:30pm. The music will have you jamming in your seat until 9:30pm. Lots of family fun, with food vendors, bounce houses, adult beverages, and merchant vendors.

Simply Vintage, 3117 Kings Hwy. 6pm | $45 Facebook.com/SimplyVintageVa | 757.809.4000 Design a “Welcome“ 4ft sign or fun, festive, and friendly gnome to display on your porch or inside your home. All supplies provided.

June 26 Kayak Excursion of Lone Star Lakes

Depart from Chuckatuck Library Parking Lot (3881 Godwin Blvd.) 9:15am | $40 each person VisitSuffolkVa.com | 757.514.4130 Explore one of the many freshwater lakes that make up this beautiful park. Transportation is not available for this tour; please meet at the Chuckatuck Public Library. 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.

June 26 Parking Lot Pride Fest at SPL

Morgan Memorial Library, 443 W. Washington St. North Suffolk Library, 2000 Bennetts Creek Park Rd. 1-3pm | Free SuffolkPublicLibrary.com | 757.514.7323 Join SPL for Parking Lot Pride! There will be information tables, local resources, grab and go activity kits, and food! Join us to celebrate Pride month and learn more about the LGBTQIA+ community. Masks required.

June 26 Derek Smith 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 acoustic solo artist Derek Smith.

June 26 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. Event information is subject to change.


JUNE-JULY 2021 JUNE 2021 June 28 Music BINGO Night

Nansemond Brewing Station, 212 E. Washington St. 7-9pm | Free NansemondBrewing.com | 757.514.1591 We play a song clip; you identify and mark off the song or artists on your BINGO card. That’s it! Win fantastic prizes! Multiple games and different formats.

JULY 2021 July 2 TGIF Summer Concert Series: WOAH

Constant’s Wharf Park & Marina, 110 E. Constance Rd. 6-9:30pm | Free, but registration is recommended SuffolkVa.us/Parks | 757.514.7250 The park will open at 6pm and the band will take the stage at 6:30pm. The music will have you jamming in your seat until 9:30pm. Lots of family fun, with food vendors, bounce houses, adult beverages, and merchant vendors.

JULY 2021 July 9 TGIF Summer Concert Series: Celeste Kellogg

Constant’s Wharf Park & Marina, 110 E. Constance Rd. 6-9:30pm | Free, but registration is recommended SuffolkVa.us/Parks | 757.514.7250 The park will open at 6pm and the band will take the stage at 6:30pm. The music will have you jamming in your seat until 9:30pm. Lots of family fun, with food vendors, bounce houses, adult beverages, and merchant vendors.

July 10-August 20 One-Person Exhibit by Heather Nygaard

Suffolk Art Gallery, 118 Bosley Ave. 10am-5pm (Tues-Sat); 1-5pm (Sun) | Free SuffolkArtLeague.com | 757.925.0448 This exhibit features artwork by Heather Nygaard, winner of the Suffolk Art League’s 2020 Annual Juried Exhibition.

July 3 Anniversary Market: Antique, Vintage, & Farmers

Refined Relics Antiques, 713 Carolina Rd. 9am-5pm | Free RefinedRelicsAntiques.com | 757.377.3911 Refresh your home for the summer with awesome antique and vintage finds, and shop the farmers’ goods!

July 3 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 July 10, 17, 24 & 31.

July 8 Poetry, Prose & Pizza

Suffolk Art Gallery, 118 Bosley Ave. 6-8pm | Free SuffolkVa.us/Parks | 757.514.7250 Hosted by Nathan Richardson. Poets, writers, musicians, spoken word, and more are welcome. Present your own original works and/or favorites by others, or just come to listen and enjoy a slice of pizza from Al Forno Pizzeria.

July 10-11 Patriotic Lazy Susan Mosaic 2-Day Workshop

Happy Hour Glass Works, 3049 Kings Hwy. 11am-2pm | $60 Happy-Hour-Glass-Works.Square.Site | 757.708.8053 Decorate your table with this fun patriotic Lazy Susan. Project is 15” in diameter and all supplies are provided to include Lazy Susan, tiles, glass tools and grout. This is a 2-day project! Class size limited to 8.

July 10 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 July 24.

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


SUFFOLK TOURISM JULY 2021 July 11 Summer Movie Series: Secret Life of Pets 2

Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts, 110 W. Finney Ave. 2pm | $1 SuffolkCenter.org | 757.923.2900 Sponsored by Suffolk Tourism. Max faces some major changes after his owner Katie gets married and now has a child. On a family trip to the countryside, Max meets a farm dog named Rooster, and both attempt to overcome his fears. Meanwhile, Gidget tries to rescue Max’s favorite toy from a cat-packed apartment, and Snowball sets on a mission to free a white tiger named Hu from a circus.

July 12 Cedar Hill Cemetery Stroll

Departs from the Suffolk Visitor Center (524 N. Main St.) 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 July 31.

July 14 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!

July 15 Deck the Halls Fused Glass Panel Workshop

Happy Hour Glass Works, 3049 Kings Hwy. 6pm | $60 Happy-Hour-Glass-Works.Square.Site | 757.708.8053 Beginner class. We will show you how to cut, grind and arrange the glass for fusing. All glass tools and instruction provided. Class size limited to 8.

July 17-24 Suffolk Sweets Week

Citywide bakeries, cafés, and eateries 7am-11pm | Prices vary DiningInSuffolkVa.com | 757.514.4130 Designed to showcase the tastiest desserts that Suffolk has to offer. From simply sweet to deliciously decadent, Sweets Week highlights our best local culinary temptations.

July 17 Kayak Excursion of Great Dismal Swamp’s Lake Drummond

Depart from Suffolk Visitor Center parking lot 9:15am | $40 each person VisitSuffolkVa.com | 757.514.4130 Experience the unusual and breathtaking Lake Drummond, a 3,108-acre bowl-shaped lake located near the center of the Great Dismal Swamp. 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.

July 17 Hometown Heroes Tour of Cedar Hill Cemetery

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.


JUNE-JULY 2021 JULY 2021 July 23 Christmas in July: Choose Your Design Door Hanger Class

Simply Vintage, 3117 Kings Hwy. 6pm | $35 Facebook.com/SimplyVintageVa | 757.809.4000 Choose which design you like best, Rudolph or a festive Christmas tree door hanger. All supplies provided.

July 24-25 Mosaic Birdbath 2-Day Workshop

Happy Hour Glass Works, 3049 Kings Hwy. 11am-2pm | $50 Happy-Hour-Glass-Works.Square.Site | 757.708.8053 It’s time to spruce up your garden with your very own birdbath! We have all the glass and tile colors for you to choose from to make this your own special masterpiece! We will provide all the supplies and tools for this project to include the terracotta tray. Class size limited to 8.

July 26 Music BINGO Night

Nansemond Brewing Station, 212 E. Washington St. 7-9pm | Free NansemondBrewing.com | 757.514.1591 We play a song clip; you identify and mark off the song or artists on your BINGO card. That’s it! Win fantastic prizes! Multiple games and different formats.

July 30 TGIF Summer Concert Series: Buckshot

Bennett’s Creek Park, 3000 Bennetts Creek Park Rd. 6-9:30pm | Free SuffolkVa.us/Parks | 757.514.7250 The TGIF Summer Concert Series moves the fun to Bennett’s Creek! The park will open at 6pm and the band will take the stage at 6:30pm. The music will have you jamming in your seat until 9:30pm. Lots of family fun, with food vendors, bounce houses, adult beverages, and merchant vendors.

July 31 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.


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Suffolk Tourism Calendar Brochure - June & July 2021  

Find out all the great things happening in Suffolk, Virginia, in June and July 2021! (Dates subject to change)

Suffolk Tourism Calendar Brochure - June & July 2021  

Find out all the great things happening in Suffolk, Virginia, in June and July 2021! (Dates subject to change)

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