Stories tagged with: Stars and Stripes on the River

July 4, 2015 - 8:24pm
8 weeks 4 days ago

Today was all about the red white and blue all over the U.S.A and Zanesville, Ohio was no exception.

An audience surrounded Cliff Cody in the early afternoon and swayed to the sound of country music and offered kind words to those fighting to keep America, the country they love.
"I would say thank you for serving in the military," said Justin Sweat. "The Army... thank you for having the country to be saved," Emma Lynnpape."Thank you aunt Stephanie, Uncle...

July 3, 2015 - 5:49pm
8 weeks 6 days ago

The annual Stars and Stripes on the River 4th of July celebration kicked off Friday.

The two-day festival started with a bang, complete with live music, food and fun for the entire family. Attendees can expect games, rides and a wide variety of different food for their enjoyment.

Jaycees President Nick Roberts explained, "I think we have a great event this year, we have a lot of vendors coming down, we have two bands tonight, three bands tomorrow that are going to play, we...

July 1, 2015 - 4:59pm
9 weeks 1 day ago

A two day festival at Zane's Landing Park will celebrate the 4th of July before the bang. 

Of course, the bang comes Saturday night with the annual fireworks show, but Zanesville Jaycees Vice President, Sean Brady, said the two day event on Friday and Saturday will prep people for the grand finale Saturday night. That show will be launched from the Y-Bridge. Brady says, even though the launching point will change, you'll still be able to view the show from Zane's Landing. ...

June 29, 2015 - 6:07pm
9 weeks 3 days ago

The Stars and Stripes on the River will be moving the fireworks display to a new location in town this year.

Fireworks will not be lit across from Zane's Landing as they have in the past, but rather from the Main Street leg of the historic Y-Bridge. Pyrotechnician of Record, Stephen Vincent told us more about the reasoning behind the move.

"It's a safety issue, no buildings in the fallout zone, no people in the fallout zone." Said Vincent, "A little easier to...

July 4, 2014 - 5:54pm
1 year 8 weeks ago

Day two of the annual Stars and Stripes on the River event kicked off Friday afternoon.

Visitors can expect food, drinks, a live band, activities and a fireworks display which began at 9:45PM. All of the funds raised support local non profit organizations. One local group in particular, Christ's Table, will be selling Lemon Shake Ups to raise money for the hungry in Muskingum County.

Keely Warder, Executive Director of Christ's Table says, "Well we're enjoying the wonderful...

July 4, 2014 - 5:42pm
1 year 8 weeks ago

Many have seen the beautiful fireworks display at Stars and Stripes on the River, but are unaware of the hard work and family tradition behind it.

For the last 20 years, the Vincent Family has been lighting fireworks for many displays around the area, including the display at Zanes Landing. Stephen Vincent, Pyrotechnician of Record for Friday's show, says a lot of hard work goes into preparing the Fourth of July fireworks.

"Thousands of shells obviously, we start at 2"...

June 30, 2014 - 5:11pm
1 year 9 weeks ago

Christ's Table will be a part of the festivities at Stars and Stripes on the River this weekend.

They will be selling lemon shakeups for the 5th straight year. The money raised will help the organization be able to continue to offer meals to those in need.

"Our famous lemon shake ups will be down at Stars and Stripes on the river on the 3rd and 4th," said Christ's Table Executive Director Keely Warden. "We encourage everyone to come down, have a...

June 30, 2014 - 2:54pm
1 year 9 weeks ago

Stars and Stripes on the River continues its annual Fourth of July celebration beginning this Thursday night.

The celebration will kick off with live music and performances by local talent at Zane's Landing Park.

"We've got it starting on July 3rd from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m," said Jaycees President Mike Fulmer. "We're going to have a local band by the name of Carson Drive playing. They're going to take a break around seven o' clock and then we're...

July 3, 2013 - 8:34pm
2 years 8 weeks ago

Despite afternoon and evening storms, The Stars and Stripes on the River festivities continued on as promised.

The patriotic event, hosted by the Zanesville Jaycee's, was prepared for any weather event, with tents for food vendors and the entertainment.

"We are a band out of Nashville Tennessee Les Richardson,,” said performer, Les Richardson. ”We do a lot of stuff here in Zanesville, The Smiling Goat, and festivals around town and we are...

July 1, 2013 - 3:56pm
2 years 9 weeks ago

The annual Stars and Stripes on the River is this Wednesday and Thursday at Zane Landing Park to celebrate America with food, entertainment, rides and games.

Hosted by the Zanesville Jaycee's, festivities begin on the third with Les Richardson, a family friendly Nashville performer. Richardson is the main event from 6 to 10 pm. on Wednesday and the party continues on Independence Day.

"We are going to pick up again on the fourth and have a local band called, 'To The Left',...

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