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May 19 (Sat)
thru
Aug 12 (Sat)
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Arts/Music/Film

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
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Jun 29 (Fri)
thru
Sep 3 (Fri)
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

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
Family Oriented
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Aug 2 (Thu)
Aug 3 (Fri)
Aug 4 (Sat)
Aug 5 (Sun)
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Come help us rob the Train and join the Posse. Join us on Thursday to begin rehearsal and practice some mounted shooting. Train Robbery will take place on Saturday. Cost to ride: $85 with your own horse (1st or 2nd time), $40 with your own horse (veteran riders), $250 with a rented ranch horse. Not comfortable with riding but still want to participate. Ride the train...

Cost: $85-250 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 21 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

Aug 3 (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
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Arts/Music/Film

Aug 4 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
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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
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
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Arts/Music/Film
Historical

Aug 4 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
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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
Outdoor Activity
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Special Interest
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Aug 4 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
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8:30 pm. Bring along a flashlight for your adventures on the rail. Whoooo knows what you might find along the way. Fun for all ages. Registration is not required. Hike leader will meet you in the front parking lot of Alley Park.

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 17 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
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Wildlife

Aug 4 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
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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
Outdoor Activity
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Special Interest
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Aug 10 (Fri)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Arts/Music/Film

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
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Arts/Music/Film

Aug 11 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Special Interest

If you like to ride join the Hocking Hills Poker Run. 2017 - The map of 2017 route was 1)Lake Logan Beach Area. 2) Rock House on Route 374, 3) Ash Cave on Route 56, 4) Lake Hope Beach off of Route 278 5) Millstone BBQ. When you arrive to start your ride, you will be given turn by turn directions, a map, and the form where each card you draw at each stop......

Cost: $20/Single rider, $25/double

Contact: Friends of the Hocking Hills, Phone: 877-403-4477

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

Aug 11 (Sat)

Gates open 7:00 pm, Show 8:00 pm. Shadows of the 60s pays tribute to the legacy of The Four Tops, Temptations and Supremes. In this Tribute production show, Shadows of the 60s perform the hits that span several decades. Great care is taken to reproduce the music, note for note and in the original keys and arrangements. All tickets are held at will call. We do not mail tickets.

Cost: $50/55 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 34 miles
Aug 12 (Sun)
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9:30 pm Have you ever wondered what the night sky in Chillicothe would have looked like before all of the light pollution and smog? Here at Adena Mansion and Gardens we have an excellent view of the stars. Join us for a star gazing event with a guest lecturer, where you can enjoy the beauty of the estate and the Perseid meteor shower. A Night Under the Stars......

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 26 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Aug 15 (Wed)
Aug 16 (Thu)
Aug 17 (Fri)
Aug 18 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
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Arts/Music/Film

10am-11pm Wed/Thu, 11am-12am Fri, 9am-12am Sat. Home of the Ohio State Fiddling Contest. Held annually in August in Nelsonville in the historic Public Square - The Parade of The Hills has become one of the states premiere family festivals. You will be treated to great family entertainment, regional art and home cooking, concessions, midway, carnival, Pie......

Cost: Small Fee

Contact: Parade of the Hills, Phone: 740-753-4346

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Aug 17 (Fri)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Arts/Music/Film

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
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Arts/Music/Film

Aug 18 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

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
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Aug 18 (Sat)

Gates open 7:00 pm, Show 8:00 pm. Bryan Sutton is an American musician. Primarily known as a flat-picked acoustic guitar player, Sutton also plays mandolin, banjo, ukulele, and electric guitar. He also sings and writes songs. All tickets are held at will call. We do not mail tickets.

Cost: $30/35 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 34 miles
Aug 18 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

8:00 pm Volunteers will be available with their telescopes, and they will gladly help teach you to set up yours if you have one. View the moon and the stars that evening. Meet in the field across from the park entrance of Alley Park. Registration not required.

Cost: Free

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 17 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

Aug 19 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
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
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Historical

Aug 25 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

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
Outdoor Activity
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Aug 31 (Fri)
Sep 1 (Sat)
Sep 2 (Sun)
Sep 3 (Mon)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

Come on out to the ranch and help us say Goodbye to Summer and Hello to fall. Lots of events planned for the entire weekend. Starting with our Cattle Roundup at 1 PM on Friday – This event is FREE to guests of the ranch. Not staying at the ranch but want to help us round em up... $10 fee for non-campers. Drive will be followed by doctoring and banding and......

Cost: $85-250 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 21 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

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