Exhibits, Lecture/Seminar/Demo, Festival

71st Annual Greater Detroit Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show

When: Fri., Oct. 9, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat., Oct. 10, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sun., Oct. 11, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 2015

Michigan’s Mineralogical Event of the Year presented by The Michigan Mineralogical Society affiliated with The Cranbrook Institute of Science. This year’s theme is “A Rainbow of Crystals” and 60+ vendors will offer gorgeous hand made, one of a kind jewelry as well as incredible specimens of fossils and gems from prospectors and collectors. Prices are affordable and there is something for everyone. Educationally, there will be world-renowned university and museum displays, children’s activities and demonstrations, speakers, authors and book signings, and the return of silent auctions! Click on www.michmin.org for updates or more information.

Price: $8; $5 senior; $4 children; $12 3-day pass;$3 uniformed scouts; active military free