Mississippi Gem and Mineral Society
176 Tazan Avenue, Florence, MS (Located near Jackson, Mississippi)
Annual Show

The next MGMS Gem, Mineral, Fossil, and Jewelry Show will be:

  • February 28, 2015 - Saturday - 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • March 1, 2015 - Sunday - 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The Show is held at the Mississippi Trade Mart at the State Fairgrounds in Jackson, Mississippi in late February each year. This two day (Saturday and Sunday) Show has something that will interest everyone. 

  • Vendors come from across the country to sell mineral and fossil specimens, cutting materials, books, equipment, gems, jewelry, and more.
  • Throughout the Show, demonstrators illustrate the diversity of this hobby - from flint knapping to cutting or polishing gemstones to making jewelry. 
  • Special exhibits are provided by various state organizations, colleges, and earth science professionals. 
  • MGMS members and visitors display some of their own collections of fossils, minerals, and artifacts - many found here in Mississippi.
  • Fun activities for the young (or young at heart) will be found at the Children's Activities booth.

 

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