Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Southern Ideal Home Show comes to Raleigh in September with new Brews & Bites


By Dathan Kazsuk | August 23, 2016

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Looking for some new ideas for your home? Be it kitchen remodeling, or adding a granite countertop to your bathroom. Or maybe some ideas for landscaping the backyard into a island oasis … it can all be found at the Southern Ideal Home Show at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds, September 23-25.

At the Southern Ideal Home Show, one will snake their way through hundreds of booths featuring the latest in remodeling, bathroom and kitchen renovations and ideas, environmentally safe products, roofings, outdoor and landscaping by hundreds of local and regional exhibitors.

Some of the businesses gracing the home show over the weekend will include Audio Advice, Baker Roofing Company, Choice Pool & Spa, Lowe’s Home Improvement, NC Solar Now and many others.

Author of The New New Home, Boyce Thompson, will be the special guest, as he talks about the 10 most innovative new home products of 2016. And after his presentation, you can take a tour of an interactive exhibit featuring some life-changing products, including robots that monitor indoor air pollution and countertops that recharge phones.

Making its debut this year will be the Showcase of Local Artists held in the Exposition Center.  The showcase will feature 10-15 local artists from the Triangle displaying their work which will be available for viewing and purchasing.

In the Brews & Bites section of the home show, one can sip and sample creations by some of the areas local chefs and breweries. Food sample courtesy of Fogwood Food, b.good, Capital City Chop House and City Barbecue; while tasting beer from White Street Brewing, Big Boss, wines from Adams Vineyards and hard cider from Bull City Ciderworks. Please check out the webpage for exact days each business will be available at www.SouthernIdealHomeShow.com.

Admission to the home show is $9 for adults at the door. Advance discount tickets available at area Walgreens for $7. Hours for the home show are Friday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Parking for the event is free.