Annapolis Home Owners Expo returning in February 2022

The 17th Annual Spring Annapolis Owners Show will return to Annapolis on February 26-27 at the Byzantium Event Center in Annapolis.

Doug Talmy

Featured this year, renowned entomologist and conservationist Doug Tallamy will address guests at 1 p.m. on Sunday, February 27. Doug is the TA Baker Professor of Agriculture in the Department of Wildlife Entomology and Ecology at the University of Delaware, where he has authored 105 research publications and taught insect courses for 41 years. His book Bringing Nature Home was published by Timber Press in 2007, The Living Landscape, co-authored with Rick Darke, was published in 2014; Nature’s Best Hope, a New York Times bestseller, was released in February 2020, and his latest book The Nature of Oaks was published by Timber Press in March 2021. His awards include recognition from the Garden Writer’s Association, Audubon, The Garden Club of America and the American Horticultural Association.

Seminars

Along with dozens of home improvement contractors and salespeople, there’s a full slate of seminars on view.

SATURDAY

  • 11:00 Northrop Realty – Staging your home for success
  • 12:00- Jeff Devlin-3 tips for renovating like a pro
  • 1:30- demo – How to patch drywall and cut a door – Jeff Devlin
  • 3:00 p.m.- Jeff Devlin – How to hire a contractor
  • All Day – Peenstra Antiques Antiques Appraisal
  • All Day – Anne Arundel County Master Gardeners

SUNDAY

  • 1:00- Doug Tallamy – Nature’s Best Hope
  • 2:30 p.m.- Rachel Jennifer – staying organized by working from home.
  • All Day – Peenstra Antiques Antiques Appraisal
  • All Day – Anne Arundel County Master Gardeners

Liquified Creative Annapolis

The Spring 2021 Homeowners Expo has been delayed due to the COVID outbreak in the area. “We are excited to get our shows back on track for 2022,” said Scott Smith, President of Mid-Atlantic Expos, “and to once again have our educational seminars for our guests this year, as well as many market exhibitors. with great products and homewares.” Admission is $6 for adults and kids under 17 are free!

In 2006, Mid Atlantic Expos launched its first community home and garden exhibit at the National Guard Armory in Annapolis. “I had this idea and chose Rupert Boneham, star of the television series Survivor, as a special guest. Rupert put up the radio and TV spots for me, and the theme was ‘Can you survive a home improvement project “?”

For the next 17 years, Mid Atlantic Expos has helped homeowners discover great opportunities for their homes with local and regional companies specializing in everything from walkways to roofs to landscaping. Most exhibitors do not have showrooms and are family businesses that depend on trade shows to serve as retail space to meet potential customers. Over the years, educational seminars have featured celebrity speakers including Sabrina Soto, Vern Yip, Alison Victoria, Nicole Simpson, Richard Karn, Tom Silva, Kevin O’Conner, Paul James, Jason Cameron and Matt Blashaw.

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