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February 8, 2024

Lizard Diaries: Conservation in La Rioja, Argentina

An exciting addition to Cedar Bog Nature Preserve’s 2024 event calendar—Lizard Diaries: Adventures in Ecological Studies and Conservation in La Rioja, Western Argentina with Dr. Camila Kass. Dr. Kass is currently on a Fulbright Fellowship at Ohio University and has offered to speak on her research and conservation efforts to protect an endangered lizard species […]

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February 5, 2024

1906 and Beyond: Discover how Alice Dunbar Nelson and James Weldon Johnson kept Dunbar’s work in the public eye

Paul Laurence Dunbar and Alice Dunbar-Nelson used their relationship as inspiration for many of their works. Follow their relationship through the pair’s writing during their courtship, marriage and separation. This program is free and open to the public and will occur at the Paul Laurence Dunbar House Visitor Center.

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February 5, 2024

Loving Muses: Explore how Alice and Paul wrote about their relationship

Paul Laurence Dunbar and Alice Dunbar-Nelson used their relationship as inspiration for many of their works. Follow their relationship through the pair’s writing during their courtship, marriage, and separation. This program is free and open to the public. The event will be held at the Paul Laurence Dunbar House Visitor Center.

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February 1, 2024

Black History Month at the Ohio History Center

Join us this month for daily programing highlighting the many incredible Black Ohioan’s who’ve made history here. Special programs, activities and film screenings will showcase that African American History is Ohio History. Check out the list of timed programs going on this month below! More programs will be added so be sure to check back […]

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January 31, 2024

Paul Robeson Fundraiser Concert

Join us for a look into history as we present the great music and environment into which the great Paul Robeson (1898-1976) was born. Explore his world of political activism through song. An academic as well as an all-around sports figure, he also tantalized audiences with his resonant bass voice while using his platform to […]

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January 25, 2024

The Impact of World Heritage in Our Community with Melody Young

What impact will the World Heritage designation of the Hopewell Ceremonial Earthworks have on our community? Join the executive director of the Chillicothe Visitor’s Bureau, Melody Young, as she discusses this. Admission to this event is free. For more information, please email [email protected] or call (740).772.1500.

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January 25, 2024

Children’s Nature Scavenger Hunt

Adena Mansion and Gardens will become the place for little explorers to use their skills to hunt different items in nature. Children will get to explore the Worthington estate while learning about nature. Admission for this event is free, and children ages 5 and up are welcome and must have a parent or chaperone accompany […]

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January 25, 2024

“Base Ball” Adena Worthingtons vs Ohio Village Muffins

Play ball! The Adena Worthingtons will challenge The Ohio Village Muffins in a doubleheader exhibition of vintage base ball played by 19th-century rules. The game begins at 11 a.m. and is free and open to the public. For more information, please email [email protected] or call (740).772.1500.

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January 25, 2024

Skip into Art with Steve Patrick

Join us and Steve Patrick as we continue to honor Skip Hathaway and her love of art with Skip into Art. This art class is for children ages five and up, and children must have a parent or chaperone with them. Admission to this event is free, and we will provide the art supplies. For […]

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January 25, 2024

Heirloom Plant Sale

It’s that time again! Adena Mansion and Gardens’ Annual Heirloom Plant Sale is here once again. Our sale focuses on heirloom plants that are varieties raised and passed on before the advent of industrial farming. Many plants go back at least as far as Worthington’s time, with varieties of flowers, tomatoes, vegetables and herbs that […]