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07.01.24 // Monthly Newsletters

June 2024

Explore the latest in Norfolk’s NEON District with new artworks in neighborhood signs, a free collage class at d’Art Center, and the summer fitness series “Run Your Best Mile,” plus save the date for the NEON Festival returning October 17-18.

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05.30.24 // Monthly Newsletters

May 2024

The NEON District in Norfolk is set to undergo a transformation with the launch of the NEON District Streetscape Project, beginning mid-June. The project encompasses a comprehensive overhaul of infrastructure and placemaking enhancements along Granby Street from Brambleton Avenue to Virginia Beach Boulevard.

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05.13.24 // Monthly Newsletters

April 2024

Recently announced, the former Greyhound bus station is getting a new life as Houndstooth, a mixed-use multifamily development planned by The Breeden Company with designs by Work Program Architects.

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04.02.24 // Monthly Newsletters

March 2024

Spring in the NEON District is brimming with vibrant art and community events. Explore new walking tours featuring local artists, lend a hand at The Plot’s Volunteer Day, or submit your artwork for our unique neighborhood signage.

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03.01.24 // Monthly Newsletters

February 2024

This February newsletter highlights the exciting new TV and film academy from The Hurrah Players, the return of customer service to the Human Services building, the one year anniversary of GypSea Roots Collective and the 10th anniversary of the Wearable Arts Fashion Show. Plus, PlantNorfolk’s re-opening and upcoming events like the 3 on 3 Improv Tournament and the Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone performance!

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02.21.24 // Monthly Newsletters

January 2024

After giving one last glance to 2023, it’s time to look ahead with a recharged perspective. New developments are percolating in the District that should bring a boost to the year ahead and we can’t wait to see what they bring.

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01.02.24 // Monthly Newsletters

December 2023

It has now been a decade since the NEON District went from dream to reality, from a spark to fire, from abandoned storefronts to renovated historic buildings, and from a few lone creative folks in the neighborhood to a community of artists, makers, small business owners and arts professionals.

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11.30.23 // Monthly Newsletters

November 2023

The Santa band is tuning up and local vendors are stocking their tents…it’s time for the NEON Holiday Market! With a record number of vendors and a new beer garden, the market is shaping up to be one of the biggest ever on Saturday, December 9.

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11.01.23 // Monthly Newsletters

October 2023

A little rain can’t stop the NEON Festival! Thanks to those of you that attended the 8th Annual NEON Festival! Whether you were an artist, performer, attendee, volunteer, or sponsor of the festival, we want to hear from you through a quick survey.

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7th Annual
 NEON Festival

The 7th annual NEON Festival returned to NFK October 20 & 21, 2022. The nights were lit with performances, music, murals, art and more!

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Call For Artists

Hundreds of artists have passed through NEON walls over the years. Big or small, international or your next door neighbor, high school student or college professor - artists of all kinds and skill levels are welcome to contribute to the NEON District's public art collection. Apply for project-based open calls throughout the year to join the club.