December 3, 2023

Here are some community activities to keep you and your family busy this holiday season.

Race for Grace 5KNov. 24, 9 am516 Shinnick StJoin Race for Grace Thanksgiving morning for the 15th annual Race for Grace 5K Run & 1 mile walk presented by the Eastside Community Ministry, Grace Church and the Rotary Club Zanesville. Runners and walkers of all skill level welcome. All proceeds will go to fight food insecurity in Zanesville and Muskingum County. Info: Matt Schreiber at [email protected] or 740-252-1925. Race for Grace 5k (

Bethlehem WalkNov. 25 -28, 6-9 pmChandlersville United Methodist ChurchFree outdoor live recreation of the walk Mary and Joseph took the night our Savior was born. Your journey will take you from the shepherds in the field, past the Roman soldiers, horsemen and tax collectors, through the town of Bethlehem to the tiny stable where Jesus is born.This guided tour lasts approximately one hour and is kid friendly and handicap/stroller accessible. Info: 740-674-6209 Facebook: Bethlehem Walk-Outdoor Drama

NutcrackerNov. 26-27, 2-3 pmSecrest Auditorium

The Lemmon Family Christmas Light Show on Lindbergh Avenue was started by two teenage brothers and now attracts thousands of visitors.

Lemmon Family Christmas Light ShowNov, 27- Dec. 26, 6-9 pm909 Lindbergh AveView this year’s spectacular Disney-show theme with over 30,000 lights synchronized to six songs.

John & Annie Glenn Museum Open HouseNov. 28, 5:30-7:30pm72 W Main St, New Concord

New Concord Tree Lighting & Christmas ParadeNov. 28, 6-8 pmMain Street, New Concord

Discover Theatre DayNov. 29, 4-6 pmSecrest AuditoriumThe Friends of Secrest and Alpha Psi Omega Theatre Honorary from Muskingum University will host a Discover Theatre day for local students. Students will participate in workshops involving all areas of theatre including performance, technology, and games. The workshop is open to all students aged 5-18 and programs will be geared to the appropriate age group. To register visit or email the student’s name and age to [email protected].


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