Category Archives: Winter Bonsai Display

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.
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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).

Dec. 8th KBS Holiday Meeting

This Saturday, December 8th from 11am-1pm

KBS Monthly December Meeting and Annual Holiday Lunch

Dec 8th – Knoxville Botanical Garden Mule Barn building (2649 Boyd’s Bridge Rd.)

KBS will provide a Honey Baked Ham.
We will need:
at least 4 side dishes
Salad.
Utensils for at lease 20 people (big plates and small plates)
2 to 3 desserts
Bread/rolls
Everybody to bring one drink they like.
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Winter Show Winners

Congratulations to the 2018 KBS Winter Display show winners!

  • Best Shohin (small size tree) – Japanese black pine – Gary Andes
  • Best Chuhin (mid size tree) – Trident Maple – Amy Blanton.
  • Best Ogatan (large size tree) – American Hornbeam – Tom Bjorholm
  • Best of Show – Japanese Maple – Tom Bjorholm
  • People Choice – Jonny Lee – Mugo Pine

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.

Christmas Luncheon Dec. 9th at Noon

Please don’t forget the meeting and Christmas luncheon is this Saturday, Dec 9, at 9:30 to 1:30 or so at Knoxville Botanical Garden at the new building.
  1. The main thing for this meeting is to go over the planning for the 2018 winter show on Feb 17 & 18.  The lighting committee people (Tom, Fred and Wes) please try your best to come.
  2. For the Luncheon about 12 noon.  KBS will provide a honey baked ham, utensils and ices.  If you are planning to come, please bring a side dish or a dessert and a 2-liter or tea drink of your choice – and email Dat to RSVP!
SEE YOU THERE!
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2017 Winter Silhouette Bonsai Show

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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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