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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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.
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
Setup - exhibitors and vendors
Friday DECEMBER 1, 2023 5 PM - 7PM
Saturday December 2, 2023
Open to public 10 AM-5 PM
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
10 AM. Tyler Sherrod
3 PM Show closes
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
Thai Noodle Salad
Stir Fried Vegetables
House Made Meatballs
Pasta Two Ways - Penne w/ Marinara, Linguini w/ Alfredo
Mini cheesecakes, mini cookie sandwiches, brownie bites
Sweetened iced tea, unsweetened iced tea, water, lemons, sweeteners, ice