02/25/2017 - David DeKort Speaker Meeting

Saturday February 25, 2017

David DeKort will be presenting the work surrounding his hybridizing program at our February 2017 meeting. All are welcome to join the ChDC club and hear the presentation.

DATE: Saturday, 2/25/2017
LOCATION: Shepherd of the Hills Social Hall, Ruckersville, VA
TIME: 11:00am - we are going to open the building and start our social at 11:00am, a bit earlier than we normally gather.
12:00PM - POTLUCK LUNCHEON (please bring a dish to share in fellowship. The club provides hospitality for our potlucks via paper and plastic products, and drinks.)

After the speaker meeting, we are going to have the holiday fun we missed out on in January - the Chinese gift exchange; bring a $10-15 gift for EACH family member that wants to participate. This is always lots of fun for folks of all ages!

We expect all the festivities to be over around 4pm, but we can hang out and socialize after the meeting as well!!


05/05-06/2017 - Lewis Ginter Spring Plant Sale

Friday May 5, 2017 to Saturday May 6, 2017


Lewis Ginter's spring plant sale (both Lewis Ginter and outside vendors) is Friday, May 5th - Saturday, May 6th. Many delightful companion plants are available for purchase, as well as a booth with daylilies for sale by the Richmond Area Daylily Society.


Sunday May 7, 2017


LOCATION: Angie & Craig Bowald. Email ajbowa@gmail.com for directions and additional information.

TIME: 1:00PM Potluck luncheon (bring a dish to share - hospitality and drinks provided by the club.)
2:00PM: Business meeting with distribution of plants afterward. (MEMBERS: Please review the requirements for club members to receive plants as part of this program.)

06/17/2017 - RADS SHOW AND SALE

Saturday June 17, 2017


LOCATION: Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens.

RADS will have their spring daylily show and sale beginning at 9am at Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens. Daylilies will be available to purchase as well as a wonderful viewing of daylilies presented in the show after judging is complete, typically around 10am.

08/26/2017 ChDC Fall Auction

Saturday August 26, 2017


LOCATION: Shepherd of the Hills Social Hall, Ruckersville, VA

TIME: 12:00PM. Members are encouraged to bring their club plants and plants that they are donating for the auction in for recording requirements between 12:00pm and 12:30pm in order to get everything organized and make sure that all is ready and in proper order for the auction. Pot luck lunch starts at 1PM (bring your favorite dish to share!) The auction will begin around 2pm, give or take a bit of time depending on what we are still trying to get entered into the system.

EVERYONE IS WELCOME, you don't have to be a CLUB MEMBER to participate in this auction (to bid or to donate!!) Even if you are a guest, you can also bring plants to donate for the auction, and you can bid on plants that you want during the auction! We'd love to have you. Come and see what it's like to be in our club!

09/08 - 09/09/2017 - Lewis Ginter Fall Vendor Plant and Bulb sale

Friday September 8, 2017 to Saturday September 9, 2017

Lewis Ginter Fall Plant Sale - lots of plants, trees, shrubs available for purchase from 9am-5pm on Friday and Saturday in the parking lot outside Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens. The horticulture center always has a tent sale full of amazing items as well. There are usually fall bulbs, The Iris Society usually has great iris, and RADS usually has a booth with daylilies available for purchase.

10/15/2017 - Fall Speaker Meeting - Jan Joiner (Sunday meeting!)

Sunday October 15, 2017
CRAZY RHYTHM - 2016 Royce Joiner

Jan Joiner of Joiner Daylily Gardens will be coming to speak at our October Meeting.

LOCATION: Hadensville Fire Company #6 (Address: 4810 Three Chopt Rd, Louisa VA 23093) - The meeting room is on the west side of the building, going in the door farthest to the right when facing the building.

TIME: 1:00pm Potluck Luncheon (please bring a dish to share in fellowship. The club provides hospitality for our potlucks via paper and plastic products, and drinks.)


COME ONE, COME ALL!!!! This will be a wonderful speaker meeting a year in the making as Jan was not able to join us in 2017 due the hurricane that went through GA and SC in October 2016.

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10/20-21/2017 - 23rd Annual Lilyhemmer Meeting

Friday October 20, 2017 to Saturday October 21, 2017


October 20-21 is the Region 3 Fall Meeting (actually 23rd Fall Festival) held in Camp Hill, near Harrisburg, PA. It is a fun fall weekend getaway with a full daylily program, including speakers, meals, games, auctions, and hospitality. Finish the season with a bang!

Official events are scheduled noon to noon, October 20-21, 2017. Many attendees arrive early on Friday and enjoy the informal preview activities Friday evening and Saturday morning.

Reward for new attendees:
We want to encourage new attendees and we are offering a nice daylily plant, minimum value of $35, to each new attendee. And there are lots of other prizes.

Huge prizes:
Lilyhemmer attendees can win lots of prizes during the raffles and games we play.

Link to Lilyhemmer site: http://www.lilyhemmer.org/

11/12/2017 (Sunday!!) 2018 Planning Meeting

Sunday November 12, 2017

2018 ChDC Planning meeting and Officer Elections - this is where we elect the officer's for the open positions, and plan the events for next year!! Come and join in the fun of making the plans for next year. We also attempt to do a service project at this meeting, giving back to those who need assistance - sometimes a food drive, sometimes a small service project collection of some other sort.

LOCATION: Aimee` Buchanan (Elkton, VA) Please email lovesllamas@comcast.net for directions and additional information if needed.
TIME: The meeting will start at 1:00pm with a Potluck luncheon, and the meeting will start afterward.

January 2018 - ChDC Holiday Party

Saturday January 6, 2018



Please email: ajbowa@gmail.com for directions and additional information if needed.

Potluck: 1:00pm. Bring your favorite holiday dish to share. A Turkey and beverages will be provided by the club.

Don't forget the Chinese auction; bring a $10-15 gift for EACH family member that wants to participate. This is always lots of fun for folks of all ages!

January 31, 2018 - Dues are DUE!!!

Wednesday January 31, 2018

This is a reminder that 2018 Dues are due (postmarked) by 1/31/2018 in order to participate in the 2018 P4M Program. Annual Membership dues for an individual are $10.00, and are the same for a family membership. An individual membership allows for 1 person to pick plants at the annual Plants for Members Distribution meeting (as long as the rest of the requirements have been met), and a family membership does the same. If more than one person in the family wants to grow plants that are distributed through the Plants for Members program, each individual must have a membership to the club (i.e. 1 member picking = 1 FAMILY membership, but 2 family members picking would require 1 INDIVIDUAL membership and 1 FAMILY (or a 2nd INDIVIDUAL) membership.)

If you are not a member of the club but would like to join and get involved, we would be more than happy to prove you with the membership registration form and talk to you about this fantastic club!!

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