SANTA ANA — Bowers Museum and Kofu Bonsai Kai will present Bonsai Fest from Sept. 23 to 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily at the museum, 2002 N. Main St. in Santa Ana.
Thursday, Sept. 25, from 1:30 to 3 p.m.: Lecture on Irving Berlin by Larry Maurer
Friday, Sept. 26, from 5 to 10 p.m.: Sake, sushi and cinema — “Tenshin, Father of Japanese Modern Art,” presented by Katsuya Matsumura
Saturday, Sept. 27, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.: Lecture on “Ancient Art of Stone Appreciation: From china to Present-Day North America” by Dr. Thomas Elias, followed by reception
Sunday, Sept. 28: Traditional Japanese tea ceremony from 1 to 2 p.m.; talk on “Deco Japan: Shaping Art and Culture” by Dr. Kendall Brown from 2 to 3 p.m.
For additional information, call (714) 567-3600 or visit www.bowers.org.