The Homer Heritage Motor Fest will be held Saturday in the park in downtown Homer from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will includes show cars, trucks, tractors, motorcycles, time period costumes, BBQ, hamburgers and raffles to benefit the Banks County Department of Family and Children Services (DFACS).
The entry is free but donations will be taken for DFACS. Raffle tickets and dinner items will also be sold to raise money. The cake walk proceeds as well as a portion of sells from Banjo's BBQ and Leopard Hamburgers will benefit DFACS.
Redemption Outreach will have a bake sale. Raenata Walker with Miche interchangeable purse for Cancer Hope Initiative Support will have a table set up.
The historic courthouse and Banks County Newspaper Museum will be open for tours.
The Boy Scouts will be helping out at the show and will have a table set up to receiving donations for their opportunity to attend the Philmont High Adventure Scout Ranch in New Mexico.
Awards to be given out in the car show include first lace trophies to “Best in Show” in car/truck, tractor and bike categories. Award plaques will include “Peoples Choice” in car/truck, tractor and bike categories. Award plaques will also be given to “Best Car,” “Best Truck,” “Best Jeep,” “Best 4x4,” “Best Mustang,” “Best A Model,” “Best VW,” “Best Rat Road,” “Best Street Rod,” “Most Unique,” “Sheriffs Choice,” “Best American,” “Best Metric,” “Pastors Choice Motorcycle,” “Mayor Choice Tractor,” “Best Costume” and “Best Time Period Costume.” Costumes must be of good taste and family friendly, organizers state.
Ladies only drawing includes gift cards from Banjo's BBQ, Leopard Drive-In, Country Commerce Cafe, Starbucks, Longhorn, Outbacks, El Parians and other area businesses. Other drawings include gift cards from Woodstock Gunsmithing, Radio Shack, Erika Jantzen Massage, Grove River Ranch, Donna Lanier's Sweet Creations, Pritchett Tire, $20 cash and others.
Supplies for DFACS will also be taken during the event. Items needed include kid toothbrushes, toothpaste, shampoo, conditioner, soap, combs and brushes. Longhorn's staff will supply book bags filled with school supplies.
The event is sponsored by Homer Downtown Development Authority, Redemption Outreach, Greg and Donna Lanier and Donna's Sweet Creations, Ron Hooper and Joe Offman and George and Amelia Mischner. All proceeds go directly to DFACS.