Tag: Flossmoor Fest

Flossmoor police investigating fight at village festival

A police investigation is continuing into a fight at last weekend’s Flossmoor Fest. Witnesses to the Sept. 8 incident saw fighting take place on Sterling Avenue, just north of Flossmoor Road, among members of a group of young people. At the end of the brief fight one of the youths[Read More…]

New games, movie added to Flossmoor Fest on Sept. 9

Flossmoor Fest returns Sept. 9 with a full day of activities for all ages. New to this year’s village festival are a video game truck and a beer/cocktail tent close to the main stage. A movie, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” will be shown at dusk.  You’ve reached subscriber-only[Read More…]

Fest marks return of clocks to Flossmoor’s downtown tower

Cue the DeLorean. Flossmoor will have its own “Back to the Future” moment next weekend when new timepieces are unveiled at the downtown clock tower. Mayor Paul Braun said the new clocks will make their debut during opening ceremonies for Flossmoor Fest on Sept. 9. “They are supposed to be installed in the[Read More…]

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Chronicle invites community to get on the front page

Anyone who’s ever wanted their picture in the paper can get on the front page of the Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle Saturday at Flossmoor Fest. A special “selfie frame” that looks like a page from Homewood-Flossmoor’s local newspaper will be available at the Community Relations Commission tent. You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register[Read More…]

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Sept. 10 Flossmoor Fest offers full day of family fun

Flossmoor Fest returns Sept. 10 with a full day of activities for all ages. This year’s festival — located on Sterling Avenue in downtown Flossmoor and at Flossmoor Park — again features food, music, games for the kids and a great chance for friends and neighbors to get together. You’ve[Read More…]

Chronicle gets in on the fun by sponsoring four events

After two years of reporting on the community, the Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle is becoming an active participant in local events. On Sept. 10, the paper will sponsor Flossmoor Fest and also a new golf-and-craft-beer event, Fore and Pour, hosted by the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District. On Oct. 1, the Chronicle will sponsor[Read More…]

Winter events

THURSDAY, DEC. 1

  • Flossmoor Business Association open house, 5 to 7 p.m., downtown Flossmoor.

FRIDAY, DEC. 2

  • Holiday Lights in Homewood, 5 to 9 p.m., Ridge Road and Martin Avenue downtown. Shopping, carousel, mulled wine, cookies, ice sculpture, music, antique car parade.
  • Tree-lighting ceremony with Santa Claus, 7 p.m., Irwin Park.

SATURDAY, DEC. 3

  • Janet Gustafson’s gingerbread village tours, 3 to 6 p.m. Register at flossmoor.org.

 

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