Tour de Forest Benefit Bicycle Ride

Saturday, May 4, 2019 • Nelsonville Ride for History’s Sake! The 14th Annual Little Cities Tour de Forest takes riders on journeys through the the forested hills of the Little Cities of Black Diamonds microregion beginning and ending at the Hocking College Recreation Center in Nelsonville on Saturday morning, May 4th. Set your course distance…

Little Cities of Black Diamonds Day: Transportation Transforms!

Sunday, October 15 • Shawnee The 23rd Annual Little Cities of Black Diamonds Day will unfold from Noon to 5PM this Sunday, October 15 in the National Register Historic District of Shawnee, Ohio in southern Perry County. This year’s theme is Passages to Change: Transportation Transforms the Region. The gathering will feature exhibits, panel discussions,…

Victoria for President!

Saturday, March 25 at 2:00 p.m., John McIntire Library Auditorium, Zanesville A Free, Public Presentation About the First Female Candidate for the U.S. Presidency by Dr. Judith Dann of Columbus State Community College. Sponsored by the Library and the Zanesville Branch of the American Association of University Women Few know that Ohio was the birthplace…

Little Cities Tour de Forest Bicycle Ride

The 12th Annual Little Cities Tour de Forest Benefit Bicycle Ride is set for Saturday morning, April 29, 2017 beginning and ending at Hocking College Student Center in Nelsonville.  Various routes take riders through the forested hills of southeastern Ohio on both level and challenging courses.  A new Eclipse Company Town Route and gravel route…

Women in Business Conference

ACEnet’s 2017 Women in Business conference is for May 5th, 2017 from 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM at the newly renovated Lodge at Hocking College in Nelsonville. This event will unite women entrepreneurs in all stages of business development for a one day conference that will focus on three main objectives: professional development, personal development,…

Winding Road Local Foods Meetup!

Authentic local foods and spirits are a growing element of our region’s authentic culture.  The Local Foods Sector is one of six sectors* being promoted via Ohio Hill Country Heritage Area’s sector development work with the The Winding Road: Ohio’s Rising Appalachia Initiative which promotes experiential tourism development around unique assets in the Hocking and Muskingum River Valleys of southeastern…

Muskingum County Shark Tub!

Thursday, March 2 is the date for this year’s wildly popular Shark Tub event  on the Ohio University-Zanesville/Zane State campus as entrepreneurs pitch their proposed products to a fascinated public.  Hundreds of guests will  have the opportunity to learn about investment potential companies. Each attendee will be given $100,000 in play money when they arrive. …

Winding Road Outdoor Rec/Environmental Learning Meet Up 1.18.17

Join The Winding Road Initiative for a chance to make the region’s environment, economy and communities just a lil’ bit stronger, healthier, happier and more attractive at an Outdoor Recreation/Environmental Learning Meet Up!   The Meet-Up will take place on Thursday afternoon, January 18th in Shawnee, Ohio (43782). We will gather from 3-5PM at the Winding Road MarketPlace/Ohio…

Brian Harnetty’s Shawnee, Ohio (2016) 10.29.16

7PM • October 29 • Tecumseh Commons • Shawnee Purchase Tickets Columbus composer and musician Brian Harnetty is returning to the hometown of his Great Grandfather Mordecai Williams. Traveling with a seven-piece ensemble and appropriate technology in tow, Harnetty will share a unique multi-media creation titled Shawnee, Ohio (2016) in the Commons at the Tecumseh…

Inquiry-Based Education Conference 11.1-11.3.16

 REGISTER NOW Join Rural Action and Camp Oty’Okwa for the 3rd annual Inquiry-Based Education Conference November 1-3 at Burr Oak Lodge & Conference Center! A three-day hands-on experience for teachers and non-formal educators with an interest in environmental education. Scholarships are Available Through support from a grant from the United States Environmental Protection Agency, we are able…

Renewable Energy Regatta • 9.17.16(Completed)

12-5 p.m. • Lake Snowden Design, build and operate a boat that uses nothing but solar, wind, and/or muscle power in any desired combination. Build for speed, endurance and maneuverability using no combustion engines or energy storage on board. Teams are encouraged to apply, but individuals are also welcome. Cash prizes! Slalom Race: $1,500 prize;…

Anthropology Alive @ Buchtel Cemetery! 8.27.16(completed)

Purchase Workshop-Tour Ticket Here! Originally schedule for June 11th, this event has moved to Saturday, August 27! Have you ever considered being an anthropologist for a day?  Anthropologists examine humans and human culture in all their diversity.  The Appalachia Population History Project is a long term research project with the aim of examining local history…