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Emmaville Gemfest

The Emmaville Gemfest and Swap Meet is coming up soon.  Run as a fundraiser for the Emmaville Mining Museum, this is a great little show for people who like to mix their gem shows with a bit of hands-on fossicking.

Emmaville Mining Museum Gemfest
at the Emmaville Caravan Park
1st, 2nd and 3rd September 2007

Field trips will be run for tin, topaz, flourite, quartz, silver, tourmaline and copper.  Field trips cost $5 for half days or $10 for full days and leave from the Caravan Park.

Barbeque will be run at the caravan park for the 3 days and there will be market stalls and tailgaters present offering some great gems and minerals.  You might even catch Aussie Sapphire there on Saturday and/or Sunday.

For more information, contact the Emmaville Mining Museum on (02) 6734 7025, Ron Jillett on (02) 6734 7210 or Kay Schroder on (02) 6734 7281.  Accommodation is available at the Emmaville Caravan Park (phone Trevor & Debbie Lowe on 0429 333122), the Tatts Hotel (02 6734 7309) or the Club Hotel (02 6734 7304.

This is a great time of year to be visiting the area and the Emmaville locals will make you feel right at home.  The Emmaville Mining Museum is a fantastic resource for anyone interested in rocks, gems and mining history so please support Gemfest which helps keep the museum operating.

cheers for now from Andrew and Leah Lane (Aussie Sapphire)