CHAMPAIGN – The WCIA 3 Home and Garden Show is returning to the University of Illinois Assembly Hall in Champaign on Saturday and Sunday and will offer fresh and innovative ideas for any home or garden.
The show will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, and admission and parking are free.
This year's event will host more than 140 exhibitors showcasing home improvement and landscaping products, pools and hot tubs, sunrooms, painting tools, pest control, windows, cabinets, lawn care and more. Guests can enter to win $4,000 worth of landscaping courtesy of Country Arbors Nursery on E. Windsor Road or a $3,000 Furniture Shopping Spree from This Is It Furniture with two locations, 245 S. Mattis Ave., Champaign, and 103 E. Main St. in Danville.
Again this year, the Busey Bank Home Improvement Theatre will feature a variety of how-to seminars taught by professionals in their respective fields.
This year the show will include featured guest Doug Wilson, Broadlands native and designer from "Trading Spaces." Wilson will attend the show on Saturday only and present on the Busey Bank Home Improvement Theatre at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Autograph sessions will immediately follow at Border Magic's booth.