Begin Winter Attuned to Nature with Living Art at the 4th annual A Bonsai Solstice:
Take in a big breath of fresh air and enjoy the unique beauty of the bonsai illuminated by serene candlelight.
WHAT: A Bonsai Solstice is back! The Pacific Bonsai Museum welcomes the public to enjoy the collection by candlelight.
To add to the meditative atmosphere, world-renowned Native American Flute artist Gary Stroutsos will join us as a special guest artist this year.
We invite guests to BYOF (Bring-Your-Own-Flashlight) and sip a cup of hot cocoa or coffee compliments of Caffé D’arte. P&J’s Waffle Delights Food Truck will be onsite for those who’d like to treat themselves to a sweet or savory waffle dinner.
This event is kid-friendly.  Admission to the event is free (donations to support the museum are always much appreciated). For those who would like to make a ritual of it, commemorative votives will be available with a $5 donation.
WHEN: Sunday, Dec. 17 from 4pm – 7pm
WHERE: The Pacific Bonsai Museum is located on the campus of the former Weyerhaeuser headquarters at 2515 S 336th Street, Federal Way, WA 98001.
PARKING: Free parking is available across from the Museum (follow signs to ‘Garden Parking’); handicapped parking is available at the museum entrance.
MORE EVENT INFO: The public can call the Museum with any questions in advance at (252) 353-7345 or email Liz Sullivan,
The Pacific Bonsai Museum connects people to nature through living art. Fifty of the Museum’s 150 bonsai are displayed at any given time in an outdoor, fine-art-museum-setting in the open air of a large forest in Federal Way, Washington. The Museum is poised at the forefront of an evolving art form that is transforming in a uniquely American fashion. Approximately 35,000 people from across the globe visit the museum each year, with visitorship growing as people discover this gem of the Pacific Northwest. Admission by donation. Learn more at:
Tuesday through Sunday, 10am to 4pm. The Museum is closed every Monday, as well as Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.
Gary Stroutsos is a world flute artist and storyteller with a mission of promoting stewardship of diverse cultures and the natural environment. Each of Gary’s meditative, solo, Native American flute performances given over the course of his 35-year career is distinct, drawn from the inspiration of the space and the audience. More at]]>

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