June 1 – June 3 The Long Island Orchid Society will once again be hosting the Long Island Orchid Festival at Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park. Show will be held Friday June 1 thru Sunday June 3 with hours all weekend long from 9am - 5pm. Admission to the Long Island Orchid Festival is FREE. (Planting Fields Arboretum Parking $8 per car.)
June 9, 2018Piping Rock Orchids Open House, Picnic and Guest Speakers. Saturday 10:30 a.m., 2270 Cook Road, Galway, NY. please see their website for additional details. www.pipingrockorchids.com
June 9, 2018Orchid Digest Speakers Day, "Orchids in the Wild", 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens,San Marino, CA. SeeOrchid Digest Speaker Day Programfor more information.
June 10, 2018CAIOS Monthly Meeting12:30 p.m. - Annual Election prior to Program by Jason Fischer, "The Jungle Log and Alternative Ways to Grow Orchids" Jason will have plants for sale. Pre-orders on plants only 10% discount ordered by June 2, 2018. Must indicate for CAIOS to receive discount. (Not combinable with any other discount) www.orchidweb.com
July 13, 2018New England Orchid Fest, 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Smith Vocational & Agricultural High School, 80 Locust Street (Rt. 9), Northampton, MA. Parking and Admission are FREE. Do you have plants or wish to help please contact Tina. Additional Information see www.amherstorchidsociety.org.
July 14, 2018New England Orchid Fest, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Smith Vocational & Agricultural High School, 80 Locust Street (Rt. 9), Northampton, MA. American Orchid Society (AOS) sanctioned Judging on Saturday, July 14th, starting at 12 Noon. Any vendor or Fest attendee may bring their own plants for AOS judging (plants should arrive by 11am to be registered for AOS award consideration) Parking and Admission are FREE. Additional Information see www.amherstorchidsociety.org
August 2, 3 & 4, 20188th Annual Cattleya Symposium - Pre-Registration required. One Royal Family of Orchids! Two day event August 3rd and 4th 2018 - with 4 guest speakers each day. Check-in day is Thursday August 2nd starting at 5:00pm where we will have a pizza party at the host hotel lobby. There will be a rare Cattleya auction on Friday night at the hotel and lunch is included both days at the Indian River Research and Education Center. Additional Information see Cattleya Symposium and http://www.odoms.com/cattleya-symposium-august-3-4-2018/