Seminar & Entertainment Schedule

40th Annual Lane County Home & Garden Show
March 7-10, 2019

40th Anniversary FUN FACT!
The Lane County Home Shows have organized & presented
2,492 seminars & workshops for the guests of our three shows over 40 Years!

2019 Spring Seminars & Workshops

Dig into Dirt! Stage – Convention Center – Rm 4-West off South Lobby
Main Stage – Convention Center – Rm 1 off North Lobby
Remodel it Now! Stage – Convention Center – Rm 4-East off South Hall

Click to Download the Show Map Spring 2019

Plan your visit to the show around 48 Seminars & Demonstrations!  Learn, Laugh & Live a Better Life!

Thursday – March 7, 2019

5:30 pm | Dig into Dirt! Stage
Moles, Voles & Gophers – Driving You Crazy?
Tips to Regain Your Sanity & Yard!
by Grant Williams, Ultimate Pest Control

6:00 pm | Main Stage
Top 10 Gardening & Landscaping Blunders – and How to Avoid Them!
by Don Engebretson, The Renegade Gardener

6:30 pm | Dig into Dirt! Stage
Kiwis, Figs, Plums, Peaches, Raspberries & Blackberries!
Carefree & Tasty Fruit & Berries Grown Organically!
by John Fischer, “The Relaxed Gardener”

7:00 pm | Remodel
Do it Yourself Ductless Heat Pump Installation
by Ryan Gregg, Ductless Specialist, The Heat Pump Store

Friday – March 8, 2019

5:30 pm | Dig into Dirt! Stage
Got Rose Problems?
by Margaret Essenberg & Nora Holmquist, Master Gardeners

6:00 pm | Main Stage
Common Gardening Myths & the Mayhem They Cause
by Don Engebretson, The Renegade Gardener

6:00 pm | Remodel
Reinventing Your Home – Whole House Remodels
by Magda Zafer, Neil Kelly Design/Build Remodeling

6:00 pm | Exhibit #332 ~ South Hall
The Amazing Sheldon Swim Team Demonstrates the New
Endless Pools Fitness Systems

By Sheldon Swim Team & Hot Springs Spas of Eugene

6:30 pm | Dig into Dirt! Stage
Grow What You Like to Eat – Veggie & Fruit Selections!
Growing Techniques, Irrigation & Pest Control
by John Fischer, “The Relaxed Gardener”

7:00 pm | Remodel
Kitchen Remodels – Designs to Budgets
by Ericka Arowcavage, Signature Kitchen & Design
PRIZES! $100 Goodie Bag ~ 10 Winners

7:00 pm | Exhibit #332 ~ South Hall
The Amazing Sheldon Swim Team Demonstrates the New
Endless Pools Fitness Systems

By Sheldon Swim Team & Hot Springs Spas of Eugene

Saturday – March 9, 2019

10:30 am | Dig into Dirt! Stage
Grow Your Vegetables from Seeds!
by Shirley Betournay, Master Gardener

11:00 am | Main Stage
Yes You Can!  Landscape Design for Homeowners
by Don Engebretson, The Renegade Gardener

11:00 am | Remodel
The Truth & Myths about Quartz, Stone & Granite Countertops
by Laureen Youngblood, American Home & Stone

11:00 am | Exhibit #332 ~ South Hall
The Amazing Sheldon Swim Team Demonstrates the New
Endless Pools Fitness Systems

By Sheldon Swim Team & Hot Springs Spas of Eugene

11:30 am | Dig into Dirt! Stage
Creating a Mason Bee Sanctuary in Your Backyard
by Jim Ullrich, Knox Cellars Mason Bees

12:00 pm | Expo Hall Lawn
Horizontal Directional Drilling Underground Demo
by Kevin Cohen Plumbing

12:00 pm | Remodel
Inspiring Kitchen Remodels – Case Studies
by Stefanie Rotella, Neil Kelly Design/Build Remodeling

12:30 pm | Dig into Dirt! Stage
Steal ‘Em – Innovative Garden Design Ideas from the West’s Best Shows
Put Some Wow in Your Garden!
by Mary-Kate Mackey, Award Winning Garden Writer

12:30 pm | Main Stage
New Ultrasound Imaging ‘Sees’ Inside Tree Trunks
Are Your Trees Healthy?
by Nathaniel Sperry, Certified Arborist, Sperry Tree Care Company

1:00 pm | Remodel
Splash in Your Bath – Bath & Remodel Case Studies
by Gregory Thomas, Neil Kelly Design/Build Remodeling

1:30 pm | Dig into Dirt! Stage
Designing Great Garden Paths: A Maze to Amazing
by Vanessa Gardner Nagel, FAPLD, NCIDQ & Author

2:00 pm | Main Stage
Embrace Your Shade: Plants & Design Tips for Shady Spaces
by Don Engebretson, The Renegade Gardener

2:00 pm | Remodel
Curb Appeal!  Getting Ready to Sell Your Home
by Megan Naslund, Pro Realty

2:00 pm | Exhibit #332 ~ South Hall
The Amazing Sheldon Swim Team Demonstrates the New
Endless Pools Fitness Systems

By Sheldon Swim Team & Hot Springs Spas of Eugene

2:30 pm | Dig into Dirt! Stage
Drip Irrigation Made Easy! DIY & Reduce Water Bills!
by John Fischer, “The Relaxed Gardener”

3:00 pm | Expo Hall Lawn
Horizontal Directional Drilling Underground Demo
by Kevin Cohen Plumbing

3:00 pm | Remodel
Creative Bathroom Remodeling – The Design & Build Process
by Don Delaplain, Revision Design Build

3:30 pm | Dig into Dirt! Stage
Pruning Spring Bloomers!
by Don Burkhalter, Master Gardener

4:00 pm | Main Stage
Plunge the Plumbers & Shock the Electricians!
Trivia Gameshow!  Win PRIZES!
by Kevin Cohen Plumbing & Reynolds Electric

4:00 pm | Remodel
Local Wildfires – Risks & Mitigation
by Alex Rahmlow, Lane Prevention Fire Co-op

4:30 pm | Dig into Dirt! Stage
Make & Take! Mini Sedum Gardens!
Limited to 25 Participants with a $10 School Garden Project Donation
by Becky Sell, Sedum Chicks

5:00 pm | Remodel
Go Ductless for Indoor Air Quality
by Ryan Gregg, Ductless Specialist, The Heat Pump Store

5:00 pm | Exhibit #332 ~ South Hall
The Amazing Sheldon Swim Team Demonstrates the New
Endless Pools Fitness Systems

By Sheldon Swim Team & Hot Springs Spas of Eugene

6:00 pm | Main Stage
Top 10 Gardening & Landscaping Blunders – and How to Avoid Them!
by Don Engebretson, The Renegade Gardener

7:00 pm | Exhibit #332 ~ South Hall
The Amazing Sheldon Swim Team Demonstrates the New
Endless Pools Fitness Systems

By Sheldon Swim Team & Hot Springs Spas of Eugene

Sunday – March 10, 2019

10:30 am | Dig into Dirt! Stage
Creating a Mason Bee Sanctuary in Your Backyard
by Jim Ullrich, Knox Cellars Mason Bees

11:00 am | Main Stage
Common Gardening Myths & the Mayhem They Cause
by Don Engebretson, The Renegade Gardener

11:00 am | Remodel
Pruning Small Fruits: Blueberry, Raspberry & Currants
by Tom Bettman, Master Gardener

11:00 am | Exhibit #332 ~ South Hall
The Amazing Sheldon Swim Team Demonstrates the New
Endless Pools Fitness Systems

By Sheldon Swim Team & Hot Springs Spas of Eugene

11:30 am | Dig into Dirt! Stage
Designing The Irresistible Garden:  Using Basic Design Principles
by Vanessa Gardner Nagel, FAPLD, NCIDQ & Author

12:00 pm | Expo Hall Lawn
Horizontal Directional Drilling Underground Demo
by Kevin Cohen Plumbing

12:00 pm | Main Stage
Gardening with Containers!
by Pat Patterson, Master Gardener

12:00 pm | Remodel
Let’s Take it Outside – Outdoor Living Spaces
by Magda Zafer, Neil Kelly Design/Build Remodeling

12:30 pm | Dig into Dirt! Stage
The Heartwarming Tale of Reagandoodle & Little Buddy
by Sandi Swiridroff, Author of Reagandoodle & Little Buddy
Book Signing to Follow Talk

1:00 pm | Main Stage
RIVER CRUISING:  What’s New in 2019!
by Gary Smith, TravelPerks, Nation’s #1 Cruise Agent
PRIZES! Grand Prize of $500 Travel Certificate
PRIZES! FIVE Winners of $100 Amazon Gift Card

1:00 pm | Remodel
Kitchen & Bathroom Remodels for Better Design, Flow & Function
by Forrest Castile, Castile Construction

1:30 pm | Dig into Dirt! Stage
Meet & Greet Instagram Sensation Reagandoodle!
by Reagandoodle & “Momager” Sandi Swiridroff

2:00 pm | Dig into Dirt! Stage
Water – Five Strategies That Get the Most from the Least!
Tips for Water Wise Gardening!
by Mary-Kate Mackey, Award Winning Garden Writer

2:00 pm | Main Stage
Yes You Can! Landscape Design for Homeowners
by Don Engebretson, The Renegade Gardener

2:00 pm | Remodel
How to Plan & Build the Perfect Home Addition
by David Zarzycki, General Contractor

2:00 pm | Exhibit #332 ~ South Hall
The Amazing Sheldon Swim Team Demonstrates the New
Endless Pools Fitness Systems

By Sheldon Swim Team & Hot Springs Spas of Eugene

3:00 pm | Dig into Dirt! Stage
Composting with Worms
by Rodney Bloom, Master Gardener

3:00 pm | Expo Hall Lawn
Horizontal Directional Drilling Underground Demo
by Kevin Cohen Plumbing

3:00 pm | Main Stage
OsteoStrong – Building Your Bone Density
Strength & Balance in 10 Minutes a Week!
by Robbin Freedman, OsteoStrong

A very special thank you to our wonderful speakers who so graciously share their knowledge with our community.  Each & every show we are amazed at the fantastic exhibitors, experts, Master Gardeners & authors that speak at our shows.  In 2018 alone, we presented 131 seminars at the Eugene Home Shows.

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