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Past Calendars


Calendar 2023

January 15     Zoom only meeting

             1pm Executive Board Meeting

              2pm General meeting, speaker: Ed Weber:   “Hey, I’ve Grown that Orchid, Part 2.”

Februay 19    Zoom only meeting: Speaker   Tim Choltco “Sex, Lies and Orchids”

March 19      General Meeting Spring Online Auction   Kickoff

March 31- April 2   GROS Show

April 16        General and Show planning meeting Luis Matienzo: an introduction to AOS-judged shows.

April 22-23    STOS Orchid Show 

May 21         General Meeting, Repotting Workshop

June-July-August   Summer Recess

August 20   Picnic at Hickories Park, 2-5 pm

Sept 17       Fall Auction, nominations for officers

Oct 22        Question and Answer Session, Vote for Officers

Nov 19       Speaker: Clark Riley, Native Orchids

Dec 17       Holiday Party, Dish to Pass

Calendar 2022

January 16          General Meeting, Tom Etheridge "Draculas: Whimsical Monsters of the Orchid World." via Zoom

February 20       General Meeting, Ed Weber: "Hey, I've Grown that Orchid!"  via Zoom

March 20            In Person Meeting,  Austin Miller “Bulbophyllum: A Glimpse into the Largest Genus of Orchids”

April 10                Meeting a week early to avoid Easter Holiday

                             Spring Auction--LIVE

April 23-24          STOS Orchid Show

May 15                 General Meeting, Repotting Workshop

June-July-August   Summer Recess

Sept 18                Auction wrap up, nominations for officers

Oct 16                  Speaker, Luis Matienzo, “Latin American Lady Slippers: Historical Aspects, Selected Species and Hybrids“                                Vote for Officers

Nov 20                Speaker Cordelia Head, "Growing Miniatures in the Home"

Dec 18                  Holiday Party, Dish to Pass


Calendar 2021

January 17, 2021             General Meeting, Speaker Arthur Katz, “Rare and Unusual Orchids”

February 21, 2021           General Meeting, Speaker Fred Clarke, “Cycnoches, Mormodes, and Catasetums, Recent Trends”

March 21, 2021               General Meeting, Speaker Carol Klonowski,   ‘The History of Unifoliate Cattleyas’

April  18, 2021                 General Meeting - Auction finale

May 16, 2021                   General Meeting - Potting Clinic -- Cancelled

Late May                           Field Trip to see Lady Slipper orchids blooming in Hammond Hill State Forest,                                                                                  led by Carol Bayles

Summer Recess

August Picnic                   tentative, cancelled

September 19                  General meeting and social time. Officer nominations, 

                                           webinar “Orchid Travels in Peru with Ken Jacobsen”

October 17                       Officer voting, Fall auction kickoff

November 21                   General Meeting, Speaker Sarah Hurdel, “Orchids Under Lights”

December 19                    Holiday Party ON


Calendar 2020

January 19                         Speaker Wade Hollenbach – ‘Orchids to Grow Your Collection On’

February 16                      Speaker Gregory Griffis – ‘The Wonders of Orchid Roots’

March 15                           Speaker Luis Matienzo – ‘Orchid Show Awards: Ribbons and AOS Judging’

April 19                              Spring STOS Orchid Auction (CANCELLED)

​April 25-26                        Orchid Show - Roberson Museum (CANCELLED)

May 17                               Repotting Clinic (CANCELLED)

June-July                            Summer Break​

August                               STOS Member Picnic - (CANCELLED)

September 20                   Fall Orchid Auction (CANCELLED)

October 25                        Zoom Meeting 

November 15                   Zoom Meeting ​

November 15-20             Online Orchid Auction

December 20                    Speaker Gregory Griffis ‘Achieving Orchid Excellence’               


Calendar 2019

January 20          Movie  The Orchid Hunter-- Meeting cancelled due to weather

February 17        Geof Gould photo travelogue of Cuba and Costa Rica.

March 17            John Dunkleberger,” Travels in Ecuador seeking orchids”

April 7                  Spring Auction

April 27- 28        Orchid Show at Roberson Museum

May 19                Repotting Clinic

September 15   Fall Auction

October 20         Luis Matienzo “Art and Craft of Orchid Growing!”

November 17    Glen Decker ” Paphiopedilums and their differences”

December 15     Holiday Party


Calendar 2018

January 21          Speaker John Zygmunt "The Cloud Forest Ecosystem- A Life In the Clouds"

February 18       Speaker Kim Fedderson  “Slipper Orchids”

March 18            Pre-Show meeting

April 15               Spring auction

April 27-29         Orchid Show at the Mall

May 20                Repotting Clinic

June- Aug.          Summer break- Picnic

September 16   Fall Auction

October 21         Wade Hollenbach of Wades Orchids, ‘Introduction to Bulbophyllums’

November 18     Paul Sheetz of Just Pat’s Orchids, ‘Encyclias’

December 16     Holiday party

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