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Apr 26 (Wed)
Apr 27 (Thu)
Apr 28 (Fri)
Apr 29 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
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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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Apr 26 (Wed)
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6:30pm. Tchaikovskys setting of Pushkins timeless verse novel is presented on the Met stage in Deborah Warners moving production, starring Anna Netrebko as Tatiana and Mariusz Kwiecien and Peter Mattei sharing the title role. Alexey Dolgov sings the role of Lenski, and Robin Ticciati conducts.

Cost: $18-24 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 26 miles
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Apr 26 (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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Apr 26 (Wed)
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7:oopm. Starring Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft, Katharine Ross One word: plastics. -Are you here for an affair- These lines and others became cultural touchstones, as 1960s youth rebellion seeped into the California upper middle-class in Mike Nichols landmark hit. Mentally adrift the summer after graduating from college, suburbanite Benjamin Braddock (Dustin......

Cost: $12.50 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 26 miles
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Apr 27 (Thu)

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

Cost: $6 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
Apr 27 (Thu)
Apr 28 (Fri)
Apr 29 (Sat)
Apr 30 (Sun)
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6:00 pm Thursday, April 27th, for the Opening Ceremony of the 47th Annual Pike County Dogwood Festival with music by the Piketon Rockin Redstreaks. Daily entertainment, great food, royalty contests, tons of rides and other fun things to do for the kids, craft vendors as well as many other vendors, annual car show and of course our Grand Parade.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Pike County Dogwood Festival, Phone: 740-222-2835

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 35 miles
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Apr 28 (Fri)
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9:00 am. Hike up to 2-miles to see some of Clear Creeks most beautiful spring wildflowers. Ages 50 and up. Meeting Place is Creekside Meadows Parking Lot Creekside Meadows Parking Lot 23833 Co. Rd. 116 (Clear Creek Rd.) 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
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Apr 28 (Fri)

7:00 pm Stuarts welcomes back award winning bluegrass duo Dailey and Vincent for an incredible night of music. They are five-time Grammy award winners individually, three-time Grammy award nominees collectively, four-time DOVE Award Winners, and winners of 35 IBMA Awards altogether (including 3-time IBMA Entertainer of the Year Award winners and 3-Time Vocal......

Cost: $23-40 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
Apr 28 (Fri)
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9:00 am. Ages 50 and up. Hike up to 2-miles looking and listening for birds. Age 50 and older. Meeting Place is Barnebey-Hambleton Picnic Area Barnebey-Hambleton Picnic Area Clear Creek Road Lancaster, Oh 43130

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 12 miles
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Apr 28 (Fri)
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1:00 pm. Explore the fascinating world of bird flight as we look at wings, feathers and a few live birds. This program is intended for school aged children. Meeting Place is Barnebey-Hambleton Picnic Area Barnebey-Hambleton Picnic Area Clear Creek Metro Park Lancaster, OH 43130

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 12 miles
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Wildlife

Apr 28 (Fri)
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2:00 pm The forest and geology at Cantwell Cliffs are some of the most diverse in the park. Meet the naturalist at the parking area for a discovery hike through this unique location.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6541

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 8 miles
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Apr 28 (Fri)
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5:00 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
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Apr 28 (Fri)
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6-9pm 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 be 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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Apr 28 (Fri)
Apr 29 (Sat)
Apr 30 (Sun)
Family Oriented
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7:30 pm ticket office opens. 8:40 pm approximately movies start. The Boss Baby. Animated/Family/Comedy (PG) A new babys arrival impacts a family, told from the point of view of a delightfully unreliable narrator -- a wildly imaginative 7-year-old named Tim. The most unusual Boss Baby (Alec Baldwin) arrives at Tims home in a taxi, wearing a suit and carrying......

Cost: $4-8 per person

Contact: Skyview Drive-In, Phone: 740-653-5517

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
Family Oriented
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Apr 28 (Fri)
Apr 29 (Sat)
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7pm Friday, 2pm and 7pm Saturday The Importance ... premiered on St Valentines Day 1895 at the St. James Theatre, London. Since then it has been performed thousands of times and aptly described as a trivial comedy for serious people. Misidentities, witty banter, love, all conspire to be one of Englands most brilliant comedies ever.

Cost: Tickets avail 30 days prior

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Apr 28 (Fri)
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May 21 (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. Starbrick Gallery will look to the past with a show of antiques, eclectics and collectibles. Also featuring local Athens High School regional finalists of the Governors Youth Art Show in the windows at Starbrick Gallery.

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
Apr 29 (Sat)
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8:00 am - 10:00 am - Beginning and ending at Hocking College Student Center. 11:30am - 3:00pm lunch. 12th Annual Little Cities Tour de Forest Benefit Bicycle Ride will take riders on various routes through the forested hills of southeastern Ohio on both level and more challenging courses. A gravel route was added last year and was well received and will be......

Cost: $30/adults, $20/6-17 yrs

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 17 miles
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Apr 29 (Sat)
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1:00 pm. Hike up to 2-miles with the Ohio Young Birders Club. Listen and look for birds and learn some identification skills. Ages 8 and up. Bring binoculars if you have them. Meeting Place is Barnebey-Hambleton Picnic Area Barnebey-Hambleton Picnic Area Clear Creek Road Lancaster, OH 43130

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

Apr 29 (Sat)
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Family Oriented
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7:30 pm. Enjoy the end of the day bird chorus and watch and listen for nocturnal birds. Ages 8 and up. Meeting Place is Thomas-Mathias Parking Lot Thomas-Mathias Parking Lot 24950 Co. Rd. 116 (Clear Creek Rd.) Rockbridge, OH 43149

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 12 miles
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Family Oriented
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Wildlife

Apr 29 (Sat)
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10:00 am. See ospreys and great blue herons at their nests and learn how these fish-eating birds survive. Meeting Place is Glacier Knoll Picnic Area Glacier Knoll Picnic Area Bowen Rd. Columbus, OH 43110

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Pickerington Ponds, Phone: 614-508-8111

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 34 miles
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Family Oriented
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Wildlife

Apr 29 (Sat)
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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. Meeting Place is Farmhouse Farmhouse 1375 State Route 674 N. Canal Winchester, OH 43110

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

Apr 29 (Sat)

10:00 am - 2:00 pm Hocking Hills Winery owner and resident wine guru, Blaine Davidson, shows you how to successfully cultivate a commercial vineyard from site selection to harvest. Topics will include location, varietal options, planting methods, vine training, pest and weed control, pruning and planning. A portion of the class will be held in the vineyard......

Cost: $50 per person

Contact: Hocking College, Phone: 740-753-7132

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 17 miles
Apr 29 (Sat)
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5-7pm Food Truck Saturday at 5:00pm April through October. Normal Business Hours: Thu 4-8pm. Fri, Sat & Sun 1-8pm. March thru December Shade Winery presents live music, wines by the bottle glass, or even a taste and Food truck Fri and Sat at 5:00 pm, April thru October.

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 30 miles
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Apr 29 (Sat)
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6-9pm Live Music Join the Hocking Hills Winery for an evening of live music, wine and relaxing with the sounds of Jim Volk (Classics - 70s). Bring your own appetizers or food, call for a pizza delivery or just enjoy the music. Order wine by the glass, bottle, or just be 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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Apr 29 (Sat)
Family Oriented
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2:30 - 3:15 pm Regular Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - 1:00 - 8:00 PM Friday, Saturday - 1:00 - 9:00 PM Grab a glass of wine and come with us on a fun, informative tour of RockSide Winery. during the tour you will learn about the history of the winery and about the process of making wine from grape to bottle. The tour lasts about an hour give or take......

Cost: Free/Reservations Req

Contact: Rockside Winery Vineyards, Phone: 740-687-4414

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 23 miles
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Apr 29 (Sat)
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Family Oriented
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Wildlife

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

Cost: Assorted

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 21 miles
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Family Oriented
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Wildlife

Apr 29 (Sat)

6:00 pm Hosted by Tom Ewing, author of -Birch: The Master Magician- With performances by these other outstanding magicians. Doc Swan, magic comedy show. Scott Alexander. Howard Mincone, physical comedian/magician. Plus displays of the Birches illusions and stage equipment, book signing, close-up magic performances and more.

Cost: $10-12.00 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 39 miles
Apr 29 (Sat)
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5:00 - 8:00 pm Regular Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - 1:00 - 8:00 PM Friday, Saturday - 1:00 - 9:00 PM This week the amazing acoustic duo, Joey and Jessica. Well known for their engagement on the last aired episode of teh popular TV show Oprah. You will leave knowing them for their perfect harmony and musical talent. They play a wide variety of folk......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Rockside Winery Vineyards, Phone: 740-687-4414

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 23 miles
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Apr 29 (Sat)
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5:00 - 8:00 pm Regular Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - 1:00 - 8:00 PM Friday, Saturday - 1:00 - 9:00 PM Come enjoy the best local wine, live local music and an assortment of amazing Thai, Indian, Mexican and Vietnamese cuisine from Fettys Street Food. Fettys Street Food started in 2012 in Cape Town, South Africa by self-taught Chef Damian Ettish.......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Rockside Winery Vineyards, Phone: 740-687-4414

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 23 miles
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Apr 30 (Sun)
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Family Oriented
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8:00 am. Join John Watts, Metro Parks' Resource Manager, to look for some of Clear Creek's most spectacular spring migrants. Ages 8 and up. Meeting Place is Creekside Meadows Parking Lot Creekside Meadows Parking Lot 23833 Co. Rd. 116 (Clear Creek Rd.) 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
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Wildlife

Apr 30 (Sun)
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1:00 pm Stop by the Naturalist Cabin to learn about the turtles that make Hocking Hills their home. Learn about the decline of the Eastern Box turtle and ways we can help.

Cost: Free Event

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

Apr 30 (Sun)
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9:00 am Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve is one of the most unique locations in the Hocking Hills. Join the naturalist for a short hike to find out why. Meet in the parking area.

Cost: Free

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 3 miles
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