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July 27th to August 4th, 2019
Spruce Pine, NC.

Gem and Mineral Show
Parkway Fire and Rescue.
This show is always the last weekend in July to the first weekend in August.

Daily from 9AM to 6PM.
Parkway Fire and Rescue event grounds,
136 Majestic View, Spruce Pine, NC 28777.
Take Hwy 226 South, 3 miles south of Spruce Pine to Skyview Circle. Take Majestic View off of Skyview Circle to the top of the hill where the event is located.

This is the 35th year of this event.
Parkway Fire and  Rescue is a 501c3 Non Profit.
This event is to raise money for new equipment for the fire station.
60 plus dealers.

Parking and admission are free.
Food is available.
This is an outside event so be prepared for rain.
Contact Donna Collis for information, 828-765-5519.
Email is collisdonna[]
Website is
Application is available on the website.
August 31 - September 3, 2018
Hendersonville, NC

Labor Day weekend

Henderson County Gem & Mineral Society
37th Annual Gem & Mineral Spectacular
Colorful World of Jaspers

Friday-Sunday     10 AM to 6 PM
Monday                 10 AM to 5 PM

Whitmire Activiy Center
301 Lily Pond Rd
Hendersonville, NC

*Demonstrations*Exhibits*Hourly Prizes*Refreshments Available*

*Raffle*Grand Prizes*

For more info check our website:
Admission:  $5.00 Adults
Children under 12 accompanied by an adult are free
$1.00 off admisson with coupon on our website!

Sept. 21 - 23, 2018
Jacksonville, Florida 
30th Annual Show

Jacksonville Gem and Mineral Society

Morocco Shrine Auditorium
3800 St. Johns Bluff Road, Jacksonville, FL 32224

Friday       1:00pm-6:00pm
Saturday  10:00am-6:00pm
Sunday    10:00am-5:00pm
Admission: $4 or $6 for three day pass
                     Children under 12 FREE with guardian:
                     Seniors and Military with ID get $1 OFF

80+ dealers from around the world, hourly door prizes, 5 Grand prize drawings, Moon rock display on loan from NASA made possible by Dr. Mike Reynolds. Club Hospitality table, 20+ Club competition display cases, Sky Lab exhibit. 4 special faceting Lectures from noted Faceters. All major faceting equipment dealers and National tool and equipment dealers will be represented.

Special Large lapidary demos each hour. Continuous Educational exhibits on Silversmithing, Cold Connections, Faceting, Cabbing, Beading, Gem trees and more. Large junior’s booth, Gem ID and Gem mining sluice. Scouting educational sessions to earn merit Badges in rocks and metal work.

web site :
3800 St. Johns Bluff Rd
Jacksonville, Florida 32224

Show contact:   Jason Hamilton, Show Chair, 904-294-4744, JGMS-SHOW[]

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