Stories tagged with: Miracle on Main Street

December 2, 2015 - 9:15pm
34 weeks 2 days ago

Tis the season to be jolly, and hundreds of local residents got into the holiday spirit Wednesday night downtown on Main Street.

The community celebrated the 22nd annual Miracle on Main Street with the lighting of the downtown. The entire community was invited to take part in the holiday festivities.

"Tonight we have the Zanesville High School jazz band playing behind me right now. We also have the Sweet Adelines, the Broadway Babies and we'll have George Hiotis from WHIZas...

November 30, 2015 - 5:22pm
34 weeks 4 days ago

The John McIntire Library is inviting the community to celebrate the season with its list of holiday festivities.

For the first time ever, the library is hosting a Gingerbread House Competition during the Miracle on Main Street. All houses will be on display in the lobby of the library from 5 until 8 p.m, and the top three finalists will remain on display until the 18th. Along with the competition, Executive Director, Blair Tom, said the library is sponsoring a number of other events...

November 30, 2015 - 5:14pm
34 weeks 4 days ago

Zanesville's most popular holiday tour is only a couple days away.

Dozens of downtown businesses and attractions will be decked out in Christmas cheer for this year's Miracle on Main Street. From "Frosty the Snowman" to "How the Grinch Stole Christmas," each business will be beautifully decorated in a beloved Christmas tale of their choice.

"Following the story book theme, businesses will be decorated toward their favorite story books, and they'll have...

December 2, 2014 - 4:10pm
1 year 34 weeks ago

This year's Miracle on Main street is taking shape as a Storybook Christmas.

Over 50 businesses will be participating this year, and the Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce asked each one to pick their favorite Christmas story book and decorate with that theme in mind. It all is happening Wednesday night starting at 5 p.m.

"It's a good thing, Dana Matz said. "Check out all the buildings in downtown that have been improved, to see the business people that day...

December 4, 2013 - 10:11pm
2 years 34 weeks ago

Wednesday was the 20th annual Miracle on Main Street and the Muskingum County Courthouse was illuminated for the duration of the holiday season.

The lighting ceremony was at 6:30 this evening and featured Christmas music selections performed by the Zanesville High School Blue Knights, The Sweet Adelines and the Broadway Babies. The entire ceremony was fun filled and a great kick off to the holiday season and there were some definite highlights to the evening.

"Obviously the...

November 27, 2012 - 4:24pm
3 years 35 weeks ago

Wednesday the doors will open to twinkling lights wrapped around Christmas trees.

The Festival of Trees auction will take place, Friday, but you can get a sneak peak Wednesday during the Miracle on Main event and Downtown Holiday tour. This year there are over two hundred holiday trees, wreaths and other holiday decorations up for auction.

"The creativity is amazing," said Chamber President Tom Poorman. "We're always suprised and we're always fascinated by how they...

November 26, 2012 - 11:27am
3 years 35 weeks ago

Christmas is now just a few weeks away, and downtown Zanesville is preparing for its arrival...

The 17th annual Miracle on Main Street lighting ceremony and Holiday Tour will take place Wednesday, November 28th at the courthouse. The tour begins at 5 p.m., and the lighting ceremony kicks off a 6:30.

"We'll have local bands and choirs singing, we'll have the commissioners and the mayor speaking... And then we'll have the lighting of the courthouse, and what comes with that...

November 30, 2011 - 8:46pm
4 years 34 weeks ago

Downtown Zanesville was packed earlier Wednesday evening as the 18th annual Miracle on Main Street event was underway.

The event draws hundreds from across the area to kick off the holiday season in downtown with performances from the Blue Knights from Zanesville High School, the Sweet Adelines, and the Broadway Babies.

"This is what it's all about, people are here for the holidays and in the holiday spirit,' said Zanesville Mayor Butch Zwelling.

 Following the...

November 28, 2011 - 6:25pm
4 years 35 weeks ago

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in downtown Zanesville.

The Y-city is preparing for many events throughout the month of December.  Zanesville Downtown Association Manager Dana Matz said the Miracle on Main Street celebration will take place on Wednesday.

"It's a great chance for folks to get out of their cars and experience downtown Zanesville," said Matz.  "They can walk around, see the businesses and check out the buildings that have been...

December 1, 2010 - 11:08pm
5 years 34 weeks ago

The snow and cold temperatures weren't enough to stop Zanesville residents from taking part in one holiday tradition.

Tonight marked the 17th annual Miracle on Main Street celebration. The event featured signature staples like the broadway babies, several area choirs, good Old St. Nick, and of course, The tree lighting ceremony.

Because the economy is in the red, the city of Zanesville decided to go green with some of their lights. They are using LED lights to help save on...

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