Renovating or redecorating? Whatever the project, the Home Show is your all access pass for everything related to your home & garden. The Greater Olean Area Home & Garden Show, presented by Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce and its 48 Corporate Sponsors kicks off this Friday, April 12th and runs till Sunday, April 14th at the William O. Smith Recreation Center, 551 East State Street in Olean, across from Bradner’s Stadium. Attendees will experience 72 vendors showcasing the latest home designs and interior decorating concepts.
"We like to think of this event as a rite of spring for the greater Olean area,” stated Nancy Morgan, GOACC Membership Coordinator. "As the weather warms up, people start thinking about improving their homes." The show offers visitors a chance to check out the latest products and services. All under one-roof, visitors have access to the finest home builders, and home improvement specialists from throughout the region.
Show goers can talk to a number of area experts and learn about construction, decorating trends, accessories, cabinets, appliances and more --all in one place. Displays will include patios, window replacement, siding, heating and air conditioning, pools, spas, furniture, computer technology and much more. Also, representatives from local banks, homebuilders and insurance companies will be on hand to meet show goers.
The Cattaraugus County Health Department will be hosting their Water Tasting Test on Saturday during the Home Show. Home Depot will present three demonstrations: Saturday 11 AM – 2 PM Kids Workshop (When a child attends the Home Depot Kids Workshop, they'll get a free project kit they can complete and take home during the workshop. They'll also get a free kid sized orange apron and an achievement pin for a job well done.) – Parental supervision is required; Saturday 2-4 PM Deck Restore Clinic (Deck Restore is the smart alternative to deck replacement. It revives and protects wood surfaces such as wood and composite decking, stairs, docks and more.); and Sunday 1 – 4 PM Deck Restore Clinic.
The returning exhibitors say the show is one of the best ways to market their products and services to potential customers. The Home Show is always a jump-start to their sales season. The show provides them with many opportunities /sales to carry them for the year! The first 150 people through the doors on Saturday, April 13th receive a complimentary Dunkin’ Donuts Travel Mug!
A fully constructed, 1,493-square-foot Eisenhower Home sponsored by and built by Owl Homes of Allegany will inspire visitors with ways to plan and create their dream house from concept to completion. The Eisenhower’s open floor plan features a kitchen across from a large 24’ living room that is loaded with Hickory cabinets accented with black cubby storage areas and black appliances set off by the double (2) 18 cubic foot refrigerators. The value-priced home featuring three large bedrooms with walk-in closets and two baths, has a master bath loaded with Hickory cabinets as well with a garden style tub and extended open storage vanity. With the well-sized rooms, features and value pricing, this home is perfect for a family starting out or those looking toward their retirement golden years.
The prizes of the Times Herald/Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with Home Depot of Olean are GRAND PRIZE: Barnsley 5 pc Dining Set, retail value of $399; SECOND PRIZE: Arrow Gazebo, retail value of $199; THIRD PRIZE: Outdoor Fireplace, retail value of $159; and the FOURTH PRIZE: 22" Charcoal Grill.
The food concession will be the Randy’s Up the River offering chili, hot dogs, Philly cheese steak, pasta salad, nachos, and more. Admission to the show is $3 adults and $2 students/seniors. For more information on the show, please contact the Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce at 372-4433 or email at email@example.com.
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