Event Locations


Dairy Barn Arts Center

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Location: 8000 Dairy Lane

Phone: 740-592-4981

Host your next event at the Dairy Barn Arts Center. This historic spaces offers 10,000 square feet of versatile indoor space and several acres of outdoor space that can be configured in variety options to suit your needs. The Dairy Barn is the perfect location for meetings, seminars, performances, weddings and receptions, proms and many other life events.



Hampton Inn Athens

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Location: 986 East State St., Athens

Phone: 740-593-5600 or 1-800-426-7866

The Hampton Inn Athens Ohio is located in the scenic rolling hills of Athens in Southeast Ohio, approximately 75 miles southeast of Columbus. The hotel is located 3 miles from Ohio University and Uptown Athens and it is adjacent to the Market on State.

The Hampton Inn features 86 beautifully appointed rooms, including several deluxe rooms with whirlpool tubs, a heated indoor pool and whirlpool, fitness center, business center, meeting room, sundries shop and guest laundry. Complimentary high-speed internet access, both hard-wired and wireless, is available throughout this hotel.

All rooms include a microwave, mini fridge, iron and ironing board, hair dryer and clock radio. Guests will enjoy a 27” flat screen TV with an expanded 75 channel cable package and LodgeNet for pay-per-view movies and games.

In addition to earning Hilton Honors Points and Miles®, guests at this Hampton Inn Athens will enjoy complimentary hot breakfast and the 100% Hampton Guarantee.


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Location: 20 Home Street, Athens

Phone: 740-594-3000 or 877-229-6668
Baymont Inn & Suites of Athens offers meeting rooms, whirlpool suites and has an indoor heated pool. Located just minutes from campus on Home Street (off of East State Street), Baymont Inn is perfect for anyone stopping through town or here for a visit.Other amenities include a business center, complimentary high-speed wireless internet, complimentary breakfast, exercise equipment, premium movie channels, in-room coffeemaker, hairdryer, iron & ironing board and data port.

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Burr oak lodge bannerBurr Oak Resort and Conference Center

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Location: 10660 Burr Oak Lodge Road Glouster, OH 45732

Phone: 740-767-2112

Nestled in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, Burr Oak Lodge & Conference Center overlooks sparkling Burr Oak Lake while blending beautifully into the natural forest for which southern Ohio is so well-known.The facilities can accommodate any size party, from single hikers to families to enormous wedding parties and conference groups. Stay overnight in a spacious Lodge room, a cozy cottage, or one of the rustic campsites.

There are 40 miles of hiking trails, including a generous portion of the famous Buckeye Trail, as well as, hunting, fishing, boating, court sports, and swimming, and they feature two in-house dining options.

Open year-round so that you can experience every season of southern Ohio in its natural beauty.


Carpenter Inn & Conference Center

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Location: 39655 Carpenter-Dyesville Road, Carpenter

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Phone: 1-800-644-2422

A world of comfort and tranquility awaits you in this private woodland setting. Re-energize your body, mind and spirit with a stay at Carpenter Inn.

The Carpenter Inn is located on 250 acres of rolling hill at the highest point in Meigs County, Ohio.  From some of the highest hills you can see 15 miles in every direction.  Take a short walk into the valley and you can hear every whisper of wind amidst peaceful quiet while communing with nature.

Spend quiet time nestled under a handmade quilt, sitting on the porch with your daydreams and cup of herbal tea, or simply browsing through their library.  Pamper yourself with a sauna or a soak in the hot tub while enjoying the view.  Enjoy the natural beauty of miles of wooded hiking trails and a fishing pond with a paddle boat.

Treat yourself to a massage or just take in the broad vista of hills and woods from the wicker decorated front porch.  Their guests say this is a magic place and you will likely agree.

Ohio University Baker Center

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Location: 1 Park Place

Contact: The Ohio University Bake Center

Phone: 740-593-4020


Uncle Buck’s Riding Stable and Dance Barn

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Location: 73930 Buck Lane, New Marshfield

Contact: Uncle Buck’s Riding Stable

Phone: 1-800-221-1122 or 740-664-2428

Uncle Buck’s Riding Stable and Dance Barn is located in New Marshfield, Ohio, just minutes from Athens. Not only can you enjoy breathtaking views of the beautiful Hocking Hills, you can enjoy it all on horseback! Hayrides and private parties are also available by appointment. Uncle Buck’s also boasts a 10,000 square foot barn that has a stage and dance floor available, along with a screened-in BBQ pit for catering events. Or relax with your favorite beverage in The Lady Buck Saloon or the 4,000 square foot beer garden.

Experience the beauty of nature on horseback, or call Uncle Buck’s for your next party! Reservations are strongly recommended, but they will take walk-ins if horses and guides are available. One or two hour rides daily.  Extended rides if scheduled in advance.


Holiday Inn Express – Athens

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Location: 555 East State St., Athens

Phone: 740-592-4640

This choice hotel is nestled in the Appalachian Mountains and is perfect for your leisure or business travel needs. Let the professional and friendly staff make your stay enjoyable in this brand new facility.

Families will enjoy their stay at this hotel, located in one of the most haunted towns in America. The hotel is close to several haunted attractions including Mt. Nebo, the Koons Spirit Room, the Ridges Cemetery and Old Lunatic Asylum. This smoke free hotel is conveniently located near Athens’ attractions including the Dairy Barn Arts Center, Fur Peace Ranch, Stuart’s Opera House and The Kennedy Museum of Art.

Located one mile from Ohio University, the hotel is great for corporate travels. Easy access to U.S. Hwy 33 and 50. Columbus OH, Cincinnati and Pittsburgh are within one to three hours by car. Ohio University is one mile and Hocking College is ten miles away. O’Bleness Hospital, Diagnostics Hybrids and Health Recovery Services are each 2 miles from us. Kerr Distributing is 15 miles away. In addition, 24-hour business center and free high-speed, wired and wireless Internet access to guests.

Stay Smart in this lovely hotel and enjoy a free hot breakfast, a large indoor pool with a spa, and a new fitness center. Your home away from home, in Athens, Ohio!