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Spring in SoCal: The home improvement calendar

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FEBRUARY

8-10: Home Remodeling & Decorating Show, Orange County Fairgrounds, Costa Mesa

8-10: Desert Spring Home & Garden Show, Fantasy Springs Special Events Center, Indio

10: Rose Bowl Flea Market, Rose Bowl, Pasadena

22-24: Home Remodeling & Decorating Show, L.A. Convention Center, Los Angeles

22-24: Inland Empire Home & Garden Show, National Orange Show Events Center, San Bernardino

24: Meet the Designers Burbank Kitchen Tour, luncheon and designers panel followed by self-guided tour, hosted by the Burbank Temple Emanu El Sisterhood

29-March 1: San Diego Spring Home & Garden Show, Del Mar Fairgrounds

Weekly: The Home Depot in-store clinics: February clinics: Energy Efficient Doors and Windows, Tiling Floors and Walls, Fixing a Leaking Toilet, Installing a Bathroom Faucet. Do-it-Herself Workshop: The Smarter, Warmer Eco-Friendly Bathroom. Check for local days and times.

MARCH

1: Green Design for Your Home, class, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., $145, UC Riverside Extension

9: Rose Bowl Flea Market, Rose Bowl, Pasadena

14: The 4 Women of Prefab, panel and book signing, 1:15 p.m., CA Boom Design Show, Barker Hanger, Santa Monica Airport

14: Pacific Palisades Home Tour, led by designers, in conjunction with CA Boom Design Show

14-16: CA Boom Design Show, Barker Hanger, Santa Monica Airport

14-16: Ventura Home & Garden Show, Seaside Park, Ventura County Fairgrounds, Ventura

15: West Los Angeles Home Tour, led by designers, in conjunction with CA Boom Design Show

15: Staging Your Home to Sell, class, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., $60, UC Riverside Extension

16: Santa Monica and Venice Home Tour, led by designers, in conjunction with CA Boom Design Show

Weekly: The Home Depot in-store clinics: March clinics: Tiling Floors and Walls, Prepare Your Lawn for Spring, Installing a Retaining Wall, Installing Faucets and Sinks. Check for local days and times.

APRIL

11-13: Home Remodeling & Decorating Show, Pasadena Conference Center, Pasadena

13: Rose Bowl Flea Market, Rose Bowl, Pasadena

18-20: Pomona Spring Home & Garden Show, Fairplex L.A. County Fairgrounds, Pomona

19: Fourth Annual Historic Home Tour featuring the Homes of Mission Hills’ Historic District, San Diego

25-26: Alternative Building Materials & Design Expo, free admission, Santa Monica Civic Auditorium

25-27: Home Remodeling & Decorating Show, L.A. Convention Center, Los Angeles

27: Green Building Tours, hosted by the City of Santa Monica, in conjunction with the Alternative Building Materials & Design Expo

MAY

2-4: Home Remodeling & Decorating Show, Orange County Fairgrounds, Costa Mesa

3: 14th annual Venice Garden and Home Tour, Venice east of Lincoln Boulevard

3: Castles of Carlsbad Spring Home Tour, luncheon optional

3-4: Solar 2008, conference and expo, open-to-the public events include workshops, tours and exhibit hall, $5, Town and Country Resort & Convention Center, San Diego

11: Old Escondido Mothers Day Home Tour, five historic homes plus lemonade and cookies

11: Rose Bowl Flea Market, Rose Bowl, Pasadena

16-18: Riverside Home & Garden Show, Riverside Convention Center, Riverside

16-18: Spring Home & Garden Show, Saugus Speedway, Saugus

17: 16th annual Vintage Home Tour and Restoration Faire, Riverside

20-22: Green West Expo, L.A. Convention Center, Los Angeles

25: 13th annual Historic Highlands Home Tour, Pasadena

Plan your whole year


2 Comments on Spring in SoCal: The home improvement calendar

  1. kathy Price-Robinson // February 24, 2008 at 9:08 am // Reply

    Excellent information, John. I added it to the calendar. Thanks a bunch!

  2. John McDonald // February 24, 2008 at 7:37 am // Reply

    You forgot the Caboom Show in Santa Monica, March 14-16.

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