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Des Moines, IA 50309
|The Des Moines Home & Garden Show – The Big One! is the city’s oldest and largest show of its kind, featuring the latest trends in home, garden, remodeling and interior design concepts from more than 400 exhibitors and 1,000 experts.
The 2014 Show will take place at the Iowa Events Center Feb. 6-9.
• Ty Pennington, carpenter, artist and host of ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. Appearing Friday, Feb. 7
• Frank Fritz, American Pickers co-star. Appearing Friday, Feb. 7 and Saturday, Feb. 8
• Joel Karsten, author of “Straw Bale Gardening”
• Jeff Holper, aka The Mole Hunter
• Butterfly Garden: walk through five garden designs with 500 butterflies!
• Susan G. Komen “Pink Ribbon Room Challenge:” make a free-will donation and help cover an all-white room in pink breast cancer awareness ribbon stickers.
• Hero Day: Friday, Feb. 7 – all past and present law enforcement officers, firefighters and military personnel receive free admission.
• Food Bank of Iowa: Help “Stuff the Truck” and bring a nonperishable food item to be entered into a drawing for a chance to win prizes.
• Operation Space Lift: Get advice from Hal Davis of Room Service Distinctive Interiors and designer for HGTV’s “West End Salvage.”