Here’s what’s happening in Suffolk this weekend

Published 8:46 am Friday, March 18, 2022

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Friday, March 18

Cookies and Canvas

Create small masterpieces on canvas with your little Picasso! All supplies provided. Registration required and can be completed using this link For ages 2-5. Event will be held at the Morgan Memorial Library 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 am. Call 757.514.7323 for more information.

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Friday, March 18

Full Moon Hike

Enjoy this two-mile hike illuminated by the light of the full moon. We’ll also highlight the nocturnal wildlife we encounter along the way on our nighttime adventure. Dress warmly; flashlights provided. Ages 18+ (children welcome with an accompanying adult). Event will be held 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Lone Star Lakes Park located at 401 Kings Highway. Cost is $5. Call 757.514.7250 for more information.

Saturday, March 19 – Saturday, March 26

Suffolk Restaurant Week: Spring 2022 Showcase

From Suffolk’s best-kept culinary secrets to national award winning restaurants, Suffolk Restaurant Week promises a savory blend of the city’s signature flavors. During this culinary showcase, scheduled for March 19-26, 2022, participating eateries offer chef-created delicacies and simple three-course, price fixed menus at the deluxe ($10 breakfast/lunch & $20 dinner), premier ($15 breakfast/lunch & $30 dinner) or ultimate ($20 lunch & $40 dinner) levels for lunch and/or dinner; some restaurants are also offering a Family Meal To-Go option. No coupons, vouchers or tickets are needed-simply order from the Suffolk Restaurant Week menu. It’s the perfect time to sample new restaurants or delight in old favorites! Visit or call 757.514.4130 for more information.

Saturday, March 19

Read and Roll: Trans-Galactic Bike Ride [IN-PERSON]

This book club has wheels! This collection of short stories imagines an interstellar, post-apocalyptic landscape where bicycles bring good fortune and werewolves roam freely. Register with this link  to reserve your copy of Trans-Galactic Bike Ride: Feminist Bicycle Science Fiction Stories of Transgender and Nonbinary Adventurers (yours to keep!) and join in the conversation. After completing the event registration, you will receive an email to make arrangements for picking up your book. On March 19, 10:30 a.m. to noon, we will meet at the Driver trailhead of the Seaboard Coastline Trail (The Driver Dinosaur- 3160 Kings Hwy) for a group bike ride (or whatever kind of wheels you prefer) and book chat.  Participants must register to get a copy of the book, but the meetup is open to all without registration. Call 757.514.7323 for more information.

Saturday, March 19

Keep Suffolk Beautiful St. Patrick’s Day Cleanup

Keep Suffolk Beautiful is partnering with the Nansemond Brewing Station for a St. Patrick’s Day Cleanup event on Saturday, March 19, 2022 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Volunteers are needed to participate in this litter cleanup in the heart of Downtown Suffolk. Participants will meet in the Nansemond Brewing Station Parking Lot, 212 East Washington Street, where they can collect cleanup equipment before setting off to remove trash from the surrounding area. For more information, email or call 757.514.7604.