Stories tagged with: Fair

August 10, 2013 - 4:55pm
2 years 7 weeks ago

The Saturday Farmer's Market set up shop downtown to make room for an event at the fairgrounds.

The 167th Annual Muskingum County Blue Ribbon Fair starts Sunday, and to let people prepare, vendors switched locations. Tents were set up along the freight shops downtown.

" This is a good location. This is a nice spot with the railroad station and everything here.It's always slower this week because of the fair. I think it's maybe because people are so busy with the fair,...

April 13, 2011 - 5:56pm
4 years 24 weeks ago

One organization needs your help in keeping Zanesville beautiful.

The Third Annual Earth Day on the River will be celebrated at Zane's Landing Park this Saturday. Instead of cleaning up the river this year, Muskingum Yes is asking the public to be a part of a litter pick-up in the downtown area. Gloves and bags will be provided.

"I feel so empowered when I do a litter clean up and people think ew gross trash but once you're out there doing it and working with people laughing...

August 21, 2010 - 10:33pm
5 years 6 weeks ago

The 164th Muskingum County Blue Ribbon Fair has come to an end.

Visitors had the chance to check out the nearly 1,700 exhibits all week long, but they were cleared off the walls and tables Saturday evening.

"The tearing down is easy. You don't have to worry about how it's placed to really make a good show," says Fair Board Vice President, Bill Agin.

The Fair Board does sometimes run into some snags with the exhibits though, making sure each one is returned to...

August 21, 2010 - 10:31pm
5 years 6 weeks ago

The fair may be over, but there's still a lot of trash that needs to be taken care of.

The fairgrounds produced about 70 tons of trash this year...that equates to 10 tons a day.

"Between pick up loads, dump trucks, street sweepers...We have a maintenance crew that had crews out all the time, helping pick up trash. If we call and say there's a bin overflowing, they jump on it and get it for us. It's just a never ending battle," says Stacey Stewart of the Fair Board.

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