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Jan 20 (Sat)
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Apr 15 (Sat)
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Arts/Music/Film

10:00 am - 4:00 pm Tue-Fri 1:00 - 4:00 pm Sat-Sun David Mitzel and Michael Seiler, Curators 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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Arts/Music/Film

Mar 21 (Wed)
Family Oriented
Special Interest

6:30-7:30 pm on Wednesdays, March 14, 21, and 28. About 20 percent of the U.S. population is looking to reduce or eliminate gluten from their diet. For people who make the decision to eat gluten free as a matter of dietary choice and not a medical necessity, there are many important considerations. Come to this 3-part series on Gluten Free Eating to learn......

Cost: $22/person for 2-part series

Contact: Keller Market House, Phone: 740-277-6305

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Mar 21 (Wed)
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7:30 pm An acoustic Evening with Lyle Lovett and Shawn Colvin. Long-time friends Lyle Lovett and Shawn Colvin come together for one incredible acoustic evening of music as these two master performers and songwriters share songs and stories. Lyle Lovett is a singer, composer and actor, and has broadened the definition of American music in a career that spans......

Cost: $35-55 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Mar 22 (Thu)
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1:00 - 2:00 pm. Ages 6-17. Take a look at some of the machines and tools and try to figure out how they work and what their purpose is. Meeting Place - Farmhouse, 1375 State Route 674 North, Canal Winchester, OH 43110 Not wheelchair accessible.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Slate Run Metro Park, Phone: 614-833-1880

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

Mar 22 (Thu)
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Historical

5:30 - 6:30 pm. Ken Williamson first went to Vietnam in 1969, serving with the Army Engineers. He photographed the land, people and events then and continued photographing its citizens and sites when he returned years after the war. He has compiled his observations into a book which intertwines his personal life and reactions with the historical events of......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Nelsonville Public Library, Phone: 740-753-2118

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Arts/Music/Film
Historical

Mar 23 (Fri)
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8:30 pm. The mystery of Ash Cave is special, as far back as the last Ice Age and beyond. Join the naturalist in the parking lot area to explore Ash Cave by lantern light and learn about this special history first hand. We supply the lights you supply the imagination. No pets please at the lantern tour.

Cost: Free

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

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

Mar 23 (Fri)

7:30 pm show. The most celebrated instrumental musician of the modern era. With global sales totaling more than 75 million, Grammy and American Music Award winner Kenny G is the biggest selling instrumental musician of all time. A recording career that spans almost 3 decades and 23 albums, saxophonist Kenny G has elements of Rhythm and Blues, Pop and Latin to a Jazz foundation.

Cost: $35 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
Mar 23 (Fri)

6:00 pm Free Admission. Cash Bar. Local Food Truck Dining. 3/23 - The Local Girls

Cost: Free Admission

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
Mar 23 (Fri)
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Arts/Music/Film

7:00 - 10:00 pm Welcoming back the all girl band Salty Caramels 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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Arts/Music/Film

Mar 23 (Fri)
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6:00 - 9:00 pm Live Music Join the Hocking Hills Winery for an evening of live music, wine and relaxing with the sounds of Terry Efaw (Rock/Pop). Bring your own appetizers or food, call for a pizza delivery or just enjoy the music. Order wine by the glass, bottle, or just by the taste.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Hocking Hills Winery, Phone: 740-385-7117

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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Arts/Music/Film

Mar 23 (Fri)

11:00 am - 2:00 pm Come join us for a Mongolian BBQ benefiting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in honor of Colton Dille.

Cost: $8.99 per person

Contact: Rocky Boot Grill, Phone: 740-753-3130

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
Mar 23 (Fri)
Mar 24 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
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Wildlife

Join us for a weekend of friendship and fun while working on the trails and common areas of the ranch. With over 2000 private acres we have a lot of trails to keep up and new ones to get marked. We are excited for the change in weather and all the new adventures it will bring. Please call now to make your reservations. The ranch is committed to making this the best summer yet.

Cost: $ for camping/cabins/boarding

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

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

Mar 24 (Sat)
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6:45 pm - Sunset Hike 7:00 pm - Doors Open 8:00 pm - Wild Honeybees Concert Come enjoy a sunset hike, dance to the Wild Honeybees and support two local non-profits. We will have door prizes, raffle baskets, local food trucks parked outside and a cash bar. All proceeds will benefit the Dairy Barn Arts Center and Upgrade Athens.

Cost: $20 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
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Mar 24 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
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Wildlife
Historical

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
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
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Wildlife
Historical

Mar 24 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
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Wildlife

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm. Join the naturalist for a chance to hear and view the aerial courtship flight of the American Woodcock. Meet at the Hope School House. Waterproof shoes are highly recommended.

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

Mar 24 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented

9:00 am - 12:00 pm. Sat and Wed. 4-7pm Thu Saturdays - Year Round. Wednesdays - April/December. Thursday Evenings - May/September. This is one of the areas most celebrated institutions. The first market, held on a summer day in 1972, drew participation from three producers the following week, there were five. That summer, market participation peaked at......

Cost: Free event

Contact: Athens Farmers Market, Phone: 740-593-6763

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 26 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented

Mar 24 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
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Arts/Music/Film

6:00 - 9:00 pm Live Music Join the Hocking Hills Winery for an evening of live music, wine and relaxing with the sounds of Joel Curtis (Covers, Bob Dylan). Order wine by the glass, bottle, or just by the taste.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Hocking Hills Winery, Phone: 740-385-7117

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
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Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Mar 24 (Sat)
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8:00 pm Tickets - $17/Advance, $20/Door THE LOW ANTHEM -What goes up must come down, and what goes out must start within-. The band set out to build a recording studio and make a new album with a different sound. It was an ambitious task, and one that took more time than they thought. What came out they called Eyeland, and named the studio in its honor. The......

Cost: $17-20 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Arts/Music/Film

Mar 24 (Sat)
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10:30 am - 12:30 pm. Soapmaking Workshop with Jane Hill of Harleys Soaps. Join us for one of our most popular workshops. Learn how to make cold process castile soaps. You will take home a reusable mold and one pound of soap. You will get to choose from a variety of fragrances and colors to make your soap.

Cost: Sold Out

Contact: Keller Market House, Phone: 740-277-6305

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Arts/Music/Film

Mar 25 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest

1:00 - 3:00 pm Apple Grafting Workshop at Bishop Educational Gardens. More Details to come.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Lilyfest, Phone: 740-385-3016

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest

Mar 27 (Tue)
Family Oriented
Special Interest

9:00 am - 5:00 pm As part of the new Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) requirements, certain farms are required to complete a food safety training. the PSA Grower Training Course offered by the Ohio Department of Agriculture's Division of Food Safety is one way to satisfy that requirement, and other farmers may be interested just to educate themselves. Keller......

Cost: No cost

Contact: Keller Market House, Phone: 740-728-6250

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
Family Oriented
Special Interest

Mar 28 (Wed)
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Arts/Music/Film

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm. Bath Truffles Workshop with Jane Hill of Harleys Soaps. Learn how to make these individual sized bath bombs - this size is easier to master for beginners. You will take home 8 of your own bath truffles and will get to choose from a variety of fragrances and colors. You will get to choose from a variety of fragrances and colors to make your soap.

Cost: $40/$45 per person

Contact: Keller Market House, Phone: 740-277-6305

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Mar 28 (Wed)
Family Oriented
Special Interest

6:30-7:30 pm on Wednesdays, March 14, 21, and 28. About 20 percent of the U.S. population is looking to reduce or eliminate gluten from their diet. For people who make the decision to eat gluten free as a matter of dietary choice and not a medical necessity, there are many important considerations. Come to this 3-part series on Gluten Free Eating to learn......

Cost: $22/person for 1-part series

Contact: Keller Market House, Phone: 740-277-6305

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
Family Oriented
Special Interest

Mar 28 (Wed)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest

6:00 - 8:00 pm. The Hocking and Vinton Soil and Water Conservation Districts will be hosting a Pond Clinic. Steve Fender from Fenders fish Hatchery will be the featured speaker and will cover a variety of topics relating to pond management. There will be a question and answer session so specific concerns about your pond can be addressed, as well as the opportunity......

Cost: Free Event - Reg Req

Contact: Hocking and Vinton Soil and Water Conservation , Phone: 740-385-3016

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 11 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest

Mar 29 (Thu)
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Arts/Music/Film

8:00 pm Floor: $20/advance $25/door Balcony: $17/advance $22/door Box Seats: $25/advance $30/door Stuarts stage will host Xylouris White, the ruggedly visionary duo formed of legendary Cretan lute player George Xylouris and Australian drummer Jim White who has played with Dirty Three among other groups. Don't miss this incredible show.

Cost: $17-30 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Arts/Music/Film

Mar 29 (Thu)
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film
Historical

7:00 pm PG-13 90 min Millions know their voices, but no one knows their names. In his compelling new film -Twenty Feet From Stardom-, award-winning director Morgan Neville shines a spotlight on the untold true story of the backup singers behind some of the greatest musical legends of the 21st century. Triumphant and heartbreaking in equal measure, the film......

Cost: $5.00 per person

Contact: Athena Cinema, Phone: 740-594-7382

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
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Arts/Music/Film
Historical

Mar 30 (Fri)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm. Join the naturalist for an informal discussion and display about animals that lay eggs. Ongoing in lodge lobby.

Cost: Free Event - Reg Req

Contact: Burr Oak State Park, Phone: 740-767-2981

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

Mar 30 (Fri)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife
Historical

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
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife
Historical

Mar 30 (Fri)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm. Join the naturalist for a chance to hear and view the aerial courtship flight of the American Woodcock. Meet at the Hope School House. Waterproof shoes are highly recommended.

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

Mar 30 (Fri)
Mar 31 (Sat)
Apr 1 (Sun)
Apr 2 (Mon)

7:00 pm Fri, Mon 2:30 pm Sun Peter Rabbit, the mischievous and adventurous hero who has captivated generations of readers, now takes on the starring role of his own irreverent, contemporary comedy with attitude. In the film Peters feud with Mr. McGregor (Domhnall Gleeson) escalates to greater heights than ever before as they rival for the affections of the......

Cost: $4.00 per person

Contact: Twin City Opera House, Phone: 740-962-3030

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 39 miles
Mar 30 (Fri)
Outdoor Activity
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

6:00 - 9:00 pm Live Music Join the Hocking Hills Winery for an evening of live music, wine and relaxing with the sounds of Todd Martin (Classic/Rock/Blues/Country). Bring your own appetizers or food, call for a pizza delivery or just enjoy the music. Order wine by the glass, bottle, or just by the taste.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Hocking Hills Winery, Phone: 740-385-7117

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
Outdoor Activity
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Mar 30 (Fri)
Mar 31 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

Ready to start the new year with a new adventure. Want to -hit the horse trails and horse camp- but not sure how to do it. Look no further than this informative seminar. SMOKE RISE RANCH is PROUD to host Mr. Robert Eversole, the TRAILMEISTER. Robert has extensive knowledge on trail riding and trail camping. He shares his knowledge with others thru seminars,......

Cost: $200/meals/seminars

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

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

Mar 31 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm. We will celebrate the arrival of spring with a 3-mile hike along a woodland trail to discover the signs of the season. Wear hiking boots. Meet at the nature center.

Cost: Free Event - Reg Req

Contact: Burr Oak State Park, Phone: 740-767-2981

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

Mar 31 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

2:00 pm Join the naturalist at the Naturalist Cabin for a closer look at Ohio s hawks, owls, eagles and vultures.

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

Mar 31 (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

Mar 31 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

11:00 am - 12:00 pm. All ages. Listen for the siren blast to start the hunt and then search for candy-filled plastic Easter eggs. We have three separate areas for your kids to search, for age groups 0-3, 4-7 and 8-10. Meeting Place - Buzzards Roost Picnic Area, 1375 State Route 674 North, Canal Winchester, OH 43110 Not wheelchair accessible.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Slate Run Metro Park, Phone: 614-833-1880

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

Mar 31 (Sat)
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Family Oriented
Special Interest

8:00 pm - 10:00 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 to watch the moon. Bring a flashlight, dress in layers. Meet at the Hope Furnace to caravan to the starting point.

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

Mar 31 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm. Stop by the Nature Center for a fun-filled afternoon of Easter egg hunting on the grounds surrounding the Nature Center. Kids will find candy filled eggs as well as tokens to win a prize at the prize table.

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

Mar 31 (Sat)
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

10:00 am and 1:00 pm as of 3/24/18 1:00 pm is sold out. The popular Easter Bunny Train is a sell out every year. It is a newer tradition in the Hocking Valley, but has become a favorite of kids of all ages. We have two trains that depart on Saturday, March 31st: one at 10:00 a.m. and the second at 1:00 p.m. Each train travels past Haydenville, before returning......

Cost: $10 - $20 per person

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

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

Mar 31 (Sat)
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Arts/Music/Film

6:15 pm Doors Open. 7:30 - 9:30 pm Show. Lori Graves Productions and the Majestic Theatre team up again to bring an evening of comedy with Vince Morris, Nate Washington, and local comedian and host, Lori Graves. Vince Morris has performed on stages all over the country and has appeared on BET, Comedy Central, Def Comedy Jam and CBS. $15.00 reserved seating.

Cost: $15.00 per person

Contact: Majestic Theatre, Phone: 740-772-2041

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

Mar 31 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented

9:00 am - 12:00 pm. Sat and Wed. 4-7pm Thu Saturdays - Year Round. Wednesdays - April/December. Thursday Evenings - May/September. This is one of the areas most celebrated institutions. The first market, held on a summer day in 1972, drew participation from three producers the following week, there were five. That summer, market participation peaked at......

Cost: Free event

Contact: Athens Farmers Market, Phone: 740-593-6763

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 26 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented

Mar 31 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

7:00 - 9:00 pm Fireside Collective, a Progressive Folk band heavily influence by American Roots Music, features strong musicianship, colorful harmonies, and contemporary original music. Proud to be a part of Asheville, North Carolinas burgeoning music and art scene, the Collective seeks to bridge the gaps between early folk music, the urban folk revival, and......

Cost: Free Event

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

Mar 31 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

10:00 am Now that the long winter cold is winding down and spring is in the air, get out and enjoy our natural world. Visit one of AOAs largest preserves and help us make a lasting difference by planting trees to reforest a portion of our Earthtouch Preserve property in Vinton County. New Hawthorn and Black Locust trees will help reclaim and restore a section......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Appalachia Ohio Alliance, Phone: 740-817-1759

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 11 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

Mar 31 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

6:00 - 9:00 pm Live Music Join the Hocking Hills Winery for an evening of live music, wine and relaxing with the sounds of Van Dyke Trio (Classic Rock/50s-80s). Bring your own appetizers or food, call for a pizza delivery or just enjoy the music. Order wine by the glass, bottle, or just by the taste.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Hocking Hills Winery, Phone: 740-385-7117

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
Outdoor Activity
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

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