People aren't the only ones who can get their picture taken with Santa this year, Angel Paws is allowing dogs to visit the jolly man too.
When you attend the Santa Paws event at Wilson's Garden Center, not only will you walk away with a professionally taken photograph, but you'll also be helping out a great cause. All proceeds collected from the event will go to the Angel Paws foundation, a non-profit that provides animal assisted activities and therapy for those who need it.
Colony Square Mall is staying open late for those last minute shoppers. Marketing Coordinator, Kevin Pinson says the mall hours will be extended starting on Friday.
"Today we are open from 9 a.m.-10 p.m, Saturday 8 a.m.-10 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m.- 8 p.m., 8 a.m.-10 p.m. again on Monday and we do close early on Christmas Eve so that employees can spend time with their families, we'll be open 9 a.m.-6 p.m. on Christmas Eve," Pinson explained.
Santa takes a much needed break to make an early appearance in the Village of New Lexington, Tuesday night.
The New Lexington Fire Department said because his eight tiny reindeer are resting for Christmas, the man from up north will ride on one of their fire trucks through the village streets saying hello to all the girls and boys, no matter the age.
Santa's ride through the village starts around 6p.m. Tuesday so make sure you're being nice and not naughty!
A large number of community members lined up in front of the Colony Square Mall to welcome Santa Claus to town.
The 11th Annual Santa's Arrival Parade took place on Saturday. Santa was there along with more than 30 other features, which included miniature horses, llamas, law enforcement agencies and more. Children were able to pick up candy and interact with all of the fun characters during the parade.
"That makes it all worth while." said Colony Square Mall Marketing...
Those in need were able to have fun and celebrate Christmas Friday.
Christ's Table opened their doors at 11 a.m., serving around five-hundred to six-hundred meals. Volunteer Millie Combs dressed as Raggedy Ann for the children, and says she wanted to give someone else a nice and meaningful Christmas.
"We're furnishing bags for all the children, and he lost his only grandson two years ago, and we thought that would be something we could say was nice for him." explained...
Zanesville and Western Scenic Railroad hosted Santa in the Caboose today for an opportunity for children to take a picture with Old St. Nick and help support the restoration of the railroad. While the event was free, donations were welcomed to help open the track that has been closed for 15 years.
"We have been doing this for about three years. We are trying to do it because a lot of people in the area have...
Area children are receiving Christmas gifts early this season.
The Rotary Club of Zanesville held its annual Christmas party Tuesday afternoon at Adornetto's Restaurant on Maple Avenue. 63 local elementary school children, their teachers and aides were invited to enjoy a delicious meal and to open up presents given to them by Santa.
"We just talk with the Zanesville City Schools, it is typically through their special needs classes and that is how they are chosen...