Saturday, April 4th and Sunday April 5th from 10AM-2PM. Both Days
Join us for the Amesbury Chamber of Commerce's Annual Home & Garden Show. Scheduled for 10am - 2pm on April 4th & 5th, this year's show will feature a variety of the very vendors and service providers you will need as you map out your home plans for 2020.
This free event includes carpenters, contractors, landscapers, home repairs, designers, decorators, and more. Each day will feature several 30-45 minute seminars for those visitors hoping to learn more before diving into their next home or yard project. Our free seminars include:
Remodeling 101 - Where to start? 11:00 a.m. on Saturday 4/4
Have a project that you want a tackle? Renovate that bathroom? Expand the kitchen? Adding a patio? Join our panel of industry professionals as they explain to property owners where to begin - how to identify contractors or project managers, what questions to ask, and how to ensure your getting the quality work you deserve.Our panel includes Ben Becker of BLB Custom Building, Anna Hardy of In Home Design Center, Mike Silver of M. Silver Company, and Cathy Toomey of Stone Ridge Properties, all of whom will offer their perspective and answer questions so you can initiate your next home improvement project with confidence. Moderated by Barbara Lorenc of 14 Cedar Street Studios.
Backyard Chickens 12:00 p.m. on Saturday 4/4
Love the local food movement? Ever thought you might like to keep your own chickens? Want to add a flock for your school or community garden? Come join “The Chickeness” Khrysti Smyth Barry of Yardbirds Backyard Chickens for a rundown of popular breeds, housing needs and design, feeding and care, health, laws and zoning, info on how to effortlessly mix chickens and neighbors, and everything else you might want to know about keeping your own backyard chickens. Course materials will be provided, and each attendee will receive a signed Certificate of Course Completion!
Backyard Beekeeping 1:00 p.m. on Saturday 4/4
A hobby growing in popularity, join us for a free presentation from accomplished beekeeper, Mel Gadd. This discussion will be an intro into this thriving past-time, including what next steps you should take if you think this hobby is for you. Mel is recognized across New England for his knowledge, having been named the 2017 Beekeeper of the Year by the Massachusetts Beekeepers Association and spending the last dozen years as an active member of the Essex County Beekeepers Association. And yes, we will have honey on site!
Curb Appeal - A Little Work Makes a Big Difference 11:00 a.m. on Sunday 4/5
Join Dan Ouellet, owner of Newburyport Turf, and Patrick Dooley, owner of Northeast Turf for a discussion on how you can improve your home's curb appeal.
Understanding Your Home Insurance 12:00 p.m. on Sunday 4/5
Your home is your most important investment, and your homeowner’s insurance is meant to protect that investment. But do you know just how much – or little – protection exists in plans? Join Matt Sherrill, owner of Gould Insurance, as he leads an engaging discussion on what homeowners should look for in their coverage. Matt will offer real world scenarios to help attendees understand when you’re covered (and when you’re not).
Kitchen Trends: Cabinetry, Counter tops, & Hardware 1:00 p.m. on Sunday 4/5
Is there any room that could more appropriately be labelled the heart and soul of a home? Not simply a place to cook and prepare food, the modern kitchen has evolved to include all type of styles and accents. But how do you balance form and function? What are the up and coming trends; and what trends are on their way out? Join Emilie Seuffert of Carriagetown Kitchens for this hot discussion!
A complete list of vendors will be released as we get closer to April. If you're an interested vendor, don't hesitate to reach out. You can call us at 978-388-3178 or fill out an application at the following link (return application to Phil by emailing Phil@AmesburyChamber.com). Applications available HERE.