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2013 Dogwood Arts House & Garden Show Details Revealed

Dogwood Arts sets the stage for a spectacular House Garden Show with features sure to inspire everyone!  This year’s show, selected as one of the Southeast Tourism Society’s Top 20 Events for 2013, will take place Friday, February 15 and Saturday, February 16 from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm and Sunday, February 17 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Knoxville Convention Center in Knoxville, Tennessee.

The 2013 House and Garden Show, presented by the Knoxville News Sentinel, will feature more than 200 exhibits sure to spark the imaginations of home and garden enthusiasts.   Attendees can lose themselves in the Grand Gardens, a showcase of more than 10,000 square feet of landscapes constructed by the region’s top designers, and find themselves inspired by interior designers showcasing innovations for the home.   The Flower Markets will offer virtually everything colorful and green that can brighten a garden.  Artists will have artwork on the show floor to bring personality to your home and garden.  The How-To Stage will present eleven shows throughout the weekend.  The House and Garden Show is definitely the ticket to spring!

Dogwood Arts is excited to showcase: the Green Living Pavilion, a Cooking School, the third annual fundraising raffle, and artists!  

  • The Green Pavilion is a sustainability initiative that emphasizes energy efficiency and conservation.  Green Living vendors will educate attendees about new energy-efficient technologies, products and services, while providing resources focused on greener and cleaner homes, gardens, and overall lifestyles
  • A Cooking School, sponsored by locally-owned-and-operated, Avanti Savoia, will be providing thirteen cooking demonstrations focused on home-made Italian cuisine, throughout the weekend
  • The third annual fundraising raffle will give visitors 18 years and older the opportunity to win one of five amazing prize packages including:
    • Enter for a chance to win $2,500 to customize your own furniture from the HGTV HOME Design Studio at Bassett. Donated by Scripps Networks Interactive.
    • Cook like Food Network chefs with $750 worth of kitchen products from Kohl’s. Donated by Scripps Networks Interactive.
    • Building materials for a 15′ x 60′ patio to include a fire-pit – valued at $7,500. Donated by ACME Block Brick.
    • Two (2) Telescope Casual Momentum Deep-Seat Arm Chairs; One (1) Telescope Casual Solid Surface Coffee Table; and One (1) Big Green Egg, Nest, and Mates – all valued at $4,450. Donated by Prism Pool and Backyard.
    • Invisible Fence Silver Package to include a control panel with one (1) surge protector, one (1) computer collar, one (1) power cap battery plan, professional installation for up to a half-acre, and two (2) training sessions from a certified trainer – value: $1,099. Donated by Invisible Fence.
  • Artists – furniture makers, custom tile makers, faux painters, fine art painters, and more!

Celebrity speakers will be on-hand throughout the weekend on the Entertainment Stage as they educate and entertain audiences.  Among others, Matt Muenster, host of DIY Network’s Bath Crashers will present “Bathroom Design for 2013 Beyond!”; Leigh Anne Lomax from Cheekwood Botanical Garden in Nashville will present “Cheekwood’s Dynamic Dogwoods: Building an Exemplary Collection”; and Alison Victoria, host of DIY Network’s Kitchen Crashers will present “Alison’s Five Best Kitchen Tips.”

 Participating artists include: Alex Smith, Art by Nick, Cadman Cummins Studios, Charles Pinckney Designs, Jill Stone Studio, Michelle Monet Creations, The Clay Horse, and Tufa Garden Art.

 Participating Landscape Designers include: Ecoscapes, Forever Green, Landscape Outfitters, Mark W. Fuhrman Complete Landscape Services, Petey’s Landscaping, Pleasant Hill Nursery, Proscapes, Reno Land Design, Stuart Row Landscapes, The Lawn Butler, and Willow Ridge Garden Center Landscaping.

Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors (over 65), and $5 for youth (6-12 years old).  Children under 5 are admitted free.  Tickets purchased at any local ORNL Federal Credit Union will receive $1 off the ticket price from January 28 through February 14.  All proceeds benefit Dogwood Arts.

For more information on the House Garden Show, visit

 Dogwood Arts is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization whose mission is to promote and celebrate our region’s arts, culture, and natural beauty.  The Dogwood Arts House Garden Show is a major fundraising event that supports this mission and the Festival in April.  ORNL Federal Credit Union is the presenting sponsor of the Festival.  For more information, visit or call [865] 637.4561.

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