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Monday, January 04, 2016 · 11:35 am
The Virginia Beach History Museums have updated their operating hours for January and February 2016.
The Francis Land House, the Lynnhaven House, and Thoroughgood House will be closed Jan. 3 through Jan. 15. From Jan. 16 to Feb. 28, the houses will be open:
Monday - Frida...
Friday, December 18, 2015 · 10:00 am
Guests are invited to celebrate the traditional end of the Christmas season when the Francis Land House hosts the 30th annual Twelfth Night Celebration on Saturday, Jan. 2, from 5 to 9:30 p.m.
The celebration will include period music courtesy of the Itinerant Band, 18th c...
Tuesday, December 01, 2015 · 01:35 pm
The Virginia Beach History Museums are gearing up for the holidays with some exciting events happening throughout December and into January.
Holiday Celebration at Princess Anne County Training School/Union Kempsville High School Museum
Dec. 12, 4 to 7 p.m.Located inside ...
Tuesday, November 03, 2015 · 11:45 am
On Saturday, Nov. 7, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., guests will be transported back to the 18th and 19th centuries to learn how Native Virginians and Colonial Virginians hunted through the Hunting Virginia program at the Francis Land House, 3131 Virginia Beach Blvd.
Thursday, October 22, 2015 · 12:45 pm
On Saturday, Nov. 14, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 15 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the American Revolutionary War will come to life at the Thoroughgood House, located at 1636 Parish Road in the Thoroughgood neighbhorhood of Virginia Beach.
Revolutionary War reenactors ...
Thursday, October 15, 2015 · 09:00 am
Bring your friends to the Lynnhaven House for the first Haunted Lynnhaven: Journey Unto Death and Beyond, a haunted celebration on Saturday, Oct. 24, from 7 to 10 p.m.
During Haunted Lynnhaven: Journey Unto Death and Beyond, you will take a guided trip down the haunted boa...
Wednesday, October 07, 2015 · 02:45 pm
The fifth annual 24 Hour Comics Day will be hosted at the Francis Land House for the first time! On Friday, Oct. 23 at 5 p.m., artists and writers are invited to join 757 Comic & Cartoon Creators at the Francis Land House to write, draw, and complete 24-page comics in 24...
Monday, September 21, 2015 · 03:25 pm
The Francis Land House will host a Harvest Festival on Saturday, Oct. 3, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Learn about crops that were typically raised on a plantation, see soap making demonstrations using historically accurate techniques and more. There will be plenty of hands-on ac...
Thursday, September 10, 2015 · 01:30 pm
The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center welcomes a new juvenile male harbor seal (Phoca vitulina).
The juvenile seal stranded in Deal, N.J., on Valentine’s Day with lacerations on its neck and puncture wounds on its back, possibly from a shark bite or boat strik...
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Thursday, September 03, 2015 · 03:25 pm
The Virginia Beach History Museums have updated their operating hours to better serve guests during peak visitation hours.
The updated operating hours for the Francis Land House, the Thoroughgood House, and the Lynnhaven House are: