Stories tagged with: Muskingum County Fairgrounds

February 16, 2014 - 8:29pm
8 weeks 5 days ago

The Zane Trail Riders held their first ever community swap meet on Saturday.

Bikers from all over the county met at the Muskingum County Fairgrounds to trade a variety of motorcycle related items.

"There's a lot of vendor tables with lots of motorcycles things, there is some used bikes and just a little bit of everything down here, anything motorcycle related, " said Member Trent Meeks.

Meeks says they hope to raise more than $1,000 for charity through the event....

August 31, 2013 - 6:50pm
32 weeks 6 days ago

Locals came out to the Muskingum County Fairgrounds to enjoy finger licking good barbeque at the annual Rib Fest.

This is the 10th year for the event hosted by the South Eastern Ohio Minority Business Association. The Rib Fest raises money for the organization to award scholarships to area youths. Some of the money raised goes to the Gant Foundation, Martin Luther King Jr. Foundation and the Zanesville Civic League. Organizers say putting the event together is tough and they are...

August 28, 2013 - 9:03pm
33 weeks 2 days ago

It's time for your barbecue taste buds to get fired up because the tenth annual Ribfest is right around the corner!

This labor day weekend, on Friday and Saturday nights from four to midnight, rib vendors will provide flavor-filled eats for meat lovers to enjoy and attendees get to decide which vendor is the best.

"We have vendors, we have twelve rib vendors and then we have a rib cook off,” said Ribfest Chair, Ernest Bynum. “Then on Saturday, we have a...

August 15, 2013 - 10:28pm
35 weeks 1 day ago

Florida Georgia Line made a stop at the Muskingum County Fairgrounds Thursday night before they headline their first tour this fall. Before getting signed to Republic Nashville, the two singers traveled across the country after college playing music to whoever would listen.

"It's been wild ya know," said the band members. "We've roughed it for quite a few years and so we've had a lot of fun making fans and to be on our first headline is a dream come true so we'...

July 5, 2013 - 6:24pm
41 weeks 17 hours ago

Members of Delta Kappa Gamma's Muskingum University chapter sold gently used clothing, household items and more to raise money for future educators at their annual yard sale.

"The proceeds for the sale will end up going to scholarships we provide scholarships for students from Muskingum County that are going into education, majoring in education. And we give these scholarships out while they're doing their student teaching," said Cindy Lawyer, past President of Delta Kappa...

June 28, 2013 - 4:50pm
42 weeks 18 hours ago

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May 26, 2013 - 10:56pm
46 weeks 5 days ago

 Buying local is important to keeping a local economy growing, and shopping at your neighborhood farmer's market is one way to help out. Zanesville resident, Kevin McGrath, says he's happy to shop local at the Muskingum County Farmer's Market.

"We come out about every other weekend. We try and buy local instead of from other places. There's a variety, there's all kinds of wheats from inside the barn and there's plants; different varieties of plants. You just never know what...

May 9, 2013 - 3:29pm
49 weeks 1 day ago

Local businesses from Muskingum, Perry and Guernsey counties have been donating brand new purses to the 8th Annual Ladies Night Out event for you to bid on.

"We just wanted something fun to do and just thought a purse auction would be perfect for women to really have a good time and a wonderful ladies night out," said Marlene Henderson, Executive Director of The Red Cross.

Guests will enjoy a dinner and wine while bidding on designer purses and other incentives....

April 20, 2013 - 6:21pm
51 weeks 5 days ago

Over 1200 scouts, parents and volunteers had a blast at Scoutfest, an event that took almost 18-months to plan.

"It's really to bring the scouting family together and the mission of scouting is really to show boys all the possibilities that are available to them in life. To open their eyes to opportunity and just to give them hands on experience in a variety of things," said Ed Mulholland, Executive Director of the Muskingum Valley Council Boy Scouts.

All of the boys...

December 8, 2012 - 12:01pm
1 year 18 weeks ago

The Veteran's Building at the Muskingum County Fairgrounds overflowed with people and crafts.

For over 10 years the Muskingum County Agricultural Society has sponsored a Christmas Bazaar and Flea Market. They've watched it grow over the years to now include more than 100 vendors. One organizer shared his reason why the event is so successful.

"I think it's because we let anybody come in with whatever craft they might have," said VP of the Muskingum Agricultural Society...

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