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FREE Admission to Norfolk Botanical Garden – Black History Month

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Enjoy FREE Admission to Norfolk Botanical Garden in honor of the 220 African American WPA workers who planted the first azaleas in the garden.

Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, 6700 Azalea Garden Road Norfolk, Virginia 23518

When: Thursdays in February 2023: February 2, 9, 16 & 23, 2023

Description: Norfolk Botanical Garden (NBG) celebrates Black History Month by offering Free Admission Thursdays in February. A Virginia Historic Landmark and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, NBG has a long history with humble beginnings. The Garden celebratesthe 220 African-American Works Progress Administration (WPA) workers, 200 women and 20 men, who cleared dense vegetation and planted the first azaleas at NBG in the late 1930s. As a way to honor their lasting legacy and share the gift of nature with all, we invite the community to enjoy all that the Garden has to offer free on Thursdays this February.

Ticket reservations are required: CLICK HERE for tickets

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