Norfolk celebrates a winter weekend

Rich Kessin, center, of the Norfolk Library Associates (and a Lakeville Journal columnist) led a talk for a rapt audience on “Magnificent Microscopes” at the library on Saturday, Feb. 24. Photo by Shaw Israel Izikson

NORFOLK — Because Mother Nature has a sense of humor, apparently, the town that is known as The Icebox of Connecticut had mild weather for its first-ever Winter Weekend in Norfolk (WIN),  on Saturday, Feb. 24, and Sunday, Feb. 25.

“It’s kind of ironic that this ‘winter weekend’ ended up being 50-degree weather,” Berkshire Country Store owner Ryan Craig commented. But, like the other businesses, educators and other organizations that had organized events for WIN, he was happy to be there. 

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