Nearby Bonsai Events

Jack Sustic Class

Featuring Danny Coffey

Jack’s Home
11440 E. Goodall Road,
Durand, MI 48429

  • Jack’s Home June 30th: TBD

Jack Sustic is trying to gauge interest in his hosting of a workshop featuring Danny Coffey. The workshop would be held at Jack’s home on June 30th. It would be limited to a max of 8 people, $150.00 per person for the day. Lunch would be provided.

“Daniel Coffey is an American bonsai artist and educator based in North Carolina. His passion for bonsai has lead him to a deep appreciation for a variety of styles and disciplines within the art form. He has spent multiple years living in Japan as a formal apprentice to Junichiro Tanaka, 4th generation bonsai master of ‘Aichien’, a bonsai nursery in Nagoya Japan operating for over 120 years. Additionally, he has served as intern and visiting artist for some of the United States’ finest public and private bonsai collections. Including the National Bonsai & Penjing Museum in Washington D.C. and The Pacific Bonsai Museum in Federal Way, Washington. His work, both original compositions and contributions to well established bonsai, have been displayed at national level exhibitions in Japan and the United States.”

If you’d like to see more of Daniel’s work, visit his website or instagram page!

If you are interested, please contact Jack at jack2@lentel.com


Walter Pall Classes

The Flower Market
8930 S Custer Rd
Monroe, MI 48161

  • Class at Flower Market 9th/10th 6:30pm-9:00pm

The Flower Market is offering 2 workshops With Bonsai Master Walter Pall. It is bring your own tree or trees for $100 or work and learn on our trees for $50. it is a great opportunity to work with and learn from a world renowned bonsai master. This is Walters first time in Michigan so don’t miss it.
Space is limited to 8 people per day. You must sign up and pay to save a spot. 734-269-2660
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Walter Pall Classes

Matthaei Botanical Gardens
1800 N Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105

  • Class in Ann Arbor Oct 11th 6:30pm-9:00pm
  • Lecture in Ann Arbor Oct 18th 6:30pm-9:00pm

A Joint Meeting of Ann Arbor Bonsai Society and Four Seasons Bonsai Club will be held from 6:30-9:00 at the Matthaei Botanical Gardens. Walter’s theme will be Tree Inspiration. Members of both clubs should bring one or several trees to the public critique. The trees can be in all stages of development: outright raw material, intermediate and finished bonsai. They can be in all variations of quality: very poor, normal, very good. Walter will mainly speak about artistic concepts and stress points which go beyond the regular well known rules. He will also speak in depth about horticultural aspects.

 

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Mauro Stemberger Classes

Matthaei Botanical Gardens
1800 N Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105

  • Wiring Demonstration/Workshops Oct 18th -19th 6:30pm-9:00pm

Award winning bonsai artist and wiring expert will provide a wiring demonstration, our second club from 6:30-9:00 at the Matthaei Botanical Gardens. He will wire a tree during the meeting explaining the principles of how to wire: wire selection, wiring direction and bending. A must attend. $100 fee with your own tree. $50 fee to work on a tree supplied by the Flower Market. Book now only 8 spots are available each day.
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Michigan All State Bonsai Show

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
1000 East Beltline Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525

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  • May 13, 2017 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • May 14, 2017 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

 

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Midwest Bonsai Society Exhibit

Burnstein Hall of the Regenstein Center at the Chicago Botanic Garden
1000 Lake Cook Road
Glencoe, IL 60022

  • May 20, 2017 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • May 21, 2017 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

 

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MABA 2017 Convention

Clarion Hotel Waterfront Plaza and Conference Center
2930 Waterfront Parkway W. Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46214

  • July 7, 2017 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • July 8, 2017 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

 

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Prairie State Bonsai Show

Chicago Botanic Garden
4100 IL-53,
Lisle, IL 60532

  • August 5, 2017 TBD
  • August 6, 2017 TBD

 

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Mid-America Bonsai Society Show

Chicago Botanic Garden
1000 Lake Cook Road
Glencoe, IL 60022

  • August 18, 2017 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  • August 19, 2017 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • August 20, 2017 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

 

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Hidden Garden Events

The Hidden Gardens
16W658 S Frontage Rd.
Willowbrook, IL 60527

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