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May 26 (Fri)
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Sep 4 (Mon)
Horse-Drawn Canal Boat Rides

1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm Tuesdays - Fridays1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm, 4:00 pm Saturdays and SundaysClosed all Mondays. Closed September 17, 18, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, October 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7. Boat departs on the hour. Weekends only in September and October. October 21, 22, 23 at 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm, 4:00pm. A serene 45 minute ride down a restored section......

Cost: $6-8.00 per person

Contact: Historic Roscoe Village, Phone: 740-622-7644

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May 27 (Sat)
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Oct 29 (Sun)
2:30 PM to East Logan Train Ride

2:30 pm Our East Logan train is the longest of the regular weekend trains and operates every Saturday and Sunday between Memorial Day and the last full weekend of October. The train departs the Nelsonville Depot for a round-trip ride along the historic Hocking River Valley. Along the way, we will pass through the historic company town of Haydenville, which was......

Cost: $12-17 per person

Contact: Hocking Valley Scenic Railway, Phone: 740-249-1452

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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May 27 (Sat)
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Oct 29 (Sun)
12:00 Noon to Haydenville Train Ride

12:00 - 1:30 pm Our Noon train to Haydenville is the shortest trip of our trains. It operates every Saturday and Sunday between Memorial Day weekend and the last full weekend of October. The train departs the Nelsonville Depot for a round-trip ride along the historic Hocking River Valley. Sights along the ride include one of the remaining Hocking Canal locks and the Hocking River.

Cost: $10-13 per person

Contact: Hocking Valley Scenic Railway, Phone: 740-249-1452

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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May 27 (Sat)
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Sep 4 (Mon)
Quilt National 17 - 20th Anniversary

5-7 pm January 13th for Opening Reception and Awards.January 14th open to the public. The Dairy Barn is the only place to view the entire Quilt National Collection from all over the world. Quilt National 17 on Tour10/6/17 12/1/17 St. Louis, MOparts of all three collections hosted by Safe Connections at Foundry Art CenterSt. Louis, MO1/8/18 4/15/18 Lowell,......

Cost: $8-10. per person

Contact: Dairy Barn, Phone: 740-592-4981

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
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Jun 9 (Fri)
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Sep 3 (Sun)
Tecumseh

8:00 - 10:45 pm. Monday-Saturday. Captivating. Fascinating. Mesmerizing. Special closing night performance on Sunday September 3. Come witness the epic life story of the legendary Shawnee leader as he struggles to defend his sacred homelands in the Ohio country during the late 1700s. The huge, outdoor stages of the Sugarloaf Mountain Amphitheater afford the......

Cost: $24/adult,$14/under10

Contact: Tecumseh, Phone: 866-775-0700

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 21 miles
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Jun 9 (Fri)
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Sep 3 (Sun)
Tecumseh - Living History Tour

3:00 pm Saturday only. As you travel through late 18th century Ohio you will gain a clearer and deeper appreciation of the world that lives and breathes in every character portrayed in Tecumseh as you meet and become witness to the lives of the Frontier settlers and Shawnee who shaped our history and created the land on which we now live. Devised, written and......

Cost: $5.00 per person

Contact: Tecumseh, Phone: 866-775-0700

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 21 miles
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Jun 9 (Fri)
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Sep 3 (Sun)
Tecumseh - Behind the Scenes Tour

3:45 pm, 4:30 pm and 5:15 pm. Tours are offered Monday-Saturday. Over 30 years ago these tours began and they are still highly acclaimed by our patrons. Enjoy an exciting backstage tour of the theater complex as cast members serve as your tour guides. The stuntmen of Tecumseh give a dazzling display of stage-combat and flintlock firing and then pitch headfirst......

Cost: $5.00 per person

Contact: Tecumseh, Phone: 866-775-0700

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 21 miles
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Jul 26 (Wed)
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Aug 26 (Sat)
Night Flight Rappel Adventure

Wednesdays and Saturdays OnlyReservations Required8:00 - 10:00 pm, varies based on timing of sunsetA first for Ohio and the Midwest, a Night Flight Rappel down towering cliffs under the cover of darkness. Guests will arrive and begin the hike up at sunset, then embark on 2 different rappels from the top of our incredible sandstone cliffs. This adventure will......

Cost: $80/adults, $70/ages 6-15

Contact: High Rock Adventures, Phone: 740-385-9886

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 11 miles
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Jul 28 (Fri)
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Aug 20 (Sun)
Men on Display - New Woodwork and Photography

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Friday - Opening Night during Nelsonville Final Friday. Normal Hours are: 10 am - 5 pm Monday-Saturday, 12-5 pm Sunday. The Starbrick men will present everything possible, the works, the full-monty of new woodwork and photography.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Starbrick Cooperative Gallery, Phone: 740-753-1011

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Jul 28 (Fri)
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Aug 3 (Thu)
The Emoji Movie at Skyview Drive-In

7:30 pm ticket office opens. 8:50 pm approximately movies start.The Emoji MovieFamily/Comedy/AnimationAn Adventure beyond words.

Cost: $4-8 per person

Contact: Skyview Drive-In, Phone: 740-653-5517

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Aug 2 (Wed)
Intimate Evening with Graham Nash

7:30 pm. An Intimate Evening of Songs and Stories with Graham Nash. A Two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee with Crosby, Stills, and Nash and with the Hollies. He was also inducted twice into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, as a solo artist and with CSN, and he is a Grammy Award winner. Ticket prices are: Floor $80, Balcony $70, Box Seats $95, all fees......

Cost: $70-$375 per person

Contact: Stuart's Opera House , Phone: 740-753-1924

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Aug 2 (Wed)
Fast Times at Ridgemont High - 1982

7:00 pm. A group of Southern California high school students are enjoying their most important subjects: sex, drugs and rock n roll.Director: Amy HeckerlingWriters: Cameron Crowe screenplay, Cameron Crowe bookStars: Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judge Reinhold

Cost: $12.50 per person

Contact: Athena Grand, Phone: 740-593-8800

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 26 miles
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Aug 2 (Wed)
Aug 3 (Thu)
Aug 4 (Fri)
Aug 5 (Sat)
Athens Farmers Market

9:00 am - 12:00 pm. Sat and Wed. 4-7pm Thu Saturdays - Year Round. Wednesdays - April/December. Thursday Evenings - May/September.This is one of the areas most celebrated institutions. The first market, held on a summer day in 1972, drew participation from three producers the following week, there were five. That summer, market participation peaked at a dozen......

Cost: Free event

Contact: Athens Farmers Market, Phone: 740-593-6763

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 26 miles
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Aug 2 (Wed)
Quilt Therapy

9:30am - 5:30pm. Every Wednesday our classroom is open all day for anyone who wants to come and sew. Bring a project, even one you are having struggles with and one of our folks will be happy to help you. It is a fun day to come and be with other quilters. Lunch is on your own.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Nelsonville Quilt Company, Phone: 740-753-3343

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Aug 3 (Thu)
Aug 4 (Fri)
Aug 5 (Sat)
Aug 6 (Sun)
The Great Train Robbery

Come help us rob the Train and join the Posse.Join us on Thursday to begin rehearsal and practice some mounted shooting. Train Robbery will take place on Saturday. Cost to ride: $85 with your own horse 1st or 2nd time,$40 with your own horse veteran riders, $260 with a rented ranch horse. Not comfortable with riding but still want to participate. Ride the train...

Cost: $85-260 per person

Contact: Smoke Rise Ranch, Phone: 740-767-2624

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 21 miles
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Aug 3 (Thu)
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Aug 31 (Thu)
Professional Pottery/Wheel Classes

12:00-5:00 pm or 7:30-9:00pm Every Thursday. 12-5pm Thursday is with Dale Hague a professional potter for over 20 years. 7:30-9pm is with Jennifer Appelfeller for $45. No experience needed. The time includes professional instruction, firing, finishing work such as glazing, sculpting and any other touches to complete your work. Bring your favorite snack or beverage,......

Cost: $45-50 per person

Contact: Two Broke Artists Studio, Phone: 740-404-3569

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Aug 3 (Thu)
Yoga In Town - with Elle DelMatto

4:30-5:30 pm. Yoga Instructor Elle Delmatto. Class is open to all. No pre-registration is necessary. Class is held every Thursday.

Cost: $6 per person

Contact: Bowen House, Phone: 740-385-0344

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
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Aug 4 (Fri)
Music in Worthington Park Gazebo

7:00 pm Music in the Park summer music series.Friday night concerts in downtown Logan at the corner of Market and Main Streets. Featuring a mix of country, bluegrass, classic rock and Western Swing.Bring lawn chairs or blankets as park seating is limited.Concerts generally proceed rain or shine except in the event of dangerous conditions. Food and beverages......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: John Graham, Phone: 740-746-8233

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
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Aug 4 (Fri)
Skulls and Claws

1:00 pmCome down to the Naturalist Cabin to learn about the animals that makes Hocking Hills State Park their home.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park , Phone: 740-385-6842

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
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Aug 4 (Fri)
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Aug 12 (Sat)
Athens County Fair

8:00 am - 10:00 pm. Monday, August 7th - Veterans Day - Veterans get in free. Little Kids Bike Parade. Rides open 1:00pm. Texas Roadhouse Tough Track - GrandstandTuesday, August 8th - Jake Binegar - Grandstand - 7pm. Mitch Kirkpatrick - Grandstand - 8pm. Wednesday, August 9th - Kid's Day Free for kids 12 and under until 3:30pm. Kid's rides free 12-3:30pm. Rodeo......

Cost: $8.00 per person

Contact: Athens County Fair, Phone: 740-592-1991

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 25 miles
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Aug 4 (Fri)
Bat Workshop and Field Survey

8:30 pmHow much do you know about bats one of our best insect predators... Want to learn more about the unique lives of these flying mammals This Friday AOA and OSU Extension are offering an evening-time program that will provide an overview of bats in our area plus hands on experience locating and identifying bats on one of AOAs bat rich properties the Masha......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Appalachia Ohio Alliance, Phone: 740-817-1759

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 25 miles
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Aug 4 (Fri)
Friday Night Bandstand

7-8:30pm. SlawDog - local Christian Rock Band.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Lancaster Parks and Recreation, Phone: 740-687-6651

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Aug 5 (Sat)
Cedar Falls Stroll

9:00 am. Stroll with the naturalist and explore Cedar Falls. You will discover the natural and cultural history of this area of the park.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park , Phone: 740-385-6841

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
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Aug 5 (Sat)
Ohios Friendliest Train Robbery

6:00 pm Departure. Our ever-popular Ohios Friendliest Train Robbery trains are family-friendly and feature a group of bandits on horseback making an attempt to rob the train. Now, before you think, -Rob the train...-, we distribute play money to everyone before the train departs. The -robbers- then come through and collect the play money once they are able......

Cost: $17-21 per person

Contact: Hocking Valley Scenic Railway, Phone: 740-249-1452

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Aug 5 (Sat)
Hockings Wildlife at the Cabin

2:00 pm. Naturalist Cabin located behind the Old Mans Cave visitors Center. As you pass by on your hike today stop by the Naturalist Cabin, located behind the Old Mans Cave Visitor Center, to explore and take a closer look at some of our native residents. Naturalist will be available for discussion and to answer questions.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park , Phone: 740-385-6841

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
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Aug 5 (Sat)
Free Paddling Day

10:00 am - 2:00 pmEnjoy a day on Turkey Creek Lake canoeing, kayaking and stand up paddleboarding. All gear and instruction supplied. Meet at Turkey Creek Boat Ramp. Nature Center Hours in August are Wednesday - Sunday from 12-3pm.

Cost: Free

Contact: Shawnee State Park, Phone: 740-858-6652

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 58 miles
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Aug 5 (Sat)
Lancaster Handmade Market

10:00 am - 2:00 pm on 1st and 3rd Saturdays May through October at the corner of Broad and Main StreetsLancaster Handmade Market is an outside venue that supports locally made art. Only items handcrafted in Ohio by the artisan are accepted, such as but not limited to: sculpture, painting, high quality crafts, photojournalism, original music, dance, writing,......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Lancaster Handmade Market, Phone: 740-569-4563

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Aug 5 (Sat)
Moonlight Paddle

6:00 - 10:00 pmThe Moonlight Paddle is a great time to spend with a special friend or romantic friend.

Cost: $40-$50/for 2

Contact: Murray's Landing, Phone: 740-856-7848

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 17 miles
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Aug 5 (Sat)
Moonlight Tour

6:45pm. Paddle your canoe from sunset to moonlight, using the light of the moon as it reflects on the water. Your trip ends at the livery with a roaring bonfire, smores and a local bluegrass band for your enjoyment. Reservations highly recommended. Be sure to bring a flashlight.

Cost: $45 for 2 people

Contact: Hocking Hills Canoe Livery , Phone: 740-385-0523

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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Aug 5 (Sat)
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Aug 26 (Sat)
Youth Painting Session at Two Broke Artists

11:00 am - 1:00 pm. Every Sat. Youth Painting Session at Two Broke Artists is every Saturday. No painting experience needed. Bring your favorite snack or beverage, invite your friends, and enjoy step-by-step instruction with professional artists. You will leave with a one of a kind creation and a new found talent to explore.

Cost: $15/ages 12 and under

Contact: Two Broke Artists Studio, Phone: 740-404-3569

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Aug 5 (Sat)
Hocking Hills Farmers Market

10:00 am - 2:00 pmEvery Saturday from May 27th to October 21st. Come meet local growers, innovative producers and talented artists. Featuring baked goods, artisan chocolate, crafts and wonderful seasonal produce.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Hocking Hills Farmers Market, Phone: 740-385-7117

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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Aug 5 (Sat)
American Legion Monthly Steak Dinner

4:30-7:30pm. The Auxiliary of American Legion Post 78 provides this delicious steak dinner on the 1st Saturday of every month. Come join us for a good meal, with the proceeds helping our community and supporting two Legion baseball teams.

Cost: $12/person

Contact: American Legion Post 78, Phone: 740-385-8811

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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Aug 5 (Sat)
Aug 6 (Sun)
Rock Mill Weekends

1:00 - 3:00 pm Saturdays and Sundays from May through OctoberRecently restored to working order, Fairfield County Historical Parks Volunteers demonstrate grinding methods of the mill and answer questions about the milling process. Tour this stunning 1824 grist mill that stands 90 feet above the gorge of Hocking River Falls. In the early 1800s, Rock Mill was......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Wahkeena Nature Preserve, Phone: 740-681-7249

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 14 miles
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Aug 5 (Sat)
Aug 6 (Sun)
Hippie Fest

SOLD OUT11am to 6pm rain or shine$5/Day Tickets reservations requiredparking $5.00Featuring hundreds of artists and vendors, local goods, live music, food trucks, family friendly activities and more. Use Hocking Hills Market entrance and go to the top of the hill.

Cost: $5/Day, Reservations Required

Contact: Hippie Fest, Phone: SOLD OUT

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 8 miles
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Aug 6 (Sun)
Hamlet on Sugarloaf Mountain

8:00 pm. Hamlet is Shakespeares most popular, and most puzzling, play. It follows the form of a -revenge tragedy,- in which the hero, Hamlet, seeks vengeance against his fathers murderer, his uncle Claudius, now the king of Denmark. Much of its fascination, however, lies in its uncertainties. Among them: What is the GhostHamlets father demanding justice, a tempting......

Cost: Free Shakespeare

Contact: Shakespeare On Sugarloaf, Phone: 866-775-0700

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 21 miles
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Aug 6 (Sun)
Reptiles

1:00 pmCome down to the Naturalist Cabin to learn about the reptiles that make Hocking Hills State Park their home.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park , Phone: 740-385-6842

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
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Aug 6 (Sun)
Conkle's Creep

9:00 am Conkle s Hollow State Nature Preserve is one of the most unique locations in the Hocking Hills. Join the naturalist for a short hike to find out why. Meet in the parking area.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park , Phone: 740-385-6841

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 3 miles
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Aug 7 (Mon)
Full Moon Hike

8:00 - 10:30 pm Join the naturalist for a 3-mile hike along the edge of the lake in search of the full moon and other night time creatures. Sturdy footwear and bug repellent are recommended. Meet at the Lake Hope shelter House just past the Boat House.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Lake Hope State Park, Phone: 740-596-3030

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 12 miles
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Aug 9 (Wed)
Kayak Excursion

6:00 pmWonder on the water while watching wildlife. Pre-departure instruction and gear provided. Meet at the Turkey Creek Boat Ramp. Nature Center Hours in August are Wednesday - Sunday from 12-3pm.

Cost: Free

Contact: Shawnee State Park, Phone: 740-858-6652

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 58 miles
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Aug 9 (Wed)
Aug 10 (Thu)
Aug 11 (Fri)
Aug 12 (Sat)
Athens Farmers Market

9:00 am - 12:00 pm. Sat and Wed. 4-7pm Thu Saturdays - Year Round. Wednesdays - April/December. Thursday Evenings - May/September.This is one of the areas most celebrated institutions. The first market, held on a summer day in 1972, drew participation from three producers the following week, there were five. That summer, market participation peaked at a dozen......

Cost: Free event

Contact: Athens Farmers Market, Phone: 740-593-6763

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 26 miles
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Aug 9 (Wed)
Quilt Therapy

9:30am - 5:30pm. Every Wednesday our classroom is open all day for anyone who wants to come and sew. Bring a project, even one you are having struggles with and one of our folks will be happy to help you. It is a fun day to come and be with other quilters. Lunch is on your own.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Nelsonville Quilt Company, Phone: 740-753-3343

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Aug 10 (Thu)
Cheers and Chores in the 1880s

10:00 am Discover what farm children did for work and play in the 1880s. Ages 6-14.Meeting Place is FarmhouseFarmhouse1375 State Route 674 N.Canal Winchester, OH 43110

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Slate Run Farm, Phone: 614-508-8111

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 27 miles
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Aug 10 (Thu)
Historic Lantern Tour of Ash Cave

8:30 pm. The mystery of Ash Cave is special, as far back as the last Ice Age and beyond. Join the naturalist in the parking lot area to explore Ash Cave by lantern light and learn about this special history first hand. We supply the lights you supply the imagination. No pets please at the lantern tour.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park , Phone: 740-385-6841

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 2 miles
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Aug 10 (Thu)
Snake Tails

1:00 pmMeet Emily and hear the tale of the week and get up close and personal with a native snake at the Nature Center. Nature Center Hours in August are Wednesday - Sunday from 12-3pm.

Cost: Free

Contact: Shawnee State Park, Phone: 740-858-6652

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 58 miles
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Aug 10 (Thu)
Yoga In Town - with Elle DelMatto

4:30-5:30 pm. Yoga Instructor Elle Delmatto. Class is open to all. No pre-registration is necessary. Class is held every Thursday.

Cost: $6 per person

Contact: Bowen House, Phone: 740-385-0344

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
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Aug 11 (Fri)
Pond Study for Kids

10:00 - 11:30 amWhat crazy critters live in a pond.... Join a naturalist to take a close look at just some of the animals, insects and plants that call ponds their home. Wear clothing and shoes you do not mind getting dirty. Program is best suited for kids aged 8 and older, school grades 2-6.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Wahkeena Nature Preserve, Phone: 740-681-7249

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 14 miles
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Aug 11 (Fri)
Improving Habitat for Game Wildlife-Day in Woods

9:00 am - 3:30 pm. Lunch and Handouts provided. Learn about habitat requirements for white-tailed deer, wild turkey, woodcock, ruffed-grouse, squirrel, and other woodland game. Understand wildlife habitat, forest succession, and how they influence wildlife populations.Observe techniques that you can use to enhance wildlife habitat.

Cost: $10/person/Register by 8/7/17

Contact: Vinton Furnace State Forest, Phone: 740-596-5212

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 19 miles
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Aug 11 (Fri)
Music in Worthington Park Gazebo

7:00 pm Music in the Park summer music series.Friday night concerts in downtown Logan at the corner of Market and Main Streets. Featuring a mix of country, bluegrass, classic rock and Western Swing.Bring lawn chairs or blankets as park seating is limited.Concerts generally proceed rain or shine except in the event of dangerous conditions. Food and beverages......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: John Graham, Phone: 740-746-8233

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
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Aug 11 (Fri)
Kayaking Introduction Event

3:00 pm, 5:00 pm and 7:00 pmLimited availability. First come, first served. Ages 12 and up. Bring water and prepare to get wet.All courses are introductory, 1.5 hours long and meant to get you familiar with the parts, safety concerns and paddling techniques of a kayak or SUP. Nature Center Hours: Thu/Sat/Sun 1:00-4:00 pmHungry Hummingbirds: Thu/Sat/Sun 1:00-3:00......

Cost: Free Event / Equip Provided

Contact: Lake Hope State Park, Phone: 740-596-3030

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 12 miles
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Aug 11 (Fri)
Conkle's Creep

9:00 am Conkle s Hollow State Nature Preserve is one of the most unique locations in the Hocking Hills. Join the naturalist for a short hike to find out why. Meet in the parking area.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park , Phone: 740-385-6841

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 3 miles
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Aug 11 (Fri)
Archery

5:00 pmTry your hand at a new outdoor skill or join us and show off your precision shooting. Meet at the Nature Center archery range. All equipment provided.Nature Center Hours in August are Wednesdays - Sundays 12:00-3:00 pm.

Cost: Free

Contact: Shawnee State Park, Phone: 740-858-6652

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 58 miles
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Aug 11 (Fri)
Archery

1:00 pm Meet the naturalist at the archery range to learn some basic archery skills. Bows will be available to shoot during this program. The Hocking Hills Archery Range is open 7 days a week free of charge and can be found at this address: 20307-20321 OH-664 Scenic, Logan, OH 43138.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park , Phone: 740-385-6841

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
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Aug 11 (Fri)
Aug 12 (Sat)
Aug 13 (Sun)
Alphabet Hunt

11:00 am - 4:00 pm Friday, Saturday and Sunday.Explore the farm while learning 26 facts about tools, animals and life in the 1880s. All Ages. Meeting Place is FarmhouseFarmhouse1375 State Route 674 N.Canal Winchester, OH 43110

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Slate Run Farm, Phone: 614-508-8111

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 27 miles
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Aug 11 (Fri)
Couples Night at Two Broke Artists

6:00 pm Open Session with Leslie DeChellis and friends. Couples Night at Two Broke Artists is every 2nd Friday of the month. Come see what you can do together on canvas. No painting experience needed. Bring your favorite snack or beverage, invite your friends, and enjoy step-by-step instruction with professional artists. You will leave with a one of a kind creation......

Cost: $50 per couple

Contact: Two Broke Artists Studio, Phone: 740-404-3569

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Aug 12 (Sat)
Creeking

2:00 pm. Take a closer look at the crawly critters that live in the creeks and streams around the Hocking Hills. Meet at the shelter house at Ash Cave. Please wear sturdy shoes and clothes you can get muddy. Flip flops are not recommended.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park , Phone: 740-385-6561

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 2 miles
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Aug 12 (Sat)
Insect Investigations

10:00 am Find out what makes it an insect then try to find them. Prepare to get wet and dirty. some bug nets and containers provided. Meet at the Hope Furnace.Nature Center Hours: Thu/Sat/Sun 1:00-4:00 pmHungry Hummingbirds: Thu/Sat/Sun 1:00-3:00 pm Hand-feed ruby-throated hummingbirds at the nature center.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Lake Hope State Park, Phone: 740-596-3030

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 12 miles
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Aug 12 (Sat)
Morning Chores

9:00 amJoin the farmer in feeding animals and help with other barnyard chores. Age 5 and older. Be prepared to participate. Wear closed toed shoes for safety and clothes that you do not mind getting dirty. Meeting Place is FarmhouseFarmhouse1375 State Route 674 N.Canal Winchester, OH 43110

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Slate Run Farm, Phone: 614-508-8111

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 27 miles
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Aug 12 (Sat)
The Elusive Timber Rattlesnake

4:00 pmWhy is this gentle giant so feared... What should you do if you encounter one... Learn more to lessen your fears at this fun and informative program. Nature Center Hours in August are Wednesday - Sunday from 12-3pm.

Cost: Free

Contact: Shawnee State Park, Phone: 740-858-6652

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 58 miles
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Aug 12 (Sat)
Destination Yoga

10:00 amEnergize your body with Rebecca Fairchild, certified Hatha Yoga instructor, in a serene natural setting. Meet at Nature Center to carpool to the intersection of FR3 and FR6 just a few miles from the lodge. Bring your own mat. Nature Center Hours in August are Wednesday - Sunday from 12-3pm.

Cost: $8.00 person/class

Contact: Shawnee State Park, Phone: 740-858-6652

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 58 miles
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Aug 12 (Sat)
Scalawags and Renegades

9:00 am. The Ohio Frontier was full of heroes and shady characters. Meet at the Shelter House at Rock House to hike and explore our local history.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park , Phone: 740-385-6561

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 6 miles
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Aug 12 (Sat)
Sweet Second Saturday

5pm to close. On the second Saturday of every month, we dress up the dining room have live music and great dinner specials. You can even bring a bottle of wine, if you like. So, come join us for a great Saturday night - date night - Reservations appreciated, but not required.

Cost: Varies per menu

Contact: The Ridge Inn Restaurant, Phone: 740-332-0300

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 11 miles
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Aug 12 (Sat)
Hocking Hills Poker Run 2017

If you like to ride join the Hocking Hills Poker Run. The map of this years route is 1Lake Logan Beach Area. 2 Rock House on Route 374, 3 Ash Cave on Route 56, 4 Lake Hope Beach off of Route 278 5 Millstone BBQ.When you arrive at Lake Logan Beach area to start your ride, you will be given turn by turn directions, a map, and the form where each card you draw......

Cost: $20/Single rider, $25/double

Contact: Friends of the Hocking Hills, Phone: 877-403-4477

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile

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Aug 12 (Sat)
Appalachian Listening Room

6:30 pm Doors open. 7:00 pm Show.An Evening with Michael Johnathon Bruce Dalzell opensFolksinger Michael Johnathon has a long-standing career in the arts as a songwriter, playwright, composer of the opera, Woody: For the People, and as the host of the live audience broadcast of the WoodSongs Old Time Radio Hour with a radio audience with over two million listeners......

Cost: $20/person

Contact: Appalachian Listening Room, Phone: 740-380-6683

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
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Aug 12 (Sat)
Hocking Hills Farmers Market

10:00 am - 2:00 pmEvery Saturday from May 27th to October 21st. Come meet local growers, innovative producers and talented artists. Featuring baked goods, artisan chocolate, crafts and wonderful seasonal produce.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Hocking Hills Farmers Market, Phone: 740-385-7117

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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Aug 12 (Sat)
Aug 13 (Sun)
Rock Mill Weekends

1:00 - 3:00 pm Saturdays and Sundays from May through OctoberRecently restored to working order, Fairfield County Historical Parks Volunteers demonstrate grinding methods of the mill and answer questions about the milling process. Tour this stunning 1824 grist mill that stands 90 feet above the gorge of Hocking River Falls. In the early 1800s, Rock Mill was......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Wahkeena Nature Preserve, Phone: 740-681-7249

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 14 miles
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Family Oriented
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Aug 13 (Sun)
Summer Walk at Wahkeena

1:00 - 2:30 pmEscape the summer heat by joining us for a leisurely walk through Wahkeenas cool forests, meadows and wetlands. Explore the rich botanical and animal diversity of the preserve. Guided walk begins at 1:00 pm and lasts approximately 90 minutes. Please wear comfortable walking shoes and you may wish to bring a hat and have on hand an insect repellent.......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Wahkeena Nature Preserve, Phone: 800-297-1883

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 14 miles
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Aug 13 (Sun)
Fishing

9:00 am. Join the naturalist at the Rose Lake to try your hand at catching fish. Poles and bait will be provided. Participants 16 and over will need to have a fishing license to fish.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park , Phone: 740-385-6841

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
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Aug 13 (Sun)
Rock Mill Covered Bridge Dinner

6:00 - 9:00 pmBefore dinner, guests will be given a private tour of Rock Mill. Then, to the bridge for dinner. Food is served at 6:00 PM by Pacers Italian Cuisine Steakery from Pleasantville.Seating is limited and RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. Cost is $30.00 per person.This event is sponsored by Fairfield County Forever. It is a fund raiser proceeds to benefit the parks.

Cost: This Event is SOLD OUT

Contact: Wahkeena Nature Preserve, Phone: 740-681-7249

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 14 miles
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Aug 13 (Sun)
Archery

10:00 am Learn how to shoot a bow and arrows. All equipment will be provided. Meet the naturalist below the Lake Hope Dam.Nature Center Hours: Thu/Sat/Sun 1:00-4:00 pmHungry Hummingbirds: Thu/Sat/Sun 1:00-3:00 pm Hand-feed ruby-throated hummingbirds at the nature center.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Lake Hope State Park, Phone: 740-596-3030

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 12 miles
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Aug 13 (Sun)
Making Tracks

2:00 pm Meet the Naturalist at the Naturalist Cabin to learn about animals that make the Hocking Hills home and the tracks they make.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park , Phone: 740-385-6841

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
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Aug 13 (Sun)
Nature Craft at Shawnee State Park

1:00 pmJoin us - bring your creativity for an art project at the Nature Center with Emily. Nature Center Hours in August are Wednesday - Sunday from 12-3pm.

Cost: Free

Contact: Shawnee State Park, Phone: 740-858-6652

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 58 miles
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Aug 13 (Sun)
Family Paint Day at Two Broke Artists

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm Every 2nd Sunday. $25 for ages 13 and up and $15 for ages 12 and under. Youth can pay at time of arrival. Family Paint Day at Two Broke Artists is every 2nd Sunday. No painting experience needed. Bring your favorite snack or beverage, invite your friends, and enjoy step-by-step instruction with professional artists. You will leave with a one......

Cost: $25/13 and up $15/12 and under

Contact: Two Broke Artists Studio, Phone: 740-404-3569

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Aug 13 (Sun)
Second Sunday Beadmaking

1:00 - 4:00 pm You may watch or actively learn. Take a 20 minute private lesson to make a one of a kind glass bead. Ages 14 and up.We can accommodate walk-ins but we prefer if you give us a call and sign up for a particular time. Ohio Glass Museum:General Admission - $6, Senior Citizen - $5, Students Ages 6-18 - $3. Closed New Years Eve and New Years Day, Good......

Cost: $20 per person

Contact: Ohio Glass Museum, Phone: 740-687-0101

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Tiffin Glass

2:00 pm. presentation. Display during regular hours. Nov-Feb: Tuesday - Saturday 1-4 pm and by appointment. Closed on Sundays and Mondays.Mar-Oct: Tuesday - Sunday 1-4 pm and by appointment. Closed on Mondays.General Admission - $6, Senior Citizen - $5, Students Ages 6-18 - $3. Tiffin Glass Collector, Fred Malone, will present -Tiffin Glass, Past, Present and......

Cost: $3-6/person

Contact: Ohio Glass Museum, Phone: 740-687-0101

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Aug 13 (Sun)
Bonnie and Clyde 50th Anniversary

7:00 pm. Producer/star Warren Beatty had to convince Warner Bros. to finance this film, which went on to become the studios second-highest grosser. It also caused major controversy by redefining violence in cinema and casting its criminal protagonists as sympathetic anti-heroes. Based loosely on the true exploits of Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker during the......

Cost: $12.50 per person

Contact: Athena Grand, Phone: 740-593-8800

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 26 miles
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Aug 16 (Wed)
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Aug 18 (Fri)
Aug 19 (Sat)
Parade of the Hills in Nelsonville

10am-11pm Wed/Thu, 11am-12am Fri, 9am-12am Sat. Home of the Ohio State Fiddling Contest. Held annually in August in Nelsonville in the historic Public Square - The Parade of The Hills has become one of the states premiere family festivals. You will be treated to great family entertainment, regional art and home cooking, concessions, midway, carnival, Pie Contest......

Cost: Small Fee

Contact: Parade of the Hills, Phone: 740-753-4346

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Aug 16 (Wed)
Standup Paddle Boarding

4:00 pm and 6:00 pmLimited availability. First come, first served. Ages 12 and up. Bring water and prepare to get wet.All courses are introductory, 1.5 hours long and meant to get you familiar with the parts, safety concerns and paddling techniques of a kayak or SUP. Nature Center Hours: Thu/Sat/Sun 1:00-4:00 pmHungry Hummingbirds: Thu/Sat/Sun 1:00-3:00 pm Hand-feed......

Cost: Free Event / Equip Provided

Contact: Lake Hope State Park, Phone: 740-596-3030

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 12 miles
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Aug 16 (Wed)
Kayak Excursion

6:00 pmWonder on the water while watching wildlife. Pre-departure instruction and gear provided. Meet at the Turkey Creek Boat Ramp. Nature Center Hours in August are Wednesday - Sunday from 12-3pm.

Cost: Free

Contact: Shawnee State Park, Phone: 740-858-6652

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 58 miles
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Aug 16 (Wed)
Aug 17 (Thu)
Aug 18 (Fri)
Aug 19 (Sat)
Athens Farmers Market

9:00 am - 12:00 pm. Sat and Wed. 4-7pm Thu Saturdays - Year Round. Wednesdays - April/December. Thursday Evenings - May/September.This is one of the areas most celebrated institutions. The first market, held on a summer day in 1972, drew participation from three producers the following week, there were five. That summer, market participation peaked at a dozen......

Cost: Free event

Contact: Athens Farmers Market, Phone: 740-593-6763

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 26 miles
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Aug 16 (Wed)
Quilt Therapy

9:30am - 5:30pm. Every Wednesday our classroom is open all day for anyone who wants to come and sew. Bring a project, even one you are having struggles with and one of our folks will be happy to help you. It is a fun day to come and be with other quilters. Lunch is on your own.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Nelsonville Quilt Company, Phone: 740-753-3343

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Aug 16 (Wed)
Bonnie and Clyde 50th Anniversary

7:00 pm. Producer/star Warren Beatty had to convince Warner Bros. to finance this film, which went on to become the studios second-highest grosser. It also caused major controversy by redefining violence in cinema and casting its criminal protagonists as sympathetic anti-heroes. Based loosely on the true exploits of Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker during the......

Cost: $12.50 per person

Contact: Athena Grand, Phone: 740-593-8800

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 26 miles
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Aug 17 (Thu)
Standup Paddle Boarding

6:00 pmLimited availability. First come, first served. Ages 12 and up. Bring water and prepare to get wet.All courses are introductory, 1.5 hours long and meant to get you familiar with the parts, safety concerns and paddling techniques of a kayak or SUP. Nature Center Hours: Thu/Sat/Sun 1:00-4:00 pmHungry Hummingbirds: Thu/Sat/Sun 1:00-3:00 pm Hand-feed ruby-throated......

Cost: Free Event / Equip Provided

Contact: Lake Hope State Park, Phone: 740-596-3030

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 12 miles
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Aug 17 (Thu)
Snake Tails

1:00 pmMeet Emily and hear the tale of the week and get up close and personal with a native snake at the Nature Center. Nature Center Hours in August are Wednesday - Sunday from 12-3pm.

Cost: Free

Contact: Shawnee State Park, Phone: 740-858-6652

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 58 miles
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Aug 17 (Thu)
Family Night- Ice Cream Social and Kite Making

5:00 - 7:00 pmWho loves kites... Bring the family and come to the Dairy Barn to construct a beautiful, functioning kite using recycled materials and participate in our yearly ice cream social. All parents, kids, and kids at heart are welcome. Come enjoy this free, hands-on family friendly activity. Pizza will be available for purchase by the slice.Both kid AND......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Dairy Barn, Phone: 740-592-4981

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
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Aug 17 (Thu)
Canning without Catastrophe: Pressure Canning

5:30 - 7:00 pmWe are bringing canning back in style, this time under pressure. Learn to store low acid veggies like green beans and beets. come and learn that there is nothing to fear when you have the power to put em up. Free canning jars for workshop attendees.

Cost: $5.00 per person

Contact: AceNet Kitchen, Phone: 740-593-5971

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
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Aug 17 (Thu)
Yoga In Town - with Elle DelMatto

4:30-5:30 pm. Yoga Instructor Elle Delmatto. Class is open to all. No pre-registration is necessary. Class is held every Thursday.

Cost: $6 per person

Contact: Bowen House, Phone: 740-385-0344

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
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Aug 18 (Fri)
METRO FIVE-0: Level 4 Hike and Canoe

Call for times. Take a 1-mile back country hike and paddle a canoe around Lake Emily. Age 50 and older. Meeting Place: Park Office, 185 Clear Creek Road, Rockbridge, OH 43149

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Clear Creek Metro Park, Phone: 740-969-9001

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 12 miles
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Aug 18 (Fri)
Standup Paddle Boarding

3:00 pm, 5:00 pm and 7:00 pmLimited availability. First come, first served. Ages 12 and up. Bring water and prepare to get wet.All courses are introductory, 1.5 hours long and meant to get you familiar with the parts, safety concerns and paddling techniques of a kayak or SUP. Nature Center Hours: Thu/Sat/Sun 1:00-4:00 pmHungry Hummingbirds: Thu/Sat/Sun 1:00-3:00......

Cost: Free Event / Equip Provided

Contact: Lake Alma State Park, Phone: 740-596-3030

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 21 miles
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Aug 18 (Fri)
Music in Worthington Park Gazebo

7:00 pm Music in the Park summer music series.Friday night concerts in downtown Logan at the corner of Market and Main Streets. Featuring a mix of country, bluegrass, classic rock and Western Swing.Bring lawn chairs or blankets as park seating is limited.Concerts generally proceed rain or shine except in the event of dangerous conditions. Food and beverages......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: John Graham, Phone: 740-746-8233

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
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Aug 18 (Fri)
Conkle's Creep

9:00 am Conkle s Hollow State Nature Preserve is one of the most unique locations in the Hocking Hills. Join the naturalist for a short hike to find out why. Meet in the parking area.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park , Phone: 740-385-6841

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 3 miles
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Aug 18 (Fri)
Jeweled Dragons

1:00 pm. Join the naturalist for a closer look at Hockings not so mythical dragonflies and damselflies. These flying, crawling and swimming insects lead an amazing life that we can peak in on. Meet at the main playground in the camp near site 143 for a short stroll down to Rose Lake.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park , Phone: 740-385-6841

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
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Aug 18 (Fri)
Night Hike

8:00 pmEver wonder what critters are out at night or how they make their way through the dark... Join the naturalist on this fun and informative walk into the darkness. Meet at the Nature Center.Nature Center Hours in August are Wednesday - Sunday from 12-3pm.

Cost: Free

Contact: Shawnee State Park, Phone: 740-858-6652

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 58 miles
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Aug 18 (Fri)
Music Bash - The Bill Foley Trio

6:00 - 8:00 pm. The Bill Foley Trio takes us back to the days of classic story-telling songs by Taylor, Croce, Denver, Mclean, Dave Loggins and others. Get in the mood for music with three free concerts of classic rock and bluegrass over the summer. Plenty of seating available at picnic tables, or bring a folding chair. All concerts at Buzzards Roost Picnic......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Slate Run, Phone: 614-508-8111

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 27 miles
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Aug 19 (Sat)
Standup Paddle Boarding

5:00 pm and 7:00 pmLimited availability. First come, first served. Ages 12 and up. Bring water and prepare to get wet.All courses are introductory, 1.5 hours long and meant to get you familiar with the parts, safety concerns and paddling techniques of a kayak or SUP. Nature Center Hours: Thu/Sat/Sun 1:00-4:00 pmHungry Hummingbirds: Thu/Sat/Sun 1:00-3:00 pm Hand-feed......

Cost: Free Event / Equip Provided

Contact: Lake Hope State Park, Phone: 740-596-3030

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 12 miles
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Aug 19 (Sat)
Discovery Hike

2:00 pm Meet at the lower shelter house for a casual hike through the woods. We will look at some trees, native and invasive plant species, signs of animals, and just see what else we can find. Terrain is rough so please wear appropriate footwear and bring water.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Blue Rock State Park, Phone: 740-674-4794

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 45 miles
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Aug 19 (Sat)
Aug 20 (Sun)
Explorers Program

10:00 am - 3:00 pmExplorers Program - A Scavenger HuntVisit Wahkeena for a day of adventure - a scavenger hunt. Hidden around the preserve are clues relating to our local flora and fauna. Find them all to win a prize. This program is self-guided. Arrive anytime between 10am and 3pm on Saturday or Sunday or both. The event is suitable for all ages. It will take......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Wahkeena Nature Preserve, Phone: 800-297-1883

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 14 miles
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Aug 19 (Sat)
Aquatic Acrobats

9:00 amFloat on the tranquil lake under dragonflies and birds whirling about on a mission to eat and reproduce. Meet at the Turkey Creek Boat Ramp. Nature Center Hours in August are Wednesday - Sunday from 12-3pm.

Cost: Free

Contact: Shawnee State Park, Phone: 740-858-6652

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 58 miles
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Aug 19 (Sat)
The Wonders of Old Man's Cave

9:00 am. Meet the Naturalist at the Naturalist Cabin for a short hike and discover some facts about the history of the area and the rock formations that are found through the park.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park , Phone: 740-385-6841

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
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Aug 19 (Sat)
Valley Queen - 30 Public Square

8:00 pm. We welcome back Californias Valley Queen to Nelsonville for their first Stuarts show after a great set at this years Nelsonville Music Festival. Valley Queen has blended their bluesy southern rock influences into creating an Americana Indie rock phenomenon that is lighting up stages all across the country. There is nothing more California centric than......

Cost: $14-$17 per person

Contact: Stuart's Opera House , Phone: 740-753-1924

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Aug 19 (Sat)
Aug 20 (Sun)
Puzzles, Pleasures and Pastimes

2:00 - 4:00 pm Saturday and Sunday.Try games, riddles and activities that Victorian families did for fun and relaxation. All Ages. Meeting Place is FarmhouseFarmhouse1375 State Route 674 N.Canal Winchester, OH 43110

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Slate Run Farm, Phone: 614-508-8111

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 27 miles
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Aug 19 (Sat)
Jim Volk at Shade Winery

5-7pmFood truck 5pmNormal Business Hours: Thu 4-8pm. Fri, Sat and Sun 1-8pm. March thru DecemberShade Winery presents live music, wines by the bottle glass, or even a taste and Food truck Sat at 5:00, April thru October.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Shade Winery, Phone: 740-696-1323

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 30 miles
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Aug 19 (Sat)
Hocking Hills Farmers Market

10:00 am - 2:00 pmEvery Saturday from May 27th to October 21st. Come meet local growers, innovative producers and talented artists. Featuring baked goods, artisan chocolate, crafts and wonderful seasonal produce.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Hocking Hills Farmers Market, Phone: 740-385-7117

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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Aug 19 (Sat)
Aug 20 (Sun)
Rock Mill Weekends

1:00 - 3:00 pm Saturdays and Sundays from May through OctoberRecently restored to working order, Fairfield County Historical Parks Volunteers demonstrate grinding methods of the mill and answer questions about the milling process. Tour this stunning 1824 grist mill that stands 90 feet above the gorge of Hocking River Falls. In the early 1800s, Rock Mill was......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Wahkeena Nature Preserve, Phone: 740-681-7249

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 14 miles
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Aug 19 (Sat)
Musician Workshop

2pm. Workshop for Singers, Players and Dreamers. Admission is free to participate or watch.

Cost: Free Workshop

Contact: Majestic Theater, Phone: 740-772-2041

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
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Aug 19 (Sat)
New Moon Glow Float

6:45pm. Paddle your canoe from sunset to darkness, lit only by the glimmering phosphorescent light of glow sticks reflecting on the water. Your trip ends at the livery with a roaring bonfire and lively music meant for listening and dancing. Reservations highly recommended. One glow stick provided. Be sure to bring your glowing bling.

Cost: $45 for 2 people

Contact: Hocking Hills Canoe Livery , Phone: 740-385-0523

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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Aug 19 (Sat)
Lancaster Handmade Market

10:00 am - 2:00 pm on 1st and 3rd Saturdays May through October at the corner of Broad and Main StreetsLancaster Handmade Market is an outside venue that supports locally made art. Only items handcrafted in Ohio by the artisan are accepted, such as but not limited to: sculpture, painting, high quality crafts, photojournalism, original music, dance, writing,......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Lancaster Handmade Market, Phone: 740-569-4563

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Aug 19 (Sat)
Hillbilly 5K Mud Run

8:15 am Competitive Wave8:30 am - 3:00 pm with starts every 15 minutesChallenge yourself to complete the course packed with obstacles and mud. Everyone gets a Hillbilly event shirt with packet pickup and a finishers metal if you can conquer the hillbillies obstacles. This event is not a timed event. However, there will be timing clocks continuously running at......

Cost: $55-70 per person

Contact: Good Times Outdoor Adventures, Phone: 740-746-8439

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 15 miles
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Aug 19 (Sat)
Basic Archery

11:00 am Meet at the Archery Range and try your hand at shooting. Equipment provided.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Blue Rock State Park, Phone: 740-674-4794

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 45 miles
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Aug 19 (Sat)
The Tillers

7:00 - 9:00 pmThe Tillers are coming to the Eclipse Company Store for a fantastic night of picking by one of Ohios best string bands. Come enjoy an original string band from Cincinnati on our outdoor stage and try a couple of our 40 craft beers on tap. Kid friendly

Cost: Free Admission

Contact: Eclipse Company Store, Phone: 740-677-4904

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 23 miles
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Aug 20 (Sun)
Los Lobos - An evening with

7:00 pm. After celebrating their 40th anniversary with the cleverly titled 2013 live album Disconnected In New York City, the hard working, constantly touring band David Hidalgo, Louie Perez, Cesar Rosas, Conrad Lozano and Steve Berlin leaps headfirst into their fifth decade with an invitation to join them as they open fresh and exciting new Gates of Gold,......

Cost: $48-68 per person

Contact: Stuart's Opera House , Phone: 740-753-1924

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Aug 20 (Sun)
Owl Pellet Dissection

11:00 am Meet at the Camp Store for a short discussion about owls. Afterwards, you will have a chance to examine the remains that are typically found within owl pellets. You may be surprised about what you find.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Blue Rock State Park, Phone: 740-674-4794

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 45 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

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Aug 20 (Sun)
Nature Craft at Shawnee State Park

1:00 pmJoin us - bring your creativity for an art project at the Nature Center with Emily. Nature Center Hours in August are Wednesday - Sunday from 12-3pm.

Cost: Free

Contact: Shawnee State Park, Phone: 740-858-6652

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 58 miles
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Aug 21 (Mon)
Solar Eclipse Viewing

2:00 pm Watch the moon eat the sun during the peak of what will be a partial solar eclipse. Eye protection provided. You don't want to miss it, the next one will not be until 2024. Meet at the Dining Lodge. Nature Center Hours: Thu/Sat/Sun 1:00-4:00 pmHungry Hummingbirds: Thu/Sat/Sun 1:00-3:00 pm Hand-feed ruby-throated hummingbirds at the nature center.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Lake Hope State Park, Phone: 740-596-3030

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 12 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

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Aug 23 (Wed)
Hocking's Birds of Prey

2:00 pm Join the naturalist at the Naturalist Cabin for a closer look at Ohio s hawks, owls, eagles and vultures.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park , Phone: 740-385-6841

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

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Aug 23 (Wed)
Kayak Excursion

6:00 pmWonder on the water while watching wildlife. Pre-departure instruction and gear provided. Meet at the Turkey Creek Boat Ramp. Nature Center Hours in August are Wednesday - Sunday from 12-3pm.

Cost: Free

Contact: Shawnee State Park, Phone: 740-858-6652

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 58 miles
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Special Interest
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Aug 23 (Wed)
Silk Painted Wall Art and Painted Silk Scarf with

9:00 - 9:30 am Coffee and Tea Mixer9:30 am - 12:00 pm Silk Painted Wall Art Workshop in the Fiber Studio12:00 - 12:30 pm Box Lunch provided12:30 - 4:30 pm Painted Silk Scarf Workshop in the Fiber Studio Must pre-register. Cost includes Workshop, all materials, kits and a box lunch. Workshops are limited to 12 participants. Barbara Ery is a graduate from OU Fine......

Cost: $108/members, $120/non-members

Contact: Dairy Barn Arts Center, Phone: 740-592-4981

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
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Aug 23 (Wed)
Quilt Therapy

9:30am - 5:30pm. Every Wednesday our classroom is open all day for anyone who wants to come and sew. Bring a project, even one you are having struggles with and one of our folks will be happy to help you. It is a fun day to come and be with other quilters. Lunch is on your own.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Nelsonville Quilt Company, Phone: 740-753-3343

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Aug 23 (Wed)
Aug 24 (Thu)
Aug 25 (Fri)
Aug 26 (Sat)
Athens Farmers Market

9:00 am - 12:00 pm. Sat and Wed. 4-7pm Thu Saturdays - Year Round. Wednesdays - April/December. Thursday Evenings - May/September.This is one of the areas most celebrated institutions. The first market, held on a summer day in 1972, drew participation from three producers the following week, there were five. That summer, market participation peaked at a dozen......

Cost: Free event

Contact: Athens Farmers Market, Phone: 740-593-6763

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 26 miles
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Aug 24 (Thu)
Snake Tails

1:00 pmMeet Emily and hear the tale of the week and get up close and personal with a native snake at the Nature Center. Nature Center Hours in August are Wednesday - Sunday from 12-3pm.

Cost: Free

Contact: Shawnee State Park, Phone: 740-858-6652

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 58 miles
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Aug 24 (Thu)
Reptiles

2:00 pmCome down to the Naturalist Cabin to learn about the reptiles that make Hocking Hills State Park their home.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park , Phone: 740-385-6842

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
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Wildlife

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Aug 24 (Thu)
Dyeing Wool for Fiber Projects

12:30 - 4:30 pm Dyeing Wool for Fiber ProjectsCost includes workshop, all materials/kits. workshops are limited to 12 participants. Meta and Mary will share their many projects that use dyed wool. They will go over types of dyes for wool and products to enhance and stabilize color. You will learn how to handle the wool during the dyeing process. You will learn......

Cost: $54/members, $60/non-members

Contact: Dairy Barn Arts Center, Phone: 740-592-4981

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
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Aug 24 (Thu)
Yoga In Town - with Elle DelMatto

4:30-5:30 pm. Yoga Instructor Elle Delmatto. Class is open to all. No pre-registration is necessary. Class is held every Thursday.

Cost: $6 per person

Contact: Bowen House, Phone: 740-385-0344

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
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Aug 25 (Fri)
Rose Lake Stand Up Paddle Board SUP Excursion

10:00 amEver wanted to try your hand at SUP.. Maybe you have been paddling for a while and want to learn more. Well, join the naturalist instructor who will teach participants the proper handling and control of a SUP along with the proper gear. Equipment will be provided. Pre-registration is required for this trip and you must sign up in person at the camp office.......

Cost: Free/Registration Required

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park , Phone: 740-385-6841

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

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Aug 25 (Fri)
Passport to Fishing

5:00 pmLearn about fishing and then fish... Meet at the Nature Center. Bait, tackle and poles provided by Division of Wildlife and Scioto County Soil and Water Conservation.Nature Center Hours in August are Wednesday - Sunday from 12-3pm.

Cost: Free

Contact: Shawnee State Park, Phone: 740-858-6652

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 58 miles
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Aug 25 (Fri)
Itajime Shibori and Indigo Dyeing and Trunk Show

9:00 - 9:30 am Coffee and Tea Mixer9:30 - 11:00 am Presentation/Trunk show in the AEP Wing Box Lunch provided at the Barn11:00 am - 5:00 pm Itajime Shibori and Indigo Dyeing with Daren Redman Workshop Must pre-register. Cost includes Workshop, all materials, kits and a box lunch. Workshops are limited to 12 participants. Daren Pitts Redman Textile Artist. ......

Cost: $108/members, $120/non-members

Contact: Dairy Barn Arts Center, Phone: 740-592-4981

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
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Aug 25 (Fri)
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Sep 24 (Sun)
Wool N Knit - A Family Affair Wizards Yard Sale

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Friday - Opening Night during Nelsonville Final Friday. Normal Hours are: 10 am - 5 pm Monday-Saturday, 12-5 pm Sunday. The finest in wooden whimsy and knitwear for the soul. Master Woodworker and Wizards Representative Paul A. Kerns and his wife, the Knitting Expert Grand Sorceress, Judy Klaer-Kerns.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Starbrick Cooperative Gallery, Phone: 740-753-1011

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Aug 26 (Sat)
Moth Night

8:30 pm. Learn about some of the insects worlds most mysterious and diverse members. We will use bait and lights to attract these nocturnal beauties. Flashlights are recommended. Please bring drinking water. Meeting Place is Barnebey-Hambleton Picnic AreaBarnebey-Hambleton Picnic AreaClear Creek RoadLancaster, OH 43130All Ages.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Clear Creek Metro Park, Phone: 740-969-9001

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 12 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
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Aug 26 (Sat)
Summer Wine Express

7:00 pm. Coach - $30First Class - $40Take a ride on the Stuarts Summer Wine Express. This beautiful train ride on the Hocking Valley Scenic Railway includes wine, cheese, and more and its all for a good cause... to raise money for Stuarts Opera House. Show your support for Stuarts and join us for this great event, take a ride on a historic railway and enjoy......

Cost: $30-40 per person

Contact: Stuart's Opera House , Phone: 740-753-1924

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Aug 26 (Sat)
Whispering Cave Hike

9:00 amMeet the naturalist at the Whispering Cave trail head located by the cabin/lodge area for a moderately strenuously hike to the second largest recess cave East of the Mississippi.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park , Phone: 740-385-6842

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
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Family Oriented
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Aug 26 (Sat)
Kitchenfest

11:00 am - 6:00 pm.Live Healthy Appalachia is thrilled to announce the first ever Kitchen Fest. Kitchen Fest is a celebration of the time we spend in our kitchens cooking and sharing food with friends and family. A limited number of -All You Can Eat- passes are available for $50. These passes cover all workshop fees and attendees get a Kitchen Fest swag bag.......

Cost: $5-50 per person

Contact: Live Healthy Appalachia, Phone: 740-856-6100

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Aug 26 (Sat)
Earth Angel Super Cruise In

11am-2pm Registration. 4pm Trophy Presentation. 14th Annual Cruise-In. Cars, Motorcycles, Trucks. Home of Keith Kumler Memorial Trophy and Larry Jarvis Memorial Trophy. All vehicles welcome. 30 Top Vehicle Trophies. 5 Trophies 2000 and up. 9 Specialty Trophies. Amvets, Ladies Auxiliary, Sons of Amvets, Junior Amvets, DJ, Military, Earth Angels, Best of Show......

Cost: $10 Registration

Contact: Fairfield County Fairgrounds, Phone: 866-611-2645

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 21 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film
Spectator Sports

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Aug 26 (Sat)
Arashi Shibori and Indigo Dyeing and Trunk Show

9:00 - 10:00 am Coffee and Tea Mixer10:00 am - 5:00 pm Arashi Shibori and Indigo Dyeing with Daren RedmanBox Lunch provided at the Barn Must pre-register. Cost includes Workshop, all materials, kits and a box lunch. Workshops are limited to 12 participants. Daren Pitts Redman Textile Artist. Redman is exhibiting with Quilt National 2015 with -Glorious Summer-......

Cost: $108/members, $120/non-members

Contact: Dairy Barn Arts Center, Phone: 740-592-4981

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
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Aug 26 (Sat)
Aug 27 (Sun)
Rock Mill Weekends

1:00 - 3:00 pm Saturdays and Sundays from May through OctoberRecently restored to working order, Fairfield County Historical Parks Volunteers demonstrate grinding methods of the mill and answer questions about the milling process. Tour this stunning 1824 grist mill that stands 90 feet above the gorge of Hocking River Falls. In the early 1800s, Rock Mill was......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Wahkeena Nature Preserve, Phone: 740-681-7249

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 14 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Historical

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Aug 26 (Sat)
Hocking Hills Farmers Market

10:00 am - 2:00 pmEvery Saturday from May 27th to October 21st. Come meet local growers, innovative producers and talented artists. Featuring baked goods, artisan chocolate, crafts and wonderful seasonal produce.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Hocking Hills Farmers Market, Phone: 740-385-7117

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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Aug 26 (Sat)
Appalachian Listening Room

6:30 pm Doors open. 7:00 pm Show.There is no food service. High end sodas from around the world will be available on site. September 7th Eric Gnezda with Craig Heath Starts at 7:00pmOctober 14th Rachel Mousie with Jack DoranNovember 11th The Wayfarers with Jake Dunn and the BlackbirdsDecember 9th Community Christmas Show

Cost: $10/person

Contact: Appalachian Listening Room, Phone: 740-380-6683

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
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Aug 27 (Sun)
Broomcorn Harvest

2:00 - 4:00 pm Saturday and Sunday.Help clean broomcorn and watch broommaking. All Ages. Meeting Place is FarmhouseFarmhouse1375 State Route 674 N.Canal Winchester, OH 43110

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Slate Run Farm, Phone: 614-508-8111

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 27 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
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Aug 27 (Sun)
Summer Walk at Wahkeena

1:00 - 2:30 pmEscape the summer heat by joining us for a leisurely walk through Wahkeenas cool forests, meadows and wetlands. Explore the rich botanical and animal diversity of the preserve. Guided walk begins at 1:00 pm and lasts approximately 90 minutes. Please wear comfortable walking shoes and you may wish to bring a hat and have on hand an insect repellent.......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Wahkeena Nature Preserve, Phone: 800-297-1883

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 14 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

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Aug 27 (Sun)
Nature Craft at Shawnee State Park

1:00 pmJoin us - bring your creativity for an art project at the Nature Center with Emily. Nature Center Hours in August are Wednesday - Sunday from 12-3pm.

Cost: Free

Contact: Shawnee State Park, Phone: 740-858-6652

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 58 miles
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Special Interest
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Aug 27 (Sun)
Creeking

2:00 pm. Take a closer look at the crawly critters that live in the creeks and streams around the Hocking Hills. Meet at the shelter house at Ash Cave. Please wear sturdy shoes and clothes you can get muddy. Flip flops are not recommended.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park , Phone: 740-385-6561

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 2 miles
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Aug 30 (Wed)
Ash Cave Twilight Hike

8:00 pm. Join the naturalist at the Ash Cave parking lot for a nice twilight stroll to Ash Cave. Please remember once you hike in at night with the naturalist you must stay with the naturalist for the remainder of the hike. No pets please.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park , Phone: 740-385-6165

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 2 miles
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Aug 30 (Wed)
Aug 31 (Thu)
Sep 1 (Fri)
Sep 2 (Sat)
Millersport Sweet Corn Festival

5-11pm Wed-Fri, 11am - 11pm Sat. Come enjoy Hot Buttered Sweet Corn served fresh on theh cob and piping hot. Bring the whole family to experience a wide variety of delicious foods, large midway, tractor pulls, square dancing, contest galore, historical exhibits, and top name country music entertainers.

Cost: Rides/Parking/Food Costs

Contact: Sweet Corn Festival, Phone: 740-467-2104

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 32 miles
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Family Oriented
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Aug 30 (Wed)
The Stray Birds

8:00 pm. Stuarts welcomes The Stray Birds for a show in our brand new space at 30 Public Square. All originally from Lancaster, Pennsylvania, The Stray Birds started as a duo of acoustic buskers in early 2010 when Maya de Vitry and Oliver Craven met with their instruments, their voices, and their songs. It did not take much convincing to get bassist Charlie......

Cost: $14-17 per person

Contact: Stuart's Opera House , Phone: 740-753-1924

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Aug 30 (Wed)
Kayak Excursion

6:00 pmWonder on the water while watching wildlife. Pre-departure instruction and gear provided. Meet at the Turkey Creek Boat Ramp. Nature Center Hours in August are Wednesday - Sunday from 12-3pm.

Cost: Free

Contact: Shawnee State Park, Phone: 740-858-6652

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 58 miles
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Aug 30 (Wed)
Games of the Past

2:00 pm. Meet at the Naturalist Cabin located behind the Old Mans Cave Visitors Center to learn about some of the fun things that pioneer children did when they had free time. Try your hand at some of the games and activities. As you pass by on your hike today stop by the Naturalist Cabin, located behind the Old Mans Cave Visitor Center, to explore and take......

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park , Phone: 740-385-6841

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

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Aug 30 (Wed)
Aug 31 (Thu)
Sep 1 (Fri)
Sep 2 (Sat)
Athens Farmers Market

9:00 am - 12:00 pm. Sat and Wed. 4-7pm Thu Saturdays - Year Round. Wednesdays - April/December. Thursday Evenings - May/September.This is one of the areas most celebrated institutions. The first market, held on a summer day in 1972, drew participation from three producers the following week, there were five. That summer, market participation peaked at a dozen......

Cost: Free event

Contact: Athens Farmers Market, Phone: 740-593-6763

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 26 miles
Outdoor Activity
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Aug 30 (Wed)
Quilt Therapy

9:30am - 5:30pm. Every Wednesday our classroom is open all day for anyone who wants to come and sew. Bring a project, even one you are having struggles with and one of our folks will be happy to help you. It is a fun day to come and be with other quilters. Lunch is on your own.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Nelsonville Quilt Company, Phone: 740-753-3343

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Aug 31 (Thu)
Preschoolers at the Farm - Nursery Rhymes

10:30 am. Learn what farm life and animals through traditional rhymes.Meeting Place is FarmhouseFarmhouse1375 State Route 674 N.Canal Winchester, OH 43110

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Slate Run Farm, Phone: 614-508-8111

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 27 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
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Aug 31 (Thu)
Naturalist Cabin Open

2:00 pm Stop by the naturalist cabin located behind the Old Mans Cave visitor center for a closer look at some of the local area history. Learn a new game from days gone by or see how the pioneers lived.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park , Phone: 740-385-6841

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

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Aug 31 (Thu)
Sep 1 (Fri)
Sep 2 (Sat)
Sep 3 (Sun)
SamJam Bluegrass Festival 2017

$30 for Thursday$40 for Friday, Saturday, Sunday$100 for 4 DaysChildren 12 and under are Free. This four day festival has an extraordinary lineup, a beautiful venue and reasonable prices. More than 300 camper hookups and covers with more than 40 acres in the picturesque foothills of the Appalachian mountains. THURSDAY, AUGUST 311:00 pm - Tim Strong and Kentucky......

Cost: $30-$100 per person

Contact: SamJam Bluegrass Festival, Phone: 740-547-9059

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 35 miles
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Special Interest
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Aug 31 (Thu)
Snake Tails

1:00 pmMeet Emily and hear the tale of the week and get up close and personal with a native snake at the Nature Center. Nature Center Hours in August are Wednesday - Sunday from 12-3pm.

Cost: Free

Contact: Shawnee State Park, Phone: 740-858-6652

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 58 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

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Aug 31 (Thu)
Yoga In Town - with Elle DelMatto

4:30-5:30 pm. Yoga Instructor Elle Delmatto. Class is open to all. No pre-registration is necessary. Class is held every Thursday.

Cost: $6 per person

Contact: Bowen House, Phone: 740-385-0344

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
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Hocking Hills Hiker