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VIDEO: Parksville rock and gem show

Parksville and District Rock and Gem Club put on their first show Sept. 29-30

The Parksville and District Rock and Gem Club held its first show, running today (Sat, Sept. 29, 9:30 to 4:30) and tomorrow (Sunday, Sept. 30, 9:30 to 4).

There are dozens of vendors with a wide variety of stones, some unfinished, some highly polished and carefully shaped, and others ready to wear as necklaces, earrings and more. Kids can also learn to wire wrap and there are auctions as well. The event is taking place at the Parksville Community and Conference Centre.

Adam Kveton Photo Rough pieces of amber, garnet, diamond quartz crystals and more are for sale at this booth at the rock and gem show in Parksville on Saturday, Sept. 29.