Old House & Barn Expo, March 24 and 25

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MANCHESTER, NH — At the New Hampshire Old House & Barn Expo there is something for everyone. Have fun and learn from the experts at this unique expo that helps old house and barn owners and enthusiasts with appropriate and affordable solutions.

Create your own show “itinerary” and explore preservation strategies, architecture, craft and history through hourly lectures, visits with high quality exhibitors, demonstrations, a scavenger hunt for kids and adults, and “Old House and Barn Doctor” sessions. And, you don’t need to own an old home or barn – the show is about style, ideas and decoration, too:

  • Tom McLaughlin, the new host of NHPBS’s Rough Cut with Fine Woodworking;
  • Howard Mansfield, author of The Same AxeTwiceDwelling in Possibility and In the
    Memory House
    , with his newest book Summer Over Autumn;
  • Dr. James Garvin, architectural historian and award-winning author of A Building History
    of Northern New England
    ;
  • Kevin Gardner, teacher, stone mason and author of Granite Kiss and his new book
    Stone Building;
  • Henry Homeyer, garden columnist and commentator;
  • Joe Monninger, author of A Barn in New England;
  • Author and newspaper columnist John Clayton (now executive director of the
    Manchester Historic Association in the Expo’s host city);
  • Jim DeStefano, structural engineer, architect and author of Antique New England
    Homes and Barns.
  • Steve Taylor, former N.H. commissioner of Agriculture, Markets & Food and frequent          popular presenter on New Hampshire history and community topics.

Presented by the NH Preservation Alliance.

Saturday & Sunday  March 24 & 25, 2018 ~ 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Manchester Downtown Hotel, 700 Elm Street, Manchester, NH

Admission $10; Seniors (65+), Veterans and Students $7; Children 12 and under, free.