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Jan 25 (Sat)
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Apr 13 (Sun)
My Best Friends are Potters - Tim Frederich

Tue-Sat 10am-4pm, Sun 1-4pm. Dublin OH ceramics artist Tim Frederich has been collecting the work of other internationally-renowned potters for 45 years. Come see the wide array of pieces from his collection.

Cost: Free

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Mar 15 (Sat)
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Aug 30 (Sat)
From Our Archives to Your Eyes Exhibit

7-9pm. also Sat, 3/29 7-9pm. ongoing Tues-Sun 1-4pm. Our new exhibit features items donated to the Ohio Glass Museum from our Archives Collections. The Opening Night Gala will include a short presentation of what you will see in our Gallery for the next six months. We will also have glass blowing demonstrations in our hot glass studio. The Gift Shop will be......

Cost: $10 donation suggested

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Mar 28 (Fri)
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Apr 20 (Sun)
C David Russell - The In-Between

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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Mar 28 (Fri)
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Apr 20 (Sun)
Catch and Release Exhibition

6-9pm Opening Night during Nelsonville Final Friday, regular hours 1-6pm Fri/Sat/Sun. Mateo Galvano - Catch and Release, MFA Thesis Exhibition.

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Apr 1 (Tue)
Sybarite5

730pm. This performance is in the Baker Center Theatre. Their rock star statusis well deserved. Their classically honed technique mixed with grit and all out passionate attack transfixes the audience That is how The Sarasota Herald Tribune described Sybarite5, the first string quintet ever selected as a winner of the Concert Artists Guild International Competition......

Cost: $5-10 per person

Contact: Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium, Phone: 740-593-1780

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
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Apr 2 (Wed)
Quilt Therapy

930am - 530pm. 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: No fee.

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Apr 2 (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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Apr 3 (Thu)
The Steel Wheels

8pm. SPECIAL BACKSTAGE SHOW -The Steel Wheels have captured audiences across the country with their heady brew of original soulful mountain music and their deep commitment to roots and community. Based in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, this dynamic four-piece string band marries old-time musical traditions with their own innovative sound and lifestyle,......

Cost: $15-20 per person

Contact: Stuarts Opera House, Phone: 740-753-1924

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Apr 4 (Fri)
Apr 5 (Sat)
Dairy Barn Fest

Tue-Sat 12-5pm, Sun 1-5pm, Thu 12-8pm. Closed Mondays and holidays. A seasonal shopping tradition featuring over 44 artists and artisans from the region. Browse handmade items in the Sauber Gallery of the Dairy Barn Arts Center to find unique gifts.

Cost: $4-6 per person, under 12 free

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
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Apr 4 (Fri)
Tinariwen

8pm. PRESENTED BY STUART'S, OHIO UNIVERSITY AFRICAN STUDIES, and OHIO UNIVERSITY PERFORMING ARTS. THE MELODIC WILL OPEN THE SHOW. How do you compress a thirty-year epic into a few pages Tinariwen, whose back-story has variously been described as -the most compelling of any band- Songlines, -the most rocknroll of them all The Irish Times, hard-bitten Slate.com......

Cost: $20-40 per person

Contact: Stuarts Opera House, Phone: 740-753-1924

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Apr 5 (Sat)
Clay Studio, Grades k-6

10am - 12pm. Two Saturdays 4-5-14 4-19-14. Instructors Lisa Schorr and Trisha Clifford-Sprouse. Using the pottery exhibit as an inspiration, children will make a piece of pottery that will become their very own unique mug. First class will be building the clay and then we will glaze our pieces during the second class.

Cost: $22-26 two classes

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Apr 5 (Sat)
Legion Sons Monthly Steak Fry

4-7pm. The Legion Sons of American Legion Post 78 put on this great steak fry on the 1st Saturday of each month. come join us for a good meal, with the proceeds helping our community and supporting two Legion baseball teams.

Cost: $11. per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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Apr 5 (Sat)
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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Apr 5 (Sat)
Moms Weekend Music at Shade Winery

3-8pm. Regular Hours are March-December, 4-8pm Thur, 1-8pm Fri/Sat/Sun. Join us with John Horne singing from 3-5pm and Leah Nairn and Adam Graham from 6-8pm. Enjoy our wines by the bottle, glass or just a taste. Local cheeses and crackers as well as mixed olives and smoked salmon are available. Guests are welcome to bring other food. We also have gas grills for your use.

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 30 miles
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Apr 6 (Sun)
Pre-school Artistic Adventures

1-2pm. Childrens books can bring artistic experiences to life. We will read a story that turns into an exciting art project. Children must attend with an adult.

Cost: $8-10 per class

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Apr 9 (Wed)
Quilt Therapy

930am - 530pm. 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: No fee.

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Apr 9 (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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Apr 11 (Fri)
Chocolate Walk

Enjoy chocolate in all of its glorious forms as you stroll through Downtown Lancaster.

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Apr 12 (Sat)
Marble Teaching Session - Ages 7-14

The local Fairfield County Marbles Tournament This tournament will be held at the Fairfield County Fairgrounds as the preliminary event to sending a boy and girl winner age 7-14 to attend the National Marbles Tournament in Wildwood, NJ on June 16, 2014. Marble Teaching Sessions will be held on Saturday April 12, April 19 and April 26 beginning at 1000 a.m.......

Cost: Free

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Apr 12 (Sat)
Safe Solar Viewing

10am - 1pm. We are delighted to be participating in the 27th Annual KidsFest sponsored by Athens County Children Services. We will be outside with our specially equipped telescopes showing children and adults sunspots and solar prominences. We will be giving away astronomy coloring sheets. AthensAstronomygmail.com.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Southeast Ohio Astronomical Society, Phone: email

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
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Apr 12 (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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Apr 12 (Sat)
Art Auction at the Dairy Barn

Tue-Sat 12-5pm, Sun 1-5pm, Thu 12-8pm. Closed Mondays and holidays. A glittering biennial fundraising gala.

Cost: call for info

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
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Apr 12 (Sat)
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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Apr 12 (Sat)
Apr 13 (Sun)
Standing Stone Trade Faire

9am - 5pm Sat, 9am - 3pm Sun. Living History from 1700-1890 in Historic Lancaster. Pre-1890 original or reproduction supplies and related crafts. Civil War, Highlanders, Buckskinners, Cowboy Era, Native American, French, English, Voyagers, History Buffs, Dealers, Collectors, Educators, Period Craftters, Decorators. Persons in Pre-1890 Clothing get in for $2.00. No animals please.

Cost: $3.00/$2.00

Contact: Michael Tharp, Phone: 740-653-6081

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 21 miles
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Apr 12 (Sat)
Waterfalls Wildflowers Photography Workshop

9am - 5pm. Hands on photography workshop that provides practical and usable knowledge in nature photography. Workshops are held in the Hocking Hills State Park areas. Slide program and handout information. Lunch is provided. 4 hour workshops by appointment.

Cost: $129 per person

Contact: The Old Bear's Den Center , Phone: 740-380-2039

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 5 miles
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Apr 12 (Sat)
April in Paris Cooking Class

1030am - 1230pm. Hands on style class. Cream of Asparagus Soup, Beef Tournedos with Spring Wild Mushroom Sauce, Vanilla Bean French Macarons with Rum Filling. 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 of recipes for you to take home. Bottles......

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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Apr 12 (Sat)
Easter Train

The first train in 2014 will be the Easter Train on the Saturday before Easter. The complete season schedule will be posted online early next year. Check back for more information. http//www.hvsry.org/

Cost: TBA

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles

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Apr 12 (Sat)
American Legion Baked Steak Dinner

4-7pm. The Auxiliary of American Legion Post 78 puts on this delicious baked steak dinner on the 2nd Saturday of each month. Come join us for a good meal, with the proceeds helping our community and supporting two Legion baseball teams.

Cost: $7. per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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Apr 13 (Sun)
Apr 14 (Mon)
Full Moon Paddle - Strouds Run State Park

630-9pm. 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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Apr 14 (Mon)
Apr 15 (Tue)
Total Lunar Eclipse

The Moon will plunge into the Earths shadow on the night of April 14-15. This is a late night show that is best viewed from your own backyard or a cabin in the Hocking Hills. Attn Astro Photographers, we would love to post your pictures of this event. Send them to AthensAstronomygmail.com

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Southeast Ohio Astronomical Society, Phone: email

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
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Apr 15 (Tue)
Caroline Smith

8pm. SPECIAL BACKSTAGE SHOW. Merging 90s RB and neo-soul with her indie-rock roots, Caroline Smiths new music has settled comfortably into a new backdrop as she takes a step from girl to woman. Half About Being a Woman is a record about self-acceptance and growing into yourself it is about going back to the roots of -feel-good- music. -I wanted to find my way......

Cost: $10-12 per person

Contact: Stuarts Opera House, Phone: 740-753-1924

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

930am - 530pm. 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: No fee.

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Apr 16 (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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Apr 17 (Thu)
West Side Story

730pm. More than fifty years ago one musical changed theater forever. Now it's back and mesmerizing audiences once again. From the first note to the final breath, West Side Story soars as the greatest love story of all time. This revival, based on Tony Award-winning librettist Arthur Laurents Broadway direction, remains as powerful, poignant and timely as ever.......

Cost: $22-30 per person

Contact: Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium, Phone: 740-593-1780

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
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Apr 18 (Fri)
Rotary Family Fishing Day

10am - 2pm. Introducing kids to the outdoors and naturalist programs.

Cost: Free event

Contact: Rotary, Phone: 740-385-9592

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
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Apr 19 (Sat)
Trillium Festival

1030am-130pm Hikes. 1230pm Potluck. 130pm Afternoon hikes. Ice Cream. 230pm Clean UP. The time is here when the Appalachian foothills come to life with the beauty of the great white trillium-our state wild flower. Hosted by Appalachia Ohio Alliance, The Gosnell, Davidson and Wachtel families have sponsored this annual event for 32 years. Please bring a covered......

Cost: Donations accepted.

Contact: Appalachia Ohio Alliance, Phone: 740-380-0227

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 11 miles
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Apr 19 (Sat)
Wildflowers and Waterfalls Hike

10 am. Join us for a celebration of spring in the Hocking Hills Observe nature's carpet of wildflowers and sparkling waterfalls in beautiful Hocking Hills. Meet at the parking lot at Ash Cave.

Cost: Free

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 2 miles
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Apr 19 (Sat)
Marble Teaching Session - Ages 7-14

The local Fairfield County Marbles Tournament This tournament will be held at the Fairfield County Fairgrounds as the preliminary event to sending a boy and girl winner age 7-14 to attend the National Marbles Tournament in Wildwood, NJ on June 16, 2014. Marble Teaching Sessions will be held on Saturday April 12, April 19 and April 26 beginning at 1000 a.m.......

Cost: Free

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Apr 19 (Sat)
Talking With

730pm. 50 percent of proceeds goes to the Southeastern Ohio Food Bank. By Jane Martin. Dramatic Comedy. Winner of the 1982 American Theatre Critics Association Award, Best Regional Play. These extraordinary monologues received a standing ovation at Louisvilles Actors Theatre. Idiosyncratic characters amuse, move and challenge your perceptions, always speaking......

Cost: $12 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
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Apr 19 (Sat)
Catfish and Junebug at Shade Winery

6-8pm. Regular Hours are March-December, 4-8pm Thur, 1-8pm Fri/Sat/Sun. Music provided by Catfish and Junebug. Enjoy our wines by the bottle, glass or just a taste. Local cheeses and crackers as well as mixed olives and smoked salmon are available. Guests are welcome to bring other food. We also have gas grills for your use.

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 30 miles
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Apr 19 (Sat)
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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Apr 19 (Sat)
Easter Egg Hunt

1pm. Easter Egg Hunt for ages 12 and under.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Pine Ridge United Methodist Church, Phone: 740-385-9749

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 2 miles
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Apr 20 (Sun)
Easter Brunch

Reservations required. Join our Inn family for Easter Brunch on Sunday, April 20th. Begin your meal with the Inns Pastry Basket, Inn-Made Granola, Fresh Cut Fruit Raspberry Yogurt. Choose from one of the following delectable entrees the Inns Egg Benedict English Muffin with Poached Local Eggs, Crab Meat Chives with a Paprika Hollandaise OR Herb Parmesan Crusted......

Cost: $21-adults, $12-under 12

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
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Apr 21 (Mon)
Breakfast Quilt Club

930am. 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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Apr 23 (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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Apr 23 (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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Apr 23 (Wed)
Quilt Therapy

930am - 530pm. 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: No fee.

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Apr 23 (Wed)
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May 5 (Mon)
VIS-COM at the Dairy Barn

Tue-Sat 12-5pm, Sun 1-5pm, Thu 12-8pm. Closed Mondays and holidays. A juried exhibit by the Ohio University School of Visual Communications undergraduate students.

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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Apr 24 (Thu)
Apr 25 (Fri)
Apr 26 (Sat)
Apr 27 (Sun)
Buckeye TrailFest 2014

Overnight arrangements in the Hocking Hills can accommodate everyone, no matter what your desires, from a beautifully-furnished indoor room, to a cabin, to RV camping, to primitive camping. Check out the trip planner guide at www.hockinghills.com for all your options. The premiere Ohio event for hikers and campers, celebrating the 1440-mile Buckeye Trail, Ohio's......

Cost: $35-45 accommodations

Contact: Buckeye Trail Association, Phone: 502-608-2394

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 14 miles
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Apr 24 (Thu)
Apr 25 (Fri)
12th Annual Appalachian Spring

12th Annual Little Cities Appalachian Spring set for Nelsonvilles Public Square. Two Little Cities Appalachian Spring Tours are on tap for Thursday, April 24th Half-Day Tour and Friday, April 25th Full-Day Tour. Appalachian Spring events continue on Friday evening, April 25th during Nelsonvilles Final Friday. The opening of the exhibit Coal Town Childhood......

Cost: Free to $5 for events

Contact: Little Cities of Black Diamonds, Phone: 740-394-3011

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Apr 24 (Thu)
Wines from Down Under

6-7pm. Wines from New Zealand and Australia. 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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Apr 25 (Fri)
Apr 26 (Sat)
Apr 27 (Sun)
Shoot the Hills Photography Contest

1200 pm noon on April 25 to 1200 pm noon on April 27.All photographers are invited to join Ohios largest photo contest, Shoot the Hills. Held annually in the Hocking Hills State Park Ohio, the contest promotes nature photography. More than $5,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded to winners at the conclusion of the 3-day photography event. The contest is open......

Cost: $25-$50 per personentry free

Contact: Friends of Hocking Hills State Park , Phone: 740-774-6243

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 3 miles
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Apr 25 (Fri)
Talking With

730pm. By Jane Martin. Dramatic Comedy. Winner of the 1982 American Theatre Critics Association Award, Best Regional Play. These extraordinary monologues received a standing ovation at Louisvilles Actors Theatre. Idiosyncratic characters amuse, move and challenge your perceptions, always speaking from the depths of their souls. They include a fundamentalist......

Cost: $10 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
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Apr 25 (Fri)
The Dinner Party

5-9pm. The cooperative members of Starbrick Gallery present exciting and entertaining place settings in ceramic, glass, wood, fiber, paper and more. Other artists will create unique placemats. A Must See. Also featuring local Athens High School regional finalists of the Governors Youth Art Show in the windows. This is a Nelsonville Final Friday event.

Cost: Free

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Apr 25 (Fri)
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May 23 (Fri)
Spirits Exhibition at Paper Circle

6-9pm Friday, April 25th. Opening Reception. Both drawings and prints will be on display. All works in the show seek to provide a visual manifestation of -spirits-, through various interpretations. Leestmas drawings focus on the spirit or soul hand tools and objects acquire through years of use and built up memories. Perrotts prints provide a look into the ever......

Cost: Free event

Contact: Paper Circle, Phone: 440-724-1149

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Apr 25 (Fri)
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Jun 22 (Sun)
Honey for the Heart-Puppet Parade Exhibition

6-9pm Opening Night during Nelsonville Final Friday, regular hours 1-6pm Fri/Sat/Sun. Honey for the Heart - Puppet Parade.The best-kept art secret around is an art project named Honey for the Heart. Over the course of three weeks, Honey for the Heart welcomed Athens community members, Ohio University students and adults and children of all ages to an art studio......

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Apr 25 (Fri)
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May 25 (Sun)
OU Advance Drawing Students- It is a Frame UP

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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Apr 26 (Sat)
Marble Teaching Session - Ages 7-14

The local Fairfield County Marbles Tournament This tournament will be held at the Fairfield County Fairgrounds as the preliminary event to sending a boy and girl winner age 7-14 to attend the National Marbles Tournament in Wildwood, NJ on June 16, 2014. Marble Teaching Sessions will be held on Saturday April 12, April 19 and April 26 beginning at 1000 a.m.......

Cost: Free

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Apr 26 (Sat)
Downtown Clear-Up Day

Come get your hands dirty with us. Help us spruce up Downtown. Look for additional dates in July and September.

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Apr 26 (Sat)
Sandy Tar String Band at Shade Winery

5-8pm. Regular Hours are March-December, 4-8pm Thur, 1-8pm Fri/Sat/Sun. Music provided by Sandy Tar String Band. Enjoy our wines by the bottle, glass or just a taste. Local cheeses and crackers as well as mixed olives and smoked salmon are available. Guests are welcome to bring other food. We also have gas grills for your use.

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 30 miles
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Apr 26 (Sat)
Journals Class - Saturday Studio

10am - 12pm. Using recycled materials students will make an earth friendly journal to draw or write down their dreams.

Cost: $8-10 per class

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Apr 26 (Sat)
Roman Holiday Cooking Class

1030am - 1230pm. Hands on style class. Crispy Eggplant Fritters stuffed with Smoked Mozzarella, Jumbo Chive Ravioli stuffed with a whole egg ricotta with brown butter, Rhubarb Panna Cotta with Honeyed Strawberries. 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......

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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Apr 26 (Sat)
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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Apr 27 (Sun)
Talking With

300pm. By Jane Martin. Dramatic Comedy. Winner of the 1982 American Theatre Critics Association Award, Best Regional Play. These extraordinary monologues received a standing ovation at Louisvilles Actors Theatre. Idiosyncratic characters amuse, move and challenge your perceptions, always speaking from the depths of their souls. They include a fundamentalist......

Cost: $10 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
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Apr 27 (Sun)
Earth Day - Hocking River Clean Up

10 am - 1pm. Celebrate Earth Day on the Hocking River. Will you find a tire, a stove, or maybe a glider The hunt for the best trash pick up story is on. Paddle your canoe and gather trash along the river. Shuttles depart on the hour. Trash bags and gloves provided. Rain or shine, with alternate plans for high water.

Cost: Free

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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Apr 27 (Sun)
Kleinmaier Nature Hike and Garlic Mustard Pull

10am. Explore Kleinmaier State Nature Preserve and enjoy a naturalist-led hike to view the spring wildflower show. Noted naturalist and AOA founder Paul Knoop will lead this trip. The slopes are full of blooms including trillium, jack in the pulpit and solomon seal. We will look for the pink lady slipper orchids which may be out by now. Native azaleas and......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Appalachia Ohio Alliance, Phone: email

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 14 miles
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Apr 27 (Sun)
American Legion Monthly Breakfast

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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Apr 29 (Tue)
Homeschoolers - Snakes

1 pm. Meet a few snakes and learn about their lives and habitats. Ages 6-18. Location Thomas Mathias Parking Lot, 24950 County Road 116 Clear Creek Road, Rockbridge, OH. Not Wheelchair Accessible.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Clear Creek Metro Park, Phone: 614-508-8111

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 12 miles
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Apr 30 (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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Apr 30 (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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Apr 30 (Wed)
Quilt Therapy

930am - 530pm. 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: No fee.

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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