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Tuesday 2nd April: What’s happening today at the Home and Garden Expo?

House 13 - Old Savannah Rowe House
House 13 – Old Savannah Rowe House

And we’re into the final week (sob) of the Home and Garden Expo. So far we’ve raised over L$2,000,000, and with bids coming in for the Auctions and votes for the Home and Garden Decorating Contest, that will be rising over the next week!

So keep on shopping – but don’t miss these other wonderful events today!

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Classes
1:00 pm – Deyanira Yalin – Jewelry 103
Location: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Hope%202/224/110/27

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Relay for Life of Second Life
Relay for Life of Second Life

Talks and Discussions:
2pm SLT: The Relay for Life Team
Today we’ll be joined by Stingray Raymaker from the American Cancer Society, and senior members of the Relay for Life of Second Life team. We’ll be talking about how they got involved, what their work entails, and their hopes and plans for this year’s Relay
Text and Voice
Location: https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Hope%202/126/163/27

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4pm SLT: Lantern Release Ceremony
Every day at 4pm, there is a special lantern release ceremony from the roof of the Main Theatre at the Expo.

Lantern Release, photographed by Wildstar Beaumont
Lantern Release, photographed by Wildstar Beaumont

Sometimes people speak, but often the event takes place in comparative silence – a break from the busyness (and the business) of the Expo – a time to reflect, remember and mourn. Set your windlight to midnight and join us – or watch from afar.
Location:  http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Hope%202/120/188/50

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Music Theatre
Grab that dance partner and head over for some fun entertainment at the stage today. Good times and good tunes all in support of Relay For Life of Secondlife at the Home Expo!

Music Theatre
Music Theatre

5-7pm: T1 Radio Rock n Roll Stew with Nuala Maracas
Today at the Expo Theatre it’s Rock n Roll Stew with Nuala Maracas. Nuala is co-founder of T1 Radio and longtime Relayer. She served as the chair for Relay For Life of Second Life for the 2017 and 2018 seasons. She’ll be on the expo stage as a T1 Radio DJ. Come on out for some great Rock n Roll!
Location: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Hope%207/91/178/27

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Linden Homes Preview
Have you visited the special preview of the new Linden Homes? There’s traditional homes – and houseboats too!

Linden Homes: Traditional - photographed by Wildstar Beaumont
Linden Homes: Traditional – photographed by Wildstar Beaumont

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Silent Auction
The boards are open for bidding at http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Hope%207/144/218/27

Silent Auction
Silent Auction

We are setting up auction boards as we receive objects and/or notecards, and WOW, we have some amazing gifts.

Come along to view these amazing offers – and place your bids!

Designing Worlds visits the Home and Garden Expo – Part 1

In this episode of Designing Worlds Saffia and Elrik are paying the first of two visit to Second Life’s amazing Home and Garden Expo, which raises funds in aid of the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life.

The show goes live on Monday 1st April at 2pm SLT on the Designing Worlds Vimeo channel and on the Designing Worlds channel at SLArtist – and you can join the special Watch Party (also at 2pm SLT) in the Designing Worlds studio on Garden of Dreams.

Second Life Home and Garden Expo, photographed by Wildstar Beaumont
Second Life Home and Garden Expo, photographed by Wildstar Beaumont

They talk to one of the organisers, Kaerri Rae, and visit some fascinating stores, meeting designers – and learning about the super-secret region that arrived for the opening!

Second Life Home and Garden Expo, photographed by Wildstar Beaumont
Second Life Home and Garden Expo, photographed by Wildstar Beaumont

And of course they also visit their base at the Expo, the amazing Rainforest Cafe (designed by undercoverlady) on Hope 2.

Second Life Home and Garden Expo, photographed by Wildstar Beaumont
Second Life Home and Garden Expo, photographed by Wildstar Beaumont

And, of course, they’ll also be witnessing the much-loved Lantern Ceremony.

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More information about the Second Life Home and Garden Expo

Second Life Home and Garden Expo, photographed by Wildstar Beaumont
Second Life Home and Garden Expo, photographed by Wildstar Beaumont

Website: https://slhomegardenexpo.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HomeAndGardenExpoSL/

Places of Interest:
The Home and Garden Decorating Competition
The Theatre (where Talks and Discussions happen)
The Music Stage
The Auction Theatre
The Classroom
The Gachas
The Lantern Ceremony

Second Life Home and Garden Expo, photographed by Wildstar Beaumont
Second Life Home and Garden Expo, photographed by Wildstar Beaumont

Monday 1st April: What’s happening today at the Home and Garden Expo?

House 8: Iolaus
House 8: Iolaus

And we’re starting the final week (sob) of the Home and Garden Expo. So far we’ve raised over L$2,000,000, and with bids coming in for the Auctions and votes for the Home and Garden Decorating Contest, that will be rising over the next week!

So keep on shopping – but don’t miss these other wonderful events this weekend!

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4pm SLT: Lantern Release Ceremony
Every day at 4pm, there is a special lantern release ceremony from the roof of the Main Theatre at the Expo.

Lantern Release, photographed by Wildstar Beaumont
Lantern Release, photographed by Wildstar Beaumont

Sometimes people speak, but often the event takes place in comparative silence – a break from the busyness (and the business) of the Expo – a time to reflect, remember and mourn. Set your windlight to midnight and join us – or watch from afar.
Location:  http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Hope%202/120/188/50

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Discussion:
5pm SLT: Show and Tell!
A chance for creators to bring in some of their latest (or most loved) creations, and show them off to fellow creators and Expo visitors. These Show and Tell sessions are always fun – and a way of showcasing some remarkable creations!
Text and Voice
Location: https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Hope%202/126/163/27

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Linden Homes Preview
Have you visited the special preview of the new Linden Homes? There’s traditional homes – and houseboats too!

Linden Homes: Houseboats - photographed by Wildstar Beaumont
Linden Homes: Houseboats – photographed by Wildstar Beaumont

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Silent Auction
The boards are open for bidding at http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Hope%207/144/218/27

Silent Auction
Silent Auction

We are setting up auction boards as we receive objects and/or notecards, and WOW, we have some amazing gifts.

Come along to view these amazing offers – and place your bids!

Sunday 31st March: What’s happening today at the Home and Garden Expo?

House Number 12 - Kent Spring Cottage
House Number 12 – Kent Spring Cottage

And we’re coming to the second weekend of the Home and Garden Expo. So far we’ve raised over L$2,000,000, and with bids coming in for the Auctions and votes for the Home and Garden Decorating Contest, that will be rising over the next week!

So keep on shopping – but don’t miss these other wonderful events this weekend!

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Classes
11:00 am – Sunnie Beaumont – Learn to Write Poetry – Fibonacci Poetry Form
Location: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Hope%202/224/110/27

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Valentino Armani
Valentino Armani

Talk
2pm SLT: ValentinoArmani
Valentino will be talking about mesh and Script X LAG for vehicles in Second Life – and there will be the opportunity to take a test drive.
Text
Location: https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Hope%202/126/163/27

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4pm SLT: Lantern Release Ceremony
Every day at 4pm, there is a special lantern release ceremony from the roof of the Main Theatre at the Expo.

Lantern Release, photographed by Wildstar Beaumont
Lantern Release, photographed by Wildstar Beaumont

Sometimes people speak, but often the event takes place in comparative silence – a break from the busyness (and the business) of the Expo – a time to reflect, remember and mourn. Set your windlight to midnight and join us – or watch from afar.
Location:  http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Hope%202/120/188/50

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The Music Theatre
The Music Theatre

Music Theatre12-2pm: BLOGGER APPRECIATION PARTY with Tril MacLeod –
2-4pm: DJ Ari & Adam (The A-Team)
5-7pm: T1 Radio Time Machine with Trader Whiplash

So head on over to the Home & Garden Expo and bring that dance partner … it’s gonna be a GREAT day!

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Linden Homes Preview
Have you visited the special preview of the new Linden Homes? There’s traditional homes – and houseboats too!

Linden Homes: Traditional - photographed by Wildstar Beaumont
Linden Homes: Traditional – photographed by Wildstar Beaumont

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Silent Auction
The boards are open for bidding at http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Hope%207/144/218/27

Silent Auction
Silent Auction

We are setting up auction boards as we receive objects and/or notecards, and WOW, we have some amazing gifts.

Come along to view these amazing offers – and place your bids!

Saturday 30th March: What’s happening today at the Home and Garden Expo?

House 8: Iolaus
House 8: Iolaus

And we’re coming to the second weekend of the Home and Garden Expo. So far we’ve raised nearly L$2,000,000, and with bids coming in for the Auctions and votes for the Home and Garden Decorating Contest, that will be rising over the next week!

So keep on shopping – but don’t miss these other wonderful events this weekend!

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Classes
11:00 am – Dee (Dictatorshop) – Prim Manipulation
Location: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Hope%202/224/110/27

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Reven Rosca
Reven Rosca

Talk
2pm SLT: Reven Rosca
Reven will be talking about Taking It Easy in Second Life – we suspect there may be an element of Show and Tell here too!
Voice

Location: https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Hope%202/126/163/27

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4pm SLT: Lantern Release Ceremony
Every day at 4pm, there is a special lantern release ceremony from the roof of the Main Theatre at the Expo.

Lantern Release, photographed by Wildstar Beaumont
Lantern Release, photographed by Wildstar Beaumont

Sometimes people speak, but often the event takes place in comparative silence – a break from the busyness (and the business) of the Expo – a time to reflect, remember and mourn. Set your windlight to midnight and join us – or watch from afar.
Location:  http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Hope%202/120/188/50

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The Music Theatre
The Music Theatre

Music Theatre
Today’s lineup at the Expo Theatre is, once again, full of amazing talent and longtime Second Life performers.

Sat, Mar 30
4pm: Grace McDunnough
Grace throws down a variety of acoustic cover and original sets with an old guitar, rich lyrics and powerfully raw vocals.

5pm: Melenda Baptiste
Melenda Baptiste’s incredible range and mixed genre, makes her show one not to be missed.

6pm: Quartz
Quartz is a singer and multi-instrumentalist with many years experience as a semi-professional musician in RL. He is also a songwriter and has composed numerous of his own original songs. His genre is an eclectic range of classic, progressive & indie rock and his powerful rich voice will grip you.

7pm: RyAnne
Ry Anne is an American singer who began singing with a choir at age 8. She is influenced by Beatles, Celine Dion, Whitney Houston, Christina Aguilera and many others. Her voice ranges in styles from soothing ballads to rock and upbeat pop to folk.

So head on over to the Home & Garden Expo and bring that dance partner … it’s gonna be GREAT day!

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Linden Homes Preview
Have you visited the special preview of the new Linden Homes? There’s traditional homes – and houseboats too!

Linden Homes: Houseboats - photographed by Wildstar Beaumont
Linden Homes: Houseboats – photographed by Wildstar Beaumont

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Silent Auction
The boards are open for bidding at http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Hope%207/144/218/27

Silent Auction
Silent Auction

We are setting up auction boards as we receive objects and/or notecards, and WOW, we have some amazing gifts.

Come along to view these amazing offers – and place your bids!

Friday 29th March: What’s happening today at the Home and Garden Expo?

The Stacey
The Stacey

Today’s important news is – the Decorating phase of the Home and Garden Expo contest has come to an end, and the voting will start later today!

The sixteen houses have now all been decorated and later today RFL kiosks will be placed outside each one. Every Linden you pay into the kiosks counts as a vote – you can vote as much and as often as you like, and you can vote for as many houses as you want!

But in addition to this, there is plenty going on at the Home and Garden Expo today!

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The Classroom
The Classroom

Classes
11:00 am – Dee (Dictatorshop) – Prim Manipulation
Location: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Hope%202/224/110/27

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Sandie Slate
Sandie Slate

Talk
2pm SLT: Sandie Slate
Sandie will be talking about the programs & services from the American Cancer Society available within Second Life.
Voice
Location: https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Hope%202/126/163/27

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4pm SLT: Lantern Release Ceremony
Every day at 4pm, there is a special lantern release ceremony from the roof of the Main Theatre at the Expo.

Lantern Release, photographed by Wildstar Beaumont
Lantern Release, photographed by Wildstar Beaumont

Lantern Release, photographed by Wildstar Beaumont

Sometimes people speak, but often the event takes place in comparative silence – a break from the busyness (and the business) of the Expo – a time to reflect, remember and mourn. Set your windlight to midnight and join us – or watch from afar.
Location:  http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Hope%202/120/188/50

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Linden Homes Preview
Have you visited the special preview of the new Linden Homes? There’s traditional homes – and houseboats too!

Linden Homes: Traditional - photographed by Wildstar Beaumont
Linden Homes: Traditional – photographed by Wildstar Beaumont

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Silent Auction
The boards are open for bidding at http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Hope%207/144/218/27

Silent Auction
Silent Auction

We are setting up auction boards as we receive objects and/or notecards, and WOW, we have some amazing gifts.

Come along to view these amazing offers – and place your bids!

Thursday 28th March: What’s happening today at the Home and Garden Expo?

Home and Garden Expo - At the Rainforest Cafe. photographed by Wildstar Beaumont
Home and Garden Expo – At the Rainforest Cafe. photographed by Wildstar Beaumont

NB – if you have a picture of the Expo that would would like to appear at the top of the daily news page on this blog – place a link to it in the comments on this page!

We’re now into our second week, and there’s plenty going on at the Home and Garden Expo!

The Classroom
The Classroom

Classes
10:30 am – DeAnn Dufaux – Take the mystery out of assigning permissions
12:00 noon – Christina Bellamora – Design and Inspiration
Location: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Hope%202/224/110/27

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Sandi Glas
Sandi Glas

Talk
5pm SLT: Sandi Glas
Sandi will be talking about Glas Houses, her store, and the pains and pleasures of building in Second Life.
Text
Location: https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Hope%202/126/163/27

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4pm SLT: Lantern Release Ceremony
Every day at 4pm, there is a special lantern release ceremony from the roof of the Main Theatre at the Expo.

Lantern Release, photographed by Wildstar Beaumont
Lantern Release, photographed by Wildstar Beaumont

Lantern Release, photographed by Wildstar Beaumont

Sometimes people speak, but often the event takes place in comparative silence – a break from the busyness (and the business) of the Expo – a time to reflect, remember and mourn. Set your windlight to midnight and join us – or watch from afar.
Location:  http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Hope%202/120/188/50

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Music Theatre
Grab that dance partner and head over for some fun entertainment at the stage today. Good times and good tunes all in support of Relay For Life of Secondlife at the Home Expo!

The Music Theatre
The Music Theatre


5-7pm: T1 Radio Mixed Bag with Fiz Underwood

Today at the Expo Theatre T1 Radio is bringing DJ Fiz Underwood and his Mixed Bag of Tunes. Get those dancing shoes on and head on over!
Location: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Hope%207/91/178/27

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Silent Auction
The boards are open for bidding at http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Hope%207/144/218/27

Silent Auction
Silent Auction

We are setting up auction boards as we receive objects and/or notecards, and WOW, we have some amazing gifts.

Come along to view these amazing offers – and place your bids!

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Home and Garden Decorating Contest
The winners of the sixteen houses in the Competition are listed here. – and they are now hard at work, planning and decorating their homes.

House 9: The Anini by Galland Homes
House 9: The Anini by Galland Homes

Come and see how they are getting on – you will be able to start voting on the results on March 29th!

For more information about the decorators, see here!

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Linden Homes Preview
And finally, have you visited the special preview of the new Linden Homes? There’s traditional homes – and houseboats too!

Linden Homes: Houseboats - photographed by Wildstar Beaumont
Linden Homes: Houseboats – photographed by Wildstar Beaumont