Friday August 19 to Sunday August 21, 2016
10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Since 1966, the Nova Scotia Gem and Mineral Show has been a showcase for geological treasures. With over 30 high quality exhibitors of spectacular gems, mineral, jewelry and metalwork, the Nova Scotia Gem and Mineral Show is a very popular family event. The gem and mineral displays and specimens for sale, are some of the best in the Maritimes.
A weekend of workshops and geological events: Demonstrations let you experience what it’s like to work with gems and minerals, or shape a metalwork design. Pan for gold and much more!
Take part in special guided tours to local beach and geology sites, and learn about the regions rich geological history, including Canada’s oldest dinosaurs found on the shores near Parrsboro. In 2016, don’t miss the very special “Bay of Fundy Sunset at Low tide” guided tour being offered this year. Explore the ocean floor and Jurassic aged cliffs with Dr. Howard Donohoe at the Five Islands Provincial Park.
Daily Admission $5.00 / person