RAGERSVILLE -- The Community of Ragersville is inviting area residents to join in the annual Homecoming Festival, "Celebrating 188 Years," on Aug. 5-6.

Saturday Aug 5, at the Ragersville School grounds at 4:30 p.m. there will be a menu of barbecued pork, homemade chicken sandwiches, chicken noodle soup, homemade pies and ice cream. Try your hand at games, including bingo or luck of the draw with the 50/50 raffle. The kiddie tractor pull will be at 6 p.m. The annual wooden cheese wheel auction will be live at 7 p.m. Saturday. This is the ninth in a series of paintings by local artist Blaine Krebs featuring the Steiner Cheese House.

Saturday evening entertainment will be hosted by the Ragersville Historical Society 'on the square' with Badstone and a beer garden at 9 p.m.

Ragersville Businessmen's Association will round out the festivities by hosting their third annual Motorcycle Show on Sunday August 6, from 2 to 6 p.m.. The show is open to all makes and models; entry fee is $5 per bike. This judged show will include four classes and trophies to the top two in each class. The event will take place during the Annual Businessmen's Community Picnic at 4 p.m. on the Square in Downtown Ragersville. This fun filled event features all you can eat and drink, plus 50/50 drawing, Casino Tables, Corn Hole Tournament and Live Music.

12th Annual Car Show August 13

Ragersville Historical Society will host its 12th Annual Car & Power Show on Sunday Aug. 13, from 1 to 4 p.m. Cruisin Times Magazine rates the show #2 in Ohio!

This judged show awards 70 vehicles annually including; Best GM/Ford, Best Mopar, Best Street Rod, Best of Show and Best Rat Rod. Vehicles from 1990 and newer will be given separate awards. A separate auto show for original models dated 1900 through 1946 plus a Tractor Show is offered.

Registration begins at 11 a.m., cost is $10 per auto, tractor entries are free. The public is welcome at no charge and food and craft vendors will be available.

Ragersville Historical Society will be selling raffle tickets for a Husky Tool Chest during the Homecoming Weekend and the car show. The winners will be drawn at this event.

Proceeds from these events help maintain the Ragersville Historical Society property.

For more information contact 330-897-9204, ragersville@gmail.com or www.ragersville.org