River Gallery Has Bonsai Exhibit And Demonstration

Thursday, September 12, 2013

The Tennessee Valley Bonsai Society will exhibit trees at River Gallery Saturday, Sept. 21, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 22, from 1-5 p.m. 

There will be a demonstration by bonsai artist, Tom Scott, Saturday and Sunday from 2-3:30 p.m. 

The event is free and open to the public. 

River Gallery is at 400 E. Second St.

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