Dig into the Rock, Gem & Mineral Show at the fairgrounds
Written by Staff Writer
JANESVILLE — The 49th annual Rock, Gem & Mineral Show will be held Saturday and Sunday, March 23 and March 24, at the Craig Center on the Rock County Fairgrounds in Janesville. Show hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 23 and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 24.
The educational, family-friendly event has children’s activities including a fish pond, scavenger hunt and rock crafts.
“Members will be displaying interesting, unusual rock and mineral specimens as well as demonstrations of gem faceting, geode splitting and a huge fluorescent mineral display,” according to a news release.
There will be door prizes, speakers and a roaming “rock wizard” to answer any questions that visitors might have about rocks and fossils. Eleven dealers will display and sell minerals, fossils, gemstones and jewelry from around the world.
For more information call 608-897-2608 or go online to badgerrockclub.org.