Calendar module icon

Calendar

City Calendar

  1. Flag Rock Campground Closing for Season

    November 9, 2020 - April 30, 2021 @ Flag Rock Recreation Area

    Flag Rock Campground will close for the season on Monday, Nov. 9, 2020. Thank you for your patronage. We'll see you in May 2021! Questions? Contact Norton Parks and Recreation Department at (276) 679-0754.

    More Details
  2. Norton Spring Photo Contest

    March 22, 2021 - April 30, 2021

    Calling all amateur photographers! The Norton Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a Spring Photo Contest. Contestants are invited to submit their best spring photo taken within Norton’s city limits (this includes Flag Rock Recreation Area). Age groups include: 12 and younger and 13 and older. Best photos will win prizes. Contest Rules: Photos must be taken within Norton’s corporate limits. This includes Flag Rock Recreation Area but does not include High Knob Observation Tower. Photos may not be submitted by professional photographers. Photos must be submitted in JPEG format to rmiozzi@nortonva.org. Photographers can submit up to two photos. Only recent spring photos may be submitted. Submissions must include photographer’s name, age group, a brief description of the photo’s location, and the photographer’s hometown. Contact: Rebecca Iozzi, Norton Parks and Recreation Assistant Director, (276) 679-0754 or rmiozzi@nortonva.org

    More Details
  3. Norton Adopt-A-Truck Program

    April 9, 2021 - April 19, 2021

    The City of Norton will offer an Adopt-A-Truck program at no charge to Norton residents from April 9-19. The program is being offered in conjunction with the annual Great American Cleanup. To request a truck, contact Norton Parks and Recreation Assistant Director Rebecca Iozzi, (276) 679-0754 or rmiozzi@nortonva.org. Residents can have large appliances, furniture, and other items transported from their properties to the proper disposal location. For large loads of trash and tree limbs, residents can make special arrangements for a city truck to be parked overnight at their residences. A driver will return the following morning to take the load to the city shop.

    More Details
  4. Group Mountain Bike Rides

    April 13, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Norton Reservoirs

    Join guides Andy Mullins and Abby O’Hare for weeknight mountain bike rides on the Flag Rock Area Trails system in Norton’s Flag Rock Recreation Area. Rides will be tailored to attendees in terms of length and difficulty. All rides will start at the Norton Reservoir trailhead. See https://goo.gl/maps/oaxUbVudtCR2 for driving directions. Contact: Andy Mullins, amullins@gmail.com, or Katie Dunn, katied@nortonva.org or (276) 679-1160

    More Details
  5. Digital Outdoor Chat: Southwest Virginia Syrup Production

    April 15, 2021, 9:00 AM

    Join Phil Meeks with Virginia Cooperative Extension and the Virginia Master Naturalists’ High Knob Chapter for a presentation about local syrup production. This chat will be available online at www.nortonva.gov/outdoorchats.

    More Details
  6. Great American Cleanup

    April 17, 2021, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ 765 Park Avenue SW

    Join Norton Parks and Recreation and Keep Wise County Beautiful for the annual Great American Cleanup from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, April 17. A rain date for the event will be Saturday, April 24. Participants should meet in the parking lot adjacent to the Wise County Chamber of Commerce building (765 Park Ave. SW). All cleanup materials will be provided. Several activities will be held as part of the cleanup. They include: Return a bag filled with litter and receive a gift; A pizza lunch will be provided to all volunteers at noon; A contest for participants to wear their most unique green outfit and receive a prize; and "Riches in the Ditches," which challenges participants to find one of three painted orange water bottles to receive $20. Questions? Contact Rebecca Iozzi, Norton Parks and Recreation Assistant Director, at (276) 679-0754 or rmiozzi@nortonva.org.

    More Details
  7. Group Mountain Bike Rides

    April 20, 2021, All Day @ Norton Reservoirs

    Join guides Andy Mullins and Abby O’Hare for weeknight mountain bike rides on the Flag Rock Area Trails system in Norton’s Flag Rock Recreation Area. Rides will be tailored to attendees in terms of length and difficulty. All rides will start at the Norton Reservoir trailhead. See https://goo.gl/maps/oaxUbVudtCR2 for driving directions. Contact: Andy Mullins, amullins@gmail.com, or Katie Dunn, katied@nortonva.org or (276) 679-1160

    More Details
  8. City Council Meeting

    April 20, 2021, 6:00 PM

    More Details
  9. Outdoor Yoga Classes

    April 20, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Clear Creek Park

    Join yoga instructor Jen Adams for hourlong outdoor yoga classes at Clear Creek Park and Flag Rock Recreation Area. Clear Creek classes will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesdays, April 6 and 20. The Flag Rock Outdoor Yoga Class will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 24. Cost: Season pass: $65 for 14 classes if registering by April 1. Season pass after April 1: $75 for 14 classes. Individual classes: $7 per class. All skill levels welcome. Contact: Katie Dunn, katied@nortonva.org or (276) 679-1160

    More Details
  10. Monthly Hike: Sugar Hill Loop

    April 24, 2021, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Join us for a 5-6 mile hike in the new Clinch River State Park in St. Paul. Wear sturdy shoes and weather-appropriate clothing. Bring snack/water. Difficulty: Easy/Moderate See https://highlonesometrails.wordpress.com/2015/11/25/sugar-hill-loop-trail/ for details on part of the loop. Due to COVID-19, this event is currently limited to 5 people. Please be aware this event is subject to change in light of concerns/restrictions related to COVID-19. Contact: Katie Dunn, katied@nortonva.org or (276) 679-1160

    More Details
  11. Outdoor Yoga Classes

    April 24, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Flag Rock Recreation Area

    Join yoga instructor Jen Adams for hourlong outdoor yoga classes at Clear Creek Park and Flag Rock Recreation Area. Clear Creek classes will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesdays, April 6 and 20. The Flag Rock Outdoor Yoga Class will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 24. Cost: Season pass: $65 for 14 classes if registering by April 1. Season pass after April 1: $75 for 14 classes. Individual classes: $7 per class. All skill levels welcome. Contact: Katie Dunn, katied@nortonva.org or (276) 679-1160

    More Details
  12. Outdoor Chat: Full Moon Observation Night

    April 26, 2021, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ High Knob Observation Tower

    Join us for an astronomy presentation and full super moon viewing at the High Knob Observation Tower with Lucian Undreiu, associate professor of physics at UVa-Wise. Wear weather-appropriate clothing, sturdy shoes, and bring a headlamp/flashlight. Event is weather-dependent. Rain date: Tuesday, April 27. Group Size: Limited to 20 people. Please note that this group limit could change depending on restrictions or concerns related to COVID-19. Contact: Katie Dunn, katied@nortonva.org or (276) 679-1160

    More Details