v Colonial District Pre-Spring Meeting and Seminars
A Walk Through Time
March 18, 2023
The Shenandoah Rose Society is hosting the Colonial District Pre-Spring meeting and seminars which will be held in Staunton, Virginia, on March 18, 2023, at the Frontier Culture Museum. Seminars and meals will take place in the Dairy Barn Lecture Hall starting at 8:00 a.m. Your $70 registration fee includes the seminars, catered meals (pastries and coffee in the morning, lunch, and the evening meal) and a tour of the exhibits of the Museum. Seminars include:
Rose Rosette Disease, by Ray Shipley
Up-to-date information on the Spotted Lantern Fly, by the County Agent from Winchester
Program and Q & A with Dr. Satish Prabhu, nationally known award winning rose grower and exhibitor from North Carolina
Other seminars are still being finalized.
For those coming in on Friday we will have a get-together on Friday evening at a local restaurant – Dutch treat.
The day will be a worthwhile experience in that you will get to hear excellent speakers, learn more about roses, tour the Museum, and enjoy food and fellowship with other rosarians. The Frontier Culture Museum is unique in that it is the only museum of its kind anywhere in the world! It is a museum of working farms from 1600 up to 1860. Bring your camera and enjoy a wonderful day.
For more information contact Charles Shaner email@example.com.
Donations for the silent auction and raffle will be appreciated!
REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS MARCH 3! See Registration Form in this Courier. PLEASE HAVE YOUR REGISTRATION IN BY MARCH 3
COLONIAL DISTRICT PRE-SPRING MEETING
Please join us for our first Colonial District pre-spring meeting since 2020!
It will be an opportunity to hear some good speakers, enjoy good food and fellowship, and talk roses for an entire day! The day’s agenda is still being finalized, but the basics are below. The registration form is in this Courier. All meals for the day are included in the $70 registration fee.
Pre-Spring Meeting March 18, 2023 Agenda
8:00 – 9:00 Registration, Welcome and Announcements
9:00-10:00 Soil and Water - Ray Shipley
10:00-11:00 Spotted Lanternfly presentation – Winchester County Agent
11:00 - 11:15 Break
11:15 – 12:15 Speaker to be announced
12:15 - 2:30: Lunch and tour Museum
2:30 -4:00: Dr. Satish Prabhu presentation and Q & A
4:00 -4:15 Break
4:15-5:15 Speaker to be announced:
5:30 -6:30 District Meeting
6:30 Evening Meal
7:30 Raffle/Silent Auction results and adjournment
March 18, 2023 - Spring meeting in Staunton, VA held at the Frontier Culture Museum. There will be a CR recertification. Registration will include access to all the exhibits in the museum.
Fall 2023 - Charleston, WV.