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…

Ohio Civil War Symposium • 8.13.15 (Completed)

The History Department at Ohio University is hosting an Ohio Civil War Symposium at the Sherman House Museum in Lancaster on Saturday morning, Aug. 13, 2016.  The keynote lecture will be “Sheridan’s Ride at Cedar Creek,” a Union victory that ended the Confederate threat to Washington, D.C. The Sherman House Museum in Lancaster, Ohio, is…