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Thanks to everyone for a great show!

COVID-19 Announcement

COVID-19 continues to impact your Society's operations. Be aware of City, County & State Directives as well as private venue policies on masks and in-person gatherings.
If a meeting or a show is cancelled due to COVID-19 Directives we will post that information. Click here for current status as we know it.

Fall Show Trophy Winners:
Congratulations to Anita & Jerry Spencer's Dendrobium Enobi Purple Splash for winning Best In Show and Forrest Robinson Cultural Award.

Congratulations to Kay Klausing's Microcoelia exilis which won the Siv Garrod Most Unusual Orchid Award.

And last but not least congratulations to Debby Halliday's Dendrobium Samurai which won the People's Choice Award.

Photo's will be up on in the Gallery section later this week!

Join Us Next Month:
Our next meeting of the year will be our December Holiday Party on Tuesday, December 6th starting at 6PM. The party is for members and invited guests only. The Society will provide a main dish and non-alcoholic beverages. A volunteer sheet is available ( click here ) to signup for side dishes and desserts. We hope to have Arthur Pinkers annual presentation of the AOS Awards presented to our members in 2022.

Our Purpose: To promote interest in orchids and their cultivation, to educate by exchanging information and experiences related to successful orchid culture, and to support the conservation of orchids in the wild.

Membership: Please click here for information about joining SDCOS. We encourage you to join the Society to receive the monthly newsletter and many other benefits. Please click here for email subscription service.

Meetings:  Meetings are held the first Tuesday of each month at Casa del Prado in Balboa Park. Admission is free - everyone is welcome. Culture Class is at 6:30 p.m. in Room 101. The General Meeting is at 7:30 p.m. in Room 101.

Shows & Sales:  Shows are held four times a year in spring, summer, fall, and winter.
Each show features prize-winning orchids, plant sales, and educational opportunities.

Our International Spring Show will be held in Balboa Park using our Room 101 area for displays, and the adjacent Patio A and Patio B for sales. The dates are April 21st, 22nd & 23rd. Parking is free and there will be no entrance fee.

Seasonal Shows are held in Balboa Park in Room 101. There is no entrance fee and parking is free! The upcoming Seasonal Show dates are:

Summer Show In The ParkJuly 30th & 31st, 2022
Fall Show In The Park October 29th & 30th, 2022
Winter Show In The Park January 28th & 29th, 2023