PARRSBORO HOSTS A GEM AND MINERAL SHOW LIKE NO OTHER

Staff ~ The Amherst Daily News
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If geology, minerals and fossils are things that interest you, the Nova Scotia Gem and Mineral Show is just the event for you! This years' event will mark the 44th year of this show and will take place August 14-16 at the Fundy Geological Museum in Parrsboro, Nova Scotia. The museum is located along the beautiful and scenic Fundy Shore where you can also witness some of the highest tides on earth. Attracting over 22,000 visitors year round, it is home to some of the oldest dinosaur bones in Canada!

The Gem and Mineral Show is the only Maritimes show where dealers from across Canada and the US can bring gems, jewelry, minerals, fossils, beads and more, for sale and display. It is also one of the oldest mineral shows in Canada and it is considered to be one of the best. More than thirty exhibitors attend and offer a variety of treasures for all to enjoy. The show also offers geological field trips, interpretive walks, and many different types of demonstrations and exhibits, each offering an educational and informative experience. Walk through the doors of the Fundy Geological Museum, and enter an ancient world.

At the Fundy Geological Museum, not only can you learn about the magnificent dinosaurs and other creatures that roamed the earth millions of years ago, you can also explore Nova Scotia's mineral treasures and age-old fossils that were discovered in cliffs along the Fundy Shore. With an exhibition gallery, lab space, a multi-purpose room, a gift shop and administration offices, the Fundy Geological Museum offers something for everyone.

For more great things to see and do in the region, visit www.centralnovascotia.com or call us toll free at 1-800-895-1177.

Organizations: Fundy Geological Museum

Geographic location: PARRSBORO, Canada, Nova Scotia US

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