A Gem, Jewelry and Mineral Show is set for Saturday and Sunday at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds’ Weikel Event Center in Monroe.
The show will run from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Watch for signs at the fairgrounds’ east entrance. Admission and parking are free.
A featured exhibit at the show will be a 500-pound Elestial Amethyst specimen from the Bahia Mine in Brazil. This is the largest Amethyst cluster that has been discovered at the Bahia Mine, which is the only location where Elestial Amethyst is found.
The show is sponsored by the Everett Rock & Gem Club. For more information, go to www.everettrockclub.com.
Learn all about moss and lichen in Zoom presentation
Learn about two interesting life forms — moss and lichen, both found in abundance in the Pacific Northwest — in a Zoom presentation set for 7 p.m. June 15.
Skagit County Master Gardener Deborah Smeltzer will describe their biology and cultural characteristics, show portraits of the life forms, discuss whether they are friend or foe to the gardener, talk about how to control them when needed, and answer questions.
For information about the Zoom link to the program or about the Camano Wildlife Habitat Project, go to www.camanowildlifehabitat.org, call 360-387-2236, or email email@example.com. A Zoom link will be emailed after registration.