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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 and 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. Complete list can be viewed under under SHOW INFO

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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

SCHEDULE

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 (reserve under RESERVATIONS Page)

Sunday December 8, 2024

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

Open to public 10 AM-3 PM

 

DEMOS

10 AM Tyler Sherrod

 

3 PM Show closes

Vendors and Exhibitors for 2024 Show

Exhibitor
Adams, Steven
Andes, Gary
Arpag, Marc
Barnett, Merritt
Blanton, Amy
Buechele, Ken
Clark, Gary
Clemons, Rodney
Dorn, Adam
Duling, Le Ann
Entrekin , Robert
Fahey, Ken
Geanangel, John
James, Michael
Jersan, Christopher
Kempinski, Robert
Kirby, James
Lages, Betty Lou
Lauer, Ed
Martin, Adair
McAtee, Mac
Mercer, Bryan
Mitchell, Mike
Noga, Joe
ONeal, Dan
Ring, Michael
Robison, Matthew
Sawhney, Arjun
Schmuck, Christopher
Scott, Walter
Smith, Sean
Snow, Peggy
Sustic, Jack
Tran, Dat
Valavanis, William
Veselenak, Ellen
Waffa, Brad
Zeisel, Steven
Vendor
Selling
Adams, Julian
prebonsai, bonsai
Barnett, Merritt
bonsai containers
Boggs, Sonny
bonsai containers
Buechele, Ken
prebonsai, bonsai
Bulluck, Dean
bonsai containers
Comstock, Mark
prebonsai, bonsai
Ekarintaragun, Pitoon
bonsai containers
Eliason, Rob
bonsai containers
Gross, Hank
prebonsai, bonsai
Hallatt, Ken
Supplies, pots, bonsai
Harrell, Dean
prebonsai, bonsai
Harrow, Jason
Supplies, pots, bonsai
Huth, Ken
prebonsai, bonsai
Kirby, James
prebonsai, bonsai
Mahler, Robert
prebonsai, bonsai
McDermott, Frank
prebonsai, bonsai containers
Mercer, Bryan
Supplies, pots, bonsai
Monetti, Gabriele
prebonsai, bonsai
Myrick, Byron
bonsai containers
Passerello, Mark
Kusamono
Rodriguez, Josue
prebonsai, bonsai
Salyer, Shannon
prebonsai, bonsai
Schmuck, Christopher
Sherrod, Tyler
Bonsai
Smith, Sean
Bonsai stands
Snow, Peggy
prebonsai, bonsai, pots
Steil, Gabriel
prebonsai, bonsai
Thomas, Brett
bonsai containers
Tolbert, Preston
bonsai containers
Tran, Dat
prebonsai, bonsai
Valavanis, William
Supplies, pots, bonsai
Veselenak, Ellen
prebonsai, bonsai
Waffa, Brad
,prebonsai, bonsai, pots
Wallace, Robert
bonsai containers
Zeisel, Susan
Quilts
Reservations

RESERVATIONS

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

EXHIBIT SLOTS ARE FULL
VENDING SLOTS ARE FULL
Saturday 7 PM BANQUET 43/70 seats taken as of July 15, 2024

Banquet information
$50 per person

Dinner Stations

Asian Station

Chicken Satay

Shrimp

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

Reserve a seat at the Banquet Saturday Dec 7th, 7 PM

By Reservation only, 70 seats only! $50/pp

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.
Winter Bonsai Show_1webb
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
IMG_0318
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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