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History Comes Alive! Book Club   View Event

  • Monday, December 2, 2019 at 1:30pm - 2:30pm
  • Calendar:   Thoroughgood House
  • Location:  Thoroughgood House Education Center, 1636 Parish Road
  • Description:  The December meeting of the Virginia Beach Public Libraries' History Comes Alive! book club will discuss Chesapeake Requiem: A Year with the Watermen of Vanishing Tangier Island by Earl Swift. Following the discussion, learn more about the foodways of the native people of Princess Anne County, including a tour of Virginia Indian artifacts on display in the Thoroughgood Education Center. Free house tour and refreshments also provided.Audio or hard copies of the book are available for checkout at the Central Library information desk, and can be reserved by calling 757-385-0150.

Free. Fun. Saturday!   View Event

  • Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Francis Land House
  • Location:  Francis Land House- 3131 Virginia Beach Blvd.
  • Description:  Monthly program featuring house tours all day, kid crafts and a special story time for our youngest visitors. December will focus on Pearl harbor Remembrance and the Francis Land House's connection to World War Two.

Holiday Celebration   View Event

  • Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 4:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Union Kempsville Museum
  • Location:  Union Kempsville High School Museums, 5100 Cleveland Street
  • Description:  Princess Anne County Training School/Union Kempsville High School Alumni & Friends Association, IncPresents A Holiday Gospel Celebration!Join us for festive gospel music, refreshments and a raffle. It's FREE and open to the public.

A Christmas Carol   View Event

  • Friday, December 13, 2019 at 7:30pm - 9:00pm
  • Calendar:   Lynnhaven House
  • Location:  Lynnhaven House Colonial Education Center, 4409 Wishart Road
  • Description:  A Christmas Carol at Lynnhaven House Colonial Education Center.Performance and Festive Meet & Greet with Actor, John HardyExperience A Christmas Carol like you’ve never imagined! Celebrated actor, John Hardy, mesmerizes audiences with his one-man adaptation of Charles Dickens’ timeless tale of Christmas spirit. Mr. Hardy effortlessly transforms from Ebenezer Scrooge to Bob Cratchit to a total of 40 different characters right before your eyes as the story unfolds! This dynamic 75-minute one-act performance will be followed by hot cocoa, cookies, and a chance to meet the artist.Limited Seating is available for just two exclusive performances in Virginia Beach this holiday season!**This show is appropriate for all ages, but is best suited for audiences 10 years and older.**Tickets for the performance are $15 per person. Purchase here.To learn more about the actor visit www.JohnHardytheatre.com

Christmas Through the Centuries and Artisan Market   View Event

  • Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Thoroughgood House
  • Location:  Thoroughgood House, 1636 Parish Road
  • Description:  Explore Christmas traditions throughout the centuries with hands-on activities and crafts. Free tours of the historic Thoroughgood House will be offered all day. An outdoor cooking demonstration highlights holiday foods of the past. Enjoy cocoa with Santa, and a reading of The Night Before Christmas at 12 noon. This year's program features the addition of an artisan market. Local vendors will be selling handmade items- perfect for holiday gifting!Participating vendors include:Acara's JewelryAngelia ArmstrongBrook's BazaarCrafty CassieFlutterby SoapsMaria WilliamsMel's Moon ShinesMichaela Bly ArtworkMonstro CoffeeThe Jolly ShoppeThe Thalia CollectionWashed Ashore by LindsayWaterfield ShorebirdsThis event is free and open to the public.

A Christmas Carol   View Event

  • Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 7:30pm - 9:00pm
  • Calendar:   Lynnhaven House
  • Location:  Lynnhaven House Colonial Education Center, 4409 Wishart Road
  • Description:  A Christmas Carol at Lynnhaven House Colonial Education Center.Performance and Festive Meet & Greet with Actor, John Hardy"A stunning work of theatrical virtuosity. Run to see this; take the whole family. You will be transfixed from the first moment!" -The Albuquerque JournalExperience A Christmas Carol like you've never imagined! Celebrated Virginia actor, John Hardy, mesmerizes audiences around the country with his one-man adaptation of Charles Dickens' timeless tale of redemption and Christmas spirit. Mr. Hardy effortlessly transforms from Ebenezer Scrooge to Bob Cratchit to a total of 40 different characters right before your eyes as the story unfolds! This dynamic 75 minute one-act performance will be followed by hot cocoa, cookies, and a chance to meet and talk with the artist.Limited Seating is available for just two exclusive performances in Virginia Beach this holiday season!**This show is appropriate for all ages, but is best suited for audiences 10 years and older.**Tickets for the performance are $15 per person. Purchase here.To learn more about the actor visit www.JohnHardytheatre.com

Fall Craft Night   View Event

  • Thursday, December 19, 2019 at 6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Lynnhaven House
  • Location:  4409 Wishart Road, Lynnhaven House Colonial Education Center
  • Description:  Join the Virginia Beach History Museums for a new Fall Craft Night Series! The third Thursday of the month, September through December, will feature a new craft. The series concludes with a Faux Calligraphy workshop with Kimberly Ann Jones (https://kimberlyannjonesart.com/)Have you ever watched those mesmerizing videos on Instagram of people effortlessly crafting letters? Think it would be great to be able to do it too? But then get intimidated when you go to buy all the supplies? Kimberly will show you the easy way to dive into this amazing fun hobby without breaking the bank!In this workshop you will learn the basics of faux calligraphy and create a few festive holiday ornaments to keep or give away this holiday season. This workshop will give you the skills to jazz up your holiday cards and packages and give all your friends and family handwriting envy!Workshop fee includes all materials and one-on-one guidance. Advance registration required. Purchase tickets here.