FRESH IDEAS DESIGN STAGE
Our Fresh Ideas Design Stage features presentations from your favorite home improvement and design experts including celebrities from hit design shows, the hottest DIY blogs, and local home and garden pros!
Check out the stage schedule for a lineup of speakers and topics, which includes Brett Tutor of TLC's Trading Spaces!
Step outside your back door into your very own sweet escape. Let the experts help you design the perfect place to relax, entertain, and enjoy being at home. Local landscape architects Standard Construction & Landscaping, RB Landscaping, and aquascape designers Just Pondering will inspire you with ideas you never thought possible. Whether you want to relax or entertain, professionals will be on hand to show you how to turn your everyday lawn into a luxurious outdoor living area.
Make It, Take It Workshops
Get your hands dirty this year with our free hands-on workshops. Learn directly from the experts, test new products and take home your own creation in this interactive DIY feature.
Click here for a schedule of our Make It, Take It Workshops!
Sip in Style Pub Sheds
Sip in style at two custom built pub sheds, provided by The Shed Depot of NC, and enjoy wine samples from our featured local winery, Adams Vineyards, and local beer samples from our featured local brewery, Oak & Dagger Public House. All while you get new ideas for backyard spring and summer entertaining from landscaping by RB Landscaping and seating provided by Backyard Etc!
TheHomeMag is delighted to sponsor the Ask TheHomeMag Aisle at the show. Their exclusive aisle will feature professionals who can assist you with every aspect of your home improvement project, whether it’s a kitchen, bathroom or whole-house remodel. We will even have experts on the aisle to assist with HVAC, garage doors and storage, window cleaning, deck restoration, solar energy, clean water, gutters, and so much more! Look out for the red carpet aisle in the Jim Graham Building.
Friday, April 6, 2018, is Hero Day! We invite Active & Retired Military, First Responders, and Teachers to attend the show free of charge with valid ID at the box office. For your service and sacrifice, we thank you.