Saturday, January 19, 2013

Mad for Minerals

Posted By on Sat, Jan 19, 2013 at 9:00 AM

This weekend, (Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 19 and 20), the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum offers its annual Mineral Madness show and sale.

Some of the family activities include Minerals in My Chocolate, Mineral Wheel of Fortune, Meterorites, Finding Fossils and Painting With Minerals. Children are encouraged to bring their own egg carton so they can collect free rocks or mineral specimens.The family events take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. The fesitval itself runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Baldwin Education Building.

The show will also offer great bargains, with some specimens selling for 50 cents. Visit www.desertmuseum.org for more information.

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