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Drama Group reopens for performances marking 90 years of theater

The Drama Group survived through a year of COVID and is ready to celebrate its 90th season of theater in the South Suburbs with a line-up of plays and musicals starting Oct. 1.

Founded in 1931 by the Chicago Heights Women’s Club, the Drama Group has evolved into one of the oldest continuous volunteer drama groups in the country. It has a lot to celebrate and Andy Leahy, president of the Drama Group’s board of directors, said “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” will kick off the . . .

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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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