Red River Rose Society

2017 Calendar


The Red River Rose Society will meets the third Tuesday of the month.


Visitors and potential new members are always welcome.  Please join us before the meeting as we gather for dinner at a named location at 5 p.m.

The meeting will be held at the United Way,  713 E. Brockett, Sherman, TX  75091, at 6:30 p.m.

  • January 2017

    January 17:


    “Grayson County Water Quality and It’s Affect on Roses”  - Randy Irvin, speaker.

    Dinner prior at 5 p.m. – La Mesa Mexican Restaurant & Cantina, 2124 Texoma Parkway, Sherman, TX  75090





  • February

    February 21, 2017


    Topic: “Pruning Demo”

    Speaker: Pam Smith

    Location: Olive Garden @ 3701 N US Highway 75, Sherman, TX 75090

    Event: Red River Rose Society's 10th Anniversary Party!

  • March

    Red River Rose Society Event


    March 21:


    • Event:  Regular monthly meeting
    • Topic: “Companion Plants for Roses that Attract Pollinators”
    • Speaker:  Ellen Diers


    March 24-25

    • Rose Arrangement workshop and Judges school
    • Go to this link for more information CLICK
  • April

    April 18

    • No regular meeting


    April 22:

    • Event: Garden Tour
    • Place: Sue Abernathy Garden
    • Location: 2 miles west of Highway 377 on the north side of Liberty Road, about 15 miles north of Whitesboro which is on Highway 82 between Sherman and Gainesville
    • Phone: 903-523-5029, in case you get lost
    • Address: 2151 Liberty Road, Gordonville, TX 76245


    April 28:

    • Event: Bloom Dango Dinner
    • Bloom Dango 2017 will kick off with a preview “Wine and Roses” social and dinner for local rosarians. Our speaker Dr. Allen Owings, Gulf District Director, is bringing a contingent of 15 Louisiana rose society members to Bloom Dango. Our Louisiana friends will be having dinner with the Collin County Rose Society at Chambersville on Friday evening April 28th.

    April; 29:

    • Field Trip to RoseDango 10th Anniversary Party.
    • Location: Chambersville Tree Farm, Chambersville, TX
  • May

    May 13, 2016

    Picnic/Garden Tour at Abernathy Gardens. Changed to April 22. (see April Calendar.)




    May 16, 2016

    Regular meeting




  • June

    June 13 2016


    Speaker: Claude Graves

    Topic: “All About Climbers”

    Location: United Way,  713 E. Brockett, Sherman, TX

    Time: 6:30 p.m.

    Dinner: 5 p.m. at La Mesa



  • July



    No meetings

  • August



    No meetings

  • September

    September 19, 2016

    Speaker: Jeremiah Davis

    Topic:   Plants of New Zealand

    Dinner: La Mesa at 5 p.m.

    Location: United Way,  713 E. Brockett, Sherman, TX




  • October

    October 17, 2016


    Event: Red River Rose Society meeting

    Topic: Consulting Rosarian Panel; Ask questions and get answers from RRRS CR's

    Location: 713 E. Brockett, Sherman, TX  75091

    Dinner: 5 p.m. at La Mesa


    October 14, 2016


    Tyler Rose Festival.



  • November

    November 21:


    Speaker: Mike Merchant

    Topic: Bringing Nature to Your Backyard

    Location: United Way,  713 E. Brockett, Sherman, TX

    Dinner: at La Mesa








  • December

    December 9:



    Christmas Party

    Time and place TBD




  • 2018

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