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August Events

Watermelon Festival

Don’t miss the 37th Annual North Carolina Watermelon Festival in Historic Murfreesboro. Four days of fun, food, live entertainment and of course, watermelon!

Dates: August 3-6, 2022

Location: Historic Murfreesboro, NC

More Info: https://ncwatermelonfest.com/

Suffolk TGIF

Suffolk TGIF Summer Concerts  tonight at Constants Wharf & Marina with family fun, food vendors, adult beverages, merch vendors and live music from THE DELOREANS!

Dates: August 5, 2022

Time: 6pm – 9:30pm

Location: Bennett’s Creek Park. 3000 Bennett’s Creek Park Rd.

Kids Safety Camp

The Franklin Police Department is hosting this Public Safety Camp for kids ages 6-11 years old. Space is limited so sign up early. For questions, contact Sgt. Halverson at 757.562.8684

Dates: August 8-12, 2022

Time: 9:00am – Noon

Location: Franklin Police Department at 1018 Pretlow St.

County Fair

Franklin-Southampton County Fair

The 41st Annual event comes to the fair grounds in Courtland with entertainment, Queen’s Pageant, Talent Show, midway games and rides, shows and more.

Dates: August 10-13, 2022

Location: 25375 New Market Road/Courtland, VA

More Info:https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Fairground/Franklin-Southampton-County-Fair-290238703031/

Suffolk TGIF

Suffolk TGIF Summer Concerts  tonight at Constants Wharf & Marina with family fun, food vendors, adult beverages, merch vendors and live music from WOAH!

Dates: August 12, 2022

Time: 6pm – 9:30pm

Location: Bennett’s Creek Park. 3000 Bennett’s Creek Park Rd.

Suffolk TGIF

Suffolk TGIF Summer Concerts  tonight at Constants Wharf & Marina with family fun, food vendors, adult beverages, merch vendors and live music from ROCKY 7!

Dates: August 19, 2022

Time: 6pm – 9:30pm

Location: Bennett’s Creek Park. 3000 Bennett’s Creek Park Rd.

Remote Area Medical Clinic

Free dental, vision, and medical services are provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Due to time constraints, be prepared to choose between DENTAL and VISION services. Medical services are offered to every patient attending the clinic. All services are free and open to the public. No ID required.

Dates: August 20-21, 2022

Time: All Day

Location: Greensville  High School. 403 Harding St., Emporia, Virginia

More Infohttps://www.ramusa.org/event/emporia-va-2022/?instance_id=419

 BINGO Night

The GFWC Sedley Woman’s Club presents this night of BINGO. Join the fun and win great prizes!

Dates: August 20, 2022

Time: 7pm – 9pm

Location: Sedley Firehouse

Waverly Mingle on Main

The Town of Waverly presents it’s first Mingle on Main event! The community is invited to come to this free event with live music, food and drinks provided for sale by our local vendors listed on the event flyer below. 

Dates: August 26, 2022

Time: 5pm – 8pm

Location: Main Street Waverly

More Info: https://waverlyva.org/

September Events

STEAKFEAST 

Co-sponsored by the Boykins Lions Club and Newsoms Ruritan Club.  Enjoy a delicious steak dinner, DJ and beer. Tickets are $30 available from any club member.

Date: September 7, 2022

Time: 4:30pm-7:00pm

Location: Draper’s Pond (14025 White Marsh Road – Boykins)

Car Show

CountryBoyz Hotrodz and H&R Farms presents Down on the Farm Car Show. Open to cars, trucks, motorcycles and tractors with trophies in each category. Door prizes, raffles, music, food and fun. Fundraiser for Conway Volunteer Fire Department.  

Date: September 10, 2022

Time: 10:00am – 3:00pm

Location: 211 Frank Harris Rd. Pendleton, NC

Franklin Blood Drive

The City of Franklin will sponsor this Red Cross Blood Drive at the Franklin Business Center Conference Room.  

Date: September 13, 2022

Time: 10:00am – 3:00pm

Location: 601 N. Mechanic Street

Isle of Wight County Fair

Four days of family fun featuring midway rides & games, live entertainment, food, livestock exhibits, vendors, truck & tractor pull, Shrimp Fest and more! 

Dates: September 15-18, 2022

Location: 21311 Courthouse Highway Windsor, VA

More: https://www.thefairiscoming.com/

Nottoway Indian POW-WOW

The one and only Nottoway Indian Tribe of Virginia’s Annual Pow Wow is back! 

Dates: September 17-18, 2022

Location: Surry Parks & Recreation Center. 

Time: Gates open at 10am

More http://nottowayindians.org/

Poker Run

This is presented by Graz’n Acres Therapeutic Center in Sedley. The ride will start at Tidewater Motorcycles in Suffolk and end at the center. 

Date: September 17, 2022

Time: Registration 9am-10am. Ride starts at 10am

More Info: https://www.graznacres.org/index.html

Golf Tournament

Courtland Vol Fire Department is holding a Golf Tournament September 23, 2022 at Valley Pine Country Club in Lasker, NC. Come out and support CVFD while enjoying 18 holes of golf with cold beverages; lunch & dinner included! Raffles, longest drive contest, closest to the pin contest – cash payouts and/or prizes for each flight. 

Tournament is limited to 18 teams. $75 per player / $300 foursome. To register, make donations, hole sponsorship ($50), or any questions, contact Chase Johnson (757) 653-6098 or Greg Vick (757) 653-8148. Register by 9/19/2022!

Dates: September 23, 2022

Location: Valley Pine Country Club. 

Franklin Relay for Life

The Relay For Life movement is dedicated to helping communities attack cancer. Through funds donated, time given, or awareness raised, our communities are teaming up – virtually or in person – to make a difference. When we rally together in the fight against cancer, we can accomplish anything. Get involved today and support the American Cancer Society!

Dates: September 24, 2022

Location: Barrett’s Landing Park. 510 S. Main Street

Time: Starts at Noon

More: https://secure.acsevents.org/site/STR?pg=entry&fr_id=102342

October Events

Suffolk Ruritan Shrimp Feast

Always a fun event as the prelude to the Suffolk Peanut Festival. All you can eat shrimp, barbecue, coleslaw, ice tea and adult beverages and live music from Island Boy! Tickets are $40 in advance only. Only 2,000 tickets will be sold, so buy yours today! Tickets available at many Suffolk businesses, by phone at 757,620.8625 or suffolkpeanutfest.com

Dates: October 7, 2022

Location: Suffolk Executive Airport

Time: 3pm – 7pm

More: https://secure.acsevents.org/site/STR?pg=entry&fr_id=102342

Demolition Derby

Always a fun event during each year’s Suffolk Peanut Festival. Classes: Stock, Compact, Stock Full Size. $3,650 in cash prizes!

Dates: October 8, 2022

Location: Suffolk Executive Airport

Time: 2pm

More: http://www.suffolkpeanutfest.com/demolition-derby.html

Swamp Roar Motorcycle Rally

The 20th annual event happening during this year’s Suffolk Peanut Festival. Enjoy a 80-mile scenic ride around the scenic Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge!

Dates: October 9, 2022

Location: Suffolk Executive Airport

Registration: 8AM

More: http://www.suffolkpeanutfest.com/swamp-roar-motorcycle-rally.html