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World Bonsai Weekend

May 12 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on May 12, 2019 at 9:00am

Event Details

Date:

May 12

Time:

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Location:

Bonsai Exhibition Garden

Join The North Carolina Arboretum as it celebrates the re-opening of its outdoor bonsai display for the 2019 season as part of the ninth annual World Bonsai Day, an internationally celebrated event dedicated to furthering bonsai awareness and appreciation world-wide. As part of the event, the Blue Ridge Bonsai Society will host a special two-day pop-up bonsai show inside the Arboretum’s Baker Exhibit Center on Saturday, May 11, and Sunday, May 12, and a free bonsai demonstration led by the Arboretum’s Bonsai Curator Arthur Joura will be held on Saturday, May 11, from 1 to 2 p.m. inside the Arboretum’s Bonsai Exhibition Garden.

Attendance to the Arboretum’s World Bonsai Day Weekend is free, however, standard non-member parking fees apply.

Program Schedule

Saturday, May 11

  • Pop-up Bonsai Display; 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. – Baker Exhibit Center (Hosted by the Blue Ridge Bonsai Society)
  • Free Bonsai Demonstration; 1 – 2 p.m. – Outdoor Bonsai Exhibition Garden (Led by Arboretum Bonsai Curator Arthur Joura)

Sunday, May 12

  • Pop-up Bonsai Display; 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. – Baker Exhibit Center (Hosted by the Blue Ridge Bonsai Society)