KBS Christmas Luncheon Dec.10th

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The next meeting is on Dec 10 at 9:30 to 1 and it will be at Knoxville Botanical Garden. This is also KBS’s Christmas luncheon (from 11:30 to 1). KBS and Officers would like to invite each of you to the luncheon. KBS will provide the luncheon (Chili and all the stuff to go with it, drink and desserts). You do not have to bring any food. If you want to bring dessert please let me know. Shannon, Tom, Sue and I will bring chili/dessert. PLEASE LET DAT KNOW IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO COME SO WE KNOW HOW MUCH TO PREPARE!

Juniper cuttings workshop

Great turn-out at the Juniper cuttings & black pine workshop hosted by KBS President Shannon Salyer.  We welcome two new members: Arvind and Tina!

Workshop and Upcoming Events

Hi all, happy Saturday!  No doubt you are already at Shannon’s having fun and learning junipers and pines.  Just a reminder (you still have a few hrs. to get there!):

Saturday, Nov 12; 10:00 am, at Shannon’s. Double Offer:

**Shannon will be teaching wiring and twisting of juniper cuttings; For $40.00 each student will take home 3 cuttings they’ve wired, following Shannon’s guidance.
Bring 2.5 mm aluminum wire; wire cutters; $40.00.
**Dat will be leading a FREE Hands’ On with Black Pine Candle Selection.
Bring your Black Pine Trees!!

 

UPCOMING Fall EVENTS:

1 – Because of work and travel we didn’t get to go to Charlene’s house/land to check out trees for collecting next spring. Maybe next Saturday (Nov. 19th)  if she available. I will ask her.
2 – I have booked a workshop with Bjorn for next year (2017) for June 10. If you want in, please let me know. Fill up fast………
3 – Dec 10 Meeting and Christmas get-together (a lunch like we did before.) Time and location TBD.
4 – If you are coming this Saturday, please bring an extra $20 for 2017 membership dues. $30 for family.

KBS Show Winners!

Knoxville Bonsai Society won first place at Asheville arboretum’s bonsai show!

2016 Carolina Bonsai Expo held October 8th-9th.

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Left to right are: Dat, Amy Blanton, Tom Bjorholm, Shannon Salyer and Ken Schultz.

 

2016 Carolina Bonsai Expo

ASHEVILLE, NC – The North Carolina Arboretum’s annual Carolina Bonsai Expo will be held on Saturday, October 8 and Sunday, October 9 in the Arboretum’s Baker Exhibit Center and Education Center buildings.  9am – 5pm.

More details HERE!

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More workshop photos – Bjorn

More photos from Bjorn’s workshop in August – thanks Ken for sending!

Check out all the Bjorn Workshop photos in our Gallery

 

Interested in Joining KBS?  Contact us here for Membership Info!

3rd Knox Asian Festival

Come visit the KBS table and celebrate Knoxville’s Asian culture at the 3rd Annual Knox Asian Festival this weekend, August 28th in Market Square !

More details on the Knox Asian Festival website, and be sure to check out upcoming KBS Events for meetings and expos this Fall!

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Join KBS!

Knoxville Bonsai Society always welcomes new members of all skill levels – whether you are a beginner or have styled Bonsai for 20 years!   Attend an upcoming meeting, workshop, or Expo (check out our Event Schedule here) and meet some of our members and you will see how much fun we have.

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Workshop with Bonsai Master Bjorn Bjorholm.

Great Bonsai workshop with Bonsai Master Bjorn Bjorholm – affectionately known as the “Brad Pitt of Bonsai” :)

KBS 2016 Spring Show (May 7-8)

Pictures from the 2016 Spring Show at UT Garden’s Blooms Day – see more in Gallery!

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