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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Need a quick Halloween treat for a party? These Rice Krispies pumpkins are a fun and easy dessert that can be made in an afternoon, with help from your kids. Read more


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. Read more


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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. Read more

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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. Read more



Photo illustration by Sarah Finnegan.

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



Sydney Cromwell

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


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. Read more


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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. Read more


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. Read more


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


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


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. Read more



Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Pasarilla-Richardson.

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

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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. Read more


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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. Read more


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Photo by Madoline Markham.

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

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


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