University of Waterloo 2019 Gem and Mineral ShowExport this event to calendar

Friday, October 25, 2019 — 12:00 PM to Saturday, October 26, 2019 — 5:00 PM EDT

Visit the University of Waterloo Earth Sciences Museum for our annual Gem and Mineral Show!  

Friday October 25th: 12 noon - 6 p.m.

Saturday October 26th: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  

Join us on the first and second floors of the EIT building for two days of gems, minerals, fossils and jewellery.

On FRIDAY get a jump start on your mineral collection and gifts. There will also be a fossil fish dig for all ages! 

When visiting on SATURDAY enjoy the Gem and Mineral show as well as the Science Open House where kids big and small can discover science with free hands activities. 

Fill out a ballot at the door to have a chance to win our door prize!

This year our gem and mineral vendors will include:

  • Cambrian Gemcraft, Waterloo, ON
    Gems, Minerals, lapidary supplies, books and jewellery  

  • Eco Jewellery/ The Amber Room, Kingston, ON
    Amber and Silver jewellery

  • Jewellery Jamboree, Toronto, ON
    Rough and faceted stones

  • The Gneiss Guy, Fergus ON
    Minerals and Fossils

  • Fossiles Plus, Montreal, QC
    Fossils, Minerals and Decor

  • Stone Designs, Toronto, ON
    Sculpture, Jewellery, Minerals and Lapidary

  • Prosper Designs, Toronto, ON
    Jewellery casting, Repairs and Lapidary

  • Horst Fine Minerals, Markham, ON
    Minerals and Rock Art

  • Gem ID, Waterloo, ON
    Identify your gems!

  • Adventure Visuals, St. Jacobs, ON
    Paleoartist and Sculpture

  • Shelley's Stoneworks, Kitchener, ON
    Silver & Copper Cabochon's

Child digging for fossil fish

Image: Digging for Fossil Fish

Vendor displaying her jewellery

Image: Stone Designs Vendor

Admission is always free!

Parking is available in Lot C for 5$ (machines use cash or credit). (see Campus Map)

Map of Campus with locations of Gem & Mineral Show and Science Open House and parking.

Earth Sciences Museum, EIT - Centre for Environmental and Information Technology
1st and 2nd Floors
200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1