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Presentations by Dale Martens and Tony Freedland Featured at MVAVC Fall Show

If you have ever wanted to learn how to grow African violets and one of its gorgeous close relatives, here's your chance!

This year's Fall Show & Sale features two educational presentations which are also free and open to the public. 

On Friday, October 7th at 2PM via Zoom, Dale Martens will present “Growing Streptocarpus”. Dale is well known to African violet and gesneriad growers as an expert hybridizer of streptocarpus. You will likely see many of her hybrids in the show. She's generous in sharing her extensive knowledge and has written and presented to groups throughout the U.S.

On Saturday, October 8th at 2PM, Tony Freedland, who is no stranger to Facebook AV groups for his well grown, large standard African Violets, will present in person, “My Five Years of Growing African Violets”.  It is amazing what Tony has been able to accomplish in the short time he has grown African violets. If you want to learn how to grow African violets well, you will want to catch his presentation! As it has been said, "You, too, can grow African violets!"

Both presentations will be in the Doubletree Omaha Downtown's Lincoln room on the 19th floor. 

Missouri Valley African Violet Council
Fall Show & Sale 
Returns to Omaha,
October 7th and 8th, 2022

First Fall MVAVC Convention Since the Pandemic

The Missouri Valley African Violet Council returns to Omaha for its Fall Show & Sale at the Doubletree Omaha downtown, and you are invited! 

This will be the MVAVC's first Fall Show & Sale since the pandemic, and you won't want to miss it! 

The Show Room will be open to the public Friday, October 7th from from 1 PM to 5 PM and on Saturday, October 8th from 9 AM to 4 PM. 

In addition to the Show Room, you will be able to add to your stock of beautiful African Violets and gesneriads at the Sales Room. Club members typically have starter and larger plants, leaves, growing medium and supplies. Come on the first day to enjoy the best selection, but watch for bargains on Saturday too!

The Sales Room will be open to the public on Friday, October 7th from noon to 5 PM, and Saturday, October 8th from 9 AM to 4 PM.

Admission to both the Sales Room and the Show Room is free to the public.

The Omaha DOUBLETREE Downtown is located at 1616 Dodge Street in Omaha. If you have questions about the event, please contact Randy Deutsch, at rcjsch@prodigy.net.

Don't Miss "A Carnival of Violets"!

Join us for two fun-filled days of plants, fellowship, growing, showing, learning and more at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in downtown Omaha, Nebraska.

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Time to Get Together

You are invited to attend our fall convention this October 7th and 8th in Omaha! It should be a great chance to spend time visiting with our violet and gesneriad  friends again! Watch for more details here, on Facebook and in the MVAVC Newsletter!

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Show!

MVAVC Members: Entries and Judging will be on October 6th. 


The Show room is open to the public on Friday, October 7th from 1 PM to 5 PM, and Saturday, October 8th from 9 AM to 4 PM.

The Sales room is open to the public on Friday, October 7th from noon to 5 PM, and Saturday, October 8th from 9 AM to 4 PM.

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Learn and Grow

Don't miss our two great presentations by Dale Martens and Tony Freedland! See above for details.