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Potomac Bonsai Association Spring Festival

April 7th 2022

National Bonsai & Penjing Museum​

May 6th - 8th

The Potomac Bonsai Association’s Annual Bonsai Festival returns to the National Arboretum. The festival will include an exhibition of bonsai by PBA members in the courtyard of the National Bonsai & Penjing Museum, formal bonsai displays in the Museum’s exhibits gallery, vendors, workshops, demonstrations, and more!

PBA Club Members Exhibits
May 6th - 8th, 10 am - 4 pm
National Bonsai & Penjing Museum Courtyard and Exhibits Gallery

Bonsai Vendor Tent
Friday, May 6th, 12 pm - 4 pm
Saturday and Sunday, May 7th - 8th, 9 am - 4 pm

Outside the National Bonsai & Penjing Museum
Find everything you need to begin growing bonsai. Twelve vendors from the region will be selling everything from refined bonsai to pre-bonsai material, tools, soil, and planters.

Bonsai Styling Demonstration by Mark Fields
Saturday, May 7th, 9 am - 12 pm
National Arboretum Auditorium
See bonsai artist and nursery owner Mark Fields style a regular juniper tree into a bonsai. This demonstration is free to the public.

Beginner Bonsai Classes
Saturday and Sunday, May 7th - 8th
Morning Sessions: 9 am - 12 pm
Afternoon Sessions: 1 pm - 4 pm

Outside the National Bonsai & Penjing Museum
Come to the Potomac Bonsai Association’s beginner bonsai learning tent outside the Museum to receive one-on-one instruction from experienced club members. Students will learn how to prune, wire, and repot a bonsai they can take home after class. 3-hour class. $50 fee per session; all materials provided. No registration required!