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Region 13 Annual Meeting
June 18 - June 19
REGION 13 GARDEN TOURING, GARDEN JUDGES WORKSHOPS & ANNUAL MEETING
JUNE 18 & 19, 2021
Members of the Northwest Arkansas Daylily Society welcome you to their gardens and Garden Judges Workshops, June 18 and 19, 2021. Friday, June 18, 2:00, Garden Judges Workshop 1 will be available for both current American Daylily Society members and those wanting to audit the Workshop, and held in Bentonville, at the DoubleTree Suites. In addition, there will be an On-line Region 13 Meeting Friday evening, June 18 at 7:00 PM hosted from our meeting room at the DoubleTree. Regional hybridizers may submit a PowerPoint file of their cultivars following our meeting. Saturday morning (June 19) we’ll be in gardens near Rogers and Bella Vista, later in the morning, gardens in Fayetteville will be toured. No bus transportation is available for the gardens, and car-pooling to the gardens is encouraged. Followed lunch, Garden Judges Workshop 2 (and the refresher) will be in the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks in a bed featuring cultivars entered in the AHS System of Awards.
The following gardens on the tour:
Errol and Gwen Nabb Garden, Bella Vista
Bob and Dixie McKeel Garden, Rogers
Doug and Libby Beecher Garden, Rogers
Bob and Tami Stassen Garden, Fayetteville
Botanical Garden of the Ozarks, System of Awards Garden
For our out of town guests, we recommend the Double-Tree Suites, with the cost of our meeting room based on the number of guests staying in the hotel, so please reserve your rooms as soon as possible. A two night stay permits touring local attractions the following day.
DoubleTree Suites by Hilton
301 SE Walton Blvd, Bentonville, AR 72712
Direct reservations: 479-845-7770 (Please call this direct number, say “Region 13”)
$114/Night, with 2-night stay (Regularly $129)
Deadline for rate for block of rooms June 1, 2021
“When you stay at DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Bentonville in Bentonville, you’ll be in the business district, a 4-minute drive from Walmart Headquarters and 7 minutes from Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. This hotel is 9.2 mi (14.8 km) from Beaver Lake and 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from Horsebarn Trailhead.”
Garden addresses (and maps) to gardens will be distributed in the Dogwood Room in the DoubleTree, with welcome refreshments prior to our meeting Friday evening, and open again 7-8 the following morning for maps and information.
Morning refreshments and lunch on Saturday are included in the registration fee of $30, $50 per couple. Bentonville and Rogers have ample dining possibilities for small groups, but at this time, larger group arrangements are unclear. Related to the COVID pandemic, regular meal and bus service to tour gardens were difficult to secure far enough in advance without limiting the number for those attending. A lunch on Saturday is planned, with the location determined by the headcount. Parking at the neighborhood gardens is limited, so car-pooling is encouraged and will be coordinated. Depending on the number of registrants, different time schedules for the gardens will be provided to keep the number of garden visitors balanced.
Please make check payable to NWADS (Northwest Arkansas Daylily Society), $30 per individual, $50 for two postmarked before June 1, 2021. Late registration, $40/$60, Confirmation sent by E-mail.
Mail registration to:
Robert Stassen, Registrar (email@example.com)
3456 N Gunnison Drive
Fayetteville, AR 72703