Boise Bonsai Society
A non-profit organization dedicated to educating our members and the general public in the art and culture of bonsai in the Treasure Valley, since 1996.

2020 Calendar of Events to Come

- Events are moved from this page to the Historical Calendar-of-Events Page as they come to pass

MAR
26
CANCELED
Move-In Day:
Annual Bonsai Display at the Boise Flower & Garden Show: Boise Center on the Grove
Date/Time: Thursday, March 26, 2020; 4-7 pm
Location: Boise Center on the Grove
Description: Move-In Day at the Boise Flower & Garden Show (BFGS), Bonsai Display.
MAR
27-29
CANCELED
Show:
Annual Bonsai Display at the Boise Flower & Garden Show: Boise Center on the Grove
Date/Time: Friday-Sunday, March 27-29, 2020; Move-out Sunday @5pm.
Location: Boise Center on the Grove
Description: Boise Flower & Garden Show (BFGS), Bonsai Display! Please check in for work times and demos! Move-out: Sunday @5pm.

APR
16
BBS Meeting: Farwest Nursery
Date/Time: Thursday, April 16, 2020; 6pm
Location: FarWest Landscape & Garden Center
Description: "Potting, Pruning, & Pests"
APR
18
BBS Workshop: Project Class
Date/Time: Saturday, April 18, 2020; Time TBD
Location: TBD.
Description: "Potting Deep-Dive".

MAY
21
BBS Meeting: Kusamono
Date/Time: Thursday, May 21, 2020; 6pm
Location: FarWest Landscape & Garden Center
Description: 'Kusamono'
MAY
23
BBS Workshop: Spring Workshop & Defoliation
Date/Time: Saturday, May 23, 2020; 10:00am
Location: Adam's Nursery in Nampa
Description: "Defoliation"

JUN
18
BBS Meeting: Pruning
Date/Time: Thursday, June 18, 2020; 6pm
Location: FarWest Landscape & Garden Center
Description: "Deciduous Pruning - Blue Arctic Willos"
JUN
20
BBS Workshop: Juniper Workshop
Date/Time: Saturday, June 20, 2020; Time TBD
Location: TBD.
Description: "Juniper Workshop"

JUL
16
BBS Meeting: Monthly Meeting
Date/Time: Saturday, July 16, 2020; 6pm
Location: FarWest Landscape & Garden Center
Description: "Fertilizing"
JUL
18
BBS Workshop: Bonsai Crawl
Date/Time: Saturday, July 18, 2020; Time TBD
Location: TBD.
Description: "Bonsai Crawl" - Opportunity to visit Member Homes, Collections, Set-Ups, & Learn from other successful member-growers!

AUG
20
BBS Meeting: Show Preperations
Date/Time: Thursday, August 20, 2020; 6pm
Location: FarWest Landscape & Garden Center
Description: Fall Show Preparations - Bring prospective specimens!
AUG
22
BBS Event: Annual Picnic & Auction
Date/Time: Thursday, August 15, 2019; Time TBD
Location: TBD.
Description: "Annual Picnic & Auction" - Bring contributions, & Spending $! - It's Back; come and enjoy!
AUG
29
Note: This is an estimated prediction and may change.
BBS & IWGKS: Bonsai & Koi Show at the Idaho Botanical Garden
Date/Time: [Estimated] Saturday, August 29, 2020; Move-In 8:00am; free to public 10:00am-4:00pm
Location: Idaho Botanical Garden (IBG)
Description:
Annual Bonsai & Koi Show, hosted by the Idaho Botanical Garden. Please prep and bring your trees for show and enjoy good company and demos. Spread the word: this is the only time of year that the Botanical Gardens are free to the public (10:00am-4:00pm).

Idaho Botanical Garden (IBG) Koi Show Website

SEP
17
BBS Meeting: Farwest Nursery
Date/Time: Thursday, September 17, 2020; 6pm
Location: FarWest Landscape & Garden Center
Description: "Forest Plantings"
SEP
19
BBS Workshop: Trip
Date/Time: Saturday, September 19, 2020; Time TBD
Location: TBD
Description: "Suiseki Trip"

OCT
15
BBS Meeting: Farwest Nursery
Date/Time: Thursday, October 15, 2020; 6pm
Location: FarWest Landscape & Garden Center
Description: "Fall Color & Tree Critiques" - Come and Share!
OCT
17
BBS Workshop: Class
Date/Time: Saturday, October 17, 2020; Time TBD
Location: TBD.
Description: "Silhouette Wiring"

NOV
12
BBS Annual Holiday Party
Date/Time: Thursday, November 12, 2020; 6-8 pm
Location: Barrelhouse, west of Fairgrounds: 5181 N Glenwood Street, Garden City, Boise, ID 83714
Description: Annual Christmas Party.

DEC
3
BBS Annual Planning Meeting
Date/Time: Thursday, December 3, 2020; 6-8 pm
Location: Barrelhouse, west of Fairgrounds: 5181 N Glenwood Street, Garden City, Boise, ID 83714
End of CY2020 Calendar of Events
Note: Our next Annual Planning Meeting will be held on 3 DEC 2020, where the next Calendar Year of events will be planned.