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Calendar of Iris Events for 2018 - All SBMIS Events FREE and Open to the Public.
Events at the Oakland Garden Center, 666 Bellevue Ave., Oakland,
unless otherwise noted.
For 7:30 PM events, doors open at 7:00 PM

Saturday
January 20 11:00 AM - 3:30 PM Potluck lunch and judges' training on miniature tall bearded iris by Riley Probst and historic iris by Jean Richter
Friday February 16 Noon - 6:00 PM Sale of potted iris at Alameda County Home and Garden Show, Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton
Saturday February 17 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 PM Sale of potted iris at Alameda County Home and Garden Show, Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton
Sunday February 18 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 PM Sale of potted iris at Alameda County Home and Garden Show, Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton
Friday
Feburary 23 7:30 PM Gesine Lohr: Historic Iris
Friday
March 23 7:30 PM Hands-on practice for entering iris in shows
Saturday-Sunday April 7-8 entries 7:00-10:00 view 1-5 Sat., 9-4 Sun. Mt Diablo Iris Society show and sale. Alden Lane Nursery, 981 Alden Lane, Livermore
Monday-Saturday April 9 - 14   American Iris Society Convention, New Orleans, LA
http://www.irises.org/Member_Services/Conventions_Activities.html
Friday April 20 7 PM Members set up for SBM Iris Show, Lakeside Park Garden Center.
Saturday-Sunday April 21 - 22 Public view and sale: 1-5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday SBM 2018 Iris Show and sale of potted irises.
Bring entries 7:30-9:30 a.m. on Saturday morning. Judging on Saturday at 10 a.m.
Lakeside Park Garden Center
Friday-Sunday May 11 - 13   2018 Spring Regional, Mariposa, CA
Iris show; tour of two gardens; lunch; dinner and presentation by guest speaker; judges' training
For details: http://www.aisregion14.org/
Sunday May 20 11 AM - 3:30 PM Potted Iris Sale at Heritage Rose Show, Albany Veteran's Memorial Building (new venue!),
1325 Portland Avenue, Albany, CA
Friday May 25 7:30 PM Jean Richter - Berkeley Hybridizer Carl Salbach
Friday
June 22 7:30 PM Riley Probst - Aril and Arilbred Iris
Friday July 27 7:30-9:30 PM Bearded Iris Sale and Auction
Sunday July 29 10 AM-3 PM Bearded Iris Sidewalk Sale, Ace Hardware Nursery
4001 Grand Avenue, Oakland
Friday August 24 7:30 PM Riley Probst - Louisiana Iris
TBA Late September
  BBQ-See your newsletter for details and location
Friday October 5 Noon - 6:00 PM Sale of iris at Alameda County Home and Garden Show, Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton
Saturday October 6 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 PM Sale of iris at Alameda County Home and Garden Show, Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton
Sunday October 7 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 PM Sale of iris at Alameda County Home and Garden Show, Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton
Friday October 26 7:30 - 9:30 PM Beardless Iris Auction and Sale
Friday October 26 Noon - 6:00 PM Sale of iris at Contra Costa County Home and Garden Show, Concord Pavilion, Concord
Saturday October 27 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 PM Sale of iris at Contra Costa County Home and Garden Show, Concord Pavilion, Concord
Sunday October 7 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 PM Sale of iris at Contra Costa County Home and Garden Show, Concord Pavilion, Concord