Cleveland Great Big Home And Garden Expo 2011
The Great Big Home And Garden Expo takes place February 5th-13th at the Cleveland I-X Center and promises to be better than ever this year, with features and attractions suited for all ages. Here are just a few of the highlights that you can expect to see:
Idea Home - You will be able to tour an actual 3350 square foot home that will give you some great ideas for your very own home. There are some interesting design features as well as many "green" elements to this home. Some of the features of this $1,000,000 home include: two waterfalls, an elevator, three fireplaces, a billiards room and entertainment center.
The major "green" components to this home include: a wind turbine that powers the entire home by wind, solar-powered air conditioner, and flat green roof from which barrels will collect rain water.
The outdoor of this incredible home will include: a cedar swing set, complete with a rock wall, tire swing and slide, in-ground swimming pool complete with a cabana and outdoor kitchen, half-court basketball court, and incredible landscaping.
New Man Cave - There will be a 1000 square foot basement that will be the envy of every man in Cleveland, but you have to promise your wife that you won't spend all day here. This specially designed basement will feature a game room, complete with poker table and fireplace, designer bar, home theater room complete with seating and TV , an office and luxury bathroom. There will also be an outdoor area complete with a fountain and fire pit.
Celebrities - As always, there will be appearances and presentations given by many nationally recognized stars in the home improvement world. Here is just a glimpse of what you can expect:
Mariel Hemingway - The Oscar nominated actress has been promoting health and wellness over the years and will be speaking about her partnership with Cambria, quartz counter tops that are stain resistant and easy to care for.
John Gidding - host of HGTV's "Curb Appeal: The Block" will be appearing Feb. 5th and 6th.
Matt Fox and Shari Hiller - host of "Room by Room", will be providing a presentation titled "Great Weekend Projects" that will showcase easy and inexpensive projects that can be done by anyone.
Cooking Stage - Since the kitchen often brings everyone together, there will be several cooking demonstrations taking place on the Cooking Stage every day. This feature of the Great Big Home and Garden Expo is sure to be a hit as attendees will get a chance see some great local chefs in action and will learn some tips that they can use in their own kitchen. There will be specific lessons during the evening sessions on how to prepare easy meals.
Garden Showcase - The area's top landscape designers will be showcasing their talents in the Garden Showcase. The gardens will be inspired by famous movies such as "Edward Scissorhands", "Alice in Wonderland" , "The Matrix", and "The Wizard of Oz". Visitors will be entertained by music and attendees will be able to vote for their favorite garden.
Innovation Avenue - The hottest products of 2011 will be on display. Learn about innovative new products and trends in design.
There will also be plenty of food and local vendors on hand. This promises to be an event not to be missed with fun for the entire family, so please plan on attending. Mention the promo code BLOG and receive $1 off, courtesy of the Great Big Home And Garden Expo.
$14 Box Office (Adult Admission)
$11 Online, AAA or Home Depot locations ( Adult Admission )
$10 Seniors 65+ with ID ( Monday-Thursday only, tickets must be purchased at show box office )
$9 Group Tickets (Minimum 20 )
$5 Children ages 6-12 years
FREE Children 5 and under
(Single tickets valid for one day of the show )
Photos reproduced with permission from the Great Big Home And Garden Expo.
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Dan and Amy Schuman live on the East side of Cleveland and specialize in Cleveland Luxury Homes, working with buyers relocating to Cleveland, and first-time buyers.
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