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Club News: Umpqua Gem and Mineral Club hosts show Sept. 7 and 8, features Intasria demos Sept. 8

UGMC hosts 43rd show

The Umpqua Gem and Mineral Club offers its Wonders of Obsidian show from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 8 in Douglas Hall at the Douglas County Fairgrounds.

See displays by local club members, rock and jewelry dealers, and gold panning equipment. Shady Cove artist Barbara Jacobsen specializes in Intarsia, a form of mosaic completed with small pieces of sliced rock. On Sept. 8, she will demonstrate this intricate work and how it brings pieces together to form a miniature picture.

The show will also include food concessions, raffle prizes, a silent auction, and door prizes every half hour. There will be free rock hunts and painting for the children at 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday and at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Sept. 8 Admission is free, but donations are appreciated.

Information: 541-391-3347.

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