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Your Weekend Update for May 19, 2017

Daily Activities

Friday, May 19

Women at work Art Show

The Bowen House Community Center for Arts and Education 196 N. Market Street Call Spirit Williams on (740) 385-8245 for more information. May 19 thru June 7, Wednesdays - Saturdays 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.

The Bowen House will be the center for activities during Logan's Alumni Days. An open house will kick off the show on Friday evening.

Butterfly Exhibit

HockingValley Community Hospital Courtyard; 740-380-8336 1PM; FREE

Hosted by Hocking Valley Community Hospital and Butterfly Ridge. The exhibit will remain on display through the summer. The event is free and open to the public. Co-sponsor is Chris Kline, founder and director of Butterfly Ridge Butterfly Conservation Center.

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 Acoustic Avalanche Friday night and Luke Mossburg on Saturday night.

Open Mic Night at Utopia - FRIDAY

Utopia; 117 W. Main St; Logan; eatatutopia@gmail.com; 740-380-3337; 7 to 11:30 p.m.

Enjoy the sounds of Open Mic Night at local restaurant Utopia. It will occur weekly every Friday and night from 7 to 11:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 20

Backstage Show with May Erlewine - SATURDAY & SUNDAY

Stuart's Opera House; 52 Public Square; Nelsonville; 740-753-1924 ; 7pm, Adults $12, $15 at the door.

Some people might call May Erlewine "Michigan's darling Songbird" but her songs have traveled far beyond her home state. With seven full length albums and three EPs to her name, not to mention various collaborations, May's catalog has substance and her creative vision is expansive.

Appalachian Listening Room presents Bob Dylan Tribute Show.

Alley door at 48 W. Main Street Logan; 740-438-5273; 6:30 p.m. Tickets $10 each

Celebrate Bob Dylan 76th Birthday with a Tribute Show at the Listening Room.

Pre-Season Trains at Hocking Valley Scenic Railway SATURDAY & SUNDAY

33 E Canal St, Nelsonville, (740) 753-9531, www.hvsry.org 1:00pm - 3:30 p.m.

Trains will depart the Nelsonville Depot at 1:00 p.m. for a round-trip ride to East Logan. Narration will be provided during the ride to point out locations of interest, such as the historic Hocking Canal Lock No. 19, historic buildings of note in Haydenville, as well as the history of the railroad and area.

Monday, May 22

Yoga with Ellie DelMatto 

The Bowen House Community Center for Arts and Education 196 N. Market Street (740) 385-0344

www.bowenhouse.org 4.30pm

Join Ellie DelMatto and friends for a weekly yoga session. Bring your own mat. A fee of $6 is charged.

Wednesday, May 24

Smokey and the Bandit 40th Anniversary

Athena Grand Cinema, 20 S. Court Street Athens, 740-594-7382; www.athenacinema.com 7:00 p.m. $12.50

Get ready to tear up the highway with the Bandit (Burt Reynolds), a fun-loving, fast-talking trucker who takes on his craziest haul yet.

Sweet Treat Wednesday

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.

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.

Thursday, May 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!

COMING UP NEXT WEEKEND:

May 25- 29 New Straitsville Moonshine Festival. 740-394-2239

47th Year!features a variety of events including a working Moonshine Still Display, local history museum, flea market vendors, moonshine burgers, moonshine pie, moonshine doggies, carnival rides and games.

More reasons to bring the family to downtown Logan! Play your part in revitalizing your town:

  • Friday May 26 Home Grown on Main (New Visitors Center, Arts & Crafts, Workshops and James' new office) 44 E. Main Grand Opening 2:00 - 7:00 p.m. Music & Food in store and downtown provided by Utopia's pizza by the slice, Maya Burrito and more.
  • Saturday May 27 Hocking Hills Farmer's Market at Hocking Hills Winery, Freeman Road. 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Every Saturday from May 27 - October 21. Call 740-380-3783 or check the facebook page. Local Growers, Artists, Producers, Local Wines, Music, Food & Special Events.
  • Saturday May 27 - Saturdays on Main. Main Street, Logan - 2:00 - 6:00 p.m. new weekly event starts. Music, entertainment, food and more. Please help support this important initiative, all organized by local volunteers to help revitalize the downtown.
  • Saturday May 27 - Logan-Hocking Alumni day at the Bowen House, Featuring Nostalgic Food, Logan High School Band, and Hocking Hills Winery.
  • 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 12 p.m. from April until December on Wednesdays and 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).

    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 - Yoga at the Bowen House - Join yoga instructor Elle Delmatto every Thursday 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.

    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.

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    Your Weekend Update for January 27, 2017

    Friday, January 27

    Cedar Falls Stroll

    Cedar Falls; Hocking Hills State Park; St. Rt. 374; Logan; 740-385-6841; 10 a.m.

    Join the naturalist to explore Cedar Falls and discover the unique natural & cultural history of this area of the park. 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.

    Cabin Fever Cures

    Naturalist's Cabin behind Visitor's Center at Old Man's Cave; Hocking Hills State Park; St. Rt. 6644 S; Logan; 740-385-6841; 2 p.m.

    Ever wonder what the settlers did to pass time in the winter? Join the Hocking Hills State Park Naturalist at the Naturalist Cabin (behind the Visitors Center at Old Man's Cave) to participate in some historical games and activities to help you pass the winter months.

    The 14th Annual Bowl-A-Rama

    Starbrick Gallery, 21 W. Columbus St, Nelsonville; 740-753-1011; 6 pm to 9 pm

    Starbrick Cooperative Gallery presents the 14th Annual Bowl-A-Rama.Buy the Bowl...the Chili's Free!The area's finest potters are spinning unique art bowls for you to fire up with our homemade chilies. Also that night: Opening Night: Athens High School Art Club Gallery Exhibition.Youthful talent on display.(The art show runs through Feb. 19th) Bowl-A-Rama is a Nelsonville Final Friday Gallery Walk event!

    Final Friday Art Walk

    Historic Art Square, Nelsonville; 740-753-1011; 6 pm to 9 pm

    Opening Night: Athens High School Art Club Gallery Exhibition: Nature.Youthful talent on display.

    Majestic Galleries: Opening Night: South East Ohio Art Educators Invitational Exhibition. Featuring 65 teachers, educators and students works. This is an Ohio Arts Council funded exhibit.

    Paper Circle:Opening Night: Paper Works by Joy Lindskold.And stop into the studio and make your own special valentine card.

    Majestic Annex: Pop-Up Show featuring Mad Monkey Organics- handmade, organic soaps and salves to help people heal and improve life naturally. And Bullet Jewelry Designer & Maker Becky Barber.

    The First Presbyterian Church: One Night Only Art Show featuring the work of Barbara Windle Berghausen, Tyann Altier, Passion Works Studio and more!

    Nelsonville Emporium:Pamper your loved one with a handmade bar of soap from Epic Organics and Peaceful by Nature.14% off and the variety of soaps to choose from are scent-sational!

    The Christmas Store:It can be Christmas year round at the Christmas Store!

    The Mine: Featuring $2 off Burger and fries or Bowl of Soup and Grilled Cheese sandwich.

    Fullbrooks Café:Stop by for some delicious treats & warm drinks!

    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 while listening to Todd Martin Friday night and Van Dyke Trio on Saturday night.

    Saturday, January 28

    Comfort Food Cruise - LAST WEEKEND (SATURDAY & SUNDAY)

    Various locations throughout Logan; email kraymore@explorehockinghills.com; 740-385-9706; $18 per person; Jan. 14, 15, 21, 22, 28 and 29; 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Twelve different restaurants, each featuring a different comfort food, over three weekends, all for just $18 per ticket.Best of all, $5 of every ticket goes directly to local food banks.You get to enjoy great comfort foods while cruising the beautiful Hocking Hills and bringing much needed comfort to others.No need to worry about any guilt for indulging in all those comforting dishes.There are lots of places to take a hike, enjoy the stunning winter scenery and work up an appetite for your next stop on the cruise.

    Ridgetop & Hollers

    Ash Cave Parking Area; Hocking Hills State Park; St. Rt. 56; Logan; 740-385-6841; 10 a.m.

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

    Hocking's Wildlife at the Cabin

    Naturalist's Cabin behind Old Man's Cave; Hocking Hills State Park; St. Rt. 664 S.; Logan; 740-385-6841; 2 p.m.

    As you pass by on your hike today stop by the Naturalist Cabin, located at the Naturalist Cabin, to explore and take a closer look at some of our native residents.Naturalist will be available for discussion and to answer questions.

    Farmers' Markets

     

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

     

    Ongoing Events

     

    Thursdays - Thirsty Thursday Happy Hour Rockside Winery & Vineyards, 2363 Lancaster Newark Rd NE, Lancaster; 740-687-4414; 5 pm to 8 pm 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. Nosh on our delicious Ohio cheese and crackers at a discount. Otherwise you can bring in your own picnic, or order in from one of the near by pizza joints! (Recurring Event every Thursday excluding major holidays).

     

    WEDNESDAYS - Yoga in the Hills; 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! 5 to 6 p.m. Visit http://www.massageyogacenter.com/ for locations details. Blue Valley Massage & Traveling Spa, 888-74-PEACE (747-3223); COST: $10

    WEDNESDAYS - Sweet Treat Wednesday: Wine tasting paired with locally made Wren Valley Truffles. 25% off hand-made gourmet caramel apples. Bring your own food or have pizza delivered. Hocking Hills Winery, 30402 Freeman Road, Logan, 11 a.m.- 8 p.m. Call 740- 3857117 for more information; COST: $12 for six tastings.

    THURSDAYS - Yoga at the Bowen House; Join Yoga instructor Elle Delmatto every Thursday 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 740-3850344 for more info.

     

    SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS - Hocking Hills Artists and Craftsmen Marketplace. Open every weekend where you can find unique handcrafted items from local artists. Chat with the artist while you watch their demonstrations. Stay a little, shop a little, dine a little. Open Saturday 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the Hocking Hills Dining Lodge, 20020 State Route 664 South. Call 740-707-0246 for more information.

    DAILY - Columbus Washboard Company Tours; 14 Gallagher Ave, Logan; 740-380-3828 Ever seen the inner workings of a centuries old brick factory with vintage equipment used in the 1800s?Not only do we have a veritable museum of American history but we actually still use many of these old tools and machines to make the products we ship all over the world.We invite you and your family to stop in and see us when you're in town and take one of our guided factory tours.There's nothing quite like it anywhere else in the Hocking Hills. Details: 6 or more people preferred. General Admission $4.00 plus 10% discount on purchases (Plus a free fridge magnet.) Seniors $3.00 plus 10% discount on purchases & free fridge magnet. Students & Children (up to 18) $2.00 plus 10% discount on purchases & free fridge magnet. Active Military (with ID) FREE Tour Times All Year-Round Monday - Friday 10:00, 12:00, 2:00 May through October Only Monday - Friday 10:00, 12:00, 2:00 Saturdays 11:30 & 1:00

     

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