AFS 2017 Special Events

 American Fuchsia Society (AFS)

 2017 Special Events Page

Updated June 18, 2017


Annual Meeting:  Crescent City branch has the privilege of hosting this year’s A.F.S. annual meeting.  It will be held Saturday October 21th at the Crescent City, Del Norte Fair Grounds, starting at 11:30 AM and ending about 3 PM.


Lunch is provided with door prizes, raffle prizes and a guest speaker.  It will be a fun and interesting day.


Guest Speaker has not yet been determined but were sure it will be someone you will enjoy listening to. Also on the agenda will be the awarding of AFS longevity pins.


People’s choice awards for the Fuchsia Fantasy photo contest, and all the entries for the photo contest will be on display.


FUCHSIA COLLECTIBLES display. The criteria is, something you acquired within the last (24) months with an explanation as to where you got the item and is it still available. Madalyn Drago has volunteered to coordinate this display. If you plan to bring something for display, please contact Madalyn, email address or (650) 359-1227. We need to know how many tables to set up for this display.


The annual meeting is a great opportunity to meet and talk with members of other branches and to meet the AFS Board of Directors. The cost is only $5.00 and is to be mailed to the Crescent City Branch of A.F.S. at PO Box 432 Crescent City, CA 95531. Checks should be made out to American Fuchsia Society.


Branch Welcomes all Donations, Large Baskets, Gardening, Fuchsia Lore items etc. We’ll have tables for Door Prizes, a Raffle table and a Special Raffle for the large baskets. We look forward to seeing all of you in the beautiful redwoods by the sea.

If you have any questions call Crescent City Branch President Mark Danner at 707-954-8455 or e-mail


2017 AFS Photo Contest Rules & Entry Date Deadline (requires AFS membership) For 2017 Rules & Deadline see our July-Sept Bulletin or on this website go to AFS website Menu option, Events/AFS Photo Contest.  This year’s deadline for photo contest entries is September 1, 2017.


September 26th? Salem BranchClub Show Contact: (503) 362-4355 or e-mail:




Fuchsia Sales:


April – Crescent City-Spring Sale, (Not held this year) Del Norte County Fair 10 a.m.-3:00 p.m.


May 21th – Vallejo Branch – 2017 Annual Plant Sale, corner of Fresno & Tennessee Street in Vallejo, 10-4


June 3rd – Sacramento Branch – Annual Fuchsia Show & Sale at the Shepard Garden & Arts Center, Sacramento. Doors open at 10:00


June 17th – American Fuchsia Society Day at Aladdin Nursery, Watsonville (SALE on fuchsias & Begonias) American Fuchsia Society members will be available to answer fuchsia questions. A fuchsia culture talk will be given around 11 am. Our AFS members will bring various snacks & drinks. Aladdin Nursery 2905 Freedom Blvd, Watsonville.


July 29th Sebastopol Branch, Annual Fuchsia Sale 9a.m.-1pm @ Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol Veterans Memorial Building


August 3rd – August 6th.  Crescent Cities Branch- 2017 Annual Fuchsia Show & Plant Sale– at the Del Norte County Fair Grounds. Contact: Crescent City Branch President,

Mark Danner at (707) 954-8455 or  e-mail


Garden Tours:


Crescent City. You are cordially invited to attend the Crescent City Fuchsia Society Annual Garden Tour. This event will take place Saturday, August 19th, 2017. The tour will include several member gardens featuring fuchsias in our mild coastal climate. For more information contact-Crescent City Branch President, Mark Danner at (707) 954-8455 or