From press release:
32nd Annual Gem & Mineral Spectacular Show & Sale
The Henderson County Gem & Mineral Society of Hendersonville, N.C., will be presenting the 32nd annual Gem & Mineral Spectacular Show and Sale Aug. 30-Sept. 2.
The show will be held at the Whitmire Activity Center, 301 Lily Pond Road, Hendersonville, N.C. Hours of operation are Friday-Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Show is open to the general public and admission is adults $4. Children under 12 are free.
The emphasis this year is on “Wonders from the Sky”. Examples of mineral items from outer space, such as meteorites, tektites, etc. will exhibited.
Nine dealers will be on hand selling a variety of minerals, gemstones and jewelry. Demonstrators will be on hand showing the art of making many types of jewelry. Exhibit cases featuring minerals, fossils, gemstones, jewelry and items from outer space, mentioned above, will be on display.
Attendees can spin the Wheel of Fortune to win a variety of hobby-related items, or stop by the refreshment area for a bite to eat or drink to sip while taking a break from all the activities taking place during the show. Hourly door prizes will be awarded and at the end of the show there will be a GRAND Prize DRawing for both adults and children.
The show is a Special Event sanctioned by the N.C. Apple Festival.