on loan from Carole Georgeson of RiverGems

Mosasaurs are large, extinct, marine reptiles
during the Cretaceous period.

Come & see fossils long extinct
on display in Abbotsford, BC in April 2014

 


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Cam Bacon
Tel. 604-854-1711
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BC Gem Show
April 11, 12 & 13, 2014

Petrified – Locked In Time

Click here: to learn more about the 2014 Raffle
& purchase tickets.

Many Club Displays, Demonstrations, Grab Bags, Children’s Creative Workshop, Gold Panning & Door Prizes.

  • Friday: 10:00am – 8:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am – 6:00pm
  • Sunday: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Admission:
Adults – $6.00
Students (6 – 17) – $2.00
Under 6 (accompanied by an adult) – Free
3 Day Pass – $12.00

Tickets available at the door.

Ag-Rec Building
Central Fraser Valley Fairgrounds
32470 Haida Drive
Abbotsford, BC

Directions:

Hwy #1 – Exit 87 – North on Clearbrook Road – Right on Maclure – Left on Trethewey – Trethewey changes to Haida drive on bend – right hand side is the Ag-Rec Building & the BC Gem Show.

Map


SCHOOLS:

Admittance to the show is free on Friday from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm to all school students accompanied by a teacher and chaperoning adults. For more information contact: Karen Soper, 604-510-0121 or Email

As always, there will be a great variety of displays of gemstones, crystals and minerals from member clubs. Many cases will contain collections of hand-crafted jewellery and silversmithing.

 

 Silversmithing

 

Throughout the show, members will be demonstrating techniques of lapidary, sculpting, faceting, silversmithing, flint knapping, wire wrapping, and enamelling. The gold panning is a very popular demonstration.

 

Demonstrators

 

Among the many features of this, Canada’s largest gem show, will be 40+ dealers carrying supplies for the hobby along with specimens of crystals, minerals, cut stones, cutting material and many gift items. Visit the dealers page Show Dealers.

 

Gem Show Dealer

 

 


Rock critters

CHILDREN’S CREATIVE WORKSHOP:

A very popular area, where youngsters are given a kit of material to make a “Critter” with a tumbled rock.

 

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