The Home Builders Association of Lincoln will host its 52nd annual Nebraska Builders Home and Garden Show next weekend.

The show will kick off Friday, Feb. 9, from 1-9 p.m. and continue through the weekend, running from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Sandhills Global Event Center, 4100 N. 84th St.

There will be more than 200 exhibitors specializing in landscaping, decorating, remodeling and building new homes. Whether it’s for a do-it-yourself homeowner or someone who would rather hire a professional, the latest products on the market will be on display along with professionals who will be available to answer questions, show off new products and share ideas.

Kids can join in on the fun in the Kids Square, which will feature balloon creations, face painting, projects, games and presentations by Wildlife Encounters. The show will also feature entries from the high school interior and residential design contest.

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Admission is $10 or $8 with a non-perishable food item for the Food Bank of Lincoln. Children 12 and under are free.

The donated food will fill the walls of a frame house on display from the Remodelers Council of Lincoln.

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