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August 2018

Artisan Demonstrations

August 3 at 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Artisans Guild, Station Place
Norfolk, CT 06058
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Free

Demonstrations by a variety of artisans of their work and methods. See schedule below. Friday, ongoing Rug Hooking Printing with Plants Saturday 10-12 Doug McDevitt, the Art of Fly Tying & Feather Earrings Saturday 11-2 Donna Twardy, the Painted Mandala Saturday 1-3 Norfolk Knitters, Learn to Knit & Crochet Saturday, ongoing Illustration with Ken Musselman Rug Hooking Printing with Plants Sunday 11-2 Pam Wilde, the Art of Needle Felting Sunday 1-3 Sarah Segovia, the Art of Stained Glass Sunday, ongoing…

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Film Showings: Denis the Pirate

August 3 at 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Norfolk Hub, 2 Station Place
Norfolk, CT 06058
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Denis the Pirate, artist Sam Messer’s 11-minute animated art film, will be shown Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the main conference room at the Norfolk Hub starting every half hour. The film consists of a narration and music accompanying 1,700 etchings that illustrate a pirate story written for Messer’s daughter, Josephine, by her godfather, Denis Johnson. It took eight years to complete, Messer says.

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Stained Glass Windows Tours

August 3 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Church of Christ Congregational, 12 Litchfield Road
Norfolk, CT 06058
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Guided tours of Battell Chapel, featuring stained glass windows by Louis Comfort Tiffany and Maitland Armstrong. Three 45-minute tours, on the hour, starting at 1:00 pm. More tours on Saturday and Sunday.

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Norfolk Artists & Friends 10th Anniversary Exhibition

August 3 at 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Battell Stoeckel Gallery (Art Barn), 17 Stoeckel Road
Norfolk, CT 06058
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Opening reception for the Norfolk Artists & Friends 10th Anniversary Exhibition, including painting, photography, prints, sculpture, jewelry and other media. Sponsored by the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival. Follow signs to the gallery on the Ellen Battell Stoeckel estate. First of three days: Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

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Slide Show on Watercolor Painting

August 3 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Norfolk Hub, 2 Station Place
Norfolk, CT 06058
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Watercolor artist Leslie Watkins will give a slide presentation on the history of watercolor painting. Refreshments will be served. Watkins has exhibited at the Columbus Museum, the Lyman Allyn Art Museum, the National Arts Club and the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Her botanical watercolors and nature studies have appeared internationally on postage stamps, books, magazines and fine home products.

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Artisan Demonstrations

August 4 at 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Artisans Guild, Station Place
Norfolk, CT 06058
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Free

Demonstrations by a variety of artisans of their work and methods. See schedule below. Friday, ongoing Rug Hooking Printing with Plants Saturday 10-12 Doug McDevitt, the Art of Fly Tying & Feather Earrings Saturday 11-2 Donna Twardy, the Painted Mandala Saturday 1-3 Norfolk Knitters, Learn to Knit & Crochet Saturday, ongoing Illustration with Ken Musselman Rug Hooking Printing with Plants Sunday 11-2 Pam Wilde, the Art of Needle Felting Sunday 1-3 Sarah Segovia, the Art of Stained Glass Sunday, ongoing…

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Art Show: Turi Rostad

August 4 at 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Norfolk Library, 9 Greenwoods Road East
Norfolk, CT 06058
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Free`

Art exhibit by Turi Rostad. Turi Rostad is a contemporary artist based in Norfolk. Her optimistic artwork is punctuated by her vibrant spirit and originality of vision. Her colors are lush and lively, and energetic, spontaneous form infuses her canvases and drawings.

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Film Showings: Denis the Pirate

August 4 at 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Norfolk Hub, 2 Station Place
Norfolk, CT 06058
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Free

Denis the Pirate, artist Sam Messer’s 11-minute animated art film, will be shown Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the main conference room at the Norfolk Hub starting every half hour. The film consists of a narration and music accompanying 1,700 etchings that illustrate a pirate story written for Messer’s daughter, Josephine, by her godfather, Denis Johnson. It took eight years to complete, Messer says.

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Botanical Watercolor Painting Workshop

August 4 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Norfolk Hub, 2 Station Place
Norfolk, CT 06058
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Free

Botanical watercolor painting workshop for adults, instruction and materials provided. Instructor Leslie Watkins’s botanical watercolors and nature studies have appeared internationally on postage stamps, books, magazines and fine home products. Both aspiring and experienced painters benefit from her classes and have fun learning. Watkins has exhibited at the Columbus Museum, the Lyman Allyn Art Museum, the National Arts Club and the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens. She is a member of the American Society of Botanical Artists and the New England Guild…

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Stained Glass Windows Tours

August 4 at 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Church of the Immaculate Conception, 4 North Street
Norfolk, CT 06058
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Free

Immaculate Conception Church will be open for viewing its stained glass windows and learning about the church's history. Docents will be available during the stated hours, but the church is always open and help from a parishioner can be arranged at other times by special request.

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Stained Glass Windows Tours

August 4 at 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Church of Christ Congregational, 12 Litchfield Road
Norfolk, CT 06058
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Free

Guided tours of Battell Chapel, featuring stained glass windows by Louis Comfort Tiffany and Maitland Armstrong. Six tours, on the hour, starting at 10:30 and 11:15 a.m., and 12:00, 1:00, 2:00 and 3:00 p.m. More tours on Sunday.

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Photo show: Marie Hartig Kendall

August 4 at 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Norfolk Historical Society Museum, 13 Village Green
Norfolk, CT 06058
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Free

An Extraordinary Legacy: The Photographs of Marie Hartig Kendall Photographer Marie Hartig Kendall chronicled the town of Norfolk and its environs in striking images starting in 1884 and continuing into the 20th century. Her images captured moving locomotives, historic weather events, economic development and bucolic pastimes, as the once sleepy little village became a flourishing summer resort at the turn of the century. This exhibition features many of Marie's original photographs, including three large framed collections of photos that won…

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Norfolk Artists & Friends 10th Anniversary Exhibition

August 4 at 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Battell Stoeckel Gallery (Art Barn), 17 Stoeckel Road
Norfolk, CT 06058
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Free`

Norfolk Artists & Friends 10th Anniversary Exhibition, including painting, photography, prints, sculpture, jewelry and other media. Sponsored by the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival. Follow signs to the gallery on the Ellen Battell Stoeckel estate. Second of three days: Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

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Paint-a-Chick and Rubber Stamping for Kids

August 4 at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Norfolk Hub, 2 Station Place
Norfolk, CT 06058
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Free

Kids' Paint-a-Chick workshop! Chicken stamping and coloring for children and adults. Instruction and materials provided. Join the fun and create your own note card with rubber stamps in the company of an adorable live bantam chicken. Instructor Leslie Watkins’s botanical watercolors and nature studies have appeared internationally on postage stamps, books, magazines and fine home products. Both aspiring and experienced painters benefit from her classes and have fun learning. Watkins has exhibited at the Columbus Museum, the Lyman Allyn Art…

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Leaf Printing

August 4 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Green, Village Green
Norfolk, CT 06058
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Free

Leaf printing for kids (adults welcome too). Materials and instruction supplied by Great Mountain Forest.

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Library Tour: Upstairs Downstairs

August 4 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Norfolk Library, 9 Greenwoods Road East
Norfolk, CT 06058
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A behind-the-scenes tour of the historic Norfolk Library with director Ann Havemeyer, featuring places you may not have seen and stories you may not have heard.

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Learn to Knit or Crochet

August 4 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Artisans Guild, Station Place
Norfolk, CT 06058
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Free

The Norfolk Knitters will have a table at the Artisans Guild and are happy to teach all comers to knit or crochet. Some materials will be provided. The group meets year round at the Norfolk Library on Fridays from 3:00 to 4:45 p.m. to knit for themselves and for others who are less fortunate. Anyone interested is welcome to come.

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Demonstration of Watercolor Painting

August 4 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Norfolk Hub, 2 Station Place
Norfolk, CT 06058
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Free

Leslie Watkins will demonstrate the art of botanical watercolor painting. Watkins has exhibited at the Columbus Museum, the Lyman Allyn Art Museum, the National Arts Club and the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Her botanical watercolors and nature studies have appeared internationally on postage stamps, books, magazines and fine home products. Both aspiring and experienced painters benefit from her classes and have fun learning.

Find out more »

Film Showings: Denis the Pirate

August 5 at 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Norfolk Hub, 2 Station Place
Norfolk, CT 06058
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Free

Denis the Pirate, artist Sam Messer’s 11-minute animated art film, will be shown Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the main conference room at the Norfolk Hub starting every half hour. The film consists of a narration and music accompanying 1,700 etchings that illustrate a pirate story written for Messer’s daughter, Josephine, by her godfather, Denis Johnson. It took eight years to complete, Messer says.

Find out more »

Botanical Watercolor Painting Workshop

August 5 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Norfolk Hub, 2 Station Place
Norfolk, CT 06058
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Free

Botanical watercolor painting workshop for adults, instruction and materials provided. Instructor Leslie Watkins’s botanical watercolors and nature studies have appeared internationally on postage stamps, books, magazines and fine home products. Both aspiring and experienced painters benefit from her classes and have fun learning. Watkins has exhibited at the Columbus Museum, the Lyman Allyn Art Museum, the National Arts Club and the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens. She is a member of the American Society of Botanical Artists and the New England Guild…

Find out more »

Artisan Demonstrations

August 5 at 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Artisans Guild, Station Place
Norfolk, CT 06058
+ Google Map
Free

Demonstrations by a variety of artisans of their work and methods. See schedule below. Friday, ongoing Rug Hooking Printing with Plants Saturday 10-12 Doug McDevitt, the Art of Fly Tying & Feather Earrings Saturday 11-2 Donna Twardy, the Painted Mandala Saturday 1-3 Norfolk Knitters, Learn to Knit & Crochet Saturday, ongoing Illustration with Ken Musselman Rug Hooking Printing with Plants Sunday 11-2 Pam Wilde, the Art of Needle Felting Sunday 1-3 Sarah Segovia, the Art of Stained Glass Sunday, ongoing…

Find out more »

Norfolk Artists & Friends 10th Anniversary Exhibition

August 5 at 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Battell Stoeckel Gallery (Art Barn), 17 Stoeckel Road
Norfolk, CT 06058
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Free

Norfolk Artists & Friends 10th Anniversary Exhibition, including painting, photography, prints, sculpture, jewelry and other media. Sponsored by the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival. Follow signs to the gallery on the Ellen Battell Stoeckel estate. Third of three days: Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Find out more »

Stained Glass Windows Tours

August 5 at 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Church of Christ Congregational, 12 Litchfield Road
Norfolk, CT 06058
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Free

Guided tours of Battell Chapel, featuring stained glass windows by Louis Comfort Tiffany and Maitland Armstrong. Three 45-minute tours, on the hour, starting at 12:00, 1:00 and 2:00.

Find out more »

Photo Show: Marie Hartig Kendall

August 5 at 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Norfolk Historical Society Museum, 13 Village Green
Norfolk, CT 06058
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Free

An Extraordinary Legacy: The Photographs of Marie Hartig Kendall Photographer Marie Hartig Kendall chronicled the town of Norfolk and its environs in striking images starting in 1884 and continuing into the 20th century. Her images captured moving locomotives, historic weather events, economic development and bucolic pastimes, as the once sleepy little village became a flourishing summer resort at the turn of the century. This exhibition features many of Marie's original photographs, including three large framed collections of photos that won…

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Paint-a-Chick and Rubber Stamping for Kids

August 5 at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Norfolk Hub, 2 Station Place
Norfolk, CT 06058
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Free

Kids' Paint-a-Chick workshop! Chicken stamping and coloring for children and adults. Instruction and materials provided. Join the fun and create your own note card with rubber stamps in the company of an adorable live bantam chicken. Instructor Leslie Watkins’s botanical watercolors and nature studies have appeared internationally on postage stamps, books, magazines and fine home products. Both aspiring and experienced painters benefit from her classes and have fun learning. Watkins has exhibited at the Columbus Museum, the Lyman Allyn Art…

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Stained Glass Windows Tours

August 5 at 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Church of the Transfiguration, 21 Mills Way
Norfolk, CT 06058
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Tours of the Church of the Transfiguration and its stained glass windows, including one dedicated to Mark Twain's wife, Olinia.

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Stained Glass Windows Tours

August 5 at 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Church of the Immaculate Conception, 4 North Street
Norfolk, CT 06058
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Free

Following the church service (11:30 to 12:30), Immaculate Conception Church will be open for viewing its stained glass windows and learning about the church's history. Docents will be available during the stated hours, but the church is always open and help from a parishioner can be arranged at other times by special request.

Find out more »

Art Show: Turi Rostad

August 5 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Norfolk Library, 9 Greenwoods Road East
Norfolk, CT 06058
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Free`

Art exhibit by Turi Rostad, followed by opening reception at 4:00 p.m. Turi Rostad is a contemporary artist based in Norfolk. Her optimistic artwork is punctuated by her vibrant spirit and originality of vision. Her colors are lush and lively, and energetic, spontaneous form infuses her canvases and drawings.

Find out more »

Tours of Whitehouse

August 5 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Whitehouse, 1 Stoeckel Road
Norfolk, CT 06058
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Free

Guided tours of Whitehouse, a 1799 mansion that is currently the summer home of the director of the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival.

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Demonstration of Watercolor Painting

August 5 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Norfolk Hub, 2 Station Place
Norfolk, CT 06058
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Free

Leslie Watkins will demonstrate the art of botanical watercolor painting. Watkins has exhibited at the Columbus Museum, the Lyman Allyn Art Museum, the National Arts Club and the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Her botanical watercolors and nature studies have appeared internationally on postage stamps, books, magazines and fine home products. Both aspiring and experienced painters benefit from her classes and have fun learning.

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