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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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