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Your Weekend Update for November 19, 2015

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Daily Activities
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Live Music at the Hocking Hills Winery
The Hocking Hills Winery, 30402 Freeman Rd., Logan, 6 - 9 p.m.
Join the Hocking Hills Winery for an evening of live music wine and relaxing with the sounds of Peter Conrad. Bring your own appetizers or food, call for a pizza delivery or just enjoy the music. Call 740- 385-7117 for more information; FREE.

Historic Lantern Tour of Ash Cave
Ash Cave at Hocking Hills State Park, State Route 56 near 374, Logan, 6 p.m.
The mystery of Ash Cave is special as far back as the last Ice Age and beyond. Join the naturalist in the parking lot area to explore Ash Cave by lantern light and learn about this special history first hand. We supply the lights; you supply the imagination. Please, no pets at the lantern tour. Call 740-385-6841; FREE
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 21

Cedar Falls Stroll
Cedar Falls, Hocking Hills State Park, State Route 374, 10 a.m.
Join the Hocking Hills State Park Naturalist to explore Cedar Falls and discover the unique natural and cultural history of this area of the park. Call 740-385-8003 for more information; FREE
A Storybook Holiday
Main Street, Downtown Lancaster, 10 a.m.
Enjoy the timeless tradition of the Holiday Festival Parade. Thousands of people line the streets to see decorative floats, animals, tractors, live music, entertainers, Santa and much more. Parade route begins at the Fairfield County Fairgrounds, heading south on Columbus Street. Route turns east onto Main Street through Downtown. Parade goes north on Broad Street, returning to the Fairgrounds. The parade lasts approximately 2 hours. FREE.

Fly Tying in the Cabin
Naturalist Cabin, Hocking Hills State Park, State Route 664 South, Logan, 2 p.m.
Ever wondered what an outdoor enthusiast can do in the winter and stay warm? Join the naturalist by the fire in the naturalist cabin for a quick demonstration (and you might even try your hand at it) on the art of fly tying and making your own fishing flies. Call 740-385-6841 for more information; FREE.

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 Eric Solomon. Outside food is allowed if you would prefer to bring your own picnic or order in pizza from one of the fantastic local pizzerias. Call 740-687-4414 for more information; FREE.
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 22

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.
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 25

Free Turkey Dinner
M&M Family Diner, 34 W Main St., Logan 10a.m. - 2 p.m.
Dine with Michelle from M&M's Family Diner for her 6th Annual Free Turkey Dinner. Enjoy a turkey dinner with all the fixin's: noodles, mashed potatoes, green beans, roll and dessert. Dinner sponsored by: Michelle Bourne, Sandy Ogle, Jeff and Harry Dickerson and Ed Richards from Thrizent Financial. All are welcome. Call 740-380-9181 for more information; FREE.
David Paul Sherman Concert
Logan-Hocking County District Library, 230 East Main Street, Logan, 6 p.m.
Join the Logan-Hocking County District Library for their fall concert series featuring the sounds of David Paul Sherman specializing in country and Christian country music. Call 740-385-2348 for more information; FREE.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 26
Thanksgiving Buffet at The Olde Dutch Restaurant
The Olde Dutch Restaurant, 12791 Ohio State Route 664 South, Logan, 10:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Join us for our Thanksgiving Menu: Carved roast turkey, carved country ham, broasted chicken, roast beef, pork ribs, General Tso's chicken, grilled salmon, chicken livers, real mashed potatoes, stuffing, sweet potato casserole ,broccoli casserole, macaroni & cheese, green beans, sweet corn, sweet stewed tomatoes, mixed vegetables, brussel sprouts ,sweet corn nuggets, dinner rolls, full salad bar, vegetable soup ,chili soup and our pies: dutch apple, pecan pumpkin, coconut cream, chocolate cream and boston cream. Call 740-385-1000 for more information; COST: $15.99 adults, $4.99 kids 3-10

Lee's Banquet Haus Thanksgiving Buffet
Lee's Banquet Haus, 580 Radio Lane, Logan, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
An all-you-can-eat buffet of your holiday favorites. Enjoy broasted chicken, roast beef, roast turkey, carved pit ham, carved port tenderloin, sides, plus endless salads and Lee's wide assortment of homemade desserts. Reservations are recommended. Call 740-385-7639 for more information; COST: $15.95 adults, $5.95 for ages 3-10, under 3 eat free.

Hocking Hills Dining Lodge Thanksgiving Buffet
Hocking Hills Dining Lodge, 20020 State Route 664 South, Logan 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Make plans to celebrate all you are thankful for this season and join us for our Thanksgiving buffet. No reservations needed. The menu includes classic roasted Ohio-raised turkey, smoked turkey breast with local maple syrup glaze, carved prime rib with horseradish cream, dry-rubbed roast pork loin, smoked brisket, wild rice pilaf, scratch-made chicken and noodles, mashed potatoes, gravy, sweet potatoes, stuffing, vegetable selections, cranberry orange sauce, salad bar, scratch-made potato rolls, buttermilk biscuits and assorted desserts like pumpkin pie and three-berry cobbler. Call 740-385-0400 for more information; COST: $25.95 adults, $12.95 for children 12 and under.

Thanksgiving Dinner
Glenlaurel Inn, 14940 Mt. Olive Rd., Rockbridge, 1 p.m.
There is no need to cook or clean when you make your Thanksgiving dinner reservations at Glenlaurel. Let the royal staff take care of everything. We have two seating times: 1 p.m and 5 p.m. We'll serve a delectable 3-course dinner open to outside guests and their families in the early time, but have reserved the later seating (a six-course meal) for our Inn guests. Groups and families welcome. Seating is limited so call 800-809-7378 or 740-385-2951 to make reservations; COST: $39 for the early seating, $49 for the later time.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27
Final Fridays: North Pole Nelsonville
Public Square, Nelsonville, 5:30 p.m.
Gifts of handmade art not found anywhere else! Visit Santa's Village on the Square to get a peek at a behind-the-scenes toy-making wonderland. Call 740-753-1011 for more information; FREE.

Live Music at the Hocking Hills Winery
The Hocking Hills Winery, 30402 Freeman Rd., Logan, 6 - 9 p.m.
Join the Hocking Hills Winery for an evening of live music wine and relaxing with the sounds of T.J. George. Bring your own appetizers or food, call for a pizza delivery or just enjoy the music. Call 740- 385-7117 for more information; FREE.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 28

Small Business Saturday
Various Locations, Lancaster, all day (hours vary by store)
Small Business Saturday is the day dedicated to "shop small" for all of your holiday gifts. Downtown Lancaster shops and restaurants each offer a special discount to celebrate this day. Additionally, small elves will be hiding in each participating store. Pick up your scavenger hunt form and have it stamped at each business as you find the elf in their store. Drop off completed forms at any participating business for your chance to win prizes from downtown businesses! For more information, call 740-277-6607 or visit DestinationDowntownLancaster.com; FREE.

Santa Train
Hocking Valley Scenic Railway, 33 Canal Street, Nelsonville 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Historic train ride with a visit from Santa during the ride. Call 800-967-7834 or 740-753-9531 for more information; COST: $17 adults, $15 seniors (60+), $13 children 3-12.

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 Steve Lilly. Outside food is allowed if you would prefer to bring your own picnic or order in pizza from one of the fantastic local pizzerias. Call 740-687-4414 for more information; FREE.

Live Music at the Hocking Hills Winery
The Hocking Hills Winery, 30402 Freeman Rd., Logan, 6 - 9 p.m.
Join the Hocking Hills Winery for an evening of live music wine and relaxing with the sounds of Todd Martin. Bring your own appetizers or food, call for a pizza delivery or just enjoy the music. Call 740- 385-7117 for more information; FREE.
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 29
Santa Train
Hocking Valley Scenic Railway, 33 Canal Street, Nelsonville 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Historic train ride with a visit from Santa during the ride. Call 800-967-7834 or 740-753-9531 for more information; COST: $17 adults, $15 seniors (60+), $13 children 3-12.
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.
740-385-1384; Liquid Light Gallery, 18345 Unger Rd, Logan
TUESDAYS THROUGH SUNDAYS through January 6 - "An Old Fashioned Christmas". The Ohio Glass Museum will feature a special collection of vintage ornaments, trees, toys and other related items and histories of Christmas past. The curator is George Johnson from Logan. Open Tuesday to Sunday from 1 - 4 p.m. Admission is just $6 (Senior Citizens $5, Students ages 6-18 $3). Call (740) 687-0101 for more information. Ohio Glass Museum, 124 W Main St., Lancaster.
TUESDAYS THROUGH SUNDAYS through November 22 - Contemporary Ceramics Fall Exhibition; A national exhibition of artists working in clay, curated by Brad Schwieger and Chuck McWeeny. Exhibit runs through Nov. 22 during regular museum hours (closed Mondays). Call 740-592-4981 for more information. The Dairy Barn, 8000 Dairy Lane, Athens, FREE.

TUESDAYS THROUGH THURSDAYS - 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 Tuesday and 10 a.m. on Wednesday and Thursday. Logan Library, 230 East Main Street, Logan. FREE.
TUESDAYS - Science with Mr. Harry 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 THURSDAYS - After School Art with Art & Clay on Main; Join us every Tuesday and Thursday for a fun-filled hour of art instruction that many children do not otherwise have access to. Artists in grades 1 - 7 explore different mediums, dabble in art history and create personal masterpieces in just one session. Join us for every class or simply attend when your schedule allows! 4 - 5 p.m. Art & Clay on Main, 150 West Main St., Lancaster, 740-653-1755, $10 per class.

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.
TUESDAYS, THURSDAYS AND SATURDAYS - Yoga at Hocking Hills Winery; Join the Hocking Hills Winery for Yoga, then stay for a snack, wine and relaxing. Bring your own appetizers or food, call for a pizza delivery or just enjoy the scenery. Order wine by the glass, bottle or by the taste. Class takes place at 6 p.m. during the week and 9 a.m. on Saturdays; Hocking Hills Winery, 30402 Freeman Road, Logan, 740-385-7117.

WEDNESDAYS THROUGH SATURDAYS through November 28 - Integrated Services Exhibit. Join us as we celebrate the many talents of the Home Away From Home and The New Beginnings House members and their friends. Museum hours are 1-3 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. The Bowen House Community Center for Arts & Education, 196 N Market St, Logan; call 740-385-0344 for more info.

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 740-753-3343for 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.

THURSDAYS - Yoga at the Bowen House - 6 p.m.; Join Yoga instructor Elle Delmatto every Thursday at 6 p.m. Class fee is $6. Class is open to all. 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 - Celebrate Thirsty Thursday Happy Hours at RockSide Winery & Vineyards; Looking for the happiest hours out there? We think making it halfway through the week is reason enough to celebrate! Stop by from 5 - 8 p.m. for $4 glasses of our estate grown and produced wines. Nosh on our delicious Ohio cheese and crackers at 25% off. Otherwise you can bring in your own picnic, or order in from one of the nearby pizza joints! RockSide Winery & Vineyards, 2363 Lancaster Newark Road NE, Lancaster. Call 740-687-4414 for more information; FREE.

THURSDAYS - Pasta Night at Diamond Jim's Pizza & Dog Pound Hot Dogs is back! A different handmade pasta dish is featured every Thursday until Spring. Pasta night goes until they run out or 10 p.m. Diamond Jim's Pizza & Dog Pound Hot Dogs, 109 North Columbus Street, Lancaster. Call 740-974-6060 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 through November 22 - Starbrick Gallery presents "Then and Now; 14 Years of Starbrick". Celebrate 14 years with the artists of Starbrick as each artist will rework a piece form their past and display the two together! The show continues to November 22 under normal gallery hours. Call 740-753-1011 for more information; FREE.

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.