NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – In honor of Black History Month in February, the Norfolk Botanical Garden (NBG) will have Free Admission Thursdays all month long.

According to a press release, “The Garden celebrates the 220 African American Works Progress Administration (WPA) workers who cleared dense vegetation and planted the first azaleas at NBG in the late 1930s.”

To honor their legacy, the Garden is offering Free Admission Thursdays for visitors to explore the 175 acres and appreciate nature. Food Trucks will also be on-site each week.

To reserve a free timed-entry-ticket, click here.