August 2, 2016
For Information, contact: Teresa Schwab, (301) 807-9745
The GEM MINER’S JUBILEE, the Mid-Atlantic’s premium Gem, Jewelry, Bead, Mineral and Arts and Crafts Show, will be conducting its 19th annual event at the Lebanon PA County Fairgrounds and Expo Center August 19-21, 2016. The Jubilee has evolved into a major production in the gem, mineral and bead market show circuit. It is an international event with materials and vendors from around the world. With this direct link to the public, many items are at discounted prices. This year’s show features Jason Wade, GIA graduate, conducting demonstrations of the amazing new revolutionary progression in jewelry repair: Jewelry Laser Welding. Using a laser’s micropulse heat, he can perform jewelry repairs without removing the stone. Onsite repairs will be available to customers. An outdoor “Tail-gate” section resembles a summer faire atmosphere with its colorful and entertaining vendors. It’s a great place to learn new hobbies, start a business and add to collections and is a fantastic end of summer educational tool for everyone! There are educational exhibits, classes and demonstrations by many artists. Free parking and air conditioned halls. Visit www.gem-show.com for additional information and a discount admission coupon.
Hours are 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday. Handicapped accessible. Admission is $6 and free for children under 12. Directions: PA Turnpike Exit #266, Rt. 72 North, then right to 80 Rocherty Road, 17042.