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Apr 28 (Sat)
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Jun 17 (Sat)
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12:00 - 5:00 pm on Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri and Sat $5.00 Free admission on Wednesdays Members and Children under 12 are Free Modern Quilts – Designs of the New Century. Modern quilts mean different things to different people. Experience the power of modern quilts firsthand in this exhibit of innovative and inspiring quilts that represent the best modern quilts......

Cost: $5/adults except Wed

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

May 2 (Wed)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented

9:00 am - 12:00 pm. Sat and Wed. 4-7pm Thu Saturdays - Year Round. Wednesdays - April/December. 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......

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 2 (Wed)
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3:30 pm - 5:30 pm. Soapmaking Workshop with Jane Hill of Harleys Soaps. Join us for one of our most popular workshops. Learn how to make cold process castile soaps. You will take home a reusable mold and one pound of soap. You will get to choose from a variety of fragrances and colors to make your soap.

Cost: $40/45 per person

Contact: Keller Market House, Phone: 740-277-6305

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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May 3 (Thu)
May 4 (Fri)
May 5 (Sat)
May 6 (Sun)
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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 600 p.m., followed by the crowning of......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Vinton County CVB, Phone: 740-591-1118

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 13 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
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May 3 (Thu)
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May 31 (Thu)
Family Oriented
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5:00 - 8:00 pm Opening Reception for the Exhibit. 6:00 - 9:00 pm Women Speak Presentation. Reception following performance. Many people have an image of an Appalachian woman, and they look down on her. The Women of Appalachia Project encourages participation from women of diverse backgrounds, ages and experiences to come together, embrace the stereotype, show......

Cost: Donations accepted.

Contact: Pump House Center for the Arts, Phone: 740-772-5783

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 25 miles
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May 4 (Fri)
May 5 (Sat)
May 6 (Sun)
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7:00 pm Friday 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm Saturday 2:00 pm Sunday Live Performance. Florence Foster Jenkins was known as the sliding diva of New York city and often times dubbed the diva of din. Jenkins was born in Pennsylvania in 1868 and left home because her father refused to allow her to fulfil her ambition to sing in public. Now, many might say that Mr. Jenkins......

Cost: $16 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Arts/Music/Film

May 5 (Sat)
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Wildlife

1:00 - 3:00 pm We will butcher chickens, show how eggs were preserved before refrigeration and answer questions about keeping small flocks at home. We may have newly hatched chicks to see. Ages 5 and older. Be prepared to participate. Wear closed toed shoes for safety and clothes that you do not mind getting dirty. This is a rain or shine event so be prepared for the weather.

Cost: Free Event

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

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

May 5 (Sat)
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Wildlife

9:00 - 11:00 am. Ages 16 and under. Adults must be present with each child. Trophy presentation and cookout afterwards. Bring your own pole and bait, but some will be provided. Meet at Lake Hope Dam. Lake Hope Nature Center is open Saturdays from 1:00-4:00 pm Sundays from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Special Hours in May are: Friday, May 25th from 2:00 - 5:00......

Cost: Free Event

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

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

May 5 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
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Wildlife

2:00 pm Join the naturalist at the Naturalist Cabin to see what critters make the Hocking Hills home.

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

May 5 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
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Wildlife

9:00 - 10:15 am Join the farmer in feeding animals and help with other barnyard chores. Ages 5 and older. Be prepared to participate. Wear closed toed shoes for safety and clothes that you do not mind getting dirty. This is a rain or shine event so be prepared for the weather.

Cost: Free Event

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

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

May 5 (Sat)
May 6 (Sun)
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Calling all Cowboys, Cowgirls and Southern Belles. Join us as we celebrate an old Kentucky tradition while adding our own special Smoke Rise Twist! We will have Hat decorating and Cocktails on Friday Night, Strait Away Racing on Saturday with Gaited (Pacing and Racking), Quarter Horse, Mule, Pony and Stick Horse! At 4 PM we will open up the Clubhouse to view......

Cost: Assorted Costs

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

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

May 5 (Sat)
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May 20 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
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Arts/Music/Film

9:00 am - 5:00 pm Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat 12:00 - 5:00 pm Sun Adena Mansion and Gardens annual plant sale focuses on heirloom plants – varieties raised and passed on before the advent of industrial farming. Many go back at least as far as Worthingtons time. Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme – treasured staples of the medieval pantry and probably Thomas Worthingtons......

Cost: Free Event

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

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

May 5 (Sat)
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8:00 am - 12:00 pm New Location on West Chestnut Street Between Broad and Columbus. Your source for Fresh, Local Produce, Meat, Crafts, Baked Goods, Flowers, and More. No managed by Keller Market House.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Lancaster Handmade Market, Phone: 740-277-6305

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

May 5 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented

9:00 am - 12:00 pm. Sat and Wed. 4-7pm Thu Saturdays - Year Round. Wednesdays - April/December. 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......

Cost: Free event

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

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

May 5 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

10:00 - 11:30 am. Roger Grossenbacher, park volunteer will be leading the hike in search of wildflowers at Alley Park. The hike will be 2+ miles on uneven terrain at a moderate pace. Closed toed shoes and a hiking stick are suggested. Meet in the front parking lot of Alley Park.

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 17 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

May 5 (Sat)
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Family Oriented
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12:00 pm Local Chillicothe artist skip Hathaway will offer an art class for children of all ages. The classes will take place at the Education Center. Children of all ages are welcome to attend this event, which is offered at no cost. Art supplies will be provided and children must be accompanied by an adult chaperone.

Cost: Free Event

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

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

May 6 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
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Wildlife

1:00 pm. Search for flowers blooming on this leisurely walk. Meet at the Hope School House. Lake Hope Nature Center is open Saturdays from 1:00-4:00 pm Sundays from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Special Hours in May are: Friday, May 25th from 2:00 - 5:00 pm Sunday, May 27th from 1:00 - 7:00 pm Monday, May 28th from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Cost: Free Event

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

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

May 6 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

1:00 - 3:00 pm Help the farm wife with the laundry as your try the scrub board and wringer. Watch as we make soap from lard and lye. Ages 5 and older. Be prepared to participate. Wear closed toed shoes for safety and clothes that you do not mind getting dirty. This is a rain or shine event so be prepared for the weather.

Cost: Free Event

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

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

May 6 (Sun)

Gates open 7:00 pm, Show 8:00 pm. Tom Rush is an American folk and blues singer, songwriter, musician and recording artist. Matt Nakoa is a singer, songwriter, and Berklee Graduate who is an entertaining addition. All tickets are held at will call. We do not mail tickets.

Cost: $35/40 per person

Contact: Fur Peace Ranch, Phone: 740-992-6228

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 34 miles
May 6 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
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Arts/Music/Film
Historical

2:00 pm. Join us for Native Americans at Adena, where children will learn about the relationship between Tecumseh and Thomas Worthington. Children will make a dream catcher as they learn about the historical and political importance of Tecumsehs visit to Adena in 1807. Reservations are required with pre-paid admission of $5 per guest (all children must have an adult chaperon).

Cost: $5 per person, Res Req

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

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

May 6 (Sun)
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

1:00 - 3:00 pm on Saturday, May 6th (clay - work day) 8:00 am - 5:00 pm on Sunday, May 13th (Raku firing day and Mothers Day) This is a great activity to do with a child or friend. The participant cost covers two clay pieces. A parent or guardian can bring a child and work together to make two pieces to fire for one fee, or each can make two pieces for two......

Cost: $55/member, $60/nonmember

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

May 6 (Sun)

1:00 - 4:00 pm Whether you are new to rifles or have years of experience, you will want to join us for this 3 hour workshop where we will: 1)Break down AR-15 to base components. 2)Examine AR-15 parts and functions. 3)Compare AR-15 to other rifles - similarities and differences. 4)Demonstrate and discuss safe gun handling and operation of the AR-15. 5)Engage......

Cost: $45 / per person

Contact: On Guard Defense, Phone: 740-596-1984

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 8 miles
May 6 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

10:00 am Naturalist Jim Osborn will lead a spring wildflower hike on AOAs gorgeous state-designated State Nature Preserve in Sugar Grove.

Cost: Free Event

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

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

May 9 (Wed)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented

9:00 am - 12:00 pm. Sat and Wed. 4-7pm Thu Saturdays - Year Round. Wednesdays - April/December. 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......

Cost: Free event

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

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

May 10 (Thu)
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

6:30 pm Doors open. 7:00 pm Show. Appalachian Listening Room - ALR - gives songwriters, performers, and poets a place to perform for an attentive audience. 90 minutes of music in an intimate setting. There is no food service. High end sodas from around the world will be available on site. May 10th - Jasey Schnaars and Bruce Dalzell May 19th - 2nd Annual......

Cost: $10/person

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

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

May 11 (Fri)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

6:00 - 8:00 pm. Join the naturalist for an evening of free fishing fun. Poles and bait are provided. Ages 16+ must present a valid fishing license. Meet at the Lake Hope dam. Lake Hope Nature Center Hours: Saturdays, 1:00 - 4:00 pm Sundays, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Special Hours: Friday, May 25, 2:00 - 5:00 pm Sunday, May 27, 1:00 - 7:00 pm Monday May 28, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Cost: Free Event

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

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

May 11 (Fri)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

2:00 pm Stop by the Naturalist Cabin to learn about the turtles that make Hocking Hills their home. Learn about eh decline of teh Eastern Box Turtle and ways we can help.

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

May 11 (Fri)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

10:00 am - 12:30 pm. For ages 50+. Learn about invasive plants and help us remove some on the trails on a 1-mile hike, to allow native species room to grow. Meeting Place is Fern Parking Lot, 22937 Clear Creek Road, Rockbridge, OH 43149

Cost: Free Event

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

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

May 11 (Fri)
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

7:00 - 10:00 pm Welcoming Kelly Vaughn for Live Music Friday Nights at Square 7: Never a cover. always a good time.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Square 7 , Phone: 740-653-1755

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Arts/Music/Film

May 11 (Fri)
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Arts/Music/Film

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

Cost: Free Event

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

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

May 12 (Sat)
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Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

1:00 - 2:00 pm Find out about the research and preservation behind the living history program on a guided tour of the farm. Ages 5 and older.

Cost: Free Event

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

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

May 12 (Sat)
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Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

9:00 am Warblers Of Ash Cave For International Migratory Bird Day Join the naturalist at the Parking area at Ash Cave for a hike to experience the return of the spring warblers and other avian species. Hocking Hills state Park is one of the best places for birding due to the unique ecosystem of the gorge and this program is for the beginner or long time birder.......

Cost: Free

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

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

May 12 (Sat)
May 13 (Sun)
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Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film
Historical

1:00 pm Saturday and Sunday Hop aboard a vintage train for a trip through history. Departing at 1:00 pm from Nelsonville, this train operates over former Hocking Valley Railway track to East Logan and return. The trip in its entirety will last approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes. It is the same route to and from East Logan; the train simply reverses direction......

Cost: $12-17 per person

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

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

May 12 (Sat)
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Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

10:00 am - 12:30 pm. For all ages. Take a 1.5 mile hike to look for birds and wildflowers on the Cemetery Ridge Trails and see the rare yellow lady slipper. Meeting Place is Creekside Meadows, 23833 Clear Creek Road, Rockbridge, OH 43149

Cost: Free Event

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

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

May 12 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

Call for time. Take this opportunity to visit the fabulous forested hills at Mercer Woods for a naturalist-led hike led by Paul Knoop. View spring wildflowers and other Hocking Hills features.

Cost: Free Event

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

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

May 12 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented

9:00 am - 12:00 pm. Sat and Wed. 4-7pm Thu Saturdays - Year Round. Wednesdays - April/December. 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......

Cost: Free event

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

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

May 12 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest

8:00 am - 12:00 pm New Location on West Chestnut Street Between Broad and Columbus. The Lancaster Farmers Market has nearly 30 vendors throughout the season, which spans Saturdays May to October. Each week our farmers and artisans bring a wide variety of fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, crafts, meat, flowers, eggs, and more. The market takes place......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Lancaster Handmade Market, Phone: 740-277-6305

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

May 12 (Sat)

Gates open 7:00 pm, Show 8:00 pm. Robin and Linda Williams are a husband-and-wife singer-songwriter folk music duo from Virginia. They began their musical association in Nashville, Tennessee, in 1971, performing in local clubs. Folk musicians known internationally for their harmony singing and songwriting talents. All tickets are held at will call. We do not mail tickets.

Cost: $30/35 per person

Contact: Fur Peace Ranch, Phone: 740-992-6228

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 34 miles
May 12 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

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

Cost: Free Event

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

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

May 12 (Sat)

On Guard Defense offers instructor-led training that consists of a minimum of 6 hours of classroom instruction followed by 2 hours on the range. Classes are designed to meet the needs of both novice and experienced shooters and includes instruction on: 1) Essential gun safety rules. 2) Different types of pistols and which one is best for you. 3) The basics of......

Cost: $125.00 / per person

Contact: On Guard Defense, Phone: 740-596-1984

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 8 miles
May 13 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film
Historical

2:00 pm. Have you ever wondered what social calls were like in the Victorian period. Join us for High Tea at Adena Mansion and Gardens as we spend the afternoon with Martha Worthington, wife of James Worthington. Tea and assorted desserts will be served in the garden. Reservations are required with pre-paid admission.

Cost: $20 per person, Res Req

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

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

May 13 (Sun)

1:00 pm. Say Thank You to Mom for all she has done for you by treating her to a special 3 course lunch at our on site restaurant. We will be serving locally raised chicken, freshly baked salmon, fine cuts of Angus beef and so much more Spots are filling up quickly, so reserve your spot now by calling 800-809-7378

Cost: $28.95 per person

Contact: Glenlaurel Inn, Phone: 800-809-7378

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 6 miles
May 13 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Historical

2:00 - 4:00 pm. Due to the popularity of our tours we now require preregistration. This is an outdoor walking tour and will cover the entire loop of the grounds including the cemeteries so if you have small children, bring a stroller. George Eberts, an expert on the history of the Athens Asylum or -The Ridges,- will lead an outdoor walking tour of the asylum......

Cost: $12-$15 per person/Res Req

Contact: Athens Asylum, Phone: 740-592-2280

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

May 16 (Wed)
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

8:00 pm Floor Seats: $33/advance $38/door Balcony Seats: $28/advance $33/door Box Seats: $38/advance $43/door --Theres a road that goes out of every town. All youve got to do is get on it,-- Pete Bernhard says. The guitarist / singer and his cohorts in the raw and raucous trio The Devil Makes Three have found their way onto that road numerous times since......

Cost: $28-43 per person

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

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

May 16 (Wed)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented

9:00 am - 12:00 pm. Sat and Wed. 4-7pm Thu Saturdays - Year Round. Wednesdays - April/December. 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......

Cost: Free event

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

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

May 17 (Thu)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

6:30 pm. Learn all about Ohios native feline from researcher Cheryl Mollohan. Meet at the Dining Lodge. Lake Hope Nature Center is open Saturdays from 1:00-4:00 pm Sundays from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Special Hours in May are: Friday, May 25th from 2:00 - 5:00 pm Sunday, May 27th from 1:00 - 7:00 pm Monday, May 28th from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Cost: Free Event

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

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

May 17 (Thu)
May 18 (Fri)
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Arts/Music/Film
Wildlife

Thursday, May 17th and Friday, May 18th. Experience the breathtaking beauty of spring in the Hocking Hills of Ohio with Pro Photographer Jim Crotty as he leads a small group workshop and guides students in the art and craft of nature and landscape photography. All skill levels welcome. Group size is limited to first 20 who register. One and a half days of......

Cost: $150 per person

Contact: Photography by Jim Crotty, Phone: 937-896-6311

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
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Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film
Wildlife

May 18 (Fri)
May 19 (Sat)
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Arts/Music/Film

5:00pm Meet and greet 6:00pm Ceremony Military, Fireman, Police and Emergency Responders are our Heros. On this weekend our heros get a 50% discount for a two night stay camping, cabin or river trip (limit one campsite, cabin, or river trip per hero family, ID required for discount). Join us in the Family Fun Center field on Saturday at 5:00pm to meet and......

Cost: Free to all campers

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

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

May 18 (Fri)
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Family Oriented
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Wildlife

11:00 am. Take a closer look at the crawly critters that live in the creeks and streams around the Hocking Hills. Meet at the shelter house at Ash Cave. Please wear sturdy shoes and clothes you can get muddy. Flip flops are not recommended.

Cost: Free

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

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

May 18 (Fri)
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Arts/Music/Film

7:00 - 10:00 pm Welcoming The Step Brothers for Live Music Friday Nights at Square 7: Never a cover. always a good time.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Square 7 , Phone: 740-653-1755

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

May 18 (Fri)
May 19 (Sat)
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Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

Please join us as we welcome back tom Seay, Kristen Biscoe, and the entire staff of Best of America By Horseback to the ranch. Smoke Rise is a 2000 acre working cattle ranch located in Glouster Ohio, in the heart of the Wayne National Forest and the Trimble Wildlife Area. Ride on filmed trail rides, enjoy a banquet meal and live band on Saturday night. We will......

Cost: Assorted Costs

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

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

May 19 (Sat)
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Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

10:00 am. Test yourself on a moderately strenuous 3-mile hike featuring ridgelines and valleys. Elevation change of nearly 300 feet. Bring water. Meet at Oak Point on Cabin Ridge Road. Lake Hope Nature Center is open Saturdays from 1:00-4:00 pm Sundays from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Special Hours in May are: Friday, May 25th from 2:00 - 5:00 pm Sunday, May......

Cost: Free Event

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

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

May 19 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

9:00 - 10:15 am Join the farmer in feeding animals and help with other barnyard chores. Ages 5 and older. Be prepared to participate. Wear closed toed shoes for safety and clothes that you do not mind getting dirty. This is a rain or shine event so be prepared for the weather.

Cost: Free Event

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

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

May 19 (Sat)
May 20 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife
Historical

4:30-5:00 pm on May 19th arrival 10:00 am on May 20th campout ends Join Metro Parks for a fun Family Overnight at Slate Run Living Historical Farm. Bring your own tent and camping supplies and spend the night at the park. Enjoy old-time farm chores, 1880s games and activities: including exploring the farm, campfire cooking 1880 picnic style, night hike, parlor......

Cost: Free Event - Reg Req

Contact: Slate Run Farm, Phone: 614-736-7951

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

May 19 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Wildlife

9:00 am Join the naturalist for a short walk to Ash Cave and discover the unique natural and cultural history of this park.

Cost: Free

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

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

May 19 (Sat)
May 20 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

1:00 - 3:00 pm Learn about the preservation of antique plant varieties and help plant the garden if the weather permits. Ages 5 and older. Be prepared to participate. Wear closed toed shoes for safety and clothes that you do not mind getting dirty. This is a rain or shine event so be prepared for the weather.

Cost: Free Event

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

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

May 19 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

10:00 am Naturalist Andrew Gibson will lead a nature hike through AOAs spectacular Bison Hollow gorge properties in the southern portion of the Hocking Hills.

Cost: Free Event

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

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

May 19 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest

8:00 am - 12:00 pm New Location on West Chestnut Street Between Broad and Columbus. The Lancaster Farmers Market has nearly 30 vendors throughout the season, which spans Saturdays May to October. Each week our farmers and artisans bring a wide variety of fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, crafts, meat, flowers, eggs, and more. The market takes place......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Lancaster Handmade Market, Phone: 740-277-6305

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

May 19 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

6:00 - 9:00 pm Live Music Join the Hocking Hills Winery for an evening of live music, wine and relaxing with the sounds of Dr. Dan (Covers). Order wine by the glass, bottle, or just by the taste.

Cost: Free Event

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

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

May 19 (Sat)
thru
Aug 12 (Sat)
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

10:00 am - 4:00 pm Tue-Fri 1:00 - 4:00 pm Sat-Sun Randall Thropp, Curator for Creating the Illusion: Costumes and characters from the Paramount Pictures Archive The Decorative Arts Center of Ohio is located in Lancaster, just southeast of Columbus. Donations are graciously accepted.

Cost: Free Admission

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

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

May 19 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented

9:00 am - 12:00 pm. Sat and Wed. 4-7pm Thu Saturdays - Year Round. Wednesdays - April/December. 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......

Cost: Free event

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

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

May 19 (Sat)
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

9:00 pm - 12:00 am Since 1890 this location in Lancaster has provided spirits and good times. Ale House 1890 continues that tradition with great food/libations in a landmark location with live music. Charles Wesleys sound is shaped by the time weathered hills and hollers of his home. Charles is a singer-songwriter born and raised in West Virginia. Nowadays,......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Ale House 1890, Phone: 740-277-6053

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

May 19 (Sat)
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

6:30 pm Doors open. 7:00 pm Show. Appalachian Listening Room - ALR - gives songwriters, performers, and poets a place to perform for an attentive audience. 90 minutes of music in an intimate setting. There is no food service. High end sodas from around the world will be available on site. May 19th - 2nd Annual Bob Dylan Birthday Bash June 14th - An Evening......

Cost: $10/person

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

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

May 20 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest

1:00 - 3:00 pm. Learn how to shoot a bow and arrow or perfect your skills. Meet at the Archery Range across the road from the shelter house. Equipment provided. Nature Center Hours: Saturdays, 1-4pm Sundays, 9am-12pm Special Hours: Friday May 25, 2-5pm Sunday, May 27, 1-7pm Monday May 28, 10am-4pm

Cost: Free Event

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

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

May 23 (Wed)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented

9:00 am - 12:00 pm. Sat and Wed. 4-7pm Thu Saturdays - Year Round. Wednesdays - April/December. 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......

Cost: Free event

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

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

May 23 (Wed)
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm. Soapmaking Workshop with Jane Hill of Harleys Soaps. Join us for one of our most popular workshops. Learn how to make cold process castile soaps. You will take home a reusable mold and one pound of soap. You will get to choose from a variety of fragrances and colors to make your soap.

Cost: $40/45 per person

Contact: Keller Market House, Phone: 740-277-6305

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

May 24 (Thu)
May 25 (Fri)
May 26 (Sat)
May 27 (Sun)
May 28 (Mon)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

600 pm on Thu/Fri and 1200 pm 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......

Cost: Free Events

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

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

May 24 (Thu)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film
Historical

The show begins at dusk. Join us for the 70th Anniversary of -Green Grass of Wyoming- Lancaster's own movie and the 70th Anniversary of the opening of the historic Skyview Drive-In Theatre in Lancaster, Ohio. The movie Green Grass of Wyoming, that had its climax filmed in Lancaster at the Fairfield County Fairgrounds will celebrate its 70th anniversary of......

Cost: Special Open to the Public

Contact: Fairfield County Heritage Association, Phone: 740-653-5517

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

May 24 (Thu)
May 25 (Fri)
May 26 (Sat)
May 27 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

600pm - 1000pm Thu, 100pm - 1000pm Fri, 1100am - 1000pm Sat, 1100am - 600pm Sun. Featuring Live Music - Croosroad Station, Six to Noon, Smoke and Mirrors, Seven Mile Bluegrass, and Ross County Idol and Junior Idol. Chillicothe, Ohios first capital city, rich in Indian history, hosts the annual Feast of the Flowering Moon Festival. Started in 1984, the festival......

Cost: Free

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 25 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

May 25 (Fri)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

6:00 - 8:00 pm. Join the naturalist for an evening of free fishing fun. Poles and bait are provided. Ages 16+ must present a valid fishing license. Meet at the Lake Hope dam. Lake Hope Nature Center Hours: Saturdays, 1:00 - 4:00 pm Sundays, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Special Hours: Friday, May 25, 2:00 - 5:00 pm Sunday, May 27, 1:00 - 7:00 pm Monday May 28, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Cost: Free Event

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

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

May 25 (Fri)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

1:00 pm Ever wanted to try your hand at SUP.. Maybe you have been paddling for a while and want to learn more. Well, join the naturalist instructor who will teach participants the proper handling and control of a SUP along with the proper gear. Equipment will be provided. Pre-registration is required for this trip and you must sign up in person at the camp......

Cost: Free/Registration Required

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

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

May 25 (Fri)
May 26 (Sat)
May 27 (Sun)
May 28 (Mon)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

Come join us for the weekend. A detailed event list will be posted closer to this event and will also be available at the office. We have planned a cattle roundup, doctoring, banding and breakaway roping. Open sorting, cow working clinic, Poker Run (horses) and a potluck dinner. We hope you can join us at the ranch. Remember the pool is open and the water is......

Cost: Assorted Costs

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

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

May 25 (Fri)
Outdoor Activity
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

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

Cost: Free Event

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

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

May 25 (Fri)
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

7:00 - 10:00 pm Welcoming Dan Neeley for Live Music Friday Nights at Square 7: Never a cover. always a good time.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Square 7 , Phone: 740-653-1755

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

May 26 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

2:00 pm. Join the naturalist at the Naturalist Cabin for a closer look at Ohios winged nocturnal predators.

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

May 26 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

10:00 am. Discover what lives in the waters between Lake Hope and Raccoon Creek. Meet at Lake Hope Dam. Prepare to get wet! Lake Hope Nature Center is open Saturdays from 1:00-4:00 pm Sundays from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Special Hours in May are: Friday, May 25th from 2:00 - 5:00 pm Sunday, May 27th from 1:00 - 7:00 pm Monday, May 28th from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Cost: Free Event

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

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

May 26 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Historical

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

Cost: Free

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

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

May 26 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

10:30 - 11:30 am Listen to a story and learn some facts about sheep, and then get a chance to see and touch them. Ages 5 and older. Be prepared to participate. Wear closed toed shoes for safety and clothes that you do not mind getting dirty. This is a rain or shine event so be prepared for the weather.

Cost: Free Event

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

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

May 26 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

6:00 - 9:00 pm Live Music Join the Hocking Hills Winery for an evening of live music, wine and relaxing with the sounds of Van Dyke Trio (Classic Rock/50s-80s). Bring your own appetizers or food, call for a pizza delivery or just enjoy the music. Order wine by the glass, bottle, or just by the taste.

Cost: Free Event

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

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

May 26 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest

8:00 am - 12:00 pm New Location on West Chestnut Street Between Broad and Columbus. The Lancaster Farmers Market has nearly 30 vendors throughout the season, which spans Saturdays May to October. Each week our farmers and artisans bring a wide variety of fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, crafts, meat, flowers, eggs, and more. The market takes place......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Lancaster Handmade Market, Phone: 740-277-6305

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

May 26 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented

9:00 am - 12:00 pm. Sat and Wed. 4-7pm Thu Saturdays - Year Round. Wednesdays - April/December. 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......

Cost: Free event

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

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

May 27 (Sun)
May 28 (Mon)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

1:00 - 3:00 pm both days. Build a simple wooden boat to sail on the pond. Ages 5 and older. Be prepared to participate. Wear closed toed shoes for safety and clothes that you do not mind getting dirty. This is a rain or shine event so be prepared for the weather.

Cost: Free Event

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

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

May 27 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

10:00 am. You may start any time during open hours, but must be completed before 4:00 pm to qualify for a prize. Pick one up at the Nature Center. Lake Hope Nature Center is open Saturdays from 1:00-4:00 pm Sundays from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Special Hours in May are: Friday, May 25th from 2:00 - 5:00 pm Sunday, May 27th from 1:00 - 7:00 pm Monday, May 28th from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Cost: Free Event

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

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

May 27 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

8:00 pm. Enjoy a 3-mile hike illuminated by the light of the beautiful moon. Meet at the Shelter House. Lake Hope Nature Center is open Saturdays from 1:00-4:00 pm Sundays from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Special Hours in May are: Friday, May 25th from 2:00 - 5:00 pm Sunday, May 27th from 1:00 - 7:00 pm Monday, May 28th from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Cost: Free Event

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

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

May 27 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

1:00 - 3:00 pm. Hand-feed hummingbirds at the nature center. We are trying this much earlier in the year than usual to see how it goes. Lake Hope Nature Center is open Saturdays from 1:00-4:00 pm Sundays from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Special Hours in May are: Friday, May 25th from 2:00 - 5:00 pm Sunday, May 27th from 1:00 - 7:00 pm Monday, May 28th from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Cost: Free Event

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

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

May 27 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

10:00 am - 6:00 pm. Come to the Lake Hope Lodge to pick last minute gifts for Mom from local craft vendors. Enjoy a meal at the lodge before you leave. Lake Hope Nature Center is open Saturdays from 1:00-4:00 pm Sundays from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Special Hours in May are: Friday, May 25th from 2:00 - 5:00 pm Sunday, May 27th from 1:00 - 7:00 pm Monday, May 28th from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Cost: Free Event

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

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

May 27 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Departure is One Hour before dust. (7:30pm in summer months and 6:30pm in fall months.) There is always something unique happening in the Hocking Hills. Join us for a fantastic way to enjoy the pristine Hocking Hills scenery at night. Night time canoeing is a unique experience. The Hocking River is calm and peaceful before the night fall. Experience the Hocking......

Cost: $45 per canoe

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

May 27 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

6:00 - 9:00 pm Live Music Join the Hocking Hills Winery for an evening of live music, wine and relaxing with the sounds of Rick Barr (Rock/Country/Blues). You can bring your own appetizers or food, call for a pizza delivery or just enjoy the music. Order wine by the glass, bottle, or just by the taste.

Cost: Free Event

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

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

May 28 (Mon)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film
Historical

1:00 pm Celebrate the Memorial Day with an old-fashioned train ride. One round trip train is scheduled to depart on Memorial Day from the Nelsonville Depot and go to Logan, lasting approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes. It is the same route to and from East Logan; the train simply reverses direction by moving the locomotive to the other end of the train. ......

Cost: $12-15/person, Military free

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

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

May 30 (Wed)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented

9:00 am - 12:00 pm. Sat and Wed. 4-7pm Thu Saturdays - Year Round. Wednesdays - April/December. 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......

Cost: Free event

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

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

May 31 (Thu)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Wildlife

8:00 pm. 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
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Wildlife

May 31 (Thu)
Jun 1 (Fri)
Jun 2 (Sat)
Jun 3 (Sun)

SAVE THE DATES. The 14th annual Nelsonville Music Festival takes place at Robbins Crossing on the campus of Hocking College in Nelsonville, Ohio. Presented by Stuarts Opera House, a non-profit historic theater and performing arts center in Nelsonville, NMF features over 60 musical acts in four days on multiple stages plus on-site camping, kids activities, food,......

Cost: $30-140 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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