Castlegar area rockhounds take note

An opportunity to explore many facets relating to the gem, mineral and fossil hobby

Event is set for this weekend in Castlegar

Event is set for this weekend in Castlegar

There is a happening on June the 8 & 9. Kootenay Gem, Mineral, Fossil, Show & Sale  starts on Saturday 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.  Sunday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at  the Castlegar & District Community Complex.

There will be geode-splitting, crystals, minerals, gems, jewelry, lapidary supplies, vendors, displays, demonstrations, hands on Gold Panning, and supplies. Selkirk College Geology Department will help you identify your mystery rock, bring it in.   Admission at door, adults- $4;  youth 6-12- $2 under 6 free,   hourly door prizes.

Rain or shine come and have a rockin’ good time… hosted by the Kokanee, and Selkirk, rock clubs.