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May 9 (Fri)
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Nov 30 (Sun)
Drum Lessons and Open Drum Circle

7-9pm. Every Friday with Lawrence Green. A full program of natural interpretation, mystic life lessons and a lot of drumming some singing and dancing. Students learn tradition parts, skill building, call and response. The remainder of the time will be free style drum circle and dancing.

Cost: $12 per person

Contact: Hawks Landing Retreat Center, Phone: 740-596-4288

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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May 23 (Fri)
thru
Oct 26 (Sun)
2:30pm Train to East Logan

2:30-4:45pm. 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......

Cost: $17-12 per person

Contact: Hocking Valley Scenic Railroad, Phone: 740-753-9531

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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May 23 (Fri)
thru
Oct 26 (Sun)
Noon Train to Haydenville

12-1:45pm. 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. On the return trip after pausing in Haydenville, the train continues past the......

Cost: $13-10 per person

Contact: Hocking Valley Scenic Railroad, Phone: 740-753-9531

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Aug 29 (Fri)
thru
Sep 21 (Sun)
Animal Magnetism Exhibition

6-9pm Opening Night during Nelsonville Final Friday, regular hours 1-6pm Fri/Sat/Sun. Details to follow.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Majestic Galleries, Phone: 740-331-4505

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Aug 29 (Fri)
thru
Sep 21 (Sun)
The Wizards Yard Sale IV at Starbrick Gallery

5-9pm. Master Woodworker and wizards Representative Paul A. Kerns offers magical tables, chairs, cabinets, lamps and powerful wands and wand boxes. Try out a wand with your favorite spell. This is a Nelsonville Final Friday event. The show will run through September 21.

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 29 (Fri)
thru
Sep 21 (Sun)
Dennis Savage - Trail Camera

6-9pm Opening Night during Nelsonville Final Friday, regular hours 1-6pm Fri/Sat/Sun. Front Gallery.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Majestic Galleries, Phone: 740-331-4505

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Aug 30 (Sat)
Aug 31 (Sun)
Sep 1 (Mon)
Canal Winchester Labor Day Festival

The Canal Winchester Labor Day Festival began in 1920 as the Fall Festival, and has become one of Central Ohios favorite traditions. Held in the historic, downtown Canal Winchester, this three day festival retains the small town charm that reminds us of our heritage. The festival offers something for everyone including free entertainment on two stages with some......

Cost: Free

Contact: Canal Winchester Labor Day Festival, Phone: 614-470-0949

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 32 miles
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Sep 1 (Mon)
Labor Day Train

1-2:45pm. The Labor Day train is basically our East Logan weekend train. 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 the last company town in Ohio. It was once part of a large brick and clay company known in its later......

Cost: $17-12 per person

Contact: Hocking Valley Scenic Railroad, Phone: 740-753-9531

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Sep 2 (Tue)
Sep 3 (Wed)
Sep 4 (Thu)
Sep 5 (Fri)
Sep 6 (Sat)
Wellston Coal Festival

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
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Sep 2 (Tue)
Live Music at the Millstone

6-9pm. The Last Bike Night - HB7.

Cost: Free Music

Contact: Millstone BBQ, Phone: 740-385-5341

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
Family Oriented
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Sep 3 (Wed)
Athens Farmers Market

10am - 1pm. Wednesdays Apr-Dec and Saturdays Year Round. In the parking lot of the market on state. 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
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Sep 3 (Wed)
Yoga in the Hills

5-6pm. The perfect way to drop every day stress. This class is offered surrounded by the beauty of the Hocking Hills. Weather permitting, classes are outside on our wonderful deck among the trees. All levels of experience are welcome, as are groups. Call ahead for details - we may be having class, with our wonderful instructor, at a waterfall near you.

Cost: $10

Contact: Blue Valley Massage Traveling Spa, Phone: 888-747-3223

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 14 miles
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Sep 4 (Thu)
Athens Farmers Market

4-7pm. The additional day of selling will give an opportunity for those vendors that have been on a waiting list.These new vendors will be joined by more seasoned producers and growers, to give the customer, a wonderful shopping experience at the Best Farmers Market. Watch our facebook page for updates. See more at: http://athensfarmersmarket.org

Cost: Free event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 26 miles
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Sep 4 (Thu)
Yoga In Town

6pm. 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
Special Interest

more info

Sep 5 (Fri)
Drum Lessons and Open Drum Circle

7-9pm. Every Friday with Lawrence Green. A full program of natural interpretation, mystic life lessons and a lot of drumming some singing and dancing. Students learn tradition parts, skill building, call and response. The remainder of the time will be free style drum circle and dancing.

Cost: $12 per person

Contact: Hawks Landing Retreat Center, Phone: 740-596-4288

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

more info

Sep 5 (Fri)
Live Music at the Millstone

6-9pm. Casey Redmond will perform.

Cost: Free Music

Contact: Millstone BBQ, Phone: 740-385-5341

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
Family Oriented
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Sep 6 (Sat)
Wine and Beer Fest at the Inn Spa

2-5pm. Do come and taste test from the many varieties of wines and beers. The following companies will be represented - Rock Mill, Wine Trends, Vintage Wines, Hide-A-Way Hills Lodge, Buckeye Lake Brewery and many more. Light appetizers included with the ticket price.

Cost: $6/1 ticket, $25/6 tickets

Contact: Inn Spa at Cedar Falls, Phone: 800-653-2557

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
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Sep 6 (Sat)
Moonlight Tour

7-11pm. 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. Meet at the livery at 700 p.m. and be sure to bring a flashlight.

Cost: $40 per canoe 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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Sep 6 (Sat)
Live Music at the Millstone

6-9pm. Jared Bartow and Shawn Mohney will perform.

Cost: Free Music

Contact: Millstone BBQ, Phone: 740-385-5341

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
Family Oriented
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Sep 6 (Sat)
Nelsonville Farmers Market

10am - 12pm. Every Saturday - June through October - come visit the season's freshest produce, yummy baked goods and plants for your garden. Then you can enjoy our galleries and shops on the square.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Nelsonville Farmer's Market, Phone: 740-517-5012

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Sep 6 (Sat)
Lancaster Farmers Market

8am-12pm Saturdays till 10/25/14 at the Government Services Parking Lot, 239 West Main Street. 3-6pm on Tuesdays through August 26th at the Kroger Parking Lot at the corner of E. Main St and Goslin Road. More than 30 seasonal vendors with fresh fruit and vegetables, baked goods, meats, eggs, cut flowers bouquets, preserves, jewelry, crafts, plants, syrup, body......

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Sep 6 (Sat)
Lancaster Hand Made Market

9am - 1pm. We are Ohio artists and craftspeople who love to make stuff. Join us under the trees on the first Saturday of the month at the corner of Broad and Main for our Handmade Market of locally made Arts and Crafts.

Cost: Free event

Contact: Destination Downtown , Phone: 740-653-8251

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Sep 6 (Sat)
Athens Farmers Market

9am-12pm. Saturdays Year Round. In the parking lot of the market on state. 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. Today the market......

Cost: Free event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 26 miles
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Sep 6 (Sat)
Basque in the Sun Cooking Class

1030am - 1230pm. Spanish Tapas- Hands on. Chorizo Shrimp Skewers with Romesco Sauce, Grilled Bruschetta with Serrano Ham, Piquillo Peppers Goat Cheese, Smoky Paprika Roasted Potato with Aioli. The classes are held in our Studio on the third floor of the Inn. The class ends with lunch paired with an optional glass of wine for a reasonable fee and a typed set......

Cost: $55 per person

Contact: Shaw's Restaurant Inn, Phone: 740-654-1842

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Sep 6 (Sat)
Saturday Cinema on the Square - Lancaster

Dusk. First Saturdays through September Bring the family for a night out approximately 9pm Bandstand in Downtown Lancaster. Sponsored by: The Recovery Center Prevention Works for a Drug Free Fairfield County.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Destination Downtown, Phone: 740-653-8251

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Sep 7 (Sun)
Sep 8 (Mon)
Full Moon Paddle - Strouds Run State Park

730-930pm. Boat Launch at Strouds Run State Park. Kayak with us under the full moon. Paddles are two to three hours long. Enjoy a peaceful evening on the water, watch the sun set and the moon rise across the water as the stars sparkle above you. No experience needed. All equipment, instructions, and refreshments are provided. Reservations are required.

Cost: $45/$35 with own kayak equip

Contact: Touch the Earth Adventures , Phone: 740-591-9094

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
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Sep 7 (Sun)
Romantic Moonlight Tour

7pm. Let the crickets serenade you under a full moon on the Hocking River. Afterward, join us at a bonfire for refreshments and live entertainment.

Cost: $42 per canoe

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
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Sep 8 (Mon)
Sep 9 (Tue)
Sep 10 (Wed)
Sep 11 (Thu)
Sep 12 (Fri)
Sep 13 (Sat)
Hocking County Fair

8 am - 11 pm daily. You'll enjoy entertainment and fun for the whole family. You'll find arts, crafts, lots of exhibits, rides, music, food, and really nice people We'll be looking for you Fair goers are in for an exciting time this year. The Truck Tractor Pulls, A Variety of Music, Jr. Fair Livestock Shows, entertainment Grandpa Cratchett, Bake Sales, Demolition......

Cost: $7 per day

Contact: Hocking County Fair Board, Phone: 740-385-6704

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
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Sep 9 (Tue)
Ladies Sunset Floats

6-8:30pm. Paddle your canoe or kayak in the peaceful evening calm of the river at sunset. Share a story, look for wildlife or just relax in the comfortable company of women. Light refreshments and water provided. Reservations required. Meet at the livery at 6pm and be sure to bring a flashlight.

Cost: $20 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Wildlife

more info

Sep 10 (Wed)
Athens Farmers Market

10am - 1pm. Wednesdays Apr-Dec and Saturdays Year Round. In the parking lot of the market on state. 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

more info

Sep 10 (Wed)
Yoga in the Hills

5-6pm. The perfect way to drop every day stress. This class is offered surrounded by the beauty of the Hocking Hills. Weather permitting, classes are outside on our wonderful deck among the trees. All levels of experience are welcome, as are groups. Call ahead for details - we may be having class, with our wonderful instructor, at a waterfall near you.

Cost: $10

Contact: Blue Valley Massage Traveling Spa, Phone: 888-747-3223

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 14 miles
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more info

Sep 11 (Thu)
Seun Kuti and Egypt 80 at Stuarts

8pm. Stuart's Opera House, Ohio University Performing Arts, and Ohio University African Studies present an evening with Seun Kuti and his band Egypt 80. Seun Kuti is the son of Fela Kuti, one of Africas greatest musicians and the originator of Afrobeat. With the same energetic and booming voice as Fela, Seun has developed his own raging rhythm, citing Chuck......

Cost: $20-35per person

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

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

more info

Sep 11 (Thu)
Athens Farmers Market

4-7pm. The additional day of selling will give an opportunity for those vendors that have been on a waiting list.These new vendors will be joined by more seasoned producers and growers, to give the customer, a wonderful shopping experience at the Best Farmers Market. Watch our facebook page for updates. See more at: http://athensfarmersmarket.org

Cost: Free event

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

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

more info

Sep 11 (Thu)
Yoga In Town

6pm. 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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Sep 12 (Fri)
Sep 13 (Sat)
Sep 14 (Sun)
Ohio Pawpaw Festival

Fri 4pm-midnight. Sat 10am-midnight. Sun 10am-4pm. Ever heard of the pawpaw fruit... Join pawpaw fanatics from around the country at the peak of the season for a weekend filled with everything pawpaw food, beer, music, art, history, trees, people, and much more. Smell, touch, and taste this wonderful tropical-flavored fruit that has been growing in America for......

Cost: $6 day pass

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 22 miles
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Sep 12 (Fri)
Sep 13 (Sat)
Murder Mystery

6pm Are you good at solving mysteries Adena Mansion Gardens is the place to be A murder has taken place and its up to you to figure out who did it. Join us and step back in time to 1880. You will walk around the site and hear from various characters who were here at the time of the murder and then you can make your guess. You will then be treated to a catered......

Cost: Call for info

Contact: Adena Mansion Gardens, Phone: 740-772-1500

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 26 miles
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Sep 12 (Fri)
Live Music at the Millstone

6-9pm. Spencer and Walt from Trip Dog will perform.

Cost: Free Music

Contact: Millstone BBQ, Phone: 740-385-5341

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

more info

Sep 12 (Fri)
Drum Lessons and Open Drum Circle

7-9pm. Every Friday with Lawrence Green. A full program of natural interpretation, mystic life lessons and a lot of drumming some singing and dancing. Students learn tradition parts, skill building, call and response. The remainder of the time will be free style drum circle and dancing.

Cost: $12 per person

Contact: Hawks Landing Retreat Center, Phone: 740-596-4288

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

more info

Sep 13 (Sat)
Flaming Torchlight Canoe Trip

7pm. Night time on the Hocking River is magical, and nothing is more exciting than experiencing it by torchlight flickering flames reflecting on rippling water, golden eyes blinking from surrounding trees, all bathed in a surreal, golden glow. For romantics, friends and families, the river by torchlight is an unforgettable delight.

Cost: $42 per canoe

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

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

more info

Sep 13 (Sat)
Athens Farmers Market

9am-12pm. Saturdays Year Round. In the parking lot of the market on state. 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. Today the market......

Cost: Free event

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

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

more info

Sep 13 (Sat)
Live Music at the Millstone

6-9pm. Byrd Manring will perform.

Cost: Free Music

Contact: Millstone BBQ, Phone: 740-385-5341

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

more info

Sep 13 (Sat)
Nelsonville Farmers Market

10am - 12pm. Every Saturday - June through October - come visit the season's freshest produce, yummy baked goods and plants for your garden. Then you can enjoy our galleries and shops on the square.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Nelsonville Farmer's Market, Phone: 740-517-5012

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
Outdoor Activity
Special Interest

more info

Sep 13 (Sat)
Lancaster Farmers Market

8am-12pm Saturdays till 10/25/14 at the Government Services Parking Lot, 239 West Main Street. 3-6pm on Tuesdays through August 26th at the Kroger Parking Lot at the corner of E. Main St and Goslin Road. More than 30 seasonal vendors with fresh fruit and vegetables, baked goods, meats, eggs, cut flowers bouquets, preserves, jewelry, crafts, plants, syrup, body......

Cost: Free Event

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

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

more info

Sep 13 (Sat)
Sweet Second Saturday

5-8pm. Every second Saturday of every month, we dress up the dining room have live music great dinner specials. You can even bring a bottle of wine. Come join us for a great Saturday night out Reservations appreciated, but not required. Reservations appreciated, but not required.

Cost: Per menu

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 11 miles
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Sep 14 (Sun)
Second Sunday Beadmaking

1-4pm. Every Second Sunday of Every Month. You choose - watch fun demos or try it yourself. Theresa Cress-Sharp will be narrating and performing live glass beadmaking demonstrations as part of the Ohio Glass Museum tour. We take rods of beautifully colored glass, they become molten and then shaped into intricate beads.

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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Sep 15 (Mon)
Breakfast Quilt Club

9:30am. Every third Monday of the month is the Breakfast Club. We have our recipe of the month that goes along with the quilt of the month. Instructor Lynne Buchanan will guide you with techniques on the monthly project. Supply list and information is sent the previous month for your convenience. Registration is a must so that we know how much food to prepare. Fun time, food, demo and pattern.

Cost: $10. per person/reservations

Contact: Nelsonville Quilt Shop

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Sep 16 (Tue)
Sep 17 (Wed)
Sep 18 (Thu)
Sep 19 (Fri)
Sep 20 (Sat)
Jackson County Apple Festival

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
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Sep 16 (Tue)
Sean Rowe at Stuarts

7:30pm. Singer-songwriter Sean Rowe returns to Nelsonville after playing the Stuart's FREE Summer Concert Series in 2013. This time we host him for a special backstage show. Rowe will release his new album Madman on Anti Records on September 9th. On his new record, Rowe, who The Wall Street Journal wrote recalls the ecstatic intensity of late-'60s Van Morrison......

Cost: $15-18per person

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

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

more info

Sep 16 (Tue)
Appalachian Story Telling

6-8pm. Appalachian Story Telling with the Deer Hill Folk Story Tellers of the Appalachian Ohio Storytelling Project. This event takes place every third Tuesday evening and is family friendly for all ages. During that time, Diner d' Argento will have fun dinner choices, kids will eat free with a paying adult entree and we will have drink specials too. This is......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Diner d' Argento, Phone: 614-302-5250

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

more info

Sep 17 (Wed)
Yoga in the Hills

5-6pm. The perfect way to drop every day stress. This class is offered surrounded by the beauty of the Hocking Hills. Weather permitting, classes are outside on our wonderful deck among the trees. All levels of experience are welcome, as are groups. Call ahead for details - we may be having class, with our wonderful instructor, at a waterfall near you.

Cost: $10

Contact: Blue Valley Massage Traveling Spa, Phone: 888-747-3223

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

more info

Sep 17 (Wed)
Athens Farmers Market

10am - 1pm. Wednesdays Apr-Dec and Saturdays Year Round. In the parking lot of the market on state. 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

more info

Sep 18 (Thu)
Catherine MacLellan at Stuarts

8pm. Stuart's welcomes Canadian songwriter Catherine MacLellan for a special backstage show. Catherine performed a few great sets at the 2013 Nelsonville Music Festival, and now she will play an intimate show at Stuart's Opera House. Voted Critics Favorite New Discovery by Penguin Eggs Magazine in 2008, her last record Water In The Ground reached out to expand......

Cost: $15-18per person

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

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

more info

Sep 18 (Thu)
Athens Farmers Market

4-7pm. The additional day of selling will give an opportunity for those vendors that have been on a waiting list.These new vendors will be joined by more seasoned producers and growers, to give the customer, a wonderful shopping experience at the Best Farmers Market. Watch our facebook page for updates. See more at: http://athensfarmersmarket.org

Cost: Free event

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

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

more info

Sep 18 (Thu)
Yoga In Town

6pm. 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
Special Interest

more info

Sep 19 (Fri)
Sep 20 (Sat)
Sep 21 (Sun)
Mountain Heritage Campout

Friday evening story telling, caramel apples, Saturday crafters, children's games, horse shoe pitch, black power shoot, cross cut saw competition, pie baking contest, hog roast, cloggers, hay rides and square dancing. Sunday Morning scavenger hunt and watermelon seed spitting contest.

Cost: Free event

Contact: Tar Hollow State Park, Phone: 740-385-4372

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 11 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Arts/Music/Film

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Sep 19 (Fri)
Live Music at the Millstone

6-9pm. Micah Kesserling will perform.

Cost: Free Music

Contact: Millstone BBQ, Phone: 740-385-5341

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

more info

Sep 19 (Fri)
Sep 20 (Sat)
Sep 21 (Sun)
Backwoods Fest

10am-6pm Fri 9/19, 9am - 6pm Sat 9/20, 9am - 5pm Sun 9/21. Free parking You can purchase your tickets online at www.thornvillebackwoodsfest.com/tickets.html. Over 300 vendors from 13 states, more than 30 different kinds of food and three days of bluegrass music. Music Line-Up Sod Busters, Out of Mind, Cedar Hill Bluegrass, Dan Crabtree, Timeberline, Billy Reiter,......

Cost: $9. per person/under 10 free

Contact: Backwoods Fest, Phone: 740-246-4709

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 30 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film
Historical

more info

Sep 19 (Fri)
Drum Lessons and Open Drum Circle

7-9pm. Every Friday with Lawrence Green. A full program of natural interpretation, mystic life lessons and a lot of drumming some singing and dancing. Students learn tradition parts, skill building, call and response. The remainder of the time will be free style drum circle and dancing.

Cost: $12 per person

Contact: Hawks Landing Retreat Center, Phone: 740-596-4288

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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Sep 19 (Fri)
thru
Nov 22 (Sat)
Quilt REvolution- Art Quilt Retrospective

Tue-Sat 12-5pm, Sun 1-5pm, Thu 12-8pm. Closed Mondays and holidays. A special exhibition featuring art quilts from Quilt National jurors who have served since 1979.

Cost: $4-6 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
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Sep 20 (Sat)
Nelsonville Farmers Market

10am - 12pm. Every Saturday - June through October - come visit the season's freshest produce, yummy baked goods and plants for your garden. Then you can enjoy our galleries and shops on the square.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Nelsonville Farmer's Market, Phone: 740-517-5012

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Sep 20 (Sat)
Beef Cooking Class

1030am - 1230pm. Demonstration Style. Join us as we master different cooking methods for the king of protein. Meat expert, Tim Craine, from Gordon Food Service will join us to talk about the different cuts of Beef and their uses. Grilled Lebanese Ground Beef Kebabs with Tzatziki sauce and pita, Braised Beef en Velvet with whipped potatoes, Sauted Steak au Poivre.......

Cost: $55 per person

Contact: Shaw's Restaurant Inn, Phone: 740-654-1842

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Sep 20 (Sat)
Lancaster Farmers Market

8am-12pm Saturdays till 10/25/14 at the Government Services Parking Lot, 239 West Main Street. 3-6pm on Tuesdays through August 26th at the Kroger Parking Lot at the corner of E. Main St and Goslin Road. More than 30 seasonal vendors with fresh fruit and vegetables, baked goods, meats, eggs, cut flowers bouquets, preserves, jewelry, crafts, plants, syrup, body......

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Sep 20 (Sat)
Live Music at the Millstone

6-9pm. Tenessa and Dave Acoustic will perform.

Cost: Free Music

Contact: Millstone BBQ, Phone: 740-385-5341

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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Sep 20 (Sat)
Athens Farmers Market

9am-12pm. Saturdays Year Round. In the parking lot of the market on state. 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. Today the market......

Cost: Free event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 26 miles
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Sep 21 (Sun)
Vinton County Air Show

11 am - 5 pm. Largest free air show in Ohio. Day will feature the famous BBQ Chicken Dinners, skydivers, candy drop for the kids and more. Air show will begin at 1 p.m. Airplane rides will be given following air show. Held at the Vinton County Airport. We ask for a donation of $10/carload for parking.

Cost: Free, $10 donation for parking

Contact: Vinton County Airport Pilots Boosters, Phone: 740-357-0268

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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Sep 24 (Wed)
Yoga in the Hills

5-6pm. The perfect way to drop every day stress. This class is offered surrounded by the beauty of the Hocking Hills. Weather permitting, classes are outside on our wonderful deck among the trees. All levels of experience are welcome, as are groups. Call ahead for details - we may be having class, with our wonderful instructor, at a waterfall near you.

Cost: $10

Contact: Blue Valley Massage Traveling Spa, Phone: 888-747-3223

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 14 miles
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Sep 24 (Wed)
Athens Farmers Market

10am - 1pm. Wednesdays Apr-Dec and Saturdays Year Round. In the parking lot of the market on state. 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
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Sep 25 (Thu)
Athens Farmers Market

4-7pm. The additional day of selling will give an opportunity for those vendors that have been on a waiting list.These new vendors will be joined by more seasoned producers and growers, to give the customer, a wonderful shopping experience at the Best Farmers Market. Watch our facebook page for updates. See more at: http://athensfarmersmarket.org

Cost: Free event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 26 miles
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Sep 25 (Thu)
Yoga In Town

6pm. 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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Sep 25 (Thu)
Viva Italia Wine Tasting

6-7pm. Taste 4 wines. This is a great opportunity to taste before you buy and to be aware of exceptional wine values in today's market. Wines are available for purchase by the case or bottle at Ohio Minimum Retail.

Cost: $10 per person

Contact: Shaw's Restaurant, Phone: 740-654-1842

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Sep 26 (Fri)
Sep 27 (Sat)
Wicked Forest

730-11pm. Every week on Friday and Saturday from September 26th until November 1st. Deep within the Hocking Hills of Southeastern Ohio is a very Wicked Forest, where you will find all kinds of wicked things from the past as well as from your worst Frightmares. If you are brave enough to escape Hells Mine, you will face a bone chilling 1/2 mile walk through......

Cost: $15 per person

Contact: Hocking Hills Wicked Forest , Phone: 614-352-0309

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 7 miles
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Sep 26 (Fri)
Free Summer Concert Series with Quiet Life

7pm. The FREE Summer Concert Series in Stuart's parking lot complete with a beer garden. September will feature music from Quiet Life. Come on out and enjoy some free music outside on Nelsonville's beautiful Public Square, no tickets are needed. And don't forget to check out all the great art openings, galleries, vendors, food, and more at Final Fridays on......

Cost: Free

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Sep 26 (Fri)
Drum Lessons and Open Drum Circle

7-9pm. Every Friday with Lawrence Green. A full program of natural interpretation, mystic life lessons and a lot of drumming some singing and dancing. Students learn tradition parts, skill building, call and response. The remainder of the time will be free style drum circle and dancing.

Cost: $12 per person

Contact: Hawks Landing Retreat Center, Phone: 740-596-4288

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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Sep 26 (Fri)
thru
Oct 26 (Sun)
Bruce Winn Paintings and Members Process Show

6-9pm Opening Night during Nelsonville Final Friday, regular hours 1-6pm Fri/Sat/Sun. Details to follow.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Majestic Galleries, Phone: 740-331-4505

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Sep 26 (Fri)
thru
Oct 26 (Sun)
Peter Heidtmann

6-9pm Opening Night during Nelsonville Final Friday, regular hours 1-6pm Fri/Sat/Sun. Front Gallery.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Majestic Galleries, Phone: 740-331-4505

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Sep 27 (Sat)
Not Yo Momma's 100 Race

4:30am-7:15am start times. Race packets may be picked up on Friday between 6-7:30pm or the morning of the race. 100 mile, 100k, 75k starts are 4:30-5:15am. 50k and 25k starts are 4:30-7:15am. Please visit website for more information. www.50sforyomomma.com. Camping is also available.

Cost: $35-$125. per person

Contact: Not Yo Momma's 100, Phone: 740-887-4818

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 22 miles
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Sep 27 (Sat)
Frontier Spirit 1799 at Alley Park

11am-4pm. 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 by walking the trail featuring 5 or 6 scenes from 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......

Cost: $4 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 17 miles
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Sep 27 (Sat)
Nelsonville Farmers Market

10am - 12pm. Every Saturday - June through October - come visit the season's freshest produce, yummy baked goods and plants for your garden. Then you can enjoy our galleries and shops on the square.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Nelsonville Farmer's Market, Phone: 740-517-5012

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Sep 27 (Sat)
Sep 28 (Sun)
Sherman House Museum 2014 Symposium

Scheduled to appear are:John Marszalek, executive director and managing editor, Ulysses S. Grant Association. His books include Sherman, A Soldier's Passion for Order, Shermans March to the Sea and A Black Congressman in the Age of Jim Crow. He retired as Giles Distinguished Professor Emeritus of History from Mississippi State University in 2002. Frank J. Williams,......

Cost: $80-$125. per person

Contact: Sherman House Museum, Phone: 740-654-9923

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Sep 27 (Sat)
34th Annual Hocking River Clean Up

8am. It is not another household chore - the River Clean-Up is fun. Join your friends on the river to help preserve the Hockings natural beauty at this 33rd annual event. Everything is provided, from canoes to trash bags, including a BBQ afterward.

Cost: Free

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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Sep 27 (Sat)
Lancaster Farmers Market

8am-12pm Saturdays till 10/25/14 at the Government Services Parking Lot, 239 West Main Street. 3-6pm on Tuesdays through August 26th at the Kroger Parking Lot at the corner of E. Main St and Goslin Road. More than 30 seasonal vendors with fresh fruit and vegetables, baked goods, meats, eggs, cut flowers bouquets, preserves, jewelry, crafts, plants, syrup, body......

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Sep 27 (Sat)
Athens Farmers Market

9am-12pm. Saturdays Year Round. In the parking lot of the market on state. 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. Today the market......

Cost: Free event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 26 miles
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Sep 27 (Sat)
New Moon Glow Float

7-11pm. Paddle your canoe from sunset to darkness, lit only by the glimmering phosphorescent light of glow sticks reflecting on the water. End at the livery with a roaring bonfire and lively music meant for listening and dancing. BYOB. Reservations highly recommended. One glow stick provided. Meet at 7pm and be sure to bring your glowing bling.

Cost: $40/ canoe for two people

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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Sep 28 (Sun)
American Legion Monthly Breakfast

7:30-11am. Come join American Legion Post 78 in a tasty monthly breakfast the 4th Sunday of each month. The proceeds help our community and support two Legion baseball teams.

Cost: $5 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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