Upcoming Events In Hocking Hills

Hocking Hills Events

THURSDAY, JULY 21

 

Historic Lantern Tour of Ash Cave

Hocking Hills State Park, St Rt 56; 740-385-6841; 9 pm; Free
The mystery of Ash Cave is special as far back as the last Ice Age and beyond. Join the naturalist in the parking lot area to explore Ash Cave by lantern light and learn about this special history first hand. We supply the lights; you supply the imagination. (Please, no pets at the lantern tour)
 

Smoke Rise Ranch “Cowgirl Boot Camp” – THURSDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

Smoke Rise Ranch, 6751 Hunterdon Rd, Glouster; 740-767-2624; http://www.smokeriseranch.com/schedule-events/
It’s finally here… back by popular demand, the long-awaited Cowgirl Boot Camp! Join us for the chance to test old knowledge and to learn some-thing new. We’ll be hitting the trails, roping, cow working, mounted shooting, as well as dabbling in the finer things in life like wine tasting and time at the pool. Whether you’re an old pro or new to the scene, there’ll be plenty of great opportunities for everyone! Agenda to be announced.
 
FRIDAY, JULY 22
 

Hidden Hocking: Broken Rock Falls

Hocking Hills State Park, Old Man’s Cave Naturalist Cabin; 740-385-6841; 9 am; Free
Come and see something off the beaten path. Join us for a hike through Old Man’s Cave to the little visited Broken Rock Falls and see what makes this place so special. Meet the Naturalist at the Naturalists’ Cabin located behind the Old Man’s Cave Visitor Center.
 

Music at the Winery – FRIDAY & SATURDAY

Hocking Hills Winery, 30402 Freeman Rd, Logan; 740-385-7117; 6 pm to 9 pm
Join the Hocking Hills Winery for an evening of live music, wine and relaxing with the sounds of Kevin Asbba on Friday and BeJae Fleming on Saturday.  Arcadian Acres Food Truck will be on hand or bring your own appetizers or food, call for a pizza delivery or just enjoy the music.
 

Live Music at the Millstone – FRIDAY & SATURDAY

Millstone Southern Smoked BBQ, 12790 Grey St, Logan; 740-385-5341; 6 pm to 9 pm
Enjoy live music on the patio; Friday evening enjoy the music of Byrd Manring and Charlie Tatman on Saturday.
 

Art-Walk in Downtown Lancaster

Downtown Lancaster, 109 N Broad St, Lancaster; 740-277-6607; 6 pm to 9 pm; Free
Join us for the biggest night in Downtown Lancaster-Artwalk!
Enjoy the arts, live music, food & community. ArtWalk is an annual event that highlights the works of local and regional artists who were juried into this show. The artwork from over 50 artists will be displayed in 34 downtown Lancaster businesses. The streets of downtown Lancaster are closed to traffic as visitors stroll through the beautiful and historic downtown Lancaster. Take a break from the visual arts and enjoy some performing arts, we have live music on three stages plus several businesses hosting musical acts. Don’t miss the one event that your friends + family will be talking about-ArtWalk!
 

Music in the Park

Worthington Park, Market & Mains Streets, Logan; 740-746-8322; 7 pm; FREE
The Summer Music series features a mix of country, bluegrass, classic rock and roll, Western Swing and more. This week rock out to the classics with HB 7 Classic Rock. Food and beverages are for sale in the park. Park seating is limited so lawn chairs or blankets are recommended. Picnics are permitted in the park but smoking and alcohol are not. Concerts generally proceed rain or shine and bands are subject to change without prior notice. Some of the season’s concerts will be preceded by an opening act at 6:30 p.m. so please plan to come early!
 
SATURDAY, JULY 23
 

Conkle’s Creep

Hocking Hills State Park, Conkle’s Hollow, St Rt 374 & Big Pine Rd; 740-385-6841; 9 am; Free
Conkle’s Hollow state nature preserve is one of the most unique locations in the Hocking Hills. Join the naturalist in the parking area for a short hike to find out why.
 

Vitamix with Chef Vincenzo “Enzo” Sclama

The Inn at Hocking College, 5770 St Rt 691, Nelsonville; 740-753-7132; $70; 9 am to 5 pm
Master Chef Vincenzo “Enzo” Sclama and the Vitamix team share tips and tricks for incorporating the Vitamix blender into your daily cooking routine. Using the freshest farm to table ingredients, Enzo will share recipes and techniques for creating an amazing 4 course meal using the Vitamix blender. Come see why Vitamix has become the most trusted name in blenders among chefs and industry professionals.  Hocking College offers a variety of leisure learning classes that are focused on creating a rich, creative environment that inspires life-long learning. Classes are hands-on, fun and educational! Everyone is welcome.
 

Civil War Days at The Olde Dutch Restaurant – Saturday & Sunday

The Olde Dutch Restaurant, 12791 St Rt 664 S, Logan; 70-385-1000; 11 am to 3 pm; Free
Civil War Days – Live Cannon Firing. Authentic period dress. Witness Civil War living as it was back in the early 1860’s.
 

Reptile Rampage!

Hocking Hills State Park, Old Man’s Cave Naturalist Cabin; 740-385-6841; 1 pm; Free
What makes a reptile a reptile? What is cold-blooded? Who lives around here? For the answers to these and other questions, join the naturalist at the Naturalist Cabin located behind the Old Man’s Cave Visitor Center.
 

Wine, BBQ and Music at RockSide Winery & Vineyards w/ Bob’s Backyard Barbeque

Rockside Winery & Vneyards, 2363 Lancaster Newark Rd NE, Lancaster; 740-687-4414; 5 pm to 8 pm
You’ve worked hard this week. Now it’s time to WINE down at Rockside Winery & Vineyards. You deserve it! Enjoy excellent wine, BBQ, music and conversation in our beautiful vineyard setting. Come enjoy the best local wine, live local music and an assortment of amazing BBQ from Bob’s Backyard Barbeque! Bob’s Backyard Barbeque is a Lancaster based food truck with amazing smoked meats including brisket, pulled pork, chicken and specialty sandwiches as well as other backyard favorites. Local craft beer is available on tap for those who do not prefer wine. We look forward to serving you!  Visit www.bobsbackyardbarbeque.com all of their fantastic offerings. Wine and BBQ are paid for separately. Cash or credit are accepted for both. Seating is available inside and outside. No reservations are required. First come first serve, so you may want to bring a blanket or lawn chair just in case we run out of seats!  No outside drinks (Alcoholic) are permitted on premises. Please no outside food during event!
 

Saturday Night on the Patio

Psalm 121, 110 E Main St, Logan; 740-385-0056; 6:00; FREE
Join Psalm 121 every Saturday night to enjoy local Christian Artists on the Patio. This week features Ryan Whitescarver and Hocking Hills United Methodist Church.  Event occurs rain or shine on the patio or in the bookstore community room.
 

Moonlight Tour

Hocking Hills Canoe Livery, 12789 St Rt 664 S, Logan; 740-385-0523; $45; 7 pm to 11 pm; reservations required
Paddle your canoe from sunset to moonlight, using the light of the moon as it reflects on the water. Your trip ends at the livery with a roaring bonfire, s’mores and a local bluegrass band for your enjoyment. Reservations highly recommended. Meet at the livery at 7:00 p.m. and be sure to bring a flashlight.
 

Flaming Torchlight Canoe Trip

Hocking Hills Adventures, 31251 Chieftain Dr, Logan; 740-385-8685; $42; 7 pm to 11 pm; reservations required
Night time on the Hocking River is magical, and nothing is more exciting than experiencing it by torchlight: flickering flames reflecting on rippling water, golden eyes blinking from surrounding trees, all bathed in a surreal, golden glow. For romantics, friends and families, the river by torchlight is an unforgettable delight.
Refreshments and music.
 
SUNDAY, JULY 24
 

Wine & Canvas

Hocking Hills Winery, 30402 Freeman Rd, Logan; 740-404-9025; 2 pm to 5 pm; $35 w/code ZNV5
A little nervous to paint? Don’t be! No talent or experience is necessary. Our talented instructors will guide you step-by-step! You will be amazed at your very own work of ART! Relax have a glass of wine and paint. To Register, choose the Zanesville location and key in this coupon code: ZNV5. Sign-up, Show up, and Paint. All supplies will be waiting for you at Hocking Hills Winery.
 
TUESDAY, JULY 26
 

Bike Night at the Millstone

Millstone Southern Smoked BBQ, 12790 Grey St, Logan; 740-385-5341; 6 pm to 9 pm
Enjoy live music on the patio.  This week Three Chords and a Beer take the stage.  Bring you bike or just come and admire all the great bikes at Bike Night.  Enjoy great food with good friends.
 
WEDNESDAY, JULY 27
 

Wine, BBQ and Music at Rockside

Rockside Winery & Vineyards, 2363 Lancaster Newark Rd NE, Lancaster; 740-687-4414; 5 pm to 8 pm
You’ve worked hard this week. Now it’s time to WINE down at Rockside Winery & Vineyards. You deserve it! Enjoy excellent wine, BBQ, music and conversation in our beautiful vineyard setting. Come enjoy the best local wine, live local music and an assortment of amazing BBQ from Bob’s Backyard Barbeque!  Seating is available inside and outside. No reservations are required. First come first serve, so you may want to bring a blanket or lawn chair just in case we run out of seats!
 
THURSDAY, JULY 28
 

Stream Stompin’

Hocking Hills State Park, Ash Cave, St Rt 56; 740-385-6841; 10 am; FREE
Join the naturalist outside the shelter house at Ash Cave for an exploration of what might live in our many streams here at Hocking. Please come dressed to get your feet wet and footgear must be worn at all times.
 
FRIDAY, JULY 29
 

Cantwell’s Creations

Hocking Hills State Park, Cantwell Cliffs, St Rt 374; 740-385-6841; 9 am; FREE
The forest and geology at Cantwell Cliffs are some of the most diverse in the park. Meet the naturalist at the parking area for a discovery hike through this unique location.
 

Scenic Hills Senior Center Carry In Club

Scenic Hills Senior Center, 187 S Spring St, Logan; 740-385-6581; 5 pm; FREE
Bring a covered dish to share! Free. Everyone welcome!
 

Final Fridays – Bicycle Rendezvous

Historic Square Arts District, Nelsonville; 740-1011; 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm; FREE
Non-Competitive Rides, Tours & Education! Final Fridays, A Community Art Event, takes place in the Historic Square Arts District.
 

Music at the Winery – FRIDAY & SATURDAY

Hocking Hills Winery, 30402 Freeman Rd, Logan; 740-385-7117; 6 pm to 9 pm
Join the Hocking Hills Winery for an evening of live music, wine and relaxing with the sounds of Todd Martin on Friday and Mike & Jerry Morgan on Saturday.  Arcadian Acres Food Truck will be on hand or bring your own appetizers or food, call for a pizza delivery or just enjoy the music.
 

Live Music at the Millstone – FRIDAY & SATURDAY

Millstone Southern Smoked BBQ, 12790 Grey St, Logan; 740-385-5341; 6 pm to 9 pm
Enjoy live music on the patio; Friday evening enjoy the music of Byrd Manring and Charlie Tatman on Saturday.
 

 Music in the Park

Worthington Park, Market & Mains Streets, Logan; 740-746-8322; 7 pm; FREE
The Summer Music series features a mix of country, bluegrass, classic rock and roll, Western Swing and more. This week it’s classic country with Country Jubilee. Food and beverages are for sale in the park. Park seating is limited so lawn chairs or blankets are recommended. Picnics are permitted in the park but smoking and alcohol are not. Concerts generally proceed rain or shine and bands are subject to change without prior notice. Some of the season’s concerts will be preceded by an opening act at 6:30 p.m. so please plan to come early!
 
SATURDAY, JULY 30
 

Creatures of Rose Lake

Hocking Hills State Park, Rose Lake; 740-385-6841; 9 am; FREE
Join the Naturalist at the Rose Lake dam to explore around Rose Lake in search of who might use the lake as their home.
 
 

Hocking’s Wildlife at the Cabin

Hocking Hills State Park, Old Man’s Cave, Naturalist Cabin; 740-385-6841; 1 pm; FREE
As you pass by on your hike today stop by the Naturalist Cabin, located at the Naturalist Cabin, to explore and take a closer look at some of our native residents.  Naturalist will be available for discussion and to answer questions.
 

Live Music Saturday at Rockside

Rockside Winery & Vineyards, 2363 Lancaster Newark Rd NE, Lancaster; 740-687-4414; 5 pm to 8 pm
RockSide Winery & Vineyards, a little slice of wine country in central Ohio’s backyard. Join us for the best live entertainment in the state! We feature a wide variety of local 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. We offer small a variety of small appetizers for your enjoyment including Bread and Dipping Oil, Cheese and Italian Meat plates, Hummus served with Fresh Vegetables and a delicious Antipasto Plate. Local Craft beers are also available on tap for those who do not prefer wine. We look forward to serving you!
 

Logan-Hocking Public Library Harry Potter Lock-In

Logan-Hocking Public Library, 230 E Main St, Logan; 740-385-2348; reservations required; 6 pm to 2 am
We will be holding a Harry Potter lock-in, to coincide with the release of “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child”, for teens ages 12-18. Registration is required for this event, as space is limited. We will have a house sorting (with the sorting hat, of course), we will have Harry Potter themed food, games, and more! Sign up at the main library. Any questions should be directed to Nancy W.
 

Saturday Night on the Patio

Psalm 121, 110 E Main St, Logan; 740-385-0056; 6:00; FREE
Join Psalm 121 every Saturday night to enjoy local Christian Artists on the Patio. This week features Jimmy Howson.  Event occurs rain or shine on the patio or in the bookstore community room.