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The 48th Annual Oxnard Gem & Mineral Show - "Tourmaline"

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Oxnard Performing Arts Center

800 Hobson Way

Oxnard, CA 93030

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The Oxnard Gem & Mineral Society Presents: The 48th Annual Gem & Mineral Show - "Tourmaline", Saturday, November 18th, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM and Sunday, November 19th, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, at the Oxnard Performing Arts Center, 800 Hobson Way, Oxnard, California 93030. Free Admission, Free Parking, Free Hourly Door Prizes, Food available on site.

This year we are featuring the following Special Guests:

  • Bill Depue, President of Diamond Pacific Tool Corporation – take the opportunity to learn from a true master in the field of cutting and polishing rocks. Bill will be answering questions and demonstrating lapidary techniques at the Show.

  • Women in Mining - meet successful women miners! Mining has been modernized and it is still an important industry. There are many career opportunities in mining today. The reality is - If it can’t be grown, it has to be mined!

  • Santa Paula Oil Museum - will bring items from their extensive collection “hands-on” devices demonstrating the earth’s activities.

  • We will host about 70 display cases that will showcase the talents and artistic skills of members and guest exhibitors. Some of the displays and activities are directed towards teaching students about the earth sciences.

The Show also offers:

  • “Pebble Pub”, a fun quiz for the kids to fill out, is based on our displays.

  • Dino Discovery - Collect 36 different free Dinosaur Trading Cards. Games and crafts for kids

  • Teachers with their Teacher ID will receive Earth Science Posters and material to display in their classrooms.

Activities throughout both days will include demonstrations of lapidary techniques, glass-bead making and wire wrapping. A silent auction will offer rock and mineral treasures.

On hand will be a select group of dealers with gems, minerals, fossils, stone beads, Idaho opals, silver craft, finished jewelry, tools, lapidary supplies and books about earth science and more.

To have something for everyone in the family, we will also have Book and Plant Sales. It's a great opportunity to do some early Holiday shopping. We really do have some excellent prices on jewelry and mineral curiosities from around the globe. Most of all, it is a great opportunity to have some fun!

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