2017 Event Schedule

General admission to the GCV Symposium is open to the public and free of charge. Registration is not necessary for general admission, which includes artistic and horticulture exhibits, workshop speakers, judges’ challenge,  and Sip, See and Shop. Special Events as indicated below require advance registration. Seating may be limited.

Monday, September 25

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Tuesday, September 26

9:00 - 10:00Flower Arranging School Check In and Continental Breakfast
10:00 - 12:00Flower Arranging School and Bistro Luncheon

Wednesday, September 27

 Dewey Gottwald CenterRF&P ForumDiscovery Room
12:00 - 3:00Bistro Open
12:00 - 6:00Shopping Boutique Open
Horticulture and Artistic Workrooms Open
Horticulture Registration, Passing and Placement
1:00 - 6:00Artistic Check In
2:00 - 6:00Artistic Passing and Placement
1:30 - 3:00Advanced Flower Arranging Workshop with Holly Heider-ChappleLandscape Restorations with William D. Rieley
3:30 -5:00Novice Flower Arranging Workshop with Annie Vanderwarker and Laura Francis
4:00 - 6:00Sip and Shop (Cash Bar)

Learn More About the Speakers

Annie Vanderwarker
When it comes to the arts, there are few areas Annie hasn’t been involved in. From making Nantucket baskets to
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Laura Francis
Laura bio  
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Paul Faulkner Callaway “Chip”
Chip graduated from the College of Architecture at N.C State University with a masters degree in Landscape Architecture. Over the
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Flower Arranging School
Garden Club of Virginia’s popular Flower Arranging School with Holly Heider Chapple provides….. Widely featured throughout the wedding and event
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Greg Campbell and Erick New
Garden District co-owners Greg Campbell and Erick New have grown a business of floral abundance and artistry one relationship at
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William D. Rieley
Will’s bio here
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