2023 Public Events
NC State Fair October 12 to 22
Festival of Fabulous Mums at the Doris T Duke Gardens
A National Chrysanthemum Society judged show was held on Friday, Nov. 3rd.
The Saturday and Sunday event was attended by two thousand
Enjoy an explosion of color this fall during A Festival of Fabulous Mums at Sarah P. Duke Gardens. Exhibition mums will create a dazzling floral display inside the Doris Duke Center and outdoors in the Culberson Asiatic Arboretum.
A flower show competition sponsored by the Central Carolina Chrysanthemum Society (CCCS) and the Raleigh Garden Club will feature the skill and creativity of mum growers and floral designers from near and far.
CCCS members will be on hand to highlight the 13 mums' classes and answer questions. Fun activities will be available for all ages. An adult must accompany children.
The event will occur Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 4, 5, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Bloom sale at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5, 2023
Admission is free. Parking is $2/hr.
Chrysanthemum illustration by Lillian Jones.
2023 Meeting Schedule
hybrid & in-person @ JCRArboretum & Zoom
March 20th Brie Arthur
topic "Designing a Garden from Scratch."
ABOVE: All CCCS meetings feature delicious home-baked goodies.
LEFT: Speaker Brie Arthur lectures on the Garden Created From Scratch at the new homestead using native grasses for the microclimate.