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Artisan Center of Virginia Artists – Artful Giving

11/09/2017 - 12/23/2017

Artisan Center of Virginia Artists - Artful Giving

Artisan Center of Virginia Artists - Artful Giving

Time: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Showcasing the work of artists chosen through a juried process by the Artisan Center of Virginia. Works on display will be from a variety of mediums and items will be available for purchase, a unique gift-giving opportunity for the holiday season. Information on the extensive state-wide Artisan Trail in Virginia will be available. The Artisans Center of Virginia develops and implements systems and strategies to improve economic outcomes for Virginia artisans and their communities while assisting them in promoting their local artisan culture.

OPENING RECEPTION
November 9, 2017
5:30-7:30PM
The Galleries are open Tuesday-Saturday, 11am-4pm.

Date: November 9, 2017 - December 23, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts
Address: 110 West Finney Avenue
Suffolk, VA 23434
Contact: 757.923.0003
Cost: Free and open to the public.
Link: http://www.suffolkcenter.org
ADA: Yes

Cedar Hill Cemetery Stroll

12/02/2017

Cedar Hill Cemetery Stroll

Cedar Hill Cemetery Stroll

Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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.

Date: December 2, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: Departs from Suffolk Visitor Center
Address: 524 North Main Street
Suffolk, VA 23434-4427
Contact: 757.514.4130
Email: Email
Cost: $7 adults; $5 seniors (60+), military. Not recommended for children under 12.
Link: http://www.visitsuffolkva.com

Lunch with Santa

12/02/2017

Lunch with Santa

Lunch with Santa

Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Come out for “Lunch with Santa” at the Northern Shores Recreation Center. Children ages 12 and under can participate in this holiday-filled event with a donation of one new, unwrapped toy per child that will be donated to a local charity. Adults wishing to have lunch can do so for $5 per person. Not only can children share their lists with Santa, they can also play games for fun prizes and take a free professional photo with Santa.

Date: December 2, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location:Northern Shores Recreation Center
Address:6701 Respass Beach Road
Suffolk, VA 23435
Contact:757.514.7250
Cost:Free with donation of unwrapped toy (children 12 & under). $5 Adults.
Link: http://www.suffolkva.us/parks

Historic Suffolk Narrated Bus Tour

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

Movies Under the Stars: Polar Express at the Seaboard Station Railroad Museum

12/02/2017

Movies Under the Stars: Polar Express at the Seaboard Station Railroad Museum

Movies Under the Stars: Polar Express at the Seaboard Station Railroad Museum

Time: 5:00 pm

Join the Suffolk Division of Tourism at 5 p.m. on Saturday, December 2, 2017, at the Seaboard Station Railroad Museum for the first of their “Movies Under The Stars” Series. Cozy up for a FREE screening of the holiday classic The Polar Express, shown outside in the fresh evening air, right under the stars and the lights of the Suffolk Christmas tree! Attendees are invited to bring their own lawn chairs and blankets, and children are encouraged to dress in their pajamas! There will be hot cocoa and concessions available for purchase and the train station gift shop will be open for early holiday shopping. The Suffolk Public Library will also be on site with a Pop-Up Library. The Railroad Museum is located at 326 N. Main Street in historic downtown Suffolk. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
The Polar Express is the story of a young hero boy on Christmas Eve who boards a powerful magical train. What unfolds is an incredible adventure that follows a doubting boy taking an extraordinary ride to the North Pole. During the unbelievable ride, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that teaches him about friendship, bravery and the true meaning of Christmas, showing him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe. Featuring the vocal work of Tom Hanks, this movie is rated PG and has a running time of 100 minutes.
This event is sponsored by Suffolk Tourism. For more information, contact the Suffolk Visitor Center at 757-514-4130, or VisitSuffolk@suffolkva.us. You may also visit us at www.VisitSuffolkVA.com or www.facebook.com/VisitSuffolkVa.