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  1. Offsite Gallery exhibition: "Portuguese Playground" by local artist Marlowe Emerson on view through 01/08/21

    November 13, 2020, 5:00 PM - January 8, 2021, 7:00 PM @ Norfolk Arts' Offsite Gallery at MacArthur Center

    Join us for an opening reception, Friday, 11/13/20, 5-7pm. Masks & social distancing required. Safety measures are in place throughout MacArthur Center. On view through 01/08/21: M-Sat. 11am-7pm & Sun. 12-6pm. Marlowe Emerson uses acrylic & collage techniques to create large, abstract paintings. “Portuguese Playground” features work in a variety of media created in 2019 at the Buinho Creative Residency. The exhibition takes its title from an actual playground in Portugal, as well as the artist’s experience of playing with a variety of new materials & techniques. It also references the high tech “playground” Buinho has created. Marlowe holds a degree in French & Art History from Georgetown University. Her work has been shown in museums & galleries internationally, including the Art in Embassies program. Emerson teaches abstract painting at MOCA & works out of her home studio in Va. Beach. Visit marloweemerson.com for virtual viewing options.

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  2. Town Point Holiday Marketplace A Christmas Celebration, Market, and Movie Night

    December 5, 2020, 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Town Point Park - Downtown Norfolk Waterfront

    Join us for a one-day Holiday Market, Celebration and Movie Night in Town Point Park on the Downtown Norfolk Waterfront. The Holiday Market will coincide with a FREE live screening of the movie Elf, in a safe, socially-distant, family friendly environment on Saturday, December 5, 2020, 2 pm – 8 pm. This festive outdoor wonderland serves as a perfect setting for holiday photos with family or friends, and will feature unique and local crafters as well as a visit from the big-man himself, Santa Claus. During the festivities guests can enjoy complimentary hot chocolate. Seasonal craft beer, mulled wine and other holiday treats will be available for purchase. 2-8pm – Holiday Marketplace (including local artisans & crafters) 2-8pm – Food Trucks & Seasonal Beverages available for purchase 4-6pm – A Free Visit from Santa Claus (including safe, socially-distant photo opportunities) 6-8pm – A Free Showing of “Elf”

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Community/Neighborhood Event

  1. NEON Holiday Market

    December 5, 2020, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ The Plot

    Shop local in the NEON District on Saturday, December 5th from 12 to 4 PM. Pop by for live music from acoustic musicians, snacks from food trucks, handmade goods and local art. More than 25 creative vendors will have their wares out for all your holiday shopping! Apply to be a vendor by 5 pm Friday, November 13, 2020: https://forms.gle/y9cqzWNVVTfU2dHJ6 The NEON Holiday Market will be following state requirements for outdoor markets and retail. All vendors will be spaced accordingly and shoppers must maintain 6' feet of physical distance and wear a mask. ***In case of inclement weather, the market will move inside the Hugh R. Copeland Center, right across from the Plot in the NEON District.

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  2. RPOS: Master Plan Virtual Meetings

    December 9, 2020, All Day

    We need your input! Your feedback is vital for the future of Recreation, Parks & Open Space. Virtual public input meetings are being hosted on December 9 and 10 for the RPOS Master Plan. Recreational programming, park development, facility improvements and more will be discussed. Visit KeepingYouFirst.com. Register today!

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  3. Blood Drive

    December 9, 2020, 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM @ Waterside District

    Gift the gift of life this holiday season! Register: redcrossblood.org (Sponsor Code: NorfolkCity)

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  4. RPOS: Master Plan Virtual Meetings

    December 10, 2020, All Day

    We need your input! Your feedback is vital for the future of Recreation, Parks & Open Space. Virtual public input meetings are being hosted on December 9 and 10 for the RPOS Master Plan. Recreational programming, park development, facility improvements and more will be discussed. Visit KeepingYouFirst.com. Register today!

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  5. Norfolk Greek Fest Express Drive-Thru

    December 10, 2020, 10:30 AM - 7:00 PM @ Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral

    You need Greek food! Join us in the queue at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral, off Granby Street for a fantastic menu of our Greek Festival Food! Drive-Thru & Credit/Debit only. Greek Fest Express will be open Dec 10, 11, 12 from 10:30 am - 7:00 pm daily..

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  6. Multimodal Norfolk Virtual Public Meeting: Redesigning Your Transit Network

    December 10, 2020, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/6183590033850616845

    Join the Multimodal Norfolk team for an overview of the draft recommended transit network and an update on the status of the multimodal transportation master plan. This webinar will include a live question and answer session where you can speak with the Multimodal Norfolk team. This is the first of two December public meetings. The same presentation will be given at both meetings so there is no need to attend both! The other meeting will be held on December 15 at 12:00 pm. You can register for the December 15 at https://bit.ly/MMNDec15.

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  7. Norfolk Greek Fest Express Drive-Thru

    December 11, 2020, 10:30 AM - 7:00 PM @ Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral

    You need Greek food! Join us in the queue at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral, off Granby Street for a fantastic menu of our Greek Festival Food! Drive-Thru & Credit/Debit only. Greek Fest Express will be open Dec 10, 11, 12 from 10:30 am - 7:00 pm daily..

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  8. Norfolk Greek Fest Express Drive-Thru

    December 12, 2020, 10:30 AM - 7:00 PM @ Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral

    You need Greek food! Join us in the queue at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral, off Granby Street for a fantastic menu of our Greek Festival Food! Drive-Thru & Credit/Debit only. Greek Fest Express will be open Dec 10, 11, 12 from 10:30 am - 7:00 pm daily..

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  9. Vintage Sunday at Selden Market

    December 13, 2020, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Selden Market

    Vintage Sunday returns for a socially distanced and sanitized Holiday Quarterly Market. Presented by Selden Market and Kor Vintage, Vintage Sundays brings you the regions best retro and vintage finds. Each quarter, we fill the market with a variety of vintage vendors from throughout the region, bringing you everything from clothing and jewelry to home decor and records. Featuring booze, brunch and loads of vintage shopping! 11AM-5PM // FREE // ALL AGES + Full bar & brunch by The Stockpot Norfolk until 3pm + Brunch options by Slide Thru #FAM & coffee from Vessel Craft Coffee This event will be a bit smaller than usual to allow for physical distancing and limited capacity. FACE MASKS ARE REQUIRED!!! Vendors will be practicing additional sanitation regimens. You will be asked to leave if you do not have a face mask on in a proper manner.

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  10. Multimodal Norfolk Virtual Public Meeting: Redesigning Your Transit Network

    December 15, 2020, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/7645568863885014543

    Join the Multimodal Norfolk team for an overview of the draft recommended transit network and an update on the status of the multimodal transportation master plan. This webinar will include a live question and answer session where you can speak with the Multimodal Norfolk team. This is the second of two December public meetings. The same presentation will be given at both meetings so there is no need to attend both! The other meeting will be held on December 10 at 5:30 pm. You can register for the December 10 at https://bit.ly/MMNDec10.

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  11. Rent Ready Norfolk - Good Landlord Track: 2-hour Series Workshop

    December 17, 2020, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ via WebEx Cisco: Meeting Link: https://convoice.webex.com/convoice/j.php?MTID=m9cefac0b2857a0006cf7fa4a2b5423c2 Meeting number (access code): 172 802 9091 Meeting password: JmHkyWs8*32

    Rent Ready Norfolk's RentingSmart Academy is hosting a  workshop for landlords and property managers to learn about the following: Emergency Preparedness: How to Protect Your Property During Weather Events REGISTER TODAY!

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