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Fall Fest and Annual Chili Cook-Off

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Homewood's favorite fall time festival is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 17, at Independence Park.

Fall Fest will feature live entertainment, horse-drawn wagon rides through downtown, the annual bean bag tournament, petting zoo and pony rides, games, craft vendors, a pumpkin patch, children's crafts, and scrumptious cuisine prepared by local eateries.

A highlight of Fall Fest is the annual Chili-Cook Off where residents vie for "Homewood's Top Chef" while raising money for a local not-for-profit in the Open Chili Tasting.
 
Great music is a staple of Fall Fest, and three talented bands -- the Fret Brothers, Latin Satin Soul, and Staff Infection and the South Side Horns -- will will carry on this finger-snapping, toe tapping tradition.

Fall Fest Activities Schedule

  • Noon Petting Zoo and Pony Rides
  • 1 p.m. Face Painter
  • 2 p.m. Chili Contest
  • 2 p.m. Mr. Magic's Magic Show
  • 3:30 p.m. Open Chili Tasting
  • 4 p.m. Stilt Walkers & Strolling Jugglers
  • 4:30 p.m. Pumpkin Patch and Pumpkin Painting
  • 6 p.m. Horse-drawn Wagon Rides
  • 6:30 p.m. Doubles Bean Bag Tournament
  • 8 p.m. Outdoor Movie & Bonfire

 
Fall Fest Live Entertainment Schedule

  • 11 a.m. The Fret Brothers (Acoustic )
  • 2 p.m. Mr. Magic's Magic Show (Children's Entertainment)
  • 3:30 p.m. Latin Satin Soul (Classic Rock and Motown)
  • 7 p.m. Staff Infection and the Southside Horns (Rock and Roll)
Diane September 19, 2011 at 12:26 AM
beautiful weather and a great time was had by all

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