“Paradise Found” Orchid Show
The NC Piedmont Orchid Society will host its annual orchid show from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 9, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 10 at UNC Charlotte’s Robinson Hall for the Performing Arts, 9001 Mary Alexander Road. The show will feature exhibits from orchid societies around the southeast, UNCC Botanical Garden tours, demonstrations of different aspects of orchid care and a children’s coloring contest. Admission is $7 and parking is free. Details: www.ncpiedmontorchid.org.
The Charlotte Garden Club will meet at 7:30 p.m. in the Van Every Forum, Mint Museum of Art, 2730 Randolph Road. Myron Greer will present a free program called “Here’s How I Design a Landscape,” tips from 10 years of landscape and garden design and construction experience. Refreshments will be served in the atrium at 7 p.m. Details: www.charlottegardenclub.org.
Peter Rabbit in the garden
Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden will bring Beatrix Potter’s “Peter Rabbit’s Garden Adventure” to life from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days, 6500 S. New Hope Road, Belmont. Guests can meet Peter, Flopsy, Mopsy and Cottontail; listen to a story from Mrs. Rabbit, see live bunnies from Whispering Hope Farm and enjoy other garden activities. Greg Briley Photography will offer photo packages for purchase, and Best Impressions Caterers will offer food and drink at the Bunny Cafe. The event is free with garden admission: $12 for adults, $10 for seniors ages 60 and older, $6 for children ages 4-12, and free for members. Details: www.dsbg.org.
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