The 34th annual “Magnolia State Gem, Mineral, and Jewelry Show” hosted by the Mississippi Gulf Coast Gem and Mineral Society Inc. will be at the Jackson County Fairground Civic Center in Pascagoula, MS November 11, & 12. Saturday from 10-6:00 and Sunday 10-5:00There will be vendors selling gemstones, minerals, fossils, and jewelry from all over the world.
Fun for the whole family. There will be a coloring contest for the kids. There will be a sand bags for kids to purchase and search for their own gemstone treasures! Our members will demonstrate how to make cabochons (shaped and polished gemstone). Our gem club members will be demonstrating many different jewelry making skills including Faceting, Cabbing, Pearling, Beading, Wire wrapping and more.
Cost to get in is $5. Kids 12 and under get in free with a paying adult. Door prizes will be given out hourly! There is a Raffle full of wonder prizes of jewelry, gemstones, art, mineral specimens and more. Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5. Tickets will be available at the Show and on our website. www.mgcgms.org. The winner will be drawn at the end of the show. Winner need not be present to win. No need to leave hungry. The concession stand will be open, offering hamburgers, hotdogs, chicken gumbo, red beans and rice, potato salad and coleslaw. There will snacks available as well. If you get thirsty we will have iced tea, coke products or a fresh glass of lemonade. Be sure to check our displays of fossils, minerals, and gemstones from around the world. Come join the fun and shop for some treasures of your own!