Greenville Council of Garden Clubs
Calendar for 2020-2021

Weather Alert: The Kilgore-Lewis House will close when weather closes the public schools in Greenville. In case of inclement weather, call Kilgore-Lewis House (232-3020) for update information.


1 (Saturday)     Begin sending award  applications

7 (Friday)         First Friday Conference Call

31 (Monday)     GCGC Board Meeting at 10am         Council meeting at 11am



1 (Tuesday)       Club and Council Yearbooks

All clubs send or bring 2 yearbook copies to KLH by due date.  GCGC affiliated clubs need to send 1 copy to West Piedmont Director Dee LaMay and 1 copy to State President Trish Bender  

4 (Friday)         First Friday Conference Call

9 (Wednesday) GCSC Board of Directors Meeting, Columbia, SC

10-12                 Educational Program – Bus Trip to Atlanta Botanical Gardens  CANCELLED

17 (Thursday)  Patron’s Party, KLH 6 PM

18-19 (Fri-Sat) Fall Garden Tour

24-26                 NGC Fall Board Meeting, Fargo, North Dakota

28 (Monday)     GCGC Board Meeting at 10am     Council meeting at 1130am



1 (Thursday)    Deadline for Club dues ($5 per member)  

Mail checks to GCGC, attn Lizette Bryan, GCGC Treasurer, 560 North Academy Street, Greenville, SC  29601

1 (Thursday)    SC Gardener Deadline –  Winter Issue

1 (Thursday)    NAJCSC Judges Club Meeting, Columbia

2 (Friday)         First Friday Conference Call

7 (Wednesday) Award Training Workshop 10am -12pm

26 (Monday)    GCGC Board Meeting at 10am       Council Meeting at 1130am



2 (Monday)      GCGC New Member Coffee      Kilgore-Lewis House, 1030am-12pm

17 (Tuesday)    Educational Program – Ikebana Program  10 a.m. at Kilgore-Lewis House                             

6 (Friday)         First Friday Conference Call

11 (Wed)          Veteran’s Day Celebration, Memorial Garden, Columbia, SC

15 (Monday)    HS Essay Deadline

23 (Monday)    GCGC Board Meeting at 10am       Council Meeting 1130am

23-27             Thanksgiving week –  House Closed



1-4 (Tues-Fri)   Decorating Kilgore-Lewis House for the Holidays

3-5                     SC Arbor Day Celebration, Marion, SC

4 (Friday)         Arbor Day Celebration in Greenville at KLH  4pm-6pm

4 (Friday)          First Friday Conference Call

5 (Saturday)      Christmas Preview Party 630pm – 8pm  Sweet treats and beverages, Free

6 (Sunday)         Holiday House Drop-in, 2 – 4 p.m.   Open to the Greenville community

10 (Thursday)   Deadline for State Awards

Email Applications & Books of Evidence to State Awards Chair Mary Reeves, [email protected]

15 (Tuesday)     Deadline for State Grant Applications

18 (Friday)        Take down decorations at KL 10am-3pm

21 (Monday)     KLH closes for the Holidays

25 (Friday)        Christmas Day                                                                             



6 (Wed)           House opens after the Holidays

7 (Thursday)   Board of Directors Meeting, ZOOM   

15(Friday)       West Piedmont District Award Applications due.                         

23 (Saturday)  SAR Award Application Due

25 (Monday)   GCGC Board Meeting at 10am Council Meeting at 1130am



1 (Monday)     Club and Council Presidents’ Reports due to GCSC President, Trish Bender, WP District Director, Dee LeMay and GCGC President Dana Thomason

1 (Monday)     SC Gardener Deadline – Spring issue

2 (Tuesday)     Educational Program, 

5 (Friday)       First Friday Conference Call

22 (Monday)  GCSC Board Meeting at 10am    Council Meeting 1130am 



1 (Monday)    Deadline for GCGC Council Awards

TBA                West Piedmont District Meeting

4 (Thursday)  Judges Club Council Meeting , Columbia

5 (Friday)       First Friday Conference Call

17-19               South Atlantic Regional Meeting,

30 (Tuesday)  State Dues and Rosters due to GCSC Treasurer  Marian Soule, [email protected] 

29 (Monday)  GCGC Board Meeting at 10am   Council Meeting at 130am



1 (Friday)       First Friday Conference Call

2 (Friday)       House closed for Good Friday

4 (Sunday)      Easter  

21-24               SC State Meeting, Columbia, SC

21-24              90th Anniversary of GCSC Convention, Myrtle Beach

23 (Friday)    Arbor Day Celebration with the City of Greenville. in the KLH gardens 4-6 p.m.

TBD               Board of Directors Meeting, Columbia

TBD               State General Membership Meeting, Columbia  

26 (Monday) GCGC Board Meeting at 10am     Council Meeting at 1130am



1 (Saturday)  SC Gardener Deadline – Summer

6 (Thursday) NAJCSC Judging Club Meeting, Columbia       

7 (Friday)      First Friday Conference Call

9 (Sunday)     Mother’s Day

17-20              NGC Meeting – E. Rutherford, NJ

18 (Tuesday)  GCGC Celebration Luncheon    Location to be Determined

31 (May)        NGC – ESPOMA Grant Deadline

31 (Monday)  1st Day of National Garden Week



1-5 (Mon-Sat)  National Garden Week   

4 (Friday)        First Friday Conference Call

28 (Monday)   GCGC Board Meeting at 10am    Council Meeting at 1130am



1(Thursday)    SC Gardener Deadline – Fall

2 (Friday)        First Friday Conference Call

TBA                 Judges Club Symposium, Columbia