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71st National Capital ORCHID SOCIETY ANNUAL SHOW! October 6-8, 2018, BEHNKE NURSERIES COMPANY, 11300 Baltimore Avenue, Beltsville, MD 20701

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    71st National Capital ORCHID SOCIETY ANNUAL SHOW!
    Saturday, October 6 through Monday, October 8, 2018    
    at BEHNKE NURSERIES COMPANY, 11300 Baltimore Avenue,
    Beltsville, MD 20701

       

    On Columbus Day weekend, the National Capital Orchid Society will present its 71st annual Orchid Show at the Behnke Nurseries Company — FREE TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC!  Plan to visit, see thousands of unique orchid plants in bloom, enjoy educational talks, visit our ‘Orchid Doctor’ to answer questions, visit our Sales Area with 10 top-quality vendors for plant and supply sales, and MUCH MORE!  Fall is one of the best blooming seasons for orchids in DC, so come prepared for a wonderful selection of orchids to see and buy!

     

    SHOW SCHEDULE:
    (Saturday, Oct. 6 through Monday, Oct. 8)  

    Saturday

    9 am – 5:45 pm

    Exhibit and sales area open to the public

    Sunday

    9 am – 5:45 pm

    Exhibit and sales area open to the public

    Monday

    9 am – 3:00 pm

    Exhibit and sales area open to the public

     

    FREE EDUCATIONAL TALKS:

    Saturday, October 6

    10:00 am

     

    Guided Exhibit Tour

    11:00 am

    Sarah Hurdel

    Orchids 101 – The Basics

    12:30 pm

    Roddy Gabel

    Get Comfortable with Slippers

      1:30 pm

     

    Guided Exhibit Tour

      2:30 pm

    Stefanie Jarrell

    The Dirt on Repotting Orchids

     

     

     

    Sunday, October 7  

     

    10:00 am

     

    Guided Exhibit Tour

    11:30 am

    Ken Meier

    Choosing the Right Orchid for Your Home

      1:00 pm

     

    Guided Exhibit Tour

      2:30 pm

    Stephanie Jarrell 

    The Dirt on Repotting Orchids

     

    Monday, October 8 

     

    12:30 pm

    Gene Schurg

    Home Orchid Growing – The Basics


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