Stories tagged with: festival of trees

October 12, 2010 - 9:59am
5 years 7 weeks ago

This year's Chamber of Commerce Festival of Trees fundraiser in Zanesville will have a distinctly local theme.

Zanesville Muskingum Chamber of Commerce Vice President Kelly Ashby said Ohio Magazine has selected Zanesville as one of Ohio's best hometowns. So hometown pride is going to be the theme of this year's Festival of Trees event.

"We are just encouraging businesses to take that theme and run with it. Whether they decorate a tree or a wreath or...

December 4, 2009 - 11:47am
5 years 51 weeks ago

The Festival of Trees is going on Friday and lots of people are bidding all day long on their favorite Christmas decorations.
Bidder Randy Bankes of the downtown Zanesville Community Bank says they like to bid to help out their customers.

"We appreciate them dealing with us so we try to return that favor to them by buying their trees or their wreaths stuff like that,"  Randy Bankes from The Community Bank said.

Bankes says the items they win the bank then...

December 3, 2009 - 12:17pm
5 years 51 weeks ago

The annual Festival of Trees Auction is set for Friday morning.  The event kicks off at 9am and around 220 holiday items will be up for bid.
This is the Zanesville Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce's most important and largest fundraiser.

"It's a lot of fun. They get to be creative and they get to show off their creativity and you can see they do a remarkable job with their entries," Tom Poorman President of the Zanesville Muskingum County  Chamber...

December 2, 2009 - 8:38pm
5 years 51 weeks ago

Rain and cold weather couldn't dampen the holiday spirits of hundreds of people at the Miracle on Main Street celebration.

This is the 16th year for Miracle on Main in downtown Zanesville. Sixty-one local businesses opened their doors to greet the crowds of people and some offered snacks and hot chocolate. The Zanesville High School Blue Knights also entertained the eager crowd with Christmas carols. For many families, it is the perfect way to kick off the holiday season....

November 30, 2009 - 8:40pm
5 years 52 weeks ago

Tis the season for holiday celebrations.

Downtown Zanesville is preparing for many events throughout the month of December. Wednesday the Festival of Trees and Miracle on Main Street start the holidays downtown.

"It's a great way for people to get out of their cars in downtown Zanesville, walk around, see all the different businesses," said Downtown Association Manager Dana Matz. "We have businesses participating from 3rd to 7th streets and from the Welcome...

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