Calendar of Events



The June Chit Chat and plant sale has been canceled.

After careful consideration, the fall plant sale has also been canceled due to the current health crisis.

I have made the decision to cancel the Harvest Festival scheduled for September 16th due to the Covid Pandemic. 

It has always been a nice way to finish our year but unfortunately there are still a large number of cases in Brown County and I don't feel confident that we can safely hold the event as planned. It is my hope that we can reschedule the event  later in the year.

Be safe, wash your hands, and spend some time in you gardens.

The Green & Gold activities for the year start with the annual meeting held in April and ends in October with our Fall Festival dinner and speaker. Activities of the Midwest Regional Hosta Society and the American Hosta Society are included in the calendar to offer additional opportunities for bonding with fellow hosta enthusiasts from outside the local area.  

Midwest Regional Hosta Society Winter Symposium

This event is held in late January, early February. It features speakers, hosta seed sales and a hostatality social. Details are listed on their website.

July 14, 2020
2 - 8 PM
Chit Chat

Our second Chit Chat of the year will be at Rick & Jill Dowland, Forest Junction. Their garden was one of the tour gardens for the 2019 American American Hosta Society Convention in Green Bay.  See Chit Chat page for more details.

April 13, 2020
6 P.M.
Owen Purvis
Annual Meeting

Green & Gold annual meeting is held at Green Bay Botanical Gardens. It includes the business of the Society, speaker and door prizes. Owen Purvis will be this years speaker. Owen has been hybridizing hostas for years and is involved with the American Hosta Growers Association,


July 8-10, 2021
Lisle, IL
Midwest Regional Hosta Society Convention

The 2020 MRHS Convention - "Hostas Chicago Style" - in Lisle, IL. has been postponed due to the Covid-19 health crisis. It is rescheduled for July 8-10 2021. It features garden tours, plant auction, Hosta Show, vendor sales, speakers, seedling competition, and Hostatality. It kicks off with a special Thursday evening event. Check the MRHS Website for details.

Postponed to 2021

June 10-13, 2020
Minneapolis, MN
American Hosta Society Convention

This event is held in June. It features garden tours, plant auction, Hosta Show, speakers, seedling competition, vendor sales and hostatality socials. Details are listed on the AHS website.

Postponed to 2022

Aug. 12, 2020
6 - 8 PM
Chit Chat

Our third and final Chit Chat of 2020, will be at the Green & Gold display garden at Green Bay Botanical Gardens. The garden is outside the entrance of the visitors center, so no admission is required. It is an American Hosta Display Garden.

June 17, 2020,
6 - 8 PM
Chit Chat & Plant Sale

Our first Chit Chat is in the gardens of Gary & Linda Joslin, Green Bay. This is also our first plant sale of the year.


Sept. 12-13, 2020
Sat. 9 - 4
Sun. 11 - 3
Fall Plant Sale

Our fall plant sale will be at Larry's Bellevue Gardens. It is joint plant sale with the Bay Area Daylily (BAD) Buds. The Green & Gold will have numerous hosta varieties for sale. 


June 24 2020,
6:45 AM to
 6:30  PM
Green & Gold Road Trip

Our annual bus trip will take us to Oconomowoc, Germantown, Cedarburg and Manitowoc. REGISTRATION FORM


Sept. 16, 2020
5:30 - 8:30 PM
Fall Harvest Fest

Our 2020 Harvest Fest will be at Green Bay Botanical Gardens. It is our final get together for the year and provides a chance for members to mingle at the end of the season. Members will enjoy a light meal followed by a speaker.