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Sep 9 (Sat)
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Dec 31 (Sat)
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10 am - 4 pm Tue-Sat, 1-4 pm Sun. Scott Ferris and Arnold Tunstall, Curators. In Our Own Image: The Genesis of Photography and the Contemporary Eye Exhibit During this exhibit are the following events: Curators Talk on September 10, 2017 at 2:00 pm. Photo Studio - Artist/Photographer Stephen Takacs will be on site in his studio installation taking photographs......

Cost: Free Admission

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

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

Sep 16 (Sat)
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Feb 26 (Sat)
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1:00 - 4:00 pm. Tue-Sun. Nov-Feb: Tuesday - Saturday 1-4 pm and by appointment. Closed on Sundays and Mondays. Mar-Oct: Tuesday - Sunday 1-4 pm and by appointment. Closed on Mondays. General Admission - $6, Senior Citizen - $5, Students (Ages 6-18) - $3. -A Very Private Collection of Vintage Glass- will fill a large selection of cases in the Ohio Glass......

Cost: $3-6/person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Sep 29 (Fri)
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Oct 28 (Fri)
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7:30 - 11:00 pm Open Every Friday and Saturday night between September 29th and October 28th. Those cast with the curse have been banished to live among the evil inside the Wicked Forest for all eternity. Upon entering you must choose your own fate my making the right choices to escape The Curse..... You will walk over a 1/2 mile trail through the woods......

Cost: $10-12 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 7 miles
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Oct 5 (Thu)
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Oct 26 (Thu)
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12:00-5:00 pm or 7:30-9:00pm Every Thursday. 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......

Cost: $45-50 per person

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

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

Oct 6 (Fri)
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Oct 27 (Fri)
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Historical

1:00 pm Fridays in October. Due to the incredible popularity of the fall colors of scenic southern Ohio, we operate extra trains on Fridays only in October. These trains are no different than the Noon and 2:30 trains on Saturdays and Sundays, other than an extra option for your trip. Each Friday between October 5th and 27th, one train each day departs the......

Cost: $12-17 per person

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

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

Oct 23 (Mon)

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

Cost: $6 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
Oct 25 (Wed)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
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Historical

1:00 pm Take a guided tour of our barn to learn its history, find out about the many tools and machines within and meet the animals that live there. Ages 50 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
Historical

Oct 25 (Wed)
Oct 26 (Thu)
Oct 27 (Fri)
Oct 28 (Sat)
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9:00 am - 12:00 pm. Sat and Wed. 4-7pm Thu Saturdays - Year Round. Wednesdays - April/December. Thursday Evenings - May/September. This is one of the areas most celebrated institutions. The first market, held on a summer day in 1972, drew participation from three producers the following week, there were five. That summer, market participation peaked at......

Cost: Free event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 26 miles
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Oct 25 (Wed)
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10:00 am and 7:00 pm. This is the School of Music s annual Halloween concert, featuring a special children s show at 10:00am. The concert features student ensembles, and full bands from the School of Music at Ohio University.

Cost: $5/admission

Contact: Ohio University School of Music, Phone: 740-593-2436

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
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Arts/Music/Film

Oct 25 (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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Arts/Music/Film

Oct 25 (Wed)

4:00 - 6:00 pm. Soapmaking Workshop with Jane Hill of Harleys Soaps. Join us for one of our most popular workshops. Jane Hill of Harleys soaps will be offering two soap making classes - one in October, one in December, both in time for homemade holiday gifts. Jane will walk you through the entire process of making your own cold process castile soap and you......

Cost: $35-40 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
Oct 26 (Thu)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife
Historical

10:00 am Learn to groom, harness and ground drive these fine work animals. Wear close-toed shoes and be prepared to be in an unheated barn and outside for the entirety of the program. Ages 17 and up.

Cost: Free Event - Waiting List

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

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

Oct 26 (Thu)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Historical

1:00 pm A 1880s farm was a family business. Stop at a variety of stations to learn about he history of agriculture and think about some of the skills a family needed to be successful. Ages 8-17 years of age.

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
Historical

Oct 26 (Thu)
Oct 27 (Fri)
Oct 28 (Sat)
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Arts/Music/Film
Historical

1:00 pm Thursday through Saturday. Visit our --spirited--canal town through storytelling of long ago personalities about significant events and curiosities. Hear about Roscoe's firebug, the tragedy at the hotel, and the horrible tale of the blood stained bible. Sense the fear of the cholera epidemic and experience the danger and humor of being a post boy. Join us in this tour... if you DARE...

Cost: $4.95-$13.95 per person

Contact: Historic Roscoe Village, Phone: 740-622-7644

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Arts/Music/Film
Historical

Oct 27 (Fri)
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5:00 - 8:00 pm Hocking Hills Bakery is holding a Pop-Up Halloween Cupcake Event featuring Oreo Spider and Bloody Finger Cupcakes for the not-so-faint of heart and Monsters for the little ones and Fall Key Lime and Pumpkin Cream Cheese for the more discriminating taste. While Supplies Last..... Come Early

Cost: $2.00 and up

Contact: Hocking Hills Bakery, Phone: 740-385-1075

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
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Oct 27 (Fri)
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6:00 - 9:00 pm. An old fashioned Halloween party featuring bobbing-for-apples, face-painting, mask-making, tarot-card-readings, cemetery walk with ghost stories and a costume contest with Prize MONEY. Including Art vendors and food outside in the Public Square. Majestic Galleries. Nelsonville Quilt Company. Nelsonville Emporium. Starbrick Cooperative Gallery.......

Cost: Free Events

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

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

Oct 27 (Fri)
Oct 28 (Sat)
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Dark till last ticket sold 11:00 pm. Every Friday and Saturday in October. Enter at your own risk and please do not come alone. $20 Fright Pass - Good for unlimited trips through the trail, laser tag, escape room and discounts at the snack bar. $15. - Escape Room. The Smith and Co Circus train has broken down outside of Chillicothe and you find yourself......

Cost: $5-$20 per ticket event

Contact: Sugarloaf Mountain Amphitheatre, Phone: 866-775-0700

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 21 miles
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Family Oriented
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Oct 27 (Fri)
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9:00 am - 3:30 pm. A Day in The Woods Series. Location: Natural Resource Building, 3301 Hocking Parkway, Nelsonville, OH Lunch and Handouts provided. Practice chainsaw safety, directional tree felling, limbing, and bucking. Determine the scale (board feet) and grade (quality) of trees and logs. Observe lumber production with a portable sawmill.

Cost: $10/person/Register by10/23/17

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 17 miles
Outdoor Activity
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Oct 27 (Fri)
Oct 28 (Sat)
Oct 29 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
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Wildlife

Hocking Halloween Campout 2017 Events for registered campground or cottage guests of the Hocking Hills State Park. On Friday Join us at the Haunted Hocking Spirits of Ash Cave and find out if Ash Cave is really haunted or if it is something else. This program does contain ghost stories. Please, no pets at Haunted Hocking. On Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 pm.......

Cost: camping/cabin fees, free event

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

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

Oct 27 (Fri)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Wildlife

7:00 pm. Is Ash Cave really haunted or is it something else....... Join the naturalist at the Ash Cave parking area to explore the possibilities. This program does contain ghost stories. Please, No scaredy cats or other pets at Haunted Hocking.

Cost: Free

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

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

Oct 27 (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 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
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Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Oct 27 (Fri)
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Historical

5:00 - 9:00 pm An up close look at a 12'x20' HO scale model railroad built in sections by Railroad Model and Historical Society of Southern Ohio members. 49 W Washington Street, just off the Public Square in Nelsonville.

Cost: Free Event

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

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

Oct 27 (Fri)
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Nov 19 (Fri)

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Friday - Opening Night during Nelsonville Final Friday. Normal Hours are: 10 am - 5 pm Monday-Saturday, 12-5 pm Sunday. Celebrate 16 wonderful years with the artists of Starbrick, who will interpret the Victorian era known for its indulgence in a grand excess of ornament and eclectic revival of historic styles mixed with the introduction......

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
Oct 27 (Fri)
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

7:00 - 10:00 pm Gourmet coffee house inside the Art and Clay studios. They serve coffees, fruit smoothies, hand picked loose teas from around the globe, gourmet muffins and deli sandwiches. Step Brothers is a local southern rock duo. They cover songs from artists like the Allman Brothers, James Taylor, Jackson Browne, Van Morrison, Jimi Hendrix, etc. The......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Square Seven Coffee House, Phone: 740-653-1755

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

Oct 27 (Fri)

8:00 - 11:00 pm 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. Buck Run Stompers will perform tonight. The trio Chris McCoy, Craig Allen and Mark Riegel are friends and musicians sharing fun, country, rock, folk, rockabilly and blues.

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
Oct 28 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film
Historical

10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Celebrate the Appalachia s - enjoy regional crafts, exhibits, demonstrations, food, and music. ROAR Day will feature a wide variety of local crafters demonstrating their skills of Appalachian culture and heritage. Guests can expect to see pottery being turned, wool spun into soft yearn, and artistic drawings on slate. Visitors also......

Cost: Free

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 12 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film
Historical

Oct 28 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

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

Cost: Free Event

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

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

Oct 28 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

10:00 am - 3:30 pm Come visit Wahkeena for a day of spooky adventures. Hidden around the Preserve are riddles and clues relating to many animals people usually think are scary... You could even win a Halloween treat if you find them. Program is self-guided. Arrive anytime between 10am and 3:30pm. Family friendly, all ages. Your visit will take 60 minutes......

Cost: Free Event

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

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

Oct 28 (Sat)
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

9:00 - 11:00 pm 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. Kelly Vaughn will perform tonight. You will enjoy her soulful sounds and heartfelt lyrics.

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

Oct 28 (Sat)
Oct 29 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Historical

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

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Fairfield County Historical Parks, Phone: 740-681-7249

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

Oct 28 (Sat)

8:00 pm Central Ohio Country-Rock band formed in 1972 perform music from 5 decades with three original members.

Cost: $20-25.00 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 39 miles
Oct 28 (Sat)
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Historical

12:00 - 5:00 pm An up close look at a 12'x20' HO scale model railroad built in sections by Railroad Model and Historical Society of Southern Ohio members. 49 W Washington Street, just off the Public Square in Nelsonville.

Cost: Free Event

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

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

Oct 28 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

6:00 - 9:00 pm Live Music 5:00 - 8:00 pm Food Truck Join the Hocking Hills Winery for an evening of live music, wine and relaxing with the sounds of the Van Dyke Trio (Classic rock, 50s-80s). Food Truck is Starbrick BBQ. 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

Oct 29 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

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

Cost: Free

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

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

Oct 29 (Sun)
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Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

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

Cost: Free Event

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

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

Oct 30 (Mon)

7:30 pm show. --It is a tale now well told about a street performer on the Santa Monica Promenade who has gone on to reach tens of millions of people worldwide. It was on that California street corner that New York-raised Andy Grammer earned his stripes as a pop star - truly shaping the rare and unique dimensions of the artist he is today. The crowds that......

Cost: $25-45 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
Oct 30 (Mon)

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

Cost: $6 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
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