Washboard Music Festival

Music and culture have come a long way throughout time and in many places, there are iconic instruments that may have changed with time as well. One of those iconic instruments to Ohio started out as something completely different but with time became wat we know it as today, the washboard. Washboards have been used…

Appalachia Rising Community Festival

On Saturday, June 10, 2017, join us for the 2nd annual Appalachia Rising Community Festival and the first RAW Gauntlet Obstacle Course Race. This family-friendly event features a day of outdoor fun and education to benefit Rising Appalachian Warriors youth programming.  Come out for a fun filled day at Solid Ground Farm and play on an…

Athens International Film & Video Festival

The Athens International Film & Video Festival reaches its 44th edition this year and things are looking better than ever. The AIFVF has been working had to make this year the best one yet and is looking forward to an amazing week of spectacular cinematography. This year there are 235 short and feature films from…

Critters in the Creek

Join the Wayne National Forest for another FREE activity-filled educational program at Wildcat Hollow Hiking Trail, located 20 minutes from the Wayne National Forest Headquarters. Children will learn how to identify common aquatic macroinvertebrates (bugs and crustaceans who live in our streams), then become an aquatic biologist and discover them for yourself in a local…

Spring Edibles Workshop

Come be part of a beautiful tour that will also increase your knowledge of natural foods and remedies that can be found all around you. On this spectacular tour join renowned naturalist and ecotourism specialist Steve Roley on a journey to discover several local plants than can be safely eaten and made into natural medicines…

Introduction to Beekeeping

Have you even wondered what it would be like to make your own honey and taste pure nature, well wonder no longer come out to an introduction to beekeeping hosted by Fern Hollow Farm. This amazing event will teach you about the right equipment, logistics, best plants to use, and tips and techniques for managing…

Duck Creek Log Jam

Get ready for some good down home fun and come out to the Duck Creek Log Jam. Come out and listen to some amazing music and have a great tie camping. This amazing time will have you yearning for more. Set in the beautiful Hocking Hills region, this blue grass fest will have you on…

Wayne National Forest Seeking Youth for Summer Employment

NELSONVILLE, Ohio (Feb. 28, 2017) – The Wayne National Forest is now accepting applications for the Youth Conservation Corps (YCC). The YCC crew will work on various projects this summer to assist the recreation program, including trail construction and maintenance, campground maintenance, and trail bridge construction. The Wayne National Forest will be staffing two YCC crews, based…

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…