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This 13th annual poker tourney will bring luck

by Patty [email protected] Does anyone feel like 13 is their lucky number? The 13th annual Texas Hold’ Em tournament in Homewood on Feb. 4 will be a lucky night for poker players eligible to win $5,000 in cash and prizes. Of course the real winner is the Cancer Support Center, which benefits from the popular annual fundraiser, held at Balagio Ristorante, 17501 Dixie Highway. Registration begins at 4:30 p.m. The games start at 5: 30 p.m., and a winning table is announced around 11 p.m. The event draws lots . . .

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Saturday, Sept. 24

  • Homewood Fall Fest and Chili Cook-off, noon to 9 p.m. Chili tasting is open to the public for a donation from 3 to 5 p.m. Three live music performances, plus horse-drawn wagon rides, a pumpkin patch, crafts and other activities.

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