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Homewood Hop Fest gets good reviews

Craft beer enthusiasts seemed to ignore the squishy turfat Irwin Park on Saturday as they lined up to taste craft beers from about 25 area brewers. (Photos by Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle)

The ground was soggy in places during Homewood Hop Fest on Saturday afternoon at Irwin Park. The beer-tasting festival attracted craft brewers and beer aficionados from around the area.

  Ryan, right, pouring for   Flossmoor Station, hands a   glass of beer to a patron.

That was the only complaint reported by some . . .

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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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