Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Santa Barbara International Orchid Show March 8-10


About the Show

The Santa Barbara International Orchid Show is one of the largest and oldest orchid shows in the United States. Visitors delight in exuberant displays of blooming orchids, with exhibits designed to each year’s show theme. A step into the Exhibit Hall is a step into the lush colors and fragrances of exotic, beautiful orchids.
In addition to the lavish garden displays of orchids for which the Show is famous, floral arrangements and corsages feature orchid blooms on an intimate scale. The artistically minded will enjoy the work of area artists showcased in the juried Art Show, managed by the Santa Barbara Art Association.
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For visitors who wish to take home a souvenir, the extensive Vendor Hall hosts regional and international vendors selling blooming orchid plants, growing supplies, and orchid-related art. Visitors who wish to try growing their own orchid may benefit from the culture demonstrations available during the Show.
The Santa Barbara International Orchid Show, Inc., is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization with the purpose of sharing the joy of the orchid world and educating the public about orchids via its annual Show in March.



Come enjoy the fabulous world of orchids in beautiful Santa Barbara, California!


The popular Chinese brush painting artist Suemae Lin Willhite returns to the 2013 Santa Barbara International Orchid Show. Suemae's orchid paintings give a fresh, modern sensibility to a timeless technique. Come see her demonstrate her painting style at the Show! Suemae will be in the Exhibit Hall from 11 am to 3 pm on Saturday, March 9, 2013 and Sunday, March 10, 2013.


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