The 49th Annual Galaxy of Gems Expo is planned for Saturday and Sunday, November 17-18, 2018 at the Oxnard Performing Arts Center, 800 Hobson Way, Oxnard. Hours are 10am to 5pm on Saturday and 10am to 4pm on Sunday. Free admission, parking and hourly door prizes! Visit www.oxnardgem.com for more information.
Great event to bring the kids to, with numerous displays and activities geared towards educating students about earth sciences.
Event features gems, minerals, fossils, jewelry, demonstrations, exhibits, dealers, silent auctions and kids' activities.
The Oxnard Gem & Mineral Society will be hosting about 50 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.
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.