Adaland Mansion slates open house

Adaland Mansion at Philippi will hold its annual Christmas Open House and Christmas High Tea and Royal Tea this weekend.

On Saturday, during the open house, guests can take a self-guided tour. Each room is decorated for Christmas.

The open house will run from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Reservations are not required, and there is no charge. Refreshments will be offered for sale.

On Sunday, Christmas High Tea will be held at 2 p.m. and Royal Tea will be held at 5 p.m. Both require reservations, which can be made by calling 304-457-2415 or 304-457-1587. There is a charge.

High Tea features a variety of hot teas and four courses of tea foods designed especially for Adaland Mansion.

Tea hostesses will provide individualized service and table-side commentary on tea history and etiquette.

A complete listing of holiday events is available at