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Spring Hike

Sun April 28 at 12:00 PM

Sunday April 28 2019 12:00 PM

Gear up Spring with a guided woodland hike! Join Joe Bost for a hike around the grounds and trails of Adena Mansion and Gardens. There are two hikes at 12 noon and 2pm. Participants will meet at the Visitor Center. Space is limited to the first thirty for each that register the day of the hike. You may register at the gift shop at the Visitor Center.

This event is offered at no cost and is open to adults and children. It is recommended that everyone dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes. Children must be accompanied by an adult chaperone.

FREE EVENT

NO TICKET OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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Heirloom Plant Sale

Sat May 04 at 9:00 AM

Saturday May 04 2019 09:00 AM

Adena Mansion and Gardens annual plant sale focuses on “heirloom” plants – varieties raised and passed on before the advent of industrial farming. Many go back at least as far as Worthington’s time.

Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme – treasured staples of the medieval pantry and probably Thomas Worthington’s as well – will be among the 85 varieties of herbs, tomatoes, vegetables and flowers on sale at this year’s Adena Mansion and Gardens plant sale.

This year’s sale is set for Saturday, May 4, through Sunday, May 19. Hours will be 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays and noon-5 p.m. Sundays (closed on Monday and Tuesday).

Flower varieties for sale that are the same as those grown in the gardens include foxglove, Maltese cross, morning glory, dianthus, coreopsis, Sweet William, and balsam. Among herbs in the sale, lavender and thyme are also grown in the garden. Also available will be dill, basil, chives, oregano, cucumbers, peppers, and cabbage to name a few. Tomato varieties for sale will include Black from Tula, Arkansas Traveler, Black Sea Man, Cherokee Purple, Mortgage Lifter, Hillbilly (Potato Leaf), and Green Zebra.

There will also be metal art for purchase, such as bottle trees and shepherds hooks. In addition there will also be some hanging baskets and vegetables.

FREE EVENT

NO TICKET OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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Art with Skip

Sat May 04 at 12:00 PM

Saturday May 04 2019 12:00 PM

Local Chillicothe artist Skip Hathaway will offer an art class for children of all ages. The classes will begin at 12:00 pm and will take place at the Education Center. Children of all ages are welcome to attend this event, which is offered at no cost. Art supplies will be provided and children must be accompanied by an adult chaperone.

FREE EVENT

NO TICKET OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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Tomato Plant Planter

Sun May 05 at 2:00 PM

Sunday May 05 2019 02:00 PM

Did you know that you that even though you may not be a gardener you’re able to make a tomato planter. Adena Mansion and Gardens invites children of all ages to come and make their own Tomato Plant Planter, followed by a tour of the Adena Mansion Garden.

Join us at Adena for the Children Series “Tomato Plant Planter” Event , May 5, 2019 at 2:00 pm, at the Picnic Pavilion at the Visitor Center. Children will be taught about saving and collecting seeds from both your vegetable and flower gardens.

Reservations are required and admission is free (all children must have an adult chaperon).

If there a additional questions please contact us at 740-772-1500 ext 102, or email agray@adenamansion.com

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Mother’s Day Tea

Sun May 12 at 2:00 PM

Sunday May 12 2019 02:00 PM

Please join us at Adena Mansion and Gardens in your Sunday’s best on Mother's Day to honor and celebrate the special women in our lives! Tea and assorted desserts will be served.

Mother’s Day Tea at Adena will be held on Sunday, May 12, 2019 at 2:00 pm. Reservations are required with pre-paid admission of $20 per guest.Tickets are available at https://www.adenamansion.com/tickets/. ***Please input the specific names of each guest. For reservations or information, please call 740-772-1500, email info@adenamansion.com, or visit our website at www.adenamansion.com

Adena Mansion was the home of Ohio’s sixth governor, Thomas Worthington. Adena Mansion & 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. Tours on Sundays begin at 12:30, 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30.

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Art with Skip

Sat June 01 at 12:00 PM

Saturday June 01 2019 12:00 PM

Local Chillicothe artist Skip Hathaway will offer an art class for children of all ages. The classes will begin at 12:00 pm and will take place at the Education Center. Children of all ages are welcome to attend this event, which is offered at no cost. Art supplies will be provided and children must be accompanied by an adult chaperone.

FREE EVENT

NO TICKET OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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Father/Daughter Tea

Sun June 02 at 2:00 PM

Sunday June 02 2019 02:00 PM

Dress in your Sunday best and bring along the male figure in their life to attend the first annual Father/Daughter Tea at Adena Mansion and Gardens.

This tea party is the perfect way for a child to spend a few hours with their favorite male figure in their life. Enjoy a cup of delectable herbal tea while sampling an array of sweet and savory treats. The afternoon will feature a story-time followed by a tour of Adena Mansion. The special tour, led by Margaret and Ellen Worthington, will highlight where the young ladies of the house once played and sipped tea.

The Father/Daughter Tea will be held on Sunday, June 2nd, 2019 at 2:00 pm. Reservations are required with Pre-Paid admission of $5 per guest. For reservations or information, please call 740-772-1500, info@adenamansion.com.

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Kill the Hill

Sun June 09 at 8:00 AM

Sunday June 09 2019 08:00 AM

An annual event returns to the grounds of Adena Mansion & Gardens on Sunday, June 9 2019 with Kill the Hill, a race that features a killer hill & Adena's entrance driveway.

The event involves two races to appeal to athletes at all levels: a 5K run/walk and a 10 mile run. All courses begin and end at Adena Mansion & Gardens Visitor Center. Runners first descend Adena's landmark hill, then follow a course that winds through Yaples Orchard and Yoctangee Park before returning up the hill to finish.

Adena's grounds open at 7:00 am and the races begin at 8:00 am. Participants may register online at www.adenamansion.com/tickets, or by filling out a registration form. Registration forms can be found the Visitor Center at Adena Mansion and Gardens. Completed forms can be dropped off in person or mailed to 847 Adena Road, Chillicothe, Oh 45601.

The pre-registration deadline is June 8. Regular registration is available until the beginning of the race. Fees for the 5K are $25 during pre-registration and $30 day of race. The 10-mile run is $30 for pre-registrationand $35 day of race.

All participants who register on or before June 1, 2019 will receive a T-shirt and commemorative leather medallion.

All proceeds from the race will support the operation of Adena Mansion Gardens. Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 winners in the Mens and Womens Divisions of the 5K run/walk and 10-mile run.

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Comedy Dinner Theater – “Guess Who is Not on Time for Dinner”

Sat June 22 at 5:30 PM

Saturday June 22 2019 05:30 PM

Adena Mansion and Gardens presents, “Guess Who is Not on Time for Dinner,” June 22, 2019. This original production, written and directed by Delmar Burkitt is an interactive comedy drama centering around the happenings during an evening at Meticulous Mansion Eatery.

Meticulous Mansion Eatery, is an open air eatery located on the south side of the historic Adena Mansion. The grounds will open at 5:30pm. Your reservation will be at 6pm, and you must not be late!

The evening will include the privilege of being in the middle of this unusual restaurant and your eventful dinner. Guests must be aware that their dinner may not be too quiet or uninterrupted.

You will get to interact with a somewhat different restaurant staff, as well as others who show up for dinner. From the compulsive owner, to the newly hired French chef, to the misfit group of waiters, this place is loaded with a group of never to be forgotten individuals.

The cost of this fun filled evening is $40 per person. Reservations may be made online at www.adenamansion.com/tickets, by telephone at 740-772-1500, or in person at 847 Adena Road, Chillicothe. Seating is limited and reservations are required.

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"Base Ball" - Adena Worthington's vs Ohio Village Muffins

Sun June 30 at 2:00 PM

Sunday June 30 2019 02:00 PM

Join us on the grounds of Adena Mansion and Gardens for a game of Base Ball (yes, two words) as the Adena Worthington's take on the Ohio Village Muffins. Step back to the 1860's and cheer on the Worthington's.

FREE EVENT

NO TICKET OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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19th Century Independence Day Celebration

Thu July 04 at 2:00 PM

Thursday July 04 2019 02:00 PM

Join us on Thursday, July 4, at 2:00 PM, to celebrate Independence Day the way they did two centuries ago as you are transported back in time to experience the holiday like it was celebrated in the early 1800s. This event will take place at the picnic pavilion and there is no charge to attend. Activities will include readings of portions of the Declaration of Independence, patriotic poems, a presentation of the flag, a toast to George Washington and 21 gun salute by the Ross County Veterans Honor Guard!

Admission to the Mansion & Gardens is $10.00 for adults, $9.00 for seniors, and $5.00 for children 6 and up, free for OHC and AMGS members and children 5 and under.

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NO TICKET OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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Red, White and Blue Ice Cream Social

Sat July 06 at 11:00 AM

Saturday July 06 2019 11:00 AM

Saturday, July 6 Adena Mansion & Gardens will host their annual Red, White, and Blue Ice Cream Social in the barn from 11am – 4 pm. Bring your lawn chair or picnic blanket and sit back and relax while you listen to the live music and enjoy homemade fruit cobblers and root beer floats. Admission charged and there is an additional cost for cobbler and floats.

Admission is $10.00 for adults, $9.00 for seniors, and $5.00 for children 6 -12, free for OHC and AMGS members and children 5 and under. You may purchase your tickets online or at the door. Tours on Saturday begin at 9:30, 10:30, 11:30, 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30 and the grounds are open from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

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Art with Skip

Sat July 06 at 12:00 PM

Saturday July 06 2019 12:00 PM

Local Chillicothe artist Skip Hathaway will offer an art class for children of all ages. The classes will begin at 12:00 pm and will take place at the Education Center. Children of all ages are welcome to attend this event, which is offered at no cost. Art supplies will be provided and children must be accompanied by an adult chaperone.

FREE EVENT

NO TICKET OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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Movie Night At the Mansion Presents the Film " Served Like A Girl"

Sun July 14 at 9:00 PM

Sunday July 14 2019 09:00 PM

Please join us at Adena Mansion and Garden’s, "Movie Night at the Mansion" for the showing of the Bentonville Film Festival Jury Winner, SXSV Film Festival Selected Film, Documentary Film “Served Like a Girl” in front of the Adena Mansion. Directed by Lysa Heslov “Served like a Girl” follows several American women who were wounded in action and are now transitioning from soldier to civilian after serving their country in Iraq and Afghanistan. Struggling with PTSD, homelessness, broken families, divorce, serious illness, and military sexual abuse, these remarkable women harness humor to adapt to the emotional, social and economic challenges they face.


“Movie Night at the Mansion” at Adena will be held on Sunday, Jul 14, 2019 at 9:00 pm. Reservations are not required and admission is Free. Snacks and Refreshments will be available to be purchased during the showing. For information, please call 740-772-1500, email info@adenamansion.com, or visit our website at www.adenamansion.com

Adena Mansion was the home of Ohio’s sixth governor, Thomas Worthington. Adena Mansion & 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. Tours on Sundays begin at 12:30, 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30.

FREE EVENT

NO TICKET OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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Art with Skip

Sat August 03 at 12:00 PM

Saturday August 03 2019 12:00 PM

Local Chillicothe artist Skip Hathaway will offer an art class for children of all ages. The classes will begin at 12:00 pm and will take place at the Education Center. Children of all ages are welcome to attend this event, which is offered at no cost. Art supplies will be provided and children must be accompanied by an adult chaperone.

FREE EVENT

NO TICKET OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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Ice Cream Creation Station

Sun August 04 at 2:00 PM

Sunday August 04 2019 02:00 PM

In the early 1800's, there were no accepted rules about how to flavor, prepare, or even serve ice cream, other than the fact it had to be done rather quickly. Adena Mansion and Gardens invites children of all ages to come and make their own homemade Ice Cream like they may have in the 1800’s.

The Ice Cream Creation Station at Adena will be held on Sunday, Aug 4th, 2019 at 2:00 pm.

Reservations are required and admission is free (all children must have an adult chaperon).
If there a additional questions please contact us at 740-772-1500 ext 102, or email agray@adenamansion.com

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Yoga at the Overlook

Sun August 11 at 2:00 PM

Sunday August 11 2019 02:00 PM

Please join us at Adena Mansion and Garden’s for a day of tranquility and relaxation, while you enjoy the benefits of Yoga with the view that was the inspiration for the Great Seal of the State of Ohio, “The Overlook”. Yoga at the Overlook will be taught by a Certified Yoga Instructor that will consist of a Yoga Class that will allow you to relax and de-stress, increase strength and flexibility and also how learn to breathe properly.

Yoga at the Overlook at Adena will be held on Sunday, Aug 11, 2019 at 2:00 pm. Reservations are required and Admission is $10 per guest. Each guest will receive a Yoga Tank Top. For reservations or information, please call 740-772-1500, email info@adenamansion.com.

Adena Mansion was the home of Ohio’s sixth governor, Thomas Worthington. Adena Mansion & 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. Tours on Sundays begin at 12:30, 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30.

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Scavenger Hunt/ Nature Hike

Sun September 01 at 2:00 PM

Sunday September 01 2019 02:00 PM

Does your child like to explore the natural world around them? Would they like to play on the estate as the Worthington children did?

Join us for a Children Series Scavenger Hunt/ Nature Hike at Adena Mansion and Gardens. Led by local former Military Personnel, the scavenger hunt will give kids the opportunity to explore the Worthington Estate more in depth, while learning about some of the natural elements of the site.

Scavenger Hunt/Nature Hike at Adena will be held on Sunday, Sept 1, 2019 at 2:00 pm. Reservations are required and admission is free (all children must have an adult chaperon). For reservations or information, please call 740-772-1500, email info@adenamansion.com.

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NO TICKET OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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Art with Skip

Sat September 07 at 12:00 PM

Saturday September 07 2019 12:00 PM

Local Chillicothe artist Skip Hathaway will offer an art class for children of all ages. The classes will begin at 12:00 pm and will take place at the Education Center. Children of all ages are welcome to attend this event, which is offered at no cost. Art supplies will be provided and children must be accompanied by an adult chaperone.

FREE EVENT

NO TICKET OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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Scrapbooking Crop

Fri November 01 at 9:00 AM

Friday November 01 2019 09:00 AM

Do you find yourself constantly interrupted when trying to scrapbook at home? Adena Mansion and Gardens has the solution for you! Join us for 12 peaceful hours and scrap those wonderful memories of families, friends, vacations, and more. November 1, 2019 and November 2, 2019 at the Adena Mansion and Gardens Visitor Center. Each session lasts from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM.

We provide lunch dinner and snacks, enabling you to concentrate on your scrapbooking skills! Not only will you be set up with a personal six-foot table, but you will have electrical and Wi-Fi access.

Participating vendors will be on hand with interesting booths, and everyone will receive a welcome gift and be eligible for door prizes. The cost for each attendee is $ 100.00 for both sessions (ENTER PROMO CODE CROP2019) or $55.00 per session. Reservations and advance payment is required, and can be made online or you may mail you request and payment to Adena Mansion and Gardens, 847 Adena Road, Chillicothe, OH 45601.