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This is a major national bonsai show with more than 70 outstanding trees on display, 35 vendors of pots, prebonsai, bonsai ad bonsai supplies,  Free Admission.

Demos by world-class bonsai artists William Valavanis, Rodney Clemons, Tyler Sherrod
and Mark Comstock.

Winter Silhouette Bonsai Show
150 N Research Campus Drive, Kannapolis, NC 28081

DECEMBER 7 & 8, 2024

Exhibit and Vending Slots Are Full.

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We email out regular newsletters to update attendees, exhibitors and vendors.
Our Show
exceptional bonsai show in marble lined rotuda

  OUR SHOW  

Saturday and Sunday

DECEMBER 7 & 8,  2024

FREE Admission to exhibition, bonsai demos and vendors.

This is the 12th year for this nationally recognized show. It is held in what is likely the most elegant location for a bonsai show - a 4 story marble lined atrium. Many say this is their favorite show of the year, where trees are exhibited in their winter best form. 

 

Exhibitors and vendors come from all over the country.  Demos by world-class bonsai artists.  Bonsai auction Saturday evening.  Banquet dinner by reservation Saturday evening.

Location

North Carolina Research Campus, 150 N Research Campus Drive, Kannapolis, NC 28081.

 

The campus is located 3 miles off I-85 at Exit 60. Turn NW toward Kannapolis, drive 3.2 miles, turn right on South Main St., drive 1 mile to campus on left.

Nearest Airport - Charlotte Douglas International (CLT)  30-40 min drive

Free Parking

Setup - exhibitors and vendors 

Friday December 6, 2024  5 PM - 7PM

 

Saturday December 7, 2024

Open to public 10 AM-5 PM

DEMOS

10 AM Rodney Clemmons

2 PM William Valavanis

4 PM Mark Comstock

5:30 PM Bonsai auction (open to all) 

7 PM  Dinner Banquet at exhibit site by reservation only

Sunday December 8, 2024

Bonsai Critique by WIlliam Valavanis  8:30AM -10 AM 

Open to public 10 AM-3 PM

 

DEMOS

10 AM Tyler Sherrod

 

3 PM Show closes

Reservations

RESERVATIONS

No reservations needed to attend the show or lectures.
Admission is Free

EXHIBIT SLOTS ARE FULL

VENDING SLOTS ARE FULL.

Banquet information and reservation form will be available later this year.
Gallery
Photos of trees from previous shows
The formal photos in this series are taken by Joe Noga, informal photgraphy by Steve Zeisel and William Valavanis.
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ZEISEL 112358A copy
Scots Pine
Japanese Maple
Crabapple
Shimpaku Juniper
Rocky Mountain Juniper
European Hornbeam
Itiogawa Juniper
Chinese Quince
American Larch
American Hackberry
Japanese Black Pine
Persimmon
Chinese Elm
AMerican Hornbeam
Chokeberry
Chinese Elm
Silverberry
Japanese White Pine
Banksia Rose
American Hornbeam
Weeping Willow
Eastern White Cedar
Japanese Greybark Elm
American Hornbeam
American Hornbeam
Itiogawa Juniper
American Beech
Japanese Black Pine
Japanese Corkbark Elm
Japanese Quince
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IMG_0317
IMG_0316
IMG_0311
Chinese Elm
Japanese Maple Kashima
Satsuki Azalea
Zelcova
Japanese White Pine
Colorado Blue Spruce
Eastern White Cedar
Japanese Maple
Shohin
Sparkleberry
ZEISEL 1 2 1 copy
ZEISEL  1 12 copy 2
VALAVANIS 2 8 copy
VOORHIES  1 4 copy 2
VALAVANIS 1 8 copy 2
TRAN 2 5 copy
TRAN  1 8 copy 2
SAWHNEY 1 copy 2
SALYER 3 2 copy 2
SALYER 1 2 copy 2
NOGA 2 1 copy 2
ROBISON 1 6 copy 2
RUSSELL 1 3 copy 2
PERDUE 2 8 copy 2
NOGA  1 5 copy 2
McATEE 2 3 copy 2
MERCER 1 6 copy 2
MARTIN  1 8 copy 2
LAUER 1 3 copy 2
KIMBALL 1 4 copy 2
KIMBALL 2 3 copy 2
KEMPINSKI 3 copy 2
KEMPINSKI 1 10 copy 2
KEMPINSKI  3 1 1 copy
KEMPINSKI 2 10 copy 2
HUMPHREY 1 5 copy 2
JOHNSON 2 3 copy 2
HULL 1 copy 2
HARTMAN 2 copy 2
HARTMAN 1 8 copy 2
GROSS 1copy copy
GEANANGEI 3 1 copy 2
GEANANGEI 2 1 copy 2
FAHEY 1 2 copy 2
DAWSEY 3 copy 2
DAWSEY 2 copy 2
BUECHELE 3 copy 2
CLEMONS  1 2 copy 2
CLARK 2 22 copy 2
CLARK 1 2 copy 2
BUECHELE 4 1 copy 2
BUECHELE 1 6 copy 2
BUECHELE 2 1 copy 2
BLANTON 2 9 copy 2
BARNETT 1 3 copy 2
BARNETT 2 17 copy 2
BLANTON 1 3 copy
BARNETT  3 copy 2
ARPAG 3 8 copy 2
ANDES  1 4 copy 2
ARPAG 1 9 1 copy 2
ANDREWS 1 9 copy 2
ANDREWS 2 3 1 copy 2
VOORHIES 2 2 copy 2
WALLACE 2 4 copy 2
ZEISEL 4 1 copy 2
WALLACE 1 2 copy 2
VOORHIES 1 4 copy 2
TRAN 3 5 copy 2
VALAVANIS 3 copy 2
VALAVANIS 3 3 copy 2
TRAN 1 8 copy 2
SCHMUCK 112410 1 copy 2
SAYLOR 3 2 copy 2
SAYLOR 2 2 copy 2
SAYLOR 4 3 copy 2
SAYLOR 1 1 copy 2
SAWHNEY  2 21 copy 2
RUSSELL 2 7 copy 2
SAWHNEY  2 9 copy 2
RUSSELL 1 4 copy 2
PERDUE 2 copy 2
O'NEAL 212407 copy 3
PERDUE 1 5 copy 2
O'NEAL 112403 3 copy 2
NOGA 4 10 copy 2
MITCHELL 1 5 1 copy 2
MARTIN 112409 copy 3
MARKOFF 3 4 copy 2
MARKOFF 1 11 copy 2
LAUER 212374 1 copy 2
LAUER 112368 copy 2
MAHLER1 21 copy 2
KIRBY 2 copy 2
KEMPINSKI 1 3 copy 2
HARTMAN 3 7 copy 2
HARTMAN 2 7 copy 2
HARRIS 2 5 copy 2
HARTMAN 1 3 copy 2
HARRIS 1 7 copy 2
GROSS 1 11 copy 2
CLEMONS 3 9 copy 2
ENTREKIN 2 5 copy 2
ENTREKIN 112414 copy 2
CLEMONS 2 9 copy 2
CLEMONS 1 8 copy 2
CLARK 3 12 copy 2
CLARK 1 3 copy 2
BUECHELE 2 6 copy 2
BUECHELE 4 copy 2
BUECHELE 3 1 copy 2
BUECHELE 1 3 1 copy 2
ANDES 3 6 copy 2
ANDES 1 3 copy 3
ARPAG 1 9 copy 2
ARPAG 2 4 copy 2
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WINTER BONSAI SHOW
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SHOW HOURS

SATURDAY DECEMBER 7, 2024

SUNDAY DECEMBER 8, 2024

150 N. Research Campus Drive

Kannapolis, NC 28081

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