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Newport Harbor Orchid Expo & Sale “Orchid Mania”
February 8 - February 10
This year’s event, themed “Orchid Mania”, will be on Friday, February 8 through Sunday, February 10, 2019, at the Westminster Mall (2nd Floor, near Penney’s wing). The event is free and open to the public.
The Orchid Expo and Sale hours are:
Friday, 10am – 9pm
Saturday, 10am – 8pm
Sunday, 11am – 6pm
A large sales area will feature expert local and international commercial growers who offer unique species and hybrids for sale. There will also be plant orchid judging, which is conducted by accredited judges of the American Orchid Society, as well as by local society members. If you are interested in bringing your plants for judging, please register your plants in person between 10 am – 8pm on Thursday, February 7.
NHOS will also have a display room featuring Painting, Photography, and Bonsai/Sculpture exhibits by the Vietnamese Orchid Society members.
In addition to the orchid and bonsai displays, judging, and sales, there will also be hands-on potting demonstrations. The three re-potting workshops are scheduled for Friday February 8, Saturday, February 9, and Sunday, February 10. The time for all three workshops will be 2 pm. Registration is limited to the first 20 registrants for each class. This is a hands-on workshop conducted by Paula and John Butler. Each participant will take home with them an orchid they have potted. There is a $6 fee for the class to cover plant and materials cost. For complete information and registration, you can sign up in advance at nhosinfo.org/orchidshow.