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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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