Stories tagged with: Secrest Auditorium

March 31, 2013 - 3:16pm
3 years 4 weeks ago

All of the seats at Secrest Auditorium were packed with over a thousand people joining in the celebration on Sunday. Head Pastor of The Anchor Church, Aaron Bounds, says he believes celebrating Easter is not only important, but imperative.

"Easter is exciting because obviously it's in the spring every year. And the reason it's in the spring is because Easter is the celebration of the resurrection of Christ. He died on Friday and three days later he resurrected and so Easter...

March 24, 2013 - 7:44pm
3 years 5 weeks ago

The "Are We There Yet?" performance was a variety show of past performances by the Zaney Follies, where they travel through time to get back to the first show.

 "We've got brand new people this year and then there's people that have been doing it for quite a few years. One thing during the auditions in January, because we've been putting this together since January, they all have been touched by hospice in some form, that's why they're here today," said Rebecca...

March 3, 2013 - 7:35pm
3 years 8 weeks ago

The Zanesville Concert Association hosted the "Temptation of the Muses" at the Secrest Auditorium earlier today. The event was two years in the making and featured contemporary dance and classical music performances. The Zanesville Concert Association is a non-profit organization that has been bringing "world class" performances to Zanesville for 74 years.

"Temptation of the Muses is about is really two events in the same concert. Normally with the dance group...

March 1, 2013 - 4:40pm
3 years 8 weeks ago

New Hope Church will be expecting over 1000 people at their 6th annual "Restoration" service at Secrest Auditorium Friday and Saturday. The event is targeted towards middle school, high school, and college students. There will be six bands performing, vendors, concessions, and inspirational speakers discussing important issues.

"All the different things that teens kind of struggle with whether it's direction, whether it's the suicides that we've had in our community,...

November 10, 2012 - 7:36pm
3 years 24 weeks ago

The Veterans Day festivities didn't stop with the parade, an event at Secrest Auditorium in Zanesville also honored veterans in a special way.

Three new members were inducted into Muskingum County Veterans Hall of Fame. Glenn Girton, Clinton Wheeler, and Kenneth Wheeler were this year's inductees.

"It means a lot to the veterans." said Veterans Council president Bud Johnson. "It's nothing more than local, but it means so much to them because they are local, and...

November 4, 2012 - 7:04pm
3 years 25 weeks ago

Sounds of fiddles and bagpipes filled Secrest Auditorium in Zanesville Sunday afternoon.

The Zanesville Concert Association presented "Road to the Isles", which featured music from Ireland and Scotland. Irish step-dancing and Scottish and Highland dancing were just some of the performances the audience enjoyed.

"Seventy-four years Zanesville has been hosting world musicians." said Zanesville Concert Association's Jim McLaughlin. "They come to Zanesville,...

October 27, 2012 - 5:49pm
3 years 26 weeks ago

An annual holiday craft bazaar was held at Secrest Auditorium to benefit the Zanesville City Schools Dance Team.

Over eighty vendors brought crafts and materials in to sell. The money raised goes to help the operation of the Zanesville Devilettes program. Uniforms and props are just some of the items the money will help purchase.

"It's great because as an activity at Zanesville high school we are self-supportive in that way, and this is a real great fundraiser for us because...

August 10, 2012 - 11:24am
3 years 37 weeks ago

The Marshall Tucker Band will still perform at Secrest Auditorium despite the loss of one its members.

Stuart Swanlund died at the age of 54, of natural causes. Funeral services will be held for him Saturday in South Carolina. The band plans to continue on and will only miss one show.

"The long time guitarist that had been with the band since 1985 I believe passed away this past Saturday and he wasn't currently touring with the band. They are going to perform their show here...

July 25, 2012 - 5:18pm
3 years 40 weeks ago

Secrest Auditorium and TicketCrush Concerts announced two new big name artists that will be giving performances in the Y-Bridge City this fall.

Tickets go on sale Monday for the Blues Traveler concert on September 25th.

The band is known for their Top 40 singles, "But Anyway," Run Around" and "Hook."

Kyle McPeck of TicketCrush Concerts said this tour is an effort to promote their new album, "Suzie Cracks the Whip."

"They're well...

June 25, 2012 - 4:23pm
3 years 44 weeks ago

One lucky person will have the opportunity to win free gas just for donating blood.

The American Red Cross will host a blood drive on Wednesday at Secrest Auditorium.

Anyone who donates blood will have his or her name entered into a drawing for a chance to win $1,000 gas card from the Red Cross and Marathon Oil.

Executive Director Marlene Henderson said there's a high demand for blood during the summer trauma season.

"We really want to encourage anyone who wants...

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