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Get up and go

Don't miss these coming events close to home.

1 Southern Spring Home & Garden Show

More then 300,000 square feet of show, including landscaped gardens, designer rooms, floral displays. Three stages with horticulture, lifestyle, cooking experts.

When: 10 a.m. March 4.

Where: The Park Expo and Conference Center, 2500 E. Independence Blvd., Charlotte.

2 Quilt Show

Charlotte Quilters' Guild presents the 2012 Quilt Show. More than 250 quilts, guild boutique, vendors. $6 admission.

When: 9 a.m. March 9 and 10.

Where: Metrolina Tradeshow Expo, 7100 Statesville Road, Charlotte.