2022 FALL FESTIVAL

September 30th
October 1st
October 2nd

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Friday, September 30th

6:00 PM – Norfolk Library

The Brendan Gill Lecture
Tomi Obaro, author of Dele Weds Destiny
a novel

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Followed by a public reception at Manor House Inn (69 Maple Ave, Norfolk)
Catering provided by the Norfolk Pub.


Saturday, October 1st

10:30 AM – Norfolk Library

Fierce Enough to Be Free: Five 19th Century Women Who Helped Spark the First American Civil Rights Movement
Janice Nimura, author of The Doctors Blackwell
In conversation with
Dorothy Wickenden, author of The Agitators

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1:00 PM – Norfolk Library

Nijinska, Ballet, Modernism
Lynn Garafola
, author of La Nijinska
In conversation with
Marina Harss, author of the forthcoming biography on Alexi Ratmansky

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2:30 PM – Norfolk Library

Russia and Ukraine at War
Brigid O’Keeffe, author of The Multi-Ethnic Soviet Union and its Demise
In conversation with
Victoria Smolkin, author of A Sacred Space Is Never Empty: A History of Soviet Atheism

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5:00 PM – Husky Meadows Farm

Benefit Event – ticketed
A Haystack Evening at Husky Meadows Farm
30 Doolittle Drive, Norfolk

Kitchen Confidential: Inside the World of New York Times Cooking
Sam Sifton, founding editor of NYT Cooking and author of The NYT Cooking No-Recipe Recipes
In conversation with
Melissa Clark, author of Dinner In One

Followed by a reception in the garden at Husky Meadows Farm – ticketed event and registration limited. Feast on treats created by the talented chefs of Seed & Spoon.

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Sunday, October 2nd

9:30 AM

A Walk Through City Meadow – Insects in Our Village – Come and walk with us through the city meadow in Norfolk with Dr. Kimberly Stoner, Agricultural Entomologist Emeritus at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station.

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11:00 AM – Norfolk Library

Collapsing Populations and the Fight for Life
Oliver Milman, author of The Insect Crisis
In conversation with
Michelle Nijhuis, author of Beloved Beasts

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