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...
Black Friday is only a few days away, meaning it's time for shoppers to get a game plan.
Colony Square Mall is Zanesville officially open at 6AM but more than a dozen retailers within the mall open as early as midnight.
"In addition to great sales, we're also giving away a $10 dollar gift card if you spend $100 or more on Black Friday," said Business and Marketing Director Kevin Pinson. "We'll start giving those out at 7AM and we've got 200 to give away,...
Black Friday is less than a week away and already there has been a Santa spotting.
To kick off the holiday shopping season Colony Square Mall in Zanesville invited Santa Clause to take part in their annual parade.
"This is when people start feeling like it's Christmas time, when they see Santa come out," said Marketing and Business Development Director Kevin Pinson. "I was in the parade and I could hear when he came around the corner, you could just hear the...
The sweet smell of fresh baked cookies is back in the air at the Colony Square Mall.
Since the departure of Mrs. Field's the Colony Square Mall hasn't had a place to stock up on the melt in your mouth treats. Now the ribbon has been cut on the Cookie Store. It's part of a franchise based out of Tennessee and is the second store for owner Danuta Connell.
"We came to check out the community," said Owner Danuta Connell. "It sounded like a fun place to be so we just...
Some locals are learning about the history of agriculture.
The Old Steam and Gas Club is showcasing more than 60 antique tractors at the Colony Square Mall in Zanesville. President Jan Schneider said it's important to preserve history.
"If we don't take these tractors and restore them and show them, they'll end up in a junkyard some place and nobody will know what our fathers and grandfathers used to raise food for our nation," he said.
With the royal wedding a month away becoming a princess is on the mind of Kate Middleton but, it is also on the mind of young girls in Muskingum County.
Saturday at Colony Square Mall little princesses took part in a princess party. Tickets to the party were $10.00 and proceeds go to the Southeastern Ohio Dance Theaters production of the Nutcracker. Last year, the event was not able to take place; this year the turn out was overwhelming and worth it.