Break Out of Winter Hibernation with a Visit to a Log Home Show!


It’s easy with cooler weather and the end of the holiday season to hibernate at home until the sun rises higher in the sky. Getting out to visit a fun-filled and informative log home show may be just the ticket for your winter blahs. Check out this weekend’s Kansas City, Mo., event or  celebrate leap year in Burlington, Vt! For details, see the listings below.

We’re Working Hard on the Next Logapalooza
Our famous Logapalooza events have drawn attendees from near and far to spend the weekend learning about Katahdin’s dedication to quality and energy efficiency. These events feature tours of multiple beautiful log homes that will bring different styles and ideas to life. Stay tuned for this year’s Logapalooza location!

Check Out This Open House!
The Indiana Log Home March Open House in Fort Wayne on Sunday, March 8, from 1:00 – 5:00 PM gives you a chance to experience a beautiful log home up close and personal.

Experience Log Homes Up Close
A visit to our beautiful Katahdin booth or open house event gives you a chance to see more about what makes our approach unique, including our commitment to energy efficiency and complete custom-designed log home packages. Take a moment to check out these log home shows and stay tuned for more event updates here.

Feb 21-23              Kansas City MO Log & Timber Home Show & University

Feb 28- Mar 1       Burlington VT Log & Timber Home Show & University

Mar 8                    Fort Wayne IN Log Home Open House

Mar 7-8                 Atlanta GA Log & Timber Home Show & University

Apr 3-5                 Roanoke VA Log & Timber Home Show & University

May 1-3                Lake George NY Log & Timber Home Show & University

 

 

 

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