Calendar of Events

Greater Portland Iris Society, “GPIS” Calendar 2023

  • General Meetings  Free and Open to the Public
    Location: Ainsworth House and Gardens

    19130 Lot Whitcomb Drive, Oregon City, Oregon
    Time: 7 pm-9 pm
    https://ainsworthhouse.net/

 

February 4th, Judges Training/Luncheon
“Dwarf and Median Irises” with Kevin Vaughn
2-hour classroom training, need not be a Judge to learn and participate
Location: Radisson Hotel Portland Airport, Portland, OR
Registration: 2022/12/Feb-4-JT-2023.pdf

  • March 7th, General Meeting
    Guest Speaker: Chad Harris “Japanese Iris”
  • April 4th, General Meeting
    Guest Speaker: Mike Starhill “Historic Iris”

April 7th-8th, Hortlandia Plant Sale
Vendor GPIS will be selling Bearded and Beardless Iris
Sponsor: Hardy Plant Society of Oregon
Venue: Westside Commons, 801 NE 34th Ave, Hillsboro, OR
Time: April 7th, 5 pm-8 pm
April 8th, 9 am-4 pm
https://www.hardyplantsociety.org/hortlandia

April 12th-16th, American Iris Society National Convention
Host: Dallas, TX
Registration and Information:
http://www.irises-dallas.org/isd-events/2023-ais-convention/

May 7th, Early Season Iris Show
Note: Iris Show is one day only while the Spring Garden Fair is a two-day event
The Iris Show is free with front-gate admission 
Venue: Spring Garden Fair, Clackamas County Fairgrounds, Canby OR
Further Information:
https://springgardenfair.org/

May 19th-20th, Region 13 Spring Meeting/Tall Bearded Iris Society Convention
Host: Oregon Trail Iris Society, Salem, OR
Cost: $107.00 Received by May 3rd, 2023
2023-Spring-Regional-Info-registration.pdf

May 27th, Mid-Season Iris Show
Clackamas Community Club, Clackamas, OR
further information to be posted soon

June 24th, Late Season Iris Show
Venue: Japanese Garden, Portland, OR
Time: 10 am- 4 pm
The Iris Show is Free with Garden Entrance Admission

August 5th, Club Potluck/Auction
Venue: Timber Park, 30878 NW Evergreen Way, Estacada, OR
12 Noon to 3 pm

August 26th-27th, Bearded Iris Plant Sale
Venue: Portland Nursery on Stark,  5050 SE Stark, Portland, OR
Time: 9 am-4 pm

  • September 5th, General Meeting
    Guest Speaker: Kevin Vaughn “Miniature Tall Bearded Iris”

September 16th-17th, Beardless Plant Sale
Venue: Portland Nursery on Stark,  5050 SE Stark, Portland, OR
Time: 9 am-4 pm

  • October 3rd, General Meeting
    Guest Speaker: Theo Margelony “Hardy Fuchsia”

October 7th, Region 13 Fall Region Meeting
Host: The Greater Portland Iris Society, Portland, OR
Information and registration to be posted soon

  • November 7st, General Meeting
    Guest Speaker: Bud Bowen “Ainsworth House and Gardens History”

December 9th, Holiday Potluck/Gift Exchange
Venue: Sandy Grange Hall, 34705 SE Kelso Rd, Sandy, OR

 

  • General Meetings  Free and Open to the Public
    Location: Ainsworth House and Gardens

    19130 Lot Whitcomb Drive, Oregon City, Oregon
    Time: 7 pm-9 pm
    https://ainsworthhouse.net/