Special Events & Festivals


Addressing the crowd

Photo by Andre B. Laird.

Chaplain Brice Bennett, holding his son Orion, of the 384tth MP Battalion, addresses the crowd a the Zanesville Homspun Day Car Show show on Saturday, Aug. 31. Several of the veteransfrom the 384th, who returned from Afghanistan in June, were in the parade and spoke at the car show.


Fun with sand art

Photo by Andre B. Laird.

Kinglsey Young (left) and Cayden Young do some sand art during the Zanesville Homespun Day activities on Saturday, Aug. 31.


Check out the bike

Photo by Andre B. Laird.

Angie Weaver (left) and Mason Weaver look over a motorcyle during the Zanesville Homespun Day Festival on Saturday, Aug. 31.


With the fans

Photo by Andre B. Laird.

Fort Wayne Komets mascot, Icy D. Eagle, fist bumps with a couple of fans along the parade route at the Zanesville Homespun Day Parade on Saturday, Aug. 31.


Whale of a difference

Photo by Andre B. Laird.

LaFayette Central High School alumni ride on their float in the Zanesville Homespun Day Parade on Saturday, Aug. 31. The float proclaimed the closed school "made a whale of a difference." The parade theme was "Show Your School Spirit."


Festival season moves on to Homespun Day

TAB file photo.

The area's festival season continues with the 2013 incarnation of Homespun Day in Zanesville on Saturday, Aug. 31.

Highlights of the one-day celebration include a car show, baseball and football games, a bike rodeo, food and, of course, a parade.

This year's parade theme is "Show Your School Spirit," with the parade entries celebrating high schools and colleges. The best parade entries will win cash prizes.


Zanesville Homespun Day schedule of activities

Saturday, August 31, 2013


Zanesville United Methodist Church
Registration 8:30 a.m. - Noon
Pre-registration: $8.00 • Day of Show: $10.00
Awards at 2:00 p.m.
DJ Fast Eddie playing the tunes. ‘50s Dress & Nerd Awards • Trophies • Dash Plaques to First 50 • 50/50 Drawing • Door Prizes
Proceeds benefit Zanesville Lions Club Projects


All Day - Lions Park