Events

Our monthly meetings, typically at 7 p.m. on the 4th Monday of each month, are usually held in the Community room or activity room of St. Mary’s Woods, 1257 Marywood Ln., Richmond, VA, 23229. Please check the individual event listings on the calendar for changes,updates and details.

We are happy to announce that the RBS web page now has the ability to accept online payments for paid workshops, activities, and MEMBERSHIP. You can use any credit or dept card or a Paypal account now via the Membership, Event Registration, and Purchases Page.

 

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Aug
27
Mon
Aug. 27          Regular Meeting on Displaying bonsai with Jim Ford @ St. Mary's Woods
Aug 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

RBS member Jim Ford will be discuss how to prep your tree for display, how to prepare your pot for display, and how to select the proper stand. In addition, Jim will also discuss the importance of scrolls and other objects that are critical to a successful formal bonsai display or Tokonoma.  If you want to boost your knowledge on bonsai display, there are quite a few articles on the internet and here’s a link of interest:  https://www.bonsaiempire.com/blog/tokonoma-displays

In addition, we will be making preparations for the Fall Show. 

This meeting will take place in the Community Room of St. Mary’s Woods at 7 pm. If you have trees that you want help or advice on, please come about 6:00.

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Sep
15
Sat
Annual Fall Bonsai Show @ The Great Big Green House
Sep 15 @ 9:00 am – Sep 16 @ 5:00 pm

RBS’s bonsai show will be held at the Great Big Greenhouse on September 15 & 16. RBS Members will display trees, do demonstrations, answer questions, and help customers with bonsai needs.

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Sep
24
Mon
September Meeting @ St. Mary's Woods, Community room
Sep 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Richmond Bonsai Society will have it’s regularly scheduled September meeting on Monday, September 24th at 7 pm in the community room of St. Mary’s Woods, at 1257 Marywood Ln, Richmond, VA 23229.

The meeting will be about improving wiring skills. T ere will be a lesson followed by practice time. You may want to bring a tree to work on.

Come early if you need advice or help with your tree and don’t forget items for our raffle table.

See you Monday!

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Oct
22
Mon
Oct. 22 Regular October Meeting : Winterizing trees @ St. Mary's Woods
Oct 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Oct. 22 Regular October Meeting : Winterizing trees

Come learn all about preparing your trees for winter. Remember that between 6 and 7, before the club meeting, you can bring in any of your bonsai for assistance. This meeting will take place in the ACTIVITY ROOM of St. Mary’s Woods at 7 pm. The ACTIVITY ROOM is not where we normally meet, but on the opposite side of the building next to the chapel. If you have trees that you want help or advice on, please come about 6:00.

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Oct
27
Sat
RBS at Maymont Garden Glow @ Robins Nature & Visitor Center at Maymont
Oct 27 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Maymont Garden Glow

RBS will have a special presence at Maymont’s fall event, Maymont Garden Glow. The Japanese Garden will be lit for the season and there will be tours led from the Nature Center each evening. The event runs from October 27 thru November 11; each evening from 6:00 PM until 10:00 PM.  There are two ways RBS will have a presence there.  We will have a static display of 2-3 trees in the main entry room of the Nature Center along with information about the Society.  Two, we will do simple bonsai demo/talks on three evenings; Oct. 28, Nov. 2 and Nov. 9 at 6:30 PM, 7:15 PM and 8:30 PM each of those evenings.

We will be discussing this event in detail at our October meeting.

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Oct
28
Sun
RBS at Maymont Garden Glow @ Robins Nature & Visitor Center at Maymont
Oct 28 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Maymont Garden Glow

RBS will have a special presence at Maymont’s fall event, Maymont Garden Glow. The Japanese Garden will be lit for the season and there will be tours led from the Nature Center each evening. The event runs from October 27 thru November 11; each evening from 6:00 PM until 10:00 PM.  There are two ways RBS will have a presence there.  We will have a static display of 2-3 trees in the main entry room of the Nature Center along with information about the Society.  Two, we will do simple bonsai demo/talks on three evenings; Oct. 28, Nov. 2 and Nov. 9 at 6:30 PM, 7:15 PM and 8:30 PM each of those evenings.

We will be discussing this event in detail at our October meeting.

37564total visits,130visits today

Oct
29
Mon
RBS at Maymont Garden Glow @ Robins Nature & Visitor Center at Maymont
Oct 29 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Maymont Garden Glow

RBS will have a special presence at Maymont’s fall event, Maymont Garden Glow. The Japanese Garden will be lit for the season and there will be tours led from the Nature Center each evening. The event runs from October 27 thru November 11; each evening from 6:00 PM until 10:00 PM.  There are two ways RBS will have a presence there.  We will have a static display of 2-3 trees in the main entry room of the Nature Center along with information about the Society.  Two, we will do simple bonsai demo/talks on three evenings; Oct. 28, Nov. 2 and Nov. 9 at 6:30 PM, 7:15 PM and 8:30 PM each of those evenings.

We will be discussing this event in detail at our October meeting.

37564total visits,130visits today

Oct
30
Tue
RBS at Maymont Garden Glow @ Robins Nature & Visitor Center at Maymont
Oct 30 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Maymont Garden Glow

RBS will have a special presence at Maymont’s fall event, Maymont Garden Glow. The Japanese Garden will be lit for the season and there will be tours led from the Nature Center each evening. The event runs from October 27 thru November 11; each evening from 6:00 PM until 10:00 PM.  There are two ways RBS will have a presence there.  We will have a static display of 2-3 trees in the main entry room of the Nature Center along with information about the Society.  Two, we will do simple bonsai demo/talks on three evenings; Oct. 28, Nov. 2 and Nov. 9 at 6:30 PM, 7:15 PM and 8:30 PM each of those evenings.

We will be discussing this event in detail at our October meeting.

37564total visits,130visits today

Oct
31
Wed
RBS at Maymont Garden Glow @ Robins Nature & Visitor Center at Maymont
Oct 31 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Maymont Garden Glow

RBS will have a special presence at Maymont’s fall event, Maymont Garden Glow. The Japanese Garden will be lit for the season and there will be tours led from the Nature Center each evening. The event runs from October 27 thru November 11; each evening from 6:00 PM until 10:00 PM.  There are two ways RBS will have a presence there.  We will have a static display of 2-3 trees in the main entry room of the Nature Center along with information about the Society.  Two, we will do simple bonsai demo/talks on three evenings; Oct. 28, Nov. 2 and Nov. 9 at 6:30 PM, 7:15 PM and 8:30 PM each of those evenings.

We will be discussing this event in detail at our October meeting.

37564total visits,130visits today

Nov
1
Thu
RBS at Maymont Garden Glow @ Robins Nature & Visitor Center at Maymont
Nov 1 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Maymont Garden Glow

RBS will have a special presence at Maymont’s fall event, Maymont Garden Glow. The Japanese Garden will be lit for the season and there will be tours led from the Nature Center each evening. The event runs from October 27 thru November 11; each evening from 6:00 PM until 10:00 PM.  There are two ways RBS will have a presence there.  We will have a static display of 2-3 trees in the main entry room of the Nature Center along with information about the Society.  Two, we will do simple bonsai demo/talks on three evenings; Oct. 28, Nov. 2 and Nov. 9 at 6:30 PM, 7:15 PM and 8:30 PM each of those evenings.

We will be discussing this event in detail at our October meeting.

37564total visits,130visits today