The 97th annual Bethalto Homecoming returns for another run starting tonight and running through Labor Day.  This could be the best weather weekend in several years for the four-day event that features live entertainment, food and drink, games and rides.  It’s held in the park behind village hall.

The Bethalto Fire Department organizes the homecoming and Chief Alex Campbell tells the Big Z it’s just a nice way to celebrate the weekend, see old friends, and enjoy time together:

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The homecoming grounds open this evening at 5pm, and open at Noon Saturday, Sunday and Monday.  For more details, go

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