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Date of Event: September 10, 2012

The wonders of the geological world can be seen at ROCKtoberfest2!, Port Moody’s annual gem & mineral show at the end of October. Colourful patterned agates, glittering crystals and unique jewellery are on display and for sale. The show runs Saturday and Sunday, October 27th and 28th at the Kyle Centre, 125 Kyle Street, Port Moody, right behind the Arts Centre. On display at this family event, are private collections of fossils, crystals, unique rock creations and more. Show activities include demonstrations, spin & win, rocksmash, and chances to win hourly door prizes. Check out rock dealers from around the province selling one-of-a-kind specimens and working material, holistic crystals, jewellery and craft items, the diverse members’ boutique, fabulous food and much more. Got a mystery rock? Bring it along and have an expert identify it. It’s two days of rock-talk and surprises of Mother Nature’s wonderful treasures. Entry is by donation and the show runs from 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday and Sunday, October 27th and 28th. The Port Moody Rock and Gem Club has been a presence in the community for over 25 years, holding an annual show for many of those years. An active and growing group, the club is a member of the Port Moody Arts Centre Society and ArtsConnect. More information can be found at: http://www.portmoodyrockclub.com/annual_show.php