Events

January 2020

Live Music in Downtown Logan - Jan 9 (Thu) - 7:30PM - 9:30PM48 W. Main St.Logan, OHDon Nelson, a room favorite from our Bob Dylan Birthday Bash, returns to headline a night of original music. Mark Zonakis opens.

Cost: 10

Contact: appalachianlisteningroomgmail.com, Phone: 7404385273

 

5th Annual Logan Frozen Festival - Jan 18 (Sat) - 11:00AM - 5:00PMHosted on the same day as the Hocking Hills Annual Winter Hike, the Logan Frozen Festival offers great fun to be had after your hiking adventures. Be amazed by dozens of hand-crafted ice sculptures. Play ice games in Worthington Park while you chow down at food vendors like Schmidts Sausage Wagon, Chef Moe on the Go, and many more. The 5th annual Logan Frozen Festival also includes:- Chainsaw Dueling- Live DJ- Featured Musicians- Restaurants Food Trucks- Block sculpting demonstrations- and moreHope to see you there

Cost: Free

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Winter Hike at Hocking Hills - Jan 18 (Sat) - 9:00 am - 11:00 am Continuous starts. Join the Annual Hocking Hills Winter Hike 6-mile trek to view the beauty of the hills and caves and waterfalls in winter. Start at Old Mans Cave on a hike to Ash Cave with a stop at Cedar Falls for refreshments for a donation. Transportation is provided back to parking area near Old Mans Cave. Hocking Hills State Park is located about 55 miles southeast of downtown Columbus on State Route 664 in Hocking County.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-685-6841

February 2020

Tapping Of The Maples - Feb 8 (Sat) - Saturday, Feb 8th Sunday, Feb 9th at 10amLocation: Naturalist Cabin, behind the Old Mans Cave Visitor Center.Come join the naturalists prepare for their upcoming annual event, Maple Sugaring in the Hills, and attempt to tap your own treeHocking Hills State Park is located about 55 miles southeast of downtown Columbus on State Route 664 in Hocking County.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-685-6841

Sweethearts Hike - Feb 8 (Sat) - 5:00 - 7:00 pm. Meet at the Ash Cave parking lot. Take your sweetheart for a romantic stroll to Ash Cave in the soft light of dusk then enjoy a cozy fire and refreshments.

Cost: Free Event

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

Tapping Of The Maples - Feb 9 (Sun) - Saturday, Feb 8th Sunday, Feb 9th at 10amLocation: Naturalist Cabin, behind the Old Mans Cave Visitor Center.Come join the naturalists prepare for their upcoming annual event, Maple Sugaring in the Hills, and attempt to tap your own treeHocking Hills State Park is located about 55 miles southeast of downtown Columbus on State Route 664 in Hocking County.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-685-6841

March 2020

Tapping Of The Maples - Mar 9 (Mon) - Monday, March 9th Tuesday, March 10th at 12PM - 4PM.Location: Naturalist Cabin, behind the Old Mans Cave Visitor Center.The Tour will start at the Naturalist Cabin visitors can take a guided hike and learn the many different processes of making maple syrup while also getting a taste There can also be expected to be maple syrup producers from around Ohio selling syrup, candles, and other merchandise. Hocking Hills State Park is located about 55 miles southeast of downtown Columbus on State Route 664 in Hocking County.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-685-6841

Tapping Of The Maples - Mar 10 (Tue) - Monday, March 9th Tuesday, March 10th at 12PM - 4PM.Location: Naturalist Cabin, behind the Old Mans Cave Visitor Center.The Tour will start at the Naturalist Cabin visitors can take a guided hike and learn the many different processes of making maple syrup while also getting a taste There can also be expected to be maple syrup producers from around Ohio selling syrup, candles, and other merchandise. Hocking Hills State Park is located about 55 miles southeast of downtown Columbus on State Route 664 in Hocking County.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-685-6841

Live Music in Downtown Logan - Mar 12 (Thu) - Keith Larsen, NSAI Peoples Choice Award Winner graces the stage at ALR with his well-crafted songs. Keith is one of Ohios best You wont want to miss him.We are also pleased to welcome Bim Walker to ALR for the first time. Bim is a great songwriter, and you will enjoy his opening set.

Cost: $10

Contact: , Phone: 7404385273

 

Maple Tapping Festival - Mar 14 (Sat) - 8AM - 11AMExperience maple tapping in person. Taste delicious pancakes with the fresh syrup. Enjoy the sweet tastings of Maple tapping and all that it entailsAddress: 2805 Old Logan Rd SE, Lancaster, OH 43130

Cost: $5.00

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone:

April 2020

Live Music in Downtown Logan - Apr 9 (Thu) - $10 Donation at the door. Tips WelcomeDonna is one of Columbus favorites, and we are excited to welcome her to the Hocking Hills.Rob Maccabee is a Song Contest Finalist for the 2019 Ohio Songwriting Festival.Jeanie Thieken Creamer headlines Jeanie and the Dreamers and is part of the thriving Athens, Ohio songwriting community.

Cost: $10

Contact: , Phone: 7404385273

Wildflowers and Waterfalls Hike - Apr 27 (Mon) - With Springs arrival, come experience the beautiful wildflowers and serene waterfalls within the Hocking Hills Region.

Cost: Free

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May 2020

Vinton County Wild Turkey Festival - May 7 (Thu) thru May 9 (Sat) - 5-11 pm Thu, 11am-11pm Fri/Sat 12-5 pm Sun. Watch the downtown streets of McArthur come alive with food, music and fun for the whole family. Activities such as Great nightly entertainment on the sound stage, carnival rides and games, car show, quilt show, queens and baby contests. Grand parade will be Saturday, at 600 p.m., followed by the crowning of the Wild Turkey Festival Queen. Come join us.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Vinton County CVB, Phone: 740-591-1118

Live Music in Downtown Logan - May 14 (Thu) - $10 at door, tips welcomeRon is a local sing-songwriter and lyricist that you will thoroughly enjoy. Ron has written for some of Ohios best songwriters.

Cost: $10

Contact: , Phone: 7404385273

June 2020

Tecumseh - Jun 10 (Wed) thru Sep 6 (Sun) - 8:00 - 10:45 pm. Monday-Saturday. Ticket Prices: Adult - $24.00, Military - $22.00, VIP - $43.00, Child - $14.00, Senior - $22.00, VIP Child - $25.00Captivating. Fascinating. Mesmerizing. Come witness the epic life story of the legendary Shawnee leader as he struggles to defend his sacred homelands in the Ohio country during the late 1700s. The huge, outdoor stages of the Sugarloaf Mountain Amphitheater afford the audience the ability to see everything. You will sit beneath the stars as sheer spectacle surrounds you with a herd of galloping horses, live military cannon in action, and the most dazzling battle sequences offered on the American stage. One 15 to 20 minute intermission. Monday Night Special - Each Monday night, we offer a special discount to Ohio residents with a valid ID. Patrons can save $10 on an adult ticket by bringing at least two cans of food along with their ID to the box office beginning at 2:00 pm and purchasing tickets in person.Tecumseh is not recommended for children ages 6 and younger due to some violent content and loud battle scenes. We are a Pet Free and Smoke Free facility.

Cost: $14-$43.00 per person

Contact: Tecumseh, Phone: 866-775-0700

Duck Creek Log Jam - Jun 18 (Thu) thru Jun 20 (Sat) - The Duck Creek Log Jam is a local festival for people of any age Bring your families for pond floating, blue grass listening fun this summer at DCLJ. Food and drink vendors throughout, camp sites, and more Visit www.duckcreeklogjam.com for more information about pricing, show lineups, event information

Cost: varies

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July 2020

Lilyfest - Jul 10 (Fri) thru Jul 12 (Sun) - 10am-6pm Fri. 10am-5pm Sat. 10am-4pm Sun. Free Parking. If you love art, gardens and music, you must see Lilyfest. This is the ultimate festival for flower and art lovers. Lilyfest is held annually at the Bishop Educational Gardens and features multiple flower gardens cared for by local gardeners. Lilyfest also features the works of over 70 artists in a juried art show. Meander around the gardens while listening to music on multiple stages.

Cost: Free Donations accepted.

Contact: Lilyfest Committee, Phone: 740-969-2873

Lancaster Festival - Jul 23 (Thu) thru Aug 1 (Sat) - The beginning of a Celebration of Music and the Arts. A wondrous burst of music, art and family fun with excitement all over town - 75 events - many Free.

Cost: $25 per person on average

Contact: Lancaster Festival, Phone: 740-687-4808

3 day Horseback Hocking Trail Education Experience - Jul 31 (Fri) thru Aug 3 (Mon) - Do you enjoy horseback riding Join Jesse Peters and Three Reasons Farm on this 3-day educational experience. Learn about Preparation for the ride, the 3 Musketeer rule, The Golden Savvy Rule, How to ride up hills safely and steady, Riding Down hill, safety, Crossing Water, Tying up horses on the trail correctly, focus, crossing logs, packing for an all day ride, riding in groups, buddy sweet, impulsion games for long horses, spook and survive techniques, leap frog, weave pattern, trailer loading, trailering savvy, trail etiquette, and more

Cost: $600

Contact: , Phone: 9736020323

August 2020

Live Music at the Winery - Aug 1 (Sat) - Live music at the winery the first Saturday of every month. 6PM - 9PM. Peter Conrad will join us on August 1st. Songs from All Those Years Ago Audience Requests

Cost: Free

Contact: , Phone: 7403857117

Live Music at Brewery 33 - Aug 22 (Sat) - Join us from 4PM-7PM at Brewery 33 and enjoy the sweet sounds of Ingham Station. Come out, have a drink and enjoy the sounds

Cost: Free

Contact: , Phone: 7403856033

September 2020

21st Annual Ohio Pawpaw Festival - Sep 11 (Fri) thru Sep 13 (Sun) - Fri 4pm-midnight. Sat 10am-midnight. Sun 10am-4pm. The 22nd Annual Ohio Pawpaw Festival. What is a Pawpaw...The pawpaw is North American s largest native tree fruit. the fruit has a wonderful creamy texture and a tropical flavor. We hope you come to join the crowds of happy folks at scenic Lake Snowden in Albany, Ohio for 3 days of Pawpaw music, food, contests, art, history, education, sustainable living workshops and activities for the kids. Ever heard of the pawpaw fruit... Join pawpaw fanatics from around the country at the peak of the season for a weekend filled with everything pawpaw food, beer, music, art, history, trees, people, and much more. Smell, touch, and taste this wonderful tropical-flavored fruit that has been growing in America for thousands of years and is considered Ohios first fruit. Southern Ohio is home to some of the largest and best tasting wild pawpaw patches on the planet. The pawpaw is also super nutritious and historically significant. Come wander the hills and discover why George Washington s favorite dessert was chilled pawpaw. Admission is $10.00/one-day pass $20.00 /weekend pass children 12 under free.

Cost: $10-$20 per person

Contact: Ohio Pawpaw Festival, Phone: 740-698-6060

October 2020

Circleville Pumpkin Show - Oct 21 (Wed) thru Oct 24 (Sat) - The Greatest Free Show on Earth. But not the baked goods - 23,000 pumpkin pies and 100,000 pumpkin donuts are sold. Parade, Little Miss Pumpkin Show, Miss Pumpkin Show, Baby Parade, Band Youth Organizations, Pet Parade, Lodges, Civic, Fraternal Organizations, Ohio Festival Events Association Queens. Rides, games, live music and every kind of thing you can imagine made from a pumpkin

Cost: Free

Contact: Circleville Pumpkin Show, Phone: 740-474-7000

December 2020

New Years Eve Train and Fireworks - Dec 31 (Thu) - Celebrate the new year on the train On December 31st, the train departs the Nelsonville Depot at 10:30 p.m. and travels to East Logan and return. On the return trip, the train stops near the stroke of midnight at everyone is treated to a great fireworks display to help bring in 2020 Two seating sections are available: Pizza Pop and Wine Cheese. Only those over age 21 are permitted in the Wine Cheese section. Our family-friendly Pizza Pop is open to all ages. During the ride, depending on your seating choice, you will be served either pizza cheese pizza or pepperoni and soda pop diet versions and water also available upon request or wine and cheese. You may not bring alcohol on board but you are welcome to bring other food and soft drinks as youd like. Each coach is heated. You can not move from car to car or section to section during the train ride. You also can not leave children under age 18 unattended in Pizza Pop section. Reservations, online or by phone, are required as ticket sales end at 11:55 p.m. on December 29th.Duration of ride: Approximately two hours

Cost: $20-$33 per person

Contact: Hocking Valley Scenic Railway, Phone: 740-753-9531

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