Category Archives: KBS Shows

KBS Members Meeting August 10th!

Join us this for this month’s KBS meeting Saturday, August 10th from 10am-1pm.

Get your trees ready to display at the upcoming 6th Annual Knoxville Asian Festival!  Bring trees if you need assistance and tips for displaying your trees.  We need members to bring 2-3 trees each (total 25-30 trees).  We will have two vendor tables (Dat and Wes) and one area for demos (Eric and Volunteer).  I also need volunteers to take shifts at the Asian Festival to watch trees and help with set up and take down.

KBS Member polo shirts have arrived!  Bring your payment if you ordered your shirts.  See you Saturday August 10th!

KBS Meeting Sat. Feb. 9th

KBS Members and Welcome New Members!

Please mark on your calendar:

Again just a friendly reminder that the meeting is this Saturday, 2-9-19, at Dat’s house from 10-2. Bring your trees especially pine or juniper trees if you need help, or need to prepare your Display trees for the show.
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The Winter Display show is Feb 16 & 17.

  • Set up is on Friday 15 from from 4 to 7.
  • Show times are: Saturday – from 10-5 and Sunday is from 10-3.
  • Shannon’s trident workshop at the show on Saturday, 2-16-19, from 12-4 and 8 people max. The cost is $30. This is bring your own trees to the workshop. He has trident seedlings for sell for 10 seedlings for $15. Please contact him if you need some.  This is the time of the year to work on Trident (trimming, cutting, grafting and re potting) so sign up!
  • The show silent auction – Please collect your bonsai items, tress, books, pots, etc… to donate to the silent auction!
  • Tim Weckman from KY will be our Vendor. Tim has lots of trees in pre-bonsai and bonsai for sale.

Feb.16-17th KBS Winter Display

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The Knoxville Bonsai Society Annual Winter Show/Display is on Feb 16th and 17th and it is at Knoxville Botanical Garden – bldg, Dogwood Center. This a FREE event open to the public! Times for the show is 10 to 5 on Saturday and 10 to 3 on Sunday.

Come see local examples of Bonsai art and beautiful styled miniature trees in their winter forms. There will be vendors, silent auction, and a Trident maple workshop from 12 to 4 on Saturday with local Bonsai artist. There will also be a Bonsai styling demonstration going on Sunday (time TBD).

KBS Winter Display & 2018 Events

Thanks to everyone who came out to Knoxville Botanical Gardens last weekend and supported the KBS Winter Display!  We hope everyone enjoyed their time and learned more about bonsai.  There was tremendous interest and enthusiasm from all around the Knoxville community, including many new member sign-ups.

KBS Officers and Members would also like to extend thank you to Neil Dellinger Guest Artist, and to Jim Richards and Knoxville Botanical Gardens for letting us using the bldg for the show and their Hospitality.

Be sure to check out the UPDATED Events Schedule and follow our Facebook page for upcoming workshops, meetings, and displays/expos.

 

 

 

Winter Display this Weekend!

February 17-18th at the Knoxville Botanical Garden and Arboretum…see you there!

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2018 KBS Winter Show – Feb. 17-18

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***Next KBS Monthly Meeting for winter show planing – Feb 10th
1 – Set up is on Friday, Feb 16 from 5 PM to 8 PM
2 – Saturday set up is from 8 to 10 and the show is from 10 AM to 5 PM.
    a – Demo from 10:30 to 12
    b – BYOT workshop with Neil from 1 to 5. Fee is $50. 8 people max
    c – Silent Auction from set up from 1 – 5
3 – Sunday from 10 to 3.
    a – Show Critique from 9 to 10.
    b – Show is from 10 to 3.
    c – Awards are announced at 11 for the outstanding trees.
    d – Awards are: Best of Show, Best Shohin, Best Chuhin, Best Ogata and People Choice.
    e – Silent auction closed at 2. Winning bids announced.
4- The Guest Artist is Neil Dellinger out of Westfield, Indiana. Neil is an outstanding bonsai Practitioner.

2018 Winter Show – Feb. 17-18th

Please join KBS for our annual Winter Show at the Knoxville Botanical Garden and Arboretum.  Guest artist Mark Fields of Bonsai By Fields.

Please help KBS spread the word about this show, download and distribute the flier to your friends/family/work/organizations. Click here to download the flier –> Bonsai Card Proof 3

Don’t forget the KBS Christmas Party December 9th, and check the Schedule page for upcoming events.

See you there!

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Carolina Bonsai Expo 2017

October 14-15 at the NC Arboretum in Asheville, click here for more details and register!

KBS Winter Display

Here are more great photos of the 2017 KBS Winter Display!  Thanks Ken for sending, and sorry for the late post!

As always, check out upcoming Schedule for spring Workshops, we have Japanese Maple and Repotting coming up in March.

2017 Winter Display

Thank you to the Knoxville Botanical Garden for hosting KBS 2017 Winter Bonsai Display.  Turn-out was great, and we were glad everyone had a fun time!

More pictures to follow…and don’t forget to check out our Schedule for upcoming February and March workshops.