Virginia Beach History Museums Hosting Arbor Day Celebration April 29 at the Thoroughgood House

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

​Looking for some Arbor Day fun for the whole family? Virginia Beach History Museums has a full slate of free festivities at the Thoroughgood House, 1636 Parish Road, from noon to 7 p.m. on Friday, April 29.

Thoroughgood House visitors young and old can enjoy an all-day scavenger hunt, as well as participate in hands-on craft activities like making a pinwheel and paper tree. The Thoroughgood Master Gardeners will also be on site to answer questions and give information about the Thoroughgood House colonial garden.

Thoroughgood House is normally open for tours from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Fridays. Due to this special event, the house will be open from noon to 7 p.m. on April 29.

Thoroughgood House Arbor Day activities and tours are free and open to all ages. Advanced registration is not required, but if you have any questions, please contact Virginia Beach History Museums staff at vbhistory@vbgov.com or call 757-385-5100.

For the latest information about Virginia Beach History Museums events and tours, please visit museumsvb.org and follow the Virginia Beach History Museums on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube.

ABOUT THE CITY OF VIRGINIA BEACH CULTURAL AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT:

The Cultural Affairs Department engages residents and visitors through meaningful arts, heritage, and cultural experiences to connect and strengthen communities. The Department assists and directs the Virginia Beach Arts & Humanities Commission, coordinates the City's Public Art Program, oversees Virginia Beach History Museums, provides contract management for the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, serves as the liaison with Virginia MOCA and the ViBe Creative District, and serves as a resource for local arts and humanities organizations. 

ABOUT THE CITY OF VIRGINIA BEACH HISTORY MUSEUMS:

The City of Virginia Beach History Museums include the Thoroughgood House, the Francis Land House, the Lynnhaven House, and Princess Anne County Training School/Union Kempsville High School Museum. The Virginia Beach History Museums are part of the City's Cultural Affairs Department. As part of the municipal government of the City of Virginia Beach, the Cultural Affairs Department engages residents and visitors through meaningful arts, heritage, and cultural experiences to connect and strengthen communities. Visit www.museumsvb.org for more information, and follow @VBHistoryMuseums on Facebook and Instagram, and @VBHistMuseums on Twitter, to stay up to date on all the events and news from Virginia Beach History Museums.

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