Upcoming Events In Hocking Hills

Hocking Hills Events

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27
 
Final Fridays: North Pole Nelsonville
Public Square, Nelsonville, 5:30 p.m.
Gifts of handmade art not found anywhere else! Visit Santa’s Village on the Square to get a peek at a behind-the-scenes toy-making wonderland. Call 740-753-1011 for more information; FREE.
 
Live Music at the Hocking Hills Winery
The Hocking Hills Winery, 30402 Freeman Rd., Logan, 6 – 9 p.m.
Join the Hocking Hills Winery for an evening of live music wine and relaxing with the sounds of T.J. George. Bring your own appetizers or food, call for a pizza delivery or just enjoy the music. Call 740- 385-7117 for more information; FREE.
 
Jerry Gabriel Book Signing
The Bowen House, 740 North Market Street, Logan, 6:30 p.m.
Join Jerry Gabriel for the signing and discussion of his book, “The Let Go”. Light appetizers & wine will be served. Call 740-385-0344 for more information; FREE.
 
 
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 28
 
Small Business Saturday
Various Locations, Lancaster, all day (hours vary by store)
Remember to support your downtown/community businesses by “shopping small” for all of your holiday gifts.
 
Downtown Lancaster shops and restaurants each offer a special discount to celebrate this day. Additionally, small elves will be hiding in each participating store. Pick up your scavenger hunt form and have it stamped at each business as you find the elf in their store. Drop off completed forms at any participating business for your chance to win prizes from downtown businesses! For more information, call 740-277-6607 or visit DestinationDowntownLancaster.com; FREE.
 
Shop in the Historic Square Arts District in Nelsonville to enjoy shopping for unique one of-a-kind gifts of handmade art and gifts that cannot be found at the malls!
 
Santa Train
Hocking Valley Scenic Railway, 33 Canal Street, Nelsonville 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Historic train ride with a visit from Santa during the ride. Call 800-967-7834 or 740-753-9531 for more information; COST: $17 adults, $15 seniors (60+), $13 children 3-12.
 
Live Music at RockSide Winery
Rockside Winery & Vineyards, 2363 Lancaster Newark NE Rd, Lancaster, 5 – 8 p.m.
Join us for a wide variety of entertainment from musicians across the state of Ohio. There is never a cover charge, no reservations required and wine is available by the taste, glass, and bottle. This week we are joined by Steve Lilly. Outside food is allowed if you would prefer to bring your own picnic or order in pizza from one of the fantastic local pizzerias. Call 740-687-4414 for more information; FREE.
 
Live Music at the Hocking Hills Winery
The Hocking Hills Winery, 30402 Freeman Rd., Logan, 6 – 9 p.m.
Join the Hocking Hills Winery for an evening of live music wine and relaxing with the sounds of Todd Martin. Bring your own appetizers or food, call for a pizza delivery or just enjoy the music. Call 740- 385-7117 for more information; FREE.
 
 
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 29
 
Santa Train
Hocking Valley Scenic Railway, 33 Canal Street, Nelsonville 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Historic train ride with a visit from Santa during the ride. Call 800-967-7834 or 740-753-9531 for more information; COST: $17 adults, $15 seniors (60+), $13 children 3-12.
 
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1
 
Logan Theatre Group
Chakeres Theater, corner of Mulberry and Main Streets, Logan, 7 – 9 p.m.
Logan Theatre Group meets the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month. Join in the fun and be part of something big!Use Mulberry street entrance. Email logantheatregroup@gmail.com for more information; FREE.
 
 
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2
 
Wine’d up Wednesday
Shaw’s Restaurant and Inn, 123 North Broad Street, Lancaster, Lunch and Dinner
On the first Wednesday of every month, we offer 129 different wines at an $8 discount. This is for dine-in only at lunch or dinner. This is part of the Wednesday Originals program with Dine Originals Columbus. Call 754-654-1842 for more information.
 
Logan Bicentennial Celebration Committee Meeting
CIC Building Conference Room, 140 E. Main Street, Logan, 6 p.m.
Everyone is invited to the meeting! Next year is Logan’s 2016 Bicentennial Birthday Celebration. The City of Logan is turning 200 years old! Please attend to continue sharing ideas and working toward making the 200th celebration an affair to remember! For more information, Karen Raymore at 740-385-2750 or kraymore@explorehockinghills.com; FREE.
 
 
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 3
 
Logan Town Center Monthly Meeting
Logan Chamber of Commerce Meeting Room, 140 E. Main Street, Logan, 8 a.m.
Want to learn more about all the great things happening in Historic Downtown Logan?  Come to the monthly Logan Town Center meeting. The Logan Town Center Board and Members have been very busy — from parking and zoning to beautification and promotion, efforts are underway to preserve Historic Downtown Logan, attract customers to downtown businesses and spur economic development in Historic Downtown Logan. Visit www.logantowncenter.com for more information; FREE.
 
 
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4
 
Holiday Wreath-Making Class
Inn & Spa at Cedar Falls, 21190 St. Rt. 374, Logan, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Join us to make a beautiful holiday wreath with Kellie Hutchison, Inn gardener and nature enthusiast. She has hunted and collected natural dried flowers and other items to be used for your creation. Feel free to bring a special ribbon or item to personalize your wreath. Lunch and all supplies are included. If you want to spend the night before or the day of the class, you can receive 25% off your lodging. Call 800-653-2557 for information and to reserve your spot. COST: $55 includes lunch.
 
14th Annual Christmas Walk
Lancaster Camp Ground, 2151 West Fair Ave., Lancaster, 4:30 – 8 p.m.
Tour cottages and historical buildings and a live Nativity scene. Visit craft vendors and Santa and Mrs. Claus. A candlelight dinner will be served 4:30-7 p.m., but you must reserve and prepay by Nov. 30. Call 740-653-2119 for more information and to make reservations; COST: $12.50 Adult/ $6.00 Children.
 
Mixed Media Exhibit Opening
AOG Gallery, 120 E. Main St., Lancaster, 6 – 10 p.m.
AOG Gallery is proud to present an all-new, three-artist exhibit in December. Dan Marshall (watercolor), Adam Thomas (glass) and Dee Dee Seruga (photography) display their works. Refreshments will be served on opening night. The exhibit continues during regular museum hours. FREE.
 
ABC Players present Charlotte’s Web
Stuart’s Opera House, 52 Public Square, Nelsonville, 7 p.m.
ABC Players present Charlotte’s Web, the Musical, a family show in which Charlotte the spider saves Wilbur the pig. Directed by Jodi MacNeal and Sponsored by Ohio University Credit Union. Call 740-753-1924 for more information and to purchase tickets; COST: $7
 
Live Music at the Hocking Hills Winery
The Hocking Hills Winery, 30402 Freeman Rd., Logan, 6 – 9 p.m.
Join the Hocking Hills Winery for an evening of live music wine and relaxing with the sounds of Peter Conrad. Bring your own appetizers or food, call for a pizza delivery or just enjoy the music. Call 740- 385-7117 for more information; FREE.
 
 
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 5
 
Hospice Cookie Walk & Crafts
St John’s Episcopal Church, 134 North Broad Street, Lancaster, 8 a.m. – 12 noon
Purchase pies, cakes, breads, fudge, Christmas cookies, crafts and candies all to benefit the Fair HoPe Hospice Memorial Fund. Shop early for the best selection. Call 740-475-0657 for more information; FREE.
 
Annual Cookie Walk
St. John Catholic School, 351 Market St., Logan, 9 a.m. – 12 noon
Just in time for the holidays! Relax and enjoy the season as you select from dozens of homemade Christmas cookies and other delights! Christmas music provided to enhance the holiday mood! Call 740-380-3744 for more information; FREE.
 
Santa Train
Hocking Valley Scenic Railway, 33 Canal Street, Nelsonville 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Historic train ride with a visit from Santa during the ride. Call 800-967-7834 or 740-753-9531 for more information; COST: $17 adults, $15 seniors (60+), $13 children 3-12.
 
Destination Downtown Lancaster Winter Carnival
Downtown Lancaster, 12 noon – 5 p.m.
Downtown Lancaster is in the holiday spirit with free horse-drawn wagon rides, a picture opportunity with Santa, children’s activities in the businesses, elf scavenger hunt, holiday music and much more! Most activities are free or have a small fee. Call 740-277-6607 for more information.
 
Winery Tour
RockSide Winery & Vineyards, 2363 Lancaster Newark Road, Lancaster, 12:30 p.m.
Join us on a free, fun, informative tour of RockSide Winery! During the tour you will learn about the history of the winery and about the process of making wine from grape to bottle. The tour lasts about an hour. Informative, educational, and fun! Afterwards stay for a wine tasting, or enjoy a bottle of wine!  Call 740-687-4414 for more information and to make a reservation; FREE.
 
Logan Santa Parade
Main Street, Logan, 2 p.m.
Season’s Greetings! The parade will begin at 2 p.m. starting from the Hocking County Fairgrounds and ending at the Tractor Supply parking lot. Come out and enjoy the festivities of Hocking County as the parade feature bands, businesses and so much more. Parents, bring your children to enjoy activities provided by the Logan Town Center before the parade, watch for the “arrival” of Santa at the end of the parade and the lighting of the downtown Logan holiday lights. Call 740-385-6836 for more information; FREE.
 
ABC Players present Charlotte’s Web
Stuart’s Opera House, 52 Public Square, Nelsonville, 2 and 7 p.m.
ABC Players present Charlotte’s Web, the Musical, a family show in which Charlotte the spider saves Wilbur the pig. Directed by Jodi MacNeal and Sponsored by Ohio University Credit Union. Call 740-753-1924 for more information and to purchase tickets; COST: $7
 
Legion Sons Monthly Steak Fry
American Legion Post 78, 12845 State Route 664 S, Logan, 4 – 7 p.m.
The Legion Sons of American Legion Post 78 put on this great steak fry on the first Saturday of each month. Come join us for a good meal, with the proceeds helping our community & supporting two Legion baseball teams. COST: $11/person Call 740-385-8811 for more information.
 
14th Annual Christmas Walk
Lancaster Camp Ground, 2151 West Fair Ave., Lancaster, 4:30 – 8 p.m.
Tour cottages and historical buildings and a live Nativity scene. Visit craft vendors and Santa and Mrs. Claus. A candlelight dinner will be served 4:30-7 p.m., but you must reserve and prepay by Nov. 30. Call 740-653-2119 for more information and to make reservations; COST: $12.50 Adult/ $6.00 Children.
 
Live Music at Shade Winery
Shade Winery, 401 Gilkey Ridge Road, Shade, 5 – 7 p.m.
Shade Winery presents live music with Adam Graham. Enjoy our wines by the bottle, glass or just a taste. A food truck will be available at 5. Call 740-696-1323 for more information; FREE.
 
Good Neighbor Gift Market
First Presbyterian Church, 2 W. Hunter Street, Logan, 6 – 9 p.m.
Numerous organizations will be present to enable shoppers to invest in gifts that have meaning. Also, items created by the congregation as part of its Challenge of the Talents will be available for purchase. Market continues on Sunday from 11:30 AM to 2 PM at which time youth will be selling food for a designated mission project. Call 740-385-2242 for more information; FREE.
 
Live Music at RockSide Winery
Rockside Winery & Vineyards, 2363 Lancaster Newark NE Rd, Lancaster, 5 – 8 p.m.
Join us for a wide variety of entertainment from musicians across the state of Ohio. There is never a cover charge, no reservations required and wine is available by the taste, glass, and bottle. This week we are joined by Joey and Jessica. Outside food is allowed if you would prefer to bring your own picnic or order in pizza from one of the fantastic local pizzerias. Call 740-687-4414 for more information; FREE.
 
Live Music at the Hocking Hills Winery
The Hocking Hills Winery, 30402 Freeman Rd., Logan, 6 – 9 p.m.
Join the Hocking Hills Winery for an evening of live music wine and relaxing with the sounds of Jeremy Gibson. Bring your own appetizers or food, call for a pizza delivery or just enjoy the music. Call 740- 385-7117 for more information; FREE.
 
 
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 6
 
Santa Train
Hocking Valley Scenic Railway, 33 Canal Street, Nelsonville 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Historic train ride with a visit from Santa during the ride. Call 800-967-7834 or 740-753-9531 for more information; COST: $17 adults, $15 seniors (60+), $13 children 3-12.
 
ABC Players present Charlotte’s Web
Stuart’s Opera House, 52 Public Square, Nelsonville, 2 p.m.
ABC Players present Charlotte’s Web, the Musical, a family show in which Charlotte the spider saves Wilbur the pig. Directed by Jodi MacNeal and Sponsored by Ohio University Credit Union. Call 740-753-1924 for more information and to purchase tickets; COST: $7
 
Early Ohio Crafts Sunday Series – Candle Making
Decorative Arts Center of Ohio, 145 E Main St, Lancaster, 2 – 3 p.m.
Ginny Taylor teaches how to make hand-dipped beeswax candles. Call 740-681-1423 for more information; COST: $15 general, $10 for members.