Stories tagged with: Muskingum County Fair

August 18, 2010 - 5:01pm
4 years 46 weeks ago

With many traveling to the Muskingum County Fair this week, making parking spots available can be quite the challenge.

Plenty of planning and preparation has gone into organizing parking for the public.

"We have to go through and count how many spaces we have find where, how many cars we could put in a certain place and like I said we have to get them in as close as possible to get as many cars in as possible," says Tabitha, Parking Attendant.

Campers...

August 17, 2010 - 5:44pm
4 years 46 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Fair is in full swing and there are many must have treats.

With thousands visiting the fair each day, everyone is going to have their favorite food.

"Rigatoni and meatballs, as long as it's from the canastraro pasta shop, it's delicious, their pasta is amazing, their meatballs are huge, it fills you up," said one fair goer.

"I really like caramel applies", said another.

You can find pretty much anything your stomach desires,...

August 17, 2010 - 5:28pm
4 years 46 weeks ago

Health Officials say sanitation is very important, especially at the county fair.

Inspections are conducted every year at the Muskingum County Fair to make sure that all vendors are up to code.

"We're looking at food storage, food preparation, employee health, washing their hands, especially that they don't have cuts on their fingers so that can transmit bacteria to the food," said Environmental Health Director, Mike Kirsch.

Kirsch says that these...

August 16, 2010 - 5:27pm
4 years 46 weeks ago

There will be a lot of hungry mouths to feed at the Muskingum County Fair this week.

With thousands expected to attend, food vendors are preparing for the masses by bringing extra supplies.

"We just ordered ahead of time I get all the inside food prepared all the inside supplies and stuff ready. The chicken gets delivered everyday or Monday Wednesday Friday, something like that. And they keep us pretty well stocked," said Debbie Savage of the Zanesville Athletic Booster...

August 15, 2010 - 10:53pm
4 years 46 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Blue Ribbon Fair is officially underway.

The opening ceremonies were held Sunday evening in front of the Grand Stands. Fair Board President, Darrell Cubbison, took the time to recognize 12-year-old Shae Burkahrt, for his bravery during June's bus accident on State Route 60. Shae is a member of 4-H. Cubbison also wanted to recognize couples who met at the fair and are still together. The week-long event that is a huge tradition for local residents.

"Every...

August 12, 2010 - 8:57pm
4 years 47 weeks ago

Everything is getting put into place for the 164th Muskingum County Fair.

Fair organizers held a media night Thursday to show off all the fair will have to offer this year. The fair board has gotten everything ready for the arrival of the nearly 1700 exhibitors over the next two days.

"It seems like if we can get a jump on getting different things in place to put the show on before the exhibitors come in that's a big help," says Darrel Cubbison, Fair Board President....

August 3, 2010 - 5:26pm
4 years 48 weeks ago

The 164th Muskingum County Blue Ribbon Fair is less than two weeks away.

Fair Board President, Darrell Cubbison, completed a drive around the grounds at the end of last week and says he hasn't run into any problems just yet. The location of where each concession stand will be placed has also been mapped out and marked on the ground's blacktop.

"We're like athletes, preparing ourselves and getting ourselves ready to put on a big show, " says Cubbison.

Cubbison says...

May 10, 2010 - 8:18pm
5 years 8 weeks ago

If you're looking to get tickets to see "Lady Antebellum" perform at the 164th Muskingum County Fair, you are out of luck.

Tickets went on sale this Saturday at nine a.m. and the four thousand seats were sold-out in about 15 minutes.

"93% of the tickets purchased were within 50 miles, " says Muskingum County Agricultural Society President, Darrel Cubbison.

Of that 93 percent, Cubbison says 63 percent of the people who bought tickets live within 15 miles...

April 26, 2010 - 11:59am
5 years 10 weeks ago

A Grammy Award winning group is making its way to our area to sing this summer.

The Muskingum County Fair might be months away but the Fair Board just announced Lady Antebellum will be performing at this year's event. President of the Muskingum County Agricultural Society Darrel Cubbison said they've have been dying to tell what group they have coming.

"It's quite a tradition and our fairgoers know that we're going to have entertainment that's just not coming out of the...

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