This summer time, you may discover the Norfolk Farmers Market at Riverpoint Sq..
Metropolis workers and the market’s organizers have labored to carry the market to the brand new location, and the town council accredited the transfer at Monday night time’s assembly.
“The workers did lots of work on this to accommodate the Norfolk Farmers Market transferring to this new house,” mentioned Mayor Josh Moenning. “I wished to acknowledge that work.”
The market shall be held Tuesday and Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings all through the summer time Moenning mentioned. The market is the primary common occasion to be held on the sq..
“I feel this shall be a optimistic (change) for the neighborhood. I sit up for one of many first regularized occasions happening at Riverpoint Sq.,” Moenning mentioned. “We sit up for that occasion turning into a convention in downtown Norfolk and attracting individuals to our evolving downtown and using the Riverpoint Sq. house which was designed precisely for festivals and markets.”
Councilman Gary Jackson mentioned he has heard optimistic suggestions in regards to the location change.
“I feel it should merchandise to have downtown,” he mentioned. “It’ll create lots of site visitors down there and I do know I’ve talked to a few who’re fairly enthusiastic about that.”
Riverpoint Sq. formally opens Wednesday. Town will maintain a ribbon reducing ceremony at 10:30 a.m. on that day.