Fall Home And Remodeling Expo Is Aug. 23 And 24

Thursday, August 14, 2014

The Fall Home and Remodeling Expo will be next weekend on Aug. 23 and 24, at the Chattanooga Trade and Convention Center.

Organizers said, "Come see the latest home products and services and landscaping for your remodeling project or new home."

Some of the products to see are kitchens, appliances, countertops, flooring, siding, painting, roofing, outdoor living, pools, etc.

There will be an outdoor living giveaway at the expo.

The expo will be Saturday, from 10 a.m.-7 p.m., and Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Cost is $5 and children 16 and under are free. On Saturday there will be LEGOS, Star War Characters, Rolling Videos and the Anti-Bullying Car. Lookout Looie will be there on Sunday. Children will get free tickets to the Lookouts game.


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