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Exploring Norfolk with a Camera: Peter Coffeen

All around town Norfolk, Connecticut

Norfolk is a beautiful New England town, with photogenic elements that range from picturesque to scenic. Meet photographer Peter Coffeen at the Stanford White fountain at the south end of the village green and he'll lead you on a walk that will give you and your camera plenty of opportunities for that perfect photo. Starts […]

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Animal Embassy

The Green Village Green, Norfolk, CT

Join us on the village green to see and hear some exotic tails and tales. Animal Embassy has rescued or adopted more than 500 exotic animals over the years and currently maintains over 100 non-releasable animals in educational exhibits, including small mammals, reptiles, amphibians, birds, arachnids and insects, many of which you'll get to meet. […]

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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 three 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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Pollinator Walk and Talk

Botelle School 128 Greenwoods Road East, Norfolk, Connecticut

Join John Anderson and Susannah Wood of Norfolk's Conservation Commission on this walk to look at and learn about summer pollinators. The commission maintains a wet meadow full of wildflowers, and it draws many types of butterflies, bees and other insects. Park near the tennis courts behind Botelle School; the forecast is for sun and […]

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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 three 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 […]

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 three 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 […]

Free`

Exploring Norfolk with a Camera: Doug McDevitt

All around town Norfolk, Connecticut

Norfolk is a beautiful New England town, with photogenic elements that range from picturesque to scenic. Meet photographer Doug McDevitt at the Stanford White fountain at the south end of the village green and he'll lead you to places that will give you and your camera plenty of opportunities for that perfect photo. Starts at […]

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Exploring North Swamp Trail

Botelle School 128 Greenwoods Road East, Norfolk, Connecticut

Explore Norfolk with naturalist Susannah Wood. She’ll take you out on the North Swamp Trail (one of Norfolk's less familiar trails) to see what you find. It could be a heron’s nest, a beaver lodge, swallows and other birds, summer wildflowers...and you may be surprised at how much else there is to see. This is […]

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Exploring Norfolk with a Camera: Doug McDevitt

All around town Norfolk, Connecticut

Norfolk is a beautiful New England town, with photogenic elements that range from picturesque to scenic. Meet photographer Doug McDevitt at the Stanford White fountain at the south end of the village green and he'll lead you to places that will give you and your camera plenty of opportunities for that perfect photo. Starts at […]

Free

Exploring Norfolk with a Camera: Doug McDevitt

All around town Norfolk, Connecticut

Norfolk is a beautiful New England town, with photogenic elements that range from picturesque to scenic. Meet photographer Doug McDevitt at the Stanford White fountain at the south end of the village green and he'll lead you to places that will give you and your camera plenty of opportunities for that perfect photo. Starts at […]

Free

Hike the Peaks Challenge

Norfolk Land Trust Trails Norfolk, CT

Take the three-day, six-peak Norfolk Land Trust hiking challenge: snap a selfie at the top of all six trails, then present the images to win a Land Trust "Icebox of Connecticut" t-shirt. Download the peaks map or pick it up at a WIN information center. The peaks are Dennis Hill Gazebo, Dennis Hill Pavilion, Haystack […]

Free

Hike the Peaks Challenge

Norfolk Land Trust Trails Norfolk, CT

Take the three-day, six-peak Norfolk Land Trust hiking challenge: snap a selfie at the top of all six trails, then present the images to win a Land Trust "Icebox of Connecticut" t-shirt. Download the peaks map or pick it up at a WIN information center. The peaks are Dennis Hill Gazebo, Dennis Hill Pavilion, Haystack […]

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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Mushroom Foraging Walk

Husky Meadows Farm Norfolk, Connecticut

Meet at the Husky Meadows Farm parking lot and head out into the woods with Rana as she guides you through our woodland, sharing her knowledge of both fungi and plants. Our woods contain a variety of mushrooms ranging from Reishi, Chanterelles, Chicken of the Woods, Maitake and more. Rana’s enthusiasm for all things fungi […]

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Hike the Peaks Challenge

Norfolk Land Trust Trails Norfolk, CT

Take the three-day, six-peak Norfolk Land Trust hiking challenge: snap a selfie at the top of all six trails, then present the images to win a Land Trust "Icebox of Connecticut" t-shirt. Download the peaks map or pick it up at a WIN information center. The peaks are Dennis Hill Gazebo, Dennis Hill Pavilion, Haystack […]

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 […]

Free

Farm Open House: Autumn Harvest Orchard

Autumn Harvest Orchard 879 Winchester Road, Norfolk, Connecticut

Come tour Autumn Harvest Orchard, a certified naturally grown (CNG) orchard, vegetable farm and apiary that grows five varieties of heirloom apples. It is located on a hillside, so wear comfortable walking shoes; no sandals or open-toe footwear, please. In season, the orchard offers pick-your-own apples.

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