2018 NFMS 80th Anniversary Convention
& “Parade of Gems” Show
Hosted by Yakima Rock & Mineral Club, Inc.
Friday, April 27th, 10 am – 6 pm
Saturday, April 28th, 10 am – 6 pm
Sunday, April 29th, 10 am – 4 pm
Children under 14 free with adult paid admission
Lots of Fun:
Raffle & Door Prizes
Private Collectors Exhibits
Wheel of Fortune
Dealers of Jewelry, Gems, Minerals & Fossils
Classes & Demonstrations on Wire Wrapping,
Stone Knapping, Gold Panning & More!
Silversmithing Class – *Must Pre-register for this class
Nick Zentner, from Central WA University and the PBS series “Nick On The Rocks.”
The North American Research Group will be sharing their cutting edge fossil preparation techniques.
North American Research Group (NARG)
The North American Research Group (NARG) has agreed to display rare and unique fossils from Oregon at the 2018 Northwest Federation Show. They will also be sharing their cutting edge fossil preparation techniques. This will be a must see feature.
The Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks and Minerals
The Rice Museum has agreed to display part of their rare Liberty Washington wire gold collection. The Liberty area has produced some of the largest and finest specimens of crystallized wire gold in the world. We are truly honored to be able to include their display in our 2018 show.
Ginkgo Petrified Forest Interpretive Center
The personnel from the Ginkgo Petrified Forest Interpretive Center near Vantage, Washington will be displaying part of their extensive identified collection of Miocene age (15.5 million years) petrified wood. This is a rare event as they normally don’t allow their specimens out of the museum.
Modern Living Building & Pioneer Hall
Central Washington State Fair Park
1301 S. Fair Avenue, Yakima, WA