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Orchids & Onions 2020

Orchids and Onions

With all that's happening in the world, we're craving the chance to cut loose — even if it's just in our living room. Join SDAF on Thursday, Oct. 1, when our 44th annual Orchids & Onions gala goes virtual for the first time ever. This year's awards promise to be even more memorable than past years. Don't miss out! Register today and get in on the action!

Date & Time

Oct 1, 2020
6:30 PM
Sushi/cocktail demo at 6:30 p.m.; Awards begin at 7 p.m.

Price

Free for SDAF members, $10 for non-members

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