The Southern Ideal Home Show celebrates 27 years Aug. 26-28 at The Park Expo & Conference Center.

John Gidding from “Curb Appeal: The Block,” one of HGTV’s most popular shows, joins the Home Show on Saturday, Aug. 27 at the Plant It Stage.

In addition to Gidding’s appearance, be sure to check out delicious dishes and recipes from Charlotte’s top chefs at the Walker Woodworking Cooking State, hosted by Heidi Billotto.

The show will also feature several new product launches, making their debut for the first time in Charlotte. Check out PRP Wine International and their unique “wine education.” InStyle will also be on-hand with natural tile and stone. Landscaping design experts from Earth Graphics will also be on hand.

Admission to the show is just $9 for adults with youth 15 and under free with an adult. Discount coupons for $2 off entry are available at : :