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Weekender Briefs: Watch OU theater production virtually, shop for wool and fiber arts

Friday, Feb. 26

Southeast Ohio Fiberworks February Wool and Fiber Arts Sale at 10 a.m., hosted virtually by Southeast Ohio Fiberworks. Support local artisans by shopping at the virtual wool and fiber arts sale. Products are made and sourced in Southeastern Ohio. There will also be a live segment of the sale in which shoppers can meet the vendors online.

Admission: Free

Ohio University School of Theater presents: Blood at the Root at 8:00 p.m., hosted virtually by OU’s School of Theater. Watch this “striking” ensemble drama by Dominique Morisseau online. The play examines justice, racial double standards, class relations and Black family life.

Admission: Free

Saturday, Feb. 27

Athens Farmers Market at 9 a.m., hosted by Athens Farmers Market, 1002 E. State St. Shop for locally grown and locally made foods and goods at the farmers’ market. The market accepts SNAP, credit cards and wholesome wave. Masks are recommended, and social distancing protocols are in place.

Admission: Free

Community Glaze Night at 4 p.m., hosted by Hocking Makers Network, 3301 Hocking Parkway, Nelsonville. Bring bisque ware and glaze it with friends at this community event. After glazing, one more firing is needed before participants can take their pieces home.

Admission: Free to ceramic workshop participants

Sunday, Feb. 28

Women of Appalachia Project Fine Art Exhibition at 12 p.m., hosted by the Dairy Barn Art Center, 8000 Dairy Lane. Explore art created by a diverse group of women. The Women of Appalachia Project encourages the making of art that shares artists’ culture and experiences, addressing issues of stereotypes and marginalization. Reservations to view the exhibit can be made through the Dairy Barn website.

Admission: $5, free for Dairy Barn members

Day Hike at Strouds Run at 1 p.m., hosted by OU Campus Recreation, Strouds Run State Park. Enjoy nature with a hike at Strouds Run State Park. The hike is organized by OU Campus Recreation. Participants must register on the OU Division of Student Affairs website.

Admission: Free

Spring / Easter Wreath Crafternoon at 2 p.m., hosted by Island Time Oasis, 2209 Camden Ave., Parkersburg, West Virginia. Get crafty and learn how to make a 24" Spring or Easter-themed Grapevine Wreath. Materials are provided and participants are limited to comply with COVID-19 restrictions.

Admission: $35


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