Calendar of Events

Greater Portland Iris Society, “GPIS” Calendar 2020

February 1,  Luncheon/Judge’s Training, “Aril, Arilbred Irises with Rick Tasco,  Clackamas Banquet Center, 12 noon
Preregistration required, must be received no later than January 28th.
greaterportland feb-1-luncheon registration form

  • March 3, General Meeting: “Working with 40 Chromosome Siberian Irises” by Patrick Spence
  • April 7, General Meeting: This General Meeting has been cancelled

April 11/12, GPIS Spring Plant Sale with Hardy Plant Society of Oregon “Hortlandia” Expo Center
This event has been cancelled due to the COVID-19
https://www.hardyplantsociety.org/hortlandia

April 16-18, Median Iris Convention, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
This event has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 
https://medianvisions2020.weebly.com/

May 3,  Early Iris Show, Ikebana Displays
This event has been cancelled due to the COVID-19
Venue: Master Gardeners Spring Garden Fair
Canby, Oregon May 2-3
Note: The fair is both Saturday and Sunday however the floral displays will only be found on Sunday 3rd, 10 am to 4 pm.
Show Schedule 2020

May 18-23, American Iris Society National Convention, Newark, NJ
This event has been officially cancelled due to the COVID-19
https://2020irisconvention.org/

May 30-31 Plant Sale (This is a new listing to the Calendar)
This event has been officially cancelled due to the COVID-19
Venue: Master Gardeners Spring Garden Fair, Canby Oregon
(changed from May 2-3)
https://springgardenfair.org/

June 20, GPIS Late Show 10-5
This event has been officially cancelled due to the COVID-19
Japanese Garden, Portland Or
Show is free with entrance to the garden
Show Schedule 2020

July 17-18, Japanese Iris Convention, Nova Scotia, Canada
This event has been officially cancelled due to the COVID-19
https://socji.org/ji-convention-2020/

August 1, GPIS Potluck/Auction
This event has been officially cancelled due to the COVID-19
Noon, Sandy Grange Hall

August 22-23, GPIS Plant Sale
Bearded Iris 9-4
Portland Nursery, 5050 SE Stark, Portland, Oregon

  • September 1, General Meeting: “Hybridizing Siberian Irises” by Kevin Vaughn

September 19-20, GPIS Plant Sale
Beardless Iris 9-4
Portland Nursery, 5050 SE Stark, Portland, Oregon

October 3, Region 13 Fall Meeting, Oregon City, Oregon hosted by Oregon Trail Iris Society
Registration with information to be posted soon

  • October 6, General Meeting: “New Trends in Hybridizing MTB’s” by Lynda Miller
  • November 3, General Meeting: “Master Gardeners, Who Are They and What Do They Do” by Sharon Andrews

December 12, GPIS Holiday Potluck
Noon, Sandy Grange Hall, Sandy, Oregon

  • General Meetings Open to the Public
    location:
    Ainsworth House and Gardens
    19130 Lot Whitcomb Drive, Oregon City, Oregon
    7-9 pm
    https://ainsworthhouse.net/