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Adena Mansion & Gardens Wreath Workshop

Presented By Rathkamp Financial

Come decorate a wreath for the holidays on Saturday, December 4th and Sunday, December 5th at Adena Mansion and Gardens Visitor Center.

We provide the evergreen wreath as well as natural materials gathered from the grounds of Adena Mansion & Gardens. You may also bring personal mementos to decorate your wreath.

The cost is $35 per person. Space is limited. There are three session from 10:30am- 12 noon, 12:30pm-2pm, and 2:30pm-4pm.

**NO REFUNDS, ALL SALES ARE FINAL**

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847 Adena Road Chillicothe

Chillicothe To Conduct Annual Bow Hunting Qualifications

Presented By Classic Brands

(Chillicothe) — Bow Hunting Qualifications for the City of Chillicothe will begin September 27th.

The qualifications will be conducted Monday, September 27th and Saturday, October 2nd. The qualifications are open to those age 18 and over.

Monday’s qualifications will be held from 5pm to 9pm at the Ross County Bow Hunter Club, located on Moss Hollow Road., the club itself sits about a quarter mile off of three locks road.

Bow Hunting Qualifications on October 2nd will take place from 9am to noon at Adena Mansion and Gardens.

During the Bow Qualifications, prospective hunters will need to bring a photo ID, a bow or crossbow, and arrows.

For questions, please contact State Wildlife Officer, Bob Nelson, at (614) 565-9754.

Revolutionary War Reenactment Comes To Adena Mansion & Gardens

Presented By Classic Brands

(Chillicothe) –Join Adena Mansion & Gardens on Saturday, October 30, from 9 AM- 5 PM and on Sunday, October 31 from 9 AM-4 PM, the Brigade of the American Revolution will be hosting a Revolutionary War Reenactment.

Enjoy the activities on the hill such as Unit Drills, Rifle Demonstrations, Mock Battles, 18th. Century cooking, and begin the process of finding your Revolutionary War ancestor at the Information Table with the Daughters of the American Revolution, and more. Activities will go on throughout the day in addition to the daily schedule.

The Event is FREE with single day parking fee of $10 and two day parking fee of $15.

Parking tickets are available online at www.adenamansion.com/tickets.

The Pioneer School will have Bean Soup available daily from 11am-4pm or until sold out. For $6, you will get beans, corn muffin, dessert and drink. All proceeds from the Bean Dinner will go to the Pioneer School. This is an educational program for students with autism or multiple disabilities provided to the schools in Ross County by the Ross County Board of Developmental Disabilities.

As an organization, their students and individuals with disabilities play a vital role in the diversity, strength and richness of our community. Preparing students with disabilities to seize the opportunities our community provides and advocate for themselves helps them live their lives at their greatest potential. The functional school curriculum provides hands-on, real world instruction in all areas of academics as well as employment skills. When students graduate our program, they become more independent and successful members of Ross County.

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 Historical Society. 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.

MURDER MYSTERY DINNER AT ADENA MANSION & GARDENS COMING IN SEPTEMBER

Presented by Atomic Speedway

September 10, 11 and 12 Adena Mansion and Gardens will once again become the place to hone your skills as a rookie crime solver in an entertaining atmosphere filled with great food and a mystery. This year’s mystery, “Attempted Murder” is an all-new original production written and directed by Delmar Burkitt.

The grounds open at 5:15pm and the mystery will begin at 6:00pm. After you gather your clues, dinner will follow at approximately 7:00pm. Tickets are available at $50 per person for AMGS members and $55 for non-members. Admission includes both the mystery and the dinner. Prizes will be awarded each evening at the conclusion of the program.

According to the CDC Guidelines, fully vaccinated people no longer need to wear a mask or physically distance in any setting, except where required by federal, state, local, tribal, or territorial laws, rules and regulations, including local business and workplace guidance.

At Adena Mansion and Gardens Historic Site masks are highly encouraged for children ages 3-11 and any other unvaccinated individuals 12 and up.

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

Historian To “Chat” About Second Daughter Of Thomas Worthington

Presented By Classic Brands

Local historian Mary Anne Brown will be talking about the life of one of the Worthington daughters, during a presentation called: “Sarah Worthington-King-Peter: The Story of Her Life”

Sarah Worthington- King-Peter was the second daughter of Thomas and Eleanor Worthington, born May 10, 1800 at Valley Mills (Chillicothe) in Ross County, Northwest Territory.

Local historian Mary Anne Brown will talk about Sarah and learn about how she was most like her father in social energy and service than any of the other Worthington children.

You will also be able to see Sarah’s chairs that are on exhibit from the Franciscan Sisters of the Poor in Cincinnati.

The event will be hosted by Adena Mansion and Gardens Historic Site Visitor Center, located at 847 Adena Road in Chillicothe, on July 18th at 2:00pm

There is no charge to attend the event. Face masks are required if you are unvaccinated.

Adena Worthington’s vs Ohio Village Muffins In Vintage Baseball Match

Presented By Atomic Speedway

UPDATE: Due to projected storms, this event has been cancelled for July 11.

Adena Mansion & Gardens will host vintage “Base Ball” Sunday, July 11, 2021. 

Bring your blanket or lawn chair and join us on the grounds when the Adena Worthington’s challenge the Ohio Village Muffins, an 1860’s baseball team that plays the game by 19th century rules, in an exhibition game of vintage baseball.

The match begins at 2pm.

This event is free and open to the public. For those unvaccinated for COVID-19, masks are required over the nose and mouth indoors and outdoors- if unable to social distance. 

If you would like to take a tour of the mansion, admission is $10 for Adults; $9 for Seniors; $5 Children age 6-12, and Children age 5 and under get in free. The last mansion tour is at 3:30pm that day.

19th Century “Base Ball” Returns To Adena Mansion & Gardens

Presented By McDonald’s, I’m Lovin’ It!

(Above: Watch the 2018 match between the Adena Worthingtons and Ohio Village Muffins)

(CHILLICOTHE) –Adena Mansion & Gardens will host a vintage “base ball” game on Sunday, July 11, 2021.

Bring your blanket or lawn chair and join us on the grounds when the Adena Worthingtons challenge the Ohio Village Muffins, an 1860’s baseball team that plays the game by 19th century rules, in an exhibition game of vintage baseball. The match begins at 2:00 pm. This event is free and open to the public.

Adena Mansion and Gardens Historic is following current guidance from the CDC for safest behaviors related to COVID-19. Masks are not be required for vaccinated visitors, volunteers, and staff. Masks are highly encouraged for children ages 3-11 and any other unvaccinated individuals 12 and up.

(Photo Courtesy of Adena Mansion & Gardens)

If you would like to take a tour of the mansion, admission is $10 for Adults; $9 for Seniors; $5 Children 6-12 and Children 5 and under are free. The last mansion tour is at 3:30pm

Adena Mansion was the home of Ohio’s sixth governor, Thomas Worthington. Adena Mansion and Garden Society manages the site on behalf of 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.

June 19th Adena Mansion Visitor Center Event Rescheduled

Presented By McDonald’s, I’m Lovin’ It!

(Chillicothe) — Due to rain, “The Worthington’s and the Revolution” has been rescheduled for Saturday, July 10th from 10am-3pm, at the Adena Mansion & Gardens Visitor Center. The event was originally scheduled for June 19th.

Children completing grades four through six are invited to join the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Ogle Company of the Militia at Adena Mansions and Gardens for a day of fun and learning about colonial times.

The day will begin with presentation of the flag by the Ogle Company and a round of shots. Throughout the day, participants will play games and enjoy food from the era of the American Revolution. These games were later played by the Worthington children and the “soldiers’ food” is the same the elder Worthington males ate while in the wilderness and defending the colonies. Children will have the opportunity to practice crafts and cooking that were practiced in the colonies and at Adena.

Thomas Worthington was a surveyor and frontiersman. Children will learn the skills and techniques used by those early surveyors, and see the tools used. A Revolutionary War Soldier’s routines and daily life will be shared with the children by a member of the Militia. Additionally, the children will learn about the Worthington family’s connection to the Revolutionary War.

Lunch will be served to participants and they will take home to share the crafts and foods created throughout the day.

Please register online at www.adenamansion.com/tickets, or by calling 1-800-319-7248 or 740-772-1500.

Adana Mansion was the home of Ohio’s 6th governor, Thomas Worthington. Admission is: Adults $10; seniors $9; Children 6 and up, $5. Admission for Ohio History Connection/AMGS members and children 5 and under is FREE. For more information, please call 1-800-319-7248 or visit www.adenamansion.com. Adena is located at the south end of Adena Road, off Pleasant Valley Road, which is the first road west off of State Route 104, just north of the US 35 interchange at the north edge of Chillicothe.

The Worthington’s And The Revolution

Presented By Classic Brands

(Chillicothe) — Colonial days will be revisited at the Adena Mansion and Gardens in an event called- “The Worthington’s and the Revolution” – Saturday, June 19th from 10am-3pm, at the Visitor Center.

Children completing grades four through six are invited to join the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Ogle Company of the Militia at Adena Mansions and Gardens for a day of fun and learning about colonial times.

The day will begin with presentation of the flag by the Ogle Company and a round of shots. Throughout the day, participants will play games and enjoy food from the era of the American Revolution. These games were later played by the Worthington children and the “soldiers’ food” is the same the elder Worthington males ate while in the wilderness and defending the colonies. Children will have the opportunity to practice crafts and cooking that were practiced in the colonies and at Adena.

Thomas Worthington was a surveyor and frontiersman. Children will learn the skills and techniques used by those early surveyors, and see the tools used. A Revolutionary War Soldier’s routines and daily life will be shared with the children by a member of the Militia. Additionally, the children will learn about the Worthington family’s connection to the Revolutionary War.

Lunch will be served to participants and they will take home to share the crafts and foods created throughout the day.

Please register online at www.adenamansion.com/tickets, or by calling 1-800-319-7248 or 740-772-1500.

Adana Mansion was the home of Ohio’s 6th governor, Thomas Worthington. Admission is: Adults $10; seniors $9; Children 6 and up, $5. Admission for Ohio History Connection/AMGS members and children 5 and under is FREE. For more information, please call 1-800-319-7248 or visit www.adenamansion.com. Adena is located at the south end of Adena Road, off Pleasant Valley Road, which is the first road west off of State Route 104, just north of the US 35 interchange at the north edge of Chillicothe.

Adena Mansion & Garden Heirloom Plant Sale

Presented By McDonald’s, I’m Lovin’ It!

Mark your calendar for Adena Mansion and Gardens annual plant sale focuses on “heirloom” plants.

An heirloom plant, heirloom variety, heritage fruit, or heirloom vegetable is an old cultivar of a plant used for food that is grown and maintained by gardeners and farmers, particularly in isolated or ethnic minority communities of the Western world.

The plants at Adena are believed to be many of the same varieties used when Thomas Worthington lived at the mansion in the early 1800’s.

This year’s sale is set for Saturday, May 1, through Sunday, May 16. Hours will be 9am-5pm and Wednesdays through Saturdays and noon-5pm on Sundays. They are closed on Monday and Tuesday.

More details can be found at www.adenamansion.com