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Arts & Culture Events

  1. Norfolk Visual Arts Month!

    October 1 - October 31, 12:00 PM @ Norfolk, Virginia

    October 2017 is a month long celebration of the over 50 ways Norfolk, VA brings visual arts to the forefront every day! Find a complete list of where to go at It is with good reason that Norfolk is called the Cultural Capital of Virginia!

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  2. Virginia Children's Festival

    October 7, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Town Point Park

    Hampton Roads’ most exciting family festival is filled with more than 100 fun, creative and interactive activities that include storytelling, hands-on workshops, educational displays, cultural experiences, arts and crafts, military demonstrations, costumed characters and more! This event is designed with children 10 and younger in mind.

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  3. 60th Annual Freedom Fund Luncheon

    October 7, 12:00 PM @ Murray Center

    The Norfolk Branch of the NAACP is preparing to host its 60th Annual Freedom Fund Luncheon. This year’s theme is “Steadfast and Immovable”, and we are proud and honored to welcome the Honorable State Senator Lionell Spruill, Sr. as our keynote speaker.

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  4. Chelsea West Fest

    October 7, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Location: Chelsea Business District, West Ghent Admission Fee: FREE and open to the public Events Live music and local breweries, vendors, and quality crafters

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  5. Author Visits: Tracie Barton-Barrett Buried Deep in Our Hearts

    October 7, 2:00 PM @ Pretlow Anchor Branch Library

    North Carolina author Tracie Barton-Barrett will speak on her recent book Buried Deep in Our Hearts. Tracie is a psychology instructor and counselor with a lifetime love of animals; her novel explores dealing with pet loss and honoring their memory.

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Community/Neighborhood Event

  1. Coffee with a Cop October Series

    October 7, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Chick-Fil-A

    Join your neighbors and your Norfolk police officers for coffee and conversation. No agenda or speeches, just a chance to ask questions, voice concerns, and get to know your officers.

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  2. Anti-Bullying, Gang Awareness & Gun Violence Prevention Forum

    October 7, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ East Ocean View Recreation Center

    Education in the realities of bullying, guns and gangs. Sponsored by Anti-Violence Alliance. Free, family events, food, entertainment and vendors. Includes Spanish-language forum.

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  3. Fire Safety Kids Workshop

    October 7, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Target Parking Lot

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  4. Norfolk Arbor Day

    October 7, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Lafayette Park

    Fun for all ages. Join the tree trail treck, browse the exhibits and adopt your own tree. Peruse the plant sale to fill in your own landscaping. Plant trees today, for tomorrow.

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  5. Rock the Boats

    October 7, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ The Hague

    Sailbots757 event - The public is invited to a free day of remote control sailing on the Hauge between the Chrysler Museum of Art and the foot bridge for an introduction to miniature sailing. Bring your own RC boat or choose from RC boats on loan for 15 minute intervals. Learn about how to harness the wind and the tactics of sailing, without the seasickness or getting wet.

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