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Schedule - 2012 AHS Nashville Convention  updated 5/26/2012
Activity Room/Location Time
Tuesday - June 12th
Registration Foyer 5p-10p
Grand Ole Opry ticket pick-up Foyer 5p-6p
Wednesday June 13th
Breakfast on Your Own
Registration Foyer 7a-noon, 3p-9p
"Gardens of Nashville" Optional Tour Bus Area 7:15a-4p 
"Civil War Sites-Franklin, TN" Optional Tour  Bus Area 8a-3p
Hosta Show Entries Rec'd Jackson  10a-6p, 8p-10p
Photo Contest Entry Chattanooga 10a-noon, 3p-9p
Vending Open Cumberland 2p-8p
Judges Clinic 1 Knoxville 5:30p-9:30p
AHS Publication Meeting Restaurant 3p-6p
DRHS Board Meeting Suite TBA 5p-6p
AHS Board Meeting Restaurant 6p-10p
Auction Plants Rec'd/View Memphis 6p-10p
Dinner on Your Own
"Hostas, Friends & Music" Nashville 7:30p-10p
Hostatality --BYOB TBA 10p-11p
Thursday - June 14th
Breakfast on Your Own
Show & Photography Activities
Hosta Show Entries rec'd Jackson 7a-8a
Judges and Clerks Breakfast Salon F/G/H  7:45a
Show Judging Capitol 9a
Photo Contest Judging Chattanooga 9a
Hosta Show Open Capitol 1p-5p, 10p-11p
Photo Contest Open Chattanooga 1p-5p, 10p-11p
Registration Foyer 7a-10a
Newcomers' Meeting  Nashville  7:30a-8a
Vending Open Cumberland 8a-5p
"Hosta Tips to Grow By"- Panel  Nashville 8:15a
"Where Did that Trait Come From" - Don Dean Nashville 9:15a
"Stars of Dixie" 10:30a
Lunch on Own
"The Southern Biscuit"  - Maryann Byrd Knoxville 1:30p
"Shady Characters:  Woody Plants for a Hosta Garden"  Flo Chaffin       Nashville  1:30p
"Adelicia Acklen, the Mistress of Belmont" - Suzanne Burns Knoxville 2:45p
"From Yon to Here - Asia to the New World"  - Jerry Weeks Nashville  2:45p
Auction Plants Rec'd / Viewing Memphis 4p-6p
Cash Bar Ballroom Foyer 5:30p
Dinner  - Eunice Fisher Award, "Hosta Species" - George Schmid Nashville 7p
Hostatality Open -- BYOB TBA 10p-11p
Friday - June 15th
Breakfast on your Own
Buses Load  Bus Area 6:30a
Garden Tours 7a-12:15p
Lunch/Program - Business Meeting, Hosta Show Awards Nashville 12:45p
Vending Open to the Public Cumberland 2:30p-6p 
Plant Cleaning Area Patio 2:30p-9p
Hosta Show Open to the Public Capitol 2:30p-9p
"Eric Smith - Master Hybridizer" -  Mike Shadrack Nashville  2:30p
"The Future of Hostas" - Bob Solberg Nashville  3:45p
Auction Plants Rec'd/View Memphis 4p-10p
Silent Auction Jackson 4p-10p
Presidents/Region Directors, Newsletter & Webmasters Meeting  Knoxville 5p-5:40p
Dixie Regional HS Meeting Nashville 5:45p
American Hosta Growers Association (AHGA) Meeting/Dinner Off site 6:00p
Dinner on Your Own
Judges Clinic 2 Knoxville 6:15p
"Stars of Dixie Nashville 7:30p
"Hosta Ploidy 101.15" -  Warren Pollock Nashville  8:00p
Judges Clinic 3 Knoxville 8:15p
Hostatality - Sponsored by Mid South Hosta Society -- BYOB Suite TBA 8p-11p
Saturday - June 16th
Breakfast On Your Own 
Buses Load Bus Area 6:30a-6:50a
Garden Tours 7a-12:15p 
Hosta Show Open to Public Capitol 9a-noon
Vending Open to Public Cumberland 9a-noon
Raffle pick-up items Cumberland 10a-1p
Lunch    ***** AHS Auction **** Nashville 12:45p
Plant Cleaning Area  Patio 3p-6p
Hosta Show Break-down Capitol 2:00p
Artistic Design Break-down (pick up entires) Chattanooga 2:00p
Photo Contest Break-down Chattanooga 2:00p
Cash Bar & Hat Contest  Ballroom Foyer 5:30p-7:30p
Dinner - Garden Awards, Auction Awards,  Benedict Medal,  Alex J. Summers Award  Nashville 7:30p 
Hostatility TBA 10p-11:45p
Future Convention Meeting Knoxville 10:00p
Sunday - June 17th  Optional Gardens Info at Registration Desk