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Art Show: Peter Coffeen

Norfolk Library 9 Greenwoods Road East, Norfolk, CT

Photographer Peter Coffeen has had three exhibitions at the Norfolk Library: two of his own work and one of Secessionist photogravures from his personal collection. This third show of his photographs combines existing and new work. Peter writes, ”I am interested in discovering shapes and designs, both in nature and the built environment, which provoke […]

Free

Shedding Light: 200 Years of Art & Music in Norfolk

Norfolk Historical Society Museum 13 Village Green, Norfolk, CT

This exhibition presents the long and storied history that art and music have had in Norfolk. Artists and musicians such as Samuel Coleridge Taylor, Jean Sibelius, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Ralph Vaughan Williams, John Cage, Ben Shahn, Josef Albers, Chuck Close and Eva Hesse had varied roles in Norfolk but each contributed to a long-term objective: to […]

Free

Ice Cream Social

Music Shed Battell Road, Norfolk, CT

Come socialize with family, friends and visitors while you enjoy ice cream on a summer afternoon! This event is part of the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival's summer open house, which also includes tours of Whitehouse starting at 1:00, plus a concert for children at 1:30 and "Broadway Tails," presented by Tony Award-winning animal trainer William […]

Free

Sidewalk Chalk Painting

Noi Salon 2A Station Place, Norfolk, Connecticut

Come have fun with Arne Rostad, making the sidewalks glow with chalk-painted art! If you have a special color that you can't do without, bring it...otherwise, the chalk will be ready when you are. More sidewalk chalk painting on Saturday from 10:00 to noon.

Free

Fly-fishing Lesson

Wood Creek Pond 428 Ashpohtag Road, Norfolk, Connecticut

Expert fisherman Doug McDevitt will demonstrate the art of casting and share many tips and tricks for successful fly fishing. The venue: Wood Creek Pond. Participants limited to five people; equipment will be loaned for the occasion courtesy of Orvis's Avon store. Sign up here. Individuals who show up unregistered will be accommodated (on a […]

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Art Reception: Peter Coffeen

Norfolk Library 9 Greenwoods Road East, Norfolk, CT

Opening reception for photographer Peter Coffeen. Peter has had three exhibitions at the Norfolk Library: two of his own work and one of Secessionist photogravures from his personal collection. This third show of his photographs combines existing and new work. He writes, ”I am interested in discovering shapes and designs, both in nature and the […]

Free

Hiking, Skiing, Snowshoeing

All around town Norfolk, Connecticut

Norfolk has miles of trails all over town, most of them maintained year-round by the Norfolk Land Trust and Great Mountain Forest. They are open for the public to enjoy on foot, snowshoes or skis, so put on something warm and come on out! Trail maps are linked from the organization names above.

Free

Ice Skating

Norfolk Ice Skating Rink 50 Mountain Road, Norfolk, Connecticut

Mother Nature permitting, the Norfolk Volunteer Fire Department will have the town skating rink ready for skaters during WINter Weekend in Norfolk. The fire department and Town maintain the rink throughout the season and anyone may skate at their own risk any time that the ice is clear. Please make sure the ice is safe […]

Free

Norfolk Curling Club Open House

Norfolk Curling Club 70 Golf Drive, Norfolk

The Norfolk Curling Club is open to visitors to watch curling on Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Play will feature the Winter Wonderland Women’s Bonspiel all day Saturday and on Sunday morning. A Sunday League is scheduled for Sunday afternoon starting at 1:00 p.m. Members will be there both days to […]

Free

Art Show: Elementary School Students

Norfolk Hub 2 Station Place, Norfolk, CT

Un-In-Hib-It-ed, a show of whimsical artwork by the area's youngest artists, students from Norfolk, Colebrook and Barkhamsted elementary schools.

Free

Indoor Farmers Market

Botelle School 128 Greenwoods Road East, Norfolk, Connecticut

Norfolk's beloved and famous farmers market makes a special pop-up appearance inside Botelle School just for Winter Weekend in Norfolk! It will be there for four hours with all kinds of great food and artisanal treasures. Plan on buying your lunch, catered by the Botelle PTO, and to hang out and listen to music by […]

Free admission

Open Sugar House

Great Mountain Forest 201 Windrow Road, Norfolk, CT

Great Mountain Forest's sugar house will be open to visitors, provided there is enough sap to boil. The Forest has a 70-year tradition of collecting and boiling sap, making maple syrup and bottling it for sale; its collection system and evaporator are thoroughly up to date, but heat for boiling still comes from wood. GMF […]

Free

Solar Observation

Robertson Plaza Station Place, Norfolk

Matthew Johnson and the Aton Forest ecological field station bring solar observation astronomy to Norfolk using a dedicated solar telescope. The scope observes the H-alpha wavelength, which can show sunspots, the surface’s activity and...most exciting...solar prominences cast off from the sun's surface into space. Matthew will also have information about the International Dark Sky Association.

Free

Stained Glass Window Viewing: Immaculate Conception Church

Church of the Immaculate Conception 4 North Street, Norfolk, CT

Immaculate Conception Church has magnificent stained glass windows created by Franz Mayer & Co. of Munich. The church will be open for viewing and docents will be there to answer questions. Please note that docents will be remaining until 2:00 p.m., even the printed timeline schedule incorrectly says 1:00. We apologize for the error.

Free

Shedding Light: 200 Years of Art & Music in Norfolk

Norfolk Historical Society Museum 13 Village Green, Norfolk, CT

This exhibition presents the long and storied history that art and music have had in Norfolk. Artists and musicians such as Samuel Coleridge Taylor, Jean Sibelius, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Ralph Vaughan Williams, John Cage, Ben Shahn, Josef Albers, Chuck Close and Eva Hesse had varied roles in Norfolk but each contributed to a long-term objective: to […]

Free

Stained Glass Window Viewing: Battell Chapel

Battell Chapel 12 Litchfield Road, Norfolk

Battell Chapel’s beautiful stained glass windows were designed by D. Maitland Armstrong and Louis Comfort Tiffany. Three large windows designed by Armstrong and made of opalescent glass fill the west end of the chapel. Tiffany’s five smaller windows face them from the east; they depict the four seasons, with a brilliant sunrise at the center. […]

Free

Live Music: Julia Autumn Ford

Royal Arcanum Building 3 Station Place, Norfolk, Connecticut

Julia Autumn Ford has been playing professionally since she was a teenager. She has toured extensively throughout the U.S. and, as a member of Belle of the Fall, an indie folk duo comprised of JAF and Tracy Walton, she has released 3 critically acclaimed albums: Earthbound, Rise Up and The Bending of Light. This is […]

Free

Guided Tour, Stained Glass: Battell Chapel

Battell Chapel 12 Litchfield Road, Norfolk

Take a guided tour of Battell Chapel and its beautiful stained glass windows designed by D. Maitland Armstrong and Louis Comfort Tiffany. Three large windows designed by Armstrong and made of opalescent glass fill the west end of the chapel. Tiffany’s five smaller windows face them from the east; they depict the four seasons, with […]

Free

Bonfire and Skating

Norfolk Ice Skating Rink 50 Mountain Road, Norfolk, Connecticut

The Norfolk Volunteer Fire Department will have a bonfire and s'mores beside the town skating rink, whether or not people can skate. Rain cancels. The fire department and Town maintain the rink throughout the season and anyone may skate at their own risk any time that the ice is clear. Mother Nature permitting, the fire […]

Free

Hiking, Skiing, Snowshoeing

All around town Norfolk, Connecticut

Norfolk has miles of trails all over town, most of them maintained year-round by the Norfolk Land Trust and Great Mountain Forest. They are open for the public to enjoy on foot, snowshoes or skis, so put on something warm and come on out! Trail maps are linked from the organization names above.

Free

Ice Skating

Norfolk Ice Skating Rink 50 Mountain Road, Norfolk, Connecticut

Mother Nature permitting, the Norfolk Volunteer Fire Department will have the town skating rink ready for skaters during WINter Weekend in Norfolk. The fire department and Town maintain the rink throughout the season and anyone may skate at their own risk any time that the ice is clear. Please make sure the ice is safe […]

Free

Fly-tying/Fishing Workshop

Norfolk Hub 2 Station Place, Norfolk, CT

Expert fly fisherman Doug McDevitt is holding a special six-hour workshop for fishing enthusiasts at any level of experience. Doug will demonstrate the art and science of tying different flies, discuss fishing and offer his tips on where to go for the best experience. Participants are welcome to drop in any time and to share […]

Free

Art Show: Elementary School Students

Norfolk Hub 2 Station Place, Norfolk, CT

Un-In-Hib-It-ed, a show of whimsical artwork by the area's youngest artists, students from Norfolk, Colebrook and Barkhamsted elementary schools.

Free

Norfolk Curling Club Open House

Norfolk Curling Club 70 Golf Drive, Norfolk

The Norfolk Curling Club is open to visitors to watch curling on Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Play will feature the Winter Wonderland Women’s Bonspiel all day Saturday and on Sunday morning. A Sunday League is scheduled for Sunday afternoon starting at 1:00 p.m. Members will be there both days to […]

Free

Stained Glass Window Viewing: Immaculate Conception Church

Church of the Immaculate Conception 4 North Street, Norfolk, CT

Immaculate Conception Church has magnificent stained glass windows created by Franz Mayer & Co. of Munich. The church will be open for viewing and docents will be there to answer questions.

Free

Solar Observation

Robertson Plaza Station Place, Norfolk

Matthew Johnson and the Aton Forest ecological field station bring solar observation astronomy to Norfolk using a dedicated solar telescope. The scope observes the H-alpha wavelength, which can show sunspots, the surface’s activity and...most exciting...solar prominences cast off from the sun's surface into space. Matthew will also have information about the International Dark Sky Association.

Free

Shedding Light: 200 Years of Art & Music in Norfolk

Norfolk Historical Society Museum 13 Village Green, Norfolk, CT

This exhibition presents the long and storied history that art and music have had in Norfolk. Artists and musicians such as Samuel Coleridge Taylor, Jean Sibelius, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Ralph Vaughan Williams, John Cage, Ben Shahn, Josef Albers, Chuck Close and Eva Hesse had varied roles in Norfolk but each contributed to a long-term objective: to […]

Free

Stained Glass Window Viewing: Battell Chapel

Battell Chapel 12 Litchfield Road, Norfolk

Battell Chapel’s beautiful stained glass windows were designed by D. Maitland Armstrong and Louis Comfort Tiffany. Three large windows designed by Armstrong and made of opalescent glass fill the west end of the chapel. Tiffany’s five smaller windows face them from the east; they depict the four seasons, with a brilliant sunrise at the center. […]

Free

Live Music: Michael Cobb

Royal Arcanum Building 3 Station Place, Norfolk, Connecticut

Based in Norfolk and in Brooklyn, N.Y., Michael writes; sings; plays guitar, bass, harmonica, banjo and ukulele, and produces concerts. He describes his sound as eclectic Americana. His last Weekend in Norfolk gig was in February, when he played at the Manor House with Trina Hamlin.

Free

Guided Tour, Stained Glass: Battell Chapel

Battell Chapel 12 Litchfield Road, Norfolk

Take a guided tour of Battell Chapel and its beautiful stained glass windows designed by D. Maitland Armstrong and Louis Comfort Tiffany. Three large windows designed by Armstrong and made of opalescent glass fill the west end of the chapel. Tiffany’s five smaller windows face them from the east; they depict the four seasons, with […]

Free