2016 Home Expo coming to Prairie Capital Convention Center

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SPRINGFIELD – The Springfield Area Home Builders Association’s (SAHBA) Home Expo is coming to the Prairie Capital Convention Center the weekend of February 26 – 28.

SAHBA is an organization made up of firms in the building industry that includes builders, remodelers, developers and associated businesses who want to bring the latest trends to the public. Attendees can come to the Home Expo to learn more about the home building and remodeling industry, as well as stay informed on the latest trends.

The entire main floor of the convention center will be filled with booths featuring local businesses and their products and services. Businesses will be available to teach attendees all about home building and remodeling. There will also be seminars taking place within the expo and other events.

Each day of the expo will also highlight a different group of people:

  • Friday, February 26: Senior’s Day – Everyone 65 and older will receive $1 off admission. Memorial Medical Center will be on site from 3 – 7 PM providing orthopedic services, including bone density screenings.
  • Saturday, February 27: Hero’s Day – All firefighters, police officers and military personnel will receive $1 off admission. The Springfield Police, Sheriff and Fire Departments will be on site with emergency vehicles for attendees to explore firsthand.
  • Sunday, February 28: Educator’s Day – All educators will receive $1 off admission. The Home Expo will also feature its first ever Lego Contest, where kids ages 5 – 12 will be able to build their dream house with Legos and win prizes.

In addition to the Lego Contest, face painting will also be available all three days of the expo. Children can also place at the Lowe’s Kids Corner from 1 – 3 PM. On Saturday, the Lowe’s Kids Corner will be open from 11 AM – 1 PM.

The Home Expo will run from 3 – 8 PM on Friday; 9 AM – 7 PM on Saturday; and 10 AM – 5 PM on Sunday.

More information about the Home Expo can be found on their website or by calling 217-698-4941.

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