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Hidden Gem adding participation cap this year; early registration deal ends this weekend

Runners who want to beat the cap and the price bump might want to register for the second annual HIdden Gem Half Marathon this weekend. The race will begin at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 11.

Organizers introduced a capacity limit on the race this year in order to ensure a good experience for everyone, according to race official Tom Dobrez. As of midnight Sunday, the discounted early registration fee . . .

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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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