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Orchid Festival 2013: Saturday, October 5

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Saturday, October 5, 2013 (9:00am - 5:00pm)
2111 West Park Avenue Orange, TX 77630
409-670-9113

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Learn everything you ever wanted to know about the orchid, a unique and beautiful plant, at Shangri La’s annual Orchid Festival. Shangri La will be filled with breath-taking orchids in an amazing array of color, shapes, sizes and texture as visitors learn about the orchid through daily Exhibition Greenhouse tours, orchid-related programs and hands-on workshops throughout the week. RSVP for a spot in this year’s line up of educational and fun programs at 409.670.9113.

Saturday, October 5, Activities

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9:30 a.m.

Saturday Adventure Series: Orchid Safari  

 

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11:00 a.m.

Orchid Repotting Workshop

Join Jennifer Buckner, in a hands-on demonstration about repotting orchids. The workshop fee includes an orchid, repotting supply, and admission into the Gardens. Members $10 and non-members $20. Pre-payment serves as your RSVP for this event. Call 409.670.9113. Space is limited.

Epiphyte Orchid House

2:00 p.m.

Exhibition Greenhouse Tour

Join Jennifer Buckner, Horticulture Specialist, in a guided tour of special orchids on display at Shangri La.  Buckner will talk about the variety of Orchids in the Epiphyte Greenhouse. Please RSVP for your spot at 409.670.9113. Space is limited.

Orchids for America at the W.H. Stark House

Floral Natives: North American Orchids at the Stark Museum of Art

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Orchid Festival Itinerary 2013

STARK Cultural Venues’ Members can shop at the Garden Store for an exclusive orchid pre-sale and a 10% Member discount on the mornings of October 5 and 12 beginning at 8:00a.m. All visitors are invited to stop by the Garden Store during Orchid Festival, where several varieties of orchids will be for sale. To learn more about becoming a Member, click here: www.starkculturalvenues.org/membership.