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2001-2002 Calendar of Rose Events in the Sacramento Area

The monthly activities listed in this page are being planned by the Sacramento area rose societies. For more information on a specific rose society please refer to the listing of the local rose societies in the area. All the events listed below are free to the public.

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[July] [August] [September] [October] [November] [December]



DECEMBER 2001


6: Sierra Foothills Rose Society Christmas Party and Installation of Officers Events start at 6:30 PM --??

6: Sierra Foothills Rose Society Combined 2001/2002 Board Mtg at Leonore Albordo's start at 3:00 PM --7:00PM

11: Gold Country Rose Society Christmas Party & Installation of Officers at the Auburn Civic Center Rose Room, Auburn, CA.

13: Sacramento Rose Society Christmas Party and Installation of Officers. The Christmas Dinner Potluck starts at 6:30 P.M. at the Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd, Sacramento, CA.

29: Sacramento Valley Are Home Depot Rose Seminars. All seminars will tentatively start at 10:00AM at each Sacramento area Home Depot Store. For a complete list of all Home Depot Seminars in the country please visit http://www.rose-2002.org/seminardates.html. See the following list of Sacramento Area Home Depot Seminars nearest you:

  1. Antelope: 5859 Antelope Rd., Sacramento, CA 95842: Ernie Magill
  2. Carmichael: 6001 Madison Ave., Carmichael, CA 95608: Colleen Gallagher
  3. Chico: 2580 Notre Dame Blvd., Chico, CA 95928: Julie Matlin & Cindy Rogers
  4. Elk Grove: 9150 W Stockton Blvd, Elk Grove, CA 95758: Gale Ann Morris
  5. Folsom: 2675 E Bidwell St., Folsom, CA 95630: Muriel Humenick
  6. Rancho Cordova: 2756 Sunrise Blvd., Rancho Cordova, CA 95670: Elsina Dean
  7. Roseville #1: 324 N Sunrise Blvd., Roseville, CA 95661: Duane Carlson
  8. Roseville #2: 10001 Fairway Drive, Roseville, CA 95678: Pat Morrison
  9. Sacramento: Florin Rd 4641 Florin Rd., Sacramento, CA 95823: Dena Wagner
  10. Sacramento: Meadowview 1461 Meadowview Road, Sacramento, CA 95832: Baldo Villegas
  11. Sacramento: Power Inn Rd 8000 Folsom Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95826: Betty Ann Cassina
  12. Sacramento: West Sac 3611 Truxel Rd., Sacramento, CA 95833: Adena Kalal



JANUARY 2002


3: Sierra Foothills Rose Society Meeting at 7:00 P.M. at the St. Marks Lutheran Church, 7869 Kingswood Dr., Citrus Heights, CA. Program: Rose Pruning Demo by Members of the Sierra Foothills Rose Society.

5: Pruning of Sacramento's McKinley Park Rose Garden by local rosarians, 9 AM -- ??. SRS Pruning Demonstration by Consulting Rosarian Ernie Magill will be at 9:00 A.M. - ??? Rain date is January 12th. Local area rosarians and the public are invited to come down to McKinley Park Rose Garden and learn how to prune and help out on pruning this rose garden's 1300 rose bushes. Tool sharpening demonstration by Bill Humenick. Free tool sharpening for the workers or for a small fee to the public.

6: Sierra Foothills Rose Society Board Mtg at Colleen & Scott's starting at 2:00 PM --6:00PM

8: Gold Country Rose Society Meeting at 7:30 P.M. at the Auburn Civic Center Rose Room, Auburn, CA. Program: Rose Pruning Demonstration & Winter Care.

8: Mother Lode Rose Society Meeting at 1:30 P.M. at the Senior Center, Jackson, CA. Program: Rose Pruning Clinic & Winter Care. For more information Contact Elsina Dean. The Senior Center is located at 229 New York Ranch Road, Jackson, CA. The public is invited to attend.

10: Sacramento Rose Society Meeting at 7:30 P.M. at the Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd, Sacramento, CA. Program: Pruning demonstration by members of the Sacramento Rose Society. Tool sharpening demonstration will be included in the program..

19: Rose Pruning Demonstration, 9:00 A.M. -2:00 P.M., by Baldo Villegas at St. John's Church, near Manzanita & Locust, Carmichael, CA. Rain date is January 26, 2002 at the same times.

19: Rose Pruning Demonstration, 9:00 A.M. at Dry Creek Ranch Rose Garden, 6852 Dry Creek Rd, Rio Linda. Rain date is January 26, 2002. Call Adena Kalal (916) 991-0314 for more details.



FEBRUARY 2002


2: Roses for the Sacramento Valley Area by Baldo Villegas to the Sacramento County Master Gardeners at their annual meeting at Cal Expo. 2:45 PM.

7: Sierra Foothills Rose Society Meeting at 7:30 P.M. at the St. Marks Lutheran Church, 7869 Kingswood Dr., Citrus Heights, CA. Program: Auction of Bareroot Rose Plants & Garden Gadgets.

10: 2002 ARS SJ National Convention Committee Mtg in Saratoga, CA 1:00PM.

12: Gold Country Rose Society Meeting at 7:30 P.M. at the Auburn Civic Center Rose Room, Auburn, CA.

14: Sacramento Rose Society Meeting at 7:30 P.M. at the Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd, Sacramento, CA. Program: Auction of Bareroot Rose Plants & Garden Gadgets

23: Rose Horticulture & Consulting Rosarian School hosted by Lodi Woodbridge Rose Society. Hours 9:00AM - 4:00 PM in Lodi, California. For more information Contact Baldo Villegas; 916-988-8938 (Eve) or 916-262-2051 (Office) or Michael Devencenzi, 209-368-5482



MARCH 2002


2: Northern California-Nevada-Hawaii District Spring Business Meeting, 9:00 A.M. - 3:00 PM. Hosted by Marin Rose Society at the Livermore Room, Marin Art & Garden Center, Sir Francis Drake Blvd., Ross, CA. Contact Gail Trimble for more information or visit the Marin Rose Society Website

2: Workshop on Staging Challenge Classes for Judges and Exhibitors and open to all rosarian. The two hour workshop will be held after lunch at the NCNH District Business meeting. Tommy Cairns and Beverly Rose Hopper will be conducting the workshop.There will be a $5 charge for the workshop to help offset expenses of floral materials. The workshop will be focusing on National Challenge Classes, but it is important to note many of the tips can be applied to District and/or local challenge classes. Contact Beverly Rose Hopper for more information.

7: Sierra Foothills Rose Society Meeting at 7:30 P.M. at the St. Marks Lutheran Church, 7869 Kingswood Dr., Citrus Heights, CA. Program:

10: 2002 ARS SJ National Convention Committee Mtg in Saratoga, CA 1:00PM.

12: Gold Country Rose Society Meeting at 7:30 P.M. at the Auburn Civic Center Rose Room, Auburn, CA.

14: Sacramento Rose Society Meeting at 7:30 P.M. at the Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd, Sacramento, CA. Program:



APRIL 2002


4: Sierra Foothills Rose Society Meeting at 7:30 P.M. at the St. Marks Lutheran Church, 7869 Kingswood Dr., Citrus Heights, CA. Program:

7: 2002 ARS SJ National Convention Committee Mtg in Saratoga, CA 1:00PM.

9: Gold Country Rose Society Meeting at 7:30 P.M. at the Auburn Civic Center Rose Room, Auburn, CA.

11: Sacramento Rose Society Meeting at 7:30 P.M. at the Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd, Sacramento, CA. Program:

13-14: Sacramento Rose Society 52th Annual Rose Show, Sacramento, CA. Contact Show Chair Betty Ann Cassina at 916-487-9444 or Baldo Villegas at 916-988-8938 or 916-262-2051 for more information.

20: Sacramento City Cemetary Old Garden Rose Tour & Open Garden, 10th & Broadway, Sacramento. Hours 9:00AM - closing time. Contact Barbara Oliva for more information.

26-29: American Rose Society Spring Rose Convention hosted by Santa Clara County Rose Society at the DoubleTree Hotel, San Jose. For information contact Steve and Diane Steps, Convention Chairs at 408-741-1372 or Baldo Villegas at 916-988-8938 or 916-262-2051 for additonal information.

27-28: San Jose Heritage Rose Garden Open House. Contact Mel Hulse for more information and directions to the various meetings places.



MAY 2002


2: Sierra Foothills Rose Society Meeting at 7:30 P.M. at the St. Marks Lutheran Church, 7869 Kingswood Dr., Citrus Heights, CA. Program:

3-5: Pacific Southwest District Convention?

7: Gold Country Rose Society Meeting at 7:30 P.M. at the Auburn Civic Center Rose Room, Auburn, CA.

9: Sacramento Rose Society Meeting at 7:30 P.M. at the Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd, Sacramento, CA. Program:



JUNE 2002


7: Sierra Foothills Rose Society Meeting at 7:30 P.M. at the St. Marks Lutheran Church, 7869 Kingswood Dr., Citrus Heights, CA. Program:

12: Gold Country Rose Society Meeting at 7:30 P.M. at the Auburn Civic Center Rose Room, Auburn, CA.

14: Sacramento Rose Society Meeting at 7:30 P.M. at the Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd, Sacramento, CA. Program:

30: District Rose Arrangement Show at the San Mateo Garden Center, 605 Parkside Way, San Mateo, CA.



JULY 2002


12-14: ARS 4th Miniature Rose Show and Conference, Columbus, OH. Brian Burley at 614-846-9404or Dr. William Riddle at 614-488-0841 for more information.



AUGUST 2002




SEPTEMBER 2002


5: Sierra Foothills Rose Society Meeting at 7:30 P.M. at the St. Marks Lutheran Church, 7869 Kingswood Dr., Citrus Heights, CA. Program:

10: Gold Country Rose Society Meeting at 7:30 P.M. at the Auburn Civic Center Rose Room, Auburn, CA.

12: Sacramento Rose Society Meeting at 7:30 P.M. at the Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd, Sacramento, CA. Program:

12-16: American Rose Society Fall National Convention and World Federation of Rose Societies North American Regional Meeting, Philadelphia, PA. Gus Banks at 609-267-3809 for more information.



OCTOBER 2002


3: Sierra Foothills Rose Society Meeting at 7:30 P.M. at the St. Marks Lutheran Church, 7869 Kingswood Dr., Citrus Heights, CA. Program:

??: NCNH District Rose Show and Business Meeting hosted by North Bay Rose Society in Vallejo, CA.

5-6: Sacramento Garden and Arts Center White Elephant Sale.

8: Gold Country Rose Society Meeting at 7:30 P.M. at the Auburn Civic Center Rose Room, Auburn, CA.

10: Sacramento Rose Society Meeting at 7:30 P.M. at the Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd, Sacramento, CA. Program:



NOVEMBER


7: Sierra Foothills Rose Society Meeting at 7:30 P.M. at the St. Marks Lutheran Church, 7869 Kingswood Dr., Citrus Heights, CA. Program:

12: Gold Country Rose Society Meeting at 7:30 P.M. at the Auburn Civic Center Rose Room, Auburn, CA.

14: Sacramento Rose Society Meeting at 7:30 P.M. at the Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd, Sacramento, CA. Program:



DECEMBER 2002


5: Sierra Foothills Rose Society Christmas Party and Installation of Officers Events start at 6:30 PM --??

10: Gold Country Rose Society Christmas Party & Installation of Officers at the Auburn Civic Center Rose Room, Auburn, CA.

12: Sacramento Rose Society Christmas Party and Installation of Officers. The Christmas Dinner Potluck starts at 6:30 P.M. at the Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd, Sacramento, CA.



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