Events

Classic in the Country Challenge
TheVoiceofHolmesCounty.comWhen girls basketball fans around the state & colleges coaches throughout the country want to see the best of the best, they make the annual January trek to Berlin for Classic in the Country Challenge. Featuring big time players & teams in big time games while retaining the rural setting & flavor is one of the big draws. The other — a community’s willingness to volunteer business & personal resources & time. There is no other event like it in the country. 20 games over thee days at an admission price that can’t be beat…

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Holmes County Antique Festival
TheVoiceofHolmesCounty.comThe Holmes County Antique Festival has been held annually since the fall of 1963. The first event was chaired by Judge W.W. Badger who invited area antique owners to arrange window displays in more than 50 store windows, turning Millersburg into a three-block long, outdoor museum. The Millersburg High School band, a firemen’s parade and an antique auto display set up by the Canton Horseless Carriage Club served as entertainment. In 1964, the Millersburg Jaycees were the sponsoring organization with Arlie Rodhe as general chairman. Miss Mary Rose Straits was chosen Queen as temperatures dipped to 29 degrees. The Antique Market was added with the 1965 Festival and the event has run continuously since, drawing thousands of visitors each year… More | Website
Holmes County Fair
TheVoiceofHolmesCounty.comThe annual exposition continues to draw more folks every year as they seek to provide a quality fair within the constraints of a rural fair budget. Adding events, tweaking concessions and looking to improve with each passing year, the Holmes County Fair Board has continually moved forward and found ways to succeed in their mission. One source of pride, in particular, is the determination to keep the Holmes County Fair a Junior Fair and highlight the county’s young people. The extraordinary support received during the Junior Fair Market Livestock sale is known throughout the state… More | Website
Relay For LIfe
TheVoiceofHolmesCounty.comThe signature event of the American Cancer Society is its Relay For Life fundraising program. The single biggest fundraising event is popular around the nation and, especially successful in Holmes County. With creativity, passion, and compassion, local residents, groups and organizations find various ways to help raise funds for the fight against Cancer. The county takes pride in reaching the yearly goal and celebrating those who have survived as well as remembering those who fought the good fight… More | Website
Share-A-Christmas
TheVoiceofHolmesCounty.comFew beacons shine brighter than the light that is Share-A-Christmas. For those in need during the holiday season and throughout the year, this volunteer organization has been providing for over two decades. Started by a group of friends concerned about others during the Christmas season, the organization has grown into a countywide source of pride. The goal is set… the goal is reached. It’s Holmes County… that’s the way it’s done here. Helping their own and doing so in the true sense of the season. Share-A-Christmas is an institution and a hallmark of the county’s giving spirit… More | Website