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Saturday, May 3, 2014

Please click below links for information packets:

Vendor Expo Packet

Parade Entry Form

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2014 Homewood City Schools Spirit Scamper
(5k & 1 mile Fun Run)

Make a running start to “We Love Homewood Day” with the Spirit Scamper at Homewood High School. For more information and to register for the event go to:

www.spiritscamper.com

2013 Spirit Scamper Winners

5K Female: Overall – Lainey Phelps (22:41) / Masters – Jodi McDuff (30:50)
5K Male: Overall - Azariah Kipchumba (19:38) / Masters – Jeremy Clark (21:45)

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 Spring in the Park Festival

Rides, Games and Inflatables: Located at Homewood Central Park the fun begins at 10:00am and lasts until 5:00pm.  A “We Love Homewood Day” favorite will offer a variety of inflatables, rides and activities for all ages to enjoy.

2014 Attractions Include:
Pirates Ship, Cyclone Swing Ride, Twist & Shout, Spider Climb, Little Farm Toddler Combo, Wrecking Ball & More!
Attractions Collage

 

Vendor Expo: This year vendors will be located at Homewood Central Park amongst the rides and attractions! 10:00am – 3:00pm. Numerous crafters, businesses and civic groups will display, sell items and provide information to those in attendance. Vendor expo registration packet is available to download near the top of this page.

 

Day Time Entertainment @ Central Park: JAMM Entertainment will provide interactive DJ service throughout the day on the Stage at Central Park. In addition to the DJ; Homewood High School Band will preform their midday pep rally/concert at the amphitheater at Central Park.

1:00pm – Homewood High School Patriot Band

 

Silent Auction: Starting at 10:00am in Homewood Central Park.  Come and bid on a variety of items.  Gift cards, signed memorabilia are just a few of the items offered.

 

The Society for Creative Anachronism: Come turn back the clock and experience medieval culture at “We Love Homewood Day.”  Demonstrations of armored combat and other activities will take place during the day at Homewood Central Park.

 

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 West Homewood Lions Club BBQ Fundraiser

The West Homewood Lions Club has begun selling BBQ tickets for our annual BBQ fundraiser on We Love Homewood Day May 3rd.

We’ll be slow cooking 3000 pounds of Boston Butts starting Friday night May 2nd and it will be pulled off the pit Saturday morning May 3rd in time to cut and serve at We Love Homewood Day.

The BBQ will be sold and served from 10:30 am – 3:00 pm at the Exceptional Foundation.

There will also be a drive thru if you just want to grab it and go.

You can purchase tickets now from any member of the West Homewood Lions Club.

We look forward to seeing everyone at We Love Homewood Day to have a great time and enjoy some great BBQ and help a great cause all at once.

If you have a group or organization interested in selling tickets for the WHLC we make monetary donations back to the group or organization based on the amount of ticket sales. If interested please contact Wade Hendon 942-9628.

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Rotary Club of Homewood

Rotary Club Bake Sale: 10:00am-1:00pm, Cakes, cookies and other goodies will treat your sweet tooth. The Rotary Bake sale will be located inside the Exceptional Foundation.

 

 

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We Love Homewood Day Parade

Line–up will begin at 5:00pm for the annual parade.  The parade will begin at the Homewood Library at 6:00pm traveling west on Oxmoor Road to the Edgewood Business District.  Awards for the parade will include Best of Show, Most Homewood Spirit and Best Float. Participation is FREE and the registration form can be found at the top of this page.

2013 Parade Award Winners

Best of Show: South Star Realty
Most Homewood Spirit: Homewood City Schools “The Movement”
Best Float: Edgewood Elementary “Ms. Bryant’s Kindergarten Class”

 

Quality of Life Award: Quality of Life Award will be awarded to a deserving Homewood citizen to be named at a later date. Come find out who will win the award for 2014.

2013 Quality of Life Award Winner
Ms. Annie Laura Burton

 

We Love Homewood Day Street Dance

As the sun sets just after the conclusion of the parade the action picks up with live entertainment and a Street Dance in Edgewood.  Bring the entire family and your lounge chair and be ready to dance the night away to Chevy 6.  Merchants in Edgewood will be open serving food and beverage.  The fun lasts until 9:30 pm.

Updates for We Love HW Day

All updates the day of the event will be made via the Park’s twitter feed (@homewoodparks). These updates will occur if we have any changes, delays or cancellations due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances. The update will appear on the Park’s twitter feed, the top right corner of every page on the park’s website (www.homewoodparks.com) and the park’s facebook page ( https://www.facebook.com/homewood.parks )

 

For more information contact Rusty Holley:
rusty.holley@homewoodal.org