Events Calendar

Restoration Weekend

Join us on Saturday, March 11th Gateway Urban Campus 525 Scott Street, Covington KY 41011 – Some seminars are filled – be sure to RSVP NOW!

Do you own an historic home? Do you need to know how to fix those windows? How to make the house energy efficient? Want to know how to access Historic Tax Credits? Find the answers to these questions and many more.

Saturday: Join NKY Restoration for full day of classes geared to the DIYer and professional alike! There are 20 classes, demonstrations, vendor fair with a "Taste & Talk" for lunch to fill your day with great information and lessons on rehabbing historic buildings. Reservations are not required but are highly recommended so we can plan classrooms & lunch accordingly.
Here are some of the Newport residents and businesses who will be participating: Webb’s BBQ, Randall Reese/LVX Painting, Margo Warminski, and Jim Price.

Saturday Class Listings


9:00 - 10:00 
~ Historic Paint Colors & Treatment with Beth Johnson, City of Cincinnati Historic Conservator
~ Plaster Repair with John McEwan General Contractor, Site Manager Habitat of Humanity OKI Region
~ Stone Masonry with David Lamb, American Chimney & Masonry
~ This Drafty Old House with Toni Winston of Tiburon Energy & Construction
~ Historic Roofing & Box Gutters Survival Guide with Tim Kettering of Kettering Roofing
~ Old House Detective with our favorite Historic Sleuth Margo Warminski, Cincinnati Preservation Association

10:15 - 11:15
~ How to research your historic home with Bill Stolz, Wright State University
~ Wood Care & Repair
~ Brick Masonry with David Lamb of American Chimney 
~ NKY Architecture with Alex Weldon
~ Living in a Historic District - Panel discussion with YPs from NKY & OTR
~ Heirloom Plantings with Pam Simmons of Turpin Farms

11:30 - 12:30 
~ Buying, Insuring & Financing with Rebecca Webber, Pete Rodish and Stef Adams
~ How to Make your Wood Windows Operational & Weatherized with Tom Francis
~ Fireplace & Chimney Repair & Maintenance with Clay Lamb of American Chimney & Masonry 
~ Case Study - REHAB from Planning to Execution with Jim Price
~ How Old Houses Work with Patrick Snadon
~ Properly Prepping & Painting with Randall Reese of LVX Painting

12:30 - 2 Please join us for lunch during our Taste & Talk at our Vendors Fair

2:00 - 3:30 
~ Utilizing Preservation Tax Credits with Mike Raedeke from HKC
~ How to Make your Wood Windows Operational & Weatherized with Tom Francis
~ Plumbing in a Historic Home 101
~ How to Address Hazards in Historic Homes

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