The N.C. Piedmont Orchid Society Show and Sale kicks off next week at the nearby Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden.
The event is juried and sanctioned by the American Orchid Society, and brings together orchid societies and individuals from the Carolinas to show off their most prized orchids. The region’s best orchids will be judged Feb. 24, a Friday, at noon. The event continues throughout the weekend until 5 p.m. Feb. 26.
The garden is at 6500 S. New Hope Road, in Belmont. Find more information at the garden’s website, www.dsbg.org.