2014 Calendar of Events

July 23
July 2014 Monthly Meeting A three member panel of bonsai artist from the AABS will discuss care and design options for members who bring their bonsai to this meeting.
August 23
The AABS Annual Bonsai Show Saturday & Sunday August 23 & 24 Held in the auditorium at MBG, 10AM - 4 PM.
August 27
August 2014 Monthly Meeting
September 24
September 2014 Monthly Meeting The AABS Annual Auction
October 22
October 2014 Monthly Meeting Vance Hanna, long time bonsai artist in Southeast Michigan, will visit Ann Arbor to discuss tool care and proper techniques to sharpen your cutting tools.


Meetings are held on the fourth Wednesday of each month February through October.

All monthly meetings are at the Matthaei Botanical Gardens Auditorium beginning at 7:00pm with members gathering at 6:30pm to share bonsai stories.

Classes, Workshops, Special Events

During the year there are classes, workshops, special events, an auction and the annual AABS Bonsai Show. Note locations and times for each. In some instances additional fees may apply to classes, workshops or special events. Registrations and payment should be made ahead of time, as space is often limited.

Contact the AABS or register at a monthly meeting.

Check this calendar before traveling.

Dates and programming are subject to change.

Driving Directions to the Mattheai Botanical Gardens

Parking at Matthaei

Parking is available in numbered spaces at the main entrance to the lobby/conservatory and in the west parking lot. Parking cost is $1.40 per hour, with a $5 maximum per day. Parking pay kiosks accept credit cards, bills, and coins. Matthaei-Nichols members park for free. Follow instructions on kiosk to enter space number then member number. Click here for more parking information.

Ann Arbor Bonsai Society
- Established in 1970 -
Ann Arbor Bonsai Society - 1800 North Dixboro Rd., Ann Arbor MI 48105-9741
The Ann Arbor Bonsai Society is affiliated with the American Bonsai Society and the Mid-American Bonsai Alliance. Copyright, 2013, Ann Arbor Bonsai Society