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This year’s Miracle on Main events will take place on Friday, November 17th.
If you would like to take part of the parade, please download the entry form via the link below and bring it with you to the parade line-up at 6:00PM at the Fairgrounds…
Miracle on Main Parade Entry Form 2017
The schedule is as follows…
- Cookies & Cocoa distributed by the Salvation Army, Coshocton Furniture and Leadership Coshocton
- Food available for purchase from participating vendors and Downtown Restaurants
- Coshocton Library will be holding an Open House from 5-6:30PM with crafts for children, music, refreshments, a selfie photo set and special guest, Rudolf the Red-Nosed Reindeer
- Santa Beard Contest at the artPARK *No pre-registration required
6:30PM PARADE STARTS
- After the parade, Santa and Mrs. Claus will be at BKH Events, 419 Main Street, where parents may purchase an instant photo of their child(ren) with Santa. (No purchase is necessary to visit Santa)
The sponsors and supporters who made this year’s Miracle on Main possible…
We’re celebrating bacon at the 2017 Appalachian Bacon Nation on September 1st and 2nd in downtown Coshocton, “Bacon Capital, USA”. There will be food, vendors, games, music and fun for all ages!
September 1st, 5pm-8pm
September 2nd, 9am-8pm
Register for the Bacon ‘N’ Legs 5K here:
Interested in being a vendor? Download the Vendor Application form here:
Vendor Application 2017
Appalachian Bacon Nation poster:
2017 ABN Poster
Join us on July 7th at the Courthouse for a demonstration of lighting technology that will enhance the architectural features of our courthouse and save on county energy costs. The demonstration will start at approximately 9pm, following the First Friday Celebration.
Our Town Coshocton encourages you to always support local businesses, when possible.
However, if you do have a need to order from Amazon, please return some money to your local community by logging on to www.smile.amazon.com and selecting Our Town Coshocton as your charity of choice!
Courthouse Lighting Demonstration
Our Town Coshocton is proud to bring one of the top companies in the lighting industry to Coshocton for a Courthouse lighting presentation at our July 7, 2017 First Friday Celebration. Beginning at approximately 9:00 p.m., you will witness a demonstration using state-of-the-art lighting technology by Crosslight, Inc., a lighting company who services Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana. Come early and stay late for July’s First Friday Celebration!
Downtown Historic District
Our Town Coshocton volunteers are exploring the advantages of establishing a historic district in our downtown area. If we are successful in receiving a listing in the National Register of Historic Places, building owners within the district will qualify for state and federal tax credits for any improvements made to their historic buildings. For more information on the tax credits, click HERE.
New Board Members
Our Town Coshocton recently welcomed Delia Meek to our Board of Directors. Delia is very active in our community. She also serves on the United Way board, the Sacred Heart School advisory board and is a member of the Coshocton Toastmasters Club. We are very excited to have her as a member of our team!
Be a vendor at First Friday Celebrations!
Return your registration form today!
Click here for the form!
If you are a downtown area business, there is no fee for you to participate in First Friday events. Non-profit organizations willing to enhance the event by either providing a form of entertainment, or volunteering to help, may request booth space at no charge. All entertainment must be approved by the board of directors.
Our Town Coshocton is pleased to announce the first annual ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas event to be held downtown Saturday, December 10, 2016 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Children’s activities kick off at 9:30 a.m. in the ArtPARK with an ornament hunt for kids up to age 10 (please bring a Christmas gift bag to hold their found ornaments). Free donuts and cocoa will also be available to all children in attendance. At 10:30 a.m., Santa Claus will take the stage for a special reading of Clement Moore’s poem ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas. After the reading, Santa will mingle with children and hand out a small gift to each child. Children are also welcome to do a snowman craft provided by the Coshocton Public Library before heading on a self-guided tour of the library’s “Snowmen at Christmas” Story Walk down Main Street.
The event also features the Sugar-Plum Shop Hop where shoppers can earn entry tickets for a chance to win prizes by making purchases at participating shops on Main Street. Raffle prizes include a marble-top sofa and end tables, a hand-held Riccar vacuum, an antique glass dish, an outdoor decor flag pole with 12 flags, a Sofia Bella handbag, an Android tablet, a custom Christmas ornament, a throw blanket, a basket of salon products, store gift cards donated by several businesses, and a Grand Prize of Dean’s Jewelry diamond earrings valued at $599 and donated by Our Town Coshocton (See photo above). Prizes will be on display throughout the day at the Coshocton Village Inn and Suites where the drawing will be held at 3:00 p.m. Additional entry tickets will be available for purchase. Winners do not need to be present at the time of drawing and will be notified promptly. For more information and details on the Sugar-Plum Shop Hop, visit Our Town Coshocton on Facebook!
The following businesses will be participating in the Shop Hop:
Carroll’s Men’s Shop
Coshocton Antique Mall
Electronics Medic & Gift Shop
The Gift Depot
Mercantile on Main
Sheree’s Salon & Spa
Wilson Carpet & Furniture
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The highly anticipated Miracle on Main Street event will be here soon on November 18th. Get your group together and enter your float in the parade!
2016 Miracle on Main Parade Registration Form
This First Friday will feature First Responders and various safety service representatives for you to meet and thank for what they do for our community. You will also have the opportunity to talk with individuals from clubs and organizations within Coshocton to learn about what they do and membership or volunteer opportunities. This is a wonderful month to get out and become involved in our community!
What else will you find?
- Your local downtown businesses where you can shop and learn about services offered locally.
- Vendors on the Court square with food, crafts, shopping opportunities, information to share, and maybe even some entertainment.
- The Pomerene Center for the Arts will be celebrating the opening of the artPark stage with a performance by Elvis impersonator, Caesare, “The Closest To The King In Concert”, from 5:00 to 6:45pm.
- The Class of 1964 will present and dedicate a bench in memory of Cheryl Triplitt-Wantuck during a ceremony at 6:30pm.
- At 7:00 pm, the Coshocton Community Band will perform.
- Kids games and FUN!
- An INCREDIBLE obstacle course sponsored by Farmers Insurance and your local Farmers Insurance agent, Jon Ianniello.
Our Town Coshocton was notified recently it was awarded a $25,000 grand from the Coshocton Foundation to assist the organization in its efforts to revitalize Coshocton’s historic downtown. Our Town Coshocton formed on February 9th, 2011 and has been working to put in place a comprehensive plan to improve the downtown district. Poggemyer Design Group was retained by the group to develop a downtown revitalization plan that was completed earlier this year. Over the past 4 years OTC has planned and operated events such as First Fridays, Cruizin Car Shows, Miracle on Main Street Parade, Ice Carving Festival and Denim & Diamonds. Our Town Coshocton is now ready to move on to the next level and develop a program that will secure additional funding sources to assist Coshocton and the downtown building/business owners in revitalizing our downtown. OTC is following the Main Street Approach to Downtown Revitalization using the model created by the National Trust For Historic Preservation 35 years ago and used successfully by over 2,000 communities across America to reverse the deterioration of their downtown shopping districts. Our Town Coshocton thanks the Coshocton Foundation for their support of our efforts to restore and revitalize downtown Coshocton. If you would like additional information about Our Town Coshocton or to become involved in helping us revitalize downtown Coshocton please contact us at www.ourtowncoshocton.com or (440) 666-2652. Volunteers are always needed, no amount of time or energy is too small. There are many ways for you or your business to be involved.