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May 27 (Sat)
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Sep 4 (Sat)
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5-7 pm January 13th for Opening Reception and Awards. January 14th open to the public. The Dairy Barn is the only place to view the entire Quilt National Collection from all over the world. Quilt National 17 on Tour 10/6/17 – 12/1/17; St. Louis, MO–[parts of all three collections] hosted by Safe Connections at Foundry Art Center St. Louis, MO 1/8/18......

Cost: $8-10. per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
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Jul 26 (Wed)
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Aug 26 (Wed)
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Wednesdays and Saturdays Only Reservations Required 8:00 - 10:00 pm, varies based on timing of sunset A first for Ohio and the Midwest, a Night Flight Rappel down towering cliffs under the cover of darkness. Guests will arrive and begin the hike up at sunset, then embark on 2 different rappels from the top of our incredible sandstone cliffs. This adventure......

Cost: $80/adults, $70/ages 6-15

Contact: High Rock Adventures, Phone: 740-385-9886

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 11 miles
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Aug 13 (Sun)
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Aug 27 (Sun)
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2:00 pm. presentation. Display during regular hours. 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. Tiffin Glass Collector, Fred Malone, will present -Tiffin Glass, Past,......

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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Aug 20 (Sun)
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Sep 3 (Sun)
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Historical

10:00 am Friday, Saturday and Sunday from May 26th to Sep 3rd, 2017 Join us for ranger-guided tours at Mound City Group. Discover the incredible human achievements of the Hopewell culture. Find out about the Hopewell and how we know what we know about them. Programs will take place at the visitor center patio, picnic area or auditorium. Program may include......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Hopewell Culture National Historical Park, Phone: 740-774-1126

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 25 miles
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Historical

Aug 23 (Wed)
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2:00 pm Join the naturalist at the Naturalist Cabin for a closer look at Ohio s hawks, owls, eagles and vultures.

Cost: Free

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
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Aug 23 (Wed)
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6:00 pm Wonder on the water while watching wildlife. Pre-departure instruction and gear provided. Meet at the Turkey Creek Boat Ramp. Nature Center Hours in August are Wednesday - Sunday from 12-3pm.

Cost: Free

Contact: Shawnee State Park, Phone: 740-858-6652

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 58 miles
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Aug 23 (Wed)
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9:00 - 9:30 am Coffee and Tea Mixer 9:30 am - 12:00 pm Silk Painted Wall Art Workshop in the Fiber Studio 12:00 - 12:30 pm Box Lunch provided 12:30 - 4:30 pm Painted Silk Scarf Workshop in the Fiber Studio Must pre-register. Cost includes Workshop, all materials, kits and a box lunch. Workshops are limited to 12 participants. Barbara Ery is a graduate from......

Cost: $108/members, $120/non-members

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
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Aug 23 (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

Aug 23 (Wed)
Aug 24 (Thu)
Aug 25 (Fri)
Aug 26 (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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Aug 24 (Thu)
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1:00 pm Meet Emily and hear the tale of the week and get up close and personal with a native snake at the Nature Center. Nature Center Hours in August are Wednesday - Sunday from 12-3pm.

Cost: Free

Contact: Shawnee State Park, Phone: 740-858-6652

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 58 miles
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Aug 24 (Thu)
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Wildlife

2:00 pm Come down to the Naturalist Cabin to learn about the reptiles that make Hocking Hills State Park their home.

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
Outdoor Activity
Wildlife

Aug 24 (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
Aug 24 (Thu)
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Arts/Music/Film

12:30 - 4:30 pm Dyeing Wool for Fiber Projects Cost includes workshop, all materials/kits. workshops are limited to 12 participants. Meta and Mary will share their many projects that use dyed wool. They will go over types of dyes for wool and products to enhance and stabilize color. You will learn how to handle the wool during the dyeing process. You will......

Cost: $54/members, $60/non-members

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
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Aug 25 (Fri)
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5:00 pm Learn about fishing and then fish... Meet at the Nature Center. Bait, tackle and poles provided by Division of Wildlife and Scioto County Soil and Water Conservation. Nature Center Hours in August are Wednesday - Sunday from 12-3pm.

Cost: Free

Contact: Shawnee State Park, Phone: 740-858-6652

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 58 miles
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Aug 25 (Fri)
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10:00 am 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
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Family Oriented
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Wildlife

Aug 25 (Fri)
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Sep 24 (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. The finest in wooden whimsy and knitwear for the soul. Master Woodworker and Wizards Representative Paul A. Kerns and his wife, the Knitting Expert Grand Sorceress, Judy Klaer-Kerns.

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
Aug 25 (Fri)
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9:00 - 9:30 am Coffee and Tea Mixer 9:30 - 11:00 am Presentation/Trunk show in the AEP Wing Box Lunch provided at the Barn 11:00 am - 5:00 pm Itajime Shibori and Indigo Dyeing with Daren Redman Workshop Must pre-register. Cost includes Workshop, all materials, kits and a box lunch. Workshops are limited to 12 participants. Daren Pitts Redman – Textile......

Cost: $108/members, $120/non-members

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
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Aug 26 (Sat)
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Family Oriented
Wildlife

9:00 am Meet the naturalist at the Whispering Cave trail head located by the cabin/lodge area for a moderately strenuously hike to the second largest recess cave East of the Mississippi.

Cost: Free Event

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

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

Aug 26 (Sat)
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11:00 am - 6:00 pm. Live Healthy Appalachia is thrilled to announce the first ever Kitchen Fest. Kitchen Fest is a celebration of the time we spend in our kitchens cooking and sharing food with friends and family. A limited number of -All You Can Eat- passes are available for $50. These passes cover all workshop fees and attendees get a Kitchen Fest swag......

Cost: $5-50 per person

Contact: Live Healthy Appalachia, Phone: 740-856-6100

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Aug 26 (Sat)
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Spectator Sports

11am-2pm Registration. 4pm Trophy Presentation. 14th Annual Cruise-In. Cars, Motorcycles, Trucks. Home of Keith Kumler Memorial Trophy and Larry Jarvis Memorial Trophy. All vehicles welcome. 30 Top Vehicle Trophies. 5 Trophies 2000 and up. 9 Specialty Trophies. Amvets, Ladies Auxiliary, Sons of Amvets, Junior Amvets, DJ, Military, Earth Angels, Best of Show......

Cost: $10 Registration

Contact: Fairfield County Fairgrounds, Phone: 866-611-2645

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 21 miles
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Spectator Sports

Aug 26 (Sat)
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7:00 pm. Coach - $30 First Class - $40 Take a ride on the Stuarts Summer Wine Express. This beautiful train ride on the Hocking Valley Scenic Railway includes wine, cheese, and more and its all for a good cause... to raise money for Stuarts Opera House. Show your support for Stuarts and join us for this great event, take a ride on a historic railway and enjoy......

Cost: $30-40 per person

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

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

Aug 26 (Sat)
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Wildlife

8:30 pm. Learn about some of the insects worlds most mysterious and diverse members. We will use bait and lights to attract these nocturnal beauties. Flashlights are recommended. Please bring drinking water. Meeting Place is Barnebey-Hambleton Picnic Area Barnebey-Hambleton Picnic Area Clear Creek Road Lancaster, OH 43130 All Ages.

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

Aug 26 (Sat)
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6:30 pm Doors open. 7:00 pm Show. There is no food service. High end sodas from around the world will be available on site. September 7th Eric Gnezda with Craig Heath (Starts at 7:00pm) October 14th Rachel Mousie with Jack Doran November 11th The Wayfarers with Jake Dunn and the Blackbirds December 9th Community Christmas Show

Cost: $10/person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
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Aug 26 (Sat)
Aug 27 (Sun)
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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: Wahkeena Nature Preserve, Phone: 740-681-7249

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 14 miles
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Family Oriented
Special Interest
Historical

Aug 26 (Sat)
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10:00 am - 2:00 pm Every Saturday from May 27th to October 21st. Come meet local growers, innovative producers and talented artists. Featuring baked goods, artisan chocolate, crafts and wonderful seasonal produce.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Hocking Hills Farmers Market, Phone: 740-385-7117

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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Family Oriented
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Aug 26 (Sat)
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9:00 - 10:00 am Coffee and Tea Mixer 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Arashi Shibori and Indigo Dyeing with Daren Redman Box Lunch provided at the Barn Must pre-register. Cost includes Workshop, all materials, kits and a box lunch. Workshops are limited to 12 participants. Daren Pitts Redman – Textile Artist. Redman is exhibiting with Quilt National 2015 with -Glorious......

Cost: $108/members, $120/non-members

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

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

Aug 27 (Sun)
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Wildlife

1:00 - 2:30 pm Escape the summer heat by joining us for a leisurely walk through Wahkeenas cool forests, meadows and wetlands. Explore the rich botanical and animal diversity of the preserve. Guided walk begins at 1:00 pm and lasts approximately 90 minutes. Please wear comfortable walking shoes and you may wish to bring a hat and have on hand an insect repellent.......

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

Aug 27 (Sun)
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Wildlife

2:00 - 4:00 pm Saturday and Sunday. Help clean broomcorn and watch broommaking. All Ages. 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
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Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

Aug 27 (Sun)
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1:00 pm Join us - bring your creativity for an art project at the Nature Center with Emily. Nature Center Hours in August are Wednesday - Sunday from 12-3pm.

Cost: Free

Contact: Shawnee State Park, Phone: 740-858-6652

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 58 miles
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Arts/Music/Film

Aug 27 (Sun)
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Wildlife

2:00 pm. 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

Aug 30 (Wed)
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Wildlife

8:00 pm. Join the naturalist at the Ash Cave parking lot for a nice twilight stroll to Ash Cave. Please remember once you hike in at night with the naturalist you must stay with the naturalist for the remainder of the hike. No pets please.

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

Aug 30 (Wed)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

6:00 pm Wonder on the water while watching wildlife. Pre-departure instruction and gear provided. Meet at the Turkey Creek Boat Ramp. Nature Center Hours in August are Wednesday - Sunday from 12-3pm.

Cost: Free

Contact: Shawnee State Park, Phone: 740-858-6652

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 58 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Aug 30 (Wed)
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Wildlife

2:00 pm. Meet at the Naturalist Cabin located behind the Old Mans Cave Visitors Center to learn about some of the fun things that pioneer children did when they had free time. Try your hand at some of the games and activities. As you pass by on your hike today stop by the Naturalist Cabin, located behind the Old Mans Cave Visitor Center, to explore and take......

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

Aug 30 (Wed)
Aug 31 (Thu)
Sep 1 (Fri)
Sep 2 (Sat)
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Historical

5-11pm Wed-Fri, 11am - 11pm Sat. Come enjoy Hot Buttered Sweet Corn served fresh on theh cob and piping hot. Bring the whole family to experience a wide variety of delicious foods, large midway, tractor pulls, square dancing, contest galore, historical exhibits, and top name country music entertainers.

Cost: Rides/Parking/Food Costs

Contact: Sweet Corn Festival, Phone: 740-467-2104

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 32 miles
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Historical

Aug 30 (Wed)
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8:00 pm. Stuarts welcomes The Stray Birds for a show in our brand new space at 30 Public Square. All originally from Lancaster, Pennsylvania, The Stray Birds started as a duo of acoustic buskers in early 2010 when Maya de Vitry and Oliver Craven met with their instruments, their voices, and their songs. It did not take much convincing to get bassist Charlie......

Cost: $14-17 per person

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

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

Aug 30 (Wed)
Aug 31 (Thu)
Sep 1 (Fri)
Sep 2 (Sat)
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Family Oriented

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

Cost: Free event

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

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

Aug 30 (Wed)
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

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
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Aug 31 (Thu)
Sep 1 (Fri)
Sep 2 (Sat)
Sep 3 (Sun)
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$30 for Thursday $40 for Friday, Saturday, Sunday $100 for 4 Days Children 12 and under are Free. This four day festival has an extraordinary lineup, a beautiful venue and reasonable prices. More than 300 camper hookups and covers with more than 40 acres in the picturesque foothills of the Appalachian mountains. THURSDAY, AUGUST 31 1:00 pm - Tim Strong and......

Cost: $30-$100 per person

Contact: SamJam Bluegrass Festival, Phone: 740-547-9059

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 35 miles
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Aug 31 (Thu)
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Wildlife

2:00 pm Stop by the naturalist cabin located behind the Old Mans Cave visitor center for a closer look at some of the local area history. Learn a new game from days gone by or see how the pioneers lived.

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

Aug 31 (Thu)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

1:00 pm Meet Emily and hear the tale of the week and get up close and personal with a native snake at the Nature Center. Nature Center Hours in August are Wednesday - Sunday from 12-3pm.

Cost: Free

Contact: Shawnee State Park, Phone: 740-858-6652

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 58 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Aug 31 (Thu)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

10:30 am. Learn what farm life and animals through traditional rhymes. 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

Aug 31 (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
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