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8th Annual Builders St. Charles Home Show is April 20-22 at the St. Charles Convention Center
The Builders St. Charles Home Show is the place to see, learn about and buy the latest home products and services from reputable companies you can trust. Nearly 250 companies fill 350 booths on both levels of the St. Charles Convention Center.
The Builders St. Charles Home Show is the place to see, learn about and buy the latest home products and services from reputable companies you can trust. Find windows, doors, fencing, decks, kitchen and bath products, pools, spas, home accessories and much more – plus national and local speakers present helpful seminars.
The St. Charles Convention Center is conveniently located just off Interstate 70 at Fifth Street in St. Charles. The state-of-the-
Attend a seminar by horticulturist, author and lecturer Erica Glasener to learn how to solve your gardening problems. Erica is best known for her award-winning work on HGTV’s A Gardener’s Diary, which she hosted for 14 years. She has an ornamental horticulture degree and has written numerous articles and several books. Her seminars will be filled with great information for both the experienced and the new gardener. Topics include Designing a Four Season Garden; Plant This with That – Stunning Combinations for Sun and Shade; and Perennials for Every Purpose.
Jeff Holper, The Mole Hunter presents Taking Your Lawn Back from Moles and Voles, an educational, entertaining program to help you get rid of moles, voles and other vermin in your yard. Bring your questions and your bugs, and let him help you with your pest problems. Scott Mosby, KMOX Home Answer Man will talk about The Best Place to Spend your Home Improvement Dollars. And visit the Mosby Solution Center where a group of local home care experts can give you answers to all of your home improvement questions.
Attend floral design seminars full of fun, innovative ideas presented by Walter Knoll Florist’s world-class design team at the Walter Knoll Floral Stage. Learn how to create fantastic floral decorations that will impress your guests and make your home beautiful. Each seminar may include information about these techniques: floating arrangements, flower bundles, bouquets created in foam, basket designs and vase arrangements. You could even be chosen to have a hands-on floral experience!
Don’t miss the 6th Annual St. Charles Sausage Festival & Wine Tasting. This special feature area will have free tastings from local sausage producers and wineries. Show visitors can try tasty samples and purchase items to take home. Davis Meat Processing, Swiss Meat & Sausage Co., and Williams Brothers Meat Co. will offer tastings of summer sausages, snack sticks, smoked link sausages and bratwursts, and specialty sausages like cheddar, apple and andouillette. Attendees can also taste wines from Fahrmeier Family Vineyards, located in Lexington, MO, Mount Pleasant Winery, located in Augusta, MO and Stone Hill Winery, located in Hermann, MO. Varieties available to taste may include Chambourcin, Chardonel, Traminette, Vignoles, Vidal and Norton, among others.
Then shop for great bargains at the Building Products Warehouse Sale. Habitat for Humanity of St. Charles County, a local affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, has a retail store in St. Peters. The Habitat for Humanity ReStore sells new and used home improvement merchandise to the public at deeply discounted prices. They are bringing a mini Habitat ReStore to the Show, so visitors can shop for great deals on home improvement merchandise. Items may include doors, cabinetry, appliances, sinks, and smaller items like nails, screws, tile and light fixtures. The merchandise is great for the average home owner, rental property owners and contractors of all levels. All proceeds benefit Habitat for Humanity of St. Charles County.
Bring the kids to the St. Charles Home Show for family fun. Kids will love the shows by Magician and Ventriloquist, Mike Niehaus. Mike has a fresh and funny approach to comedy, magic and ventriloquism, and his highly energetic style makes for a hilarious experience. Don’t miss this fun, family-friendly show, sponsored by Suburban Journals.
Visit the Ultimate Outdoor Living Space, created by Rivers West Landscaping for inspiration on how to turn your backyard into the outdoor space you have always wanted. Learn how to create an area that is perfect for all of your family’s entertaining needs, and register to win a $1,000 Pavestone stone fire pit kit and circle paver patio package (restrictions apply).
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Show hours are 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, April 20 and Saturday, April 21 and 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 22. Admission and parking are free. For more information, visit www.STLHomeShow.com.
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The Home Builders Associaton of St. Louis and Eastern Missouri is a local trade association representing the residential construction industry. Along with member services, the HBA produces 3 highly-regarded, well-attended consumer Home Shows each year.