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Sep 9 (Sat)
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Dec 31 (Sun)
In Our Own Image: the Genesis of Photography

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 ExhibitDuring 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
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Sep 16 (Sat)
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Feb 26 (Mon)
A Very Private Collection of Vintage Glass

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 Museum Gallery.......

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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Nov 24 (Fri)
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Dec 24 (Sun)
Final Friday and Holiday Shopping Alternative

One of a Kind Gifts of Hand-made Art, includes Santa's Village to get a peek at behind the scenes toy making fund. Specials can be found in every shop. Majestic Galleries. Nelsonville Quilt Company. Nelsonville Emporium. Starbrick Cooperative Gallery. Stuarts Opera House. The Plaid Butterfly. Paper Circle. Morristowne Photography. Rhapsody. Fullbrooks Caf. PDQ Carryout.

Cost: Free Events

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Nov 24 (Fri)
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Dec 24 (Sun)
Starbrick Gallery Holiday Open House

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Friday - Opening Night during Nelsonville Final Friday. Holiday Hours: 10 am - 5 pm Mon-Wed, 10 am - 7 pm Thu-Sat, 12-5 pm Sun. Closed Christmas Day, New Years Eve, and New Years Day. Normal Hours are: 10 am - 5 pm Monday-Saturday, 12-5 pm Sunday. Skip the Mall Madness and discover Handmade Gifts and antiques. Win an Exquisite gift Basket.......

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Nov 25 (Sat)
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Dec 17 (Sun)
Santa Train

11:00 am Departure.2:00 pm Departure.6:00 pm Departure on Saturday Dec 2nd and Dec 9th Only.Our longest-running annual event, the Santa Train has been a long-standing family tradition for over three decades. These ever-popular trains begin Saturday, November 25th and continue each Saturday and Sunday through Sunday, December 17th. Two trains depart the Nelsonville......

Cost: $17/adult, $15/sen, $13/child

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Dec 1 (Fri)
Conkle's Creep

10:00 am Conkle s 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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Dec 1 (Fri)
Built By Beaver

5:00 - 6:00 pm. Some industrious little fur-bearers have been - busy beavers - along one of our trails. check out a dam and lodge up close and maybe even hear that slap of their tail. Prepare for muddy conditions. The walk is less than .5 miles. Meet at the Beach House to caravan to the location.

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 12 miles
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Dec 3 (Sun)
ABC Players present Elf - The Musical Jr.

7:30 pm Friday, Saturday2:00 pm Saturday, Sunday. The ABC Players present -Elf - the Musical Jr.- the story of Buddy, a human boy who was raised as one of Santas elves. Directed by Jodi MacNeal.

Cost: $12/adults, $8/Students

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Dec 1 (Fri)
Lighting of the Public Square

600 pmJoin us for caroling on the square as we turn on the holiday decorations for the season. A perfect way to bring in the Holidays.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Nelsonville Public Square, Phone: 740-753-1924

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Dec 1 (Fri)
Cookie Baking Class

Call for Reservation. Hands-on Class offered by Innkeeper Ellen and Sous Chef Abby. They carefully select five different recipes for you to make and eat. Class includes instruction, recipes, lunch and taking home a bog of cookies. If you would like to spend the night the night before or the day of the class you will receive a 30 discount on your lodging.

Cost: $55 person

Contact: Inn and Spa at Cedar Falls, Phone: 866-426-4553

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
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Dec 1 (Fri)
Joe Rollin Porter at Hocking Hills Winery

6:00 - 9:00 pm Live MusicJoin the Hocking Hills Winery for an evening of live music, wine and relaxing with the sounds of Joe Rollin Porter. 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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Dec 2 (Sat)
Christmas in Downtown McArthur

3:00 - 6:00 pm. Annual Christmas in Downtown will offer carriage rides, a Chinese Auction, door prizes, the Reindeer 5K Run/Walk and much more. Parade begins at 6:00 pm and then Santa will appear and visit with children after the parade.

Cost: Free

Contact: Vinton County Chamber of Commerce, Phone: 740-596-5033

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 13 miles
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Dec 2 (Sat)
Christmas is Coming

1:00 - 3:00 pm Help decorate the farmhouse in Victorian style. String popcorn, and make an ornament to decorate our tree here at the farm, or you can take it home with you. All ages. Meeting Place: Farmhouse1375 State Route 674 NorthCanal 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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Dec 2 (Sat)
Fireside Chat

1:00 pmBundle up and meet the naturalist at the Naturalist Cabin beside the fire pit to talk about the topic of the day. Each visit will bring a different topic ranging from local folklore and history to plants and animals. We might have a special guest or two. Bring a mug along we will have the kettle on.

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
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Dec 2 (Sat)
Ash Cave Almost Full Moon Hike

5:00 pm. Join the naturalist at the Ash Cave parking lot to learn about the animals that use the night as cover in the Hocking Hills. Wear sturdy shoes and bundle up against the cold. No pets please on the night hike.

Cost: Free

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 2 miles
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Dec 2 (Sat)
Dec 3 (Sun)
Christmas Candlelightings

12:30 pm, 1:30 pm, 3:00 pm on Saturday1:00 pm on Sunday. During the afternoon, guests may enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride, visit with Santa, strolling carolers, complimentary hot-mulled cider and cookies, and many other holiday festivities. A special candlelit evening tour will be available at 7:00 pm after the Candlelighting Ceremony and will begin at the......

Cost: $4.95-$13.95 per person

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

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Dec 2 (Sat)
American Legion Monthly Steak Dinner

4:30-7:30pm. The Auxiliary of American Legion Post 78 provides this delicious steak dinner on the 1st Saturday of every month. Come join us for a good meal, with the proceeds helping our community and supporting two Legion baseball teams.

Cost: $12/person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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Dec 2 (Sat)
Athens Farmers Market

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 a dozen......

Cost: Free event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 26 miles
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Dec 2 (Sat)
Peter Conrad at Hocking Hills Winery

6:00 - 9:00 pm Live MusicJoin the Hocking Hills Winery for an evening of live music, wine and relaxing with the sounds of Peter Conrad Music from all those years ago. 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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Dec 2 (Sat)
Kelly Vaughn at Square Seven Coffee House

12:00 - 3:00 pmGourmet 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. From her press kit --Kelly Vaughns music is soulful and transparent. Her songs are written from the heart and speak to the struggle, hopes, and joy that we all experience.--

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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Dec 2 (Sat)
Dec 3 (Sun)
Holidays at Adena Mansion

10:00 am - 4:00 pm Celebrate the holidays at Adena Mansion and Gardens. We will be decorated in 19th century yuletide splendor. Guided tours of the beautifully decorated mansion will be offered every half hour beginning at 10:30am with the last tour at 3:00pm. The Tenant House will be decorated to reflect the German traditions brought to Adena by many of the......

Cost: $9-10 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 26 miles
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Dec 2 (Sat)
Elf

1:00 pmElfDirector: Jon Favreau. Cast: Will Ferrell, James Caan, Mary Steenburgen, Zooey Deschanel, and Bob Newhart. November 30th through December 16th, Ohio University s Athena Cinema will partner with the Department of Real Estate Management, Community Engagement and Economic Development to show popular holiday family films. The price of admission will be......

Cost: Donation-Canned Good

Contact: Athena Cinema, Phone: 740-592-5106

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
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Dec 2 (Sat)
Logan Santa Parade

2:00 - 5:00 pmLocal Santa Parade with floats, marching bands, horses, and other festive entries with, of course, Santa Claus coming to town and setting up shop in Worthington Park where everyone can visit with him after the parade.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Logan Town Center, Phone: 740-385-6836

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
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Dec 2 (Sat)
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Dec 30 (Sat)
Youth Painting Session at Two Broke Artists

11:00 am - 1:00 pm. Every Sat. Youth Painting Session at Two Broke Artists is every Saturday. No painting experience needed. Bring your favorite snack or beverage, invite your friends, and enjoy step-by-step instruction with professional artists. You will leave with a one of a kind creation and a new found talent to explore.

Cost: $15/ages 12 and under

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Dec 2 (Sat)
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Dec 16 (Sat)
Santa in North Pole Nelsonville

1200 - 500 pm Saturday and Sunday December 2nd - 16th. Visit Santa in North Pole Nelsonville. Stop by his workshop at 37 Public Square. Amazing Photo opportunity with the little ones.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Nelsonville Public Square, Phone: 740-753-1924

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Dec 2 (Sat)
Christmas Parade

1000 amCome see the annual Christmas Parade and join us for the perfect way to kick off December. North Pole Nelsonville.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Nelsonville Public Square, Phone: 740-753-1924

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Dec 2 (Sat)
Movie Night - It s A Wonderful Life

7:00 pmMajestic Theatre and Herlihy Moving and Storage presents Movie Night at the Majestic. This month s featured film is the holiday classic -It s A Wonderful Life-. After George Bailey James Stewart wishes he had never been born, an angel Henry Travers is sent to earth to make George s wish come true. George starts to realize how many lives he has changed......

Cost: $5.00 per person

Contact: Majestic Theatre, Phone: 740-772-2041

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
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Dec 2 (Sat)
Dec 3 (Sun)
ServSafe Certification Class

9:00 am - 5:00 pm Both days are required for certification. Food Safety Certification taught by Chef Katie McGushinThe Lodge at Hocking College, 15770 OH-691, Nelsonville, OH 45764

Cost: $170 per person/both days

Contact: The Lodge at Hocking College, Phone: 740-753-7132

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 17 miles
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Dec 2 (Sat)
Holiday Breads Class

10:00 am - 2:00 pmMaster Chef Alfonso Contrisciani shows you how to fill your house with the sweetest scents of holiday breads for your next gathering. All students will take home assorted breads to enjoy with Holiday guests. The Lodge at Hocking College, 15770 OH-691, Nelsonville, OH 45764

Cost: $60 per person

Contact: The Lodge at Hocking College, Phone: 740-753-7132

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 17 miles
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Dec 3 (Sun)
The Wonders of Old Man's Cave

10:00 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
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Dec 3 (Sun)
Tis the Season

1:00 - 3:00 pm Take a break from the holiday bustle with a quiet stroll around the farm. String popcorn and make an ornament to take home. All ages. Meeting Place: Farmhouse1375 State Route 674 NorthCanal 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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Dec 3 (Sun)
Cookie Baking Class

Call for Reservation. Hands-on Class offered by Innkeeper Ellen and Sous Chef Abby. They carefully select five different recipes for you to make and eat. Class includes instruction, recipes, lunch and taking home a bog of cookies. If you would like to spend the night the night before or the day of the class you will receive a 30 discount on your lodging.

Cost: $55 person

Contact: Inn and Spa at Cedar Falls, Phone: 866-426-4553

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
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Dec 3 (Sun)
Holiday Wreath Workshop

11:00 am - 4:00 pm Annual Holiday Wreath Workshop.Participants will decorate a traditional wreath with a live evergreen base. Decorations such as dried flowers and fruits and other natural materials gathered from the grounds of Adena Mansion and Gardens will be provided along with instructions. Participants are also welcome to bring their own items to use as......

Cost: $35 per person/Res Req

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 26 miles
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Dec 3 (Sun)
Cookie Decorating

3:00 - 5:00 pmWe sell our sugar cookies or gingerbread cookies by the dozen and half dozen to decorate. We will provide the frosting and sprinkles and you provide the inspiration. All purchased cookies are yours to take home for the holidays.

Cost: Free Event/Purchase Cookies

Contact: Treehouse Treats and Treasures, Phone: 740-385-0400

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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Dec 3 (Sun)
Dickens Dinner at Glenlaurel

6pm - Social Hour in the Loch Ness Pub. 7pm - Dinner served lasting approximately 2 hours. Wednesdays and Sundays in December.Victorian attired performers read selections from Charles Dickens -A Christmas Carol- during an elegant six-course dinner on Sundays and Wednesdays in December. Do come join us for a traditional yet festive holiday dinner. A 6-course......

Cost: $54 per person - dinner

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 6 miles
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Dec 4 (Mon)
Broadway for the Holidays

7:30 pm show. Broadway for the Holidays--Jingle all the Great White Way with Broadways Mary Michael Patterson Phantom of the Opera, Claybourne Elder Sunday in the Park with George, and Hilary Morrow Birdland Jazz Club as they join the Ohio University Symphony Orchestra and Chorus under the direction of Maestro Luke Frazier O.U. MM 2009 for an evening of holiday......

Cost: $8-15 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
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Dec 4 (Mon)
Holliday Family Night

600 - 800 pm. Join the staff at Alley Park as we are preparing for Santa's visit. Preview the amazing light display throughout the park. A fun craft night for all. Help us make enough ornaments to decorate the donation tree. Warm up with some hot chocolate Bring your camera and take some pictures by the tree. Free Event Donations accepted for take home ornaments.

Cost: Free Event -Donations Accepted

Contact: Alley Park, Phone: 740-681-5025

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 17 miles
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Dec 4 (Mon)
Christmas Tea at the Georgian Museum

3:00 pmA Christmas Tea at the Georgian Museum. Three courses of savories, sweets and endless tea. The Georgian Museum is a mansion of 13 rooms built in 1832 for Samuel and Sarah Maccracken and is furnished today as it might have been in the 1830s with some original pieces and numerous Fairfield County items. Reservations required. Tickets on sale at 9:00 am......

Cost: $35 person/reservations req

Contact: Fairfield Heritage, Phone: 740-654-9923

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Dec 4 (Mon)
Yoga In Town - with Elle DelMatto

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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Dec 6 (Wed)
SoapMaking Workshop

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 will......

Cost: $35-40 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Dec 6 (Wed)
Dickens Dinner at Glenlaurel

6pm - Social Hour in the Loch Ness Pub. 7pm - Dinner served lasting approximately 2 hours. Wednesdays and Sundays in December.Victorian attired performers read selections from Charles Dickens -A Christmas Carol- during an elegant six-course dinner on Sundays and Wednesdays in December. Do come join us for a traditional yet festive holiday dinner. A 6-course......

Cost: $54 per person - dinner

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 6 miles
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Dec 6 (Wed)
Quilt Therapy

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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Dec 6 (Wed)
Athens Farmers Market

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 a dozen......

Cost: Free event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 26 miles
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Dec 7 (Thu)
Dec 8 (Fri)
Dec 9 (Sat)
CCTs White Christmas

7:00 pm on Thu, Fri, Sat3:00 pm on SunPerformed by the Chillicothe Civic Theatre and based on the beloved, timeless film, this heartwarming musical adaptation of White Christmas features seventeen Irving Berlin songs and a book by David Ives and Paul Blake. Veterans Bob Wallace and Phil Davis have a successful song and dance act after World War II. With romance......

Cost: $12.00-15.00 per person

Contact: Chillicothe Civic Theatre, Phone: 855-723-3768

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
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Dec 7 (Thu)
Bling Show 2017

6:00 - 9:00 pm. A Holiday Shopping Extravaganza for Used JewelryCome enjoy a glitzy night of shopping previously-loved, covering both fine jewelry and fashion jewelry at the first annual community Bling Show. Invite your friends and with a group of Five People you can enter early at 5:30pm for a pre-sale shopping perk of local Bakery Treats. There are silent......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: PRC on Court, Phone: 740-592-4640

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 25 miles
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Dec 7 (Thu)
Dec 8 (Fri)
Dec 9 (Sat)
Santa and Friends at Alley Park

600 - 800 pm. Come and enjoy Santa at Alley Park as it is decorated for the holiday season . visit with Santa and his friends while enjoying the holiday music and cooking hot dogs over an open bonfire. Donations for hot dogs and hot chocolate are appreciate.

Cost: Free to the Public

Contact: Alley Park, Phone: 740-681-5025

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 17 miles
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Dec 7 (Thu)
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Dec 28 (Thu)
Professional Pottery/Wheel Classes

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 or beverage,......

Cost: $45-50 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Dec 8 (Fri)
Evergreen Hike

10:00 am. Meet the naturalist at eh parking area at Cantwell Cliffs for a hike along Cantwell s rim trail to learn more about the hardy plants that make the cold winter more colorful. Make sure to bundle up and wear sturdy shoes.

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 8 miles
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Dec 8 (Fri)
Couples Night at Two Broke Artists

6:00 pm Open Session with Leslie DeChellis and friends. Couples Night at Two Broke Artists is every 2nd Friday of the month. Come see what you can do together on canvas. No painting experience needed. Bring your favorite snack or beverage, invite your friends, and enjoy step-by-step instruction with professional artists. You will leave with a one of a kind creation......

Cost: $50 per couple

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Dec 8 (Fri)
Creek Dont Rise at Hocking Hills Winery

6:00 - 9:00 pm Live MusicJoin the Hocking Hills Winery for an evening of live music, wine and relaxing with the sounds of Creek Dont Rise Blues/Soul/Country/Classic. 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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Dec 8 (Fri)
Stepbrothers at Square Seven Coffee House

7:00 - 10:00 pmGourmet 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 duo......

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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Dec 9 (Sat)
Christmas in Ash Cave

5:00 - 7:00 pm. Step away from the hectic holiday season and come bundled for the weather to enjoy a candlelit stroll back to Ash Cave. Once you arrive at the cave, warm up with refreshments by an open fire. Listen to or join with our carolers, have the kids visit with an old fashioned Santa or help to decorate our Christmas tree for wildlife.

Cost: Free

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 2 miles
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Dec 9 (Sat)
Filling the Farm Larder - 1

9:00 am - 2:00 pm Hog butchering is a seasonal activity that provided much of the meat for the coming year on an 18802 farm. Watch the farmers as they clean and prepare the hog carcass at 9am and 1pm. All ages. Meeting Place: Farmhouse1375 State Route 674 NorthCanal 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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Dec 9 (Sat)
Wild Weekend Discovery Series

The Wonders of Camouflage. Come see how easy it is for animals to hide in plain sight for many different reasons. Children will get to color and take home their own habitat scene and try to find all the hidden animals. Space is limited to 20 seats per session.

Cost: Free Event/pre-register

Contact: Wayne National Forest, Phone: 740-753-0542

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 19 miles
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Dec 9 (Sat)
Appalachian Listening Room

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. 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
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

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Dec 9 (Sat)
Dec 10 (Sun)
Holidays at Adena Mansion

10:00 am - 4:00 pm Our Saturday, December 9th tour features -Christmas with the Worthington Family-, interpreted by youth volunteers. Celebrate the holidays at Adena Mansion and Gardens. We will be decorated in 19th century yuletide splendor. Guided tours of the beautifully decorated mansion will be offered every half hour beginning at 10:30am with the last......

Cost: $9-10 per person/1 child free

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

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

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Dec 9 (Sat)
Sweet Second Saturday

5pm to close. On the second Saturday of every month, we dress up the dining room have live music and great dinner specials. You can even bring a bottle of wine, if you like. So, come join us for a great Saturday night - date night - Reservations appreciated, but not required.

Cost: Varies per menu

Contact: The Ridge Inn Restaurant, Phone: 740-332-0300

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 11 miles
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

more info

Dec 9 (Sat)
Athens Farmers Market

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 a dozen......

Cost: Free event

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

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

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Dec 9 (Sat)
German Christmas Cookies and Baking Class

11:00 am - 4:30 pmGerman Master Chef Vincenzo Sclama shows you how to make his favorite German sweets just in time for your Holiday guests.The Lodge at Hocking College, 15770 OH-691, Nelsonville, OH 45764

Cost: $70 per person

Contact: The Lodge at Hocking College, Phone: 740-753-7132

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 17 miles
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Dec 9 (Sat)
Dec 10 (Sun)
Christmas Candlelightings

12:30 pm, 1:30 pm, 3:00 pm on Saturday1:00 pm on Sunday. During the afternoon, guests may enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride, visit with Santa, strolling carolers, complimentary hot-mulled cider and cookies, and many other holiday festivities. A special candlelit evening tour will be available at 7:00 pm after the Candlelighting Ceremony and will begin at the......

Cost: $4.95-$13.95 per person

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

Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film
Historical

more info

Dec 9 (Sat)
Kevin Ashba at Hocking Hills Winery

6:00 - 9:00 pm Live MusicJoin the Hocking Hills Winery for an evening of live music, wine and relaxing with the sounds of Kevin Ashba Alternative/Pop. 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

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Dec 9 (Sat)
Kyle Lewis at Square Seven Coffee House

12:00 - 3:00 pmGourmet 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. Kyle Lewis is a singer - guitarist based out of Lancaster Ohio.

Cost: Free Event

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

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

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Dec 9 (Sat)
National Lampoon s Christmas Vacation

7:00 pmNational Lampoon s Christmas Vacation Director: Jeremiah S. Chechik. Cast: Chevy chase, Beverly D Angelo, Juliette Lewis. November 30th through December 16th, Ohio University s Athena Cinema will partner with the Department of Real Estate Management, Community Engagement and Economic Development to show popular holiday family films. The price of admission......

Cost: Donation-Canned Good

Contact: Athena Cinema, Phone: 740-592-5106

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

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Dec 9 (Sat)
Home Alone

1:00 pmHome AloneDirector: Chris Columbus. Cast: Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern. November 30th through December 16th, Ohio University s Athena Cinema will partner with the Department of Real Estate Management, Community Engagement and Economic Development to show popular holiday family films. The price of admission will be a minimum donation of one......

Cost: Donation-Canned Good

Contact: Athena Cinema, Phone: 740-592-5106

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

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Dec 10 (Sun)
Filling the Farm Larder - 2

11:00 am - 2:00 pm Watch farmers cut meat, make sausage and render lard as they complete the hog butchering tasks. All ages. Meeting Place: Farmhouse1375 State Route 674 NorthCanal 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

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Dec 10 (Sun)
What We See in Southern Ohio Landscapes

2:00 pmAn artist talk by Daniel KingWhat We See in Southern Ohio Landscapes: Looking Closely at Our PhotographsThis lecture will discuss pictures of Southern Ohio made from the early 1900s through today, with a focus on a historic connection between photography and the highway, and how travel influences the way we imagine the places we live, work, and play.......

Cost: $8 Prepaid $10 door

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

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

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Dec 10 (Sun)
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner 50th Anniversary

7:00 pm. A couples attitudes are challenged when their daughter introduces them to her African American fianc.Director: Stanley KramerWriter: William RoseStars: Spencer Tracy, Sidney Poitier, Katharine Hepburn

Cost: $12.50 per person

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

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

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Dec 10 (Sun)
Family Paint Day at Two Broke Artists

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm Every 2nd Sunday. $25 for ages 13 and up and $15 for ages 12 and under. Youth can pay at time of arrival. Family Paint Day at Two Broke Artists is every 2nd Sunday. No painting experience needed. Bring your favorite snack or beverage, invite your friends, and enjoy step-by-step instruction with professional artists. You will leave with a one......

Cost: $25/13 and up $15/12 and under

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

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

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Dec 10 (Sun)
Dickens Dinner at Glenlaurel

6pm - Social Hour in the Loch Ness Pub. 7pm - Dinner served lasting approximately 2 hours. Wednesdays and Sundays in December.Victorian attired performers read selections from Charles Dickens -A Christmas Carol- during an elegant six-course dinner on Sundays and Wednesdays in December. Do come join us for a traditional yet festive holiday dinner. A 6-course......

Cost: $54 per person - dinner

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 6 miles
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

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Dec 10 (Sun)
Gingerbread House Building Contest

3:00 - 5:30 pm. Are you the one who will make a gingerbread masterpiece and win top prize.....All teams must be registered by 3:15 on event day. Building begins at 3:30 pm. Contest ends and judging begins at 5:00pm. Spectators welcome.

Cost: Free Event/Register to Enter

Contact: Treehouse Treats and Treasures, Phone: 740-385-0400

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

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Dec 11 (Mon)
Yoga In Town - with Elle DelMatto

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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Dec 13 (Wed)
Dickens Dinner at Glenlaurel

6pm - Social Hour in the Loch Ness Pub. 7pm - Dinner served lasting approximately 2 hours. Wednesdays and Sundays in December.Victorian attired performers read selections from Charles Dickens -A Christmas Carol- during an elegant six-course dinner on Sundays and Wednesdays in December. Do come join us for a traditional yet festive holiday dinner. A 6-course......

Cost: $54 per person - dinner

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 6 miles
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

more info

Dec 13 (Wed)
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner 50th Anniversary

7:00 pm. A couples attitudes are challenged when their daughter introduces them to her African American fianc.Director: Stanley KramerWriter: William RoseStars: Spencer Tracy, Sidney Poitier, Katharine Hepburn

Cost: $12.50 per person

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

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

more info

Dec 13 (Wed)
Athens Farmers Market

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 a dozen......

Cost: Free event

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

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

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Dec 13 (Wed)
Quilt Therapy

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

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Dec 14 (Thu)
Holiday Card Making Workshop

6:00 - 8:30 pm.Come help Hocking Soil and Water spread Christmas cheer around the county. We will make holiday cards out of upcycled materials. Upcycle is to process used goods or waste material so as to produce something that is often better than the original. The Cards will be sent to residents at Anna s Guest House, Carlin House, Logan Health Care, and Hocking......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Hocking Soil and Water, Phone: 740-385-3016

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 11 miles
Family Oriented
Arts/Music/Film

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Dec 14 (Thu)
Holiday Card Making Workshop

6:00 - 8:30 pm.Come help Hocking Soil and Water spread Christmas cheer around the county. We will make holiday cards out of upcycled materials. Upcycle is to process used goods or waste material so as to produce something that is often better than the original. The Cards will be sent to residents at Anna s Guest House, Carlin House, Logan Health Care, and Hocking......

Contact: Hocking Soil and Water, Phone: 740-385-

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 11 miles

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Dec 14 (Thu)
Preschoolers Storytime - Keeping Warm

10:30 amPreschoolers Story time - Keeping WarmListen to a story and do some activities that helped a farm family keep warm in the winter. Ages 3-6 years. Meeting Place: Farmhouse1375 State Route 674 NorthCanal 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

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Dec 14 (Thu)
Homeschooler at the Farm: Warm Treats on a Cold Da

1:00 pmHomeschoolers at the Farm - Warm Treats on a Cold Day. Learn the history of some favorite warm beverages and treats while you find out how Victorian farm families dealt with the winter weather. Ages 5-17 years. Meeting Place: Farmhouse1375 State Route 674 NorthCanal 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
Historical

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Dec 15 (Fri)
Whispering Cave Hike

10:00 amMeet the naturalist at the Whispering Cave trailhead 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: 740-385-6841

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

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Dec 15 (Fri)
Dec 16 (Sat)
Handmade Fabric and Photo Ornaments

530 - 730 pm on Friday December 15th100 - 300 pm on Saturday December 16thThis is a two part workshop lead by local Artist Danette Pratt. Come as a family and make these darling cloth ornaments. You will actually transfer the image onto the cloth and sew it up yourself. Friday Night - Bring the kids and come have some pizza in the fiber arts studio while having......

Cost: $20 Ornament/2nd-$5.00

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

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

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Dec 15 (Fri)
Kelly Vaughn at Square Seven Coffee House

7:00 - 10:00 pmGourmet 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. From her press kit --Kelly Vaughns music is soulful and transparent. Her songs are written from the heart and speak to the struggle, hopes, and joy that we all experience.--

Cost: Free Event

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

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

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Dec 15 (Fri)
TJ George at Hocking Hills Winery

6:00 - 9:00 pm Live MusicJoin the Hocking Hills Winery for an evening of live music, wine and relaxing with the sounds of TJ George Pop/RB/Folk/Blues. 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

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Dec 16 (Sat)
A Christmas Evening

4:00 - 5:30 pm Make decorations, string popcorn and enjoy other seasonal 1880s activities on a special lamp-lit evening. All ages. Meeting Place: Farmhouse1375 State Route 674 NorthCanal 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
Arts/Music/Film

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Dec 16 (Sat)
Dec 17 (Sun)
Tis the Season

1:00 - 3:00 pm Saturday and SundayTake a break from the holiday bustle with a quiet stroll around the farm. String popcorn and make an ornament to take home. All ages. Meeting Place: Farmhouse1375 State Route 674 NorthCanal 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
Arts/Music/Film

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Dec 16 (Sat)
Cedar Falls Stroll

10:00 am. Stroll with the naturalist and explore Cedar Falls. You will discover the natural and cultural history of this area of the park. Meet at the trail head.

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
Historical

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Dec 16 (Sat)
Christmas at Lake Hope

4:00 - 6:00 pm Join Santa for cookies, hot chocolate, and even a horse-drawn wagon ride.

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

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Dec 16 (Sat)
The Polar Express

1:00 pmThe Polar ExpressDirector: Robert Zemeckis. Cast: Tom Hanks, Chris Coppola, Michael Jeter. November 30th through December 16th, Ohio University s Athena Cinema will partner with the Department of Real Estate Management, Community Engagement and Economic Development to show popular holiday family films. The price of admission will be a minimum donation......

Cost: Donation-Canned Good

Contact: Athena Cinema, Phone: 740-592-5106

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

more info

Dec 16 (Sat)
RandR Acoustic at the Hocking Hills Winery

6:00 - 9:00 pm Live MusicJoin the Hocking Hills Winery for an evening of live music, wine and relaxing with the sounds of RR Acoustic 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

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Dec 16 (Sat)
IBRA/NPBA Series OH-WV Sanctioned Show

5:00-9:00 pm, Friday - Open Arena Barrels. $10 per horse. 8:30-11:00 am, Saturday - Exhibitions $5 entry11:00-11:45 am Open Arena12:00 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
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

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Dec 16 (Sat)
Athens Farmers Market

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 a dozen......

Cost: Free event

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

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

more info

Dec 16 (Sat)
Dec 17 (Sun)
Christmas Candlelightings

12:30 pm, 1:30 pm, 3:00 pm on Saturday1:00 pm on Sunday. During the afternoon, guests may enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride, visit with Santa, strolling carolers, complimentary hot-mulled cider and cookies, and many other holiday festivities. A special candlelit evening tour will be available at 7:00 pm after the Candlelighting Ceremony and will begin at the......

Cost: $4.95-$13.95 per person

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

Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film
Historical

more info

Dec 17 (Sun)
Dickens Dinner at Glenlaurel

6pm - Social Hour in the Loch Ness Pub. 7pm - Dinner served lasting approximately 2 hours. Wednesdays and Sundays in December.Victorian attired performers read selections from Charles Dickens -A Christmas Carol- during an elegant six-course dinner on Sundays and Wednesdays in December. Do come join us for a traditional yet festive holiday dinner. A 6-course......

Cost: $54 per person - dinner

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 6 miles
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

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Dec 17 (Sun)
Santa and Reindeer

3:00 - 5:00 pmHave your pictures taken with Santa in our Winter Wonderland. Decorate an ornament to take home. There will be cones of food available to feed the -reindeer-.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Treehouse Treats and Treasures, Phone: 740-385-0400

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

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Dec 17 (Sun)
Sparkling Lights - A Holiday Concert

2:00 - 3:15 pmHoliday Music both traditional and new. Among the Music featured will be A Christmas Festival by Leroy Anderson, March of the Toys/Toyland by Victor Herbert, Candlelight Carol by John Rutter, Shepherd s Dance from Amahl and The Night Visitors, Cowboy Christmas and Toboggan Ride. 60 members from Fairfield, Franklin, Licking, Perry and Hocking counties.......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Lancaster Community Band, Phone: 740-215-6651

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 21 miles

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Dec 18 (Mon)
Yoga In Town - with Elle DelMatto

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

Cost: $6 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
Special Interest

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Dec 20 (Wed)
Dickens Dinner at Glenlaurel

6pm - Social Hour in the Loch Ness Pub. 7pm - Dinner served lasting approximately 2 hours. Wednesdays and Sundays in December.Victorian attired performers read selections from Charles Dickens -A Christmas Carol- during an elegant six-course dinner on Sundays and Wednesdays in December. Do come join us for a traditional yet festive holiday dinner. A 6-course......

Cost: $54 per person - dinner

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 6 miles
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

more info

Dec 20 (Wed)
Quilt Therapy

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

more info

Dec 20 (Wed)
Athens Farmers Market

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 a dozen......

Cost: Free event

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

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

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Dec 22 (Fri)
Winter Solstice Hike

10:00 am. Winter officially began on 12-21-17 at 11:28 am. So let us start the countdown to spring with a hike. Meet the naturalist at the naturalist cabin for a leisurely hike to learn about the solstice and about some of the features of the Hocking Hills. Afterwards you are invited to enjoy a mug of warm tea or hot chocolate and a sweet treat.

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

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Dec 22 (Fri)
Rick Barr at Hocking Hills Winery

6:00 - 9:00 pm Live MusicJoin 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

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Dec 22 (Fri)
Phil Dirt and The Dozers Christmas Concert

8:00 pmFans of all ages can enjoy this family friendly stroll through the oldies but goodies along with some of the band s Christmas favorites. Join Phil Dirt and The Dozers through the 50s 60s and 70s rock and roll. Balcony Seating - $20.00Floor Seating - $22.00

Cost: $20-22 per person

Contact: Majestic Theatre, Phone: 740-772-2041

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

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Dec 23 (Sat)
Fireside Chat

1:00 pmBundle up and meet the naturalist at the Naturalist Cabin beside the fire pit to talk about the topic of the day. Each visit will bring a different topic ranging from local folklore and history to plants and animals. We might have a special guest or two. Bring a mug along we will have the kettle on.

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
Arts/Music/Film
Wildlife
Historical

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Dec 23 (Sat)
Jasey Schnaars at the Hocking Hills Winery

6:00 - 9:00 pm Live MusicJoin 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

more info

Dec 23 (Sat)
Dec 24 (Sun)
Christmas Candlelightings

12:30 pm, 1:30 pm, 3:00 pm on Saturday1:00 pm on Sunday. During the afternoon, guests may enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride, visit with Santa, strolling carolers, complimentary hot-mulled cider and cookies, and many other holiday festivities. A special candlelit evening tour will be available at 7:00 pm after the Candlelighting Ceremony and will begin at the......

Cost: $4.95-$13.95 per person

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

Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film
Historical

more info

Dec 23 (Sat)
Athens Farmers Market

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 a dozen......

Cost: Free event

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

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

more info

Dec 27 (Wed)
Athens Farmers Market

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 a dozen......

Cost: Free event

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

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

more info

Dec 27 (Wed)
Quilt Therapy

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

more info

Dec 28 (Thu)
Holiday Break Workday

1:00 - 3:00 pm Get everyone out of the house and come help with farm chores, visit the animals and stop by the farmhouse for activities and to warm up next to the woodstove. All ages. Meeting Place: Farmhouse1375 State Route 674 NorthCanal 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

more info

Dec 29 (Fri)
Scalawags and Renegades

10:00 am. The Ohio Frontier was full of heroes and shady characters. Meet at the Shelter House at Rock House to hike and explore our local history.

Cost: Free

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 6 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife
Historical

more info

Dec 29 (Fri)
Steve Zarate at Hocking Hills Winery

6:00 - 9:00 pm Live MusicJoin the Hocking Hills Winery for an evening of live music, wine and relaxing with the sounds of Steve Zarate Folk/Pop/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
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Dec 30 (Sat)
Audubon Winter Bird Count - Hocking Hills

8:00 am - 3:00 pm. Hocking Hills State Park will again be participating in the annual Audubon Winter Bird Count. Group 5 will meet at the naturalist office near Old Man s Cave and divide up our area to survey. The final tally-up will be at 3:00 pm at the Camp Oty Okwa Dining Lodge. Please bring a lunch and your binoculars and come dressed for the weather.......

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

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Dec 30 (Sat)
Smoked, Salted, Pickled and Preserved

1:00 - 3:00 pm Learn how fruits, vegetables, and meats were preserved before the days of artificial refrigeration. The smokehouse will be operating today. All ages. Meeting Place: Farmhouse1375 State Route 674 NorthCanal 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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Dec 30 (Sat)
Van Dyke Trio at Hocking Hills Winery

6:00 - 9:00 pm Live MusicJoin 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
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Dec 30 (Sat)
Athens Farmers Market

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 a dozen......

Cost: Free event

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

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

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Dec 31 (Sun)
New Years Eve Train and Fireworks

10:30 pm Departure. Celebrate the new year on the train. The train travels to East Logan and returns. On the return trip, the train stops near the stroke of midnight as everyone is treated to a great fireworks display to help bring in 2018. Two seating sections are available: -Pizza and Pop- and -Wine and Cheese.- Only those over age 21 are permitted in the......

Cost: $20-35 per person

Contact: Hocking Valley Scenic Railway, Phone: 740-753-9531

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
Family Oriented
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Dec 31 (Sun)
Fireside Chat

1:00 pmBundle up and meet the naturalist at the Naturalist Cabin beside the fire pit to talk about the topic of the day. Each visit will bring a different topic ranging from local folklore and history to plants and animals. We might have a special guest or two. Bring a mug along we will have the kettle on.

Cost: Free Event

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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Dec 31 (Sun)
Jan 1 (Mon)
Hogmanay - New Years Eve Scottish Celebration

Hogmanay is the Scottish word for the last day of the year. Every year we put on a party that in the Scottish tradition, welcomes new friends and old to celebrate and ring in the New Year at our property. This two night extravaganza includes a welcome reception, entertainment, alcoholic beverage tasting, a seven-course wine paired dinner, and so much more. All......

Cost: Call for pricing

Contact: Glenlaurel, Phone: 800-809-7378

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 6 miles
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Dec 31 (Sun)
New Years Eve Dinner and Dance at Smoke Rise Ranch

Bring in the New Year the Cowboy Way.

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

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