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Trail Mix Concert Series will return with a ‘higher caliber’ of artists and as a year-round event, organizer says

Trail Mix Concert Series will return to Izaak Walton this year with a “higher caliber” of artists, according to event organizer Steve Ploum. The lineup includes a Grammy winner, an Emmy nominee and an NPR Tiny Desk Concert musician.

Ploum said he hopes Trail Mix can begin attracting concert goers far beyond the Homewood-Flossmoor area and that this will put Homewood on the map for traveling musicians.

Another change in 2022 and the years ahead is that Trail Mix Concert Series, formally known as Trail Mix Music Festival, will be sticking with the Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access.

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Summer events

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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