Calendar of Events

Monthly DOS Meeting

Lowry CenterDATE: Tuesday April 10, 2018, 7:00 p.m.
LOCATION: The Lowry Conference Center
1061 Akron Way, Bldg. 697
Room 200B
Denver, CO 80230
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The Lowry Conference Center is located centrally in Denver at the corner of Yosemite Street and Akron Way. It has convenient free parking with direct access to the ground floor meeting room and free WiFi.

Meeting General Information

The Denver Orchid Society meets on the 2nd Tuesday of every month, with the exception of a summer break in July and August. Visitors and new members are always welcome! Our meetings include a short business discussion, an informal Show-and-Tell, an expert speaker orchid presentation, and the sale of orchid plants.

2018 Meeting Schedule
  • January 9
  • February 13
  • March 13
  • April 10
  • May 8
  • June 12
  • No meeting in July and August
  • September 11
  • October 9
  • November 13
  • December 11

 DOS Spring Show and Sale

DBGTHEME: Orchids, Mother Nature’s Masterpiece
FORMAT: Bench show
Saturday, March 17, 2018: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Sunday, March 18, 2018: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

ADMISSION: Open to the public
DBG admission: $12.50 Adult, $9.50 Seniors (65+), Military & Veterans (w/ID), $9 Students (w/ID), $9 Children 3-15, Free for Children 2 & under, and for DBG members

LOCATION: Denver Botanic Gardens, Mitchell Hall, 1007 York St, Denver, CO 80206
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DOS Show PosterDownload show poster >

PARTICIPANTS: Bring your blooming orchids (as many as you’d like) and be part of the Denver Orchid Society spring show!
Participant Plant Registration: Friday, March 16, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Read the DOS Bench Show guidelines >


 Rocky Mountain Judging Center Monthly Sessions

Phragmapedium2018 RMJC Schedule

(Judging start at 7:00 p.m.)
January 13; February 10
March 17
April 14; May 12; June 9
July 14; August 11; Sept. 8
Oct. 13; Nov. 10; Dec. 8

General Information

Judging sessions are open to all orchid growers and are held on the 2nd Saturday of each month at the Colorado Federation-Garden Clubs building, 1556 Emerson Street in Denver. Off-street parking is available. Centrally located just north of Colfax, this location is close to Denver Botanic Gardens. Everyone is welcome, so try to attend at least once. Bring your best plants and stay a while. It is a great educational experience.
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Typical Session

6:00 p.m. – Judges training
6:30 p.m. – Plant registration
7:00 p.m. – Judging begins (except during the DOS annual show in which case judging starts the morning before the show opens to the public.)