Hocking Happenings: What to do during your visit to the hills this week

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Thursday, March 23

 

Cedar Falls Stroll

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

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

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Friday, March 24

 

St. John Catholic Church Lenten Fish Fry

St. John Catholic Church Social Hall; 351 N. Market St; Logan; 740-385-2549; Adults: $8; students: $6; Family (parents and children under 18): $25; 4 to 7 p.m.

Knights of Columbus St. James Council 2299 presents their annual fish fry which runs through Friday, April 7. The All-you- can-eat fish fry includes sides, dessert and beverages. Carry-out is available. Proceeds benefit scholarship fund; families in need; the Cairo's Organization; and funeral dinners.

Use North Street entrance.

 

Dusk Discovery at Athens Public Library

Athens Public Library; 30 Home St; Athens; 740-385-6841; 6 to 8 p.m.

Join the Hocking College interpretation students and the state park naturalist to enjoy the night-time experience where you can discover the habits of living and non-living organisms. See a mobile planetarium, make crafts, hike and more!

 

Open Mic Night at Utopia – FRIDAY & SATURDAY

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 Saturday night from 7 to 11:30 p.m. until April 30.

 

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 Creek Don’t Rise Friday night and the Van Dyke Trio on Saturday night.

 

The Addams Family Musical at Stuart’s Opera House – FRIDAY, SATURDAY, SUNDAY

Stuart’s Opera House; 52 Public Square; Nelsonville; brian@stuartsoperahouse.org; 740-753-1924; $8 for students and $12 for adults; 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday

ABC Players present “The Addams Family Musical”, Charles Addams' weird and wonderful family's devilishly delightful life shown in a new musical comedy. Book by MARSHALL BRICKMAN and RICK ELICE. Music and Lyrics by ANDREW LIPPA. Based on Characters Created by Charles Addams. Directed by Chris Parsons with music direction by Devin Sudman. Sponsored by Hocking Valley Bank. March 24-25, 2017 at 7 p.m., matinee March 26 at 2 p.m.

 

Saturday, March 25

 

Spring Vendor Event

AMVETS Post 1776; 649 Radio Lane; Logan; 740-380-9315; 1 to 4 p.m.

Spring is in the air! Come start this season off with a fresh new you! Participating vendors include; LuLaRoe Amber & Misty, 31 -Chrissy Kahrig; LuLaRoe Ava Mowery, LuLaRoe Erika Schmiter, LuLaRoe Aimee Averill; Jamberry – Allison Gray, Yonique-Ashleigh Yates; Premier Jewelry- Mirand Robinson; Lip sense-Sarah Kilbarger; Pure Romance-Kristina Gonzales; Scentsy – Britni Lindsey.

 

Food Truck: Chef Moe’s on the Go at Hocking Hills Winery

Hocking Hills Winery; 30402 Freeman Rd; Logan; info@hockinghillswinery.com; 740-385-7177; Free (food vary for prices); 5 p.m.

Enjoy the delectable taste of local restaurant Chef Moe's creations Food Truck at Hocking Hills Winery on March 25 at 5 p.m. For more information call 740-385-7177 or email info@hockinghillswinery.com.

 

Sunday, March 26

 

Wine and Canvas at Hocking Hills Winery

Hocking Hills Winery; 30402 Freeman Rd; Logan; info@hockinghillswinery.com; 740-404-9025; cost varies by painting; reservations required; 2 to 5 p.m.

A little nervous to paint? Don't be! No talent or expertise is necessary. The talented instructor will guide you step-by-step! You will be amazed at your very own work of ART! Just relax, have a glass of wine, a snack tray, and paint. Sign-up, show up and paint. Wine and Canvas Zanesville/Southeastern OH brings all the supplies and has them waiting for you at Hocking Hills Winery when you arrive! You can register for this event by going to www.wineandcanvas.com and choose the Zanesville/Southeastern OH location and view the March Wine & Canvas calendar.

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Monday, March 27

 

Taijifit at the Library with Victoria McMahon

Logan-Hocking County District Library; 230 E. Main St; Logan; 740-385-2348; $30 per person; Registration is required; 12 p.m. (every week on Monday)

Taiji fitness is an exercise program that blends the centuries old Chinese martial art of Tai Chi Chuan with modern, western exercise to provide many of the same benefits. Taiji fitness is a non-traditional approach designed for beginners and all others who want easy to follow, safe instruction in a comfortable setting from an experienced, dedicated instructor.

Registration is required

. Payment of $30.00 is required to secure your spot in the class.

*Easy to learn

*Suitable for most

*Kinder to knees

*Better for backs

Repeats every Monday for six weeks.

 

Friday, March 31

 

Ridgetops and Hollers

Hocking Hills State Park; Ash Cave Parking Area; 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.

 

St. John Catholic Church Lenten Fish Fry

St. John Catholic Church Social Hall; 351 N. Market St; Logan; 740-385-2549; Adults: $8; students: $6; Family (parents and children under 18): $25; 4 to 7 p.m.

Knights of Columbus St. James Council 2299 presents their annual fish fry which runs through Friday, April 7. The All-you- can-eat fish fry includes sides, dessert and beverages. Carry-out is available. Proceeds benefit scholarship fund; families in need; the Cairo's Organization; and funeral dinners.

Use North Street entrance.

 

Final Fridays Art Walk

Downtown Nelsonville; 52 Public Sq; 740-753-1924; 6 to 9 p.m.

Artists demonstrate their trade, top quality exhibits and much more in downtown Nelsonville.

 

Roy G Biv – A Sensory Delight in Multi Media

Starbrick Cooperative Gallery; 21 W Columbus St; Nelsonville; 740-753-1011; 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. (opening night)

Roy G Biv at the Starbrick Gallery will begin March 31 on Final Friday from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. The show will last until April 23. Normal Hours are: 10am - 5pm Monday-Saturday, 12-5pm Sunday.  All the colors of the rainbow revealed in paint, glaze, wood, jewelry, fiber and more. This group exhibition will be a sensory delight.

 

Open Mic Night at Utopia – FRIDAY & SATURDAY

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 Saturday night from 7 to 11:30 p.m. until April 30.

 

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 Peter Conrad on Saturday night

 

 

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Saturday, April 1

 

American Legion Monthly Stake Dinner

American Legion Post 78; 12845 St. Rt. 664 S; Logan; 740-385-8811; $12 per person; 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.

The Auxiliary of American Legion Post 78 provides this delicious steak dinner on the 1st Saturday of every month. Come join us for a good meal, with the proceeds helping our community and supporting two Legion baseball teams.

 

 4th Annual Spring Craft Show & More!

Elberfeld Building; 87 W. Main Street; contact Jim Kalklosch at 740-385-2259 or 740-607-4086; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Enjoy 40+ booths of crafts and more. Raffles feature a AJ Hawk autographed 8 x 10 photo; NY Yankees Scentsy Warmer; Silver Eagle Coin/Gift Certs from businesses. The event also includes hourly door prizes, a concession stand with baked goods, sandwiches, and drinks. All proceeds benefit the Kalklosch Scholarships given to Logan-Hocking School District seniors; $4,000 awarded to eight recipients in 2016!

 

Spaghetti Dinner

Scenic Hills Senior Center; 187 S. Spring St; 740-385-6581; Suggested donation: $8 for adults and children 13 and under $4; 4 to 6:30 p.m.

Get a bite of Spaghetti with meat sauce; garlic bread, salad, dessert, and beverage at the Senior Center’s Spaghetti Dinner. Takeout will be available. The event is sponsored by Logan Health Care with proceeds going to scenic Hills Senior Center.

 

 

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.

 

WEDNESDAY, SATURDAY – Athen’s Farmers Market from 4 to 7 p.m. from April until December. Enjoy a variety of vendors from homemade delectables to fresh produce and more. Call 740-593-6763 or visit athensfarmersmarket.org for more information.