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May
11
1:00 PM13:00

Children’s Workshop (Saturday) - Wildwood Gardens

Children’s Workshop. Frank Mihalic of Wildwood Gardens will lead a workshop in which children can create a beautiful Bonsai from Shimpaki Juniper stock. Pot, wire and soil are included. Register at the Exhibit or on-line now.

  • Skill Level: Beginner

  • Material fee: Included in registration fee for this workshop

  • Location: Regenstein Center – Burnstein Hall

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Sargent Crabapples, Roselow variety - Cass Bonsai Gardens
May
12
9:00 AM09:00

Sargent Crabapples, Roselow variety - Cass Bonsai Gardens

An excellent opportunity for beginners and new students. Cass Bonsai Gardens. Work with Brian Ciskowski, noted Bonsai artist, on 6 year old Sargent Crabapples, Roselow variety Bonsai.

  • Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate

  • Limit: 6 participants

  • Material fee: $45.00

  • Location: Regenstein Center – Design Studio

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May
12
1:00 PM13:00

Children’s Workshop (Sunday) - Wildwood Gardens

Children’s Workshop. Frank Mihalic of Wildwood Gardens will lead a workshop in which children can create a beautiful Bonsai from Shimpaki Juniper stock. Pot, wire and soil are included. Register at the Exhibit or on-line now.

  • Skill Level: Beginner

  • Material fee: Included in registration fee for this workshop

  • Location: Regenstein Center – Burnstein Hall

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May
13
1:00 PM13:00

Children's Workshop #2

What: Experts from Wildwood Gardens will work with children to create their own Bonsai. Each child leaves with a styled Shimpaku Juniper in a Bonsai pot.  Pot, wire and soil are included.  Register at the Exhibit or on-line now
Skill Level: Beginner
Where: Regenstein Center, Courtyard Gallery
Cost: $10
Materials Cost: None, included in the registration price.
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May
13
1:00 PM13:00

Bring your own Tree Workshop #2 with Ivan Watters

What: Ivan Watters, the previous Curator of the Bonsai Collection at the Chicago Botanic Garden, will work with you on your own trees during this workshop.
Skill Level: Beginner to advanced
Limit: 8 participants
Where: Regenstein Center, Linnaeus Room
Cost: $50
Materials Cost: None
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Itowigawa Shimpaku Juniper Bonsai Workshop with Cass Bonsai
May
13
9:00 AM09:00

Itowigawa Shimpaku Juniper Bonsai Workshop with Cass Bonsai

What: Work with Brian of Cass Bonsai to Style these beautiful Itowigawa Shimpaku Juniper pre-bonsai trees into a Moyogi style (informal upright).  An excellent opportunity for beginners and new students.
Skill Level: Beginner to intermediate
Limit: 8 participants
Where: Regenstein Center, Linnaeus Room
Cost: $50
Materials Cost: $35 , payable at time of workshop to vendor
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May
12
1:00 PM13:00

Bring your own Tree Workshop #1 with Ivan Watters

What: Ivan Watters, the previous Curator of the Bonsai Collection at the Chicago Botanic Garden, will work with you on your own trees during this workshop.
Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Limit: 8 participants
Where: Learning Campus, Classroom 6
Cost: $50
Materials Cost: None
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May
12
1:00 PM13:00

Children's Workshop #1

What: Experts from Wildwood Gardens will work with children to create their own Bonsai. Each child leaves with a styled Shimpaku Juniper in a Bonsai pot.  Pot, wire and soil are included.  Register at the Exhibit or on-line now
Skill Level: Beginner
Where: Regenstein Center, Bernstein Hall
Cost: $10
Materials Cost: None, included in the registration price.
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May
21
1:00 PM13:00

Workshop: Children's Workshop (Sunday)

Children’s Workshop. Frank Mihalic of Wildwood Gardens will lead a workshop in which children can create a beautiful Bonsai from Shimpaki Juniper stock. Pot, wire and soil are included. Register at the Exhibit or on-line now.

Skill Level: Beginner
Materials Fee: $10.00 (Total fee)
Location: Regenstein Center – Courtyard Gallery
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May
21
9:00 AM09:00

Workshop: Japanese Black Pines (Pinus thunbergiana) Shohin

An excellent opportunity for beginners and new students.  Cass Bonsai Gardens.  Work with Brian Ciskowski, noted Bonsai artist, on Japanese Black Pines (Pinus thunbergiana) Shohin.

Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate
Limit: 10 participants
Materials Fee: $25.00
Location: Regenstein Center – Pullman Room
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May
20
1:00 PM13:00

Workshop: Bring Your Own Tree Workshop (Saturday)

Bring Your Own Tree Workshop with noted Bonsai artist, author and teacher, Ivan Watters.  Ivan will work you to style or improve your tree.

Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Limit: 8 participants
Materials Fee: None
Location: New Learning Center – Classroom 5
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May
20
1:00 PM13:00

Workshop: Children's Workshop (Saturday)

Children’s Workshop. Frank Mihalic of Wildwood Gardens will lead a workshop in which children can create a beautiful Bonsai from Shimpaki Juniper stock. Pot, wire and soil are included. Register at the Exhibit or on-line now.

Skill Level: Beginner
Materials Fee: $10.00 (Total fee)
Location: Regenstein Center – Courtyard Gallery
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Workshop: Lavender Star Flower (Grewia caffra) tropical bonsai tree
May
20
9:00 AM09:00

Workshop: Lavender Star Flower (Grewia caffra) tropical bonsai tree

Work with Linda Camp and Jim Beck, founders of BC Bonsai on a Lavender Star Flower (Grewia caffra) tropical bonsai tree.  

Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Limit: 8 participants
Materials Fee: $15.00
Location: Regenstein Center – Pullman Room
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May
22
1:00 PM13:00

Children's Bonsai Workshop with Frank Mihalic

Frank Mihalic of Wildwood Gardens will lead a workshop in which children can create a beautiful Bonsai from Shimpaki Juniper stock.  Pot, wire and soil are included.  Register at the Show.

Skill Level: Beginner
Materials Fee: $10.00 (total fee, no registration fee required for this workshop)
Location: Regenstein Center, Room TBD

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Procumbens Juniper Workshop with Frank Mihalic
May
22
9:00 AM09:00

Procumbens Juniper Workshop with Frank Mihalic

Frank Mihalic of Wildwood Gardens will help you in styling 8” to 10” Procumbens Junipers.

Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Limit: 8 participants
Materials Fee: $45.00 (payable directly to vendor at beginning of workshop)
Materials From: Wildwood Gardens
Location: Regenstein Center, Plant Science Lab
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Corkbark Fir Tree Workshop with Linda Camp and Jim Beck
May
21
1:00 PM13:00

Corkbark Fir Tree Workshop with Linda Camp and Jim Beck

Work with Linda Camp and Jim Beck, founders of BC Bonsai on 15 year old Corkbark Fir trees from their nursery and growing fields.

Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Limit: 7 participants
Materials Fee: $50.00 (payable directly to vendor at start of workshop)
Materials From: BC Bonsai
Location: Regenstein Center, East Greenwood Gallery
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Jewelry Making Class with Frank Mihalic
May
21
1:00 PM13:00

Jewelry Making Class with Frank Mihalic

Frank Mihalic of Wildwood Gardens will be conducting a jewelry making class.  Using the art of lost wax carving you will be able to make Gold, Silver or Pewter jewelry.

Skill Level:
All Participants
Limit: 8 participants
Materials Fee: $100.00 (payable directly to vendor at beginning of workshop)
Materials From: Wildwood Gardens
Location: Regenstein Center, Plant Science Lab
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Itowigwa Shimpaku Juniper Workshop with Brian Ciskowski
May
21
9:00 AM09:00

Itowigwa Shimpaku Juniper Workshop with Brian Ciskowski

Work with Brian Ciskowski, noted Bonsai artist, on Itowigwa Shimpaku Junipers.

Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Limit: 10 participants
Materials Fee: $40.00 (payable directly to vendor at start of workshop)
Materials From: Cass Bonsai Gardens
Location: Regenstein Center, Alsdorf Auditorium
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May
21
9:00 AM09:00

Tropical Bonsai Workshop for Beginners with Jim Fairchild, Midwest Bonsai Society

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Jim Fairchild of the Midwest Bonsai Society will do a workshop with a variety of Tropical trees.  Workshop fee of $30.00 includes the material fee.

Skill Level: Beginner
Limit: 8 participants
Materials Fee: Included in the $30.00 registration fee
Location: Fruit and Vegetable Learning Center
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