C A L E N D E R
2 012 C ITR US EXPO
LEARN, SHARE, TASTE, BUY, PLANT AND GET READY TO HARVEST MORE CITRUS IN THE SOUTH!
Mckenzie Farms Citrus Grove,
Tim Armstrong Ned Rahn Dr. Arlie Powell
Pawley’s Island, SC
SHOW OFF & SHARE
Stan Mckenzie might have a word or two also!
Citraholics Dinner & Visiting!
All in Historic Georgetown and the Myrtle Beach area of beautiful South Carolina! November 16 & 17, 2012
CITRUS ARRANGEMENT & TASTING
AMANDA MCNULTY JUDGING
CITRUS AGENDA & D E TA I L S SATURDAY
FRIDAY DAY TIME: ! Tour the 135 tree citrus grove & many different cultivars of citrus on Stan's McKenzie's property and his nursery. Just a short distance from I-95 and will be open for visitors from 9-3 pm on Friday the 16th. Directions on next page. 7 P.M. Citraholics Banquet We’ll get to talk & visit in our own room overlooking Winyah Bay marina. Lands End Restaurant known for fresh, local seafood. 444 Marina Drive, in Historic Georgetown, SC 29440.
Admission is $10.00 with these funds being used to help reimburse our speakers time and travel cost. Plant sale All day during the Expo. For more info contact Stan McKenzie [email protected]
843 389 4831 Location: Horry Georgetown Conference Center 950 Crabtree Lane, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 For GPS enter: 743 Hemlock Ave. Myrtle Beach, SC. Come to the Maeser Auditoium and find the Citrus Fruit Contest in room 601.2
and Fruit Contest 8-9 A.M: Citrus Expo registration Conference Center. Fruit n Registration. Horry/Georgetow at the Expo site. If entering registration forms will be available have at least 3 fruit from fruit for judging, Be sure that you r. We request that at least every cultivar that you plan to ente leaf attached. Fruits will be one of the fruits have a stem and d) with each display having displayed on round plates ( provide half. Categories for fruit are two whole fruits and one sliced in ins, Grapefruits & as follows: Sweet oranges, Mandar ts, Complex Hybrids qua Kum Pummelos, Limes, Lemons, Oranges. Fruit must be r Sou ) ( thomasvilles , citranges, etc. d after this time. All fruit entered by 9 am. No entries accepte for judging. entries are to be taken to room 601 strong from the 9-9:45 PRESENTATION BYTim Arm an avid citrus grower & fruit Wilmington NC Weather Bureau is eorologist! Tim will be collector as well as a first rate met ate and its effects on citrus speaking on our Southeastern clim culture. COFFEE BREAK n. Ned has collected a rich 10-11 PRESENTATION BY Ned Rah fascinating gardens! Join bank of slides of citrus trees and r area tips & pictures from Ned for stories, how to grow in you around the South! ion with a panel of experts 11:00-11:30 Question & Answer sess 11:30- 12:45 Lunch break
On your own!
Arlie Powell from Auburn 1:00-2:00 Keynote Speaker, Dr. years of experience in fruit University, Alabama. Dr Powell has will be speaking on his tree breeding and evaluation. He fruiting plants. experiences with citrus and other ners announced and Plant 2:00-2:15 Citrus Fruit contest win Raffle. n's citrus collection in 3:30 p.m. Tour of Henry Culberso SC. Henry has a Hagley Estates on Pawleys Island, et oranges and grapefruits Swe ins, geat assortment of mandar ration. Maps to the tour as well as a thriving bee/honey ope will be provided at the Expo. For more cool flyers & photo essays Expo Ends! about great plants join the mailing list
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Great plants for sale there too!
Directions to McKenzie Farms for Fridays-on-the-way-tour: Stan's grove is just a short distance from I-95 and will be open for visitors from 9-3 pm on Friday the 16th.
From the North on I-95 take exit 150 ( Sardis Exit) This is aprox. 11 miles south of Florence, SC. Exit off and take a left at the top of the ramp going back across the interstate. You will be on Hwy 403. Follow 403 for about 5 miles until it intersects with Hwy 341. Follow 341 to the town of Olanta, SC ( watch speed here!) Go straight across at the stop sign and continue 5 miles on 341. Stan's place will be on the left. From the South, take Exit 135 ( Turbeville, SC exit) Take right turn at the top of the ramp and drive aprox 5 miles into the town of Turbeville, Take left at stop light and follow 378/301 to the IGA food store. Turn left in front of IGA on hwy 301.. go 6 miles north to Olanta and then turn right on Hwy 341. Stan's place is 5 miles out on the left. If coming from the west on I-20. Take the Bishopville/Lynchburg exit.. This is Hwy 341. Follow 341 thru the towns of Lynchburg and Olanta and Stan's place is 5 miles out of Olanta on the left. GPS Address is 2115 Olanta Hwy, Scranton, SC 29591 Directions to Conference Center:
Horry Georgetown Technical Conference Center, 950 Crabtree Lane, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 For GPS Directions enter: 743 Hemlock Ave. Myrtle Beach, SC.
Our banquet will be at Land’s End, specializing in seafood but with chicken, beef and lots of other great food. There are tons of restaurants in the area!
In Georgetown Keith House Bed & Breakfast www.thekeithhouseinn.com Nearby, there are hundreds of places to stay in Georgetown, Pawley’s Island and Myrtle Beach. For special rates: Hilton Garden Inn 2383 Coastal Grand Circle Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 843 839 1200 Mention the Expo Rate & book by Nov. 3 for $83