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SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE
The 2020 National Symposium Local Site Committee has been working hard to create an amazing visit to the Lancaster, PA area. Below you will find an overview of the *schedule to assist as you make your travel plans. Full details and registration information available on the links below. We can't wait to see you there!
*Schedule is subject to change.
MONDAY, AUGUST 3
Bus Tour #1, Northwest & York Tour - 7:15a.m. - 4:00p.m.
Bus Tour #2, Lancaster & Local Tour - 7:30a.m. - 4:15p.m.
Education - 9:00a.m. - 4:15p.m.
Exhibitor Move-In - 11:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.
PPA Members Business Meeting - 5:30 - 6:30p.m. - NEW TIME! -
Discover Lancaster Night
TUESDAY, AUGUST 4
Education - 7:45a.m. - 5:00p.m.
Trade Show and Silent Auction during breaks
Trade Show Social - 5:00p.m. - 6:30p.m.
**Movie Night Out featuring Five Seasons: the Gardens of Piet Oudolf - 7:30 - 10:00p.m.
**Limited to 120 people
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 5
Bus Tour #1, Growers & More Tour -8:00a.m. - 11:00p.m.
Bus Tour #2, Legends Alive Tour - 8:15a.m. - 11:00p.m.
Bus Tour #3, Retail & Natives Tour - 8:45a.m. - 11:00p.m.
Longwood Gardens Visit - around 4:00p.m. - 11:00p.m.
All bus tours conclude at Longwood Gardens arriving between 3:45 - 4:30p.m. for a self-guided tour with garden experts, dinner and fountain show until 9:30p.m. with buses returning to the hotel around 11:00p.m.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 6
Education and New to the Market Forum - 7:30a.m. - 2:00p.m.
Trade Show and Auction during breaks
Exhibitor Move-Out - 1:00 - 4:30p.m.
Chanticleer Garden Visit - 2:00 - 9:30p.m.
Buses from hotel to Chanticleer, a pleasure garden, for self-guided tours and supper in the Garden until 8:00p.m. with buses returning to the hotel around 9:30p.m.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 7
Exhibitor Move-Out - 9:00a.m. - 12:00p.m.
Bus Tour #1, Explore Maryland Tour - 7:15a.m. - 8:30p.m.
Bus Tour #2, Hidden Gems Tour - 8:15a.m. - 9:30p.m.
North Creek Nurseries Visit - 5:00 - 9:30p.m.
Both bus tours conclude at North Creek Nurseries arriving at 5:00p.m. for a tour and dinner until 8:15p.m. with buses returning to the hotel around 9:30p.m.