February 2017 Lineup of Events, Workshops & Attractions


Live Broadcast with Lou

Saturday from 7-10 am

Enjoy a fun-filled live broadcast of the WGN Radio Mr. Fix-It show with Lou Manfredini on Saturday from 7-10 am. This entertaining, knowledge-packed program is sponsored by Perma-Seal. Following the broadcast, Lou Manfredini will meet and greet fans in the Perma-Seal Booth, #505 in the Mega Center, from 10:15-11:15 am.


Decorating Style School

Sunday at Noon

New this year, meet The DIY Playbook, the dynamic duo of Bridget Matkovich and Casey Finn, accomplished bloggers and style-savvy do-it-yourselfers.  Learn helpful decorating hints and handy how-to’s while discovering your own home style, on Sunday at noon.


Paint Color Forecast

Friday at 11 am

Dive into the Sherwin-Williams Colormix 2017 on Friday at 11 am with Annmarie Fabbi. From dramatic dark tones to smooth serene palettes to vibrant fiery combinations, this fascinating exploration into color trends is informative, idea-sparking and inspiring… a great foundation for decorating and design projects.


Beautiful Bathrooms

2 PM Daily

Join John Habermeier of Synergy Builders each day at 2 pm and discover design trends for creating beautiful bathrooms. Explore surface selection, learn space planning tips and map out successful strategies for envisioning, preparing and designing your ideal bath.


Design Your Dream Kitchen

1 PM Daily

Vineyard Chic’s Pamela Coslet will present this lovely kitchen design workshop at 1 pm daily. Discover new trends in kitchens, learn basic design strategies and enjoy energizing before and after kitchen makeover transformations with this talented local expert.


The Grand Prize

$1000 Gift Certificate Giveaway

Attendees can enter for a chance to win The Grand Prize, a $1000 gift certificate to utilize with the exhibitor of choice. No purchase is necessary. Contest rules are available: Contest Rules.


Workshops are included with admission.  Please note seating is limited.