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Woodford Times - Peoria, IL
  • Spring Home Show Friday-Sunday in Peoria

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  • The Home Builders Association of Greater Peoria has announced its Official Spring Home Show will be held Feb. 22-24 at the Peoria Civic Center. More than 225 companies occupying 450 booth spaces make the show the largest of its kind in Central Illinois.  It features everything for the home ... inside and out ... all under one roof!
     
    Exhibitors display a wide range of interior, exterior, home building and home remodeling products and services. This is the largest gathering of area home builders and remodeling contractors you’ll find!  Show hours, admission prices and other information can be found on the show’s home page,  www.OfficialHomeShow.com.
     
    Special Official Spring Home Show features and attractions include:
    Enjoy the “Disc-Connected K9’s” Show …  This internationally-acclaimed professional Frisbee dog show is comprised of some of the best Frisbee Dogs on the planet, including nine different World Finalists, including 2010 AWI Disc Dog Champion “Harley” and the 2010 Skyhoundz Disc Dog World Champion “Flash”! All of the shows are family-oriented, carry a message of fun, athleticism, canine bonding and promote dog rescue. Routines are choreographed to music and leave even the oldest of children with a smile on their face and in their heart. All of the performing dogs are “rescue” dogs, meaning they have come from abandoned or shelter backgrounds. Their individual stories are as compelling as their performances, and you will be laughing and cheering in awe at their antics. The Disc-Connected K9’s will perform at 5 and 7 p.m. on Feb. 22; at noon, 3 p.m., 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Feb. 23; and at noon and 3 p.m. on Feb. 24. Admission is included with your home show ticket!
     
    Meet Jeff Holper, “The Mole Hunter” …to learn effective, practical ways to remove destructive underground moles from your lawn!  The Mole Hunter will have live stage presentations on Feb. 22 at 6 p.m.; on Feb. 23 at 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.; and on Feb. 24 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Admission included with show ticket.
     
    A Central Illinois exclusive ... walk through a display home built by Homeway Homes inside the Peoria Civic Center! Tour this home, especially-designed for the show, to gather ideas and information, and ask questions of the builder representatives.
     
    Get Grilling Tips and a Few Laughs from Mad Dog & Merrill, stars of the new tv show,  “Midwest Grill’n” …during their five live stage presentations! Mad Dog & Merrill are firing up the grill again, teaching all area grill’n gurus to sear up more amazing recipes and fun! Don’t miss the fun during their presentations on Feb. 22 at 4 p.m.; on Feb. 23 at 10 a.m., 1 and 4 p.m.; and on Feb. 24 at 1 p.m. Admission included with show ticket!
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    Watch The Plaster Man demonstrate fast and easy techniques to help with your home’s plaster repair needs during his live stage presentations all three days! On Feb. 22 at 5 p.m.; on Feb. 23 at noon and 5 p.m.; and on Feb. 24 at noon. Admission included with show ticket!
     
    See the GAF “Investing in America” custom bike built by Orange County Choppers …which was just unveiled on their Dec. 31, 2012 episode! The bike will only make a few stops in the U.S. during 2013, and we’re proud to have it at the Official Spring Home Show!
     
    The Official Spring Home Show is open to the public from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Feb. 22; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Feb. 23; and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Feb. 24.  Admission is just $7 for adults, and Senior admission (age 60+) is HALF PRICE!  Be sure to bring along the entire family, as kids Under 18 are FREE!
     
    Become a Facebook Fan and have a chance to win free tickets!  Learn more about the Official Spring Home Show, and have a chance to win free show tickets by becoming a fan of our Facebook page!  Just search “Official Spring Home Show” to get started, or visit our web site for a direct link!
     
    Tickets can be purchased at the Peoria Civic Center box office during Official Home Show Hours.  The Home Builders Association of Greater Peoria is a not-for-profit trade association representing industry professionals in the Tri-County Area.  For more information, call Lisa Scott at 699-5500.
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