This year, the Home & Outdoor Expo is running through February 22nd – February 24th and will be at the RV Hall of Fame. Over the years, the BAEC Home & Outdoor Expo has grown into an event that is not only useful to the homeowner, but also fun to attend. There will be FREE Hot Chocolate, FREE Wine Tastings, FREE Parking, FREE Admittance, and FREE Educational Seminars for everyone who attends.

Friday night is Date Night! Bring your significant other for a nice evening with the BAEC. Drink some wine, have some delicious food from Chubby Trout, and walk through the event with your one and only, discussing home improvements with all of our knowledgeable experts.

Saturday and Sunday will be full of educational seminars, food, wine, and an all-around good time! Chubby Trout will be with us all weekend with there amazing food and awesome beer. Fruit Hills Winery will also be at the Expo all weekend, supplying the wine tasting and they will also be selling their wine in bottles. Come learn about organizing your closet, cooking, DIY lawn care, electric home automation, and more. Please see below for the Chubby Trout menu and the Educational Seminars schedule.


Italian Brisket Hoagie 

Smoked Pulled Pork Sandwich 

Pulled Pork Manhattan 

Sushi Assortments 

Smoked Chicken Wings 



Broccoli Salad


Educational Seminars


11am – Martins School of Cooking

12pm – Matins School of Cooking

1pm – Closet Craft, Getting Your Closet Organized

2pm – Golf Course Quality Fertilizer, DIY Lawn Care

3pm – Bail Home Services & Construction, Choosing The Right Contractor

4pm – Aquascapes, Importance of Hiring a Master Certified Aquascape Contractor

5pm – M & M Security, Residential Security

6pm – LaSalle Bristol, Vinyl DIY


12pm – Doors and Drawers, The Economics of Kitchen Refacing

1pm – Stone Ridge Landscaping, Benefits of Natural Vegetation and Stone Sea Walls

2pm – Aquascapes, Importance of Hiring a Master Certified Aquascape Contractor

3pm – Schwartz Electric , Home Automation

Elkhart Home and Outdoor Expo