The 70th annual Seattle Home Show begins Saturday and continues through Feb. 23 at CenturyLink Field Event Center. Here’s what you need to know about the nine-day event:
Hours: Noon-8 p.m. Monday-Friday; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturdays and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sundays. The event runs Feb. 15-23.
Tickets: $12 adults; $8 seniors; $3 juniors (7-15); free ages younger than 7.
Parking: $1 for attendees who purchase e-tickets; free parking in designated areas for cars with four or more occupants.
Auction Kings appraiser: Dr. Lori, who appears on the television show “Auction Kings” as a certified art and antiques appraiser with a PhD in art history, will talk with attendees and provide on-the-spot appraisals to show goers (limit of one item per person). A photo of the item can be used in lieu of bringing the actual item. Appraisals are free. She’ll appear at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday and 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. Monday.
Idea Street: Several homes will be on display at the event, giving attendees ideas for their own spaces. They are:
• Timberland Homes will have its newest beach house at the show. The 1,800 square feet modular home gives the appearance of a stick-built home.
• Legacy New Life Builders will feature a 2,162 square foot timber-frame home with 18-foot vaulted ceilings.
• Coast Cabins will feature a tongue-and-groove home that can be used as a vacation cabin.
• Aurora Quality Buildings will have a number of outbuildings and garages for viewing.
• DeTray’s Custom Housing will have a 750 square feet cottage with a loft and a covered porch.
Outdoor Living Garden: A 10,000 square foot Northwest-Asian inspired garden will showcase six water features, a pathway and a full basketball court.
Made in America: An exhibit of products and household features made in America.