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Orchid Society of Santa Barbara
January 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Santa Barbara is a historical orchid growing region of California with many local orchid growers that continue the tradition of producing excellent, high quality orchids today.
Regular meetings of the Orchid Society of Santa Barbara are held on the 3rd Wednesday of the month. Doors open at 7:15 pm for setup, the meeting begins at 7:30 pm and usually ends at 9:30 pm. Guests are welcome to join the meetings.
American Orchid Society Judging
Held in conjunction with the OSSB monthly meetings, AOS judging starts at 7:00 pm. Arrive a few minutes early to register plants for judging.
Guest speakers present a variety of interesting and informative orchid topics each month. Our guest speakers are experts in orchids that provide new insights into the natural world and cultivation of orchids.
Member Plant Show Table
Members are encouraged to exhibit blooming orchids and share their growing experiences with the society. Exhibitors can earn points toward a year-end award for their orchid growing expertise.
Plant Opportunity Table
A chance to take home orchid plants for your collection, opportunity table plants are provided by guest speakers and society members. Members that wear their society name tags enter a special first pick drawing each month. Proceeds from Opportunity Table tickets benefit the society to cover costs of speaking programs.
Orchid society members take turns providing light refreshments for each meeting.
Every month, OSSB members stay informed about society activities and upcoming orchid shows and special events by receiving the society newsletter by email or surface mail if desired.