• Rose Festival ~ Rogue Valley Rose Society

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    Name: Rose Festival ~ Rogue Valley Rose Society
    Date: June 2, 2018
    Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM PDT
    Event Description:
    The Rogue Valley Rose Society is sponsoring this event. There will be rose displays, roses for sale, demonstrations, and vendors It is being held at the Josephine County Fairgrounds

    There will be a variety of fun and fascinating rose- and garden-related displays, presentations, and helpful information for all to enjoy.  Vendors will offer roses, companion plants, garden crafts and structures and other “rosy” items for sale, and experts will share information on the benefits of bees and worm compost in our gardens.  Cut roses and rose arrangements will be on display, rose experts will help answer your rose questions and suggest the best methods to grow healthy roses in the Rogue Valley. This year we will also feature a workshop for kids to let them express their creativity using florals! 

    Schedule of Events
    9:00 – 10:00 AM   –  Entries of cut roses received
     
    10:00 AM                 Doors open
     
    10:00 AM – 1 PM  –  “Kids’ Rose Crafts and Activities” Workshop
                                         Sara Scott of the Imagine That…Creative Children’s Center 
     
    11:00 AM              –   PRESENTATION:  “Bees in the Garden”
                                        Sharon Schmidt, Cascade Girl Organization  
     
    1:00 PM                –   PRESENTATION:  “Techniques for Propagating Roses”
                                        Rosenelle Florencechild and Ingrid Wapelhorst of the RVRS
         
    Admission is FREE!
     
                GREAT Raffle prizes awarded throughout the day!
     
    Cut roses and more for sale, too!


    Bring cut roses from your garden (with names, if possible) between 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. to display along with the others.  Don’t know the names of your roses?  Bring them along, and we’ll see if our experts can identify them for you!  All attendees will be given a ballot to vote on their favorite roses and arrangements.
     
     
    Location:
    The Josephine County Fairgrounds
    Floral Building
    Date/Time Information:
    Saturday, June 2nd
    10am - 3pm
    Contact Information:
    Linnea Clark 541-665-0440 or Ingrid Wapelhorst 541-499-5279 541-665-0440
    Fees/Admission:
    FREE admission
    For more information, please contact:

    Ingrid  Wapelhorst (541) 878-2852 / Dave Erickson (503) 702-1726
    or visit our Rogue Valley Rose Society Facebook page
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