Welcome to 2014 Potomac Bonsai Festival Home Page!

Mark your calendars for three days of bonsai exhibits, vendors, demonstrations, and family fun! The 2014 Potomac Bonsai Festival will once again be held at the U.S. National Arboretum in Washington D.C. Festivities will be located on, and around, the grounds of the National Bonsai & Penjing Museum.

Southern Fried Bonsai!

This year we are excited to host Rodney Clemons from Georgia and Arthur Joura from North Carolina. Mark your clalendars and bookmark this page as we will be updating often in the coming months and weeks leading up to the festivities!

Friday - May 2, 2014

Morning Overview

Activity Time
Best of PBA Judging
w/ Arthur Joura
Location: Chinese Pavillion
Admission: FREE
10:00 am
11:00 am
Best of PBA Judging
w/ Rodney Clemons
Location: Chinese Pavillion
Admission: FREE
10:00 am
11:00 am

Register for May 2nd Workshops Here. Hurry, space is limited!

Afternoon Overview

Activity Time
Worshop w/ Arthur Joura
Shimpaku Juniper
Location: Yoshimura Center
Registration: $95 (limit 10)
12:00 pm
3:00 pm
Workshop w/ Rodney Clemons
Forest/Group planting
Location: Auditorium
Registration: $75 (limit 10)
12:00 pm
3:00 pm

Register for May 2nd Workshops Here. Hurry, space is limited!

All Day Activities

Activity Time
New Talent Competition
San Jose Juniper
Location: Auditorium
Registration $75
10 am - 3:30 pm
Vendor Tent 9:00 am
5:00 pm
PBA Help Tent 9:00 am
5:00 pm
PBA Exhibit
Location:
Chinese Pavillion
9:00 am
5:00 pm
Best of PBA Juried Exhibit
Location:
Special Exhibits Wing
9:00 am
5:00 pm

We look forward to seeing you at the 2014 Potomac Bonsai Festival!

Saturday - May 3, 2014

Morning Overview

Activity Time
Workshop w/ Rodney Clemons
Fusion Tree Root Over Rock
Location: Classroom
Registration: $75 (limit 10)
9:00 am
12:00 pm
Workshop w/ Arthur Joura
Bring Your Own Tree
Location: Auditorium
Registration: $65 (limit 10)
9:00 am
12:00 pm
Lecture by Chris Baker
Bonsai Demonstration
Location:Yoshimura Center
Admission: FREE
10:00 am
12:00 pm
Kids/Beginner Workshop w/ Felix Laughlin
Location: PBA Help Tent
Registration: $45 (limit 10)
10:00 am to finish

Register for May 3rd Workshops Here. Hurry, space is limited!

Afternoon Overview

Activity Time
Worshop - Frank Mihalic and Cindy Blackburn
Bonsai Jewelry
Location: Yoshimura Center
Registration: $110 (limit 10)
1:00 pm
4:00 pm
PBA Workshop
Bring Your Own Tree
Location: Classroom
Registration: $50 (limit 10)
1:00 pm
4:00 pm
Dual Demonstration w/ Rodney Clemons and Arthur Joura
Location: Auditorium
Admission: FREE
1:00 pm
4:00 pm

Register for May 3rd Workshops Here. Hurry, space is limited!

All Day Activities

Activity Time
Vendor Tent 9:00 am
5:00 pm
PBA Help Tent 9:00 am
5:00 pm
PBA Exhibit
Location:
Chinese Pavillion
9:00 am
5:00 pm
Best of PBA Juried Exhibit
Location:
Special Exhibits Wing
9:00 am
5:00 pm

We look forward to seeing you at the 2014 Potomac Bonsai Festival!

Sunday - May 4, 2014

Morning Overview

Activity Time
PBA Lecture - Jack Sustic
Bonsai Display Lecture
Location: Yoshimura Center
Admission: FREE
10:00 am
12:00 pm
Workshop w/ Rodney Clemons
Bring Your Own Tree
Location: Classroom
Registration: $65 (limit 10)
9:00 am
12:00 pm
Lecture by Arthur Joura
Presentation on Deciduous Trees
Location: Auditorium
Admission: FREE
9:00 am
12:00 pm
Kids/Beginner Workshop w/ Frank Mihalic
Location: PBA Help Tent
Registration: $45 (limit 10)
10:00 am
until finished

Register for May 4th Workshops Here. Hurry, space is limited!

Afternoon Overview

Activity Time
PBA Demonstration - Eorl Carlson
Viewing Stones in Display
Location: Yoshimura Center
Admission: FREE
1:00 pm
4:00 pm
Demo/Lecture - Rodney Clemons
Subject TBA
Location: Classroom
Admission: FREE
1:00 pm
3:00 pm
Workshop - Arthur Joura
E. Spruce or Ponderosa Pine
Location: Auditorium
Registration: $150 (limit 10)
1:00 pm
3:00 pm

Register for May 4th Workshops Here. Hurry, space is limited!

All Day Activities

Activity Time
Vendor Tent 9:00 am
5:00 pm
PBA Help Tent 9:00 am
5:00 pm
PBA Exhibit
Location:
Chinese Pavillion
9:00 am
5:00 pm
Best of PBA Juried Exhibit
Location:
Special Exhibits Wing
9:00 am
5:00 pm

We look forward to seeing you at the 2014 Potomac Bonsai Festival!