Stories tagged with: Stars and Stripes on the River

July 4, 2011 - 5:07pm
3 years 1 week ago

The annual Stars and Stripes on the River event at Zane's Landing Park was at an all time high this afternoon.

Families stretching from Zanesville to Newark came out to enjoy the day. Newark Resident, Ryan Armstrong began coming to the event when he was about 12 years-old, and continues to come each year with his three brothers and step-dad. He said, it's a chance to spend time together.

"He kind of brought us together as a family a lot," explained Armstrong. ...

July 3, 2011 - 6:37pm
3 years 1 week ago

The Fourth of July weekend officially kicked off in Zanesville today.

The annual Starts and Stripes on the River event began setting up Sunday afternoon and came to life that evening. The day has been sponsored by the Zanesville Jaycees for about fifteen years and brings out about a thousand people to Zane's Landing Park each year. Jaycee President, Shawn Antritt said, today's band, carnival rides, and vendors are only the beginning of their weekend plans.
 

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July 1, 2011 - 4:33pm
3 years 1 week ago

The Zanesville Memorial Concert Band will change locations for the 4th of July holiday weekend....

The concert band typically plays at Zanes Landing Park each week but will perform at Secrest Auditorium Sunday, July 3rd due to scheduling of the annual Stars and Stripes on the River event. Secrest Auditorium Manager, John Kunkel said he is excited to have them and says it should be a great show.

"Well I think naturally it's our independence day, I'm sure their will be a...

June 29, 2011 - 4:35pm
3 years 2 weeks ago

The 4th of July is just around the corner and it's time to make your holiday plans.

The annual Stars and Stripes on the River event will be held at Zane Landing Park. Festivities will kick off at 3:00PM on Sunday. There is also an evening concert and carnival rides. Plenty of non profit organizations and food vendors will take part.

"I believe some of the other non-profit vendors may have some face painting or some things like that for some of the kids," said...

June 29, 2011 - 4:30pm
3 years 2 weeks ago

It's been a tough year for Christ's Table in Zanesville and now it needs your help.

The non-profit organization provided more than 92,000 meals to the hungry and homeless last year. Executive Director, Keely Warden said, due to unforeseen building repairs this year they are ahead in spending and behind in income.

"But we're working really hard to make everything balance because what is important is to always feed the hungry," said Warden. "We will never turn...

June 16, 2011 - 11:23am
3 years 3 weeks ago

The Zanesville Jaycee's hope to make the 4th of July one of patriotic pride for our area.

The organization will again host Stars and Stripes on the River at Zane's Landing Park, July 3rd and 4th. The even features bands both days, food concessions, a carnival and of course the main attraction fireworks on the 4th.

"We're always delighted to put this on for the community," said Dave Mortimer a member of the Zanesville Jaycees. "We've been putting it on for quite a...

July 3, 2010 - 7:37pm
4 years 1 week ago

Zane Landing Park is full of activity on this holiday weekend.

Families and friends gathered to kick-off "Stars and Stripes on the River", which is a two-day event, and people were coming out for all kinds of reasons.

"So, we can listen to some music and have a good time, " says Zanesville resident Dylan Tucker.

"I don't think it's going to be our kind of music, but it seems like it's really family-oriented, " says resident Kim...

July 2, 2010 - 6:33pm
4 years 1 week ago

We all enjoy a good fireworks show, but do you ever wonder who's behind the big booms.

Stephen Vincent is a pyrotechnic, and has been setting off fireworks for a long time. He knows all that goes into make a great show.

"About 15 years we've been doing it, it started out i gave a guy a ride and started talking and said that sounds like something fun to do so we became friends and I've been shooting ever since and I've passed it on to some members of my family," says...

July 2, 2010 - 6:27pm
4 years 1 week ago

More than 100 kids could take off on a new set of wheels this weekend...

For the second year, Old Boy Bikers is organizing a bike giveaway on Sunday in conjunction with Stars and Stripes on the River.

"We've rounded up 100 bicycles probably a little more, from area businesses, individuals like yourself and they've treated us right. We went to Walmart yesterday [Thursday] and purchased 100 bicycles, we've got some little electric cars, some Radio Flyer Wagons, and scooters,...

July 2, 2010 - 6:16pm
4 years 1 week ago

It's time for Stars and Stripes on the River, and this year, the event is geared toward families.

Stars and Stripes kicks off at Zane Landing Park this Saturday night at 6p.m. and will have something to make everyone in your family happy.

"We have live entertainment with Rif Raf, we'll also have beverages and food for purchase down here. We also have got a new thing we brought in for some of the kids to try and make it more family-oriented. We have some amusement rides that...

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