Stories tagged with: Muskingum County Fairgrounds

May 5, 2012 - 4:48pm
3 years 2 weeks ago

The rain held off long enough for some outdoor shopping Saturday...

The 35th annual Farmer's Market opened this weekend in Zanesville. Vendors set up shop at the Muskingum County Fairgrounds to sell their goods and market their businesses.

"We get a lot of advertisement. A lot of people go to our garden center, like they want to know more things about plants, and we have several varieties. We do all perennials and herbs. We decided to try that instead of all annuals, and it'...

November 6, 2011 - 2:16pm
3 years 28 weeks ago

It seem the holiday season is already in the air and for many the season wouldn't be complete without the image of Marines collecting toys for the children in need.

As part of the authorized Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program Chairperson Marsha Harmon invited the community to the Muskingum County Fairgrounds for the annual spaghetti dinner and live auction to raise money for the tradition.

"We have such a giving community that steps forward every year to...

October 22, 2011 - 3:00pm
3 years 30 weeks ago

Model Engineering enthusiasts revved up their engines on the Muskingum County Fairgrounds this weekend.

The Mid-East Ohio Model Engineering Expo attracted not only miniature aircraft and car engines, but miniature motorcycles and guns as well. Director Paul Debolt has been putting on the show for the past four years and said the astonishment never ends.

"If you see a miniature jet engine run or a radio air craft engine, it's pretty fascinating," emphasized Debolt.

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September 17, 2011 - 9:50pm
3 years 35 weeks ago

The sights, sounds and smells of farm living came to Zanesville Saturday.

The 17th annual Farm-City Day took place at the Muskingum County Fairgrounds. The event highlights the importance of agriculture to the local economy and community. This years theme was poultry.

"There seems to be a lot of interest today in raising backyard poultry," said Muskingum County Extension Educator Mark Mechling.  "We have a couple education seminars on how an...

August 14, 2011 - 6:39pm
3 years 40 weeks ago

It was a rainy start for the Muskingum County Fair but all the more fitting for their unusual grand-opening.

The Muskingum County Fairgrounds were set to open with its 165th Annual Blue Ribbon Cutting earlier this evening when Fair Board President Darrel Cubbison decided it would be more fitting to honor Soil and Water Retiree Dick Sorg.

"We have a recipe it takes soil, it takes water, and then it takes one more ingredient -kids," said Cubbison. "So we're...

June 11, 2011 - 4:37pm
3 years 49 weeks ago

Cancer never sleeps- and either will the hundreds of survivors and their supporters who came out to Relay for Life tonight.
 

The 18-hour event began at three o'clock and will continue until nine tomorrow morning. Teams will take turns walking laps to show their support for survivors and their families.
 

Chair of 'Relay for Life,' Ann Boyd said, "It brings all the survivors together, so they get to meet other survivors, tell their stories and if...

May 13, 2011 - 5:26pm
4 years 1 week ago

The Muskingum County Fairgrounds is busy this weekend, but not with what you may think.

The Fairgrounds are filled with hundreds of campers and RV's for the Ohio Good Sam Samboree. The Ohio Chapter of the group is meant for camping and RV enthusiasts in the state. The four day long campout began Thursday and President Dave Spragg says about the same amount of people return to the fairgrounds each year.

"But a lot of them we get new and I think we've got about maybe 20, we...

May 1, 2011 - 7:47pm
4 years 3 weeks ago

Children across southeast Ohio got a chance to get in the drivers seat of their favorite cars and trucks.

Operation Feed's Touch-A-Truck event took place at the Muskingum County Fairgrounds on Sunday afternoon. Chairperson Waynette Tackett said she thought this was a creative way for kids to have a little fun and also raise money for their organization.

"We have 16 food pantries and four hot meal programs in Muskingum County so that's what all the proceeds will go to,"...

December 11, 2010 - 9:12pm
4 years 23 weeks ago

With only two weeks until Christmas, area residents are finishing up their holiday shopping.

The Muskingum County Fairgrounds held its annual Christmas Bazaar earlier today. There were a variety of seasonal decorations for sale and even farmers market items.

"Just a nice place to come and pick up a few christmas gifts for the kids. There's something here for kids, adults and everything," says Fairground Board Vice President Bill Agin.

Despite the struggling...

October 22, 2010 - 4:03pm
4 years 30 weeks ago

For some it's a living, and for others it's a time-intensive hobby.

The third-annual Mid-East Ohio Model Engineering Expo is coming to the Muskingum County Fairgrounds. Mechanics and engineers will be displaying and selling model engines, some of which take months to years to build. The best part is, they all function.

"Just about any kind of mechanism you can think of is modeled in here and it actually functions the way the full-size item would function," says Paul...

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