Two home shows, countless ideas: At the Philadelphia Home Show Jan. 17-25, DIY’ers and folks looking for someone else to do the heavy lifting will find exhibits, advice and resources to improve their lifestyles. Celebrity guests include James Young, host of the DIY Network show, I Hate My Kitchen, and the Fabulous Beekman Boys (pictured), lifestyle gurus and founders of Beekman1802, the home-and-garden brand that sprang from their restoration of an upstate New York farmhouse. Pennsylvania Convention Center, 12th and Arch streets, Philadelphia, (855) 856-7469.
Inspiration also abounds at the Greater Philadelphia Spring Home Show Jan. 9-11, which will feature a kitchen showcase, a hot-tub blowout sale, and more. Valley Forge Casino Resort, 1160 First Ave., King of Prussia.