It is a family-friendly event, with activities for both children and adults. Children enjoy digging for Idaho garnets, participating in craft activities and seeing the fluorescent minerals booth. Adults can watch demonstrations of stone cutting, arrowhead making, silversmithing, and beading. Adults also enjoy exhibits of Idaho gems, learning about rock hounding in Idaho, and educational displays. The event includes dealers selling jewelry, gems, minerals, fossils, and tools. Children 12 and under get in free, and admission for adults is only $4. It is held at Expo Idaho, 5610 Glenwood Avenue, Boise.
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February 22, 2020 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm