Go Shopping for Ideas! Charlotte’s Remodel and Landscape Expo is a great place to get ideas for your new home – Feb. 20-22 at the Convention Center. The new IKEA store is another great place. This Swedish home-furnishings giant will be having their grand opening from Feb. 18-22. Log on to their website to preview their incredible 2009 catalog and register to win a $1,000 IKEA gift card.