2017 Home and Garden Expo


The Messenger’s Annual Home and Garden Expo will be held March 10 (4 p.m. to 8 p.m.),11 (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.) ,12 (11 a.m. to 4 p.m.), 2017 at the Iowa Central East Campus in Fort Dodge, Iowa.

The Expo features a vendor show, educational presentations on lawn and garden as well as on home improvement topics, Master Gardners will be available to answer horticulture questions and we will once again have the Kids’ Corner!

Check out spotlights on our vendors, prize information and more on our Facebook event page here: https://www.facebook.com/events/179629692524690/

Admission to the Home and Garden expo is free this year courtesy of the new Hy-Vee Market Grille Express. We are accepting donations of non-perishable goods for our local food pantries. We encourage you to bring a donation to the show.

2017 Speakers

Saturday at 9 am: Bill McAnally ‘Basements and Attics – Let’s Cure What Ails Them’

Saturday at 11:15 am: Jerry Kluver

Saturday at 2:15 pm: Jerry Kluver

Sunday at 1 pm: Howard Hartman with Habitat for Humanity

Sunday at 2:15 pm: Roy Kraft ‘Beginning bee keeping, what it takes to get started’

Kids’ Corner Schedule:

Friday from 4-8 pm: Girl Scouts will be doing craft projects and The Blanden Art Museum will have wheel throwing

Friday at 6 pm: Larry Dunbar Magic Show

Saturday from 10 am – 2 pm: Children and Families of Iowa will be doing craft projects along with Family & Community Action Team, Families First Counseling Services, Community & Family Resources and Humboldt County Public Health.

Saturday at 10 am: Larry Dunbar Magic Show

Sunday 11 am – 4 pm: Girl Scouts will be doing craft projects

Sunday at Noon: Larry Dunbar Magic Show

Interested in joining us as a vendor? Click this link to register for a booth space https://form.jotform.com/52786225442155