Hudson Hargus, of Oak Lawn, gets in his battle stance inside Rabid Brewing in Homewood. (Bill Jones/H-F Chronicle)
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Clash of cardboard weapons, armor helps ring in Rabid Brewing’s fifth anniversary in Homewood

On Saturday, Oct. 15, Addie and Jon Kempe strolled out onto the beer field outside of Rabid Brewery ready to do battle. They were not unique in that fact on this particular weekend, as the Homewood business celebrated its fifth anniversary, or Rabidaversary, with its inaugural Box Battle Basho. 

But they specifically came to battle each other.

While they were far from alone on the makeshift battlefield, when the clash of cardboard weapons and armor commenced, the siblings practically ignored all other challenges in favor of chasing each other around the field, locked in . . .

Winter events



  • Nanny Nikki holiday music program at Flossmoor Public Library, 1000 Sterling Ave., at 11 a.m.
  • Miracle on Martin in downtown Homewood, 3 to 6 p.m.



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