Activity Spotlight – Crafting Your Getaway

As you plan your getaway to the Hocking Hills area, you will soon realize that there is an abundance of things to do and places to see. Trying to narrow down what you’ll be able to fit into your vacation schedule can be daunting. Luckily, Quoth the Raven often spotlights activities in the areas surrounding Ravenwood Castle to make things easier for you! This week we are highlighting places you can go that truly let you “craft” your own adventure!

Two Broke Artists – 112 East Main Street, Apt 2 in Lancaster

This art studio lets you grab your friends, family, or significant other and enjoy a night of painting facilitated by licensed art teachers. You can bring your drink of choice and let the creativity flow – discovering just how fun art can be. Not only that, but their lineup of events has something for everyone. From Van Gogh-inspired Starry Night to a Bob Ross themed Halloween piece, you will be sure to find something for you at Two Broke Artists. They have couple nights, the ability to host work parties, kids’ events, and you can even try your hand at ceramic work!

Nelsonville Quilt Company – 52 W. Washington St. in Nelsonville

This quilt shop is so much more than just your average store. Stop by all throughout the month for different events, demos, and to pick up the finest quilting materials in Nelsonville. Every third Monday of the month is the Breakfast Club – you get to enjoy the recipe of the month that goes along with the quilt of the month. Check out their event calendar to see what other surprises are lined up! One of their recent Facebook reviews says: “Fantastic selection of fabrics! The ladies in there are definitely fun to be greeted by each time we go! Their fabrics are an amazing quality. And the assortment of patterns and colors is a dream!”

Art & Clay on Main – 150 West Main Street in Lancaster

Art & Clay is an art studio right in downtown Lancaster that features a plethora of different activities and events including, but not limited to: Paint Your Own Pottery (PYOP) events, live music nights, a wheel throwing studio, and summer art camps for kids. They offer party rentals as well as private lessons. Square 7 Coffee House is located inside Art & Clay on Main. They offer locally roasted coffees and hand-crafted espresso drinks alongside loose-leaf teas, smoothies, gourmet chocolates from Coblentz, muffins and sandwiches.

There is nothing better than coming back to the Castle after a busy day and unwinding by the fire and playing a board game to relax. We’ll see you soon – happy crafting!

Molly Smith

Molly Smith is a member of the Ravenwood Detective Agency, and loves to hunt zombies. Her passion for guest satisfaction and love for event planning led her to Ravenwood Castle.