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Escape Winter and Get Tropical This Weekend at the 37th Annual Orchid Show & Sale

Posted: 1:04 PM, Feb 21, 2020
Updated: 2020-02-21 15:12:28-05
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EAST LANSING, Mich. — Escape winter and get tropical at the Greater Lansing Orchid Society’s 37th Annual Orchid Show & Sale. The show takes place February 22-23 at Michigan State University’s Plant and Soil Science Conservatory located at 1066 Bogue Street (map [google.com]). Free event parking will be available on both days of the event.

This competitive event will exhibit hundreds of exotic blooming orchid plants from all over the world. Additionally, there will be orchid photography, flower arrangements and art on display. The show will also offer free educational talks, workshops and advice from industry experts on caring for orchids. The event is family-friendly and a must-see for those who love the natural beauty of these exquisite tropical flowers.

The show is free to the public and sales will be held on:

  • Saturday, February 22 from 11 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, February 23 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

A Photographer’s Session will be held prior to the show’s opening on Sunday, February 23 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tripods are welcome.

“The Annual Orchid Show & Sale is a great opportunity for the Society to help educate the community about orchids and generate interest in the exotic flower,” says Pete Porciello, member of the Greater Lansing Orchid Society. “We look forward to the event every year, and even offer classes and workshops to help you learn to care for this beautiful flower.”

The Orchid Show & Sale is sponsored by King Media, a full-service marketing, advertising, public relations and digital media agency, and by WLNS and WLAJ.

The Greater Lansing Orchid Society exists to create an awareness of orchid culture, foster the preservation of native species of orchids, support research and development of orchid culture, and hold meetings, lectures and exhibitions. The society meets ten time per year, typically on the third of the month.

For more information about the Greater Lansing Orchid Society, or the 37th Annual Orchid Show & Sale and schedule, visit greaterlansingorchidsociety.com [greaterlansingorchidsociety.com].

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