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Posted on: August 7, 2017

What’s Happening in Suffolk This Week

Monday, May 21
Historic Suffolk Narrated Bus Tour
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. 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. Also included is a stop and brief tour of the Phillips-Dawson House (Suffolk-Nansemond Historical Society Headquarters). The Historic Suffolk Narrated Bus Tour departs from the Suffolk Visitor Center, conveniently located at 524 North Main Street, and is scheduled from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Tickets for each tour are $8 for adults and $6 for seniors (60+), military and children ages 9 to 12.   For more information, call 757.514.4130.

Monday, May 22
Drive-Through High Mileage Adjustment Event
The Commissioner of the Revenue’s Office is holding a “drive-through” high-mileage adjustment event from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the parking lot of the North Suffolk Library located at 2000 Bennetts Creek Park Road.
If you own a passenger car or light duty truck that has over 15,000 miles per year, you may be eligible for a reduction in your car tax. For additional information, please call the Commissioner of the Revenue’s Office at 757.514.4260.

Wednesday, May 23
2018 Senior Summer Festival
Join Suffolk Parks & Recreation as they host the 2018 Senior Summer Festival from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn Suffolk Riverfront, located at 100 East Constance Road. Presented by United Healthcare, this great afternoon will have fun activities (like Name That Tune and Pictionary), Casino Games (including Blackjack, Roulette, and Craps), a plated lunch, and a chance to win prizes! For those 55 and up; reservations required and space is limited. Reserve your spot online at or at the Suffolk Parks & Recreation Administration Office, 134 South 6th Street. For more information, call 757.514.7267.

Saturday, May 26
Suffolk Farmers’ Market
The Suffolk Farmers’ Market, conveniently located in the Suffolk Visitor Center Pavilion at 524 North Main Street, boasts the best in locally-grown fresh fruits and vegetables, along with eggs, honey, homemade jams and jellies, baked goods, fresh cut flowers, plants and handmade jewelry and crafts.
The Suffolk Farmers’ Market will be open on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. through November 17, 2018. The first Saturday market of each month will feature live music, activities, and a petting zoo. Other themed days are scheduled throughout the season and will include entertainment and exhibits. For more information or to become a vendor, contact the Suffolk Visitor Center at 757.514.4130 or [email protected].

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