Rinard Orchid Greenhouse 2021 Event Schedule

Second Saturday of each month, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted*
Hours: M – F 11:00 – 4:00, Scheduled Sat. 11 – 3 pm Contact: (765) 285-8839 or cleblanc@bsu.edu


January 9 “Winter Greenhouse Tour” Chase away the winter and enjoy the tropics 11:00-2:00 p.m.
February 13 “Heartfelt fun & Orchids for Love” 11:00-2:00 p.m.
March 13 Community Photographers Invitation Day. Tripods welcome. Bring your camera and your creative eye.  9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
April 10 “All About Pollinators” Bees, butterflies, moths and more. Why are these tiny creatures so important?  11:00 – 2:00 p.m.
April 16 “National Orchid Day” Enjoy the orchids, 11 am – 3 pm
April 24
Annual Greenhouse Fundraiser/Sale, Orchid Repotting Demo. 9:00 am -12:00 p.m.
May 8 “Succulents – What’s not to love?” 11:00 and 1:00. Limited to 15 per session
June 12 “Cretaceous Crawl - Flowers, Ferns and Dinosaurs, oh my!” 11:00 – 2:00

July 10 Mid Summer Night’s Dream” with Muncie Ballet, 1:00 – 2:30 pm

August 21 BSU Welcome Week – “Tropical Discovery” 11 am - 3:00 pm.
September 11 “Monarchs and More” Learn about these fascinating creatures.  11:00-2:00 p.m.
September 18? TBD Family Weekend – “Fall into the Orchid House” 11:00-3:00 p.m.
October 9 “Community Artists Invitation Day”. Bring your sketch book, paints, camera and creative eye.  11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.
November 5 – 30 “Inspired by Orchids” BSU Art Students Fall Show. Meet the artists Nov. 5, 4:00-5 p.m.
November 13 “Tropical Edibles”. Enjoy and learn about tropical edible plants and foods produced from them.  11:00 – 2:00 p.m.
December 4 “Holiday in Bloom” - Evening Holiday Open House with Orchid Tours. 6:00-9:00 p.m. 
        

Programs and dates subject to change.


  • Greenhouse programs are free of charge and open to the public. Most programs are suitable for ages 5+.
  • For location and parking information, click here.
  • For general questions about the greenhouse and greenhouse events, contact Cheryl LeBlanc.