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Jan 13 (Fri)
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Mar 25 (Fri)
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5-7 pm January 13th for Opening Reception and Awards. January 14th open to the public. Athens Voices is an all media, juried art exhibition featuring the diverse styles and visions of local artists. This exhibition is open to all visual artists residing within 30 miles of any ATHENS community in the United States of America. Artworks will be judged on originality,......

Cost: TBA

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
Family Oriented
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Feb 4 (Sat)
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Apr 16 (Sat)
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10 am - 4 pm Tue-Sat, 1-4 pm Sun. Nancy Crow, Curator Circular Abstractions: Bulls Eye Quilts, a touring exhibition that showcases some of the best machine piecing and quilting being done today. The Juried, invitational exhibition features 51 quilts by an array of artists that improvise around the Bulls Eye pattern: a four quadrant design with a bulls eye......

Cost: Free Admission

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Feb 22 (Wed)
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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
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Feb 22 (Wed)

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

Cost: Free Admission

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
Feb 23 (Thu)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
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Wildlife

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

Cost: Free

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 27 miles
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Feb 23 (Thu)
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7:oopm. Hosted by Del Tackett. Creator of the Truth Project. What exactly happened, -In the beginning …- and in the time that followed... Throughout most of history, Genesis was considered an accurate and reliable record, but over the past 250 years, it has become one of the most controversial books of all time. Events highlighted—including the Creation......

Cost: $12.50 per person

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

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

Feb 23 (Thu)

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

Cost: $6 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
Feb 23 (Thu)
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12:00-5:00 pm or 7:30-9:00pm 12-5pm Thursday is with Dale Hague a professional potter for over 20 years. 7:30-9pm is with Jennifer Appelfeller for $45. No experience needed. The time includes professional instruction, firing, finishing work such as glazing, sculpting and any other touches to complete your work. Bring your favorite snack or beverage, invite......

Cost: $45-50 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Feb 24 (Fri)
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9 am. Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve is one of the most unique locations in the Hocking Hills. Join the naturalist for a short hike to find out why. Meet in the parking area.

Cost: Free

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 3 miles
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Feb 24 (Fri)
Feb 25 (Sat)
Feb 26 (Sun)
Feb 27 (Mon)

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

Cost: $4.00 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 39 miles
Feb 24 (Fri)
Feb 25 (Sat)
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7pm Friday, 2pm and 7pm Saturday Prepare ye for Godspell, the beloved classic from Stephen Schwartz, the Grammy and Academy Award-winning composer of Wicked and Pippin. Enjoy all the good gifts of one of the most enduring shows of all time as it comes to TLP. Raise your spirit with the Tony nominated score filled with popular hits Day by Day, Learn Your Lessons......

Cost: $10-15 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Feb 24 (Fri)
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Mar 26 (Fri)

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

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
Feb 25 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
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Wildlife

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

Cost: Free Event

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

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

Feb 25 (Sat)

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

Cost: $25-35 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
Feb 25 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
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Wildlife

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

Cost: Assorted

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

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

Feb 25 (Sat)
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11:00 am - 1:00 pm. Every Sat. Youth Painting Session at Two Broke Artists is every Saturday. No painting experience needed. Bring your favorite snack or beverage, invite your friends, and enjoy step-by-step instruction with professional artists. You will leave with a one of a kind creation and a new found talent to explore.

Cost: $15/ages 12 and under

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Feb 25 (Sat)
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12:55pm. Kristine Opolais stars in the role that helped launch her international career, the mythical Rusalka, who sings the haunting -Song to the Moon.- Mary Zimmerman brings her wondrous theatrical imagination to Dvoraks fairytale of love and longing, rejection and redemption. Brandon Jovanovich, Jamie Barton, Katarina Dalayman, and Eric Owens complete the......

Cost: $18-24 per person

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

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

Feb 25 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented

9:00 am - 12:00 pm. Sat and Wed. 4-7pm Thu Saturdays - Year Round. Wednesdays - April/December. Thursday Evenings - May/September. This is one of the areas most celebrated institutions. The first market, held on a summer day in 1972, drew participation from three producers the following week, there were five. That summer, market participation peaked at......

Cost: Free event

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

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

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

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

Cost: Free Event

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

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

Feb 28 (Tue)
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7:30 - 11:00 pm. Tonight is the night for the Salamander migration. We will be opening the gates at 7:30 pm for anyone interested in seeing dozens of Spotted Salamanders headed to the vernal pools. This is an ongoing program, you may arrive and leave as you please, no reservation required. Be warned.... It will be raining so dress appropriately for an......

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

Feb 28 (Tue)

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

Cost: Free Admission

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

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

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

Cost: $15 per person

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

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

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