HomeShow Events You Don't Want to Miss!

04 Mar 2016 11:46 AM | Colleen Corrigan (Administrator)

2016 CMBA HomeShow Events You Don't Want to Miss!

It’s time again for the largest home building show in Central Minnesota, CMBA’s 44th annual HomeShow! The event will be taking place March 11-13 at St. Cloud River’s Edge Convention Center. There will be many activities taking place throughout the weekend - kids activities, food and beer sampling, auctions, seminars, and so much more.


What would an event be without music? Classic country singer Alan Godage will be here Friday from 2 pm to 7 pm. So, put on your boots and come enjoy great music and company! While you listen to Alan, celebrate fish fry season with the HomeShow’s fish fry, from 4 until 8 pm. The HomeShow is open 12 pm to 8 pm on Friday.


Chris Grundy’s two shows Cool Tool and Blog Cabin will be featured during this special appearance. He knows everything about creating spectacular renovations - you will not want to miss this opportunity to learn from the best! You can see him on Saturday at 11 am, 2 pm, and 5 pm on the American Door Works Stage.

Also on Saturday, come get some gardening tips from Joel Karsten. As the author of Straw Bale Gardening, Joel has great advice for your gardening needs. His unique style of gardening features beautiful vegetables grown without soil. You can catch him on Saturday at 10 am, 1 pm and 4 pm.

A highlight of this year’s show you won’t want to miss is the enchanted garden built by area landscapers. A plant sale will also take place on Sunday at 3 pm.

There is always time to gain more knowledge! We will have four Premier Real Estate classes available on Saturday.

·        10 am: Preparing Your Home To Sell - Learn tips to increase the value of your home.

·        11 am: First Time Homebuyers - Learn everything you need to know about the home buying process.

·        1 pm: Make Your Home Smart - Learn about all the newest devices and apps to transform your home.

·        2 pm: Making Money In Real Estate - Learn about short term and long term investing, how to pick out good properties, and the smartest ways to invest your money in real estate.

On Saturday and Sunday at 11 am, bring your kids to make and take home their own framed wipe off-board.  Plus, win a playhouse donated by Gulfeagle Supply!


Organic Gardening is on the rise! Bobby Jensen has all the advice you need to start organic gardening from your kitchen cabinet. As the co-host of the Grow With KARE segment on Kare 11, he’ll be able to answer your burning gardening questions. You can catch his appearance on Sunday at 12 pm and 2 pm.

Also hear from Nick Olsen on Beekeeping, 11 am and 1 pm.  A $200 Garden Apiary will be given away after his 1 pm seminar.

For more details on all the seminars, go to

Along with these great events going on at the HomeShow, don’t forget there is beer and food sampling on Saturday from 1-5 pm. You won’t want to miss the Central Minnesota Builders Association’s HomeShow weekend. Cost is just $5 for adults, $4 for seniors 55+, and kids under 12 get in free. (Get your $1 off coupon for an even better deal!)

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