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Virginia Beach Seeking Public Input for Historic Homes Planning!   View Event

  • Sunday, August 1, 2021 (all day)
  • Calendar:   Thoroughgood House
  • Location:  N/A
  • Description:  The Virginia Beach Cultural Affairs Department and Virginia Beach History Museums want your help in planning the future of the Francis Land House, Lynnhaven House and Thoroughgood House! History Associates Incorporated (HAI) is working with the Virginia Beach History Museums to create a new interpretive plan to help improve visitor experience at the three historic homes. As part of the plan creation and public input process, HAI and the Virginia Beach History Museums seek feedback from the Virginia Beach community via an online public input survey. Virginia Beach residents can access and complete the survey at https://publicinput.com/H1003. The survey will be open through Sunday, August 1. Please contact the Virginia Beach History Museums at vbhistory@vbgov.com or call 757-385-5100 if you have any questions. For more information on the Virginia Beach History Museums, please visit museumsvb.org and follow Virginia Beach History Museums on social media.

Family Sunday Funday Thoroughgood House Tours (FREE)   View Event

  • Sunday, August 1, 2021 at 1:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Calendar:   Thoroughgood House
  • Location:  Thoroughgood House1636 Parish Rd. Virginia Beach, VA 23455
  • Description:  Starting August 1, the Thoroughgood House will be open for FREE Sunday tours and Family Sunday Funday activities! Tours on Sundays will run every 45 minutes from 1pm-5pm, with the last tour starting at 4:15pm. In addition, tours on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 10am-4pm will now run every 45 minutes instead of every hour. Tours on Thursday evenings from 5:30pm-8:00pm will still run every 30 minutes. All Thoroughgood House tours are FREE and open to the public. No advanced registration or tickets required. Visit www.museumsvb.org for the latest tour information. #vbhistorymuseums

Thoroughgood House Focus Tours: Pirates and Piracy (FREE)   View Event

  • Thursday, August 5, 2021 at 5:30pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Thoroughgood House
  • Location:  Thoroughgood House1636 Parish RoadVirginia Beach, VA 23455
  • Description:  Join us on August 5 for a swashbuckling adventure through the history of pirates and piracy! Tours will highlight the history of Dutch, English, Spanish and French pirates, and their involvement with the Virginia Colony and early America, during the "golden age" of piracy in the 17th and 18th centuries! All tours are FREE and open to the public. No advanced registration required. Tours run every 30 minutes from 5:30pm-8:00pm. CLICK HERE FOR FACEBOOK EVENT

Free. Fun. Saturday! (At the Thoroughgood House)   View Event

  • Saturday, August 7, 2021 at 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Thoroughgood House
  • Location:  Thoroughgood House1636 Parish Rd. Virginia Beach, VA 23455
  • Description:  We’re excited to announce the re-launch of Free Fun Saturdays! 🌸🎉In addition to regular Thoroughgood House tours, guests can enjoy other activities in and around the Thoroughgood House Education Center, including a weekly themed craft for kids and colonial toys and games outside, in addition to walking through the gardens and exhibit hall.All tours and activities are FREE. No advanced registration required! CLICK HERE FOR FACEBOOK EVENT LISTING

Thoroughgood House Focus Tours: Folklore & Superstition (FREE)   View Event

  • Thursday, August 12, 2021 at 5:30pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Thoroughgood House
  • Location:  Thoroughgood House1636 Parish Rd. Virginia Beach, VA 23455
  • Description:  Colonists in early America often used folklore and superstition to try to make sense of the unknown, suspicious and unexplainable. From lucky horseshoes to witch bottles, come to the Thoroughgood House to learn more about the unique ways colonial Americans coped with their fears in a new continent, and how they spurred new traditions! Tours are available every 30 minutes from 5:30pm-8:00pm on Thursday, August 12. All tours are FREE and open to the public. No advanced registration required.

Free. Fun. Saturday! (At the Thoroughgood House)   View Event

  • Saturday, August 14, 2021 at 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Thoroughgood House
  • Location:  Thoroughgood House1636 Parish Rd. Virginia Beach, VA 23455
  • Description:  We’re excited to announce the re-launch of Free Fun Saturdays! 🌸🎉In addition to regular Thoroughgood House tours, guests can enjoy other activities in and around the Thoroughgood House Education Center, including a weekly themed craft for kids and colonial toys and games outside, in addition to walking through the gardens and exhibit hall.All tours and activities are FREE. No advanced registration required! CLICK HERE FOR FACEBOOK EVENT LISTING

Thoroughgood House Focus Tours: Colonial Beer & Cider (FREE)   View Event

  • Thursday, August 19, 2021 at 5:30pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Thoroughgood House
  • Location:  Thoroughgood House1636 Parish Rd. Virginia Beach, VA 23455
  • Description:  Many homes in Colonial America produced some sort of alcoholic beverage, including right here in the Hampton Roads area. From Sarah Thoroughgood's malt house to the historic Pleasure House tavern and all the ways Colonial Americans used alcohol for more than just drinking, make sure to join us on August 19 and learn about it all! Tours run every 30 minutes from 5:30pm-8:00pm on Thursday, August 19. All tours are FREE and open to the public. No advanced RSVP required. Please call 757-385-5100 if you have questions about tours. CLICK HERE FOR FACEBOOK EVENT

Free. Fun. Saturday! (At the Thoroughgood House)   View Event

  • Saturday, August 21, 2021 at 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Thoroughgood House
  • Location:  Thoroughgood House1636 Parish Rd. Virginia Beach, VA 23455
  • Description:  We’re excited to announce the re-launch of Free Fun Saturdays! 🌸🎉In addition to regular Thoroughgood House tours, guests can enjoy other activities in and around the Thoroughgood House Education Center, including a weekly themed craft for kids and colonial toys and games outside, in addition to walking through the gardens and exhibit hall.All tours and activities are FREE. No advanced registration required! CLICK HERE FOR FACEBOOK EVENT LISTING

Thoroughgood House Focus Tours: "The Enslaved Perspective"   View Event

  • Thursday, August 26, 2021 at 5:30pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Thoroughgood House
  • Location:  Thoroughgood House1636 Parish Rd. Virginia Beach, VA 23455
  • Description:  Visitors will have the opportunity to experience a specially focused program called "The Enslaved Perspective" during Thursday evening tours on August 26 from 5:30pm-8pm. This program focuses on the history and stories of the enslaved individuals who lived and worked on the Thoroughgood House property in the 18th and 19th centuries. All tours are FREE to attend. Tours run every 30 minutes on a first come, first served basis. Call 757-385-5100 or email vbhistory@vbgov.com if you have any questions about upcoming tour dates.

Free. Fun. Saturday! (At the Thoroughgood House)   View Event

  • Saturday, August 28, 2021 at 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Thoroughgood House
  • Location:  Thoroughgood House1636 Parish Rd. Virginia Beach, VA 23455
  • Description:  We’re excited to announce the re-launch of Free Fun Saturdays! 🌸🎉In addition to regular Thoroughgood House tours, guests can enjoy other activities in and around the Thoroughgood House Education Center, including a weekly themed craft for kids and colonial toys and games outside, in addition to walking through the gardens and exhibit hall.All tours and activities are FREE. No advanced registration required! CLICK HERE FOR FACEBOOK EVENT LISTING