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July 2021

Hike the Peaks Challenge

July 30, 2021
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

July 30, 2021
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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Tour: Norfolk’s Historic Village Green

July 30, 2021 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Green, Village Green
Norfolk, CT 06058
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Free

Norfolk's village green was the center of communal life and a gathering place from the time the town was founded but, although the triangle that was to become the Green had been cleared and planted with elms as early as 1788, it was not until the second half of the nineteenth century that it began to take on its distinctive appearance. In this tour, Norfolk Historical Society director Barry Webber will point out and explain many of the Green's historic…

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Exploring Norfolk with a Camera: Peter Coffeen

July 30, 2021 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
All around town Norfolk, Connecticut 06058 + Google Map
Free

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 at 4:00 p.m. and limited to 10 participants. Sign up here. Individuals who show up unregistered will be accommodated (on a first-come, first-served basis) only…

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Bocce: Open Courts

July 30, 2021 at 4:30 pm - 6:30 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 (for different periods) all three days of Weekend in Norfolk, with demos on Saturday! Come learn or just play.

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Live Music: Grantville Dawgs

July 30, 2021 at 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Station Place, Station Place
Norfolk, CT 06058
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Free

Come revel in live music on Station Place, with the Grantville Dawgs at the peak of their talent! The group...Bob Britton, Tom Calcinari, Grant Mudge and Dale Savage...enjoys playing the rock music that they like to listen to themselves. Most of their music originally came out in the 60s, 70s and 80s. Performance will be in front of the Berkshire Country Store, 8 Station Place.

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Animal Embassy

July 30, 2021 at 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Green, Village Green
Norfolk, CT 06058
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Free

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. Sponsored by the Norfolk Library and one of the Fridays on the Green series.

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Lawn Games on the Green

July 30, 2021 at 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Green, Village Green
Norfolk, CT 06058
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Free

Join us on the village green for an evening of lawn games and more family fun! Sponsored by the Botelle PTO.

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Hike the Peaks Challenge

July 31, 2021
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

July 31, 2021
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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Fly-fishing Lesson

July 31, 2021 at 9:00 am - 10:30 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 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 first-come, first-served basis) only if there are unfilled slots or last-minute no-shows. Thank you!

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Farmers Market

July 31, 2021 at 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Town Hall, 19 Maple Avenue
Norfolk, 06058
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Free

The Norfolk Farmers Market is really going to town with its Weekend in Norfolk celebration! There’ll be live music by Silk-n-Steel, fresh local foods and artisan wares. In addition, the market will showcase a parade of horses from Mountain Valley Farm, free prize drawings and a free raffle.

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