WAMSI (Willamette Agate & Mineral Society Inc) River of Gems Show (Rickreall, OR)

WAMSI (Willamette Agate & Mineral Society Inc) River of Gems Show (Rickreall, OR)

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Friday, April 19, 2013 - 9:00am to Sunday, April 21, 2013 - 4:30pm

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58th Annual River of Gems Show by WAMSI (Willamette Agate and Mineral Society, Inc.) a non-profit educational organization, visit our website at http://www.wamsi.org

3 DAYS OF FUN : GREAT FOR FAMILIES : FRI April 19th 9am - 6pm + SAT April 20th 10am - 6pm + SUN April 21st 10am-4:30pm

FREE FOR KIDS UNDER 12
$2 FOR ADULTS

Polk County Fairgrounds : Rickreall, Oregon : 10 Miles West : Hwy. 22 SALEM : I-5 : Hwy 99W

2013 Show Theme: Thundereggs

KIDS CORNER
FRIDAY IS dedicated to School Children with Games & Educational Fun
SATURDAY IS a TREASURE HUNT for Kids under 12 YRS old at 1:00 PM !!!
Join in the Fun for Thundereggs, Agates, Petrified Wood and Plastic Eggs Full of Surprises!

EVERY DAY:
Dealers Specializing in Jewelry • Crystals • Minerals • Lapidary and Faceting Materials • Silver • Precious Gems • Fossils • Beads • Lapidary Tools and much more!

Display Cases with rocks, gems collections from across the globe and inspiring lapidary and jewelry projects.

Creative Craft Demonstrations including Gold Panning, Wirewrapping, Bead Making, Faceting, Cabochons, Fossil Preparation and learning opportunities.

Plus Free Door Prizes • Fluorescent Show • Raffle Drawing • Silent Auction • Wheel of Fortune • Grab Bags • Popcorn • Snack Bar

Rocks And Gems (Rough & Polished Specimens), Jewelry, Fossils, Beads, and Minerals From Around The World

SUNDAY IS the ORAL AUCTION to raise money for the WAMSI SCHOLARSHIP FUND at 2PM !!!

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WAMS was organized to stimulate interest in the study and collection of agates, minerals, gems and fossils, and support lapidary work, education, scientific study of natural earth sciences.

The Willamette Agate and Mineral Society, Inc. (WAMS) is a nonprofit organization and an Oregon Corporation, founded November, 1947. WAMS is affiliated with the American Federation of Mineralogical Societies (AFMS), the Northwest Federation of Mineralogical Societies (NFMS), the Oregon Council of Rock and Mineral Clubs, the American Lands Access Association (ALAA), and the Special Congress Representing Involved Bulletin Editors (S.C.R.I.B.E.).

Meetings are held on the first Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm at the Salem Center 50+, 2615 Portland Rd NE (503-588-6303), in Salem, Oregon. Executive Board meetings are held with upcoming meetings announced at the general meeting, and all members are invited to attend. WAMSI was organized to stimulate interest in the study and collection of agates, minerals, gems, and fossils, and support lapidary work, education, scientific study of natural earth sciences, and charitable purposes within the meaning of Section #501(C)(3) IRS.

For more information, comments or suggestions email info@wamsi.org.

Event Location: 
Polk County Fairgrounds
520 S. Pacific Hwy. West
Rickreall, OR 97371
United States
Phone: (503) 623-3048