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This is a major national bonsai show with outstanding trees on display, 60 vending tables, demos by well known bonsai artists.  It is free to attend.

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

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Our Show

  OUR SHOW  

Saturday and Sunday

DECEMBER 2 & 3,  2023

FREE Admission to exhibition, bonsai demos and vendors.

This is the 11th 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 1, 2023  5 PM - 7PM

 

Saturday December 2, 2023

Open to public 10 AM-5 PM

DEMOS

10 AM Rodney Clemmons

2 PM William Valavanis

5:30 PM Bonsai auction (open to all) 

7 PM  Dinner Banquet at exhibit site by reservation only

Sunday December 3, 2023

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 and vending tables are full

Banquet: All seats are taken,  ask to be put on waitlist.  Some seats may open up from people with reservations who have not paid by Nov 1.  

. $48 pp

We will contact you for payment in the fall
Asian Station

Chicken Satay

Shrimp TBD

Thai Noodle Salad

Stir Fried Vegetables

Italiano Station

House Made Meatballs

Pasta Two Ways - Penne w/ Marinara, Linguini w/ Alfredo

Ceasar Salad

Dessert Station

Mini cheesecakes, mini cookie sandwiches, brownie bites

Beverage Station

Sweetened iced tea, unsweetened iced tea, water, lemons, sweeteners, ice

Saturday Banquet waitlist for 2023
7 PM.  Price $48

GALLERY double click to see names of trees

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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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Chinese Elm
Limber Pine
Japanese Maple Kashima
Satsuki Azalea
Zelcova
Japanese White Pine
Colorado Blue Spruce
Eastern White Cedar
Japanese Maple
Shohin
Hinoki Cypress
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
SALYER 2 3 copy 2
SAWHNEY 1 copy 2
SALYER 3 2 copy 2
SALYER 4 1 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
PERDUE 1 9 copy 2
NOGA  1 5 copy 2
MILLER 1 4 copy 2
McATEE 2 3 copy 2
MERCER 1 6 copy 2
McATEE 1 2 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
JOHNSON 1 1 copy 2
HARTMAN 2 copy 2
HARTMAN 1 8 copy 2
GEANANGLE 1 copy 2
GROSS 1copy copy
GEANANGEI 3 1 copy 2
GEANANGEI 2 1 copy 2
FAHEY 1 2 copy 2
FAHEY 1 5 copy 2
DAWSEY 3 copy 2
DAWSEY 2 copy 2
BUECHELE 3 copy 2
CLEMONS  1 2 copy 2
CLARK 3 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 4 6 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
Gallery
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WINTER BONSAI SHOW
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SHOW HOURS

SATURDAY DECEMBER 2, 2023

SUNDAY DECEMBER 3, 2023

150 N. Research Campus Drive

Kannapolis, NC 28081

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