Many shoppers and retailers are putting the finishing touches on one of the most well known shopping days of the year, Black Friday.
The Colony Square Mall in Zanesville will officially open it's doors at 6:00 a.m. the day after Thanksgiving, but more than twenty stores in the mall have chosen to begin their early bird specials at midnight.
"Organized chaos would be a good way to explain Black Friday out here at the mall. It's very busy, people are definitely out bargain-...
The Colony Square Mall in Zanesville hosted a holiday parade Saturday that had one very special guest.
Twenty-five units took part in the tenth annual parade which included emergency service vehicles, dance teams, and of course santa claus himself. Santa was the last in the parade and rode by horse and carriage. Many of the participants threw candy for the kids as they waited for him to go by.
"It's a lot of work to organize a parade, but when you see the kids, especially...
He's making a list, checking it twice, and coming to the Colony Square Mall in Zanesville this weekend.
Santa Claus will be in town this Saturday with friends Frosty and Rudolph. Community members are invited to have breakfast with Santa at Garfield's at 8 a.m. that day. Children will also receive a free toy.
"The best part is seeing a kid walking down the mall, and as soon as he gets within sight and sees Santa he just screams out his name and comes running up to see him....
The Colony Square Mall is hosting an event designed to provide health screenings and information to the public.
The annual Health Expo kicked off Friday as part of a two-day event featuring local healthcare organizations. Jennifer Hiestand of the Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department said there is more than just information available for visitors.
"We have about 30 health-related organizations here, to display what services they provide, and provide free health...
People have been pouring into the new Buffalo Wild Wings in Zanesville since it opened last month, and the large crowds are creating a parking problem.
Customers are leaving their cars in the Colony Square Mall's parking lot and walking across the street to Buffalo Wild Wings. The mall has responded by issuing written warnings, threatening to tow any unauthorized vehicles. Local business owner Rob Sharrer found one of those notes on his car, while he was shopping inside the...
The Colony Square Mall in Zanesville was packed with people looking for last-minure gift items Friday afternoon.
Shopper Kristyn Heagan was finishing up her Christmas shopping, and says she is looking forward to seeing family on Christmas.
" It's definitely crowded, it was hard to find a parking spot outside, but it's expected, it's Christmastime so everyone is out last minute trying to get some gifts, it hasn't been too bad though." said Heagan.
The weekend before Christmas is a busy time for last-minute shoppers.
The Colony Square Mall in Zanesville was packed with people buying gifts, and shoppers have a few more stores to choose from this holiday season. Calendar Club is one of several seasonal kiosks in the mall that survives on Christmas sales. Manager Matthew Bishop said despite the weak economy, sales are up this year.
"For these paperback calendars, it seems like a traditional thing for families...