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Apr 28 (Sat)
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Jun 17 (Sat)
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12:00 - 5:00 pm on Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri and Sat $5.00 Free admission on Wednesdays Members and Children under 12 are Free Modern Quilts – Designs of the New Century. Modern quilts mean different things to different people. Experience the power of modern quilts firsthand in this exhibit of innovative and inspiring quilts that represent the best modern quilts......

Cost: $5/adults except Wed

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
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May 19 (Sat)
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Aug 12 (Sat)
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm Tue-Fri 1:00 - 4:00 pm Sat-Sun Randall Thropp, Curator for Creating the Illusion: Costumes and characters from the Paramount Pictures Archive The Decorative Arts Center of Ohio is located in Lancaster, just southeast of Columbus. Donations are graciously accepted.

Cost: Free Admission

Contact: Decorative Arts Center, Phone: 740-681-1423

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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May 31 (Thu)
Jun 1 (Fri)
Jun 2 (Sat)
Jun 3 (Sun)

SAVE THE DATES. The 14th annual Nelsonville Music Festival takes place at Robbins Crossing on the campus of Hocking College in Nelsonville, Ohio. Presented by Stuarts Opera House, a non-profit historic theater and performing arts center in Nelsonville, NMF features over 60 musical acts in four days on multiple stages plus on-site camping, kids activities, food,......

Cost: $30-140 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
Jun 1 (Fri)
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7:00 - 10:00 pm Welcoming The Step Brothers for Live Music Friday Nights at Square 7: Never a cover. always a good time.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Square 7 , Phone: 740-653-1755

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Jun 1 (Fri)
Jun 2 (Sat)
Jun 3 (Sun)
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Here is your chance to try something exciting an new with your horse. Open to anyone interested in giving this sport a try. WEEKEND SCHEDULE: Private lessons avaiable for Friday June 1st by appointment. SAT JUNE 2ND Mounted Archery Clinic with Level 2 Certified NHAA instructor Diana Olds from the Chelee Warriors Mounted Archers of Pa. 3 hour clinic includes......

Cost: Assorted Costs

Contact: Smoke Rise Ranch, Phone: 740-767-2624

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 21 miles
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Jun 1 (Fri)
Jun 2 (Sat)
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11am - 11pm Fri/Sat. Motorcycles, Entertainment and BBQ lead the way to Southeast Ohios Annual Gold Wings & Ribs Festival. Located on Main Street with the beautiful Ohio River just the other side of the festival activities. Home of -Ohios Best Ribs- and -Ohios Best Wings-. Motorcycle tour, Motorcycle light parades, Honda & Harley Dealers, Chrome, Honda &......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Meigs County Gold Wings Ribs Fest, Phone: 740-508-2274

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 38 miles
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Jun 1 (Fri)
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7:00 - 9:00 pm. Enjoy Live Music. All shows are held at the Bandstand in downtown Lancaster, 104 North Broad Street. This event is sponsored in part by Fairfield Federal Savings and Loan Bank.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Lancaster Parks and Recreation, Phone: 740-687-6651

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Jun 2 (Sat)

Gates open 7:00 pm, Show 8:00 pm. Maybe April is an American musical trio based in Nashville who play Americana indie folk. They have opened shows for Brandy Clark and Sarah Jarosz. Singers Katy Bishop, Kristen Castro and Alaina Stacey met at Grammy camp in 2012. Country/Indie/Folk music written by three singer-songwriters from AR, CA, and IL sharing a passion......

Cost: $25/30 per person

Contact: Fur Peace Ranch, Phone: 740-992-6228

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 34 miles
Jun 2 (Sat)
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12:00 pm Local Chillicothe artist skip Hathaway will offer an art class for children of all ages. The classes will take place at the Education Center. Children of all ages are welcome to attend this event, which is offered at no cost. Art supplies will be provided and children must be accompanied by an adult chaperone.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Adena Mansion and Gardens, Phone: 740-772-1500

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 26 miles
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Jun 3 (Sun)
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2:00 pm Does your child like to explore the natural world around them. Would they like to play on the estate as the Worthington children did. Join us for a Scavenger Hunt at Adena. Led by our own Braeden Conaway, the scavenger hunt will give kids the opportunity to explore the Worthington estate more in depth, while learning about some of the natural elements......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Adena Mansion and Gardens, Phone: 740-772-1500

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 26 miles
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Jun 8 (Fri)
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7:00 - 9:00 pm. Central Ohios premier mountain rock show. Enjoy Live Music. All shows are held at the Bandstand in downtown Lancaster, 104 North Broad Street. This event is sponsored in part by Fairfield Federal Savings and Loan Bank.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Lancaster Parks and Recreation, Phone: 740-687-6651

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Jun 9 (Sat)
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Historical

6:00 pm Departure. Adult - $22.00, Child - $18.00, Senior - $20.00 Ride back in time when our train carries a gold shipment only to encounter... bandits on horseback. Kid-friendly and fun for the whole family. Ride back into history when our old-time train carries a -gold- shipment. the robbers are planning an attack with their horses and guns to rob the......

Cost: $18-22 per person

Contact: Hocking Valley Scenic Railway, Phone: 740-249-1452

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Jun 9 (Sat)
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10:00 am Naturalist Andrew Gibson will lead a nature hike through AOAs spectacular Bison Hollow gorge properties in the southern portion of the Hocking Hills.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Appalachia Ohio Alliance, Phone: 334-399-2345

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 11 miles
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Jun 9 (Sat)
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9:30 am - 12:00 pm Family Fun Day: Canoeing and Archery Cost Per Person: Resident Fee $5; Non Resident Fee $6 Cost Per Family (3 or more): Resident Fee $12; Non Resident Fee $15 Certified Canoe and Archery instructors will teach skills for each activity. Equipment provided. Park in the front parking lot, then meet at the log cabin. Registration not required.

Cost: $5-6/person, $12-15/family

Contact: Alley Park, Phone: 740-687-6651

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 17 miles
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Jun 10 (Sun)
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2:00 pm Join us for a lecture from our very own Adena historian, Mary Anne Brown, as she discusses the lives and legacies of the Worthington men. Mary Anne has done a tremendous amount of research on the Worthington family and will take this time to go in depth on the impact of the Worthington men from Governor Worthington to all five of his sons. Reservations are required and admission is free.

Cost: Free Event, Reservations Req

Contact: Adena Mansion and Gardens, Phone: 740-772-1500

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 26 miles
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Jun 10 (Sun)
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Jun 16 (Sun)
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Sit Back and Enjoy the Ride! Let Smoke Rise Ranch and Resort plan your next horse trail riding adventure in Ohio! Our Wranglers will guide you to some of the best riding and meals in the Hocking Hills Region! Enjoy the Wayne National Forest, Trimble Wildlife Area, Hocking Hills State Forest, 9:00 am sharp each day. Zaleskis State Forest and our own 2000 private......

Cost: Assorted Costs

Contact: Smoke Rise Ranch, Phone: 740-767-2624

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 21 miles
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Jun 14 (Thu)
Jun 15 (Fri)
Jun 16 (Sat)
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6:00 pm Thursday, 6/14, 12:00 - 10:00 pm Friday 6/15, and Saturday 6/16. Logan s own unique music and arts festival - the only one of its kind. Celebrate at The Washboard Music Festival in downtown Logan, the heart of the beautiful Hocking Hills. Ohio s Most Unique Music Festival takes place on Fathers Day weekend every year. It features events, a children......

Cost: Free

Contact: Washboard Music Festival, Phone: 740-380-3828

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
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Jun 14 (Thu)
Jun 15 (Fri)
Jun 16 (Sat)
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6:00 pm Thursday, 6/14, 12:00 - 10:00 pm Friday 6/15, and Saturday 6/16. Logan's own unique music and arts festival - the only one of its kind. Celebrate at The Washboard Music Festival in downtown Logan, the heart of the beautiful Hocking Hills. Ohios Most Unique Music Festival takes place on Fathers Day weekend every year. It features events, a childrens......

Cost: Free

Contact: Washboard Music Festival, Phone: 740-380-3828

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
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Jun 14 (Thu)
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6:30 pm Doors open. 7:00 pm Show. Appalachian Listening Room - ALR - gives songwriters, performers, and poets a place to perform for an attentive audience. 90 minutes of music in an intimate setting. There is no food service. High end sodas from around the world will be available on site. June 14th - An Evening with Anthony Mossburg Please confirm directly......

Cost: $10/person

Contact: Appalachian Listening Room, Phone: 740-380-6683

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
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Jun 15 (Fri)
Jun 16 (Sat)
Jun 17 (Sun)
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Join in on our brand new splash Pad and prepare to get wet and wild. This weekend the Splash Pad and other water activities will be free of charge to all campers. Do not forget to bring your super-soakers and get ready for squirt gun wars, water balloon relays, wet wagon rides, and our water balloon challenge. It is gonna get more than a little wet and you know......

Cost: Free to all campers

Contact: Hocking Hills Adventures, Phone: 740-385-8685

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
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Jun 15 (Fri)
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7:00 - 10:00 pm Welcoming Kelly Vaughn for Live Music Friday Nights at Square 7: Never a cover. always a good time.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Square 7 , Phone: 740-653-1755

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Jun 15 (Fri)
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7:00 - 9:00 pm. These Guys Live is a cover band from Columbus Ohio that proudly performs a large variety of songs from the 1970s, 1980s and into the 1990s, (and beyond), covering such great artists as Journey, AC/DC, Bon Jovi, Def Leppard and Van Halen just to name a few. Enjoy Live Music. All shows are held at the Bandstand in downtown Lancaster, 104......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Lancaster Parks and Recreation, Phone: 740-687-6651

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Jun 15 (Fri)
Jun 16 (Sat)
Jun 17 (Sun)
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Get your camping gear ready and saddle up! Package includes a 3-hour ride to camp where your gear will be waiting for you, a great dinner cooked over the campfire, and breakfast in the morning before a 3-hour ride back to the office. The ride to the campsite leaves the office at noon on Saturday. $75.00 – Personal Horse $250.00 – Ranch Horse

Cost: Assorted Costs

Contact: Smoke Rise Ranch, Phone: 740-767-2624

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 21 miles
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Jun 16 (Sat)
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Spectator Sports

11am-2pm Registration. 4pm Trophy Presentation. 14th Annual Cruise-In. Cars, Motorcycles, Trucks. Home of Keith Kumler Memorial Trophy and Larry Jarvis Memorial Trophy. All vehicles welcome. 30 Top Vehicle Trophies. 5 Trophies 2000 and up. 9 Specialty Trophies. Amvets, Ladies Auxiliary, Sons of Amvets, Junior Amvets, DJ, Military, Earth Angels, Best of Show......

Cost: $10 Registration

Contact: Fairfield County Fairgrounds, Phone: 866-611-2645

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 21 miles
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Jun 17 (Sun)
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8:00 am All participants will be provided a canoe, paddle, lifejacket, trash bags, gloves and transportation to designated locations. Everyone will be assigned into groups to ensure the entire river gets clean. Afterwards we will have a cookout to thank all of the participants. You will have a blast participating in this fun community service event. There......

Cost: Free Event and Food

Contact: Hocking Hills Adventures, Phone: 740-385-8685

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
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Jun 17 (Sun)
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Historical

2:00 - 4:00 pm. Due to the popularity of our tours we now require preregistration. This is an outdoor walking tour and will cover the entire loop of the grounds including the cemeteries so if you have small children, bring a stroller. George Eberts, an expert on the history of the Athens Asylum or -The Ridges,- will lead an outdoor walking tour of the asylum......

Cost: $12-$15 per person/Res Req

Contact: Athens Asylum, Phone: 740-592-2280

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
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Jun 22 (Fri)
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9:00 pm - 12:00 am Since 1890 this location in Lancaster has provided spirits and good times. Ale House 1890 continues that tradition with great food/libations in a landmark location with live music. Join the door Opening Kenzies as they play the patio at the Ale House for the first time ever. Pop rock cover band from Lancaster, Ohio.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Ale House 1890, Phone: 740-277-6053

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Jun 22 (Fri)
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7:00 - 9:00 pm. Enjoy Live Music. All shows are held at the Bandstand in downtown Lancaster, 104 North Broad Street. This event is sponsored in part by Fairfield Federal Savings and Loan Bank.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Lancaster Parks and Recreation, Phone: 740-687-6651

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Jun 23 (Sat)
Jun 24 (Sun)
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm. Featuring the private and public gardens of owner and clay artist Jean Magdich, and a selection of other crafts from local artisans including wood, metal, glass, pottery, and more. They truly are Garden Art. Come see. Refreshments will be served. We ask that you leave your pets at home.

Cost: Free Admission

Contact: Hocking House, Phone: 740-385-4166

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 6 miles
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Jun 23 (Sat)

On Guard Defense offers instructor-led training that consists of a minimum of 6 hours of classroom instruction followed by 2 hours on the range. Classes are designed to meet the needs of both novice and experienced shooters and includes instruction on: 1) Essential gun safety rules. 2) Different types of pistols and which one is best for you. 3) The basics of......

Cost: $125.00 / per person

Contact: On Guard Defense, Phone: 740-596-1984

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 8 miles
Jun 23 (Sat)
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Departure is One Hour before dust. (7:30pm in summer months and 6:30pm in fall months.) There is always something unique happening in the Hocking Hills. Join us for a fantastic way to enjoy the pristine Hocking Hills scenery at night. Night time canoeing is a unique experience. The Hocking River is calm and peaceful before the night fall. Experience the Hocking......

Cost: $45 per canoe

Contact: Hocking Hills Adventures, Phone: 740-385-8685

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
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Jun 24 (Sun)
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4:00 - 6:00 pm Cost: Resident Fee $5; Non Resident Fee $6 Learn some recipes and ways to cook meals outdoors. Cooking over the campfire and coals in Dutch ovens, kettles, pie irons, and roasting sticks. Plenty of food to sample along the way. Meet in the back parking lot by the Goslin Nature Center at Alley Park. Registration Deadline: Monday, June 18

Cost: $5-6/person, Reg by June 18th

Contact: Alley Park, Phone: 740-687-6651

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 17 miles
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Jun 29 (Fri)
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7:00 - 9:00 pm. Enjoy Live Music. All shows are held at the Bandstand in downtown Lancaster, 104 North Broad Street. This event is sponsored in part by Fairfield Federal Savings and Loan Bank.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Lancaster Parks and Recreation, Phone: 740-687-6651

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Family Oriented
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Jun 29 (Fri)
Jun 30 (Sat)
Jul 1 (Sun)
Jul 2 (Mon)
Jul 3 (Tue)
Jul 4 (Wed)
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Please join us as we celebrate Independence Day. We will have events all weekend beginning on Friday and ending on Wednesday. Cattle Roundup, Breakaway Roping, Sorting Clinic, Open Sorting, horse parade in Murray City, Pot Luck Dinner, Fireworks in Murray City, Fun Show. Do not forget to bring your bathing suit for the pool. Hope to see you at the ranch. Friday,......

Cost: Assorted Costs

Contact: Smoke Rise Ranch, Phone: 740-767-2624

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 21 miles
Outdoor Activity
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Jun 29 (Fri)
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Sep 3 (Fri)
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12:00 - 5:00 pm on Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri and Sat $5.00 Free admission on Wednesdays Members and Children under 12 are Free

Cost: $5/adults except Wed

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
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Jun 30 (Sat)
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Departure is One Hour before dust. (7:30pm in summer months and 6:30pm in fall months.) Fall in love and reconnect again with your partner. Imagine canoeing under the bright full moon with the river current gently pushing you along. Night time canoeing is a surreal experience. Explore the river with your spouse, paddling in and around some of the most scenic......

Cost: $45 per canoe

Contact: Hocking Hills Adventures, Phone: 740-385-8685

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
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