To spread the love and knowledge of orchids.

The Illinois Orchid Society wishes all our members, friends, and their families the happiest of Holiday Seasons!  May 2018 treat you all well, with many flowering orchids (or at least some new leaves and roots!).

 


Next Meeting:

January 14, 2018, Chicago Botanic Garden

 

 

 


Generally, meetings at CBG are as follows
11:00 a.m. Meet & Greet
11:30 a.m. Mentors Meeting
12:30 p.m. Plant judging starts
12:30 p.m. Monthly workshop
Short Business Meeting
1:15 p.m. approx., Speaker begins
Schedule is subject to change as needed.
Please note: There is to be no recording or
videotaping of our meetings or guest speakers without the express written approval by the
Illinois Orchid Society

 

 

 


  • Featured event

    Spring Show

     

    The Illinois Orchid Society will be providing information on orchids and docents for the Orchid Show at the Chicago Botanic Garden every Saturday and Sunday, starting February 11 and ending on our show weekend, March 10-11, 2018.

     

    2018 IOS Spring Show Schedule of Events

    February 10-11:

    Orchid Show opens at the Chicago Botanic Garden.

    10-4pm. Volunteers needed to man the membership table, docent, repot orchids, and sell bark.

    February 17-18:

    10-4pm. Volunteers needed to man the membership table, docent, repot orchids, and sell bark.

    February 24-25:

    10-4pm. Volunteers needed to man the membership table, docent, repot orchids, and sell bark.

    March 3-4:

    10-4pm. Volunteers needed to man the membership table, docent, repot orchids, and sell bark.

     

    Illinois Orchid Society Show Weekend!

    Fri. March 9:

    12 noon. Display set up starts in Nichols Hall

    2pm - 8pm. Vendors, Exhibitor  & Display set up.

    2:30pm - 6pm. Plant registration

     

    Sat. Mar. 10:

    7am - 10am Ribbon judging.  Volunteer to Clerk.

    10am. AOS Judging (until done).

    10am - 4pm. Show Hours

     

    Sun. Mar. 11:

    9am - 10am. Photographers only

    10am - 4pm. Show Hours

    4pm - 6pm. Show Tear down

     

    You can sign up to Volunteer for any week during the IOS supported weekends of the CBG show or for the IOS Show weekend.  You can also sign up to be an Exhibitor or Vendor for the IOS Show weekend and as a vendor for the Orchid Marketplace.

     

    The IOS will be assisting in the Orchid Marketplace for 2 additional weekends.

    Mar 17-18:

    Volunteers not needed.  Vendors only.

    Mar 24-25:

    Volunteers not needed.  Vendors only.

     

    WHEN
    March 11, 2018 at 10am - March 12, 2018 at 4pm
    WHERE
    Chicago Botanic Garden
    1000 Lake Cook Rd
    Glencoe, IL 60022
    United States
    Google map and directions
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