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    April 1 - November 30 @ Elmwood Cemetery

    NORFOLK SOCIETY FOR CEMETERY CONSERVATION (NSCC) VOLUNTEER WORKDAYS: Tasks include landscape maintenance, beautification projects, and monument restoration and cleaning. Check calendar for more info:

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  2. Offsite Gallery: Form/Contrast By Christopher Kozak & Mensah Bey

    August 16, 10:00 AM - October 4, 9:00 PM @ MacArthur Center

    Form/Contrast By Christopher Kozak & Mensah Bey With a focus on a modern interpretation of the human form, Christopher Kozak & Mensah Bey present the human figure from contrasting vantage points. Comic centered backgrounds create courageous, illustrative settings for Christopher Kozak's figures. Vibrant , Afrocentric, humanoid abstractions move throughput Mensah Bey's paintings. Open Aug. 16-Oct. 4

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  3. Heart of Ghent 10k, Maury 5k & Blair Clipper Mile

    September 21, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Blair Middle School

    Come out and participate or volunteer for the Heart of Ghent 10K, Maury 5k and Blair Clipper Mile, which rings in the fall season to historic Ghent in Norfolk with a fit, festive, charitable family oriented run/walk through the historic and scenic Ghent neighborhood. With its unique blend of fine restaurants, boutiques, cafes, shopping, professional services, and quiet residential neighborhoods, Norfolk’s Historic Ghent is an ideal location for this great event returning after its successful inaugural year. This event is already becoming a “don’t miss” race on the regional running calendar. Six bands will be playing at party zones along the course to keep runners energized and spectators entertained. Custom race T-shirt, finisher medal for all. Custom awards to overall and age group winners. Awards are also provided to the largest and fastest brewery cup teams

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  4. MacArthur Center Beer Festival

    September 21, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ MacArthur Center

    Join us for an amazing day of CRAFT BEER, Music, Games, Food and Fun. The gates open at 11:00 AM so come early and stay late to enjoy all the day has to offer! Last call is 4:30 PM and taps will close at 5:00 PM. Tickets for UNLIMITED sampling are only $25 in advance, or $35 at the door! We will have craft brewers from all over the region sampling some of their award winning beers. They will be pouring some of your favorites as well as a sneak peek in to what will be on tap for 2020. Please remember to drink responsibly…and plan ahead if you need a place to stay or a ride home for the evening.

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  5. Attucks 100: Nobuntu, female acapella quintet

    September 21, 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM @ Attucks Theatre

    Irresistible harmonies and beguiling rhythms mark the joyful performances of this female a cappella quintet from Zimbabwe: Nobuntu. The quintet performs Saturday, September 21 at 7:30 pm at the Attucks Theatre, part of the Attucks at 100 Centennial Celebration. Nobuntu has drawn international acclaim in repertoire that ranges from traditional Zimbabwean songs to jazz to gospel, their pure and powerful voices backed by percussion, traditional instruments such as the Mbira (thumb piano) and organic, authentic dance movements.

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Community/Neighborhood Event

  1. Master Garden College Public Day

    September 21, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Hilton Norfolk The Main

    Members of the public are invited to a special day of the annual Master Gardener College event featuring keynote speakers Dr. Holly Scoggins, of Virginia Tech, and Dr. Carl Hershner, of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, and a variety of concurrent sessions to choose from, including "Creating an Herbal First Aid Kit," "Birds in Your Virginia Landscape," "7 Steps to a Successful Vegetable Garden," and "Your Landscape as Habitat: Saving Natives Species". Join for a day of fun and education at The Main in downtown Norfolk, Virginia!

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  2. Play Day 2019

    September 21, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Tarrallton Park

    Enjoy games, bounce houses, fitness, pony rides, vendors, sports demonstrations, carnival games, a 24-foot slide and more!

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  3. Norfolk Neighborhood Expo

    September 21, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Military Circle Mall Food Court

    Annual celebration of Norfolk's neighborhoods and resource fair

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