The 2017 Building and Remodeling Show at CRBA

NEW LOCATION! NEW LAYOUT! NEW IDEAS!

An ideal forum to connect motivated buyers seeking to renovate, rebuild, or construct a new home with the local experts who can help build their dreams!

Event Information:

DATES AND TIMES

Saturday, March 25, from 9 AM - 6 PM
Sunday, March 26, from 10 AM - 5 PM
At the Lamar Dixon Expo Center - 4-H Building

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Celebrity Chef and Wine Tasting Schedule

Time

Sat., March24

Sun., March 25

12:00 PM

TBD

Chef Celeste, Louisiana Treasures

1:30 PM

Chef Celeste, Louisiana Treasures

Shelley Redmond, Author Skinny Louisiana

3:00 PM

Chef Jared Tees of L’Auberge Baton Rouge

Wine Tasting with Mickey Martin, Wine Specialist

4:00 PM

Wine Tasting with Mickey Martin, Wine Specialist

TBD

 

Chef Celeste Gill

Chef Celeste Gill of "Cooking Up Louisiana Treasures" is back by popular demand! Chef Celeste's skill and perspective have earned accolades that include Chef of the Year from the American Culinary Federation, the Seafood Award from Capital Chefs’ Showcase, and first place in the Fall Heat Cooking Competition. Chef Celeste has appeared on various Food Network Programs and is host of her own monthly broadcast entitled, "Cooking Up Louisiana Treasures".

Come see Chef Celeste's enlivened interpretation of Louisiana cuisine on Saturday, March 25th at 1:30 PM and Noon on Sunday, March 26th. Follow Chef Celeste at https://www.facebook.com/CelesteCGill or online at http://chefceleste.com.


 

Shelley Redmond, Author of Skinny Louisiana

Skinny Louisiana™ is a blog of ‘skinny’ and ‘easy’ delicious meals, snacks, and tips all with a focus on Louisiana cooking and living with a skinny twist. From Maw Maw’s cooking, to tailgating delights, to grocery store finds, to festival themes, to Cajun and Creole dishes, Skinny Louisiana™ is great for home cooks, new cooks, and foodies looking to celebrate and cook Louisiana dishes with a skinny twist! Come see all the skinny with Author Shelley Redmond on Sunday, March 26th at 1:30pm.

Visit Skinny Louisiana at http://skinnylouisiana.com/ and follow them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/skinnylouisiana/.

 


Daily Seminar Schedules

Seminars for Saturday, March 25

Lamar Dixon Expo Center, 4H Club Building

Time Description Area
10:30 AM

Age In Place

Presenters: Certified Aging-in-Place Specialists

According to the AARP older homeowners overwhelmingly prefer to age in place, where they live now. Learn how you and/or your parents can continue to live in your/their home safely, independently and comfortably, regardless of age or level ability.

1
11:00 AM

How to Improve Your Overall Health and Wellness

Presenters: Randy Mehlon (Chemical Engineer), Julie Mehlon (Diabetic Educator) and Andy Kairdolf (Entrepeneur)

This seminar will discuss how you can transform your life by making simple lifestyle changes. This will result in you having more energy, more mental focus and clarity and weight loss. Grass fed beef sliders will be provided to all participants! Don’t miss it!

2
12:30 PM

Kitchen & Bath Design & Installation

Presenter: Acadian House Kitchen & Bath Design; Kathy Simoneaux, CAPS- Angela Poirrier, CAPS

The seminar is designed for homeowners who are considering a major remodeling project, such as a kitchen, bath or whole-house renovation. Our Designers will explain the design/build process and discuss the latest in design trends and innovations.

1
1:00 PM

Flood Damage Repair Process “New and Inadequate Previous Repairs”

Presenter: Chip Hughes – Nisus Corporation

Flood Damage and the necessary steps for the total repair process From Wood Destroying Organisms to include Wood decaying fungi and wood destroying insects.

2
2:30 PM

So You Want to Build Your New Home!

Presenter: Capital Region Builders Association - Licensed Builders

Members of CRBA will discuss the time frame for construction, the builder/client relationship, timing of selections (brick, hardware, etc.), change orders, etc. Also included are the basics on the construction process such as budgeting, prequalification, lot selection, plan design and specifications, insurance, warranties, etc. All you need to know before you begin to build.

1
3:00 PM

How to Sell Your Home for Top Dollar

Presenter: Sharon Vennen and Regina Rosell – KDK Capital Region Realty

Real Estate industry experts review selling secrets to prepare your home to sell for top dollar.

2
4:30 PM

Remodeling 1, 2, 3

Presenter: Remodelers Council of Greater Baton Rouge

The ins and outs, dos and don’ts of remodeling. How to find the right contractor for you, what to expect and not to expect. How extensive a project can you afford? Learn this and more and get your questions answered by the professionals in a casual, relaxed environment.

1

Seminars for Sunday, March 26

Lamar Dixon Expo Center, 4H Club Building

Time Description Area
10:00 AM

Age In Place

Presenters: Certified Aging-in-Place Specialists

According to the AARP older homeowners overwhelmingly prefer to age in place, where they live now. Learn how you and/or your parents can continue to live in your/their home safely, independently and comfortably, regardless of age or level ability.

1
11:30 AM

So You Want to Build Your Dream Home

Presenters: CRBA Builders Members

Members of the Capital Region Builders Association will discuss the time frame for construction, the builder/client relationship, timing of selections (brick, hardware, etc.), change orders, interior design options, etc. Also included are the basics on the construction process such as budgeting, prequalification, lot selection, plan design and specifications, insurance, warranties, etc. All you need to know before you begin to build.

2
12:00 PM

How to Improve Your Overall Health and Wellness

Presenters: Randy Mehlon (Chemical Engineer), Julie Mehlon (Diabetic Educator) and Andy Kairdolf (Entrepeneur)

This seminar will discuss how you can transform your life by making simple lifestyle changes. This will result in you having more energy, more mental focus and clarity and weight loss. Grass fed beef sliders will be provided to all participants! Don’t miss it!

1
1:30 PM

Kitchen & Bath Design & Installation

Presenter: Acadian House Kitchen & Bath Design-Kathy Simoneaux, CAPS, Angela Poirrier, CAPS

The seminar is designed for homeowners who are considering a major remodeling project, such as a kitchen, bath or whole-house renovation. Our Designers will explain the design/build process and discuss the latest in design trends and innovations.

2
2:00 PM

Flood Damage Repair Process “New and Inadequate Previous Repairs”

Presenter: Chip Hughes – Nisus Corporation

Flood Damage and the necessary steps for the total repair process From Wood Destroying Organisms to include Wood decaying fungi and wood destroying insects.

1
3:30 PM

Remodeling 1, 2, 3

Presenter: Remodelers Council of Greater Baton Rouge

The ins and outs, dos and don’ts of remodeling. How to find the right contractor for you, what to expect and not to expect. How extensive a project can you afford? Learn this and more and get your questions answered by the professionals in a casual, relaxed environment.

2

The Building & Remodeling Show is produced by Capital Region Builders Association.