For our October 2014 Washington Gardener Magazine Reader Contest, Washington Gardener is
giving away three sets of passes to the Maryland Home & Holiday Show (Retail value: $18.)
To enter to win a pair of passes, send an email to: WashingtonGardener@rcn.com by
5:00pm on October 16
10am on October 17 with “MD Holiday Show” in the subject line and in the body of the email,
please also include your full name and mailing address. Tell us: “What is your favorite thing about gardening in Autumn?” The pass winners will be announced and
notified by email by October 18th.
Maryland Home & Holiday Show
Maryland State Fairgrounds
2200 York Road
Friday, October 17 through Sunday, October 19, 2014
Friday, October 17, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday, October 18, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Sunday, October 19, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
the halls this holiday season with cheerful and inventive ideas from
the Maryland Home & Holiday Show. This three-day event gives
homeowners the opportunity to meet with hundreds of contractors, shop
the latest home improvement trends and purchase seasonal gifts for
friends and family. Highlights of the show will include:
More than 300 Exhibitors: Hundreds
of knowledgeable contractors, landscapers, designers and house product
gurus who will be showing off the latest trends in home improvement and
answering questions about how to get started with, continue or add the
finishing touch to home projects of any size.
World-Famous Frisbee Dogs: The
Disc-Connected K9s—four world champion, acrobatic dogs—will be making
an appearance at the show. Spectators will watch world-class dogs jump,
flip and catch Frisbees in a pawstively-perfect performance. Pet
products will also be available for visitors to browse and buy
in-between the Disc-Connected K9s’ shows.
Holiday Crafts and Gifts: An
array of unique, handmade products from juried craftspeople will
provide shoppers with endless gift-giving options for everyone on their
holiday lists—an awesome alternative to mass-produced gifts offered on
Landscaped Gardens: Visitors
will walk through beautifully-landscaped seasonal settings that
incorporate hardscaping, native trees and shrubs, and fall flowers into
breathtaking garden displays.
Tiny House by Sustainafest: The
Annapolis nonprofit, Sustainafest, will be debuting its 210 square
foot, student-built “Tiny House” model that demonstrates sustainable
living practices for the home. Visitors can stop by the house to learn
more about living sustainably, improving the environment and supporting
the local economy.
Designer Sport Caves: For
those looking for inspiration in displaying their Baltimore sports
pride at home, the show will feature three, model “sports caves” decked
out in Ravens and Orioles colors and memorabilia. Attendees can learn
how to transform their own small space into a Baltimore sports cave with
ideas from professional interior designers.
A Visit from Santa: Santa will be leaving the North Pole a little early this year to meet and greet children and read holiday stories on Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Wine Tastings: Guests
can sample some of Maryland’s best wine from Boordy Vineyards, Far
Eastern Shore Winery and The Winery at Olney while perusing vendor
to the Maryland Home & Holiday Show at the Maryland State
Fairgrounds are $9 for adults, $7 for seniors, $3 for kids ages 6-12,
and free for children under 6 years old. Free admission is also
available for active military, police and fire employees with ID.
The Maryland Home & Holiday Show is sponsored by M&T Bank.For more information on the show, visit http://www.mdhomeandgarden.com/fall or call (410) 863-1180.
UPDATE: Because of the short notice on this event - we are extending the entry deadline to 10:00am on October 17.
UPDATE 2: The pass winners are:
- Annie Shaw of Greenbelt, MD
- Teresa Liao of
- Jan Baweja of Olney, MD
Congratulations to all!