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Student “Women in Trades” Shed Build During this Year’s Showcase of Homes

Student “Women in Trades” Shed Build During this Year’s Showcase of Homes

WILTON — Student teams from six area high schools will take part in a student “Women in Trades” shed build, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8. The event is one of five locations on display in Saratoga County during the 2022 Saratoga Showcase of Homes. 

The all-female students from the 9th and 10th grades will build six 4’x8’ lean-to-sheds, one design, on one lot, in one day, all at the same time. 

Teams will be led by area females in the building industry with the support of local construction professionals. The student teams are from six area high schools: Corinth, Greenwich, Mechanicville, Northville, Schuy-lerville and Stillwater. A new 12’x18’ “Cozy Cottage” will also be on display at the same location built by BOCES students.

The showcase will take place adjacent to the Kodiak Construction Showcase Home #4 in Mulberry Estates II, at 16 Indigo Way in Wilton. The sheds will be auctioned off during the Showcase of Homes event with proceeds donated to two charities and the Workforce Development Coalition.  In case of inclement weather, the rain date for the exhibition will be Saturday, Oct. 15. 

In addition, The cabin features include wood stove, kitchen nook with base cabinets, eating area at the kitchen counter, pump sink, refrigerator/freezer, electrical outlets throughout, and multiple windows for lots of natural lighting. This will also be available at auction after the Showcase of Homes event. 

The 2022 Saratoga Showcase of Homes will be presented over two fall weekends Oct. 8-9 and Oct. 15-16. Tickets are $25 and are available at: saratogashowcaseofhomes.com, as well as at all Adirondack Trust branch locations, Curtis Lumber in Ballston Spa, Saratoga National Bank on South Broadway and Roohan Realty on Broadway, both in Saratoga Springs. 

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