Adena Mansion and Gardens will host a weekend of events to celebrate the glorious Fourth of July.

The festivities begin on Saturday, July 5th with a Red, White, and Blue Ice Cream Social in the barn from 11am-4pm.

There will be live music by Paul Brown, Sherri Dean, and the Sodbusters...along with ice cream, homemade fruit cobblers and root beer floats. Lawn chairs are encouraged.

On Sunday July 6th, at 2pm, visitors will experience a 19th Century Independence Day Celebration. This program features a reading of portions of the Declaration of Independence, patriotic poems, a toast to George Washington, and a 21-gun salute by the Ross County Composite Honor Guard.

All activities are included with admission. For more information, call 740-772-1500, email <>, or visit <>.