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May 26 (Sat)
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Oct 27 (Sat)
2:30 PM to East Logan Train Ride

2:30 pm Take a narrated train ride through the historic Hocking River Valley to East Logan, passing through Haydenville, Ohios last company town. The East Logan train runs the entire length of our track, and is, as a result, the longer train of our regular weekend trains. It operates round-trip from the Nelsonville Depot to East Logan, lasting approximately......

Cost: $12-17 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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May 26 (Sat)
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Oct 27 (Sat)
12:00 Noon to Haydenville Train Ride

12:00 - 1:30 pm Our Noon train to Haydenville is the shortest trip of our trains. It operates every Saturday and Sunday between Memorial Day weekend and the last full weekend of October. The train departs the Nelsonville Depot for a round-trip ride along the historic Hocking River Valley. Sights along the ride include one of the remaining Hocking Canal locks and the Hocking River.

Cost: $10-13 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Sep 29 (Sat)
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Nov 25 (Sun)
Wide Open -An International Juried Lens Based

12:00 - 5:00 pm on Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri and Sat$5.00Free admission on WednesdaysMembers and Children under 12 are FreeA juried biennial exhibition designed to celebrate all genres of the photographic image in a region ripe with history and respect for the photographic arts.

Cost: $5/adults except Wed

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
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Oct 4 (Thu)
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Oct 26 (Fri)
October Weekday Fall Foliage Train

1:00 pm Thursdays and Fridays in October. Take in the autumn colors of the hills as they pass by your window on the train while you move along the historic Hocking River Valley. Watch the vivid colors of autumn pass by you while you take a train ride along the historic Hocking River Valley. Take in the scenery from one of our enclosed coaches or one of our open-air......

Cost: $12-17 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
Family Oriented
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Oct 7 (Sun)
thru
Oct 13 (Sat)
Fairfield County Fair

The 168th Fairfield County Fair is known as The Last and Best of the Season and offers a variety of attractions including truck, tractor, and horse pulls, demolition derbies, concerts, bands, and horse races.There is also a large assortment of exhibits and rides for all ages.

Cost: Fee

Contact: Fairfield County Fair, Phone: 740-653-3041

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 21 miles
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Oct 12 (Fri)
Oct 13 (Sat)
Oct 14 (Sun)
Bob Evans Farm Festival

9am - 5pm each day. Join us in Rio Grande, OH for the 48th annual Bob Evans Farm Festival. The Farm Festival offers a wide range of entertainment, one-of-a-kind handmade arts and crafts, farm contests, delicious local food, children s activities, demonstrations and musical performances.In addition to the original Bob Evans Restaurant and food tent on site, the......

Cost: $5/person, 5 and under free

Contact: Bob Evans Farms, Phone: 740-245-5304

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 38 miles
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Oct 12 (Fri)
Oct 13 (Sat)
Oct 14 (Sun)
Fall Round Up Cattle Weekend

Friday 12thCattle Round-Up, 1:00pm $10 rider fee for non-campers Doctoring and Banding ......

Cost: $350 per cowgirl

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 21 miles
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Oct 17 (Wed)
Oct 18 (Thu)
Oct 19 (Fri)
Oct 20 (Sat)
Circleville Pumpkin Show

The Greatest Free Show on Earth. But not the baked goods - 23,000 pumpkin pies and 100,000 pumpkin donuts are sold. Parade, Little Miss Pumpkin Show, Miss Pumpkin Show, Baby Parade, Band Youth Organizations, Pet Parade, Lodges, Civic, Fraternal Organizations, Ohio Festival Events Association Queens. Rides, games, live music and every kind of thing you can imagine made from a pumpkin

Cost: Free

Contact: Circleville Pumpkin Show, Phone: 740-474-7000

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 25 miles
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Oct 20 (Sat)
Pumpkin Hike

5:00 - 7:30 pm Bonfire and concessions at Nature Center Parking Lot6:30 - 8:30 pm Hike Starts at Nature Center Parking Lot. If you would like to carve pumpkins, we need you . Please arrive at the Alley Park Barn at 8:00 am and bring your carving tools.

Cost: Free

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 17 miles
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Oct 20 (Sat)
Hubby Jenkins at Fur Peace Ranch

Gates open 7:00 pm, Show 8:00 pm. Hubby Jenkins is a talented multi-instrumentalist who endeavors to share his love and knowledge of old-time American music.All tickets are held at will call. We do not mail tickets.

Cost: $25/30 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 34 miles
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Oct 20 (Sat)
Pumpkin Fest

Join us for a family friendly fall celebration including pumpkin carving, art activities, and games.

Cost: $5 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
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Oct 21 (Sun)
Athens Asylum Walking Tours

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

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

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
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Oct 27 (Sat)
Al Petteway / Ramblin Jack Elliott Fur Peace Ranch

Gates open 7:00 pm, Show 8:00 pm. Al Petteway is a Grammy and Indie Award Winner, best known for his lyrical and powerful finger-style acoustic guitar playing heard on dozens of recordings, instructional videos, and film soundtracks, including several PBS documentaries by Ken Burns, most notably the Emmy-winning film -The National Parks-Americas Best Idea.-......

Cost: $35/40 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 34 miles
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