Annual Gem and Mineral Show

Friday, Apr 9, 2021 at 3:00pm

NC State Fairgrounds & Kerr Scott Building
1025 Blue Ridge Rd
Raleigh, NC 27607

Free

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Every spring the club hosts its annual mineral, gem and jewelry show in the Kerr Scott Building at the N.C. State Fairgrounds.

Vendors

Every year vendors of minerals, fossils, gems, jewelry and beads set up their booths at the show.
Browse mineral and fossil specimens from all around the world.
Find that perfect gem to complement your favorite outfit.

The Club

While vendors make up a large portion of the show, the Tar Heel Gem & Mineral Club hosts a number of activities as well.

Exhibits

Displays and demonstrations will be available to view during your visit to the show.

Geode Cutting

Buy a sealed geode and a club member will cut it for you. The crystals inside geodes take thousands of years to form, but you'll be the first to see its magnificence.

Silent Auctions

Visit our silent auction booth which runs all weekend. Some are open to everyone, while others are just for the kids. There are lots of fantastic deals to be had, so be sure to check it out while you're here.

Hospitality Booth

The Hospitality Booth sells grab bags and T-Shirts. Club members will sort out your grab bag finds and help you identify what you got. They also have information about upcoming activities and how to join the club.

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