The Willamette Valley Bonsai Society
meets monthly on the second Tuesday, at 7:00 p.m.

***Our Meeting Location Has Changed***

Center 50+
2615 Portland Rd NE
Salem, OR

(Please scroll down for driving directions)

Our meetings are educational, with featured speakers and workshops. They are designed for beginners and experienced alike.

Take advantage of our open invitation to all members (and guests) to bring in a tree or two, to get an opinion or advice from our experienced members. Bring trees between 6:30 and 7:00, prior to the meeting. Or just bring your current project to show off and inspire the other members.

Conifer Connection
Meets monthly on the third Thursday, at 7:00 p.m.

This is an informal workshop for members, to gather and work together on projects, sharing advice, ideas, and a some laughs.

There are no Conifer Connection meetings in July, August, or December.

***There is no Conifer Connection Meeting in January, 2020***

Meeting Calendar 2019-2020

  • January 14:

    New Location!
    We will meet at Center 50+ (see above for address)

    January’s meeting will be hosted by WVBS’s own Diane Habjan and Brian Orcutt. Our intrepid duo will cover the ins and outs of collecting bonsai stock in the wild. Diane and Brian are both experienced and resourceful collectors, and they’ll share their experiences gathering stock in the Cascades and beyond.

  • There will be no Conifer Connection meeting in January 2020.

    Driving directions:
    From the north: From I-5, exit at Portland Rd NE and turn right onto Portland Rd NE. Turn right onto Highland Rd, then immediately turn right onto Brooks Ave. Turn into parking lot on the right.
    From the south via I-5: Exit at Market St NE and turn left onto Market St NE. Turn right onto Lansing St NE. Turn left on Sunnyview Rd NE. Turn right onto 17th St NE, and then left onto Silverton Rd NE. At the light, go straight onto Highland Rd, then immediately left on Brooks Ave. Turn into parking lot on the right.
    There is plenty of parking available.

Photos from the March 17-19 WVBS Yard, Garden and Home Show, in Salem at the State Fairgrounds. 

WVBS table at the Cherry Blossom Day at the Capitol on Saturday, March 18.

Photos from exhibit.