Storm cleanup continues

The Village of Homewood is juggling its approach to this year's slate of summer festivals because of COVID-19 restrictions that prohibit large gatherings until Gov. J.B. Pritzker moves the state into Phase 5 of the Restore Illinois plan.

Among the necessary changes is a reduced version of the Homewood Artisan Street Fair renamed the Artisan Street Market on June 4 and 5.

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Fall events

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.

Saturday, Oct. 15

  • Dia de los Muertos in downtown Homewood. Details to follow.

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