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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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Apr 23 (Wed)
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May 5 (Mon)
VIS-COM at the Dairy Barn

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

Cost: $4-6 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
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Apr 25 (Fri)
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Jun 22 (Sun)
Honey for the Heart-Puppet Parade Exhibition

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

Cost: Free Event

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

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

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

Cost: Free event

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

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

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

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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May 1 (Thu)
May 2 (Fri)
May 3 (Sat)
May 4 (Sun)
Vinton County Wild Turkey Festival

5-11 pm Thu, 11am-11pm Fri/Sat 12-5 pm Sun. Watch the downtown streets of McArthur come alive with food, music and fun for the whole family. Activities such as Great nightly entertainment on the sound stage, carnival rides and games, car show, quilt show, queens and baby contests. Grand parade will be Saturday, at 600p.m., followed by the crowning of the Wild......

Cost: Free

Contact: Vinton County CVB, Phone: 740-596-5033

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 13 miles
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May 2 (Fri)
Dailey and Vincent

8pm. Dailey Vincent is one of the top Bluegrass bands in America. From the very beginning of their partnership in late 2007, Jamie Dailey and Darrin Vincent quickly established themselves as fresh voices in their genre. The concoction of their fantastically powerful vocal blends, 4 award-winning studio albums, and heavy touring schedules has gained them well-deserved......

Cost: $27-37 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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May 2 (Fri)
Talking With

630pm Buffet and 730pm Performance. By Jane Martin. Dramatic Comedy. Winner of the 1982 American Theatre Critics Association Award, Best Regional Play. These extraordinary monologues received a standing ovation at Louisvilles Actors Theatre. Idiosyncratic characters amuse, move and challenge your perceptions, always speaking from the depths of their souls. They......

Cost: $30 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 3 miles
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May 3 (Sat)
9th Annual Little Cities Tour de Forest

7am-10am departures times from Stuarts Opera House. Various routes take riders through the forested hills of southeastern Ohio on both level and challenging courses. This a non-competitive ride that raises funds for the Little Cities of Black Diamonds Council which is committed to gathering, protecting and sharing the heritage, cultural and environmental assets......

Cost: $25/adults, $10/youth

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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May 3 (Sat)
Athens Farmers Market

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

Cost: Free event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 26 miles
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May 3 (Sat)
Legion Sons Monthly Steak Fry

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

Cost: $11. per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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May 3 (Sat)
Saturday Cinema

Bring your family, blankets and snacks and enjoy a family-friendly movie under the stars. Event held the first Saturday of every month May through September.

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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May 3 (Sat)
Graduation Weekend at Shade Winery

3-8pm. Regular Hours are March-December, 4-8pm Thur, 1-8pm Fri/Sat/Sun. Music provided by Steve Zarate from 3-5pm and Colleen Carrow and Jeff Redeffer from 6-8pm. Enjoy our wines by the bottle, glass or just a taste. Local cheeses and crackers as well as mixed olives and smoked salmon are available. Guests are welcome to bring other food. We also have gas grills for your use.

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 30 miles
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May 3 (Sat)
Wholesome Walleye Cooking Class

1030am - 1230pm. Hands on style class. Almond Crusted Walleye with Citrus Pesto, Walleye Tempura Bites with Malt Vinegar Mayo, Potato Crusted Walleye with Lemon Champagne Buerre Blanc. 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......

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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May 3 (Sat)
Quilt In

830am. 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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May 4 (Sun)
Kleinmaier Nature Hike and Garlic Mustard Pull

11am. Explore Kleinmaier State Nature Preserve and enjoy a naturalist-led hike to view the spring wildflower show. Jeff Johnson, ODNR Natural Areas Preserve Manager will lead this event. The slopes are full of blooms including trillium, jack in the pulpit and solomon seal. We will look for the pink lady slipper orchids which may be out by now. Native azaleas......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Appalachia Ohio Alliance, Phone: email

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 14 miles
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May 7 (Wed)
Quilt Therapy

930am - 530pm. Every Wednesday our classroom is open all day for anyone who wants to come and sew. Bring a project, even one you are having struggles with and one of our folks will be happy to help you. It is a fun day to come and be with other quilters. Lunch is on your own.

Cost: No fee.

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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May 7 (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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May 7 (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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May 8 (Thu)
May 9 (Fri)
May 10 (Sat)
May 11 (Sun)
ABC Players present The Importance of Being Earnes

8pm. Thu/Fri/Sat, 2pm Sun. The Importance of Being Earnest, the quintessential British comedy, written by Oscar Wilde. Directed by Norman Cohn. May 8-11, 2014. Two friends, Jack and Algernon, use the same pseudonym -Ernest- for their on-the-sly activities. Jack loves Gwendolyn, Algernons cousin Algernon loves Cecily, Jacks ward. Both ladies think they are engaged......

Cost: $7-12 per person

Contact: ABC Players, Phone: 740-753-1924

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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May 9 (Fri)
thru
Jun 8 (Sun)
Athens on Paper at the Dairy Barn

Tue-Sat 12-5pm, Sun 1-5pm, Thu 12-8pm. Closed Mondays and holidays. A curated exhibit featuring works on or with paper by artists from the past and present, living, working, or studying in Athens.

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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May 9 (Fri)
May 10 (Sat)
May 11 (Sun)
International Migratory Bird Weekend

Area naturalists, biologists and birding enthusiasts will be celebrating International Migratory Bird Day, May 8th with a weekend of events. Local Parks holding events are - Hocking Hills State Park - Old Mans Cave, Rock House and Conkles Hollow, Clear Creek, Lake Hope State Park, Hocking Hills Canoe Livery, Rock House, Wahkeena Nature Preserve, HockHocking......

Cost: Free Events

Contact: Hocking Valley Birding Trail, Phone: 740-385-8003

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
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May 10 (Sat)
Marbles Tournament - Ages 7-14

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

Cost: Free

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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May 10 (Sat)
Safe Solar Viewing on National Astronomy Day

10am - 1pm. We will bring out our specially equipped solar telescopes to the Athens Farmers Market to give folks a close up view of sunspots and solar prominences. AthensAstronomygmail.com.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Southeast Ohio Astronomical Society, Phone: email

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 26 miles
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May 10 (Sat)
Open Telescope Night on National Astronomy Day

8-10pm. Join us on the Ohio University College Green as we focus our telescopes and binoculars on the saxing gibbous Moon, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn. Feel free to bring out your own astro gear. Set up is at 745 pm. Clouds/rain cancels. AthensAstronomygmail.com.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Southeast Ohio Astronomical Society, Phone: email

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
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May 10 (Sat)
Preschooler Birding at Clear Creek

10am. Bring your 3-5 year old to listen to a story about birds and try to see and hear them in the skies, woods, and fields. Meet at the Barnebey-Hambleton Picnic Area.

Cost: Free event

Contact: Clear Creek Metro Park, Phone: 740-969-8210

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 12 miles

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May 10 (Sat)
Birding Canoe Float Down the Hocking River

9am. Join the Hocking Hills Canoe Livery and one of our avian naturalist for a float down the Hocking River. Canoe float is weather-dependant and requires a minimum number of participants so please call ahead.

Cost: $35 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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May 10 (Sat)
Spring Migration Bird Walk at Lake Hope State Park

9am. Join with the naturalist on a fantastic hike through the Lake Hope region. Discover birds from the ridgetops to the lakeshore.

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 12 miles
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May 10 (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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May 10 (Sat)
Athens Farmers Market

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

Cost: Free event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 26 miles
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May 10 (Sat)
Owl Prowl

9pm. Meet the naturalist at the rock House shelter to discover, watch and listen for these nocturnal avian hunters.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park , Phone: 740-385-8003

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 6 miles
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May 10 (Sat)
Birders Reception at Old Mans Cave Visitor Center

1pm. Join with members of the Hocking Valley Birding Trail to explore, plan future birding outings and get tips for your next birding excursion. Many of the local birding location hosts will be on hand to answer any questions and offer help with your next outing. Talks and demonstrations throughout the afternoon reception will include such programs as Bird......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park , Phone: 740-385-8003

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
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May 10 (Sat)
John Horn at Shade Winery

6-8pm. Regular Hours are March-December, 4-8pm Thur, 1-8pm Fri/Sat/Sun. Music provided by John Horne. 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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May 10 (Sat)
American Legion Baked Steak Dinner

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

Cost: $7. per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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May 11 (Sun)
Mothers Day Brunch

Mothers Day Brunch is a family fun affair, and our Chefs mouth-watering menu includes Smoked Salmon Quiche, Blueberry Muffins, Open Face French Toast BLT, Micro Green Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette, Peach Tomato Salad with Balsamic Reduction, Mixed Berry Cobbler and Apple Crisp. Reservations are required.

Cost: $21/adults, $12 under 12

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
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May 12 (Mon)
Full Moon Paddle - Strouds Run State Park

730-10pm. 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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May 14 (Wed)
Quilt Therapy

930am - 530pm. Every Wednesday our classroom is open all day for anyone who wants to come and sew. Bring a project, even one you are having struggles with and one of our folks will be happy to help you. It is a fun day to come and be with other quilters. Lunch is on your own.

Cost: No fee.

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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May 14 (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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May 14 (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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May 17 (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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May 17 (Sat)
Craberrific Cooking Class

1030am - 1230pm. Demonstration style class. Crab Stuffed Artichokes, Crab Prosciutto Fettuccine Primavera, Crab Chive Souffle. 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 of wine are available for......

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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May 17 (Sat)
Hocking Hills Spring Poker Run 2014

930am - 6pm. Starting point is Lake Logan State Park beach. There is absolutely nothing like spring in the Hocking Hills. Enjoy the colors of summer coming to life during the 7th Annual Spring Poker run. This years route will be announced soon, with food drinks, prizes, music and more. Friends of HHSP members $20 single rider / $25 couple non-members $25 / $30

Cost: $20-30. per person

Contact: Friends of the Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 877-403-4477

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles

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May 17 (Sat)
Athens Farmers Market

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

Cost: Free event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 26 miles
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May 17 (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
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May 17 (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
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May 19 (Mon)
Breakfast Quilt Club

930am. Every third Monday of the month is the Breakfast Club. We have our recipe of the month that goes along with the quilt of the month. Instructor Lynne Buchanan will guide you with techniques on the monthly project. Supply list and information is sent the previous month for your convenience. Registration is a must so that we know how much food to prepare. Fun time, food, demo and pattern.

Cost: $10. per person/reservations

Contact: Nelsonville Quilt Shop

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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May 21 (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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May 21 (Wed)
Quilt Therapy

930am - 530pm. Every Wednesday our classroom is open all day for anyone who wants to come and sew. Bring a project, even one you are having struggles with and one of our folks will be happy to help you. It is a fun day to come and be with other quilters. Lunch is on your own.

Cost: No fee.

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

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

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May 21 (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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May 22 (Thu)
May 23 (Fri)
May 24 (Sat)
May 25 (Sun)
May 26 (Mon)
Feast of the Flowering Moon Festival

12-1030 pm Fri, 9 am - 1030 pm Sat, and 9 am - 6 pm Sun. Chillicothe, Ohio's first capital city, rich in Indian history, hosts the annual Feast of the Flowering Moon Festival. Started in 1984, the festival draws crowds of approximately 85,000. Yoctangee Park, in historic downtown, makes a perfect setting for this family oriented three-day event featuring Native......

Cost: Free

Contact: Feast of the Flowering Moon Festival, Phone: 740-887-2979

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 25 miles
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May 23 (Fri)
May 24 (Sat)
May 25 (Sun)
May 26 (Mon)
May 27 (Tue)
Moonshine Festival

5 pm on Thu/Fri and Noon on Sat/Sun/Mon. Located in the rolling hills of Southeastern Ohio, the festival features a variety of events including a working Moonshine Still Display, local history museum, flea market vendors, moonshine burgers, moonshine pie, moonshine doggies, carnival rides and games, free entertainment including Grand Ole Opry Show on Sunday,......

Cost: Fee

Contact: Moonshine Festival, Phone: 740-394-2838

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 19 miles
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May 23 (Fri)
The Hitch-Hikers Reunion Show

Doors open at 700 pm, John-Low Rider-Wend does his thing starting at 730, the music starts at 800. FOURPLAY AT THE OPERA HOUSE.....with the old dogs and young pups. Got your attention-- The Hitch-Hikers will be back in May for their fourth benefit concert fourplay. As in the past all proceeds less opera house expenses go to the Nelsonville Food Cupboard. We......

Cost: $12-25 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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May 24 (Sat)
May 25 (Sun)
Duck Creek Log Jam

duckcreekoutdoorsgmail.comGates are open 5-11pm Friday, 9am-10pm Saturday, 9am-10pm Sunday. Depart prior to 11am Monday morning. The pass includes camping Saturday the 24th and Sunday the 25th, Children ages 6-12 $10 for weekend pass, 5 and under free, RV Passes $30-no hookups. $20 for early bird Friday pass - arrive and camp on Friday the 23rd. There will be......

Cost: $70-100/pass

Contact: Duck Creek Log Jam, Phone: email

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 8 miles
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May 24 (Sat)
Bram Riddlebarger Lonesome Band at Shade Winery

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

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 30 miles
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May 24 (Sat)
Blues BBQ and Belly Laughs at Uncle Buck's

Long Tall Deb and the Werewolves of Alabama featuring Colin John with special guests Blues Cowboys. Master of Ceremonies Carlin Hagerty with comedians. More information coming.

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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May 24 (Sat)
Athens Farmers Market

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

Cost: Free event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 26 miles
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May 25 (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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May 25 (Sun)
American Legion Monthly Breakfast

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

Cost: $5 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles

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May 28 (Wed)
Athens Farmers Market

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

Cost: Free event

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

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

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May 28 (Wed)
Quilt Therapy

930am - 530pm. Every Wednesday our classroom is open all day for anyone who wants to come and sew. Bring a project, even one you are having struggles with and one of our folks will be happy to help you. It is a fun day to come and be with other quilters. Lunch is on your own.

Cost: No fee.

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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May 28 (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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May 29 (Thu)
Grillin and Chillin Wine Tasting

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

Cost: $10 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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May 29 (Thu)
May 30 (Fri)
May 31 (Sat)
Jun 1 (Sun)
Nelsonville Music Festival

Set in the beautiful rolling hills of Southeastern Ohio, the Nelsonville Music Festival is a four-day festival that celebrates music and local artistry of our region. We take pride in offering a warm, accepting environment where local artisans can sell and be recognized for their work, where local, regional and national musicians instill their awe-inspiring......

Cost: $100-300 weekend pass

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 17 miles
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May 30 (Fri)
Hidden Worlds Revealed at Starbrick Gallery

5-9pm. Photographer Jim Shireys work with a macro lens exposes a veiled and secreted world. His work invites the viewer through this veil by depicting natural objects as centers of power lying just beyond the physical limits of vision. Jim will be present to discuss his work and techniques as part of Nelsonville Final Fridays Focus on Photography. The show will run through June 22.

Cost: Free

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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May 31 (Sat)
Jun 1 (Sun)
Old Mans Cave Work Weekend at Pretty Run

infobuckeyetrail.org We will be at the Pretty Run Preserve in Vinton County working on trail maintenance. On Saturday, work will start at 800am and quit at 300pm. On Sunday work will start at 800am and quit at noon. Bring work gloves and boots. Bring a weed whacker if you have one. Camping Camping will be on the Pretty Run property. Meals Bring your own......

Cost: Call/email for additional info

Contact: Buckeye Trail Association, Phone: 740-832-1282

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 13 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

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May 31 (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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May 31 (Sat)
Athens Farmers Market

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

Cost: Free event

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

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

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May 31 (Sat)
Grilling French Style Cooking Class

1030am - 1230pm. Hands on style class. Grilled Shrimp Tartine, Grilled Chicken Cordon Bleu, Almond Financiers Grilled with Raspberries Confiture Cream. 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
Family Oriented
Special Interest

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