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SPECIAL TEAS THIS YEAR
Adaland is well known as a tea destination in North Central WV. Formal Teas are served on scheduled dates in HIGH style at 2:00 pm or ROYAL style at 5:00 pm. This year we will feature a Sunset Tea on the pavilion; a West Virginia Heritage Tea and a special Christmas Tea. Check our calendar for dates and arrangements.
A Special Children’s Tea complete with table decorations, fun activities and story sharing will be held on July 20 on the pavilion. Special favorite food will be on the menu. Adults are welcome.
CHRISTMAS IN JULY ORNAMENT WORKSHOPS
Two ornament workshops will give lucky participants a chance to get an early start on
Christmas decorating on July 17 and 24. Sharon Harsh will guide participants in making some of the beautiful ornaments she has provided on trees at Adaland for several years. Registration Fee is $40 for each session and includes all materials for 3 ornaments and lunch.
Attend both workshops and get a $5 discount on the second workshop!
MURDER MYSTERY DINNER THEATER
Audiences have been enjoying our dinner theater for a number of years. We are still bringing Karen Vuranch’s wonderful comedy thrillers to life each year with Eddie Poling, a very talented local musician and actor as the director of our fabulous local theater group. Our presentation this year will be repeat of a favorite show by Karen as a special anniversary event. Join us on August 2 or 3 for a really fun filled thriller and help solve the murder.
Pictured at the right is local resident Eddy Poling in last year’s Murder Mystery Dinner Theater. Poling has been a frequent cast member but this year moves from cast to director as he directs the Karen Vuranch murder mystery.
MORE FUN AND DRAMA
Adaland will present a second year of Shakespeare with the Vintage Theatre of Clarksburg, a theater group made up of West Virginia actors in AS YOU LIKE IT. Come for dinner and a great evening of Shakespeare. Partial funding is provided by the West Virginia Commission on the Arts.
Pictured left are cast members of “The Comedy of Errors” and members of The Rustic Mechanicals. These area thespians played out the mistaken identity comedy after a grand buffet of three entrees, multiple sides, salad with Lucy’s secret dressing, and a banquet of desserts.
OUR 20TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS — 1999 to 2019
Adaland Mansion opened its doors in May of 1999 and has welcomed over 72,000 guests in
20 years with 1346 special events, 150 weddings and 200 bus tours.
20th Anniversary Tag Sale Fundraiser | Friday and Saturday, August 9 and 10, 10:00 to 4:00 pm
Adaland Mansion is calling for donations for its annual tag sale. Handmade furniture, art, crafts, and antiques are being sought for this popular sale that helps maintain Adaland Mansion as a National Historic Site. “Not only is a donation to the tag sale tax deductible but also Adaland is happy to make arrangements for pick-up of items, if necessary,” according to an Adaland spokesperson. For such arrangements, call 304-516-1124.
Lunch will be served both days at a small cost. The general public is invited to come to this annual event and browse through the many items for sale. The sale will be on the side yard pavilion and will take place rain or shine.
2oth Anniversary Dinner
We are celebrating with our 20th Anniversary Dinner on Sunday, September 8 at 1:00 pm on the pavilion. Jason Fleck, Award Winning Chef, will be preparing a delicious farm to table dinner.
The menu is Summer Berry Salad with feta cheese and poppy seed dressing. The buffet will have Mountain Trout Cakes with corn relish and a roasted red pepper jam; Hickory Smoked Brisket with guajillo BBQ sauce; spinach, artichoke and goat cheese Stuffed Chicken Breast, oven roasted Potato Wedges with ramps, Country Style Green Beans, Penne Pasta with a smoked gouda cream sauce, Grilled Corn on the Cobb with seasoning, and home made hot rolls and drinks. For dessert: mixed berry tart, apple cobbler and fresh watermelon.
20th Anniversary Celebration at the Barn
On September 7, from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm we will celebrate in the barn to honor our 20th Anniversary as a tourism site in Barbour County. Join us for crafts and displays. Bring a picnic or buy lunch. The barn and restroom area is the first stop for visitors on our many bus tours. No admission charge to barn. House tours available for $10.00.