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Jun 29 (Fri)
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Sep 3 (Fri)
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12:00 - 5:00 pm on Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri and Sat $5.00 Free admission on Wednesdays Members and Children under 12 are free.

Cost: $5/adults except Wed

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Aug 31 (Fri)
Sep 1 (Sat)
Sep 2 (Sun)
Sep 3 (Mon)
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Wildlife

Come on out to the ranch and help us say Goodbye to Summer and Hello to fall. Lots of events planned for the entire weekend. Starting with our Cattle Roundup at 1 PM on Friday – This event is FREE to guests of the ranch. Not staying at the ranch but want to help us round em up... $10 fee for non-campers. Drive will be followed by doctoring and banding and......

Cost: $85-250 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 21 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
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Wildlife

Aug 31 (Fri)
Sep 1 (Sat)
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6:30 - 8:30 pm Every Fri and Sat through Saturday, September 29th Reservations required and can be made until 2:00pm same day. Experience the magic of Glenlaurel at our Grill -n- Chill on the Hill. the beauty and charm of Glenlaurel surrounds you instantly. The sweeping landscape of the Scottish Highlands can be found nestled right here in the beautiful Hocking......

Cost: $33/adult, $60/couple-Res Req

Contact: Glenlaurel Inn, Phone: 740-385-4070

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 6 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Sep 1 (Sat)
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Arts/Music/Film
Historical

11:00 am Departure. Ever wanted to ride a real caboose... Now is your chance. See what it was like riding the rails inside a caboose in our annual all-caboose train. Every so often, the collection of privately-owned cabooses in Nelsonville are opened up to the public and assembled into a special all-caboose train. During the ride, several photo run-bys will......

Cost: $25 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
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Arts/Music/Film
Historical

Sep 1 (Sat)
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Family Oriented
Wildlife

9:00am Join the naturalist at 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
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Wildlife

Sep 1 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
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8:00 am - 12:00 pm New Location on West Chestnut Street Between Broad and Columbus. The Lancaster Farmers Market has nearly 30 vendors throughout the season, which spans Saturdays May to October. Each week our farmers and artisans bring a wide variety of fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, crafts, meat, flowers, eggs, and more. The market takes place......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Lancaster Handmade Market, Phone: 740-277-6305

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Family Oriented
Special Interest

Sep 1 (Sat)
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6:00 pm John McClain and Friends performs. Join Psalm 121 every Saturday night to enjoy local Christian Artists on the Patio. Event occurs rain or shine on the patio or in the bookstore / community room.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Psalm 121, Phone: 740-385-0056

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Sep 1 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented

9:00 am - 12:00 pm. Sat and Wed. Saturdays - Year Round. Wednesdays - April/December. 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 vendors, mostly vegetable producers.......

Cost: Free event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 26 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented

Sep 2 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

3:30 - 5:00 pm. Come learn the basics of archery at our new archery range which is located on the park road to the campground, near the equestrian camp. All equipment provided.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Burr Oak State Park, Phone: 740-767-2981

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 27 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

Sep 2 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

9:00am 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. No pets allowed in the nature preserve please.

Cost: Free

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 3 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

Sep 2 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

1:00 pm. Meet the naturalist at the Ash Cave Parking lot to learn about some of the trees in the Hocking Hills and their uses. We will take a short walk to learn ways to identify trees in the area.

Cost: Free

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 2 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

Sep 2 (Sun)
Sep 3 (Mon)
Sep 4 (Tue)
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Join in on our brand new splash Pad and prepare to get wet and wild. This weekend the Splash Pad and other water activities will be free of charge to all campers. Do not forget to bring your super-soakers and get ready for squirt gun wars, water balloon relays, wet wagon rides, and our water balloon challenge. It is gonna get more than a little wet and you know......

Cost: Free to all campers

Contact: Hocking Hills Adventures, Phone: 740-385-8685

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Sep 2 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
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Arts/Music/Film

Departure is One Hour before dust. (7:30pm in summer months and 6:30pm in fall months.) There is always something unique happening in the Hocking Hills. Join us for a fantastic way to enjoy the pristine Hocking Hills scenery at night. Night time canoeing is a unique experience. The Hocking River is calm and peaceful before the night fall. Experience the Hocking......

Cost: $45 per canoe

Contact: Hocking Hills Adventures, Phone: 740-385-8685

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Sep 3 (Mon)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
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Arts/Music/Film
Historical

1:00 pm Departure. Enjoy a relaxing, narrated train ride with the family round trip to East Logan and return. View the remaining historic sites along the scenic Hocking River Valley, as well as the current industry such as gravel mining and lumber processing. View the remaining historic sights along the scenic Hocking River Valley. The 20-mile ride will......

Cost: $12-17 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film
Historical

Sep 3 (Mon)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

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.

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

Sep 3 (Mon)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Historical

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
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Historical

Sep 4 (Tue)
Sep 5 (Wed)
Sep 6 (Thu)
Sep 7 (Fri)
Sep 8 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Arts/Music/Film

The Wellston Coal Festival is held on the downtown streets to celebrate Wellstons rich coal mining heritage. We offer a Karaoke Contest, Coal Miner Olympics, a Wednesday parade and a Saturday Grand Parade, Baby and Toddler Contests, Car and Motorcycle Show, Pet Show, Line Dancing, and Free entertainment nightly. Rides, games, great food and down home hospitality.

Cost: Free

Contact: Wellston Coal Festival, Phone: 740-384-5141

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 18 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Arts/Music/Film

Sep 5 (Wed)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

10:00 am - 2:00 pm. For ages 50+. Take a 1-mile hike and discover Lake Emily by canoe. Meeting Place is Clear Creek Park Office

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Clear Creek Metro Park, Phone: 740-503-8111

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

Sep 5 (Wed)

5:30 pm Yoga Instructor Jeannie. Class is open to all. No pre-registration is necessary. Class is held every Wednesday.

Cost: $6 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
Sep 5 (Wed)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented

9:00 am - 12:00 pm. Sat and Wed. Saturdays - Year Round. Wednesdays - April/December. 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 vendors, mostly vegetable producers.......

Cost: Free event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 26 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented

Sep 6 (Thu)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Wildlife

9:00am Join the naturalist to explore Cedar Falls and discover the unique natural & cultural history of this area of the park.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-681

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

Sep 7 (Fri)
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

8:00 pm Birds of Chicago have been riding a swell of good mojo in the American world since their inception in late 2012. With their new album, Love in Wartime, they are set to both confirm that roots world buzz, and break on through to a wider audience across the world. Recorded in Chicago against a backdrop of bewilderment, deep-divide and dread, Love in......

Cost: $18 / Advance, $21 / Door

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Sep 7 (Fri)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

10:00 am Ever 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......

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

Sep 7 (Fri)
Sep 8 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

6:30 - 8:30 pm Every Fri and Sat through Saturday, September 29th Reservations required and can be made until 2:00pm same day. Experience the magic of Glenlaurel at our Grill -n- Chill on the Hill. the beauty and charm of Glenlaurel surrounds you instantly. The sweeping landscape of the Scottish Highlands can be found nestled right here in the beautiful Hocking......

Cost: $33/adult, $60/couple-Res Req

Contact: Glenlaurel Inn, Phone: 740-385-4070

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 6 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Sep 8 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

2:00 pm. Join the naturalist at the Naturalist Cabin for a closer look at Ohios winged nocturnal predators.

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

Sep 8 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest

9:00 am. Ever wonder about the difference between a ridgetop and a holler? Join the naturalist at Ash Cave parking area to find out more!

Cost: Free

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 2 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest

Sep 8 (Sat)
Sep 9 (Sun)
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Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

5:00pm Meet and greet 6:00pm Ceremony Military, Fireman, Police and Emergency Responders are our Heros. On this weekend our heros get a 50% discount for a two night stay camping, cabin or river trip (limit one campsite, cabin, or river trip per hero family, ID required for discount). Join us in the Family Fun Center field on Saturday at 5:00pm to meet and......

Cost: Free to all campers

Contact: Hocking Hills Adventures, Phone: 740-385-8685

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Sep 8 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest

8:00 am - 12:00 pm New Location on West Chestnut Street Between Broad and Columbus. The Lancaster Farmers Market has nearly 30 vendors throughout the season, which spans Saturdays May to October. Each week our farmers and artisans bring a wide variety of fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, crafts, meat, flowers, eggs, and more. The market takes place......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Lancaster Handmade Market, Phone: 740-277-6305

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest

Sep 8 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented

9:00 am - 12:00 pm. Sat and Wed. Saturdays - Year Round. Wednesdays - April/December. 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 vendors, mostly vegetable producers.......

Cost: Free event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 26 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented

Sep 9 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest

5:00 - 9:00 pm Rock Mill Covered Bridge. Before dinner, guests will be given a private tour of Rock Mill, a restored 1824 grist mill. Guests will get to see the mill in action, grinding corn. Food is served at 6:00 pm; catering is by Pacer's Italian Cuisine & Steakery from Pleasantville. Seating is limited and Reservations are Required. This event is sponsored......

Cost: $30/person, Reservations Req

Contact: Stebelton Park at Rock Mill, Phone: 740-654-8363

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest

Sep 12 (Wed)

5:30 pm Yoga Instructor Jeannie. Class is open to all. No pre-registration is necessary. Class is held every Wednesday.

Cost: $6 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
Sep 12 (Wed)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented

9:00 am - 12:00 pm. Sat and Wed. Saturdays - Year Round. Wednesdays - April/December. 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 vendors, mostly vegetable producers.......

Cost: Free event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 26 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented

Sep 13 (Thu)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

1:00 pm What makes a reptile a reptile? What is cold blooded? What reptiles live around here? For the answers to these and other question, meet the naturalist at the naturalist cabin located by the A frame bridge to learn about the reptiles of Ohio.

Cost: Free Event

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

Sep 13 (Thu)
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

8:00 pm Floor Seats: $21/advance $26/door Balcony Seats: $18/advance $23/door Box Seats: $26/advance $31/door Stuarts Opera House is excited to welcome an evening of music from three amazing acts. Out in the Storm, Katie Crutchfields fourth album as Waxahatchee and her second release with Merge, is the blazing result of a woman reawakened. NIGHT SHOP......

Cost: $18-31 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Sep 14 (Fri)
Sep 15 (Sat)
Sep 16 (Sun)
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Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Fri 4pm-midnight. Sat 10am-midnight. Sun 10am-4pm. The 20th Annual Ohio Pawpaw Festival. What is a Pawpaw...The pawpaw is North American s largest native tree fruit. the fruit has a wonderful creamy texture and a tropical flavor. We hope you come to join the crowds of happy folks at scenic Lake Snowden in Albany, Ohio for 3 days of Pawpaw music, food, contests,......

Cost: $10-$20 per person

Contact: Ohio Pawpaw Festival, Phone: 740-698-6060

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 22 miles
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Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Sep 14 (Fri)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented

9:00 PM Meet the naturalist at the community fire pit located in the cabin area to listen to or tell stories and make s’mores. (S’more’s provide, please bring your own drinks).

Cost: free

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

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

Sep 14 (Fri)
Sep 15 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

6:30 - 8:30 pm Every Fri and Sat through Saturday, September 29th Reservations required and can be made until 2:00pm same day. Experience the magic of Glenlaurel at our Grill -n- Chill on the Hill. the beauty and charm of Glenlaurel surrounds you instantly. The sweeping landscape of the Scottish Highlands can be found nestled right here in the beautiful Hocking......

Cost: $33/adult, $60/couple-Res Req

Contact: Glenlaurel Inn, Phone: 740-385-4070

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 6 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Sep 14 (Fri)
Outdoor Activity
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

6:00 - 9:00 pm Live Music Join the Hocking Hills Winery for an evening of live music, wine and relaxing with the sounds of Rick Barr (Rock/Country/Blues). You can bring your own appetizers or food, call for a pizza delivery or just enjoy the music. Order wine by the glass, bottle, or just by the taste.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Hocking Hills Winery, Phone: 740-385-7117

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
Outdoor Activity
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Sep 14 (Fri)
Sep 15 (Sat)
Sep 16 (Sun)
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

7:00 pm on Fri/Sat 2:00 pm on Sun And Then There Were None By Agatha Christie Directed by Dan Steele On a hot August day in the late 1930s, eight people arrive on a small, isolated island off the Devon coast of England. Each has an invitation tailored to his or her personal circumstances, such as an offer of employment or an unexpected late summer holiday.......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Garrett Players, Phone: 740-243-1579

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Sep 15 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Special Interest

Beginning at the Hocking Hills State Park Naturalist Cabin, the Indian Run winds through vast wooded areas of the Hocking Hills State Park and Hocking State Forest, crossing streams, deep gorges, shimmering waterfalls and lush forests, leading uphill and down. The Indian Run is the ultimate challenge to the runner’s power of concentration. Indian Run Race......

Cost: Varies

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-2750

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

Sep 15 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Special Interest

Beginning at the Hocking Hills State Park Naturalist Cabin, the Indian Run winds through vast wooded areas of the Hocking Hills State Park and Hocking State Forest, crossing streams, deep gorges, shimmering waterfalls and lush forests, leading uphill and down. The Indian Run is the ultimate challenge to the runner’s power of concentration. Indian Run Race......

Cost: varies

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-2750

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

Sep 15 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

2:30 - 4:30 pm. Come learn the basics of archery at our new archery range which is located on the park road to the campground, near the equestrian camp. All equipment provided.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Burr Oak State Park, Phone: 740-767-2981

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 27 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

Sep 15 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

8:00 pm Volunteers will be available with their telescopes, and they will gladly help teach you to set up yours if you have one. View the moon and the stars that evening. Meet in the field across from the park entrance of Alley Park. Registration not required.

Cost: Free

Contact: Alley Park, Phone: 740-687-6651

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 17 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

Sep 15 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

6:00 - 9:00 pm Live Music Join the Hocking Hills Winery for an evening of live music, wine and relaxing with the sounds of Kim Kredel (Elvis and Covers). Bring your own appetizers or food, call for a pizza delivery or just enjoy the music. Order wine by the glass, bottle, or just by the taste.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Hocking Hills Winery, Phone: 740-385-7117

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
Outdoor Activity
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Sep 15 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest

8:00 am - 12:00 pm New Location on West Chestnut Street Between Broad and Columbus. The Lancaster Farmers Market has nearly 30 vendors throughout the season, which spans Saturdays May to October. Each week our farmers and artisans bring a wide variety of fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, crafts, meat, flowers, eggs, and more. The market takes place......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Lancaster Handmade Market, Phone: 740-277-6305

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest

Sep 15 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented

9:00 am - 12:00 pm. Sat and Wed. Saturdays - Year Round. Wednesdays - April/December. 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 vendors, mostly vegetable producers.......

Cost: Free event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 26 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented

Sep 15 (Sat)
Sep 16 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

Get your camping gear ready and saddle up. Package includes a 3-hour ride to camp where your gear will be waiting for you, a great dinner cooked over the campfire, and breakfast in the morning before a 3-hour ride back to the office. The ride to the campsite leaves the office at noon on Saturday. $75.00 – Personal Horse $250.00 – Ranch Horse

Cost: Assorted Costs

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 21 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

Sep 16 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Wildlife

1:00 pm Migration is a challenge for the birds! Come to the naturalist cabin located by the A frame bridge to play a game and learn more about migration.

Cost: Free

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

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

Sep 16 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife
Historical

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: 740-385-6841

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 6 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife
Historical

Sep 16 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Historical

2:00 - 4:00 pm. Due to the popularity of our tours we now require preregistration. This is an outdoor walking tour and will cover the entire loop of the grounds including the cemeteries so if you have small children, bring a stroller. George Eberts, an expert on the history of the Athens Asylum or -The Ridges,- will lead an outdoor walking tour of the asylum......

Cost: $12-$15 per person/Res Req

Contact: Athens Asylum, Phone: 740-592-2280

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Historical

Sep 16 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

1:00 - 4:00 pm. Check into the lower level to receive your scavenger hunt for the day. Work individually or as a group to find and photograph the items at Alley Park. Return to the Nature Center by 4:00 pm to receive a prize based on how many items you found.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Alley Park, Phone: 740-687-6651

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 17 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

Sep 18 (Tue)
Sep 19 (Wed)
Sep 20 (Thu)
Sep 21 (Fri)
Sep 22 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Come to Jackson to experience all things APPLE. Bags of Apples, Jugs of Cider and Apple Butter made on the midway set the scene. The Festival starts at noon on Tuesday. Featured are homemade apple butter, apple pies, and candy apples. Three parades, two on Wed. at 100 and 745p.m. and Sat. at 745p.m. It's a street fair with rides, displays, games, contests, food......

Cost: Free

Contact: Apple Festival, Phone: 740-286-1339

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 26 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Sep 19 (Wed)

5:30 pm Yoga Instructor Jeannie. Class is open to all. No pre-registration is necessary. Class is held every Wednesday.

Cost: $6 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
Sep 19 (Wed)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented

9:00 am - 12:00 pm. Sat and Wed. Saturdays - Year Round. Wednesdays - April/December. 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 vendors, mostly vegetable producers.......

Cost: Free event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 26 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented

Sep 20 (Thu)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Wildlife

9:00 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
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Wildlife

Sep 20 (Thu)
Sep 21 (Fri)
Sep 22 (Sat)
Sep 23 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

IT IS FINALLY HERE. Cowgirl Boot Camp. Heres to the girls who can pretty much fix anything with bailing wire and duct tape. Join us for the chance to test old knowledge and to learn something new. We will be hitting the trails, roping, cow working, mounted shooting, pistol shooting as well as dabbling in the finer things in life like wine tasting at a local......

Cost: $350 per cowgirl

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 21 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

Sep 21 (Fri)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

1:00am Conkle’s Hollow Rim Trail Hike is a remarkable sight! Meet the naturalist in the parking area of Conkle’s Hollow for a 2 ½ mile hike. Wear sturdy shoes, remember we will be on the rim close to the cliff edge small children should be watched closely! (no pets in the nature preserve)

Cost: Free

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 3 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

Sep 21 (Fri)
Sep 22 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

6:30 - 8:30 pm Every Fri and Sat through Saturday, September 29th Reservations required and can be made until 2:00pm same day. Experience the magic of Glenlaurel at our Grill -n- Chill on the Hill. the beauty and charm of Glenlaurel surrounds you instantly. The sweeping landscape of the Scottish Highlands can be found nestled right here in the beautiful Hocking......

Cost: $33/adult, $60/couple-Res Req

Contact: Glenlaurel Inn, Phone: 740-385-4070

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 6 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Sep 22 (Sat)

7:30-9:00 pm Discover nature at night and learn about noctournal animals on a 1.5-mile hike.

Cost: free event

Contact: Clear Creek Park Office, Phone: 614508-811

Sep 22 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

1:00 pm As you pass by on your hike today, stop by the Naturalist Cabin to explore and take a closer look at some of our native residents. Naturalist will be available to explain and answer questions.

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

Sep 22 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

9:00am 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. No pets allowed in the nature preserve please.

Cost: Free

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 3 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

Sep 22 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Wildlife

7:30-9:00 pm Discover nature at night and learn about nocturnal animals on a 1.5-mile hike.

Cost: free event

Contact: Clear Creek Metro Park, Phone: 614508-811

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

Sep 22 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest

8:00 am - 12:00 pm New Location on West Chestnut Street Between Broad and Columbus. The Lancaster Farmers Market has nearly 30 vendors throughout the season, which spans Saturdays May to October. Each week our farmers and artisans bring a wide variety of fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, crafts, meat, flowers, eggs, and more. The market takes place......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Lancaster Handmade Market, Phone: 740-277-6305

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest

Sep 22 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Departure is One Hour before dust. (7:30pm in summer months and 6:30pm in fall months.) Fall in love and reconnect again with your partner. Imagine canoeing under the bright full moon with the river current gently pushing you along. Night time canoeing is a surreal experience. Explore the river with your spouse, paddling in and around some of the most scenic......

Cost: $45 per canoe

Contact: Hocking Hills Adventures, Phone: 740-385-8685

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
Outdoor Activity
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Sep 22 (Sat)
Sep 23 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

12:00 - 4:00 pm Saturday and Sunday Celebrate our Fairfield County heritage. Featuring Fairfield County Antique Tractor Club. Watch as early farm machinery is used to bring in the harvest (weather permitting). There will be activities, demonstrations and displays, food concessions. What you can expect to find at the Harvest Celebration this weekend. In......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Smeck Park, Phone: 740-681-7249

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 28 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

Sep 22 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented

9:00 am - 12:00 pm. Sat and Wed. Saturdays - Year Round. Wednesdays - April/December. 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 vendors, mostly vegetable producers.......

Cost: Free event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 26 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented

Sep 23 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

1:00 pm Stop by the Naturalist Cabin near the A frame bridge to learn about the turtles that make Hocking Hills their home. Learn about the decline of the Eastern Box Turtle and ways we can help.

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

Sep 23 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

8:00 am All participants will be provided a canoe, paddle, lifejacket, trash bags, gloves and transportation to designated locations. Everyone will be assigned into groups to ensure the entire river gets clean. Afterwards we will have a cookout to thank all of the participants. You will have a blast participating in this fun community service event. There......

Cost: Free Event and Food

Contact: Hocking Hills Adventures, Phone: 740-385-8685

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Sep 26 (Wed)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented

9:00 am - 12:00 pm. Sat and Wed. Saturdays - Year Round. Wednesdays - April/December. 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 vendors, mostly vegetable producers.......

Cost: Free event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 26 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented

Sep 26 (Wed)

5:30 pm Yoga Instructor Jeannie. Class is open to all. No pre-registration is necessary. Class is held every Wednesday.

Cost: $6 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
Sep 27 (Thu)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Wildlife

1:00 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
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Wildlife

Sep 28 (Fri)
Sep 29 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

6:30 - 8:30 pm Every Fri and Sat through Saturday, September 29th Reservations required and can be made until 2:00pm same day. Experience the magic of Glenlaurel at our Grill -n- Chill on the Hill. the beauty and charm of Glenlaurel surrounds you instantly. The sweeping landscape of the Scottish Highlands can be found nestled right here in the beautiful Hocking......

Cost: $33/adult, $60/couple-Res Req

Contact: Glenlaurel Inn, Phone: 740-385-4070

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 6 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Sep 29 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Historical

11:00 am Meet the Naturalist at the Rose Lake Dam to walk around Rose Lake.Bring a sack lunch or a snack and a drink as we may stop off for a rest. This hike is approximately 2 ½ miles and Sturdy Shoes is recommended.

Cost: free

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Historical

Sep 29 (Sat)
Family Oriented
Arts/Music/Film

4:00 PM Logan Hocking Middle School The Star of RFD-TV's MIDWEST COUNTRY for over 14 years, David Church, along with his wife, Terri Lisa, will be performing at the Logan Middle School in Logan OH on September 29 at 4:00 PM. David Church is the most requested and most popular artist on the RFDTV network From the iconic Hank Williams to his roots/retro......

Cost: $15

Contact: Terri Church, Phone: 740-974-9885

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
Family Oriented
Arts/Music/Film

Sep 29 (Sat)
Sep 30 (Sun)
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

The 2018 Hocking Hills Artists and Craftsmen Fall Show will be held at the Hocking Hills Elementary School, 19197 St. Rt. 664 S, Logan, OH 43138

Cost: free

Contact: Jane Pope, Phone: 740-385-0700

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Sep 29 (Sat)
thru
Nov 25 (Sat)
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

12:00 - 5:00 pm on Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri and Sat $5.00 Free admission on Wednesdays Members and Children under 12 are Free A juried biennial exhibition designed to celebrate all genres of the photographic image in a region ripe with history and respect for the photographic arts.

Cost: $5/adults except Wed

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Sep 29 (Sat)
Sep 30 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

Join us and experience the trials and tribulations that the first settlers in the Ohio Territory endured as they fought for and carved out a home in early Fairfield County. This is a step back into time that can be enjoyed by all ages. A large village has sprung up showing the life of the early settlers with demonstrations by skilled craftsmen of cooking, soap......

Cost: Free

Contact: Alley Park, Phone: 740-687-6651

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 17 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

Sep 29 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest

8:00 am - 12:00 pm New Location on West Chestnut Street Between Broad and Columbus. The Lancaster Farmers Market has nearly 30 vendors throughout the season, which spans Saturdays May to October. Each week our farmers and artisans bring a wide variety of fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, crafts, meat, flowers, eggs, and more. The market takes place......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Lancaster Handmade Market, Phone: 740-277-6305

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest

Sep 29 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented

9:00 am - 12:00 pm. Sat and Wed. Saturdays - Year Round. Wednesdays - April/December. 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 vendors, mostly vegetable producers.......

Cost: Free event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 26 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented

Sep 29 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

6:00 - 9:00 pm Live Music Hocking Hills Winery will be hosting a live music performance featuring The Van Dykes (classic rock, 50s-80s)! Join us for fun filled evening!

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Hocking Hills Winery, Phone: 740-385-7117

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
Outdoor Activity
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Sep 30 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Historical

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
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Historical

Sep 30 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest

1:00 - 3:00 pm Demonstrations will be held only on the following dates, the last Sunday of the month, from 1:00-3:00 p.m. during Rock Mill Weekend events. September 30, October 28. Note: The dates of demonstrations are subject to change based on weather conditions that effect the Hocking River. There needs to be enough water flowing to operate the mill.......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Stebelton Park at Rock Mill, Phone: 740-681-7249

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 28 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest

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