- 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.
PHOTO GALLERY: Football Frenzy
Children at the Tabernacle Christian School dressed in their favorite team’s garb and headed to a grassy field Jan. 30 for the school’s annual Football Frenzy and Bible Trivia event.
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