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Chestnut Growers of America

CGA ANNUAL MEETING
Friday, May 17 - Sunday, May 19, 2013
Gainesville, FL

 


Registration

Download the registration form and mail with conference fees to:

Ray Young, Secretary/Treasurer
PO Box 841
Ridgefield, WA 98642

Email:  Ray@ChestnutsOnLine.com
Phone:  360-887-3669

Host Information

Bob Wallace will be hosting the meeting at his Chestnut Hill Tree Farm.
If you've got questions Bob has the answers.

Phone:  386-462-2820                           Bob's Email
 

MAPS

Maps will be available for download when the schedule is finalized.

FLYING IN?

Gainesville (GNV ) is the closest airport.  Jacksonville (JAX) is 72 miles from Alachua but has less expensive fares.

 


Lodging

Headquarters Hotel

BEST WESTERN PLUS Gateway Grand
4200 NW 97th Boulevard
Gainesville , Florida , 32606
352.331.3336

Rates start at $89
Ask for the CGA rate!

 

Other Hotels in the Area

Quality Inn I-75
at Exit 399 (FL682)
15960 NW US Hwy 441
Alachua, FL 32615
386.462.2244
Rates start at $75

Econo Lodge Alachua
15920 Northwest US Hwy 441
Alachua, FL 32615

Rates start at $86

 

 

 

Sunday Church Services

Looking for a church service? 
Click here  for a list of churches in and around Gainesville.


Lots to See and Do

Perfect for a family vacation combined with CGA events,

Butterfly Rain Forest
Powell Hall, Gainesville
352.846.2000
Museum Rd., Gainesville
352.392.1721

The Hippodrome State Theatre
25 SE 2nd Place, Gainesville

Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art
SW 34th St. & Hull Rd., Gainesville
352.392.9826

Kanapaha Botanical Gardens
SW Archer Rd., Gainesville
352.372.4981

Swamphead Brewery
3140 S.W. 42nd Way, Gainesville

Paynes Prairie
Gainesville


Friday

5:00 - 8:00 p.m.  

Dinner Reception                    
Saturday
9:00 - 11:00  11:00 - 12:00    
12:00 - 1:00      
1:00 - 5:00        
                         

6:00 - 9:00        
Chestnut Hill Farm tour, nursery propagation, varietal orchards
Box lunch at the farm
Drive to Gainesville
Annual Meeting
Speakers: Chestnut Marketing, Food Industry, Other chestnut
                  topics of interest
Dinner at Bluegills Restaurant

Sunday

10:00 - 12:30   David English Orchard tour ,                         Quincy, FL (2.5 hrs)

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