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August 2022

Bocce: Open Courts

August 5
Station Place Cafe, 10 Station Place
Norfolk, Connecticut 06058
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Free

Did you know that Norfolk has a real bocce court? It's behind the cafe at 10 Station Place and it's open all day for all three days of Weekend in Norfolk. Equipment is provided. On Sunday someone will be at the court from noon to 4:00 p.m. to do demos and organize mini games! Come learn or just play.

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Live Music: Broadfield Farmers and Friends

August 5 at 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Robertson Plaza, Station Place
Norfolk, 06058
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Free

Guitarist Grant Mudge, joined by various musician friends, will be playing an eclectic mix of acoustic classics. Come out and sing along!

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Sidewalk Chalk Painting with Turi Rostad

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

Join painter Turi Rostad on the Station Place sidewalk for fun with chalk. Creativity encouraged...let your imagination run wild, paint your dreams, plot a garden...no limits! Chalk supplied or bring your own special color.

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Get Married or Renew Your Vows

August 5 at 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Green, Village Green
Norfolk, CT 06058
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Free

You’re invited to get married or renew your vows on the Village Green; bouquets supplied, ring bearers and witnesses standing by. Please email us to make a reservation (required) and, if you’re getting married, bring your license. See the town clerk’s web page for hours, license fee and a worksheet.

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Bring the Hoopla!

August 5 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Green, Village Green
Norfolk, CT 06058
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Free

Come get hula hoop instruction, then try games and other activities to encourage self-expression and creativity.

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Hike the Peaks Challenge

August 6
Norfolk Land Trust Trails Norfolk, CT 06058 + Google Map
Free

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 Mountain, Pine Mountain, East Summit Ridge and Beech Hill. Visit the Land Trust website for trail maps.

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Walking Historical Norfolk

August 6
All around town Norfolk, Connecticut 06058 + Google Map
Free

Pick up a tour guide to Norfolk’s historic houses and walk around the village to see fine examples of Norfolk’s development over several eras, from Revolutionary days to the Gilded Age of architecture. Brochures are available at the Historical Society museum, the Norfolk Library and the Norfolk Hub.

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Bocce: Open Courts

August 6
Station Place Cafe, 10 Station Place
Norfolk, Connecticut 06058
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Free

Did you know that Norfolk has a real bocce court? It's behind the cafe at 10 Station Place and it's open all day for all three days of Weekend in Norfolk. Equipment is provided. On Sunday someone will be at the court from noon to 4:00 p.m. to do demos and organize mini games! Come learn or just play.

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Fly-Fishing Lesson

August 6 at 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Wood Creek Pond, 428 Ashpohtag Road
Norfolk, Connecticut 06058
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Free

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 first-come, first-served basis) only if there are unfilled slots or last-minute no-shows. Thank you!

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Farmers Market

August 6 at 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Norfolk Farmers Market, 19 Maple Avenue
Norfolk, CT 06058
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Free admission

It's Kids' Day at the market and it's a very special day indeed. Events include a scavenger hunt, corn hole toss, face painting, a cooking demo and sampling, giant bubbles, an ice cream truck, candy jar guess, zucchini classic car show, free hot dogs and sodas for kids (see the manager for ticket) and of course prizes, prizes, prizes! All this and music by Andy Styles; fresh fruits and vegetables, breads and baked goods, meats, pickles and condiments, local cheeses…

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Town-wide Tag Sale

August 6 at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
All around town Norfolk, Connecticut 06058 + Google Map
Free admission

This is the biggest tag sale we've ever had, just for Weekend in Norfolk! You'll find something for everyone, from rag dolls to gilded sandals, lead crystal to vintage Tupperware, rolling pins to sweaters, jewelry and artwork to Lego and Hot Wheels...among us we have everything imaginable! Every venue is different. Some addresses have just one household, others have neighbors participating and the one at 12 Laurel Way is a large multiple-household estate sale. Come explore and find treasures! Friendly…

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E-bike Demos and Tryouts

August 6 at 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Station Place, Station Place
Norfolk, CT 06058
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Free

For anyone who’s been wanting to try out an e-bike but never gotten up to Great Barrington, Norfolk’s Rails to Trails Committee is bringing Berkshire Bike and Board to town. R2T and Berkshire Bike will be on Station Place for four hours, complete with bikes, information and lots of good advice.

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Fly-Fishing Lesson

August 6 at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wood Creek Pond, 428 Ashpohtag Road
Norfolk, Connecticut 06058
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Free

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 first-come, first-served basis) only if there are unfilled slots or last-minute no-shows. Thank you!

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Refreshments on the Green

August 6 at 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Green, Village Green
Norfolk, CT 06058
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Free

Join us under the trees on the Village Green for refreshing sips and sweets, courtesy of Church of Christ Congregational and the Food Pantry. Here, courtesy of chef Linda Garrettson, are the recipes for Cookie Dough Balls, Energy Squares and Mexican Brownies. Enjoy!

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Mushroom Foraging Walk

August 6 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Husky Meadows Farm Norfolk, Connecticut 06058 + Google Map
Free

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 is catching, and this walk in the woods with her is not to be missed! It's free, but please let us know that you're coming.

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Get Married or Renew Your Vows

August 6 at 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Green, Village Green
Norfolk, CT 06058
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Free

You’re invited to get married or renew your vows on the Village Green; bouquets supplied, ring bearers and witnesses standing by. Please email us to make a reservation (required) and, if you’re getting married, bring your license. See the town clerk’s web page for hours, license fee and a worksheet.

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Family Fun Day and Movie

August 6 at 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Botelle School, 128 Greenwoods Road East
Norfolk, Connecticut 06058
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Ticketed

Bring your family and their friends and come enjoy Family Fun Day on the Botelle School soccer field. There will be a huge bounce house; food, candy, snacks and drinks for sale; face painting, and a movie (Encanto) playing on our blow-up projector screen at dusk. Plan to come out and enjoy! Tickets are $10 per family. While you're there, visit the Foundation for Norfolk Living's information booth. The group will be describing its projects, making a list of interested…

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Hike the Peaks Challenge

August 7
Norfolk Land Trust Trails Norfolk, CT 06058 + Google Map
Free

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 Mountain, Pine Mountain, East Summit Ridge and Beech Hill. Visit the Land Trust website for trail maps.

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Walking Historical Norfolk

August 7
All around town Norfolk, Connecticut 06058 + Google Map
Free

Pick up a tour guide to Norfolk’s historic houses and walk around the village to see fine examples of Norfolk’s development over several eras, from Revolutionary days to the Gilded Age of architecture. Brochures are available at the Historical Society museum, the Norfolk Library and the Norfolk Hub.

Find out more »

Bocce: Open Courts

August 7
Station Place Cafe, 10 Station Place
Norfolk, Connecticut 06058
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Free

Did you know that Norfolk has a real bocce court? It's behind the cafe at 10 Station Place and it's open all day for all three days of Weekend in Norfolk. Equipment is provided. Today someone will be at the court from noon to 4:00 p.m. to do demos and organize mini games! Come learn or just play.

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Outdoor Worship Service: Church of Christ

August 7 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Battell Chapel, 12 Litchfield Road
Norfolk, 06058
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Free

Church of Christ Congregational invites you to join them for an outdoor worship service in front of Battell Chapel. A coffee hour will follow at 10:00; all are welcome. Social distancing encouraged.

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Fly-fishing Lesson

August 7 at 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Wood Creek Pond, 428 Ashpohtag Road
Norfolk, Connecticut 06058
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Free

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 first-come, first-served basis) only if there are unfilled slots or last-minute no-shows. Thank you!

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Coffee and Refreshments

August 7 at 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Church of Christ Congregational, 12 Litchfield Road
Norfolk, CT 06058
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Free

Church of Christ Congregational invites you to join them for outdoor refreshments following the 9:00 a.m. church service. Come meet new people and enjoy being outdoors. You are also welcome to attend the service. Social distancing encouraged.

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Bocce: Open Courts

August 7 at 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Station Place Cafe, 10 Station Place
Norfolk, Connecticut 06058
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Free

Did you know that Norfolk has a real bocce court? It's behind the cafe at 10 Station Place and it's open all day for all three days of Weekend in Norfolk. Equipment is provided. This afternoon someone will be at the court from noon to 4:00 p.m. to do demos and organize mini games! Come learn or just play.

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Live Music: Amo Brass

August 7 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Robertson Plaza, Station Place
Norfolk, 06058
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Free

Come hear the Amo Brass, one of the Yale Summer School of Music's stellar groups, as they perform a mix of contemporary and classical selections. The five musicians are: Joshua Bialkin, trumpet; Connor Holland, trumpet; Olivia Martinez, horn; David Seder, trombone, and Vivian Kung, tuba.

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Ribbon Cutting: Robertson Plaza

August 7 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Robertson Plaza, Station Place
Norfolk, 06058
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Free

A ceremony celebrating the completion of the upgrade of Robertson Plaza and the completion of a stairway linking it with City Meadow below. More details to be announced.

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Farm Open House: Autumn Harvest Orchard

August 7 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Autumn Harvest Orchard, 879 Winchester Road
Norfolk, Connecticut 06058
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Free

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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Walking Tour: Historic Main Street

August 7 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Memorial Green, 5 North Street
Norfolk, Connecticut 06058
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Free

At the turn of the 20th century, Norfolk had a bustling Main Street that ran from Memorial Green up to the Village Green...now a very different picture with more open space than buildings. Join Norfolk Historical Society Executive Director Barry Webber for a look back at some of the historic structures and learn about the merchants and other trades that once made up this thriving section of town. Meet at Memorial Green at 2:00; the tour will last about an…

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Sidewalk Chalk Painting with Susannah Anderson

August 7 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Station Place, Station Place
Norfolk, CT 06058
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Free

Join painter Susannah Anderson on the Station Place sidewalk for fun with chalk. Creativity encouraged...let your imagination run wild, paint your dreams, plot a garden...no limits! Chalk supplied or bring your own special color.

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Live Music: Family Band

August 7 at 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Station Place, Station Place
Norfolk, CT 06058
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Free

Join Josh DeCerbo and the Family Band as they play some contemporary and classic pop and vocal music. The vocal selections will star a host of families from Norfolk, so come on out and enjoy listening. Expect anything and everything, from some jazz songs to the Beatles, Lady Gaga and everything in between.

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