Home and landscape show
The ninth annual Greater Charlotte Home & Landscape Show will run 2-7 p.m. Jan. 25; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Jan. 26; and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 27 at Cabarrus Arena & Events Center, 4751 N.C. 49, Concord.
Ahmed Hassan – seen on DIY Network’s “Yard Crashers” – will talk about residential landscaping and take audience questions. Area master gardeners will be available for questions and to provide information about soil tests. The show also will feature more than 10,000 square feet of gardens, landscapes and water features; information about decorating and cooking trends; beer and wine tastings; a kid zone; pottery demonstrations and more. Weekend passes are $7 for adults and $5 for seniors. Admission is free for visitors age 16 and younger. Parking is free. For $1 off admission coupons and details: www.showtechnology.com.
Jan. 19-March 10
Art and Orchids
Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden’s annual orchid show will feature the work of Arless Day, a Louisiana-born collage artist. More than 5,000 orchids will be on display, with the best being framed or placed on pedestals to create a living art exhibit. Works from Day’s exhibit “Landscapes to Life” will be integrated among the orchids. “Art and Orchids” will be on display 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily Jan. 19 through March 10, 6500 S. New Hope Road, Belmont. Admission is $12 for adults, $11 for seniors and $6 for children ages 4-12. Free for members. Details: 704-825-4490 or www.dsbg.org.
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