Explore the New “EXPERIENCES” Guidebook!

A new EXPERIENCES Guidebook is hot off the press, and includes some of our favorite exciting events taking place this fall. There is something for everyone: from history tours to marathons to holiday train rides, there is much to do and be proud of in the region. Look for physical copies (we think they might…

A Visit to Blue Rock Station

E V E N T : SEPTEMBER 21, OCTOBER 20, NOVEMBER 16 (1-3PM)40 ACRES OF SUSTAINABILITY In 1993, Jay and Annie Warmke founded Blue Rock Station, a 40-acre sustainability center and farm located in the foothills of the Appalachian mountains in southeastern Ohio near Philo and McConnelsville. The center features the first Earthship built east…

Zanesville Y-Bridge Arts Festival – August 2-3

Y-Bridge Arts Festival  is a free festival featuring artists, live entertainment, and children’s activities in downtown Zanesville. The Artist Colony of Zanesville (ArtCoz) would like to welcome you to Zane Landing Park, in historic downtown Zanesville, for the 11th Annual Y-Bridge Arts Festival August 2 and 3, 2019. The Y-Bridge Arts Festival is widely recognized…

Cruise and Brews Tour at Burr Oak Lake July 12-20

Celebrate Ohio Brew Week with a lake cruise — July 12-20 Burr Oak Getaways has partnered with Burr Oak Lodge & Conference Center to bring you a fun and peaceful afternoon at Burr Oak State Park. Climb aboard, sit back and relax as we take you for a scenic ride around Athens’ northernmost beauty, Burr…

Glenford Stone Fort Hike

The Glenford Stone Fort, an ancient Adena–Hopewell hilltop enclosure, dated to 270 BCE, was utilized for ceremonial purposes. The “fort” which is open to the public on a limited basis, offers pleasure for everyone from the archaeologist to the nature enthusiast! The event (June 22, 2019 from 11:00 to 2:00) will commence rain or shine…

Rendville Relive & Revive!

EVENT: JUNE 1 (10:00 AM – 2:00 PM) – AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY Take a deep dive into Rendville history at several locations in this important mining town where African Americans and European immigrants lived side by side creating a fascinating outcome. Hosts will share the town’s rich story with visitors, including five occasions where African…

Sunday Afternoon: Perry County Farm Tours

EVENT: JUNE 2 – VISIT TWO FARMS IN ONE AFTERNOON CHEROKEE VALLEY BISON RANCHCherokee Valley Bison Ranch (1:00 PM) has over thirty bison on their fifty acre farm. Visitors will be able to see our national mammal close up, hear the history of the farm and bison in the area, as well as facts about…

Sunday Afternoon: Perry County Farm Tours

EVENT: JUNE 2 – VISIT TWO FARMS IN ONE AFTERNOON CHEROKEE VALLEY BISON RANCHCherokee Valley Bison Ranch (1:00 PM) has over thirty bison on their fifty acre farm. Visitors will be able to see our national mammal close up, hear the history of the farm and bison in the area, as well as facts about…

Burr Oak Lake History Cruise

EVENTS: MAY 24 thru 27 (12 to 2PM), JUNE 16 (5-7 PM), JULY 12 thru 20 (TBD) – MEMORIAL DAY, FATHER’S DAY, OHIO BREW WEEK* Sit back and enjoy an informative 2-hour guided pontoon cruise on Ohio’s Burr Oak Lake and State Park. Learn why and how the lake was created, listen to unique stories…

Winding Road Stories: Sunflower Bakery

In a continuing series telling our stories along Ohio’s Winding Road, today we visit the Sunflower Bakery in Nelsonville, eat some “Fudgedoodle” cookies, and chat with owner Liz Florentino.

“Our Town Morgan County” Premieres March 24th

Come to the newly renovated Twin City Opera House in McConnelsville to see the premiere of “Our Town Morgan County” on Sunday, March 24th, at 3:00 PM. The event is free, and you can experience the landscapes, buildings, and people of Morgan County in person. We hope to see you there!