Wonderful Wednesdays continue through August at the Francis Land House. Each Wednesday from 10 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.
The schedule for Wonderful Wednesdays in August is:
· Aug. 6 – Wool, Cotton and Plastic: The Fabrics of Our Times
· Aug. 13 – In a Pinch: Pottery in Early America
· Aug. 20 – Quench Your Thirst
· Aug. 27 – The Marvels of Marble: Making Marbleized Paper
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.
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