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  • Nobedan Stone Paving Portland Japanese Garden: June 13, 2015

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6-13 & 14-15 Portland JG Nobedan Stone Paving
« on: March 19, 2015, 08:26:52 PM »
NOBEDAN STONE PAVING

 
June 13 and 14, 9:00am-3:00pm

$160 for members/$200 non-members

Discover the nobedan walk, a style of stone pathway traditionally used in Japanese tea gardens and in the entries to nobleman’s homes. These unique walks are created using distinctive design principles, and result in stones of various shapes and sizes arranged in a pattern that is simultaneously artistic and functional. Nobedan paths add a serenity to any garden and can be seen widely, both in gardens throughout Japan and in our own Portland Japanese Garden. This two-day program begins with a lecture and presentation by Garden Curator, Sadafumi Uchiyama. Later participants will work side by side with Head Gardener, Michael Kondo, to construct a nobedan path of their own.

Please note: workshops will proceed as scheduled rain or shine, and participants will need to provide their own lunches.

For questions, please contact Event & Reservation Coordinator Devin Clancy at 503.542.0280 or events@japanes