Bonsai Shack Events 2023

Bonsai Swap Meet

Basic Bonsai Overview
Saturday, March 11, 2023
Sunday, March 12, 2023
Sunday, April 23, 2023
Sunday, April 30, 2023

Basic Bonsai overview this is One and a half hour discussion on basic Bonsai concepts principles and techniques this is a free class and all are welcome.
This is a FREE event starting at 11:00am at the Bonsai Shack and should not be missed.

Sergio Cuan.

Sergio cuan
bring your own tree workshops

Class dates will be
Saturday March 4th 2023
Saturday , April 22 2023
Saturday June 17 2023
Times are 10:00am - 4:00pm

classes are $85 each
limited to 8 people.
Call John for a reservation
(845) 304 -2183

The Bonsai shack is proud to announce that we have local Bonsai artist Sergio Cuan. Doing four Bring Your Own Tree Workshops. The workshops will take place at the Bonsai shack starting at 10 AM and concluding at 4 PM. The dates are as follows Saturday, March 4, 2023 Saturday, April 22, 2023 Saturday, June 17, 2023 . Workshops are limited to 8 people, each participant will bring one or two of their own trees and get Sergio's expert opinion and guidance on how to make those trees better. The participant will then do the work such as pruning wiring or restyling the tree under Sergio's guidance. This is a fantastic opportunity to take your trees to the next level.

Classes are $85 each per person and you should call John to set up your reservation at 845-304-2183 Space is limited and these spots will not last

Sergio is an award-winning Bonsai artist and for more information on him or to see his impressive portfolio visit his website at m5bonsaiworks.com.

Before and After from Sergio's last workshop.

 

 

Sergio Cuan

Basic Bonsai Repotting workshop
Saturday, March 18, 2023
Sunday, March 19, 2023
Saturday, March 25, 2023
for deciduous trees

For conifers the dates are
Saturday, April 8, 2023 
Saturday, April 29, 2023 
Saturday, may 13, 2023 
time are from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM

Basic repotting workshop these classes are designed to give new Bonsai practitioners the knowledge and the confidence they need to repot their trees correctly
Participants can bring their own trees or work on the bonsai shack trees cost for this is $24.99 plus materials

 

 

Beginners Bonsai Class Workshop

Beginners Bonsai Class and Workshop
With Joe Cortez
Class dates will be
Saturday, April 15, 2023
Sunday, April 16, 2023
Times are 10:00 - 3:00pm

Bonsai is an Asian tradition more than one thousand years old. Celebrate this ancient horticultural art form with us, at The Bonsai Shack in our one of a kind Bonsai Garden. This class features his novel approach to Bonsai, where art and horticulture meet to create a unique form of living are. Guests will work in a relaxing, aesthetically pleasing environment designed to connect you with your inner artist.
This course is intended for the beginner to novice, but all are encourage to attend.

The student will start with a tour of the nursery, receive a brief history of Bonsai and Bonsai varieties, as well as the art of creating a Bonsai.

The aspiring artist will have an opportunity to develop their own Bonsai through hands-on training and in-depth instruction using the instruments of the craft.

Upon completion, you will leave with an appreciation for and better understanding of the ancient art form of Bonsai and depart with your unique creation.

The price is $150 per person and includes the tree pot soil wire and instruction.

Everybody will be going home with their own personal Bonsai
Saturday, April 15 2023 and
Sunday , April 16 2023
For more information on The Beginners Bonsai Class Workshop. Contact John at (845) 304-2183 to reserve your spot

 

 

Sergio Cuan

Fifth annual Super spring gala
Saturday, May 6, 2023
Sunday, May 7, 2023
Times are 10:00am - 4:00pm

Details Coming Soon.

 

 

Bonsai Shack bonsai with Dad Saturday

workshop with Kusamono expert young choe
Friday, May 26
Saturday, May 27, 2023
Times is 10:00am - 1:00pm

Friday and Saturday, May 26 and 27th is a three hour workshop with Kusamono expert Young Choe The Bonsai shack will provide pot soil and plants as well as Young‘s guidance  all participants will be leaving with their own kusamono which for you non-bonsai people is the accent plant that bonsai trees are shown with during a bonsai show. Young ChoePrice is $99 and includes Everything that you need time is from 10 AM until 1 PM

 

 

Bonsai Shack Basic wiring class

Bonsai Shack Basic wiring class
Saturday, June 3, 2023
Sunday, June 4, 2023
Times are 11:00am - 2:00pm

This is an introductory class on how to wire a Bonsai the dates are Saturday, June 3 and Sunday, June 4 and the time is from 11 AM until 2 PM cost is $24.99

 

 

Bonsai Shack bonsai pruning class

Bonsai Shack bonsai pruning
Saturday, June 10, 2023
Sunday, June 11, 2023
Times are 10:30am - 2:30pm

This is an introductory class on the basic concepts of pruning Bonsai the dates are Saturday, June 10 and Sunday, June 11 from 10:30 AM until 2:30 PM cost is $24.99

 

 

Bonsai Shack bonsai with Dad Saturday

Happy Father's Day!!!!
Bonsai Shack, bonsai with Dad Saturday
Saturday, June 18, 2023
Times is 11:00am - 3:00pm

Bonsai with dad Saturday, June 18 11 AM until 3 PM this is an opportunity for parents to take a bonsai workshop with their children each participant will go home with their own newly made bonsai tree. Cost is $75 per team.

 

 

bonsai shack styling contest

First annual bonsai shack styling contest
Saturday, June 24, 2023
Time is 10:00am - 3:00pm

The Bonsai Shack will be providing pre-Bonsai Juniper and participants will have up to five hours to style and wire the tree  at the end a winner will be announced eight participants Cost is $149. Price includes pre-Bonsai material Time is from 10 AM till 3 PM

 

 

Bonsai Shack Events 2022

Sergio Cuan

Bonsai Wood Carving Demonstration
Friday, June 10th 2022

The Bonsai shack will be having another free event with wood carving extraordinaire Will Baddly from England.
This will be taking place on Friday, June 10th at the Bonsai Shack from 9 AM until 5 PM.
Come watch expert Carver will show you how to add years of age to a tree.

Bonsai Swap Meet

The 2nd annual Bonsai swap meet
Saturday, October 15, 2022

This is an event were anybody is welcome to bring any Bonsai related items such as trees tools pots soil etc. that they can trade with other Bonsai enthusiast.
This is a free event from 10 to 4 at the Bonsai shack and should not be missed.

Sergio Cuan

The Bonsai Show
Saturday, September 17, 2022

The Bonsai Shack is Pleased to Present Our First Annual Bonsai Show.

The Show is full and Registration is now closed
See you on the 17th

This show which will be judged by renowned Bonsai artist Sergio Cuan will be held Saturday, September 17 from 10 AM until 4 PM. Anyone is welcome to enter their tree into the show regardless of their Bonsai skill level or experience.

The top five trees will win an award
First prize will be a $300 Bonsai Shack gift certificate and
two other trees
will each win a $150 Bonsai shack gift certificate.

Two other trees will win an award.
We will be giving three awards in a novice category.
This is a free event and all are welcome to stop by and see beautiful Bonsai.

We only have enough space at the nursery to accept 40 trees into the show so please hurry and enter your tree we only have a few spots left. Click On This Link And REGISTER Your Tree For Our First Annual Bonsai Show.

Spectators will have the opportunity to vote on their favorite tree and that tree
will win The People's choice award.

Contestants are encouraged to moss their trees and clean their pots as well as display their tree on a stand with an accent however this is not mandatory and all trees are welcome and can be shown in the show without any of that.

Sergio will give a critique and overview of why each tree won their award and will be available to sign copies of Michael Hagedorn's book that he illustrated.

Sergio Cuan

Bonsai Wood Carving Demonstration
Friday, June 10th 2022

The Bonsai shack will be having another free event with wood carving extraordinaire Will Baddly from England.
This will be taking place on Friday, June 10th at the Bonsai Shack from 9 AM until 5 PM.
Come watch expert Carver will show you how to add years of age to a tree.

Bonsai Shack Events 2020

Sergio Cuan


A Bring Your Own Tree Workshop
Saturday, May 9th 2020, 9am-5pm

On Saturday May 9th, the Bonsai Shack will be hosting a bring your own tree workshop with Bonsai artist Sergio Cuan. Sergio is a very accomplished Bonsai artist with years of experience, who has won many awards for Bonsai excellence. Class time is from 9am - 5pm, and the cost is $75 per person. Call John at (845) 304-2183 to reserve your spot. Check out Sergio’s website at M5Bonsaiworks.com for more photos.

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1st Annual Bonsai Shack Bonsai Show,
Grand Re-Opening and BBQ

Saturday, April 4th, 2020, 9am-5pm

1st Annual Bonsai Shack Bonsai Show, Grand Re-Opening and BBQ-- On Saturday, April 4th, 2020, From 9am-5pm, Located at Down to Earth Nursery; 1040 Rte 45; Pomona, NY 10970. The Bonsai Shack will be hosting a Bonsai Show. The show is open to all Bonsai Enthusiast of any level. Anyone is invited to display a tree or two, and be a part of a fun day of Bonsai Camaraderie. There will be multiple awards and anyone displaying a tree will receive 10% off any purchase made at the Bonsai Shack, the day of the show. All are welcome to show a tree or stop by and have a cheeseburger and enjoy the day. Also on this day, we will be hosting our grand Re-Opening. We have acquired hundreds of new trees and many pots, some of them being very high end, imported Japanese pots. We will also be having a BBQ with Cheeseburgers, Hotdogs and Soft Drinks. Call John at (845) 304-2183 to reserve your spot at the show.

This is a free event!!!

Bonsai Shack Events 2019

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The 1st Bonsai for Beginners
Saturday, April 20th 2019, 11am-12:30pm

On Saturday, April 20, 2019, the Bonsai Shack will be hosting its first, in a continuing series, of Bonsai for Beginners. There will be an interesting presentation on the art of Bonsai, aimed at giving beginners an insight into this fascinating art.

The event will take place at 11am @ Down to Earth Nursery, and will conclude by 12:30 pm. The event is free and all are welcome to attend. We will also be having a store wide sale on all Bonsai trees and related items.

So stop on by, and give Bonsai a try!