Norfolk Farmers Market
Details About This Market
Saturdays, 10 am - 1 pm, Norfolk Town Hall, 19 Maple Ave.
Indoors: Jan. 9 and 23, Feb. 6 and 20, Mar. 5 and 19, Apr. 2 and 16
November 19, pre-Thanksgiving
December 3, Holiday market, 10-2 (an extra hour), Battell Chapel, 12 Litchfield Rd.
Outdoors: May 14 to October 8
The outdoor market is held rain or shine, with plenty of parking right next door. A special, indoor holiday market will be held on Saturday, December 3, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Expect 30-35 vendors at the outdoor markets and 45 at the Holiday market. The pre-Thanksgiving and January-April markets are food-only with fewer vendors.
Farmers at this market produce at least 70 percent of what they sell and get the rest from nearby farms. Artisans make what they sell.
Fill up your tank or have that rattle checked at George’s Norfolk Garage, 319 Greenwoods Road East (Rt. 44) (860-542-5541)
Blackberry River Inn, 538 Greenwoods Road West (Rt. 44) (860-542-5531)
Fallen in love with Norfolk? Want to put down roots?
Elyse Harney Real Estate (860-542-5500)
Best & Cavallaro (860-480-5168)
and Betsy Little Real Estate (860-542-5020) can all help you find the perfect place.
Norfolk’s Natural Resource Inventory supplies real information to support your emotional attachment; a 12-MB electronic version replete with photos is available for free download.
Antiquing in Norfolk
Joseph Stannard, Station Place (860-542-5212), offers French country antiques, custom furnishings.
Shoestring Antiques, 115 Greenwoods Road East (860-542-1671), has something for everyone.
Sigma Design Studio, Greenwoods Road West (Rt. 44) (860-542-1970), specializes in antique silver.
More Restaurants and a
Feast for the Eyes
Station Place Café, 10 Station Place, Norfolk (860-542-2555) Local specialty food: salads, soups, sandwiches and more.
Infinity Bistro, 20 Greenwoods Road West (Rt. 44), Norfolk (860-542-5531) Dinner, lunch, happy hour (call or check website for hours).
Wood Creek Bar and Grill, 14 Greenwoods Road West (Rt. 44), Norfolk (860-542-1200) drinks, lunch and dinner Tuesday through Sunday.
Haystack Pizza & Restaurant 32 Greenwoods Road West (Rt 44), Norfolk (860-542-5990) daily, 7:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.
And feast your eyes!
Browse the exhibits at the Norfolk Historical Society Museum (open 1 to 4 on Saturdays and Sundays, June through September)
Visit the five-star Norfolk Library, 9 Greenwoods Road East (860-542-5075); it always has an art show, plus a book sale in late August (Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sundays, 1 to 4 p.m.)
Check out The Artisans Guild, Station Place (860-542-5055) for an array of locally handmade items and artwork, from the whimsical to the practical.
Climb the tower at the top of Haystack Mountain and enjoy the view; there are picnic tables below the slope.
Bike the trails in Great Mountain Forest, 201 Windrow Road, or explore them on foot.