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April

 

Heritage Apple Orchard Tree Planting | Saturdays, April 17 and 24

Enjoy helping us create an orchard! Small groups can register online to volunteer to plant a tree at Adaland as part of the new Heritage Apple Orchard project. Each group or family picks up a tree with a planting guide. Call for more information.

 

MAY

 

Free Tour Day | Saturday, May 1 from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Adaland Mansion opens to the public and tours.

 

Mother’s Day Buffet | Sunday, May 9, Three seatings: 12:30, 2:15 or 3:45 pm

Guests for this day are treated to the mouthwatering down home cooking of Adaland’s long time cook, Lucy Williamson and will include two entrees, a collection of sides, salad with Lucy’s famous dressing, homemade bread, and a sideboard of luscious desserts. Adaland’s signature peach iced tea and coffee round out the afternoon meal that has become a favorite of many visitors. Adults $25.00. Children $10.00. Reservations are required and seating is limited to family groups, with 50 people per seating. Reservations must be made in advance by calling 304-516-1124 and paid with a credit card, check, or cash. Please wear your mask and observe social distancing.

 

Closed Saturday, May 15 for a private event.

Closed Saturday, May 22 for a private event.

Closed Saturday, May 29 for a private event.

 

JUNE

 

Closed Saturday, June 5 for a private event.

Closed Saturday, June 12 for a private event.

Closed Saturday, June 19 for a private event.

 

JULY

 

Sunday Buffet Dinner with Live Music | Sunday, July 11, Three seatings: 12:30, 2:15 or 3:45 pm.

Guests for this day are treated to the mouthwatering down home cooking of Adaland’s long time cook, Lucy Williamson. The buffet table will be laden with two entrees, a collection of sides, salad with Lucy’s famous dressing, homemade bread, and a sideboard of luscious desserts. Adaland’s signature peach iced tea and coffee round out the afternoon meal that has become a favorite of many visitors. Adults $25.00. Children $10.00. Reservations are required and seating is limited to family groups, with 50 people per seating. Reservations must be paid in advance with a credit card, check, or cash.

 

Closed Saturday, July 24 for a private event.

 

High Tea | Sunday, July 25, 2:00 pm.

Four courses of assorted fresh fruit, tea sandwiches, scones, and mini desserts with variety of hot teas and punch. Adults $30. Reservations are required and seating is limited to family groups. Reservations must be paid in advance with a credit card, check, or cash.

 

 

AUGUST

 

Tag Sale Fundraiser | Friday and Saturday, August 13 and 14, 10:00 to 4:00 pm

Add arts, crafts, tools and antiques for sale on the pavilion. Open to the public. No pre sales. Free admission. Food for purchase.

 

Murder Mystery Dinner Theater on the Pavilion | Friday, August 20 and Saturday, August 21, 5:00 pm.

Audiences have been enjoying our dinner theater for a number of years. Join usfor a really fun filled thriller and help solve the murder. $40.00 per person. Reservations are required and seating is limited to to family groups. Reservations must be paid in advance with a credit card, check, or cash.

 

 

SEPTEMBER

 

Cooking Apples Class at the Barn | Saturday, September 18, 1:00 to 3:00 pm

Join us for a cooking demonstration and free samples of freshly made apple sauce and apple cake. Registration is limited and reservations must be made in advance by calling 304-516-1124. The restored barn displays a varied collection of reproductions of equipment and tools owned by Augustus Modisett, builder of the mansion house. No barn admission charge. House tours available for $10.00.

 

 

OCTOBER

 

Royal Tea on the Pavilion | Sunday, October 3, 5:00 pm.

ROYAL TEA Assorted fresh fruit, tea sandwiches, scones, and mini desserts with variety of hot teas and punch, and a course of little savories. Adults $35. Reservations are required and seating is limited to family groups. Reservations must be paid in advance with a credit card, check, or cash.

 

Heritage Day/Living History | Saturday, October 23, 11:00 to 3:00 pm

Join us for an outdoor event taking place on the grounds of Adaland with living history reenactors, live music on the pavilion, live demonstrations at the barn, house tours and historical foods for sale. Bring a picnic or buy lunch, available for $15.00 each. No barn admission charge. House tours available. $10.00.

 

Closed Saturday, October 30 for a private event.

 

 

NOVEMBER

 

Thanksgiving Buffet Dinner | Sunday, November 21, Three seatings: 12:30, 2:15 or 3:45 pm.

First of our holiday celebrations. The buffet dinner features a traditional Thanksgiving meal. Adaland’s own cook of 14 years, Lucy Williamson, prepares a buffet table spread with seasonal delectables including ham, turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans and other vegetables, salad with Lucy’s secret dressing, homemade rolls warm from the oven, a dessert table heavy with pies and cakes of the season, and Adaland’s signature peach iced tea. Adults $25.00. Children $10.00. Reservations are required and seating is limited to 1 family per group. Reservations must be paid in advance with a credit card, check, or cash.

 

Closed for Thanksgiving Wednesday, November 24 and Thursday, November 25.

 

 

DECEMBER

 

Christmas Open House with Santa’s Bake Shop | Saturday, December 4, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Free Admission. Guests are offered a cookie, a cup of coffee, or hot tea while they visit and are welcomed by twinkling lights, red velvet ribbons, garlands, and wreathes as well as Christmas trees in every room. Homemade Cookies Santa’s Bake Shop features homemade Christmas cookies baked for the occasion by Adaland Board member Jeannie Mozley. Gift Shop Open.

 

Christmas Buffet Dinner | Sunday, December 12, Three seatings: 12:30, 2:15 or 3:45 pm.

The mansion house cook, Lucy Williamson, prepares a buffet table spread with seasonal delectables including ham, turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans and other vegetables, salad with Lucy’s secret dressing, homemade rolls warm from the oven, a dessert table heavy with pies and Christmas desserts, and Adaland’s signature peach iced tea. Adults $25.00. Children $10.00. Reservations are required and seating is limited to 1 family per group. Reservations must be paid in advance with a credit card, check, or cash.

 

Candlelight Tour of Adaland | Saturday, December 18, 6:00 to 8:30 pm.

Guests are offered light refreshements while they view twinkling lights, red velvet ribbons, garlands, and wreathes as well as Christmas trees in every room. Adults $15.00. Reservations are required and seating is limited to 1 family per group. Reservations must be paid in advance with a credit card, check, or cash.

 

Christmas Buffet Dinner | Sunday, December 19, Three seatings: 12:30, 2:15 or 3:45 pm.

The mansion house cook, Lucy Williamson, prepares a buffet table spread with seasonal delectables including ham, turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans and other vegetables, salad with Lucy’s secret dressing, homemade rolls warm from the oven, a dessert table heavy with pies and Christmas desserts, and Adaland’s signature peach iced tea. Adults $25.00. Children $10.00. Reservations are required and seating is limited to 1 family per group. Reservations must be paid in advance with a credit card, check, or cash.

 

Closed for Christmas December 24 and 25

 

New Year’s Eve Dinner | Friday, December 31, Seatings at 5:00 and 7:30 pm.

Special dinner and live Music. Adults $45.00 each. Reservations are required and seating is limited to 1 family per group. Reservations must be paid in advance with a credit card, check, or cash.

 

 

Due to COVID-19, our schedule is subject to change. While inside Adaland, volunteers, staff, and visitors are required to wear a face mask and all tours must be privately arranged to limit the number of people in the house.

 

Reservations are required for all events unless the event is noted as free admission. Reservations  must be paid in advance.

 

For reservations

304-457-1587 or  304-516-1124 email adaland1@adaland.org

or Contact Us

 

If making a reservation by email, please confirm by calling  304-516-1124 before coming to the event.

 

Historic Tours
May 1 to December 31.

Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays 11:00 am – 5:00 pm.

and on Sundays by appointment. $10.00 adults.

 

Tickets for children ages 6-12 years are free for house tours, half price for buffets, but full price on tea events.

 

Please consider adding a 10% historic preservation donation on all events. Donations are happily accepted at anytime to preserve this historic property, which is on the National Register of Historic Places.

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