Upcoming Events In Hocking Hills

Hocking Hills Events

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18
 
George Johnson Presentation
The Bowen House, 196 N. Market St., Logan, 6 p.m.
Come enjoy a glass of wine and light appetizers while listening to historic Valentine’s presented by George Johnson. Call 740-385-0344 for more information; FREE.
 
 
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19
 
METRO FIVE-0: Level 4 Skunk Cabbage Hike
Clear Creek Metro Park, 185 Clear Creek Road, Rockbridge, 1 p.m.
Enjoy a rugged 3.5-mile backcountry hike and see Ohio’s earliest blooming wildflower, the Skunk Cabbage. Meet at the Park Office. Call 740-385-1834 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 from this pre-Lent edition benefit the Hocking Hills Inspire Shelter. 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.
 
 
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 20
 
Comfort Food Cruise
12 area restaurants, Logan, Laurelville and Nelsonville, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
A total of 12 different restaurants, each featuring a different comfort food all for just $18 per ticket.  Best of all, $5 of every ticket goes directly to local food banks. You get to enjoy great comfort foods while cruising the beautiful Hocking Hills and bringing much needed comfort to others.  No need to worry about any guilt for indulging in all those comforting dishes.  There are lots of places to take a hike, enjoy the stunning winter scenery and work up an appetite for your next stop on the cruise. Call 740-385-2750 for more information; COST: $18.
 
Frozen Waterfalls Photography Workshop
The Old Bear’s Den Center, 16961 Harble-Griffith Rd., Logan, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Hands-on photography workshop that provides practical and usable knowledge in nature photography. Workshops are held in the Hocking Hills State Park areas. Slide program and handout information. Lunch is provided. A 4-hour workshop is available by appointment. Call 740-380-2039 for more information and to make reservations; COST: $129.
 
Children’s Educational Program: History of the Wayne National Forest
Wayne National Forest Headquarters, 13700 U.S. Hwy 33, Nelsonville, 10 – 11 a.m.
It is time for another Wild Weekend Discovery Series! Join us as we dive in to the exciting history of the Wayne National Forest. We will “Dig through Time” and learn all about the early settlers of Ohio, the effects of past unregulated coal mining, and what has been done to restore much of the land. Bring your children and enjoy this free hands-on educational program that’s designed for preschool to 5th grade. Space is limited to 20 seats. Pre-register today by calling 740-753-0101. FREE.
 
Around the World with Dumplings Cooking Class
Shaw’s Restaurant & Inn, 123 North Broad Street, Lancaster, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Join us as guest instructor Brad Grywalski helps us prepare varied dumplings from around the world –
potato pierogi, Lithuanian meat dumplings and pork pot stickers. The hands-on classes are limited to eight students and you must be 18 years or older. Call 1-800-654-2477 or 740-654-1842 for more information and to make a reservation; COST: $55.
 
Wildcat Hollow Teach a Tree Winter Hike
Wayne National Forest’s Wildcat Hollow Hiking Trail, County Road 58, Athens, 1 – 4 p.m.
You’re invited to participate in a Teach a Tree winter hike on Wayne National Forest’s Wildcat Hollow Hiking Trail in Morgan County. Winter identification can be a little tricky, but fun as well! Local AmeriCorps members will help hikers build their skills for identifying trees in our area. Fact sheets for several tree species will be available. You’ll also learn a few helpful hints for identifying many plant species. Call Matt Castells at 740-753-0101 for more information; FREE.
 
Paint & Wine at RockSide Winery & Vineyards
Rockside Winery & Vineyards, 2363 Lancaster Newark NE Rd, Lancaster, 5 – 8 p.m.
Paint with Palette is a unique opportunity to work with a professional artist to paint a picture while enjoying great wine at RockSide Winery & Vineyards! Beginners and experienced artists are all welcome! A professional artist will take you step by step through the painting and be there to help and answer any questions you might have along the way. Each individual is given the instruction and tools they need to make their own masterpiece! Wine is available by the bottle or the glass during this time. All of our wonderful light menu items are also available for your enjoyment. Call 740-687-4414 for more information; COST: $35.
 
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 Kelly Vaughn. 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
Hocking Hills Winery, 30402 Freeman Road, Logan, 6 – 9 p.m.
Join the Hocking Hills Winery for an evening of live music, wine and relaxing with the sounds of Joe Rollin’ Porter. Bring your own appetizers or food, call for a pizza delivery or just enjoy the music. Call 740- 385-7117 for more information; FREE.
 
NMF Sock Hop with Chucko
Rollerbowl Lanes, 28 Palmer Street, Athens, 8 p.m.
The Nelsonville Music Festival loves to throw a good party, so we are back at it with a Sock Hop at Rollerbowl Lanes! Come dance and bowl the night away with music played by Chucko (of WEAK Radio fame) and a late night set from DJ ‘Disco’ Barticus. There will be dance contests and a costume contest too! 50’s attire is encouraged! Tickets are available in advance or at the door and include free bowling and shoe rental, plus a cash bar, prizes, and more. Call 740-753-1924 for more information; COST: $10-$15 includes bowling & shoe rental.
 
 
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 21
 
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.
 
43rd Annual Winter Hike Series
Slate Run Metro Park, 75 State Route 674 North, Canal Winchester, 2 p.m.
Meet at the Buzzards Roost Picnic Area for a 2.5 or 5-mile hike through the woods and fields, followed by soup and drinks. All ages welcome, but the trail is not wheelchair accessible. Call 614-508-8111 for more information; FREE.
 
 
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22
 
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.
 
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23
 
Burr Oak Owl Prowl
Burr Oak Lodge, 10220 Burr Oak Lodge Rd., Glouster, 6 – 8 p.m.
Join the Sunday Creek Partnership for a winter Owl Prowl at the Burr Oak Lodge. Start by getting cozy by a fire at the lodge. The program begins with a close -up look at these winged nocturnal predators with State Park Naturalist Pat Quackenbush. Then we will go for an evening walk and try to call in our region’s most stealthy predator the owl! Be sure to dress for the weather. (Please, no pets at the owl prowl.) Call 740-385-6841 for more information; FREE.
 
Logan Theatre Group Meeting
Chakeres Theatre, 84 E. Main St., Logan, 7 – 9 p.m.
Logan Theatre Group meets the 2st and 4th 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.
 
 
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25
 
Let it Flow: Yoga & Wine
The Hocking Hills Winery, 30402 Freeman Rd., Logan, 6 – 9 p.m.
Unwind with an evening of yoga and wine tasting. Join us for 1-hour vinyasa yoga suitable for both beginner and experienced yoga student. Then relax in the tasting room of Hocking Hills Winery with a taste of three of our wine. Buy one ticket and get your second 50% off when you sign up by February 24. Call Hocking Hills Winery at 740-385-7117 for more information and to register; COST: $15
 
 
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26
 
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
 
American Legion Post 78 Fish Fry
American Legion Post 78, 12845 St. Rt. 664 S, Logan, 3 – 7 p.m.
Support the work of the American Legion with an all-you-can-eat fish fry: Alaskan Pollack with sides of Coleslaw and Fries. Call 740-385-8811 for more information; COST: $9 adults, $6 children 10 & under.
 
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 from this pre-Lent edition benefit the Hocking Hills Inspire Shelter. 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.
 
Monthly Senior Dinner Carry-in
Scenic Hills Senior Center, 187 South Spring St., Logan, 5 p.m.
Join other seniors for a potluck dinner and entertainment. Call Richard Guess at 740-385-1455 for more information; FREE.
 
Live Music at the Hocking Hills Winery
Hocking Hills Winery, 30402 Freeman Road, 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.
 
Nunsense
Lancaster Playhouse, 201 S. Broad Street, Lancaster, 7 p.m.
Nunsense (1985) is a musical comedy with a book, music, and lyrics by Dan Goggin. Originating as a line of greeting cards, Goggin expanded the concept into a cabaret that ran for 38 weeks, and eventually into a full-length musical. The original production opened December 12, 1985, running for 3,672 performances and becoming the second-longest-running off-Broadway show in history. Tickets can be ordered by calling The Lancaster Playhouse Box Office, Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tickets will also be available at the door 1 hour prior to each performance. Call 740-974-6648 for ticket availability and information; COST: $10.
 
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27
 
Maple Time at Slate Run MetroPark
Buzzards Roost Picnic Area, 1375 State Route 674 North, Canal Winchester, 1 – 3 p.m.
All ages. Sample this sweet treat and learn about making maple syrup the 1880s way. A short hike to the sugarbush leaves the farm at 1pm and 2pm. Sap collecting and boiling is dependent on the weather. All other activities will take place. Call 614-508-8111 to see if sap is flowing and for more information; FREE.
 
Nunsense
Lancaster Playhouse, 201 S. Broad Street, Lancaster, 2 and 7 p.m.
Nunsense (1985) is a musical comedy with a book, music, and lyrics by Dan Goggin. Originating as a line of greeting cards, Goggin expanded the concept into a cabaret that ran for 38 weeks, and eventually into a full-length musical. The original production opened December 12, 1985, running for 3,672 performances and becoming the second-longest-running off-Broadway show in history. Tickets can be ordered by calling The Lancaster Playhouse Box Office, Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tickets will also be available at the door 1 hour prior to each performance. Call 740-974-6648 for ticket availability and information; COST: $10.
 
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 Dr. Dan, the one man band. 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
Hocking Hills Winery, 30402 Freeman Road, Logan, 6 – 9 p.m.
Join the Hocking Hills Winery for an evening of live music, wine and relaxing with the sounds of Gary Wisor. Bring your own appetizers or food, call for a pizza delivery or just enjoy the music. Call 740- 385-7117 for more information; FREE.
 
Murder at the Deadwood Saloon
Chakeres Theater, 25 N. Mulberry St., Logan, 7:30 p.m.
It is the first annual Deadwood Poker Tournament Party. Folks have been arriving for weeks for the biggest tournament west of the Mississippi. As the festivities of the poker tournament conclude, a celebration party is planned at the Deadwood Saloon to award the prize money for the tournament and to celebrate what is hoping to be a very financially successful venture for the saloon. With a group of bandits, bankers, saloon girls, sheriffs, gamblers, east coast debutantes, and of course a few of the locals, this is guaranteed to make for a very interesting evening indeed. Call 740-583-9475 for more information; COST: $10 – $45.
 
 
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 28
 
Maple Time at Slate Run MetroPark
Buzzards Roost Picnic Area, 1375 State Route 674 North, Canal Winchester, 1 – 3 p.m.
All ages. Sample this sweet treat and learn about making maple syrup the 1880s way. A short hike to the sugarbush leaves the farm at 1pm and 2pm. Sap collecting and boiling is dependent on the weather. All other activities will take place. Call 614-508-8111 to see if sap is flowing and for more information; FREE.