February 23, 2012
NOW (through Feb 25th) - Katie Lehman Exhibit at the Bowen House - Tuesdays through Fridays 3pm to 6pm; Saturdays 1pm to 4pm; A photographic collection of people who graduated from or attended several of Hocking County's high schools that existed prior to consolidation with Logan High School, along with quotes and stories from their past. The Bowen House, 196 Market St, Logan; 740-385-0344 or www.bowenhouse.org; FREE
NOW THROUGH May 20th - LOOKING FORWARD: Work by the Faculty of Columbus College of Art & Design - 10am to 4pm Tuesday through Saturday, 1pm to 4pm Sunday; Michael Goodson, Curator, has recently arrived at CCAD from New York City and has assembled an exhibition pairing diverse work by ten of the school's faculty, for example: A deconstruction of William Tecumseh Sherman's War is Hell speech, literally word for word, dispersed throughout contemporary Lancaster for people to find and keep, juxtaposed with an installation reflecting a personal history of a childhood in rural Ohio. Decorative Arts Center of Ohio, 145 E Main St., Lancaster; call 740-681-1423 for more info. FREE
FRIDAY, February 24th - Final Fridays - Focus on Fiber; 5pm to 9pm; Fabulous Fiber - Cozy up and get warm while trying your hand at crocheting, knitting or quilting. New shows will feature fiber art, quilts and more. Working artists on site will demonstrate techniques and answer your questions. Learn to crochet a warm blanket or start a quilt. Everything you need is here! Nelsonville Arts Square; call 740-753-1011 for more info.
FRIDAY, February 24th (through March 27th) - Knitted Together at Starbrick Gallery - 5pm to 9pm; Fiber artist Nancy Baur requested some sort of material from every artist in the Starbrick Cooperative and then knitted something out of that material, from ceramic monkeys to paint brushes! Don't miss this fiber-rich visual delight, as one of the shows in the Fabulous Fiber Final Friday in Nelsonville. Starbrick Gallery, 21 W Columbus St, Nelsonville; call 740-753-1011 for more info.
Friday, February 24th - Winter Wine Tasting - 6pm to 9pm; Get together with a group of friends and come party the evening away with Inn Owner Terry Lingo, Chef Anthony and a selected wine expert. Bring all your questions and a hearty appetite. Our winter Wine TasteInn will feature Obscure Wines of the World. Learn a little, drink a little and laugh a lot! The evening begins at 6 p.m. with appetizers and your first pour. $75 per person; reservations required. The Inn & Spa at Cedar Falls, 21190 St Rt 374, Logan; call 800-653-2557 for reservations.
SATURDAY, February 25th - Beginner's Canvas Classes - 2pm to 4pm; Bring your favorite paint brushes and pain and be prepared to have a great time. Age 16 and up; $35 canvas will be provided. Must register online at least 3 days before class. The Bowen House, 196 N Market St, Logan; 740-385-0344; www.bowenhouse.org
Saturday, February 25th - Owls - 6pm; Learn about Ohio owls and watch and listen for them in the Neotoma Valley. For ages 3 and up; not wheelchair accessible. Clear Creek Metro Park, US 33 and Clear Creek Road; call 614-508-8111 for more info; FREE
Saturday, February 25th - Murder Mystery Dinner at Glenlaurel Inn - 6:30pm to 8:30pm; Glenlaurel is partnering with Random Acts, Ohio's own traveling interactive musical Murder Mystery Theater Company, to bring you the best little getaway this side of Broadway. Join us for an evening of intrigue, improv and raucous laughter: a 7-course culinary adventure. Limited seating, book now! $79 per person / reservations required. Glenlaurel Inn, 14940 Mt. Olive Rd, Rockbridge; call 800-809-7378 for reservations. Those wishing to spend the weekend with us will enjoy a 15% discount, just for helping us solve the murder!
Sunday, February 26th - Owl Afternoon - 2pm; Search for great horned owls on a 1.5 mile off-trail prowl through the woods. Ellis Pond Viewing Area, Bowen Road. Please wear clothing and footwear suitable for weather and off-trail hiking. Meeting Place Ellis Pond Viewing Area Bowen Road. Ages 6 and up; not Wheelchair Accessible. Clear Creek Metro Park, US 33 and Clear Creek Road; call 614-508-8111 for more info; FREE
SUNDAY, February 26th - Shop-Made vs. Factory-Made - 2-4pm; Presenter: Kerry Pierce. Simple machines have always been a part of furniture making, and - starting fairly early in the 19th century - the use of powered machinery like the circular saw became standard practice in even in the most stylish custom shops. Discover the differences between items manufactured by the hundreds in factories and items made one at a time by highly skilled workmen, using the collections at the Reese-Peters House as examples. $10 members / $12 non-members; Decorative Arts Center of Ohio, 145 E Main St., Lancaster; call 740-681-1423 for more info.
FRIDAYS - All-You-Can-Eat Fish Fry at The Olde Dutch - 4:30pm to 8pm; Deep fried Pollock, French Fries and Cole Slaw for just $7.99. The Olde Dutch Restaurant, 12791 St Rt 664 S, Logan; 740-385-1000
FRIDAYS - Prime Rib Night at the Millstone BBQ and The Brass Ring Restaurant. The Millstone BBQ is located near the Holiday Inn Express on Grey Street in Logan and The Brass Ring Restaurant is located at 14405 Country Club Lane (just off St Rt 328) in Logan.
SUNDAYS - $5 Brunch at the Lodge, most entrees are $5 - 10:30 - 2:30; The Lodge at Hide-A-Way Hills; 29042 Hide-A-Way Hills Rd, Sugar Grove; 740-569-7944 for more info
SUNDAYS - Breakfast Buffet with Omelet Station and Pancake Station - 10am to 1pm at the Millstone BBQ. The Millstone BBQ is located near the Holiday Inn Express on Grey Street in Logan; 740-385-5341
MONDAYS through THURSDAYS - Bush's Restaurant Deals of the Week; Buy one dinner at $7.99 or more and get the second one half price (of equal or lesser value); Bush's Restaurant, 428 E Front St, Logan; 385-7639
TUESDAYS - "Wing Night" at The Lodge at Hide-A-Way Hills - 5pm to 9pm; $.49 wings with choice of 6 sauces (dine in only) and Comfort Food Tuesday's; New Menu starts Feb 7th, It is going to even better than the last menu, stop in and try something new, Veal Parm perhaps or even a Shrimp Po Boy. The Lodge at Hide-A-Way Hills; 29042 Hide-A-Way Hills Rd, Sugar Grove; 740-569-7944 for more info
WEDNESDAYS - Yoga in the Hills - Blue Valley Massage & Traveling Spa - call 888-74-PEACE (747-3223) for location; $10 5pm to 6pm; 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!
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
THURSDAYS & SATURDAYS - Stained Glass Workshop - 10am to noon; 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.
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/
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 - 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 by appointment. Special arrangements will be made for large groups. Museum hours are Monday through Friday 9:00am to 3:00pm; $4 for tour which includes souvenir magnet. Columbus Washboard Factory, 14 Gallagher Ave, Logan; 740-380-3828
Through 2012 - "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. Winter Hours: Fridays 1pm to 4pm & Saturdays 11am to 5pm; Hocking County Historical Society 64 N. Culver St.(740) 385-6026
Through Feb 28th - Katie Lehman Exhibit at the Bowen House - Tuesdays through Fridays 3pm to 6pm; Saturdays 1pm to 4pm; A photographic collection of people who graduated from or attended several of Hocking County's high schools that existed prior to consolidation with Logan High School, along with quotes and stories from their past. The Bowen House, 196 Market St, Logan; 740-385-0344 or www.bowenhouse.org