- Saturday January 5, 2013 - Sunday January 6, 2013
- 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Sarasota Municipal Auditorium, 801 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota
- Jo Davis and Monroe Kokin
- Group Hosting:
- Sarasota Orchid Society
- Group Benefiting:
- Orchid Research in Bhutan
- Carolyn Langdon
- Contact Phone:
- 907-4161 or 773-9188
- Contact Email:
- Ticket Price:
The Sarasota Orchid Society will present its 56th Annual Orchid Show and Sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 6, at Sarasota Municipal Auditorium, 801 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. Admission charge is $5; $1 for students; free admission for children under 8. “A Symphony of Orchids” is the theme for Sarasota Orchid Society’s 2013 celebration, will showcase thousands of award-winning orchids in displays created by orchid vendors and local orchid societies. A variety of orchids and orchid-related accessories will also be available for purchase from expert orchid growers and artists from the state of Florida, including American Travel Group, Art Stone Orchids, Byrd Orchids, Canaima Orchids, Chapman’s Orchids, Florida SunCoast Orchids, Hicks Orchid Supplies, Joe Hayden Orchid Mounts, Orchid Artist Jone’ Ritchie, Orchid Ceramic Designs by Judy Robertson, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens’ Book Store, Nature on the Rocks, Odom’s Orchids, Plantio La Orquidea, Stig Dalström Botanical Art, The Orchid Specialist and more. Throughout the two show days, visitors will have the opportunity to interact with the growers, purchase orchids and related items, and to immerse themselves in the beauty of orchids. Educational seminars will be presented on Saturday and Sunday by local growers.
A cold front kicked up a chest-high swell along Florida's Suncoast Thursday, much to the delight of surfers at Lido Beach.
Five Points Park lighting scheduled for Friday
A project spearheaded by the Sarasota Downtown Merchants Association and funded by the Downtown Improvement District will once again illuminate Selby Five Points Park.
PHOTO GALLERY: St. Michael's Women Guild Fashion Show
St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church’s Women Guild held its annual Fashion Show Thursday, March 13. The luncheon’s theme was “Butterflies are Free” with fashions supplied by Dillards.
Commission will discuss legal counsel
The Longboat Key Town Commission is solely responsible for two Longboat Key positions: the town manager and the town attorney.