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Winners of the tickets to The Raleigh Home Show

Posted September 7, 2015

Raleigh Home Show 2015

Did you win one of the 10 pairs of tickets to the Raleigh Home Show this weekend?

Read on for the list of winning names and details about the show (including free admission for military on September 11).

The winners are:








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Congratulations to all of you! I have sent an e-mail to each of you. Please respond to the e-mail by Thursday, September 10 to claim your tickets. Thanks to everyone who entered and a big thank you to the Raleigh Home Show for donating the tickets!

The Raleigh Home Show Details

The Raleigh Home Show returns to downtown’s Raleigh Convention Center for its fall edition September 11-13, 2015.

On opening day, all active and retired military receive complimentary admission with valid ID.

The show includes remodeling and home improvement ideas, celebrity guests, DIY and interactive seminars, the hottest new products and a towering tree house surrounded by gardens built right inside the building.

Celebrity guests include Kevin O’Connor of PBS’ This Old House and Leanne Lee, Home + Garden Trendsetter of the Year also known as the “Diva of DIY”.

Kevin will share tried-and-true secrets from inside the many seasons of the original PBS series This Old House. As the show’s host, Kevin will bring Raleigh audiences the biggest and best projects and share never aired video and photos from the archives and his private collection. Kevin appears at the show on Friday and Saturday.

Leanne Lee, a blogger and expert in upcycling known as the Diva of DIY, won Marketplace Event’s nationwide search for Home + Garden Trendsetter of the Year, and she’s been sharing creative and trendy ideas with their audiences ever since. Lee will share her ideas of upcycling not only to decorate our personal living spaces but to improve the environment on stage daily throughout the show.

An all new feature at the show is a towering treehouse built right inside the convention center. At the show, guests can escape into a custom treetop mini mansion designed and built by RB landscaping.

Other features include North Carolina’s own Go Girl Shoppe and her Drab to Fab projects – top thrift store finds transformed; an outdoor Autumn Oasis just in time for fall holidays and outdoor entertaining; local and regional experts with home improvement projects and hundreds of exhibitors with the latest home improvement products and services.

Free admission for military on September 11: The show celebrates local heroes on Friday, September 11 with Hero Day at the show – all active and retired military personnel get complimentary admission with valid ID (offer only for military with ID, and only on Friday).

Show Hours

Friday, September 11: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m

Saturday, September 12: 10 a.m.-9 p.m.

Sunday, September 13: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Tickets are $10 for adults and free for children under 12. Advance tickets are available at

For more information, please visit


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