Zoar 2017 Bicentennial Events

The village will celebrate its 200th birthday in 2017 with an expanded list of events, new exhibits, grand openings and even a traveling show. Bicentennial celebrations kick off on March 26th with a gala and concert by the Tuscarawas Philharmonic, in honor of Zoar.* The event will be held at the Kent State Tuscarawas Performing Arts Center, and will include Zoar exhibits...

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Christmas in Zoar

Enjoy an old fashioned Christmas outing on December 2nd & 3rd, 2017 in our historic village! Zoar comes to life through period demonstrations inside the museum buildings, private home tours, and concerts in the old church. Wagon rides will carry you around the village where you may shop till you drop at the juried craft show. Refreshments and Christmas spirit can be...

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Zoar Garden Tour

Zoar Community Association hosts a Garden Tour on even years, which includes many private village gardens. With symposiums and vendors; a market fair in the Historic Garden; a lovely luncheon and silent auction – this one day affair is always a big hit – whether you like to grow or browse! Reservations are required for the luncheon, but you may purchase tour...

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Zoar Ghost Tours

Tour Zoar’s historic buildings by lantern light with a costumed guide telling tales of haunted Zoar. This event is held the last two weekends during the month of October, and reservations are required. Visit Zoar Community Association to reserve your spot, and then call the Cobbler Shop at 330-874-2600 for your extended...

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Zoar Hotel Tours Nov. 2017

Historic Zoar Village is offering tours of the Zoar Hotel November 10, 11, and 12. Tour times will be 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM, and 3:00 PM. Tour lasts approximately one hour. Reservations are required. Reservations can be made by calling (330) 874-3011. This guided tour will cover all three floors and the long history of the building. The cost of the tour is $10 per person....

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Heimatfest

A week long festival of events in Zoar! October 3 – October 8 Visit Historic Zoar October 3-8 for a festival of history, culture, and coming home. New for Zoar’s Bicentennial Celebration, the festival will include activities celebrating the legacy and history of the Separatist Society of Zoar. Throughout the week, enjoy speakers, a photo collection of Zoar’s...

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Civil War Reenactment

The very popular Civil War reenactment comes to Zoar during Autumn of odd years. In 2017 the dates will be September 9th and 10th. The village is literally invaded by soldiers and their families! Visit the camps, watch the reenactment, shop the Sutlers, enjoy cavalry and artillery demonstrations – this weekend is on overflow! See below for a very small sampling of what...

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Zoar Harvest Festival

Mark your calendars now so you won’t miss Harvest Festival in Zoar this year! New dates this year: Saturday, July 29th and Sunday, July 30th, 2017 will feature the FABULOUS Antique Show & Sale under the big (and we mean big!) tent. A new feature exhibit will appear in the Number One House, focusing on the people and everyday lives of the Separatists of Zoar. The...

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Zoar Maifest

The Bimeler Museum reopens during Maifest on May 20th. Maifest is a new Zoar festival premiering in 2017, and will feature German beers, food, and speakers. It will center around the grand opening of an art gallery to be housed in the recently refurbished Bimeler Museum. The “Bimeler” was almost destroyed by floods in 2005, 2008 and 2011, and has painstakingly been...

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Carriages in Zoar

When the Western Reserve Carriage Association comes to Zoar, you’ve got the perfect opportunity to capture the 1800’s village with your camera. As members of the Association clip clop along the village streets, the original Zoar structures are the perfect backdrop for their Spring outings. Pictures taken by Holly...

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Snowstorm at the Cobbler Shop

If you have to be snowed in – there’s no better place to be than The Cobbler Shop! We’ve always got something warm and cozy to keep you occupied during your stay when the weather doesn’t cooperate. Here are a few snapshots of The Cobbler Shop winter...

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ZCA Dinner Events

Zoar Community Association occasionally holds special dinner events, complete with silent auctions, inside some of the old buildings. Enjoy these photos from a few different...

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Zoar Community Gathering

Similarly to how the original Zoarites banded together to survive, we current Zoarites band together for fun! From time to time our neighbors congregate to enjoy music, wine, or just each other! The Cobbler Shop sponsored the event below, which was purchased at auction during a Zoar Community Association fundraising...

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Back Porch Supper

This event was a fun one! Libby Moffat provided supper on the Cobbler Shop back porch for the winners of a silent...

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Alliance String Quartet

A village favorite, the Alliance String Quartet came to Zoar for an impromptu music affair next door at the Cider Mill. Afterward, onion tart and wine were enjoyed by all...

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Zoar Store Grand Opening

Sandy played a big part in getting the Zoar Store readied for its grand opening when Zoar Community Association first took over management of Historic Zoar Village from the Ohio Historical Society. Below are photos of some of the...

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Long time guests return

Long time guests return

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Cobbler Shop Gardens

Cobbler Shop Gardens

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Zoar Dog Fest

A fun, pet filled weekend featuring Dock Dogs! Look alike contests, obstacle courses, fun runs, and more pet friendly events abound throughout the village. Come watch, play or participate! Third annual DogFest June 11 and 12,...

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Cavorting on the Canal

This event was a fundraiser held in Zoar’s historic Garden to benefit the towpath trail running along the old canal in 2009. The towpath lies just on the other side of the levee in Zoar – just another adventure to be enjoyed when you stay with us at the Cobbler shop Bed and...

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Zoar Flower Extravaganza

Just in time for Mother’s Day, Historic Zoar Village’s Flower Extravaganza is scheduled for Saturday, May 7 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Zoar Garden. Gardeners and those looking for the perfect gift for “Mom” will appreciate a wide selection of sun and shade annuals, perennials, herbs, blooming containers, hanging baskets and vegetables. All plants are Proven Winner...

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Zoar Hotel Tours Sept 2016

Tour guides will peel back 183 year old layers in the 1833 structure when Historic Zoar Village offers free tours of the Zoar Hotel on Friday, September 9 and Saturday, September 10, 2016 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Additional tours are available on Sunday, September 11 from noon to 3 p.m. The tours are part of Ohio History Connection’s Ohio Open Doors – a statewide effort to...

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