Hocking Hills Frontier Log Cabins

Hocking Hills Frontier Log Cabins
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Sunday, October 9, 2011

Hocking Hills Weekend update Oct 6, 2011

WEEKEND UPDATE October 6, 2011 SATURDAY HOCKING HILLS FALL POKER RUN 2011 9 AM - 3 PM; BEGIN AT LAKE LOGAN BEACH END AT MILLSTONE BBQ (see full listing with Saturday events) http://www.hockinghillspokerrun.com/aws/FHHSP/pt/sp/pokerrun TODAY - 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. Call for additional days and times. TODAY & FRIDAY - Fall Foliage Train Ride - 1:30pm to 3:30pm; Take a leisurely trip on a passenger train dating back to the 1920s. Hear about Hocking Valley history as you pass the remains of industries, canal locks and other historic landmarks. The trip covers 22 miles roundtrip and stops for 30 minutes at a pioneer log village (Robbins Crossing) before returning to the depot. $16/adult; $14/senior; $11/child (3-12); Purchase tickets online at http://www.hvsry.org/; call 740-753-9531 weekends only or leave a message at 800-967-7834. TODAY - 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 winged predators: hawks, owls, eagles and vultures. Hocking Hills State Park, State Route 664 S, Logan; 740-385-6841 for more info; FREE TONIGHT - Todd Snider in Concert - 8pm to 10:30pm; Stuart's Opera House is thrilled to welcome back Todd Snider for another great show! Todd has performed at Stuart's and in Nelsonville more than any other performer that we are aware of, and for good reason. He is one of our favorites and these shows are always packed, so get your tickets now - Todd usually sells the place out! $20 advance / $25 at the door; Box Seats: $25 advance / $30 at the door. Call 740-753-1924 or visit http://stuartsoperahouse.tix.com/Event.asp?Event=379824 for tickets. FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY - 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 - Cedar Falls Stroll - 2pm; Join the Hocking Hills State Park Naturalist to explore Cedar Falls and discover the unique natural and cultural history of this area of the park. Hocking Hills State Park - Cedar Falls, State Route 374, Logan; 740-385-6841 for more info; FREE SATURDAY - Hocking Hills Fall Poker Run - 9am to 3pm; Organized by the Friends of the Hocking Hills State Park, the tour will begin at Lake Logan State Park Beach with a pancake breakfast and end at Millstone Southern Smoked BBQ. First bike out at 10 a.m., last bike out at 11 a.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 the $300 cash prize! New this year is a chance to win an additional $400 in cash at bonus cash stops. Registration, which includes the pancake breakfast, is $25 for a single rider and $30 for a driver and passenger. Proceeds will benefit programs and special projects at the Hocking Hills State Park. Begin at Lake Logan Beach. Call 740-385-1687 for more info. SATURDAY & SUNDAY - Harvest Fest at Robbins Crossing - 9am to 6pm Saturday, 10am to 4pm Sunday; This 2nd Annual fest at the village will include historical foods, crafts and demonstrations, as well as a general store. Traditional vegetable soup will be served at the Gladden House within Robbins Crossing, as well as cakes from the Gladden House front porch. Learning stations will also be open. Robbins Crossing at Hocking College, 3301 Hocking Parkway, Nelsonville; 740-753-6344 for more info. FREE SATURDAY - 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. Hocking Hills State Park, State Route 664 S, Logan; 740-385-6841 for more info; FREE SATURDAY & SUNDAY - Public Powwow in the Hocking Hills - Honoring Chief Logan - 10am to 9pm; Inter-tribal event honoring a Native American hero from the past - Chief Logan of the Mingo tribe on the eastern frontier - will present history and traditions. The powwow will feature Native American drums, food, dancers and vendors (including jewelry, art, crafts and clothing). Powwow proceeds will help Special Friends of Hocking County (program similar to Big Brother/Big Sisters). This is a family event, so no alcohol, drugs or large dogs are permitted. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. Free primitive public on-site camping is available. All Native American dancers and drummers are welcome, as are pre-1840's re-enactors. $5; children under 12 are free; Hocking Hills Market - Outdoor Event Center; US 33 & St Rt 374, Rockbridge; call 740-385-4660 or 740-681-1630 for more info; http://www.ohio.edu/people/cookp/images/powwow/powwow.html SATURDAY - Hocking Hills Yoga - 11am to 12:15pm; Add a little Zen to your Hocking Hills stay and get energized with a morning yoga session! The Perfect Touch Massage & Traveling Spa is now offering a regular yoga class, at Hocking Hills Dining Lodge every Saturday morning. Our highly skilled instructor, Emily, will take you through a series of postures, poses and stretches to help you balance & strengthen your body, while focusing on your breathing to clear your mind and align your energy. Connect with nature as your yoga class takes place surrounded by beautiful woodlands. An amazing way to start your memorable day in the Hocking Hills! $20 per class or pre-purchase 3 classes and 4th one is free. The complete practice is very accessible to every age, body type and experience level. Hocking Hills Dining Lodge - 20020 St. Rt. 664 S, Logan; Reservations required by 7pm Fridays by calling 877-869-4631. SATURDAY - Spooky Spiders & Scary Snakes - 1pm; Gather at the campground amphitheater to gain a greater understanding of these magnificent creatures. Hocking Hills State Park, State Route 664 S, Logan; 740-385-6841 for more info; FREE SATURDAY - Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides at Lake Hope State Park - 2pm to 5pm; Enjoy the fall colors as we "clippity-clop" through the hills. Continuous 20 minute rides begin at the Nature Center. Lake Hope State Park Nature Center, 27330 St Rt 278, McArthur; call 740-596-3030 for more info; FREE SATURDAY - Sweet Second Saturday at The Ridge Inn - 5pm to 8pm; On the second Saturday of each month, we dress up the dining room and have live music & great dinner specials. You can even bring a bottle of wine, if you like. Come join us for a great Saturday night out! Reservations appreciated, but not required. The Ridge Inn Restaurant, 16178 Pike St, Laurelville; 740-332-0300 for reservations and more info. SATURDAY - Classic Cruisers Gathering - 5:30pm; Every Saturday classic cars, motorcycles and touring bikes will gather on Nelsonville's Historic Art Square. Enjoy casual and fine dining on the Square. Shops and galleries will be open till 8pm. Sponsored by Nelsonville Main Street, Inc. Donate $3 to Nelsonville Main Street and get your punch card to enter in a drawing for some great gifts in October. Try the Architectural Scavenger Hunt. For more info contact Lynn Garbo at 740-818-9505 or Denny Kish at 740-591-1495; FREE SATURDAY - "PHOTOGRAPHY" Exhibit Opening Reception - 6:30pm to 8pm; Tenth of twelve monthly exhibits for 2011. This exhibit will feature the work of the Hocking Valley Photography Group that meets at the Bowen House, under the mentorship of Dennis Savage, and will include fall themed photos, both black/white and color. Some of the students share their work on "Flicker" under "Hocking Valley Photography Group." Exhibit will remain on display the month of October - call for ending date. Regular house hours are 3 - 6 pm Tuesday through Friday and 1-4 pm on Saturday. www.bowenhouse.org; call 740-385-0344 for more info; FREE TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY - Full Moon Paddles - times vary; The Native Americans gave names such as flower, harvest and hunter's to each month's full moon. Come marvel as the moonlight dances on the water, and share in the celebration of this natural wonder with a peaceful paddle, guided by the full moon's light. No experience necessary. $40 or $20 with your own kayak; Reservations required. Touch the Earth Adventures; call 740-591-9094 for reservations TUESDAY - Duo Piano Concert II - 7:30pm to 9pm; Virtuoso Bradley Welch of Dallas, TX makes a return trip to Logan to combine talents with Jeff Daubenmire of Logan at the grand pianos. Featured music will include the works of Beethoven, Bernstein, Copland, Joplin, Rossini, Sousa and more. Dr. Peter Jarjisian will conduct the Ohio University Singers and students from the Logan High School Chamber Singers. Logan High School Theater, 14470 St Rt 328, Logan; 740-385-2242; FREE, donations accepted 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! WEDNESDAY - Duo Piano Concert Reception & Encore - 6:30pm to 8pm;Reception for Dr. Bradley Welch and his family, with an encore concert following at 7:30 pm. First Presbyterian Church of Logan, 2 W Hunter St, Logan; 740-385-2242; FREE, donations welcome ONGOING: 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 Through 2011 - "Logan and Hocking County...A Timeline" New Exhibit at the Historical Society features several hundred years of the county's history condensed into four panels on display. The timeline includes Native Americans, the first settlers (1798), the Civil War, the Hocking Valley Railway, and more...up to the year 1917, when Logan celebrated its centennial. Hours: Monday & Tuesday by appointment; Wed - Fri 1pm to 4pm; Saturday 11am to 5pm; closed Sunday. Hocking County Historical Society 64 N. Culver St.(740) 385-6026 www.hockingcountyhistoricalsociety.com Through October - "PHOTOGRAPHY"; Tenth of twelve monthly exhibits for 2011. This exhibit will feature the work of the Hocking Valley Photography Group that meets at the Bowen House, under the mentorship of Dennis Savage, and will include fall themed photos, both black/white and color. Some of the students share their work on "Flicker" under "Hocking Valley Photography Group." Exhibit will remain on display the month of October - call for ending date. Regular house hours are 3 - 6 pm Tuesday through Friday and 1-4 pm on Saturday. www.bowenhouse.org; call 740-385-0344 for more info; FREE Through October - FRIDAY - Starbrick Clay National Cup Show 2011; This is a juried exhibit of contemporary cups which takes place at the gallery every other year. This year a total of 300 entries from 40 states and Canada were submitted. Out of those 300, the juror chose 50 artists to be in the show, with a total of 65 cups. Exhibit open Monday through Saturday 10am to 5pm; Sunday noon to 5pm through October 21st; Starbrick Gallery, 21 W Columbus St, Nelsonville; 740-753-1011; FREE WEDNESDAYS through October - 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; monthly special events too. September 21st - Ice Cream Eating Contest at 11am; October 12th - Pumpkin Patch Day; October 26th - Halloween Party at 6pm. Every Friday, Saturday & Sunday - Flea & Farmers' Market at Hocking Hills Market; US 33, Rockbridge Every Saturday & Wednesday - Athens Farmers Market's - 10am to 1pm. Come meet the farmers and producers behind the local food movement. Look for vendors selling produce, meats, eggs, cheese, jarred products, baked goods and lots more. Location: Market on State, 1002 E State St , Athens; for more info call 740-593-6763 or visit http://www.athensfarmersmarket.org/ SATURDAYS - Classic Cruisers Gathering - 5:30pm; Every Saturday classic cars, motorcycles and touring bikes will gather on Nelsonville's Historic Art Square. Enjoy casual and fine dining on the Square. Shops and galleries will be open till 8pm. Sponsored by Nelsonville Main Street, Inc. Donate $3 to Nelsonville Main Street and get your punch card to enter in a drawing for some great gifts in October. Try the Architectural Scavenger Hunt. For more info contact Lynn Garbo at 740-818-9505 or Denny Kish at 740-591-1495; FREE 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 11:30 am and 1 pm, 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. THURSDAYS & FRIDAYS through October - Fall Foliage Train Ride - 1:30pm to 3:30pm; Take a leisurely trip on a passenger train dating back to the 1920s. Hear about Hocking Valley history as you pass the remains of industries, canal locks and other historic landmarks. The trip covers 22 miles round trip and stops for 30 minutes at a pioneer log village (Robbins Crossing) before returning to the depot. $16/adult; $14/senior; $11/child (3-12); Purchase tickets online at http://www.hvsry.org/; call 740-753-9531 weekends only or leave a message at 800-967-7834. SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS - Noon Train With Historic Village Stop - noon; 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!

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