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Get your mom, aunt, sisters and girlfriends together for a fun getaway to Zanesville-Muskingum County!
Arrive in Zanesville, Ohio. Take a manufacturing tour at 5 B’s, the largest contract embroidery company east of the Mississippi. See computer-driven embroidery machines at work with over 700 sewing heads. 5 B’s embroiders for retailers such as Wal-Mart, J.C. Penney, Sears, and Gap to name a few. Save time to shop in the B-Wear Factory Outlet Store located on-site.
Feast on an Amish family-style meal in the home of the Petersheim’s, located just east of Zanesville in Adamsville. Afterward, visit the nearby Mill’s Bulk Food & Deli, owned by a local Amish family.
Pick out your favorite hybridized daylilies and have them shipped to your home from Dorsets N’ Daylilies. This 237 acre farm is home to over 500 hybridized daylilies and 150 Dorset ewes. Best to visit late June, July, early August for blooms.
Create a “make-it-take-it” basket of spring pansies or flowers based on the season while asking the grower one-on-one questions at McDonald’s Greenhouse. Other activities are available in the fall.
For dinner, indulge during a “Chef in the Vineyard” dinner or Cookout at the picturesque Terra Cotta Vineyards set in Ohio’s beautiful hill country.
Check into your Zanesville hotel for a good night’s rest.
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel. Explore the Zanesville Museum of Art and participate in an immersion activity such as bead-making, paper-making, wire sculpture or pottery painting. This museum displays Ohio pottery from the early 1800s to the present as well as fine American and European paintings, sculpture, historic and studio glass, Asian arts plus temporary exhibitions.
Stroll through Mission Oaks Garden, a continually evolving garden in an older residential section of Zanesville. The large perennial garden and a conifer garden are included on approximately 10 acres. Guests can also take advantage of workshops of various themes including Window Sill Gardens, Kokedamas Hanging Gardens, Creative Containers, Fairy Gardens, Holiday Centerpieces and more.
Dine at Bryan Place while enjoying either a cooking demonstration or live entertainment. This venue was formerly a YWCA and is listed on the National Register.
Enjoy a Succulent Social and Pottery Container Planting Experience at Ohio Pottery Norwich. Guests may sip on seasonal “mock-tails,” select a container for their succulent, and then plant, fertilize and adorn the plant/ container. A pottery-making demonstration is another option at this location.
Discover unique items in the shops of White Pillars Village. Shops include White Pillars Christmas House, Zanesville Pottery, White Pillars Antiques, Colonial Cottage, Milk Thistle Farms, Mathews Antiques and Cottage Marketplace.
Enjoy a relaxing dinner cruise along the Muskingum River aboard the Lorena Sternwheeler.
Return to Zanesville hotel.
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel. See how sculptures are made at the Alan Cottrill Sculpture Studio and Gallery.
From the Mold Making Room to the Wax Casting Room and more, your group will learn about the entire sculpture process.
Experience the warmth and hospitality of a hometown atmosphere as you shop at the other unique stores in the Village of Dresden. Savor a delicious lunch at the Warehouse Restaurant in Dresden.
View a variety of styles and mediums as you visit artists in their studios, part of the growing Artist Colony of Zanesville. One specific studio you can visit is The Art Loft, a joint venue by artists Susan Nash, Susan Stubbins, Sandy Booth and Linda Graham where they work. A Make-It-Take-it activity and/or demonstration is available.
Depart for a safe trip home.