Gem, Mineral, Fossil, Lapidary and Jewelry Show and Sale

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

Daily from October 17, 2014 until October 19, 2014

Location: Allen County Fairgrounds, 2726 Carroll Road

Phone: 260-427-2196

Email: yamanakam@cs.com

Link: http://www.ttp://members.tripod.com/3riversgem_mineral/annualshow-sale/

Event Description

September 29, 2014 Updated Sep 29, 2014 at 11:17 AM EDT

The Three Rivers Gem & Mineral Society presents its 53rd Annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil, Lapidary and Jewelry Show and Sale.
Oct. 17-19, 2014

Our theme is "INDIANA FOSSILS-Life Before the Dinosaurs”

Friday, Oct. 17, is School Day (9-3). Schools by appointment only will be bringing students to learn more about rocks, minerals and fossils during a special educational event. Regular show hours are 10 am to 7 pm on Friday, 10 am to 6 pm on Saturday, and 11 am to 5 pm on Sunday.

In addition to vendors selling rocks, fossils, and gems, there are exhibits, a touch N feel table, fluorescent room, demonstrators and junior club member collections. On Saturday, there will be a special presentation on Basic Dinsaur Mechanics, by Mr. Earbie Bledsoe. There will be Viking Knit classes/demonstrations and flint-knapping, faceting, and gem tree making demonstrations. Wirewrapping and stone-setting will be available. Other activities include gemstone mining (weather permitting) and silent auctions. Door prizes will be awarded hourly on Saturday and Sunday

Admission: $5 adults/ $3 seniors / $1 students / under 12 free with paying adult.
Free parking.

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