Welcome to the Mid Atlantic African Violet Society (MAAVS) web site. MAAVS is an association of persons with an interest in African violets and is affiliated with the African Violet Society of America (AVSA). Originally formed as a regional African Violet Society for the Middle Atlantic US States, MAAVS has no regional boundaries and now encompasses the Eastern half of the US.  Come join us, all are welcome to grow and show and attend our annual Violet Convention, Show and Sale.


Richmond 2018 Show and Sale

Richmond African Violet Society
Judged show and sale

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond, Virginia 23228

Show: April 14 1:00-5:00 P.M.
April 15 9:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.
Sale: April 13 1:00 - 5:00
April 14: 9:00 - 5:00
April 15: 9:00-4:00
Free Admission to show and sale
Info: Barbara Greenawalt 804-755-7434
Email: barbgreenawalt@hotmail.com


MAAVS 2017!!!

MAAVS 27th Convention and Show, Fredericksburg, VA
                 "Timeless Violets"
                    Oct 26-28, 2017

The MAAVS 2017 Convention and Show was held in the Fredericksburg Hospitality House and Convention Center  in Fredericksburg, VA.   The Fall weather was perfect for this MAAVS premier show.

The complete list of winners is now here:

Best in Show, S. 5f clone orbicularis, grown by Kitty Kedgpeth


​MAAVS President Brenda Petry presents Kitty Hedgepeth with the Best in Show award


All the pictures from the MAAVS 2017 convention  are available from the left side menu of the MAAVS 2017 Convention pages. thanks to photographers Ken Barbi and Vicki Carr.