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Come out and visit us or help out and volunteer at an event. 

  • November Meeting 4 rsvps

    Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 11:30 AM
    Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe, IL

    Schedule:

    11:00am - Member plant sales (ends at 1pm)

    11:30am - Mentors/Newcomers Meeting

    12:30pm - Plant Judging begins

    1:30pm  - Members Meeting

    2:00pm  - Speaker: Hadley Cash from Marriott Orchids 'The Other Side of the Story!'

  • Holiday Potluck

    Sunday, December 10, 2017 at 11:30 AM
    Orchids by Hausermann in Villa Park, IL

    Schedule:

    12:30pm - Plant Judging begins

     

  • January 2018 Meeting

    Sunday, January 14, 2018 at 11:30 AM
    Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe, IL

    Schedule:

    11:00am - Member plant sales (ends at 1pm)

    11:30am - Mentors/Newcomers Meeting

    12:30pm - Plant Judging begins

    1:30pm  - Members Meeting

    2:00pm  - Speaker: TBD

  • February 2018 Meeting - Potluck and Auction

    Saturday, February 10, 2018 at 05:00 PM
    Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe, IL

    Schedule:

    IOS Members, Family and or One Friend

    Come out and enjoy our annual potluck to celebrate the start of the Chicago Botanic Gardens Orchid show!  

    We will again be having a Orchid Auction to raise money for an orchid-related project. 

    More details to follow!

  • Spring Show 2018

    Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 10:00 AM
    Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe, IL

    Spring Show 2018 Schedule:

    March 10th - 11th.  10:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Special Photographers hour:  Sunday March 11th, 9:00 am - 10:00 am (tripods only allowed during this time)

    Come and see who won top honors in the many displays at the IOS Orchid Show

    There will be many vendors selling plants, as well as the Illinois Orchid Society will be selling plants, bark and fertilizer. 

    Show is free, but CBG parking fees apply

    Repotting service will be available. 

  • April Meeting

    Sunday, April 08, 2018 at 11:30 AM
    Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe, IL

    Schedule:

    11:00am - Member plant sales (ends at 1pm)

    11:30am - Mentors/Newcomers Meeting

    12:30pm - Plant Judging begins

    1:30pm  - Members Meeting

    2:00pm  - Speaker: TBD

  • May Meeting

    Sunday, May 06, 2018 at 11:30 AM
    Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe, IL

    Schedule:

    11:00am - Member plant sales (ends at 1pm)

    11:30am - Mentors/Newcomers Meeting

    12:30pm - Plant Judging begins

    1:30pm  - Members Meeting

    2:00pm  - Speaker: TBD

  • June Picnic Meeting

    Sunday, June 10, 2018 at 11:30 AM
    Natt's Orchids, Naperville IL in Naperville, IL

    Summer Picnic at Natt's Schedule:

    Doors open at 10:00 am

    Plant judging starts at 12:30 pm (have your plant in place with forms filled out by then)

    Top point winners will be announced

    Shop-a-rama!

  • August Meeting

    Sunday, October 13, 2019 at 11:30 AM
    Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe, IL

    Schedule:

    11:00am - Member plant sales (ends at 1pm)

    11:30am - Mentors/Newcomers Meeting

    12:30pm - Plant Judging begins

    1:30pm  - Members Meeting

    2:00pm  - Speaker: TBD

  • August Meeting

    Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 11:30 AM
    Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe, IL

    Schedule:

    11:00am - Member plant sales (ends at 1pm)

    11:30am - Mentors/Newcomers Meeting

    12:30pm - Plant Judging begins

    1:30pm  - Members Meeting

    2:00pm  - Speaker: TBD