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  • IOS 2018 Fall Show

    Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 10:00 AM through October 14, 2018
    Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe, IL


    The Illinois Orchid Society Fall Show and Sale, will be the weekend of October 13 and 14, 2018 at the Chicago Botanic Garden.  Show hours are 10:00 am - 4:00 pm, Saturday and Sunday.  The show will open early on Sunday at 9:00 am for a special Photographer's hour.  At our fall show, members of the Illinois Orchid Society sell plants and divisions from their own collections.  Come to the show to see beautiful orchids from fellow orchid societies, displays by society members, learn about orchids from the Society, get an orchid repotted ($5) or buy some plants.

    The Fall Show showcases IOS members and only table top displays are allowed.  All members are encouraged to put together a display on Friday, October 12th, during the event setup.  Just don't forget to register.  

  • Fall 2018 Orchid Show

    Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 12:00 PM
    Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe, IL

    The IOS Presents their Fall 2018 Orchid Show

    This is our fall mini-show.  Displays are provided by the IOS members and other orchid societies and groups.

    We offer plant sales, orchid repotting and great fun for the entire family.  Come on out and see the wonderous orchids.

    Our Orchids would love to meet you! 

  • November Meeting

    Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 12:00 PM
    Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe , IL

    Schedule; all times are approximate:

    11:30am - Mentors/Newcomers Meeting

    12:30pm - Plant Judging begins

    1:00 pm  - Members Meeting

    1:30 pm - Speaker:  Sam Tsui:  Brachypetalum and Parvispalum Paphiopedilums and their care

  • December 2018 Holiday Party

    Sunday, December 09, 2018 at 12:00 PM
    Orchids by Hausermann in Villa Park, IL

    Pot-luck Holiday Lunch at Orchids by Hausermann.  Doors open at 11:00 am.  

    Please bring a dish to pass for 6-8 people for each member of your party.