Wednesdays are wonderful at the Francis Land House this summer! Each Wednesday in July and August from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., visitors will learn about a different aspect of early American life and participate in a hands-on activity. Folk musician Marsha Wallace will teach a song related to the week’s theme.
The fee for Wonderful Wednesdays is $3 per person for visitors ages 5 and older. Craft materials and a brief tour of the historic home are included.
New this year at Wonderful Wednesdays is a green market. Eco-friendly vendors will be at the Francis Land House on Wednesdays in July and August from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The schedule for Wonderful Wednesdays in July is:
· July 2: In the Heirloom Garden: Exploring the Produce of the Past
· July 9: For the Birds: Sustaining Species
· July 16: More Bees Please
· July 23: There’s an
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About the Virginia Beach History Museums:
The Virginia Beach History Museums include the Francis Land House, Adam Thoroughgood House, Lynnhaven House, and Princess Anne County Training School/Union Kempsville High School Museum. They are owned and operated by the City of Virginia Beach Department of Museums, which provides stewardship of the City’s historic resources and programs to educate the community about local history.