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Jan 13 (Fri)
thru
Mar 25 (Fri)
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

5-7 pm January 13th for Opening Reception and Awards. January 14th open to the public. Athens Voices is an all media, juried art exhibition featuring the diverse styles and visions of local artists. This exhibition is open to all visual artists residing within 30 miles of any ATHENS community in the United States of America. Artworks will be judged on originality,......

Cost: TBA

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

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

Feb 1 (Wed)
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

7:oopm. Dirty Dancing is coming back to theaters for its 30th anniversary. there are few films from the 1980s more beloved than Dirty Dancing, which starred Jennifer Grey as a young 1960s girl vacationing at a Catskill Mountains resort and Patrick Swayze as the dance instructor for whom she falls in love.

Cost: $12.50 per person

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

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

Feb 1 (Wed)

7:00pm Francophone Studies Presents: Jacques Tatis PLAYTIME Director: Jacques Tati France Language: French Running Time: 124 Jacques Tatis gloriously choreographed, nearly wordless comedies about confusion in an age of high technology reached their apotheosis with PlayTime. For this monumental achievement, a nearly three-year-long, bank-breaking production,......

Cost: Free Admission

Contact: Athena Cinema, Phone: 740-594-7382

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
Feb 1 (Wed)
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

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
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Feb 2 (Thu)

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
Feb 2 (Thu)

7:00pm Food on Film: SUSTAINABLE Director: Matt Wechsler Running Time: 96 America is facing a food crisis driven by profitability and a lack of consumer education. While the window to transforming our heartland continues to shrink, passionate individuals have emerged who provide hope that the health of our nation might still remain within our grasp. Sustainable......

Cost: Free Admission

Contact: Athena Cinema, Phone: 740-594-7382

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
Feb 2 (Thu)
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

12:00-5:00 pm or 7:30-9:00pm 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, invite......

Cost: $45-50 per person

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

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

Feb 3 (Fri)
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

6:30-8:30 pm Meet the Artists Night for the Hocking Hills Artists and Craftment Association. The show will run from February 3rd until Saturday Feb 25th during our regular hours of Wed/Sat from 2-5pm.

Cost: Free Event

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

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

Feb 4 (Sat)

8:00 pm show. ELIZABETH COOK WILL OPEN THE SHOW. Stuarts welcomes back one of our favorite performers, and one has visited our stage more than any other over the years... East Nashville singer/songwriter/storyteller Todd Snider. Rolling Stone calls Todd Snider -Americas sharpest musical storyteller- and we would be hard pressed to disagree. After a few decades......

Cost: $22-37 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
Feb 4 (Sat)
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

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
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Feb 4 (Sat)
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

10:00 am Participants will make a beautiful over the top three dimensional Valentine for someone special. $18 for Bowen House Members $20 Non-members includes all supplies and a light lunch. Workshop benefits both the Bowen House and Smith Chapel Food Pantry. Instructors will be Lorel Au, Linda Conner, Chris Nixon and Martha Tripp. Come and Share the Fun.

Cost: $18-20 per person

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

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

Feb 4 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented

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......

Cost: Free event

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

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

Feb 4 (Sat)

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
Feb 4 (Sat)
thru
Apr 16 (Sat)
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

10 am - 4 pm Tue-Sat, 1-4 pm Sun. Nancy Crow, Curator Circular Abstractions: Bulls Eye Quilts, a touring exhibition that showcases some of the best machine piecing and quilting being done today. The Juried, invitational exhibition features 51 quilts by an array of artists that improvise around the Bulls Eye pattern: a four quadrant design with a bulls eye......

Cost: Free Admission

Contact: Decorative Arts Center, Phone: 740-681-1423

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

Feb 6 (Mon)
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

5-8:00 pm Just in time for Valentines Day, join us for a very hot date. Get your creative juices flowing with a partner and make a gorgeous glass heart paperweight together in our glassblowing studio. Enjoy light refreshments and browse through our exhibits after your private lesson is complete. Each couple will make one heart paperweight, so bring your......

Cost: $55-60 per couple

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

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

Feb 7 (Tue)
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

6:30pm. A special production previously captured LIVE in 2015 from the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow, Russia. At moonlight on the banks of a mysterious lake, Prince Siegfried meets the bewitched swan-woman Odette. Completely spellbound by her beauty, he swears his faithfulness to her. However, the Prince realizes too late that Fate has another plan for him….......

Cost: $18 per person

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

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

Feb 8 (Wed)
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

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
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Feb 8 (Wed)

7:00 pm Director: Luc Jacquet Running Time: 89 minutes Drilling down the Antarctic icefields in the 1950s, the former brought about a sweeping change in our vision of the world as they discovered the origins of climate change. Today, the latter offer new means for transforming mans imprint on its environment. With Ice & Sky, Wild-Touch and Luc Jacquet travel......

Cost: Free Admission

Contact: Athena Cinema, Phone: 740-594-7382

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
Feb 9 (Thu)

7:00pm Food on Film: BUGS Director: Andreas Johnsen Running Time: 76 minutes Will eating insects save our Earth Insects as food is a hot topic. Particularly over the last few years, since the UN recommended edible insects as a resource to combat world hunger, they have been heralded for their taste by cooks and gastronomes, for their low ecological impact......

Cost: Free Admission

Contact: Athena Cinema, Phone: 740-594-7382

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
Feb 9 (Thu)

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
Feb 9 (Thu)
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

12:00-5:00 pm or 7:30-9:00pm 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, invite......

Cost: $45-50 per person

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

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

Feb 10 (Fri)
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

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......

Cost: $50 per couple

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

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

Feb 10 (Fri)
Feb 11 (Sat)
Feb 12 (Sun)
Feb 13 (Mon)

7:00 pm Fri, Mon 2:30 pm Sun Why Him stars James Franco and Bryan Cranston. of all the guys his daughter could have chosen... Rated R 1 hr. and 51 min.

Cost: $4.00 per person

Contact: Twin City Opera House, Phone: 740-962-3030

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 39 miles
Feb 11 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Special Interest

5-7 pm. Meet at the Ash Cave parking lot. Take your sweetheart for a romantic stroll to Ash Cave in the soft light of dusk then enjoy a cozy fire and refreshments.

Cost: Free

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

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

Feb 11 (Sat)
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

5:30 pm Invite your favorite Valentine for an evening of chocolate decadence aboard the Hocking Valley Scenic Railway. Enjoy heavy hors doeuvres, wine, chocolate, music and a train ride. Participants must be over 21 years of age. Proceeds to support the North Pole Nelsonville Project.

Cost: $45 per person

Contact: Nelsonville Chamber of Commerce, Phone: 740-7534346

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

Feb 11 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

10:00 am. Ages 10 and up. Adults, Seniors. Learn the basics of fly tying. Meeting Place is Maintenance Shop, 9935 Opossum Hollow 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
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

Feb 11 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

1:00 pm. All Ages. Look for tracks and signs of animals on a 1-mile hike on the Lake Trail. Portions of this trail are steep and rugged. Please be prepared. Meeting Place is Barnebey-Hambleton Picnic Area, 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
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

Feb 11 (Sat)
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm arrive between 6:30 and 7:00 pm. Do come and represent a member of the family to discover not only -What Happened to Mr. Rochester- but what Is Going to Happen to one or maybe all of his Survivors... You may be the heir to the estate. Therefore, your presence is requested at Mystery Manor -aka The Bowen House- on February 11th or February......

Cost: $30 per/Reservations Req

Contact: Logan Theatre Group, Phone: 740-583-9475

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

Feb 11 (Sat)
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

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
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Feb 11 (Sat)
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Historical

3:00 pm Enjoy three courses of savories, sweets and endless tea in Samuel and Sarah Maccrackens 1832 mansion in downtown Lancaster. Reservations Required. Snow Date is February 18th.

Cost: $35 per person/ Res req

Contact: Georgian Museum, Phone: 740-654-9923

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

Feb 11 (Sat)
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

12-4:00 pm Just in time for Valentines Day, join us for a very hot date. Get your creative juices flowing with a partner and make a gorgeous glass heart paperweight together in our glassblowing studio. Enjoy light refreshments and browse through our exhibits after your private lesson is complete. Each couple will make one heart paperweight, so bring your......

Cost: $55-60 per couple

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

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

Feb 11 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented

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......

Cost: Free event

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

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

Feb 11 (Sat)
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

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
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Feb 11 (Sat)
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

6pm Doors open. 7pm Show. A night of fun and great music. Performers are Twin City House Band, Exit 25 Band, O.J. Sidwell, Steve Zemba, Dennis Palmer, Crystal Grubaugh, Steve Spires, Jerry Finley, Adrian Maxwell, Randy Sidwell, Melissa Jones, John McConnell, Shania Huffman, Brian spires, Michael Morosko.

Cost: $9.00/person, under 10 free

Contact: Twin City Opera House, Phone: 740-962-3030

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 39 miles
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Feb 12 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

5:00 pm open - 6:00 pm program. Join the Raccoon Creek Partnership for a winter Owl Prowl at the Lake Hope Dining Lodge. From 5-6pm get cozy by a campfire, and enjoy hot chocolate and marshmallows. Our program begins at 6pm with the State Park Naturalist. Then we will go for an evening walk and try to call in our regions most stealthy predator, the owl. Be......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Lake Hope State Park, Phone: 740-596-4938

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 12 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Feb 12 (Sun)
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

7:oopm. Fathom Events, Turner Classic Movies and Twentieth Century Fox are celebrating the 60th anniversary of An Affair to Remember and bringing the iconic movie to select cinemas nationwide for a special two-day event, which also includes a special introduction from a TCM host. Although each is engaged to someone else, Nickie (Cary Grant) and Terry (Deborah......

Cost: $12.50 per person

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

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

Feb 12 (Sun)
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

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......

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
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Feb 13 (Mon)
Feb 14 (Tue)
Feb 15 (Wed)
Feb 16 (Thu)

10:10 pm daily and Monday at 7:35pm. Sing – dir. Kristof Deak, Hungary, 25 minutes. Zsofi is struggling to fit in at her new school – singing in the schools famous choir is her only consolation, but the choir director may not be the inspirational teacher everyone thinks she is. It will take Zsofi and her new friend Liza to uncover the cruel truth. Silent......

Cost: $4.-6.50 per ticket

Contact: Athena Cinema, Phone: 740-594-7382

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
Feb 13 (Mon)
Feb 14 (Tue)
Feb 15 (Wed)
Feb 16 (Thu)

10:10 pm daily and Monday at 7:35pm. Borrowed Time – dirs. Andrew Coats and Lou Hamou-Lhadj, USA, 7 minutes. Synopsis: A weathered sheriff returns to the remains of an accident he has spent a lifetime trying to forget. With each step forward, the memories come flooding back. Faced with his mistake once again, he must find the strength to carry on. Pearl......

Cost: $4.-6.50 per ticket

Contact: Athena Cinema, Phone: 740-594-7382

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
Feb 13 (Mon)
Feb 14 (Tue)
Feb 15 (Wed)
Feb 16 (Thu)

4:35, 7:20 and 9:10 start times. Director - Chan-wook Park This film is spoken in Korean and Japanese with English Subtitles. A woman is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress, but secretly she is involved in a plot to defraud her. The Athena offers several weekly deals, including: $4.00 Tuesday: All tickets to all shows are $4.00. Free Popcorn......

Cost: $4.-6.50 per ticket

Contact: Athena Cinema, Phone: 740-594-7382

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
Feb 14 (Tue)
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

6:30pm. Music. Power. Jealousy. Lucian Msamati (Luther, Game of Thrones, NT Live: The Comedy of Errors) plays Salieri in Peter Shaffers iconic play, broadcast live from the National Theatre, and with live orchestral accompaniment by Southbank Sinfonia. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, a rowdy young prodigy, arrives in Vienna, the music capital of the world – and......

Cost: $15 per person

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

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

Feb 14 (Tue)

5:00, 7:30, and 9:50 pm start times. Director: Anna Biller. Writer: Anna Biller. Cast: Samantha Robinson, Jeffrey Vincent Parise, Laura Waddell Running Time: 120 minutes. Elaine, a beautiful young witch, is determined to find a man to love her. In her gothic Victorian apartment she makes spells and potions, and then picks up men and seduces them. However,......

Cost: $6.50 per ticket

Contact: Athena Cinema, Phone: 740-594-7382

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
Feb 15 (Wed)
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

7:oopm. Fathom Events, Turner Classic Movies and Twentieth Century Fox are celebrating the 60th anniversary of An Affair to Remember and bringing the iconic movie to select cinemas nationwide for a special two-day event, which also includes a special introduction from a TCM host. Although each is engaged to someone else, Nickie (Cary Grant) and Terry (Deborah......

Cost: $12.50 per person

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

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

Feb 15 (Wed)
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

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
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Feb 16 (Thu)
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

12:00-5:00 pm or 7:30-9:00pm 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, invite......

Cost: $45-50 per person

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

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

Feb 16 (Thu)

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
Feb 17 (Fri)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest

10:00 am. It is the wonderful time of year to prepare for fresh maple syrup. Ever wondered where all that maple syrup comes from... Join the naturalist at the Naturalist cabin located behind the Old Man's Cave Visitor Center and try your hand at tapping your own tree as we prepare for the annual Maple Sugaring in the Hills event on March 11th and 12th.

Cost: Free

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

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

Feb 17 (Fri)

8:00 pm show. One of our favorite performers Hayes Carll returns to the Stuarts stage for a solo performance. Hayes Carll is at the forefront of a generation of American singer/songwriters. A Texas native, his style of roots-oriented songwriting has been noted for its plain-spoken poetry and sarcastic humor. He was nominated for a 2016 Grammy award for Best......

Cost: $20-30 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
Feb 17 (Fri)
Feb 18 (Sat)
Feb 19 (Sun)
Feb 20 (Mon)

7:00 pm Fri, Mon 2:30 pm Sun From the creators of Despicable Me starring the voices of Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth Macfarlane, Tori Kelly, John C. Reilly, Taron Egerton, and Scarlett Johansson. Rated PG 1 hr. and 50 min.

Cost: $4.00 per person

Contact: Twin City Opera House, Phone: 740-962-3030

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 39 miles
Feb 18 (Sat)
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm arrive between 6:30 and 7:00 pm. Do come and represent a member of the family to discover not only -What Happened to Mr. Rochester- but what Is Going to Happen to one or maybe all of his Survivors... You may be the heir to the estate. Therefore, your presence is requested at Mystery Manor -aka The Bowen House- on February 11th or February......

Cost: $30 per/Reservations Req

Contact: Logan Theatre Group, Phone: 740-583-9475

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

Feb 18 (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

Feb 18 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest

9 am. Ever wonder about the difference between a ridgetop and a holler. Join the naturalist at Ash Cave parking area to discover what it is.

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

Feb 18 (Sat)
Family Oriented
Arts/Music/Film

1:30 pm. Join us at the Southeast Ohios Poetry Out Loud regional semifinal at Stuarts Opera House. The top scoring contestants from this years six Ohio regional semifinalists will be designated as state finalists and will be invited to compete in the Poetry Out Loud State Finals in Columbus on Saturday, March 4. In addition to the school competition the afternoon......

Cost: Free Event

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

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

Feb 18 (Sat)
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

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
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Feb 18 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented

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......

Cost: Free event

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

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

Feb 18 (Sat)
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

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
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Feb 19 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Historical

2:00 pm. All Ages. Take a 2.5 or 5-mile hike through the woods and fields, followed by soup and hot drinks. Buzzards Roost Picnic Area, 1375 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
Historical

Feb 19 (Sun)

7:00 pm. Yang Miller hosts Drop Your Shorts, a short film event celebrating the talent of local and regional filmmakers. It gives participants the chance to see their original work on the big screen. The rules are simple. the film must be under 12 minutes and there are no other rules. The audience will vote for their favorite work and the winning film will......

Cost: $5 per ticket

Contact: Athena Cinema, Phone: 740-594-7382

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
Feb 21 (Tue)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

1:00 pm. Ages 50 and up. Enjoy a rugged 3.5 mile backcountry hike and see Ohio's earliest blooming wildflower. This hike is not particularly rugged or steep but portions may be wet and slippery. Please be prepared. Meeting Place is 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
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

Feb 22 (Wed)

7:00 pm Sonic Sea Directors: Michelle Dougherty, Daniel Hinerfeld Sonic Sea is a 60-minute documentary about the devastating impact of industrial and military ocean noise on whales and other marine life. The film begins with a mystery: the unexplained stranding and mass mortality of several species of whales in the Bahamas in March 2000. As the mystery unfolds,......

Cost: Free Admission

Contact: Athena Cinema, Phone: 740-594-7382

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
Feb 22 (Wed)
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

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
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Feb 23 (Thu)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

6:00 pm. Come join Rural Actions Sunday Creek Watershed Group and ODNR State Park naturalist for a wintry Thursday night Owl prowl. We will meet at Burr Oak Lodge for a short presentation and then will have the opportunity to interact with live owls. Next, we will head outside for a hike to call Barred Owls. Please dress for the weather, bring a flashlight......

Cost: Free

Contact: Burr Oak State Park, Phone: 740-385-6841

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

Feb 23 (Thu)
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

7:oopm. Hosted by Del Tackett. Creator of the Truth Project. What exactly happened, -In the beginning …- and in the time that followed... Throughout most of history, Genesis was considered an accurate and reliable record, but over the past 250 years, it has become one of the most controversial books of all time. Events highlighted—including the Creation......

Cost: $12.50 per person

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

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

Feb 23 (Thu)
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

12:00-5:00 pm or 7:30-9:00pm 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, invite......

Cost: $45-50 per person

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

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

Feb 23 (Thu)

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
Feb 24 (Fri)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest

9 am. Conkles 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
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest

Feb 24 (Fri)
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Mar 26 (Fri)

6:00pm - 9:00pm Friday - Opening Night during Nelsonville Final Friday. Normal Hours are: 10am - 5pm Monday-Saturday, 12-5pm Sunday. A group exhibition of gifted painters with widely varied styles and approaches.

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
Feb 24 (Fri)
Feb 25 (Sat)
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

7pm Friday, 2pm and 7pm Saturday Prepare ye for Godspell, the beloved classic from Stephen Schwartz, the Grammy and Academy Award-winning composer of Wicked and Pippin. Enjoy all the good gifts of one of the most enduring shows of all time as it comes to TLP. Raise your spirit with the Tony nominated score filled with popular hits Day by Day, Learn Your Lessons......

Cost: $10-15 per person

Contact: The Lancaster Playhouse, Phone: 740-974-6648

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

Feb 24 (Fri)
Feb 25 (Sat)
Feb 26 (Sun)
Feb 27 (Mon)

7:00 pm Fri, Mon 2:30 pm Sun Looking for any way to get away from the life and town he was born into, Tripp (Lucas Till), a high school senior, builds a monster truck from bits and pieces of scrapped cars. After an accident at a nearby oil-drilling site displaces a strange and subterranean creature with a taste and a talent for speed, Tripp may have just found......

Cost: $4.00 per person

Contact: Twin City Opera House, Phone: 740-962-3030

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 39 miles
Feb 25 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

1-3 pm. All ages. Sample this sweet treat and learn about making maple syrup the 1880s way. A short hike to the sugar bush leaves the farm at 1pm and 2pm. Sap collecting and boiling is dependent on the weather. All other activities will take place. Call to see if sap is flowing. Meeting Place - Farmhouse, 1375 State Route 674 North, Canal Winchester, OH 43110 Not wheelchair accessible.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Slate Run Metro Park, Phone: 614-833-1880

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

Feb 25 (Sat)

7:00 pm show. We welcome back nationally recognized, Elvis Tribute Artist, Dwight Icenhower to Stuarts Opera House. Dwight is fresh off a 2016 win for Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist awarded by Graceland and Elvis Presley Enterprises. Dwight is a crowd favorite so be sure to get those tickets right away. Dwight Icenhower was raised in Pomeroy, Ohio and began......

Cost: $25-35 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
Feb 25 (Sat)
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

12:55pm. Kristine Opolais stars in the role that helped launch her international career, the mythical Rusalka, who sings the haunting -Song to the Moon.- Mary Zimmerman brings her wondrous theatrical imagination to Dvoraks fairytale of love and longing, rejection and redemption. Brandon Jovanovich, Jamie Barton, Katarina Dalayman, and Eric Owens complete the......

Cost: $18-24 per person

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

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

Feb 25 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

5:00-9:00 pm, Friday, Feb 24th - Open Arena Barrels. $10 per horse. 8:30-11:00 am, Saturday, Feb 25th - Exhibitions $5 entry 11:00-11:45 am Open Arena 12:00 pm Show. 3D Youth Poles (NPBA) $18, 3D Open Poles $18, Warm Up 3D (IBRA) $15, 3D Youth Barrels (IBRA) $18, 3D Adult Barrels ages 19-39 (IBRA) $18 3D Masters Barrels ages 40+ (IBRA) $18, 3D Open Barrels - 40 (over 125 entries) (IBRA) $25.

Cost: Assorted

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

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

Feb 25 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented

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......

Cost: Free event

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

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

Feb 25 (Sat)
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

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
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Feb 26 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

10 am - 2 pm. Ages Adults and Seniors. Take a rugged 4-mile, self guided, hike to the Ice Cave. Join us for hot chocolate and a campfire at the Park Office when you are finished. This is a steep rugged back country hike. Portions may be wet or slippery. Please be prepared. Please bring drinking water. All hikers must return to the Park Office by 3:00 pm.......

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
Wildlife

Feb 28 (Tue)

7:00pm Food on Film: TAMPOPO Director: Juzo Itami Awards: Winner of Best Sound at the 1986 Award of the Japanese Academy Running Time: 115 minutes Juzo Itamis rapturous -ramen western- returns to U.S. screens for the first time in decades, in a new 4K restoration. The tale of an enigmatic band of ramen ronin who guide the widow of a noodle shop owner on......

Cost: Free Admission

Contact: Athena Cinema, Phone: 740-594-7382

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
Feb 28 (Tue)
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

6:30pm. Saint Joan Bernard Shaw Joan: daughter, farm girl, visionary, patriot, king-whisperer, soldier, leader, victor, icon, radical, witch, heretic, saint, martyr, woman. From the torment of the Hundred Years War, the charismatic Joan of Arc carved a victory that defined France. Bernard Shaws classic play depicts a woman with all the instinct, zeal and......

Cost: $15 per person

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

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

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