Archive

Archive for the ‘home shows’ Category

Discount Coupons for 2014 Home Show at Marsh

January 8, 2014 Leave a comment

Home Show Logo

By Tiffany Whisner
On behalf of the Indianapolis Home Show
http://www.indianapolishomeshow.com/IHS/EventsHome.aspx

Central Indiana Marsh store locations are now offering $3-off discount coupons for the 2014 Indianapolis Home Show, Friday, January 24 through Sunday, February 2, 2014, at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. The discount coupons are applicable to adult admission, good for Monday through Thursday.

Marsh Supermarkets will also sponsor Marsh Day at the Home Show on Monday, Jan. 27. Home Show visitors are invited to stop by the Marsh area on the Unilock Outdoor Living Stage from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Marsh Day. The first 750 households to visit will receive a free reusable Marsh grocery bag, one per household, while supplies last.

“Each year, we look forward to visiting with our guests during Marsh Day at the Indianapolis Home Show,” said Connie Gardner, Marsh Senior Director of Community Relations. “We invite our patrons to take advantage of the special buy-one-get-one free ticket offer on our grocery receipts — it’s a great savings opportunity!”

Marsh shoppers should be sure to check their Marsh cash register receipt starting today through Jan. 27 for a special Marsh Day “Buy One Get One Free” admission offer. The offer is good for admission ONLY on Marsh Day, Monday, Jan. 27. No other discounts apply.

“This year we are also excited to welcome back Mary Snell, Marsh Director of Nutrition and Wellness, to the Indianapolis Home Show,” Gardner said. “Mary has more than 25 years of experience as a diet and nutrition educator and will offer tips and tools regarding health and wellness as well as highlight Marsh’s in-store nutrition programs beginning at 1 p.m. on Marsh Day.” Snell will appear from 1-1:30 p.m. on the Unilock Outdoor Living Stage.

The 2014 Indianapolis Home Show opens Friday, Jan. 24, and continues through Sunday, Feb. 2 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. As the nation’s oldest and the Midwest’s largest show of its kind, it will continue its tradition of offering the best in home products as well as decorating, construction and remodeling ideas for visitors to gather ideas and compare.

For more information, please call 317-705-8719 or visit the Indianapolis Home Show website at http://www.IndianapolisHomeShow.com/. Admission is $13 for adults, $3 for children ages 6-12 and free for children 5 and younger.

Fischer Homes returns to the Home Show as the 2014 Centerpiece Home builder. Follow the blog “An Inside Look” at indycenterpiecehome.com for the design and décor details from inside the Centerpiece Home, and share with others in the weeks leading up to the 2014 Indianapolis Home Show.

WHEN: 10 days: January 24 – February 2, 2014

Fridays                          1/24, 1/31         11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturdays                      1/25, 2/1           10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Sundays                         1/26, 2/2           10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Monday-Thursday       1/27 – 1/30       11 a.m. – 9 p.m.

WHERE: Indiana State Fairgrounds, 1202 East 38th Street, Indianapolis, Indiana – West Pavilion, Exposition Hall

Editor’s Acknowledgement: Coles Marketing.

92nd Annual Indianapolis Home Show, Jan. 24-Feb. 2

January 3, 2014 Leave a comment
West Pavilion at the State Fairgrounds

West Pavilion at the State Fairgrounds. AroundIndy.com staff photo, (c) 2011, all rights reserved.

By Tiffany Whisner
On behalf of the Indianapolis Home Show
http://www.indianapolishomeshow.com/

WHAT:
The Indianapolis Home Show presented by Xfinity is the nation’s oldest and the Midwest’s largest home-focused extravaganza with more than 900 exhibits. Now in its 92nd year, the Home Show offers thousands of products, decorating, construction and remodeling ideas for visitors to gather and compare.

The Indianapolis Home Show presented by Xfinity is produced by Marketplace Events, which produces 34 consumer shows in 20 markets that collectively attract 15,000 exhibitors, 1.1 million attendees and another 1.5 million unique web visitors annually.

WHEN:
10 days: Friday, January 24 through Sunday, February 2, 2014

WHERE:
Indiana State Fairgrounds, 1202 East 38th Street, Indianapolis, Indiana
West Pavilion, Exposition Hall, South Pavilion

Home Show LogoSPECIAL FEATURES:

Centerpiece Home!
Fischer Homes will build this year’s Centerpiece Home — a fully-constructed, decorated and landscaped home built entirely inside Exposition Hall, showing off the most current and exciting trends in architecture and style. Fischer Homes will be showcasing its Marshall design with a French Manor elevation. The home is more than 4,000 square feet, excluding the basement. The Marshall being constructed at the Home Show has four bedrooms and three and a half baths located on the main two levels of the home.

Interior designer Joy Perkins from Touch of Class works with Christine Robbins of the Fischer Homes team in decorating the Centerpiece Home to showcase a variety of options for customizing the home interior using a “Fresh Urban” theme. Landscaping comes courtesy of Calvin Landscape in Indianapolis.

Fischer Homes is now building in more than 29 locations in Carmel, Geist, Fishers, McCordsville, Zionsville, Westfield, Noblesville, Avon, Center Grove and Greenwood. New communities are anticipated throughout 2013-2014 in various areas of Indianapolis.

Feature Gardens Offer Greenery GALORE!
Nestled in the center of the West Pavilion and sprinkled throughout the entire Home Show space will be 25,000 square feet devoted to landscaping and gardening, with lavish, landscaped feature gardens! From lovely lilies and ravishing roses to dazzling dahlias and jazzy jasmines, the gardens will offer grandeur of greenery. The gardens will be produced by the area’s top landscape professionals, including: Fiano Landscapes; Country Gardens Lawn & Landscape; Fireboulder/McCune, Inc. Outdoor Living; Justin’s Landscape; Dave’s Lawn and Landscape, Inc.; Litchfield Landscape; Tiffany Lawn & Garden Supply, Inc.; Above and Beyond Tree Service and Landscape; BPI Outdoor Living; Backyard Blessings; Outdoor Environments Group; Greenleaf Landscaping, Inc.; and Kenneth Watson Design.

In addition, if you’re looking for those essential ingredients to make your garden come to life, look no further! Come to the Home Show presented by Xfinity for everything from cash-and-carry bulbs to those must-have gardening tools and products, all at your fingertips. Dig in and scoop up a handful of go-to green goodies!

Out with the Old, In with the New
Kevin O’Connor is the host of the award-winning, PBS home renovation series “This Old House” and “Ask This Old House.” He also began hosting his third series called “This New House,” which airs on the DIY Network. What’s the secret to that home improvement or remodeling project you’ve been working on? Kevin has the answer! Get the new ways to improve your old house when Kevin appears on Saturday, Jan. 25, presented by Angie’s List!

Todd Davis “Crashes” Into the Home Show
HGTV’s “Room Crashers” finds unsuspecting homeowners who need help with their home improvement projects. And Host Todd Davis is just the guy to show attendees how to transform your dull, bland rooms into stunning, eye-popping showpieces with his adventurous design style. Todd will appear on Saturday, Feb. 1 and Sunday, Feb. 2 to share design secrets and answer audience questions!

Get More Curb Appeal with Kimberly Lacy
Born with a green thumb, Kimberly Lacy’s passion for landscaping and interior design started at an early age. As project manager on HGTV’s “Curb Appeal,” Kimberly shares her landscaping tricks of the trade and practical painting tips. See Kimberly on Saturday, Jan. 25 and Sunday, Jan. 26, so you don’t get kicked to the curb!

Want Some House Smarts? Listen to Lou!
Lou Manfredini is the host of “HouseSmarts,” a 30-minute nationally-syndicated home improvement program combining home improvement knowledge and an entertaining look into the projects of real homeowners! Lou also hosts Chicago’s WGN Radio’s “Ask Mr. Fix-It” Program and is a contributor on “The Today Show.” He answers the questions homeowners really want to know and gives insight into the latest trends for the home. Ask him your questions when he appears on Friday, Jan. 24, presented by Marvin Windows!

One-of-a-Kind Home Décor, Arts and Antiques Pavilion
A special Home Décor, Arts and Antiques Pavilion will be open during the first weekend of the Home Show ONLY, Jan. 24-26, in the South Pavilion. Admission to the Indianapolis Home Show presented by Xfinity includes free admission to the “show within a show.” Visitors can enjoy a variety of local interior designers, artists and antique dealers. They will showcase individual pieces of artwork, antiques and the latest in home décor items, including photography, paintings, sculpture and pottery. Attendees will also have the chance to “Ask a Designer” about tips on how to decorate their home! Don’t miss this featured show!

“Food Hacker” Todd Wilbur Spices Up Your Kitchen
Have you ever visited a favorite restaurant and wondered how you could make a recipe to rival that yummy dish? Todd Wilbur has been “creating original clone recipes of America’s favorite foods since 1987,” and he’s got everything you need to mix up some “Top Secret” recipes right in your own kitchen! Todd will appear on Wednesday, Jan. 29 and Thursday, Jan. 30!

Gardening Troubles? Try the Straw Bale Garden!
Can’t do heavy lifting? Poor soil? Limited space? Want to broaden your gardening horizons? All are great reasons to have your very own straw bale garden! Joel Karsten shows you how to grow the perfect vegetable garden even in the worst conditions and with less labor. Dig in to some gardening fun with Joel when he appears on Monday, Jan. 27 and Tuesday, Jan. 28!

Butterfly House Spreads its Wings
Spread your wings and take flight to the featured Butterfly House, courtesy of William H. Brown Landscaping in Zionsville.
Plus:

Hero Day – Opening Day
Pay honor and tribute to all our heroes on Hero Day, Friday, Jan. 24! All active and retired military, police and fire personnel get free admission for the day. Just bring a valid ID, and come enjoy the Home Show presented by Xfinity on opening day! All heroes will also have access to a private VIP lounge and receive “thank you” goody bags, while supplies last.

Scooby-Doo and Shaggy Too! – Opening Weekend
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! He will be at the Home Show presented by Xfinity along with his pal, Shaggy. Make sure to come meet Shaggy and his companion Scooby-Doo when they appear at the Home Show in the Xfinity exhibit space and on the Unilock Outdoor Living Stage on Saturday, Jan. 25 and Sunday, Jan. 26. Scooby-Dooby-Doo!

Marsh Day Monday – Jan. 27
Show visitors are invited to stop by the Marsh booth from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Marsh Day. The first 750 households to visit will receive a free reusable Marsh grocery bag, one per household, while supplies last. Mary Snell, Marsh Director of Nutrition and Wellness, will offer tips and tools regarding health and wellness as well as highlight Marsh’s in-store nutrition programs from 12-12:30 p.m. on Marsh Day on the Unilock Outdoor Living Stage.

Senior Day – Jan. 28
All seniors are invited to come to the Home Show presented by Xfinity with a special discount! All seniors over age 65 with a valid ID can visit the show at half price for the day. Senior Day sponsors are CarDon & Associates and Optum CarePlus.

Check Out the Choppin’ Hunger Challenge!
Did you ever wonder what happens to the food you donate to your local food bank? Don’t miss the Home Show’s Choppin’ Hunger Challenge! Local chefs and celebrities compete to create the tastiest meal from the typical food bank donation items. Come vote on your favorite meal, learn about what foods Hoosier families need most — and make a donation!

Relax at the Wine Garden
Take the chance to visit the cottage and wine garden in the front of West Pavilion! Relax with tastings of wine, and step back into simpler times as you enjoy the customized cottage.

TICKETS:
$13 – Adult
$3 – Children ages 6-12
FREE – Children 5 and under

SHOW TIMES:
Fridays                       1/24, 1/31        11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturdays                   1/25, 2/1          10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Sundays                     1/26, 2/2          10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Monday-Thursday     1/27 – 1/30      11 a.m. – 9 p.m.

COUPONS: Coupons for $3 off adult admission, good Monday through Thursday ONLY, are available at participating central Indiana Marsh Supermarkets.

ONLINE DISCOUNT: Check out the Indianapolis Home Show website at www.IndianapolisHomeShow.com and get $2 off admission — good every day! Make sure to go online and save! Presented by Sleep Number

For more information, visit http://www.indianapolishomeshow.com/, or call 317-705-8719.

Editor’s Acknowledgement: Coles Marketing.

Things to do in Indianapolis, Oct. 14-20, 2013

October 13, 2013 Leave a comment

91st Annual Indianapolis Home Show, Jan. 25 to Feb. 3

January 21, 2013 2 comments
91st Annual Indianapolis Home Show

91st Annual Indianapolis Home Show, Jan. 25 to Feb. 3.

By Brian Coles
On behalf of the Indianapolis Home Show
http://indianapolishomeshow.com/

THE 91st ANNUAL INDIANAPOLIS HOME SHOW FACT SHEET

WHAT: The Indianapolis Home Show is the nation’s oldest and the Midwest’s largest home-focused extravaganza with more than 900 exhibits. Now in its 91st year, the Indianapolis Home Show offers thousands of products, decorating, construction and remodeling ideas for visitors to gather and compare.

The Indianapolis Home Show is produced by Marketplace Events, which produces 34 consumer shows in 20 markets that collectively attract 14,000 exhibitors, 1 million attendees and another 1 million unique web visitors annually.

WHEN: 10 days: Friday, January 25 through Sunday, February 3, 2013

WHERE: Indiana State Fairgrounds – West Pavilion, Exposition Hall

SPECIAL FEATURES:

Centerpiece Home!
Fischer Homes will build this year’s Centerpiece Home — a fully-constructed, decorated and landscaped home built entirely inside Exposition Hall, showing off the most current and exciting trends in architecture and style. Fischer Homes will be showcasing its Nottoway design with a French Country elevation. The home is 5,191 square feet, not including basement or garage. The Nottoway being constructed at the Home Show will have four bedrooms and three and a half baths located on the main two levels of the home.

Interior designer Joy Perkins from Touch of Class works with Christine Robbins of the Fischer Homes team in decorating the Centerpiece Home to showcase a variety of options for customizing the home interior using a “Rustic Luxe” theme. Landscaping comes courtesy of William H. Brown Landscaping in Zionsville.

Fischer Homes is now building in more than 29 locations in Carmel, Geist, Fishers, McCordsville, Zionsville, Westfield, Noblesville, Avon, Center Grove and Greenwood. New communities are anticipated throughout 2012-2013 in various areas of Indianapolis.

Feature Gardens Offer Greenery GALORE!
Nestled in the center of the West Pavilion and sprinkled throughout the entire Home Show space will be 25,000 square feet devoted to landscaping and gardening, with lavish, landscaped feature gardens! From lovely lilies and ravishing roses to dazzling dahlias and jazzy jasmines, the gardens will offer grandeur of greenery. The gardens will be produced by the area’s top landscape professionals, including: William H. Brown Landscape, Inc.; Fiano Landscapes; Lemcke Landscape, Inc.; Country Gardens Lawn & Landscape; Vive Exterior Design; Fireboulder/McCune, Inc. Outdoor Living; Justin’s Landscape; Dave’s Lawn and Landscape, Inc.; Bam Outdoor Lawn, Landscape and Tree Care; Litchfield Landscape; and MG Landscape and Irrigation.

In addition, if you’re looking for those essential ingredients to make your garden come to life, look no further! Come to the Home Show for everything from cash-and-carry bulbs to those must-have gardening tools and products, all at your fingertips. Dig in and scoop up a handful of go-to green goodies!

Frank Knows How to Pick ‘Em
Frank Fritz calls himself a “modern day recycler.” He’s the bearded charmer on the History Channel’s show “American Pickers.” Starting early by collecting rocks and beer cans as a kid, Frank has always had a passion for antiques and junk. He will offer Home Show attendees his unique view on how he makes his picks and finds the treasure buried beneath the trash. He will appear at the Home Show on Saturday, January 26 ONLY, so don’t miss him! Get a look at some of Frank’s finds, and hear about his travels on a memorabilia-seeking mission.

One-of-a-Kind Arts, Antiques and Home Décor Pavilion
A special Arts, Antiques and Home Décor Pavilion will be open during the first weekend of the Home Show ONLY, Jan. 25-27, in the South Pavilion. Admission to the Indianapolis Home Show includes free admission to the “show within a show.” Visitors can enjoy nearly 60 local artists, antique dealers and interior designers. They will showcase individual pieces of artwork, the latest in home décor items and specialty antiques. Appraisers will also be onsite and available at the Pavilion all weekend, so bring your antiques and unique items of all kinds to be appraised! Don’t miss this featured show!

Do-It-Yourself with Gardening Guru Ahmed
One of today’s most sought-after celebrity landscapers and green experts, Ahmed Hassan is an accredited landscape designer, consultant and gardener. For years, he and his team surprised families with customized residential landscapes and upgraded homes on DIY Network’s “Yard Crashers.” Ahmed will appear at the Home Show on the Show’s second weekend, February 2-3. His love for everything green will be seen as he shows attendees how to dig into a great home, which starts with a solid landscape.

Get Wacky with Joey!
Did you know you can use ChapStick® Lip Balm to shine your leather shoes or soothe a burn with Lipton® Tea bags? Joey Green will give you all these answers and much more! Joey is a former contributing editor to National Lampoon and the author of more than 50 books, including Clean It! Fix It! Eat It!, the best-selling Joey Green’s Magic Brands series and The Mad Scientist Handbook series. On Tues., Jan. 29, Wed., Jan. 30 and Thurs., Jan. 31, he’ll show Home Show attendees all the wacky uses for everyday items, plus cleaning tips, pet cures and all kinds of you-want-to-know info!

Chris Olsen Digs into the Green!
Chris Olsen is a nationally-known home and garden guru, designer, author, TV personality and public speaker. As master designer at his home and garden store, Botanica Gardens, Chris dares to be different with his unique designs. He will appear at the Home Show on Sunday, Jan. 27 and Monday, Jan. 28, sharing his landscape and gardening knowledge along with his unique flair for home decor and design.

Do You Need Some Rehab? Meet the Addict, Nicole Curtis
Nicole Curtis is a sweet-talking, hammer-swinging whirlwind on DIY Network’s “Rehab Addict.” She discovers historic houses once the pride of the neighborhood that have fallen on hard times. With her rough ‘n’ tough crew, she helps take a house that was ready for the wrecking ball and restore it to its former glory. Nicole will appear at the Home Show on Friday, Feb. 1 and Saturday, Feb. 2.

She’s Infarrantly Creative
Beckie Farrant is the chief designer of the site “Infarrantly Creative.” Her blogs feature a variety of trash-to-treasure projects, and she focuses on DIY pieces, crafts and home décor. Infarrantly Creative is Beckie’s place to showcase all her original projects along with hundreds of tutorials to inspire you and your own creativity! She will appear at the Home Show on Sunday, Jan. 27 and Monday, Jan. 28.

An Evening with the “Stars”
Presented by The Indianapolis Star, “An Evening with the Stars” brings the publication’s resident “Wine Dude” Robert Scheer along with food, wine and cooking expert Jolene Ketzenberger into the spotlight. Come learn some tasty tidbits about wine and the art of cuisine. Look for them on Saturday, Jan. 26 from 6-9 p.m.!

Plus:

Hero Day – Jan. 25
Pay honor and tribute to all our heroes on Hero Day! All active and retired military, police and fire personnel get free admission for the day. Just bring a valid ID, and come enjoy the Home Show on opening day! All heroes will also have access to a private VIP lounge and receive “thank you” goody bags, while supplies last.

Marsh Day Monday – Jan. 28
Home Show visitors are invited to stop by the Marsh booth from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Marsh Day. The first 750 households to visit will receive a free reusable Marsh grocery bag, one per household, while supplies last. Mary Snell, Marsh Director of Nutrition and Wellness, will offer tips and tools regarding health and wellness as well as highlight Marsh’s in-store nutrition programs from 12-12:30 p.m. on Marsh Day on the Unilock Outdoor Living Stage.

Grilling In The Garden – Jan. 28 – Jan. 31
Watch local chefs from Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar and Clark Appliance grill their favorite recipes in a beautiful garden setting nightly from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Learn their techniques and enjoy sampling their creations on the Unilock Outdoor Living Stage!

Local Band Satisfies with Sweet Sounds
Indianapolis-based band bleedingkeys mixes folk, rock, blues and a bit of hip-hop to electrify audiences with a compelling sound in a class all its own. Singer-songwriter Jeremy Johnson helped form the band bleedingkeys with band members Jon Beaty, Matt Obras and Coty Leffingwell. They will appear at the Home Show on Friday, Feb. 1 from 6-8 p.m. as part of a VIP party hosted by 92.3 WTTS-FM.

Chili Cook-off
Things are getting hot at the Home Show! Stop by for a chance to watch cooks go head to head with their chili recipes — and see who can handle the heat!

Top 10 Coolest Things To See @ The Home Show
Look for special exhibits throughout the Show, sponsored by Schlage.
TICKETS:
$13 – Adult       $3 – Children ages 6-12       FREE – Children 5 and under

SHOW TIMES:
Fridays                        1/25, 2/1          11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturdays                    1/26, 2/2          10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Sundays                      1/27, 2/3          10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Monday-Thursday      1/28 – 1/31      11 a.m. – 9 p.m.

COUPONS: Coupons for $3 off adult admission, good Monday through Thursday ONLY, are available at participating Central Indiana Marsh Supermarkets.

ONLINE DISCOUNT: Check out the Indianapolis Home Show website at www.IndianapolisHomeShow.com and get $2 off admission — good every day! Make sure to go online and save! Presented by Citizens Energy Group

For more information, visit www.IndianapolisHomeShow.com or call 317-705-8719.

Editor’s Acknowledgment: Coles Marketing Communications.