Archive for the 'Events' Category

May Orchid Events

Sunday, May 1st, 2022

From Australia to Brazil to France to the USA, many orchid events are happily returning after a two-year pause. Enjoy these shows and expos safely. Protect yourself and protect others by getting vaccinated and wearing masks. May 4 – 8 Orquídeas de Primavera, Museo Franz Mayer, Av. Hidalgo 45, Centro Histórico, Ciudad de México, México […]

April Orchid Events

Friday, April 1st, 2022

For the past two years, I’ve only listed events with basic health precautions, because I don’t want to be part of any irresponsible behavior which has undoubtedly worsened this pandemic. Now mask restrictions have loosened in many places, even here in cautious California. (Of course, that caution has served us well. For example, San Francisco […]

Attend a Free Virtual Orchid Conservation Symposium

Thursday, March 17th, 2022

Attend a free online symposium about orchid preservation. The Orchid Conservation Alliance does great work saving orchids. Leaders from three of its projects in Ecuador and Colombia will present updates and answer questions for this Zoom-posium. Even though there is no cost, prior registration is required. The event will be held on Saturday, March 26th, […]

March Orchid Events

Tuesday, March 1st, 2022

The orchid show schedule is picking up with spring. Events listed below have basic health precautions. Last-minute cancellations may happen, so it’s wise to double-check before attending. March 4 – 6 Virginia Orchid Society Show & Sale, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Ave, Henrico, Virginia March 4 – 6 Orchid Society of the Ozarks […]

An Orchid Masquerade

Saturday, February 26th, 2022

Dave and I were thrilled to attend the Pacific Orchid Expo in San Francisco yesterday. After a two year break, the show is as superb as past events, and there are plenty of vendors to satisfy orchid shopping needs. This year’s theme is “Orchid Masquerade.” Taking advantage of the pun, exhibitors have displayed orchids with […]

Excitement Grows Ahead of the Pacific Orchid Expo

Monday, February 21st, 2022

Excitement is growing ahead of the Pacific Orchid Expo, especially for me! I can’t wait to go to San Francisco’s first orchid show in two years, running from Friday, February 25th to Sunday, February 27th, with a special opening night on Thursday, February 24th. It will all happen at the County Fair Building, 1199 Ninth […]

February Orchid Events

Tuesday, February 1st, 2022

February brings lots of orchid events. Check for last-minute changes or cancellations before attending. Only shows with health precautions are listed below. I’m especially excited about the return of San Francisco’s fantastic Pacific Orchid Expo at the end of the month, with mask and vaccination requirements to help ensure everyone’s safety. February 4 – 6 […]

January Orchid Events

Saturday, January 1st, 2022

Happy 2022! The new year begins with many cancellations because of the latest COVID19 surge. Please check before attending to make sure that shows and auctions are still happening. I wouldn’t go anywhere without basic health precautions, and I only publicize in-person events here if masks are required. January 8 Orchid Society of Great Britain […]

December Orchid Events

Wednesday, December 1st, 2021

December’s slow schedule includes these orchid events with health precautions, like masks, for everyone’s safety. Changing pandemic conditions may cause last-minute schedule changes, so double-check these shows before attending. December 4 – 5 Sawgrass Nature Center Orchid & Plant Festival, Sawgrass Nature Center & Wildlife Hospital, 3000 Sportsplex Dr., Coral Springs, Florida December 4 – […]

November Orchid Events

Monday, November 1st, 2021

This month’s events with health precautions include the virtual Orchid Digest International Speakers Day. It features a great group of experts discussing orchids in India, Peru, Borneo, and the Philippines. November 5 – 7 Central Coast-Hunter Regions Cymbidium Society Show, Tuggerah Super Centre, Wyong Rd. & Bryant Dr., Tuggerah, NSW, Australia November 7 Tiny Jungle […]