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Joe Olson, Elm, Forest, 23” Tall
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Since its origin in 1971, the Bonsai Club of Santa Barbara has been dedicated to the education of its members and the general public in the art and culture of bonsai. We are an informal group ranging from novice to advanced and invite all who are interested.

Please Join Us on Saturday and Sunday, May 13 and 14, 2023

Fellowship Hall at Trinity Lutheran Church
909 La Cumbre Road, Santa Barbara
at the corner of Foothill Road
11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Saturday
Noon to 4:00 p.m. Sunday

What we’ll have for you!

  • Plants and Other Bonsai Materials for Sale
  • Bonsai Demonstrations at 1:00 p.m. both days
  • Information on Bonsai Club’s Beginners’ Workshop
  • Free Bonsai Problem Clinic – Bring Your Tree

Meetings provide the opportunity to share information concerning the growth, styling, and propagation of bonsai, and to stay current on what is happening in the world of bonsai. We invite nationally known guest speakers and demonstrators as well as draw on our own knowledgeable members for the monthly evening meetings.

Mel Ikeda’s Bonsai demonstration

Advanced classes with top instructors from around California are scheduled four times a year. Open workshops for all members are also scheduled.

We hold our meetings on the second Tuesday of each month, except in December and August. The meetings begin at 7:00 pm at Bethany Congregational Church, Hope Avenue, Santa Barbara.