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
April 6OSSC Board Meeting - NO MEETING AT MEMBER'S HOUSE - SEE NOTES7pmInternet-based Meeting Internet-based Virtual Meeting - Detials to Come
April 13Monthly Meeting - MEETING IN HALL CANCELLED. REPLACED BY INTERNET-BASED PRESENTATION.7:30pmBurbankMore InfoSpkr: Peter Lin on "Brassavola Species and Their Hybrids"
May 11Monthly Meeting7:30pmBurbankMore Info 
June 13Annual Auction1:00pmBurbankMore Info 
July 6OSSC Board Meeting7pmWendy Fisher's House Dessert Only
July 13Monthly Meeting7:30pmBurbankMore InfoSpkr: Carol Beule on "Neofinetia and Their Hybrids"
September 14Monthly Meeting7:30pmBurbankMore Info 
October 5OSSC Board Meeting7pmLinda Connell's House Dessert Only
October 12Monthly Meeting7:30pmBurbankMore InfoSpkr: Tim Culbertson on "The Zygopetalum Alliance"
November 9Monthly Meeting7:30pmBurbankMore Info 
December 14Annual Holiday Party7:30pmBurbankMore Info 

other california orchid events this year

DateEventTimeLocationMore InfoNotes
April 3CANCELLED -Central California Orchid Society Show Preview Benefit South County Regional CenterMore InfoTickets: $35; Join us for a fun filled evening of wine, appetizers and a silent auction.
April 4CANCELLED - Central Coast Orchid Show9am - 5pmSouth County Regional CenterMore InfoGen. Adm.: $6; Children 12 and under free
April 4CANCELLED - Golden Gate Cymbidium Society Show & Sale9am - 4pmLakeside Garden Center, Lake Merritt, OaklandMore InfoFree Admission
April 4CANCELLED - Mariposa Garden Open House 9am-3pmMariposa Garden, LakewoodMore Info 
April 4CANCELLED - Santa Cruz Orchid Society Show & Sale9am - 5pmCabrillo College Horticultural Center, Aptos CaliforniaMore Info 
April 5CANCELLED - Central Coast Orchid Show10am - 5pmSouth County Regional CenterMore InfoGen. Adm.: $6; Children 12 and under free
April 5CANCELLED - Golden Gate Cymbidium Society Show & Sale10am - 4pmLakeside Garden Center, Lake Merritt, OaklandMore InfoFree Admission
April 5CANCELLED - Santa Cruz Orchid Society Show & Sale10am - 4pmCabrillo College Horticultural Center, Aptos CaliforniaMore Info 
April 8CANCELLED - Cool Growing Orchid Society Annual Orchid AuctionPreview: 6:30pm Auction: 7pm Free Parking, Admission, RefreshmentsGarden Grove Masonic Lodge More Info 
April 11CANCELLED - AOS Pacific South Regional Judging10amThe Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San MarinoMore InfoHuntington Botanical Center, Lower Level
April 17Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
April 18CANCELLED - Gold Coast Cymbidium Growers Show & Sale10am - 4pmRedwood City Community Activities BuildingMore InfoAdm: $5; Free Parking
April 19CANCELLED - Gold Coast Cymbidium Growers Show & Sale10am - 4pmRedwood City Community Activities BuildingMore InfoAdm: $5; Free Parking
April 23POSTPONED - The Southern California Spring Garden Show10am - 9pmSouth Coast PlazaMore InfoFree Parking & Admission!
April 24POSTPONED - The Southern California Spring Garden Show10am - 9pmSouth Coast PlazaMore InfoFree Parking & Admission!
April 25POSTPONED - The Southern California Spring Garden Show10am - 8pmSouth Coast PlazaMore InfoFree Parking & Admission!
April 26POSTPONED - The Southern California Spring Garden Show11am - 6:30pmSouth Coast PlazaMore InfoFree Parking & Admission!
May 9AOS Pacific South Regional Judging10amThe Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San MarinoMore InfoHuntington Botanical Center, Lower Level
May 9POSTPONED - Palomar Orchid Society AuctionPreview and Sale: 10am Auction: 11am - 3:30pm Lake San Marcos Conference Center More Info 
May 15Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
May 3073rd Sacramento Orchid Society Show & Sale10am - 5pmScottish Rite Masonic Center, SacramentoMore Info 
May 3173rd Sacramento Orchid Society Show & Sale10am - 4pmScottish Rite Masonic Center, SacramentoMore Info 
June 13AOS Pacific South Regional Judging10amThe Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San MarinoMore InfoHuntington Botanical Center, Lower Level
June 19Andy's Orchids 2020 Summer Open House10am - 4pmEncinitas, CAMore InfoWe will be having munchies, refreshments and lunch free of charge so you need not ever leave.
June 19Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
June 20Andy's Orchids 2020 Summer Open House10am - 4pmEncinitas, CAMore InfoWe will be having munchies, refreshments and lunch free of charge so you need not ever leave.
June 21Andy's Orchids 2020 Summer Open House10am - 4pmEncinitas, CAMore InfoWe will be having munchies, refreshments and lunch free of charge so you need not ever leave.
July 10Cal-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 11AOS Pacific South Regional Judging10amThe Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San MarinoMore InfoHuntington Botanical Center, Lower Level
July 11Cal-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 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 17Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
July 25San Francisco Orchid Society "Orchids in the Park"10am - 5pmSan Francisco County Fair BuildingMore InfoGeneral Admission: $5, Seniors $4, Under 16 Free
July 26San Francisco Orchid Society "Orchids in the Park"10am - 5pmSan Francisco County Fair BuildingMore InfoGeneral Admission: $5, Seniors $4, Under 16 Free
August 8AOS Pacific South Regional Judging10amThe Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San MarinoMore InfoHuntington Botanical Center, Lower Level
August 21Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
September 12AOS Pacific South Regional Judging10amThe Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San MarinoMore InfoHuntington Botanical Center, Lower Level
September 18Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
September 19South 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 20South 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
October 10AOS Pacific South Regional Judging10amThe Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San MarinoMore InfoHuntington Botanical Center, Lower Level
October 16Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
November 14AOS Pacific South Regional Judging10amThe Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San MarinoMore InfoHuntington Botanical Center, Lower Level
November 20Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
December 12AOS Pacific South Regional Judging10amThe Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San MarinoMore InfoHuntington Botanical Center, Lower Level
December 18Orchid 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 15Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
February 19Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
March 19Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
April 16Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
May 21Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
June 18Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
July 16Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
August 20Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
September 17Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
October 15Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
November 19Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
December 17Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
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