What’s Happening in Suffolk This Week
Friday, August 6
Family Fridays @ Bennett's Creek Park: Bubble Dance Party
Show off your dance moves as we play in the bubbles and keep the music pumping! Join us outside (3000 Bennetts Creek Park Road) at 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. for some socially-distanced fun with activities and stories for the whole family! There will be an early literacy-based story time portion including stories, rhymes, songs and more. This will be great for the whole family with activities geared toward children ages 3 to 10 and caregiver involvement for those younger. Please bring your own blankets or chairs. To assist staff in preparing well and to get program updates, registration is required. Please register each participating child. If inclement weather or other circumstances arise, the program will be canceled. Please check Facebook for updates. For more information, please call 757.514.7323, or visit https://suffolkpublicibrary.libcal.com/event/7547738.
Friday, August 6
TGIF Summer Concert Series – Affirmative Groove
Summer is here, and Suffolk Parks & Recreation has brought the second segment of their TGIF Summer Concert Series to Bennett’s Creek Park, 3000 Bennetts Creek Park Road. The Park opens on Fridays at 6 p.m., and the bands will take the stage at 6:30 p.m. The music will have you jamming in your seat till 9:30 pm. The night will be full of family fun with food vendors, adult beverages, and merchant vendors to shop with. All Fridays are FREE and open to the public. If you have any questions, contact Suffolk Parks & Recreation at 757.514.7250.
Saturday, August 7
Suffolk Farmers’ Market
The Suffolk Farmers’ Market will be held on Saturday, August 7th in the open air special event pavilion, conveniently located behind the Suffolk Visitor Center at the corner of North Main Street and East Constance Road, at 524 North Main Street. Locals and visitors searching for fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables, baked goods, meats and eggs, jellies, jams, honey, pickles and handmade artisan crafts, can also enjoy special activities and live music. The Suffolk Farmers’ Market will be open on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. through November 20, 2021. As with all market activities, admission is free and open to the public. For more information, call 757.514.4130, or visit www.suffolkvafarmersmarket.com.
Saturday, August 7
Standup Paddleboard (SUP)
Let's do some yoga on a paddleboard! This Standup Paddleboard (SUP) Yoga Class will teach you all the basics: safety, getting on the water, general SUP practice, and yoga! There will be three 75-minute class options each week, two on Saturdays (9:30 a.m.; 1 p.m.) and one on Sundays (11 a.m.) now through August 29th. This is an all-levels class. The fee is $35 per class, or $120 for four classes; all equipment included. Be sure to bring a water bottle and towel. Lone Star Lakes Park is located at 401 Kings Highway, Suffolk, VA 23432. Participants are asked to meet at Crane Lake. For more information, please contact Nakiesha Bridgers, Outdoor Programs Specialist, at 757.514.4518, or email@example.com.
Sunday, August 8
Summer Family Movies at the Center: Trolls World Tour
The Suffolk Division of Tourism, in partnership with the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts, is pleased to present "Trolls World Tour" at the Suffolk Center, on Sunday, August 8, 2021, beginning at 2 p.m. Admission is $1 per person. For more information, or to purchase tickets, please contact the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts box office at 757.923.2900 or visit SuffolkCenter.org.
There are more interesting and exciting events happening in the City of Suffolk!
See what Suffolk Parks & Recreation has to offer! Visit www.SuffolkVa.us/parks. For a complete listing of Suffolk Public Library events, visit www.SuffolkPublicLibrary.com. For a complete listing of Suffolk Tourism events, visit www.VisitSuffolkva.com. To view other City events, visit www.SuffolkVa.us/calendar.aspx.