NORFOLK — Despite the rain, organizers went ahead with the first ever NORfest, held in the downtown area, on Sunday, Oct. 8.

The event was co-organized by the Norfolk Artisans Guild and the town’s Economic Development Commission.

“We wanted to have a family fun afternoon in Norfolk,” commission member and event co-organizer Kathy Williams said. “We are going to have artisans and vendors come out, despite the fact that we’re getting rained on. Today is meant to be a fun family afternoon, but the rain has caused a couple of my vendors...