Carolinas Dahlia Society

Upcoming Events

April 14, 2018

Tuber Preparation

Tuber preparation/tuber cutting in anticipation of tuber sale in May.  We will be bagging tubers for the annual sale at The Arboretum. This will also be the members only sale where members have first choice and can buy at a discount. Bring your own lunch. No tubers will be sold until we have completed our work and the clean up.

Time:  10:00 AM


The Bullington Center, 95 Upper Red Oak Trail, Hendersonville NC, 28792

May 12, 2018

Annual Tuber Sale

Tme:  8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Open to the public: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm


The North Carolina Arboretum, inside the Education Center. 100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way, Asheville, NC.

June  9, 2018

Tour of Dahlia Plantings

Time:  11:30 AM

Discussion, Lunch, Garden Visit

Lunch is potluck – open to all. Bring something to share. Fried Chicken & beverages provided. Please RSVP (so we have a headcount for chicken) to



French Quarter, Andante Ln, Brevard Music Center, Brevard, NC

July 14, 2018

Tour of Dahlia Plantings

The entree’ will be provided by the CDS but a head count is needed to know how much so please RSVP Ivor if you plan on attending:

Time:  11:30 AM


The Bullington Center, 95 Upper Red Oak Trail, Hendersonville NC.

August 11, 2018

Tour and Judges Training

Tour a member’s dahlia planting. Will also hold judges training.

Time:  10:00 AM

September 15, 2018

Annual Dahlia Society Show

The Carolina Dahlia Society show is September 14-16 at the Haywood County Cooperative Extension building, 589 Raccoon Road, Waynesville NC 28786.

  • Staging on 9/14/2018
  • Judging on 9/15/2018
  • Open to public after judging is complete, until 6:00 PM.
  • Open to the public on 9/16/2018 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Sale of blooms on 9/16/2018 at 3:00 PM

No parking or admission charge, hope to see you there.

October 27, 2018

Annual Show Recap

Business meeting and Annual Dahlia Show recap.

Time:  11:30 AM

Held in the private dining room at the J&S Cafeteria across from the Asheville Airport. The address is 30 Airport Park Road, Fletcher, NC 28732. This is the meeting where we wrap up the show and elect officers for the next two years. It is also the meeting where we pay membership dues for the 2019 year. Hope to see you there.

December 8, 2018

Christmas Party

Due to the impending snow this weekend we feel it would be wise to go ahead and cancel the Christmas dinner scheduled for Saturday. We hope everyone stays warm and safe and have a VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS!

Time: 11:30 AM Location: Bullington Gardens, 95 Upper Red Oak Trail, Hendersonville NC The game will be played. To participate, please bring a gift suitable for a man or woman under $20.00. The meat will be ham and will be furnished by the CDS. Please bring a side dish and come join us for a good time of fun and fellowship. Please let me know on facebook or by email if you are planning on attending so we will know how much ham to prepare. NEW MEMBERS please come and join in. We will plan on eating between 12:30 and 1:00.