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Jan 1 (Mon)

First Day Hike

1:00 pm. Start the New Year off right with a Conkle s Hollow Rim Trail Hike. Meet the naturalist in the parking area of Conkle s Hollow for a 2.5 mile hike. Along the way we will discuss some of the local history of Conkle s Hollow. Wear sturdy shoes and bundle up.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6841

Location: Conkle's Hollow Nature Preserve, 24858 Big Pine Road, Rockbridge Ohio (740-385-6842)

Distance from Nelsonville: about 18 miles
Jan 5 (Fri)

Cedar Falls Stroll

10:00 am. Stroll with the naturalist and explore Cedar Falls. You will discover the natural and cultural history of this area of the park. Meet at the trail head.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6841

Location: Cedar Falls, State Route 374, South Bloomingville Ohio (740-385-6842)

Distance from Nelsonville: about 16 miles
Jan 5 (Fri)

Lake Hope Owl Prowl

6:00 - 7:00 pm Discover the adaptations that make owls one of the top predators of the night. Meet at the Hope Furnace.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Lake Hope State Park, Phone: 740-596-3030

Location: 27331 State Route 278, McArthur Ohio

Distance from Nelsonville: about 11 miles
Jan 6 (Sat)

Birds of Winter - Burr Oak

10:00 am - 12:00 pm. Winter is a great time for bird watching and learning identifying field marks - there are fewer birds and the trees are bare. We will search for our Ohio winter bird residents on this short hike. Bring binoculars and dress warmly. Meet in the lodge lobby.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Burr Oak State Park, Phone: 740-767-1210

Location: Rt. 2, Box 159, Glouster Ohio (740-767-3797)

Distance from Nelsonville: about 11 miles
Jan 6 (Sat)

Fireside Chat

1:00 pm Bundle up and meet the naturalist at the Shelter House at Ash Cave to talk about the topic of the day. Each visit will bring a different topic ranging from local folklore and history to plants and animals. We might have a special guest or two. Bring a mug along we will have the kettle on. If you would like to know the topic for the fireside chat, please call the naturalist no sooner than the week before the scheduled date.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6841

Location: Ash Cave, State Route 56, South Bloomingville Ohio (740-385-6842)

Distance from Nelsonville: about 17 miles
Jan 6 (Sat)

The Wonders of Old Man's Cave

10:00 am. Meet the Naturalist at the Naturalist Cabin for a short hike and discover some facts about the history of the area and the rock formations that are found through the park.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6841

Location: Old Man's Cave, 20160 State Route 664 South, Logan Ohio

Distance from Nelsonville: about 17 miles
Jan 7 (Sun)

Conkle's Creep

10:00 am Conkle s Hollow State Nature Preserve is one of the most unique locations in the Hocking Hills. Join the naturalist for a short hike to find out why. Meet in the parking area. No pets allowed in the nature preserve please.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6841

Location: Conkle's Hollow Nature Preserve, 24858 Big Pine Road, Rockbridge Ohio (740-385-6842)

Distance from Nelsonville: about 18 miles
Jan 13 (Sat)

Winter Hike - Lake Hope

10:00 am - 12:30 pm. A 3-mile hike to enjoy the wonders of nature. Wear sturdy shoes and dress in layers. Meet at the Hope Furnace. For more information please call the nature center.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Lake Hope State Park, Phone: 740-596-3030

Location: 27331 State Route 278, McArthur Ohio

Distance from Nelsonville: about 11 miles
Jan 13 (Sat)

Fireside Chat

1:00 pm Bundle up and meet the naturalist at the Shelter House at Ash Cave to talk about the topic of the day. Each visit will bring a different topic ranging from local folklore and history to plants and animals. We might have a special guest or two. Bring a mug along we will have the kettle on. If you would like to know the topic for the fireside chat, please call the naturalist no sooner than the week before the scheduled date.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6841

Location: Ash Cave, State Route 56, South Bloomingville Ohio (740-385-6842)

Distance from Nelsonville: about 17 miles
Jan 13 (Sat)

Off the Beaten Path - Burr Oak

2:00 - 4:00 pm. This winter hiking series will explore areas of the park not normally seen by hiking established trails. Wear sturdy footwear and be prepared for steep hills and uneven terrain on this 2-mile hike. Meet at the nature center.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Burr Oak State Park, Phone: 740-767-1210

Location: Rt. 2, Box 159, Glouster Ohio (740-767-3797)

Distance from Nelsonville: about 11 miles
Jan 13 (Sat)

Ash Cave Hike

10:00 am. Join the naturalist at the Ash Cave parking lot for a nice leisurely hike to Ash Cave. Learn about some local history and geology of this beautiful area.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6841

Location: Ash Cave, State Route 56, South Bloomingville Ohio (740-385-6842)

Distance from Nelsonville: about 17 miles
Jan 14 (Sun)

Conkle's Creep

10:00 am Conkle s Hollow State Nature Preserve is one of the most unique locations in the Hocking Hills. Join the naturalist for a short hike to find out why. Meet in the parking area. No pets allowed in the nature preserve please.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6841

Location: Conkle's Hollow Nature Preserve, 24858 Big Pine Road, Rockbridge Ohio (740-385-6842)

Distance from Nelsonville: about 18 miles
Jan 14 (Sun)

Rhonda Vincent and The Rage

3:00 pm Special Sunday Bluegrass Matinee. A firecracker of talent that powers one of the hottest shows in any genre of music. World Class Musicians, and an Award Winning Voice seamlessly set the stage for a breath-taking, one-of-a-kind, must-see performance; that reaches beyond the boundaries of bluegrass music. Written words can give you but a glimpse of the artist known as The Queen of Bluegrass, as deemed by the Wall Street Journal. But it is only when you see this artist, that you can feel the energy and experience the excitement of her music, to truly know why she and her amazing band are the -Most Award Winning Band in Bluegrass Music History, with over 100 awards.-

Cost: $28-38 per person

Contact: Stuart's Opera House, Phone: 740-753-1924

Location: 52 Public Square, Nelsonville Ohio

In Town
Jan 20 (Sat)

Winter Hike at Hocking Hills

9:00 am - 11:00 am Continuous starts. Join the Annual Hocking Hills Winter Hike 6-mile trek to view the beauty of the hills and caves and waterfalls in winter. Start at Old Mans Cave on a hike to Ash Cave with a stop at Cedar Falls for refreshments (for a donation). Transportation is provided back to parking area near Old Mans Cave. Hocking Hills State Park is located about 55 miles southeast of downtown Columbus on State Route 664 in Hocking County.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-685-6841

Location: Old Man's Cave, 20160 State Route 664 South, Logan Ohio (740-385-6841)

Distance from Nelsonville: about 17 miles
Jan 26 (Fri)

Cedar Falls Stroll

10:00 am. Meet the naturalist at the shelter house located by the main parking area to explore Cedar Falls and discover the unique natural and cultural history of this area of the park.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6841

Location: Cedar Falls, State Route 374, South Bloomingville Ohio (740-385-6842)

Distance from Nelsonville: about 16 miles
Jan 26 (Fri)

Owl Prowl - Burr Oak

7:00 - 9:00 pm. Experience the winter woodland landscape at night as we call for our favorite nocturnal hunters--the owls. A short slide presentation will precede this 1-mile walk. Meet in the Sandpiper room in the lodge.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Burr Oak State Park, Phone: 740-767-1210

Location: Rt. 2, Box 159, Glouster Ohio (740-767-3797)

Distance from Nelsonville: about 11 miles
Jan 27 (Sat)

Fireside Chat - Great Nature Reads - Burr Oak

3:00 - 4:00 pm. The naturalist will share some nature-themed book recommendations for both adults and young children. Bring your own book to share. Ongoing by the lodge fireplace.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Burr Oak State Park, Phone: 740-767-1210

Location: Rt. 2, Box 159, Glouster Ohio (740-767-3797)

Distance from Nelsonville: about 11 miles
Jan 27 (Sat)

Fireside Chat

1:00 pm Bundle up and meet the naturalist at the Naturalist Cabin located by the A frame Bridge at Old Man s Cave to talk about the topic of the day. Each visit will bring a different topic ranging from local folklore and history to plants and animals. We might even sneak in a special guest or two. Bring a mug along we will have the kettle on. If you would like to know the topic for the fireside chat, please call the naturalist no sooner than the week before the scheduled date.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6841

Location: Old Man's Cave, 20160 State Route 664 South, Logan Ohio

Distance from Nelsonville: about 17 miles
Jan 27 (Sat)

The Wonders of Old Man's Cave

10:00 am. Meet the Naturalist at the Naturalist Cabin for a short hike and discover some facts about the history of the area and the rock formations that are found through the park.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6841

Location: Old Man's Cave, 20160 State Route 664 South, Logan Ohio

Distance from Nelsonville: about 17 miles
Jan 28 (Sun)

Evergreen Hike

10:00 am Meet the naturalist at the parking area of Conkle s Hollow State Nature Preserve to learn more about the hardy plants that make the cold winter more colorful. Make sure to bundle up and wear sturdy shoes. No pets permitted in the preserve please.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6841

Location: Conkle's Hollow Nature Preserve, 24858 Big Pine Road, Rockbridge Ohio (740-385-6842)

Distance from Nelsonville: about 18 miles
Jan 31 (Wed)

Full Blue Moon Hike - Lake Hope

6:00 - 8:00 pm. The second full moon of the month renders it a blue moon. Enjoy a 2-mile hike along the closed Lake Ridge Road to the group camp area for a high vantage point in which to watch the moon. Bring a flashlight, dress in layers. Meet at the Hope furnace to caravan to the starting point. For more information please call the nature center.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Lake Hope State Park, Phone: 740-596-3030

Location: 27331 State Route 278, McArthur Ohio

Distance from Nelsonville: about 11 miles
Feb 1 (Thu)

Lake Hope Owl Prowl

5:30 - 8:00 pm Join Raccoon Creek Partnership and Pat Quackenbush from Hocking Hills State Park for a night celebrating owls with crafts, treats, and a walk about to listen and look for them. Meet at the dining Lodge. For more information please call the nature center.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Lake Hope State Park, Phone: 740-596-3030

Location: 27331 State Route 278, McArthur Ohio

Distance from Nelsonville: about 11 miles
Feb 3 (Sat)

Built By Beaver - Lake Hope

10:00 - 11:00 am. These industrious little fur-bearers have been - busy beavers - along one of our trails. Check out a dam and lodge up close and maybe even hear that slap of their tail. Prepare for muddy conditions. The walk is less than .5 miles. Meet at the Lake Hope Dam to caravan to the location. For more information call the nature center.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Lake Hope State Park, Phone: 740-596-3030

Location: 27331 State Route 278, McArthur Ohio

Distance from Nelsonville: about 11 miles
Feb 10 (Sat)

Sweethearts Hike

5:00 - 7:00 pm. Meet at the Ash Cave parking lot. Take your sweetheart for a romantic stroll to Ash Cave in the soft light of dusk then enjoy a cozy fire and refreshments.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6842

Location: Ash Cave, State Route 56, South Bloomingville Ohio

Distance from Nelsonville: about 17 miles
Feb 10 (Sat)

Winter Hike - Burr Oak

10:00 am - 1:00 pm. Join fellow hiking enthusiasts for a great day of hiking. Hike lengths of 3.5 miles and 8 miles will be offered. Enjoy free bean soup and corn bread after the hike at the lodge. All hikes will meet at the lodge.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Burr Oak State Park, Phone: 740-767-1210

Location: Rt. 2, Box 159, Glouster Ohio (740-767-3797)

Distance from Nelsonville: about 11 miles
Feb 10 (Sat)

Ohio Boating Education Course - Lake Hope

8:00 am - 5:00 pm. A free 8-hour course in boating and water safety designed by Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Watercraft. It covers the fundamentals of safe boating: state-required equipment, watercraft laws, navigation Rules of the Road, basic safety and risk management, and aids to navigation. Classes are enhanced with videos, slides, overheads, handouts, and other visual aids. Pre-registration is required. Please call the Lake Hope office to register.

Cost: Free Event - Reg Req

Contact: Lake Hope State Park, Phone: 740-596-4938

Location: 27331 State Route 278, McArthur Ohio (740-596-3030)

Distance from Nelsonville: about 11 miles
Feb 16 (Fri)

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

7:30 pm show. For over 50 years, South Africas Ladysmith Black Mambazo has warmed the hearts of audiences worldwide with their uplifting vocal harmonies, signature dance moves and charming onstage banter. With a deep respect for both their cultural and personal history, Ladysmith Black Mambazo is ever-evolving with an eye toward their long musical legacy. Over the years, the original members have welcomed a younger generation in their mission, passing along the tradition of storytelling and spreading their message of peace, love, and harmony to millions of people. The newer members, in turn, have infused the group with their youthful energy and the promise of a bright future. Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder Joseph Shabalala looks to these young men to carry on his dream to -keep South Africa alive in peoples hearts- for years to come.

Cost: $15-25 per person

Contact: Ohio University Performing Arts Series, Phone: 740-753-1924

Location: Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium, University Terrace, Building 8, Athens Ohio (740-593-1762)

Distance from Nelsonville: about 12 miles
Feb 17 (Sat)
Feb 18 (Sun)

Great Backyard Bird Count - Lake Hope

1:00 - 4:00 pm on Saturday, Feb 17th 10:00 am - 2:00 pm on Sunday, Feb 18th Identify and count birds at the Nature Center as part of the National Audubon Society s annual event to collect data on species trends in the country and around the world. Beginners and experts welcome. Some binoculars provided. For more information please call the Nature Center.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Lake Hope State Park, Phone: 740-596-3030

Location: 27331 State Route 278, McArthur Ohio

Distance from Nelsonville: about 11 miles
Feb 17 (Sat)

Ohio Boating Education Course - Burr Oak

8:30 am - 5:00 pm. This free course is an introduction to boating and water safety. Ohio state law requires that anyone born after January 1, 1982 show proof of completing this course prior to operating a boat more than 10 horsepower. Registration required to attend. Please call naturalist Julie to register.

Cost: Free Event - Reg Req

Contact: Burr Oak State Park, Phone: 740-767-2981

Location: Rt. 2, Box 159, Glouster Ohio (740-767-3797)

Distance from Nelsonville: about 11 miles
Feb 24 (Sat)

Dwight Icenhower

7:00 pm show. We welcome back nationally recognized, Elvis Tribute Artist, Dwight Icenhower to Stuarts Opera House. Dwight Icenhower was raised in Pomeroy, Ohio and began his Elvis career by singing karaoke at a local fair when he was just 16 years old. Now, he is one of the very few Elvis Tribute Artists that have made a full-time career out of keeping the legend alive. Dwight performs 4-5 shows weekly and he keeps the audiences asking for more. Born four years after the King passed away, Dwight has studied every move that Elvis made and has mastered the 50s, 60s, and 70s eras of Elvis career. He has performed all over the United States as well as in England, Brazil and Mexico and has toured Japan several times. He has had the opportunity to share the stage with some personal friends of Elvis including: DJ Fontana, The Jordanaires, The Sweet Inspirations, Cynthia Pepper, Julie Parrish, Charlie Hodge, and Joe Esposito. Reserved Seats: $28 advance - $33 door. Box Seats: $33 advance - $38 door.

Cost: $28-38 per person

Contact: Stuart's Opera House, Phone: 740-753-1924

Location: 52 Public Square, Nelsonville Ohio

In Town
Mar 2 (Fri)

Tour the Tackle Box - Lake Hope

6:00 - 8:00 pm. Want to catch that big fish but are confused or a little intimidated at the bait shop. Join Ohio Department of Natural Resources staff as we discuss types of line, bait, and tackle. Practice tying knots and learn a little about some of Ohio s common sport fish species. After this workshop you will be prepared for the fishing season. Register to be entered to win a tackle box (must be present to win). Call the nature center to register or for more information.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Lake Hope State Park, Phone: 740-596-3030

Location: 27331 State Route 278, McArthur Ohio

Distance from Nelsonville: about 11 miles
Mar 10 (Sat)
Mar 11 (Sun)

Maple Sugaring in the Hills

12:00 - 7:00 pm. Meet at the naturalist cabin behind the Old Mans Cave visitor center. Discover how syrup is made, and savor the taste of the season as we boil down our local maple sap. Discover the many methods used throughout history to make this tasty treat.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6841

Location: Old Man's Cave, 20160 State Route 664 South, Logan Ohio

Distance from Nelsonville: about 17 miles
Mar 23 (Fri)

Kenny G

7:30 pm show. The most celebrated instrumental musician of the modern era. With global sales totaling more than 75 million, Grammy and American Music Award winner Kenny G is the biggest selling instrumental musician of all time. A recording career that spans almost 3 decades and 23 albums, saxophonist Kenny G has elements of Rhythm and Blues, Pop and Latin to a Jazz foundation.

Cost: $35 per person

Contact: Ohio University Performing Arts Series, Phone: 740-753-1924

Location: Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium, University Terrace, Building 8, Athens Ohio (740-593-1762)

Distance from Nelsonville: about 12 miles
Apr 21 (Sat)

Wildflowers and Waterfalls Hike

10:00 am. Join us for a celebration of spring in the Hocking Hills. Observe nature's carpet of wildflowers and sparkling waterfalls in beautiful Hocking Hills. Meet at the parking lot at Ash Cave.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6842

Location: Ash Cave, State Route 56, South Bloomingville Ohio

Distance from Nelsonville: about 17 miles
May 3 (Thu)
May 4 (Fri)
May 5 (Sat)
May 6 (Sun)

Vinton County Wild Turkey Festival

5-11 pm Thu, 11am-11pm Fri/Sat 12-5 pm Sun. Watch the downtown streets of McArthur come alive with food, music and fun for the whole family. Activities such as Great nightly entertainment on the sound stage, carnival rides and games, car show, quilt show, queens and baby contests. Grand parade will be Saturday, at 600 p.m., followed by the crowning of the Wild Turkey Festival Queen. Come join us.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Vinton County CVB, Phone: 740-591-1118

Location: 104 W. Main St., McArthur Ohio (740-596-5033)

Distance from Nelsonville: about 19 miles
May 24 (Thu)
May 25 (Fri)
May 26 (Sat)
May 27 (Sun)
May 28 (Mon)

Moonshine Festival

600 pm on Thu/Fri and 1200 pm on Sat/Sun/Mon. Located in the rolling hills of Southeastern Ohio, the festival 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, free entertainment including Grand Ole Opry Show on Sunday, good food, souvenirs, talent show, Cruise-In, and 2 parades concluding with the Grand Parade on Memorial Day.

Cost: Free Events

Contact: Moonshine Festival, Phone: 740-394-2838

Location: 1 Main Street, New Straitsville Ohio (740-394-2239)

Distance from Nelsonville: about 8 miles
May 31 (Thu)
Jun 1 (Fri)
Jun 2 (Sat)
Jun 3 (Sun)

Nelsonville Music Festival 2018

SAVE THE DATES. The 14th annual Nelsonville Music Festival takes place at Robbins Crossing on the campus of Hocking College in Nelsonville, Ohio. Presented by Stuarts Opera House, a non-profit historic theater and performing arts center in Nelsonville, NMF features over 60 musical acts in four days on multiple stages plus on-site camping, kids activities, food, a beer garden, artisan vendors, and much more. Billboard has called Nelsonville Music Festival -one of the best kept secrets of the U.S. music festival circuit-, and Andrew Bird said, -It is the perfect size festival. Any bigger and you would lose something.- The Nelsonville Music Festival continues to be one of the best in the region and one of the most unique music festivals in the country. Set in the beautiful, rolling hills of Southeast Ohio, this small and intimate festival continues to gain fans who want a music festival with a more personal experience. Catch live music on multiple stages including a small -no-fi- cabin and a picturesque -porch- stage in addition to our main stage. We take pride in offering a warm, accepting environment where local artisans can sell and be recognized for their work, where local, regional and national musicians instill their awe-inspiring talents and festival goers can relax and enjoy the fruits of our regional flavor. 2017 artists included Ween, they Might Be giants, Emmylou Harris, Conor Oberst, Jenny Lewis, Rodriguez, and many more.

Cost: $30-140 per person

Contact: Stuart's Opera House, Phone: 740-753-1924

Location: 52 Public Square, Nelsonville Ohio

In Town
Jun 14 (Thu)
Jun 15 (Fri)
Jun 16 (Sat)

Washboard Music Festival

6:00 pm Thursday, 6/14, 12:00 - 10:00 pm Friday 6/15, and Saturday 6/16. Logan s own unique music and arts festival - the only one of its kind. Celebrate at The Washboard Music Festival in downtown Logan, the heart of the beautiful Hocking Hills. Ohio s Most Unique Music Festival takes place on Fathers Day weekend every year. It features events, a children s park with free rides and tons of foot-stompin music.

Cost: Free

Contact: Washboard Music Festival, Phone: 740-380-3828

Location: Main & Market Streets, Logan Ohio

Distance from Nelsonville: about 11 miles
Jun 14 (Thu)
Jun 15 (Fri)
Jun 16 (Sat)

Washboard Music Festival

6:00 pm Thursday, 6/14, 12:00 - 10:00 pm Friday 6/15, and Saturday 6/16. Logan's own unique music and arts festival - the only one of its kind. Celebrate at The Washboard Music Festival in downtown Logan, the heart of the beautiful Hocking Hills. Ohios Most Unique Music Festival takes place on Fathers Day weekend every year. It features events, a childrens park with free rides and tons of foot stompin music.

Cost: Free

Contact: Washboard Music Festival, Phone: 740-380-3828

Location: Main & Market Streets, Logan Ohio

Distance from Nelsonville: about 11 miles
Jul 4 (Wed)

Thunder in the Valley Fireworks

10:00 pm Fireworks. Annual 4th of July fireworks display on the Hocking college Campus. Hocking Valley Scenic Railroad offers a train ride from the station to Hocking College.

Contact: Hocking College

Location: 3301 Hocking Parkway, Nelsonville Ohio (740-753-3591)

In Town
Aug 15 (Wed)
Aug 16 (Thu)
Aug 17 (Fri)
Aug 18 (Sat)

Parade of the Hills in Nelsonville

10am-11pm Wed/Thu, 11am-12am Fri, 9am-12am Sat. Home of the Ohio State Fiddling Contest. Held annually in August in Nelsonville in the historic Public Square - The Parade of The Hills has become one of the states premiere family festivals. You will be treated to great family entertainment, regional art and home cooking, concessions, midway, carnival, Pie Contest Auction, 5 K run, Kids Street Games, Kids Athletic Day, Parades, The Ohio State Fiddling Contest, and free nightly entertainment. We feature three parades beginning at 6PM; Wednesdays Welcome Home Parade, Thursdays Bicycle Parade and Saturdays Grand Parade.

Cost: Small Fee

Contact: Parade of the Hills, Phone: 740-753-4346

Location: Historic Square Art District, 46 Public Square, Nelsonville Ohio (740-753-4863)

In Town
Sep 14 (Fri)
Sep 15 (Sat)
Sep 16 (Sun)

20th Annual Ohio Pawpaw Festival

Fri 4pm-midnight. Sat 10am-midnight. Sun 10am-4pm. The 20th Annual Ohio Pawpaw Festival. What is a Pawpaw...The pawpaw is North American s largest native tree fruit. the fruit has a wonderful creamy texture and a tropical flavor. We hope you come to join the crowds of happy folks at scenic Lake Snowden in Albany, Ohio for 3 days of Pawpaw music, food, contests, art, history, education, sustainable living workshops and activities for the kids. Ever heard of the pawpaw fruit... Join pawpaw fanatics from around the country at the peak of the season for a weekend filled with everything pawpaw food, beer, music, art, history, trees, people, and much more. Smell, touch, and taste this wonderful tropical-flavored fruit that has been growing in America for thousands of years and is considered Ohio's first fruit. Southern Ohio is home to some of the largest and best tasting wild pawpaw patches on the planet. The pawpaw is also super nutritious and historically significant. Come wander the hills and discover why George Washington s favorite dessert was chilled pawpaw. Admission is $10.00/one-day pass $20.00 /weekend pass children 12 under free.

Cost: $10-$20 per person

Contact: Ohio Pawpaw Festival, Phone: 740-698-6060

Location: Ohio PawPaw Festival, 5900 US 50, Albany Ohio

Distance from Nelsonville: about 17 miles
NOTE: Before attending any event we recommend you call the event contact to see if there have been any last minute changes to their schedule.
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