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Black Diamond & Bluegrass – Mead+Music

  Black Diamond & Bluegrass – Mead+Music

Jackie Os Taproom in Athens, OH will be will be hosting the release of Dutch Creek Winery’s newest honey wine, Black Diamond Sangria with music by The Coal Cave Hollow Boys. Come on down and try the newest honey wine in town! Refreshing flavor with sweet blackberries and just the right amount of honey and […]

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Healing Art of Aromatic Distillation: Honoring the Summer Solstice

  Healing Art of Aromatic Distillation: Honoring the Summer Solstice

The process of aromatic distillation uses the elements of fire, earth, water, & air to capture aromatic molecules from plants and transform them, through steam distillation, into hydrosols and essential oils. However, aromatic distillation is not just about an end product or material result or yet another way to extract some benefit from plants. Rather, […]

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Mega Weekend – 54 Ways to Spend your Memorial Day Weekend

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Mega Weekend – 54 Ways to Spend your Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day weekend is the perfect time to try something new, connect with friends, and relax. We’ve gathered dozens of the best shopping, theatre, art, music, and outdoor activities for the whole family! Thursday, May 24: Thursdays are perfect for visiting local galleries before the weekend rush. Stop by Flux + Flow in Clintonville for […]

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Herbal Beer Brewing Workshop

  Herbal Beer Brewing Workshop

“Brewing is a messy, chaotic, wet, stimulating and strenuous activity that promotes euphoria and health…”- Stephen Buhner, author of Sacred and Herbal Healing Beers: The Secrets of Ancient Fermentation About the Workshop: Join Tara Welty, herbal beer maven, for an immersive exploration of herbal brewing, including hands-on experience of the entire beer-making process. Topics covered […]

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#FEST: The 16th Edition

Anne Evans Anne Evans #FEST: The 16th Edition

#FEST: 16TH EDITION For the 16th time, The Nation’s Largest College Music Festival, #FEST, is BACK! #16Fest will be held on April 20-21, 2018 at the Venue Of Athens. Early bird tickets go on sale Friday, November 3 at NOON. These will be the cheapest tickets offered for #16Fest and WILL sell out quickly! Artists […]

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Dutch Creek Mead Tasting

  Dutch Creek Mead Tasting

Dutch Creek is a meadery out of Athens, OH and they are making some really great Mead flavors that lean towards the drier side. Owner and head mead-maker Paul Freedman will be there to tell you all about his mead. Line up: Summer Peach, Winter Spice, Blueberry Lemon, Royal Affair (an Early Grey tea based […]

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Photos: Shawn Colvin & Lyle Lovett at Ohio University

Grant Walters Grant Walters Photos: Shawn Colvin & Lyle Lovett at Ohio University

Two of the country's essential singer-songwriters brought their harmony and humor to OU's Memorial Auditorium last Wednesday night

The persistent rain of the day had mostly stopped as I drove down to Athens for Shawn Colvin and Lyle Lovett’s show in Athens last week, pulling into town just as the bulk of the Wednesday evening crowd was making their way through the front doors of Templeton-Blackburn Memorial Auditorium in the heart of OU’s […]

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