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

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

Cost: $12 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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May 23 (Fri)
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Oct 26 (Sun)
Noon Train to Haydenville

12-1:45pm. Our Noon train to Haydenville is the shortest trip of our trains. It operates every Saturday and Sunday between Memorial Day weekend and the last full weekend of October. The train departs the Nelsonville Depot for a round-trip ride along the historic Hocking River Valley. On the return trip after pausing in Haydenville, the train continues past the......

Cost: $13-10 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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May 23 (Fri)
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Oct 26 (Sun)
2:30pm Train to East Logan

2:30-4:45pm. Our East Logan train is the longest of the regular weekend trains and operates every Saturday and Sunday between Memorial Day and the last full weekend of October. The train departs the Nelsonville Depot for a round-trip ride along the historic Hocking River Valley. Along the way, we will pass through the historic company town of Haydenville, which......

Cost: $17-12 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Jun 6 (Fri)
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Aug 30 (Sat)
Tecumseh

8-10:45pm. Monday-Saturday. Captivating. Fascinating. Mesmerizing. Come witness the epic life story of the legendary Shawnee leader as he struggles to defend his sacred homelands in the Ohio country during the late 1700s. The huge, outdoor stages of the Sugarloaf Mountain Amphitheater afford the audience the ability to see everything. You will sit beneath the......

Cost: $24.95/adult-17.95/10 under

Contact: Tecumseh, Phone: 866-775-0700

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 21 miles
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Jun 6 (Fri)
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Aug 30 (Sat)
Tecumseh - Behind the Scenes Tour

4-5pm 5-6pm Tours. Monday-Saturday. Over 30 years ago these tours began and they are still highly acclaimed by our patrons. Enjoy an exciting backstage tour of the theatre complex as cast members serve as your tour guides. The stuntmen of Tecumseh give a dazzling display of stage-combat and flintlock firing and then pitch headfirst from a twenty-one foot cliff,......

Cost: $4.50/adult-3.50/10 under

Contact: Tecumseh, Phone: 866-775-0700

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 21 miles
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Jun 6 (Fri)
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Aug 30 (Sat)
Tecumseh - Living History Tour

3pm Saturday only. As you travel through late 18th century Ohio you will gain a clearer and deeper appreciation of the world that lives and breathes in every character portrayed in Tecumseh as you meet and become witness to the lives of the Frontier settlers and Shawnee who shaped our history and created the land on which we now live. Devised, written and directed......

Cost: $4.50/adult-3.50/10 under

Contact: Tecumseh, Phone: 866-775-0700

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 21 miles
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Jun 20 (Fri)
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Aug 31 (Sun)
Art We Use at the Dairy Barn

Tue-Sat 12-5pm, Sun 1-5pm, Thu 12-8pm. Closed Mondays and holidays. This is a national, juried show with a broad range of media that features works from tools to teapots/bowls, boats to bracelets and baskets/ladders to lounge chairs.

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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Jun 27 (Fri)
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Aug 24 (Sun)
Majestic Galleries 8th National Juried Show 2014

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

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Jul 4 (Fri)
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Aug 31 (Sun)
Hand-Feeding Hummingbirds

1-3 pm. Naturalists have been feeding hummingbirds at Lake Hope State Park since 1995. A combination of commercial feeders and natural tube flowers are used. Visitors can learn about Ruby-Throated Hummingbirds and attempt to hand feed them Stop by anytime during that period to give it a shot. No reservations are required and our hummingbird program is free of......

Cost: Free

Contact: Lake Hope State Park, Phone: 740-596-5253

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 12 miles
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Jul 25 (Fri)
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Aug 24 (Sun)
The Wild Women of Starbrick Exhibit

5-9pm. the strong women artists of the Starbrick Gallery like to take a wild and fun look at the world with our art this is sure to be an outstanding show of innovative work. This show will be on display through August 24th and is in conjunction with Nelsonville Final Fridays' Marvelous Mud.

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Jul 25 (Fri)
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Aug 24 (Sun)
UPward Bound Student Artists Exhibit

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

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Aug 1 (Fri)
Music in the Park - Downtown Logan

7-830pm. Summer concert series in its 22nd season features eleven weeks of live music at the gazebo in Worthington Park in Logan, every Friday evening from June through mid-August. Hocking Hills Inspire Shelter will sell refreshments for the entire 11 weeks. Concerts usually proceed rain or shine. Bring lawn chair or blanket. Bands are subject to change without......

Cost: Free

Contact: John Graham, Phone: 740-746-8233

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
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Aug 1 (Fri)
Metro Five-0: Level 4 Hike and Canoe

10 am. Take a 1-mile hike to Lake Emily and canoe around the lake. All participants must register in advance by phone. You may wish to bring a change of boots or shoes and leave electronics at home. Age 50. Meeting Place: Park Office, 185 Clear Creek Road, Rockbridge, OH 43149. Not Wheelchair Accessible.

Cost: Free Event/register

Contact: Clear Creek Metro Park, Phone: 614-891-0700

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 12 miles
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Aug 1 (Fri)
DACO Movie Night

Calling kids of all ages. Join us for a family movie night featuring The Incredibles - This includes refreshments, hotdogs, and popcorn. Admission is Free thanks to Stoughton Law Offices.

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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Aug 1 (Fri)
Friday Night Bandstand

7-8:30pm. Grassinine will perform. Grassinine is Central Ohio's Premier Mountain Rock-Bluegrass Band.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Lancaster Parks and Recreation, Phone: 740-687-6651

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Aug 1 (Fri)
Aug 2 (Sat)
Aug 3 (Sun)
Commercial Point Karting Classic

5pm Friday, 10am Saturday, Sunday. The Village of Commercial Point, Ohio invites you to a street kart racing tradition like no other. Karters and fans of all ages will enjoy an unforgettable weekend full of entertainment and racing action. The fun kicks off on Friday night with a celebrity race and concert, followed by professional go-kart racing action on......

Cost: Free Admission

Contact: Commercial Point Grand Prix, Phone: 614-877-9124

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 36 miles
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Aug 1 (Fri)
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Aug 7 (Thu)
Skyview Drive-In - Planes FireRescue

730pm Adventure flies higher than ever before in this sequel that finds championship air-racer Dusty Crophopper voice of Dane Cook beginning an exciting new career fighting forest fires. With voices provided by Ed Harris, Julie Bowen, Wes Studi, Dale Dye, Fred Willard, and Erik Estrada. Running Time 83 Minutes. Second Feature: Guardians of the Galaxy Action-Adventure-Family-PG13.......

Cost: $4-8/per person

Contact: Skyview Cruise-In Theatre, Phone: 740-653-5517

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Aug 1 (Fri)
Live at The Lodge

9-11pm. Enjoy live entertainment by Paige and Jed. Local food, drinks and entertainment.

Cost: Free Music

Contact: The Lodge in Lancaster, Phone: 740-654-5823

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Aug 1 (Fri)
Drum Lessons and Open Drum Circle

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

Cost: $12 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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Aug 1 (Fri)
Live Music at the Millstone

6-9pm. Tim Gowen will perform.

Cost: Free Music

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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Aug 2 (Sat)
Hocking River Canoe Float and Mussel Survey

9amstart at canoe livery - 1pm. Canoe rental proceeds will support riparian corridor protection along the Hocking River. Float a section of the beautiful Hocking river as it flows through the picturesque Hocking Valley. You will see a number of properties protected by AOA which help to safeguard our water quality and scenic assets. Help look for and learn about......

Cost: $25 per person

Contact: Appalachia Ohio Alliance, Phone: 740-385-0523

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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Aug 2 (Sat)
Hike and Canoe

10am-12:30pm. Hike 1-mile to Lake Emily and canoe around the lake. All participants must register in advance by phone. You may wish to bring a change of boots or shoes and leave electronics at home. Ages 6 and up. Meeting Place: Park Office, 185 Clear Creek Road, Rockbridge, OH 43149. Not Wheelchair Accessible.

Cost: Free Event/register

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 12 miles
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Aug 2 (Sat)
Into the Woods - the Musical

6:30pm Doors open. 8-10:30pm Performance. Ticket price includes a Picnic Buffet from 6:30-7:45pm and the Performance from 8-10:30pm. This is an outdoor performance. The Brothers Grimm are in Logan, OH with an epic fairytale where worlds collide. James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim take everyone's favorite storybook characters and bring them together for a timeless,......

Cost: $20/adult, $10/children

Contact: Logan Theatre Group, Phone: 740-332-4501

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 3 miles
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Aug 2 (Sat)
Inspire Fest 2014

12pm-1am - Inspire Fest 2014. This year's events include live music, dancing in the streets, poker run, glow run, fire spinning, arts, fun for the whole family, food and more. Help us help others by improving our community and rocking to the beat of a happy drummer.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Hocking County Inspire Shelter, Phone: 740-974-8043

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
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Aug 2 (Sat)
Nature on the River

9-11:30am Join a staff naturalist for an exploration of the Hocking river. Look for critters, explore the water and rocks, and learn more about the natural wonders of the river. Includes a hike to Ohio's largest natural rock bridge. Great for families. Reservations required. Meet at the livery at 9am.

Cost: $15/adult, $5/child

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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Aug 2 (Sat)
Saturday Cinema on the Square - Lancaster

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

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Aug 2 (Sat)
Beat the Heat - $2 Days at the Athena Cinema

3pm. Join the Athena Cinema six Saturdays this summer for a Beat the Heat $2 movie series. Each Saturday, beginning at 3pm, a family movie will be screened, while you enjoy free popcorn from Shagbark, raffle prizes from Rocky Boots, College Bookstore, Village Bakery and more, and the chill of refreshing air conditioning. An excellent and affordable family friendly......

Cost: $2.00

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
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Aug 2 (Sat)
Nelsonville Farmers Market

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

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Aug 2 (Sat)
Bob and Zeke at Shade Winery

6-8pm. Regular Hours are March-December, 4-8pm Thur, 1-8pm Fri/Sat/Sun. Music provided by Bob and Zeke. 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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Aug 2 (Sat)
Robbery Train - Hocking Valley Scenic Railway

6-8pm. Our ever-popular Robbery Trains are family-friendly and feature a group of bandits on horseback making an attempt to rob the train. Now, before you think, Rob the train, we distribute play money to everyone before the train departs. The robbers then come through and collect the play money once they're able to stop the train. Guns are used but only with......

Cost: $12-17 per person

Contact: Hocking Valley Scenic Railway, Phone: 800-967-7834

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Aug 2 (Sat)
Lake Alma Beach Party

9am-4pm. Come out and enjoy a fun day at the Lake Alma Beach Party. There will be a dog show, baby contest, queens contest, kids games, banks, youth fishing and food. So come out to the beach party and enjoy the sun and have some fun.

Cost: Free

Contact: Lake Alma State Park, Phone: 740-384-4474

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 21 miles
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Aug 2 (Sat)
Athens Farmers Market

9am-12pm. Saturdays Year Round. In the parking lot of the market on state. This is one of the areas most celebrated institutions. The first market, held on a summer day in 1972, drew participation from three producers the following week, there were five. That summer, market participation peaked at a dozen vendors, mostly vegetable producers. Today the market......

Cost: Free event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 26 miles
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Aug 2 (Sat)
Lancaster Farmers Market

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

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Aug 2 (Sat)
Live Music at the Millstone

6-9pm. Michael Smith will perform.

Cost: Free Music

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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Aug 2 (Sat)
Lancaster Hand Made Market

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

Cost: Free event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Aug 3 (Sun)
Hummingbird Frenzy

1-4pm. Sit on the Ranger Station lawn and watch hummingbirds drink from the feeders before they begin their southern migration. Bring a lawn chair. All Ages. Meeting Place: Naturalist Office, 1375 State Route 674 N., Canal Winchester OH 43110 Fully Wheelchair Accessible.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Slate Run Metro Park, Phone: 614-508-8111

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 27 miles
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Aug 3 (Sun)
Fly Fishing: Beyond the Basics

2pm. Develop your fly-fishing skills and see if you can catch fish in Clear Creek. Experience or attendance at the June 29th program is required. Ages 6 and up. Meeting Place: Fern Parking Lot, 22937 County Road 116 Clear Creek Road, Rockbridge, OH 43149. Not Wheelchair Accessible.

Cost: Free Event/register

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 12 miles
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Aug 3 (Sun)
Pickerington Summer Concert Series

7-8:30pm. Free concert every Sunday night from June 8th to August 17th. Bring a lawn chair or blanket.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Pickerington Parks Recreation, Phone: 614-833-2211

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 33 miles
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Aug 4 (Mon)
Weaving on Ridged Heddle Looms

6-8pm. Instructor Mary Jeanne Goss. Learn to weave on a simple ridged heddle loom with weaver Mary Jeanne Goss. This introductory class will teach you the basics of warping a heddle loom and weaving. Looms and all supplies will be provided for use.

Cost: $62-72 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Aug 5 (Tue)
Nature for Kids-Feel the Breeze Tram Ride

1-4pm. Feel the cool breeze on your face as we take a 30 minute tram ride through the park. We'll do a breezy craft, too. Please register every single person child or adult with your group or family. Space is limited. Ages 3-10. Meeting Place: Shady Grove Program Area, 1375 State Route 674 N., Canal Winchester OH 43110. Fully Wheelchair Accessible.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Slate Run Metro Park, Phone: 614-508-8111

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 27 miles
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Aug 5 (Tue)
Live Music at the Millstone

6-9pm. Trip Dog will perform.

Cost: Free Music

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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Aug 6 (Wed)
Quilt Therapy

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: No fee.

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Aug 6 (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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Aug 6 (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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Aug 7 (Thu)
Yoga In Town

6pm. Yoga Instructor Elle Delmatto. Class is open to all. No pre-registration is necessary. Class is held every Thursday.

Cost: $6 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
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Aug 7 (Thu)
Athens Farmers Market

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

Cost: Free event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 26 miles
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Aug 8 (Fri)
Star Seekers Shower Search

8pm. Join the Hocking Hills state Park naturalist and staff from Camp Oty'Okwa at the camp's Big field on Purcell Road off of State Route 374 and we will show you the many unique features of our universe while we watch for the annual Perseid Meteor shower. come for the viewing, crafts, games and fun. We recommend bringing a pair of binoculars. Weather permitting.

Cost: Free

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 3 miles
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Aug 8 (Fri)
Music in the Park - Downtown Logan

7-830pm. Summer concert series in its 22nd season features eleven weeks of live music at the gazebo in Worthington Park in Logan, every Friday evening from June through mid-August. Hocking Hills Inspire Shelter will sell refreshments for the entire 11 weeks. Concerts usually proceed rain or shine. Bring lawn chair or blanket. Bands are subject to change without......

Cost: Free

Contact: John Graham, Phone: 740-746-8233

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
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Aug 8 (Fri)
Drum Lessons and Open Drum Circle

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

Cost: $12 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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Aug 8 (Fri)
Live at The Lodge

9-11pm. Enjoy live entertainment by The Incredible Awesome Brothers. Local food, drinks and entertainment.

Cost: Free Music

Contact: The Lodge in Lancaster, Phone: 740-654-5823

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Aug 8 (Fri)
Friday Night Bandstand

7-8:30pm. Sean Carney will perform world class blues. Sean Carney is the real deal . . . echoes of T-Bone Walker and Pee Wee Crayton permeate his tasty guitar solos, while his songwriting and singing reveal an artist of depth and class.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Lancaster Parks and Recreation, Phone: 740-687-6651

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Aug 8 (Fri)
Live Music at the Millstone

6-9pm. Wendy Pennington and Obie will perform.

Cost: Free Music

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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Aug 8 (Fri)
Full Moon Paddle - Strouds Run State Park

7-930pm. Boat Launch at Strouds Run State Park. Kayak with us under the full moon. Paddles are two to three hours long. Enjoy a peaceful evening on the water, watch the sun set and the moon rise across the water as the stars sparkle above you. No experience needed. All equipment, instructions, and refreshments are provided. Reservations are required.

Cost: $45/$35 with own kayak equip

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
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Aug 9 (Sat)
Smokey the Bear 70th Birthday Party

10am - 1pm. Burr Oak State Park and Wayne National Forest invite the public to come and celebrate Smokey Bear's 70th Birthday at Burr Oak State Park Beach.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Burr Oak State Park Beach, Phone: 740-517-0293

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 27 miles
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Aug 9 (Sat)
Into the Woods - the Musical

8pm Performance. Please bring a chair or blanket, this is an outdoor performance. The Brothers Grimm are in Logan, OH with an epic fairytale where worlds collide. James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim take everyone's favorite storybook characters and bring them together for a timeless, relevant and rare modern classic. The story follows a Baker and his wife who......

Cost: $10/adult, $5/12 and under

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
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Aug 9 (Sat)
Native Medicinal Plant Walk and Survey

10am - 12pm. Explore AOA's beautiful Demonstration Site in Rockbridge as we walk the property and survey and identify native medicinal herbal plants growing on the site. This event is co-sponsored by United Plant Savers. We will learn about our native medicinal herbs from trip lead and plant expert Erika Galentin, Outreach Coordinator for United Plant Savers.......

Cost: Free

Contact: Appalachia Ohio Alliance, Phone: 334-399-2345

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 11 miles
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Aug 9 (Sat)
Perseid Meteor Shower Watch

9:30-11:30pm. See the annual Perseid Meteor Shower. Enjoy crafts and displays at the shelter until 10:30. If skies are cloudy, we'll have a campfire and still do the crafts. All Ages. Meeting Place: Buzzard's Roost Picnic Area, 1375 State Route 674 N., Canal Winchester OH 43110. Fully Wheelchair Accessible.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Slate Run Metro Park, Phone: 614-508-8111

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 27 miles
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Aug 9 (Sat)
Hocking's Wildlife at the Cabin

2 pm. Naturalist Cabin located behind the Old Mans Cave visitors Center. As you pass by on your hike today stop by the Naturalist Cabin, located behind the Old Mans Cave Visitor Center, to explore and take a closer look at some of our native residents. Naturalist will be available for discussion and to answer questions.

Cost: Free

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
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Aug 9 (Sat)
Cedar Falls Stroll

10 am. Join the Hocking Hills State Park Naturalist to explore Cedar Falls and discover the unique 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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Aug 9 (Sat)
Music for Miss Vicki 2014 at Uncle Buck's

6pm. Come see Donna Mogavero, Slater Brothers Band featuring Kenny Valentine, Blues Cowboys, Kat and the Road Dawgs, Linda Dochtyl, Cary Dachtyl, Jeff Redefer, Brian Carney, Patrick Michael, Chris Keesey, Carlin HagertyMC with more to be announced at Uncle Buck's Riding Stable and Dance Barn and enjoy good friends, lively music, and the best BBQ in the forest.

Cost: $10/cover

Contact: Uncle Buck's Stable and Dance Barn , Phone: 740-664-2428

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 15 miles
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Aug 9 (Sat)
Paper Collage - Saturday Studio

10am - 12pm. This summer we will look at a famous artist each time we meet and work in the style of that artist. Henri Matisse is our artist.

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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Aug 9 (Sat)
Four and Twenty Blackbirds Cooking Class

1030am - 1230pm. Hands on style class. Hands on Pie makingFresh Blueberry Galette with Cream Cheese Crust, Peach Pecan Hand Pies, Chocolate Chiffon Pie. 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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Aug 9 (Sat)
Nelsonville Farmers Market

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

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Aug 9 (Sat)
Lancaster Farmers Market

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

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Aug 9 (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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Aug 9 (Sat)
Moonlight Tour

7-11pm. Paddle your canoe from sunset to moonlight, using the light of the moon as it reflects on the water. Your trip ends at the livery with a roaring bonfire, smores and a local bluegrass band for your enjoyment. Reservations highly recommended. Meet at the livery at 700 p.m. and be sure to bring a flashlight.

Cost: $40 per canoe for 2 people

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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Aug 9 (Sat)
Romantic Moonlight Tour

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

Cost: $42 per canoe

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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Aug 9 (Sat)
Rockbridge Crossing at Shade Winery

6-8pm. Regular Hours are March-December, 4-8pm Thur, 1-8pm Fri/Sat/Sun. Music provided by Rockbridge Crossing. 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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Aug 9 (Sat)
Live Music at the Millstone

6-9pm. Charlie Tatman Trio will perform.

Cost: Free Music

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

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

9am-12pm. Saturdays Year Round. In the parking lot of the market on state. This is one of the areas most celebrated institutions. The first market, held on a summer day in 1972, drew participation from three producers the following week, there were five. That summer, market participation peaked at a dozen vendors, mostly vegetable producers. Today the market......

Cost: Free event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 26 miles
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Aug 9 (Sat)
An Evening with the Nostalgics

7-8:30pm. Concert on the Lawn of the Bowen House presents Nostalgics under the musical direction of Dr. Charles Hildreth. The Nostalgics warm your heart with renditions of your favorites from the American Songbook and excite you with the unforgettable songs of the Big Band swing era, including those recorded by Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Les......

Cost: Free

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
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Aug 10 (Sun)
Living History Sunday

12-4pm Visitors will enjoy a wide array of interpretive experiences throughout the day. Witness costumed interpreters as they present living history demonstrations throughout the estate. Visitors wont want to miss it Admission to Adena Mansion and Gardens is available for $8 for adults, $7 for seniors, $4 for children 6 and up, free for OHC and AMGS members and children under 5.

Cost: $4-8 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 26 miles
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Aug 10 (Sun)
Tram Trek

2pm and 3pm. View forests, fields, and the historic covered bridge as you take a ride through the park. All Ages. Meeting Place: Shady Grove Program Area, 1375 State Route 674 N., Canal Winchester OH 43110. Fully Wheelchair Accessible.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Slate Run Metro Park, Phone: 614-508-8111

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 27 miles
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Aug 10 (Sun)
Second Sunday Beadmaking

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

Cost: $20 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Aug 10 (Sun)
Get the Most from your Wardrobe Class

1-3pm. Instructor Barbara Jupin. Get the inspiration and practical advice to add a unique style to your clothing and accessories. This talk walks you through new ideas, personalizing, and putting the finishing touches on your wardrobe. So join the discussion over wine and cheese and kick start your creativity.

Cost: Call for info

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Aug 10 (Sun)
Pickerington Summer Concert Series

7-8:30pm. Free concert every Sunday night from June 8th to August 17th. Bring a lawn chair or blanket.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Pickerington Parks Recreation, Phone: 614-833-2211

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 33 miles
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Aug 11 (Mon)
Aug 12 (Tue)
Aug 13 (Wed)
Costume Design Mini Camp

10am-12pm. for Grades k-3. This camp will be inspired by the Paramount Studio costumes, designed by Edith Head. Using t-shirts we will create a one of a kind costume complete with accessories.

Cost: $30-45 per student

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Aug 11 (Mon)
Weaving on Ridged Heddle Looms

6-8pm. Instructor Mary Jeanne Goss. Learn to weave on a simple ridged heddle loom with weaver Mary Jeanne Goss. This introductory class will teach you the basics of warping a heddle loom and weaving. Looms and all supplies will be provided for use.

Cost: $62-72 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Aug 12 (Tue)
Ladies Sunset Floats

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

Cost: $20 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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Aug 12 (Tue)
Live Music at the Millstone

6-9pm. Six to Noon will perform.

Cost: Free Music

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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Aug 13 (Wed)
Aug 14 (Thu)
Aug 15 (Fri)
Aug 16 (Sat)
Parade of the Hills in Nelsonville

10am-11pm Wed/Thu, 11am-12am Fri, 9am-12am Sat. Home of the Ohio State Fiddling Contest. Held annually in August in Nelsonville in the historic Public Square - The Parade of The Hills has become one of the states premiere family festivals. You will be treated to great family entertainment, regional art and home cooking, concessions, midway, carnival, Pie Contest......

Cost: Small Fee

Contact: Parade of the Hills, Phone: 740-753-3525

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Aug 13 (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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Aug 13 (Wed)
Quilt Therapy

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: No fee.

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Aug 13 (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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Aug 14 (Thu)
Lets Build a Fort Class

10am - Who doesn't love building a fort. Bring a picnic lunch or snack and we will build our own forts from natural and recycled materials found in the garden and then have a picnic lunch together. Join the Hocking Soil Water Conservation District Specialist at Bishop Educational Gardens for activities in the Garden. The Summer Series is designed to get kids......

Cost: Free, Registration Required

Contact: Hocking SWCD, Phone: 740-385-3016

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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Aug 14 (Thu)
Yoga In Town

6pm. Yoga Instructor Elle Delmatto. Class is open to all. No pre-registration is necessary. Class is held every Thursday.

Cost: $6 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
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Aug 14 (Thu)
Athens Farmers Market

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

Cost: Free event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 26 miles
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Aug 15 (Fri)
Ohio State Fiddling Contest

6pm. A Featured Event in The Parade of the Hills. Join us for one of the premier fiddling events in Ohio. Whether you're a fiddler, or someone who enjoys fiddling, this contest offers something for you. Held in historic Stuart's Opera House, this event will put a smile on your face, and have you tapping your toes in no time. Our contest is nationally certified......

Cost: $8 general admission

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Aug 15 (Fri)
Music in the Park - Downtown Logan

7-830pm. Summer concert series in its 22nd season features eleven weeks of live music at the gazebo in Worthington Park in Logan, every Friday evening from June through mid-August. Hocking Hills Inspire Shelter will sell refreshments for the entire 11 weeks. Concerts usually proceed rain or shine. Bring lawn chair or blanket. Bands are subject to change without......

Cost: Free

Contact: John Graham, Phone: 740-746-8233

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
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Aug 15 (Fri)
Friday Night Bandstand

7-8:30pm. Nostalgics will perform and warm your heart with renditions of your favorites from the American Songbook and excite you with the unforgettable songs of the big band swing era, including those recorded by Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Les Brown, Harry James, Tommy Dorsey, Woody Herman, Count Basie and others.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Lancaster Parks and Recreation, Phone: 740-687-6651

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Aug 15 (Fri)
Live Music at the Millstone

6-9pm. Steve Zarate will perform.

Cost: Free Music

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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Aug 15 (Fri)
Drum Lessons and Open Drum Circle

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

Cost: $12 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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Aug 15 (Fri)
Aug 16 (Sat)
Aug 17 (Sun)
19th Annual Alley Park Tractor Show

Tractors. Construction Equipment. Ford and Fordson Tractors.

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 17 miles

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Aug 15 (Fri)
Live at The Lodge

9-11pm. Enjoy live entertainment by Wendy Pennington. Local food, drinks and entertainment.

Cost: Free Music

Contact: The Lodge in Lancaster, Phone: 740-654-5823

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Aug 15 (Fri)
Aug 16 (Sat)
Crafts for Kids

10:30am - 12pm. Fri and Sat. Try your hand at some take home crafts, from the days before plastic and glue sticks. Meet at Farmhouse, 1375 State Route 674 N.

Cost: Free

Contact: Slate Run Farm, Phone: 614-508-8111

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 27 miles
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Aug 16 (Sat)
Ridgetop Music Festival Big Boy Toy Day

12-8pm. Ridgetop Music Fest and Big Boy Toy Day Car show, plane rides, food and entertainment. Celebrate Appalachian music and storytelling at the Vinton County Airport. The annual family-friendly event features local and regional musicians, storytelling, crafts, delicious food, split-the-pot, and airplane rides. The jolly man in the red suit even makes an appearance.......

Cost: Parking Donation

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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Aug 16 (Sat)
Tram Trek

3pm and 4pm. View forests, fields, and the historic covered bridge as you take a ride through the park. All Ages. Meeting Place: Shady Grove Program Area, 1375 State Route 674 N., Canal Winchester OH 43110. Fully Wheelchair Accessible.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Slate Run Metro Park, Phone: 614-508-8111

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 27 miles
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Aug 16 (Sat)
Late Summer Campfire

8:15pm. Join us around the campfire for s'mores, stories, and activities. All Ages. Meeting Place: Thomas-Mathias Parking Lot, 24950 County Road 116 Clear Creek Road, Rockbridge, OH 43149. Not Wheelchair Accessible.

Cost: Free Event/register

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 12 miles
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Aug 16 (Sat)
Wonders of Old Man's Cave - Morning

10 am. Meet the Naturalist at the Naturalists' Cabin, behind Old Man's Cave Visitor Center, for a short hike to discover some facts about the history of the area and the rock formations that are found throughout 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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Aug 16 (Sat)
Into the Woods - the Musical

7:30pm Doors open. 8:15-10:45pm Performance. $12/adult, $20/couple, $5 children 12 and under. Ticket price includes appetizers and a complimentary glass of wine for adults. The Brothers Grimm are in Logan, OH with an epic fairytale where worlds collide. James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim take everyone's favorite storybook characters and bring them together for......

Cost: $12 Adult, $5/12 and under

Contact: Logan Theatre Group, Phone: 740-385-0344

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
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Aug 16 (Sat)
Sunset Tram Trek

2pm and 3pm. Take a ride around the park as the sun sets to learn about animals that come out after dark. We'll roast marshmallows over a campfire after the tram ride. Please register every program participant child and adult. Space is limited. All Ages. Meeting Place: Shady Grove Program Area, 1375 State Route 674 N., Canal Winchester OH 43110. Fully Wheelchair Accessible.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Slate Run Metro Park, Phone: 614-508-8111

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 27 miles
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Aug 16 (Sat)
Skin, Skulls and Tracks

2 pm. Join the naturalist at the camp amphitheater to explore the signs our local wildlife leave behind. Meet at the Hocking Hills Campground Amphitheater.

Cost: Free

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
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Aug 16 (Sat)
Live Music at the Millstone

6-9pm. Byrd Manring will perform.

Cost: Free Music

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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Aug 16 (Sat)
Lancaster Farmers Market

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

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Aug 16 (Sat)
Pancake Breakfast at Alley Park

8-11am. The Pancake Breakfast will be in conjunction with the Antique Tractor Show. Tractors. Construction Equipment. Ford and Fordson Tractors.

Cost: $4 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 17 miles

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Aug 16 (Sat)
Athens Farmers Market

9am-12pm. Saturdays Year Round. In the parking lot of the market on state. This is one of the areas most celebrated institutions. The first market, held on a summer day in 1972, drew participation from three producers the following week, there were five. That summer, market participation peaked at a dozen vendors, mostly vegetable producers. Today the market......

Cost: Free event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 26 miles
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Aug 16 (Sat)
Felted Flowers Workshop

10am - 1pm. Instructor: Chris Lang, Award winner for art we use Eminent Artist over 70 awards. This is a three hour class to learn how to felt wool into flower shapes using the wet felting technique. Flowers can be used for jewelry and sculptures. All skill levels welcome. Participants bring:old towel, 12X12 piece of bubble wrap with small bubbles, 10-12 bowl,......

Cost: $40-55, includes materials

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
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Aug 16 (Sat)
Quilt In

8:30am. Come work on a project and make new friends. Think of it as a one day retreat. We will serve you breakfast, lunch is one your own, bring in or order out. We also have an afternoon cookie break planned. Limit 12 quilters.

Cost: $10. per person/reservations

Contact: Nelsonville Quilt Shop

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Aug 16 (Sat)
Mudfork Blues Band at Shade Winery

6-8pm. Regular Hours are March-December, 4-8pm Thur, 1-8pm Fri/Sat/Sun. Music provided by Mudfork Blues 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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Aug 16 (Sat)
Nelsonville Farmers Market

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

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Aug 16 (Sat)
3rd Annual Hope Blooms Paddle 4A Purpose

Canoe the beautiful Hocking River, enjoy a wonderful BBQ dinner and lively music. A beautiful day for a wonderful cause. Hope Blooms promotes the physical spiritual health of youth through education and recreation programs, as well as scholarships.

Cost: call

Contact: Hope Blooms, Phone: 937-823-9716

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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Aug 17 (Sun)
Tram Trek

2pm and 3pm. View forests, fields, and the historic covered bridge as you take a ride through the park. All Ages. Meeting Place: Shady Grove Program Area, 1375 State Route 674 N., Canal Winchester OH 43110. Fully Wheelchair Accessible.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Slate Run Metro Park, Phone: 614-508-8111

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 27 miles
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Aug 17 (Sun)
Walking Tour of the Athens Asylum

2-4pm. Led by George Eberts, an expert on the history of the Athens Asylum or The Ridges will lead a walking tour of the asylum grounds.Maximum of 15 per tour, first come, first served. Tickets may be purchased in advance at the Athens County Historical Society and Museum at 65 North Court Street in Athens. Mr. Eberts is a former employee of the Athens Asylum.

Cost: $15 per person

Contact: The Ridges, Phone: 740-592-2280

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
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Aug 17 (Sun)
Pickerington Summer Concert Series

7-8:30pm. Free concert every Sunday night from June 8th to August 17th. Bring a lawn chair or blanket.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Pickerington Parks Recreation, Phone: 614-833-2211

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 33 miles
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Aug 18 (Mon)
Breakfast Quilt Club

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

Cost: $10. per person/reservations

Contact: Nelsonville Quilt Shop

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Aug 18 (Mon)
Weaving on Ridged Heddle Looms Class

6-8pm. Learn to weave on a simple ridged heddle loom with weaver Mary Jeanne Goss. This introductory class will teach you the basics of warping a heddle loom and weaving. Looms and all supplies will be provided for use.

Cost: $62-72 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Aug 19 (Tue)
Appalachian Story Telling

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

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
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Aug 19 (Tue)
Live Music at the Millstone

6-9pm. Phillip Fox Band will perform.

Cost: Free Music

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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Aug 19 (Tue)
Teen Tuesday Open Studio

6-8pm. Come on Tuesday nights for an open studio. Students can choose to paint or work with clay. Artists will be on hand to guide and assist as needed.

Cost: $10 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
Family Oriented
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Aug 19 (Tue)
Lancaster Farmers Market

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

Cost: Free Event

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

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

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Aug 20 (Wed)
Athens Farmers Market

10am - 1pm. Wednesdays Apr-Dec and Saturdays Year Round. In the parking lot of the market on state. This is one of the areas most celebrated institutions. The first market, held on a summer day in 1972, drew participation from three producers the following week, there were five. That summer, market participation peaked at a dozen vendors, mostly vegetable producers.......

Cost: Free event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 26 miles
Outdoor Activity
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Aug 20 (Wed)
Quilt Therapy

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: No fee.

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Aug 20 (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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Aug 21 (Thu)
Haunted Hocking: Spirits of Old Man's Cave

8pm. Is Hocking Hills really haunted or could it be something else Join the naturalist at the Old Man's Cave Visitor Center to explore the history, our natural world and the possibilities. This program does contain ghost stories. Parents, you know your children best and should decide if it is appropriate. No pets please at Haunted Hocking events.

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

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Aug 21 (Thu)
Third Thursday Event Series

5-9pm. The Taste of Pickaway featuring food, drink and live music. Pickaway County restaurants proudly provide their finest menu items. 120 East Franklin Street, Circleville.

Cost: $5/adult, $1/child under 7

Contact: Pickaway County Tourism, Phone: 740-474-3636

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 25 miles
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Aug 21 (Thu)
Yoga In Town

6pm. Yoga Instructor Elle Delmatto. Class is open to all. No pre-registration is necessary. Class is held every Thursday.

Cost: $6 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
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Aug 21 (Thu)
Homeschoolers at the Farm - Trees

1-2pm. Identify some common trees and learn the importance of their products for a farm family. Farmhouse 1375 State Route 674 N.

Cost: Free

Contact: Slate Run Farm, Phone: 614-508-8111

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 27 miles
Outdoor Activity
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Aug 21 (Thu)
Athens Farmers Market

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

Cost: Free event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 26 miles
Outdoor Activity
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Aug 22 (Fri)
Music in the Park - Downtown Logan

7-830pm. Summer concert series in its 22nd season features eleven weeks of live music at the gazebo in Worthington Park in Logan, every Friday evening from June through mid-August. Hocking Hills Inspire Shelter will sell refreshments for the entire 11 weeks. Concerts usually proceed rain or shine. Bring lawn chair or blanket. Bands are subject to change without......

Cost: Free

Contact: John Graham, Phone: 740-746-8233

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
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Aug 22 (Fri)
Aug 23 (Sat)
Aug 24 (Sun)
Skyview Drive-In - Ninja Turtles and Hercules

730pm Number 1 Movie in the country. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Final weekend for this movie. Action/Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi/Fantasy. PG-13. Paramount Pictures and Michael Bay present this reboot of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise with Wrath of the Titans' Helmer and Jonathan Liebesman directing. The sinister Shredder has seized control of New......

Cost: $4-8/per person

Contact: Skyview Cruise-In Theatre, Phone: 740-653-5517

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
Family Oriented
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Aug 22 (Fri)
Live Music at the Millstone

6-9pm. Wendy Pennington and Obie will perform.

Cost: Free Music

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
Family Oriented
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Aug 22 (Fri)
Aug 23 (Sat)
Pioneer Days Campout

Come camping the old fashioned way - the way the pioneer's did. We make it fun and easy.

Cost: Call for camping rates

Contact: A.W. Marion State Park, Phone: 740-869-3124

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 23 miles
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Aug 22 (Fri)
Live at The Lodge

9-11pm. Enjoy live entertainment by Forcynthia. Local food, drinks and entertainment.

Cost: Free Music

Contact: The Lodge in Lancaster, Phone: 740-654-5823

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Aug 22 (Fri)
Drum Lessons and Open Drum Circle

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

Cost: $12 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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Aug 23 (Sat)
Bats Amazing

5:30am. Watch bats return home after an evening of feasting. All participants must register in advance and must arrive at the start time. You may wish to bring a flashlight. Viewing quality will depend on several factors, including weather conditions. All Ages. Meeting Place: Creekside Meadows Parking Lot, 23833 County Road 116 Clear Creek Road, Rockbridge, OH 43149. Not Wheelchair Accessible.

Cost: Free Event/register

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 12 miles
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Aug 23 (Sat)
Birding by Kayak - Evening

430-730pm. Strouds Run State Park - boat launch. An Audubon guide will share his or her enthusiasm and knowledge of birds large and small. Trips last three hours. No experience necessary. Birders of all levels welcome. Reservations required.

Cost: $45/$35-with own kayak

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
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Aug 23 (Sat)
New Moon Glow Float

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

Cost: $40/ canoe for two people

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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Aug 23 (Sat)
Lancaster Farmers Market

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

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
Outdoor Activity
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Aug 23 (Sat)
Nelsonville Farmers Market

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

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Aug 23 (Sat)
Summer Vegetarian Cooking Class

1030am - 1230pm. Hands on style class. Quinoa Sopes with local Corn Avocado Salad and Chipotle Crema, Falafel Stuffed Roasted Eggplant with Tahini Dressing, Kale Chips, Bourbon Braised Peach Sundaes with Pound Cake Croutons. 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......

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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Aug 23 (Sat)
American Legion Annual Corn Roast Music

2pm - 11pm. After 9pm only $5 admission. Enjoy the day with good food, music, games and raffles with the American legion. Musical performance by Beaten Path from 7-11pm. Open to the public. Rain or shine.

Cost: $10/adult, $5/under 12

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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Aug 23 (Sat)
Athens Farmers Market

9am-12pm. Saturdays Year Round. In the parking lot of the market on state. This is one of the areas most celebrated institutions. The first market, held on a summer day in 1972, drew participation from three producers the following week, there were five. That summer, market participation peaked at a dozen vendors, mostly vegetable producers. Today the market......

Cost: Free event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 26 miles
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Aug 23 (Sat)
Star Gazing at Alley Park

9-11pm. Join park volunteer, Roger Grossenbacher, to enjoy looking and learning about the stars and the Galaxy. Telescopes will be provided.

Cost: $4 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 17 miles
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Aug 23 (Sat)
Live Music at the Millstone

6-9pm. Skip Hoyt will perform.

Cost: Free Music

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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Aug 23 (Sat)
Athens Area Charity BBQ at Uncle Buck's

6pm. Come see Keesey and the Lennon Orchestra at Uncle Buck's Riding Stable and Dance Barn and enjoy smoked BBQ, cold beer, and lively music.

Cost: Cover

Contact: Uncle Buck's Stable and Dance Barn , Phone: 740-664-2428

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 15 miles
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Aug 23 (Sat)
Birding by Kayak - Morning

7 - 10am. Strouds Run State Park - boat launch. An Audubon guide will share his or her enthusiasm and knowledge of birds large and small. Trips last three hours. No experience necessary. Birders of all levels welcome. Reservations required.

Cost: $45/$35-with own kayak

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
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Aug 23 (Sat)
Costume Design - Saturday Studio

10am - 12pm. This summer we will look at a famous artist each time we meet and work in the style of that artist. Designer Edith Head is our artist.

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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Aug 24 (Sun)
Broomcorn Harvest

2-4pm. Help harvest and clean broomcorn weather and crop permitting and watch broom making.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Slate Run Metro Park, Phone: 614-508-8111

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 27 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
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Aug 24 (Sun)
Weaving on Ridged Heddle Looms

6-8pm. Instructor Mary Jeanne Goss. Learn to weave on a simple ridged heddle loom with weaver Mary Jeanne Goss. This introductory class will teach you the basics of warping a heddle loom and weaving. Looms and all supplies will be provided for use.

Cost: $62-72 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Aug 26 (Tue)
Live Music at the Millstone

6-9pm. Double Shot will perform.

Cost: Free Music

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
Family Oriented
Special Interest
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Aug 26 (Tue)
Lancaster Farmers Market

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

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
Outdoor Activity
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Aug 27 (Wed)
Aug 28 (Thu)
Aug 29 (Fri)
Aug 30 (Sat)
Aug 31 (Sun)
Grounded by George Brant

8pm Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat, 2pm Sun. An unexpected pregnancy ends an ace fighter pilot's career in the sky. Reassigned to operate military drones from a windowless trailer outside Las Vegas, she hunts terrorists by day and returns to her family each night. As the pressure to track a high-profile target mounts, the boundaries begin to blur between the desert in which......

Cost: $14-18 per person

Contact: Brick Monkey Theatre Ensemble, Phone: 740-593-1000

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
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Aug 27 (Wed)
Athens Farmers Market

10am - 1pm. Wednesdays Apr-Dec and Saturdays Year Round. In the parking lot of the market on state. This is one of the areas most celebrated institutions. The first market, held on a summer day in 1972, drew participation from three producers the following week, there were five. That summer, market participation peaked at a dozen vendors, mostly vegetable producers.......

Cost: Free event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 26 miles
Outdoor Activity
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Aug 27 (Wed)
Quilt Therapy

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: No fee.

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Aug 27 (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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Aug 28 (Thu)
Historic Lantern Tour of Ash Cave

8pm. The mystery of Ash Cave is special, as far back as the last Ice Age and beyond. Join the naturalist in the parking lot area to explore Ash Cave by lantern light and learn about this special history first hand. We supply the lights you supply the imagination. No pets please at the lantern tour.

Cost: Free

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 2 miles
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Aug 28 (Thu)
Yoga In Town

6pm. Yoga Instructor Elle Delmatto. Class is open to all. No pre-registration is necessary. Class is held every Thursday.

Cost: $6 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
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Aug 28 (Thu)
US Navy Zeppelin Shenandoah at Historical Society

7pm. Barry Harle will be the next guest speaker at the Hocking County Historical Society. Mr. Harle will be presenting the history of the US Zeppelin Shenandoah. The US Zeppelin Shenandoah was the first of four United States Navy airships. On September 3, 1925, The US Shenandoah crashed in Noble County near Ava, Ohio. 14 men lost their lives in this tragic......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Hocking County Historical Society, Phone: 740-385-6026

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
Special Interest
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Aug 28 (Thu)
Athens Farmers Market

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

Cost: Free event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 26 miles
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Aug 28 (Thu)
Aug 29 (Fri)
Aug 30 (Sat)
Good Time Quilters Show

9am - 5pm Thu/Fri, 9am - 4pm Sat. Come see what the ladies from Circleville sew.

Cost: $5-8. per person

Contact: Good Time Quilters, Phone: 740-332-6344

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 25 miles
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Aug 29 (Fri)
Hockings Wildlife at the Cabin

10 am. Naturalist Cabin located behind the Old Mans Cave visitors Center. As you pass by on your hike today stop by the Naturalist Cabin, located behind the Old Mans Cave Visitor Center, to explore and take a closer look at some of our native residents. Naturalist will be available for discussion and to answer questions.

Cost: Free

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
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Aug 29 (Fri)
Stuarts Free Summer Concert

5-9pm. Akrons own Wesley Bright and the Hi-Lites who appeared at the 2014 Nelsonville Music Festival will perform. Stuarts Opera House Presents a free summer Concert Series with Wesley Bright and the Hi-Lites. The last Friday of each month from June-September, Stuart's produces a free concert series in the Opera House parking lot. Complete with a beer garden.......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Historic Square Art District, Phone: 740-753-4863

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

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

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Aug 29 (Fri)
thru
Sep 21 (Sun)
Dennis Savage - Trail Camera

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

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Aug 29 (Fri)
Microbrew Beer Tasting and Sale

5:30-7pm. 10 beers to taste. Live Music. Held outside on our cafe. This is a great opportunity to taste before you buy and to be aware of exceptional values in today's market. Beers 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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Aug 29 (Fri)
Drum Lessons and Open Drum Circle

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

Cost: $12 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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Aug 29 (Fri)
Live Music at the Millstone

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

Cost: Free Music

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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Aug 29 (Fri)
thru
Sep 21 (Sun)
Animal Magnetism Exhibition

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

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Aug 29 (Fri)
Live at The Lodge

9-11pm. Enjoy live entertainment by Andy Shaw. Local food, drinks and entertainment.

Cost: Free Music

Contact: The Lodge in Lancaster, Phone: 740-654-5823

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Aug 29 (Fri)
Aug 30 (Sat)
Aug 31 (Sun)
Skyview Drive-In - Triple Feature Weekend

7pm How to Train Your Dragon 2. Action/Adventure, Animated, Sci-Fi/Fantasy, PG. Five years have passed since Hiccup and Toothless united the dragons and Vikings of Berk. Now, they spend their time charting the island's unmapped territories. During one of their adventures, the pair discover a secret cave that houses hundreds of wild dragons -and a mysterious......

Cost: $4-8/per person

Contact: Skyview Cruise-In Theatre, Phone: 740-653-5517

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Aug 30 (Sat)
All Caboose Train

11am-2pm. For the All Caboose Train we will pull, grab all of the cabooses that are privately-owned as each owner allows and operate our annual all-caboose. Usually we have about five cabooses in the train. Departing the Nelsonville Depot at 1100 a.m., the train operates to East Logan and return with photo run-by's where everyone has the opportunity to de-train......

Cost: $25 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
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Aug 30 (Sat)
Furs, Feathers, Feet and Fangs

2 pm. Join the naturalist at the Naturalist Cabin located behind the Old Man's Cave Visitor Center to discover the many special wildlife adaptations and discuss how to search for signs of the many species here at Hocking Hills.

Cost: Free

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
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Aug 30 (Sat)
Conkle's Creep

10am. Conkles Hollow state nature preserve is one of the most unique locations in the Hocking Hills. Join the naturalist in the parking area for a short hike to find out why.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park , Phone: 740-681-6841

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 3 miles
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Aug 30 (Sat)
Aug 31 (Sun)
Sep 1 (Mon)
Canal Winchester Labor Day Festival

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

Cost: Free

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 32 miles
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Aug 30 (Sat)
Into the Woods - the Musical

8pm. Please bring a chair or blanket. The Brothers Grimm are in Logan, OH with an epic fairytale where worlds collide. James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim take everyone's favorite storybook characters and bring them together for a timeless, relevant and rare modern classic. The story follows a Baker and his wife who wish to have a child, Cinderella who wishes......

Cost: $10/adult, $5/12 and under

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
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Aug 30 (Sat)
Live Music at the Millstone

6-9pm. Micah Kesserling will perform.

Cost: Free Music

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
Family Oriented
Special Interest
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Aug 30 (Sat)
Tap and Table Cooking Class

1030am - 1230pm. Cooking with Beer -Demonstration style. Porter Pot Roast Sliders, Potato Salad with Belgian Ale Vinaigrette, Warm Prairie Ale Cake with dates and walnuts and Beer caramel sauce. Microbrew beers will be available for purchase. The classes are held in our Studio on the third floor of the Inn. The class ends with lunch paired with an optional glass......

Cost: $50 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Aug 30 (Sat)
4th Anniversary Celebration at Shade Winery

2-8pm. Regular Hours are March-December, 4-8pm Thur, 1-8pm Fri/Sat/Sun. Join us on Labor Day Weekend for our 4th Anniversary Celebration. Music provided by Bill Rawlins from 2-4pm. Evening band to be announced 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.......

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 30 miles
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Aug 30 (Sat)
Lancaster Farmers Market

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

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Aug 30 (Sat)
Fall Craft Festival - Lake Alma State Park

Come see the fall craft vendors and view the All Day hosting of the John Sowers Horseshoe Tournament and Cornhole Games. The Friends of Lake Alma will be cooking beans and cornbread. Rent a campsite and set up your crafts to sell.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Lake Alma State Park, Phone: 740-384-3345

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 21 miles
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Aug 30 (Sat)
Labor Day - Fall Craft Festival

9am-4pm. We will be having the John Sowers Horseshoe Tournament, and Cornhole Games. The Friends of Lake Alma will be cooking beans and cornbread. Rent a campsite and set up your crafts to sell, information call the Camp Office.

Cost: Free

Contact: Lake Alma State Park, Phone: 740-384-3345

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 21 miles
Outdoor Activity
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Aug 30 (Sat)
Nelsonville Farmers Market

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

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Aug 30 (Sat)
Athens Farmers Market

9am-12pm. Saturdays Year Round. In the parking lot of the market on state. This is one of the areas most celebrated institutions. The first market, held on a summer day in 1972, drew participation from three producers the following week, there were five. That summer, market participation peaked at a dozen vendors, mostly vegetable producers. Today the market......

Cost: Free event

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

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

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Aug 31 (Sun)
American Legion Monthly Breakfast

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

Cost: $5 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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Aug 31 (Sun)
Flaming Torchlight Canoe Trip

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

Cost: $42 per canoe

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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