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Mineral show at Armory

The “Kid’s Corner” at the Rock, Gem, Mineral, Agate and Fossil Show is a popular attraction with numerous fun activities for kids of all ages. This year's annual event will take place Oct. 20-21 at the Cottage Grove National Guard Training and Community Center. Submitted photo

The 16th annual Rock, Gem, Mineral, Agate and Fossil Show will be held 10 a.m to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, at the Cottage Grove National Guard Training and Community Center, 8180 Belden Blvd.

Local "rockhounds" will be exhibiting and selling agates, mineral specimens, gems, jewelry (including beads), fossils and rock related decorator items from local and worldwide locations. Demonstrations will feature various polishing techniques and lapidary arts. A rock identification station will also be available. This year, young participants can make a shark tooth necklace and start a rock collection. Parents need to accompany their children at the "Kid's Corner."

Visit www.minnesotamineralclub.org for more information.

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