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2021 Gem, Jewelry Mineral & Fossil Show

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2021 Gem, Jewelry Mineral & Fossil Show

Event Location: Elwell Family Food Center

Event Schedule

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

October 16, 2021

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

October 17, 2021

Event Description

The 2021 Annual Gem, Jewelry, Mineral & Fossil Show returns to the Iowa State Fairgrounds - Elwell Family Food Center, Sat. Oct. 16th 9am-5pm and Sun. Oct. 17th 10am-4pm. This event is family friendly, with children's activities, speakers, demonstrations, displays, and much more to see.

Gemstones ❖ Beads ❖ Jewelry ❖ Silver ❖ Crystals ❖ Cabochons

Slabs ❖ Rough ❖ Mineral Specimens ❖ Fossils ❖ Tools ❖ Findings

Children's Activities ❖ Demonstrations ❖ Displays ❖ Speakers


Adults: $6

Children (12 and under): Free

See the Des Moines Lapidary Society website for more info!

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