Stories tagged with: Stars and Stripes on the River

July 4, 2014 - 5:54pm
7 weeks 4 days ago

Day two of the annual Stars and Stripes on the River event kicked off Friday afternoon.

Visitors can expect food, drinks, a live band, activities and a fireworks display which began at 9:45PM. All of the funds raised support local non profit organizations. One local group in particular, Christ's Table, will be selling Lemon Shake Ups to raise money for the hungry in Muskingum County.

Keely Warder, Executive Director of Christ's Table says, "Well we're enjoying the wonderful...

July 4, 2014 - 5:42pm
7 weeks 4 days ago

Many have seen the beautiful fireworks display at Stars and Stripes on the River, but are unaware of the hard work and family tradition behind it.

For the last 20 years, the Vincent Family has been lighting fireworks for many displays around the area, including the display at Zanes Landing. Stephen Vincent, Pyrotechnician of Record for Friday's show, says a lot of hard work goes into preparing the Fourth of July fireworks.

"Thousands of shells obviously, we start at 2"...

June 30, 2014 - 5:11pm
8 weeks 1 day ago

Christ's Table will be a part of the festivities at Stars and Stripes on the River this weekend.

They will be selling lemon shakeups for the 5th straight year. The money raised will help the organization be able to continue to offer meals to those in need.

"Our famous lemon shake ups will be down at Stars and Stripes on the river on the 3rd and 4th," said Christ's Table Executive Director Keely Warden. "We encourage everyone to come down, have a...

June 30, 2014 - 2:54pm
8 weeks 1 day ago

Stars and Stripes on the River continues its annual Fourth of July celebration beginning this Thursday night.

The celebration will kick off with live music and performances by local talent at Zane's Landing Park.

"We've got it starting on July 3rd from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m," said Jaycees President Mike Fulmer. "We're going to have a local band by the name of Carson Drive playing. They're going to take a break around seven o' clock and then we're...

July 3, 2013 - 8:34pm
1 year 7 weeks ago

Despite afternoon and evening storms, The Stars and Stripes on the River festivities continued on as promised.

The patriotic event, hosted by the Zanesville Jaycee's, was prepared for any weather event, with tents for food vendors and the entertainment.

"We are a band out of Nashville Tennessee Les Richardson, Lesrichardson.com,” said performer, Les Richardson. ”We do a lot of stuff here in Zanesville, The Smiling Goat, and festivals around town and we are...

July 1, 2013 - 3:56pm
1 year 8 weeks ago

The annual Stars and Stripes on the River is this Wednesday and Thursday at Zane Landing Park to celebrate America with food, entertainment, rides and games.

Hosted by the Zanesville Jaycee's, festivities begin on the third with Les Richardson, a family friendly Nashville performer. Richardson is the main event from 6 to 10 pm. on Wednesday and the party continues on Independence Day.

"We are going to pick up again on the fourth and have a local band called, 'To The Left',...

July 4, 2012 - 4:54pm
2 years 7 weeks ago

It's day two of "Stars and Stripes on the River" and many people are enjoying the music.

The band Marcum took the stage Wednesday afternoon at Zane's Landing Park.

Band members Hunter Lepi, Parker Alfman and Nick Emmert have been playing as a band for two years now.

They say their sound is not something often found in today's music scene.

"You really don't come across many blues bands, but I guess that people that do play the blues do it for one reason...

July 3, 2012 - 6:30pm
2 years 7 weeks ago

Despite many places cancelling their Fourth of July festivities, Zanesville Jaycees will still host their "Stars and Stripes On the River".

Things kicked off tonight at Zane's Landing Park at six o'clock with a band, rides and food. 

"This is our largest fundraiser of the year. The community really comes out and supports us for this event as well as the public sponsors who come forward to donate money and if it wasn't for them we wouldn't be able to put on...

July 5, 2011 - 4:43pm
3 years 7 weeks ago

A lemonade stand aimed to raise money for a good cause became sour when competition moved in.

Christ's Table sold lemonade this weekend at the Stars and Stripes on the River event in Downtown Zanesville. The non profit organization worked to raise money for the hungry and homeless. They were scheduled to be the only lemonade stand at the event ....when two other lemonade stands set-up shop looking to profit.

"It's hard for volunteers when they are giving up their holiday...

July 4, 2011 - 5:13pm
3 years 7 weeks ago

As you enjoy the firework display this year downtown....here is an inside look at what's going on behind the scenes.

The art and science behind a fireworks show is no small task. Pyro Technician and Zanesville Fire Fighter, Stephen Vincent, has been setting off the Stars and Stripes on the River Fireworks in Zanesville for about 15 years. He said, for every minute you see in the air, is about an hour of preparation that took place on the ground. Vincent's interest in fire began as a...

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