52n Annual Camellia Festival -Mar 16/17

The Camellia Society of Modesto is once again presenting its annual Camellia Show in the beautiful Palm Court of the Gallo Administration Building, 600 Yosemite Boulevard. This is the 52nd year as an organization here in Modesto. This year’s show will be held on Saturday March 16 (from 2 – 5 PM) and Sunday March 17(from 10:30 AM to5 PM). This camellia show, as always, is free and open to the public. This is the only weekend of the year that the Gallo grounds and the Gallo Camellia Gardens with their 1000 beautiful camellia plants are open for the public to enjoy their beauty. Our Modesto show continues to be one of the premier camellia shows in the United States. The show will also have over 200 camellia plants in various sizes for sale at the show, in addition to over a thousand beautiful blooms to view.



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Chris Murphy is the President and CEO of Sierra Pacific Warehouse Group and Publisher and Founder of ModestoView Inc. Chris worked globally in the cycling industry returning to Modesto in 1996. He is also the founder of the Modesto Historic Graffiti Cruise Route, Legends of the Cruise Walk of Fame, Modesto Rockin’ Holiday, the Modesto Music History Organization and co-founder of the Modesto Area Music Association. Chris is married to his artist wife Rebecca since 1985 and has two daughters Madison and Abigail, both graduating from Modesto High and UC Berkeley. He is lead singer and guitarist for his band, Third Party that donates their performances to non-profits.