Activities and Events
Hill View is part of the easy-to-live in town of Portsmouth, Ohio. Known as "America's Hometown," Portsmouth offers country charm, natural beauty, and cultural traditions.
The Vern Riffe Center for the Arts is on the campus of Shawnee State University. It is home to the university's bachelor of fine arts programs and has featured some of the biggest names in Broadway theater, jazz, big band, dance, folk dramatic arts, and pop music. Art studios, comprising some 29 rooms with dramatic natural and artificial lighting, fill most of the east wing of the building. For more information visit vrcfa.org.
Once the hunting grounds of the Shawnee Indians, Shawnee State Forest boasts over 60,000 acres of natural beauty and recreation. The picturesque Shawnee Resort and Conference Center is home to a wonderful Lodge which offers a magnificent view of the surrounding hill country, and features fifty guest rooms, an elegant restaurant, meeting rooms, indoor and outdoor pools, tennis, basketball, and shuffleboard courts. Other amenities and activities include cottages, campgrounds, boating, fishing, hiking trails galore, and an 18 hole golf course. To learn more visit their website at: Shawnee State Park.
The Portsmouth Murals are a popular attraction for visitors and residents alike. Located on the floodwall, the 52 paintings in this outdoor art gallery depict scenes from the river valley's past. Featured are views of Portsmouth's history, the town's early Indian settlement, the growth of industry and famous residents, such as Roy Rogers and Branch Rickey. A dedication ceremony was held in October 2002 to celebrate the completion. The Portsmouth Murals are best viewed along Front Street, within walking distance of many shops and dining in the historic Boneyfiddle District. To view the complete history of the murals, please visit the website located at: www.portsmouthmuralproducts.com.
Hill View is home to many events and happenings that involve residents, as well as the whole community. Click to view the Calendar of Events.