The Annual Bonsai Garden at Lake Merritt Mammoth Auction & Sale is scheduled for February 17-18, 2018 at the Lakeside Garden Center in Oakland, CA. The Auction of Bonsai, special pots and display stands is on Saturday, February 17, 2018. Auction items can be viewed on this Gallery. This is the largest Auction of quality bonsai and items in many years. Check out the Gallery and make your bidding selections. A colorful Auction Catalog is included with your auction bidding card for just a $5 donation to the Bonsai Garden. The doors open at noon for Auction Preview. The Auction Program begins at 1:00 PM with Gordon Deeg returning as the auctioneer. Bidding is always rapid-fire so please prepared for a fast and fun afternoon. Complimentary drinks and snacks will be served to all bidders.
The Auction will be followed on Sunday, February 18, with one of the largest bonsai plant and material sales in the State. The Sale starts at 10:00 AM and the line usually starts forming at 9:00. Meanwhile the Vendors are open for business from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM with a great selection of bonsai products and some great bargains.