York Home and Garden Show draws in crowds

YORK – Many people were ready to embrace the upcoming hope of spring, as many attended this year’s Home and Garden Show at the Holthus Convention Center.

The show opened at 2 p.m., on Friday, Feb. 16, and continued through Saturday, Feb. 17 until 12:30pm.

Besides the many booths, classes and offerings, 4-H clubs hosted a food drive both days, which will go to the local food pantry.

Union Bank and Trust again sponsored a shred truck Saturday morning.

York FFA students hosted a Saturday pancake feed.

And Midwest Bank sponsored a collection of unwanted electronics.

Goodwill had a donation truck onsite, accepting donated items on Saturday morning.

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Among the classes offered were:

  • Master Gardeners, where participants learned how to include native perennial plants to their landscape, bringing both beauty and habitat for bees, pollinators and other wildlife.
  • Southeast Community College offered a class on photography, what cameras to purchase and tips on getting started.
  • SCC also offered a class on making charcuterie boards for parties, gatherings, etc.

The crowds were good this year, with so many offerings and many local businesses having booths to promote their services.

Each year, the Home and Garden Show is put on by the York Area Chamber of Commerce.

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