ossc calendar of events

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this year's remaining ossc events

DateEventTimeLocationMore InfoNotes
July 1OSSC Board Meeting7pmAlberto Ossa's House Dessert Only
July 8Monthly Meeting7:30pmBurbankMore InfoSpkr: Carol Beule and Donna Ballard on "Deflasking Sarcochilus"
September 9Monthly Meeting7:30pmBurbankMore InfoAOS Outreach Judging
October 7OSSC Board Meeting7pmLinda Connell's House Dessert Only
October 14Monthly Meeting7:30pmBurbankMore InfoSpkr: Tim Culbertson on "Pescatoria"
November 11Monthly Meeting7:30pmBurbankMore InfoSpkr: Donna Ballard on "Growing Under Lights"
December 9Annual Holiday Party7:30pmBurbankMore Info 

other california orchid events this year

DateEventTimeLocationMore InfoNotes
June 29Sunset Valley Orchids Summer Open House9am - 4pmVista, CAMore InfoAuthentic handmade ‘street tacos’ from 10AM till 2PM. Don’t miss this day of plant raffles, fun and food.
July 1239th Annual Santa Barbara Orchid Estate Summer Open House8am - 5pmSanta Barbara Orchid EstateMore InfoCelebrating the Exotic and Fragrant Beauties of Summer: The large flowered Cattleyas (Laelias) of Brazil, the Stanhopeas and Encyclias of Central and South America, and many other genera.
July 12Cal-Orchid Summer Hummer Sale9am - 5pmCal-Orchid, Santa BarbaraMore InfoCal-Orchid loves a party, so we host a select number of vendors that are rarely found at any other orchid shows.
July 1310th Annual Fukiran Society Of America Show and Judging2pmCal-Orchid, Santa BarbaraMore InfoFeaturing Japanese growers and Japanese orchids, with esteemed guest Seed Engei! Neofinetia judging 2PM sharp on Saturday.
July 1339th Annual Santa Barbara Orchid Estate Summer Open House8am - 5pmSanta Barbara Orchid EstateMore InfoCelebrating the Exotic and Fragrant Beauties of Summer: The large flowered Cattleyas (Laelias) of Brazil, the Stanhopeas and Encyclias of Central and South America, and many other genera.
July 13AOS Pacific South Regional Judging10amThe Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San MarinoMore InfoHuntington Botanical Center, Lower Level
July 13Cal-Orchid Summer Hummer Sale9am - 5pmCal-Orchid, Santa BarbaraMore InfoCal-Orchid loves a party, so we host a select number of vendors that are rarely found at any other orchid shows.
July 1439th Annual Santa Barbara Orchid Estate Summer Open House9am - 4pmSanta Barbara Orchid EstateMore InfoCelebrating the Exotic and Fragrant Beauties of Summer: The large flowered Cattleyas (Laelias) of Brazil, the Stanhopeas and Encyclias of Central and South America, and many other genera.
July 14Cal-Orchid Summer Hummer Sale9am - 5pmCal-Orchid, Santa BarbaraMore InfoCal-Orchid loves a party, so we host a select number of vendors that are rarely found at any other orchid shows.
July 19Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
July 202019 International Phalaenopsis Alliance Symposium The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San MarinoMore Info 
July 212019 International Phalaenopsis Alliance Symposium The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San MarinoMore Info 
July 27San Diego County Orchid Society Summer Show In The Park12:00pm - 5pm Casa Del Prado, Balboa ParkMore InfoRoom 101 - Free Admission
July 28San Diego County Orchid Society Summer Show In The Park10am - 4pmCasa Del Prado, Balboa ParkMore InfoRoom 101 - Free Admission
August 10AOS Pacific South Regional Judging10amThe Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San MarinoMore InfoHuntington Botanical Center, Lower Level
August 16Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
September 14AOS Pacific South Regional Judging10amThe Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San MarinoMore InfoHuntington Botanical Center, Lower Level
September 14South Bay Orchid Society Show and Sale11am - 5pm; Sales start 9amSouth Coast Botanic GardenMore InfoGen'l Admission $9, Seniors $6; Students (with ID): $6; Children (5-12) $4; Children (4 years and under) Free
September 15South Bay Orchid Society Show and Sale9am - 4pm; Sales start 9amSouth Coast Botanic GardenMore InfoGen'l Admission $9, Seniors $6; Students (with ID): $6; Children (5-12) $4; Children (4 years and under) Free
September 20Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
October 12AOS Pacific South Regional Judging10amThe Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San MarinoMore InfoHuntington Botanical Center, Lower Level
October 185th Annual International Huntington Orchid Show10am -5pm; Gates close 6pmThe Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San Marino  
October 18Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
October 195th Annual International Huntington Orchid Show10am -5pm; Gates close 6pmThe Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San Marino  
October 205th Annual International Huntington Orchid Show10am -5pm; Gates close 6pmThe Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San Marino  
November 259th Annual Santa Barbara Orchid Estate Fall Open House8am - 5pmSanta Barbara Orchid EstateMore InfoMexican Laelias and Cymbidiums in bloom and bud
November 359th Annual Santa Barbara Orchid Estate Fall Open House9am - 4pmSanta Barbara Orchid EstateMore InfoMexican Laelias and Cymbidiums in bloom and bud
November 9AOS Pacific South Regional Judging10amThe Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San MarinoMore InfoHuntington Botanical Center, Lower Level
November 15Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
December 14AOS Pacific South Regional Judging10amThe Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San MarinoMore InfoHuntington Botanical Center, Lower Level
December 20Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.

next year's ossc events

DateEventTimeLocationMore InfoNotes
January 13Monthly Meeting7:30pmBurbankMore Info 
February 10Monthly Meeting7:30pmBurbankMore InfoSpkr: Norman Fang on "New Color Forms of Phalaenopsis"
March 9Monthly Meeting7:30pmBurbankMore Info 
April 13Monthly Meeting7:30pmBurbankMore Info 
May 11Monthly Meeting7:30pmBurbankMore Info 
July 13Monthly Meeting7:30pmBurbankMore Info 
September 14Monthly Meeting7:30pmBurbankMore Info 
October 12Monthly Meeting7:30pmBurbankMore Info 
November 9Monthly Meeting7:30pmBurbankMore Info 
December 14Annual Holiday Party7:30pmBurbankMore Info 

next year's other california orchid events

DateEventTimeLocationMore InfoNotes
March 1375th Annual Santa Barbara International Orchid Show9am - 5pmEarl Warren Showgrounds, Santa BarbaraMore Info$14 Gen. Adm., $12 Seniors, Students and Advance Group Sales, 3 Day Pass $22, Seniors and Students $18, Children age 12 and under - free with paying adult
March 1474th Annual Santa Barbara International Orchid Show9am - 5pmEarl Warren Showgrounds, Santa BarbaraMore Info$12 Gen. Adm., $10 Seniors, Students and Advance Group Sales, 3 Day Pass $20, Seniors and Students $17, Children age 12 and under - free with paying adult
March 1574th Annual Santa Barbara International Orchid Show9am - 5pmEarl Warren Showgrounds, Santa BarbaraMore Info$12 Gen. Adm., $10 Seniors, Students and Advance Group Sales, 3 Day Pass $20, Seniors and Students $17, Children age 12 and under - free with paying adult
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