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May 27 (Sat)
thru
Sep 4 (Sat)
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5-7 pm January 13th for Opening Reception and Awards. January 14th open to the public. The Dairy Barn is the only place to view the entire Quilt National Collection from all over the world. Quilt National 17 on Tour 10/6/17 – 12/1/17; St. Louis, MO–[parts of all three collections] hosted by Safe Connections at Foundry Art Center St. Louis, MO 1/8/18......

Cost: $8-10. per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
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Aug 20 (Sun)
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Sep 3 (Sun)
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10:00 am Friday, Saturday and Sunday from May 26th to Sep 3rd, 2017 Join us for ranger-guided tours at Mound City Group. Discover the incredible human achievements of the Hopewell culture. Find out about the Hopewell and how we know what we know about them. Programs will take place at the visitor center patio, picnic area or auditorium. Program may include......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Hopewell Culture National Historical Park, Phone: 740-774-1126

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 25 miles
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Aug 25 (Fri)
thru
Sep 24 (Fri)

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

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
Aug 30 (Wed)
Aug 31 (Thu)
Sep 1 (Fri)
Sep 2 (Sat)
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5-11pm Wed-Fri, 11am - 11pm Sat. Come enjoy Hot Buttered Sweet Corn served fresh on theh cob and piping hot. Bring the whole family to experience a wide variety of delicious foods, large midway, tractor pulls, square dancing, contest galore, historical exhibits, and top name country music entertainers.

Cost: Rides/Parking/Food Costs

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 32 miles
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Historical

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

Aug 31 (Thu)
Sep 1 (Fri)
Sep 2 (Sat)
Sep 3 (Sun)
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$30 for Thursday $40 for Friday, Saturday, Sunday $100 for 4 Days Children 12 and under are Free. This four day festival has an extraordinary lineup, a beautiful venue and reasonable prices. More than 300 camper hookups and covers with more than 40 acres in the picturesque foothills of the Appalachian mountains. THURSDAY, AUGUST 31 1:00 pm - Tim Strong and......

Cost: $30-$100 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 35 miles
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Sep 1 (Fri)
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9:00 am Conkle s Hollow State Nature Preserve is one of the most unique locations in the Hocking Hills. Join the naturalist for a short hike to find out why. Meet in the parking area.

Cost: Free

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 3 miles
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Sep 1 (Fri)
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1:00 pm Come down to the Naturalist Cabin to learn about the animals that makes Hocking Hills State Park their home.

Cost: Free Event

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

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

Sep 1 (Fri)
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6:00 - 9:00 pm Live Music Join the Hocking Hills Winery for an evening of live music, wine and relaxing with the sounds of Sara Bentley (Pop-Keyboard). Bring your own appetizers or food, call for a pizza delivery or just enjoy the music. Order wine by the glass, bottle, or just by the taste.

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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Sep 1 (Fri)
Sep 2 (Sat)
Sep 3 (Sun)
Sep 4 (Mon)
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Friday - Cattle round-Up, doctoring and Banding. Ranch (Breakaway) Roping to follow Saturday - Sorting-Cow Working Clinic $45, Open Arena Sorting Competition (Open $15, ProAm $10, Novice $10), Potluck Cowboy Dinner, Campfire, Music and Dancing. Sunday - Fun Day Ranch Rodeo. Monday - Working Cow Horse

Cost: Assorted Costs

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 21 miles
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Sep 2 (Sat)
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Historical

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

Cost: Free

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 6 miles
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Historical

Sep 2 (Sat)
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Historical

11:00 am Departure. We will pull grab all of the cabooses that are privately-owned (as each owner allows at least) and operate our annual all-caboose. Usually we have about five cabooses in the train. The train operates to East Logan and return with photo run-bys (where everyone has the opportunity to de-train and photograph the train passing by before re-boarding)......

Cost: $25 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Sep 2 (Sat)
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1:00 pm Meet the naturalist at the archery range to learn some basic archery skills. Bows will be available to shoot during this program. The Hocking Hills Archery Range is open 7 days a week free of charge and can be found at this address: 20307-20321 OH-664 Scenic, Logan, OH 43138.

Cost: Free

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

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

Sep 2 (Sat)
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7:00-9:00 pm Ending the Summer on the Lawn concert Series with Great Classic Rock performed by Three Chords and a Beer.

Cost: Donations Welcome

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
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Sep 2 (Sat)
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10:00 am Ever wanted to try your hand at SUP.. Maybe you have been paddling for a while and want to learn more. Well, join the naturalist instructor who will teach participants the proper handling and control of a SUP along with the proper gear. Equipment will be provided. Pre-registration is required for this trip and you must sign up in person at the camp......

Cost: Free/Registration Required

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

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

Sep 2 (Sat)
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6:00 - 9:00 pm Live Music 5:00 - 8:00 pm Food Truck Join the Hocking hills winery for an evening of live music, wine and relaxing with the sounds of Peter Conrad(Music from all those years ago). Food Truck is Maya Mobile. Order wine by the glass, bottle, or just by the taste.

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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Sep 2 (Sat)
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10:00 am - 2:00 pm Every Saturday from May 27th to October 21st. Come meet local growers, innovative producers and talented artists. Featuring baked goods, artisan chocolate, crafts and wonderful seasonal produce.

Cost: Free Event

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

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

Sep 2 (Sat)
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Family Oriented

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

Cost: Free Event

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

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

Sep 2 (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
Sep 2 (Sat)
Sep 3 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Historical

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

Cost: Free Event

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

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

Sep 3 (Sun)
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9:00 am. Stroll with the naturalist and explore Cedar Falls. You will discover the natural and cultural history of this area of the park.

Cost: Free

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

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

Sep 3 (Sun)
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6:00 - 9:00 pm Live Music 5:00 - 8:00 pm Food Truck Join the Hocking Hills Winery for an evening of live music, wine and relaxing with the sounds of Jasey Schnaars (Country/Rock). Food Truck is Chef Moe On The Go Order wine by the glass, bottle, or just by the taste.

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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Arts/Music/Film

Sep 4 (Mon)
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Arts/Music/Film
Historical

1:00 pm Departure. 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 days as NATCO. Other sights along the trip include......

Cost: $12-17 per person

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

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

Sep 5 (Tue)
Sep 6 (Wed)
Sep 7 (Thu)
Sep 8 (Fri)
Sep 9 (Sat)
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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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Family Oriented
Arts/Music/Film

Sep 6 (Wed)
Sep 7 (Thu)
Sep 8 (Fri)
Sep 9 (Sat)
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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

Sep 6 (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

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

6:30 pm Doors open. 7:00 pm Show. Award-winning songwriter. Keynote speaker. Emmy-nominated journalist. Author. Educator. TV producer and host. No matter the pursuit, Eric Gnezda has been connecting with his audiences for decades. Eric is the creator and host of the American Public Television series, -Songs at the Center,- which showcases accomplished songwriters......

Cost: $10/person

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

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

Sep 8 (Fri)
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9:00 am - 3:30 pm. A Day in The Woods Series. Lunch and Handouts provided. Become familiar with methods to evaluate conditions in your woodland. Decide which trees to remove (cull trees) and which should be managed (crop trees). Explore practices that can enhance woodland under-story. Understand how a timber harvest may help you achieve your woodland goals.

Cost: $10/person/Register by 9/5/17

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 19 miles
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Special Interest

Sep 8 (Fri)

8:00 pm show. --Brothers Osborne with special guest - Christian Lopez. Two sons from a working class family, John and TJ Osborne grew up in a small, Maryland water town writing and playing songs for friends and family in their fathers shed. John moved to Nashville first to play in other bands and two years later, TJ joined him. It was then they formed Brothers......

Cost: $25-35 per person

Contact: Ohio University Performing Arts Series, Phone: 740-753-1924

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
Sep 8 (Fri)
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7:00 - 8:30 pm Smooth Hound Smith is a foot stompin American roots duo comprised of -one-man-band- Zack Smith (guitars / vocals / foot drums / harmonicas / banjo)and Caitlin Doyle (vocals / percussion). Established in 2012 and currently based in Nashville, TN, they record and perform a varied and unique style of folky, garage-infused rhythm and blues. Come......

Cost: Free Admission

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 23 miles
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Sep 8 (Fri)
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6:00 - 9:00 pm Live Music Join the Hocking Hills Winery for an evening of live music, wine and relaxing with the sounds of Theo Perry (R&B-Soul). Bring your own appetizers or food, call for a pizza delivery or just enjoy the music. Order wine by the glass, bottle, or just by the taste.

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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Sep 8 (Fri)
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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
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Arts/Music/Film

Sep 9 (Sat)
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Wildlife

8:15 - 9:45 am Colorful warblers attract plenty of attention in the spring when they are noisy and vibrant but not as much in the fall when they are quiet and drab. With the help of an expert birder, we will be seeking out these fall migrants to help lessen warbler confusion. Guided walk begins at 8:15 AM and lasts approximately 90 minutes, there are frequent......

Cost: Free Event

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

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

Sep 9 (Sat)
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Wildlife

2:00 pm. Wade in Clear Creek to learn about the variety of fish and insects that live in the creek and why the creek is such a diverse habitat. Be prepared to get your feet wet. Closed-toe shoes or boots are required. Children must be accompanied by an adult in order to get in the creek. Ages 5 and up. Meeting Place is Park Office Park Office 185 Clear Creek Road Rockbridge, OH 43149

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 12 miles
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Wildlife

Sep 9 (Sat)
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5pm to close. On the second Saturday of every month, we dress up the dining room have live music and great dinner specials. You can even bring a bottle of wine, if you like. So, come join us for a great Saturday night - date night -! Reservations appreciated, but not required.

Cost: Varies per menu

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 11 miles
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Arts/Music/Film

Sep 9 (Sat)
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6:00 - 10:00 pm The Moonlight Paddle is a great time to spend with a special friend or romantic friend.

Cost: $40-$50/for 2

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 17 miles
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Sep 9 (Sat)
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10:00 am - 2:00 pm Every Saturday from May 27th to October 21st. Come meet local growers, innovative producers and talented artists. Featuring baked goods, artisan chocolate, crafts and wonderful seasonal produce.

Cost: Free Event

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

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

Sep 9 (Sat)
Sep 10 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Historical

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

Cost: Free Event

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

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

Sep 9 (Sat)
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Wildlife

8:30 am - 4:00 pm Join the Hocking County Master Gardener Volunteers for their inaugural day of training at Bishop Educational Gardens. You will choose five of the following - Garden Walk. Tree Identification and Invasive Plants. Pollinators. Container Gardening. Seed Saving for Next Years Flowers. Compatible Plants/Plant Certain Flower or Herbs for Trouble......

Cost: $30-35 per person

Contact: OSU Extension Hocking County, Phone: 740-385-3222

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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Wildlife

Sep 9 (Sat)
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Wildlife

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

Cost: $45 for 2 people

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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Wildlife

Sep 10 (Sun)
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Wildlife

1:00 - 2:30 pm Natures annual color will be on display as we walk through the autumn woodlands and explore the changing landscape. We will get a final look at some of the last wildflowers of the season and discuss how some plants and animals prepare for winter. Guided walk begins at 1:00 PM and lasts approximately 90 minutes, there are frequent stops. Please......

Cost: Free Event

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

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

Sep 10 (Sun)
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Wildlife

1:00 - 5:00 pm Learn how to fish from a kayak. For ages 12 and up, fishing license required for participants 16 and older. Sign up at the Lake Hope Nature Center by Friday, September 8th. Nature Center Hours: Thu/Sat/Sun 1:00-4:00 pm Hungry Hummingbirds: Thu/Sat/Sun 1:00-3:00 pm Hand-feed ruby-throated hummingbirds at the nature center.

Cost: Free Event/Must Register

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 12 miles
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Special Interest
Wildlife

Sep 10 (Sun)
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1:00 - 4:00 pm You may watch or actively learn. Take a 20 minute private lesson to make a one of a kind glass bead. Ages 14 and up. We can accommodate walk-ins but we prefer if you give us a call and sign up for a particular time. Ohio Glass Museum: General Admission - $6, Senior Citizen - $5, Students (Ages 6-18) - $3. Closed New Years Eve and New......

Cost: $20 per person

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

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

Sep 10 (Sun)
Family Oriented
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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

Sep 11 (Mon)
Sep 12 (Tue)
Sep 13 (Wed)
Sep 14 (Thu)
Sep 15 (Fri)
Sep 16 (Sat)
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8:00 am - 11:00 pm. Monday through Saturday. The fair features Jr. Fair Livestock Shows, Demolition Derby, Moto-Cross, Tractor and Truck Pull, Garden Tractor Pull, ToughTruck, Mud Bog and Auto-Cross. Also featured throughout the week is the nightly entertainment held in the Shelter House and daily shows beside the Art Hall for kids. The midway features......

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

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

Sep 11 (Mon)
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6:00 - 8:00 pm Join us for a fun group mountain bike ride featuring trails at Strouds Run State Park. Have fun on the trail and meet new people to ride with. We will begin the ride on some easy singletrack and then add on options for folks who want a longer ride or more technical trails. This is a no-drop ride. Individual ability levels will naturally form......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Strouds Run State Park, Phone: 740-594-9944

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 28 miles
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Special Interest

Sep 12 (Tue)

7:30 pm show. Sponsored by Ohio University Performing Arts Series, Campus Involvement Center, and School of Music. --For 30 years, Boston Brass has set out to establish a one-of-a-kind musical experience. From exciting classical arrangements, to burning jazz standards, and the best of the original brass quintet repertoire, Boston Brass treats audiences to......

Cost: $5-10 per person

Contact: Ohio University Performing Arts Series, Phone: 740-753-1924

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
Sep 13 (Wed)
Sep 14 (Thu)
Sep 15 (Fri)
Sep 16 (Sat)
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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

Sep 13 (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

Sep 14 (Thu)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Wildlife

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

Cost: Free

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

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

Sep 14 (Thu)
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

7:30 pm. Galumpha combining stunning acrobatics, striking visual effects, physical comedy and inventive choreography. The three performers create a sensory feast of images ranging from the ridiculous to the sublime, drawn together into a seamless whole, consistently bringing audiences to their feet. Galumpha is a triumphant mix of art and entertainment, offering......

Cost: Free Show

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

Sep 14 (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
Sep 15 (Fri)
Sep 16 (Sat)
Sep 17 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Fri 4pm-midnight. Sat 10am-midnight. Sun 10am-4pm. The 19th Annual Ohio Pawpaw Festival. What is a Pawpaw...The pawpaw is North American's largest native tree fruit. the fruit has a wonderful creamy texture and a tropical flavor. We hope you come to join the crowds of happy folks at scenic Lake Snowden in Albany, Ohio for 3 days of Pawpaw music, food, contests,......

Cost: $10-$20 per person

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

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

Sep 15 (Fri)
thru
Sep 17 (Fri)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

8:00 am - 6:00 pm Friday and Saturday (RAIN Or SHINE) 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Sunday Over 300 vendors, more than 30 different kinds of food, a Corn Maze and -3- days of Bluegrass Music from groups like The Sodbusters, Lewis Pride, Open Highway, Wayfarers, Timberline, Jacob Dunn, Lukas Harlan, Sawmill Ridge, The Trio Evolution and Barefoot McCoy. 2:00 pm Saturday......

Cost: $9/adult, under 10/free

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

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

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

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

Cost: Free

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

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

Sep 15 (Fri)

8:00 pm show. --The MAGIC of BILL BLAGG LIVE comes to the Ohio University for one show only. Critics and audiences alike rave about his incredible high-energy, grand-scale magic and illusions that will have you rubbing your eyes in disbelief. Referred to as -Houdini Times Ten!- by NBC, Blaggs show is packed with NEW mind-blowing illusions and his trademark......

Cost: $20 per person

Contact: Ohio University Performing Arts Series, Phone: 740-753-1924

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
Sep 15 (Fri)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Wildlife

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

Cost: Free Event

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

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

Sep 15 (Fri)
Sep 16 (Sat)
Sep 17 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film
Wildlife

12:00 pm Saturday departure. Get your camping gear ready and saddle up. This Package includes a 3-hour ride to camp where your gear will be waiting for you, a great dinner cooked over the campfire, and breakfast in the morning before a 3-hour ride back to the office.

Cost: $75 - $250

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

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

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

6:00 - 9:00 pm Live Music Join the Hocking hills winery for an evening of live music, wine and relaxing with the sounds of Terry Efaw (Rock-Pop). Bring your own appetizers or food, call for a pizza delivery or just enjoy the music. Order wine by the glass, bottle, or just by the taste.

Cost: Free Event

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

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

Sep 16 (Sat)

8:00 pm show. Special Parents Weekend Event. --Are you sick and tired of jokes that make you feel sick and tired? Don’t let it all get you down. The Second City has the fix, as Chicagos legendary sketch and improv comedy theater brings -The Cure for The Common Comedy- Fresh, fast and always spectacularly funny, The Second City is celebrating 55 years of......

Cost: $20 per person

Contact: Ohio University Performing Arts Series, Phone: 740-753-1924

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
Sep 16 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented

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

Cost: Free Event

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

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

Sep 16 (Sat)
Sep 17 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Historical

12:00 - 4:00 pm. Sponsored by Fairfield County Forever and Fairfield County Antique Tractor Club. Celebrate our Fairfield county heritage. Featuring the Fairfield County Antique Tractor Club. Watch as early farm machinery is used to bring in the harvest. There will be activities, demonstrations and displays, food concessions. Admission is free to this family-friendly event.

Cost: Free Event

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

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

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

5:00-9:00 pm, Friday - Open Arena Barrels. $10 per horse. 8:30-11:00 am, Saturday - 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

Sep 16 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

6-9pm Live Music Join the Hocking Hills Winery for an evening of live music, wine and relaxing with the sounds of Creek Dont Rise (Blues/Soul/Country/Classic). Bring your own appetizers or food, call for a pizza delivery or just enjoy the music. Order wine by the glass, bottle, or just by the taste.

Cost: Free Event

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

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

Sep 16 (Sat)
thru
Feb 26 (Sat)
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

1:00 - 4:00 pm. Tue-Sun. Nov-Feb: Tuesday - Saturday 1-4 pm and by appointment. Closed on Sundays and Mondays. Mar-Oct: Tuesday - Sunday 1-4 pm and by appointment. Closed on Mondays. General Admission - $6, Senior Citizen - $5, Students (Ages 6-18) - $3. -A Very Private Collection of Vintage Glass- will fill a large selection of cases in the Ohio Glass......

Cost: $3-6/person

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

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

Sep 16 (Sat)
Sep 17 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Historical

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

Cost: Free Event

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

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

Sep 17 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

11:00 am - Food Vendors open 1:00 - 5:00 pm - Air Show Ohios biggest free air show. Entertainment includes acrobatic flying, skydiving, and remote-controlled planes that will be the wow factor. BBQ chicken and a variety of other food and drinks will be available. Bring your own chair - seating is limited. Airplane rides after the show for a fee.

Cost: Admission/free, Parking/$10

Contact: Vinton County Airport Pilots and Boosters, Phone: 740-357-0267

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

Sep 17 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Wildlife

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

Cost: Free

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

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

Sep 17 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Wildlife

1:00 pm Meet the Naturalist at the Naturalist Cabin to learn about animals that make the Hocking Hills home and the tracks they make.

Cost: Free

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

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

Sep 17 (Sun)
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

7:00 pm. A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home world. Director: Steven Spielberg Writer: Melissa Mathison Stars: Henry Thomas, Drew Barrymore, Peter Coyote

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

Sep 18 (Mon)

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

Cost: $6 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
Sep 19 (Tue)
Sep 20 (Wed)
Sep 21 (Thu)
Sep 22 (Fri)
Sep 23 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

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

Cost: Free

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

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

Sep 20 (Wed)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

10:00 am Take a rugged 4-mile hike and see what lives in a remote pond. Please be prepared to hike over hilly and uneven terrain. Please bring drinking water. Age 50 and older. Meeting Place: Park Office, 185 Clear Creek Road, Rockbridge, OH 43149

Cost: Free Event

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

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

Sep 20 (Wed)
Sep 21 (Thu)
Sep 22 (Fri)
Sep 23 (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

Sep 20 (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

Sep 20 (Wed)
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

7:00 pm. A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home world. Director: Steven Spielberg Writer: Melissa Mathison Stars: Henry Thomas, Drew Barrymore, Peter Coyote

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

Sep 21 (Thu)
Sep 22 (Fri)
Sep 23 (Sat)
Sep 24 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

Back by popular demand, Cowgirl Boot Camp. Join us for the chance to test old knowledge and to learn something new. We will be hitting the trails, roping, cow working, mounted shooting, as well as dabbling in the finer things in life like wine tasting and time at the pool. Whether you are an old pro or new to the scene, there will be plenty of fun things to do.

Cost: Call for pricing

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

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

Sep 22 (Fri)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Wildlife

9:00 am The forest and geology at Cantwell Cliffs are some of the most diverse in the park. Meet the naturalist at the parking area for a discovery hike through this unique location.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6541

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 8 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Wildlife

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

1:00 pm Meet the naturalist at the naturalist cabin to learn about some of the bats that make Ohio their home. Learn about why these winged mammals are so beneficial to humans.

Cost: Free

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

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

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

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

Cost: Free Event

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

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

Sep 23 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest

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

Cost: Free

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

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

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

8:15 - 9:45 am Colorful warblers attract plenty of attention in the spring when they are noisy and vibrant but not as much in the fall when they are quiet and drab. With the help of an expert birder, we will be seeking out these fall migrants to help lessen warbler confusion. Guided walk begins at 8:15 AM and lasts approximately 90 minutes, there are frequent......

Cost: Free Event

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

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

Sep 23 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Special Interest
Wildlife

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

Cost: $45 for 2 people

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
Outdoor Activity
Special Interest
Wildlife

Sep 23 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest

10:00 - 11:00 am Move Over Rover, an activity from Project Wild that teaches kids about diverse ecosystems and the animals that live there. Join us for this fun lesson about why different animals live in the environments that they do. This exciting one hour educational program is free and designed for children in preschool through 5th grade. Space is limited......

Cost: Free Event/pre-register

Contact: Wayne National Forest, Phone: 740-753-0542

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 19 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest

Sep 23 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

6:00 - 9:00 pm Live Music 5:00 - 8:00 pm Food Truck Join the Hocking Hills Winery for an evening of live music, wine and relaxing with the sounds of Joel Curtis (Covers). Food Truck is The Rolling Pin Kitchen. Order wine by the glass, bottle, or just by the taste.

Cost: Free Event

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

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

Sep 23 (Sat)
Sep 24 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Historical

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

Cost: Free Event

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

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

Sep 23 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Wildlife

7:00 - 8:30 am. The first in our Fall WALK Explore Athens County series. Join Athens Area Birder Stefan Gleissberg for a morning bird walk on The Ridges. We will look for migrating songbirds such as kinglets, warblers, and sparrows. Meet in front of the Kennedy Museum. We will walk around 1 mile with some hills. Dress for the weather, and bring binoculars......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Nelsonville Public Library, Phone: 740-753-2118

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

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

11:00 am - Donuts and Coffee Tailgate 12:00 pm - Free Shuttle Transportation to Boston Field 1:00 pm - Homecoming Football Game, Hocking College Hawks vs Georgia Prep Sports Academy Lions 4:00 pm-8:00 pm - Mobile Zipline, Inflatables, Fishing 4:00 pm-11:00 pm - Beer Garden - Featuring Jackie Os Brewery 4:00 pm-12:00 am - Bonfire 5:00 pm-7:00 pm - BBQ Picnic,......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Hocking College Foundation, Phone: 740-753-6565

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 17 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Sep 24 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

1:00 pm. Take a closer look at the crawly critters that live in the creeks and streams around the Hocking Hills. Meet at the shelter house at Ash Cave. Please wear sturdy shoes and clothes you can get muddy. Flip flops are not recommended.

Cost: Free

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

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

Sep 24 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest

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

Cost: Free

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

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

Sep 24 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

1:00 - 2:30 pm Natures annual color will be on display as we walk through the autumn woodlands and explore the changing landscape. We will get a final look at some of the last wildflowers of the season and discuss how some plants and animals prepare for winter. Guided walk begins at 1:00 PM and lasts approximately 90 minutes, there are frequent stops. Please......

Cost: Free Event

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

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

Sep 25 (Mon)

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

Cost: $6 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
Sep 27 (Wed)

7:30 pm show. --Featuring Ohio University School of Music Orchestra Celebrating 100 years of the Ohio University School of Music. Combining the virtuosity of world-class artists with the energy of rock stars, PROJECT Trio is breaking down traditional ideas of chamber music. The genre-defying Trio is acclaimed by the press as -packed with musicianship, joy......

Cost: $8-15 per person

Contact: Ohio University Performing Arts Series, Phone: 740-753-1924

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
Sep 27 (Wed)
Sep 28 (Thu)
Sep 29 (Fri)
Sep 30 (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

Sep 27 (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

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

6:00 - 9:00 pm. Artists demonstrating their trade, top quality exhibits and much more. Majestic Galleries. Nelsonville Quilt Company. Nelsonville Emporium. Starbrick Cooperative Gallery. Stuarts Opera House. The Plaid Butterfly. Paper Circle. Morristowne Photography. Rhapsody. Fullbrooks Café. PDQ Carryout.

Cost: Free Events

Contact: Nelsonville Chamber of Commerce, Phone: 740-753-4346

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

Sep 29 (Fri)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest

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

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

Sep 29 (Fri)
Outdoor Activity
Wildlife

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

Cost: Free Event

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

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

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

5:00 - 11:00 pm Car Show 6:00 - 9:00 pm Sock Hop in the lobby of Stuarts Opera House Live DJ. Free to the Public. Dress in your favorite 50s costume and dance the night away in the renovated Stuarts Opera House Lobby. Dashboard Plaques for first 50 cars.

Cost: Free Event, Car entry/$5

Contact: Hocking College Foundation, Phone: 740-753-6565

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 17 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film
Historical

Sep 29 (Fri)
thru
Oct 28 (Fri)
Outdoor Activity
Special Interest

7:30 - 11:00 pm Open Every Friday and Saturday night between September 29th and October 28th. You will walk over a 1/2 mile trail through the woods with out wicked forest crew actors. New sets in 2017.

Cost: Call for prices

Contact: Wicked Forest, Phone: 740-652-5444

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 7 miles
Outdoor Activity
Special Interest

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

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

Cost: Free Event

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

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

Sep 29 (Fri)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest

7:30 - 9:00 pm. Planet and stargaze at the new Ohio University observatory at the Ridges. Professor Ryan Chornock will be our guide as we learn about the new facility, the telescope and have the opportunity to observe other worlds. We will meet in lot 202 at the Ridges. The walk will be short but uphill. Register for this event to receive walk and weather......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Nelsonville Public Library, Phone: 740-753-2118

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

Sep 29 (Fri)
thru
Oct 22 (Fri)

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Friday - Opening Night during Nelsonville Final Friday. Normal Hours are: 10 am - 5 pm Monday-Saturday, 12-5 pm Sunday. Featuring the spice of life, contemporary salt and peppers from all across the United States. Curios and collectible. Special Feature is Ohio University Ceramic Student work in the windows.

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
Sep 30 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Historical

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

Cost: Free

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

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

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

9:30 am. Adults and Seniors. We will hike 7-miles on the trails and see a variety of habitats along the way. Hikers who complete this hike and the October 28th hike will have hiked all the trails at Clear Creek. Please bring drinking water. Parts of this hike will be hilly and rugged. Meeting Place is Barnebey-Hambleton Picnic Area Barnebey-Hambleton Picnic......

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

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

1:00 pm Stop by the naturalist cabin located behind the Old Mans Cave visitor center for a closer look at some of the local area history. Learn a new game from days gone by or see how the pioneers lived.

Cost: Free

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

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

Sep 30 (Sat)
Oct 1 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Historical

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

Cost: Free Event

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

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

Sep 30 (Sat)

8:00 pm A Force of Nature - Theodore Roosevelt for Nature Lovers. Presented by Largely Literary. A one act play focusing on the work Theodore Roosevelt to establish the National Parks system. Also-Book signing by the author of -Theodore Roosevelt For Nature Lovers-. Sponsosred by Ohayo Media

Cost: $5.00 per person

Contact: Twin City Opera House, Phone: 740-525-9218

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 39 miles
Sep 30 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

6:00 - 9:00 pm Live Music 5:00 - 8:00 pm Food Truck Join the Hocking Hills Winery for an evening of live music, wine and relaxing with the sounds of the Van Dyke Trio (Classic rock, 50s-80s). Food Truck is Chef Moe On The Go. Order wine by the glass, bottle, or just by the taste.

Cost: Free Event

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

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

Sep 30 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

6:00 pm Gates Open. The Covered Bridge Music Series is pleaed to present Paul Thorn. Paul Thorn and his terrific band will headline with Apple and The Moon opening the show. Food by Burrito Buggy and Bobcat Bistro. This will be an outdoor show on the Covered Bridge stage. All seating is General Admission. There will be a cash bar. Non-alcoholic beverages......

Cost: $25/adult, $10/under 18

Contact: Ohio University Lancaster Pickerington, Phone: 740-654-6711

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

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

2:00 - 3:30 pm. Meeting and Event Location - 16099 Main St, Millfield, OH 45761 Participants can park in the post office parking lot in Millfield located right beside the memorial. Ron Luce, local historian and former director of the Athens County Historical Society, will lead our short stroll through Millfield. There we will focus on the disaster, the company......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Nelsonville Public Library, Phone: 740-753-2118

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

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