Holiday Lights

Holiday Lights winter festival 'magical' despite cold temps

The reindeer were unable to attend, and the temperatures were at least 15 degrees colder than during last year's event, but Holiday Lights in Homewood on Friday night appeared to be a big success nevertheless. 

Homewood celebrates the season with two events, more art and artisans

Homewood's holiday celebration will offer a pair of opportunities for the community to come together and celebrate the season.

Holiday Lights festivities will run from 5 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 7, and Miracle on Martin Avenue will take place from 2 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 15.

Homewood’s Miracle on Martin holiday fest set for Saturday

The village of Homewood is hosting Miracle on Martin Avenue from 2 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 16.
 
Village officials said the afternoon program will be a fun, free way to extend the joys of the holiday through a second community event that started Dec. 1 with the lighting of the Christmas tree at Irwin Park and the Holiday Lights festival in downtown Homewood.
 

New community holiday tree will make its debut Dec. 2 at Holiday Lights

When the 60-foot Colorado spruce in Homewood's Irwin Park was blown over in March, the community lost the tree that crowds gathered around for years during winter festivals. It was soon replaced by a 25-foot spruce that will make its debut as the community's new holiday tree on Dec. 2 at the Holiday Lights festival.

Lights aloft

Elias Barbosa works Monday to string lights
on the big evergreen tree in Irwin Park.

Homewood Holiday Lights festival to feature shimmering lights, holiday shopping and a frosting of poetry

"Holiday Lights in Homewood" from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4, will offer the community an opportunity to celebrate the season with an evening of lights, shopping, family activities and a poetic window display.

Village posts Holiday Lights in Homewood schedule

Homewood's first winter festival, Holiday Lights, is set for Friday, Dec. 5. The Dec. 3 edition of the village e-newsletter lists the schedule of activities.

Preparations continue for 'Big Box' opening Saturday

Chris Dewall of Homewood
Public Works makes prep-
arations Tuesday, Nov. 25,
for the Saturday unveiling
of the mysterious Big Box
at Martin Avenue and Ridge
Road in Homewood.

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