February 22, 2017 Golden Gate Cymbidium Society Meeting Wednesday, 7:30 PM. Lakeside Garden Center, 666 Bellevue Ave, Oakland, CA. Meetings are the 4th Wednesday of the Month. Jeff Trimble speaking on CSA OrchidJudging. For more info, see the Next Meeting Page at www.GoldenGateCymbidiumSociety.com.
February 24 - 27, 2017 The Pacific Orchid & Garden Exposition Friday & Saturday 9am - 6pm; Sunday 10am - 5pm. The SF Garden Show AND the Pacific Orchid Exposition have joined forces! Moving to the SF County Fair Building, Hall of Flowers, Golden Gate Park, 1199 9th Ave, San Francisco, California 94122. Admission. Shuttle Service for parking. Call the San Francisco Orchid Society Hotline (415) 665-2468-, e-mail at email@example.com. or for a $2 ticket discount, see their website at www.orchidsanfrancisco.org.
March 4 - 5, 2017 Golden Gate Cymbidium Society Show & Sale "Cymbidium Fiesta!" Sat- Sun 10 AM - 5 PM. Lakeside Garden Center, 666 Bellevue Avenue, Oakland. Free Admission! Easy access to freeways. Some of the most beautiful cymbidiums on display in the Bay Area. Great orchids on display for ribbon and trophy judging; local cymbidium orchid experts to advise you about your orchid's condition (bring several photos). Division and Re-potting demonstrations. Click on the picture to the right to print a copy of the flyer www.GoldenGateCymbidiumSociety.com .
March 4 - 5, 2017 Santa Cruz Orchid Society Show and Sale Sat 9AM - 5PM, Sun 10AM - 4PM. Soquel High School, 401 Old San Jose Road, Soquel, CA 95073. Presented by the Santa Cruz Orchid Society and Soquel High School FFA/ROP. Admission is FREE, with plenty of free parking! Orchid Plant Award Judging. View unique and endangered orchids. Purchase orchids for your own collection as well as Potting supplies, Orchid Books & Prints. Society members provide culture and growing tips to the general public, and skills sessions for new orchid enthusiasts. For more info, email info@SantaCruzOrchidSociety.org, or www.SantaCruzOrchidSociety.org.
March 10 - 11, 2017 Napa Valley Orchid Society Annual Show & Sale Friday, Judging and Vendor Sales, 7 PM; Saturday - Sun 10 AM - 4 PM. Senior Activity Center, 1500 Jefferson Street, Napa. Free Admission. See their website at www.NV-OS.org; or their Facebook Page.
March 11, 2017 Mariposa Gardens Spring Festival Saturday 9am - 3pm. 6664 South Street, Lakewood, CA 90713. Some releases available at this show only, Special Show Pricing, Come early for best Selection! Call Ron Hill at (562) 920-5588-, or see www.MariposaGarden.com.
March TBD (February 12 - 14, 2016) Santa Clara Valley Orchid Society Annual Show & Sale, Friday, Sales: 10 AM - 7 PM. Show & Sales: Saturday 10 AM - 9 PM, Sunday 10 AM - 4 PM. Westgate Shopping Mall, 1600 Saratoga Avenue, San Jose. Really great show! Great opportunity to buy orchids for Valentine's Day weekend! Orchid Judging! Free Admission. PLEASE CONTACT THEM DIRECTLY, AS I HAVE HAD NO CONFIRMATION OF THIS EVENT. Call (408) 229-2747, or website www.santaclaravalleyorchidsociety.org. They also have a Facbook account.
March 17 - 19, 2017 The 72nd Santa Barbara International Orchid Show "Wild World of Orchids" Fri - Sun, 9 am to 5 pm. Admission. Earl Warren Showgrounds, Exhibit Hall, 3400 Calle Real, Santa Barbara, CA. (Highway 101 at Las Positas Road). This is the BIG ORCHID SHOW! Admission and parking fees. For info, call (805) 969-5746- or visit www.sborchidshow.com.
March 18, 2017 The 42nd Annual Cymbidium Society of America Congress Saturday 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. International Speakers on cymbidium & paphiopedilum subjects! Fee includes access to the Show all 3 days, lectures, breakfast, lunch, special cocktail party, special plant auction, gala banquet, a free plant, and more. Adams Elementary School Auditorium, 2701 Las Positas Roas, Santa Barbara, CA 93105, right down the road from the SBIOS. Print Registration form, or see their awesome website, http://www.cymbidium.org/cymbidium-congress.
March 17 - 19, 2017 Santa Barbara Orchid Estate Annual Spring Open House Sat 8 AM - 5 PM, Sun 9 AM - 4 PM. 1250 Orchid Drive, Santa Barbara, CA. For more information, call 800-553-3387-, or check http://www.sborchid.com/events.php.
March 17 - 19, 2017 Cal-Orchids Spring Open House Fri - Sun 9 AM - 5 PM.1251 Orchid Drive, Santa Barbara, CA. Call 805 967-1312-, e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, or see their website at http://www.calorchid.com.
March 17 - 19, 2017 Hatfield Orchids Open House Fri -Sun 9 AM - 4 PM. 3793 Dufau Road, Oxnard, CA 93033. Rain or Shine! "Hope you can join us, but if you can't, we can ship to you for free (weather permitting)" ! Call George at (805) 901 0340-, email him at George@HatfieldOrchids.com, his website at www.hatfieldorchids.com. Please verify that someone will be at the greenouse to help you, prior to driving all the way out that way.
March 22, 2017 Golden Gate Cymbidium Society Meeting Wednesday, 7:30pm. Lakeside Garden Center, Lake Merrit, 666 Bellevue Dr., Oakland. Ice Cream Social Celebration. www.GoldenGateCymbidiumSociety.com.
March 25, 2017 California Orchids Spring Sale Saturday 9 am - 4 pm, 515 Aspen Rd. Bolinas, CA 94924, Bolinas, CA. (415) 868-0203, for more info see www.CaliforniaOrchids.com, or email them at info@CaliforniaOrchids.com.
April 1 - 2, 2017 The 22nd Annual Central Coast Orchid Show & Sale Friday Preview Benefit, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm. Regular Show Sat. 9 am - 5 pm and Sun. 10 am. - 5 pm. South County Regional Center, 800 W. Branch St., Arroyo Grande. Sponsored by the Five Cities Orchid Society, will feature exhibits from the show vendors and local orchid societies. General Admission is $5. Children 12 and under are free.Door prizes, Demonstrations, Plant Doctors. A weekend opportunity drawing will benefit the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center. An Orchid Show Preview Benefit for the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center will be held Friday evening, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm to support their educational outreach. The evening includes Central Coast wines, hors d'oeuvres, live music and a silent auction. Preview tickets are $45 can be ordered online at www.dunescenter.org or by calling 805-929-5749-. or http://www.fcos.org/index.php/2013-five-cities-orchid-society-annual-orchid-show.
April 1 - 2, 2017 Sonoma Orchid Society Show & Sale "Orchids in Wonderland" Saturday 10AM - 5PM, Sun 10AM - 4PM, Santa Rosa Veterans Memorial Building, 1351 Maple Ave., Santa Rosa. Admission $8. Display, Sales, Cultivation techniques, Skill Sessions. Website: www.sonomaorchids.com.
April 8, 2017 Mariposa Garden Spring Sale Saturday 9am - 3pm. 6664 South Street, Lakewood, CA 90713. Show Special Crosses, Come early for best Selection! Website is www.MariposaGarden.com. Call Ron Hill at (562) 920-5588-.
April TBD (9 - 10, 2016) Sacramento Orchid Society Show Sat 10 AM- 5 PM, Sun 10 AM to 4 PM. Scottish Rite Masonic Center, 6151 H Street, Sacramento. $8 Admission, Free parking. For more info, call 916-489-3263- or visit their website at http://sacramentoorchids.org/orchidshow.
April TBD (19, 2016) Marin Orchid Society Spring Silent Auction Tuesday at 6:30PM, followed by live auction at 7 PM. Their meetings are normally held at the San Rafael Corporate Center, Tamalpais Room, 750 Lindaro St., San Rafael, CA. Auction paddles $2.00.PLEASE CONTACT THEM 1ST BEFORE DRIVING UP THERE, AS THERE IS NO MENTION ON THEIR WEBSITE. Website http://www.marinorchidsociety.com.
April 22, 2017 Gold Coast Cymbidium Growers Members Show & Sale Set-Up" Friday, 12 Noon. Community Activities Building, 1400 Roosevelt Avenue, Redwood City, CA. We need as many members to help volunteer to set up benches, lights, plants and displays. Your help is much appreciated. See Next Meeting, Volunteers for info.
April 23 - 24, 2017 Annual Gold Coast Cymbidium Growers First Two - Day Show and Sale Saturday & Sunday Public Show & Sale, 10 am to 4pm. Redwood City Community Activities Building, 1400 Roosevelt Avenue, Redwood City, CA. Free Parking, $5 Admission. The MOST Beautiful Cymbidiums & Extensive Orchid Displays that can be seen in Northern California! Fantastic Orchid Plant Purchases! Super Raffle Prizes. Classes like "Learn How to Repot our Overgrown Orchid" ! See details on the Annual Orchid Show website page, and in their April Newsletter. www.GoldCoastCymbidiumGrowers.com .
April 26, 2017 Golden Gate Cymbidium Society Monthly Meeting, Wednesday, 7:30pm. Lakeside Garden Center, Lake Merrit, 666 Bellevue Dr., Oakland. Speaker, Raffle Table of plants. www.GoldenGateCymbidiumSociety.com.
April TBD (30, 2016) Santa Clara Valley Orchid Annual Open Greenhouse Tour and Sale. Go to their website at www.santaclaravalleyorchidsociety.org, or look up their Facebook acount. In the top section, to the right, use the pull down arrow to scroll down until you see "Annual Greenhouse Tour". It lists the 5 owners who are holding open their greenhouses for display, their addresses, info and hours for the day. PLEASE CONTACT THEM DIRECTLY, AS I HAVE HAD NO CONFIRMATION OF THIS EVENT.
May TBD (13- 14, 2017) Orchid Society of California Mother's Day Show and Sale Sat & Sun 10 AM - 5 PM, Lakeside Garden Center, 666 Bellevue Dr, Lake Merritt, Oakland. Free admission. PLEASE CONTACT THEM DIRECTLY, AS I HAVE HAD NO CONFIRMATION OF THIS EVENT. www.OrchidSocietyOfCA.org.
May 19, 2017 Gold Coast Cymbidium Growers - Last Meeting for the Season ! Friday, 5:30 PM. San Mateo Garden Center, 605 Parkside Way, San Mateo, CA. Potluck Dinner & Speaker, for more info, click here at Next Meeting Page.
May TBD (21, 2016) Casa de las Orquideas Annual Super Seedling Sale Saturday 9 AM to 4 PM. 170 South Nardo Ave. Solana Beach, CA 92075. IN PERSON ONLY! Over 50% OFF selected 3" and 4" plants. Parking is limited so please consider carpooling. Call Karl or Miki at (858) 755-7572-, Website at www.orquideas.com, or email email@example.com.
May TBD (21 - 22, 2016) D & D Spring Open House Saturday - Sunday 9am - 3pm, 169 1st Avenue, Daly City, CA 94014. Dennis Olivas's D&D Flowers is not open to the public except during his spring and fall scheduled open houses. The Greenhouse is on the right hand side of the 3rd house with the red garage and a sign reading Demattei Nursery. Enter the gate of the chain link fence with red lattice on the left hand side of the red garage. PLEASE CONTACT THEM DIRECTLY, AS I HAVE HAD NO CONFIRMATION OF THIS EVENT. Attached is better directions: PDF of Dennis' directions
May 24, 2017 Golden Gate Cymbidium Society Meeting Wednesday, 7:30pm. Lakeside Garden Center, Lake Merrit, 666 Bellevue Dr., Oakland. Meetings the 4th Wednesday of the Month. Speaker, Denver Patterson, "Bog Gardens", Raffle Table www.GoldenGateCymbidiumSociety.com.
June TBD (3 - 5, 2016) San Jose Orchid Exhibition by RealOrchidGrowers.com. Preview Night on Fri 6:30 - 9:30 PM, benefits the Orchid Conservation Alliance; $5.00 Sat & Sun 9 AM - 6 PM; $5.00 Sat & Sun 9 AM - 5 PM. Winchester Mystery House, 525 S Winchester Blvd,San Jose, CA 95128. Orchid Sales and Skill Sessions. For more info, call Bruce Davidson at (408) 623-0413-, email BWDavidson2@BBNow.net, their website at www.RealOrchidGrowers.com or find them on Facebook.
June TBD (4, 2016) Orchid Digest Speakers Day. Saturday. Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, CA. Reknown Guest Lecturers & Vendors. Admission includes lectures and dinner included, more at the door. For more info, see website: http://www.orchiddigest.com/speaker-day.html.
June TBD (11, 2016) Orange County Branch CSA Annual Auction Wednesday 6:30 PM. First Christian Church, Burbank, CA 91501. Auction Preview & Bidder Registration starts at 1:00 PM. See their website at for more info, http://www.orchidssc.org/ossc_orchid_auction.aspx.
June 28, 2017 Golden Gate Cymbidium Society AUCTION & Potluck Dinner New Times !! Wednesday at 6:00 pm. Lakeside Park Garden Center, 666 Bellevue Avenue, Oakland.Members bring some of their best cymbidiums as donations for this incredible auction. If you are coming to the auction, remember to also bring something to share for the potluck dinner. See photos for some fantastic plants on their website (see their auction page). See www.GoldenGateCymbidiumSociety.com.
July TBD (8 - 10, 2016) Santa Barbara Orchid Estate Summer Open House Sat 8 AM - 5 PM, Sun 9 AM - 4 PM. 1250 Orchid Drive, Santa Barbara, CA. For more information, call 800-553-3387-, or check http://www.sborchid.com/events.php.
July TBD (8 - 10, 2016) Cal-Orchids Summer Open House & Saturday Neofinitia Orchid Judging Fri - Sun 9 AM - 5 PM. 1251 Orchid Drive, Santa Barbara, CA. Saturday will have an informal orchid judging based on the Japanese style. Call 805 967-1312-, e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, or see their website at http://www.calorchid.com.
July TBD (8 - 10, 2016) Hatfield Orchids Summer / Client Appreciation Open House Fri -Sun 9 AM - 4 PM, 3793 Dufau Road, Oxnard, CA 93033. Rain or Shine! Hope you can join us, but if you cant, we can ship to you for free! Call George at (805) 901 0340-, email him at George@HatfieldOrchids.com, or check out the website at www.hatfieldorchids.com. For George's List of Specials, click here.
July TBD (23 - 24, 2016) Orchids in the Park Show & Sale Sat - Sun 10 AM- 5 PM. San Francisco County Fair Building (Hall of Flowers) 9th Avenue & Lincoln Way, San Francisco, CA.Admission $5 and less. Call 415-665-6079- or visit the website at www.orchidsanfrancisco.org for information and directions. There will be a dozen or more vendors from around the country, and a large display area in the center of the show. Please help the SFOS get the word out by “liking” the page on Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/San-Francisco-Orchid-Society-150623501678349/ and be sure to invite all your friends at their Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/events/722045011271699/ . And the SFOS would like you to volunteer! There are a range of volunteer positions at the show you can fill to match your skills and physical abilities. You can sign up online with our event at Volunteer Spot (http://vols.pt/9nDE34). As a thank-you, you will receive a “Show Bucks” coupon, which can be used as a $5 credit towards buying plants at the show. ****** Thank you!
July TBD (30, 2016) California Sierra Nevada Judging Center of the American Orchid Society, Speakers Day. Saturday 9am - 5pm. Odd Fellows Hall, 1831 Howe Ave, Sacramento. Tickets are $10 in advance, $30 at the door for sponsoring societies or AOS members; and $30 General Admission. For list of Guest Speakers, see their website: http://www.csnjc.org.
August TBD (5, 2016) Santa Cruz Orchid Society Annual Ice Cream Social Friday 7:30 PM. Live Oak Grange Hall, 1900 17th Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062. The SCOS meets on the first Friday of the month. Come and see orchids AND the Beach! For more info, go to www.SantaCruzOrchidSociety.org, or their August newsletter.
September TBD (7, 2016) Santa Clara Valley Orchid Society Fall Auction Wednesday 7 PM. 11540 Minnesota Avenue, San Jose. Lots of good deals and the excitement of an auction. Brings lots of bags and boxes. www.santaclaravalleyorchidsociety.org.
September 16, 2016 Gold Coast Cymbidium Growers - Our 1st Meeting of the Cym Growing Season ! Friday, 7:30 PM. San Mateo Garden Center, 605 Parkside Way, San Mateo, CA. Meetings are the 3rd Friday of the month. Speaker Pierre Pujol, "Growing Seedlings from Flasks", for more info, see the Next Meeting page.
Sept 17, 2016 California Orchids Fall Sale Saturday, 9 am - 4 pm. Bolinas. I am rarely given advance notice as to when this nursery will have their event. You are best advised to call them and get it from them directly. Call (415) 868-0203-,www.CaliforniaOrchids.com.
September 17, 2016 Peninsula Orchid Society Auction Saturday, 12 Noon Previews, Auction starts at 1 pm. San Mateo Garden Center, 605 Parkside Way, San Mateo CA. Call Paul Reeve at (650) 366-3251-, or call Chaunie Langland at (510) 494-8850-, www.penorchidsoc.org.
September 28, 2016 Golden Gate Cymbidium Society - 1st Meeting of the Cymbidium Season Wednesday, 7:30pm. Lakeside Garden Center, Lake Merrit, 666 Bellevue Dr., Oakland. Meetings the 4th Wednesday of the Month. For Speaker info, see www.GoldenGateCymbidiumSociety.com.
September 24 - 25, 2016 Fascination of Orchids Sat - Sun 10 AM - 5 PM. South Coast Plaza Village, 1631 West Sunflower (x Bear), Santa Ana, CA 92704. Exhibits, Seminars, Sales. Admission& Parking Free. Call (949) 735-2930-, http://fascinationoforchids.com for information and directions. Sponsored by the Orange County Branch of the Cymbidium Society of America (cymbidium.org).
October 15, 2016 Diablo Views Orchid Society Show & Sale "Celebrate the Beauty of Orchids" Saturday 10am - 5 pm. Willow Pass Community Center, 2748 E Olivera Rd, Concord, CA 94519. www.dvos.org, see Upcoming Events.
October 15 - 16, 2016 Orchid Forum of Sacramento Fall Show Shepard Garden and Art Center, Sacramento, CA. Judging Saturday, 9AM. For more info, email email@example.com, or go to their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Sacramento-Orchid-Forum.
October TBD 19 - 23, 2016. American Orchid Society Fall 2016 Members’ Meeting, hosted by the The Huntington Library. Come hear International speakers, exceptional vendors, local nurseries, eye-catching displays and four star hospitality. www.AOSfall2016.com .
October 21 - 23, 2016 The Huntington Botanical Gardens 2nd Annual International Orchid Show Friday 12pm - 4:30pm, and the weekend, show times will be the same as the Huntington's hours, 10:30am to 4:30pm. This year's show is distinguished in that it is the FIRST one to be held in conjunction with the above American Orchid Society Fall 2016 Members' Meeting. Click here for the full-color large postcard sized poster with the show's information is available here.
October 22 - 23, 2016 D & D Flowers Annual Fall Open House Saturday - Sunday 9am - 3pm. 169 1st Avenue, Daly City, CA 94014. Dennis Olivas's D&D Flowers is not open to the public except during his spring and fall scheduled open houses. Greenhouse is on the right hand side of the 3rd house with the red garage and a sign reading Demattei Nursery. Enter the gate of the chain link fence with red lattice on the left hand side of the red garage. Attached is a PDF of Dennis' directions.
October TBD (25, 2016) Marin Orchid Society Fall Auction Silent Auction Tuesday at 6:30 PM, followed by live auction at 7 PM. Marin Art and Garden Center (MAGC), 30 Sir Francis Drake Boulevard, Ross, CA.Wine, cheese and other refreshments provided! Auction paddles $2.00. Website http://www.marinorchidsociety.com.
October 26, 2016 Golden Gate Cymbidium Society Monthly Meeting Wednesday, 7:30pm. Lakeside Garden Center, Lake Merrit, 666 Bellevue Dr., Oakland. Meetings are the 4th Wednesday of the Month. Speaker, See their website, www.GoldenGateCymbidiumSociety.com.
October TBD (30, 31 & November 1, 2015) Gold Country Orchids Open House Fri - Sat 9am - 5pm, Sun 10am- 4pm. 390 Big Ben Road Lincoln, CA 95648. Class "How to Manage Your Monster Collection" Friday-Sat 11:30 am. Discounts. For this year's date, please go to www.GoldCountryOrchids.com, or print out the attached PDF.
November 6 - 8, 2015 Cal-Orchids Fall Open House Fri - Sun 9 AM - 4 PM. 1251 Orchid Drive, Santa Barbara, CA. "It's our chance to say hello and thank you to our long-standing, loyal customers. Please stop by and join in on the fun no matter whether you are a seasoned veteran or a brand new orchid grower. You'll love our cyms with budding spike development and the spiking Mexican Laelia anceps and their hybrids you've all come to love, and many more." E-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, see their website at www.calorchid.com or their facebook pageat www.facebook.com/pages/Cal-Orchid/169676309716174.
November 6 - 8, 2015 Hatfield Orchids Fall Open House Fri -Sun 9 AM - 4 PM. 3793 Dufau Road, Oxnard, CA 93033. Rain or Shine! Hope you can join us, but if you cant, we can ship to you for free! Call George at (805) 901 0340-, email him at George@HatfieldOrchids.com, www.hatfieldorchids.com, or Facebook https://www.facebook.com/george.hatfield.31?fref=ts .
November 7 - 8, 2015 Santa Barbara Orchid Estate Fall Open House & Annual Silent Auction Sat 8 AM - 5 PM, Sun 9 AM - 4 PM. 1250 Orchid Drive, Santa Barbara, CA. Laelia anceps Parade. Mexican laelias. Beginning of the budding cymbidium season, especially the tracyanum species and hybrids. Then their Annual Silent Auction is held every year in conjunction with the Fall Open House. This gives the opportunity to bid on first-releases of select and newly awarded cultivars, rare plants, and glorious specimens. The auction list should become available the beginning of October, so make sure you are signed up ahead of time - see http://sborchid.com/auction.php. For more information, call 800-553-3387-, or check their website at http://www.sborchid.com/events.php.
November 11 - 12, 2016 Carmel Orchid Society Fall Orchid Festival Friday - Saturday 9 AM - 4 PM Community Church of the Monterey Peninsula, 4590 Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel. Gorgeous Orchids, Tons of Stuff, Silent Auction, Potting Demonstrations, Answers to Orchid Questions. Email for more info to email@example.com. See their newsletter for more info at www.carmelorchidsociety.org
November 16, 2016 Golden Gate Cymbidium Society Monthly Meeting Wednesday, 7:30pm. Lakeside Garden Center, Lake Merrit, 666 Bellevue Dr., Oakland. Meetings meet 3rd Wednesday of the month in November and for the December Auction. See Next Meeting page on their website, at www.GoldenGateCymbidiumSociety.com.
November 18, 2016 Gold Coast Cymbidium Growers Monthly Meeting Friday, 7pm. San Mateo Garden Center, San Mateo. Meetings are third Friday of the month during the holidays. See the Next Meeting page.
December, 2016 Orchid Design Holiday Orchid Sales and Arrangements Weekends only 10-4 pm, or by appointment on week days. Call (408) 947-0486-, email Angelique and Dave at firstname.lastname@example.org, website www.orchidesign.com.
December TBD (3 - 4, 2016) Casa de las Orquideas Annual Open House Sat - Sun 9 AM- 4 PM. 170 South Nardo Ave. Solana Beach, CA 92075. Lots of new cymbidium seedlings and meristems are waiting to make their debut! There may be special guest growers like last year. Parking is limited, so please consider carpooling. Visit them at www.orquideas.com, email email@example.com, or call Karl or Miki Batchman at (858) 755-7572-.
December 16, 2016 Gold Coast Cymbidium Growers Joint Holiday Meeting with the Peninsula Orchid Society Friday, 7:30 PM. San Mateo Garden Center, 605 Parkside Way, San Mateo, CA. For more info, see the Next Meeting page.
December 17- 18, 2016 Big Close Out Sale of the Private Collection of Pierre Pujol. All must be Sold due to the loss of greenhouse location. Saturday-Sunday 9AM - 3PM. Cymbididums, and other genera. Species & Hybrids. Awarded plants as well as seedlings. Many plants in Spike or Bloom.
Drive into the PASTORINO’s Greenhouses, at 12511 San Mateo Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA. By appointment only from Dec 19 - 31). Directions: On left side going West on Highway 92. About 2 miles before HMB, take service road leading to greenhouse right behind the “Orchid for Sale” shop. Contact: Pierre at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (650) 255-9012.
December 20, 2017 Golden Gate Cymbidium Society Holiday Orchid Auction, Gift Exchange and Potluck Dinner. Wednesday, 6:00pm Dinner & Plant Preview. Auction begins at 7PM. Lakeside Garden Center, Lake Merrit, 666 Bellevue Dr., Oakland. Check out the photos of the newest weekly additions to the plant list on the Auction & Potluck Dinner page at their website at http://www.goldengatecymbidiumsociety.com.
January TBD (14 - 15, 2017) The 61st Paphiopedilum Guild Meeting Sat - Sun 9 am. Hyatt Santa Barbara, 1111 E. Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara !! Two Days of Noted Speakers and Displays! Contact Patti James at email@example.com. Find their info at https://sites.google.com/site/paphiopedilumguild/paph-guild-2017. Online Registration Form.
January TBD (14 - 15, 2017) Peninsula Orchid Society Show & Sale Sat - Sun 10 AM - 5 PM. Community Activities Building, 1400 Rosevelt Avenue, Redwood City, CA. Admission. Free parking. www.penorchidsoc.org.
January TBD (14, 2017) Mariposa Gardens Winter Festival Saturday 9am - 3pm. 6664 South Street, Lakewood, CA 90713. Many first time Tony Velardi cymbidium seedlings will be available, Special Show Pricing, Come early for best Selection! See their website at www.MariposaGarden.com. Open Houses are held the second Saturday of the month from January to April. Call Ron Hill at (562) 920-5588-.
January 20, 2017 The Gold Coast Cymbidium Growers Cymbidium Collectors Auction Previews at 6:00 PM, Auction starts at 7:00 PM Sharp. San Mateo Garden Center, 605 Parkside Way, San Mateo, CA. Click here For details, and to print out the Auction Catalogue, Rules and Guidelines. To see photos of plant entries, click on our Photo Page ! Bring your cash, checks, boxes and bags! FREE Admission and Parking, but get there early as parking is limited. Click on the above poster to print a copy. www.GoldCoastCymbidiumGrowers.com.
January 25, 2017 Golden Gate Cymbidium Society Monthly Meeting Wednesday 7:30 PM. Lakeside Garden Center, 666 Bellevue Ave, Oakland, CA. Meetings are the 4th Wednesday of the month. Speaker, see Next Meeting,
February TBD (10 - 12, 2017) Malihini Orchid Society Show & Sale Friday (Sales Only) 6 - 9 PM; Sat 10 AM - 5 PM, Sun 10 AM - 5 PM. Main Street Cupertino Mall, 19369 Stevens Creek Blvd., Cupertino (next to Eureka Restaurant). Orchids on Display and for Sale. Judging. Potting demostrations. Click at www.Malihini.org, or Facebook account, Orchid in San Jose. Click on picture to the right to print a copy f this poster.
February TBD (11, 2017) Mariposa Gardens Open House Saturday 9am - 3pm. 6664 South Street, Lakewood, CA 90713. Some releases available at this show only, Special Show Pricing, Come early for best selection! Call Tony Velardi or Ron Hill at (562) 920-5588-. www.MariposaGarden.com.
February 16, 2018 Gold Coast Cymbidium Growers Monthly Meeting Friday, 7:30 PM. San Mateo Garden Center, 605 Parkside Way, San Mateo, CA. Meetings are the 3rd Friday of the Month. Speaker, B. Robinson "Orchid Propagation and In Vitro and Chromosome Doubling". See the Next Meeting Page for more info.
(Since most societies do not publish their event dates until about 1-3 months before, the above future events are published with the month of the event, TBD - "To Be Determined", and then the date of their last known event. If you wish to know the exact date sooner, please call the society contact info listed.
Foxhill Magic 'Splash' (Gilgamesh x Red Beauty 'Princess Federika') photgraphed by Audrey Young-Tarter
Always check with the orchid societies for latest updates on their upcoming shows