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When
Friday, October 29th, from 5:00-8:00 pm
Where
Behind Dog’n’Burger
Cost
FREE

Show off your Halloween costume at the Ghent Business Association’s annual Masquerade in Ghent Halloween Block Party and Costume Content on Friday, October 29th, from 5:00 – 8:00 pm. This years event will once again take place in the parking lot behind Dog’n’Burger, on the corner of 20th and Manteo Streets.

Fly your broom sticks in early: Registration for the costume contest begins at 4:30, and the Costume Parade starts at 5:30. Judges will award prizes in categories including Best Adult Costume, Best Children’s Costume, Best Family or Group Collaboration, Best Pet Costume and Best in Show.

There will be live music from regional favorites, the Jim Newsom Quartet; games for kids and grownups alike; refreshments and Oktoberfest beverages featuring locally crafted beer from Ghent’s own O’Connor Brewing Company. Individually designed masks created for the “Mask Making Madness” contest will be on display and available for sale in a silent auction.

Masquerade in Ghent is free and open to the public. Ample parking can be found along the street and in surrounding shopping centers and parking lots. Don’t miss the frightfully fun-tastic time at this year’s Masquerade in Ghent…and bring a friend too because no one likes to scream alone!

Masquerade in Ghent is proudly presented by the Ghent Business Association and sponsored by Old Point National Bank.

Ghent Business Association

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Candidates Forum at the Naro, April 26th, 2010

When
April 26th, 2010 @ 6PM
Where
Naro Expanded Cinema
1507 Colley Avenue
Norfolk, VA 23517-1707
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Map and Directions
Printable Flyer
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Send questions via e-mail to naroforum@ghentva.org
Candidates
Paul Fraim
Daun Hester
Ryan Cooper
Daniel Montague
Moderator
Cathy Lewis

The Ghent Neighborhood League announces a Candidates Forum at The Naro on Monday, April 26th at 6pm.  The Forum will feature the Candidates for Norfolk Mayor and Ward 2 City Council.  Just eight days before the election, this neighborhood forum will be one of the last opportunities for the candidates to square off before Norfolk’s Elections on May 4th.  The focus of the evening will be the questions and concerns of residents of Ghent, Downtown, Freemason and West Ghent neighborhoods.  This inaugural event is being co-sponsored by the Ghent, Downtown, Freemason and West Ghent Civic Leagues and the Ghent Business Association.

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The Ghent Business Association will celebrate the coming of spring to
Ghent with a weeklong “Greening of Ghent” celebration from April 16th to
April 25th. The celebration kicks off with a neighborhood party in the
20th Street parking lot between Dog-n-Burger and Fleet Printing on
Friday evening, April 16th.

Beginning the next day, Ghent retailers and service providers will
welcome spring with special sales and opportunities. Area restaurants
will offer pre-fixed meals at discounted prices. Many merchants will be
“going green” in honor of the 40th anniversary of Earth Day on April
22nd.

Complete information will be posted on the GBA’s website as the dates get closer. This year’s Greening of
Ghent will be one more reason to play and shop close to home!

Related: Shamrockin in Ghent: 16th Annual Greening of Ghent Street Party

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Greening of Ghent 2010

When
Friday, March 12, 2010, 6 – 10pm
Where
Colley Avenue in Ghent
Cost
FREE
UPDATE: March 12, 2010 @ 4:50 PM
The show will go on!

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Come and relax, far from the madding crowd, in Norfolk’s most charming neighborhood. From Sunday, January 24th – Sunday January 31st join Ghent Businesses as we come together during Restaurant Week to help raise funds and awareness to support at risk youth in our area.
Visit any GBA member restaurant and then take your check receipt to any GBA member business listed here on the website. One Dollar will be donated for each receipt collected (up to $500.00.)

** Information provided by GBA website @ http://www.destinationghent.com.

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