This year’s show, selected as one of the Southeast Tourism Society’s Top 20 Events for 2014, will take place:
Friday, February 14 from 10:00am-6:00pm,
Saturday, February 15 from 10:00am to 7:00pm, and
Sunday, February 16 from 11:00am to 5:00pm at the Knoxville Convention Center in Knoxville, Tennessee.
The 2014 House and Garden Show, presented by the Knoxville News Sentinel, will feature more than 200 exhibits sure to spark the imaginations of home and garden enthusiasts, alike.
Attendees can lose themselves in our Grand Gardens, a showcase of landscapes constructed by the region’s top landscape designers, and browse beautifully decorated room scenes and environments created by local designers.
Artists will have artwork on the show floor to bring personality to your home and garden. The How-To Stage will present a dozen shows with a wide-range of topics throughout the weekend, and the Cooking School will inspire your inner chef with classic Italian cuisine – with a twist.
Celebrity speakers will be on-hand throughout the weekend on the How-To Stage as they educate and entertain audiences. Among others, Amy Matthews, host of HGTV’s Renovation Raiders will present “Behind the Raids: An inside look at how to create your own, ultimate remodel”; James Farmer, Author & Editor-at-Large for Southern Living Magazine will present “A Time to Cook & A Time to Plant”; and James Young, host of DIY Network’s I Hate My Kitchen will present “The 5 W’s of Planning Your Kitchen Renovation.” Full schedule below.
The Cooking School, sponsored by locally-owned-and-operated, Avanti Savoia, will be providing thirteen cooking and technique-focused demonstrations focused on home-made Italian cuisine with a twist, throughout the weekend. Full schedule below.
The fourth annual fundraising raffle will give visitors 18 years and older the opportunity to win one of four amazing prize packages including:
o Quality Carpet of your Choice from David’s Abbey Carpet. Value of $2,500.
o Invisible Fence – Silver Package. A professionally installed Invisible Fence Brand solution for one pet, complete with training from a Certified Trainer. Value of $1,099.
o Patio and Fire Pit. ACME Block and Brick to provide materials and delivery of brick and stone. Value of $4,999.
o Prism Pools & Backyard Outdoor Package. Two polywood all-weather, no-maintenance Adirondack chairs and one table, three-piece Environtech outdoor kitchen, and a medium Big Green Egg. Value of $4,970.
Participating landscape designers include: Brookhaven Designs, Landscape Outfitters, Mark W. Fuhrman Complete Landscape Services, Petey’s Landscaping, Plan-It Green Landscapes, Pleasant Hill Nursery, Reno Land Design, Stuart Row Landscapes, and Willow Ridge Garden Center & Landscaping.
New this year! Urban Living – featuring beautifully decorated room scenes and environments created by local designers! Participating designers include Coldstream Market [indoor living], David’s Abbey Carpet [indoor living], Master Custom Homes [indoor/outdoor], Patterson Appliances [kitchen], Pottery Barn [dining room], Prism Pool & Backyard [patio/outdoor living], and Tailored Living [garage/closets].
Artists – furniture makers, custom tile makers, faux painters, fine art painters, jewelers, and more! Participating artists include: Charles Pinckney Designs, Jill Stone Studio, Kathy Odom [2014 Dogwood Arts Limited Edition Print Artist], Marble City Glassworks, and Michelle Monet Creations.
The Green Pavilion is a sustainability initiative area that emphasizes energy efficiency and conservation. Green Living vendors will educate attendees about new energy-efficient technologies, products and services, while providing resources focused on greener and cleaner homes, gardens, and overall lifestyles
Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors (over 65), and $5 for youth (6-12 years old). Children under 5 are admitted free. Tickets purchased at any local ORNL Federal Credit Union will receive $1 off the ticket price through February 14. All proceeds benefit Dogwood Arts.
For more information on the House & Garden Show, visit www.dogwoodhouseandgarden.com or grab the link.