FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20
Senior Center Thanksgiving Luncheon
Olde Dutch Restaurant, 12791 State Route 664 South, Logan, 12 noon
Come out and enjoy our annual Thanksgiving program. Our guest speaker is state senator Troy Balderson with entertainment by Charlie and Friends. Menu includes chicken or ham, mashed potatoes & gravy, salad, corn, drinks and desserts. You must sign up and pay by November 17. Call 740-385-6581 for more information; COST: $10.
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.
Historic Lantern Tour of Ash Cave
Ash Cave at Hocking Hills State Park, State Route 56 near 374, Logan, 6 p.m.
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. Call 740-385-6841; FREE
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 21
Cedar Falls Stroll
Cedar Falls, Hocking Hills State Park, State Route 374, 10 a.m.
Join the Hocking Hills State Park Naturalist to explore Cedar Falls and discover the unique natural and cultural history of this area of the park. Call 740-385-8003 for more information; FREE
A Storybook Holiday
Main Street, Downtown Lancaster, 10 a.m.
Enjoy the timeless tradition of the Holiday Festival Parade. Thousands of people line the streets to see decorative floats, animals, tractors, live music, entertainers, Santa and much more. Parade route begins at the Fairfield County Fairgrounds, heading south on Columbus Street. Route turns east onto Main Street through Downtown. Parade goes north on Broad Street, returning to the Fairgrounds. The parade lasts approximately 2 hours. FREE.
Fly Tying in the Cabin
Naturalist Cabin, Hocking Hills State Park, State Route 664 South, Logan, 2 p.m.
Ever wondered what an outdoor enthusiast can do in the winter and stay warm? Join the naturalist by the fire in the naturalist cabin for a quick demonstration (and you might even try your hand at it) on the art of fly tying and making your own fishing flies. Call 740-385-6841 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 Eric Solomon. 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.
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 22
Wine & Canvas
The Hocking Hills Winery, 30402 Freeman Rd., Logan, 6 – 9 p.m.
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. Register at wineandcanvas.com, choose the Zanesville location and key in this coupon code: ZNV5. All supplies will be waiting for you at Hocking Hills Winery. Call 740- 385-7117 for more information; COST: $35 with code ZNV5.
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 25
Free Turkey Dinner
M&M Family Diner, 34 W Main St., Logan 10a.m. – 2 p.m.
Dine with Michelle from M&M’s Family Diner for her 6th Annual Free Turkey Dinner. Enjoy a turkey dinner with all the fixin’s: noodles, mashed potatoes, green beans, roll and dessert. Dinner sponsored by: Michelle Bourne, Sandy Ogle, Jeff and Harry Dickerson and Ed Richards from Thrizent Financial. All are welcome. Call 740-380-9181 for more information; FREE.
David Paul Sherman Concert
Logan-Hocking County District Library, 230 East Main Street, Logan, 6 p.m.
Join the Logan-Hocking County District Library for their fall concert series featuring the sounds of David Paul Sherman specializing in country and Christian country music. Call 740-385-2348 for more information; FREE.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 26
Thanksgiving Buffet at The Olde Dutch Restaurant
The Olde Dutch Restaurant, 12791 Ohio State Route 664 South, Logan, 10:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Join us for our Thanksgiving Menu: Carved roast turkey, carved country ham, broasted chicken, roast beef, pork ribs, General Tso’s chicken, grilled salmon, chicken livers, real mashed potatoes, stuffing, sweet potato casserole ,broccoli casserole, macaroni & cheese, green beans, sweet corn, sweet stewed tomatoes, mixed vegetables, brussel sprouts ,sweet corn nuggets, dinner rolls, full salad bar, vegetable soup ,chili soup and our pies: dutch apple, pecan pumpkin, coconut cream, chocolate cream and boston cream. Call 740-385-1000 for more information; COST: $15.99 adults, $4.99 kids 3-10
Lee’s Banquet Haus Thanksgiving Buffet
Lee’s Banquet Haus, 580 Radio Lane, Logan, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
An all-you-can-eat buffet of your holiday favorites. Enjoy broasted chicken, roast beef, roast turkey, carved pit ham, carved port tenderloin, sides, plus endless salads and Lee’s wide assortment of homemade desserts. Reservations are recommended. Call 740-385-7639 for more information; COST: $15.95 adults, $5.95 for ages 3-10, under 3 eat free.
Hocking Hills Dining Lodge Thanksgiving Buffet
Hocking Hills Dining Lodge, 20020 State Route 664 South, Logan 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Make plans to celebrate all you are thankful for this season and join us for our Thanksgiving buffet. No reservations needed. The menu includes classic roasted Ohio-raised turkey, smoked turkey breast with local maple syrup glaze, carved prime rib with horseradish cream, dry-rubbed roast pork loin, smoked brisket, wild rice pilaf, scratch-made chicken and noodles, mashed potatoes, gravy, sweet potatoes, stuffing, vegetable selections, cranberry orange sauce, salad bar, scratch-made potato rolls, buttermilk biscuits and assorted desserts like pumpkin pie and three-berry cobbler. Call 740-385-0400 for more information; COST: $25.95 adults, $12.95 for children 12 and under.
Glenlaurel Inn, 14940 Mt. Olive Rd., Rockbridge, 1 p.m.
There is no need to cook or clean when you make your Thanksgiving dinner reservations at Glenlaurel. Let the royal staff take care of everything. We have two seating times: 1 p.m and 5 p.m. We’ll serve a delectable 3-course dinner open to outside guests and their families in the early time, but have reserved the later seating (a six-course meal) for our Inn guests. Groups and families welcome. Seating is limited so call 800-809-7378 or 740-385-2951 to make reservations; COST: $39 for the early seating, $49 for the later time.