Historic Core Farmer's Market
Jan
8
9:00am 9:00am

Historic Core Farmer's Market

5th Street between Broadway and Spring in DTLA's historic core district.  Every Sunday from 9am-2pm.  We will be participating for the first time!  We will still have our Bonsai Babes merchandise for sale, but will be focusing on the service aspect of the company, offering in person energy healings (cranio-sacral, aura, hands-on-healings) and psychic readings.  Special intro prices will be offered.

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Kimochi Silver Bells Arts & Craft and Food Faire
Dec
17
10:00am10:00am

Kimochi Silver Bells Arts & Craft and Food Faire

  • The Event Center at St. Mary's Cathedral (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Yes, we will be coming to San Francisco!  This is our first Bay Area craft fair, so we are excited.  Kimochi's Silver Bells event has been an annual tradition for years, drawing from neighboring Bay Area cities, i.e. San Jose and Fresno.  This is a huge event, with vendors located in several buildings.  

WE WILL BE IN ST. FRANCIS HALL :)

 

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Jackalope Art Fair
Apr
30
to May 1

Jackalope Art Fair

  • Central Park/Old Pasadena (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

A weekend shopping destination at Central Park in the heart of Old Pasadena, featuring over 200 local, curated and hand-selected artisans, crafters, and DIY enthusiasts.  Shoppers can expect to find trendsetting indie goods including original fashion and jewelry design, ceramics and paper goods, innovative home decor and housewares, art and photography, plus much more.  

For info visit:  http://www.jackalopeartfair.com/pasadena/

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The Bonsai Babes on the KTLA Morning News!
Apr
29
7:25am 7:25am

The Bonsai Babes on the KTLA Morning News!

If you are in the Los Angeles area, or get L.A. TV, tune in to KTLA's Morning News (local channel 5).  They will be featuring 4 artists who will be at Pasadena's Jackalope Art Fair on April 30-May 1.  The Bonsai Babes was chosen by show producers to be one of the four for the segment.  The schedule is as follows:

7:45 am:  teaser

7:34 am: segment with The Bonsai Babes and three other artists

 

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Monterey Park Cherry Blossom Festival
Apr
16
to Apr 17

Monterey Park Cherry Blossom Festival

Planned and coordinated by community volunteers, the Cherry Blossom Festival strives to provide a cultural arts event that offers a forum for learning, entertainment, fun, and support of community.

Look for us INSIDE THE GYM, with photographer display by Stone Ishimaru

http://www.montereypark.ca.gov/673/Cherry-Blossom-Festival

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Asian American Women's Symposium
Mar
25
5:00pm 5:00pm

Asian American Women's Symposium

In celebration of Women's History Month, this is a symposium with a panel discussion of successful Asian American business women.  Speakers will include:

  • Nadya Ichinomiya - Sony, Founder of Women In Tech (WIT)

  • Adrienne Borlogan - Founder/Owner of Wanderlust Creamery

  • Cassy Nguyen - Co-founder of Sayya

  • Anna Marie Cruz - Small Business Coach

  • Lora Nakamura- Founder/Owner of Bonsai Babies

To RSVP for your free tickets, go to: 

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/asian-american-women-symposium-tickets-22432439029

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Mosaic Craft Fair: Alhambra's Indie Marketplace
Nov
15
10:00am10:00am

Mosaic Craft Fair: Alhambra's Indie Marketplace

Welcome to the 2nd annual Mosaic Craft Fair! Our handmade holiday shopping extravaganza will feature 50 local artisans selling their handmade goods including clothing, jewelry, paper goods, bath and body, toys, pet products, and much more so you can get all of your holiday shopping done early!  We will also have delicious food, a beer garden, arts and crafts workshops, plenty of activities for the kiddos, a DJ and live music, kids book fair, cash raffle, and more!

For more info, visit www.mosaiccraftfair.org. 

 

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7th Annual Tanabata Festival
Aug
15
to Aug 16

7th Annual Tanabata Festival

  • 100 N. Central Ave. Los Angeles, CA USA (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Saturday 11am-9pm, Sunday 11am-5pm (plaza next to The Japanese American National Museum and MOCA)

The Tanabata Festival is the opening celebration of Little Tokya L.A.'s annual Nisei Week.  Traditionally this festival has celebrated the meeting of deities Orihime and Hikoboshi (represented by stars Vega and Altair).  According to the legend, the Milky Way separates these star lovers, and they are only allowed to meet once a year on the seventh day of the seventh lunar month.  The festival is a celebration of this annual reunion, with beautiful kazari kites made by community members on display throughout the weekend.  

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The Bonsai Babes Children's Workshop with Kizuna
Jul
15
4:00pm 4:00pm

The Bonsai Babes Children's Workshop with Kizuna

Author/Illustrator Lora Nakamura will be leading a children's workshop at Kizuna's Nikkei Discovery Program.  The workshop will encourage self-acceptance of all levels of identity.  

*The art example is from last year's workshop, "If I Were  Bonsai Tree..." where children explored different aspects of their identity.  For more info, visit http://www.kizuna-la.org/programs/nikkei-discovery-camp/

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