Your Weekend Update for April 9, 2016
SATURDAY, APRIL 9
Scenic Hills Senior Center's Pancake Breakfast
Scenic Hills Senior Center, 187 S. Spring Street, Logan, 8 - 11 a.m.
On the second Saturday of the month, enjoy a Pancake Breakfast with the Scenic Hills Senior Center.
Menu: Pancakes, eggs & sausage or sausage gravy biscuits, eggs & hash browns. COST: $6
Eighth Annual AG DAYS
Hocking County Fairgrounds, 150 N. Homer Avenue, Logan, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
So much to see and do! Equipment exhibits, such as corn sheller, saw mill, threshing machine, hit and miss engines, and more. Demonstrations and food displays. Food served by 4-H Club; Hocking County COSI exhibit for kids includes cow milking, scavenger hunt and games, Kiddie Train rides, face painting and more. Entertainment: Persuaded Awaken at 3 p.m. on Saturday; Hocking Valley Blue Grass Boys at Noon on both Saturday and Sunday. Sponsored by the Hocking County Farm Bureau.
Waterfalls & Wildflowers Photography Workshop
The Old Bears Den Center, 16961 Harble-Griffith Road, Logan, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Hands-on photography workshop that provides practical and usable knowledge in nature photography. Workshops are held in the Hocking Hills State Park areas. Slide program and handout information. Lunch is provided. 4 hour workshops by appointment. Call 740-380-2039 for more information; COST: $129.
The Inn at Hocking College, 15770 State Route 691, Nelsonville, 12 noon - 2 p.m.
Chef Katie McGushin of the Hocking College Culinary Department teaches your junior Master Chef how to make fun, delicious and healthy snacks using fresh ingredients that are in your kitchen right now! This class is geared for ages 7 - 14 years old. Hocking College offers a variety of leisure learning classes that are focused on creating a rich, creative environment that inspires life-long learning. Classes are hands-on, fun and educational and everyone is welcome! Call 740-753-7132 for more information and to register; COST: $25.
Sweet Second Saturday
The Ridge Inn Restaurant, 16178 Pike St., Laurelville, 5 - 8 p.m.
On the second Saturday of each month, we dress up the dining room and have live music & great dinner specials. You can even bring a bottle of wine, if you like. Come join us for a great Saturday night out! Reservations appreciated, but not required. Call 740-332-0300 for more information.
Live Music at RockSide Winery
Rockside Winery & Vineyards, 2363 Lancaster Newark NE Rd, Lancaster, 5 - 8 p.m.
Join us for a wide variety of entertainment from musicians across the state of Ohio. There is never a cover charge, no reservations required and wine is available by the taste, glass, and bottle. This week we are joined by Evolution Band. Outside food is allowed if you would prefer to bring your own picnic or order in pizza from one of the fantastic local pizzerias. Por'ketta Food Truck will be on site with slow roasted meat sandwiches, healthy salads and unique specials. Call 740-687-4414 for more information; FREE.
Live Music at the Hocking Hills Winery
Hocking Hills Winery, 30402 Freeman Road, Logan, 6 - 9 p.m.
Join the Hocking Hills Winery for an evening of live music, wine and relaxing with the sounds of Steve Zarate. Bring your own appetizers or food, call for a pizza delivery or just enjoy the music. Call 740- 385-7117 for more information; FREE.
An Evening of Improv Comedy
Stuart's Opera House, 52 Public Square, Nelsonville, 7 p.m.
Stuart's welcomes the Upright Citizens Brigade's Touring Company to Nelsonville! UCB Tour Co brings the best improv comedians from the legendary Upright Citizens Brigade Theatres in New York and Los Angeles to new audiences all around the country. The UCB Theatre - founded by Amy Poehler, Matt Besser, Ian Roberts and Matt Walsh - has been home to some of the biggest stars in comedy today. From TV shows like Broad City, Saturday Night Live, Silicon Valley, Veep, and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, to films such as Bridesmaids, The Hangover and The Heat, their performers are everywhere - not to mention the writing rooms of Key and Peele, the Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Inside Amy Schumer and many more. Call 740-753-1924 for more information and to purchase tickets; COST: $15 advance * $20 door | Students: $10 advance * $15 door.
SUNDAY, APRIL 10
Eighth Annual AG DAYS
Hocking County Fairgrounds, 150 N. Homer Avenue, Logan, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
So much to see and do! Equipment exhibits, such as corn sheller, saw mill, threshing machine, hit and miss engines, and more. Demonstrations and food displays. Food served by 4-H Club; Hocking County COSI exhibit for kids includes cow milking, scavenger hunt and games, Kiddie Train rides, face painting and more. Entertainment: Hocking Valley Blue Grass Boys at 12 noon. Sponsored by the Hocking County Farm Bureau.
Second Sunday Beadmaking
Ohio Glass Museum, 124 W. Main Street, Lancaster, 1 - 4 p.m.
Watch engaging demos, or choose to try it yourself! Join us on a new monthly creative adventure!Theresa Cress-Sharp will be narrating and performing live glass beadmaking demonstrations as part of your OGM tour on the Second Sunday of each month.You'll see rods of beautifully colored glass become molten and shaped into intricate beads! Call 740-687-0101 for more information; COST: $20.
Explore the Mystery of Ohio Bigfoot
Camp Oty'Okwa, 24799 Purcell Rd., South Bloomingville, 4 - 7 p.m.
The Bigfoot Field Researchers Organization is coming to Camp Oty'Okwa along with some of our naturalist friends. Join us for an evening of fun, hands-on presentations while we explore the possibility of Bigfoot's hiding out at Camp Oty'Okwa! Other presentations include "What's Hiding in that Tree", "Hang around with Bats" and "Hoot like an Owl". Call 614-302-2866 for more information; COST: Donations graciously accepted for camper scholarships
MONDAY, APRIL 11
Harry Guda Health Talks at the Library
Logan-Hocking County District Library, 230 E.Main St., Logan, 10:30 a.m.
Join Harry Guda, a retired M.D., every Monday morning at the library for an informal discussion hour. He will cover health problems, alternative therapy and preventative ideas. Call 740-385-2348 for more information; FREE.
Gospel Sing & Carry-In
Scenic Hills Senior Center, 187 S. Spring Street, Logan, 5 p.m.
Enjoy and evening of gospel music that you can sing along to. Bring a covered dish to share. Call 740-385-6581 for more information. FREE.
TUESDAY, APRIL 12
OSU Extension's Seed to Storage Presentation
Hocking County Fairgrounds Youth Center, 140 North Homer Ave., Logan, 7 p.m.
The Ohio State University, Hocking County Extension Service presents backyard horticulture programming. Tonight's topic: Seed Starting 101. Call 740-385-2348 for more information; FREE.
THURSDAY, APRIL 14
Wine & Canvas
The Hocking Hills Winery, 30402 Freeman Rd., Logan, 6 - 9 p.m.
A little nervous to paint? Don't be! No talent or experience is necessary. Our talented instructors will guide you step-by-step! You will be amazed at your very own work of ART! Relax, have a glass of wine and paint. Register at wineandcanvas.com, choose the Zanesville location and key in this coupon code: ZNV5. All supplies will be waiting for you at Hocking Hills Winery. Call 740- 385-7117 for more information; COST: $35 with code ZNV5.
WEDNESDAYS AND SATURDAYS - Athens Farmers Market. Come meet the farmers and producers behind the local food movement. Look for vendors selling produce, meats, eggs, cheese, jarred products, baked goods and lots more. Hours are 9 a.m. - 12 noon on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Location: Market on State, 1002 E. State St., Athens; for more information, call 740-593-6763 or visit athensfarmersmarket.org.
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.
MONDAYS - Children's Chorus at the Bowen House; Stop in and listen to the delightful sounds of the Children's Chorus every Monday from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. The Bowen House Community Center for Arts & Education, 196 N Market St, Logan; call 740-385-0344 for more info.
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 is supplied that you need to make beautiful glass beads. Ages 14 and up. $25 per class, offered at 11 a.m. and 1,3 and 5 p.m.; call for reservations - 740-385-1384; Liquid Light Gallery, 18345 Unger Rd, Logan
TUESDAYS THROUGH SUNDAYS through April 24 - Blue Walk: The Art of William Kortlander; The exhibit features William Kortlander's figurative and landscape paintings and will also include various charcoal drawings and watercolor pieces. Kortlander has had more than 30 solo shows and has participated in more than 145 group exhibitions. His paintings are included in more than 40 museums and corporate collections throughout the U.S. and in Japan. Call 740-681-1423 for more information; Decorative Arts Center of Ohio, 145 E Main St, Lancaster.
TUESDAYS - Science with Mr. Turtle at the Logan Library; Join Mr. Harry every Tuesday from 3 - 4:30 p.m. in the Children's Library and explore the world of science. Every age is the right age to learn! 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. Logan Library, 230 East Main Street, Logan. FREE.
TUESDAYS and 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, croquets or sews is invited to attend.All are welcome regardless of experience and ability, as this is a chance to share and learn. 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and 1 p.m. on Thursdays. Call 740-385-2348 for more information; Logan-Hocking County Library, 230 E. Main Street, Logan, FREE.
FIRST AND THIRD WEDNESDAYS - Doodle Bugs - 10 a.m.; FREE art club for newborns, infants and toddlers up to age 3. Meeting the first and third Wednesdays of each month. Participants can come anytime between 10 a.m. and 12 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 - 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; 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 - 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- 385-7117 for more information; COST: $12 for six tastings.
WEDNESDAYS THROUGH SATURDAYS through April 23 - Logan High School Art Exhibit; Artists from the Logan Middle School display their works. Hours are 2 - 5 p.m. The Bowen House Community Center for Arts & Education, 196 N Market St, Logan; call 740-385-0344 for more info.
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.
THURSDAYS - Thirsty Thursdays at RockSide Winery. 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 nearby pizza joints! RockSide Winery & Vineyards, 2363 Lancaster Newark Rd NE, Lancaster. Call 740-687-4414 for more information.
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 - 4 p.m. Call 740-385-2348 for more information.
SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS - Hocking Hills Artists and Craftsmen Marketplace. Open every weekend where you can find unique hand crafted 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 - 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 - Thursday 9 a.m. - 8 p.m., Friday & Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sunday 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. FREE.
DAILY - SALT AND PEPPER SHAKER MUSEUM AT FIDDLESTIX; View several hundred vintage figural salt and pepper shaker sets at Fiddlestix Village; 24180 St. Rt. 93 just south of the St. Rt. 56/93 intersection. A changing display of shaker sets are arranged by categories on shelves in three large windows. Groups include various animals, people, holidays, birds, fish, tools, buildings, vacation souvenirs and many more. Most of the sets are from the 1940s to the present. A smaller window hosts a monthly special exhibit. The best viewing time is between 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Viewers are invited at their own risk, and the exhibit is open unless there is snow or ice on the parking lot. Fiddlestix Village, 24180 St. Rt. 93, Creola - (Do not go to Creola ~ this is a mapping address.) The location is just south of the intersection of St. Rts. 56 and 93, close to Ash Cave. For more information, call Historic Host at 740-753-3105. FREE.
DAILY - Paul A. Johnson Pencil Sharpener Museum - Monday - Saturday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Rev. Paul Johnson began his collection over 20 years ago. His Pencil Sharpener Museum, previously located at his home, has been moved to the Welcome Center and is open daily. This amazing collection of over 3400 pencil sharpeners has been featured in national magazines and is reputed to be the largest collection in the United States. Hocking Hills Regional Welcome Center, 13178 St. Rt. 664 S, Logan; 740- 385-9706; FREE.
DAILY (Monday - Saturday) - The Columbus Washboard Company Museum and Gift Shop - There is so much history from our company and building's past that we wish to share it with everyone. The tour will not only provide historical information, but will also include the opportunity to observe the manufacturing of washboards, and participate in making music with the washboard. The factory will operate daily, as usual, with our washboards being produced one at a time by hand. We are the only manufacturer of washboards remaining in the United States. Our gift shop features our washboards, memorabilia and new line of vintage soaps. The Museum is a WiFi hotspot and offers snacks and beverages, for a place to relax and take care of business. Tours will be offered Monday through Friday at 10 a.m., noon, and 2 p.m.; Saturdays by appointment. Special arrangements will be made for large groups. Museum hours are Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday by appointment. Tours are $4 which includes souvenir magnet. Columbus Washboard Factory, 14 Gallagher Ave, Logan; 740-380-3828.