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Saturday, May 4, 2013
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 )
2013 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:
Spirit Scamper was canceled due to the course being flooded. Please go to the below website for updates about the event being rescheduled.
2013 Spirit Scamper Winners
5K Female: Overall – TBA / Masters – TBA
5K Male: Overall – TBA / Masters – TBA
Spring in the Park Festival
Rides, Games and Inflatables: Located at Homewood Patriot Park the fun begins at 10:00am and lasts until 4:00pm. A “We Love Homewood Day” favorite will offer a variety of inflatables, rides and activities for all ages to enjoy.
Arts and Crafts / Vendor Expo: This year vendors will be located at Homewood Patriot 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 booths are now sold out.
Day Time Entertainment @ Patriot Park: Entertainment will be provided throughout the day on the Stage at Patriot Park. Line-up is listed below; for additional information on the groups click on their name.
Silent Auction: Starting at 10:00am in the Homewood Senior Center. Come and bid on a variety of items. Gift cards and themed baskets are just a few of the items offered. Click below for a sample of this year’s auction items:
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 Patriot Park.
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 4th.
We’ll be slow cooking 3000 pounds of Boston Butts starting Friday night May 3rd and it will be pulled off the pit Saturday morning May 4th in time to cut and serve at We Love Homewood Day.
The BBQ will be sold and served in the Homewood Senior Center Auditorium from 10:30 am – 3:00 pm.
There will also be a drive thru if you just want to grab it and go.
You can purchase tickets now from any HHS Band member or from the HHS Girls athletics, or you can contact 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.
Rotary Club of Homewood
Rotary Club Bake Sale: 10:00am-1:00pm, located in the Homewood Senior Center Auditorium. Cakes, cookies and other goodies will treat your sweet tooth.
Rotary Club Sidewalk Chalk Art Expo: 10:00am-4:00pm, sidewalk chalk art exhibits will be located at the north end of Homewood Patriot Park. Local artists display their talent on the sidewalk concrete panels. 2013 looks to bring another exciting exhibit; see last year’s winners below:
2013 Sidewalk Chalk Winners
Chalk Art contest was canceled due to flooding at Patriot Park. We will update if the event is rescheduled.
Best of Show: TBA
Most Creative: TBA
Chairman’s Choice: TBA
Best Children’s: TBA
Honorable Mention: TBA
Honorable Mention: TBA
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.
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 2013.
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. Bonus Round takes the stage playing a wide selection of songs suitable for family fun. Merchants in Edgewood will be open serving food and beverage. The fun lasts until 9:30 pm.
For more information contact Rusty Holley: