Archive for the 'Events' Category

June Orchid Shows

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Cape Town, Calgary, Adelaide, Orlando, São Paulo — every month orchid lovers assemble in every corner of the earth. Shows, sales, auctions, and potluck dinners celebrate hypnotic orchid flowers. Don’t miss these spectacular events! June 1 – 3 North Shore Orchid Society Show, St. Ives Shopping Village, Mona Vale Rd., St. Ives, NSW, Australia June […]

Orchids Through the Artists’ Eyes

Friday, May 12th, 2017

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden and the American Orchid Society present “Orchids Through the Artists’ Eyes” from May 13th – June 25th in Coral Gables, Florida. The exhibit features orchid paintings, photographs, porcelain, jewelry, and more. After enjoying the art, visitors can continue with the living orchids in Simons Rainforest and many other wonderful gardens at […]

May Orchid Shows

Sunday, April 30th, 2017

Glasgow to Honolulu, Rio to Oakland, Auckland to Memphis, orchids are celebrated internationally. These events often feature exhibits and plant sales, and also include talks and tours by experts. May 4 – 7 Festival de Orquídeas, Gimnasio Fito Ramos, carr. #976, Bo. Florencio, Fajardo, Puerto Rico May 5 – 7 Memphis Orchid Society Show & […]

April Orchid Shows

Friday, March 31st, 2017

From Alberta to Maui, from Florida to Queensland, there’s a good chance that an orchid show is nearby this month. Don’t miss these amazing opportunities! April 1 – 2 Sonoma County Orchid Society Spring Show, Santa Rosa Veterans Memorial Building, 1351 Maple Ave., Santa Rosa, California April 1 – 2 Central Coast Orchid Show & […]

More from the Pacific Orchid and Garden Expo

Friday, March 17th, 2017

The Pacific Orchid and Garden Expo reliably highlights the best of the orchid world. Blooms abound, from the latest hybrids to obscure species. Dave and I are so busy with our cameras, but we are often stopped in our tracks by the stunning displays. Individual flowers and artful arrangements compete for attention from every direction. […]

March Orchid Shows

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

March is a busy month for orchid shows around the planet. They are all great opportunities to see stunning flowers, take pictures, talk to orchid experts, and buy plants. Don’t miss these worthwhile events. March 3 – 5 Martin County Orchid Society Show, Martin County Fairgrounds, 2616 SE Dixie Hwy., Stuart, Florida March 3 – […]

Pacific Orchid and Garden Exposition 2017

Monday, February 27th, 2017

The Pacific Orchid and Garden Exposition was a great success this past weekend. After many years at Fort Mason, the event returned to its old home in Golden Gate Park’s Hall of Flowers. Even as visitors managed tougher parking and big crowds, it was still obvious that the flowers were just as magical as previous […]

More Botanical Garden Orchid Exhibits

Saturday, February 11th, 2017

Some of these winter orchid exhibits extend into spring. Check the previous listings of ongoing botanical garden events here and here. February 12 – March 12 In the UK, explore Cambridge University Botanic Garden’s celebration of Indian orchids. Wednesday lunchtime guided tours and other special events enhance the displays. February 18 – April 9 The […]

Pacific Orchid and Garden Exposition

Monday, February 6th, 2017

The San Francisco Orchid Society’s big yearly show has a new name and a new location for 2017. The Pacific Orchid and Garden Exposition (formerly the Pacific Orchid Exposition) happens Friday, February 24th – Sunday, February 26th. This year’s event is moving from Fort Mason to the Hall of Flowers in Golden Gate Park, near […]

Botanical Garden Orchid Exhibits

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

Botanical Gardens are always worth a visit, especially as warm, tropical oases amid the winter cold. Check out these orchid exhibits and more in the previous listing. February 3 – March 19 Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden celebrates Victorian botanicals. Antique orchid illustrations accompany living orchid and tropical plant displays in Belmont, North Carolina. February 4 […]