Stories tagged with: Secrest Auditorium

January 20, 2015 - 4:19pm
1 year 14 weeks ago

As winter seems to drag on and on you may develop a sense of cabin fever.

But Vice President of the Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce, Kelly Ashby, said Muskingum County is waiting for you. Ashby said even in the winter months there are plenty of things to do around the county. Those willing to brave the could can experience the two area state parks.

"There's fun things to do in the outdoors," Ashby said. "Lots of things to do at our state parks, so...

December 23, 2014 - 6:28pm
1 year 18 weeks ago

The Secrest Auditorium in downtown Zanesville is showing one, final Christmas show for the year.

The Columbus children's theater out of Columbus Ohio is performing their Christmas comedy, Mr. Scrooge, which was brought to Zanesville by Dusty Guitar Promotions. Owner Darren Tigner, says this is a great show for the entire family to enjoy right before the holidays begin.

"Really excited to have it, it's geared towards kids kindergarten through 5th grade, but it's really a...

December 14, 2014 - 11:15pm
1 year 19 weeks ago

A ground-breaking recording artist made his way to Zanesville Sunday night.

Kenny Rogers and special guest Linda Davis came out to Secrest Auditorium to perform "Christmas and the Hits Through the Years." Music promoter and owner of Dusty Guitar Productions, Darren Tigner, said this is more than just a Kenny Rogers concert as local talent such as the Philo High School Choir and the "Twist and Shout" Children's Choir also took the stage Sunday.


December 3, 2014 - 10:29pm
1 year 21 weeks ago

The Southeast Ohio Symphony Orchestra in partnership with Muskingum University is set to perform in Zanesville Wednesday, December 3rd.

The concert will begin at 7PM at Secrest Auditorium and is free to the public. All you have to do is bring a non perishable food item which will be given to Christ's Table. John P. Kunkel III, the Business Manager of the Orchestra, told us what kind of music we can expect.

"All kinds. It's a pops concert. There'll be some classical touches,...

November 30, 2014 - 8:18pm
1 year 21 weeks ago

The East Central Ohio Dance Theater held its annual performance of The Nutcracker this weekend at Secrest Auditorium.

The classic Christmas ballet tells the tale of young Clara, and her nutcracker gift which comes to life. Zanesville native Whitney Lewis directed and choreographed the performance. She even introduced 14-year-old Hana Le to her love of dance.

"I was a gymnast and i wanted to try something new," said Le. "Whitney used to coach me, and it looked like...

November 28, 2014 - 8:34pm
1 year 21 weeks ago

A multi-platinum recording artist is coming to the Secrest Auditorium in February.

Country legend, Charlie Daniels, is scheduled to play at the Secrest Auditorium on February 27. Secrest has been the venue for many popular artists recently thanks to Dusty Guitar Promotions and co-owner Darren Tigner says that the artists have now been contacting them wanting to come to Zanesville.

"We've been able to bring some big names and the nice thing is when we first started, you know...

November 19, 2014 - 5:33pm
1 year 23 weeks ago

Each year thousands of people from around the area congregate at Secrest Auditorium for the annual Sertoma Pancake Day.

"I feel like it's kinda like a tradition in Zanesville," Evan Smith said.

He declares it's Pancake Day, and it's a tradition that's uniquely Zanesville. Sertoma member and Muskingum County Commissioner Jerry Lavy agreed.

"You have to eat pancakes on Pancake Day that's right, absolutely," said Lavy.

Each year on the third Wednesday...

November 18, 2014 - 5:17pm
1 year 23 weeks ago

Now that we're in the middle of November it means it's time for Pancake Day.

For the 54th year Sertoma is hosting its annual Pancake Day Wednesday at Secrest Auditorium. Starting at 6:00 a.m. workers will begin cooking the thousands of pancakes that co-chairman, Russell Taylor, said will be served.

"Usually, on an average about 3,500 people will come through the door tomorrow and it averages out to about 18,000 pancakes," Taylor said. "You're looking at 300 boxes,...

October 13, 2014 - 5:01pm
1 year 28 weeks ago

A well known 80's rock legend will be stopping in Zanesville next month.

Winner of 4 Grammys, Pat Benatar along with Neil Giraldo will be performing at Secrest Auditorium. The concert will be held on November 22nd. Doors open at 6:30PM and the performance will begin at 8PM. Ryan Dodson, Co-Owner of Dusty Guitar Promotions told us Benatar was a rebel for her time.

"She was a rebel I mean she was a breakout female rock star in the 80's in a time that was dominated by male rock...

October 12, 2014 - 7:00pm
1 year 28 weeks ago

It's been around 15 years since professional wresting came to Zanesville. That was supposed to end Sunday, however things didn't go as planned. 

The Mid Ohio Valley Championship Wrestling Megacard: A Night of Legends was scheduled to start at 3 p.m. Sunday at Secrest  Auditorium, but the event had to be canceled. Ann Combs, the Manager of Secrest Auditorium said the promoter never showed up to pay the rental fee of $1,700.

"We have a ring here, we have...

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