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May 2 (Thu)
May 3 (Fri)
May 4 (Sat)
May 5 (Sun)
Urban Air Wake Up Downtown
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest

Logans historic downtown streets will be car-free, making way for Airstreams and a lively pedestrian mall. Our mission: "Wake Up Downtown" with live music, restaurants, Airstream experts, factory tours, and more!

Cost: Free

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest

May 2 (Thu)
Cantwell Cliffs
Outdoor Activity
Wildlife

Join us for a challenging climb through the cliffs. We will be on the lookout for any wildflowers and waterfalls. Join us at the Cantwell Cliffs parking lot for a 2 mile hike. 10AM - 11AM

Cost: Free

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 8 miles
Outdoor Activity
Wildlife

May 3 (Fri)
Fossil Hunt
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

Did you know that Ohio is home to some pretty unique fossils? Come learn about the ancient critters who called Ohio home and hunt for them around the Old Mans Cave Visitor Center. Meet us at the Old Mans Cave Visitor Center. 10AM - 11AM

Cost: Free

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

May 3 (Fri)
Live Music at Hocking Hills Winery
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Come and enjoy the musical stylings of Stevie Cade at the winery from 6pm - 9pm.

Cost: Free

Phone: 7403857117

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

May 3 (Fri)
Live Music at Uncle Bucks Dance Barn

Larry Elefante lives in a storyline of Outlaw Country tunes & Back Porch grooves, meandering through story time with both hyperbole and bittersweet honesty. Starts at 7pm Cover: $5 Free Camping

Cost: $5

Phone: 740-664-2428

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 15 miles
May 3 (Fri)
Lots and Lots of Galaxies
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

On May evenings, observers on the surface of the Earth can look out towards deep space. With the Milky Way out of the way, we can appreciate the vast realm of the galaxies - faint, fuzzy, and far, far away. Get your free parking pass at registration.jgap.org. This program can go over the estimated end time. Learn more at https://jgap.info/ 830PM - 1AM

Cost: Free

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

May 4 (Sat)
Lots and Lots of Galaxies
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

On May evenings, observers on the surface of the Earth can look out towards deep space. With the Milky Way out of the way, we can appreciate the vast realm of the galaxies - faint, fuzzy, and far, far away. Get your free parking pass at registration.jgap.org. This program can go over the estimated end time. Learn more at https://jgap.info/ 830PM - 1AM

Cost: Free

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

May 4 (Sat)
Resident Raptors
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

Come check out some of our resident raptors at the Hocking Hills Lodge. Learn how these critters survive in our rolling hills and forests. 2PM - 3PM

Cost: Free

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

May 4 (Sat)
Fields of Flowers Craft Event
Family Oriented
Arts/Music/Film

Welcome Sign with Vase Attached! This event is in collaboration with Hocking Hills Paint Parties & More. Choose either rustic white or brown boards then drill holes for the jute rope hanger. Add a cute vase by screwing on bezel wire to hold it. Paint your happy word or phrase on the sign. For the final touch add some fresh flowers! Great door or entryway decor.......

Cost: $25 Each

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 12 miles
Family Oriented
Arts/Music/Film

May 4 (Sat)
Spring Fling: Sips and Flowers
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest

At this special event, we are merging the beauty of flowers with the charm of vintage airstreams. Begin your delightful journey by collecting a complimentary flower or drink at any of the participating local businesses. The event begins at 3:00 PM but you can check-in at Hocking Hills Bagel Company starting at 2:30 PM. By the end, you will be refreshed and......

Cost: $15

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest

May 4 (Sat)
Live Music at Hocking Hills Winery
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Come and enjoy the musical stylings of Eric Allen at the winery from 6pm - 9pm.

Cost: Free

Phone: 7403857117

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

May 4 (Sat)
Rock This Way live at Hunter Street Saloon

QFM96 House Band, Rock This Way, will be performing live at Hunter Street Saloon in Logan. Theme Party: May The Fourth Be With You... Star Wars 21+ Event - Must Have Valid Id 9pm

Cost: $5 Cover

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
May 4 (Sat)
Lancaster Farmers Market
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented

Lancaster Farmers Market offers fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, meats, eggs, cut flowers, preserves, popsicles, crafts, plants, honey, body care products, and more! Open Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., at West Chestnut Street in downtown Lancaster (behind Keller Market House). The farmers market is rain or shine, on the first Saturday in May through......

Cost: Free

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented

May 4 (Sat)
May Apple Jam at Uncle Bucks Dance Barn

Insea Sound Shop and Uncle Bucks present the 2024 May Apple Jam! Lineup: The Band Keesey 4PM - 5PM Without Papers 530PM - 630PM Grainfed 7PM - 8PM Blues Cowboys 830PM - 930PM Medicine Hat 10PM - 11PM Gates Open at 330pm Cover: $5 Free Primitive Camping

Cost: $10

Phone: 740-664-2428

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 15 miles
May 4 (Sat)
150th Kentucky Derby Watch Party
Special Interest
Spectator Sports

Join us for a watch party for the 150th running of the Kentucky Derby! Win Prizes, wear your derby hat and more.... Start at Noon!

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 9 miles
Special Interest
Spectator Sports

May 5 (Sun)
Weaving on a Cardboard Loom
Family Oriented
Special Interest

Traditionally done on a loom with wool, come weave your own little piece of Native American history at the Old Mans Cave Visitor Center. All materials provided. 10AM - 11AM

Cost: Free

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

May 5 (Sun)
Lancaster Handbell Ensemble Spring Concert
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

On Sunday, May 5, join the Lancaster Handbell Ensemble for a concert at 3:00 p.m. inside Lancasters First Presbyterian Church at 222 N. Broad Street. 3pm - 5pm

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

May 7 (Tue)
Old Mans Cave Hike
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

Join us every Tuesday at 10 am for a one mile hike through Old Mans Cave to celebrate 75 years of parks and 100 years of Hocking Hills public trails. This moderate, one mile hike begins in front of the Old Mans Cave Visitor Center. 10AM - 11AM

Cost: Free

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

May 9 (Thu)
Rock House Hike
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Wildlife

Join us for a moderate, one mile round trip hike to Rock House cave and learn about the critters that call our caves home. From bats to rock doves and everything in between! Join us at the Rock House Shelter House. Be prepared for the weather and steps. 10AM - 11AM

Cost: Free

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 6 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Wildlife

May 10 (Fri)
Live Music at Uncle Bucks Dance Barn

We're a band that plays eclectic old-time music, our way. Starts at 7pm Cover: $5

Cost: $5

Phone: 740-664-2428

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 15 miles
May 10 (Fri)
Owl Prowl at Ash Cave
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Wildlife

Whoo is that calling in the night? Come found out at Ash Cave! Join us for an evening owl prowl and meet our resident owl! Join us at the Ash Cave Trailhead. 830PM - 930PM

Cost: Free

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

May 10 (Fri)
The Whirlpool Galaxy and Earthshine
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Wildlife

The most glorious galaxy at the eyepiece of a telescope is M51, the great Whirlpool galaxy near the tail of the Big Dipper. Come learn how to see its spiral arms in our large telescopes. Also, the setting moon holds "Earthshine" on its night side. Get your free parking pass at registration.jgap.org. This program can go over estimated end times. Learn more at https://jgap.info/ 8:30PM - 1AM

Cost: Free

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

May 10 (Fri)
Live Music at Hocking Hills Winery
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Come and enjoy the musical stylings of Josh Burton at the winery from 6pm - 9pm.

Cost: Free

Phone: 7403857117

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

May 11 (Sat)
Lancaster Farmers Market
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented

Lancaster Farmers Market offers fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, meats, eggs, cut flowers, preserves, popsicles, crafts, plants, honey, body care products, and more! Open Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., at West Chestnut Street in downtown Lancaster (behind Keller Market House). The farmers market is rain or shine, on the first Saturday in May through......

Cost: Free

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented

May 11 (Sat)
Saturday Cinema in Downtown Lancaster
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Arts/Music/Film

Visit downtown Lancaster on the second Saturday of every month, May through August, for a free movie in Zane Square! Enjoy music and activities before the movie begins. Saturday Cinema is fun for the whole family! 8:00PM - 11PM

Cost: Free

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Arts/Music/Film

May 11 (Sat)
Toadally Cool
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

If you are like us, you are hoppy about toads too! Come meet our resident toad at the Hocking Hills Lodge. 2PM - 3PM

Cost: Free

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

May 11 (Sat)
The Whirlpool Galaxy and Earthshine
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Wildlife

The most glorious galaxy at the eyepiece of a telescope is M51, the great Whirlpool galaxy near the tail of the Big Dipper. Come learn how to see its spiral arms in our large telescopes. Also, the setting moon holds "Earthshine" on its night side. Get your free parking pass at registration.jgap.org. This program can go over estimated end times. Learn more at https://jgap.info/ 8:30PM - 1AM

Cost: Free

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

May 11 (Sat)
Live Music at Hocking Hills Winery
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Come and enjoy the musical stylings of Tyler Chaffee at the winery from 6pm - 9pm.

Cost: Free

Phone: 7403857117

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

May 11 (Sat)
Live Music at Uncle Bucks Dance Barn

Shaun Booker Damnit Band! Shaun Booker is a renowned international artist whose known for her unique sound and captivating performances. Born in Youngstown, Ohio, USA Starts at 7pm Cover: $5

Cost: $5

Phone: 740-664-2428

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 15 miles
May 12 (Sun)
Resilient Raptors
Family Oriented
Wildlife

Although not what you may be thinking, these predatory birds share some characteristics with our Jurassic friends. Learn more about them at the Hocking Hills Lodge. 2PM - 3PM

Cost: Free

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
Family Oriented
Wildlife

May 12 (Sun)
Birdfeeder Buffet
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Wildlife

Join the naturalist at the back of the Old Mans Cave Visitor Center at the pollinator plot to observe a variety of birds in the area feasting away at our bird feeders. 10AM - 11AM

Cost: Free

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

May 14 (Tue)
Old Mans Cave Hike
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

Join us every Tuesday at 10 am for a one mile hike through Old Mans Cave to celebrate 75 years of parks and 100 years of Hocking Hills public trails. This moderate, one mile hike begins in front of the Old Mans Cave Visitor Center. 10AM - 11AM

Cost: Free

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

May 16 (Thu)
Whispering Cave Hike
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Wildlife

Join us for a moderate, 1 mile round trip to Whispering Cave from the Hocking Hills Lodge. Learn about the second largest recess cave in the park and listen to the whispers that give the cave its name. Join us at the Hocking Hills Lodge Hikers Pavilion to the right of the front door. Be prepared for the weather and rugged steps. 10AM - 11AM

Cost: Free

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

May 17 (Fri)
Live Music at Uncle Bucks Dance Barn

Original & Classic Rock/Blues from some of the best local musicians in Southeast Ohio - Medicine Hat! Starts at 7pm Cover: $5

Cost: $5

Phone: 740-664-2428

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 15 miles
May 17 (Fri)
May 18 (Sat)
May 19 (Sun)
Lancaster Community Days Festival
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented

Who is ready for some fair food?! The Lancaster Community Days Festival is just around the corner to satisfy those taste buds on May 17, 18, 19. There will be a lineup of events for the whole family including amusement rides, food, crafts, and entertainment! All Day!

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

May 17 (Fri)
Casey Redmond Live at Hocking Hills Winery
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Come and enjoy the musical stylings of Casey Redmond at the winery from 6pm - 9pm.

Cost: Free

Phone: 7403857117

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

May 17 (Fri)
Copernicus The Most Dramatic Crater
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Wildlife

One of the most striking craters on the surface of the moon is the rugged Copernicus. It is perfectly illuminated this weekend. Get your free parking pass at registration.jgap.org. This program can go over estimated ending times. Learn more at https://jgap.info/ 830PM - 1AM

Cost: Free

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

May 18 (Sat)
May 19 (Sun)
Ohio Plein Air Society Visits Lancaster
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Arts/Music/Film

On May 18 and 19, Lancaster will host artists from the Ohio Plein Air Society to paint the beauty of the historic downtown and other areas within Fairfield County on canvas. As you travel about downtown you will see artists and easels set up. Feel free to stop by and admire their work. Artists will return to the downtown gazebo on Sunday, May 19, and display......

Cost: Free

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Arts/Music/Film

May 18 (Sat)
Fields of Flowers Craft Event
Family Oriented
Arts/Music/Film

Make a Macrame Plant Hanger! Learn how to make a simple macrame plant hanger. Comes with a 4 in. pot and flowers. Wine and design so bring beverage of choice. Max of 10 people per class so RSVP. $25 each. A day class is also available on June 1st from 1PM -3PM. 530PM - 730PM

Cost: $25 Each

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 12 miles
Family Oriented
Arts/Music/Film

May 18 (Sat)
Copernicus The Most Dramatic Crater
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Wildlife

One of the most striking craters on the surface of the moon is the rugged Copernicus. It is perfectly illuminated this weekend. Get your free parking pass at registration.jgap.org. This program can go over estimated ending times. Learn more at https://jgap.info/ 830PM - 1AM

Cost: Free

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

May 18 (Sat)
Turtle Talk
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

Ever wonder what goes on under a turtle's shell? Come find out at the Hocking Hills Lodge and meet our resident box turtle. 2PM - 3PM

Cost: Free

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

May 18 (Sat)
Lancaster Farmers Market
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented

Lancaster Farmers Market offers fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, meats, eggs, cut flowers, preserves, popsicles, crafts, plants, honey, body care products, and more! Open Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., at West Chestnut Street in downtown Lancaster (behind Keller Market House). The farmers market is rain or shine, on the first Saturday in May through......

Cost: Free

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented

May 18 (Sat)
Live Music at Uncle Bucks Dance Barn

Willie Phoenix with Blues Cowboys! Americana - Blues Starts at 6pm Cover: $5

Cost: $5

Phone: 740-664-2428

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 15 miles
May 18 (Sat)
Live Music at Hocking Hills Winery
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Come and enjoy the musical stylings of ROBMAN at the winery from 6pm - 9pm.

Cost: Free

Phone: 7403857117

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

May 19 (Sun)
Sun Art
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

Using the sun, some various objects from nature, and cyanotype paper, we will create cool artwork. Meet at the Old Mans Cave Visitor Center. All materials provided. 10AM - 11AM

Cost: Free

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

May 19 (Sun)
Monthly Nature Hike - Alley Park
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Wildlife

Join the adventure in 2024 by hiking in Lancasters parks! Lancaster Parks and Recreation outdoor education staff will be leading monthly nature hikes in various parks. Each hike is moderate paced involving 2+ miles on uneven terrain. Registration is not mandatory, but will allow the staff to email updates on the hikes directly to you. Free online registration......

Cost: Free

Contact: alleyparkoeyahoo.com

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

May 19 (Sun)
Conservation Conversations
Family Oriented
Wildlife

To celebrate our beautiful planet, learn about ways you can get involved to help preserve and protect it! Stop by the Hocking Hills Lodge. 2PM - 3PM

Cost: Free

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
Family Oriented
Wildlife

May 21 (Tue)
Old Mans Cave Hike
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

Join us every Tuesday at 10 am for a one mile hike through Old Mans Cave to celebrate 75 years of parks and 100 years of Hocking Hills public trails. This moderate, one mile hike begins in front of the Old Mans Cave Visitor Center. 10AM - 11AM

Cost: Free

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

May 23 (Thu)
Cedar Falls Hike
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Wildlife

Join us for a moderate, 1 mile round trip hike to Cedar Falls, our heaviest flowing waterfall in the park. Will the water be rushing or will it be a trickle. Join us to find out! Meet us at Trailhead H at the Cedar Falls parking lot. Be prepared for the weather and steps. 10AM - 11AM

Cost: Free

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

May 24 (Fri)
Live Music at Uncle Bucks Dance Barn

Street Noise! Americana - Blues Starts at 7pm Cover: $5

Cost: $5

Phone: 740-664-2428

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 15 miles
May 24 (Fri)
Live Music at Hocking Hills Winery
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Come and enjoy the musical stylings of Todd Martin at the winery from 6pm - 9pm.

Cost: Free

Phone: 7403857117

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

May 24 (Fri)
Amphibian Exploration at Rose Lake
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Wildlife

Are you hoppy about frogs? Join us to try to catch some of the hoptastic critters at Rose Lake. Meet us at the Rose Lake Fishermans Parking Lot on 374 S for an approximately 2 mile exploration along the back half of Rose Lake. Be prepared to get muddy because you will get your hands dirty! 10AM - 12PM

Cost: Free

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

May 24 (Fri)
The Almost Full Moon and The Big Dipper
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Wildlife

The almost full moon rises just as it gets fully dark, so galaxies and nebulae are difficult to see. But the Big Dipper has a striking double star called Mizar and Alcor, which can be admired with the naked eye and a telescope. Get your free parking pass at registration.jgap.org. This program can go over estimated end times. Learn more at https://jgap.info/ 845PM - 1AM

Cost: Free

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

May 25 (Sat)
Live Music at Hocking Hills Winery
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Come and enjoy the musical stylings of Rick Barr at the winery from 6pm - 9pm.

Cost: Free

Phone: 7403857117

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

May 25 (Sat)
Slithering Snakes
Family Oriented
Wildlife

Answer all of your serpent questions and meet our resident black snake! Join us at the Hocking Hills State Park Lodge. 2PM - 3PM

Cost: Free

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
Family Oriented
Wildlife

May 25 (Sat)
Lancaster Farmers Market
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented

Lancaster Farmers Market offers fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, meats, eggs, cut flowers, preserves, popsicles, crafts, plants, honey, body care products, and more! Open Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., at West Chestnut Street in downtown Lancaster (behind Keller Market House). The farmers market is rain or shine, on the first Saturday in May through......

Cost: Free

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented

May 25 (Sat)
Live Music at Uncle Bucks Dance Barn

The Wild HoneyBees! Based in Athens, Ohio, we are a 9 piece, New Orleans style R&B dance band, dedicated to bringing the power of a live horn section back to the dance stage. We play a mix of original songs, R&B classics, and traditional New Orleans street music. Starts at 7pm Cover: $5 Free Primitive Camping

Cost: $5

Phone: 740-664-2428

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 15 miles
May 25 (Sat)
The Almost Full Moon and The Big Dipper
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Wildlife

The almost full moon rises just as it gets fully dark, so galaxies and nebulae are difficult to see. But the Big Dipper has a striking double star called Mizar and Alcor, which can be admired with the naked eye and a telescope. Get your free parking pass at registration.jgap.org. This program can go over estimated end times. Learn more at https://jgap.info/ 845PM - 1AM

Cost: Free

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

May 26 (Sun)
Coffee Filter Bats and Butterflies
Family Oriented
Wildlife

Create your very own flying critter! We will use coffee filters to create cool bat and butterfly designs. Join us at the Old Mans Cave Visitor Center. All materials provided. 10AM - 11AM

Cost: Free

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
Family Oriented
Wildlife

May 26 (Sun)
Leapin Lizards
Family Oriented
Wildlife

Are salamanders and lizards the same? Do all lizards lose their tails? What species are in Ohio? Join our conversations about lizards at the Hocking Hills Lodge. 2PM - 3PM

Cost: Free

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
Family Oriented
Wildlife

May 26 (Sun)
Live Music at Hocking Hills Winery
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Come and enjoy the musical stylings of Take 2 at the winery from 6pm - 9pm.

Cost: Free

Phone: 7403857117

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

May 28 (Tue)
Old Mans Cave Hike
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

Join us every Tuesday at 10 am for a one mile hike through Old Mans Cave to celebrate 75 years of parks and 100 years of Hocking Hills public trails. This moderate, one mile hike begins in front of the Old Mans Cave Visitor Center. 10AM - 11AM

Cost: Free

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

May 30 (Thu)
Cantwell Cliffs
Outdoor Activity
Wildlife

Join us for a challenging climb through the cliffs. We will be on the lookout for any wildflowers and waterfalls. Join us at the Cantwell Cliffs parking lot for a 2 mile hike. 10AM - 11AM

Cost: Free

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 8 miles
Outdoor Activity
Wildlife

May 30 (Thu)
May 31 (Fri)
Jun 1 (Sat)
Jun 2 (Sun)
Happy Hollow Hootenanny 2024

Spend a 4 day weekend immersed in the traditional music, art, and culture of Central Appalachia. Classes and concerts lead by seasoned veterans, square dances, and late night jams held in the picturesque hills and woods of Southeastern Ohio are all part of what makes the Happy Hollow Hootenanny an exciting and special event. Whether you are joining us for......

Cost: Free - $75

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 19 miles
May 31 (Fri)
Globular Clusters
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Wildlife

One of the most beautiful objects in the spring and summer sky are globular clusters, great collections of hundreds of thousands of stars. We will be training our scopes on M3 and M13, the Great Globular Cluster in Hercules. They will be high overhead at around fully dark. Get your free parking pass at registration.jgap.org. This program can go over estimated......

Cost: Free

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

May 31 (Fri)
Live Music at Uncle Bucks Dance Barn

Angela Perley! Angela Perley makes music for roadtrips across the American heartland. Rooted in cosmic alt country, roadhouse rock & roll, witchy woman psychedelia, and amplified Americana, it's a vintage sound for the modern world, glued together by a singer/songwriter who has played everything from dive bars to arenas. Starts at 7pm Cover: $5 Free Primitive Camping

Cost: $5

Phone: 740-664-2428

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 15 miles
May 31 (Fri)
Lancaster Friday Night Bandstand Summer Series
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Arts/Music/Film

Enjoy this free outdoor concert presented Friday nights throughout the summer in beautiful historic downtown Lancaster. Bring a lawn chair, and family and friends! 6PM - 10PM Opening Act: Todd Berry Main Act: Bad Influence

Cost: Free

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Arts/Music/Film

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