Mark your calendars for the annual VIP (Very Important People) Rose Plantings to be held on Saturday, April 6.
This event provides a Rose Planting at the homes of the Rose Festival President, the Rose Society President and the Royal Rosarian Prime Minister. It is a great opportunity to meet and socialize with members of our sister organizations as their leaders are honored in a great Royal Rosarian tradition.
The day will start at 10:00 AM at the home of Molly Bauck, President of the Portland Rose Society. Her address is 14456 Ames Street, Oregon City, 97045. Light refreshments will be served immediately following the rose planting.
Plan to leave the Bauck residence no later than 11:00 AM for the next rose planting at the home of Todd Johnston, President of the Portland Rose Festival Foundation. His rose planting will start at 11:30 AM at 5088 Woodcrest Lane, Lake Oswego, OR 97035. Light refreshments will also be served following the rose planting.
No later than 12:30 PM, we leave President Johnston's home for the home of Royal Rosarian Prime Minister Gayle Whitehurst and First Squire Ed for a 1:00 PM rose planting at 28580 SW Pete’s Mountain Rd., West Linn. Refreshments to follow the rose planting.
As food will be served at all locations it's important to register early for this event.
Dress for Royal Rosarians is full whites with hats and gloves and rain protection as required.