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October 12, 2012
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Earth's treasures at the fairgrounds this weekend

The 45th annual Gem and Mineral Show this weekend is a local favorite for children and adults alike. This year’s event includes special displays of fossils, dinosaur bones and petrified wood, as well as numerous gem and mineral collections. Dealers with beads, pearls and more will be on hand with ready-to-wear jewelry or pieces to make your own. Watch local artisans at work. The event is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Nevada County Fairgrounds main building, 11228 McCourtney Road in Grass Valley. For information, visit

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The Union Updated Jan 4, 2013 10:45AM Published Dec 27, 2012 10:06AM Copyright 2012 The Union. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.