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Monroeville Home Show returns with 200-plus exhibitors from Jan. 26-28

Shirley McMarlin
| Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, 11:09 a.m.
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Everything you need for your home, from A (air conditioners) to Y (yard tools), will be on display at the Monroeville Home Show , set for Jan. 26 to 28 in the Monroeville Convention Center.

The show will include more than 200 exhibitors offering information and services for home improvement and repair, remodeling, building, decorating and landscaping.

Purveyors of pools and hot tubs, water features, outdoor kitchens and furniture, fire pits and play sets also will be represented.

The Colavita Entertainment Stage will play host to cooking demonstrations, live music and talks on food, health and home buying. Among highlights will be a performance by the Opus II String Orchestra at 3 p.m. Jan. 27.

Local authors, including paranormal researchers Stan Gordon and Ed Kelemen and humorist David Melesky, will be on hand for book and DVD sales and signings.

Melesky will give a talk on “Healthy Humor” on the Colavita stage at 7 p.m. Jan. 26. Gordon will give a presentation at 1 p.m. Jan. 27 on “Strange Encounters of Pennsylvania,” with an update on recent area UFO and Bigfoot sightings.

For 21-and-older showgoers, the Backyard Beer Garden will host area breweries offering more than 40 beers, along with hard cider.

Clearfield County-based Starr Hill Winery will offer samples of more than 20 wines, and will sell wines by the glass or bottle.

A variety of foods and a handmade market featuring artists and craftspeople also will be available.

The home show is presented by Simon Event Management of Greensburg. Parking is free.

Shirley McMarlin is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach her at 724-836-5750, smcmarlin@tribweb.com or via Twitter @shirley_trib.

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