Educator Appreciation Open House (FREE)

Calendar   Thoroughgood House

Thoroughgood House
1636 Parish Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23455

Date Saturday, October 2, 2021 at 11:00am - 4:00pm
Duration   5h

The Virginia Beach History Museums are hosting a free open house for local educators at the Thoroughgood House on Saturday, October 2, from 11am-4pm. This event is open to local public and private school educators, including teachers, principals, administrators, day care providers and others involved with student education.

At the open house, educators, will have the opportunity to learn more about History Museums field trip and educational program opportunities for their students, both on site at the museums and at their schools.

Educators who attend will also receive $20 off a future History Museums program, equivalent to four free student program slots, and be entered into a drawing to win a free History Museums field trip for their entire class, as well as additional prizes.

The event is free to attend, but educators are asked to register in advance. Educators may also bring up to five guests each, which can be family members, friends or anyone else the educator chooses.

Vendor tables from Ferry Plantation House, Tidewater African Cultural Alliance and Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) will also be on display during the event for educators to learn more about those organizations.

To register, please email Stephanie Calway, Development Specialist at the Virginia Beach History Museums, at or call 757-385-5105.

For the latest information about Virginia Beach History Museums events and tours, please visit If you have any questions about tours, please call 757-385-5100 or email


Update: The Atlantic Wildfowl Heritage Museum will not be setting up a vendor table at this event.

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