20th Annual Gem Fair at Monterey County Fairgrounds
- When: Saturday, February 7, 2009, time TBA
- Where: Monterey County Fairgrounds, Monterey
- Cost: Not available
- Age limit: Not available
With over 40 suppliers, importers, and wholesalers, this bedazzling gem gathering holds something for the sparkly inclined tween to the Central Cali sophisticate. The fair features minerals, fossils, gemstones and beads, and the tools to give jewelry a professional polish. Instructor and designer Jade Gunnarson hosts workshops and demonstrations all weekend long including Jewelry Academy, pearl knotting, and crocheting class. No time for class? Professional dealers help design and assemble special pieces of jewelry. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for classes; all materials included. See website for full schedule. [QE]
Noon-7pm Fri; 10am-6pm Sat; 10am-5pm Sun. Monterey County Fairgrounds, 2004 Fairgrounds Road, Monterey. Free admission. 503-252-8300, 372-5863. http://www.montereycountyfair.com/mcf_event_calendar.php.