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2015 Calendar of Rose Events in the Sacramento Area

The monthly activities listed in this page are being planned by the Sacramento Valley rose societies. For more information on a specific rose society, please visit that society's website and pay them a visit. Visitors are always welcome and most events are free to the public.
DATE
SCHEDULED ACTIVITY
JANUARY

HAPPY NEW YEARS!!
1
No general meeting is scheduled for January. Instead The Sierra Foothills Rose Society will be holding its "Annual Rose Pruning and Winter Care Workshop" on Saturday, January 10, 2015 starting at 9:00AM at the Maidu Community Center, 1550 Maidu Drive, Roseville, CA 95661. Phone: (916) 774-5950
3
McKinley Rose Garden Prune-A-Thon
Time: 9:00 AM - Noon. Lecture on Rose Pruning Winter Care by Master Consulting Rosarian Muriel Humenick will start promptly at 9:00AM.
Address: McKinley Park Rose Garden, 33rd and H Streets, Sacramento, CA.
Contact: Ellie Longanecker for more details
Activities: This lovely community event is a partnership between the Sacramento Rose Society and the East Sacramento Neighborhood Association
Master Gardeners will be on hand to answer rose related questions.
Breakfast snacks, coffee and hot soup for all the volunteers that participate;
Tool sharpening and educational material will be provided.
8
Sacramento Rose Society January General Meeting
Program: Rose Pruning Workshop by Sacramento Rose Society Consulting Rosarians.
Time: 7:30PM - 9:30PM
Address: Shepard Garden & Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Bl., Sacramento, CA 95816
Contact: Debbie Arrington for more information.
10

Sierra Foothills Rose Society Rose Pruning & Winter Care Workshop and Chili Cookoff!
Hours: 8:30AM - 1:00PM.
Address: Maidu Community Center, 1550 Maidu Drive, Roseville, CA 95661. Phone: (916) 774-5950
Activities/Programs:
1) Rose Pruning Tools, Care and Sharpening by Sue and Ernie Magill
2) Rose Pruning Tools, and Basic Rose Pruning Tips by Baldo Villegas
4) Hands On Pruning by attendees guided by Experienced Rosarians
3) All About Roses: Best Roses to Grow and Landscaping with Them by Charlotte Owendyk and Linda Knowles
4) Management of rose pests in the garden by Baldo Villegas
5) Rosarian Chili Cookoff Contest!! Noon - 1PM
Contact: Baldo Villegas for more details

17
Program: Rose Pruning Demonstration by Baldo Villegas
Time: 10:00 AM - Noon
Address: St. John's The Evangelist Church, 5751 Locust Avenue., Carmichael, CA. 95608 Phone: (916) 483-8454 Website: http://www.sjecarmichael.org/
Contact: Baldo Villegas or Bernice Guinee for more details
20
Program: The Good, The Bad and The Bugly, Part 2 by Baldo Villegas
Time: 1:00 PM
Address: Senior Room, Maidu Community Center, 1550 Maidu Drive, Roseville, CA 95661
Contact: Baldo Villegas or Lori Key or 916-784-0418 for more details
FEBRUARY
 
5
Sierra Foothills Rose Society February General Meeting
Program: Annual Bareroot Rose Auction -- Bring your rose list and your checkbooks
Hours: 6:30PM - 9:30PM. Bidding will start at 7:00PM.
Address: Maidu Community Center, 1550 Maidu Drive, Roseville, CA 95661. Phone: (916) 774-5950

Contact: Baldo Villegas for more details
12
Sacramento Rose Society February General Meeting
Program: Annual Bareroot Rose Auction -- Bring your rose list and your checkbooks
Time: 7:30PM - 9:30PM
Address:
Shepard Garden & Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Bl., Sacramento, CA 95816
Contact: Debbie Arrington for more information.
MARCH
 
5
Sierra Foothills Rose Society March General Meeting
Program: TBA
Hours: 7:30PM - 9:30PM.
Address: Maidu Community Center, 1550 Maidu Drive, Roseville, CA 95661. Phone: (916) 774-5950

Contact: Baldo Villegas for more details
12
Sacramento Rose Society March General Meeting
Program: TBA
Time: 7:30PM - 9:30PM
Address:
Shepard Garden & Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Bl., Sacramento, CA 95816
Contact: Debbie Arrington for more information.
14
Northern California-Nevaa-Hawaii Spring Business Meeting
Program: TBA
Time: 9:00AM - 3:00PM
Address:
Auburn, CA
Contact: Dave Coop for more information.
APRIL
 
2
Sierra Foothills Rose Society April General Meeting
Program: TBA
Hours: 7:30PM - 9:30PM.
Address: Maidu Community Center, 1550 Maidu Drive, Roseville, CA 95661. Phone: (916) 774-5950

Contact: Baldo Villegas for more details
9
Sacramento Rose Society April General Meeting
Program: TBA
Time: 7:30PM - 9:30PM
Address:
Shepard Garden & Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Bl., Sacramento, CA 95816
Contact: Debbie Arrington for more information.

18
Sacramento Historic Rose Garden April Open Garden
Time: 9;00AM - 2:00PM
Location:
Broadway at 10th Street, Sacramento, CA 95816
Contact: Anita Clevenger for more information.

18-19
Northern California-Nevaa-Hawaii Judging School
Program: Lectures and Rose Judging Exam
Time: 9:00 AM - ?? PM
Address:
Vallejo, CA
Contact: Robert Parker for more information.

25

Sacramento Rose Society Annual Rose Show
Time: 6:00AM - 6:00PM on Saturday; 9:00AM - 4PM on Sunday
Address:
Shepard Garden & Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Bl., Sacramento, CA 95816
Contact: Debbie Arrington for more information.

26

Woodland Library Rose Club Garden Tour
Event:
The tour is Sunday, April 26 from 12 - 5. The cost is $20.00 ($15.00 for groups of 10 or more).
Contact Jean at 662-6735 for more information.
Seven (7) private gardens and two historic homes.
Lunches can be purchased for $8.50 and must be preordered.
Donations are used to maintain the Rose Gardens at the Woodland Public Library.

Contact: Kathryn Crepeau for more information.

MAY
 
2
Open Garden at Baldo's Acres
Time: All day until it is too dark to see the roses!
Address: 7556 Hickory Avenue, Orangevale, CA
Contact: Baldo Villegas for more information.
7
Sierra Foothills Rose Society May General Meeting
Program:
Hours: 7:30PM - 9:30PM.
Address: Maidu Community Center, 1550 Maidu Drive, Roseville, CA 95661. Phone: (916) 774-5950
Contact: Baldo Villegas for more details
14
Sacramento Rose Society May General Meeting
Program:
Time: 7:30PM
Address:
Shepard Garden & Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Bl., Sacramento, CA 95816
Contact: Debbie Arrington for more information.
17
Celebration of Old Garden Roses
Hours: 11AM - 5 PM
Location: El Cerrito, CA
Contact: Muriel Humenick for more details
JUNE
 
5
Sierra Foothills Rose Society June General Meeting
Program: TBA
Hours: 7:30PM - 9:30PM.
Address: Maidu Community Center, 1550 Maidu Drive, Roseville, CA 95661. Phone: (916) 774-5950
Contact: Baldo Villegas for more details
12
Sacramento Rose Society June General Meeting
Program: TBA
Time: 7:30PM - 9:30PM
Address:
Shepard Garden & Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Bl., Sacramento, CA 95816
Contact: Debbie Arrington for more information.
12-14

2015 ARS Spring National Convention and Miniature Rose Conference
Location:Worthington/Columbus, Ohio
For More Information Contact: Elton Smith
at (740) 881-5603 for more information.
Host:
Columbus Rose Club, Delaware Area Rose Society and Lancaster Rose Club.

JULY
4
Sierra Foothills Rose Society
Program: Fourth of July Potluck?
Hours: 3:00 PM-???
Address:
Contact:
 
AUGUST
 
1
Harvest Festival
Location: Fair Oaks Horticultural Center, Madison Av & Fair Oaks Bl.
Contact: Baldo Villegas or Charlotte Owendyk for more information
15
Program: Ice Cream Social
Hours: 10:00AM-???
Address: Baldo's Acres, 7556 Hickory Avenue, Orangevale, CA
Contact: Baldo Villegas for more details.
SEPTEMBER
 
3
Sierra Foothills Rose Society October General Meeting
Program: TBA
Hours: 7:30PM - 9:30PM.
Address: Maidu Community Center, 1550 Maidu Drive, Roseville, CA 95661. Phone: (916) 774-5950
Contact: Baldo Villegas for more details
10
Sacramento Rose Society September General Meeting
Program: TBA
Time: 7:30PM - 9:30PM
Address:
Shepard Garden & Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Bl., Sacramento, CA 95816
Contact: Debbie Arrington for more information.
11-13
2015 American Rose Society Fall National Convention
Location: Syracuse, NY
For More Information Contact: TBA
Host:
New York District, Penn-Jersey District and Yankee District.
OCTOBER
 
1
Sierra Foothills Rose Society October General Meeting
Program: Rose Photography 101 by Baldo Villegas
Hours: 7:30PM - 9:30PM.
Address: Maidu Community Center, 1550 Maidu Drive, Roseville, CA 95661. Phone: (916) 774-5950
Contact: Baldo Villegas for more details
2-4??
Northern California-Nevada-Hawaii District Convention
Address: TBA
Contact: TBA
8
Sacramento Rose Society October General Meeting
Program:Huntington Library's Tom Carruth, formerly of Weeks Roses, shares his "new" rose garden
Time: 7:30PM - 9:30PM
Address:
Shepard Garden & Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Bl., Sacramento, CA 95816
Contact: Debbie Arrington for more information.
17
Sierra Foothills Rose Society Annual Rose Show
Hours: 6:30AM - 5:00PM
Address: Bushnell Gardens Nursery, 5255 Douglas Blvd.
Granite Bay, CA 95746-6204. Phone: (916) 791-4199
Contact: Cindy Phipps for more details
NOVEMBER
 
5
Sierra Foothills Rose Society November General Meeting
Program: Rose Show Awards & Rose Show Highlights
Hours: 7:30PM - 9:30PM.
Address: Maidu Community Center, 1550 Maidu Drive, Roseville, CA 95661. Phone: (916) 774-5950

Contact: Baldo Villegasl for more details
12
Sacramento Rose Society November General Meeting
Program:TBA
Time: 7:30PM - 9:30PM
Address:
Shepard Garden & Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Bl., Sacramento, CA 95816
Contact: Debbie Arrington for more information.
DECEMBER
 
3
Sierra Foothills Rose Society December General Meeting
Program: Sierra Foothills Rose Society Christmas Party & Installation of 2016 Officers
Hours: 6:30PM - 9:30PM.
Address: Maidu Community Center, 1550 Maidu Drive, Roseville, CA 95661. Phone: (916) 774-5950

Contact: Baldo Villegas for more details
10
Sacramento Rose Society December General Meeting
Program:Sacramento Rose Society Christmas Party & Installation of 2016 Officers
Time: 6:30PM - 9:30PM
Address:
Shepard Garden & Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Bl., Sacramento, CA 95816
Contact: Debbie Arrington for more information.
   



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