AOA Rhododendron and Bonsai Tour
Home to one of the largest collections of species rhododendrons in the world, the Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden displays over 700 of the more than 1,000 species found in the world. Enjoy an informative guided tour of the Garden, take a lunch break, then enjoy a guided visit through the Pacific Bonsai Museum, both on the Weyerhauser campus. The Museum provides a grand outdoor setting with the elegance of a fine art museum and features 60 trees at a time from its collection of over 150 bonsai, the most diverse public collection in North America. Bring your lunch, snacks, and drinks. Dress for the weather and walking in the woods on gravel paths. We will go rain or shine. 13 spots available. No refunds for cancellations within 48 hours of trip.SCHEDULE:9:45 am - Arrive at YMCA10:00 am - Depart YMCA11:00 am - Rhododendron tour begins12:00 pm - Lunch on terrace or on YMCA bus1:00 pm - Bonsai tour and time to explore2:45 pm - Board bus for return trip 3:45 pm - Arrive at the YMCA All times approximate, dependent on traffic.For more information, http://www.rhodygarden.org/cms and www.pacificbonsaimuseum.org.