If you are in the Charlotte area and interested in building, remodeling, or decorating, HomeArama is a great event. Details are at: http://www.homearamacharlotte.com/
Note: It takes 2 to 3 hours to do the self-paced tour. Parking is a mix of paved and 'field.' There are no shuttles. You can walk from parking to the houses.
None of the homes have basements this year. Also the window treatments were very simple - mostly drapery panels. Although each house had a different interior designer, the design styles were simliar, very fresh, light, liveable contemporary. The cabinets are gorgeous and the outdoor spaces inspiring.
Our favorite feature was a porch that converts from open to screened in with a touch of a button. Ingenious!