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'Romance the Rose' at 78th annual rose show

'Romance the Rose' at 78th annual rose show

Florists, gardeners and enthusiasts alike can look forward to the Garden Club of Virginia's 78th Annual Rose Show, hosted by Hampton Roads Garden Club.

This year, the show features a "Romancing the Rose" theme, with each flower arrangement interpreting a quote from various romantic novels, plays or poems.

Free and open to the public, the show is scheduled from 2-6 p.m. on Oct. 5 and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Oct. 6 at the Hampton Roads Convention Center.

Exhibitors will be provided a romantic quote and style of flower arranging, and judges will present awards at the show's end.

Judges will also present awards for a concurrent horticulture...