Upcoming Events In Hocking Hills

Hocking Hills Events

THURSDAY, AUGUST 20
 
Parade of the Hills
Public Square, Nelsonville, 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
An annual celebration of community pride and Appalachian spirit. An assortment of dining options, children’s entertainment and games, carnival rides and more.  Live nightly entertainment. Call 740-753-3525 for more information; FREE.
 
Hand-Feeding Hummingbirds
Lake Hope State Park Nature Center, State Route 278, McArthur, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Participants can attempt to hand-feed hummingbirds.  We provide the feeder, you provide the patience.  Call 740-596-3030 for more information; FREE.
 
 
FRIDAY, AUGUST 21
 
Friday Morning “PAWS” Walk
Ash Cave Parking Lot, Hocking Hills State Park, St. Rt. 56, Logan, 10 a.m.
Bring along your best-behaved pup for a quiet stroll back to Ash Cave. As we stroll, we will take a close look at the Ash Cave area from your dog’s perspective. All dogs are welcome as long as they are well behaved and canine social. Call 740-385-6841 for more information; FREE.
 
Parade of the Hills
Public Square, Nelsonville, 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
An annual celebration of community pride and Appalachian spirit. An assortment of dining options, children’s entertainment and games, carnival rides and more.  Live nightly entertainment. Call 740-753-3525 for more information; FREE.
 
Hand-Feeding Hummingbirds
Lake Hope State Park Nature Center, State Route 278, McArthur, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Participants can attempt to hand-feed hummingbirds.  We provide the feeder, you provide the patience.  Call 740-596-3030 for more information; FREE.
 
Casual Friday
Inn & Spa at Cedar Falls, 21190 State Route 374, Logan, 5:30 – 10:30 p.m.
Start your weekend with a special Bistro Menu featuring gourmet burgers, rustic pizzas and much more. We will also have live music from 6:30 to 9:30. The best part is that you don’t need a reservation. Call 800-653-2557 or 740-385-7489 for more information; FREE.
 
Music in the Park
Worthington Gazebo, Corner of Market and Main Sts., Logan, 7 p.m.
Persuaded will be appearing in the final night of the summer music series featuring 11 Friday night concerts at the gazebo in Logan’s Town Center. The series features a mix of country, bluegrass, classic rock and roll, Western swing and more. Food and beverages for sale in the park. Alcohol prohibited. Call 740-746-8233 for more information; FREE.
 
 
SATURDAY, AUGUST 22
 
Wonders of Old Man’s Cave
Hocking Hills State Park, State Route 664 South, Logan, 10 a.m.
Meet the Naturalist at the Naturalists’ Cabin, behind Old Man’s Cave Visitor Center, for a short hike to discover some facts about the history of the area and the rock formations that are found throughout the park. Call 740-385-6841 for more information; FREE.
 
Parade of the Hills
Public Square, Nelsonville, 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
An annual celebration of community pride and Appalachian spirit. An assortment of dining options, children’s entertainment and games, carnival rides and more.  Live nightly entertainment. Call 740-753-3525 for more information; FREE.
 
Hand-Feeding Hummingbirds
Lake Hope State Park Nature Center, State Route 278, McArthur, 1 – 3 p.m.
Participants can attempt to hand-feed hummingbirds.  We provide the feeder, you provide the patience.  Call 740-596-3030 for more information; FREE.
 
Hocking’s Birds of Prey
Naturalist Cabin at Old Man’s Cave Visitors Center. Hocking Hills State Park, State Route 664 South, Logan, 2 p.m.
Join the Hocking Hills State Park naturalist at the Naturalist Cabin near Old Man’s Cave Visitor Center for a closer look at Ohio’s hawks, owls, eagles and vultures. Call 740-385-6841 for more information; FREE.
 
Live Music at Shade Winery
Shade Winery, 401 Gilkey Ridge Road, Shade, 5-7 p.m.
Enjoy live music as you taste various local wines. Mudfork Blues performs on stage. Call 740-696-1323 for more information; FREE.
 
Saturday Night Concert on the Patio
Psalm 121 Discount Books & Gifts, 110 E. Main Street, Logan, 6 p.m.
Concert on the Patio featuring Christian performing artist Heart Song. Concerts occur rain or shine on the patio or in the bookstore/community room. Call 740-385-0056 for more information; FREE.
 
Saturday Night Movie
Lake Hope Amphitheater, 27331 State Route 278, McArthur, 9 p.m. (or dusk)
Meet at the Amphitheater near the Nature Center for a FREE family-friendly movie every Saturday Night, weather permitting. Check at the Park Office, Camp Check-in, or Nature Center for each week’s feature. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 740-596-4983 for more information; FREE.
 
 
SUNDAY, AUGUST 23
 
Parade of the Hills
Public Square, Nelsonville, 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
An annual celebration of community pride and Appalachian spirit. An assortment of dining options, children’s entertainment and games, carnival rides and more.  Live nightly entertainment. Call 740-753-3525 for more information; FREE.
 
Hand-Feeding Hummingbirds
Lake Hope State Park Nature Center, State Route 278, McArthur, 1 – 3 p.m.
Participants can attempt to hand-feed hummingbirds.  We provide the feeder, you provide the patience.  Call 740-596-3030 for more information; FREE.
 
 
MONDAY, AUGUST 24
 
Gospel Sing & Carry-In
Scenic Hills Senior Center, 187 S. Spring Street, Logan, 5 p.m.
Enjoy and evening of gospel music that you can sing along to. Bring a covered dish to share. Call 740-385-6581 for more information. FREE.
 
Book Club at the Library
Logan-Hocking County District Library, 230 E. Main Street, Logan, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Book Club meets the second and fourth Monday of every month. Call 740-385-2348 for more information; FREE.
 
 
THURSDAY, AUGUST 27
 
Hand-Feeding Hummingbirds
Lake Hope State Park Nature Center, State Route 278, McArthur, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Participants can attempt to hand-feed hummingbirds.  We provide the feeder, you provide the patience.  Call 740-596-3030 for more information; FREE.
 
Haunted Hocking: Spirits of Old Man’s Cave
Old Man’s Cave Visitors Center, Hocking Hills State Park, St. Rt. 664 S, Logan, 8 p.m.
Is Hocking Hills really haunted or could it be something else? Join the naturalist at the Old Man’s Cave Visitor Center to explore the history, our natural world and the possibilities. (This program does contain ghost stories… parents, you know your children best and should decide if it is appropriate. Please, no pets at Haunted Hocking.) Call 740-385-6841 for more information; FREE
 
Hocking County Historical Society Monthly Meeting
Hocking County Historical Society, 64 N. Culver St., Logan, 7 p.m.
Join us for the Hocking County Historical Society monthly meeting. The guest speaker is Kay Wilson, who will talk about Death Certificates. Arrive early to see museum exhibits. The meeting is open to anyone. For more information, call 740-385-6026; FREE.
 
Genealogy Help at the Library
Logan-Hocking County District Library, 230 E. Main St., Logan
Need help finding your family?  A staff member will be on hand the last Thursday of each month to help with all your ancestry needs. Call 740-385-2348 for more information; FREE.
 
 
FRIDAY, AUGUST 28
 
Hand-Feeding Hummingbirds
Lake Hope State Park Nature Center, State Route 278, McArthur, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Participants can attempt to hand-feed hummingbirds.  We provide the feeder, you provide the patience.  Call 740-596-3030 for more information; FREE.
 
The Wizards Yard Sale V Opening Night
Starbrick Gallery, 21 W. Columbus St., Nelsonville, 5:30 – 9:30 p.,m.
Whimsical furniture, wands & gifts for your favorite wizard is on display by master woodworker & wizards representative Paul A. Kerns. Try out a wand with your favorite spell! Opening night is part of the Nelsonville Final Friday event, but the show runs during normal gallery hours through September 20.Call 740-753-1011 for more information; FREE
 
Full “MoonShine” Zipline Tours
Hocking Hills Canopy Tours, 10714 Jackson Street, Rockbridge, 8 p.m.
Get acquainted with the night during the full moon with our “Moonshine” zipline tours. If you’ve ever dreamed of zipping in the darkness, this 2-hour nocturnal tour is made for you. You’ll experience the sounds, the smells and the creatures of the night – then bravely zip off into the darkness! The course is minimally lit for maximum drama, and is sure to satisfy your craving for adventure!
 
The tour includes six ziplines and four skybridges. All needed equipment and lighting is provided, even some from Mother Nature herself tonight! Call 740-385-9477 for more information; COST: $79.
 
Casual Friday
Inn & Spa at Cedar Falls, 21190 State Route 374, Logan, 5:30 – 10:30 p.m.
Start your weekend with a special Bistro Menu featuring gourmet burgers, rustic pizzas and much more. We will also have live music from 6:30 to 9:30. The best part is that you don’t need a reservation. Call 800-653-2557 or 740-385-7489 for more information; FREE.
 
 
SATURDAY, AUGUST 29
 
Hocking College Indoor Yard Sale
Student Center, Hocking College, 3301 Hocking Parkway, Nelsonville, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Clean out your closet or fill one up! Come sell and shop at Hocking College’s community yard sale. No early birds please. Vendor spaces are limited with a registration deadline of August 21. Call 740-753-7010 for more information; FREE.
 
Fall Craft Festival
Lake Alma State Park, 422 Lake Alma Road, Wellston, all day
We will be having the John Sowers Horseshoe Tournament, and cornhole games. The Friends of Lake Alma will be cooking beans and cornbread as a fundraiser. Rent a campsite and set up your crafts to sell. For information, call the camp office at 740-384-3345; FREE.
 
Hand-Feeding Hummingbirds
Lake Hope State Park Nature Center, State Route 278, McArthur, 1 – 3 p.m.
Participants can attempt to hand-feed hummingbirds.  We provide the feeder, you provide the patience.  Call 740-596-3030 for more information; FREE.
 
Live Music at Shade Winery
Shade Winery, 401 Gilkey Ridge Road, Shade, 5-8 p.m.
Enjoy live music as you taste various local wines. Cee Cee Miller performs on stage. Call 740-696-1323 for more information; FREE.
 
Saturday Night Concert on the Patio
Psalm 121 Discount Books & Gifts, 110 E. Main Street, Logan, 6 p.m.
Concert on the Patio featuring Christian performing artists Joannah Carpenter & Tammy Wittekind. Concerts occur rain or shine on the patio or in the bookstore/community room. Call 740-385-0056 for more information; FREE.
 
Moonlight Tour
Hocking Hills Canoe Livery, 12789 State Route 664 South, Logan, 7 – 11 p.m.
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 and be sure to bring a flashlight. Call 740-385-0523 for more information. COST: $40 per canoe for two people.
 
Romantic Moonlight Tour
Hocking Hills Adventures, 31251 Chieftain Dr., Logan, 7 p.m.
Let the crickets serenade you under a full moon on the Hocking River. Afterward, join us at a bonfire for refreshments and live entertainment. Call 740-385-8685 for reservations and more information; COST: $42.
 
Full “MoonShine” Zipline Tours
Hocking Hills Canopy Tours, 10714 Jackson Street, Rockbridge, 8 p.m.
Get acquainted with the night during the full moon with our “Moonshine” zipline tours. If you’ve ever dreamed of zipping in the darkness, this 2-hour nocturnal tour is made for you. You’ll experience the sounds, the smells and the creatures of the night – then bravely zip off into the darkness! The course is minimally lit for maximum drama, and is sure to satisfy your craving for adventure!
 
The tour includes six ziplines and four skybridges. All needed equipment and lighting is provided, even some from Mother Nature herself tonight! Call 740-385-9477 for more information; COST: $79.
 
Saturday Night Movie
Lake Hope Amphitheater, 27331 State Route 278, McArthur, 9 p.m. (or dusk)
Meet at the Amphitheater near the Nature Center for a FREE family-friendly movie every Saturday Night, weather permitting. Check at the Park Office, Camp Check-in, or Nature Center for each week’s feature. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 740-596-4983 for more information; FREE.
 
Full Moon Paddle – Strouds Run State Park
Boat Launch at Strouds Run State Park, Athens, Dusk
Enjoy a peaceful evening on the water, watch the sun set and the moon rise across the water as the stars sparkle above you. No experience needed. All equipment, instructions, and refreshments are provided. Reservations are required. Call 740-591-9094 to make a reservation or for more information; COST: $45 or $30 if you provide your own kayak.
 
 
SUNDAY, AUGUST 30
 
Hocking River Canoe Float and Mussel Survey with AOA
Hocking Hills Canoe Livery, 12789 State Route 664, Logan, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Float the Hocking River and help look for native mussel populations. View the valley from the river and learn about the Hocking River water quality and conditions.  Help look for and learn about native Hocking River mussels with Mac Albin, aquatic ecologist for Columbus Metro Parks and a local mussel expert. This is a working trip – we plan to go slow and stop frequently to search for mussels. This trip is a benefit for AOA sponsored by Fox’s Hocking Hills Canoe Livery. COST: $25 per person.
Hand-Feeding Hummingbirds
Lake Hope State Park Nature Center, State Route 278, McArthur, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Participants can attempt to hand-feed hummingbirds.  We provide the feeder, you provide the patience.  Call 740-596-3030 for more information; FREE.
 
Wine & Canvas
The Hocking Hills Winery, 30402 Freeman Rd., Logan, 2 – 5 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.