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for 2017 World Bonsai Day
Workshops




VOLUNTEER!

We need the help of all available PBA members. Thomas Sones of Richmond Bonsai Society will be organizing the PBA volunteers necessary to pull off this great event. You can register for volunteer shifts at RBS's website HERE.



2017 World Day Bonsai Festival Home Page!

May 12th thru May 14th - National Bonsai & Penjing Museum
U.S. National Arboretum, Washington, D.C.

Mark your calendars for three days of bonsai exhibits, vendors, demonstrations, and family fun! The World Bonsai Day Festival will 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.

This year we are excited to celebrate World Bonsai Day with activities for beginners and Study Groups for existing PBA members. View the schedule of activities below.

> Register for Workshops and Study Groups HERE

 


PBA Bonsai Exhibition Display Challenge 
Open to PBA clubs and PBA study groups

Working as a team effort each Club or Study group will be given a Tokonoma sized area in which to create their 3 point display. Set up on Thursday-Saturday at 11:00am

A $200.00 cash prize will be awarded to the best formal display.
There are 6 display spaces available 
Please contact: ellaroo2@gmail.com


 

World Bonsai Day Festival Activities Schedule

Friday - May 12, 2017

Morning Overview

Activity Time
PBA Member
Tree Drop Off (CLOSES 11am)

Location: Chinese Pavillion
9:00am to
11:00 am
Best of PBA Judging
Location: Chinese Pavillion
11:15 am
1:00 pm

All Day Activities

Activity Time
Vendor Tent 10:00 am
5:00 pm
PBA Help Tent 10:00 am
5:00 pm
PBA Exhibit
Location:
Chinese Pavillion
10:00 am
4:00 pm
PBA Display Challenge Setup
Location:
Special Exhibits Wing
10:00 am to 3:30pm
Best of PBA Juried Exhibit
Location:
Special Exhibits Wing
1:00 pm
5:00 pm

We look forward to seeing you at the 2017 World Bonsai Day Festival!

Saturday - May 13, 2017

Morning Overview

Activity Time
Bonsai Beginner Workshop
Location: PBA Workshop Tent
Admission: $55 (limit 15)
REGISTER
10:00 am
12:00 pm
Curator Led Tour
Location: National Bonsai and Penjing Museum
11:00 am
12:00 pm

Afternoon Overview

Activity Time
Bonsai Beginner Workshop
Location: PBA Workshop Tent
Admission: $55 (limit 15)
REGISTER
1:00 pm
3:00 pm
Bonsai Demonstration
Location: Yoshimura Center
1:00 pm
3:00 pm
Bonsai Beginner Workshop
Location: PBA Workshop Tent
Admission: $55 (limit 15)
REGISTER
3:00 pm
5:00 pm

All Day Activities

Activity Time
Vendor Tent 9:00 am
5:00 pm
PBA Help Tent 10:00 am
5:00 pm
PBA Exhibit
Location:
Chinese Pavillion
10:00 am
5:00 pm
PBA Display Challenge Judging
Location:
Special Exhibits Wing
12:00 pm to 1:00pm
PBA Display Challenge Show
Location:
Special Exhibits Wing
10:00 pm to 4:00pm
Best of PBA Juried Exhibit
Location:
Special Exhibits Wing
10:00 am
5:00 pm

We look forward to seeing you at the 2017
World Bonsai Day Festival!

Sunday - May 14, 2017

Morning Overview

Activity Time
Bonsai Beginner Workshop
Location: PBA Workshop Tent
Admission: $55 (limit 15)
REGISTER
11:00 am
1:00 pm

Afternoon Overview

Activity Time
Bonsai Beginner Workshop
Location: PBA Workshop Tent
Admission: $55 (limit 15)
REGISTER
1:00 pm
3:00 pm

All Day Activities

Activity Time
Vendor Tent 9:00 am
4:00 pm
PBA Help Tent 10:00 am
4:00 pm
PBA Exhibit
Location:
Chinese Pavillion
10:00 am
4:00 pm
PBA Display Challenge Show
Location:
Special Exhibits Wing
10:00 am to 4:00pm
Best of PBA Juried Exhibit
Location:
Special Exhibits Wing
10:00 am
4:00 pm

We look forward to seeing you at the 2017 World Bonsai Day Festival!