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A Weekend in Norfolk!

Our flourishing arts community offers you great opportunities to see the work of both resident and visiting artists and artisans in a variety of settings. See the listings below for details.

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Friday, August 4

10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Craft demonstrations in front of the Artisans Guild, Station Place
Free

12:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Church of the Immaculate Conception, 4 North Street, open for guided tours of the church and its stained glass windows by Franz Mayer & Co.
Free

4:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Battell Chapel, Church of Christ Congregational, 12 Litchfield Road, open for guided tours of Tiffany and Maitland Armstrong stained glass windows; main church also open for viewing windows
Free

5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Exhibition of quilts and opening reception by Haystack Quilters, Church of Christ Congregational, 12 Litchfield Road
Free

5:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Norfolk Artists & Friends, 9th annual exhibition sponsored by the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival, gala opening reception, Art Barn, Stoeckel Road, Ellen Battell Stoeckel Estate
Free

5:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Exhibit of work by students of the Yale Summer School of Art and the Community Drawing Class, Art Barn, Stoeckel Road, Ellen Battell Stoeckel Estate
Free

Saturday, August 5

10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Tours of the Church of the Transfiguration and its stained glass windows; 21 Mills Way
Free

10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Church of the Immaculate Conception, 4 North Street, open for guided tours of the church and its stained glass windows by Franz Mayer & Co.
Free

10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Battell Chapel, Church of Christ Congregational, 12 Litchfield Road, open for guided tours of Tiffany and Maitland Armstrong stained glass windows; main church also open for viewing windows
Free

10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Exhibition of quilts by Haystack Quilters, Church of Christ Congregational, 12 Litchfield Road
Free

10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Exhibit of art work by John Lees, Norfolk Library, 9 Greenwoods Road East
Free

10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Exhibit of work by students of the Yale Summer School of Art and the Community Drawing Class, Art Barn, Stoeckel Road, Ellen Battell Stoeckel Estate
Free

10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
WaterWorks open house: Watercolor demonstrations and painting for children and adults; second floor, National Iron Bank, 12 John Curtiss Road
Free

10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Craft demonstrations in front of the Artisans Guild, Station Place
Free

12:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Exhibition: The Great War in Norfolk, Norfolk Historical Society, 13 Village Green
Free

12:00 to 5:30 p.m.
Norfolk Artists & Friends, 9th annual exhibition, Art Barn, Stoeckel Road, Ellen Battell Stoeckel Estate
Free

3:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Slide talk by Ann Havemeyer on architect Alfredo Taylor, Norfolk Library, 9 Greenwoods Road East
Free

Sunday, August 6

10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
WaterWorks open house: Watercolor demonstrations and painting for adults; second floor, National Iron Bank, 12 John Curtiss Road
Free

10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Church service followed by coffee hour and guided tours of Battell Chapel‘s Tiffany and Maitland Armstrong stained glass windows; Church of Christ Congregational, 12 Litchfield Road
Free

10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Exhibit of work by students of the Yale Summer School of Art and the Community Drawing Class, Art Barn, Stoeckel Road, Ellen Battell Stoeckel Estate
Free

10:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Exhibit of art work by John Lees, Norfolk Library, 9 Greenwoods Road East, followed by reception.
Free

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Service at the Immaculate Conception Church, 4 North Street, followed by a coffee hour and viewing of the church’s stained glass windows by Franz Mayer & Co.

Free
11:00 to 2:00 p.m.
Service at the Church of the Transfiguration followed by reception and tours of the church and its stained glass windows; 21 Mills Way
Free

11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Norfolk Artists & Friends, 9th annual exhibition, Art Barn, Stoeckel Road, Ellen Battell Stoeckel Estate
Free

12:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Craft demonstrations in front of the Artisans Guild, Station Place
Free

2:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Haystack book talk: discussion between authors Karin Roffman and Willard Spiegelman about Roffman’s new book; Norfolk Library, 9 Greenwoods Road East
Free

3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Opening reception for “Norfolk Never,” works by photographer Christopher Little, Infinity Gallery (Bistro), 20 Greenwoods Road West
Free

4:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Opening reception for art exhibit: works by painter John Lees, Norfolk Library, 9 Greenwoods Road East
Free