Dinner by Design
Dine in style! Revel at awe-inspiring tablescapes created by internationally celebrated designers and local talent from the annual Dinner by Design events. Four extraordinary three-dimensional dining installations, from the lavish and romantic to the outrageous and whimsical, will inspire design enthusiasts, foodies and dinner party hosts alike. Savour the opportunity to experience the legendary Dinner By Design, admire the tablescapes and spot your next personal inspiration.
Living Design with Cory Christopher
Breathe new life into your space with inspiration from floral designer Cory Christopher. Part workshop, part boutique, and part creative studio, pop by for a consultation or take a terrarium planting workshop to flex your green thumb just in time for fall. A regular on Citytv’s Breakfast Television, Cory and his team will walk you through the ins-and-outs of creating your own plant masterpiece using unique succulents, plants, and check out the latest from his fall harvest collection of wreaths, garlands, a living wall and fall accents all while helping you unearth your inner creative artist.
Ask a Designer with Martin Lee Design
Sometimes a little direction is all you need to tackle that daunting home project, renovation or new build. Gather your Pinterest dream boards, paint swatches, and floor plans and head straight to Ask A Designer for a free, one-on-one consultation with an Interior Designer from local firm, Martin Lee Design. No appointment needed! In just 10 minutes, their expert advice will have you well on your way to creating your dream home.
Ask a Financial Expert presented by Servus Credit Union
Make your home + design dreams a reality with personalized financial advice from the experts at Servus Credit Union. Sit down for a free consult with their knowledgeable staff who can help get you on a smart plan for saving (and spending) toward your first or next home purchase. Visit their booth, chat about everything from mortgage advice to paying for home renovations and more. Ask questions and get answers, with Servus Credit Union.
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|Friday, Sept 22
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|Sunday, Sept 24
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Start or add to your personal art collection with a stop at Market. Create an art gallery feel and add that finishing touch to your walls with one-of-a-kind pieces from this curated collection of canvases, sculptures, prints, and photographs by talented local artists.
Food Truck Eatery presented by YYC Food Trucks presented by CJAY92
Don’t forget to bring your appetite. Roll over to the south entrance of the BMO Centre and find your favourite YYC bites on wheels. Presented by YYC Food Trucks, the Food Truck Eatery brings you Calgary’s best grub to grab and go. Chow down on the best driving diners like Fiasco Gelato, Zilfords, The Noodle Bus, Lil Truck on the Prairie and Taiko Taco. Your only challenge will be which one to try first!
Located in Hall A and outside of Hall B
DIY Inspirations: One Nightstand Challenge
presented by Rust-Oleum® Consumer Brands Canada® in support of Habitat for Humanity
When it comes to your bedside tables, there’s no need for a long-term commitment. Make a statement with One Nightstand! From bright colours to luxurious textures, DIY nightstands are trending. Five of Calgary’s most stylish tastemakers have been challenged to take a basic nightstand from basic to bold, using only Rust-Oleum® paints and stains and a frugal $50 design budget. You’ll have the chance to take their dreamy creations home and make them a part of your bedroom by placing a silent auction bid on your favourite, with 100% of auction proceeds benefiting Habitat for Humanity Southern Alberta to provide local families with a safe, affordable place to live.
Chantal Miyagishima - Knitatude
Meryl Lee - Inspired Findings
Chelsea Montgomery - Love Your Habitat
Magda Assaf - Modern Emulsions
Glorifé Simon - Magnolia Magazine
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Get the most out of your visit with a trip to the Help Desk at the Hall B entrance where you’ll get insider tips from staff, there to help you navigate the show and point you in the right direction to tackle all your home improvement tasks. Whether you’re stuck with wall-to-wall carpeting or dreaming of blowing out that wall for an airy open-concept space, you’ll get all the assistance you need — after all, asking for help is the first step to success!