Weekend Planner July 5 – 8

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Weekend Planner July 5 – 8

By Jessica Johnston, Reporter

Summer is bringing out plenty of events in Zanesville and around Muskingum County. Here’s a guide to keep every local busy all weekend long. Have a weekend event that needs added to the list? Email us at contact@ycitynews.com.

Thursday, July 5:

  • Pieces of California Potter Sascha Brastoff and Fenton Topaz Glass Display hosted in the lobby of John McIntire Library from 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • 73rd Ohio Annual Exhibition at Zanesville Museum of Art from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. The exhibition is celebrating the museum’s commitment to recognizing and promoting some of Ohio’s finest artists and artisans.
  • The Character of Mexico 1959-1960: Works by Dr. Charles Dietz at Zanesville Museum of Art from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Linn Auditorium. Dr. Charles Dietz was the Director of the Zanesville Art Institute from 1954-1995. He took time off to dedicate to his own painting from 1959 – 1960.
  • Summer Story Time at the John McIntire Library from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. The event is open to children ages 2 – 7.
  • Music Inspired Art hosted by the Teen Summer Experience — Libraries Rock! Program at the John McIntire Library from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Teens are encouraged to attend the event and express their creativity through music inspired art. Materials will be provided.

Friday, July 6:

  • Pieces of California Potter Sascha Brastoff and Fenton Topaz Glass Display hosted in the lobby of John McIntire Library from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • 73rd Ohio Annual Exhibition at Zanesville Museum of Art from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The exhibition is celebrating the museum’s commitment to recognizing and promoting some of Ohio’s finest artists and artisans.
  • The Character of Mexico 1959-1960: Works by Dr. Charles Dietz at Zanesville Museum of Art from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Linn Auditorium. Dr. Charles Dietz was the Director of the Zanesville Art Institute from 1954-1995. He took time off to dedicate to his own painting from 1959 – 1960.
  • Lorena Sternwheeler Lunch Cruise at Zane’s Landing Park from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. A boxed lunched is provided while attendees enjoy a cruise down the river. It costs $15 per person and reservations are required 48 hours in advance. To make a reservation call 740.455.8282.
  • Lorena Sternwheeler Public Rides from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Zane’s Landing Park. The sternwheeler travels up the Muskingum River Trail. No reservations are required but guests are asked to arrive 20 minutes before they plan to ride. Seniors ride for $7, adults ride for $8 and children ride for $4.
  • The Wilds Sunset Safari Tour at 4:30 p.m. Guests enjoy a buffet-style dinner before boarding a safari vehicle to see the animals up close in their open-range habitats. The tour includes a behind-the-scenes viewing of the property. It’s $75 per person or $70 per person for members. Make your reservation here.
  • America the Beautiful — American West Reception at Yan Sun Art Museum from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Yan Sun hosts an annual patriotic themed exhibit which will open to the public on July 6. The 2018 theme is “American West.” The reception gives attendees a chance to chat with the artist and enjoy light refreshments.
  • First Friday Art Walk in Downtown Zanesville from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. First Friday Art Walks take place the first Friday of every month and are hosted by The Artist Colony of Zanesville. People are invited to explore the streets of downtown Zanesville while visiting 35 participating local businesses, galleries and studios.
  • Leslie Cope Originals Display at the Chamber of Commerce from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The display can be viewed during the First Friday Art Walk downtown.
  • The Art Loft Open Gallery from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The loft’s artists will showcase their work and live music can be enjoyed by the duo, Mr. Joe., Light refreshments will be provided.
  • Freedom Weekend at Y-Bridge Brewing Company to release the newest brew, Y-City Wheat. Entertainment on Friday will be from Evan Abood acoustic. The brewing company is advertising add-in fruit flavors to add to its new brew. Please drink responsibly.
  • The New Concord Fire Association Festival hosted by the New Concord Fire Department will begin at 7 p.m. Food, games and a flea market can be enjoyed by attendees. Friday begins the two-day event when HB7 performs at 7 p.m. followed by a firework show at 10 p.m.
  • First Friday with Chris and Rose hosted by Weasel Boy Brewing from 8 p.m. – 11 p.m. The Central Ohio duet will perform acoustic classics including songs from Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong and Nat King Cole. Admission is free.

Saturday, July 7:

  • The New Concord Fire Association Festival hosted by the New Concord Fire Department will begin at 9 a.m. with the 5K Walk/10K Run. Food trucks open at 11:30 followed by events, the parade at 2:30 and activities resuming at 4 p.m. A full list of events can be found here.
  • Rosehill Farm Open House from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. will have pottery by Maddy Fraioli, baskets by Howard Peller and rugs being made for the Sauder Village Rug Hooking Week. Guided tours of the facility will be given at 10:30 a.m.
  • Zanesville Farmer’s Market from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Fairgrounds on Pershing Road.
  • Pieces of California Potter Sascha Brastoff and Fenton Topaz Glass Display hosted in the lobby of John McIntire Library from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • 73rd Ohio Annual Exhibition at Zanesville Museum of Art from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The exhibition is celebrating the museum’s commitment to recognizing and promoting some of Ohio’s finest artists and artisans.
  • The Character of Mexico 1959-1960: Works by Dr. Charles Dietz at Zanesville Museum of Art from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Linn Auditorium. Dr. Charles Dietz was the Director of the Zanesville Art Institute from 1954-1995. He took time off to dedicate to his own painting from 1959 – 1960.
  • Guided Gallery Sketch Hour at Zanesville Museum of Art from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. July 7 is the last Saturday to attend the first Saturday of the month sketch hour. Participants are invited to spend an hour with one of the museum’s education staff members and sketch from some of the artwork in the museum.
  • Riverfest 2018 at Terry’s Tavern from 1 p.m. – 6 p.m. There will be a Christmas in July boat parade, Chinese auction, music, food and beverages. Funds raised to help keep the river clean, navigational and safe.
  • Afternoon Family Movie at John McIntire Public Library at 2 p.m. Families are encouraged to reserve their spot for an interactive viewing of A Wrinkle in Time. The first 20 registered guests will receive interactive materials. Participants can register at muskingumlibrary.org or by calling 740. 453.0391. All children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • The Wilds Sunset Safari Tour at 4:30 p.m. Guests enjoy a buffet-style dinner before boarding a safari vehicle to see the animals up close in their open-range habitats. The tour includes a behind-the-scenes viewing of the property. It’s $75 per person or $70 per person for members. Make your reservation here.
  • Women’s Worship Night at Muskingum Valley Vineyard Church from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The event is open to the public and allows women to get engaged with women in a community of worship.
  • Thunder in the Gardens, a Putnam Hop event hosted at the Dr. Increase Mathews House from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. There will be a concert on the lawn performed by the John Glenn High School Drums at 7 p.m., free snow cones from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and a free family movie at Restoration Park beginning at dusk.
  • OHIO University Alumni Meet & Greet hosted by Ebony Bobcat Network — SE Ohio and the Ohio University Alumni Association at Weasel Boy Brewing from 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. The event invites OHIO alumni to come connect and learn more about joining the Ebony Bobcat Network Southeast Ohio. Details about RSVPing and complimentary pizza and beer tickets can be found on the Facebook event page here.
  • Crab Races at the Angry Bull Saloon beginning at 7 p.m.
  • After the 4th Party hosted by The Gunsmoke Band at the American Legion Post No. 29 from 7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. The band will be playing county music.
  • Freedom Weekend at Y-Bridge Brewing Company to release the newest brew, Y-City Wheat. Entertainment on Saturday will feature Tater’s Comedy Night beginning at 8 p.m. The brewing company is advertising add-in fruit flavors to add to its new brew. Please drink responsibly.
  • Summer Concert at The Smiling Goat, the Grammy winners Shenandoah will be performing from 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
  • Throw Back Movie Night hosted at Restoration Park beginning at 9:30 p.m. The movie night is showing “Some Like It Hot.” The event is free and attendees are encouraged to bring their own chairs or blankets. If it rains on July 7, the movie night will be moved to July 8.

Sunday, July 8:

  • Rosehill Farm Open House from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. will have pottery by Maddy Fraioli, baskets by Howard Peller and rugs being made for the Sauder Village Rug Hooking Week. Guided tours of the facility will be given at 10:30 a.m.
  • Pieces of California Potter Sascha Brastoff and Fenton Topaz Glass Display hosted in the lobby of John McIntire Library from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Guided Meditation — Meeting Your Spirit Guides hosted by The Sanctuary Reiki Studio and Art Gallery at Tolerance Manor from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. For more information, visit the Facebook event page here.

Keep in mind that Pottery Lovers Week begins Tuesday, July 10.