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WHERE: Kane County Fairgrounds, 525 S. Randall Road, St. Charles
WHEN: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 26 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 27
COST AND INFO: $5 for adults, $3 for seniors and students age 13 to 18; free for children younger than 13; cgma.rocks, 630-377-0197
ABOUT: The 42nd annual Chicagoland Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show will feature nationally known dealers, demonstrations, exhibits, lapidary arts, jewelry exhibits, faceting, cabochon cutting, polishing gemstones, silversmithing, beading, wire wrapping, gold panning, geode splitting (shown), a silent auction and Kid’s Korner on Memorial Day weekend. It is presented by the Chicagoland Gem and Mineral Association.