It’s been a couple of years since we covered this subject, but it appears that it is time to bring it up again. We have many new members, so it’s good to go over some important facts about our field trip sites. First of all, our organization works very hard to procure the permission of … [Read more…]
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NMGMS annual Christmas party and luncheon from 11am to 3pm at the Tupelo library.
Garrett Coliseum, 1555 Fedral Dr, Montgomery, AL Nov. 30 9:00am – 6:00pm, Dec. 1 10:00am-6:00pm, Dec. 2 11:00am-5:00pm Admission: Adults $2 or $3 weekend pass, 18 and under free with student ID and paid adult. Free Parking and Free Door Prizes
The November meeting of the North Mississippi Gem and Mineral Society will be on Saturday November 17, 2018 at the Tupelo library from 1-3pm. The program will be on Dinosaurs, given by the NMGMS Rockheads. We will also have a fun, wire and bead lapidary project. Come and join us! Refreshments are “pot luck”, so … [Read more…]
Lapidary Workshop, November 10, 2018 Our NMGMS lapidary room #136 at the Link Center in Tupelo will be open on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 10a.m. for those members interested. There are two large slab saws and a 10 inch saw available, as well as two trim saws and three cab machines. Bring some … [Read more…]
You can’t have too many bangles! In this class, you will be working with heavy gauge copper wire and will be making several styles of bangle bracelets. Techniques involved are: annealing, forging, texturing, shaping, soldering, and applying a patina. You will have fun twisting your forged wire with a drill! Come join us for some … [Read more…]
Friday November 9th: 10am- 6pm, Saturday November 10th: 10am – 6pm, Sunday November 11th: 10am – 5pm Fairground Civic Center, 2902 Shortcut Rd., Pascagoula, MS. We host 30 plus vendors for the three day event. Concessions will be available. There will be door prizes, demonstrations, displays, and a raffle. Be sure to mark your calendars!
NMGMS has a field trip scheduled for Saturday November 3, 2018 to the Vulcan quarry in Parsons, TN. We are allowed 25 members to attend. If you want to be added to the list, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org The quarry only allows members 18 years or older. Note: all members attending this field trip … [Read more…]
9th Annual Rock Swap Picnic October 20, 2018 at the large pavilion in Ballard Park, West Main Street/Highway 6, Tupelo, MS We would like to invite all rock hounds from the surrounding areas to join our members for a day of great fun, trading and fellowship. Invite your family and friends too! There is no … [Read more…]
Each year the Knoxville Gem & Mineral Society hosts a Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Show to the public. This show is a must see for any rock connoisseur or anyone with a love and fascination with gems, minerals, fossils, and other mineralogical and geological wonders. The three day 28th Annual Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show … [Read more…]