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Jan 16 (Fri)
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Mar 15 (Sun)
Athens Voices USA 2015

Tue-Sat 12-5pm, Sun 1-5pm, Thu 12-8pm. Closed Mondays and holidays. The Dairy Barn Arts Center announces the opening of Athens Voices USA 2015, the 7th biennial juried exhibition of mixed media art produced by artists that live or work near any Athens communities in the United States. The exhibition will be open to the public through March 15th and them tour to other Athens Communities.

Cost: $4-6 per person

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
Family Oriented
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Feb 7 (Sat)
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May 17 (Sun)
A Tradition of Progress-Ohio Decorative Arts

10am - 4pm Tue/Sat, 1-4pm Sun. A Tradition of Progress: Ohio Decorative Arts 1860-1945 tells the story of Ohio through decorative arts objects, starting with the Civil War era and concluding with the event that marked the true beginning of the modern era - World War II. The exhibition will include more than 150 pieces of furniture, glass, ceramics, metalwork,......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Decorative Arts Center, Phone: 740-681-1423

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Feb 10 (Tue)
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Mar 1 (Sun)
Bed, Bath and Boudoir Exhibit

1-4pm Tue-Sat. Tumble-ups from private collectors. This glass ware was very popular in the early 1900s and on. It was usually found in bedroom for a late night thirst quencher or in a private study. They are in various shapes and sizes and many have artistic decorations that have been applied to the finished piece. Other pieces include DeVilbiss atomizers and......

Cost: $6/adult $5/senior $3/student

Contact: Ohio Glass Museum, Phone: 740-687-0101

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Historical

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Feb 21 (Sat)
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Mar 28 (Sat)
My First Art Class - Ages 4-6

11:10am - 12:00pm. Kindergarten course. 6 sessions. These activities are great for helping kids develop their fine motor skills, critical thinking and concentration. Students will get an opportunity to work with paint, pastels, ceramics and found objects. Students will learn about: the fundamental concepts of visual arts line, shape, color, texture, space and......

Cost: $63-$70 per student/6 sessions

Contact: Dairy Barn Arts Center, Phone: 740-592-5090

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
Family Oriented
Special Interest
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Mar 4 (Wed)
Yoga in the Hills

5-6pm. The perfect way to drop every day stress. This class is offered surrounded by the beauty of the Hocking Hills. Weather permitting, classes are outside on our wonderful deck among the trees. All levels of experience are welcome, as are groups. Call ahead for details - we may be having class, with our wonderful instructor, at a waterfall near you.

Cost: $10

Contact: Blue Valley Massage Traveling Spa, Phone: 888-747-3223

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 14 miles
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Mar 4 (Wed)
Wine'd Up Wednesday at Shaw's

Lunch and Dinner. On the first Wednesday of every month we offer our wines 129 different wines with an $8 discount year round. By the bottle only at lunch and dinner, Dine-in only. This is part of the Wednesday Originals program with Dine Originals Columbus.

Cost: Varies

Contact: Shaw's Restaurant and Inn, Phone: 740-654-1842

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Mar 5 (Thu)
Yoga In Town

6pm. Yoga Instructor Elle Delmatto. Class is open to all. No pre-registration is necessary. Class is held every Thursday.

Cost: $6 per person

Contact: Bowen House, Phone: 740-385-0344

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
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Mar 6 (Fri)
Dr. Ralph Stanley and Nathan Stanley

7pm. This show is presented by the Stanley Agency and is not a production of Stuart's Opera House.Bluegrass Music Royalty in Concert, An evening with the King and Prince of Bluegrass music. Dr. Ralph Stanley and Nathan Stanley with the Clinch Mountain Boys. Dr. Stanley is a member of the Grand Ole Opry, A GRAMMY Award winner and his music was featured in the......

Cost: $40-45 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 7 (Sat)
Mar 8 (Sun)
Maple Sugaring in the Hills

12-4 pm. Meet at the naturalist cabin behind the Old Mans Cave visitor center.Discover how syrup is made, and try a sample. Pancake breakfast is offered at the dining lodge for a fee.

Cost: Free

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
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Mar 7 (Sat)
Ohio Statehood Day Open Houses

To celebrate the birth of Ohio five museums and historic sites host a joint open house in commemoration of Ohio Statehood Day in Chillicothe.12pm - 4pm. The Ross County Heritage Center, 45 West Fifth St. Featured will be a special one-day exhibit of rare Ohio statehood documents from the historical society's archives, An extensive display of US military firearms......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Ross County Historical Society , Phone: 740-772-1936

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 25 miles
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Mar 9 (Mon)
Kennedy Lecture Series

7:30pm. A Trip Through Strawberry Fields. Scott Frieman is the CEO of Qwire which creates collaborative, cloud-based tools for people who create, supply, and manage music for film and television. Mr. Freiman is also a composer, producer, and music educator. In 2009, Mr. Freiman created Deconstructing the Beatles, a series of multimedia presentations about the......

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Templeton Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium, Phone: 740-593-1780

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
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Mar 11 (Wed)
Metro Five-0 - Level 4 Giant Oak Hike

10 am. Age 50 and older. Take a rugged 3-mile backcountry hike to see a magnificent centuries old oak tree. All participants must register in advance. This is a challenging hike. About 3 hours. Please be prepared to hike over rugged terrain. Please bring drinking water. Meeting Place - Maintenance Shop - 9935 Opossum Hollow Road, Rockbridge, OH. Not wheelchair accessible.

Cost: Free Event/Register in Advance

Contact: Clear Creek Metro Park, Phone: 740-969-9001

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 12 miles
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Mar 11 (Wed)
Yoga in the Hills

5-6pm. The perfect way to drop every day stress. This class is offered surrounded by the beauty of the Hocking Hills. Weather permitting, classes are outside on our wonderful deck among the trees. All levels of experience are welcome, as are groups. Call ahead for details - we may be having class, with our wonderful instructor, at a waterfall near you.

Cost: $10

Contact: Blue Valley Massage Traveling Spa, Phone: 888-747-3223

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 14 miles
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Mar 11 (Wed)
Wine'd Up Wednesday at Shaw's

Lunch and Dinner. On the first Wednesday of every month we offer our wines 129 different wines with an $8 discount year round. By the bottle only at lunch and dinner, Dine-in only. This is part of the Wednesday Originals program with Dine Originals Columbus.

Cost: Varies

Contact: Shaw's Restaurant and Inn, Phone: 740-654-1842

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

more info

Mar 12 (Thu)
Yoga In Town

6pm. Yoga Instructor Elle Delmatto. Class is open to all. No pre-registration is necessary. Class is held every Thursday.

Cost: $6 per person

Contact: Bowen House, Phone: 740-385-0344

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
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Mar 13 (Fri)
Ridgetops and Hollers

10am. Ever wonder about the difference between a ridgetop and a holler Join the naturalist at Ash Cave parking area to find out.

Cost: Free

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 2 miles
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Mar 13 (Fri)
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Mar 22 (Sun)
ABC Players - Shrek the Musical

8pm Fri/Sat and 2pm Sun. Shrek the Musical, in which a loveable ogre wins the heart of Princess Fiona. Based on the DreamWorks Animation motion picture and book by William Steig. Directed by Sylvia Abbott with musical direction by Lynn Sullivan. This show is sponsored by Hocking Valley Bank.

Cost: $7-$12 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 14 (Sat)
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May 9 (Sat)
Fourth Annual Local Marbles Tournament

Fourth Annual Local Marbles Tournament. Training sessions will be held on March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 11, 18 and 25 at 10am in the lower level of the Ohio Glass Museum, 124 W. Main St, Lancaster. We follow the National Marbles Tournament Rules for 2015. Participants must be 7-14 years of age on June 10th to be eligible to compete in the National Marbles Tournament......

Cost: Bill Eckman for info.

Contact: The Ohio Glass Museum, Phone: 740-687-0101

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 21 miles
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Family Oriented
Special Interest
Spectator Sports

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Mar 14 (Sat)
Giant Oak Hike

10 am 2pm. Take a rugged 3-mile backcountry hike to see a magnificent centuries old oak tree. All participants must register in advance. Be prepared for hilly, rugged, off-trail hiking. Bring drinking water. This hike is not recommended for children. Ages 13 and up. Meeting Place - Maintenance Shop - 9935 Opossum Hollow Road, Rockbridge, OH. Not wheelchair accessible.

Cost: Free Event/Register in Advance

Contact: Clear Creek Metro Park, Phone: 740-969-9001

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 12 miles
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Mar 14 (Sat)
Sweet Second Saturday

5-8pm. Every second Saturday of every month, we dress up the dining room have live music and great dinner specials. You can even bring a bottle of wine, if you like. So, come join us for a great Saturday night - date night - Reservations appreciated, but not required.

Cost: Per menu

Contact: The Ridge Inn Restaurant, Phone: 740-332-0300

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 11 miles
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Mar 14 (Sat)
Open Studio for Adults, Families and Teens

1-5pm. The art room, ceramics studio and wheels are open to the public most Saturdays. There will be simple projects ideas prepared for folks looking to make something. Great Activity for the entire family. Walk-Ins Welcome. Also, folks can bring their own project ideas and purchase materials a la cart if needed and receive guidance.

Cost: Free event

Contact: Dairy Barn Arts Center, Phone: 740-592-5090

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
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Mar 16 (Mon)
Simply Three

7:30pm. Old School Training. New School Sound. Hailed by the Boston Philharmonic. They've got what it takes-- says it all for this new and invigorating string trio. Comprised of violinist Alex Weill, cellist Zack Clark, and bassist Nicholas Villalobas, Simply Three is redefining string music. Each musician has won numerous awards, trained with world renowned......

Cost: $5-10/per person

Contact: Ohio University Performing Arts Concert Series, Phone: 740-593-1780

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
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Mar 16 (Mon)
Learn to Spin on a Spinning Wheel

10am - 12pm. Learn to Spin on a Spinning Wheel.

Cost: $62-72 per person

Contact: Decorative Arts Center of Ohio, Phone: 740-681-1423

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles

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Mar 17 (Tue)
Memphis, the musical

7:30pm. Winner of 4 2010 Tony Awards including Best Musical. Turn up that dial...From the underground dance clubs of 1950s Memphis, Tennessee, comes a hot new Broadway musical that bursts off the stage with explosive dancing, irresistible songs and a thrilling tale of fame and forbidden love. Inspired by actual events, Memphis is about a radio DJ who wants to......

Cost: $22-30/per person

Contact: Ohio University Performing Arts Concert Series, Phone: 740-593-1780

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 24 miles
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Mar 18 (Wed)
Wine'd Up Wednesday at Shaw's

Lunch and Dinner. On the first Wednesday of every month we offer our wines 129 different wines with an $8 discount year round. By the bottle only at lunch and dinner, Dine-in only. This is part of the Wednesday Originals program with Dine Originals Columbus.

Cost: Varies

Contact: Shaw's Restaurant and Inn, Phone: 740-654-1842

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

more info

Mar 18 (Wed)
Yoga in the Hills

5-6pm. The perfect way to drop every day stress. This class is offered surrounded by the beauty of the Hocking Hills. Weather permitting, classes are outside on our wonderful deck among the trees. All levels of experience are welcome, as are groups. Call ahead for details - we may be having class, with our wonderful instructor, at a waterfall near you.

Cost: $10

Contact: Blue Valley Massage Traveling Spa, Phone: 888-747-3223

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 14 miles
Outdoor Activity
Special Interest

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Mar 19 (Thu)
Yoga In Town

6pm. Yoga Instructor Elle Delmatto. Class is open to all. No pre-registration is necessary. Class is held every Thursday.

Cost: $6 per person

Contact: Bowen House, Phone: 740-385-0344

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
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Mar 20 (Fri)
Spring Equinox Rim Hike to Rose Lake

9am - Join the naturalist on the first day of spring at the naturalist cabin located behind the Old Man's Cave visitor center for a 2 mile rim hike over to Rose Lake while we search for the early signs of spring. You may then either hike back or go through the main camp to the Old man's Cave area after the hike.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
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Mar 21 (Sat)
Hockings Birds of Prey

2 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: 740-385-6561

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
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Mar 21 (Sat)
Spring Vegetarian Cooking Class

1030am - 1230pm. Hands on Style. Featuring items from Yotam Ottolenghi's new book Plenty More. Sauteed Saffron Couscous Cakes with Preserved Lemon Cilantro Greek Yogurt sauce, Beet and Roasted Rhubarb Salad with Blue Cheese, Eggplant Ricotta Kataifi shredded fillo Nests with roasted red pepper tomato sauce. The classes are held in our Studio on the third floor......

Cost: $55 per person

Contact: Shaw's Restaurant Inn, Phone: 740-654-1842

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
Family Oriented
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Mar 21 (Sat)
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Aug 30 (Sun)
Through the Looking Glass - Ohio Glass Museum

1-4pm Tue-Sun. More information coming soon.

Cost: $6-3 per person

Contact: Ohio Glass Museum, Phone: 740-687-0101

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Mar 21 (Sat)
Amanda Shires

8:15pm Doors Open. 9pm Show. Lobby of Fairfield National Bank. Drinks and appetizers included in price of admission. Space is limited so act fast to avoid missing this intimate performance with the talented singer / songwriter. Please RSVP to Erin Noble enoblefairfieldnationalbank.com or call to reserve your seat. Presented by The Covered Bridge Music Series and the Fairfield National Bank.

Cost: $25/person

Contact: Covered Bridge Music Series, Phone: 740-681-8215

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Mar 22 (Sun)
Ohio Furniture from Victorian Era to Modern Age

2pm. A Tradition of Progress: Ohio Decorative Arts 1860-1945 exhibition curator Andrew Richmond shares the amazing evolution of Ohio Furniture from the Victorian Era to Modern Age. Mr. Richmond, is a vice president at Garth's Auctions, and an Ohio native. He received his MA in Early American Culture from the Winterthur Museum. He has lectured and published widely on Ohio decorative arts.

Cost: $8 / $5-members

Contact: Decorative Arts Center, Phone: 740-681-1423

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Mar 23 (Mon)
Learn to Spin on a Spinning Wheel

10am - 12pm. Learn to Spin on a Spinning Wheel.

Cost: $62-72 per person

Contact: Decorative Arts Center of Ohio, Phone: 740-681-1423

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles

more info

Mar 25 (Wed)
Wine'd Up Wednesday at Shaw's

Lunch and Dinner. On the first Wednesday of every month we offer our wines 129 different wines with an $8 discount year round. By the bottle only at lunch and dinner, Dine-in only. This is part of the Wednesday Originals program with Dine Originals Columbus.

Cost: Varies

Contact: Shaw's Restaurant and Inn, Phone: 740-654-1842

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

more info

Mar 25 (Wed)
Yoga in the Hills

5-6pm. The perfect way to drop every day stress. This class is offered surrounded by the beauty of the Hocking Hills. Weather permitting, classes are outside on our wonderful deck among the trees. All levels of experience are welcome, as are groups. Call ahead for details - we may be having class, with our wonderful instructor, at a waterfall near you.

Cost: $10

Contact: Blue Valley Massage Traveling Spa, Phone: 888-747-3223

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 14 miles
Outdoor Activity
Special Interest

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Mar 26 (Thu)
Woodcock Watch

730pm. Join the naturalist at the picnic area at Conkles Hollow on the eve of the first day of spring to witness one of the most elaborate bird courtship displays in Ohio.Please keep in mind that these birds are weather dependent and will not perform in bad weather.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park , Phone: 740-385-8003

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 3 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
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Mar 26 (Thu)
Sweet Wines Wine Tasting

6-7pm. Four 4 sweet red and white wines. Sample a variety of wines selected by your hosts. This is a great opportunity to taste before you buy and to be aware of exceptional wine values in today's market. Wines are available for purchase by the case or bottle at Ohio Minimum Retail.

Cost: $10 per person

Contact: Shaw's Restaurant, Phone: 740-654-1842

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
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Mar 26 (Thu)
After Hours Canvas Painting

6-8pm. Grab your friends, your snacks, your creativity and your beverage of choice and join us for After Hours Canvas Painting. On March 26th is the Peacock Class and April 9th is the April Showers Class. Art and Clay on Main is a full-service art studio for all ages. Square 7 Coffee House is a full-service coffee house featuring drinks, soups, sandwiches and......

Cost: $25/includes materials

Contact: Art and Clay on Main, Phone: 740-653-1755

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 20 miles
Family Oriented
Special Interest
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Mar 26 (Thu)
Yoga In Town

6pm. Yoga Instructor Elle Delmatto. Class is open to all. No pre-registration is necessary. Class is held every Thursday.

Cost: $6 per person

Contact: Bowen House, Phone: 740-385-0344

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
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Mar 27 (Fri)
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Apr 20 (Mon)
Find Your Roots - Group Woodworking Show

10am - 5pm Mon/Sat, 12-5pm Sun. Four Fabulous Woodworkers exhibit a vast array of artistic expression in wood. Furniture, bowls, pens, jewelry just to name a few.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Starbrick Cooperative Gallery, Phone: 740-753-1011

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
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Mar 27 (Fri)
Cedar Falls Stroll

10am. 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.

Cost: Free

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
Outdoor Activity
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Mar 28 (Sat)
Cameras and Critters

2 pm Bring your camera and join the naturalist on the Hock-Hocking Expedition Trail located behind the Park Naturalist Office for a chance to photograph up close and personal some of our wilder residents.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park , Phone: 740-385-6561

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

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Mar 28 (Sat)
Lake Hope Easter Egg Hunt

1-3pm Easter Egg Hunt at Lake Hope State Park.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Lake Hope State Park, Phone: 740-596-3030

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 12 miles
Outdoor Activity
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Mar 28 (Sat)
Wonders of Old Man's Cave - AM

10am Meet the Hocking Hills State Park Naturalist at the Naturalist's Cabin located behind the Old Man's Cave Visitor center for a short hike and discover some facts about the history of the area and the rock formations that are found throughout the park.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park , Phone: 740-385-8003

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

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Hocking Hills Hiker