EVENTS CALENDAR

2020-2021 Pensacola Camellia Club Calendar

August 2020

Tuesday Aug. 18th – We have decided to pick up from where we left off, with our Award Banquet, at V. Paul’s Italian Ristorante on Tuesday August 18th. We have special awards to be presented, person of the year to be announced, along with the swearing in of the 2020-2021 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. V. Paul’s is following the recommended safety standards and social distancing procedures during these unusual times. Therefore, we have limited seating for 50 guests.

For reservations please reply to this email that was sent to members with the number in your party by August 12th. It is $30/per person this includes your meal with dessert, setup fee, tax and tip. We ask that you pay at the door with your check payable to Pensacola Camellia Club. Call Louise Seitz at 850-780-0410 if you have question.

September 2020

The following is postponed due to the weather to Tuesday October 20th.

Tuesday Sept. 15th – The Club will be following the recommended Corona virus precautions to ensure the health and safety of our members at our events. Masks are required for anyone who enters the Garden Center for our indoor meetings and when interacting with each other. We ask that members register for attending the meeting on Eventbrite, to assist us with the number of chairs to set up for social distancing and the number of plants to bring for our raffles. We will be sanitizing the chairs after the meetings per Garden Center requirements. Meeting starts at 7:00pm.

October 2020

Tuesday Oct. 20th – General meeting- program “Inter-active Members Panel to Answer Your Questions”, along with a review of ‘gibbing’. You will need to ‘gib’ 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. 23rdUWF Camellia Garden Work Day starting at 9:00am to 11:00am. We will be harvesting the air layers, cleaning up the garden after hurricane Sally and in preparation of new mulch. Please bring your gloves and water bottles.

Saturday Oct. 24th – 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. This is when you will take home your 4th air layer so please don’t miss out on the work you did in the spring.

Saturday Oct. 31stUWF Camellia Garden Work Day starting at 9:00am till completion. We will be replenishing the pine bark mulch in the areas of the garden that need new mulch. Wheelbarrows will need to be loaded to distribute the mulch where needed. Bring your gloves, rakes for spreading, along with your water bottles. There will be plenty of work and we can rotate jobs to ease the load on everyone. If you know of teens needing service hours bring them with we would appreciate the help.

November 2020

Friday Nov. 6th – Camellia plants for sale outside at the Garden Center during their quarterly garage sale event, from 8:00am – 2:00pm.

Saturday Nov. 7thUWF Camellia Garden Work Day starting at 9:00am to 11:00am. We will be removing and replacing various camellias in the garden. New mulch will need to be distributed throughout the garden. Please bring your rakes, gloves and water bottles.

Tuesday Nov. 17th – General Meeting program “PCC Club History” presented by Christi Hankins. 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. 21st – 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!

December 2020

Saturday Dec. 5th – 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!

Tuesday Dec. 8th – General Meeting presenter Skip Vogelsang/ Show Chairman to review “Camellia Show Preparation,” we will finalize all jobs for setup and the show. 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. Location: Garden Center, 6:30pm for social, 7:00 pm program.

Friday Dec. 11th – Show set up at The Garden Center. Time and details will be in the November newsletter.

Saturday Dec. 12th – Pensacola Camellia Club 82nd Annual Camellia Show at The Garden Center along with Plant Sales. Exhibitors start time is 7:00am – 10:00am, Judging 10:30am – 1:00pm, Public Viewing 1:00pm – 4:00pm.

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.