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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

What You Need to Know About This Year's Great Big Home + Garden Show

Posted By on Wed, Jan 23, 2019 at 10:29 AM

click to enlarge Madcap Cottage’s John Loecke and Jason Oliver Nixon. - COURTESY OF THE GREAT BIG HOME + GARDEN SHOW
  • Courtesy of the Great Big Home + Garden Show
  • Madcap Cottage’s John Loecke and Jason Oliver Nixon.
Now in its tenth year, the 10-day Great Big Home + Garden Show returns to the I-X Center on Friday, Feb. 1, with 600 exhibits centering on how to “renew, refresh and restore” your home and garden.

“For 10 years, the Great Big Home + Garden Show has been the premier source for Northeast Ohio homeowners to find innovative products and get advice from industry experts,” says Show Manager Rosanna Hrabnicky in a press release about the event. “We’re excited to celebrate this milestone and bring exciting new features, a great lineup of home and garden celebrity appearances and fun ways to support the local community at this year’s show.”

This year's special exhibits include a fairytale-themed Garden Showcase, a Modernized Millennial Idea Home, and a Backyard Living Showcase. Home improvement celebrities such as HGTV’s Desert Flippers’ Eric and Lindsey Bennett and Madcap Cottage’s John Loecke and Jason Oliver Nixon will be on hand as well. The Bennetts will appear on the Main Stage on Friday, Feb. 1, and Saturday, Feb 2, and Loecke and Nixon will appear on Wednesday, Feb. 6, and Thursday, Feb. 7.

Matt Fox, the creator of the HGTV show Room by Room, will serve as the Main Stage host.

There will also be fine dining the I-X Bistro, a full-service, white tablecloth restaurant, and landscaping experts will present daily gardening seminars.

Check the I-X Center website for hours and a complete schedule.

Tickets cost $15 at the door, $13 online.

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