The Crater Rock Museum Annual Gem, Jewelry, and Mineral Show is April 2-3, 2016, in the Osrun Arena, Jackson County Fairgrounds, Central Point, Oregon. Times are Saturday 9-4 and Sunday 10-4. The event is produced by the Crater Rock Museum and Roxy Ann Gem and Mineral Society.
The event will feature Eric Lindquist demonstrating how to create holograms and their potential uses as a special presenter.
There will be demonstrations of jewelry making including wire-wrapping, cabbing, and wearable art. Other presentations include rock and gem identification with several gemstone and rock experts. There will also be auctions and more fun and entertainment for families and individuals. Continue reading “Roxy Ann Gem Show 2016”
One of our sister clubs in the Portland, Oregon, area, Mt. Hood Rock Club will have their annual Rock and Gem Show Friday and Saturday from 10-5 and Sunday from 10-4 at the W.P. Jackson Armory, 6255 NE Cornfoot Road, Portland, Oregon, from April 22-24, 2016.
Admission to the annual event is free, with each child receiving a free rock.
The rock and gem show will feature a wide variety of local and international rocks, minerals, fossils, jewelry, beads, equipment, games, demonstrations, silent auctions, and excellent vendors and exhibitors. An oral auction will be held at 1PM on Sunday.
Mt. Hood’s members specialize in local rocks and minerals and lapidary.
This is a great event for families, and everyone. See you there.
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.
OregonLive announced the show on March 7 in their weekend activities section.