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Sleepy’s building gets the nod from Homewood trustees

Holiday shopping season officially begins at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, when every unused nook and cranny will temporarily be filled with businesses.

The Pop-Up Shops program started in the 2013 holiday shopping season. This year, 32 shops feature arts, crafts, food, clothing and home decor will be open in four downtown locations and one spot on Governors Highway from Oct. 16 through Dec. 20, according to a news release from the village.

"What we love about the Pop-Up Shops is the positive energy it brings to Homewood, the assortment of pieces, the quality of the items . . .

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Summer events

Saturday, July 2

  • Roots + Fire Water grand opening, 11 a.m. at 1941 Ridge Road in Homewood.

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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