Over 80 businesses, vendors expected at The Really Big Show April 27 and 28 at Clarkson's Cheel Arena
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 - 6:23 am

POTSDAM -- The St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce will again host The Really Big Show, spotlighting the best of the area’s home and garden businesses, with a bit of craft, food, and wine thrown in, on Friday and Saturday, April 27 and 28 at Clarkson University’s Cheel Arena.

Close to 80 businesses and individuals are already signed up for the fourth annual two-day show, which emphasizes home and garden projects for spring but also includes a variety of businesses and services of every stripe. IYQ Balloon Décor will give demos on balloon decorating for private and corporate events, and Cubby T. Clown will be on hand for the kids. Watch custom-made guitars get an inlay treatment. And don’t miss the wine samples from Thousand Islands Winery and River Myst Winery.

Drawings and prizes will be offered throughout each day, including a drawing for a Rennai Tankless Water Heater and installation, courtesy Cornerstone Services. Also, on both days, WMSA, The Fox, and The Mix radio stations will broadcasting live from show.

The show is open Friday, April 27, noon to 8 p.m. and Saturday April 28 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $1.

There’s still time to get in on the action if you’re a business or entrepreneur; email Jo Ann Roberts at the chamber office, [email protected] , download a registration packet from the chamber’s website, www.northcountryguide.com, or call the Chamber at 386-4000 pr (877)-228-7810.

Over 80 organizations will be represented at the show, sponsored by the St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce with corporate sponsorship from Cornerstone Services, Norwood; New York Power Authority, Massena; UnitedHealthcare, Fort Covington; Bronson’s One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning, Potsdam; Bronson’s Roto Rooter, Potsdam; Kinetico Water Conditioning, Potsdam; Cape Air, Hyannis, Mass.; 1340 WMSA, Massena; Mix 96.1; 101.5 The Fox; Aeon Heating & Air Conditioning, Potsdam; and Tug Hill Vineyards, Lowville.
Exhibitors at the show are St. Lawrence NYSARC Business Services, Canton; Small Business Development Center, Canton; St. Lawrence County Industrial Development Agency, Canton; Guy & Eva Direct Sales Jewelry, Peru; Inlay Design Studio, Custom Guitars and Inlay, Colton; Damon Drums, Potsdam; Cubby T. Clown, Norwood; IYQ Balloon Décor, Norwood; Northern NY Newspapers; SeaComm Federal Credit Union; Mason’s Valley Greenery, Parishville: Thousand Islands Winery, Alexandria Bay; Lowe’s Home Improvement, Potsdam; Uncle Jim’s Backwoods Goods, Norfolk; Old Market Farm, Winthrop; Phil & Jackie’s Fudge, Massena; CBNA Insurance Agency, Inc., Harrisville; St. Lawrence Valley Roasters, Lisbon; Grasse River B Ranch, Madrid; Meadow View Honey Farm, Gouverneur; River Myst Winery, Ogdensburg; Country Tyme Treasures, Canton; Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley, Potsdam; DMT Foam Insulation, Potsdam; Down by the River Crafts, Clayton; Pampered Chef, Helena; Sherwin Williams, Massena and Malone; Thirty-One Gifts; The Nut Shop International, Colton; NYSARC Gallery of Art and Learning, Canton; High Peaks Log Homes, Chestertown; Scentsy, Potsdam; The Grumpy Bear, Massena; Alltech Integrations, Inc., Potsdam; St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES, Norwood; Kim’s Cheesecake on a Stick, Clayton; Cartoon Charicature’s by Nickki, Ogdensburg; North Country Savings Bank; Jamberry Nails, Saranac Lake; Coakley Carpet One Ace Hardware, Canton; Casey’s Health Connection, Ogdensburg; Black Lake Minerals, Ogdensburg; Share A Bear, Inc., Dickinson; Red Button Bakery, Canton; Custom Woodworker, Saranac Lake; FISHCAP, Fishing in the St. Lawrence River Valley; Commercial Press, Canton; Rotary Clubs of Canton and Potsdam; Team National, West Stockholm; Whites Lumber, Gouverneur; AFE Nuisance Wildlife Control, Saranac Lake; Princess House, Moira; St. Lawrence River Decoys, Waddington; Bicknell Appliance and Home Interiors,  Potsdam; Summer Haven Pool, Hearth and Spa, Potsdam; Cierra Ashley / Gammie’s Niche, Massena; Cellular Sales, Fayetteville.