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Lifestyle Festival features new exhibits

The annual Bicoastal Media/Guild Mortgage Company Home and Lifestyle Show will open its doors Friday, April 25, at 5 p.m. at the Civic Auditorium. The show continues Saturday, April 26, and Sunday April 27.

There is no admission charge for the public.

The Home and Lifestyle Show is in its 34th year and is the only show of its type in the gorge. Attendees come from Cascade Locks and Stevenson to the west and east to Arlington.

“I am really excited about this year’s show,” said Gary Grossman, regional vice president of Bicoastal Media, the show producer. The move to the Civic has allowed us to make this the biggest show in recent history.”

“ Almost every possible space in the Civic is filled and we will have outside exhibits,” said Rick Cavagnaro, Bicoastal sales manager. “We have many new products, displays and demonstrations for folks this year.”

Along with contractors and builders with home ideas, eco friendly building products and ideas, experts in bath and kitchen remodeling, counter tops, barbecues, spices, rubs and marinades, satellite services, home appliances, the latest HVAC products, over half of the show will feature new exhibitors.

Cookware and cooking demonstrations, stamped concrete, beauty products, trailers, wine sampling, house painting, flooring options, mattresses, gutters, and the latest in wireless communications.

Mortgage and home finance experts will be there to help make your projects a reality as well as real estate professionals. You may be able to plan your entire home project under one roof with our area experts. Many exhibitors will be featuring free drawings for prizes in their booths and special pricing only available during the show.

This year’s featured food vendor is Paradise Rose Chuckwagon, with barbecue prepared right at the Home Show all three days.

Live broadcasts with exhibitor information will take place all three days on 93.5 KACI FM, with updates on KCGB 105.5 and 96.9, and 92.7 KMSW. Broadcasts will include interviews with exhibitors and attendees.

“Civic will be the busiest place in town during Cherry Festival” said KACI FM Morning Show host Randy Haines. “We will be doing a Home and Lifestyle Show after Party on Saturday evening featuring the Sceptres plus DJ dance music with Randy Haines and Area 54’s Tim Requa. Doors open at 7, show is at 8. “The added events will allow people to take in lots of fun and entertainment.”

Hours for the show at The Civic Auditorium are 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 25, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, April 26, and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday April 27.


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