Events for November 2022 – Sherman Library and Gardens


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Chrysanthemum Show & Sale

October 22 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm

Chrysanthemum Show & Sale

Presented by the Orange County Chrysanthemum Society

Saturday & Sunday, October 22 & 23 @ 10:30 am – 4 pm

Free with Garden Admission

Explore the beauty and variety of the Chrysanthemum. Referred to as the “Queen of the Fall”, they come in a myriad of shapes, sizes, and vibrant colors. The plant show and sale will feature blooms and plants grown by members of the Orange County Chrysanthemum Society and include single stems, baskets and vases.

There will be a limited plant sale – arrive early for the best selection.

Saturday, October 22 @ 11:30 am

Talk: Introduction to Chrysanthemums

Renee Wherley, President of the San Gabriel Valley Chrysanthemum Society, will give an introductory talk illustrating the 13 classes of Mums, using examples from the show and taking questions from guests.

Drop-in. Free with Garden Admission

Saturday, October 22 @ 2 – 4 pm

Painting Class: Chrysanthemum 

$80 Member / $100 Non-Member

Join local artist Helen Plehn for a fun and expressive acrylic painting workshop. You will be guided through a step-by-step process to paint a beautiful chrysanthemum bloom and take home a gorgeous finished 8×10” canvas painting. All materials are included. The class is perfect for beginners and more experienced painters.

Painting Class: Chrysanthemum | Sherman Library & Gardens

Sunday, October 23 @ 11:30 am

Talk: Growing Chrysanthemums for Exhibition

Join Chrysanthemum Society Member, Norm Nakanishi, for advice on growing Chrysanthemums in pots or the garden. Everything you need to know to produce successful blooms for show.

Drop-in. Free with Garden Admission

Family Activity: Paper Flower Making

Saturday, October 22 & Sunday, October 23 

Relax in the garden and make a colorful paper bloom.

Drop in anytime between 11 am – 3pm.      Free with Garden Admission

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