Chamber’s Home Show returns this weekend

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 7 April 2017 at 5:01 pm

File photo by Tom Rivers: Jenna Roberts of Roberts Farm Market sets up a display of decorative yard flags in this photo from April 2013 during the Home and Garden Show at the 4-H Fairgrounds. Roberts Farm Market will be among 40 vendors when the event returns Saturday and Sunday.

KNOWLESVILLE – After taking a hiatus last year, the Orleans County Chamber of Commerce’s Home, Garden & Outdoor Show is returning this weekend with vendors showcasing services and ideas for improving homes, gardens and recreation.

There will also be special events over the weekend at the show, including a chicken barbecue on Saturday beginning at noon, a K-9 demonstration on Saturday at 1 p.m. and the Easter egg hunt on Sunday beginning at noon.

The Easter Bunny will also be there for the egg hunt and will be available for photos. The egg hunt will be free to children ages 10 and younger.

“We want to promote local businesses and get people to spend more money in Orleans County,” said Becky Charland, director of the Chamber of Commerce. “It’s a good promotion for businesses and that’s what the Chamber of Commerce does.”

The show will by at the 4-H Fairgrounds on Route 31 and opens at 10 a.m. both days and continues until 6 p.m. on Saturday and 4 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is $1.

There are about 40 vendors committed for the show. There will be raffles and demonstrations on both days.

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