VIRAGS' Annual Spring Show April 20, & 21, 2024 please note change of venue to , Mary Winspear Community Centre (see map below)
The Annual Spring Show and Plant Sale takes place every spring, between March and May. Admission is by donation.
You can see wild plants from mountains throughout the world at this two-day event, where all the exhibits are living plants potted or arranged in troughs and miniature gardens.
The date varies so that each year a different range of plants can be exhibited. Early shows include kabschia saxifrages, and late ones have campanulas and gentians.
The event's features include:
The Plant Sale by specialty nurseries & club members will take place Sunday (9 AM - 3 PM).
Spectacular show of rare an unusual plants grown and lovingly cared for by club members
Show Schedule (Tentative) ( please note the hall is not open to the general public until Sunday, April 21st at 9:00 AM
Saturday, April 20th -- Hall setup -- 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Saturday, April 20th -- Plant staging -- 10:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Saturday, April 20th -- Judging -- 5:00PM to 8:00 PM
Sunday, April 21st -- Open to the public -- 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Sunday April 21st -- Take down -- 5:00 PM
Who may exhibit? Anyone may exhibit! Non-members are welcome to enter. There are restrictions on how far our silver trophies may travel, however. There are classes for children and youth. Pre-schoolers have won the children's trophy for a miniature garden.
How to exhibit?
For step-by-step information, read the list below and a) follow the links to see details or b) click the buttons on the right to download the printable version for later use. The-19
Check the Show Classes and Trophies information here or download and print it for future reference!