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Come join us for the 65th annual Gila County Gem and Mineral Show January 13th, 14th and 15th, 2023  The show will be held at the Gila County Fairgrounds.  This will be a fun time for rock and mineral collectors, fossil hobbyist and kids of all ages.  The show runs from 9am to 5pm Friday and Saturday and 10am to 4pm Sunday.  Students and children are free and adults are $3 per person or $5 per couple.

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There will be over 40 specimen display cases; interesting demonstrations; numerous vendors displaying and selling their wares. Lapidary equipment, jewelry, books, mineral specimens, copper art and much more will be offered. There will also be demonstrations of silversmithing, wire wrapping, and more!

The Globe-Miami Elks Lodge # 489 will be there ready to take your food order. Breakfast Burritos will be available to order in the morning. Their menu offers a variety to choose from that will satisfy everyone.

Vendor space is limited. For more information please contact our Vendor Chairman, Jerry Kastner at 520-401-6715 or Kastgem@msn.com

And don’t miss our additional activities room filled with adventure and fun for everyone, to include:

  • The Fossil and Gem Pit: Your child can dig through our sand pits full of fossils and gem and minerals stones and try to find a treasure (Small Fee)
  • Duck Pond: Catch a duck and see what prize you won. (Small Fee)
  • And more activities to do (Small Fee)
  • Presentation for all ages:
    JOHN O’BRIEN – WHAT IS A FOSSIL @ 1PM FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY
  • Scheduled Demonstrators:  
    • GILA COUNTY COLLEGE – LAPIDARY – ALL DAY FRI, SAT & SUN
      WIRE WRAPPING ART – HALEY WILLIAMS – ALL DAY FOR FRI, SAT & SUN
      WIRE WRAPPING JEWELRY WITH POLYMER CLAY- CINDY KOONTZ – ALL DAY FRI, SAT & SUN
    • NATHAN SCHOLTEND – STONE CARVING WITH JADE – ALL DAY SATURDAY