Stories tagged with: Muskingum County Fairgrounds

July 16, 2014 - 3:52pm
2 weeks 1 day ago

Elephants, Camels and donkeys don't even begin to cover all that the Carson and Barnes Circus has brought to Zanesville.

Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. as well as Thursday at the same times, the circus will have shows at the Muskingum County Fairgrounds. The circus will also have events leading up to the shows like pony rides, elephant rides and of course clowns on the midway.

A 5th generation circus performer and Ring Master Jairo Ojeda said that there's room for...

February 16, 2014 - 8:29pm
23 weeks 4 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
47 weeks 5 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
48 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
50 weeks 22 hours 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
1 year 3 weeks 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
1 year 4 weeks ago

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May 26, 2013 - 10:56pm
1 year 9 weeks 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
1 year 12 weeks 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
1 year 14 weeks 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...

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