Hocking Hills Frontier Log Cabins

Hocking Hills Frontier Log Cabins
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Friday, May 20, 2011

WEEKEND UPDATE

May 20, 2011


FRIDAY - Scalawags & Renegades - 10am; The Ohio Frontier was full of heroes and shady characters. Meet at the Shelter House at the Rock House to hike and explore our local history. Call 740-385-6841 for more info; FREE



FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY (and weeknights as offered by instructor, Marco Jerman) - Beginner Bead Making Class - 11am, 1pm, 3pm & 5pm; (1 hour class) Beginner Bead Making Classes. Have fun learning to melt glass while making your own glass beads and charms for bracelets, necklaces and earrings. Everything is supplied that you need to make beautiful glass beads. Ages 14 and up. $25 per person; call for reservations and class times - 740-385-1384; Liquid Light Gallery, 18345 Krinn Unger Keck Rd, Logan



FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY - Nelsonville Music Festival - begins Friday afternoon; Set in the beautiful rolling hills of Southeastern Ohio, the 7th Annual Nelsonville Music Festival is a three-day festival that celebrates music and local artistry of our region. Music features The Flaming Lips on Saturday, George Jones on Friday, and Neko Case on Saturday. We take pride in offering a warm, accepting environment where local artisans can sell and be recognized for their work, where local, regional and national musicians instill their awe-inspiring talents and festival goers can relax and enjoy the fruits of our regional flavor. Call 740-753-1924 for more info or visit http://www.nelsonvillefest.org



FRIDAY & SATURDAY - Cropping Night at Scrap-tastic - 6pm to 11pm; Bring in your photos, scrapbook projects or any other project you are working on and enjoy a relaxing evening with friends. Staff on hand to provide guidance for the beginners and experienced alike. Cricut Expressions machine, Crop-o-dile Big Bite Eyelet setter and other tools are available for rent for the evening for $5 and an in-store purchase. $10; Pizza and Pop provided. Registration is REQUIRED due to limited seating. Please call the store at 385-CROP or email us at scraptastic@rocketmail.com to register. Scrap-tastic, 247 Zanesville Ave, Logan





SATURDAY - Hocking Hills Spring Poker Run 2011 - 9:30am to 6pm; The tour will begin at Lake Logan State Park Beach and end up at the Millstone BBQ. A Pancake Breakfast (included in your registration fee) will be available between 9:30-11:30 a.m. First bike out at 10 a.m., last bike out at 12 p.m. BBQ dinner at the Millstone from 3-6 p.m. (not included in registration). Last bike in at 5 p.m. and Winning Hand & Door Prizes will be awarded at 5:15 p.m. Covering approximately 100 miles, motorcyclists or motorists will stop at many parks and lakes, including Ash Cave. At each stop they receive a poker card and the participant with the best hand at the end wins prizes! $25 for single rider / $30 driver & passenger; Sponsored by Friends of the Hocking Hills State Park; 740-385-1687; http://www.hockinghillspokerrun.com/aws/FHHSP/pt/sp/pokerrun



SATURDAY - Drive & Discover -9am to 6pm; On the third Saturday of each month, take a scenic drive through the Hocking Hills while shopping for gifts and treasures such as handcrafted furniture, art glass, candles, quilts, wind chimes and more more! Enjoy artist demos and special discount at these unique shops. Start at a different shop each month; May - Scenic Way Gifts, 63775 St. Rt. 56, Creola; 740-596-1913



SATURDAY - Art Markets - A.L.P.A.C.A. - 10am to 1pm; The Athens Local Professional Artists and Craftsmen Association will offer local art and crafts for sale at the Market on State in conjunction with the Athens Farmers Market. Vendors will feature items such as glasswork, jewelry, ceramics, woodwork, fiber arts, crafts and children's clothing. Market on State. 1002 E State St, Athens; FREE to browse



SATURDAY - Wine & Cheese Gala - 7pm; Sponsored by the Hocking County Historical Society and Museum Location: The Stage Coach Conference and Banquet Center, 225 E. Main Street. Tickets are $25 per invitation and the evening will include a silent auction and raffle drawing. Information: (740) 385-6026 www.hockingcountyhistoricalsociety.org



SATURDAY - Romantic Moonlight Canoe Trip - 7pm to 11pm; Let the crickets serenade you under a full moon on the Hocking River. Afterward, join us at a bonfire for refreshments and live entertainment. $35; Hocking Valley Canoe Livery, 31251 Chieftain Dr, Logan; Reservations required - call 740-385-8685



SATURDAY - Moonlight Tour at Hocking Hills Canoe Livery - 7pm to 11pm; Paddle your canoe from sunset to moonlight, using the light of the moon as it reflects on the water. Your trip ends at the livery with a roaring bonfire, s'mores and a local bluegrass band for your enjoyment. Reservations highly recommended. Meet at the livery at 7:00 p.m. and be sure to bring a flashlight. $35 per canoe for 2; Hocking Hills Canoe Livery, 12789 St. Rt. 664 S, Logan; Reservations required - call 800-634-6820



SUNDAY - Birding by Kayak: Touch the Earth Adventures - 7:30am to 10:30am and 4:30pm and 7:30pm; Julie Davis, president of Columbus Audubon, leads us into the nooks and crannies of serene waterways in search of birds large and small. Trips last three hours. No experience necessary. Reservations required. $40 or $20 with your own kayak; call 740-591-9094



WEDNESDAY (May 25th) - Beginner Bead Making Class - 11am, 1pm, 3pm & 5pm; (1 hour class) Beginner Bead Making Classes. Have fun learning to melt glass while making your own glass beads and charms for bracelets, necklaces and earrings. Everything is supplied that you need to make beautiful glass beads. Ages 14 and up. $25 per person; call for reservations and class times - 740-385-1384; Liquid Light Gallery, 18345 Krinn Unger Keck Rd, Logan



THURSDAY (May 26th) - Hands-on Stained Glass Workshop - 10am to 12pm; Learn basic copper foil stained glass techniques with Audrey Martin. Classes are two hours long and all supplies are provided. At the end of the class you will walk away with your completed project and the knowledge to dive into more sophisticated glass projects. Fee: $25; All supplies are provided. Contact Audrey Martin, 740-596-1913 to schedule your stained glass workshop. 63775 SR 56, Creola, Ohio 45622, just 3 miles east of Ash Cave at Scenic Way Gifts and Art Glass Studio.



THURSDAY (May 26th) - Speakers at the Society - Mary Rogers - 7pm to 9pm; Mary Rogers shares the story of what her mother experienced as a POW in a German camp during World War II. Hocking County Historical Society, 64 N Culver St., Logan; 740-385-6026; FREE



THURSDAY - MONDAY (May 26th to May 30th) - 41st Annual Moonshine Festival - 5pm Thurs/Fri & noon Sat/Sun/Mon; Food Games Crafts Contests; Miracle on the Midway rides $10 ride all rides Thursday & Saturday; Thursday: Veterans Parade at 7pm, Jason Hook at 9:15; Friday: Garden Tractor Pull 6pm, SWC Wrestling at 8pm;Saturday: Jason Hook & Tackle Box at 6:30pm, David Paul Sherman with Scott Blazer & Audie Wykle at 8:30pm; Sunday: Cruise-In 1pm to 4pm, Gospel Jubilee at 1pm; Garden Tractor Demo Derby at 3pm; Tommy Cash at 6pm and 9pm, Monday: Grand Parade at 3pm; Hand Me The Mike at 4pm; all in the heart of New Straitsville.



THURSDAY (May 26th) - Owl Prowl - 8pm; The owls of Ohio are some of the most elusive and fascinating of our Hocking residents. Join the naturalist at the Rock House Shelter House for a closer look and listen to these nocturnal creatures. (Please, no pets at the Owl Prowl.) Call 740-385-6841 for more info; FREE





ONGOING:



WEDNESDAYS - Hocking County Farmers Market - 9am to noon every Wednesday and 4pm to 7pm on the last Wednesday of the month; purchase local produce at Logan Hocking Activity Center, 1593 E. Front St, Logan; 740-385-4322; weekly special events too.



Through May - "Flowers" Art Exhibit; Fifth of twelve monthly exhibits for 2011. Art will remain on display the month of May (call to obtain the exact date of closure). Regular exhibit hours are Tuesdays through Saturdays, 1pm to 4pm or by appointment. The Bowen House, 196 N. Market St. Info: (740) 385-0344; www.bowenhouse.org; FREE



Through June 5, 2011 - Equal in Goodness: Ohio Decorative Arts 1788 - 1860 Exhibit - 10am to 4pm Tues - Sat; 1pm to 4pm Sun; The decorative objects which have been selected for this exhibition reflect Early Ohio's settlers' strong cultural ties to other places. For related programming information, please visit our website! Decorative Arts Center of Ohio, 145 E Main St, Lancaster; 740-681-1423; http://www.decartsohio.org



DAILY - Paul A. Johnson Pencil Sharpener Museum - Mon to Sat, 9am to 5pm; Sun 11am to 5pm; Rev. Paul Johnson began his collection over 20 years ago. His Pencil Sharpener Museum, previously located at his home, has been moved to the Welcome Center and is open daily. This amazing collection of over 3400 pencil sharpeners has been featured in national magazines and is reputed to be the largest collection in the United States. Hocking Hills Regional Welcome Center, 13178 St. Rt. 664 S, Logan; 740-385-9706; FREE



DAILY (Mon - Sat) The Columbus Washboard Company Museum and Gift Shop - Monday through Friday at 10:00am, noon, and 2:00pm; Saturdays at noon, and Sundays and holidays by appointment. There is so much history from our company and building's past that we wish to share it with everyone. The tour will not only provide historical information, but will also include the opportunity to observe the manufacturing of washboards, and participate in making music with the washboard. The factory will operate daily, as usual, with our washboards being produced one at a time by hand. We are the only manufacturer of washboards remaining in the United States. Our gift shop features our washboards, memorabilia and new line of vintage soaps. The Museum is a WiFi hotspot and offers snacks and beverages, for a place to relax and take care of business. Tours will be offered Monday through Friday at 10:00am, noon, and 2:00pm; Saturdays at noon, and Sundays and holidays by appointment. Special arrangements will be made for large groups. Museum hours are Monday through Friday 9:00am to 4:00pm; Saturdays 11:00am to 2:00pm. $4 for tour which includes souvenir magnet.



MONDAYS, May 16th through July 25th - "Get Fit at the Library" with FREE YOGA - 6pm to 7:30pm; all skill levels welcome; bring a mat or blanket and water bottle, wear loose, comfortable clothing; Nelsonville Public Library, 95 W Washington St, Nelsonville; 740-753-2118



FRIDAYS AND SATURDAYS - Ravenwood Castle offers dinner buffets by reservation. An array of Salads, artfully crafted Breads, Main Courses, Sides, and the Castle's decadent Desserts, including Tea or Coffee are served in The Great Hall between 6-7:30 p.m. For reservations, call 740-596-2606 or 800-477-1541.



THURSDAYS TO SUNDAYS: The Coach House Tea Room at Ravenwood Castle is open from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Lunch offers typical British specialties such as Coronation Chicken, the Ploughman's Lunch and other sandwiches and salad plates. Ravenwood's Cream Tea is a popular afternoon choice. The Little Shops at Ravenwood are open the same hours as the Tea Room and present unique artisan works and castle-themed gifts. Guests and Visitors are always welcome to stroll through the Gardens. Call 740-596-2606 for information or luncheon reservations.



SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS - May Train Tours - noon and 2:30pm; ride the historic Hocking Valley Scenic Railway. See a canal lock. Travel to the last company town in Ohio. Stop at Robbins Crossing, an 1840s pioneer log village. Visit http://www.hvsry.org/ for schedules and tickets.



The founder of Hocking Valley Canoe Livery recently passed away from an eight year battle with breast cancer. In her memory and cancer victims everywhere we are proud to announce the Osagian Pink Canoe. In addition to Canoe for the Cure, HVCL is motivated to raise money for the Susan G. Komen For the Cure Foundation and the Hocking Hills Cancer Support Group. Hocking Valley Canoe Livery will donate $25.00 each time the Pink Canoe is rented. This canoe is an Osagian Classic with the side-sponsors, finished with a pink powder-coated paint. Spread the word about the Osagian Pink Canoe and help us in our effort to donate to breast cancer research! Hocking Valley Canoe Livery, 31251 Chieftain Dr., Logan; 740-385-8685



Every Wednesday - Yoga in the Hills - Blue Valley Massage & Traveling Spa - call 888-74-PEACE (747-3223) for location; $10 6pm to 7pm; This class is offered surrounded by the beauty of the Hocking Hills. Weather permitting classes are outside on our wonderful deck among the trees. This class is perfect for the beginner or those recovering from injuries. Groups are welcome! Call ahead for details - we may be having class, with our wonderful instructor, at a waterfall near you!



Every Friday, Saturday & Sunday - Flea & Farmers' Market at Hocking Hills Market; US 33, Rockbridge



Every Saturday - Athens Farmers Market's Indoor Winter Market - 10am to 1pm. Come meet the farmers and producers behind the local food movement, all in a warm indoor setting. Look for vendors selling produce, meats, eggs, cheese, jarred products, baked goods and lots more. Don't forget to visit with the vendors who remain outside in the parking lot year-round. Location: Market on State, 1002 E State St , Athens



UPCOMING:



WEDNESDAYS AND FRIDAYS THROUGH SUNDAYS - Beginner Bead Making Class - 11am, 1pm, 3pm & 5pm; (1 hour class) Beginner Bead Making Classes. Have fun learning to melt glass while making your own glass beads and charms for bracelets, necklaces and earrings. Everything is supplied that you need to make beautiful glass beads. Ages 14 and up. $25 per person; call for reservations and class times - 740-385-1384; Liquid Light Gallery, 18345 Krinn Unger Keck Rd, Logan



THURSDAY - MONDAY (May 26th to May 30th) - 41st Annual Moonshine Festival - 5pm Thurs/Fri & noon Sat/Sun/Mon; Food Games Crafts Contests; Miracle on the Midway rides $10 ride all rides Thursday & Saturday; Thursday: Veterans Parade at 7pm, Jason Hook at 9:15; Friday: Garden Tractor Pull 6pm, SWC Wrestling at 8pm; Saturday: Jason Hook & Tackle Box at 6:30pm, David Paul Sherman with Scott Blazer & Audie Wykle at 8:30pm; Sunday: Cruise-In 1pm to 4pm, Gospel Jubilee at 1pm; Garden Tractor Demo Derby at 3pm; Tommy Cash at 6pm and 9pm, Monday: Grand Parade at 3pm; Hand Me The Mike at 4pm; all in the heart of New Straitsville.



THURSDAY (May 26th) - Owl Prowl - 8pm; The owls of Ohio are some of the most elusive and fascinating of our Hocking residents. Join the naturalist at the Rock House Shelter House for a closer look and listen to these nocturnal creatures. (Please, no pets at the Owl Prowl.) Call 740-385-6841 for more info; FREE



FRIDAY, May 27th - Feathered & Photographed at Lake Logan State Park - 9am; Come and enjoy a relaxing walk along Evans Rd. Bring along a camera and/or a pair of binoculars for a chance to view some of our avian friends or pick up a few photography tips for capturing the local wildlife and scenery. Meet at the Evans Rd. picnic area. Call 740-385-6841 for more info; FREE



FRIDAY, May 27th - Jeweled Dragons - 2pm; Join the Naturalist for a closer look at Hocking's not-so-mythical dragonflies & damselflies. These flying, crawling & swimming insects lead an amazing life that we can peek in on. Meet at the main playground in the camp (near site #143) for a short stroll down to Rose Lake. Call 740-385-6841 for more info; FREE



FRIDAY, May 27th - Final Fridays; Cool Stuff for Warm Evenings - 6pm to 10pm; Cool student art will be featured with the many professional artists that show their work in the galleries of the Nelsonville Historic Square Arts District. Outside art vendors show all original work. Cool! Call 740-753-1011 for more info; FREE



SATURDAY & SUNDAY,May 28th & 29th - 3rd Annual Rockbridge Art & Garden Show - 10am to 6pm; More than 20 quality artisans and crafters will be displaying and marketing their work with beautiful gardens as the back drop. Many artists will be demonstrating how they create their work. A Master Gardener will be on hand selling plants and answering your questions. Food, music and fun for the whole family. Free admission and parking. Follow the signs off US Route 33 to the Rockbridge State Nature Preserve. At Boulder's Edge Cabin & Tipi Retreat, 11470 Dalton Rd, Rockbridge; 740-385-0707



SATURDAY, May 28th - Vinton County Shop Hop - 10am to 4pm; Follow the hills and dales of Vinton County to a variety of quaint antique and gift shops, artisan studios, covered bridges and colorful quilt barns. Call 800-596-4459 for more info



SATURDAY, May 28th - Wonders of Old Man's Cave - 10am; Meet the Naturalist at the Naturalists' Cabin, behind Old Man's Cave Visitor Center, for a short hike to discover some facts about the history of the area and the rock formations that are found throughout the park. Call 740-385-6841 for more info; FREE



SATURDAY, May 28th - Hands-on Stained Glass Workshop - 10am to 12pm; Learn basic copper foil stained glass techniques with Audrey Martin. Classes are two hours long and all supplies are provided. At the end of the class you will walk away with your completed project and the knowledge to dive into more sophisticated glass projects. Fee: $25; All supplies are provided. Contact Audrey Martin, 740-596-1913 to schedule your stained glass workshop. 63775 SR 56, Creola, Ohio 45622, just 3 miles east of Ash Cave at Scenic Way Gifts and Art Glass Studio.



SATURDAY & SUNDAY, May 28th & 29th - In Memory of As Horsky - noon to 5pm; As a part of the Logan Alumni Festivities, make a stop at the Bowen House for musical entertainment, band memorabilia, memories and food with other former and current band members, band boosters, and community supporters. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and your own memorabilia to share! The Bowen House, 196 N. Market St. Info: (740) 385-0344; www.bowenhouse.org



SATURDAY, May 28th - Hocking's Birds of Prey - 2pm; Join the Hocking Hills State Park naturalist at the Naturalist Cabin near Old Man's Cave Visitor Center for a closer look at Ohio's hawks, owls, eagles and vultures. Naturalist Cabin will remain "open" to explore and ask questions. Call 740-385-6841 for more info; FREE



SATURDAY, May 28th - Flaming Torchlight Canoe Trip - 6:30pm to 11pm; Night time on the Hocking River is magical, and nothing is more exciting than experiencing it by torchlight: flickering flames reflecting on rippling water, golden eyes blinking from surrounding trees, all bathed in a surreal, golden glow. For romantics, friends and families, the river by torchlight is an unforgettable delight. A roaring campfire greets your return, with refreshments and entertainment. $40 per canoe; reservations required; Hocking Valley Canoe Livery, 31251 Chieftain Dr., Logan, 800-686-0386



MONDAY, May 30th - Memorial Day Train - 1pm to 3pm; Celebrate the holiday with a patriot ride on a historic train and a stop at a pioneer log village (Robbins Crossing) $16 adults, $14 seniors; $11 children 3-12; Hocking Valley Scenic Railway, US 33 Nelsonville; 740-753-9531 or visit http://www.hvsry.org/

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