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Concert: Works by Mozart and Dvorak

Yale Music Shed Battell Road, Norfolk, CT

Members of the St. Lawrence String Quartet, pianist Natalie Zhu and Norfolk Fellows perform Mozart's Piano Quartet in E-flat Major, K. 493, and Dvorak's String Sextet in A Major, Op. 48. Please note, all patrons must: Be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 including any booster dose(s) when eligible. Show their vaccination card and photo ID at […]

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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 […]

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Walking Historical Norfolk

All around town Norfolk, Connecticut

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

Station Place Cafe 10 Station Place, Norfolk, Connecticut

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 […]

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Outdoor Worship Service: Church of Christ

Battell Chapel 12 Litchfield Road, Norfolk

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

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 show: Kathleen Borkowski

Norfolk Hub 2 Station Place, Norfolk, CT

This exhibit is a tribute to the therapeutic benefits Borkowski receives by spending time in nature and making art each day. All of the works in this show developed out of a daily ritual that included reading the poem "The Dream Cabinet," by Ann Fisher-Wirth, drawing and painting in her garden, and experimenting with cyanotype […]

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Coffee and Refreshments

Church of Christ Congregational 12 Litchfield Road, Norfolk, CT

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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Worship Service: Mass

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

All are invited to attend Mass at Immaculate Conception Church. The service will be followed at noon by a chance to explore the church's magnificent stained glass windows with a docent in attendance to explain some of their history.

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Worship Service: Church of the Transfiguration

Church of the Transfiguration 21 Mills Way, Norfolk, CT

You are invited to a worship service at this small but exquisite church. After the service, it will be open for a short coffee hour and for viewing its fine stained glass windows. Among them is a window dedicated to the memory of Mark Twain’s wife, Olivia.

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Tours: Connecticut-Asia Cultural Center

Connecticut-Asia Cultural Center 207A Westside Road, Norfolk, Connecticut

Tour the Connecticut-Asia Cultural Center. The nonprofit Center is located in a century-old historic stone castle, recently renovated to provide a platform for educating the public about Asian culture. The exhibition hall consists of three floors, each focused on one culture: Taoist, Confucian and Buddhist. Guided tours introducing the historical evolution, beliefs and principles of […]

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Magic Moments: Magician Bryan Lizotte

Berkshire Country Store 6 Station Place, Norfolk, Connecticut

Come marvel at magic as Bryan Lizotte amazes you with all the things he makes happen! He’ll start by roaming and performing for customers of the Berkshire Country Store; then at 2:00 he’ll be doing a live show outside, right in front of the store.

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Art Show: Norfolk Artists & Friends

Art Barn Gallery 17 Stoeckel Road, Norfolk, CT

An exhibition of work by 30 local artists. Works will be for sale. We ask that people use good judgment about Covid precautions. If you are vaccinated and boosted, masks are not required. If you are not vaccinated or boosted, please wear a mask while in the gallery and studios to protect the artists and […]

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Slide Show: Community Art Project

Art Barn Gallery 17 Stoeckel Road, Norfolk, CT

This slideshow documents the inaugural Community Art Project, Home in a Vibrant Community. This was a collaboration among the Foundation for Norfolk Living, Norfolk Foundation and the Yale Norfolk School of Art to support dialogue about art and local affordable housing initiatives. Images from Yale Norfolk School of Art's 2022 session will also be included. […]

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Stained Glass Windows: Church of the Transfiguration

Church of the Transfiguration 21 Mills Way, Norfolk, CT

This small but exquisite church will be open for a short coffee hour following the 11:00 a.m. service. Visitors are welcome to come for coffee and to see its fine stained glass windows. Among them is a window dedicated to the memory of Mark Twain’s wife, Olivia.

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Stained Glass Window Tour: Immaculate Conception Church

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

Following the 11:00 a.m. Mass, to which visitors are welcome, Immaculate Conception Church will be open for viewing its magnificent stained glass windows, created by Franz Mayer & Co. of Munich. Docents will be present to answer questions at the specific hours scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday. A three-church guided tour on Saturday starts […]

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Live Music: Amo Brass

Robertson Plaza Station Place, Norfolk

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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Stained Glass Tour: 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 as the center. […]

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Art Show: Jean Grasmere

Guilded Artisan 3 Station Place, Norfolk, CT

Norfolk artist Jean Grasmere's work consists of oil paintings, pastels and watercolors of natural life, landscapes, nautical scenes and people. Most scenes are local New England. This show emphasizes her recent collages. The Guilded Artisan will also be open Friday, August 5, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and on Saturday, August 6, from 11:00 […]

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Main Street: A Look Back 100 Years

Norfolk Historical Society Museum 13 Village Green, Norfolk, CT

Every small town or big city in America once boasted an active Main Street and Norfolk was no exception. The 1850s map of the town shows Main Street running from the end of the Village Green down to the Catholic Church. This area was the hub of the town, with hotels, doctors, pharmacies, dry goods, […]

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Bocce: Open Courts

Station Place Cafe 10 Station Place, Norfolk, Connecticut

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 […]

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Ribbon Cutting: Robertson Plaza

Robertson Plaza Station Place, Norfolk

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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Art Show: Brad Robinson

Norfolk Library 9 Greenwoods Road East, Norfolk, CT

Brad Robinson returns to the Norfolk Library with a stunning display of mobiles, Soaring Sculptures. Although he was taught the mechanics of balance by his father, an engineer, the recurring themes of birds or fish reflect Robinson’s education as a biologist. Influenced by the work of Alexander Calder and Asian art, he creates a mobile […]

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Walking Tour: Historic Main Street

Memorial Green 5 North Street, Norfolk, Connecticut

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 […]

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Three-card Tarot Readings

Healing Nest 3 Station Place, Norfolk, Connecticut

Dianna Hofer offers a free 3-card Vision Quest Tarot reading. The cards are based on the traditional Italian tarot deck, integrated with Native American culture, wisdom and values. The four basic elements...earth, air, fire and water...replace the traditional cups, wands, swords and pentacles, also known as hearts, clubs, diamonds and spades. Dianna is also doing […]

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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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Sidewalk Chalk Painting with Susannah Anderson

Station Place Station Place, Norfolk, CT

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

Station Place Station Place, Norfolk, CT

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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Opening Reception: Brad Robinson

Norfolk Library 9 Greenwoods Road East, Norfolk, CT

The Library Associates' opening reception for Brad Robinson's stunning display of mobiles, Soaring Sculptures. Although he was taught the mechanics of balance by his father, an engineer, the recurring themes of birds or fish reflect Robinson’s education as a biologist. Influenced by the work of Alexander Calder and Asian art, he creates a mobile with […]

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Performance: Rosemary Gill Monologue

Church of Christ Congregational 12 Litchfield Road, Norfolk, CT

All are welcome at the Church of Christ Congregational to hear Rosemary Gill's original monologue, "Bless me Father, for I have sinned." Join us at the white church on the Village Green for the performance followed by refreshments outside. There is no charge for this event but donations will be accepted to benefit the Raise […]

Free, donations accepted