ALBANY, N.Y. -- The Times Union Home Expo is taking over the Times Union Center and Empire State Plaza all weekend.
The 34th annual show features food, home and garden experts, painting instruction, and a family fun zone. There are also several exhibits highlights alternative energy, plumbing, building contractors, interior designers, and kitchen and bath professionals.
According to organizers, the show has something for everyone.
"The attractions that we also have, is we have a farmer's market that has several different vendors for that also. In addition, we have Tanya Nyack who is our celebrity HGTV designer who is coming in on Saturday," explained Tammy Mortier, the event marketer for the Times Union. "We also have a battle of the chefs that's going to be on Saturday in addition. There are six local chefs that have been nominated to participate in the competition so that's something new and exciting that we brought to the show."
The show runs through Sunday. Admission is $5 on Friday, and $10 on Saturday and Sunday. Children under 14 are free.