The Stanislaus County Home & Garden Show kicked off its three-day run Friday at Modesto Centre Plaza. The show offers homeowners and future homeowners the opportunity to visit many vendors in one place at one time to get tips and ideas to improve and beautify their homes and yards. The event also includes Food Truck Wars and children’s activities provided by the Macaroni Kid. Admission is $3. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Centre Plaza is at 1000 L St. For more, go to www.metroexpositions.com.