EVENTS CALENDAR

2021-2022 Pensacola Camellia Club Calendar

January 2021

Tuesday Jan. 19th – General Meeting Show Chairman Skip Vogelsang will “Review Annual Show Winning Blooms”. Location: Garden Center, 6:30pm for social, 7:00 pm program.

Sunday Jan. 31st – Pensacola Camellia Club FREE workshop demonstration on Grafting Camellias and Plant Sales. PCC’s members and friends can graft a scion of your choice for you to take home for $10/each. Location: Garden Center 1:00 to 4:00pm. – Canceled due to increase in cases of Covid-19

February 2021

Wednesday Feb. 3rd“Salute to the Winter Rose, Camellias” at V.Paul’s. All gardeners & camellia lovers, join us at 4:30– 6:30pm for a conversation with demonstrations about the growth and care of camellias. Happy Hour prices on wine to salute the winter rose, The Camellia. Camellia plants will be raffled off to attendees. – Canceled due to increase in cases of Covid-19

Saturday Feb. 13th – Pensacola Camellia Club at Palafox Market selling camellias and promoting upcoming events. If you can help between 8:30am -2:00pm please contact Louise at 850-780-0410. Please bring a chair, dress for the weather and we will greet the shoppers with camellias and smiles. – Canceled due to increase in cases of Covid-19

Tuesday Feb. 16th – General Meeting will not be at the Garden Center due to the increase cases of Covid-19. We will conduct a zoom meeting only tonight. More information on how to log in will be emailed to you from Mack Thetford. Please check your email or spam folder for his message. He will assist you with logging. This first zoom meeting is at 6pm you can login at 5:45 pm with Mack’s email information.

Thursday Feb. 18thUWF Camellia Garden Work Day starting at 9:00am to 11:00am. We will doing any necessary clean up before the garden tours. Please bring your gloves and water bottles. Due to the weather forecast this has been moved to Saturday Feb 20th starting at 10am – 12pm.

Saturday Feb. 20thUWF Camellia Garden Work Day starting at 10:00am to 12:00am. We will doing any necessary clean up before the garden tours. Please bring your gloves and water bottles. This was originally scheduled for Feb. 18th but moved due to the weather forecast.

Sunday Feb. 21st – Pensacola Camellia Club will welcome the public to our UWF Camellia Garden Tour, provide air layering and pruning demonstrations, and have plants available for sale starting at Noon to 4:00 pm. For more information about the UWF Camellia Garden go to Activities, UWF Camellia Garden & Tours on our website.

March 2021

Friday Mar. 5th – Set up for Community Novice Show at the Garden Center starting at 3:00 pm. – 4:00pm. – Canceled due to increase in cases of Covid-19

Saturday Mar. 6th – Pensacola Camellia Club to host Community Novice Show and Plant Sale at the Garden Center. Everyone is invited to bring their camellia blooms to compete for prizes in various categories starting at 9:00am. For more information about the Community Novice Show go to Activities, Community Camellia Show on our website. – Canceled due to increase in cases of Covid-19

Tuesday Mar. 16th – General Meeting of installation of officers by zoom and additional information to come.

Friday Mar. 26th through April 10thPhoto Contest – Please follow the PCC Photo Contest rules available here. There are five categories to enter for you to win awards. All entries are to be submitted by email to camelliaphotocontest@gmail.com per the contest rules.

Saturday Mar. 27thUWF Camellia Garden Work Day starting at 9:00am to 12:00pm. If you have wonder how to reduce large camellias plants John Davy will lead plant reduction. Will have members to explain air layers and inside pruning of plants before we all get to work at the garden. Come watch and learn so you can improve your own yard with these methods.

April 2021

Friday Apr. 9th – Camellia plants for sale outside at the Garden Center during their quarterly garage sale event, from 8:00am – 2:00pm.

Tuesday Apr. 20th – General Meeting program, ‘Landscape Planning & Pruning for Uniformity of Camellias’ presented by Alan McMillan. Location: Garden Center 6:30pm for social, 7:00 pm program.

Saturday Apr. 24th – Air layering at UWF Garden starting at 9:00am to Noon. Greg Taylor will bring the supplies needed for air layering, just show and help. Bring your water bottles and gloves.

August 2021

Tuesday Aug. 17thAnnual Banquet – We have decided to pick up from where we left off, with our Award Banquet. The Banquet will be at V. Paul’s Italian Ristorante on Tuesday August 17th. We have special awards to be presented, person of the year to be announced, along with the swearing in of the 2021-2022 board. Cash bar will open at 5:30 pm with Happy Hour prices all night on alcohol, wine, and beer, followed by dinner at 6:30pm.

Friends and family are welcome to attend, cost is still $30/per person including your meal with dessert, setup fee, tax and tip. We ask that you pay in advance, by August 10th check payable to Pensacola Camellia Club, PO Box 707, Pensacola, FL 32591. Anyone paying at the door will be charged $35.00. Please call Louise Seitz at 850-780-0410 if you have questions.

Saturday Aug. 21stUWF Camellia Garden Cleanup starting at 9am. Please bring your gloves, trash container and water bottles. Canceled, not needed at this time.

September 2021

Tuesday Sept. 21st – General Meeting – We have Nomenclature books to give away. Program: Paul Bruno will cover ‘Preparing for Camellia Season’, along with a review of ‘gibbing’. You will need to ‘gib’ to have your camellias ready to produce blooms to enter at our annual December show.

Location: Garden Center, 6:30pm for social, 7:00 pm program.

October 2021

Tuesday Oct. 19th – General Meeting – We have gib for members. Program: ‘Harvesting and Potting Air-Layers and Gib Demonstrations’. You will need to ‘gib’ 7 weeks prior to our show date to have your camellias ready to produce blooms so you can enter at our annual December show.

Location: Garden Center, 6:30pm for social, 7:00 pm program.

Friday Oct. 22ndUWF Camellia Garden Work Day starting at 9:00am to 11:00pm. We will be harvesting the air layers, gibbing and general cleaning of the garden. Please bring your gloves and water bottles.

Saturday Oct. 23rd – ALL HANDS NEEDED! This is a very BIG and Important Work Day at Shade House starting at 9:00am. We will be potting our harvested air layers, spraying camellias, transferring plants from the right side to the left side of the shade house, fertilizing, and general clean up. Please bring your gloves and water bottles.

Saturday Oct. 30thUWF Camellia Garden Work Day We will be gibbing and general cleaning up of the garden. Please bring your gloves and water bottles.

November 2021

Friday Nov. 12th – Camellia plants for sale and promoting our show outside at the Garden Center during their sale event. If you can help between 9:00am – 3:00pm please contact Louise at 850-780-0410. Please bring a chair, dress for the weather and we will greet the shoppers with camellias and smiles!

Saturday Nov. 13th – Camellia plants for sale and promoting our show outside at the Garden Center during their sale event. If you can help between 9:00am – 3:00pm please contact Louise at 850-780-0410. Please bring a chair, dress for the weather and we will greet the shoppers with camellias and smiles!

Tuesday Nov. 16th – General Meeting – Program: ‘How to Compete at the Show.’

Location: Garden Center, 6:30pm for social, 7:00 pm program. Please bring in your toy donation for “Toys for Tots” that we will use in place of show prizes for our December Camellia Show winners.

Saturday Nov. 20thUWF Camellia Garden Work Day starting at 9:00am to 11:00am. We will be gibbing and doing general cleanup. Please bring your gloves and water bottles. Canceled, not needed at this time.

December 2021

Saturday Dec. 4thPensacola Camellia Club at Palafox Market selling camellias and promoting upcoming events. If you can help between 8:30am -2:00pm please contact Louise at 850-780-0410. Please bring a chair, dress for the weather and we will greet the shoppers with camellias and smiles!

Tuesday Dec. 7th – General Meeting – presenter: Skip Vogelsang/ Show Chairman ‘Where Your Help is Needed for Our Camellia Show.’ We will finalize all jobs for setup and the show.

Location: Garden Center, 6:30pm for social, 7:00 pm program. Please bring in your toy donation for “Toys for Tots” that we will use in place of show prizes for our December Camellia Show winners.

Friday Dec. 10th – Show set up at The Garden Center. Time and details will be in the November newsletter.

Saturday Dec. 11th – Pensacola Camellia Club 83rd Annual Camellia Show at The Garden Center along with Plant Sales. Exhibitors start time is 7:00am – 10:00am, Judging begins at 10:30am – 1:00pm, Open to the Public 1:00pm – 4:00pm.

January 2022

Tuesday Jan. 18th – General Meeting – Skip Vogelsang /Show Chairman presents ‘Lessons Learned From the Show and Photos of the Winning Blooms’.

Location: Garden Center, 6:30pm for social, 7:00 pm program.

Sunday Jan. 30th Pensacola Camellia Club FREE workshop demonstration on Grafting Camellias and Plant Sales. PCC’s members and friends can graft a scion of your choice for you to take home for $10/each.

Location: Garden Center, 1:00 to 4:00pm.

February 2022

Saturday Feb. 12thPensacola Camellia Club at Palafox Market selling camellias and promoting upcoming events. If you can help between 8:30am -2:00pm please contact Louise at 850-780-0410. Please bring a chair, dress for the weather and we will greet the shoppers with camellias and smiles.

Tuesday Feb. 15th – General Meeting – ‘History of the UWF Camellia Garden in Preparation of our UWF Camellia Garden Tour for the Public.’ Also, demonstrations on pruning and fertilizing will be shown.

Location: Garden Center, 6:30pm for social, 7:00 pm program.

Saturday Feb. 19thUWF Camellia Garden Work Day starting at 10:00am to 12:00pm. We will be doing any necessary clean up before the garden tours. Please bring your gloves and water bottles.

Sunday Feb. 20th – Pensacola Camellia Club will welcome the public to our UWF Camellia Garden, provide air layering and pruning demonstrations, and have plants available for sale starting at Noon to 4:00 pm. For more information about the UWF Camellia Garden go to Activities, UWF Camellia Garden & Tours on our website.

Wednesday Feb. 23rd – “Salute to the Winter Rose, Camellias” at V.Paul’s. All gardeners & camellia lovers, join us from 4:30– 6:30pm for a conversation with demonstrations about the growth and care of camellias. Happy Hour prices on wine to salute the winter rose, the Camellia. Camellia plants will be raffled off to attendees.

March 2022

Friday Mar. 4th – Set up for Community Novice Show at the downtown Public Library on Spring Street starting at 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm.

Saturday Mar. 5thPensacola Camellia Club to host Community Novice Show and Plant Sale at the downtown Public Library on Spring St. Everyone is invited to bring their camellia blooms to compete for prizes in various categories starting at 9:00am.  For more information about the Community Novice Show, go to Activities, Community Camellia Show on our website.

Tuesday Mar. 15th – Award Banquet at V. Paul’s Italian Ristorante. The 2022-2023 officers and board members will be sworn in, ‘person of the year’ to be announced, along with special camellias for auction. Cash bar will open at 5:30pm with Happy Hour prices all night on alcohol, wine, and beer, followed by dinner at 6:30pm. More information will be in the February newsletter.

April 2022

Saturday Apr. 2nd – Air layering at UWF Garden starting at 9:00am to Noon. Greg Taylor will bring the supplies needed for air layering, just show and help. Bring your water bottles and gloves.

Friday Apr. 8th Camellia plants for sale outside at the Garden Center during their quarterly garage sale event, from 8:00am – 2:00pm.

Saturday Apr. 9th – Air layering at University of Florida Milton campus starting at 1pm. Greg Taylor will bring the supplies needed for air layering, just show and help. Bring your water bottles and gloves.

Tuesday Apr. 19th – General Meeting program, ‘The Why and How of Pruning, Fertilizing and Air Layering’.

Location: Garden Center, 6:30pm for social, 7:00 pm program.

Saturday Apr. 23rdUWF Camellia Garden Work Day starting at 9:00am to 12:00pm. If you have wondered how to reduce large camellia plants, John Davy will lead a plant reduction demonstration. We will have members on hand to explain air layers and inside pruning of plants before we all get to work at the garden. Come watch and learn so you can improve your own yard with these methods.

Saturday Apr. 30thAir layering at UWF Garden starting at 9:00am to Noon. Greg Taylor will bring the supplies needed for air layering, just show and help. Bring your water bottles and gloves.