Gem & Mineral Show Set For This Weekend In Ishpeming

    Ernie Johnson at the SUNNY Studios.
    Ernie Johnson at the SUNNY Studios.

    Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The 38th Annual Gem and Mineral Show is coming up on August 3rd at the Ishpeming Elks Lodge at 9:30 a.m .

    Ernie Johnson, Co-Chair of the Ishpeming Rock & Mineral Club joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to promote the show.

    There will be continuous activities all day long, from the kids’ area ; to three working demonstrations: faceting precious stones, wire-wrapping and micromounting; a raffle, silent auction, displays, and a crackerbarrel.


    Johnson said dealers will come from across the Midwest bringing gems and stones from the U.P. and around the world.


    Plus, there will be two collecting field trips on the same weekend, one on Friday to collect iron specimens from the Republic Mine, and Sunday to a limbus quarry.


    Admission to the show is totally free, and it’s a great event for the whole family!

    Listen to Ernie Johnson, the Co-Chair of the Ishpeming Rock and Mineral Club by clicking on the link below:



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