Stories tagged with: Secrest Auditorium

November 19, 2014 - 5:33pm
1 year 39 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 39 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 45 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 45 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...

October 9, 2014 - 3:30pm
1 year 45 weeks ago

Melissa Marie School of Dance and other area partners are already preparing for the Christmas Season.

"An All American Christmas" will be performed. The show will be held at Secrest Auditorium on December 20 at 7PM. Tickets will be 1$5 a piece. Melissa Moore, owner of Triple M. Productions told us the show is going to be dedicated to the heroes of our country.

"The goal is to have it dedicated to our troops, and our veterans, and our first responders who help our...

October 4, 2014 - 11:55pm
1 year 46 weeks ago

Over 1,000 people gathered at Secrest Auditorium Saturday evening to listen to the musical styling of Frank Sinatra Jr.

Members of the Zanesville Concert Association gathered to hear Sinatra Jr. pay homage to his father, singer Frank Sinatra, and preform his music in the style that defined the Sinatra legend. Mr. Sinatra was accompanied by his big band for this performance of " Sinatra sings Sinatra." Saturday evening was the first of the four concerts put on by the...

September 15, 2014 - 5:18pm
1 year 49 weeks ago

Retired Ohio Supreme Court Justice Evelyn Lundberg Stratton spoke at the Secrest Auditorium Monday afternoon. Her message was one of encouragement.

Her goal is to spur a movement of creating veteran's courts to help veterans cope with their post traumatic stress disorder and other disorders from wartime trauma. The exposure to IED explosions that members of the military often are exposed to generates brain trauma in many soldiers.

"What happens is they get the IED explosions...

August 29, 2014 - 5:37pm
1 year 51 weeks ago

The 4th Annual Feed The Children Distribution was held Friday afternoon in the Secrest Auditorium parking lot.

Avon in conjunction with Christ's Table, the City of Zanesville and the Muskingum County Network helped to make this event a success. Vouchers were distributed to the 15 food pantries across Muskingum County earlier in the year then passed out to the 800 families that qualified. For each voucher a family received a box of hygiene products, a box of food items and a box of Avon...

August 4, 2014 - 6:23pm
2 years 2 weeks ago

Secrest Auditorium Officials met at City Hall Monday afternoon to discuss funding for necessary repairs.

The historic building will celebrate their 75 year anniversary this April. Ann Combs, Manager of Secrest Auditorium said they need to address the critical needs first. Combs says they are plan on doing this through funding approval from City Council.

"Today the ways and means committee of city council has approved to move forward and recommend to council itself, to...

July 29, 2014 - 10:27am
2 years 3 weeks ago

Through the years country singer Kenny Rogers has never let fans down.

Now the 75-year-old is bringing his talents to Secrest Auditorium. On December 14 where he'll perform Christmas Songs and his most famous hits.

Co-owner of Dusty Guitar Promotions, which is responsible for bringing Rogers to Zanesville, said a visit from the three time Grammy winner is a big deal for our area.

"Anytime you can get someone that has that many hits and sold that many albums it's a...

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