ossc calendar of events

OSSC strives to maintain the most comprehensive calendar available for all California orchid events. If your organization's California orchid event is not listed, please contact our webmaster here.

this year's remaining ossc events

DateEventTimeLocationMore InfoNotes
August 5OSSC Garden Party10:30am - 2pmAlfred Hockenmaier's House Light refreshments and snacks will be offered.
September 10Monthly Meeting7:30pmBurbankMore InfoSpkr: Arthur Pinkers on "Laelias"
October 1OSSC Board Meeting7pmLinda Connell's House Dessert Only
October 8Monthly Meeting7:30pmBurbankMore InfoSpkr: David Toyoshima on "Antique Cattleyas"
November 12Monthly Meeting7:30pmBurbankMore InfoSpkr: Donna Ballard on "Growing and Judging Mini-Cattleyas"
December 10Annual Holiday Party7:30pmBurbankMore Info 

other california orchid events this year

DateEventTimeLocationMore InfoNotes
July 202018 International Phalaenopsis Alliance Symposium The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San MarinoMore Info 
July 20Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
July 212018 International Phalaenopsis Alliance Symposium The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San MarinoMore Info 
July 28San Diego County Orchid Society Summer Show In The Park12:00pm - 5pm Casa Del Prado, Balboa ParkMore InfoRoom 101 - Free Admission
July 29San Diego County Orchid Society Summer Show In The Park10am - 4pmCasa Del Prado, Balboa ParkMore InfoRoom 101 - Free Admission
August 11AOS Pacific South Regional Judging10amThe Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San MarinoMore InfoHuntington Botanical Center, Lower Level
August 17Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
August 17Summer Exotic Plant and Orchid Festival 10am-9pmWestminster MallMore InfoFree parking and admission
August 18Summer Exotic Plant and Orchid Festival 10am-7pmWestminster MallMore InfoFree parking and admission
August 19Summer Exotic Plant and Orchid Festival 11am-6pmWestminster MallMore InfoFree parking and admission
September 8AOS Pacific South Regional Judging10amThe Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San MarinoMore InfoHuntington Botanical Center, Lower Level
September 15South 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 16South 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 21Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
October 12Napa Valley Orchid Society Show and Sale10am - 4pmLas Flores Community Center More Info 
October 13AOS Pacific South Regional Judging10amThe Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San MarinoMore InfoHuntington Botanical Center, Lower Level
October 13Napa Valley Orchid Society Show and Sale10am - 4pmLas Flores Community Center More Info 
October 14Napa Valley Orchid Society Show and Sale10am - 4pmLas Flores Community Center More Info 
October 19Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
October 20Huntington Botanical Gardens 4th Annual International Orchid Show12am - 4:30pm; Gates close 6pmThe Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San Marino  
October 21Huntington Botanical Gardens 4th Annual International Orchid Show10:30am - 4:30pm; Gates close 6pmThe Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San Marino  
October 22Huntington Botanical Gardens 4th Annual International Orchid Show10:30am - 4:30pm; Gates close 6pmThe Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San Marino  
October 27San Diego County Orchid Society Fall Show In The Park12:00pm - 5pmCasa Del Prado, Balboa ParkMore InfoRoom 101 - Free Admission
October 28San Diego County Orchid Society Fall Show In The Park10am - 5:00pmCasa Del Prado, Balboa ParkMore InfoRoom 101 - Free Admission
November 459th Annual Santa Barbara Orchid Estate Fall Open House8am - 5pmSanta Barbara Orchid EstateMore InfoMexican Laelias and Cymbidiums in bloom and bud
November 559th Annual Santa Barbara Orchid Estate Fall Open House9am - 4pmSanta Barbara Orchid EstateMore InfoMexican Laelias and Cymbidiums in bloom and bud
November 10AOS Pacific South Regional Judging10amThe Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San MarinoMore InfoHuntington Botanical Center, Lower Level
November 16Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
December 8AOS Pacific South Regional Judging10amThe Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San MarinoMore InfoHuntington Botanical Center, Lower Level
December 21Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.

next year's ossc events

No more events are scheduled for this year.

next year's other california orchid events

DateEventTimeLocationMore InfoNotes
January 18Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
February 15Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
March 1574th 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 15Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
March 1674th 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 1774th 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
April 19Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
May 17Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
June 21Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
July 19Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
August 16Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
September 20Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
October 18Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
November 15Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
December 20Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
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