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 As we are beginning to transition to in-person meetings, please note that some meetings may still be presented via Zoom. 
The ABAS Auction will be a LIVE event and will not be offered via Zoom.
  • Andrew Robson
    Tue, Jul 27
    Andrew Robson - Bonsai Care
    Jul 27, 7:00 PM PDT
    Andrew Robson - Bonsai Care
    Andrew Robson will discuss fall and summer care of deciduous trees. This program will be presented via Zoom only.
  • Juan Cruz on developing your tree's character
    Tue, Aug 24
    Shepard Garden & Arts Center - LIVE!
    Aug 24, 6:00 PM PDT
    Shepard Garden & Arts Center - LIVE!
    Bring your trees so we can explore together with Juan how to get the most character out of your trees. Juan will begin at 6 pm to give beginner's an opportunity to ask questions before the main meeting at 7 pm.
  • ABAS Auction
    Tue, Sep 28
    Sacramento
    Sep 28, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM PDT
    Sacramento, 3330 McKinley Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
    Live Auction at the Shepard Garden & Arts Center.
  • GSBF 2021 "Bonsai Rendezvous"
    Sat, Oct 02
    Santa Nella
    Oct 02, 7:00 AM – Oct 03, 5:00 PM
    Santa Nella, 13070 CA-33, Santa Nella, CA 95322, USA
    A Celebration of Bonsai in Santa Nella. No registration fee. Open to the public. Free demonstrations with 'Do-It-Yourself' bonsai work areas. Silent Auction and Consignment Sales opportunity
  • Fall Sale, SGAC at McKinley Park
    Oct 02, 10:00 AM – Oct 03, 3:00 PM
    Sacramento, 3330 McKinley Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
    Shepard Garden & Arts Fall Garden Sale offers shoppers great bargains and is a fundraiser for the Center
  • Slab Planting
    Tue, Oct 26
    Sacramento
    Oct 26, 6:00 PM
    Sacramento, Shepard Garden and Arts Center,
    A beginner's session will start at 6 pm prior to Vince Owyoung's 7 pm demonstration on successful methods for planting bonsai on a slab.
  • Timm Johnson explains the whens, wheres, hows of pruning bonsai
    Nov 23, 6:00 PM
    Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd, Sacramento, CA, USA
    To prune, not to prune? Where and when to make your cut? Sign in at 6 pm for the pre-meeting with a focus on helping beginner's. Timm's program will start at 7 pm.
  • ABAS Holiday Party
    Time is TBD
    Shepard Garden & Arts Center
    Time is TBD
    Shepard Garden & Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
    Anticipating that COVID-19 restriction will be lifted, join fellow ABAS members for socializing and a holiday potluck!