Public Schedule

Not registered for the Convention? Don't worry, there are events that are open to the public for no charge.

Only thing you need to do is come during the times the events are open to the public.

Check the events and times  below. Check back closer to the event, as schedule is subject to change. 

  • View new and exciting seedlings at the Rod Kuenster Hosta Seed Growers Show. The public is even invited to enter their own seedlings. Check the Seedling Competition web page for information.

  • Come and shop the  Show vendors during public hours. See the latest in hosta introductions, tried and true varieties, companion plants, garden art and more.Check the Vendors web page for list of Vendors.

  • While shopping the vendors, check out the Green and Gold Raffle. You must be present during the drawing on Saturday to win.

  • Stop in the Hosta Show to view the competition of numerous hosta leaves preened for display and a chance to be displayed on the "Head Table". Check out the Artistic Design category for creative ways to display hosta leaves.

  • The Friday night auction will showcase the rare and unusual, older hard to find varieties and other garden themed items. Stop in during the Preview time to check items headed to the auction block. See something you want to bid on? You can register for a free bid number during the Preview time, then stay to take part in the lively auction. Check out the Auction web page for details.

Subject to change without notice.

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