Bonsai Picnic/Auction In The Park 2015

The Bonsai Society of Brevard will be hosting a multi-club picnic luncheon/auction with Central Florida Bonsai Club, Kawa Bonsai Society, and Treasure Coast Bonsai Society on October 31  at the F. Burton Smith Regional County Park. All bonsai enthusiast are welcome!  The park is located about 4 miles west of I-95 at 7575 Hwy.520. The event will be held in the large Karberg Pavilion.  It is a beautiful park with lakes, playground, volleyball court and a wildlife nature trail and fishing allowed. There is plenty of close parking and very large clean restroom facility. The pavilion is very large in case of rain. This will be a great time to enjoy a picnic with all of our close bonsai friends who have the same passion for the Art of Bonsai and a chance to pick up a great deal on bonsai trees and items.

BSOB will be providing hamburgers and hot dogs for the picnic. They will also be providing dinnerware, cups, ice and drinks.  Please bring your favorite covered dish or desert to share.

A bonsai auction consisting of any bonsai related item you may choose to bring will be held following lunch. The auction will include a live auction as well as a silent auction. The method of payment will be by check or cash only. We ask that members be limited to 10 items each in the bidding auction for the sake of time, but no limit of items will be placed on the silent auction. A 10% donation will be asked for all items auctioned to help cover the cost of the event. There will be no charge for the event itself.

A youth bring your own tree workshop featuring Mike Rogers and Jim Van Landingham will be held during the auction.  This is a great chance to take your favorite tree from home to the next level! The participant shall bring their own tools and tree for the workshop.   BSOB will provide wire for the workshop. If an individual youth has an interest in bonsai and does not have a tree, contact Donnie at bonsaidonnie@yahoo.com  before October 15 and Bonsai Society of Brevard will provide a beginner’s tree at no charge .

Schedule of events:

·         10:00-11:00   – arrival

·         10:00 – 12:00 – set-up volunteers are welcome, fun in the park, playground for children,  nature trail hikes, fishing, volleyball court

·         10:00-12:00 –  please bring items to be auctioned so the auction can begin immediately after  lunch,the earlier the better, this will give people a chance to check out items.

·         12:00-1:30 –     lunch

·         1:35-?         –     silent auction, live auction

·         1:45-3:00   –     The YOUTH  bring your own tree refinement workshop with Mike Rogers and Jim Van Landingham

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Bonsai Society of SW Florida – Annual Bonsai Show & Sale

2015 Show Flyer 082515-RO-Paint.pdf

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42nd Bonsai Societies of Florida Convention Exhibit Trees


Video created by Jackie Barrett – Photography by Paul Pikel


Videographer/editor – David Cutchin

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THE ARTISANS CUP – THE PORTLAND ART MUSEUM

THE ARTISANS CUP

September 25-27, 2015

THE PORTLAND ART MUSEUM

An event celebrating the beauty of time and the balance of nature

Artisan
The Artisans Cup is the premier exhibition of American Bonsai, located in the heart of Portland, Oregon.

The time has come for American Bonsai. A steadily growing subset of the millenia-old art form, American Bonsai honors tradition while pushing the artistic boundaries of what is possible. The Artisans Cup is the leading expression of American Bonsai, showcasing the highest level of craftsmanship and skill in an experimental environment that will engage and inspire.

The Artisans Cup will be held at The Portland Art Museum in Portland, Oregon. Our panel of five internationally renowned Bonsai professionals will bestow honor to the top three most innovative and skillfully crafted trees. The event will also feature select artisans and craftsmen who are creating distinctive supporting elements such as ceramics, woodwork, tools, and more.

For more information view the event website at TheArtisansCup.com

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Broward Bonsai Society 19th Annual Garden Festival & Bonsai Show

February 21-22, 2015

19th Annual Garden Festival & Bonsai Show

9:30am-4:30pm

Our annual garden event features a Bonsai Show by the Broward Bonsai Society, along with a variety of plant and landscape experts with plants, supplies, garden art and accessories for sale. Demonstrations and lectures take place on various topics throughout the day as well as guided tours through the Botanical Gardens, live performances, food, and Kid’s Gardening Zone. Complimentary with paid admission to Flamingo Gardens.
3750 S. Flamingo Rd., Davie, Florida

Click here for brochure – http://flamingogardens.org/Events.html

25% OFF COUPON FOR GARDEN FEST
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Spring Bonsai Exhibit – Fort Walton Beach

Spring Bonsai Exhibit

Presented by

Fort Walton Beach Bonsai Society

2015 Exhibit
Saturday April 25, 2015

10:00am to 3:00pm

 

The Meridian at Westwood

1001 Mar-Walt Drive

Fort Walton Beach, FL

More information visit www.bonsai-fwb.com

 

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