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Register
for 2016 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.



2016 World Day Bonsai Festival Home Page!

May 13th thru May 15th - 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


World Bonsai Day Festival Activities Schedule

Friday - May 13, 2016

Morning Overview

Activity Time
PBA Member
Tree Drop Off CLOSES

Location: Chinese Pavillion
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
5:00 pm
Best of PBA Juried Exhibit
Location:
Special Exhibits Wing
2:00 pm
5:00 pm

We look forward to seeing you at the 2016 World Bonsai Day Festival!

Saturday - May 14, 2016

Morning Overview

Activity Time
World Bonsai Day Demonstration
Location: Auditorium
FREE
10:00 am
1:00 pm
PBA Study Group
Location:Yoshimura Center
Admission: FREE (limit 7)
REGISTER
10:00 am
1:00 pm
Bonsai Beginner Workshop
Location: PBA Workshop Tent
Admission: $55 (limit 15)
REGISTER
10:00 am
12:00 pm
Bonsai Basics Lecture
Location: Classroom
Admission: FREE
11:00 am 12:00 pm

Afternoon Overview

Activity Time
Best of PBA and PBA Volunteer of the Year Award Announced
Location: Auditorium
1:15 pm
World Bonsai Day Demonstration
Location: Auditorium
FREE
1:00 pm
4:00 pm
PBA Study Group
Location:Yoshimura Center
Admission: FREE (limit 7)
REGISTER
1:00 pm
4:00 pm
Bonsai Beginner Workshop
Location: PBA Workshop Tent
Admission: $55 (limit 15)
REGISTER
1:00 pm
3:00 pm
Bonsai Basics Lecture
Location: Classroom
Admission: FREE
2:00 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 10:00 am
5:00 pm
PBA Help Tent 10:00 am
5:00 pm
PBA Exhibit
Location:
Chinese Pavillion
10:00 am
5:00 pm
Best of PBA Juried Exhibit
Location:
Special Exhibits Wing
10:00 am
5:00 pm

We look forward to seeing you at the 2016
World Bonsai Day Festival!

Sunday - May 15, 2016

Morning Overview

Activity Time
PBA Demonstration
Location: Auditorium
FREE
10:00 am
1:00 pm
PBA Study Group
Location:Yoshimura Center
Admission: FREE (limit 7)
REGISTER
10:00 am
1:00 pm
Bonsai Beginner Workshop
Location: PBA Workshop Tent
Admission: $55 (limit 15)
REGISTER
11:00 am
1:00 pm

Afternoon Overview

Activity Time
Bonsai Basics Lecture
Location: Classroom
Admission: FREE
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
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 10:00 am
4:00 pm
PBA Help Tent 10:00 am
4:00 pm
PBA Exhibit
Location:
Chinese Pavillion
10:00 am
4:00 pm
Best of PBA Juried Exhibit
Location:
Special Exhibits Wing
10:00 am
4:00 pm

We look forward to seeing you at the 2016 World Bonsai Day Festival!