EVENTS CALENDAR
Sunday,
April 7, 2019

TulipFest
March 23–April 29, 2019 • Mon–Thur, 9:00am-6:00pm; Fri-Sun, 8:00am-7:00pm
Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm, Woodburn, OR


There are dozens of exciting activities taking place at the Wooden Shoe Tulip Fest! Click on the tabs below to learn about daily, weekend, and special events! www.woodenshoe.com



Rhododendron & Daffodil Show and Sale
Saturday-Sunday, April 6-7, 2019 • 9:00am-5:00pm
Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden, Portland, OR


Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden will host the Portland Chapter American Rhododendron Society's and Daffodil Society's Annual Show and Sale. The Show: a judged flower show in the Exhibit Hall. To enter, bring your Rhododendron Trusses to the exhibit hall 6:00pm-8:00pm Friday night or 7:00am-9:30am Saturday. The sale: in the parking lot beyond the Exhibit Hall. All proceed benefit the garden. More information: www.rhodies.org or 503 771-8386. Presented by the Portland Chapter of The American Rhododendron Society. Location: 5801 SE 28th Avenue in Portland.

Orchid Magic
Saturday, April 6, 2019 • 10:00am-6:00pm
Sunday, April 7, 2019 • 11:00am-4:00pm
Bonaventure of Salem, Salem, OR


American Orchid Society judged Orchid Show and Sale,
located at 3411 Boone RD SE, Salem, OR 97317.

Scholars' Rocks Display
April 1, 2019-April 30, 2019 • 10:00am-6:00pm
Lan Su Chinese Garden, Portland, OR


Lan Su Chinese Garden in partnership with Asia America, presents an exhibition of Gongshi for the entire month of April in celebration of Scholar's Arts month in the garden! This will be a unique opportunity to purchase these prized and rare stones for your own inspirational collection.

The preferred aesthetic of a Scholar’s Rocks is based on subtleties of color, shape, markings, surface of wood, and sound. Prized qualities include awkward symmetry, resonance of sound when struck, resemblance to mountainous landscapes and texture. Stones are often displayed on a wood pedestal that has been carved specifically for the stone.

Scholars' Rocks also known as Gongshi have been collected for aesthetic and religious purposes evolving from the use of larger stones in gardens for over 1,000 years. These stones were also used by scholars (also known as literati) for meditation and inspiration. Scholars' Rocks can be a variety of stone, set on carved rosewood pedestals. With a range in form and color, coarse or smooth and have dramatic form meant to evoke feeling from the viewer. https://lansugarden.org

Hoyt Arboretum Guided Tours
Saturdays & Sundays, April 6-October 27, 2019 • 12:00pm-2:00pm
Hoyt Arboretum, Portland, OR


Guided tours of the Hoyt Arboretum every Saturday and Sunday at 12 noon - 2:00pm. Free to Hoyt Arboretum Friends (HAF), donations appreciated from non-members. www.hoytarboretum.org

2019 Gaiety Hollow Open Gardens
Sundays, April 7 & 21, 2019 • 1:00pm-4:00pm
Thursday, April 11, 2019 • 5:00pm-8:00pm
Lord & Schryver Conservancy, Salem, OR


The Lord & Schryver Conservancy is delighted to welcome visitors and tours to the Gaiety Hollow gardens. Elizabeth Lord and Edith Schryver frequently opened their gardens to visitors eager to see their timeless beauty and we are happy to continue that tradition. Mature hedges and shrubs form the backdrop and “bones” to the seasonal display flowers. Visitors in spring enjoy a gorgeous array of camellias, azaleas, rhododendrons, tulips, daffodils, and hyacinths. Later in the season, beds overflow with colorful old-fashioned flowers like Canterbury bells, zinnias, marigolds, heliotrope, and delphinium. In late summer, the dahlias, asters, and other late-blooming plants will steal the show. NEW! Docent-led Garden Tours will take place during Open Garden Sundays at 2pm. http://www.lordschryver.org

 
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