Treasures of the Northwest 2016 Show in Albany

NFMS and AFMS Show Treasures of the Northwest 2016 - Albany Oregon LogoThe Willamette Agate and Mineral Society is holding their “Treasures of the Northwest 2016” show July 29-31st in Albany, Oregon.

Presented in combination with the American Federation of Mineralogical Societies and Northwest Federation Mineralogical Society, the show at the Linn County Fair and Expo Building just off I-5 is expected to be one of the largest in the area.

They expect over 200 display classes, lectures, auctions, and daily field trips to a local petrified wood locale.

We’re working on plans to participate. Please let us know if you are interested and we’ll talk more about this at the next meeting.

Check the latest AFMS newsletter for details and entry forms.

Our 56th Annual Rock and Mineral Show

Tualatin Valley Rock and Gem Show vendors row.The Tualatin Valley Rock and Gem Club 56th Annual Rock and Mineral Show will be at the Washington County Fair Complex in Hillsboro, Oregon, Friday and Saturday, March 7-8, 2014.

Admission is $1 per person, children younger than 12 free when accompanied by an adult.

Hourly door prized, raffles, demonstrations, and kid’s activities will be all day and a silent auction will offer some exciting opportunities to win some previous rocks and minerals.

“There are many vendors and exhibitors at the show this year, and we are delighted to have so many who’ve been with us for a decade or more as we continue this tradition in Hillsboro,” says Club President Mitch Metcalf. “I’m so proud that we’ve been able to continue the tradition and that we have some of the best volunteers to help run the show, bringing their geology expertise and passion to the public.”

The annual rock and mineral show benefits the Tualatin Valley Rock and Gem Club educational activities and projects, and also go to the Rice Northwest Museum in Hillsboro, a world-class rock and mineral museum and partner and affiliate with the club.

Updates

OregonLive announced the show on March 7 in their weekend activities section.