Rome Home Show kicks off Saturday at arena

MOVING IN — An employee from Griffith Energy brings in a hot water heater for the company’s display at the Rome Home Show. The Rome Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual weekend show will have vendors of all kinds, as well as activities for all ages. (Sentinel photos by John Clifford)

SETTING UP SHOP ¿ Rome Home Show participants from Seamless Gutters bring in boxes for the company's booth this morning. In the foreground is a model wind turbine from Rural Generation and Wind of Hastings, NY. The Rome Area Chamber of Commerce's annual show is taking place at Kennedy Arena 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. (Sentinel photo by John Clifford)

LIGHT IT UP — Lenny Costello of the city’s Parks Department adjusts bulbs on the city’s Christmas decorations at the Rome Home Show this morning. The display shows the difference between the lights that have been restored and those that still need upgrading.