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  • ABAS Bonsai Auction & Member Consignment Sales
    ABAS Bonsai Auction & Member Consignment Sales
    Tue, Sep 26
    Sacramento
    Sep 26, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Sacramento, 3330 McKinley Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
    Sep 26, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Sacramento, 3330 McKinley Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
    Member Sales - Bidding Open to the Public. Set up 5:30 pm • Preview Sales at 6 pm. • Auction starts at 6:30 pm
  • Shepard Garden & Art Center Fall Sale
    Shepard Garden & Art Center Fall Sale
    Sat, Oct 07
    Sacramento
    Oct 07, 10:00 AM – Oct 08, 3:00 PM
    Sacramento, 3330 McKinley Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
    Oct 07, 10:00 AM – Oct 08, 3:00 PM
    Sacramento, 3330 McKinley Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
    ABAS will have a sales table with bonsai and bonsai related items. Other clubs and vendors will be selling plants, paintings, crafts and decor. This is a fundraiser for the center.
  • Member-only Workshop
    Member-only Workshop
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, Oct 14
    Location is TBD
    Oct 14, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Location is TBD
    Oct 14, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Location is TBD
    Member-only workshops are offered on a first registered, first served basis. If more students sign up for the morning session than we have tables for, we often add an afternoon session that begins at 1 pm.
  • GSBF Rendezvous
    GSBF Rendezvous
    Fri, Oct 20
    Hotel Mission De Oro
    Oct 20, 10:00 AM – Oct 22, 4:00 PM
    Hotel Mission De Oro, 13070 CA-33, Santa Nella, CA 95322, USA
    Oct 20, 10:00 AM – Oct 22, 4:00 PM
    Hotel Mission De Oro, 13070 CA-33, Santa Nella, CA 95322, USA
    Come and enjoy headliner Bjorn Bjorholm with friends, shop our vendors, attend workshops, lectures, and bid on auction and consignment trees. See the Joshua Roth Rising Star competition!
  • "Chop-In"
    "Chop-In"
    Sat, Oct 21
    Location is TBD
    Oct 21, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Location is TBD
    Oct 21, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Location is TBD
    'Chop-in" is a hand-on experience for ABAS members and replaces Part 2 of our "Dig-in" program. Roger designed it for beginners who have completed a Dig-in session. In it, he will use a chopstick as a pointer to guide students by training their eye to see where to make their own cuts, for example.
  • Enjoy an evening with Chicago bonsai artist, Jennifer Price
    Enjoy an evening with Chicago bonsai artist, Jennifer Price
    Tue, Oct 24
    Sacramento
    Oct 24, 6:00 PM
    Sacramento, 3330 McKinley Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
    Oct 24, 6:00 PM
    Sacramento, 3330 McKinley Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
    As a former ballet dancer, Jennifer Price has a well developed appreciation for a tree's movement
  • Golden Zoom: Jonas Dupuich on Pot Selection
    Golden Zoom: Jonas Dupuich on Pot Selection
    Mon, Oct 30
    Golden Zoom: Jonas Dupuich - Pot Selection
    Oct 30, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Golden Zoom: Jonas Dupuich - Pot Selection
    Oct 30, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Golden Zoom: Jonas Dupuich - Pot Selection
    Jonas Dupuich, co-founder of the esteemed Pacific Bonsai Expo and longtime bonsai instructor will share his insights on making excellent pot-to-tree selections. The live Zoom session is only open to active club members who will be emailed an invitation and link closer to the event.
  • Member-only Workshop
    Member-only Workshop
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, Nov 11
    Location is TBD
    Nov 11, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Location is TBD
    Nov 11, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Location is TBD
    Member-only workshops are offered on a first registered, first served basis. If more students sign up for the morning session than we have tables for, we often add an afternoon session that begins at 1 pm.
  • Hands-on Bonsai Fall Care with Renee and Carmen
    Hands-on Bonsai Fall Care with Renee and Carmen
    Tue, Nov 28
    Sacramento
    Nov 28, 6:30 PM
    Sacramento, 3330 McKinley Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
    Nov 28, 6:30 PM
    Sacramento, 3330 McKinley Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
    Bring your own trees and tools as we work together to complete Fall care
  • Member-only Workshop
    Member-only Workshop
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, Dec 09
    Location is TBD
    Dec 09, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Location is TBD
    Dec 09, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Location is TBD
    Member-only workshops are offered on a first registered, first served basis. If more students sign up for the morning session than we have tables for, we often add an afternoon session that begins at 1 pm.
  • ABAS Holiday Party
    ABAS Holiday Party
    Fri, Dec 15
    Sacramento
    Dec 15, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Sacramento, 3330 McKinley Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
    Dec 15, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Sacramento, 3330 McKinley Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
    Join fellow ABAS members and their guests for a potluck and recognition ceremony
  • ABAS Seasonal Bonsai School
    ABAS Seasonal Bonsai School
    Now available
    ABAS YouTube
    Now available
    ABAS YouTube
    Now available
    ABAS YouTube
    Watch Carmen Scott and Renee Seely's YouTube series! The program 'optimizes' seasonal work to hasten tree development and build skills. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kq9kw50BW6A&t=9s
Events
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Most general meetings are in-person and real-time Zoom.
Zoom recordings will be posted on the ABAS YouTube channel.
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