Rockhounds gather at fairgrounds
Polished rocks, gems and minerals will be featured at the 68th annual All Rockhounds Pow Wow June 22-25, at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds.
Parking and admission to the event, which includes more than 80 dealers, is free. The dealers will offer rough and polished rock, jewelry, fossils, carvings, rockhounding equipment, findings, clocks and motors, crystals and a variety of other items from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day.
Members of the All Rockhounds Pow Wow Club of America, who camp at the fairgrounds, take daily field trips to area digging sites, meet old friends and enjoy free nightly entertainment. Membership, which is required for the field trips, costs $7.50 per person or $15 per family, including those 17 and under.
For more information, visit the website allrockhoundspowwowclubofamerica.com.