What’s the Buzz: Celebrate with MOVE, visit the Art Fest or dive into reading at Pritchard

Pick any one of the events happening in and around the area to keep your week busy. I’ll be highlighting attractions, activities, and festivals right here, every week. From local music and shows to options for those of you who don’t mind traveling a bit, there’s something for everyone. Be sure to check all activities, as cancellations can occur. The events listed are for May 11 to 20.


Business After Hours. Join MOVE Staffing and the Cambridge Area Chamber of Commerce as they celebrate one year of business. The event, catered by Senecaville-based company Something Special, will have live music, prize giveaways and interactive games. After Hours is scheduled to run from 5 to 7 p.m. For more information call MOVE staffing at 740-439-6683. MOVE Staffing, 914 Wheeling Ave., Cambridge.


Byesville Farmer’s Market. This weekly event will begin at 4 p.m. and run on Thursdays until Sept. 28. The market will be held in pavilion one and proceeds go to the park. For more information call 740-255-6911. Byesville Village Park, 216 Meek Ave., Byesville.

A carriage awaits riders during the Cambridge Main Street Day of Enchantment.

May 20

Day of Enchantment. Sponsored by Cambridge Main Street, bring your little ones down to Wheeling Avenue for a day of magic. Carriage rides, face painting, crafts, and more are scheduled to take place. Tickets and registration are required for this event. Tickets cost is $25 per child and can be purchased at www.eventbrite.com or by calling the Main Street office. The day is set to run from 3 to 5 p.m. For more information call 740-439-2238. Wheeling Avenue, Cambridge. 

Face painting will be available at the inaugural Guernsey County Street Art Fest taking place on May 20 on Second Street in Byesville.

Guernsey County Street Art Fest. Byesville will be hopping with a variety of activities for the inaugural Guernsey County Street Art Fest. Live music from Haley Bundy, E. Wade Rodriguez, Bo Jamison, and Brian Sweeney will keep the crowd dancing, while a 20-foot-tall inflatable double slide and craft stations will be set up for children. Food trucks will be on hand for when you get hungry, or stop by Marlene’s for a cold beer and cornhole. The festival is scheduled to run from noon to 5 p.m. For more information visit the event’s Facebook page. Second Street, Byesville.

Second annual Guernsey County Reading Festival: Get Wild About Reading! Celebrate reading with fun at the reading festival. Various literacy-themed activities will be held and hourly door prizes will be given away. Every child will receive a free book and the first 300 will receive a goodie bag. The event is scheduled to run from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. and is hosted by the East Central Ohio Educational Service Center. For more information call 330-308-9939. Pritchard Laughlin Civic Center, 7033 Glenn Highway, Cambridge.

As highlighted in last week’s column:

  • Friday. E. Wade Acoustic. Kick back at Guernsey Brewhouse, order some of the best beer in town, and catch the vibe with a performance by E Wade, who is known for his diverse mix of music. The show is scheduled to run from 6 to 9 p.m. For more information call 740-995-3467. Guernsey Brewhouse, 4550 Bloomfield Road, Cambridge.
  • Saturday. Fifth annual Spring Race Half-Marathon 10K/5K Race. Starting at the Corduroy Road entrance to the trail, the races will include a half-marathon, 10K, 5K and a Fun Run. This will be a chip-timed race with timing services provided by Muskingum Multisports. Registration starts at $25. To register visit www.runsignup.com and search Great Guernsey Trail. The race is scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. For more information call 740-439-0020. Great Guernsey Trail, 63500 Corduroy Road, Cambridge. 

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