Special Events & Festivals

Train ride


Photo by Steve Clark.

Bill Holley (right), conductor of the Gail Conner Express, brings his small-scale train to a stop to let off passengers at the Zanesville Ballpark during the Zanesville Lions Club Summer Festival on Saturday, July 29.

Zanesville diamond tourney


Photo by Steve Clark.

Kanyon Pritchard, of the Indiana Aces, fires a pitch during a game against the Indiana Bandits in a baseball tournament at Zanesville Ballpark held as part of the Zanesville Lions Club Summer Festival on Saturday, July 29.

Frying some rings


Photo by Steve Clark.

Dave Frick fries up some onion rings in the concession tent at the Zanesville Ballpark during the Zanesville Lions Club Summer Festival on Saturday, July 29.

Corvette chat


Photo by Steve Clark.

David Chavis (left) and Dan Mall talk about Chavis’ Corvette during the car show at the Zanesville Lions Club Summer Festival on Saturday, July 29, at Zanesville United Methodist Church.

'Hooping' at Zanesville Homespun Day


Photo by Scott Trauner.

Brooklyn Holley, of Fort Wayne, competes in a hula hoop contest at the Zanesville Homespun Day Car Show Saturday morning, Aug. 20, in the Zanesville United Methodist Church parking lot.

Parade marshal does his thing

State Sen. Travis Holdman, the honorary marshal of the Zanesville Homespun Day Parade, rides down the parade route on Saturday morning, Aug. 20.

Keeping it clean


Photo by Scott Trauner.

Jim Bell, of Fort Wayne, does some cleaning on his 1966 Rambler Rogue at the Zanesville Homespun Day Car Show on Saturday morning, Aug. 20.

Zanesville ready to put best foot forward with 34th Homespun Day

Erin Randol, playing for the Zanesville Redskins, connects during her turn at bat in last year’s day-long  softball tournament at the Zanesville Homespun Day. The tourney returns to this year’s activities lineup.
TAB file photo.

The town of Zanesville will be all gussied up this weekend as it puts its best foot forward during the 34th annual Homespun Day.

The event runs Saturday, Aug. 20, with several events that are family-friendly, from a bike rodeo to horse-drawn wagon rides.

Zanesville Homespun Day 2016 schedule of events

Saturday, August 20, 2016 • ZANESVILLE, INDIANA

7:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
BREAKFAST & LUNCH
at the concession stand at
Zanesville United Methodist Church

All Day
SOFTBALL TOURNEY
Zanesville Ball Park
Concession stand open all day.

PITCHING SPEED MACHINE
Zanesville Ball Park
Sponsored by Leo Lions Club

Magic at the Zanesville festival


Photo by Cindy Klepper.

John Begley, who uses magic to present the gospel, presents his "Illusions 2 Illustrate" show to an audience at the Zanesville United Methodist Church on Saturday, Sept. 5, as part of the Zanesville Homespun Day festival.

Watching the lines


Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Judge Mike Shatto (left) watches rider Grant Smedberg navigate the Zanesville Homespun Day Bike rodeo course Saturday, Sept. 5, in the Zanesville United Methodist Church parking lot.

Hula hoop contest


Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Phil Pion proves you are never too old to rock a hula hoop during the hula hoop contest Saturday, Sept. 5, during the Zanesville Homespun Day in the parking lot of the Zanesville United Methodist Church.

Zanesville character


Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Artist Dalene McCartney (left), of Fort Wayne, draws a caricature of Grace White, of Zanesville, under the canopy of the Zanesville United Methodist Church during the Zanesville Homespun Day on Saturday, Sept. 5.

Postcard collection


Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Harley Sheets (right), of Danville, discusses his collectible postcards with (from left) Lois Swihart, of Ossian, and Glenna Cayot, of Zanesville, on Saturday, Sept. 5, at the Zanesville United Methodist Church as part of the Zanesville Homespun Day.

Wiping off the raindrops


Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Kevin Buch, of Hoagland, wipes randrops off the 1927 Ford Roadster he restored and brought to display at the Zanesville Lions Club Car Show at Zanesville United Methodist Church on Saturday, Sept. 5, as part of the Zanesville Homespun Day.

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