Adena Mansion & Gardens
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APR-OCT: Wed-Sat 9-5, Sun 12-5
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Admission
Adults: $10, Seniors: $9, Children 6 and up: $5
OHS, AMGS, and children 5 and under: Free.

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Calendar of Events

August 6: Art with Skip Hathaway

Chillicothe artist, Skip Hathaway, will be offering an art class for children of all ages. The class begins at 12:00 pm and all art supplies will be provided. There is no charge to attend this event.

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August 7: Dressing the Worthingtons, Part II

Adena Mansion and Gardens is proud to host Worthington Family Historian, Beverly Gray of Chillicothe, Ohio as she examines the fashions of the 1800’s on Sunday, August 7, 2016 at 2:00 pm.

Back by popular demand, please join us for this informative lecture, complete with runway! Highlights will include a power point presentation and fashion show representing the various garments worn by the Worthington men, women and children during their time at Adena. This year’s lecture will feature new garments added to our collection and more details regarding the fashion trends of the 19th century.

This event is offered at no cost. Admission to Adena Mansion and Gardens is: $10 for adults, $9 for seniors, $5 for children 6 and up, free for OHC and AMGS members and children under 5. Tours on Sundays begin at 12:30, 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30. For more information, please call (740) 772-1500, email info@adenamansion.com, or visit www.adenamansion.com.

Adena Mansion was the home of Ohio’s sixth governor, Thomas Worthington. Adena Mansion and Gardens Society manages the site on behalf of the Ohio History Connection. Adena is located at the south end of Adena Road, off Pleasant Valley Road, which is the first road off State Route 104, just north of the US 35 interchange at the north edge of Chillicothe.

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August 14: Hikes for Tykes

Does your child enjoy being outdoors and exploring nature? Adena Mansion & Gardens is proud to host Amy Fitton, Tar Hollow State Park naturalist, as she introduces the kids to some popular amphibians and gets them outside for some exercise and fresh air while they learn a thing or two about the ecosystem around the grounds of Adena, at 2:00 pm on Sunday, August 14, 2016.

This event is offered at no cost and is open to children of all ages. It is recommended everyone dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes. Registration is required and children must be accompanied by an adult chaperone.

To register for Hikes for Tykes, or for more information, call (740) 772-1500, email info@adenamansion.com, or visit www.adenamansion.com.

Adena Mansion was the home of Ohio’s sixth governor, Thomas Worthington. Adena Mansion and Gardens Society manages the site on behalf of the Ohio History Connection. Adena is located at the south end of Adena Road, off Pleasant Valley Road, which is the first road off State Route 104, just north of the US 35 interchange at the north edge of Chillicothe.

Admission to Adena Mansion and Gardens is: $10 for adults, $9 for seniors, $5 for children 6 and up, free for OHC and AMGS members and children under 5. Tours on Sundays begin at 12:30 pm, 1:30 pm, 2:30 pm and 3:30 pm.

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August 21: Living History Sunday

Adena Mansion and Gardens announces Living History Sundays will take place this summer on June 19th, July 17th, and August 21st from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm.

Step back in time as the historic estate of Governor Thomas Worthington comes to life when costumed interpreters present living history demonstrations throughout the site. Visitors will witness a wide array of interpretive experiences throughout the site.

Admission to this event is $10 for adults, $9 for seniors, $5 for children age 6 - 12, free for OHC and AMGS members and children under 5.  Tours on Sundays begin at 12:30, 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30. For more information, please call (740) 772-1500, email info@adenamansion.com, or visit www.adenamansion.com.

Adena Mansion was the home of Ohio’s sixth governor, Thomas Worthington. Adena Mansion and Gardens Society manages the site on behalf of the Ohio History Connection. Adena is located at the south end of Adena Road, off Pleasant Valley Road, which is the first road off State Route 104, just north of the US 35 interchange at the north edge of Chillicothe.

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September 9-11: Murder Mystery & Dinner

Adena Mansion and Gardens will once again become the place to be to hone your skills as a rookie crime solver in an entertaining atmosphere filled with great food and a murder mystery. This year’s all new original production will once again be written by Delmar Burkitt.

Grounds open at 5:30 pm and the mystery will begin at 6:00 pm. After you gather your clues, a buffet dinner will follow at approximately 7:00 pm. Reservations are available at $50 per person for AMGS members and $55 for non-members. Admission includes both the mystery and the buffet dinner. Prizes will be awarded each evening at the conclusion of the program.

Reservations are now being accepted for performances on Friday, September 9th, Saturday, September 10th, and Sunday, September 11th. Reservations can be made in person at 847 Adena Road, Chillicothe, or by telephone at (740) 772-1500. Seating is limited and reservations are required. Payment secures your reservation and may be made by cash, check, Visa, MasterCard or Discover.

Adena Mansion was the home of Ohio’s sixth governor, Thomas Worthington. Adena Mansion and Garden Society manages the site on behalf of the Ohio History Connection. Adena is located at the south end of Adena Road, off Pleasant Valley Road, which is the first road off State Route 104, just north of the US 35 interchange at the north edge of Chillicothe.

For more information, please call 740-772-1500, email info@adenamansion.com, or visit www.adenamansion.com.

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October 2: Pioneer School Harvest Homecoming

This “Harvest Homecoming” is a fundraiser for the Pioneer School and features a Bean Dinner with your choice of navy or pinto beans, corn muffin, drink, and dessert. There will be artisans throughout the grounds demonstrating period crafts and music, horse-drawn wagon rides, and children’s games will add to the fun.

October 23: Halloween Storytime: Tall Tales, Myths & Legends

If scary stories and tall tales put you in the Halloween mood, make plans to attend this family friendly event at Adena Mansion & Gardens on Sunday, October 23rd at 2:00 pm! Halloween Storytime will be hosted by local artist, Skip Hathaway. Join her in the Tenant House in front of a crackling fire while she weaves tales of mystery, suspense and terror that is sure to leave you on the edge of your seat!

Space is limited! This event is offered at NO COST and is open to children of all ages. Advance registration is required by October 22nd and children must be accompanied by an adult chaperone.

To register for Halloween Storytime call (740) 772-1500 or email info@adenamansion.com.

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November 5 & 12: Scrapbooking Crops

Do you find yourself constantly interrupted when trying to scrapbook at home? Adena Mansion & Gardens has the solution for you! Join us for 12 peaceful hours and scrap those wonderful memories of families, friends, vacations, and more.

New this season, scrappers have two Saturday sessions to choose from: November 5th & 12th. Each session begins at 9:00 am and lasts until 9:00 pm. Lunch and dinner will be provided, along with snacks throughout the day. Scrappers will each have their own 6-foot table so they can spread out, electrical and Wi-Fi access, and everyone will receive a welcome gift and be eligible for door prizes from participating vendors.

The events will take place at the Adena Mansion and Gardens Visitor’s Center, 847 Adena Road, Chillicothe.

The cost for each session is $55 per person. Reservations and advance payment are required and can be made by calling (740) 772-1500 or (800) 319-7248. Visa, MasterCard or Discover accepted.

For more information, please call (740) 772-1500, email info@adenamansion.com.

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November 26-27 & December 3-4, 10-11: Holidays at Adena

Adena Mansion & Gardens will re-open to celebrate the winter holidays and will be decorated in 19th century yuletide splendor. Enjoy a holiday-themed mansion tour and the many special events which will surely put you in the holiday spirit!

December 4: Wreath Workshop

Come decorate a wreath for the holidays! We provide the evergreen wreath as well as natural
materials gathered from the grounds of Adena Mansion & Gardens.


Upcoming Events
  August 6, 2016
Art With Skip Hathaway
 
  August 7, 2016
Dressing the Worthingtons, Part II
 
  August 14, 2016
Hikes for Tykes
 

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