KIDS

Fun for everyone in the family!

Kids, the town’s gotten together to offer events that are specially for you. You’re invited to touch a truck, create a leaf print, hunt for treasures, pet a goat or join a scout campground. Read on! See the day-by-day listings for details.

For additional events that everyone will enjoy, see Music, Art, Nature and &More; to find a place to stay, see Eat, Sleep, Shop. To see all events in date order, click here.

Explore these events from 2016 and sign up to be notified when new events are posted!

Friday, August 5, 2016

6:30 p.m.
Performance by Efraim Silva and Thelma Ladeira of Ginga Brasileira, Norfolk Library, 9 Greenwoods Road East, reservations encouraged but not required
Free

Saturday, August 6, 2016

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
WaterWorks open house: Children’s watercolor painting contest; second floor, National Iron Bank, 12 John J. Curtiss Road
Free

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Leaf and vegetable printmaking with Great Mountain Forest and Husky Meadows Farm, Village Green
Free

10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Face painting by the Norfolk Early Learning Center, Village Green
Free

10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Kids’ Day at the Norfolk Farmers Market, 19 Maple Avenue, live music, food, special activities
Free

10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Scout encampment demonstrating activities for visitors to join, corner of Mountain and Litchfield Roads
Free

11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Children’s games on the Village Green; Church of Christ Congregational
Free

12:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Norfolk Volunteer Fire Department housing ceremony for its new Squad 20 fire truck, with hot dogs, cotton candy and other refreshments, 20 Shepard Road
Free

1:30 to 5:00 p.m.
Local landmarks scavenger hunt for families, sponsored by the Norfolk After School Program, prizes, start on Village Green
Free

2:00 p.m.
Watermelon-eating contest with prizes, Village Green; Girl Scouts
$Fee

Sunday, August 7, 2016

2:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Children’s concert, Music ShedYale School of Music and Battell Arts Foundation
Free

2:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Lost Ruby Farm tour and open house, pet the goats, taste the cheese, 458 Winchester Road
Free

3:00 to 3:45 p.m.
Ice cream social and children’s games, Music ShedYale School of Music and Battell Arts Foundation
Free

4:00 p.m.
Concert by U.S. Coast Guard Band, Music ShedYale School of Music
Free