Bonsai Shack Events

Sergio Cuan

The Bonsai Show
Saturday, September 17, 2022

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

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 20 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.

So put the date on your calendar and stop by or call John at (845) 304 -2183 or email at thebonsaishack845@gmail if you're interested in entering 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.

Sergio cuan
bring your own tree workshops

Class dates will be
Saturday March 12th 2022 SOLD OUT
Saturday , April 9 2022 SOLD OUT
Saturday June 4 2022 SOLD OUT
Saturday, October 15 2022
10:00am - 4:00pm

classes are $75 each
limited to 6 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 12, 2022 Saturday, April 9, 2022 Saturday, June 4, 2022 and Saturday, October 15, 2022. Workshops are limited to 6 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 $75 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

Before and After from Sergio's last workshop.

Sergio Cuan

Third annual spring gala
Italian Bonsai superstar Mauro Stemberger
Saturday, April 2, 2022

On Saturday, April 2 the Bonsai Shack will be hosting internationally known and world-renowned Bonsai superstar Mauro Stemberger for a free demonstration. We will also be having our huge spring sale with hundreds of trees available as well as our huge selection of bonsai pots and supplies. Stop in for a great day of fun and Bonsai.
This is a free event from 9 to 5 at the Bonsai shack and should not be missed.

Beginners Bonsai Class Workshop

Beginners Bonsai Class and Workshop
With Joe Cortez
Class dates will be
Saturday, April 16 2022
Saturday , May 14 2022

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 are 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 16 2022 and
Saturday , May 14 2022
For more information on The Beginners Bonsai Class Workshop. Contact John at (845) 304-2183 to reserve your spot

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.