The Three Rivers Gem & Mineral Society is proud to present their 52nd show and sale on October 18, 19 & 20 at the Allen County Fairgrounds, 2726 Carroll Road (Home and Family Arts building). The theme is "The AWESOME World of Quartz". General admission for adults is $5, seniors $3, students $1, and children under 12 are free when accompanied by an adult.
Friday, October 18, 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 and Sunday, there will be special talks by area Geology-related educators. There will be Viking Knit classes/demonstrations and flint-knapping, faceting, and gem tree making demonstrations. Wirewrapping will be available. Other activities include gemstone mining (weather permitting) and silent auctions. Door prizes will be awarded hourly on Saturday and Sunday