Join us for a Saturday to shop bonsai trees/supplies or just talk bonsai. During this day, Jason will be onsite during these Saturdays working on trees. He is available for general questions and information. All levels of bonsai enthusiasts are welcome to join.
Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Date: Saturday, August 19, 2023
Location: 3826 Riverside Dr. Chino, CA
Bonsai-a-thon at the Huntington Library is one of the most popular bonsai events in Southern California. We're always happy to be a part of the event. Jason Chan gave a demonstration at the 2023 Huntington Library along with other local bonsai artists.
What a beautiful day for bonsai with friends! Rain stopped and it was a perfect sunny day. Thanks for coming out Kofu Bonsai Kai to get an early glimpse of our new nursery. For information on joining, please visit their website at https://www.kofukai.org/. Regular club meetings are in Anaheim.
Annual Show at the Lakeside Park Garden Center at Lake Merritt, located at 666 Bellevue Avenue, Oakland CA. Show hours are Saturday 10 AM - 5 PM and Sunday 10 AM - 4 PM. The show features an impressive exhibit of quality bonsai as well as a demonstration by Jason Chan, owner of Eastern Leaf Bonsai Nursery, past board member of GSBF and author of a bonsai book dedicated to helping beginners and new bonsai enthusiasts. There will also be a benefit drawing and a sale of bonsai and related materials. For information, visit website www.eastbaybonsai.org.
GSBF, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c) (3) educational organization comprised of member and affiliate clubs in California and adjoining states. The GSBF promotes the art of bonsai.
Jason Chan will be doing a demonstration on Saturday October 21, 2023 at the GSBF's annual bonsai convention.
We love spreading awareness to bonsai. If you have an event or function you would like us to attend, please contact us at 1-888-684-8377.
Many our events are club sponsored. If you are interested in attending a club sponsored event, please contact the individual club or host that is organizing the event.
We usually have one event each month that we participate in. For Eastern Leaf hosted events, we will have these posted on our Eastern Leaf Hosted Events page.
Many of the events are free to attend if you are a member of the hosting club or organization. Other events may have an entry fee to attend, this will be shown on the individual event sign up page.
Absolutely not, nearly all bonsai events are catered with beginners in mind. Most events are tailored to encourage exploring the art of bonsai from a beginner's standpoint. All levels of bonsai enthusiasts are always welcome.
For the San Diego Bonsai Club, Jason was invited to do a juniper bonsai styling demonstration at the Japanese Friendship Garden. The San Diego Bonsai Club is one of California's largest bonsai clubs and meets in Balboa Park. For more information on joining, please visit https://www.sandiegobonsaiclub.com/.
Monthly meetings are also conducted at the LAC Arboretum and at selected sites throughout our community. The ‘Society’ is one of the oldest of more than 31 bonsai clubs currently active in California and is a member of the Golden State Bonsai Federation. For information on joining the club, please visit http://sabonsai.org.
For Rainbow Bonsai Club's inaugural visiting artist program in Hawaii, Jason was asked to do a demonstration at their annual show. For more information on joining their club, please visit their facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/rainbowbonsaiclub.
To help members prepare for spring, the Southern Breeze Society invited members to bring a tree or learn how to repot a bonsai. Jason conducted a hands workshop going over basics of repotting and aftercare. For more information on joining the Southern Breeze Society, please visit https://www.facebook.com/groups/818819341489500/.
For Kofu Kai's Annaul bonsai show at the Bower's museum, Jason was invited to do a demonstration on how to turn raw nursery stock material into a styled bonsai ready for potting. For more information on joining Kofu Kai, please visit https://www.kofukai.org.