Ev­ery­thing for your home this week­end

Winnipeg Free Press - Section G - - HOMES - By Mike Moore

THE RBC Con­ven­tion Cen­tre is go­ing to be the main at­trac­tion in the city this week­end af­ter the Home Ex­pres­sions Home and Gar­den Show opened Fri­day. Man­i­toba’s pre­mier home show runs to­day from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sun­day from noon to 5 p.m. The Home Ex­pres­sions show fea­tures more than 200 ex­hibitors fill­ing both the sec­ond and third floors of the fa­cil­ity. Th­ese ex­perts are on hand to show you the lat­est trends for im­prov­ing your home. The ex­hibitors at the show are of­fer­ing ev­ery­thing from fenc­ing to floor­ing, from ap­pli­ances to alarm sys­tems, from baths to beds, from win­dows to walk­ways, from clos­ets to cab­i­nets, tools, pools and gar­dens galore. At no other time and no other place can you do this much com­par­i­son shop­ping. The best sup­pli­ers and man­u­fac­tur­ers in Man­i­toba are all un­der one roof, pre­sent­ing a va­ri­ety of op­tions for your home needs. There is only one true place where the real show spe­cials ex­ist — the con­ven­tion cen­tre this week­end. In ad­di­tion, there are some fab­u­lous draws for prizes through­out the show floor. Scott McGil­livray, host of HGTV se­ries In­come Prop­erty, will be pre­sent­ing in the Con­ven­tion Cen­tre Theatre at 1 p.m. Satur­day. Tick­ets are $20 plus agency fee and in­clude ad­mis­sion to the Home Ex­pres­sions show. Gen­eral ad­mis­sion to Home Ex­pres­sions is $12 plus Tick­et­mas­ter agency fee. Other show fea­tures in­clude a draw for a grand prize val­ued at al­most $12,000, do­nated by LCL Spas, Bark­man and St. Mary’s Nurs­ery. All ticket pro­ceeds go to Spe­cial Olympics Man­i­toba. Be sure to visit the booth of the Win­nipeg Re­al­tors and Man­i­toba Real Es­tate As­so­ci­a­tion, our pre­sent­ing spon­sors. The Buy Man­i­toba Mar­ket is an­other new fea­ture this year. This is the per­fect week­end for home plan­ning. It’s the last week­end of the al­ways popular Spring Pa­rade of Homes and the Home Ex­pres­sions Home and Gar­den Show. If you’re look­ing for a new home and need to com­ple­ment it with in­door and out­door fea­tures or up­grad­ing your cur­rent home, this week­end will have all the an­swers to your ques­tions.

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