Upcoming Events In Hocking Hills

Hocking Hills Events

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27

 

Ridgetops & Hollers

Ash Cave parking lot, Hocking Hills State Park, State Route 56, Logan, 10 a.m.

Ever wonder about the difference between a ridgetop and a ‘holler’?  Join the naturalist at the Ash Cave parking area to find out. Call 740-385-6841 for more information, FREE

 

Fish Fry sponsored by the Knights of Columbus

St. John Catholic Church, 351 N. Market Street, Logan, 4 – 7 p.m.

Knights of Columbus, St. James Council #2299 hosts the event every Friday during Lent at the St. John Catholic Church in Logan. Enjoy all-you-can-eat fried or baked fish, a variety of side dishes, dessert and drinks for just $8. Eat with us in the parish center or take a plate to go. Proceeds benefit the KofC scholarship fund, families in need, the Cairos organization and funeral dinners. Enter the social hall, located on the North Street side of the church. Call 740-385-2549 for more information; COST: Adults $8, Students $6, Family with kids under 18 $25

 

Hocking Hills Artists and Craftsmen Marketplace

Hocking Hills Dining Lodge, 20020 State Route 664 South. Logan, 4 – 8 p.m.

Hocking Hills Artists and Craftsmen Association are at it again. The Holiday Store at the dining lodge at Old Man’s Cave was such a huge success they are now opening “Hocking Hills Artists and Craftsmen Marketplace” at the dining lodge every weekend. Call 740-707-0246 for more information; FREE.

 

Opening Night at Majestic Galleries

Majestic Galleries, 20 Public Square, Nelsonville, 5 – 9 p.m.

Majestic Galleries presents shows in both of its spaces. Todd Kunkler’s “The World is Flat” and Megan Marzec’s “Wastelands, Revolutions, Failures” occupy the main space, while an exhibit by Stephen Deffet is displayed in the front gallery. Regular hours from the gallery are 1 to 6 p.m. on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Call 740-331-4505 for more information; FREE, but donations are accepted.

 

Final Friday: Mardi Gras to the Square

Public Square, Nelsonville, 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.

We are bringing Mardi Gras to the Nelsonville Public Square with Big Easy cuisine, a community parade and live music! Special happenings include: Mardi Gras Mask Making from 5:30 to 7 at the Library, a Mardi Gras Parade featuring Honey for the Heart Puppets (Meet at 37 Public Square at 7 p.m. to join the parade), the Wild Honey Bees performing at Stuart’s Opera House, Big Easy Cuisine hosted by the Hocking College Epicurean Club, featuring seafood & sausage gumbo, red beans and rice, and Jambalaya, at 36 Public Square and the Bourbon Street Bash at the Rhapsody featuring cajun fare and live jazz. Start It Up Nelsonville will be giving tours for potential businesses on the square.

 

Murder in Sin City

Lee’s Banquet House, 580 Radio Lane, Logan, 6:30 Social/7:00 Buffet Dinner

A Logan Theater Group Production. What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas. It has been a year since the Paramount Casino has changed ownership and Ronald Trump, the new owner, is ready to celebrate! As the largest and most extravagant casino on the Las Vegas strip, The Paramount Casino is throwing a party of epic proportions. Like everything else in Vegas, the party will be a gamble and there is no certainty to the events of the evening. Whose secrets will be exposed? Which lies will be uncovered? and who will fall victim to the lawlessness of the night? Your bet is as good as mine. Be prepared for a sinister evening in a city known for its secrets and its scandal.

 

Coffee, tea and punch will be served. You can bring own beverage as well. Attendees must be 15 years old or older with anyone under the age of 18 being accompanied by an adult. Call 740-583-9475 for reservations and character selection; COST: $30.

 

Opening Night of High Fiber: A Group Fiber Show (It’s Good for You!)

Starbrick Gallery, 21 W. Columbus Street (on the square), Nelsonville, 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Starbrick Gallery presents opening night of High Fiber, an exhibit featuring works of fiber. This can include knitting and sewing of items such as tablecloths, scarves, hats, quilts, etc. Exhibit runs through March 22. Normal hours are: Monday to Saturday 10 to 5 and Sunday noon to 5. Call 740-753-1011 or visit www.starbrick.com for more information; FREE.

 

 

 

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28

 

Hocking Hills Artists and Craftsmen Marketplace

Hocking Hills Dining Lodge, 20020 State Route 664 South. Logan, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Hocking Hills Artists and Craftsmen Association are at it again. The Holiday Store at the dining lodge at Old Man’s Cave was such a huge success they are now opening “Hocking Hills Artists and Craftsmen Marketplace” at the dining lodge every weekend. Call 740-707-0246 for more information; FREE.

 

Murder in Sin City

Lee’s Banquet House, 580 Radio Lane, Logan, 6:30 Social/7:00 Buffet Dinner

A Logan Theater Group Production. What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas. It has been a year since the Paramount Casino has changed ownership and Ronald Trump, the new owner, is ready to celebrate! As the largest and most extravagant casino on the Las Vegas strip, The Paramount Casino is throwing a party of epic proportions. Like everything else in Vegas, the party will be a gamble and there is no certainty to the events of the evening. Whose secrets will be exposed? Which lies will be uncovered? and who will fall victim to the lawlessness of the night? Your bet is as good as mine. Be prepared for a sinister evening in a city known for its secrets and its scandal.

 

Coffee, tea and punch will be served. You can bring own beverage as well. Attendees must be 15 years old or older with anyone under the age of 18 being accompanied by an adult. Call 740-583-9475 for reservations and character selection; COST: $30.

 

13th Annual Cameo League Casino Night

Lancaster Country Club, 3100 Country Club Rd SW, Lancaster, 7 p.m.

We have prepared an evening of food, music, dancing and games of chance for your entertainment. All proceeds from this evening’s event benefit the Lancaster Festival. There will be “Royal Flush Silent Auction” and “Full House Casino Cash Auction” and “Lucky 7 Drawing “. Visit www.lanfest.org for full details of auction items. Call 740-687-4808 or email lanfest@lanfest.org for more information; COST: $75.

 

Glass City Music

The Lodge in Lancaster, 129 E. Main St., Lancaster, 6 p.m.

Glass City Music Series presents Willie Sugarcapps with Forcynthia opening at the Lodge in Lancaster. Doors open at 6:00 music starts at 6:30. Show your ticket at Shaw’s Inn & save 10% off your stay. Call 740-653-8251 for more information; COST: $20.

 

Motown Sounds of “Touch” at the Majestic Theatre

Majestic Theatre, 45 E, Main Street, Chillicothe, 8 p.m.

The band “TOUCH” from Dayton returns for their annual show at Majestic Theatre.   Last year’s show was tremendous! These guys do all the great tunes with the synchronized dance moves synonymous with the artistry of the great Motown Bands. TOUCH has that incredible blend of vocals and showmanship that took them to the finals of the popular television competition “The Winner.”  Call 740-702-7677 for information or to order tickets. (They are also available at the Ross Chillicothe Convention & Visitors Bureau. COST: $15.

 

 

SUNDAY, MARCH 1

 

Hocking Hills Artists and Craftsmen Marketplace

Hocking Hills Dining Lodge, 20020 State Route 664 South. Logan, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Hocking Hills Artists and Craftsmen Association are at it again. The Holiday Store at the dining lodge at Old Man’s Cave was such a huge success they are now opening “Hocking Hills Artists and Craftsmen Marketplace” at the dining lodge every weekend. Call 740-707-0246 for more information; FREE.

 

 

TUESDAY, MARCH 3

 

An Evening of Vocal Selections

First Presbyterian Church of Logan, 2 West Hunter St., Logan, 7:30 p.m.

New York Native Trevor McQueen with Jeff Daubenmire , piano. Featuring songs from the Great American Songbook and musical theater. Donations accepted.

 

 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4

 

Wine’d up Wednesday

Shaw’s Restaurant and Inn, 123 North Broad Street, Lancaster, Lunch and Dinner

The first Wednesday of every month we are offering our house wines at state minimum retail. Come on in for a midweek date night. By the bottle, only at lunch and dinner; dine-in only. Call 740-654-1842 for more information.

 

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 5

 

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.

 

Yarn Lovers Unite

Logan-Hocking County Library, 230 E. Main Street, Logan, 1 p.m.

The Library will host this program every second Thursday of the month.  Members are invited to join at the library to work on various projects and share techniques and progress.  Anyone who knits, croquets or sews is invited to attend.  All are welcome regardless of experience and ability, as this is a chance to share and learn. Call 740-385-2348 for more information; FREE.

 

Beginner Electronics Help

Logan-Hocking County Library, 230 E. Main Street, Logan, 3 p.m.

Free course to help patrons become more familiar with computers, tablets, e-readers, and other devices that they have wanted to use but with which they have not felt comfortable. (Other times available by appointment.) Call 740-385-2348 for more information; FREE.

 

 

 

FRIDAY, MARCH 6

 

Fish Fry sponsored by the Knights of Columbus

St. John Catholic Church, 351 N. Market Street, Logan, 4 – 7 p.m.

Knights of Columbus, St. James Council #2299 hosts the event every Friday during Lent at the St. John Catholic Church in Logan. Enjoy all-you-can-eat fried or baked fish, a variety of side dishes, dessert and drinks for just $8. Eat with us in the parish center or take a plate to go. Proceeds benefit the KofC scholarship fund, families in need, the Cairos organization and funeral dinners. Enter the social hall, located on the North Street side of the church. Call 740-385-2549 for more information; COST: Adults $8, Students $6, Family with kids under 18 $25

 

Hocking Hills Artists and Craftsmen Marketplace

Hocking Hills Dining Lodge, 20020 State Route 664 South. Logan, 4 – 8 p.m.

Hocking Hills Artists and Craftsmen Association are at it again. The Holiday Store at the dining lodge at Old Man’s Cave was such a huge success they are now opening “Hocking Hills Artists and Craftsmen Marketplace” at the dining lodge every weekend. Call 740-707-0246 for more information; FREE.

 

The Stanley Agency presents Dr. Ralph Stanley & Nathan Stanley

Stuart’s Opera House, 52 Public Square, Nelsonville, 7 p.m.

Enjoy an evening with The King & Prince of Bluegrass Music, Dr. Ralph Stanley & Nathan Stanley with the Clinch Mountain Boys. Dr. Ralph Stanley has been in the music industry for almost seven decades. He has become one of the most influential artists of all time. Dr. Stanley is a member of the Grand Ole Opry, A GRAMMY Award winner, and his music was featured in the soundtrack of “Oh Brother Where Art Thou.” COST: $40 advance, $45 door. THIS IS NOT A STUART’S OPERA HOUSE PRODUCTION.

 

Chinese Auction

Scenic Hills Senior Center, 187 S. Spring St., Logan, 7 p.m. (doors open at 5)

740-385-6581

All are welcome at this Chinese Auction featuring drawings for 50/50, commemorative gold plated 50 state quarters set, food basket and more.  All welcome! Food available for purchase.

 

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 7

 

Maple Sugaring in the Hills and Pancake Breakfast

Hocking Hills State Park, St. Rt. 664 S, Logan, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Join us at the Naturalist Cabin located behind the Old Man’s Cave Visitor Center to savor the taste of the season as we boil down our local maple sap. Discover the many methods used throughout history to make this tasty treat.

 

Can’t wait for that taste?  Join Chef Matt up at the Hocking Hills Dining Lodge for the annual pancake breakfast starting at 8 a.m. each day.  $8 for the pancake breakfast, everything included.

 

Animal Migration at the Wayne

Wayne National Forest HQ, 13700 U.S. Hwy 33, Nelsonville, 10 a.m.

March animal migration is coming soon! Wayne National Forest Wild Weekend Discovery Series is a great way to discover the different reasons and ways animals migrate. Come explore the amazing world of animal migration and learn all about how certain animals migrate for a fresh start in the beauty of spring! We will have a small lesson on animal migration, mixed with a take-home craft for everyone.

 

Bring your children and enjoy this free fun-filled educational program that’s designed for preschool to 5th grade. Space is limited to 15 seats so pre-register by calling 740-753-0101. If the seats fill up, we may have an additional session at noon; FREE.

 

Hocking Hills Artists and Craftsmen Marketplace

Hocking Hills Dining Lodge, 20020 State Route 664 South. Logan, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Hocking Hills Artists and Craftsmen Association are at it again. The Holiday Store at the dining lodge at Old Man’s Cave was such a huge success they are now opening “Hocking Hills Artists and Craftsmen Marketplace” at the dining lodge every weekend. Call 740-707-0246 for more information; FREE.

 

Postcard History Book Signing

Hocking County Historical Society, 60 N Culver St., Logan, 1 – 4 p.m.

Join Judith Stoltz Maniskas for a book signing of her Postcard History Series: The Hocking Hills, 1900-1950. Open to the public; everyone is welcome! Call 740-385-6026 for more information; FREE.

 

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 1st Saturday of each month. Come join us for a good meal, with the proceeds helping our community & supporting two Legion baseball teams. Call 740-385-8811 for more information; COST: $11.00.

 

 

SUNDAY, MARCH 8

 

Maple Sugaring in the Hills and Pancake Breakfast

Hocking Hills State Park, St. Rt. 664 S, Logan, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Join us at the Naturalist Cabin located behind the Old Man’s Cave Visitor Center to savor the taste of the season as we boil down our local maple sap. Discover the many methods used throughout history to make this tasty treat.

 

Can’t wait for that taste?  Join Chef Matt up at the Hocking Hills Dining Lodge for the annual pancake breakfast starting at 8 a.m. each day.  $8 for the pancake breakfast, everything included.

 

Hocking Hills Artists and Craftsmen Marketplace

Hocking Hills Dining Lodge, 20020 State Route 664 South. Logan, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Hocking Hills Artists and Craftsmen Association are at it again. The Holiday Store at the dining lodge at Old Man’s Cave was such a huge success they are now opening “Hocking Hills Artists and Craftsmen Marketplace” at the dining lodge every weekend. Call 740-707-0246 for more information; FREE.

 

Second Sunday Beadmaking

Ohio Glass Museum, 124 W. Main Street, Lancaster, 1 – 4 p.m.

Watch engaging demos, or choose to try it yourself! Join us on a new monthly creative adventure!  Theresa Cress-Sharp will be narrating and performing live glass beadmaking demonstrations as part of your OGM tour on the Second Sunday of each month.  You’ll see rods of beautifully colored glass become molten and shaped into intricate beads! Call 740-687-0101 for more information; COST: $20.

Farmers’ Markets

FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY – Flea & Farmers’ Market at Hocking Hills Market; US 33,Rockbridge. This is a large flea market with many outside and inside vendors every weekend – Friday through Sunday – featuring unique items, antiques, collectibles, beautiful crafts and outstanding in-season produce. HELD INDOORS OVER THE WINTER TOWARDS THE BACK OF THE MARKET. 

SATURDAYS – 9 a.m. – noon. Come meet the farmers and producers behind the local food movement. Look for vendors selling produce, meats, eggs, cheese, jarred products, baked goods and lots more. Merchants are both INSIDE AND OUT DURING THE WINTER MONTHS. Location: Market on State, 1002 E. State St., Athens; for more info call 740-593-6763 or visit athensfarmersmarket.org.