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Hocking Hills Urban Air Festival

April 26, 2018 12:00 am

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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until April 29, 2018 12:00 am

Event photography courtesy of Nick Martines

The authentic hometown vibe of Logan, Ohio’s Main Street will hum with activity as 75 iconic Airstream travel trailers line six block of the historic downtown during the town’s first-ever Urban Air Affair®. Billed as Urban Air: Wake Up Downtown, dozens of the silver beauties will arrive Thursday, April 26 and depart early Sunday morning, April 29, rolling in from all across the United States as well as some hailing from Canada. From noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 28, the Pimp Your Blimp™ for Charity contest will take place, as Airstream owners deck out their “blimps” in wild and themed décor. Then, at 5 p.m., results of the winners will be announced in the Gazebo during happy hour, accompanied by live music.

The event-packed Urban Air schedule is as follows:

Thursday, April 26:
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Columbus Washboard Factory open for self-guided tours.
3 p.m.: Adult Beverage Oasis opens in Event Tent
8 p.m. Live Entertainment: Micah Kesselring in the Gazebo
8 p.m. Campfire on Main Street

Friday, April 27:
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Washboard Factory will be open for self-guided tours, with guided tour at 11 a.m.
Noon-4:30 p.m.: Free Shuttle to Old Man’s Cave departs every 30 minutes from Columbus Washboard Company
3 p.m.: Adult Beverage Oasis opens in Event Tent
3 p.m. Free movie: Trail Magic, followed by Author Talk and book signing with author Ben Montgomery in Artista
4:30 p.m. Spaghetti Dinner & Pie Auction at Scenic Hills Center
7:30 p.m. Free movie: “Trail Magic” in Artista
8 p.m. Live Entertainment: 3 Chords & a Beer in the Gazebo
8 p.m. Campfire on Main Street

Saturday, April 28
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Washboard Factory open for self-guided tours; guided tour and live washboard music at 2 p.m.
10 a.m. Airstream Experts Seminar in Arista, featuring expert advice from factory representatives
11 a.m. “Meet the Artist” Poster Signing with national award-winning artist and fellow camper Chris VanWyck
Noon-4:30 p.m.: Free Shuttle to Old Man’s Cave departs every 30 minutes from Columbus Washboard Company
Noon–4 p.m. Pimp Your Blimp™ for Charity Contest on Main Street
Noon–5 p.m. Urban Airplay: Music by Airstream owners in the Gazebo
3 p.m.: Adult Beverage Oasis in Event Tent
5 p.m. Happy Hour and Pimp Your Blimp judging results announced in the Gazebo
8 p.m. Campfire on Main Street
8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Live Entertainment: Trip Dog in the Gazebo

Saturday, April 29
10–11 a.m. Farewell Coffee in Artista
11 a.m. Departure Begins

The eighth annual Buckeye TrailFest also is slated for April 25-29 and will feature a book signing in downtown Logan during Urban Air by Ben Montgomery, author of “Grandma Gatewood’s Walk.” “Grandma” Emma Gatewood established Ohio’s legendary 1,444-mile Buckeye Trail, circumnavigates the state. Gatewood started the trail in her beloved Hocking Hills with a 51-mile loop through the Hocking Hills. At age 67, Gatewood was the first woman and only the fifth person to solo hike the 2050-mile Appalachian Trail.

Event photography courtesy of Nick Martines

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Date:
April 26, 2018 12:00 am
Cost:
Free
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Downtown Logan
Main Street
Logan,OH43138United States
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