Maple Syrup Tapping Taught at Dawes Arboretum Jan. 27

Looking for something to do this winter? Bundle up and come down to the Dawes Arboretum in Newark, Ohio on Saturday, January 27 to learn the entire process of making maple syrup, from tree tapping to cooking and storage procedures. The Tap Your Trees Maple Syrup Workshop will be held in the Visitor’s Center of…

Face Jugs: A Mystery of History

Some parts of Appalachian Ohio hold some fascinating chapters of American history, but local potter Maddy Fraioli is bringing a story that stretches south beyond the Mason-Dixon right back to Shawnee, Ohio. Fraioli has been making pottery and stoneware in Muskingum County for years. With her husband, Howard Peller, she owned and operated Fioriware in…

What is Upcycling?

Everyone has heard of recycling, but many people may not know that recycling has two sides: downcycling, which most of us know about and try to do, and upcycling. We know storing and disposing of waste is a major issue, but some people are pushing a slightly different solution to the problem. In a nut…

Holiday Up-cycle Workshop & Open House Dec. 2

Saturday, December 2, the Winding Road Marketplace will hold extended hours for the Holiday Up-cycle Workshop & Open House. Experienced Up-Cycler Don Turner will be at the Marketplace all day, providing his expertise, as well as locally sourced materials to make holiday crates. For $20 each, attendees can customize their crates to make the perfect…

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,…

Register for Burr Oak Meet Up: Authentic Products & Businesses

Monday, October 23 • Burr Oak Lodge Register here for the Winding Road All-Sector Meetup on Monday, October 23 at Burr Oak Lodge near Glouster.   Join with fellow entrepreneurs and community builders  working to use Southeast Ohio’s many assets for sustainable business and experiential tourism product development that benefits both residents and visitors alike.  Attendees…

Local Pottery Company Hosts How-It’s-Made Tours

Beneath the history-etched coal seams of southeastern Ohio’s hills sits a different resource, that instead of being burned up to heat our buildings, has for decades been molded into bricks to build them. The Burley Clay Products Company, founded in 1923, is continuing the tradition, making garden pottery and birdbaths out of southeast Ohio clay…

Buckeye Trail Assoc. Annual Trail Run Oct. 7

The Buckeye Trail will hold its third annual Run for the Blue Blazes on Saturday, October 7 at 8:30 a.m., beginning and ending at the Buckeye Trail Office at 127B W. Main Street,  Shawnee. Runners can choose from a 5K, 10K, half marathon or full marathon run. Registration begins the day of the race from…

Village Productions Rural Landscape Quilt Workshop

Have you ever wanted to paint on fabric and learn how to paint on quilts? Then this is the event for you. Come take a Class at Village Productions Rural Landscape Quilt Workshop located upstairs in the Amesville Grange Building, 16 E. State St. (SR 550), Amesville, Ohio. The studio is entered through the side…

The Art of Spring in Hocking Hills Photography Workshop

Photography is one of the great arts in this world and a passion for many people. It can bring people together with shared experiences of beautiful places and the memories it rekindles. Not many people however have the chance to learn about photography from the renowned photographer Jim Crotty and here is your opportunity. This…