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Sep 16 (Sat)
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Feb 26 (Sat)
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1:00 - 4:00 pm. Tue-Sun. Nov-Feb: Tuesday - Saturday 1-4 pm and by appointment. Closed on Sundays and Mondays. Mar-Oct: Tuesday - Sunday 1-4 pm and by appointment. Closed on Mondays. General Admission - $6, Senior Citizen - $5, Students (Ages 6-18) - $3. -A Very Private Collection of Vintage Glass- will fill a large selection of cases in the Ohio Glass......

Cost: $3-6/person

Contact: Ohio Glass Museum, Phone: 740-687-0101

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Dec 31 (Sun)
Jan 1 (Mon)
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Hogmanay is the Scottish word for the last day of the year. Every year we put on a party that in the Scottish tradition, welcomes new friends and old to celebrate and ring in the New Year at our property. This two night extravaganza includes a welcome reception, entertainment, alcoholic beverage tasting, a seven-course wine paired dinner, and so much more.......

Cost: Call for pricing

Contact: Glenlaurel, Phone: 800-809-7378

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 6 miles
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Jan 1 (Mon)
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1:00 pm. Start the New Year off right with a Conkle s Hollow Rim Trail Hike. Meet the naturalist in the parking area of Conkle s Hollow for a 2.5 mile hike. Along the way we will discuss some of the local history of Conkle s Hollow. Wear sturdy shoes and bundle up.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6841

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 3 miles
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Historical

Jan 5 (Fri)
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6:00 - 7:00 pm Discover the adaptations that make owls one of the top predators of the night. Meet at the Hope Furnace.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Lake Hope State Park, Phone: 740-596-3030

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 12 miles
Outdoor Activity
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Jan 5 (Fri)
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10:00 am. Stroll with the naturalist and explore Cedar Falls. You will discover the natural and cultural history of this area of the park. Meet at the trail head.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6841

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
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Family Oriented
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Wildlife
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Jan 6 (Sat)
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10:00 am - 12:00 pm. Winter is a great time for bird watching and learning identifying field marks - there are fewer birds and the trees are bare. We will search for our Ohio winter bird residents on this short hike. Bring binoculars and dress warmly. Meet in the lodge lobby.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Burr Oak State Park, Phone: 740-767-1210

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 27 miles
Outdoor Activity
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Jan 6 (Sat)
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1:00 pm Bundle up and meet the naturalist at the Shelter House at Ash Cave to talk about the topic of the day. Each visit will bring a different topic ranging from local folklore and history to plants and animals. We might have a special guest or two. Bring a mug along we will have the kettle on. If you would like to know the topic for the fireside chat, please......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6841

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 2 miles
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Jan 6 (Sat)
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10:00 am. Meet the Naturalist at the Naturalist Cabin for a short hike and discover some facts about the history of the area and the rock formations that are found through the park.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6841

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Historical

Jan 7 (Sun)
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10:00 am Conkle s Hollow State Nature Preserve is one of the most unique locations in the Hocking Hills. Join the naturalist for a short hike to find out why. Meet in the parking area. No pets allowed in the nature preserve please.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6841

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 3 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
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Jan 12 (Fri)
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10:00 am. The Ohio Frontier was full of heroes and shady characters. Meet at the Shelter House at Rock House to hike and explore our local history.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6561

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 6 miles
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Wildlife
Historical

Jan 12 (Fri)
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8:00 - 11:00 pm Full Bar with Craft / Local Beer Upscale Art Live Music is provided this evening by Peter Conrad Music live - Classic songs from all those years ago and audience requests.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Suzannah Gallery and Taproom, Phone: 740-422-8644

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Jan 13 (Sat)
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1:00 pm Bundle up and meet the naturalist at the Shelter House at Ash Cave to talk about the topic of the day. Each visit will bring a different topic ranging from local folklore and history to plants and animals. We might have a special guest or two. Bring a mug along we will have the kettle on. If you would like to know the topic for the fireside chat, please......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6841

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 2 miles
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Jan 13 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
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Wildlife

10:00 am. Join the naturalist at the Ash Cave parking lot for a nice leisurely hike to Ash Cave. Learn about some local history and geology of this beautiful area.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6841

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 2 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Wildlife

Jan 13 (Sat)
Jan 14 (Sun)
Family Oriented
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10:00 am - 7:00 pm on Saturday, Jan 13th 10:00 am - 5:00 pm on Sunday, Jan 14th Come enjoy your first Native American celebration of the year with traditional Native American drumming, singing, dancing, and regalia. Enjoy crafts and artwork from Native American artists from around the country, along with delicious food and drinks. There will be face painting,......

Cost: $5/adults, $3/children/seniors

Contact: Fairfield County Fairgrounds, Phone: 740-653-3041

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 21 miles
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Jan 13 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
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10:00 am - 12:30 pm. A 3-mile hike to enjoy the wonders of nature. Wear sturdy shoes and dress in layers. Meet at the Hope Furnace. For more information please call the nature center.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Lake Hope State Park, Phone: 740-596-3030

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 12 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

Jan 13 (Sat)
Jan 14 (Sun)

10:00 am - 7:00 pm on Saturday, Jan 13th 10:00 am - 5:00 pm on Sunday, Jan 14th Come enjoy your first Native American celebration of the year with traditional Native American drumming, singing, dancing, and regalia. Enjoy crafts and artwork from Native American artists from around the country, along with delicious food and drinks. There will be face painting,......

Cost: $5/adults, $3/children/seniors

Contact: Fairfield County Fairgrounds, Phone: 740-653-3041

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 21 miles
Jan 13 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

2:00 - 4:00 pm. This winter hiking series will explore areas of the park not normally seen by hiking established trails. Wear sturdy footwear and be prepared for steep hills and uneven terrain on this 2-mile hike. Meet at the nature center.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Burr Oak State Park, Phone: 740-767-1210

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 27 miles
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Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

Jan 13 (Sat)
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1:00 - 5:00 pm Includes all supplies necessary to complete one finished painted scarf Local Artist Barbara Ery is here to guide you on this colorful journey. Each participant will complete a finely painted silk scarf. Participants can wash and set their scarves at home or have them dry cleaned to ensure the permanence of their work. Details will be provided......

Cost: $54/member, $60/nonmember

Contact: Dairy Barn, Phone: 740-592-4981

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
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Jan 13 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
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7:00 - 9:00 pm Come see one of SE Ohio s newest and brightest bluegrass bands, The Coal Cave Hollow Boys for their first show at the Eclipse Company Store! The show is free, so come to our first show in 2018. And the menu is mighty fine.

Cost: Free Admission

Contact: Eclipse Company Store, Phone: 740-677-4904

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 23 miles
Outdoor Activity
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Special Interest
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Jan 14 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

10:00 am Conkle s Hollow State Nature Preserve is one of the most unique locations in the Hocking Hills. Join the naturalist for a short hike to find out why. Meet in the parking area. No pets allowed in the nature preserve please.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6841

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 3 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

Jan 14 (Sun)

3:00 pm Special Sunday Bluegrass Matinee. A firecracker of talent that powers one of the hottest shows in any genre of music. World Class Musicians, and an Award Winning Voice seamlessly set the stage for a breath-taking, one-of-a-kind, must-see performance; that reaches beyond the boundaries of bluegrass music. Written words can give you but a glimpse of the......

Cost: $28-38 per person

Contact: Stuart's Opera House, Phone: 740-753-1924

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
Jan 18 (Thu)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
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Arts/Music/Film

7:00 - 9:00 pm -Molly has turned the heads of even the most seasoned industry professionals. She began performing on stage when she was 11, and recorded her first album, The Old Apple Tree, at age 13. Since then, she has appeared on A Prairie Home Companion and at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, was featured on the cover of Flatpicking Guitar Magazine, won first......

Cost: $5.00 per person

Contact: Eclipse Company Store, Phone: 740-677-4904

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 23 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Jan 19 (Fri)
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Mar 16 (Fri)
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

12:00 - 5:00 pm on Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri and Sat OH+5 18 $5.00 Free admission on Wednesdays Members and Children under 12 are Free The 10th in a series of competitions, OH+5 is a regional, all media juried exhibition of contemporary artwork. OH+5 serves to promote artists residing in Ohio and its five bordering states: Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Pennsylvania......

Cost: $5/adults except Wed

Contact: Dairy Barn, Phone: 740-592-4981

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Jan 20 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

9:00 am - 11:00 am Continuous starts. Join the Annual Hocking Hills Winter Hike 6-mile trek to view the beauty of the hills and caves and waterfalls in winter. Start at Old Mans Cave on a hike to Ash Cave with a stop at Cedar Falls for refreshments (for a donation). Transportation is provided back to parking area near Old Mans Cave. Hocking Hills State......

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-685-6841

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

Jan 23 (Tue)

7:30 pm show. --National Tour: CABARET IN HERE LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL Broadways Definitive Tony-Winning Masterpiece Welcome to the infamous Kit Kat Klub, where the Emcee, Sally Bowles, and a raucous ensemble take the stage nightly to tantalize the crowd – and to leave their troubles outside. But as life in pre-WWII Germany grows more and more uncertain, will......

Cost: $22-30 per person

Contact: Ohio University Performing Arts Series, Phone: 740-753-1924

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
Jan 25 (Thu)

Join us for Robert Burns Birthday. This Scottish celebration and dinner pays tribute to the life, works, and spirit of this great Scottish poet. When you join us, the night will be filled with bagpipe music, delectable food, and readings from Robert Burns works. Celebrate and share a wee bit of poetry all in honor of Robbie.

Cost: Reservations Required

Contact: Glenlaurel Inn, Phone: 740-385-4070

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 6 miles
Jan 26 (Fri)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife
Historical

10:00 am. Meet the naturalist at the shelter house located by the main parking area to explore Cedar Falls and discover the unique natural and cultural history of this area of the park.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6841

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife
Historical

Jan 26 (Fri)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

7:00 - 9:00 pm. Experience the winter woodland landscape at night as we call for our favorite nocturnal hunters--the owls. A short slide presentation will precede this 1-mile walk. Meet in the Sandpiper room in the lodge.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Burr Oak State Park, Phone: 740-767-1210

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 27 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

Jan 27 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Historical

10:00 am. Meet the Naturalist at the Naturalist Cabin for a short hike and discover some facts about the history of the area and the rock formations that are found through the park.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6841

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Historical

Jan 27 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film
Wildlife
Historical

1:00 pm Bundle up and meet the naturalist at the Naturalist Cabin located by the A frame Bridge at Old Man s Cave to talk about the topic of the day. Each visit will bring a different topic ranging from local folklore and history to plants and animals. We might even sneak in a special guest or two. Bring a mug along we will have the kettle on. If you would......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6841

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film
Wildlife
Historical

Jan 27 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

3:00 - 4:00 pm. The naturalist will share some nature-themed book recommendations for both adults and young children. Bring your own book to share. Ongoing by the lodge fireplace.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Burr Oak State Park, Phone: 740-767-1210

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 27 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

Jan 27 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Special Interest

1000 am 45th Annual Winter Hike Series. Enjoy a 1 or 3-mile self-guided hike, or choose from one of two guided 5-mile hikes. Meeting Place: Thomas-Mathias Parking Lot, 24950 County Road 116 (Clear Creek Road), Rockbridge, OH 43149 All Ages.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Clear Creek Metro Park, Phone: 614-508-8111

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 12 miles
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Special Interest

Jan 28 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

10:00 am Meet the naturalist at the parking area of Conkle s Hollow State Nature Preserve to learn more about the hardy plants that make the cold winter more colorful. Make sure to bundle up and wear sturdy shoes. No pets permitted in the preserve please.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6841

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 3 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

Jan 31 (Wed)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

6:00 - 8:00 pm. The second full moon of the month renders it a blue moon. Enjoy a 2-mile hike along the closed Lake Ridge Road to the group camp area for a high vantage point in which to watch the moon. Bring a flashlight, dress in layers. Meet at the Hope furnace to caravan to the starting point. For more information please call the nature center.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Lake Hope State Park, Phone: 740-596-3030

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 12 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

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