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Hocking Hills Tourism Association

 

13178 State Route 664 South

Logan, Ohio

740-385-2750

 

www.explorehockinghills.com

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WEEKEND UPDATE | November 16, 2017

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Homegrown on Main

 

Located at 44 E. Main, in the heart of Logan's Historic downtown. 

Local Arts & Crafts, Demonstrations, Visitor Information and more. 

 

Thursday - Saturday, Noon - 7 p.m. 

Sunday - Monday, Noon - 5 p.m. 

 

Events at Homegrown:

November 18 - Painting with Kay

 

Visit https://www.facebook.com/HomegrownOnMain/ for more info. 

 

In This Issue

 

 

Daily Activities

 

 






Thursday, November 16

 

Thirsty Thursday Happy Hour

Rockside Winery & Vineyards - 2363 Lancaster Newark Rd NE, Lancaster; 740-687-4414; 5 to 8 p.m.

Making it halfway through the week is reason enough to celebrate! Stop by after work for $4 glasses of our estate-grown and produced wines. Enjoy our delicious Ohio cheese and crackers at a discount. Otherwise you can bring in your own picnic, or order in from one of the nearby pizza joints!

 

Friday, November 17

 

3rd Annual Hocking Hills Treasure Hunt EVERY DAY UNTIL DECEMBER 12
27 Participating Local Stores in Hocking Hills; check out explorehockinghills.com for more information. Download an entry form or pick one up from participating retailers.
Enjoy the magic of holiday cheer while shopping at locally-owned stores in the region!  Embark on the Annual Holiday Treasure Hunt while buying that special gift by collecting stamps for any six of the 27 participating stores. As well as prizes donated by every participating store the Grand Prize Package includes 2 nights stay in cabin for 4, Canopy tours for 4, Canoe tours for 4, Candle making for 4, Lunch & dinner for 4. Also, you can increase your chances of winning by taking part in our Instagram Challenge. More information is available on explorehockinghills.com

 

Conkle's Creep

Conkle's Hollow; 24858 Big Pine Rd; Rockbridge; 740-385-6841; 9 a.m.

Conkle's Hollow state nature preserve is one of the most unique locations in the Hocking Hills. Join the

naturalist for a short hike to find out why. Meet in the parking area.

 

Laine's Dutch Country Store 10th Anniversary FRIDAY & SATURDAY

Hocking Hills Market, State Route 33, Rockbridge, 43149 740-380-3663 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Be part of the 10th Anniversary Celebration at Laine's Dutch Country Store. Llocated in the Hocking Hills Market. Sale on featured items. Samples, Giveaways and Refreshments.

 

Hocking's Owls

Hocking Hills State Park, St. Rt. 664, Logan; 740-385-6841; 2:00 p.m. ; FREE
Join the naturalist at the Naturalist Cabin for a closer look at Ohio's winged nocturnal predators.  All programs are subject to change. Notify the naturalist if special accommodations are needed for your participation. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

 

Live Music at Hocking Hills Winery - FRIDAY & SATURDAY

Hocking Hills Winery; 30402 Freeman Rd; Logan; 740-385-7117; 6 to 9 p.m.

Enjoy the sweet sounds of music with the great taste of wine at Hocking Hills Winery. Order an appetizer or bring your own food to eat while you listen to JTerry Efaw Friday night and Jasey Schnaars on Saturday night.

 

Open Mic Night at Utopia - FRIDAY & SATURDAY

Utopia; 117 W. Main St; Logan; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ; 740-380-3337; 7 to 11:30 p.m.

Enjoy the sounds of Open Mic Night. Bring a guitar, drums, your own voice or a combination and join in the fun.

 

Saturday November 18

 

The Wonders of Old Man's Cave

Hocking Hills State Park, St. Rt. 664, Logan; 740-385-6841; 10:00 a.m. FREE
Meet the naturalist at the Naturalist Cabin for a short hike and discover some facts about the history of the area and the rock formations that are found throughout the park.

 

Leisure Learning - Holiday Pies with Master Chef Alfonso Contrisciani
The Lodge at Hocking College, 15770 OH-691, Nelsonville; 740-753-1532 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. $60
Master Chef Alfonso Contrisciani presents his popular pie class just in time to please your Thanksgiving and Christmas guests, Alfonso will teach you his tips and tricks to making his famous pies. All students will leave with two take-and-bake pies to enjoy with your Holiday guests!

 

Leisure Learning - Thanksgiving Preparation with Chef Katie McGushin
The Lodge at Hocking College, 15770 OH-691, Nelsonville; 740-753-1532 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. $75
Chef Katie gives you her tips and tricks for preparing the perfect Thanksgiving feast, including cooking the perfect turkey, recipes for amazing sides, and making sure it's all timed for delivery to your table.

 

Homegrown on Main: Painting with Kay
44 East Main Street, downtown Logan;  740-385-6204; 12:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. $18
Learn to paint a delightful nativity set including: Mary, Joseph and Baby Jesus. All supplies are provided, the figurines are wood and pre-cut by Kay and ready to paint. You will receive step-by-step instructions that include paint application, mixing of colors and shading techniques. Please call to book your place.

 

Sunday, November 19

 

Birdseed Basics
Lake Hope State Park, 27331 State Route 278, McArthur; 740-596-5253; 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.  FREE
Use the right foods to keep your backyards birds healthy and happy all winter long. Learn how to attract specific species and make your own take-home feeder. Meet at the nature center.

 

Monday, November 20

 

Yoga with Ellie DelMatto MONDAY AND WEDNESDAY

The Bowen House Community Center for Arts and Education 196 N. Market Street (740) 385-0344 www.bowenhouse.org Monday - 4:30 p.m, Wednesday 5:30 p.m.

Join Ellie DelMatto on Monday and Jeannie Faulkner on Wednesday for their weekly yoga session. Bring your own mat. A fee of $6 is charged.

 

Tuesday, November 21

 

Bowen House Annual Member Artist Showcase THROUGHOUT NOVEMBER

Bowen House, Market Street Logan; bowenhouse.org; 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. FREE

Featuring work by the members of the Bowen House, this free event showcases the talent of Artists from Hocking County set in our beautiful and historic building.


Wednesday, November 22

 

Wildcat Cave Hike
Lake Hope State Park, 27331 State Route 278, McArthur; 740-596-5253; 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.  FREE
Take a .75-mile hike to see one of Lake Hope's hidden gems, a large recess cave. Discover the geological process at work. Meet the naturalist at Grouse Point. Wear sturdy footwear and dress in layers.

 

From all the staff at HHTA we wish you and your family a wonderful Thanksgiving!

 

 

 

Farmers' Markets

 

FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY - Flea & Farmers' Market at Hocking Hills Market; US 33, Rockbridge; sunrise to 5 p.m. This is a large flea market with many outside and inside vendors every weekend - Friday through Sunday - that features unique items, antiques, collectibles, beautiful crafts and outstanding in-season produce.

 

WEDNESDAY, SATURDAY - Athens Farmers Market takes place 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. from April until December on Wednesdays and 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. year round on Saturdays.  Enjoy a variety of vendors from homemade delectables to fresh produce and more. Call 740-593-6763 or visit athensfarmersmarket.org for more information.

 

Ongoing Events

 

 

THURSDAYS - Thirsty Thursday Happy Hour Rockside Winery & Vineyards - 2363 Lancaster Newark Rd NE, Lancaster; 740-687-4414; 5 to 8 p.m. Looking for the happiest hours out there? We think making it halfway through the week is reason enough to celebrate! Stop by after work for $4 glasses of our estate-grown and produced wines. Enjoy our delicious Ohio cheese and crackers at a discount. Otherwise you can bring in your own picnic, or order in from one of the nearby pizza joints! (Recurring event every Thursday excluding major holidays).

 

MONDAY AND THURSDAYS AND OTHERS BY APPOINTMENT - Beginner Bead Making Classes - Have fun learning to melt glass while making your own glass beads and charms for bracelets, necklaces and earrings. Everything that you need to make beautiful glass beads is supplied. Ages 14 and up. $25 per class, offered at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.; call for reservations at 740-385-1384; Liquid Light Gallery; 18345 Unger Rd; Logan.

 

MONDAYS - Yoga at the Bowen House - Join yoga instructor Elle Delmatto every Monday at 4:30 p.m. Class fee is $6. Class is open to all and no pre-registration is necessary. The Bowen House Community Center for Arts & Education; 196 N Market St; Logan; call 740-385-0344 for more info.

 

TUESDAYS - Science with Mr. Turtle at the Logan Library - Join Mr. Harry every Tuesday from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the Children's Library and explore the world of science. Every age is the right age to learn! Call 740-385-2348; Logan Library; 230 East Main Street; Logan; Free.

 

TUESDAYS AND WEDNESDAYS - Story Time at the Logan Library - Children of all ages can come out for story time. Weekly readings take place at 6:15 p.m. on Tuesdays and 10 a.m. on Wednesdays. Call 740-385-2348; Logan Library; 230 East Main Street; Logan; Free.

 

FIRST AND THIRD WEDNESDAYS - Doodle Bugs - Takes place at 10 a.m. and is a free art club for newborns, infants and toddlers up to age three. On the first and third Wednesdays of each month, participants can come anytime between 10 a.m. and noon. Toddlers will explore the fun of art hands-on and take home a masterpiece! Newborns and infants will have hands and feet painted for creative keepsakes. Sponsored by the Hocking County Early Childhood Department, Help Me Grow & Early Intervention. Hocking County Library; 230 E. Main Street; Logan; Call Stephanie at 740-380-1315 for more information.

 

WEDNESDAYS - Quilt Therapy - Beginning at 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on every Wednesday, our classroom is open all day for anyone who wants to come and sew. Bring a project, even one you are having struggles with, and one of our folks will be happy to help you. It is a fun day to come and be with other quilters. Lunch is on your own. Nelsonville Quilt Company; 52 W Washington St; Nelsonville; call 740-753-3343 for more info; Free.

 

WEDNESDAYS - Sweet Treat Wednesday - Wine tasting paired with locally made Wren Valley Truffles. Enjoy 25 percent off of hand-made gourmet caramel apples. Bring your own food or have pizza delivered. Hocking Hills Winery; 30402 Freeman Road; Logan; 11 a.m.to 8 p.m; Call 740- 385-7117 for more information; $12 for six tastings.

 

THURSDAYS - Yarn Lovers Unite - Members are invited to join at the library to work on various projects and share techniques and progress. Anyone who knits, crochets or sews is invited to attend.  All are welcome regardless of experience and ability, as this is a chance to share and learn.  Takes place from 1 to 3 p.m.; call 740-385-2348 for more information; Logan-Hocking County Library; 230 E. Main Street; Logan; free.

 

THURSDAYS - Introduction to Technology - Have questions about your tablet, laptop, email or even Facebook? There will be a staff member in the reference area to help you. Logan Hocking County Library; 230 East Main Street; Logan; 3 to 4 p.m.; call 740-385-2348 for more information.

 

DAILY - Honeybee Extravaganza - The Logan-Hocking County Library has honeybees! We have a beautiful, live bee display, courtesy of Dave Saving. Come and witness the bees work. Find the queen bee! Learn about the interworking of the hive. The bees are on display for everyone to see. Logan Hocking Library; 230 East Main St; Logan; Hours are Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 1 to 5 p.m. Free.

 

 

 

 

 

Hocking Hills Tourism Association | 800-HOCKING (800-462-5464)

http://www.explorehockinghills.com
13178 State Route 664 South
Logan, OH 43138

 

 

 

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