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Franciscan St. James breaks ground for pavilion, expanded ER

  Paige Dague admires a book, "Pies a Plenty," by   Florence LaGanke Harris and published in 1940.   The book was a gift from Sarah Austin, steward   of the Olive Road Little Free Library, as  gesture of congratulations for Dague's   2016 state fair accomplishments. Dague's   daughter and sales assistant, Elaina Dague,   looks on. (Photo by Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle)

Homewood's "Pie Lady" had another good year at the Illinois State Fair.

Paige Dague won two blue ribbons for . . .

Winter events

THURSDAY, DEC. 1

  • Flossmoor Business Association open house, 5 to 7 p.m., downtown Flossmoor.

FRIDAY, DEC. 2

  • Holiday Lights in Homewood, 5 to 9 p.m., Ridge Road and Martin Avenue downtown. Shopping, carousel, mulled wine, cookies, ice sculpture, music, antique car parade.
  • Tree-lighting ceremony with Santa Claus, 7 p.m., Irwin Park.

SATURDAY, DEC. 3

  • Janet Gustafson’s gingerbread village tours, 3 to 6 p.m. Register at flossmoor.org.

 

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