Meetings & Lectures

All general meetings are held at:
Falls Church Community Center
233 Little Falls Street, Falls Church, VA 22046-4304
Phone: 703-248-5077    Fax: 703-536-8150
Call Jim Dunne (703-560-8776) for more information or email:

Meetings start at 2:30 PM

***   Free Refreshments   ***   All are welcome to attend   ***

(Please note: ODCS meetings are cancelled if the Falls Church schools are closed or there is inclement weather in the Falls Church area.  Members can call the Falls Church Community Center at 703-248-5077 Option 2 for information on inclement weather closings.  The Community Center is open noon to 6:00 pm January through March, and 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm April to December.)

January 7 – 2:30 PM – 4 PM

On Sunday, January 7th, at 2:30 PM, the Old Dominion Chrysanthemum Society will present a stunning photographic review of the Chrysanthemum blooms displayed at the National Show in Portland, Oregon, in addition to the local ODCS/Potomac Show at Merrifield Gardens last Fall.

We will also discuss the timeline and processes for the new 2018 plant and supply orders


February 11 – 2:30 PM – 4:00PM
Regular Meeting: Photos and discussions of the varieties on the 2018 plant
order. Review process and answer questions about the plant and supply

Plant Order Reminder:
Must be postmarked with payment not later than 15 February.
King’s is experiencing heavy order volume and has already stopped taking
orders for some delivery weeks.


March 2:30 PM


April  – 2:30 PM


May – 2:30 PM


June – 2:30 PM


July – No meeting, annual picnic. More info to come later.


August – no meeting


September – 2:30 PM, 


October 26 to 28 – ODCS Annual Chrysanthemum Show at Merrifield Garden Center, Fairfax, VA, with co-host, Potomac Chrysanthemum Society. (Volunteers needed)

Dominion and Potomac Chrysanthemum Societies Show
Merrifield Garden Center, Fair Oaks
12101 Lee Highway, Fairfax
Lee Highway (Route 29) one -quarter mile east of Fairfax County Parkway

Free and Open to the Public
Photographers Welcome
Saturday October 26th, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday October 28th, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

National Chrysanthemum Society


November – 11:30 AM to 1 PM
Annual Brunch


December – no meeting
Happy Holidays!


Other important dates in 2017 included:

February – Plant Orders Due

Mid – March – Supply Orders Due

May   – Rooted cuttings received from nurseries. Potting activities and distribution. More info to come via newsletter. (Volunteers needed)

May  – Plant sale at Vienna Garden Faire. (Volunteers needed)

May  (Saturday) – Plant Sale at Green Springs. (Volunteers needed)

October 21 -22 –  Chrysanthemum Society Annual Show with co-host Potomac Chrysanthemum Society, to be held at Merrifield Garden Center at Fair Oaks location.
(Volunteers needed)




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