Nuts and Bolts

Seattle Home Show 2 gets under way Friday and continues through Sunday at CenturyLink Field Event Center in Seattle. The theme, “Get Your Dream On,” of the annual fall event, promises previews of the trends in home design and products.

With nearly 400 displays and exhibitors as well as indoor and outdoor “room” settings, the show features ideas for smaller living spaces, money and energy-saving appliances and products, and ideas for multigenerational living.

Presentations include Dr. Lori, an appraiser on Discovery Channel’s “Auction Kings”; and a Chef Cooking Series with regional chefs giving demonstrations on the Viking Cooking Stage.

The Outdoor Living and Wine Garden, besides being a display of the latest trends for outdoor spaces, will offer visitors a respite and a sip in a special wine-tasting area.

Radio Disney will keep the kids amused with live entertainment, mini-golf and craft activities, and a chance to win Justin Beiber concert tickets.

Centurylink Field Event Center is at 1000 Occidental Ave. S., Seattle. Show hours are: Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Admission is $12 for adults, $8 for ages 60 and over, $3 for ages 7 to 15, and free under 7.

For parking areas, special deals and ticket purchase, go to www.SeattleHomeShow.com or call 425-467-0960.

The Oak Harbor Garden Club will celebrate 90 years in October 2013 and the club’s still going strong. Members will kick off a year of celebrations at their Oct. 9 meeting.

Members past and present will share stories about the club’s history and activities over the years from 9 a.m. to noon at First United Methodist Church, 1050 Ireland St., Oak Harbor.

The meeting is open to anyone interested in finding out about this longtime organization.

To learn more about the Oak Harbor Garden Club, you can call the president, Helene Valdez, at 360-675-0932.

Herald staff

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