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Program Schedule for Aug. 12-30 at Pleasant Hill Lake Park

August 12, 2023 - August 30, 2023

Program Schedule for August 12- 30, 2023

Saturday, August 12        Survival, Live Birds, and Live Music

9-11am       Traveling Naturalist – Our Naturalist Team will be traveling around the campground with cool hands-on nature programs. Look for the Naturalist golf cart &stop by and see what’s there to explore.

11am        LIVE Birds of Prey Show– Naturalists from the Ohio Bird Sanctuary will have a live Red-Tailed Hawk and Peregrine falcon birds presentation. See up close and learn about the important role Owls play in our environment. At Welcome Center.

1-3pm   Survival Basics– Survival skills flint & steel fire building and Map and Compass. Meet at fire ring at Welcome Center

6-9pm        LIVE Pop/Country Music Join us for live musical entertainment on stage at the swimming beach. Summer Concerts Series are open to the public and free with gate admission or camping. LIVE Band “Tom’s Kitchen Table Band”, performing Pop/Country Music. Sit back and relax and listen to the music.

Sunday, August 13             Meteor Shower Kayak Tour

9-11pm      Meteor Shower Kayak Enjoy a kayak tour of Pleasant Hill Lake by the light of the meteor shower!  Everything is provided or bring your own. Must be 12+ years old. Only $25/ person, online Pre-registration is required at

Saturday, August 19           Wild West Fest, Animals & Hayrides

9a-11a- Naturalist On-Duty Nature Room OPEN. Come see & help feed the LIVE animals. Visit the fish mural, history exhibit, and bird observation window & view a short orientation during your visit. Check out the NEW Osprey  Display area.

10a-1p -Gold Panning- Try your skill and luck at panning for some real gold. Meet on Welcome Center Deck

11p-1p- Family Crafts- Western-themed family crafts for everyoneMeet in Welcome Center

10a-1p – Hayrides- Tour through the park area on tractor-pulled haywagon ride Tickets are FREE at the welcome center 

1p-4p – Petting Farm & Pony Rides. Live animals and pony rides for the kids. Horses, sheep, goats, rabbits, chickens and more. Meet at the Parking lot area by Welcome Center


 Thursday, August 24          Ladies Night Out

6-8pm          Ladies’ Night Craft & Dessert – Grab a friend and head out to Pleasant Hill Lake Park for an evening of fun, crafts, and snacks. We will be painting a mason jar lid pumpkin for the fall décor to take home. All materials and instructions will be provided. Must be 16 or older. Pre-registration is required at

 Friday, August 25          

5-8pm       Car and Golf Cart show with DJ Spikeman – Information TBA

Saturday, August 26           First Responder Day!

9-10a           Naturalist On-Duty – Come see & help feed the LIVE animals in the Nature Center. Visit the fish mural, history exhibit, bird observation window & view a short video orientation during your visit. Welcome Center.

11a-2p       First Responders Day – Back by popular demand meet our local first responders and their really cool trucks. Rangers, Fire, EMS and sheriff officers are on hand to show and answer your questions. At Welcome Center.

Wednesday, August 30        Yoga at the Lake

9-10a-       Yoga at the Lake- Feel renewed & ready for a weekend of outdoor activities. This basics-level class is appropriate for beginners and previous experience; Jumpstart your day with enjoyable yoga practice. Taught by Registered Yoga Instructor, Donations $10/person for a 1-hour session. To register by email at [email protected]


Sept 1-4        Labor Day Weekend

Oct 5-7         Bigfoot Basecamp Weekend

Oct 13-14    Halloween Weekend

Event details and *registration online at

 NOTICE: By visiting MWCD facilities and programs, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID and agree to follow all posted instructions.


August 12, 2023
August 30, 2023
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Pleasant Hill Lake Park
3431 State Route 95
Perrysville, OH 44864


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