“Fossils of New York” will be featured at the Buffalo Geological Society’s 52nd annual Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show on March 19-20 at the Erie County Fairgrounds in the Grange, Market and New York State Police buildings in Hamburg. Show hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
The annual show provides an instant museum of Buffalo Geological Society members’ fossils, minerals and jewelry; demonstrators; the famous “Mini-Mine” for young collectors; the new mining operation for children and adults; mineral and fossil identification; and a variety of nonprofit exhibitors.
This educational family event affords attendees the opportunity to interact with demonstrators who work with minerals and gems. Demonstrators include fossil preparers, jewelry designers and other lapidary artists. In addition, more than 32 dealers will be selling gems, beads, minerals, fossils and jewelry, selling their items from around the world.
A food vendor and hourly door prizes will be available.
Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, students, teachers, the public and rock hounds are welcome. Adults are $6 each, Scouts in uniform and children under 12 are admitted free. A two-day admission for $9 is also available. Parking is free. The site is Wheel chair and stroller accessible.
For more information, contact show chairman Jerry Bastedo at [email protected].