Thank you for all the wonderful and creative people who sent in their pictures to The Homewood Star Costume Contest, and congratulations to our winner, who dressed as a deviled egg. The photo was submitted by Mary Forsyth Biggs. more

Nov 9, 2017 2:07 PM People

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Erica Techo

The annual Witches Ride had around 500 participants this year. Women dressed in their best witch costume and rode through the streets of Homewood. more

Oct 30, 2017 1:09 PM People

Share your best spooky costumes with The Homewood Star! Entries will be accepted until Friday, Nov. 3, and the winner will receive a $25 dollar gift card to Iron City Delivery! Submissions will be featured online. more

Oct 10, 2017 1:29 PM People


Photo illustration by Sarah Finnegan.

When it comes to Halloween events this month, Homewood Public Library is the place to be. more

Sep 21, 2017 10:21 AM People


Sydney Cromwell

The Witches Ride traveled across Homewood on Oct. 30. more

Oct 30, 2016 7:53 PM People

The Howl-O-Scream Festival will be Oct. 29 at West Homewood Park. Senior Recreation Leader Alissa Brock said the biggest change is the addition of a hayride and haunted walk for those who want some spooky fun before Halloween. more

Oct 13, 2016 4:05 PM News

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Sydney Cromwell

The Witches Ride is an annual event for women of Homewood to dress up and bike a two-mile route through the city, tossing candy to costumed children at certain points along the way. more

Oct 30, 2015 7:33 PM People

Witches Ride

Photo by Dan Starnes.

Witches will ride bikes through Homewood on Halloween eve for the third year in a row. The Homewood Witches Ride will take place Oct. 30. more

Sep 24, 2015 1:58 PM People

Witches on bicycles converged on Linden Avenue Thursday evening for the second annual Homewood Witches Ride benefiting the American Cancer Society. more

Oct 30, 2014 9:49 PM News

The Homewood Police Department will host a Trick-or-Treat again this Halloween. more

Sep 22, 2014 3:55 PM People

From 5 to 7 p.m. on Oct. 31, the church’s Trunk or Treat will include plenty of candy, a bounce house and one enormous truck. Call 942-8060. more

Sep 22, 2014 3:43 PM People


Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Pasarilla-Richardson.

Dracula at the Virginia Samford Theatre is opening just in time for Halloween. more

Sep 22, 2014 3:43 PM People 1 Comments

The original organizers are working with the American Cancer Society on this year’s event, scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 30, from 5-7 p.m. more

Sep 22, 2014 3:26 PM People

Bargain Costume Hunt

Photo courtesy of Shellie Chambers.

The Bargain Costume Closet will return for its ninth year at Children’s Dance Foundation on Sunday, Sept. 7 from 2-4 p.m. more

Aug 25, 2014 2:34 PM People

1013 Witches of Homewood

Photo by Madoline Markham.

On the eve of Halloween, 40 witches cruised through Homewood not on broom but on bike. more

Oct 31, 2013 9:28 AM News 4 Comments

Homewood Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, LLC is exchanging Halloween candy from trick-or-treaters for cash and other goodies. more

Oct 8, 2013 9:29 AM Businesses

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