The annual Rockhound Roundup Gem & Mineral Show – with field trips, auctions, displays and demonstrations, jewelry, lapidary and much more – is March 6 - 9, 2014, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. each day, at the Southwest New Mexico Fairgrounds in Deming.
The field trips give participants the opportunity to look for world-famous agates, geodes, thunder eggs, quartz crystals, jasper, common opal, and more. A special free field trip to Rockhound State Park on Saturday is for families and children (children must be accompanied by adult) interested in learning more about rock hounding. The field trip leaves the west side of fairgrounds at 9 a.m.
The Deming Gem & Mineral Society, Inc. sponsors the event. The Society is an incorporated, non-profit organization dedicated to the knowledge, advancement and enjoyment of the earth sciences and associated subjects.
Both admission and parking are free.
Visit the Deming Gem & Mineral Society Website